Take a look at Andover real estate to find a place to live with a small town feel and safety with close proximity to Wichita. This growing area has recently updated streets, sewers, and waterlines, and the population has passed 12,000 residents. Many families make homes here in the affordable Andover real estate and feel good about sending their children to Andover Public Schools. The abundance of community events also bring everyone together and help people get to know their neighbors. There are four annual events that residents look forward to every year. These events are the Police and Fire Festival in June, Concert in the Park in June, Greater Andover Days in September/October, and Hometown Christmas in December. Ground has been broken for a new Amphitheater in Central Park, which should be able to enhance the Concert in the Park festivities in 2018.
There are many other amenities near any Andover home to keep everyone in the family active and busy. Take a stroll, or go for a run or bicycle ride on the Redbud Trail. This path is 1.75 miles long and goes from 159th St. to the 13th St. Sports Park. Many other parks dot the city including Central Park, which offers fishing, a gazebo for picnics, a path around the pond, a playground, and a dog park. The 13th Street Sports Park includes a picnic shelter with charcoal pit, restrooms, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and fields for baseball, football, soccer, and other group games. The Andover YMCA is a very active place with workout facilities, programs, and an amazing outdoor waterpark. Golfers will find plenty to do in Andover. Play a round at the Andover Municipal Golf Course, Terradyne, and Flint Hills National Golf Club.
In addition to all of these great activities, there are also plenty of shopping and dining options. Some local favorites for dining are Boones Pickins, Metro Bistro, Sakana Japanese Grill and Sushi, Poplar Restaurant, and Golden Garden Restaurant. Find everything you may need for your Andover home at Atwoods, The Plaza Shopping Center, Ace Hardware, Dollar General, and many other stores in the city. Find all you need right in Andover, but enjoy the ability to take advantage of the many amenities of Wichita a short drive away.