Carmel Indiana Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Carmel Indiana Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Carmel recently completed construction of Carmel Monon Community Center as well as the concert hall "The Palladium" at the Center for Performing Arts.
The city of Carmel has been recognized with numerous awards and ratings for its programs and services.
- Carmel voted #14 best place to live by CNN Money Magazine
- Carmel Utilities received water quality awards from the Indiana Department of Health.
- City’s annual Arbor Day program won International Society of Arborculture’s highest award – the Gold Leaf Award.
- The Keystone Parkway project received an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Excellence.
- The U.S. Conference of Mayors awarded the “Climate Protection Award” to Carmel for its roundabout program and other environmental initiatives.
- The League of American Bicyclists designated Carmel a Bicycle Friendly Community at the bronze level — an award presented to communities with remarkable commitments to bicycling.
A water park and community fitness center are the center piece of Carmel's $55 mllion Central Park which opened in 2007 . The Outdoor Water Park consists of two water slides, a drop slide, a diving board, a lazy river, a kiddie pool, a large zero depth activity poll, and a lap pool. The state-of-the-art fitness center consists of an indoor lap pool, a recreation pool with its own set of water slides, gymnasium, 1/8 mile indoor running track, and the Kids Zone childcare. The Center also has an adjoining building connected by an elevated walkway over the Monon Trail, where the Carmel Clay Parks Department offices are located. In addition to a banquet center and activity rooms that can be rented out. The high efficiency Center has windows in almost every room filtering natural light through every hall way and office. Carmel Clay Parks.
Flowing Well Park
Just north of 116th Street between Gray Road and Hazel Dell Parkway is Flowing Well Park, which contains a natural artesian well that provides high quality drinking water.
The Monon Greenway is a multi-use trail that is part of the Rails-to-Trails Indianapolis, through Broad Ripple, and then crosses into Carmel at 96th Street, and extends into Westfield. In the future, it is planned to run all the way to Sheridan. In January 2006 speed limit signs of 15 to 20 mph (30 km/h) were added to sections of the trail north of 96th Street.
Carmel City Center
Carmel City Center is a one million square foot, $300 million, mixed-use development located in the heart of Carmel, Indiana. A destination like no other in central Indiana, the project offers the appeal of a neighborhood and the vibrancy of a downtown. Carmel City Center features luxurious residences, specialty retail and restaurants, premier office space and is the location for The Center for the Performing Arts, which includes a 1,600 seat world-class concert hall named “The Palladium” and a 500-seat theater named “The Tarkington” and a 200-seat black box theater. This pedestrian-based master plan development is located at the southwest corner of City Center Drive (126th Street) and Range Line Road. The Monon Greenway runs directly through the project. Carmel City Center was developed as a public/private partnership between the City of Carmel, Pedcor City Center Development Company and numerous developers. Early City Center projects include NTS Carmel Center Apartments (formerly AMLI Apartments), the Townhomes at City Center (developed by Ryland), Shapiro’s Delicatessen, the Carmel Clay Veterans Memorial, Pedcor Corporate Headquarters, Flagstar Bank, Hoosier Realty Building and Salon 01 (formerly Carmel Schwinn).
Carmel Arts and Design District
Beautiful archways mark the gateway to the Carmel Arts and Design District—a retail establishment focused on the arts. Located in Old Town Carmel adjacent to the new City Center development, vibrant shops consisting of interior designers, art galleries, showrooms, specialty shops and restaurants make this a unique shopping experience. Be sure to visit the “World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery” operated by the Carmel Arts Council. While in the district, visit the collection of sculptures by J. Seward Johnson whose life-like sculptures have earned him the title of “the Norman Rockwell of American Sculpture.”
Village of West Clay
A traditional neighborhood development, the Village of West Clay has the nostalgia and charm of an early 20th century town, while still offering the benefits and amenities of modern day. Small business offices, stores, and restaurants as well as generous sidewalks and green space, make Village of West Clay a walkable, self-contained neighborhood for those who are looking for an all-in-one living experience.
Public The school system has 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. Student enrollment for the district is above 14,500. Carmel Elementary, Cherry Tree Elementary, College Wood Elementary, Forest Dale Elementary, Mohawk Trails Elementary, Orchard Park Elementary, Prairie Trace Elementary, Smokey Row Elementary, Towne Meadow Elementary, West Clay Elementary and Woodbrook Elementary.
Carmel also has several private schools including Midwest Academy (K-12), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School (K-8), Walnut Grove Christian School (K-8) and University High School. Additional private schools are located near Carmel in other communities.
For more information, visit Carmel City Center.