Explore Savannah, GA

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Peter O'Toole after his lifetime achievement award at the Savannah Film Festival, flanked by critic Roger Ebert and actor Jason Patric. (Photo by Mark Von Holden)   Savannah has long been a favorite setting for movies from "Forrest Gump"  to "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" the original...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Ardsley Park, one of Savannah's most popular neighborhoods began around 1910 with the advent of the automobile becoming Savannah's first suburb. Just a ten minute drive from the downtown Historic District, Ardsley Park - Chatham Crescent was added in 1985 to the Register of Historic Places. The ...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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      Thomas Tolbert Keller Williams Realty Office 912-232-8580 Direct (Best way to reach me) 912-308-6839 thomas.tolbert@me.com   Founded in 1978, the Savannah College of Art and Design has grown into one of the most sought after colleges worldwide for graphic design, animation, film and televis...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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  Located on the south side of Savannah is one of the most popular communities in Savannah called Georgetown.  The community started growth back in the 1970s and has continued to flourish with continuous new construction from single family homes to villas and townhomes.Made up of over 20 neighbor...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Savannah's City Market started back in 1755 was where farmers and fishermen delivered their their wares in horse drawn wagons. Pretty much abandoned in the early 1950s the City Market just couldn't compete with the modern air conditioned grocery stores. Today the City Market, at Jefferson and We...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Savannah is known for it's huge celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Thee festivities in Savannah go on for several days, attracting roughly 400,000 Irish and honorary Irish visitors each year in addition to local celebrators. A festival that rivals that of New Orleans Mardi Gras but the comparison...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Early maps refer to Isle of Hope in French as L'Isle Desperance (modern French: L'Île d'Espérance). Legends abound of pirates using the island to hide their booty, and generations of children have gone digging for treasure there. Legend also says that the island was used as a place of refuge for...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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It's about time! Finally, the Victory Square shopping center is now complete with the grand opening of the new Target and Staples as well as the Victory Square multiplex movie theater, finishing off the revitalization that was begun  about 2 years ago by Home Depot.    Now residents of Ardsley P...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Towards the end of the 1800's, as the Savannah Historic District population grew and the streets became crowded, builders began constructing houses further south.  The Victorian District features approximately 50 blocks of exquisitely detailed grand Victorian  homes built between 1870 and 1910. T...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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Savannah is fortunate to have some outstanding parks.  Our most active park is probably the 20 plus acre park in the Historic - Victorian District,  Forsyth Park. At over 150 years the beautiful Forsyth Park attracts residents, tourists and students alike.  Whether it's just a stroll, running, t...

By Thomas Tolbert
(Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Legacy )
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One of Savannah's most charming older neighborhoods, Gordonston is located in east Savannah.  The newest neighborhood in Savannah to be named to the National Register of Historic Places, Gordonston is definitely worth considering.  Nestled between Skidaway Rd to the south,  Pennsylvania Avenue to...

By Roy Hill
(Seabolt Brokers / Harry Norman Realtors)
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This July 4th weekend in Savannah brought tens of thousands of people to River Street for the fireworks.  Like St. Patrick's Day in July.  It was a beautiful evening and the fireworks were spectacular!  Sunday at the beach on Tybee Island was packed, with car tags from all over the country.  Not ...

By Roy Hill
(Seabolt Brokers / Harry Norman Realtors)
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It's not just the temperature but the real estate market is heating up as well.  Never has there been such a variety of homes to choose from.  Whether it's a Historic District condo or house, or waterfront cottages the choices are many. We're seeing more and more tourists come into our beautiful ...

By Jessica Kelly, Selling Savannah to the World!
(Mopper-Stapen Realtors)
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I am hoping some of my colleagues from around the country will see what amazing opportunities Savannah offers by posting a couple of my listings on activerain -- There are great investments, stately historic homes and truly affordable housing options in charming Savannah! Check out the listing be...

By Jessica Kelly, Selling Savannah to the World!
(Mopper-Stapen Realtors)
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Fellow Agents -- Check out this incredible Quadplex in Beautiful Savannah! 1110 East Victory Drive Offering over 7200sf on famous Victory Drive, this completely updated, historic brick quad-plex overlooks the fountain at beautiful Daffin Park and is the ideal Savannah investment property. With fo...

By Jessica Kelly, Selling Savannah to the World!
(Mopper-Stapen Realtors)
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Jessica Kelly, of Mopper-Stapen Realtors, is a licensed Real Estate agent in the states of Georgia and South Carolina and specializes in property sales in Historic and Metro Savannah. She is a dedicated Savannah Realtor who has a true passion for the business, strong professional achievements, an...

By andrea re
(Mopper-Stapen,Realtors)
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Several weeks ago, I had the distinct privilege to be a volunteer for the Historic Savannah Foundation's 73rd Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens. As a head docent for the late march event (3/27-3/29) I was in charge of ushering visitors--thru a magnificent restoration at 19 West Gordon St. in the h...

By Christy Powers, Pooler, Savannah Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners)
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Savannah doesn't just have a lot of ghosts and golf, it also has tons of shopping. Of course, there is the Oglethorpe Mall and the Savannah Mall, which is right outside the Rio Gate of Hunter Army Airfield in the Southside. We also have our fair share of National Retailers and Chain Stores. On to...

By Christy Powers, Pooler, Savannah Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners)
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As they say, when in Rome do as the Romans. So when in Savannah, you have to shop like one. There are plenty of places that you can find anywhere. But who wants to buy everything from a place that is everywhere. It's nice to be able to pick up a few unique items that will add a little flavor to y...

By Christy Powers, Pooler, Savannah Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners)
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...ok, well, may be I am. Are you? In fact, I am not afraid of ghosts because I don't believe in them. However, I do still get that creepy feeling when you walking into a strange new place. My great grandmother's basement was like a dungeon. It had a pull string light located at the bottom of ver...

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