Batesville, conveniently located between Indianapolis IN, Cincinnati OH and Louisville KY, gives people "small town living" within an hours drive of three major metropolitan areas. The community was built around the hardwood trees in the area, and many businesses still make use of this wood. There is a wood carving shop, a furniture company, and a Fortune 1000 company. These are in addition to the unique and quaint specialty shops, manufacturers, and service businesses. Any item on your list or any needed service is available right here. The rural setting gives way to plenty of recreation. You have the choice of golfing on fantastic courses, biking or walking through the wonderful parks or boating and fishing in surrounding lakes. Batesville also has a top-rate library and full-service YMCA. The housing market ranges from affordable to executive level homes. The schools and healthcare facilities are top of the line.