Richmond Hill, GA (November 22, 2019) – Waterways, Richmond Hill, GA’s premier, master-planned community just outside of Savannah, has earned the prestigious Seal of Approval from the American Association of Retirement Communities (AARC)–the nation’s leading organization on educating local governments and private communities on retiree attraction. The AARC Seal of Approval is presented annually to recipients that demonstrate a cutting-edge commitment to making their community a top-notch destination through lifestyle programming, amenity development, communication programs and education.

“Waterways is a stunning example of a successful retirement community in coastal Georgia,” AARC chairperson Rachel Bakersaid. “The landscape, amenities and neighborhoods themselves present an ideal retirement solution to both singles and couples, and the forthcoming marina is only anadded bonus,”shesaid.

Waterways is a 2,300-acre master-planned community framed by more than six miles of Coastal Georgia marsh frontage. Its streets, meandering past ancient oak hammocks and winding beneath majestic tree canopies, lead to navigable waterways and an impressive collection of world-class amenities. Gracious homes on generous lots honor thehistory of traditional Southern, lowcountry architecture as well as the ecologically sound building practices that pay homage to this native environment. The forthcoming Marina–a mixed-use, marsh-front destination willfeature a drystack facility and intracoastal access complemented by retail, dining, fitness and outdoor amenities–just a nine-mile boat ride from the Atlantic Ocean.

Residential options include cottage, estate and lakefront homesites and homes from a variety of builders: Bent Pines Construction, Cornerstone Homes, Dream Finders Homes, JCH Coastal LifestyleHomes, JM Allen Homes, Keller Enterprises, Lewis-Bashlor Construction, Pulte Homes and RJ Reynolds. Waterways residents will enjoy unsurpassed community and lifestyle offerings including navigable waterways for kayaking and paddleboarding, a fenced-in dog park, community garden, amenity center including a pool and gym, bocce ball court and forthcoming tennis and pickleball courts.

The AARC’s Sealof Approval program was established in 1994.Award-winners are evaluatedby anational panel of retirement destination expertson a variety of criteria, including healthcare, retiree-appropriate housing, lifestyle amenities,adult education, recreational and cultural opportunities, and governmental and private support of retiree-focused programs.

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