The neighborhoods located in this part of Washington Township find the location ideal for proximity to The Fashion Mall (5 minutes), Broad Ripple (5 minutes), Nora (10 minutes) and downtown (20 minutes). Developed as part of the expansion Indianapolis experienced in the 1950’s and 60’s, here you will find quiet tree lined streets great for walking the dog and jogging amidst a good selection of public and private schools. Popular neighborhoods include: Delaware Commons, Sylvan Ridge, Steinmeier and Ivy Hills. Homes in this area range in price from the mid $200,000 to over $700,000.
Officially called The Town of Meridian Hills, this neighborhood is located approximately 6.5 miles north of downtown. Established in 1937, this community still has its own town officials and even a supplemental police department despite being officially governed by the City of Indianapolis. Here you will find sprawling ranch styled homes built in the 1950’s as well as some of the City’s most stately homes positioned on large wooded lots. This community borders on the newly renovated Holliday Park to the South and Marott Park to the East. Both parks offer hiking trails and playgrounds. Meridian Hills Country Club, one of the premier country clubs in Indianapolis offers its members golf, swimming, tennis and fabulous dining. Homes in this neighborhood range in price from the 400’s to well over 1.5 million dollars.
Conveniently located 8 miles north of downtown Indianapolis, Williams Creek was originally planned in 1928 to be an exclusive community for the very wealthy. Built on approximately 320 acres of rolling farmland, this neighborhood now boasts 165 homes on large beautifully wooded lots. Many of the City’s Who’s Who have called Williams Creek their home. One name of note is Kurt Vonnegut’s parents. One of the City’s most beloved (and oldest) restaurants, Hollyhock Hill is located on the Eastern edge of the neighborhood and remain a popular place today for its family styled dinner, especially the fried chicken dinner. Homes here range in price from the 600’s to 2 million.
Birthplace of the world-class Monon Trail and Greenway, Indianapolis’ largest park, Nora is the “hub” of the North side. Named in 1861 after the postmaster, Peter Lawson’s wife, Nora, it has always been a hub for family-owned businesses, restaurants and grocery stores. Indiana’s premier shopping mall, The Fashion Mall, is located within Nora’s boundaries. Popular neighborhoods are: Windcombe, Sherwood Forest and Driftwood Hills. Homes here are typically ranch styled homes typical of the 1950’s and ‘60’s. Prices range from the mid 200’s to 400’s.
ST. Vincent- Greenbriar
This neighborhood is a product of the expansion Indianapolis felt during the 1950’s- 1970’s. Quiet subdivisions with tree-lined streets and some with neighborhood pools. There are multiple public and private schools nearby to choose from. Popular neighborhoods include Greenbriar, North Willow Farms and Meridian Woods. It boasts one of the state’s largest medical facilities, St. Vincent Hospital, especially noted for its excellence in treating all types of heart disease both medically and surgically. It is also home to Peyton Manning’s Children’s Hospital. Many of Indy’s finest and most ethically diverse restaurants can be found here as well. Homes in this area generally range from $200,000- 450,000.