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Wyndham Heights

Price Range: $450k - $1mil +
Age: mid '90s - present
Elementary: Marlatt
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

Wyndham Heights is an executive neighborhood located on the West side of Manhattan, KS. This neighborhood sits on top of a hill and many homes have spectacular views of the rolling Flint Hills. Although a newer neighborhood, it was designed to minimize loss of the natural vegetation. Both Evergreen and Hardwood trees are abundant. Wyndham Heights is located just across Kimball Ave from COLBERT HILLS golf course and just around the corner from FRANK ANNEBERG PARK which hosts a variety of family activities from fishing to soccer to nature trails. Homes in this neighborhood are built by some of Manhattan’s most prestigious Builders and offer high quality in both construction quality and finish materials. Most of the lots have been built out, but a few vacant lots remain.

The State Streets

Price Range: $180k - $280k
Age: Late '50s - 1960s
Elementary: Marlatt
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

The State Streets neighborhood is a very desirable place to live. It is centrally located and has wonderful natural landscaping. Floor plans range from large ranch homes with basements, to multilevel homes and two story homes. Yards are typically large and most homes have basements. Traffic is minimal through the interior. It is not uncommon to see many people walking in this neighborhood. The State Streets is near Westloop shopping Center and Cico Park. Although the homes are older, many have been updated.

Tatarrax Hills

Price Range: $260k – $450k
Age: 1980s – 1990s
Elementary: Marlatt
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

Tatarrax Hills is an exceptional neighborhood. Homes here come in all designs but all have unique features to them. Yards are not usually large, however the natural landscaping and hilly terrain provide for very private wooded lots. Tatarrax is located on the Northern tip of Manhattan, KS. Candlewood Shopping Center is a stone’s throw away, as is Cico Park.

Stonegate Estates

Price Range: $250s – $600k+
Age: ‘90s – 2000s
Elementary: Marlatt
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

Stonegate Estates has it all. Although not a very large neighborhood it features some exceptional homes. Stonegate Estates is located in the north Central part of Manhattan. It is a short walk to the Stadium to see the Cats Play. Homes are newer, but vegetation has been maintained.


Price Range: $450k - $1mil +
Age: mid '90s - present
Elementary: Marlatt
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

The Meadowland Addition is a wonderful family friendly neighborhood. It’s walking distance to Susan B. Anthony Middle School makes this neighborhood a great choice for families with children who are in this age range. Homes mostly consist of modern ranches with open floor plans and basements. Meadowland is located in North Central Manhattan.

Hawthorne Woods

Price Range: $420k - $500k
Age: 2008 – present
Elementary: Bergman
Middle School: Susan B. Anthony

Hawthorne Woods is located in the North West side of Manhattan. Up on the hill these beautiful homes grant views of either the city of Manhattan or the rolling hills of Colbert Hills golf course. This neighborhood offers affordable Golf Course style living. The neighborhood is just up the hill and a safe walk away from Bergman Elementary School. Homes in this neighborhood are full of upscale amenities like full master bath suites, walk-out basements and often 3 car garages. Homes are mostly large, modern ranches with very open floor plans.

Blue Hills

Price Range: $180k - $400k+
Age: 1960s – 1970s
Elementary: Bluemont
Middle School: Eisenhower

The Blue Hills Neighborhood is centrally located. It is a short drive from Kansas State University making this an ideal neighborhood for oncoming university Professors. It's diverse price range allows for something for everyone. The age of these homes provides for unique architectural features. The lots are extremely wooded and many of them back up to a creek allowing for extraordinary privacy in the middle of town.

Highland Ridge / Stone Creek

Price Range: $170k – $300k
Age: 2000s – Present
Elementary: Riley and Amanda Arnold
Middle School: Riley and Susan B. Anthony

These two adjoining neighborhoods rest on the far West side of Manhattan. A short drive to Ft. Riley makes these neighborhoods an ideal location for soldiers and their families. The Highland Ridge neighborhood is on the West side of Scenic Drive placing it in the Riley County School district (USD 378). This is a great opportunity for those families who would prefer a smaller school district. Busses pick-up in the neighborhood and commute approximately 20 minutes. The homes in Highland Ridge average in around $225-250K and offer modern ranch open floor plans most with basements.

In the Stone Creek neighborhood you will find a mix of modern slab ranch homes as well as some with basements. The slab design homes allow for a very affordable option for those who do not require the additional basement space.

For those who prefer homes with more architectural diversity, the downtown area provides these in abundance. These areas consist of homes surrounding the university. There are many rental properties in these neighborhoods making this a great place for Investors to look. However, homeowners can find absolute jewels in pocket neighborhoods that are still primarily Owner occupied. Homes in these neighborhoods vary as greatly in updates as they do in price. There is truly something here for everyone.


Price Range: Below $100k – $170k
Age: 1960s – Present
Elementary: Northview
Middle School: Eisenhower

Northview neighborhood is located in the far Northeast part of Manhattan. Northview offers a variety of housing options from older to brand new. Some homes have basements however, most do not and are either modern slab homes or older homes with crawl space. There is also an abundance of townhomes. Northview is one of Manhattan's most affordable neighborhoods and provides some very nice homes and attracts many first time home buyers.

Eagles Landing / Timber Creek III / Wildcat Ridge

Price Range: $210K – $350k
Age: Late 90s – Present
Elementary: Woodrow Wilson
Middle School: Eisenhower

These neighborhoods are located on the far East side of Manhattan on Hwy 24. This area is expanding rapidly, due to demand of modern family homes at an affordable price. Although less true than it used to be, these homes often come with lower taxes as they are located in Pottawatomie County. Growing commercial expansion along the highway makes this area more and more desirable.

Other Neighborhoods

Manhattan is a unique and diverse town with entirely too many neighborhoods to mention. From mid-century modern pocket neighborhoods as small as a block long to large new development neighborhoods, Manhattan has something for everyone.

Contact an agent today to determine which neighborhood is a perfect fit for you.