Fairhope has been called quirky, beautiful, eclectic, affluent, and quaint but one thing is for sure, people love Fairhope. Located in basically the middle of Baldwin County, Fairhope not only attracts home buyers to existing homes but there are a number of new construction projects going on all across the city.
The demand for Fairhope is evident by the real estate data from the Fall months of September, October, and November. Overall there were 195 homes that sold during this time frame producing over $68,000,000 in real estate revenue! With a population of just over 19,000, Fairhope is not a huge city so that figure is an incredible amount for such a short time frame. The average selling price was $351,369 with an average of 102 days on the market.
See how Fairhope compares to other cities in the Monthly Baldwin County Real Estate Market Report.
The Best and Most Popular Neighborhoods in Fairhope – Fall 2017
We already know that there are a lot of buyers who are drawn to Fairhope real estate but let’s take it a little deeper. What neighborhoods are the best? The “best” is a pretty strong adjective but I gauge the qualification by how popular the neighborhoods are in the city. When you think about it, buyers spend a lot of time looking online, driving around communities, and going through homes. So, popularity can definitely be a factor in our list. Based on this, here are my choices for the best neighborhoods in Fairhope:
- Battles Trace at The Colony – Although this neighborhood is on the higher end of most of the communities on this list, 5 homes sold during the Fall.
- Fairhope Falls – This is a brand new neighborhood located near Fish River with homes ranging from $217,000 to $290,000. 8 homes sold during our time frame.
- Firethorne – With 9 homes selling, Firethorne is definitely a popular neighborhood in Fairhope. You’ll find new construction priced at around $129 per square foot.
- Fruit & Nut District – This neighborhood is a much sought after area for those on the higher end of the spectrum, which is mainly due to its proximity to downtown Fairhope.
- Hawthorne Glenn – Located near Thomas Hospital, you’ll find homes in the mid $250k’s.
- Nature’s Trail – Located near Quail Creek Golf Course, there were 8 homes that sold ranging in price from $260,000 to $340,000.
- Old Battles Village – A lot of new construction here with 7 homes selling at an average of $136 per square foot. You’ll find Craftsman style homes from 2,000 to 3,500 square feet.
- Rock Creek – Rock Creek is a beautiful and well-known neighborhood located on a championship golf course.
- Saddlewood – Here’s a new construction development that’s near Fairhope schools. You can find homes between 2,000 and 3,000 square feet at around $104 per foot.
- Stone Creek – Stone Creek is really attractive with a great pool, clubhouse, and walking trails. 5 homes sold here between $400,000 and $635,000.
- Stone Creek Villas – The homes here are a little smaller than they are at Stone Creek and have a better price point at $120 per square foot.
- Woodlands Fairhope - One the finest neighborhoods in Fairhope with homes ranging between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet. You’ll see larger home and lots than what’s typical in the city.
- Woodlawn – 9 homes sold during the fall, most of which were new construction. All of these homes sold between $180,000 and $230,000 at around $114 per foot.
You can click on any of the links above to view more information about that particular neighborhood as well as all active listings.
The Fairhope real estate market has been hot through the Fall season. Thank you for reading about the Best Neighborhoods in Fairhope – Fall 2017. If you would like additional information about any of these homes or if you would like to set up a private tour, please get in touch with me.