Village Neighborhoods

Ashland

Many of the homes in Ashland are bordered by woods or Limehouse Pond. The neighborhood is located east of Chelmsford and west of Southlake and is reached by driving south on Bonaventure Avenue off of Jackson Circle. Clay Circle designates the entrance to Ashland and Southlake.

Bellingrath

Bellingrath is a neighborhood of estate homes featuring pre-1940 architecture. This neighborhood is adjacent to woods or parkland on three sides -- Jennings Green on the east, Provost Park on the north, and Settlers Legacy on the south.

Many of the homes in Bellingrath are within walking distance of Provost Park with its many amenities, as well as, an entrance to the walking trail through the woods of Provost Park.

Bishopsgate

This neighborhood is just east of the Village Center and is bordered on the south by Kew Pond in Harrison Park. The architectural design for this neighborhood reflects 19th century architecture with alleys providing entrance for rear loading garages.

Imposing Jackson Circle, marking the northeast entrance into Bishopsgate, is at the intersection of Horseferry Road and Bonaventure Avenue adjacent to Harrison Park. Jackson Circle features a fountain surrounded by a formal English garden and flanked on the north and west edges by the Cecil Street pergolas.

Chapel Square and Broughton Green are also located in Bishopsgate. Chapel Square is designed as a formal garden. It’s focal point is a decorative iron structure. Broughton Green features a gated play area on the eastern edge of the park accompanied by a large open green area bordered by a formal hew edge and stately bur oak trees.

Chelmsford

Separated by Druid Pond and Harrison Park, this neighborhood will be linked by Chelmsford Street with Chelmsford Circle at one end and Rosebery Green at the other. It will feature estate lots with an architectural design of early 1900s.

It is ideally located with Tree Shadow Pond and Provost Park amenities to the west, open parkland to the south and the Village Center and Druid Pond to the north.

Clarkston

Clarkston is in the northwest corner of The Village of WestClay, north of 131st Street. It is designated as an area of estate homes offering larger lots with traditional and revival architecture styles.

Quack Pond is located on the northwest corner with Clark Woods on the east. Other notable park areas to be found in Clarkston include Abercorn Green and Adams Green.

The Webster Park Clubhouse and Pool is located on the east side of Clarkston. Webster Park features two swimming pools, a workout room and tennis courts.

Deerstyne

Clarkston is in the northwest corner of The Village of WestClay, north of 131st Street. It is designated as an area of estate homes offering larger lots with traditional and revival architecture styles.

The Deerstyne neighborhood is comprised of village and garden homes with garages in the rear on alleys. The architectural styles of this area must reflect traditional nineteenth century architectural styles. Deerstyne is located on the southeast corner of Towne Road and 131st Street.

Deerstyne Park, located in the heart of the neighborhood, is notable as the highest point in The Village and has historical roots dating back to the earliest settlers of this part of Indiana. Deerstyne Park features a gated play park and a stone fire pit that may be rented for private events. In addition to Deerstyne Park, other park areas in this neighborhood include Trowbridge Commons and Academy Green. Crowning Trowbridge Commons is an exquisite cast iron fountain.

Dumbarton

This neighborhood, which lies north of Northlake, is north of 131st Street and is the site of the Manors at WestClay. Dumbarton features six new designs which include Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical and Italian Renaissance architecture on wooded and waterfront homes sites.

Ice Pond and Elgin Pond are in this neighborhood. Halifax Park runs along the southern edge with Clark Woods on its west side. It also is near Webster Park with its amenities.

Finchley Park

Similar to other estate areas, this neighborhood consists of homes featuring pre-1940 architecture. Finchley Park is at the southern end of the Village with many of the homes bordering woods or Coxhall Gardens, the new Hamilton County Park. Churchill Pond, one of the largest ponds in The Village, is also found in Finchley Park. Hendricks Pond, and Mc Nutt Pond are also found in this neighborhood.

Finchley Park offers two distinctive vistas for the southern section of The Village Nature Trail as it meanders along the ponds and the woods of Settler’s Legacy and eventually meets up with the planned Coxhall Gardens Trail System.

The Villas at WestClay

The Villas located in the Finchley Park neighborhood reflect the elegant, detailed and varied exteriors of the pre-1940 architectural styles throughout WestClay. In addition to all of the amenities offered to all residents of The Village, this neighborhood consists of homes offering low maintenance living.

McNutt Pond and Hendricks Pond are found in the northern section of this neighborhood.

Frogmore

Frogmore, is on the north side of 131st Street and south of Clarkston. This neighborhood is comprised of estate homes featuring the traditional architecture styles indicative of Indiana architecture at the turn of the century, similar to the existing homes on Broad Street in Trowbridge. Broad Street, which starts at The Meeting House in the Village Center and runs through Trowbridge, continues north of 131st Street dividing the Clarkston and Frogmore neighborhoods.

Frogmore features the Webster Park wetlands, Dogwood Pond, Frogmore Green and is adjacent to the Webster Park amenity center.

Kew Overlook

This is one of the newest neighborhoods having just opened in early 2006. There are only eight lots in this neighborhood all of which have a wonderful view of Kew Pond across Hourglass Drive. Three of the lots also back up to Limehouse Pond.

The architectural design of this neighborhood will reflect 19th century architecture.

Leighton

The Leighton neighborhood consisting of estate homes reflecting pre-1940 architecture is at the southern end of The Village of WestClay. Part of the neighborhood surrounds Leighton Green while Quayle Pond is in the southeast section. Homes along the southern section of the neighborhood border The Village Nature Trail System dividing The Village and Coxhall Park, Hamilton County’s new 125-acre park. These features have made the Leighton neighborhood very attractive to families with children.

Rhettsbury

This neighborhood is one of the first sections to open in the Village. Village homes are located on lots that offer garages in the rear on alleys. These homes are built to meet the special requirements of building architecturally-correct homes reflective of the 19th century. Most of Rhettsbury is within walking distance of the Village Center and is home to the Cottages of WestClay, at Rhettsbury Street and Tradd Street.

The Cottages are single family homes which are smaller than the Village homes. They reflect the classical architecture of styles from the late 1800s.

Rhettsbury also is home to Herman Wells Park, a gated play structure with swings and a large open green area so children can run and play, and Nimitz Park, a gated playground with two play structures and a flower garden.

Southlake

This neighborhood, south of Harrison Park and Hourglass Lake, is divided into two sections by Milford Street. Similar to Northlake, it is a section of estate homes with a view of Hourglass Lake. Homes in this area will feature the architectural period of the 1940s. This neighborhood includes Milford Green and Tipton Green and is bordered by a wooded area on the south. Clay Circle designates the entrance to Ashland and Southlake.

Trowbridge

This neighborhood, the site of the first Home Show in July, 2000, established the architectural style and tone for the estate areas of The Village. The homes along Broad Street were designed and built by a select group of Village Builders and showcase the traditional architecture styles indicative of Indiana architecture in the 1800s up to the 1940s. Architectural styles featured include: Victorian, Colonial, Georgian, Second Empire, Queen Ann, and Tudor.

Nestled between the neighborhoods of Trowbridge and Bishopsgate are Hidden Park and Hdden Pond. A nature area and walking path encircles the pond.

The Village Center

Dominating the Village Center is the Meeting House, a three-story Greek Revival structure on Meeting House Green. This beautiful community building features meeting rooms, banquet facilities and clubrooms and has become a popular venue for public and private events such as wedding receptions, birthday parties, fund raisers and company gatherings. The beauty of the Meeting House is enhanced by the large cast iron fountain at the entrance to the building.

The Meeting House is the gateway from the north into the retail center of The Village. Businesses located in the Village Center include: Classic Cleaners, Marcy J Salon, Harvest Fresh Market, IM=X Pilates Studio. Pamfilio’s Italian Restaurante, has been a highlight of the Village Center for the past several years. For a full listing of the retail and businesses, please open the Village Center Business & Retail located on the menu bar at the top of the Home Page.

West Village, WestClay Uptown

WestClay Uptown, located in the northern part of this new section will be the second commercial district in The Village. Designed to be more automobile intensive, possible businesses include a pharmacy, a supermarket, a drive-through bank, and a daycare center.

A third recreational area for residents of The Village is located just south of the commercial area. Goldwater Clubhouse features a clubroom and workout center and two pools. Adjacent to pool is MacArthur Field featuring a softball field.

The southern section of West Village consists of parkland and residential neighborhoods. The residential area will feature town homes in the Italianate and Queen Anne architectural styles, 61 unique village homes designed primarily in 19th century architectural styles and a few Craftsman style homes from the early 20th century.

Also located in West Village is The Stratford at WestClay, an active senior living retirement community for seniors age 62 plus. In keeping with the strict architectural guidelines found throughout The Village, The Stratford will feature nineteenth century architecture. The Stratford campus will encompass distinctive Bungalows and a stately Main Residence and Commons Building. A total of 171 residences comprised of bungalows, one to three bedroom apartment homes and penthouses. In addition, there will be 45 independent and assisted living options offering healthcare and memory support. For more information on The Stratford, visit their website at: www.stratford-living.com.

As part of the planned 160 acres of parkland, the West Village also includes several new ponds and parks. The exquisite fountain in the center of Ronald Reagan Green is a twin to the fountain in front of The Meeting House – visually connecting the West Village to the Village Center. Ronald Reagan Green features a putting green, a bocce ball court, a horseshoe pit and a park pavilion. Halsey Green is designed with two play areas, while Truman Green is designed to be a passive green space. Taggert Pond and Beveridge Pond are located on the southern end of West Village.