Neighborhood Information for Castleton, Indianapolis
Overview of Castleton Indianapolis:
Castleton is a bustling neighborhood located northeast of Downtown Indianapolis that is filled with restaurants, entertainment, and loads of affordable apartments. With its mix of highly commercialized areas and large scope of employment opportunities, people who live in Castleton, IN enjoy the perfect balance of work and play. The large office parks that line both sides of I-69 provide jobs to thousands of Indy residents, while the Indiana Heart Hospital and myriad health-care businesses in the area attract students and doctors from around the world. If you’re seeking an apartment that's close to the place where you make money as well as your favorite places to spend money, look no further than Castleton Indianapolis.
Rental Market & Apartments in Castleton Indiana
With an estimated 40% of housing in Castleton being reported renter-occupied, it’s no surprise that there’s a vast selection of apartments in Castleton Indianapolis to choose from. Whether you’re looking to save some money for a future home, live with some close friends, or enjoy your new job with a stylish crib to match, Castleton has options for most every budget and lifestyle. One bedroom apartments start around $600 a month, while three bedroom Castleton apartments max out around $1300. Each apartment complex offers its own unique amenities as well. Some offer pools and clubhouses, some pay certain utilities, and some come packed with modern furnishings if you don’t want to provide your own.
Castleton Shopping, Dining, & Entertainment
If shopping is your absolute favorite pastime, this is the neighborhood for you. The largest mall in Indiana, the Castleton Square Mall, is located here and as you could imagine, it is a shopaholic’s dream. With over 130 retailers, including Best Buy, H&M, Macy’s, and JCPenney, you can spend an entire day stocking up on the newest trends and dining at one of the mall's many eateries. But if that just isn’t enough shopping or if your tastes are a bit more upscale, the Fashion Mall at Keystone is just three miles west and contains luxury retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Plus (yes, there’s more), the strip between the two malls also contains a plethora of national retailers, discount department stores, and specialty shops.
The neighborhood of Castleton also features a large assortment of grocery stores, fast-food, and fine dining options. Grab brunch at A2Z Café or a delicious dinner at Amber Indian Restaurant. Whether you’re looking for a familiar name or a hole in the wall that you’ve never heard of, Castleton has the variety to keep your palate happy.
Although this area is known for its commercial development, there are some nearby options for those who love to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Towne Run Trail Park is a perfect little escape from the hustle and bustle of Indy and features miles of trails for running, hiking, and mountain biking. Additionally, the William Sahm Park and golf course are located just north of the Castleton Square mall.
Pet Friendly Apartments in Castleton Indiana
Currently, all of our properties in Castleton contain units that allow both dogs and cats. And of course, no area so widely recognized for its shopping would be complete without an array of national and local pet stores. From PetSmart to Bird Fever, it’s easy to find the food, treats, and toys that you need to keep your furry friends happy. There are also several options in or near Castleton Indianapolis for pet care and veterinarians.
Commuting From Castleton Indiana
The neighborhood of Castleton is on the northeast side of Indianapolis, Indiana in the Lawrence and Washington townships of Marion County. It is conveniently located along the southern terminus of Interstate 69 and has easy access to both I-465 and I-69. Despite its highly developed areas, this is still a suburban neighborhood and is not navigable on foot. You will definitely need a car to get to where you want to go. Downtown Indianapolis is about 13 miles away from Castleton. A simple commute down I-465 will take you directly there, however the amount of time it takes depends on traffic. Without traffic it can take as little as twenty minutes, and with heavy traffic it can take between 45 minutes to an hour.
Education & Schools in Castleton Indianapolis
Castleton is served by primarily by the district of Lawrence Township, but a few residents that live at the western end of Castleton will reside within the Washington Township district. A majority of the students in Castleton will be zoned to these public schools: Mary Evelyn Castle Elementary School, Fall Creek Valley Middle School, and Lawrence North High School. There are several other options for both public and private school in Castleton, but only you can know what is best for your young scholar! We recommend talking to your neighbors and others in the area to get a good idea of what the schools are really like.
-By Kelly Renick