Homes Clever Missouri
Homes Clever Missouri
Clever, located just southwest of Springfield, Missouri, is one of the fastest-growing communities in southwest Missouri. Most of the cities residents commute to work in nearby Springfield.
Shopping and Dining
Clever is a primarily residential community with very little shopping within the city limits. However, Clever real estate owners will find plenty of places to shop just outside of town in Springfield. Shopping in Springfield includes the 150-store Battlefield Mall, the historic Commercial Street shopping district in downtown Springfield and the massive Bass Sporting Goods flagship store.
Because of its small size, the number of restaurants in Clever is also limited. However, owners of Clever real estate needn't go hungry. Springfield is, just ten miles away, boasts more than 800 eateries. There, you can find everything from Italian food to Mexican to sushi.
Parks and Recreation
The Ozark Mountains, which encompass most of southwestern Missouri, offer Battlefield residents additional outdoor sports opportunities, including hiking, rock-climbing, fly-fishing and kayaking. There are also six recreational lakes within an hour's drive of Clever.
Music lovers will likely appreciate Clevers's close proximity to Branson. The music mecca, with its dozens of concerts halls and outdoor amphitheaters is just a short drive away.
Much of Clever real estate is newer construction due to the city's recent, rapid growth, and most properties here are single family homes. Clever real estate is somewhat more affordable than property in other Springfield suburbs, with the average listing price in May, 2012 of just over $178,000. Real estate in Clever ranges from single level, ranch-style homes to two-level, traditional-style homes.
Schools, Health and Transportation
School age children in Clever attend the schools in the Clever School District. For higher education, Springfield offers a number of excellent colleges and universities. Among these is Missouri State University, with an enrollment of more than 20,000 undergraduate students; Drury University, a well regarded liberal arts college ranked #10 among regional Midwest universities by U.S. News; Baptist Bible College, a small theological school; and Ozark Technical Community College.
Though there are no urgent care facilities or hospitals directly in Clever, residents are just a few miles away from the myriad of health care facilities located in Springfield. That city boasts six full-service hospitals with a combined total of more than 2,200 beds. Two of these hospitals--Mercy Health Care System and CoxHealth--are ranked among the top 100 hospitals in the United States.
For longer trips, Springfield-Branson National Airport is located about 25 minutes away from Clever, on the northeast side of Springfield. This 2.750-acre facility has a modern terminal that just opened in 2009 and offers daily non-stop flights to 30 destinations, including Denver, Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta.
If you are thinking about buying or selling Clever real estate, give us a call at (417) 894-9093 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.