Homes For Sale In Douglas, AK

The Douglas area of Juneau is located on Douglas Island and is linked to downtown Juneau by bridge. You’ll find that a lot homes for sale in Douglas, AK have great views of the Downtown area, Mount Juneau, Mount Roberts and up and down the Gastineau Channel. Douglas began life as a mining community and was once a city on it’s own, rivaling Juneau. After the mine collapsed, in the early part of the last century, a gradual decline in population began and in the 1970’s, the community decided to merge with the city of Juneau. Now it is a popular residential area, just 10 minutes from Downtown.

Douglas, AK Real Estate

Douglas, AK real estate is a mix of single-family homes, waterfront properties and condos. Prices here are primarily in the mid-range price bracket. Single-family homes can include everything from small cabins to good sized family homes at around 2000 Sq. Ft. in size. Most of the homes are older, on spacious lots and many enjoy water views. Condos in Douglas include apartment-style units and townhomes, mostly in the budget-friendly price range.

Amenities Near Douglas Homes

Although primarily a  residential neighborhood, buyers of Douglas homes will enjoy local amenities including a library and the Perseverance Theater, home to the renowned Perseverance theater group, which is now entering its fourth decade. Before taking in a show, residents can enjoy gourmet pizza at the Island Pub or a libation at Louie’s Douglas Inn. Other local facilities include the Treadwell Ice Arena, ball fields and Sandy Beach. This area is popular for dog walking and picnics and features a hike around the ruins of the old mine. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you might want to try zip-lining through.