Fairfield Bay : Arkansas

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What it's Like to Retire in Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay is a resort town on Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas.  It is smaller than nearby resort and retirement areas like Bellavista and Hot Springs.  It is described as a beautiful and there are things to do. There are two golf courses, a bowling alley, nice tennis courts, and and riding stables. The biggest attraction is the marina with dock space and boat rentals on abeautiful lakes we've ever seen. There are a few here restaurants to choose from, a nice library,  new fitness facility and numerous clubs.
 

Where to Retire in Fairfield Bay and Home Prices

The average list price of a home in Fairfield Bay was about $118,000 in 2015. You can live along the lake or closer to town.

 

What is special about Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay is a resort town on a beautiful lake.
 

What is not special about Fairfield Bay

If you don't enjoy the outdoors, and water recreation you may find much to do.  Fairfield Bay is far from a major city ( Little Rock is about 85 miles away).

 

Who will like retirement in Fairfield Bay

Those who like to boat and enjoy the water, golf, and lots of outdoor activity would enjoy it here.

 

Local economy is driven by

Tourism, Real Estate (rentals), Management

 

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 38 degrees, July's average is 80 degrees. Tornados have been reported in Van Buren County.

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are a few restaurants and the town hosts festivals and events which include Surf The Bay Watersports Festival.

 

Crime

The crime rate here is below the national average.

 

Medical facilities

Hope Medical Center is in Clinton, about 15 miles away.

 

Transportation

The nearest airport is in Little Rock, about 85 miles away.

 

Valuable Links

Fairfield Bay Chamber of Commerce

 

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