Walnut Heights is a neighborhood within Columbus, Ohio.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Walnut Heights. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line or Jack Nicklaus Freeway. Finally, it is easy to reach parks in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
A majority of the housing growth in Walnut Heights happened in the 1960s and 1970s. In this part of Columbus, roughly 85% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Home owners occupy about two thirds of the properties in Walnut Heights whereas the rest are rented. This neighborhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is easy to access the nearest grocery store by walking from any location in Walnut Heights. There are also a few options for those who care about restaurants in close proximity. Concerning education, residents will find that no matter where their home is located in Walnut Heights, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
This area is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Freeway. However, traveling by public transit is very difficult in Walnut Heights. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally relatively close by. Most homes for sale in this part of Columbus are located in places that are not very suitable for walking as very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.