Learn More About Athens, Georgia
Currently there are 334 homes for sale, 44 condos and apartments for sale, 103 vacant land for sale and 1 townhomes for sale in Athens
About Athens, Georgia:
Athens is a midsize city in Clark County Georgia, located in the north eastern part of the state. With a population of just over 193,000, Athens is the sixth largest city in Georgia. Athens is widely known throughout the state as being a college town, home of the University of Georgia, the state’s flagship public university and home of the Georgia BullDogs.
Athens has a humid subtropical cold climate which features hot humid summers and moderately cold winters. It has an average high of approximately 54° in January and over 91° in July.
Athens has some amazing and unique neighborhoods, each with their own distinct personality and flavor. Boulevard for example is located north of Prince Avenue less than a mile from downtown however stepping into it is like stepping back in time. The area features rustic warehouse exteriors and cool local restaurants such as Heirloom Cafe, Pulaski, and Heights BBQ. Cobbham, on the other hand, is a more traditional city suburb characterized by substantial well-built build houses, schools, and tree-lined streets.
The cultural crown jewel of Athens Georgia is the Georgia Museum of Art, the official state museum of art since 1982. The museum offers something for people of all ages as well as free admission to the public for all exhibitions.
Another popular draw is the State Botanical Garden of Georgia which covers 313 acres and operated by the University of Georgia. The garden contains 11 different botanical and horticultural collections including a delilah garden, a heritage garden, and international garden, and a native azalea collection, just to name a few.
Being a major American college town, it should come as no surprise that Athens is known throughout the region for it’s amazing music scene. People flock to world-famous venues like the 40 W club and the Georgia theatre to take in the hottest up-and-coming musical acts
Schools in Athens are administered by the Clark County School District and features 14 elementary schools, for middle schools, and three high schools. Amongst the top schools in Athens are: Chase Street Elementary School, Barrow Elementary School, Clark Middle School, and South Jackson Elementary School.
It’s possible Athens Georgia could be one of America’s more underrated cities. It’s a classic great little city that you’ve probably never heard of. In 2016, it was named one of the Top 17 Most Affordable Cities by mint.com. In 2015 it was ranked as one of the best college football towns as well as one of Forbes 25 best places to retire.
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Currently Athens has 489 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 07/06/2020. Of these properties, 334 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Athens, and 44 condos are for sale by their owners in Athens. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Athens, is $467,438, the average condo price in Athens, is $382,246. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $216. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 12,508 of properties sold in Athens. Of these properties, 9,639 single family homes have sold by their owners in Athens, and 2,142 condos have sold by their owners in Athens. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Athens, is $313,734. Single family homes have been selling for 189 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Athens, is $406,233. Condos have been selling for 216 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Athens, are:
Spartan Estates (34 For Sale),
No Recorded Subdivision (23 For Sale),
Jennings Mill Corners (19 For Sale),
Normaltown (17 For Sale),
Creekside Manor (12 For Sale),
Tailgate Station (11 For Sale),
Fivepoints (9 For Sale),
Towns Walk (7 For Sale),
Boulevard (6 For Sale),
Game Day Condos (6 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 07/06/2020