Polaris North is a neighborhood within Columbus, Ohio.
Polaris North offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. The noise levels in this area are very low, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, although Polaris North is not home to any green spaces, parks are well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, which makes it easy to get to them.
In Polaris North, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood experienced its most significant housing boom since the year 2000, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This part of the city also has a good variety of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
A fraction of house buyers in Polaris North may be able to travel to the nearest supermarket on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are a limited number of options for those who value restaurants in close proximity. With respect to education, there are only a few primary schools in this part of Columbus and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Furthermore, this neighborhood does not have any high schools.
The preferred means of transportation in this area is usually a car. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and most homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 71. In contrast, commuting by transit can be very hard in this area by reason of the low service level. Traveling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Polaris North as running common errands is difficult by walking.