If you're looking for a peaceful place to settle down in Indiana, look no further than Bringhurst. Bringhurst is known for its tranquil, tree-lined streets, and friendly community atmosphere. It's a great place to settle down and raise a family.
Neighbors are friends, and the good food and conversation never end in Bringhurst. Bringhurst is located just off State Road 75, just south of State Road 18 and the town of Flora. It's a central location about 35 minutes from major urban areas with beautiful natural ones in between. Bringhurst residents are in the enviable position of being within a couple hours drive of both Indianapolis and Chicago. Bringhurst has the best of small town life without sacrificing the option of big city delights.
Bringhurst residents are a happy bunch and for good reason. If you're interested in the town, be sure to talk to a Tucker realtor about homes for sale in Bringhurst. With a wide selection of houses that will accommodate everything from single people to big families, there's something for everyone in Bringhurst.
Bringhurst has a proud history that stretches back well over a hundred years. This means the prospective homebuyer has plenty of options to choose from in Bringhurst. The town has seen nearly every major architectural style leave its trace in some way or another, and it’s readily apparent from a quick drive through town. If you have a particular style in mind, be sure to tell one of our realtors, and they may be able to find a home that satisfies your needs and your wants.
Gone is the headlong rush for a parking spot, the fight against rush-hour traffic, and the stress of keeping to a time frame among thousands of people. Here, you'll find friendly and affable shopkeepers who care as much about good conversation as they do about good sales. While Bringhurst doesn’t have many shops within it’s own town limits, a five-minute drive north to Flora offers more options. Some local favorites in Flora include Embroidery Nation where you'll find carefully crafted linen goods as well as all kinds of craft supplies. Another favorite is the Flower Shoppe, which always has beautiful colors and vibrant plants in all seasons.
When it comes to dining, you can expect top-notch service and an appreciation for good conversation. While Bringhurst doesn’t have any restaurants of its own, other nearby towns and cities have plenty of places to grab some good food. The Stone House Restaurant in nearby Delphi serves up everything from baked goods to American classics. The service is spectacular, and the ambience is great for families. Another favorite is Flora's Family Restaurant, which has earned top marks on its deep-fried mushrooms.
Of course, if you're serious about your shopping and your eating, a weekend excursion to Chicago might be in the books. Chicago is known as the home of deep-dish pizza, but you can also find everything from barbecue to sushi to haute cuisine. And as for the shopping, Chicago has a variety of shopping destinations from the Magnificent Mile to Chinatown.
Bringhurst probably isn’t going to have any large-scale productions any time soon. But that's ok. Culture in this town isn't a spectator sport; it's a communal activity with neighbors contributing their share in the creation of a welcoming atmosphere. People often gather over the simple pleasures of food and drink, and you can expect many a potato bake in this small town.
If you've got a taste for something spectacular, Indianapolis has everything you want. Best known for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its other major sports teams, Indianapolis also plays host to a number of concerts with everything from blues to modern rock to electronic music keeping a busy schedule of events in local venues. There are also several great museums and a zoo to keep the family happy and interested.
The main industry in Bringhurst is agriculture, and most of the careers are related to the farming industry in one way or another. There's always a need for mechanical labor, especially for people who have a technical degree. However, Bringhurst's proximity to other urban areas means that Bringhurst residents can viably commute to work. Your Tucker realtor will be happy to help find you a home that cuts down on commute time, saving you money and stress at the pump.
Students in Bringhurst are served by the Alexandria Community School Corporation, a school system educating students from K-12. Teachers here introduce students to the adventure of academics, athletics, arts, and a number of extracurricular activities. The schools include Alexandria-Monroe Elementary School, Alexandria-Monroe Intermediate School, and Alexandria-Monroe Jr./Sr. High School. At each step along the way, students are introduced to rigorous academic work, and by the time they reach high school, their schedules can be filled with a combination of varsity sports, theater or other arts, and civics. By the time that Bringhurst students graduate, they are prepared for careers, college, and community life.