Carmel Indiana Real Estate and Community Information



If you are looking for a bedroom community that includes plenty of local activities at a reasonable price, take a look at Carmel IN. The town is located just north of Indianapolis, but still has that hometown feel.

Brief History


Originally known as Bethlehem, it was first settled by the Quakers in 1837. In 1846, the town was given a post office and the name was changed to the existing name today. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town is 79,121 and is growing steadily. The town is a hub for many corporate offices, making it a more upscale community.

Parks and Recreation


As you are looking at homes in the area, take a look at all the recreational areas as well. Providing green space is very important to the town planners and there have been more than 500 acres throughout town designated for local parks. The town also sponsors recreational activities such as youth and senior sports, community centers, arts and crafts classes and waterparks where families can cool off during the summer and enjoy a variety of water activities like the FlowRider, 1/8 mile Lazy River, the Plunge Slide, the Zero Depth Activity Pool and a whole lot more.

Attractions and Activites


While checking out the different properties available in town, you may also want to check out all the local attractions and activities nearby. The town is filled with plenty of things to do such as the Museum of Miniature Houses, Coxhall Gardens, the Flowing Well Park and Monon Waterpark. You can also check out the local golf courses, relaxing spas, the games and entertainment centers, movie theatres and arts and crafts centers. The Ice Scadium gives families the chance to enjoy cosmic skating as well as special sound and light shows. You can even take lessons and become part of the hockey team.

Events


When you are looking at homes and properties, take a look at all the exciting events there are to attend as well. The arts and design district hosts regular festivals like the art of wine workshops and wine tasting and the Artomobilia showcases classic cards from many different decades. There is also the local farmers market as well as a winter farmers market, air painting events, the CarmelFest, the International Art Festival, Holiday on the Square, the Mooncake Festival and a whole lot more.

If you have decided to make this your home town and want to look at the local real estate, contact Diane Wilson for more information. She knows the local market and can help you with your real estate needs. Contact Diane at http://www.homeswithdiane.com/.
Diane Wilson
Diane Wilson
Realtor Broker