Meridian Hills is a town located in the Indianapolis metropolitan area, which is part of Indiana, United States.
Meridian Hills is a good town to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Marott Park, and they are very well-spread out, which makes it easy to get to them.
In Meridian Hills, about 85% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area also has quite a good selection of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 90% of the properties in Meridian Hills whereas the rest are rented. This town experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
Residents will appreciate the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in this town. However, high schools are not especially plentiful and therefore tend to require an extended walk to get to. As far as eating is concerned, home buyers in Meridian Hills typically have to use a vehicle to do grocery shopping. A small number of cafes is available.
The preferred method to get around in this town is usually driving. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit network in this part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area is quite poor. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Meridian Hills as few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.