Five Reasons To Live In Grandview Heights

italian foodGrandview Heights is located in the heart of the nation’s 15th largest city, Columbus, Ohio. Only 4 miles from downtown, the 1.3 miles of land offers a friendly and artistic vibe.

Walking along Grandview Avenue, you will find people gathered around cozy tables drinking freshly brewed Stauf’s coffee or waiting in line at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream for the newest flavor.

Rather than being in the crowded streets of downtown, Grandview Heights offers a more relaxed setting, which makes it one of Columbus’ best neighborhoods in which to live.

Here are 5 benefits of living in Grandview Heights:

Proximity To Downtown

The beautiful neighborhood of Grandview Heights is only 10 minutes away from downtown and the Short North. Without living directly in the “big” city, the streets of Grandview are a little more low key, but they are still exciting with a multitude of things to do. Rather than running errands in congested streets, hopping all over the downtown area, Grandview Avenue provides a less hectic environment for a enjoyable outing.

The relaxed ambiance invites people of all ages to spend their days and nights entertained. However, residents can easily and quickly visit the downtown area if they would like.

Restaurants and Nightlife

Grandview Heights is one of the hottest areas for restaurants in the greater Columbus area with numerous dinning and nightlife options. With restaurants ranging from Asian and Italian to Indian and more, you will never run out of interesting places to try!

Split a basket of cheddar biscuits with friends at Third and Hollywood, or if you are craving pizza, go to Figlio for a wood fired pizza paired with a glass of wine. You could always stop by Mazah too, which offers delicious Mediterranean in a casual setting.

If you are looking for a night out with friends, head to Northwest Boulevard. It is a street filled with pubs, breweries and music venues. These laid-back spots are one of the attributes that make Grandview such a fun place to live.

At a loss for where to go first? Woodlands Tavern is a local favorite for their affordable craft beer and live performances; not to mention the outdoor patio and fire pit, which provide a wonderful setting to hang out with friends. You can also venture to The Ohio Taproom, known for only selling goods made in Ohio!


A plethora of local shops are located on 5th Avenue and Grandview Avenue as well. Pop into different boutiques to purchase a gift for a friend (or for yourself). Thread on Grandview has chic clothing and accessories for men and women, and if you cannot find anything there, you can easily walk to Vernacular and browse for more clothes.

Not only does Grandview Heights offer unique boutiques, but there are also stores to meet all your shopping needs. Pop into Acorn Bookshop to browse the vast selection of books, or if you are searching for a new piece of furniture or accessory for your home, Objects For The Home is sure to have something to suit your style.

Grandview also caters to pet parents, with PetPeople, so you are quickly able to get everything your furry family member needs. This one-stop-shop of a neighborhood also has chain grocery stores, like Giant Eagle Market District to ensure that you never have to travel far for anything!

Local Amenities

Do not be fooled by this small community! Grandview Heights offers many local amenities despite the smaller size. Some of the best hair salons in the Columbus area are near by. For example, you can go to The Blowout Bar, a local favorite, to get a hair wash and a fabulous blow out. You could also schedule your hair cut across the street at Nurtur!

Grandview Heights also has numerous nail salons and hair salons just for men! Not to mention, Grandview Heights has dental offices and a 24 hour fitness facility.

You can also find your standard amenities in Grandview, including a post office, print shops, dry cleaners and flower shops, just to mention a few.


If you are looking for a breath of fresh air, you can head to Wyman Woods Park to walk you pets or have an afternoon picnic. In the winter, you will even find people sledding on the park’s hills. While in September, you can find the Taste of Grandview – the perfect combination of delicious food and friendly people – a great way to begin Fall!

If you are looking for a more active spot, Ray Buck Sports Park holds fields, courts and a running track for joggers. You can also find tennis courts just off of Grandview Ave! The Grandview community as a whole is also very bike and walker friendly, so if you would rather not visit one of the local parks, you can just as easily get your cardio on anywhere in the city!

Grandview Heights offers residents a welcoming atmosphere with a thriving community just minutes from downtown Columbus. We are truly not exaggerating when we say that Grandview Heights has it all. From delicious foods from around the world and Ohio’s best craft beer to The Blowout Bar, residents will rarely need to leave.

Are you interested in living in Grandview Heights? Please contact us today!