A big, roomy backyard where your kids can play and you can breathe? The pipe dream for city dwellers longing for more space than their fifth-floor walkups is a reality for residents of Vancleave.
Located north of Gautier right next to the Pascagoula River, Vancleave is the epitome of true country living. Properties are widely spaced, allowing for expansive backyards.
Few of the national food chains are represented in Vancleave, giving residents the unexpected bonus of buying local and living sustainably. Quaint mom-and-pop stores can be found all over town.
With big-city amenities just a quick drive to bigger towns nearby, Vancleave is ready to offer residents the best of both worlds.
- While Vancleave is one of the largest towns on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, with a total area of over 44 square miles, it has a population of only 5,000 residents.
- The median household income is higher than the state average by 25 %.
- Vancleave is served by the Jackson Country School District, which is rated in the top 10 % of school districts in Mississippi.
- Vancleave was originally known as Bluff Creek. It was renamed after a merchant, Robert A. Van Cleave, established a trade post in the town.
- The food is a definite attraction, with out-of-towners visiting to sample Vancleave’s famous barbecue and discovering the town’s awesome pulled pork sandwiches.
- American country music singer and songwriter, Paul Overstreet, famous for writing hit singles for Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, Keith Whitley, The Judds, and Kenny Chesney was born in Vancleave, Mississippi.
Homes for Sale in Vancleave
If it’s peace and quiet you’re looking for, Vancleave fits the bill. With lots of surrounding trees, the neighborhood is serene and hushed – the perfect retreat after a day out in the urban jungle.
Single-family homes with 2-4 bedrooms sit on lots that range from 0.5 to a little less than 7 acres. Empty lots are also available starting at nearly 6 acres.
Contact the real estate professionals at Coldwell Banker Smith Homes to know more about the properties available in Vancleave.
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