Brandon, a doubly charming city! It lives like two cities. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the state and covers a huge land area with two distinct areas with character based off geographic location. Both areas of Brandon have their own conveniences and style.
Brandon MS Homes 39042 makes up the original Brandon MS. It is what is often referred to as East Brandon or 39042 Brandon or "old Brandon". It boasts a quaint downtown with shops and sidewalks and a few old structures and homes reminding residents of how life may have been in 1828 when it began with just 23 citizens. This old town of historic Brandon flows south toward Puckett and also west towards Jackson from Main Street and Hwy 80. As Brandon has grown, much development has occurred along this Hwy 80 corridor. New Brandon MS Homes for Sale in the neighborhoods along Hwy 80 and Shiloh Road (heads south) has encouraged shopping centers, parks and churches.
The Brandon of 39047 is north of Hwy 80 and has developed along Lakeland Drive (Hwy 25) and around the Ross Barnett Reservoir. “Reservoir Brandon” and “Lakeland Drive Brandon” and the city of Flowood Mississippi share many of the same conveniences of shopping, restaurants, and access to Jackson.
Brandon MS Homes for Sale in the Castlwoods Country Club and its surrounding neighborhood, was one of the first developments along Lakeland Drive in Brandon MS. Castlewoods is still a thriving golf community with beautiful Brandon MS Homes for Sale original to the development, along with newly opened areas with new construction homes.
Grants Ferry, leads from the Brandon MS Homes for Sale on Lakeland Drive to Spillway Road which extends across the Ross Barnett Reservoir dam into the city of Ridgeland. Many Brandon neighborhoods in this area border the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Old Fannin Road leads from Lakeland Drive in Flowood to Spillway Road and the North Shore Parkway of Brandon. This Old Fannin Road is the connection to convenient shopping, local business, churches, and schools. And it is this Northshore Parkway area of Reservoir Brandon that offers a resort-like feeling where homes and neighborhoods enjoy the proximity to the “big water” of the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
The many neighborhoods centered around the water of the Ross Barnett Reservoir enjoy the local parks, bike and jogging trails, and their public access to the water for fishing and boating. Pelahatchie Shore Park and Lakeshore Park are favorites as well as the Botanical Gardens on Spillway Road. Brandon MS Homes for Sale in 39047 have marina access for boats whether they live right on the water or not. Fishing is great and water sports abundant.
Beautiful waterfront homes and luxury homes have as their backyard central Mississippi’s largest body of water, the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Waterfront homes are very desirable in this area of Brandon. Many of the Brandon MS Homes for Sale have marvelous views and a dock for the boat. Residents (and their families and friends) delight in weekend excursions, socializing, and fishing. This unparalleled lifestyle is highly valued. Luxury and convenience are paired like good wine and cheese - which I am sure is often enjoyed with the views as well!
Residents of Brandon MS surrounding the reservoir include active families, empty nesters, and adventurous singles. These lucky residents living in the 39407 North Shore area of Brandon love the serenity and beauty of the wildlife environment that is part of the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Brandon MS Homes for Sale in this area are highly sought after for the scenic and relaxed environment most only experience during vacation. This "all year" vacation lifestyle is what attracts people to the area.
This heron is just one of the gorgeous nature photos sent to me from a client who does not take for granted the gift of location and enjoys the views of the reservoir from their yard and boat dock.
Brandon Mississippi has built a venue for amazing concerts and events. Near the historic Brandon downtown is the Brandon Amphitheater. The excitement surrounding this venue is never ending. With the Brandon Amphitheater capacity being 7,000 to 8,300, residents of Brandon and surrounding areas have enjoyed talent from the likes of Hank Williams, Dave Matthews Band, Alan Jackson, and Alabama – to name a few.
Shiloh Park has become one of the favorite spots for families for sports, picnics, and the Shiloh Splash Park for splashing and cooling off during the summer. Whether into soccer, softball, running, or walking - there is a park for you in Brandon. For tennis, shaded play, and walking, there is City Park. Other parks with various spaces include Bill Vance Park, Diamond Street Park, Ponderosa Park, Sunset Park, Crimson Lane Park.
Brandon Parks and Recreation encourages softball and baseball, tackle and flag football for the youth and has adult sports as well. Senior Citizens are included in many activities for their lifestyle.
Brandon MS Homes McClain LodgeBrandon MS is home to the very unique McClain Lodge and Safari. People from all over the Jackson MS Area, and state, love coming for the drive through tours, petting zoo, restaurant, and general store. Giraffe feeding has become a really popular activity at McClain Lodge. The facilities and grounds are rustically beautiful. Many events (and weddings) are held at McClain Lodge.
The residents of both 39047 Brandon and 39042 Brandon enjoy the small town feel or resort feel while maintaining the convenience of easy access to the Jackson Area amenities and medical facilities.
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