The Annual Richmond Hill Tour of Homes will be on Dec. 2, from 1-5 p.m. The self-guided tour features the Historical Society Museum, two historic churches and five private homes, including one in River Oaks.
Sue Youngblood considers her luxury villa at River Oaks to be her dream home. Located at 1801 River Oaks Drive in Richmond Hill, the villa is in a new neighborhood nestled along the banks of the Ogeechee River.
The home’s architecture reflects traditional Southern styling and an open floor plan. The three bedroom, two bathroom residence features two very important things for Youngblood: A spacious screened-in porch for her growing collection of plants, and an oversized gourmet kitchen for entertaining friends and family. The home is surrounded by live oak draped with Spanish moss, pine forests and cypress trees – and is a true site for a nature lover. There are also amazing fishing opportunities and a boat dock, along with breathtaking views of the Ogeechee.
The Tour of Homes is the culminating event for the weekend-long hometown celebration that begins with a chili cook-off Friday night, Nov. 30, and the Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.
The tour will include the St. Anne Catholic Church, which will be providing a tea time during the tour. Maps for all stopovers will be included on the tickets, which are $20 in advance or $25 on Dec. 2, tea is included in the ticket price.
Tickets can be purchased at the Re/MAX office on Ford Avenue, at the Historical Society Museum, by calling 756-3697, or via mail to the museum at P.O. Box 1067, Richmond Hill, GA 31322 and tickets can be picked up at earliest convenience or the day of the tour.
All proceeds from sales are divided by the Richmond Hill Garden Club, Friends of the Library, the Historical Society and the St. Anne Catholic Church.