The city of Canal Winchester, Ohio is located in the Columbus metropolitan area.
Canal Winchester is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. It is very hard to access parks from many locations within the city since they are distributed sparsely. Still, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Canal Winchester is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for buildings in this city is 1991. This part of the Columbus metropolitan area also has quite a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters.
Buying one's groceries usually demands the use of a car in Canal Winchester. There are also over 50 restaurants in this part of the Columbus metropolitan area. When it comes to education, high schools and primary schools are not abundant in Canal Winchester, and therefore not always within walking distance.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in this part of the Columbus metropolitan area. It is very easy to park. On the other hand, walking is not very practical for property owners in Canal Winchester because meeting daily needs is very challenging.