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Five Reasons Buying a Home in Auburn, Alabama is a Good Idea.
August 26, 2022

Five Reasons Buying a Home in Auburn, Alabama is a Good Idea.

If you’re looking for a place to settle down and call home, don’t skip over Auburn, Alabama. This boutique town where southern hospitality meets rooted traditions, is a friendly place that is safe for families, young people, and retirees. It doesn’t matter if you’re a foodie, golfer, or shopaholic…there’s a spot for you.

Harris Doyle Homes is currently building in eight different communities in the area, making Auburn, Alabama a great potential place for a new construction home!

Auburn, Alabama is a Golfers Dream

If you enjoy a good round of golf, Auburn has more than a few courses to offer. You can even live right on a few of the top courses. 

Moore’s Mill Golf Club:Down the road from The Townes at Moore’s Mill, one of Harris Doyle’s hot selling communities, you can book a tee time at one of Auburn’s most elite golf courses. This private club features 18-holes and a practice facility. With almost 7,000 yards of course, all ages and skillsets are welcome.

The Auburn University Club: The AU Club is not only a golf course, but a new home community. Harris Doyle is proud to say we’re currently building in the Shadow CreekOakmont, and Club Creek communities. We offer townhomes and single-family homes in various prices, square footages, and locations in the AU Club.  This championship course also offers a clubhouse, restaurant, and pool. What more could you want?

Indian Pines: This public golf course is a par 70 measuring 6,310 yards and is the home course of the Auburn High School Tigers golf team. Keep an eye on their events schedule, so you don’t miss the chance to play in multiple tournaments throughout the year. If golf isn’t your sport yet…sign up for golf lessons from the two golf pros on staff. Finally, don’t forget to check out the golf shop before you tee off!

Auburn, Alabama Offers Shopping for All Ages and Styles

If shopping until you drop is your favorite hobby, then Auburn is the town for you. The Auburn Mall is centrally located and hosts stores such as American Eagle, The Maker and The Merchant, and The Mint Julep Boutique. Downtown Auburn is home to multiple boutiques, bookstores, and menswear shops. If you’re willing to travel into Opelika, you’ll find awesome shopping at Tiger Town as well. Target, Dicks Sporting Goods, and Palmetto Moon are a few stores we definitely recommend. 

Auburn Art: Auburn Art presents an assortment of Auburn collectables and gifts. Their framed artwork of Auburn landmarks and football games are stunning and capture the Auburn spirit. You can also find pottery, serving pieces, and jewelry. Stop in on gameday for tailgate essentials. Do not forget your Toomer Lemonade scented candle!

Behind the Glass: This is the place for popular labels like Free People, Blue Bird, and Steve Madden. They have created their own fashion and lifestyle brand that fits the Auburn culture. You can find all the latest fashion trends plus cute jewelry, shoes, and gifts. 

The Potting Shed: Located on Highway 280, near our Farmville Lakes community, sits The Potting Shed. They offer house plants and landscaping plants, along with garden supplies and pots. Most products are locally sourced and chosen by two Auburn University graduates. This locally owned shop is the most excellent place to purchase your horticultural wants and inquire about al your gardening needs. 

Foodie Finds in Auburn, Alabama

Auburn is home to some of the best eateries you’ll find in Alabama. The food scene offers everything a foodie could want and is always growing. We can guarantee you’ll always find exactly what you’re craving while you’re here. 

Acre:In the heart of downtown Auburn, you will find Acre. Its architectural design is just as unique as the food that is served. Chef David Bancroft is known for his delicious eats and charming restaurants in the town. The food at Acre is modern, but with a southern twist and home-grown ingredients. 

Byron’s Smokehouse: If you’re looking for a home cooked breakfast, Byron’s is the place for you. A short drive from The Mill, you’ll find every meat you can imagine, plus sides such as eggs, grits, and potatoes. If you’re feeling BBQ for lunch, stop in, and don’t forget to try the Brunswich Stew. The sweet tea here is just like your mama makes it…

Pannie-Georges Kitchen: Located on the edge of town, near the Mimms Trail community,  is Pannie-Georges Kitchen. They are opened all week long, but the line will be long on Sunday after Church. The food is served cafeteria style, with indoor and outdoor seating. They are known for their fried chicken and Kool Aid, but the beef tips and rice put up a good fight for the best dish. Keep in mind, the choices change daily. 

Fun Things to Do in Auburn, Alabama 

If having fun is the top item on your to-do list, you won’t be disappointed with your options in Auburn. From hiking at Chewacla State Park to throwing axes at Blade and Barrel Axe Co., you’ll never be bored. 

Auburn Candle Company: Looking for a fun girl’s night activity?? Stop by Auburn Candle Company in downtown to create the perfect scent for you. Instructors will teach you how to pour your own candle while sipping your drink of choice. The premade candles are great and come in eighty different scents. 

Good Times: If you’re planning a family or friend’s night, check out Good Times first. This isn’t your normal bowling alley. If you’re tired of bowling strikes, try your hand at the thirty arcade games or chow down on some great food. Pizza, burgers, and wings are a few things you’ll find on the menu, along with a full bar. If you’re feeling bored with those options, the two escape rooms are sure to keep you busy. 

Town Creek Park: Ten minutes from our Brentwood community, the city of Auburn is getting a new park! There will be a 60,000-plus square foot playground sure to meet all your kid’s needs. The park is designed for all ages and abilities, with parallel play components, playground and fitness equipment, and sensory components. All sections of the community playground will be ADA-compliant and covered with poured rubber. 

Community Amenities: Harris Doyle communities are known for their remarkable amenities. Woodward Oaks features an advanced community pool and clubhouse, as well as a fitness facility. Versatile trails run throughout the neighborhood, making it the ultimate new home community for the devoted runner, cyclist or for anyone that appreciate the open air. Farmville Lakes boasts a stocked fishing pond for the fisherman in the community or anyone that enjoys kayaking. 

Interested in purchasing a new construction home in Auburn, Alabama?

The loveliest village on the plains possesses the top places to golf, dine, shop, and play. It’s no secret that the town is filled with fun activities for all ages and stages of life. The school system is elite, making Auburn a great city to raise your family.  If Auburn sounds like the perfect place for you and your household, let Harris Doyle help you find a new home. 

We are a prominent residential developer and home builder in the Auburn area. We are known for our energetic team that works endlessly to deliver the finest customer experience. Our homes are constructed fit all lives and buyers, while making the trip to the closing table straightforward, exhilarating, and exceptional. 

If your contemplating buying a home in Auburn, we urge you to reach out to Kristie, Kristie.Cotter@harrisdoyle.com or 205.307.5366, and see what Harris Doyle has to offer.

For more information on purchasing a new home in Auburn, Alabama, please visit: https://harrisdoyle.com/homes/auburn




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