Living in WestClay | Indianapolis Neighborhood Series
Hogan Moving has been a part of the Indianapolis community since 1927. And, as a proud Indianapolis company, we’ve decided to start a blog series highlighting some of the great places to live in the area!
For this blog, we’re highlighting a beautiful neighborhood north of Indianapolis, The Village of West Clay.
The Village of WestClay Overview
The neighborhood of The Village of WestClay is north of Indianapolis in the western part of Carmel, Indiana. On the neighborhood’s website, The Village of WestClay is described as a community “with charming streetscapes and beautifully maintained green spaces, thriving businesses and restaurants, and a variety of historically inspired architecture.”
Around 5,000 people live in the Village of WestClay. Within WestClay there are around 100 businesses split into two main areas, The Village Center and WestClay Uptown.
While the Village of WestClay is not rated on Niche.com, WestsClay is a part of the city of Carmel, Indiana which is rated at #1 in Best Suburbs to Live in America. Overall, Carmel is consistently listed as one of the best places to live in Indiana – and the U.S.
The Village of WestClay Hot Spots
Parks & Recreation
The Village of WestClay has over 171 acres of open space that includes trails, playfields, spots for quiet reflection, and more. In total, they have 45 park areas, 25 ponds, 10 playgrounds, 12 fountains, and more than 5 miles of walking paths. Since there are so many options to choose from, we’ll just be listing a few places below!
University Green | Located in the Village Center district, University Green has a public open space that has a croquet court, horseshoe pit, a Victorian Gazebo and more. University Green is also the home of many special, community events like a summer concert series and a fall festival. Check out a 360 degree view here.
Blisland Commons | Bisland Commons is part of Finchley Park and has a large green space with a gazebo, bocce ball court, shuffleboard, and a seating area. You can learn more about Bisland Commons and other green spaces here.
Other Carmel Attractions | When you live in the Village of WestClay, you’re also close to the other great attractions in the greater city of Carmel. Within Carmel, you can find a vibrants Arts & Design District, a City Center full of shops, restaurants, and nightlife, a beautiful Center for the Performing Arts, the Monon Trail, other large parks and outdoor activities, and more! Click here to look through some of these options or click here to explore the other Carmel Clay Parks.
Great Local Eats & Drinks
The neighborhood of Village of WestClay and the city of Carmel as a whole has many great places to eat and drink! Some of these choices include:
- Sahm’s Ale House
- Zing Cafe
- A2Z Cafe
- Bub’s Burgers and Ice Cream
- Matt the Miller’s Tavern
- Cafe Patachou
- Mitchell’s Fish Market
- Table by Market District
- Danny Boy Beer Works
Hear from a Village of WestClay local!
Here’s what one local had to say on the Village of WestClay’s Facebook page.
“Our family has lived in the village since 2005 when we built our house we are still in. Great community for families with kids. All our children have friends throughout the village and very safe with security. Great to ride bikes, walk the dog, drive golf cart to visit and give business to local businesses and restaurants within the village. Highly recommended to anyone to live here in the best community I have ever been a part of.”
Live in the Village of WestClay!
If you’re ready to move to this neighborhood that is perfect for families, those who like to get outdoors, but still want to live close to Indianapolis, we’re here to help you get there!
Find out how much it would cost you to move to the Village of WestClay by clicking the “Request a Quote” form at the top of the page, or you can call us at any time at 317-639-9583. We’ll give you a free quote!
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