Along the Hundred Mile Coast, there are dozens of barrier island offering thousands of individual island homes and plantations. To the east and southeast of Savannah, you’ll find many charming residential neighborhoods on the islands and eastside that make up part of the 100 Mile Coast. Varying in size and character, all island homes provide a relaxed setting geared toward an easygoing lifestyle. These islands include Wilmington Island, Whitemarsh Island, Talahi Island and Oatland Island.
Thunderbolt is a small town located about 5 miles southeast of downtown Savannah. Located at the Eastern edge of the mainland United States, Thunderbolt runs along the western shore of the Wilmington River. The town is important to Georgia’s shrimping industry. There are many docks for Savannah’s shrimping trawlers. The town’s picturesque atmosphere and seafood restaurants draw many visitors.
If you’re looking for more of a secluded waterfront home near Savannah, then you may want to consider Dutch Island. Isle of Hope, also minutes away from Savannah, is known for its gorgeous waterfront Savannah homes and tree lined picturesque lanes. Beyond the closer islands, about 20 minutes away from downtown Savannah, is Tybee Island, a charming beachfront community that prides itself on being casual and keeping out big businesses.
Among them all, the islands include many commercial establishments, as well as schools, recreational facilities, and water access.View Properties Tybee Island