Macon /mekn/ is a city located in the state of Georgia. Macon lies near the geographic center of the state, approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, hence the city's nickname "the Heart of Georgia".
Macon boasts a high number of restaurants in the surrounding area, such as fast food, cafes and Mexican, making it a great place for food fans. As a resident in this place, the nightlife options are plentiful; it seems like there's something different going on every night of the week. Whatever the day of the week, let yourself be whisked away by one of the various popular artistic and cultural hotspots such as music halls, performing arts spots and cinemas around Macon. There is a plethora of activities here, all of which are very highly rated and affordable, such as tennis, golfing and working out at sports clubs. Macon features a broad and abundant array of different retailers which sell a wide variety of merchandise, including jewelers, golf equipment shops and musical instrument stores; one could easily meet any shopping need.
Home prices in Macon didn't see much movement last year with a slight 2.6 percent drop in average listing price, but with a $122,348 average listing price this year, buyers can still enter the market with confidence. At the same time, inventory marginally declined by 1 percent to reach 983 listings in this year. Various properties in Macon have a swimming pool, which really adds value to a home and is a very enjoyable source of recreation. The traditional brick homes which fill the streets of this vicinity give the place a timeless look and feel. Several properties in the area have separate living rooms; a more formal floorplan that allows you to always have a receiving area ready at a moment's notice.