Gulfport Real Estate
Gulfport is the second largest city in the State of Mississippi. The City is a major hub of commercial and business activity on the Coast. Gulfport is also home to large stretches of beachfront property, several golf courses and newly restored Jefferson Park and marina. It is a pleasant balance between downtown business activity and recreational vacation fun.
The housing in Gulfport is equally diverse. Older classic homes are clustered near the beachfront and “Old Gulfport” area while newer subdivisions have sprung up in the northern parts of the City along with a few condos along the beach. Some of the most popular sections of the city include: Orange Grove, an older established subdivision close to the business corridor of Hwy 49; Bayou View with a mix of smaller cottages and large homes along the water this neighborhood is popular due to its proximity to both the beach and business as well as its excellent school system.
With so much to do, Gulfport is a prime tourist destination with miles of beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the location of several casinos and popular annual events, such as Cruisin’ the Coast, which is a weeklong classic car event, make this area a highly desirable spot for tourists to visit. There are approximately 150 golf courses located in the area and Gulf Islands Water Park is the largest water park on the coast. Most of the these activities are available year round thanks to the sub-tropical climate of the region.
Within the city there are 34 parks providing a number of recreational possibilities. The Gulfport Sportsplex, located near I-10, is a 250-acre multi-purpose recreational park. There are many shopping venues, from small locally owned shops and boutiques to well known retail stores located throughout the city. Malls and factory outlets, antique stores and restaurants, many featuring local seafood, are enjoyed by residents and tourists. Choosing Gulfport real estate will provide residents with a diverse selection of activities as well as beautiful homes in a variety of settings.