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Westside is one of Omaha’s most desirable communities. It is bordered by 90th Street to the west and the 72nd Street to the east. Locals also call Westside, District 66. With over 2,400 residents, Westside’s many well-established neighborhoods are ideal places to call home.

This popular community is well known for its excellent schools, central location, and truly beautiful surroundings. Mature trees line neighborhoods with sprawling homes. Landscaping looks impressive and well cared for.

Westside is also located in the heart of Omaha, making it a great place to enjoy everything the largest city of Nebraska has to offer.

Real estate

Westside has tons to offer to people interested in relocating to this desirable community. Homebuyers are spoilt for choice. Whether its delightful ranch homes on spacious lots, charming 2-story homes in great neighborhoods, or amazing luxury estates in upscale communities, Westside has something that will appeal to any buyer.

Architectural styles are just as wide ranging. Craftsman, Contemporary, Modern, and Colonial-style homes are the most popular. There are also villa-like homes and Tudor-style property in Westside if that’s what a buyer wants.

Most of Westside’s neighborhoods are located close to the Countryside Village shopping district. These communities include Westgate, Westchester Lane, Green Acres Leawood, Cedar Hills, and Rockbrook Heights.

Schools

The schools in Westside are exceptional, making Westside a popular choice when it comes to home buying and relocation.

The Westside School District is acclaimed nationally for an excellent curriculum that is both innovative and effective. In 2004, it became the first school district in the US to issue laptops to its high school students. The district also offers programs in professional learning, early childhood education, and special services.

With 10 elementary schools in Westside including the Hillside Elementary School, the Oakdale Elementary School, and the Paddock Road Elementary School, no parent will have to worry about which school to send their children to.

Older schoolchildren attend the Westside Middle School, while secondary education is offered by the Westside High School or the Westside High School – West Campus.

Lifestyle

Westside residents enjoy a serene and laidback lifestyle. This town is the perfect place for raising families or starting one. When people think about settling down, Westside is a definite model. Add its close proximity to the best of Omaha’s shopping, dining, and recreational hotspots and Westside comes close to being ideal.

Westsiders are also spoiled when it comes to dining options. For seafood cravings, Red Lobster answers the need. Smashburger upgrades the everyday patty with their Angus burgers. For sushi night, it has to be Sakura Bana, while Fernardo’s On Pacific is a great place to grab fajitas and a few other Mexican favorites.

To replenish essentials, The Countryside Village Shopping Center is the go-to place. It’s been around since 1953 and has been owned and managed by three generations of the Myers family. It’s a beloved landmark in Westside that has been maintained and upgraded through the years. It now houses boutiques and coffee shops, and offers a host of other services.