I love Greenwood if you are looking for homes for sale. I call this area home and it has so much to offer! Greenwood was named #22 of Best Places to Live by Money Magazine in 2017!
Greenwood, Indiana is the major suburban city south of Indianapolis. There are over 50,000 residents living within the city limits of Greenwood, but much of the southside is considered “Greenwood”, as everything south of County Line Road has a Greenwood address until you get as far south as Bargersville. It’s borders are County Line Road to the north, roughly Five Points Road to the east, roughly Stone’s Crossing Road to the south, and State Road 135 to the west. The city of Greenwood is served by three different school districts: Greenwood Community Schools, Center Grove Schools and Clark-Pleasant Community Schools.
The city of Greenwood has a quaint downtown with many small businesses, including shopping and restaurants. The city is in the process of an overhaul of the downtown municipal “district”. New construction on the Hwy. 31/Smith Valley/Madison Avenue roundabouts has been a catalyst for a revitalization of the hub of Greenwood.
What are the homes for sale in Greenwood like?
Homes for sale in Greenwood are a mixture of small homes on small lots in the main street area, mid-century suburban homes dotted throughout the city, and developed communities both large and small. Greenwood is considered fully-developed, but parcels of land from long-time owners open up occasionally to bring new subdivisions to the area. The Greenwood Town Council is active in zoning for Greenwood that has a great economic impact for the area and preserves resident’s love for living here!
How far is the commute from Greenwood to Indianapolis?
Commuting to either Indianapolis or Columbus, Indiana are common for residents of Greenwood. Since I-65 runs right through the city, you can get to downtown Indianapolis in as little as 20 minutes. Workers commuting to Columbus, Indiana should be able to get there in about 35 minutes or less.
What is great about living in Greenwood?
Greenwood is a great place to live. You will get all the conveniences of city living, while still enjoying the feel of a connected community. Greenwood has all the major box stores, grocery stores, franchise restaurants, chain retail and the Greenwood Park Mall.
Besides the numerous franchise restaurants in Greenwood, there are many notable locally-owned eateries to recommend: Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza, Revery, Oaken Barrel Brewing Company, La Trattoria, Brozinni, South of Chicago Pizza, Mashcraft Brewing, Main St. Grille, The Suds Drive In, Roscoe’s Tacos, Stacked Pickle, Stone Creek Dining Company, Campbell’s Highland Sports Grille, Jack’s Pizza, Planetary Brewing, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Vino Villa, Yokohama, Sassafras Tea Room, Thai Spice, Coffeehouse Five, Brickhouse Coffee, Mrs. Curl Ice Cream Shop.
Outdoor activities ramp up in the summer. The city of Greenwood has an Amphitheater, and every summer they host a weekly concert series every Saturday evening from June until September. Greenwood’s premier event is the Freedom Festival which draws 50,000 people to Craig Park for fun and fireworks celebrating America! The city hosts a Farmer’s Market May through September. Outdoor movies are in offered at the Amphitheater in the fall.
The kids will be excited about the Aquatic Center at Freedom Springs Park. Just a few years old, it has become a regular summer activity for our family. When the Greenwood Pool in City Center Park was closed to build the Aquatic Center, the pool area was converted into a Splash Pad. The Splash Pad is free and much needed to give the kids a cool off on hot days!
Greenwood pulls out all the stops for the kiddos for the holidays, including Valentine’s Dance, Breakfast with the Bunny, Monster Mash for Halloween, and KiD CiTY Christmas and Breakfast with Santa in December.
What people say about living here:
“Greenwood is great for young couples and first time homebuyers who love city life and want to be close but don’t want to pay the high prices of homes in downtown Indy.”
“We have lived her for 15 years and would not want to live anywhere else. Greenwood has everything we need…shopping, restaurants, doctors, etc!”
“Greenwood is not too big and not too small…it has a personal feel. My neighbors are very sweet and friendly. It feels safe, we have low taxes and there is plenty to do!”
“Everything you could possibly need is within a few minutes. Greenwood is quieter than the north side of Indy.”
“It is very family-oriented here. The schools are great and people are supportive. There are also several parks we enjoy for the playgrounds, trails, tennis and picnicing. It’s the perfect place for raising a family!”
Click here to visit the City of Greenwood website.