South Anchorage Real Estate
When most Alaskans dream of their ideal lifestyle it blends urban conveniences and unparalleled outdoor access. Getting the best of both worlds, enjoying city life and the Alaskan Wilderness, is often unattainable. For residents of Anchorage this is not only achievable, but a requirement when choosing an area of town to call home. South Anchorage is a very accessible portion of the city, with a large appeal to outdoor enthusiasts. This area features a great deal of gorgeous coastline and a large portion of the Anchorage housing market. “South Anchorage” is roughly comprised of the many neighborhoods between Raspberry Road and Klatt Road, and west of the Anchorage Hillside. Homes and property here are typically at the higher end of the price range, but in truth there are several options for any budget. Most of Anchorage’s biggest subdivisions are located in South Anchorage, with new construction continually being built to meet demand. There is a balanced mix of condominiums and single family homes with a variety of locations for buyer’s looking at particular neighborhoods.
The geography of South Anchorage is what is so unique in Alaska. Running alongside the coast, it is expansive, mostly flat and home to most of Anchorage’s float plane lakes. Journey towards the coast to find Anchorage’s premier park, “Kincaid”. This massive 1,516 acre park has 60 Kilometers of trails for biking, running, and skiing. Also host to sledding, biathlon, motocross, soccer, archery, disc golf, and multitudes of community events, its safe to say this is one of Anchorage’s greatest attractions. Travel down to the coastal trail, which runs all the way Downtown, or admire some of the best mountain views in Alaska from Point Woronzof. However, if sports and recreation aren’t a priority, South Anchorage has fine dining, several large shopping centers, and more than enough coffee shops to keep warm through winter. Quick access to the Seward Highway makes fishing trips to Kenai or hitting the slopes in Girdwood very easy. The wonderful blend of access to Alaska’s best features might make South Anchorage the right place for you.