West Omaha Real Estate
West Omaha covers the areas west of 72nd street in the Omaha metropolitan area. It is widely regarded as one of the best residential areas in the city.
Credit West Omaha’s popularity to the cluster of new suburbs and neighborhoods that has sprung up recently. It helps, too, that West Omaha is close to the city’s financial and commercial centers.
In addition, the area boasts shopping and dining options, great schools, spacious parks, and other recreational spots.
West Omaha is also home to the national headquarters of Boys Town, an orphanage founded in 1917. Today, the nonprofit cares for children and families across the US. The property in West Omaha was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985.
The real estate choices in West Omaha are sure to delight anyone. The area is well known for its charming neighborhoods and suburban feel. There are ranch-style homes in spacious lots, well-appointed 2-story homes in amazing neighborhoods, and stately luxury properties.
The architectural styles are equally varied. Craftsman is popular in West Omaha along with Traditional and Tudor styles. There are also modern and classic contemporary homes in West Omaha’s suburbs.
Along with charming and historic village of Boys Town, some of the most popular communities found in West Omaha include Green Meadows, Irvington, Keystone, Millard, Maple Village, and Westwood. These communities are distinguished by their serenity and accessibility, a winning combination for many homebuyers.
There are excellent schools located within West Omaha. They fall under several school districts that operate within the area.
The much lauded Millard North High School lies at the heart of West Omaha. Its rigorous program has consistently yielded outstanding SAT and ACT scores from its students. It also boasts an exceptional sports program.
Elkhorn Middle School is another good school. It employs a variety of programs designed to accelerate academic growth with due regard to the child’s healthy interaction with peers and teachers. Some of the Elkhorn programs include High Ability Learner Education, World Language, and Special Education (Life Skills Program).
Meanwhile, Spring Ridge Elementary School provides just as many opportunities for academic achievement. Along with reading readiness, the school offers English Language Learner program, Fine and Performing Arts programs, and High Ability Learner Education program.
West Omaha’s convenient location makes it easy for residents to enjoy the quiet joys of suburban living with the fun and excitement of urban attractions within reach.
When it comes to gastronomy, residents need only stay put. Dolce, a critical and popular success, offers contemporary American cuisine that looks as good as it tastes. Mahogany Prime serves custom-aged US Prime Midwestern Beef known for its superior marbling, texture, and flavor. Dante Ristorante Pizzeria’s wood-fired Neapolitan pizza has been voted the best in Nebraska by the Zagat guide, and its Italian staples are rustic and ingredient driven.
For brick-and-mortar shopping, Village Pointe offers an upscale and laidback environment. This open-air shopping center recreates an old downtown feel and boasts trendy shops, restaurants, and a ton of activities like a farmer’s market, a wine festival, and seasonal events like a holiday lighting ceremony.
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