The median home value in Cumming, GA is $575,000.
the county median home value of $380,000.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Cumming, GA is $575,000.
Approximately 60% of Cumming homes are owned,
compared to 34% rented, while
6% are vacant.
Cumming real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
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Like new! Year built in 2017. Better than New Construction- No wait. Quick closing! This incredible 5bed+4bath, Full Daylight BASEMENT Home+ upstairs LOFT has it all. Excellent location. A Perfect “live/work” home & more. Fantastic Opportunity in the desirable Marketplace Commons Swim/tennis Subdivision in the heart of Cumming! Award winning Forsyth County School district (STEM HS) and low property tax! *Tons of High-End Upgrades & Features throughout. * Larger lot in the cul-de-sac. NE facing, full of natural lights. Bright & Open Floorplan with Gorgeous 5" Wide Plank Hardwood Floors on the main. Quarts Countertops throughout. Gourmet kitchen with SS Appliances, Separate Gas Cooktop, Built in Microwave, 42” cabinet, Quarts Counter Island, Tiled Backsplash, walk-in Pantry, large Breakfast/Dining Area view to family room with a fireplace and expanded Deck. Enjoy the TRANQUILITY sitting on your deck with stairs that lead to the private wooded backyard and Daylight unfinished basement. Guest bedroom has a private full bath, formal dining room and office with French doors on main. Upstairs -Spacious Loft could be office/media room/playroom. Master bedroom with spa like bathroom+ dual closets & vanities. Second bedroom has a private full bath. Other 2 bedrooms share another bath. Minutes to GA Hwy 400, shopping, restaurants, Costco, Bald Ridge Marina and Lake Lanier parks. Walking distance to pool/tennis courts and playground. Owner/Agent. MOVE-IN READY!
CREEKSTONE ESTATES - SOUTH FORSYTH'S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER COMMUNITY - FIVE STAR AMENITIES - Spacious and beautiful, this 6 bedroom 4 bath home has a lot to offer today's buyers! Conveniently located minutes away from GA 400 and Downtown Alpharetta on a large private corner lot, the home's 4-sides brick exterior is timeless and easy to maintain. Step inside the 2-story foyer and enjoy a spacious floorplan that includes a bedroom and bath on the main and a private office. Just the right amount of beautiful trim detail is admired throughout the home and includes coffered ceilings, beamed ceilings, and crown moldings. The gourmet kitchen has perfect views into the fireside-keeping room and boasts double islands, granite countertops, an apron sink, gas cooktop, and pot-filler making both cooking and entertaining enjoyable. The master bedroom suite is located upstairs along with 4 additional secondary bedrooms and 3 additional baths. The finished terrace level also provides the opportunity to easily add an additional bedroom if needed! The active community offers swim teams, tennis teams, tennis-pro, lakes, playground, fitness center, sport court, fully renovated clubhouse and so much more!
Beautiful Split Foyer Traditional home located in Quiet Neighborhood of Wade Valley in Cumming on Cul-de-sac lot! NO HOA! Perfect for first time home buyer and Investor, No Rental Restrictions! Kitchen features eat in breakfast area, White Cabinets, and Stainless-Steel appliances. Stunning Hardwood flooring! Open Floor Plan! Great room with Cathedral Ceiling and cozy fireplace. Main level includes Spacious master suite with walk in closet and master bath shower! Also 2 additional bedrooms and 1 full bath to share. Lower-level Daylight Basement with workshop and covered patio! Large Deck and Private fenced backyard wooded retreat with luxurious inground pool! FHA Eligible Date 9/9/2022, Don’t wait, this won’t last long!
NEW EVERYTHING with so many UPGRADES during and post build! This charming 3 bed 3 bath home features a beautiful office with French doors on the main level and an oversized loft area upstairs. Completed by Ashton Woods in September 2021, you won't have to fix or update a thing. This stunner is still under builder warranty! SO MANY UPGRADES and additions - fence, landscaping, irrigation, front door, beamed ceiling, $1800 apron-front sink, backsplash, kitchen vent hood, showers w bench & frames, shiplap, laundry room cabinets and sink, and more and more! It's a BEAUTIFUL home that is move-in ready. Bellehurst is a peaceful community with a pool and a playground located in west Cumming. You don't want to miss out on this one!
New Construction Home to be completed by October 2022. The "Karey" Private Custom Craftsman Style Home situated on almost 1 Acre lot with No mandatory HOA, and located in the Denmark School District. Location, Location, Location! You get the feel of living in the "Country" yet close enough to Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment. This charming 4 Bed/4 1/2 Bath home features oversized master w/sitting area, grand master bathroom, 3 additional bedrooms upstairs, ½ bath on main, open living/kitchen/great room, large island, stainless steel appliances, Quartz countertops, study separate dining room and much more. 3 car garage. Step outside to your private covered porch with a fireplace & enjoy the serenity of your backyard. Private road with only 4 homes in development. These will not last long so bring your buyers to their new home today!
New Construction Home to be completed by October 2022. The "Lillian" Private Custom Craftsman Style Home situated on 1+ Acre lot with no mandatory HOA, and located in the Denmark School District. Location, location, location! You get the feel of living in the "country" yet close enough to shopping, dining, and entertainment. This charming 5 bed/3 bath home features oversized master with sitting area, grand master bathroom, 3 additional bedrooms upstairs, 1 Bed/1 Bath on main, open living/kitchen/great room, large island, stainless steel appliances, Quartz countertops, study, separate dining room and much more. Upstairs offers a spacious media room. 3 car garage. Step outside to your private covered porch with a fireplace & enjoy the serenity of your backyard. Private road with only 4 homes in development. These will not last long so bring your buyers to their new home today!
Beautifully maintained home with designer upgrades and finishes located in a quaint section of Vickery's live-work-play community! 4 br/4 ba home featuring a guest suite and full bath on the main. Plantation shutters throughout. Covered screened in porch and rocking chair front porch. Garage has plenty of space above to finish a carriage house or in-law suite to your liking. Vickery offers 75 acres of green space and amenities galore!
**Hidden Gem in Cumming** Private country estate setting on 2 acres with lush landscaping and mature hardwood trees. Huge back yard is fully fenced so bring your pets! This home is perfect for entertaining with open kitchen and dining area, extensive open deck overlooking the back yard, and fully finished basement with plenty of room for a relaxing family room or game room. There is plenty of storage downstairs in the original garage, as well as an outdoor tool shed. The owner has just built a new outbuilding in the back yard that is insulated and has electric and Heat/AC. Could easily be used for additional storage, a workshop or office. The spacious sunroom off the kitchen with beautiful views of the backyard can also be used as a home office or additional sitting room. The large covered deck off the master bedroom has recently been enclosed making it perfect to enjoy morning coffee or a quiet, relaxing evening. Owners have spent close to $90,000 in upgrades including new AC system, complete wood fence in back yard, workshop with electric and AC, new gutters, interior and exterior paint, new refrigerator, enclosed screened deck. Location is convenient to 400 and Hwy 20. Excellent Forsyth County schools. You're also a short drive to North Georgia and Lake Lanier so bring your boat. **NO HOA** Shown by appointment only.
Amazing Home in the Highly Sought after Luxury community of Westfall! Enter into a beautiful 2 story entry, formal dining room and flex space currently being used as an office framed by two incredible oversized barn doors. Great room features built ins, two story high ceilings, grand fireplace with incredible floor to ceiling windows that look out to a picturesque landscape of trees. The beautiful Gourmet Kitchen includes large island and Breakfast Bar, ample cabinet & counter space, SS appliances, walk-in pantry, and mudroom off kitchen with access to garage. The kitchen overlooks a Keeping Room with access to the back deck perfect for outdoor entertaining. Main level has a large guest bedroom with en-suite. Upstairs has a large owner’s ensuite with amazing spa bathroom retreat with huge walk-in closet. Three additional bedrooms and laundry room upstairs. Top Rated Forsyth Schools including Denmark High School. Five miles from 400, Shopping, and Dining. Minutes from desirable Halcyon and Avalon. The Home of your dreams in finally here for you to call your own!
Sought-after West Forsyth School District! OPEN CONCEPT floorplan, 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home w/ loft area perfect for an office or easily closed in for 4th Bedroom! Engineered & vinyl plank floors throughout main level, spacious kitchen w/ island and breakfast area w/ sunny bay window (all appliances remain). Family room w/ beautiful corner fireplace, features views to kitchen/breakfast, formal living & dining areas. New flooring in kitchen extends through laundry room complete w/ ample storage shelving. Large, tree-lined, partially fenced yard w/ patio also includes a firepit & invisible pet fence. Spacious master bedroom, master bath w/ double vanities, soaking tub/separate shower & walk-in closet. Upstairs does need a paint refresh & carpet replaced but overall, in good condition. Roof replaced in 2021 & water heater replaced in 2020. Close to schools, shopping, dining, entertainment, Polo Golf & Country Club, Sawnee Mountain Park & Trails, The Greenway, several sport parks & Hwy 20. Located directly across from Montebello Subdivision. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS COMING SATURDAY 6/25/22.
You will love this MOVE IN READY home in desirable Hopewell Manor subdivision. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with large island, granite counters, 42 “cabinets and new stainless-steel appliances which overlooks sunken family room. Spacious formal living and dining rooms with gorgeous trim work, study or possible bedroom with adjoining full bath on main. Exquisite primary suite has sitting room with fireplace, large walk-in closet, double vanity, jetted garden tub and separate shower. New roof, water heater and HVAC is just a few years old. Covered patio off the family room beckons you to large level fenced backyard perfect for entertaining. Close to neighborhood swim tennis facilities. Award winning schools! Easy access to GA 400, great shopping, dining and short drive to Lake Lanier!
Wonderful home nestled in the Saddlebrook Glen neighborhood and part of the highly sought-after Denmark High School District. This 5 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home has all large rooms and enough space for great gatherings for family and friends. A wonderfully inviting two-story entrance leads into the bonus room/office and large dining room. Open floor plan with eat-in kitchen w/island, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, built-in desk and view to the large family room w/built-in bookcases and coffered ceilings. On the main floor is also a guest bedroom and full bath, half bath and laundry room. Upstairs is a large bonus/playroom and 4 additional bedrooms with 2 full baths. Oversized owner's suite features a large bath with oversized jetted tub & large separate shower. Owner's suite also features an additional seating area/second office space. Large fenced back yard with patio and additional area with brick pavers is the perfect place to enjoy time relaxing after spending time at the wonderful neighborhood swim and tennis neighborhood amenities.
(Showing by appointments only on Saturday 6/25 and Sunday 6/26 from 11am to 5pm) PRIME LOCATION on almost a half acre! Rare split foyer property (South facing) with vaulted ceilings in family room and master suite! This 50 home neighborhood is located approximately 35 miles north of Atlanta. Drive 15 minutes north for breathtaking views of the Appalachian Mountain range or take a quick trip to Lake Lanier for some boating, beach and fun. Wide steps leads you to the top level that opens up the large dining area and light filled family room with vaulted ceiling/stacked stone fireplace. Kitchen with good granite countertop that provides you ample amount of space for meal preparation. Sunny breakfast area looks out to rear deck and large private backyard. Oversized master suite with vaulted ceiling is on the opposite side of the 2 secondary bedrooms (his and her closet right before you enter the master bathroom). Energy efficient architectural shingle roof with ridge vents, double panes windows throughout, top of the line TRANE HVAC system & water heater replaced almost 2 years ago. Lower level with another large flex room that can be used as a bedroom/gym/office down..etc and a full bath. The garage fits 4 standard size sedans and has an additional workshop/sewing room/potting room in the back. Neighborhood's pool and parking is getting renovated. Incredible price compare to the sales in the neighborhood and the surrounding area. Daves Creek ES, South Forsyth MS and South Forsyth HS. Easy access to 400, Northside Forsyth hospital, Emory Johns Creek hospital, beautiful parks, trails, shops, grocery, and restaurants! Forsyth county taxes (Current property tax reflects senior discount)
Location, location, location! Traditional 2 story on finished basement! Updated painted brick front with rocking chair front porch on level, wooded lot. 2 story foyer, with formal dining and separate office on either side, as well as family room, half bath and large, bright, open concept kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless appliances including double ovens! Refrigerator stays! 4 spacious bedrooms including owners suite, additional full bath, and laundry room up. Finished basement for even more space to enjoy complete with full bath, media room, additional office, and 2 more rooms that could be used for even more bedroom space, craft room, exercise room, or anything else you desire! All located in highly desired Princeton Square neighborhood. Enjoy the active neighborhood amenities that include 2 pools with splash pad, tennis courts, playground and covered pavilion! Walk to both the elementary and middle schools! Also within walking distance to Haw Creek Park!
Cowart Residential is proud to be building this small enclave of homes off of Burnt Bridge Road in Cumming Ga. Holbrook Estates will be home to 4 modern farmhouse style ranch homes with a half story up, each sitting on 3+ acres. This lot is 3.033 acres and will be home to our Swanson plan on a basement with a 3 car side entry garage, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an upstairs loft. This is a gorgeous open floor plan that allows for lots of natural light to fill the living space. Gourmet Kitchen will feature an oversized quartz island and is open to the spacious family room and additional flex space. The master suite, a full guest suite, half bath, kitchen, family room, dining and laundry complete the main floor. Wide split stairs lead you to the second floor where you will find an open loft, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath bath, this space is perfect for teen suite or guest area! The included features and finishes are certain to impress! Call today for more information. We have started construction on this home.
Great Renovation! Entire interior has been painted and updated with LVP throughout home with exception of new carpet and padding in all bedrooms. Vaulted greatroom with fireplace, Kitchen with brand new kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, new dishwasher, electric range hood and undermount sink. Look our the window over the sink to the trees. Deck is located off the kitchen and dining area. The primary bedroom has a beautiful new large tiled shower and new vanity with granite countertop. Laundry room is off hallway next to garage door. Garage has garage door opener and door and also a door to the back fenced back yard. Roof is 1/2 years old. Community has a gated area to Lake Lanier with access to put in a John boat, canoe, or kayak. Fish or swim at Lake Lanier is a big plus. All you need is a key and join the group with a small fee. Madonna Parrish Memorial Park. NO HOA! Close to grocery stores, Aquatic Center, Central Park. End of Pilgrim Mill Road is a concrete launch for your boat at Tidwell Park. Great Schools are Chattahoochee, Little Mill and the new East Forsyth High. Note: Landscaping in progress and fence repair.
Here's your home with a white picket fence in the beautiful Williams Point subdivision. Hardwood floors throughout the main level and master bedroom. Large office area with glass French doors. Formal dining room with extensive moulding and plantation shutters. The arched doorway leads to the butlers pantry with separate wine fridge. Kitchen features granite counter tops, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Large kitchen island opens up into the breakfast area and 2 story living room. Living room features a wall of windows, stacked stone fireplace and built-ins. Large guest bedroom on the main level with full bath that includes hardwood floors and granite counter top. Three car garage with Tesla charging station and private entry. Entering in from the garage you have a drop zone right off the kitchen. Master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and plantation shutters. Master bath features his and her vanities with granite counter tops, oversized walk in shower, tile floors and soaking tub. Master bedroom closet has ample space for all your hanging clothes. Three additional bedrooms upstairs. One with its own private bath and a jack and Jill for the other two additional bedrooms. The basement has been roughed with electrical, and plumbing and has a fully function HVAC system. It is ready for sheetrock and your finishing touches. Beautiful fenced in backyard that is flat and backs up to a horse farm. You can watch the horses from your back deck. Neighborhood has AT&T fiber optics for high speed browsing. Exterior of home will be painted prior to closing. Act quick and pick your own colors.
Inviting home with WRAP-AROUND PORCH nestled on .58 acres on a CUL-DE-SAC LOT . Hardwood floors throughout the main and secondary floor, renovated kitchen with granite, tile backsplash, SS appliances, breakfast area, and formal dining room seats 12+ people. Spacious Owner's Retreat with sitting area and Spa-like bath with large walk-in closet. Graciously sized secondary bedrooms and updated secondary bath complete the upstairs. Basement includes a finished room and half bath, perfect for a home office or gym. HUGE WORKSHOP/STORAGE space too! The private fenced backyard is an ENTERTAINER'S DELIGHT with an outdoor stone kitchen, Green Egg, separate cooktop & sink. Sweetbriar is a swim & tennis community and in a prime location close to schools, parks, library, Big Creek Greenway, YMCA, Vickery Village and The Collection. UPDATED KITCHEN AND BATHS, NEW FLOORING, NEW FENCE, NEW LANDSCAPING, NEW WINDOWS! This home is a must see!
Welcome to this GORGEOUS MOVE IN READY home in the desirable Majors Mill Crossing community with top ranked Forsyth County Schools, where schools are in a walkable distance & the home is very convenient to GA 400, the Vickery Village/Halcyon/Alpharetta shopping & restaurants, as well as the Big Creek Greenway for biking/walking & Northside Hospital. You will want to make this your home the moment you walk in! This home is very well appointed with gorgeous hardwood floors throughout main, a welcoming open floorplan & abundance of natural light! The main offers a beautifully appointed kitchen with an abundance of granite countertop space and cabinetry, a walk in pantry, a large granite island for gathering & prepping & separate eat in area that could host a kitchen table or be used as a separate sitting area. The kitchen is open to the generously sized living room that hosts a wall of windows for tons of light, a gas fireplace to enjoy and then opens to the lovely separate dining room. The back of the home opens to your private fenced backyard oasis for enjoyment. Upstairs you will be pleased to find a loft/flex room that makes a perfect office/separate siting area/play room/gym. You will love starting/ending your day in the oversized owner's suite with it's beautiful en-suite including separate vanities, granite counter tops, oversized shower, separate soaking tub to enjoy & walk in closet. Upstairs you will also find two additional generously sized bedrooms and another full bath. Home is complete with a newer 30 year architectural roof, concrete siding and the low monthly HOA dues that include lawn/shrub maintenance, trash pick up & a wonderful community salt water pool & playground to enjoy!
Danbury C Lot 46 slab – This beautiful, NORTHEAST-FACING Danbury plan backs up to Cooper Place’s lush conservation area. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and dramatic 2-story family room with gas fireplace and cedar beam mantel and shiplap, this home has all the latest designer finishes that Davidson Homes has to offer with open layout and trendy upgrades, curated by professional designers, selected specifically for this home, as well as the latest in smart-home technologies. This specific plan also offers a Guest Retreat on the main level with a luxurious, tiled standing shower. The gourmet kitchen is simply breathtaking with Willow Gray 42" cabinets and an oversized kitchen island with Carrera Morro Quartz countertops, upgraded stainless steel appliances, 36" gas cooktop, built-in wall microwave/oven and beautiful stainless vent hood that vents to the exterior and dishwasher. With all this plus a good-sized walk-in pantry, you will love making dinner at home. Four additional bedrooms and three additional baths can be found on the second floor with two of the bedrooms sharing a Jack & Jill-style bath with double vanity. The large owner’s suite is amazing with its tray ceiling and large spa bath, including double vanity and ample, tiled shower with frameless shower door. The owner’s bedroom also boasts a walk-in closet with a private access to the laundry room. Do not miss out on your opportunity to own this incredible new home in West Forsyth.
A must see 5 bedroom, 4.5 baths in well-established neighborhood with timeless appeal. En suite on the main floor features a spacious closet, enclosed shower, and private access to screened in seating area. Hardwood floors throughout main level apart from the en suite bedroom. The large foyer opens to an additional room which could be used as an office, living room, or formal dining room. The main living space is ideal for entertaining for any occasion. The open floor plan allows an abundance of natural light with breakfast area or keeping room directly off the kitchen and family room. This beautiful kitchen has granite countertops, soft close cabinets and drawers, recessed lights, over-sized pantry, and a 5-burner gas cooktop with a microwave/oven combo. The mudroom is just off the kitchen and includes a bar niche with a built-in wine rack. The hardwood stairs lead to a gorgeous open loft style landing. The second story includes 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths. All three bedrooms have spacious closets. The oversized primary suite consumes the entire back half of the second level. It includes a trey ceiling and a private office which could also be used as a nursery. The opposite side of the room opens to a large closet with a built-in floor to ceiling mirror. Just across from that is the extravagant bathroom with two vanities. The oversized shower is showcased with separate soaking tub, frameless glass door and dual shower heads. Outdoor space includes a charming front porch, back patio off the breakfast area/ kitchen, a spacious screened in porch and a manageable fenced in back yard. The home is within walking distance to the Community Amenities which include a clubhouse, swimming pool with built in grill, and tennis courts. Just a small distance from the clubhouse, you will find a basketball court, playground, and dog park. This community also has a large sized pond with a gazebo. You can fish and feed the ducks.
Spacious END UNIT townhome with 2-car garage in Excellent condition, move in ready. Private fenced backyard. HOA takes care of lawn care (front of home) LOCATION!! Less than a mile from GA400 at Exit 16, across from the new Cumming Aquatic Center. 3BR / 2.5 bathrooms. Master on main, vaulted family room with fireplace. This unit has a loft that could easily be converted to a 4th bedroom. Newer flooring throughout the house, newer paint, newer half bathroom on main level.
Beautiful home in sought after Big Creek Elementary, a 3 time Blue Ribbon School, Piney Gove Middle and Denmark High School district in Springmonte subdivision. This 4 bed, 2.5 bath home boasts new flooring throughout the home! Hard to find floor plan with master-on-main and full unfinished basement ready for your personal touch! Kitchen is open to the family room, separate dining room and flex room perfect for a home office on the main level. Three spacious bedrooms upstairs. Great curb appeal with side entry garage and plenty of parking. Home sits in a quiet cul-de-sac. This is an active subdivision with fabulous amenities including pool, tennis courts with an active tennis team, playground, basketball court, fully updated clubhouse and planned social events. Fantastic location with easy access to 400 and close to shops and restaurants, the Halcyon Center and the Big Creek Greenway.
Westshore is one of the most sought after communities in Forsyth County. City convenience meets an idyllic lifestyle at Toll Brothers at Westshore, a “live, work, play” community in Cumming that will include a village green surrounded by restaurants, shops, homes, and more. Toll Brothers at Westshore will offer 127 townhomes and 29 single family homes with resort-style amenities including a pool, cabana, a recreation area and more. Plus, Westshore is located in a highly rated school district, an ideal commuting location, just seconds to GA 400, and provides easy access to Lake Lanier, North Georgia Mountains, and a myriad of other local parks and recreation activities. This single family home is currently under construction with an estimated completion time of Fall 2022. This incredible home has 3 stories, 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 2nd floor loft, and a finished 3rd story. The kitchen boasts a center island perfect for entertaining. Open concept living with great room, casual dining and a walk-out covered patio great for early morning coffee before everyone awakes. The 2nd level includes 2 secondary bedrooms, a shared bath, and an open loft. The primary bedroom suite includes a dual vanity, a soaking tub, and a large walk in closet with direct access from the bathroom. 3rd level includes an additional loft, bedroom with ensuite bathroom, and a flex space; great for teen suite, home office, 2nd family room or media room. Toll Brothers has been trusted since 1967 to offer the best in luxury home building. Toll Brothers has been ranked the #1 Home Builder Worldwide on FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 2022.
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Located on a cul-de-sac corner lot in the highly sought-after Sierra Lake subdivision, this 5 bed 4 bath executive home offers stunning front porch views of the lake and community amenities! The ideal open floor plan comprises a separate dining room, first floor bedroom, full bath, and a home office. Custom features can be found throughout this beautifully maintained home. Create memorable meals in the chef inspired kitchen that comprises an oversized island, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and sleek cabinetry. The spacious fenced in back yard contains a covered porch with ceiling fan. Upstairs, new hardwoods accent the primary bedroom, primary closet, and catwalk. The owner’s suite offers beautiful, vaulted ceilings and a sitting area. Enjoy the large walk-in shower, soaking tub and oversized vanity. An expansive media room offers the ultimate play space. 3 additional bedrooms and 2 additional baths complete this masterfully distributed upstairs living area! Minutes from 400, and across the street from the elementary, middle, and high school, this home is conveniently located. Come see what this home and community has to offer!