Papillion NE Homes For Sale
Papillion is a thriving city in the five-county metro of Omaha. It is the county seat of Sarpy County and is home to more than 23,000 people. The Strategic Air Command Memorial Highway 370 and SR 85 run through the city, bringing it close to other communities such as La Vista, Westmont, and Brookhaven.
This once sleepy town has transformed into one of Money.com’s 2nd Best Place to Live in 2015 – thanks to great schools, good jobs, affordable housing options, and a burgeoning downtown scene. Papillion also has many parks and recreational spaces, among them Trumble Park and the Papillion City Park.
Indeed, for those who prefer a community bursting with promise, Papillion ticks the crucial boxes on your wish list.
Real estate in Papillion is affordable and attractive. The city itself is ideal for growing families and young professionals. Homes lie in serene suburbs, with single-family homes being the most popular option.
Potential buyers will find spacious and well-appointed houses that come in variety of architectural styles. They include Ranch-style homes, classic 2-story Craftsman, Traditional-style homes, and massive luxury homes in sprawling estates.
All these are located in Papillion’s charming neighborhoods. Some of the most popular include Carriage Hill, Woodland Creek, Glenwood Hills, Huntington Park, Kingsbury Hills, and Monarch Place.
The residents of Papillion are served by the Papillion-La Vista Public School District. It is one of the fastest growing school districts in Nebraska and serves over 8,000 students.
The city has two high schools, the Papillion-La Vista Senior High School and the Papillion-La Vista South High School. Middle school students attend the Papillion Junior High School.
For elementary schools, there are the Carriage Hill Elementary School, the Hickory Hill Elementary School, the Tara Heights Elementary School, and the Walnut Creek Elementary School.
It’s not the first time Papillion has landed on Money Magazine’s list of Best Places to Live. Aside from its top-notch schools, Papillion offers employment opportunities in finance and health care – just 9 traffic-free miles away in Omaha.
The city’s thriving Downtown area is another attraction. While retaining its small town vibe, the hub is far from sleepy. Papillion’s main street is thriving and brims with one-of-a-kind dining and shopping options. The Shadow Lake Towne Center is a local favorite, carrying everything from home décor to clothes to a well-stocked supermarket. It’s also got a splash park and hosts free summer concerts on its grounds.
For even more charming finds, head out to the many stores and boutiques throughout town. Some of the notable stores include the home décor specialty store Vintage Moon, the maternity shop Bigwheels 2 Butterflys, and the local favorite Kajoma’s Fashion Boutiques.
Papillion’s food scene does not disappoint either. Spin Neapolitan Pizza does Italian staples right. The Texas Roadhouse chain offers its famous Southwestern fare. Ming’s Restaurant satisfies Chinese food cravings with standby favorites like egg rolls. For authentic French pastries, Le Petit Paris French Bakery Restaurant is a winner; the macarons are divine and a diner has compared their croissants to the best he’s tried in Paris.
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