Southwest is a neighborhood within Columbus, Ohio.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Southwest. It is easy to get to parks from the majority of locations within the neighborhood and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. This part of Columbus remains relatively serene, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
In Southwest, most of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and mobile homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 60% of the dwellings in Southwest while renters occupy the remainder. The average year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1976.
Some house buyers in this area may be able to travel to the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants. With regards to education, in Southwest, house buyers will commonly be able to get to primary schools on foot. However, high schools are not particularly abundant and consequently may require a rather long walk to get to. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
The car is usually the preferred transportation option in Southwest. Most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Freeway, and it is especially convenient to access a parking spot. However, Southwest is not a very pleasant part of Columbus for moving around by public transit. Thankfully, house owners are served by a few bus lines. Most homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not very conducive to traveling on foot since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.