When looking for an affordable home in Northwest Arkansas that offers great demographics and is close for commuting to work, don’t overlook the great small town of Pea Ridge, Arkansas! Great schools, community activities, shopping and convenience to Bentonville and Rogers are just a few of the reasons you have to check out this town!
The housing market in Pea Ridge continues to climb, and you can get more bang for your buck by choosing a home in Pea Ridge instead of more expensive cities. You’re close enough for a quick 20-minute commute to either Bentonville or Rogers, yet can take advantage of a lower mortgage payment for a comparably sized home! The median list price for a home in Pea Ridge is about $106,000 compared to $229,900 in Bentonville, $145,000 in North Rogers and $137,000 for Bella Vista. Crime rates are quite low for Pea Ridge (1.71% compared to 3.96% for other areas of Benton County). Violent crime rates are even lower.
Regarding education opportunities, Pea Ridge School District earns some top honors. There are several preschools in town, and primary through high school students tend to score above average for state and national levels in regard to proficiency exams. In fact, the high school is ranked #6 in the entire state! For those looking for higher education opportunities, NorthWest Arkansas Community College is a short drive away in Bentonville while Crowder College has opened a satellite campus just north of the state line above Bella Vista (an easy commute).
There’s a neighborhood market, several pizzerias including a major chain, restaurants and shopping in town or you take the short drive to Bentonville and Rogers to enjoy larger mall shopping, museums and events such as concerts, festivals and fairs. The community hosts several events each year in downtown Pea Ridge.
The Burnett Real Estate Team has three homes currently listed in the brand new Patterson Place subdivision in Pea Ridge that outshine other homes that are of similar size located in nearby Bentonville and Rogers when it comes to the quality and attention to detail compared to current pricing. For the prospective home buyer who is looking for all the bells and whistles of a mid to luxury home at a more affordable price, these are worth taking the drive to Pea Ridge to see! Imagine a beautiful 4-bedroom home for under $150,000!
You won’t find another home in Bentonville or Rogers with these types of upgrades anywhere near these prices. Of course there are homes at the same price points but you have to compare apples to apples – a small cookie-cutter kitchen with a few standard cabinets and no storage just doesn’t compare to these gourmet kitchens with lots of extra features!
These brand new construction houses feature security systems, central vacuum, fireplace with gas logs, ceramic tile, hardwood floor and carpeting, ceiling fans, walk-in closets and energy-efficient appliances. You have to see the gorgeous walk-in shower and jetted tub in the master bathroom.
The chef will appreciate all the kitchen has to offer! Granite counter tops and under cabinet lighting are just two of the upgraded features in the kitchen. There’s plenty of storage space in these homes as the builder really gave attention to detail with walk-in closets that already have built-in storage. There a garbage disposal and pass thru window, as well as a bar space for serving up meals for family and friends.
Homes, like this one at 705 Blair in Pea Ridge, are hard to find with these upgrades for these prices. There are five homes currently listed in the Patterson Place subdivision with great craftsmanship and value. Give us a call today at 479-657-6642 to schedule a personal tour today, and let us introduce you to one of the best Smalltown U.S.A. towns in Arkansas – beautiful Pea Ridge!