Southern View Real Estate Information
Ideally sandwiched in between the I-72 interstate to the south and downtown Springfield to the north, the suburban neighborhood and town of Southern View is home to 1,800 residents. Managed by a community and neighborhood board and association, a code of regulations is circulated to all property owners in Southern View to ensure compliance and to maintain a clean, quiet, and safe place for all residents to enjoy and live. It is these standards that make residents so happy to live in Southern View in order to preserve the way of life that they have become so fond of.
Capital City Shopping Center is Southern View’s largest retail shopping complex in the area and offers residents an excellent opportunity to shop and run errands nearby and close to their homes. Besides an interesting selection of fast food take-out restaurants and other eateries like Arby’s McDonald’s, and Long John Silvers, the center also hosts several big-name retailers, including Big Lots! and ShopKo. Residents of Southern View also value the large movie complex that is part of the plaza as it provides an affordable entertainment option close to home.
A number of community-wide events and initiatives help to make the year go by quicker and to maintain the dynamic connections between families that makes the neighborhood so special. Safe Family Saturdays is an event hosted by the community to recognize family-friendly practices. One of the more fun events is the annual Village Weiner Roast where most families gather in the parks to share stories, recollect memories, and catch up over a traditional Midwestern barbeque. The Fall Garage Sale is a dedicated weekend where all interested families can host garage sales in the area. A similar event is set-up each spring as well.
The Bunn Golf Course, operated as a part of the Springfield Park District, is eighteen holes of intriguing golf on some of Springfield’s most well-maintained fairways and greens. Interestingly, the course is part of a Senior Golf Pass program that offers a free mega pass for senior golfers who are ninety years old or over. The pass allows all qualified golfers unlimited use of the Bunn Golf Course and a number of other local and regional courses.