The neighborhood of Leawood is situated within the city of Columbus, Ohio.
The character of Leawood is exemplified by its calm environment. Green spaces, such as Big Walnut Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, making it easy to get to them. This area is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are tranquil.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Leawood, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood also has quite a good choice of unit sizes - there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this neighborhood. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this area. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred between 1960 and 1980.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in Leawood. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, in this neighborhood, property owners will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking.
The car is usually the best mode of transportation in Leawood. It is straightforward to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Freeway, from anywhere in this neighborhood. On the other hand, Leawood is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Leawood, although meeting daily needs is convenient by walking.