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Bellevue Homes


Bellevue Homes for SaleThe town of Bellevue, Nebraska is near the eastern border of the state, approximately 10 miles from Omaha. People who purchase Bellevue homes can enjoy living in a small town near the amenities of a big city. Bellevue properties for sale includes houses and condos. People who have large families or entertain frequently may be interested in Bellevue homes with six bedrooms. A Bellevue real estate agent can help those who want small homes find houses or condos with one or two bedrooms.

Commuting to Omaha is easy for Bellevue home buyers. Omaha Metro operates a commuter route from Bellevue to Omaha on weekdays. Traveling to other parts of the United States is easy for Bellevue residents. Flights from the Omaha airport fly to Chicago, San Francisco and other major cities. People who own Bellevue real estate can take Amtrak from Omaha to Chicago, Denver and other large cities. The airport is about 14 miles from Bellevue, and the Amtrak station is about nine miles away.

Some homes for sale in Bellevue are near Bellevue University. Residents of Bellevue NE homes can also take college courses in Omaha. The Metropolitan Community College is less than four miles from Bellevue. Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha are both about eight miles from Bellevue.

Bellevue Attractions


Some Bellevue properties are near the city's outdoor attractions. The BellevueBellevue NE Homes Loop is a scenic trail that goes by many Bellevue, NE homes. One of the Bellevue homes for sale near a city park would be a good choice for a family with children. Bellevue parks have playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts and basketball courts. Those who purchase Bellevue homes for sale in north Bellevue will be close to miles of scenic trails in the Fontenelle Forest. People who enjoy shopping may want to ask a Bellevue real estate agent about Bellevue properties near Old Towne Bellevue. Specialty shops here sell antiques and jewelry. Some homes for sale in Bellevue are near the town's grocery stores. ALDI and Baker's are two of these stores. A variety of merchandise is available at Target and Walmart in Bellevue. Those who want to shop at malls with department stores can go to Westroads Mall or Oak View Mall in Omaha.

A Bellevue home buyer who likes to wander through museums might be interested in real estate in Bellevue near the Sarpy County Museum. History lovers might want to purchase Bellevue NE real estate that is not too far from Bellevue's historic buildings. The William Hamilton House and a historic log cabin were built in the 1800s.
Bellevue, NE - Nebraska's oldest city with a rich heritage A rich history and passion for land preservation are hallmarks of the Bellevue NE real estate community. Bellevue properties face tree-lined streets in a park-like setting. A record of low crime rates and a commitment to education also contribute to the value of real estate in Bellevue.

Bellevue University is an award-winning, accredited institution that offers degrees up to the Doctoral level. Bellevue real estate residents are fortunate to live close to the university. Online programs are available to distance learners, notably the military. A Wounded Warriors Scholarship was established for Purple Heart recipients.

History


Given its beautiful view of the Missouri River, the city of Bellevue is aptly named. In the 1850s, Bellevue homes were part of a commercial hub. A military presence has dominated the area since the 1890s. Offutt Air Force Base is a landmark, home to approximately 10,000 military and federal employees. The former Martin bomber plant manufactured the airplane that released the bomb ending World War II.

Parks and recreation


The Fontenelle Forest, a 1400-acre forest, reflects the dedication of local conservationists who have successfully preserved the wilderness alongside the Missouri River. Within the forest is a one-mile boardwalk, hiking trails and picnic facilities, enjoyed by many Bellevue real estate owners. Bellevue NE homes are surrounded by 600 acres of recreational areas that include parks, wooded and paved trails, ball fields, playgrounds and pools.

Attractions and activities


History buffs flock to the Strategic Air & Space Museum in nearby Ashland, where the infamous Enola Gay World War II airplane is on display. Several local attractions are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including an 1830s log cabin, Bellevue Pioneer Cemetery and the 1856 Fontenelle Bank building.

The Sarpy County Museum houses Native American and military collections as well as a research library. The museum, located at 2402 Clay Street, is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, but a donation of $2 is welcome.

Events


The Bellevue, Nebraska farmers market is one of a kind, offering local wares and baked goods in addition to fresh produce. Savor farm-fresh organic crops, live entertainment, handmade jewelry and art in one lively milieu. This pet-friendly market is open rain or shine every Saturday morning throughout the summer months. Bellevue Realtors showing Bellevue homes for sale encourage prospective buyers to visit the farmers market where they can get a flavor of the community.


Those who purchase Bellevue real estate can attend plenty of cultural events. Plays and musicals are performed at the Bellevue Little Theatre. Bellevue residents can see ballets at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha. The Omaha Symphony Orchestra performs at the Holland Performing Arts Center.

Jo Anne can assist those who are interested in purchasing real estate in Bellevue. Prospective homeowners can get in touch with Jo Anne by phone at (402) 981-6677 or e-mail at JoAnne@JoAnneAmoura.com. Also, read about the neighboring cities of Papillion, Omaha, and Westside Omaha.
Jo Anne Amoura
Jo Anne Amoura
Associate Broker