Travis Jones, Rush Properties founder, says residents in this Kansas County enjoy remarkable education, access to major highways, and a location central to the entire U.S.
According to Travis Jones, founder of Rush Properties, the Kansas City area is unlike any other. He is specifically fond of Johnson County and resides in Stilwell with his family. Travis Jones of Rush Properties reports that the entire county has an exceptional school system, many beautiful and easily accessible parks and museums, and plenty of activities for both families and singles alike. Travis Jones of Rush Properties notes that the real estate market for JoCo, as locals refer to it, is one of the strongest in the Midwest.
Golf and recreation
Travis Jones of Rush Properties notes that Johnson County is home to the Heritage Park golf course and Tomahawk Hills golf course. Heritage Park, explains Travis Jones of Rush Properties, is a par-71 championship course that utilizes the natural beauty of the area in its design. Eleven of its 18 holes are built around three lakes and/or the picturesque Coffee Creek. According to Travis Jones of Rush Properties, the fairways of the course are lined with zoysia grass with the greens being bentgrass. Tomahawk Hills is ranked as one of the best public golf courses in the area. According to Travis Jones of Rush Properties, Tomahawk is also the most challenging.
There are ample opportunities for hikers and bikers in JoCo, says Travis Jones. The Rush Properties founder explains that there are miles and miles of paved shared-use trails, paved walking trails, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails throughout the county’s four regions.
Travis Jones of Rush Properties reports that Johnson County is one of the most easily accessable locations in the U.S. Major highways include I-35 and I-435. Linking Johnson County with neighboring Douglas County is K-10 and US-56. According to Travis Jones, Rush Properties founder, Johnson County also boasts the historic Shawnee Mission Parkway, which passes through Shawnee, Marion, Oakland Park, Mission, Fairway, Westwood and Mission Woods as well as Kansas City, Mo.
Travis Jones of Rush Properties reports that Johnson County has six unified school districts and four universities. Notably, Travis Jones of Rush Properties points out that JoCo and surrounding area residents may enjoy the Johnson County Community College, the Edwards Campus of the University of Kansas, the Olathe Campus of Kansas State University, or Mid-America Nazarene University.
JoCo in pop culture
According to Travis Jones, Rush Properties founder, the popularity of this region is demonstrated by its predominance on the small screen. He notes that Johnson County and its cities have been featured in popular television series like Switched at Birth, High School Confidential, the United States of Tara, and Married to the Kellys.
A haven for history
Travis Jones, Rush Properties founder, says that Johnson County has almost two-dozen properties and/or districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Overland Park is home to Overland Theater and the Broadmoor Ranch House Historic District. And Travis Jones of Rush Properties reports that the small town Olathe offers visitors the chance to step back in time with the Ensor Farm, the Albert Ott House, and the Mahaffie farmstead—a gift shop and museum located on 40 acres of land that commonly hosts Civil War reenactments. Notably, the farmhouse is built of limestone blocks quarried from its land, says Travis Jones of Rush Properties.
About Travis Jones and Rush Properties
Travis Jones, Rush Properties and Cherry Park Properties founder, has had a passion for real estate for more than 15 years. His current focus is revitalizing areas hit with foreclosure in the economic downturn of the mid-2000s. Currently, Travis Jones of Rush Properties works with Homeowner in foreclosure, offering alternative options.