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Olathe, Kansas - Homes for Sale and Community Information
If you are looking for a great place to live and raise a family, Olathe, Kansas is a great choice. Inside Johnson County, with a population of 125,872, Olathe is considered a suburb of
and the fourth largest city in the metro area.
has ranked Olathe 11th on the "100 Best Cities to Live in the United States."
There are several Olathe homes and neighborhoods that offer a variety of listings depending on your budget and needs.
Homes for sale in Olathe range from single and multi-family homes all the way to cozy condos and town homes. Some homes are new construction while there are several existing older homes to choose from. For the Olathe home buyer there are several options to choose from including an urban setting to the suburbs. Whether you want a two story home on a cul-de-sac or a new frame construction on the outskirts of the city, there are several styles to choose from. Because real estate in Olathe is growing at such at a rapid pace, it can be easy to find a home and property that you can afford on almost any budget. Be a part of a community that is rich in history with small town feel.
Olathe is also a great place to raise children all the way through high school. The school district boasts equal activities and events between the Olathe Parks and Recreation department and the school grounds.
Olathe has a rich history which once included the Osage and Pawnee Indian tribes and was later invaded by various trappers and hunters following the Louisiana Purchase. As years passed, government treaties forced Indian tribes out into eastern Kansas where a mission was established that was home to existing tribes as well as the Shawnee. Later, land speculators as well as other builders and entrepreneurs began to build up the town. In the early 1900s buildings and Olathe real estate started to boom. Public utilities went into development including a waterworks as well as a city hall. Scenes from the 2008 movie "All Roads Lead Home" were shot at Indian Trails Junior High.
Parks and Recreation
in the area are surrounded by plenty of
parks and recreation
opportunities. These include, Arrowhead Park, Oregon Trail and Frontier Trail. Mill creek pool offers a great opportunity to beat the heat in the summer months, and the The aquatic parks offer public access and also host private gatherings as well as city sponsored events. There are plenty of adult and youth sporting activities in the area as well. Basketball, volleyball, softball and football are very popular with area residents.
Attractions and Events
If you are looking at investing in property in the area,
Olathe homes for sale
are nearby many of the areas attractions and activities. There are several season events happening such as a Fishing Derby, Fourth of July celebration and a summer concert series. Keep in mind that activities abound throughout the year. Real estate in Olathe is something to consider when you are looking for a well-rounded environment for everyone in your family.
Olathe - A Superb Midwestern Home Town
Those looking real estate in Olathe, Kansas should call the experienced team at
The Gresham Group
. Their agents know the greater Kansas City market on both sides of the Missouri, and have the inside track on great deals and information. Olathe properties are supremely affordable, and have never offered better value than today!