Welcome to Grandview
Local reigns supreme in this captivating town of breweries, boutiques, and a close-knit community
Also known as Grandview Heights, the welcoming city of Grandview, OH lies northwest of Central Columbus, ensconced by several of the area’s major transportation arteries. Despite the evident convenience of its location and proximity to urban centers, Grandview retains a quaint and residential personality that provides a welcome relief from the potential banality of city living.
Incorporated in 1931, this highly active area of independent stores, foodie-drawing restaurants, and invigorating local events have a small population of just under 8,000 residents. Since its inception, Grandview’s position between the Olentangy and Scioto Rivers has allowed it to blossom into a quiet yet lively center of low-key affluence and trendiness.
While architectural styles traverse through the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, many of Grandview Heights' homes for sale can feature attractive pre-war homes replete with history and allure. Grandview Heights real estate options also can feature single-family Craftsman homes with immaculate yards that can be purchased for under $500,000, while more spacious and ornate townhomes and opulent new-builds can sit around a range of $700,000-$900,000.
What to Love
- Access to top commuting arteries, including U.S. Route 33, I-670, and State Route 315
- Architecturally varied homes in a wide range of prices to suit any need
- Amiable and family-friendly vibes ideal for relaxed living
People & Lifestyle
Highly walkable, Grandview’s streets are usually busy with pedestrians and cyclists off to enjoy a cup of handcrafted espresso or an easy day of window shopping in the city’s central commercial areas. It’s an area with authentic warmth, able to cater to a variety of personalities and interests.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Specialized stores and niche eateries are where Grandview truly shines, and on any corner, you’re likely to encounter a microbrewery, hip new cafe, or carefully curated vintage apparel store. Whether it’s shopping for rare stones and crystals at Accent on Nature, fashionable clothing at the State of Devotion, or the freshest organic meats and produce at The Butcher & Grocer, it’s easy to spend an entire day in Grandview falling in love with the products.
Coffee sourced from over 20 countries and a healthful menu of breakfast and lunch items means that Stauf’s Coffee is the ideal place to spend a morning people-watching and indulging in great fare. Jeni’s Grandview Heights is heaven for those with a sweet tooth, and their refreshing flavors like brambleberry crisp are the perfect treat on hot summer days.
Third & Hollywood is where glamour and chill collide—their exposed brick venue comes packed with effortless sophistication and sincerity that draws in a diverse crowd. Their upscale New American eats pair with cocktail classics and pub-inspired appetizers, and the restaurant features a staggering wine and spirits collection from their private cellar.
Things to Do
Grandview is always finding new and exciting ways to entertain its residents, and the city hosts an energetic series of special events and festivals throughout the year that highlight the best of local businesses and community spirit. The Grandview Hop might be the most well-known example of embracing all things locally within the city and functions as a summertime night market in which vendors, live music, and drool-worthy food combine for a vivacious event.
Another warm-weather favorite is the Music on the Lawn facilitated by the Grandview Heights Public Library, drawing over 5,000 visitors throughout its summer concerts. As leaves transition to vibrant fall hues and the air turns crisp, Grandview welcomes the cooler months with the annual Family Fall Festival. With its abundance of craft breweries and stylish bars, Grandview serves as a critical facet of the Columbus Ale Trail each year.
Grandview is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Grandview Heights City School District, a top-rated public school district serving grades K-12
- Grandview Heights High School, 9-12, highly-rated public high school