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Monroe’s Hidden Gem

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Living at Joel’s Landing just got even better. Located minutes away from Downtown Monroe, this newly-built community offers you the convenience of unique antique shops nearby!  Like many other small, quaint towns, Monroe is a hotspot for antiques you won’t find anywhere else. Visit these one-of-a-kind antique shops the next time you’re in Monroe!

Hodge Podge Antiques

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Located at the Historic Walton Mill, Hodge Podge Antiques has an incredible selection of antiques. You can find radio cabinets, upcycled plant stands, records, and fall-themed decor here, but it’s more than just an antique shop. They also host various classes that focus on making candles, and earrings, and offer unique seasonal classes, like decorating sweater pumpkins! Once you’re finished shopping, visit the shop’s Vintage Brew Cafe to choose from their menu of salads, sandwiches, sides, sweets, and drinks.

Local insight: Take advantage of their “Mark Down Mondays” to score great deals on select items. The in-person store is closed on Sundays and Mondays, but you can always shop online by messaging them on Facebook or commenting on a post. Check out their Facebook to shop featured items, as well as for the most up-to-date information about their new items and available classes.

Vintage Revival Antiques 

Nestled in the Monroe Cotton Mills, Vintage Revival Antiques is a vintage lover’s dream. This shop sells repurposed goods, raw architectural antiques, and vintage keepsakes. Recent features include gold-rimmed martini glasses, eclectic clothing, football-themed decor, and even a Disney booth!

Local insight: To celebrate the Halloween season, Vintage Revival Antiques is hosting a fall festival on October 28th from 10am-6pm, featuring booth trick or treating, a costume contest, games, and fun prizes! Visit their Facebook page to learn more.

The Cotton Depot

Tea Sets at Cotton Depot in Monroe ©exousia

Head over to The Cotton Depot for your antique needs, ranging from vintage furniture and unique pottery pieces to collectibles and a wedding planning booth! They have fall and Halloween-themed items, beautiful wall decor, picnic baskets, matching teapot sets, and much more! They post on their Facebook daily to showcase their newest treasures.

Local insight: Visit The Cotton Depot on Saturdays to enjoy fresh breads and baked goods from one of their vendors, Front Range Cannery.

Olive Branch Antiques and Home Decor

Olive Branch Antiques and Home Decor is another Monroe gem. Featured items include vintage guitars, retro signs, kids’ clothing and accessories, old-school cameras, and themed decor for your favorite football team! They also participate in certain events in Downtown Monroe. Be sure to check out their Facebook page!

Local insight:The art studio in the back of the store offers specialized, seasonal classes every 2nd Friday of the month. To make it even sweeter, there will also be complimentary baked goodies and cocktails! Learn more about these opportunities here.

Davis Antiques

Davis Antiques is the last one on our list of great antique stores in downtown Monroe. This eclectic shop has elegant matching tea sets, vintage coffee tables and kitchenware, rocking chairs, and more. See what’s new on their Facebook!

Local insight: Davis Antiques is open seven days a week for your convenience. Stop by to find your treasure!

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Joel’s Landing, located 10 minutes away from downtown Monroe, is the new, single-family home community you’ve been looking for. Selling from the high $300’s, Joel’s Landing features spacious wooded homesites, innovative and efficient home designs, and open 4-5 bedroom floor plans with optional 3-car garages. Thoughtfully designed interiors offer you plenty of natural light, versatile flex spaces, covered patios, and open-concept living rooms, all while being located in a serene community. Contact us today to see how you can make one of these homes yours!

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