If you’d like to live inside of the Memphis loop and close to downtown, you should consider East Memphis. Residents enjoy a laid back suburban lifestyle with the convenience of being close to the interstate highway system. Plus, with its central location within Memphis, you can get to just about anywhere you’re going in only 20 minutes. It has very easy access to Poplar Avenue shopping too. Some of the favorite stops are Whole Foods, the movie theatre, and Home Depot. You can also find Kroger’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom Rack, Dillard’s, and almost whatever else you need. Having a quick drive to groceries is a big attraction for folks in East Memphis.
Some of the more well-known neighborhoods and informal subdivisions are
- Chickasaw Gardens
- Old Binghamton
- High Point Terrace
- Red Acres
- East Buntyn
- St Nick
- White Station
- Richland Acres
- Colonial Acres
- Orange Mound
- Belle Meade
- The Village
- Normandy Meadows
We’ll go over some locations and features many of our clients are interested in below. Just as with any area, the price of the home depends on the size and location. For East Memphis, real estate, prices for a three-bedroom two-bathroom single-family home can range from the mid $200,000’s to $600,000’s and higher.
Appreciating East Memphis
Since 2014 the home prices in East Memphis have steadily increased making this area an excellent investment.
As you tour the area, you’ll be impressed by the impeccably kept yards, beautifully classic home designs, and larger lots.
There are several private and neighborhood public schools nearby.
You can find out more on the Memphis School Guide website.
Historic Chickasaw Gardens
Chickasaw Gardens is one of the oldest and most historic areas of Memphis.
All residents are part of the Chickasaw Gardens Homeowners Association.
This tree-lined neighborhood consists of larger estates surrounded by a canopy of shade trees, and beautiful common areas for its residents.
This is a family-friendly neighborhood where residents become lifelong friends.
The average home is priced in the mid $300s to $800s. Many of the homes are two-stories on quarter-acre lots.
Friendly Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove is prominent because it’s a corridor street connecting the city.
This is a family and dog-friendly community with residents of all ages, including singles, couples, growing families, and retirees.
The homes are larger here, with many having four and five bedrooms.
Shoppers For East Memphis Homes Can Find:
- Hardwood floors
- Large fireplaces
- Gourmet kitchens
- Formal dining rooms
- Spacious floor plans
- Large garages, many with workshops
- Outdoor covered areas
Beautifully Luxurious Shady Grove
Shady Grove is just like it sounds, beautiful tree-lined streets with a grove of luxury homes.
The houses in these areas are some of the larger and more expensive in East Memphis.
You’ll find a variety of architecture from majestic two-story brick to a modern single story.
East Memphis Real Estate – Prime Features Include:
- High ceilings with large windows
- Beautiful gourmet chef kitchens with pantries
- Open floor plans as well as private spaces
- Expansive master suites
- Rich hardwood flooring throughout
- Multiple fireplaces
- Built-in swimming pools
- Outdoor entertainment areas
Classic Two-Story Homes
East Memphis real estate offers many two-story homes of traditional designs.
You’ll see shudders, columns, and some built with brick.
Color schemes tend to be conservative and range from pastels, tans, blues, grays, and greens.
Homes prices vary from the mid $300,000s to over $800,000s. So if you’re looking for a classic architecture that offers timeless design, take a nice drive or stroll through the neighborhoods.
University of Memphis Area Homes
If you’re dreaming about purchasing a beautiful single-family home, check out the University of Memphis area which includes Sherwood Forest and Normal Station.
Residents enjoy large lots and classic architecture with modern interiors.
This area, like the other neighborhoods above, has appreciated over the last several years.
East Memphis Real Estate offers beauty and a sound investment.
If you’d like to see what East Memphis real estate has to offer, the local professionals at Captain & Co. are here to serve you. We can show you homes on the market and let you know what may be for sale soon. Whether you’re ready to make a move now, or if you’d just like information about the area, contact Captain & Co.