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front Carol Estates homeCarol Estates is in the NE side of Gainesville.

This area has many older homes ranging in age from early 1950’s to 1970’s. They range mainly in square foot from just under 1000 to about 2500.  Most of these homes are made of concrete block or cinder block. They have a standard ranch style and usually do not have a split bedroom plan.

Many will have a wood burning fireplace, larger back yards, and usually the kitchens need work – expect older appliances.

bathroom Carol Estates homeThe bathrooms will have that vintage blue, green, or pink tile from the 50’s and a nice cast iron tub.

The neighborhood has a “live and let live” attitude. This is an older part of Gainesville, with that older neighborhood charm. There are no home owner associations that are active here.

You are a short distance to UF and Wards grocery store is nearby. In the mature azaleas are gorgeous every spring.  There are many quaint deli’s and diners scattered throughout the NE area of Gainesville, offering that down home feel, and you are close to downtown Gainesville.

The Thomas Center is nearby, hosting various events throughout the year, including street fairs, arts and craft shows, and a variety of musicians.

Looking for a great buy?

At the moment there are 14 homes for sale in the area. Of the 14, 9 are either bank owned or selling as a short sale. The other 6 homes are priced competitively and these will close quicker because there would be no waiting for the bank to respond. The average asking price for these homes is $60/square foot.

These homes can be great if you want to spend a little money to modernize them. They are selling at very reasonable prices – the last 3 sales averaged $45/square foot.

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