Bixby, Oklahoma is sandwiched within the counties of Wagoner and Tulsa and offers its citizens a high quality of life. This has led to an increase in growth of over 50% according to the US 2010 census. It is the 19th largest city in the state and is one of the most prominent best kept suburban secrets of Tulsa. CNN Money even named it one of its Best Places to Live in 2009. Its rich history combined with a strong sense of community combine to create a city with a large population that still operates with the gentle small town mentality of years past. This is one of many reasons why homes for sale in Bixby are highly sought after for those who want to live in the greater Tulsa area.
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One of the best reasons to buy a home in Bixby is the strong education system in place in Bixby. The district serves about 6,000 students and is considered a close-knit community. The district offers four grade grouping elementary schools or more age appropriate education, intermediate grade level schools, a middle school, and a high school.
Bixby public schools is highly rated and the community has a large community spirit and it’s citizens regularly support athletics and academic growth encouraging students to reach towards the stars. Additionally, Bixby is home to a great local library that offers a host of programs to encourage youngsters to develop valuable reading skills.
Things to Do in Bixby
Bixby is full of unique experiences to enjoy on a regular or seasonal basis. The city is packed full of parks and tourist attractions that draw people in from out of town. Additionally, as a suburb of Tulsa, residents have access to many close by museums, parks, and attractions that they can easily reach in just an hour or less.
Within town is Carmichael’s a vast pumpkin patch that is free to tour, but for just a few dollars more offers tons of add-on activities. Families every year flock to the Carmichael Pecan to pet animals, tackle the corn maze, buy fresh jellies and produce, and of course indulge in all things Halloween.
Another great attraction is the Escape Hatch Bixby where participants are trapped in a series of rooms and have to use clues to find their way out. The Escape Hatch is located within the downtown of Bixby which is a great place to stroll and spend an evening out. The downtown is full of quaint shops, larger merchants, and a variety of dining options. It’s a highlight of owning Bixby real estate and always a great place to spend a weekend or weekday night out of the house.
Those who have homes in Bixby enjoy many regular seasonal events in Bixby. The town has a strong local city council that works hard to provide entertainment and a high quality of life for its citizens. Every Thursday in the summer months free yoga classes are held at the Washington Irving Park and every fourth Thursday of the month free child car seat safety checks are offered by the local Bixby fire station.
Every year the Charley Young Park is home to the Bixby Green Corn Festival which is composed of great fair food, rides, and other attractions. The park also has a gazebo where musicians and other family events are held on a regular basis throughout the year. Regular events also take place at the Bixby Community Center and the Daily Family YMCA.
Of course, as mentioned living in Bixby means close proximity to Tulsa opening up many larger attractions including the Tulsa Children’s Museum, Tulsa History Museum, Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, Woody Guthrie Center, and the Oklahoma Aquarium.
Dining in Bixby
Bixby offers a wide variety of dining options from Italian to Mexican to small café food. Great deals of restaurants line the downtown along Memorial Street, making homes in Bixby near downtown hot sellers. However, options for dining are also spread out across the city so there are plenty of great options with little wait throughout the week.
Local favorites include Savastano’s Pizzeria home of amazing deep dish pizza, Johnson’s Stepping Stone Café where local family charm is exemplified, and the Apple Barrel Café where good American cuisine is always available. Those with a more eclectic taste for cuisine will want to sample the southwestern menu of Tijuana’s Grill and Cantina or the Greek flavor of the Pita Place. Of course, you need dessert after any great meal, and Daylight Donuts will easily delight any sweet tooth.
Parks and Recreation in Bixby
Bixby offers its residents a wide variety of parks that allow them to participate in community sports, enjoy the warm sunshine, or tackle playgrounds. Popular parks in Bixby include Washington Irving Park, Charley Young Park, Bentley Park, Quail Creek Park, and Lake Bixhoma.
There are also several hike and bike trails spread across town that make for amazing rides, runs, or casual strolls with family. There is also a splash park in Bixby at Bentley Park during the warm months and Lake Bixhoma offers residents the chance to fish and boat.
The parks are also host to many annual events that are discussed in further depth below. All the greenery and natural beauty is one reason why Bixby homes for sale do not last long.
The Bentley Park Sports Complex also offers youth and adult sports programs to keep residents active in the community. Found within the park is an international soccer field, two quads of baseball, four youth soccer fields, horseshoe pits, rodeo grounds, horseshoe pits, walking trails, practice fields, a splash pad, and two quads of softball.
Local Golf Options in Bixby
Bixby real estate often is attractive to golfers because of the great nearby golf options which include the Links at Bixby and the White Hawk Golf Course. The White Hawk Golf Course is the favorite of local golfers and is a public course that offers 18 holes. The Links at Bixby is a 9-hole course that is semi-private.
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Within five miles of Bixby are also the Cedar Ridge Country Club and Indian Springs Country Club courses both of which offer 18 holes.
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