MAINTENANCE INCLUDED HOME
COURTYARDÂ LIFE WHAT IS A MAINTENANCE INCLUDED HOME? Courtyard homeowners are actively searching for new adventures on the coast and beyond. They know how precious free time is and look to utilize every minute to the fullest. A Maintenance Included Courtyard Home provides the freedom for homeowners to enjoy their passions near and far. Imagine the peace of mind this will give while you're having fun! Each custom courtyard home includes maintenance such as watering the property, mowing the lawn, annual weeding and refreshing the pine straw mulch in flowerbeds and pressurewashingÂ the units and sidewalks to ensure your home is as welcoming in the future as it is when we hand over the keys on closing day.
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LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE
COST OF LIVING
18 THE COURTYARD 20 EXTERIOR CHOICES 22 DESIGN SELECTIONS 23 PHOTO ALBUM 28 HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION 29 QUALITY OF LIFE 30 FLAGSHIP CITY 31 TOWN RANKINGS 32 CHARACTER, CHARM & HOSPITALITY 33 EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION 35 OPPORTUNITIES 36 EMPLOYMENT OVERVIEW 38 OUR LOCAL FAVORITES 40 THINGS TO DO ON THE MS GULF COAST 42
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LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE Pascagoula, Mississippi - An attractive place for people of all ages and backgrounds looking for a thriving community with many â&#x20AC;&#x153;quality of lifeâ&#x20AC;? amenities, along with natural beauty, cultural assets, and a friendly atmosphere unmatched anywhere else. The quality of life ranking is high while the cost of living remains low compared to the national average. With its hometown feel, waterfront views, great dining and excellent schools, you're going to love calling Pascagoula "home."
COST OF LIVING
WINNING COMBINATION WHAT IS COST OF LIVING? Cost of living is the amount of money needed to sustain a certain standard of living by affording basic expenses such as housing, food, taxes, and healthcare. The cost of living is often used to compare how expensive it is to live in one city versus another, centered around wages. Look at how well Jackson County stacks up.
r u o Y s e a t v a n e a r C nC w O
FIRST FLOOR The Main Floor layout for both the 1.5 story and 2 story homes are an identical 962 square feet. An elegant and modern open concept layout offers a spacious living room, formal dining area and a kitchen any chef would envy. This is just the beginning! Continue to see the additional choices for the main floor of your custom Courtyard Home. SQUARE FOOTAGE FIRST FLOOR - 962 SQ. FT.
MAIN FLOOR CHOICES It wouldn't be a custom home without choices. Let's explore the main floor options. Perfect for those with an active lifestyle, these choices bring the kitchen forward to either add a much larger walk-in closet or an office/nursery. Notice that both plans still include the fabulous pantry. The walk-in closet option also gives you a spacious laundry with room for storage and a folding table.Â
MAIN FLOOR CHOICES IfÂ a separate water closet and huge fulltiled, walk-in shower are part of your dream master bath, we have you covered! The optional bath layout places the toilet shifts to the opposite side behind a door to make room for a stunning spa shower. Your Courtyard Home is designed for relaxing and entertaining. Thinking about your guests? How about replacing the storage closet with a half bath?
INCLUDED 2ND FLOOR SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 519 SQ. FT. 1STÂ FLOOR - 962 SQ. FT. TOTAL = 1,481 SQ. FT.
1.5 STORY HOME Included with the 1.5 story Courtyard Home is a fabulous second floor mini-master retreat. As you reach the top of the stairs you will be delighted with a spacious bedroom, bath, walk-in closet and spectacular seating area perfect for reading a book or watching TV. Be warned, guests may not want to leave!
2ND FLOOR CHOICES 1.5 STORY HOME LIVING WITH BEDROOM #1 WOW, look at the layout in this plan. Added to the standard floor plan is a large living room. This makes the perfect getaway for guests. How about a man cave or mom cave! Can you imagine being a teenager and having it as your game room? There is even an option to add a kitchenette! The possibilities are endless! SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 882 SQUARE FOOT 1STÂ FLOOR - 962 SQUARE FOOT TOTAL = 1,844 SQUARE FEET
2ND FLOOR CHOICES 1.5 STORY HOME BEDROOM #1 WITH #2 This layout is perfect for families that need a 3 bedroom home.
We love that the plan provides two spacious bedrooms, a lovely bath with double sinks AND still has the sitting area off of one of the bedrooms. The only situation we see arising with this is the debate over who gets the bedroom with the sitting area! SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 882 SQUARE FOOT 1STÂ FLOOR - 962 SQUARE FOOT TOTAL = 1,844 SQUARE FEET
INCLUDED 2ND FLOOR 2 STORY HOME Included with the 2 story Courtyard Home is a fantastic layout with a spacious bedroom with walk-in closet that leads to a wonderful balcony. The bathroom has a double sink, shower/tub combination and a linen closet. The living room is a great spot to entertain and enjoy ball game. Don't forget you can add a kitchenette to keep snacks for game day. SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 770 SQ. FT. 1STÂ FLOOR - 962 SQ. FT. TOTAL = 1,732 SQ. FT.
2ND FLOOR CHOICES 2 STORY HOME BEDROOM #1 & BEDROOM #2 This layout is perfect for families that need a 3 bedroom home. We love that the plan provides two spacious bedrooms, a lovely bath with double sinks AND a balcony to enjoy the fantastic riverfront views. Imagine how special it will be to have the bedroom with the balcony. SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 770 SQ. FT. 1ST FLOOR - 962 SQ. FT. TOTAL = 1,732 SQ. FT.
2ND FLOOR CHOICES 2 STORY HOME LIVING ROOM WITH 2 BEDROOMS This layout is perfect for families that need a three bedroom home and a bonus living space.
The plan has two spacious bedrooms including one with a balcony to take advantage of the spectacular riverfront views. The living area is the perfect place to read a book, watch TV or to have family game night. Imagine the fun memories you can make to last a lifetime. SQUARE FOOTAGE 2ND FLOOR - 925 SQ. FT. 1STÂ FLOOR - 962 SQ. FT. TOTAL = 1,887 SQ. FT.
QUALITY OF LIFE
YOUR HAPPY PLACE
With riverfront views such as those you have with your custom Courtyard Home, an incredible outdoor entertaining space is a must.Â Included with your home is a beautiful grassy area with landscaping. To take your outdoor entertaining to another level, check out the fantastic elements available to add on the next page.
MADE FOR MEMORIES
To take your outdoor entertaining to another level, there are options to add brick columns to your fence, a phenomenal outdoor fireplace and an outdoor bar. Now that's #coastlife!
EXTERIOR CHOICES Our goal is that no two exteriors are the same within one section of homes. With all of the design choices it won't be an issue! Just check out all of the options for the 1.5 story home.
Raised Panel Columns
Black Iron Columns
EXTERIOR CHOICES You hear us mention "Endless Possibilities" when it comes to designing your custom Courtyard Home. Between the design elements you can add as well as the color selections and materials, you truly have an opportunity to create your very own masterpiece. Here we have highlighted some of the available features to customize the outside of you home.
SHED DORMER WITH RAFTERS SHUTTERS
RAISED PANEL COLUMNS
IRON ENTRY DOOR
BRICK COLUMNS ON FENCE STAINED CONCRETE
Are you ready to design your custom Courtyard Home? It's easy with our Interactive Plan Designer.
ADRIENNE ELLIOTT'S DESIGNER SELECTIONS
YOUR MASTERPIECE Elliott Homes is building The Courtyards at City Dock for Developer, Carlene Alfonso. Adrienne Elliott has been designing award-winning custom homes since 2009. She has hand-selected each design element with her keen, award-winning eye for design.Â
Of course this wouldn't be your custom home without choosing other features such as lighting, cabinet pulls, exterior colors, garage doors and more. Not to worry, Adrienne has chosen colors to keep the New Orleans flair alive and well in the community.
ELEGANCE, STYLE & QUALITY
HOA DUES & WHAT IT COVERS
COURTYARD HOA There will be a Home Owner's Association at the Courtyards at City Dock. The HOA will not include homeowner's insurance. Owners are responsible to acquire individual policies on their homes. The HOA dues will maintain the Common Areas and Courtyards of each Unit including the following maintenance: MOWING 36 times per year - Cut and edge all grass inside fenced “Courtyard”
GROUND COVER 2 Times per year (March and September) - Add additional Pine Straw
WEEDING 42 Times per year - Weeding and/or Spraying for weeds
IRRIGATION Repair or replacement of malfunctioning heads through no fault of owner
FERTILIZING 2 Times per year (March and September) - Fertilize grass, bushes, and shrubs DISEASE AND PEST CONTROL 2 Times per year (March and September) BUSH AND TREE TRIMMING 2 Times per year (March and September)
REPLACEMENT OF ANNUALS 2 Times per year (March and September) PRESSURE WASHING 1 Time per year (May)
QUALITY OF LIFE
In cities along the Coast you will find stunning views and gorgeous landscape. There are many activities to enjoy on and off the water. Your Courtyard Home is designed to provide you with a carefree, low-maintenance lifestyle to enjoy more of these precious gifts the coast has to offer.
MISSISSIPPI'S FLAGSHIP CITY
PASCAGOULA Pascagoula is located in Jackson County, Mississippi. Home to the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s busiest port, Pascagoula has long been known as an industrial powerhouse. The city is also a culturally rich town known for its history, hometown feel, waterfront views, great dining, and excellent schools. The quality of life ranking is high while the cost of living remains low compared to the national average. Whether you want to visit, move, or build a business in Pascagoula, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be amazed at all the city has to offer.
PASCAGOULA TOWN RANKING
Pascagoula is a town in Mississippi with a population of 21,935. Living in Pascagoula offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pascagoula there are lots of parks. Many families live in the city and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pascagoula are above average.
CHARACTER, CHARM & HOSPITALITY
PASCAGOULA Pascagoula is home to approximately 22,500 residents with a daytime population of perhaps three times that many. Though Pascagoula boasts grand Spanish moss laden live oaks, splendid antebellum structures and charms of the old South, she also has the breeziness, pleasant ambiance and architecture of a New England fishing village. While she enjoys a comfortable coexistence with some mammoth industries that provide for Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense, commerce and energy, she stubbornly maintains the quiet dignity, quality of life and tenacious preservation of natural beauty more characteristic of a rural community.
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
PASCAGOULA The Pascagoula District (PSD), is a public school district that houses approximately 7500 students in 19 elementary (K - 5), middle school (6 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8), high school (9 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12), and specialty school campuses that serve the cities of Gautier and Pascagoula, MS. About the District The PSD, established in 1912, has a current school budget of $78 million and employs over 1100 teachers, administrators, instructional and other support personnel. The PSD is a long-standing member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation agency and has an accreditation level of four (out of five) from the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Accreditation.
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
PASCAGOULA The City of Pascagoula offers a rich history and a thriving environment for all types of growing businesses and communities. The location makes it an excellent area for investment, growth and development. Its diverse demographics, strong infrastructure and utilities, attractive economic profile, key industries, minority and women business enterprises, high quality of life, wide availability of community business resources, abundant success stories, strategic location, and availability of workforce training, the city offers a number of advantages for investors and existing businesses. For companies looking to relocate or expand; Pascagoula offers all of the above and access to the Port of Pascagoula facilities for handling cargo from around the world. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a win-win!
PASCAGOULA While employment opportunities often play a big part in why people move, a city’s unemployment rate also is a major indicator of an economy’s overall health. Regardless of whether personal employment is a factor, lower unemployment rates often mean a region is better able to attract and retain skilled workers, new industries and retailers. The statistics, here, should provide valuable insight into the health and diversity of Pascagoula ’s economy.
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PASCAGOULA OUR LOCAL FAVORITES
Pascagoula is one of Mississippi's coastal communities and offers a great variety of things to do. We will share just a few as well as the City of Pascagoula’s Facebook event page. You will see how family-friendly and community oriented the city is with not only the uniqueness of the events, the frequency as well.
BB Jennings Park - A “living laboratory” because of its ability to showcase native plant and animal species, but also because of how these natural features affect the city’s water sources. Beach Park - Lots of fun including a splash pad within a 14-acre park, with a concession stand, multiple playground areas, pavilions, bbq grills, restrooms, walking trail, sandy beach, and 1,000 foot fishing pier. Pascagoula Historic Bike Trail - A unique combination of cycling, nature, history, and coastal culture. You will love the views! LaPointe Krebs Museum - Learn about the rich history of the LaPointe Krebs House and of the diverse people who have inhabited this site and our surrounding area throughout history. Pascagoula Boating and Tours - Explore the Gulf of Mexico through a fishing or boating trip. Visit any of the islands to relax and/or fish.
PASCAGOULA Natural Views to Enjoy During a Workout Exercise with a view right in front of your Courtyard Home! Whether you are running, walking or biking, the time is sure to fly as you enjoy the breathtaking scenery. The Pascagoula River Audubon Center Located in nearby Moss Point, learn about the Pascagoula River, its habitats, and the diverse assemblage of organisms that inhabit or visit the river basin throughout the year. Gulf Coast Gator RanchÂ - Minutes away in a neighboring city. Stroll along protected walkways and hand feed gators up close and personal!
City Events - The City of Pascagoula is dedicated to providing quality of life to their residents. You are sure to find something fun in their list of events whether it is a festival, car show or movies under the stars. This is what community is all about.
THE MS GULF COAST THINGS TO DO
There’s no place like home, especially when it’s on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We have shared just a few of the fun things to do in Pascagoula; now it’s time to let you in on our favorites along the coast. Tour the Mississippi Sound on a Biloxi Shrimp Trip Feel like a kid again at Margaritaville’s Family Entertainment Center Go freshwater or saltwater fishing Have a picnic on the beach Ride an authentic paddleboat on the Betsy Ann Riverboat Rent jet skis for an afternoon of fun on the water See artwork by local artists at the Walter Anderson Museum Catch a Biloxi Shuckers Game Learn more about the earth and space at INFINITY Science Center Play a round of miniature golf at Scarlet Pearl’s Lava Links Discover your inner child at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center Bowl, play and eat at Big Play Entertainment Center Brush up your cooking skills at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center or Lynn Meadows Have a bonfire on the beach Ride a bike along the coastline Kayak out to Deer Island Visit the 500-year-old Friendship Oak Enjoy a day trip to Ship Island Have a dolphin encounter at the Center for Marine Education & Research Try your luck at a local casino
THINGS TO DO
THE MS GULF COAST Climb to the top of the Biloxi Lighthouse Splash the day away at Gulf Islands Waterpark Fly a kite on the beach Play a round of golf at one of the many golf courses on the coast Sail along the Coast on a Biloxi Schooner Visit the Mardi Gras Museum Make a trip to the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum Get an up-close look at swamplands at the Gulf Coast Gator Ranch & Airboat Tours Take a stroll down Fishbone Alley Enjoy art and architecture at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art Explore the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Have an adventure at Zip’N Fun Adventure Park Test your wits in a challenging Escape Room Visit Sharkheads and get a fun photo in one of their props Cool off at the Splash Pad in Jones Park Enjoy dinner with a view at one of the fabulous restaurants overlooking the water Spend an afternoon paddleboarding Explore Gulf Islands National Seashore Park Relax while birdwatching on one of our many trails And of course, always be sure to take a selfie at “Welcome to the Mississippi Gulf Coast” sign. There are many more things to do on the coast. Check out www.gulfcoast.org to learn more about our favorites and more.
The Singing River Health System is both a mission-driven provider of health services and one of the largest employers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Comprised of two hospitals – Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula and Ocean Springs Hospital in Ocean Springs – plus community medical clinics throughout the area, Singing River Health System provides: 24-hour emergency services Heart and vascular services Cancer care Women’s and children’s services Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services State-of-the-art neuroscience centers Behavioral health services Wound care and a hyperbaric medicine center Singing River Hospice of Light
Singing River Health System Quick Facts:
A community owned, not-for-profit health system Second largest employer in Jackson County with more than 2,500 employees, physicians, staff and volunteers Economic impact exceeding $270 million per year One of the largest emergency departments in the state, caring for more than 100,000 patients per year Home to award winning Blue Distinction® Centers of Excellence in cardiac care, stroke care and spine and joint surgery
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A WORK OF ART OVERLOOKING THE PASCAGOULA RIVER Contact a Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty Courtyard Specialist for more information. Linda Walsh Sherri Hodges-Thornton Susan Siemiontkowski Realtor Realtor Realtor 228-769-7777 Office 228-769-7777 Office 228-875-1272 Office 228-760-8664 Direct 228-369-9767 Direct 228-239-2621 Direct www.mycourtyardhome.com Please Note: If you currently have a Realtor, please let them know you would like to see a Courtyard Home.