Choosing where you buy a home is a big decision. Whether you’re just starting a family or looking to relocate with an empty nest, you want to live somewhere that meets your expectations in all qualities of your life. The city of Collierville is growing in the right direction, and has exactly what you’re looking for, no matter what stage of life you’re in! Judy McLellan and the JudyMac team have put together a guide of four reasons to choose Collierville to put down your roots!
The city of Collierville was recently recognized as one of the most desirable communities in the country to live, work, and learn. With a growing selection of boutique and corporate businesses, award winning schools, and expansive green space, it’s not hard to see why we love this city so much! Keep reading to find out why we think you will, too!
As a city with over 150 years of rich history, Collierville combines the best of both worlds, giving you a small-town feel with big-time business opportunities. Parents will be pleased with the exceptional education available throughout the city, from elementary school all the way through college. That, along with a higher than average median household income is enough to give newly weds and new parents a sense of security.
Collierville is also a great community for those who are already well established and are looking for a calm, welcoming environment to settle down. In 2016, the city was listed as the fourth safest in the state of Tennessee, with the chance of property crime at less than 2%. You can always feel safe and secure at your Collierville home.
Collierville is the perfect combination of small-town living and big-city life. Located just minutes away from all of the best attractions Memphis has to offer, there is a unique character that you can’t find anywhere else. Not to mention the variety of attractions in the city itself! Collierville was named by the White House as one of the nation’s Preserve America communities. To preserve the beautiful natural history of Collierville, the town manages over 800 acres of parkland, over 30 athletic fields and tennis courts, two miles of Greenbelt trails, and more!
The history of the city has been protected and celebrated, providing a sense of community like no other. The historic Collierville Town Square has been designated as one of only 24 Certified Tennessee Main Street Communities. With so much history and personality throughout the entirety of the city, there is something for everyone to fall in love with in Collierville.
Economic Growth & Education
Economic growth and a thriving community go hand-in-hand. When you choose Collierville, you’ll find a community of booming businesses and supportive neighbors. The Memphis metropolitan area is not only a major transportation hub, it is home to the corporate headquarters of FedEx, AutoZone, International Paper, and Service Master. This access to a large, educated labor market is one of the city’s greatest strengths. Collierville is conveniently located near Memphis’ expansive highway network, so you’ll have an easy commute, whether you work on Poplar Avenue or Main Street!
Access to education is so important when choosing where to put down roots. The quality of the schools your child attends matters, and you can’t do better than Collierville. With a 90%+ graduation rate and an average ACT score of 24.1, students receive a well-rounded education from elementary school through high school – which happens to be the largest public school in the state, educating over 3,000 students.
Something for Everyone
The exceptional education and employment opportunities throughout Collierville are enough to catch anyone’s eye. However, with over 800 acres of park land, a historic and thriving town square, and all the best of Memphis just minutes away, there really is something for everyone! Nearby attractions include:
- The Mississippi River waterfront
- Memphis Zoo, ranked among the top 10 in the nation
- National Civil Rights Museum
- Memphis Botanic Gardens
- And so many more!
If you prefer to get active, you can always find what you’re looking for. With over 30 athletic fields available throughout the city, Collierville is home to recreational athletic leagues for everything from basketball to cricket! No matter if you enjoy a peaceful afternoon at the park or exploring historical landmarks, you’ll always have something to do in Collierville.
The JudyMac Team is Here to Help You Find Your Collierville Home
There’s no doubt we love this city and after exploring these four reasons to choose Collierville, it’s not hard to see why! With so much to offer in the areas of economic growth and access to education, along with the welcoming communities and rich history, the city of Collierville really is the whole package. Our team will work with you and your lender to help you find a home you love for an affordable price!
When you choose Collierville, you’ll find a community that is welcoming and collaborative, always striving to be a place you can feel proud to call home.
We would love to help you find your home in Collierville. Judy McLellan and the JudyMac Team of Crye-Leike Realtors have the expertise, skills, and professionalism to handle your real estate needs. Contact our team today to find out more about all we have to offer!