Moving to a new city, or even moving to a different side of the city you currently live in can be a daunting event. However, if you do a bit of research into the communities that you can choose from in which to buy your new home or build your own, it doesn’t have to be scary. We have compiled a shortlist of the five best places to move to or build in the Columbus, Georgia area. 

 

Hart Preserve

If you are a young family looking to buy a new home or build your own this is the community for you. Hart Preserve is situated just north of Columbus, Georgia. It is located near some of the highest rated elementary schools in Columbus like Britt David Magnet Academy and North Columbus Elementary School. If you are looking for fun things to do with the family on weekends, you can drive into town to Columbus Corner Bakery and then walk to Heath Park for a relaxing afternoon. If you want to get your family into the great outdoors, Blanton Creek Campground is a convenient 15 minute drive away. 

 

With a spacious terrain prime for building, Hart Preserve is the ideal location for building a new home to fit your growing family. Choose a three bedroom one and a half bath or even a four bedroom 3 bath floor-plan and you are sure to be pleased.

 

 

Winding Lake

Being deemed one of the best places to retire in the nation, Columbus has a lot to offer retirees and Winding lake is one of the best communities near the Fountain City to settle down. With many wooded lots to choose from you are sure to find your perfect place of retirement in your new dream home. One of the greatest pleasures for retirees is entertaining family and friends for days on end. At Winding Lake spend your Saturday afternoons with the grandkids on the water swimming, fishing, and cooking out. Lake Williams and Lake Harding are mere minutes away and on Sunday mornings you can take part in fellowship and worship with one of the several churches located in the area.

 

Choose from one of Hughston Homes’ floor-plans to cater to your retirement dreams of “Sleepover at Grandma’s.” Plans like our four bedroom three bath at 2,300 square feet are perfect for building a new home for retirement.

 

Choose from one of Hughston Homes’ floor-plans to cater to your retirement dreams of 'Sleepover at Grandma’s.' Plans like our four bedroom three bath at 2,300 square feet are perfect for building a new home for retirement.

Oak Hill

Oak Hill is outside of the cityscape of Columbus and is only a twenty minute drive from Ft. Benning Military Base making it the perfect community for military families or those wanting to be a bit further from city life to buy or even build a new home in. Oak Hill has immense opportunity for development. So, when you are looking to build your dream home, this is the place to do it.

 

Phenix City

This sister city of Columbus, Georgia sits on the other side of the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Phenix City is a culturally diverse part of the area and family friendly. If you want to spend a night in the “big city” over the river, it is as easy as five minutes in the car over the Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe Bridge or you can take a leisurely stroll over the recently preserved walking bridge, The 14th Street Bridge.

Buying or building in Columbus, Georgia is just a click and a call away. With so many great communities to choose from there is little reason to hesitate in taking action!

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