Snellville Real Estate
The real estate market in Snellville consists primarily of single family detached homes, with some multi-family dwellings, condominium and homeowners associations. Retail businesses are located along the Scenic Highway, a commercially zoned region that constitutes the 4th largest shopping area in Gwinnett County. Snellville is a small city with less than 20,000 people. Because it is situated at the outer edge of suburban Atlanta and is only 18 miles from downtown Atlanta, Snellville offers homeowners the convenience of a short commute on Highway 78 together with the charm of quiet rural life in a small Southern town. For this reason, Snellville has been one of Gwinnett County’s fastest growing cities for the last 30 years.
A cross section of Snellville’s real estate market reveals remarkable values
Single family detached homes are available in small, quaint neighborhoods and also in master planned communities with amenities for residents like golf courses, swimming pools with clubhouses, and tennis courts. Home prices range from under $100,000 to over a million dollars. Nice 2-bedroom houses that are a bit farther out into the woods sell for as low as $40,000, and beautiful 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom homes can be found for as low as $106,000. According to information derived from the multiple listing services, the median house value in Snellville was $194,800 in 2007, and the average listing price was $224,037 in October of 2008. Many 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom homes can be found in the $180,000 to $200,000 price range, and for families who need larger homes, 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom custom built homes are available starting around $450,000.
Master planned communities are also an important part of Snellville
Communities like Brightwater and Havenstone are becoming increasingly popular in Snellville. Brightwater is situated among gently rolling hills and it features the Bright Water Residents' Club, a recreation complex located along the shores of Lake Matthews, a natural 53 acre lake. Brightwater also contains landscaped park areas, 4 lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, a 7-lane competition swimming pool with a fantasy water slide, a separate children’s pool and a children’s playground. Havenstone is a gated security community that also has its own lake, a competition sized swimming pool, 4 lighted tennis courts, a 2-story clubhouse, a children’s playground and many walking trails that wind through gorgeous countryside.
Some other master planned communities in Snellville are Kensington, with 136 homes, an adult swimming pool and a children’s pool, a stocked fishing pond, lighted tennis courts and a clubhouse; Brookwood Manor, with 225 homes, a swimming pool, and 4 tennis courts; Montclair Way, a small neighborhood with 11 homes, a fishing lake, a swimming pool and tennis courts; and Willingham Manor, a relatively new development with 106 beautiful homes. With so many different types of available housing to choose from, now is an excellent time to buy a home in Snellville.