7 Reasons to Move to Richmond Hill, GA
Richmond Hill is a small city in Coastal Georgia with a big personality. Known for its awesome location, rich history, proximity to military bases, and laid-back lifestyle, many people have taken notice and made it their permanent home. Here are 7 reasons why we think you'll love living in Richmond Hill, GA too!
1) Fantastic Location
Part of the Savannah Metro Area, Richmond Hill, GA is only 30 minutes from historic Downtown Savannah, but enjoys its own unique identity and relaxed charm. From here, you're less than an hour to beautiful, unspoiled beaches on the Atlantic coast. You're also within a few hours drive of the region's major cities and attractions, including Jacksonville (2 hours), Charleston (2 hours), Atlanta (4 hours), and Orlando (4 hours). Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are just minutes away, making Richmond Hill the perfect home base.
2) Small-Town Charm
Many people from around the country and military personnel have made their homes in Richmond Hill, yet the town retains a unique, small-town charm. With a population of only about 15,000, it's easy to make life-long friends with neighbors. Plus, residents look forward to planned events and local festivals like the annual Christmas Parade, Spring Fling, and more. Did you know that despite the small-town charm, Richmond Hill hosts one of the largest seafood festivals in the Southeast, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival?
3) Good Schools
Children who live in Richmond Hill are served by the Bryan County School District. The elementary, middle, and high schools are all rated above average, according to GreatSchools.org, giving parents confidence that their kids are off to a great educational start.
4) Thriving Restaurant Scene
No matter what you have a taste for, it's likely you can find a restaurant that serves it in Richmond Hill. American, Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Indian, Irish, casual takeout or fine dining — no craving will go unmet!
5) Local Shopping
Part of the reason Richmond Hill has been able to maintain its quaint charm is that there's a heavy emphasis on supporting local businesses. There are no big-box stores within city limits, but you can still find everything you need. Groceries, hardware stores, package shops, a pet boutique, a garden center, and more are just a few minutes from wherever you live in town. For more options, just head to Tanger Outlets in Pooler, GA or into Savannah.
6) Balanced Cost of Living
Richmond Hill boasts a cost of living that's right in line with the national average. That means that most people will find it easy and comfortable to live here. Compared to major cities like Atlanta and Charleston, your dollar will stretch much further in Richmond Hill.
7) New Housing
If you are looking to make a move to Richmond Hill, GA, you're making a great choice! There are lots of new home options available, including communities with top-notch amenities like swimming pools, playgrounds, clubhouses, fitness centers, and more. A few communities to consider are:
3 & 4 Bedroom Homes from $308,500
4 & 5 Bedroom Homes from $360,000
3-5 Bedroom Homes from $293,600
3-5 Bedroom Homes from $339,900
For more information on any of these brand new communities in Richmond Hill, GA or to schedule a tour, please contact us. We can't wait to see you on the coast!