Lakehouse Listing!

What a Sunset View from this Indiana Lakehouse listing!

New Lakehouse Listing offers Big Main Body Views Along with Protected Cove Area for Swimming & Fishing

This is the year for you to find the perfect Indiana lakehouse listing for you and your loved ones! Look at this great waterfront home on Heritage Lake only 28 miles West of Indy!

This is one of those rare opportunities. Big view and a wonderful dock area! This lakehouse offers the ultimate Indiana waterfront experience. The interior does not disappoint either!

Indiana Lakehouse Listing

Heritage Lake waterfront home

Step inside and the lake views through the windows will draw you to look out at the lake but beautiful hardwoods, a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, spacious vaulted ceilings, and a large master suite has a large closet area, large bath with double vanity, and exits to lakeside deck will keep you comfortable inside!

You’ll want to spend a bulk of your time outdoors in nice weather either sitting on your deck enjoying a lemonade while watching the water activity or on your large dock where you’ll enjoy great Indiana fishing and swimming.

Indiana Lakehouse Listing

Heritage Lake listing

Just hop on your boat and go! Sunset cruises will call you and the sunset views from this lakefront home will not disappoint!

Heritage Lake is the maximum summer home destination for Chicago and Cincinnati residents offering a perfect getaway at Heritage Lake with only a 2-3 hours drive! Many Indianapolis area residents have summer homes at Heritage Lake! It is an easy drive from Carmel, Fisher, Zionsville, and Greenwood, too!

Heritage Lake offers 320 acres of water for fun all year ’round. The lake is wonderful for water skiing, tubing, jet skis, fishing, sailing, kayaking, and pontoon sunset tours! Don’t miss this opportunity. Great Indiana lake houses with this view and water are a rare find! Call Darrel today!

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New Indiana Waterfront Home Listings

New Indiana Waterfront Home Listings at Heritage Lake!

We’ve been busy increasing our inventory by adding several Indiana Waterfront Home Listings in this Past Week.

Check out the new Indiana waterfront home listings at Heritage Lake! It’s that time of year again and gratefully the groundhog DID NOT see his shadow which means Spring is right around the corner, right? Realistically, regardless of the groundhog, Spring IS AROUND THE CORNER! Don’t let this be yet another year that you drive down Heritage Drive thinking about missed opportunities.

Indiana waterfront home listings

Sunset boat cruise on Indiana lake

watching folks on the water at the Feast ‘N’ Ski in August wondering why summer is winding down and you have not purchased your Indiana summer home yet! Another missed opportunity to bond with your loved ones and make lasting memories, even traditions, in this fast moving modern world.  Now is a great time to start thinking about this Spring and Summer. With new listings being added to the market, you can start your search in earnest this year and be on Heritage Lake this season! The best news yet? Be on the water in your own Indiana lakehouse this Spring for less than $200K!

77 MIll Springs

Indiana waterfront home listing

That’s right, this new listing at 77 Mill Springs is a great option! Listed at $193,900 and on a cove with a dock in place. No, the views are not huge and you will probably want to venture down the cove in your boat just a bit for swimming.

Exits Lakeside

Great room of Heritage Lake Waterfront home

But where else can you be on a 320 acre lake only 28 miles West from Indy for less than $194,000! The home is a basic ranch and has new wood floors, carpet, and paint!

With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, there is a shared, open living area that exits to the large lakeside deck where you can sneak in a view out to the main body through the

Heritage Lake Cove

Cove location of Indiana waterfront home for sale

trees. A nice thing about the location on the cove? It is quiet. Peaceful. You’ll enjoy the ducks, geese, birds, and nature that abounds!

If you haven’t heard of Heritage Lake, I’m not surprised. It is one of Central Indiana’s Best Kept Secrets! A 320 acre private lake 28 miles west of Indianapolis is perfect for skiing, swimming, wake boarding, jet skis, sailing, sunset pontoon cruising, and some of the BEST Indiana fishing !

If 77 Mill Springs is not what you have in mind, no worries! We have more Indiana waterfront homes coming on the market. Contact us to stay on top of the market with your own personal website and instant updates tailored to your search criteria. Whenever there is a new listing that meets your needs, call us and we’ll set up a time to visit right away! 



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Indiana Waterfront Home Listings

New Indiana Waterfront Home Listings at Heritage Lake

Contact Brouhard Realtors now to view this fantastic new Indiana waterfront home listing at Heritage Lake!

We have many potential summer home buyers just waiting for the right Indiana waterfront home listings to come on the market at Heritage Lake. This listing could be the perfect summer home for you!

Indiana waterfront home listings

Heritage Lake Waterfront Home Listing

It is located at 156 Mill Springs in Coatesville, IN on a great waterfront lot at the best private Indiana lake located nearIndy!

You’ll love the boat house! Stroll out your back door and jump on your boat or throw in your fishing line! There is over 70′ of shoreline graced with a steel seawall! You’ll never have to put down rip rap! And the view is great out towards the main body while the location on the mouth of this wide cove allows protection for swimming, fishing and lounging on the water! This is one of the nice Indiana waterfront home listings!

View from new Indiana Waterfront Home Listings

Lake view from Heritage Lake waterfront home near Indy

This home is listed with RE/MAX Centerstone Brouhard Realtors, your Heritage Lake real estate experts since 1987. The location of Heritage Lake is a convenient to Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, & Greenwood. Heritage Lake is also a convenient summer home destination only 2 1/2 to3 hours from Chicago and Cincinnati!

Contact Darrel or Teresa to view this amazing Indiana lakehouse today!

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Heritage Lake Views from a Hot Tub

Lakeside Hot Tub Opens Up Heritage Lake views!

Bald Eagle viewed from Lakeside Hot Tub at Indiana Lake!

I’ve lived on Heritage Lake for nearly 30 years. The view from the lakeside deck has varied over the years, from the end of a small cove in Mill Springs to a more panoramic main body view in Patriots Landing. Sitting lakeside and taking in the Heritage Lake views is a favorite past time for sure, but try it in a hot tub!

Heritage Lake Views

Views of snowfall on private Indiana Lake

Sitting in a lakeside hot tub offers the best in relaxation and views! You see, a lakeside hot tub beckons you outside even in snowstorms, turning the ‘worst’ snow storm quickly into the best!

Sunset over Indiana Lake

Sun setting over Heritage Lake Indiana

You also venture out at night more often so you see full moons, falling stars, and a beautiful sunset almost every day. I even checked my blood pressure a few times before and after a hot tub soak to learn it was notably lowered so this might be included on the list of hot tub benefits. A few days ago, the normal beauty was enhanced by a family of bald eagles. The mature eagle sat statuesque in the 

Bald Eagle over Indiana Lake

Bald eagle soars over an Indiana lake located 30 miles west of Indy

tall tree about 70′ feet away while 2 large juvenile eagles playfully flew with each other, making 360 degree turns as they wrestled mid-air! I felt like a Nat Geo explorer only I was wet and did not have my iPhone so now it’s forever in my memory! The Eagles are here all year-long but most visible in the off-season. Once the leaves are off the trees, we get to view the eagles almost daily. We’ve seen them teaching their young and eating fish dangling from their talons in the tree.

Heritage Lake Indiana is pretty much a wonderful place all year-long! A hot tub is a bonus, but not necessary to enjoy this beautiful 320 acre play ground in all four seasons! Even offshore, water access properties enjoy all the amenities Heritage Lake offers.

Indiana Fishing

Girl with fish caught at Heritage Lake IN

There are 2 clubhouses with rooms property owners can rent for events such as family reunions and weddings. The activity center has a pool table and other games the youth really enjoy in the summer including a great basketball court, tennis courts, swimming pool with water park, soccer fields, and more. There are 3 swimming beaches with parks and picnic areas on the lake, as well as 3 fishing ponds.  Speaking of fishing, Heritage Lake is stocked with blue gill, bass, crappie, walleye, and more to offer some of the best Indiana fishing ! Oh yes, in the winter there is ice fishing and ice skating, too! A year round Indiana haven! What more could you want?

Brouhard Realtors are your Indiana Realtors and have served as the experts in this niche market for decades. Now is a good time to list your Heritage Lake home but be sure you talk to the Heritage Lake Expert Darrel Brouhard before you list. Darrel first sold Heritage Lake lots in the 70’s for the developer and has sold Indiana waterfront homes, lakefront building sites, and offshore water access properties since 1987. His team includes his wife and partner for 29 years, Teresa Brouhard, and Nichole Houser as their Office Administrator for 3 years now!  They know the ins and outs of the market and understand values placed on the amount of shoreline, site on the water, and the most important water view. In other areas in the development, factors such as locations on common property or the nature preserves can differ greatly. Don’t depend on anyone who does not understand these specialized values to arrive at a list price for your Heritage lake home! Contact Darrel today!

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Indiana Lakes Fall Colors

Indiana Lakes Shows off Fall Colors!

Heritage Lake is an Indiana Lake Located Just West of Indy!

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of fall! I would not believe it period if I weren’t surrounded by the beauty of fall colors here at this Indiana lake know as Heritage Lake! I’ve been Blessed to live at this sought after, private Indiana lake community since 1987, but I have to admit that I am routinely amazed by the beauty of Heritage Lake in every season! I fight the urge to take pictures of every gorgeous sunset, each one so uniquely beautiful. Well, a picture speaks a thousand words so here you go…

Heritage Lake Indiana in fall colors

Indiana lake in fall colors

Maybe you’ve read my blog for awhile, or you’re following our waterfront listings on Facebook, or even checking out all of my Heritage Lake tweets, but you’re still sitting in your recliner nowhere near the lake! Are you feeling like you’ve missed out on another season of Indiana lakehouse fun? If so, why not start your search for your lakehouse now, so you’ll be ready for next spring! Now is a great time to turn your focus to your personal waterfront home search!

Contact me today and I will help you begin your Indiana lake house search in earnest! It is best to start with your own personal real estate website that is constantly updated and allows you to organize the listings as favorites, possibilities, and rejects. Your personal website comes directly from the Broker’s Listings Service of MIBOR (metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors). My favorite feature is the automatic email you receive when there are new lakefront homes listed for sale at Heritage Lake. Brouhard Realtors offers this free service to give you the opportunity to see the lake homes when first listed which is becoming more important at Heritage Lake, where prime, waterfront homes do not stay on the market long these days! Heritage Lake waterfront properties are in demand and those on the main body do not tend to stay on the market very long.

Choose Brouhard Realtors and our automatic email program to make sure you won’t miss out on your Indiana lakefront dream home in 2016! Make moves now to embrace your dream, so that next fall, you’ll be enjoying this beautiful Heritage Lake color show from your own boat as you revel in all the heartwarming and fun memories you made with friends and family on this Indiana lake in 2016!

There are a few Indiana waterfront home listings now on the market and we expect to list more in the next few months. Contact us today to join our instant update program or set a time to visit! Brouhard Realtors are your Heritage Lake Experts since 1987! 

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Top Indiana RE/MAX Team

Brouhard Realtors is a top Indiana RE/MAX Team in August 2015 at #13 in the State

Why is working with a top Indiana RE/MAX Team Important?

I’ve been in business for over 28 years, and since it is the real estate business, it seems there is a fine line between bragging and marketing. I mean, if you’re a great real estate sales team, the very backbone of your business is not only to do a really, fantastic job ALL the time, but to also let everyone know the job you’re doing. After all, if you don’t let the public know you’re a top Indiana real estate team, they won’t know they need you! 

So, today I am sharing another RE/MAX top producer balloon ad from RE/MAX Centerstone in Avon.

I need to share news that Brouhard Realtors was the #13 RE/MAX team in the state for homes sold in August 2015!  First, I feel gratitude! I thank God for many blessings! Darrel and I could never do this without the support of our Office Manager, Nichole Houser. She is our tireless supporter, always giving her best, committed to our small team in a way that translates as our best foot forward every day! Then there is Brad Dawson, our all around helpful guy! Brad paints, landscapes, renovates, and does anything needed to allow us to present our listings in the best light. We are also grateful for over 28 years of selling Heritage Lake, the best kept secret in Central Indiana! What a great place to call home and to work! And we love selling farms, acreage, luxury homes, and properties throughout in West Central Indy! What a  beautiful city Indianapolis has become! It is a growing and welcoming city with many great locations to call home!

If you’re considering the sale of your west Indy home or Heritage Lake property, call us! Darrel and I are both Indianapolis natives and know the city very well. Whether you own an Indiana lakehouse at Heritage Lake or a farm in rural Hendricks County, you need an experienced real estate team. First, the Broker should have a proven track record of sales and added real estate education. Darrel is a CRS ! This means he is among the top 5% of real estate brokers in the country. The broker needs a good support team in this era of the internet, social media, and mobile devices. This is where I come in. I am the marketing specialist. I have had a website with photos of our listings since 1998! I work tirelessly to stay up with marketing in this day and age! So while Darrel is busy listing, selling, and negotiating, I am marketing your home, and Nichole is making sure everything runs smoothly. She is a wonderful ‘point of contact’ at Brouhard Realtors, kind, polite, and helpful, while ironing out the details and supporting our clients. Her photography skills are excellent! Staging is an important aspect of marketing your property and that is where Brad comes into play. He can power wash decks, paint rooms, move furniture and much more. What’s really cool about our team? You get all of us for the price of one!

Darrel and I have said many times that we work hard to give you the ‘limousine’ service of real estate sales, not the taxi-cab service! This has been our motto for years along with our benchmark belief of  ‘do unto others as you would like them to do to you’. Call RE/MAX Centerstone Brouhard Realtors today and let us put our PROVEN team to work to get your home SOLD!


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New Listing with Pool

Check out the New Listing with Pool at Heritage Lake!

Don’t miss your chance to own this new listing with pool and privacy! Your personal oasis awaits!

649 Gettysburg house listing at Heritage Lake

Heritage Lake Home with In Ground Pool

Your own private retreat at Heritage Lake is beckoning! The new listing at 649 Gettysburg has a back yard that will be your personal oasis offering both privacy and a beautiful in-ground pool! This all brick ranch home is beautifully maintained & offers 2,525 sq. ft. of living space! The large family/rec room is complete with your own wet bar and is convenient to the pool area. What a setting to entertain!

Heritage lake home in ground pool

Backyard Pool at 649 Gettysburg

Get your drink and meander over to the 32’x16′ salt generated pool with automatic retractable cover, fountains, & a slide! A concrete patio and a covered cabana are poolside along with a 10’x10′ screened-in porch & storage. There is also a full tiled bath and an extra laundry room convenient to the backyard pool!

649 gettysburg rec room

Poolside Rec Room

In the winter, you’ll stay cozy and comfortable inside! You’ll love the hearthroom or maybe your private master suite with sitting room & full-bath. The Heritage Lake marina is only a few miles away where you may lease a seasonal boat dock! An in-ground pool and complete access to a 320 acre private Indiana lake…what a great home for entertainment! Listed by Darrel Brouhard of RE/MAX Centerstone in Coatesville, IN. The Brouhards, along with Nichole Houser, are a dynamic team serving the niche market of Heritage Lake and West Indy homes, including luxury estates and farms. They have closed over $15 million worth of Indiana real estate year to date! Contact them about your West Indy real estate today!

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Indiana Real Estate Update

Indiana Real Estate Update is Favorable!

Check Out the Most recent Indiana Real Estate Statistics

Have you see the latest market update from Indiana Association of Realtors? If not, take a

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real estate sold signs

look. It is full of good news for Indiana home owners! The results show that statewide housing has seen an “upswing in sales, prices and new listings” and August 2015 “surpassed 2014 across the board”. Here are some of the finer points of the report:

  •  Median sale price of homes increased 5.4 percent to $137,000
  • Average sale price increased 2.6 percent to $163,923
  • Percentage of original list price received increased 0.7 percent to 94.8 percent •
  • Pending home sales increased 7.0 percent to 7,371 •
  • Closed home sales increased 5.1 percent to 7,703
  • Number of new listings increased 2.7 percent to 10,606

One big statement in the report worth noting is that the Federal Reserve sent a strong signal to buyers with unchanged interest rates in August. It is important to realize the these low rates can bring new Buyers into a market. For example, there are Buyers considering buying an Indiana lake house for the first time. Besides being an investment in fun memories for family and friends, it is also a financial investment that makes sense at these historically low rates, especially in light of the recent volatility of the stock markets.  This is also a great time for first time home buyers because no money down USDA loans are available at Heritage Lake and in many areas West of Indy. If you are thinking of “moving up”, it is a good time to list as well.

If you have considered listing your Heritage Lake or West Indy home, now is the time to act. You might be wondering where to begin. It begins with contacting a top Indiana real estate broker. Brouhard Realtors is a small but mighty team; ranking as #15 RE/MAX team in the state of Indiana for August. Talk to Darrel, Teresa, or Nichole about your goals in selling your home. At Brouhard Realtors, you work with 3 licensed realtors for the price of one! We are a proven team and our goal is to give you limousine level of service, not the taxi cab one! Call or email them today! You’ll have a free, professional market analysis in your hand in no time at all. And they will supply you with the details of the marketing plan for getting your home SOLD!

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Top Indiana Realtors Services

Top Indiana Realtors Offer Free Market Analysis and Staging Advice!

Get Your Free Market Analysis and Staging Advice on your Central Indiana Home from these Top Indiana Realtors!

Darrel and Teresa Brouhard started their real estate careers together as a team in 1987! Today, with more than 55 years of combined real estate sales experience, they are top Indiana Realtors in Central Indiana. Their team includes a full time, licensed office manager, Nichole Houser. Nichole is an excellent photographer and works tirelessly to bring not only organization, but vision to the team. There is another invaluable team member in the Brouhard organization named Brad Dawson.  Brad is a talented handy man and excels at coming into a home to implement the staging recommendations of the team. “I have found that most homeowners do not have the time or ability to follow through on all of our staging recommendations,” states Darrel Brouhard. “Brad is able to come in and paint some rooms, power wash decks & docks, or help with a general clean up of the house and grounds for a very reasonable cost.”

It just makes sense to hire a top Indiana real estate team to sell your West Indy Home or Heritage Lake property. A team is able to offer more benefits at the same cost to the home owner as a single agent working alone. Add your home to the list below. call us today for your free market analysis and staging advice!

Brouhard Realtors sales activity update 2015

Brouhard Realtors Sales YTD 2015

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Home Listing on Nature Preserve

This Gorgeous Home Listing on Nature Preserve at Heritage Lake has a New Price of $284,900.00!

New Home Listing on a Nature Preserve at Heritage Lake has access to a 320 acre Private Lake and all its Amenities.

Imagine coming home to this beautiful new home listing on a Nature Preserve and nestled among the trees! Sit down and relax on the deck, surrounded by wildlife and nature with a creek running through! You won’t ever want to leave! But wait, there’s more. You can easily reach the marina within minutes where your boat is waiting in a leased boat slip for the season. Hop on your boat and enjoy water sports, peaceful sunset cruises, or some of the best fishing in Central Indiana!

Heritage Lake Home for Sale

Heritage Lake home listing located on nature preserve.


This home is a gorgeous inside and outside! It has been recently updated throughout and is absolutely stunning! This is a unique, private setting at Heritage Lake backed up by common property in the form of a Nature Preserve with a stream meandering through. You’re sure to love the attractive interior features including the spacious , open, floor plan that combines the entire main living space!  The interior boasts a gorgeous, updated kitchen, soaring great room ceilings, remodeled half bath & laundry room with hardwoods, and a superb master suite with jacuzzi tub with his & her shower, custom cabinets,  fixtures, & tile!

Home on Nature preserve kitchen

Heritage Lake home remodeled kitchen

Yes, the interior is gorgeous but wait until you go outside! You won’t ever want to leave the large deck that views out to the nature preserve! View nature and ample wildlife from this lovely vantage point. Nothing but peace, quiet and beauty surrounds you! Of course, included is full use of Heritage Lake, a 320 acre private lake, and all the amenities with ownership of this home. You’ll love boating, tubing, swimming, and fishing! The marina is about 4 miles from the

Home at Heritage Lake IN

Heritage Lake home has deck on Nature Preserve

home.  You will also enjoy the large clubhouse with swimming pool, park and swimming beach. There are actually 3 swimming beaches with parks at the lake and multiple waterfront common areas for lake enjoyment. Contact Brouhard Realtors, your Heritage Lake experts since 1987, for a tour of this lovely home.


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