Ardsley Park | Parkside Real Estate
Ardsley Park, also known as Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent, is Savannah’s first suburb. This neighborhood emerged in the early 1900’s but many homes there were built in the 1930’s and 1940’s with architectural styles ranging from craftsman bungalows, Tudor-style homes, sprawling ranch residences to beautiful mansions. Ardsley Park and Chatham Crescent were named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 and is often acclaimed as “Best of..” in publications. It is bounded by south of Victory Drive, 55th Street, west of Bull Street and east of Waters Avenue.
Homes sell quickly in this area with prices ranging from the mid-to-high $200,000’s to over $1 million. They are predominantly one and two-story homes and some have garages or carriage houses in back that once had other uses “back in the day.”
With an abundance of green space, beautifully landscaped squares, tree-lined streets and central location, this neighborhood is highly regarded and a favorite to homeowners of all walks of life. It is located just a few blocks from Daffin Park, a short drive to downtown, and is 20 minutes to Tybee Island. Residents enjoy an abundance of activities such as shopping, dining and sports. With easy access to main traffic routes, traveling to other destinations is quick and efficient.
Real estate investments in Ardsley Park are solid even during the toughest of times. If it’s the cinematic version of our lovely city you are looking for, Ardsley Park is the place you. If you want an elegant, true neighborhood without the restrictions often imposed in newer subdivisions, please take a closer look at Ardsley park. It definitely feels like home in Savannah.
The Daffin Park-Parkside Historic District neighborhood, also known as Parkside, was named for its proximity to the Beaux Arts-inspired Daffin Park. This charming little neighborhood is referred to by some as the “little sister” to Ardsely Park. Make no mistake though! It holds its own as one of the most sought-after residential districts in Savannah, and a drive down Washington Avenue at the park will demonstrate just one of the reasons why this is the case. Located on twenty square blocks, Parkside has many twentieth-century residences with a variety of architectural styles including Craftsman bungalows, Cape Cod, Colonial Revival.
Parkside is bounded west to east from Waters Avenue to Bee Road and from north to south from Washington Avenue to 52nd Street. It has easy access to downtown Savannah, the Truman Parkway and Highway 80 out to Tybee Island and the beaches. Just a mile or so from Starbucks, Victory Square Shopping Center with Home Depot, Target, Staples, a movie plex, and numerous places to eat, the location is hard to beat.
Median home sales on average fall just under those of Ardsley Park with a median price per square foot of around $134. Property sales in Parkside are solid and offer great value and sound real estate investments.
If charming historic neighborhoods with hometown warmth and familiarity are what you are looking for, Parkside is waiting!
Top Things to Do in Ardsley Park & Parkside:
- Drive Down Washington Avenue – Just Gorgeous!
- Walk through Tiedeman Park – A must see!
- Visit Habersham Village
- The 5 Spot – Breakfast lunch or late-night snack
- Bella’s Italian Café – Delish!
- Bentley’s Pet Stuff
- Green Truck Neighborhood Pub – Best burgers ever.
- Yia Yia’s Kitchen– Great Greek bakery and grocery!
- Habersham Antiques Market
- Russo’s Seafood Market – Fresh and local!
- Daffin Park – Catch a game, take a swim, play with your pups or or just relax & enjoy!