Century 21 Alliance Group Featured Neighborhood: Essex Park

c21-essex-parkLocated just minutes from downtown Valparaiso and falling within the Valparaiso School District, sits Essex Park, a neighborhood designed to bring back community. Taking pride in real front porches, tree lined streets, and a community lighting program, this well planned neighborhood is pedestrian friendly with sidewalks connecting all parts of the community and contains roads within its confines intentionally designed for calmed traffic. With its park-like setting and carefully thought through streetscapes, Essex Park contains the yesteryear features of an avant garde Mayberry and is a wonderful neighborhood for purchasing a new home.

If you are a current resident of Essex Park and are looking to move, now is a great to time to list your home if you would like to sell. Homes sales and prices both increased for the subdivision in the past 12 months, while the number of days on the market decreased.

Considering home sales, 5 were within the last 12 months compared to 4 at the same time the year prior. Additionally, the average residential sale price rose from $190,625 to $213,380 and the average days on the market decreased from 148 days to 58. Data reflects the sale of single-family existing homes and is courtesy of the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.

Among the many purposeful amenities of Essex Park, the skating pond is at the top of the list providing recreation for all seasons with winter ice skating, summer fishing, or simply a relaxing spot to meditate. The proximity of the surrounding 90 acre wetland harbors native flora and fauna and nearly 20 acres continues to be owned by Porter County, making Essex Park one of the more protected and secured areas of Northwest Indiana.

Are you an Essex Park resident looking to sell your home or a home buyer interested in learning more about the community of Essex Park? Contact CENTURY 21 Alliance Group at (219) 462-2090 for more information.

Home Pictured: RECENTY SOLD IN Essex Park, Located at 1579 Danvers Parkway, this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, home has more than 2500 square feet, is surrounded by greenscape and has amazing views of the wildlife preserve. The oversized 2 car garage is heated with extra cabinetry for storage. Additionally, the property includes a sprinkler system, vast deck for entertaining and a semi-finished basement with endless possibilities. The serene setting and focus on community makes home ownership in Essex Park perfect for the growing family or empty nesters.