One of my favorite pastimes is driving around town and looking at the different characteristics of various neighborhoods in and around the Fayetteville community.   I am always struck by the many beautiful subdivisions there are to see.  One, in particular, stands out in my mind, perhaps because while trying to avoid some of the more heavily traveled roads, I frequently “cut thru”  on my way to business.   The reason this neighborhood stands out to me has a lot to do with its unmistakable charm and appeal. Whether it’s the fall of the year when the foliage that line the wide, clean, streets gleam with blazing reds and bright golds, or the spring of the year when the azaleas, dogwoods, and wisteria are full and lush with an amazing display of beautiful colors, this neighborhood does not disappoint.  During the winter, for instance, following the first major snow of the year, I drove through and found that it was remarkably beautiful. The pristine and peaceful streets reminded me of a lovely Currier and Ives Christmas card.

 Needless to say, I think this neighborhood is a great place to live.  It is an established community with homes built on large lots.  Each home seems to have its own distinct character regardless of age or size.  Some of the homes are on large sloping lots that seem to extend forever, while others are nestled in a peaceful cul-de-sac.  No two homes appear to be alike. The styles are as varied as the street names, ranging from one and a half story Cape Cods, Colonial style, traditional two-story homes, sprawling ranchers ( so popular in the 60′s and 70′s, California style, flat-roof contemporary styles, and even the popular “big box” Craftsman style.  Although there are no sidewalks (only downside), I see people walking and jogging all the time.  This neighborhood’s proximity to everything is a major plus  …… Now, why, you ask, do I write about this particular neighborhood?   Well, here’s the answer,  I know a great place to live when I see it and Fayetteville has a lot of great places to live.  So, call me and I will be happy to let you know where they are……