Fayetteville

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This city is a fantastic place to live. It’s located 22 miles south of downtown Atlanta and 15 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It has a population of over 17,000. The city is the birthplace of former two term Georgia governor Hugh M. Dorsey.

It was founded in 1822, although it was originally settled by the Creek people years earlier. It was named after Revolutionary War icon Marquis de Lafayette.

According to John W. Lynch, 1831 there was a terrible fire here that originated in the workshop of Mr. Matlen. It is not known how many structures the fire destroyed, but the incident was written up in the Macon papers with a heading that began “poor little Fayetteville” hit with a devastating fire. The town soon recovered from the disaster.

This city is the home to Pinewood Atlanta Studios, the largest film studio in the United States not located in California. This brought major economic benefits to this city.

If you would like to read more about the history of this city, click on the link below:

History

With so much to offer, this is the perfect place to call home. I’m sure you can find the perfect fit for your family amongst this quiet, peaceful yet growing community.

Market Trends

Fayetteville market trends indicate a decrease of $2 (2%) in the average price per square foot over the past 6 months. The average sales price is up to $285,291 from $258,303 six months ago. The average time on market for properties in Fayetteville is 42 days. Buyers can expect to pay 98% of the seller’s asking price.

Market data provided by U.S. Census Bureau and the local listing feed.

Activities Around Fayetteville

This is exactly why this features makes you want to live in this community. There are lots of activities and attractions that are great for the entire family to enjoy.

 

Lake Horton

Lake Horton is a place you can go kick back and relax. It is a beautiful attraction in Fayetteville where you can take a relaxing walk around the lake or have a picnic during the warmer months of the year.  Prime Community Park Secret Garden is also a beautiful natural attraction. The trees and flowers are native to this great city.  This is one place you wouldn’t want to miss. Check out additional information here:  Lake Horton

 

Fun Spot America Atlanta

Fun Spot America Atlanta, formerly known as Fun Junction USA & Dixieland Fun Park, started back in 1990. Can you believe it’s the third-largest amusement park in Georgia? Wow! So if you and the kids want a day of outdoor fun and games, Fun Spot America Atlanta is the place to go. For more information, please check out this website. Fun Spot America

 

Bowling

Their bowling center is another great place to have an enjoyable night with friends and loved ones and whenever you need that extra pampering treatment, be sure to visit one of their Spas for a rejuvenating facial or massage.

Be sure to check out upcoming events: Upcoming Events

Happenings Around Fayetteville

They actually publish an online magazines monthly to share the city news with their citizens. 

They have a new city hall and city center park coming! How exciting!

Their city leaders, builders and community members broke ground October 1 on the new City Hall & City Center Park.  According to the article this represents a milestone along the path to creating an engaging downtown space for the whole community to enjoy.

There will be a two-acre tract fronting West Stonewall Avenue which will be the home to this new, two-story City Hall building. It will be set within a walking distance to a plaza for light exercise and quiet reflection. Also there will be a walking path and outdoor classroom.

Some of the many amenities they have listed are:

  • a concrete stream
  • children’s splash pad and playground
  • walk-around pond
  • picnic pavilion
  • a grand law with performance facilities
  • dog park

Just to name a few!

According to this article this vision to build the new City Hall and park space began about four years ago. They also made sure that the city was well prepared for the growth that will come as a result of this event.

Click the link below to read all about it:

https://issuu.com/fayetteville-ga/docs/city_news_magazine_october_2019_digital

Below is a brief list of New Markets and Festivals:

 

Check out their calendar of Events by clicking the link below:

https://fayetteville-ga.gov/government/mayor-and-city-council/board-and-committee-meetings/events-and-meetings/

If you would like to take a tour of many areas in this community without leaving the comfort of your home, just click on this link for a 360º tour. https://fayetteville-ga.gov/visitors/tour-fayetteville/

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