Communities in Southcentral Alaska

Information about the communities surrounding Anchorage

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There’s no place like home – especially when it has all the space and details of Briarcliff Townhomes in Anchorage. This condominium community boasts friendly neighbors and homes with plenty of light and space.

Though there are streets in Anchorage called Briarcliff, the townhouses in this association are found on Briar Loop Drive as well as Bridgestone and Blackburn courts. You can find the entrance to this neighborhood off of Merlin Loop, which can be found off Old Seward Highway.

Each of the more than 50 units in this community has roughly 1350 square feet spread over two floors, not including the space taken by attached double garages. Homes have two different floor plans, though both feature three bedrooms.

 The “Retreat” floor plan

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Anchorage as seen from the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

If you’re looking for a luxury lifestyle on the west side of Anchorage, you don’t need to look any further than Atwood Estates. Though the neighborhood itself is quite small, comprising of properties along two short streets in the community of Turnagain, the homes here are anything but.

Atwood Estates can be found along Bob Atwood Way and Evangeline Lane, along with the corner at Bob Atwood Circle. The area is best known for the Atwood Mansion, home of Robert Atwood, a local publisher and editor. The mansion itself has a classic appearance while homes in the Atwood Estates are significantly more modern, though just as luxurious (if not more so). Vacant plots of land are still available for anyone wanted to build their dream home in this incredible

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What started as a planned agricultural community in 1935, has turned into one of Anchorage’s most intriguing suburbs. Farming persists today throughout the Mat-SuValley, but Palmer may just be the most picturesque city in the bunch.

Palmer covers slightly less than 3.75 square miles and is home to approximately 6400 residents. Downtown, the city radiates the charm of the 1930s when the city sprang into being. And yet, the surrounding community looks a scene from an Alpine postcard.

While there are a few older properties, much of Palmer has sprung up over the past few decades with many homes completed in the last ten. Land is also still available for those looking to build their dream homes.

The median price for existing homes falls near the

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