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August 1, 2019

A Little Piece Of Paradise

With beautiful communities like Waveland, Biloxi, Ocean Springs, Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Long Beach, Diamondhead, and Gulfport, building a custom home opens up a host of possibilities. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has a wide range of coastal styles. Not just in nature but in the gorgeous architecture and design of its homes.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a place that transcends the traditional south but still adheres to her pride and charms. There is a high quality of life without the high cost of living that’s associated with other water-front communities. Each of these coastal towns shares the charm and history that exemplifies Southern living while carrying its own personality and attractions. With fantastic opportunities to find the home of your dreams, each town offers a wide array of house sizes and price ranges. Even building your dream home is affordable, and the view is just as spectacular.

Towns like Biloxi are a perfect representation of Southern charm that offers a historical look with its buildings and structures. If you’re an artist or into art, Ocean Springs has fast become a hotbed for the arts with an array of art galleries and festivals to whet your artistic appetite. But, if its tranquility you’re after, Pass Christian and her beach community will stun you with columned mansions and a traditional vibe of Southern life. For a pleasant mix of old and new, check out Gulfport as it is home to numerous parks and many areas of recreation.

Activities and Outdoor Adventures – The Mississippi Gulf Coast is known as the Secret Coast. There are many amazing activities indoors and out. We have the most beautiful natural environments to explore. The most defining feature of the Gulf Coast is the water. With events like boating, cruising, and watching the sunsets being a few, your taste of adventure or even peace will easily be satiated. If your main focus is peace, the waters along the Mississippi Sound are refreshingly still and offer tranquility unmatched by other areas. This is mostly to thanks to the numerous barrier islands that stretch along the southern border. Do you like dolphins? This area is also one of the best spots in the world to dolphin watch.

Outside of the beaches, Gulf Islands Natural Seashore offers the largest natural park that encompasses the barrier islands. It hosts activities like snorkeling, hiking, birdwatching, fishing, and many more.

A Foodie’s Paradise – With an array of seafood restaurants that at the very least are legendary, you can have your fill of fantastic seafood. This region alone supplies the country with at least 70% of the nation’s oysters and domestic shrimp. If the sumptuous seafood isn’t enough, classic Southern Cuisine like roast beef Po’ boys and barbecues are in abundance.

Other Attractions – Along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, there are over a dozen casinos tucked away in 4-5 resorts with dining, shopping, entertainment and most of all, upscale lodging. If you need to slow it down, play a round of golf on courses designed by golf pro legends like Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer.

Moving to the Mississippi Gulf Coast can be a dream come true for people of any age. Whether you’re starting a new job, need a fresh start, or seeking that perfect place to retire in, the Gulf Coast can delight your senses and offer you a wonderful life full of adventure and challenge. Building your custom home here will also add stability and provide a foundation for joy for you and your family.

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