Whatever residential lifestyle you’re seeking, you can find it within walking distance or an easy drive from the Notre Dame campus. From urban contemporary to National Register historic, suburban subdivisions to waterfront town homes, maintenance-free villas to multi-acre estates, the region has developed an eclectic mix of housing and neighborhoods that reflects both its multicultural past and its forward-looking present.
South Bend – Mishawaka Metropolitan Area
Home to more than 319,000 people with plenty of activity in its urban centers, South Bend and Mishawaka, and plenty of peace and quiet in the outlying subdivisions and suburbs such as Granger and New Carlisle. Historically one of the most affordable areas in the country with some of the most stable home prices, the multicounty district known as Michiana has something to offer everyone.
Living in South Bend
In housing expert Barbara Corcoran’s list of top 10 cities nationwide with the best housing values, South Bend placed #1 based on the homebuyer’s ability to buy “more house for your dollar” within a context of local job growth and steadily rising housing prices. Explore all that South Bend’s many different neighborhoods can offer to you. From homes within walking distance of the University, to historic and suburban family homes, to urban contemporary villas and condominiums, you will find it all here.
University Village at University Park Mall
A super-regional mall serving the metropolitan South Bend/Mishawaka areas as well as southern Michigan. Anchor stores include JCPenney, Macy’s, and Sears.
One of Mishawaka’s newest outdoor lifestyle shopping center, the old-town themed shopping plaza features White House Black Market, Coldwater Creek, Fannie Mae and Salon Nouveau – An Aveda Lifestyle Salon & Spa.
Eddy Street Commons
Stroll down the sidewalks of Eddy Street Commons, located across the street from the campus of Notre Dame, and take in the beautiful architecture and exciting mixture of shopping, dining and living in a uniquely designed urban style community with a main street appeal. From fashions to books and eateries, to bars and apartments, Eddy Street Commons offers a variety of new venues within walking distance of the University of Notre Dame campus.
Urban Contemporary Villas and Condominiums
Browse the many Condominium and Town Home complexes that Notre Dame, South Bend, Mishawaka, and Granger Indiana have to offer.
A thoughtfully designed mixed-use urban development beginning construction on the St. Joseph River near downtown Mishawaka. Where you can live, work, play and shop in a delightful setting you’ll be pleased to call home.