If you are looking to relocate to the Memphis area, consider Germantown, one of the most sought after residential suburbs, comprised of multiple master planned neighborhoods that are both peaceful and bursting with endless opportunities for shopping, dining and recreation. Just 17 miles from downtown Memphis, Germantown is located in southeast Shelby County and conveniently situated near Memphis International Airport. Home to approximately 40,000 residents living in 15,000 households, the average home price in Germantown is around $400,000.
Buy a home in Germantown, just east of Memphis, and enjoy, not only your new home, but the many community events throughout the year. There is always something going on, whether it be the annual Germantown Charity Horse Show, the always entertaining Weiner Dog races or some other outdoor festival. As a resident you will also relish the picturesque public parks of Germantown. In fact, you’ll be blown away with the opportunities afforded by the 700 acres of parkland in Germantown. With more parks than any other city in Tennessee, most residents have a park within 1 mile of their home. In addition to the many chain restaurants, Germantown is also home to an impressive number of locally owned eateries of varying types of cuisine. Visit Elfo’s for some delectable Italian food, or Commissary for some true Memphis-style barbecue. Craving some home-style comfort food? Check out the West Street Diner. Or if your palate longs for exquisite Japanese cuisine, visit Sakura’s sushi and Bento boxes.
In addition to the casual and fine dining options, living in Germantown has a number of other amenities, including some great shopping opportunities. The Shops of Saddle Creek is comprised of 2 areas embodying a perfect blend of local shops and major retailers. You’ll love the convenience of having J. Crew, Vera Bradley, Talbots and James Avery nearby. And be sure to check out the boutiques and stores between Kirby Parkway and Forest Hill-Irene along the Poplar corridor.
Germantown is also a great place to raise a family and students there attend one of the excellent Germantown Municipal Schools. Germantown has 3 elementary schools, Dogwood, Farmington and Riverdale, as well as 1 middle and 1 high school. Germantown also boasts the lowest crime rates in the state of Tennessee for any city its size. And it is 1 of only 61 cities in the nation that have received a triple-A Bong rating from Standard & Poor’s as well as Moody’s.
If you are interested in buying a home in Germantown, or have other Memphis real estate questions, please contact us today for more information.