Wilmington Island

Halfway Between the City and Beach

People can find the Wilmington Island halfway between lively Savannah and the beachy Tybee Island neighborhoods. It is located in the Chatham County of Georgia and it’s known to be quite the wealthy community within the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The real estate of Wilmington Island can be conveniently accessed through Johnny Mercer Boulevard that circles through the north side of the island in order to rejoin State Highway 80.

The Housing Market of Wilmington Island

Young families are drawn towards the real estate of Wilmington Island due to its close proximity to different schools and other family-oriented activities. The median estimate of that area’s home value is around $227,935. This is significantly higher as compared to the state average which is around $147,000 in Georgia. The real estate listings of Wilmington Island shows that the housing stock mostly consists of attached condos, detached single-family homes, attached townhouses, and the presence of multi-family communities. Furthermore, the real estate listings of Wilmington Island cover 8.45 square miles of total area and a lot of those properties come with a water view. According to the Zillow Home Value Index, a 6% increase in the price of houses occurs on a yearly basis. The real estate companies of Wilmington Island have shown an increase in their interest in local properties, which indicates the presence of a healthy housing market.

The Many Amenities and Attractions Wilmington Island Has To Offer

The Islands Mall is located on Johnny Mercer Boulevard, which makes it the ultimate gateway of the community. There are several family-oriented places present there as well, like tennis facilities, the golf courses, and quite a few marines on the banks of Wilmington River. Towards the east end of the location, there is the Islands Miniature Golf and Games that is loved by many of its residents. Also, a Live Oak Public Library System’s branch can be found on Wilmington Island Road. Children attend either the private schools that are located on the island or they are part of the public schools over at Whitemarsh Island. Furthermore, there are many churches of several different denominations that can be found towards the Island’s central area, which includes First Baptist of the Islands, Wilmington Island Presbyterian, Wilmington Island Methodist, and St. Francis Episcopal.

Across the river and towards the west side of the Island, is the Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge. There are tidal creeks, salt marshes, a maritime forest, and dunes located within the 10,000-acre refuge. The real estate agents of Wilmington Island mentioned that this location is a refuge for egrets, nesting loggerhead turtles, and herons. Certain individuals, like outdoor enthusiasts, beachcombers, and birdwatchers, will be highly impressed with the seven miles long beach area and 29 miles of dirt trails. Do get in touch with a real estate company, the Hupman Group, to learn more about the Island’s housing options and the many amenities it has to offer.

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