Recently, there have also been extremely successful new home construction developments in the area. The Village is home to the corporate headquarters of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, and Casady School.
The Village is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and considered a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Located centrally in Northwest Oklahoma City, The Village has held its value for generations and attracts both first time home buyers and empty nesters.
The City of The Village is governed by its own citizens whom are both elected and appointed. Elected Council oversees the City Manager and the position of Mayor rotates among the Council members.
The Village has its own Police Department, Fire Department with full-time fire personnel, City Administration, and Public Works Department.
This adorable park is located Northeast of the intersection of May and Britton. There is a large playground, where families gather. The children play on the play equipment, and run in the long grassy area. The park is on the corner of Carlton Way and Sunnymeade Place and includes a picnic table and bench. Houses border the west and south ends of the park and Lake Hefner is about a mile to the west and close by.
The Village sits next to Casady School which is a college preparatory Episcopal day school educating children from the ages of pre-k to 12th grade. The school has a diverse student body and provides a foundation of excellence and superior educational training.
The campus, located on the northeast corner of N. Pennsylvania Avenue and Britton Road sits on 80 acres and is built around a beautiful lake. Casady is an independent private school but contributes to The Village community and also enhances the elegance of the community.
It is nice to see the Casady school spirit in the community and the students and their families eat and shop within The Village, close to the campus contributing to the local economy.
Nearby Lake Hefner boasts 17 miles of beautiful shoreline with sidewalks and bicycling paths surrounding the lake. Lake Hefner enthusiasts enjoy sailing, golfing, fishing, kiteboarding, and wind surfing. All ages enjoy the pathways for strolling or exercising and the playgrounds for children to run and play. Pack your own picnic or grab a bite from one of the wonderful restaurants on the lake while watching a sailboat race.
Don't forget to watch the sunset or fly a kite while you are visiting the lake. Flying kites near lake Hefner has been popular for years and the wind on Lake Hefner contributed to the festivities in the 1989 Oklahoma Olympic Festival.
Many enjoy their boats for pleasure and sailboat races take place on weekends or Wednesday nights from May through September. Lake Hefner is home to the Oklahoma City Boat Club and hosts various regattas.
Grab a bite to eat on the lake ranging from Mexican food, seafood, to upscale fine dining.
Enjoy the lake view, the sunset, and warmth of the outdoor fireplace on the terrace. Redrock Canyon Grill is a popular and well sought out restaurant on the lake for dining and live music. Home to yummy food, cocktails, wine and a wood burning oven built around unique lakefront views in a spectacular setting.
With many trees, beautiful water, birds flying, boats sailing and people watching, Lake Hefner offers a 9.4-mile path around the entirety of it so all can be enjoyed.
This route around the lake is generally considered easy and takes about 48 minutes to conquer.
The Village library has a large selection of materials and books, and offers the option to relax by the park across the street, join a knitting class, host meetings, or sit outside and enjoy the beautiful weather.
The library holds a children's reading room, which was funded by Special Friends, an outdoor amphitheater called the Village Green, private study rooms free to the public and meeting rooms to rent out for larger hosted meetings.