The rural community of Millersburg presents home shoppers with an idyllic life punctuated by the gentle flow of the Elkhart River south of town. In many respects it is the perfect town for those seeking simple living. It offers charming abodes with ample lawns and privacy and a community that thrives on strong values and traditions. And yet, Millersburg is not so far away from bountiful shopping opportunities.
That's because it’s located in northern Indiana on State Road 13. The town is just far enough away from major highways, such as US-33, to remain pleasantly secluded without being totally inaccessible. Walking along the tree-lined streets of Millersburg, it is nearly impossible to imagine that the county seat and commercial hub Goshen is just ten miles away where the bustle of commerce provides a stark contrast to calm of Millersburg.
Whether you're looking for quiet place to return to after a hard day's work or a wholesome community to raise a family, Millersburg might be the place for you. Tucker realtors are ready to help you make this evaluation thanks to a deep knowledge of the community, not to mention extensive experience navigating the local housing market. With Tucker on your side, buying a home ceases to be a chore.
Millersburg is a quintessential example of the small-town aesthetic that many who eschew big-city living crave. That means older, well-loved houses featuring roomy lawns with ample shade to enjoy the summer months. Of course, you'll also find examples of more contemporary architecture frequently on the market as builders often take advantage of the wide-open spaces of this community. Whether you're looking for property closer to the town center for its distinctively neighborly feel or are seeking something with a little more solitude, Tucker's real estate agents can help you navigate this quaint market without all of the headaches of going it alone. You can enjoy the process finding a home that meets your inclinations spot on.
While not the commercial hub of commerce that its eastern neighbor Goshen is, residents of Millersburg can still find all of the basic necessities they need in town. This includes general and convenience stores, service shops, and a few specialty boutiques. Millersburg also boasts a handful of restaurants including family diners, pizza parlors, and cafes.
But for those residents feeling the need for something a little more, many choose to make the easy drive to Goshen, just ten miles away. There, you will find thriving commercial districts with stand-alone stores, plazas and malls, offering a mix of locally owned and national retailers. It's thriving downtown also hosts a diverse set of eateries, offering good food no matter what you might be craving.
More options can be found in the city of Elkhart, 25 miles northeast, and the popular cities of South Bend and Fort Wayne make convenient day trips for shopping excursions.
Like any small town, Millersburg has its share of town traditions and festivals held throughout the year. But when it comes to more varied entertainment, many choose to make the easy trip to Goshen. Goshen has theaters, galleries, and venues for music and the arts. It also offers parks, lakes, athletic fields, and plenty for outdoor enthusiasts. Just northeast of Goshen, Elkhart offers even more options, boasting a thriving nightlife scene and hosting several arts and music festivals including a popular three-day jazz event every summer.
Those who enjoy fishing will want to make use of the Elkhart River, which runs across southern Millersburg, or you can head south to Lake Wawasee, the largest lake wholly contained within Indiana. Lake Wawasee has many popular resort communities and campgrounds to take advantage of.
When looking for urban adventures, the nearest options are South Bend and Fort Wayne, both within convenient driving distance for a planned day trip. In both of these cities, you'll find national concert tours, professional theater, collegiate and amateur sports, and bustling night life.
The economic landscape of Millersburg is heavily shaped by the agricultural and manufacturing industries although many of the latter opportunities may take you outside of town, mostly notably to Goshen. Elkhart County as a whole is one of the major industrial areas in the nation when it comes manufactured housing, recreational vehicles, and boats. Due to its prominence, Goshen also offers many positions in education, healthcare, and retail. Conveniently, Goshen is just a few miles away, making it easy to commute to reap the economic advantages of a major commercial hub without giving up the benefits of small town living.
For those seeking yet more opportunities, even the city of Elkhart is a manageable commute. If commuting is in your plans, be sure and bring that up with your Tucker realtor. They might be able to help find a home in Millersburg to minimize your drive time.
Public education for school age students residing in Millersburg rests in the capable hands of the Fairfield Community Schools. While centralized in neighboring Goshen, primary school students will be able to stick close to home at Millersburg Elementary. Its local location and small size makes it easy for parents to take an active role in their child's early learning years.
Starting with the 7th grade and extending through their secondary education, students will attend Fairfield JR/SR High School in Goshen, located along US-33. There, students enjoy a challenging curriculum aligned to modern standards including support by technological integration into the learning experience. They also benefit from numerous extracurricular options including athletics, academic clubs, and community service.