Prospective homebuyers looking to relocate in the Memphis area, but wanting to live outside the city’s hustle and bustle, should consider buying a home in Germantown, Tennessee. Germantown is comprised of several master-planned neighborhoods and is one of the most sought after residential suburbs of Memphis. Boasting a peaceful and quiet small town charm, Germantown also has seemingly endless opportunities for recreation, shopping and dining. Situated in southeast Shelby County, just seventeen miles from Downtown Memphis, Germantown sits in close proximity to the Memphis International Airport. Germantown has approximately 15,000 residences within its borders and serves as home to around 40,000 people. Homes for sale in Germantown vary in age, size and architectural style and have an average price around $400,000.
Located east of Memphis, Germantown hosts multiple community events each to keep residents engaged and entertained. Between the annual Germantown Charity Horse Show, the Weiner Dog races and numerous other outdoor festivals, it’s seems there is always something going on in Germantown. Germantown also boasts an impressive park system with over 700 acres of parkland. In fact, Germantown has more parks than any other city in the state, and most Germantown residents will find a park within one mile of their front door. In addition to an abundance of parks, Germantown is also home to excellent schools. Students in Germantown are served by the Germantown Municipal Schools system and attend one of three elementary schools: Dogwood, Farmington or Riverdale. Germantown also has a wonderful middle school and high school.
Another fact that makes Germantown a great choice for prospective homebuyers is that it boasts the lowest crime rate in the state of Tennessee for a city its size. Dining options in Germantown include multiple chain restaurants as well as many locally owned establishments with diverse cuisine options. Local favorites include Sakura’s sushi and Bento boxes, West Street Diner, the Commissary and Elfo’s. In addition to fine dining and casual dining options, Germantown also has great opportunities for shopping at places like The Shops at Saddle Creek and the Poplar corridor found between Forest Hill-Irene and the Kirby Parkway.
If you are interested in buying a home in Germantown, Tennessee, or if you have questions regarding real estate options in other parts of the Memphis area, please contact us today for more information.
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