Argos is a great small town with small town values. Residents take pride in their families and strong work ethic. Parents will want to know that the school system has won numerous academic awards, which is another reason Argos is a great place to raise kids. It is conveniently located just off US-31 and State Road 10, two hours north of Indianapolis, and 30 minutes south of South Bend, Indiana. The suburbs of Chicago are less than two hours away.
Our Argos realtors would be happy to show you homes in this quaint, quiet town. Argos has a low cost of living in addition to honest, hard-working residents, great schools, and close proximity to big cities. Our realtors can get you settled in and feeling like a part of the community in no time. There are many lovely homes for sale, and we would be happy to show them to you.
Argos is steeped in history, celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2001. You’ll find a variety of home styles, ranging from homes built in the 19th century to ones that have been built recently. Homes for sale here have various construction styles and range from quite affordable to luxury homes, all situated in nice neighborhoods.
Businesses are scattered throughout the town and includes many retail shops and restaurants. There are several neighborhoods off of Michigan Street, North Street, South Street, Church Street, and Broadway Street. You can also find homes located outside of town, and these homes are often larger houses and can include a nice plot of land with it.
There are several restaurants in Argos including both fast food restaurants and those offering varied menus at affordable prices. Living in town will probably put you within walking distance of several of these restaurants, and all of them are within a short drive from homes in the Argos area. Many dining options are available in Plymouth, Bourbon, Bremen, Rochester, Warsaw, South Bend, and other nearby communities. These restaurants range from affordable to exclusive, from mom-and-pop businesses to chain restaurants. Whatever food you are craving, you can find it close by.
There are dollar and discount stores in Argos, which is convenient if you need a greeting card, a grocery item, pet food, or other personal or household item. There are also small shops and antique stores in town that offer unique products. For larger chain stores, specialty shops, and malls, Plymouth is a short drive away, so it shouldn’t be hard to find any item for you are looking.
Argos hosts fun family-oriented activities like the July 4th Parade and Movie Night in the Park, a free event sponsored by the Argos Volunteer Fire Department and other non-profit groups that are active in the area. Argos has a Youth League teeball, baseball, and softball program.
Argos Community Park is home to baseball, softball, and soccer fields, playgrounds for the kids, and walking trails for everyone. The walking trails feature a nature trail through wetlands. Anyone can rent a pavilion in the park for family or group events to share a fun day in the park.
The nearest movie theater is in nearby Bremen, and there are several tourist attractions in the region you’ll want to visit. Don’t miss the historic train depot in Bremen and the Museum of Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee. If you stop at the Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Visitor Center, the staff can tell you about all the seasonal activities you’ll find there, like skiing in the winter and swimming in the summer.
You can meander down country roads through Marshall County. This is farm country, and Marshall County has a history of being one of the leading agricultural counties in Indiana.
Health professionals will find career opportunities at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth, Community Hospital in Bremen, and Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester, which operates the Argos Medical Center. Several manufacturing companies are located in Argos and surrounding communities, and a variety of retail, clerical, and professional jobs can be found in the area. You can find homes for sale that are within walking distance of some of these businesses, and others are a short drive away. Argos residents travel an average of about 23 minutes to get to their jobs.
Argos Community School ranks as one of the best in the state. Grades K-12 are housed in one building, allowing for a low student-teacher ratio. Argos Community School is home of the Dragons. Boys sports include soccer, basketball, and baseball. Girls sports include volleyball, softball, basketball, and soccer. There is an active music department with a band and a choir.
Culver Academies is a college prep school located about 12 miles from Argos. It includes the Culver Military Academy founded in 1894 and The Culver Girls Academy, which was founded in 1971. The school boasts such well-known alumni as Hal Holbrook and Gene Siskel, from the entertainment world, George Steinbrenner from the sports world, and several congressmen and governors in the political world.