Welcome to Bentwood!
Bentwood is a wonderful Johnson County community located within Overland Park, Kansas. This beautiful neighborhood was developed as a Rodrock Community starting in 1994. It is comprised of two sub-divisions: Bentwood Park and Bentwood Crossings. We're near three separate golf courses and located within just a few minutes of 'all the best' that Overland Park has to offer.
According to 'Business Development Outlook,' the City of Overland Park is the second-best city in America to live. The magazine's ratings were based on scientific measurements of public safety, daily commute times, access to culture and entertainment, and availability of medical and health facilities. The study used data from the 2000 US Census and rated more than 4,700 American cities. In 1999, the magazine ranked Overland Park the sixth best city in America to live. Source: 'Business Development Outlook,' 2001.
In 2005, Overland Park was named one of the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine. Money Magazine started with 40,000 places, then narrowed it to 1,100 then to 850. The study reviewed many factors including weighing economic, education and safety factors twice as much as arts, leisure and park space. The result? Overland Park was 30th overall - top 3% in the nation.
Overland Park is located in the southwest section of the Kansas City area, 35 miles from Kansas City International Airport, and minutes from Kansas City, Mo. Visitors can enjoy hundreds of urban attractions, while staying in an attractive, vibrant and safe suburban setting. Overland Park is known for its great restaurants and fine shopping, including Oak Park Mall, a popular two-level mall featuring Nordstrom and Dillard's as anchor stores. In a city known for its parks, Overland Park offers miles of walking and jogging paths including the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens with its woodland, native and water gardens.
Overland Park students attend Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley or Olathe Schools. Shawnee Mission's motto is 'Today's students tomorrow's global leaders.' The common goals of Overland Park educators are to broaden students' horizons outside the classroom and make the schools the pride of the community. And they succeed.
The homes of Bentwood Park and Crossings have been designed to compliment each other as well as the community. The atmosphere is a very friendly, family oriented one. People here enjoy the children and encourage interaction and play. People in Bentwood take great pride their homes and their neighborhood, as can be seen by the well manicured lawns and the general curb appeal of our streets.
The Bentwood Community has appointed an active Homeowner's Association Board of Directors who's goal it is to represent the combined goals for the greater good and the improvement of our subdivision. Neighborhood amenities consist of a large swimming pool, small baby pool, children's play area, and a picnic area.
The Bentwood Community website is a comprehensive database of information provided by the Bentwood Homes Owners Association Communications Committee for the residents. There are both public and private sides of the website thus not all of the information is available to the public. If you are coming to us from the public side there are many features that are not available to you. However, please feel free to tour through the public areas to learn more about Bentwood and how you can make it your home.
To learn more about the Bentwood Community, come explore our website!