McColly Real Estate DeMotte
817 N. Halleck Street
Managing Broker: Katie Wietbrock
The progressive and growing community of DeMotte offers many of the commercial conveniences and amenities associated with larger cities. Ideally located near the historic Kankakee River, the town is only a five-minute drive from Interstate 65 and Indiana Route 10. Residents are 40 minutes away from the water-sport recreation opportunities at Lake Michigan, and 60 minutes from the world-class attractions in Chicago.
"Touch of Dutch" - This festival takes place each year early in August as a celebration of the Dutch Heritage in the DeMotte area. Many area businesses have a vendor tent set up in downtown DeMotte for people to visit.
Outstanding schools combine with nearby colleges in Rensselaer and Valparaiso as well as public universities in neighboring counties for a full range of quality educational opportunities.Residents are served by Kankakee Valley Intermediate School, Kankakee Valley Middle School and Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield Township. Lush parks provide picnic areas, tennis courts, playgrounds, a swimming pool, and sports fields. Three state game preserves are available within a 45-minute drive from DeMotte, and the entire area is ideal for hunting, fishing, bird watching, canoeing, and outdoor adventure. Active clubs and social organizations, Iocal industry, well-planned zoning for serene residential neighborhoods, and colorful local celebrations are all persuasive factors in helping new residents "Decide DeMotte."
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