Elkins Real Estate
Although it’s a small Ozark Mountain City today, Elkins is growing in leaps and bounds. Currently the third fastest growing city in Arkansas, Elkins is an increasingly popular real estate market for those looking to buy a home where natural beauty, rich heritage and community spirit combine to make an excellent quality of life.
Located in Washington County, nine miles southeast of Fayetteville and 160 miles northwest of Little Rock, Elkins is a thriving city that is attracting young professional families who work in neighboring cities but enjoy playing in northwest Arkansas’ natural attractions. Featuring two tributaries of the White River flowing through it, Elkins residents enjoy canoeing, swimming, fishing or spending free time in the Ozark National Forest and the Ozark Highland Trail. As the entrance to the historic “Pig Trail,” Elkins sees a flow of Arkansas Razorback faithful make their trip from central Arkansas to see University of Arkansas teams compete in Fayetteville.
But Elkins isn’t just a place to pass through. The city has maintained its heritage and its small town ambiance while continually providing modern amenities and cultural attractions to both residents and visitors alike. Elkin’s restaurants offer everything from chain store menus to smaller cafes where neighbors meet for lunch and families bond over delicious dinners. Shopping options in Elkins continue to expand as the city is attracting and creating new businesses every day, attracted by the low cost of operation in the city. Local events and festivals include the popular “4th On The River Celebration” and “Hometown Christmas” that attract visitors and residents to enjoy crafts, music, terrific food and fellowship.
Housing in Elkins is very affordable and are available in new developments or established neighborhoods. From starter homes for new families, move up homes and much more, you are sure to find the right home for your needs in one of the quiet and safe neighborhoods where children can still play in safety. Combined with the lowest crime rate in all of Northwest Arkansas, and Elkins continues to attract families who enjoy the peace of living in a city which prides itself in the success of its residents.