Despite its name the Little Rock Air Force Base, home of the 19th Airlift Wing, is located 15 minutes north of Little Rock in the city of Jacksonville. With the base's centralized location, there are many off-base housing options that are just a few minutes away in neighboring cities. If you are looking to buy a home while commuting to the base, consider these cities as you start your search.
The city of Cabot is praised for its award-winning schools, newer homes, and laid back community. Cabot is getting a state of the art hospital this year and many new subdivisions. In fact, an affordable and well known local builder, Rausch Coleman, has started developing homes for sale in Greystone Cabot. To read more about the city of Cabot and learn why people say it has, "the best in family living and quality of life," visit my Homes for Sale in Cabot AR page.
Sherwood is nestled between North Little Rock and Jacksonville. The city prides itself on its location to the amenities that Little Rock has to offer as well as offering spacious lots and more remote style living. With an average home price of $184,000, homes for sale in Sherwood AR fit almost every need. First-time home buyers to large families are considering life in Sherwood sue to its affordability and access to amenities.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas's capital city is a great option for those who want to be close to everything there is to do. Although it is the farthest option of the three to the air force base, commute time is still under 20 minutes. Little Rock has a wide range of local and national retailers and restaurants within the city. Due to the fact that Little Rock is the capital and the largest city in Arkansas, homes for sale in Little Rock AR tend to have average sized 1/4 to 1/2 acre lots. If you are looking for more acreage near the base, check out either Cabot or Sherwood.