Coastal Living at Its Finest

If you crave the coastal lifestyle, synonymous with mild winters and proximity to the ocean, then look no further than The Ford Plantation, which is located just outside of historic Savannah, GA on the banks of the Ogeechee River. Here you’ll find a relaxed Lowcountry lifestyle, a delightful contrast to the frenzied pace of the outside world.

Explore acres of protected wetlands and witness the area’s abundant wildlife. Find serenity in the shade of hundred-year-old live oak trees and ruminate on a porch swing during a thunderstorm. Feast on local oysters with friends and neighbors at regular community oyster roasts. And this is just the beginning.

Discover Silk Hope

Silk Hope, is the final phase of planned development at The Ford Plantation. This intimate neighborhood will feature numerous common areas including the Village Green and Walking Garden, Edsel Community Farm, Oak Allee, and a firepit area overlooking the neighboring wildlife sanctuary.

See for yourself what Silk Hope At The Ford Plantation has to offer.

Quail Hunting with Group in Woods

Sportsman's Paradise

The Ford Plantation is as much a premier sporting club as it is a private residential community. The 1,800-acre property features opportunities for outdoor sports and recreation for family members of all ages, including an award-winning Pete Dye golf course, deepwater-access marina, equestrian barn, swimming pools, fitness facilities, and more.

Ford Plantation Oyster House
Ford Plantation Main House

A Rich History

Like most things in The South, The Ford Plantation has a history stretching back for generations. It was one of the first land grants issued by General James Edward Oglethorpe, who founded Savannah in 1733. In antebellum times, it was a thriving rice plantation, and later it would go on to become the winter home of famed U.S. industrialist Henry Ford. It was here that Ford retreated from his frenetic professional life in Dearborn, Michigan, and it was a place where he entertained both family and famous friends such as inventor Thomas Edison and naturalist John Burroughs.

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