If you love the idea of living and working in Greenville, North Carolina, then you might be interested in living in Ayden, North Carolina. With a short commute north, through Winterville, Ayden, NC isn’t too far from Greenville.
Greenville, NC real estate can be a bit pricy. For some people, the expenses, traffic, and hustle and bustle of city life is just too much. For many, owning a piece of Ayden real estate is the practical answer.
A small town with a population of 5,000, Ayden, North Carolina is an ideal place to for many people in the Greenville Metropolitan Area. It may just have a mere 2.3 square miles. But, that doesn’t diminish the town at all in the eyes of residents.
Residents of Ayden, NC love their town for its vibrant community. After all, it’s in the town’s motto (“A Vibrant Community… With Hometown Charm”)! Especially popular with residents is the annual Ayden Collard Festival, traditionally held the week after Labor Day. The event was first held in 1975, featuring a parade, rides, games, food, live music, and the ever-popular crowning of the Collard Queen. However, today they simply call her ‘Miss Ayden’!
Ayden real estate owners are proud of the town’s strong school system. Also, opportunities for higher education aren’t too far away. East Carolina University is located in nearby downtown Greenville. But, for residents who want something even closer, Pitt Community College is a short 14-minute long drive.
Education opportunities aren’t the only things convenient to Ayden real estate owners. With Greenville, NC a short drive away, many Ayden residents choose to commute to work in Greenville. Greenville has recently been recognized by Forbes Magazine as a top ten, nationally ranked “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.” In 2010, the magazine ranked Greenville number 24 in mid-city business growth and development.
A large part of the growth and business opportunity in Greenville can be attributed to the development of Vidant Health and East Carolina University. Many of Ayden’s thousands of residents commute into Greenville during the week to work at one of these two places.
So, if owning a piece of Ayden real estate just a little south of Greenville sounds appealing to you, then why not start your search with us today? Our Greenville, NC real estate experts know the Ayden market inside and out. Let us help you find your new home in Ayden!