Fort Oglethorpe

Why you'd want to live in Fort Oglethorpe

Fort Oglethorpe is in Georgia on the Tennessee border and is filled with established neighborhoods, history, and rich Southern culture. The town is linked tightly to the Chickamauga Battlefield, one of the Civil War’s bloodiest sites. Today, it is a nature park with miles of trails for biking, jogging, and horseback riding. Despite a sprucing up its gruesome past, many ghost hunters come through in search of “Old Green Eyes.” This local legend inspired Wings to the Kingdom, a supernatural novel written by local author Cherie Priest. Fort Oglethorpe was officially disbanded as a military outpost in 1949, and many buildings belong to the national historic register. This led to the area’s development, and the local economy was revived again after a long-running slump with the arrival of Costco. Aside from the traffic on Battlefield Parkway, the city is quiet in comparison to other areas and consists of workforce aged employees, young families, and seniors. If you are considering purchasing a home in this area, you will find many smaller midcentury homes and ranchers great for starting out or downsizing. There are several new construction options as well, including developments like Lakeshore Cove, Marie Estates, and Heritage Woods. Also, this area is a great option for anyone seeking Georgia amenities with a short commute to Chattanooga via East Ridge. If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy the quiet without being too far away from the pulse of the big city, then Fort Oglethorpe may be a good choice for you.

Fort Oglethorpe Market Report

$257,208

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 HOMES

$227,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1 HOMES WITH A POOL

$169,900

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $257,208
Avg Bedrooms 3.12 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.19 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $151,300
3 bedrooms $220,676
4 bedrooms $285,300
5 bedrooms $995,000
Fort Oglethorpe Home Price Trends
  7/2021 6/2021 5/2021 4/2021 3/2021
Total Listings 15 19 17 14 11
Average Price $253,718 $232,009 $222,595 $178,101 $187,260
Avg Price Change +9.36% +4.23% +24.98% -5.14% -8.58%
Median Price $198,708 $193,754 $187,301 $178,446 $173,464
Med Price Change +2.56% +3.45% +4.96% +2.87% -2.38%
Avg Bedrooms 3.18 beds 3.03 beds 3.02 beds 3.16 beds 3.23 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.26 baths 2.21 baths 2.2 baths 2.19 baths 2.21 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Lakeview/Fort Oglethorpe 1 $229,900 103 days
Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe 21 $258,509 25 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 22 $257,208 64 days
Homes with a Pool 1 $227,000 7 days
Reduced Price Homes 1 $169,900 5 days
Keller Williams Realty
Randy Durham
1830 Washington Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408

Information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.
Last updated August 3, 2021 Copyright © 2021

Information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Last updated August 3, 2021 Copyright © 2021
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