Governours Square is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio.
Governours Square is a good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm environment. This part of Columbus is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however noise can be an issue closer to the railway line. Lastly, although Governours Square is not home to any parks, parks are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to access them.
A majority of the housing growth in Governours Square occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. In this part of Columbus, about half of buildings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Renters occupy around 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 20% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood is notably good for those looking for two bedroom homes.
It is very often an option for house buyers in Governours Square to do their groceries on foot. Likewise, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. In terms of education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from most houses for sale in this neighborhood. On the other hand, Governours Square does not have any high schools.
Walking is reasonably feasible for property owners in this part of Columbus; many daily needs can be met on foot. Traveling by public transit is difficult in Governours Square. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. In contrast, a car is a reasonably good mode of transportation in this part of Columbus. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy.