Broad Ripple is a neighborhood within Indianapolis, Indiana.
Broad Ripple is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. Green spaces, like Marott Park and Holliday Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, which makes it easy to get to them. This area is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the railway line.
In Broad Ripple, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Indianapolis occurred pre-1960.
Home buyers in Broad Ripple will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, this neighborhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Broad Ripple. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools.
Active property owners will welcome the quite walk-friendly nature of Broad Ripple; many daily errands can be run on foot. The best transportation option in this part of the city is often a car. It is very easy to park. However, the public transit service in Broad Ripple is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner.