About Aurora, SD Community Features and Real Estate
Ask any local why they love Aurora, and they'll tell you that it's because the town is a close-knit community with much to offer families. Just three miles east of Brookings, Aurora homes for sale are also an affordable alternative to the city and are well-suited to first-time homebuyers and young families looking for more bang for their buck. The Aurora real estate market reflects local pride by offering many quality homes for sale.
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Explore Aurora, SD Homes For Sale
Aurora is a small community that's seen its real estate market almost double in the last ten years. People are attracted to this town because of its affordable prices—typically below $200,000—and quaint surroundings less than fifteen minutes from the city of Brookings. Aurora homes for sale tend to be very new builds, including newly constructed split-level homes that offer more than 1,000 square feet of space. If you dream of hosting the perfect backyard barbecue, you'll also appreciate equally spacious yards, often featuring patios and raised decks. And some of the most desirable homes in this area promise to put many rambling acres between you and the neighbors.
For less than you'd pay in Brookings, you'll find more than one home in Aurora that will perfectly complement the lifestyle you want for yourself and your familiy. Most Aurora homes for sale include elegant design touches and modern conveniences that will make every day enjoyable. These include:
- Attached garages
- Vaulted ceilings
- Finished basements
- Brick exteriors
- Wood burning fireplaces
Living in Aurora, South Dakota
Aurora may only be home to just over 500 people, but it's a town that's rapidly growing as local families look for great homes outside Brookings. Buyers of Aurora homes for sale have the option of commuting just three miles to Brookings or working for local employers like the Valero Ethanol Plant. The heart of Aurora is likely Lemke's Bar & Grill, a friendly watering hole that offers terrific casual fare and is something of a community hot spot. There are plenty of local businesses around to supply you with your daily needs, from auto repair to sweet corn.
Not only will you experience the rural serenity of a cozy bedroom community, but you'll also never be far from Brookings, where you can visit the rolling campus of South Dakota State University, play a round or two at Edgebrook Golf Course or Brooking Country Club, or do your shopping in the historic downtown or the chain retailers along 22nd Avenue. In Brookings, you'll also find the Dakota Nature Park and the South Dakota Arboretum at your fingertips, not to mention well-maintained parklands for picnics and sporting events.
Get in touch with Shane Andersen, your South Dakota real estate expert. A resident of Brookings since 1990, Shane and the Brookings home Team offer friendly, knowledgeable guidance when it comes to Aurora homes for sale.
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