With new construction on the rise, comes new neighborhoods and of course, new communities. So whether you’re a couple looking to relocate to Mississippi, a retiree looking to move to MS or a family looking to move to MS. I’m going to break down the best up and coming neighborhoods you should consider in the Central MS area.


First up is WaterPointe located in Flowood, MS. WaterPointe is a brand new neighborhood development located adjacent to Dogwood Festival Market and will cover approximately 230 acres. Once completed, WaterPointe will house 184 single family homes and townhomes, luxury lofts and Mississippis first P. Allen Smith inspired assisted living community. Future amenities will include two wharf style restaurants, pool, walking and biking paths, parks, a town square, and a waterfront event area overlooking the 34 acre lake. Retail and office space will also have some space carved out so Waterpointe will be a one stop shop all with walking or biking distance. You would never need to leave the neighborhood with all the amenities it will offer! There are currently 12 active listings and the price range is $465,000 to $698,000 and square footage falls from 2,006 to 3,046. There are also lots available that you could take your pick of and build a custom if you want! There are currently 15 lots available ranging in price from $57,500 to $92,000 and the size range is .07 of an acre to 0.13 of an acre. And if schools are important to you, Waterpointe falls under Rankin County School District with Flowood Elementary and NW Rankin Middle and High School. If you're looking for Flowood, MS homes for sale, this Waterpointe could be a great contender.

Flowood MS neighborhoods

Next up, is a brand new development, Bristol Crossing. Bristol Crossing is located in Flowood, MS at the corner of Hugh Ward Parkway and Manship Road. Close to Dogwood, Lakeland Drive, shopping restaurants and schools. If convenience is important to you, then this is the neighborhood for you! This neighborhood will feature a little bit of everything when it comes to size and price. Currently there are 13 active listings ranging in price from $398,000 to $653,500 and the square footage of these homes range from 2,031 to 3,068. Also the lot sizes of Bristol Crossing is anywhere from 0.3 of an acre all the way to 1.2 acre lots. So as you can see, there are plenty of option when it comes to house and lot sizes depending on what you are looking for. And don’t worry there will be more homes available as the neighborhood continues growing into the final phases of completion so be on the lookout for those! Bristol Crossing amenities will include side walks to enjoy and eventually a clubhouse and pool once the neighborhood near completion. The neighborhood will also be under the umbrella of Rankin County School District and Highland Bluff Elementary and Northwest Rankin Middle and High School. If you are looking for that true neighborhood feel, then Bristol Crossing may be the next home for you! And stay tuned for the end for a tour of one of the completed homes!

Bristol Crossing neighborhood

And the final neighborhood is Kensington, which I have covered once before but it is steadily growing into the final phase for the neighborhood which will consist of all new construction homes. Kensington is a gated neighborhood located off of Hwy 471 and Marshall Rd in Flowood MS with 2 separate gated entrances and only minutes from grocery, dining, and shopping. The neighborhood amenities include sidewalks, clubhouse, pool and a stocked pond to enjoy! The HOA fee for Kensington is $688/Annually which is around the average amount for the area. Most of the homes are 3-4 bedrooms and 2-3.5 baths. There are currently 7 active listings in the neighborhood with several new constructions being built currently that will be hitting the market soon. The price range of the active listings is $399,900 to $450,000 and 5 of those are new construction. The square footage range is 2,175 up to 2,450. All the homes sit on the standard lot size being around 0.2 of an acre, give or take. And as the other neighborhoods, Kensington also falls under Rankin County School District. Any of the neighborhoods, would be a great place to call home!

Bristol Crossing Homes for Sale

If you’re thinking of moving to Central MS, be sure and check out our website www.taylorgroupms.com, it has all MLS listings in Central MS and is updated every 10 minutes.  Whether you're buying or selling, our team is here to help every step of the way.  Contact us today to get started.


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