Athens is a beautiful place to call home. This community, located in Limestone County, Alabama, is getting a lot of attention from today’s homebuyers, and for a variety of good reasons. The city is home to about 22,900 people and it is the county seat. It is also an important part of the Huntsville and Decatur Combined Statistical Area. Living here means you really do have access to one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the region, which provides residents with access to area jobs and the ability to raise a family without a long commute into work each day.
22031 Yorkshire Drive, Athens, AL 35613. Image Provided by NALMLS Inc.
The community itself is very welcoming. It is home to a number of recreational programs, including sports programs that cater to all ages looking to take up a sport or activity. The community sponsors a number of events throughout the year as well, and it is home to a large hospital with numerous additional health and medical amenities. Students who live in Athens generally attend Athens City Schools, but there are also private schools available here as well. Athens State University is also located here.
But, what about the homes for sale in Athens? The good news is you will find a steady stream of Athens homes for sale on the market on a regular bass here. The homes range from beautiful golf course properties to those tucked into well established subdivisions. You will also find a number of new developments with custom homes (these are growing in popularity today). It is also home to some condos and town homes. Take a closer look at the various styles of homes and you will find just about everything you want here. While there are pockets of very affluent homes, these are also plenty of options for those looking to buy their first property.
If you are looking for a home to fall in love with, work with a local real estate agent to get to know all that this region has to offer to you.