Gulfport Real Estate

Gulfport real estate is highly desirable for a number of reasons. Located within the Gulfport-Biloxi metro area of Mississippi, this is the 2nd largest city within the state. Incorporated in 1898, this city of 67,793, according to the 2010 census, has many historic neighborhoods as well as new developments. Housing is varied and ranges from single-family homes to condominiums, townhouses and large estate homes with acreage. Gulfport homes for sale include many high-end homes in areas such as Courthouse Road and Bayou Circle. There is something for everyone.

U.S. Highway 90 (Beach Boulevard), I-10 and Mississippi Highways 15 and 67 as well as Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, makes Gulfport real estate an attractive option for residences as well as businesses. The cities of New Orleans, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; Mobile, Alabama and Jacksonville, Florida are easily accessible. In addition, the area is served by two excellent public school systems, Gulfport School District and the Harrison County School District. Institutes of higher learning located in Gulfport include William Carey College, a private Baptist college and the Jefferson Davis Campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Gulfport is a tourist destination in part due to the miles of beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. They provide recreation practically year round as a result of the subtropical climate. Additionally, the location of several casinos and popular annual events, such as Cruisin’ the Coast, which is a weeklong classic car event, make this area a highly desirable spot for tourists to visit. There are approximately 150 golf courses located in the area and Gulf Islands Water Park is the largest water park on the coast. This fun-filled attraction includes an island theme and miles of slides.

Within the city there are 34 parks providing a number of recreational possibilities. The Gulfport Sportsplex, located near I-10, is a 250-acre multi-purpose recreational park. There are many shopping venues, from small locally owned shops and boutiques to well known retail stores located throughout the city. Malls and factory outlets, antique stores and restaurants, many featuring local seafood, are enjoyed by residents and tourists. Choosing Gulfport real estate will provide residents with a diverse selection of activities as well as beautiful homes in a variety of settings.

 

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