Just outside the commotion of downtown Columbus is a neighborhood overflowing with character. With its brick roads and historic homes, German Village is the definition of character and charm. Whether you’re looking for a home around the corner from the office, or are starting a small family the neighborhood has something for everybody.
Winter, spring, summer, or fall the streets of German Village are always filled with activity. Wander into the village any Saturday in the summertime and join the dozens of people out and about on streets lined with yard sales. Enjoy brunch on a patio filled with flowers, and end your day in one of the locally-owned shops. Stop by the original Max & Erma’s for a historic hamburger, Katzinger’s deli for the largest and most unique sandwich in Columbus, or Schmidt ’s for food with a German flare.
Whether you’re looking for a home around the corner from the office, or are starting a small family the neighborhood has something for everybody.
Come fall and you can’t go wrong spending a day at Cup O’ Joe or Pistachio Vera and the legendary Book Loft, the ultimate spot for book lovers with 32 rooms filled with everything from children’s books to classic novels. After getting your fill of literature visit a happy hour around the corner at Bar 185 or Barcelona places with the characters and quality of the greatest books. With the first snowfall, the streets transform and the seasonal holiday spirit helps curb the woes of winter weather. Visit the holiday Christmas festival for decorated homes and treats on each corner. Warm up with warm drinks or take a date to Lindey’s, or The Kitchen for a hands-on meal.
Plenty to Do
When springtime makes its way back and the sun hits the bricks prepare for neighbors greeting one another again and the annual Haus and Garden Tour. Visit beautiful homes and explore the gorgeous gardens of the people who make German Village the community it is.
No matter the season there’s always a reason to stop by German Village. Looking to show the first date a nice evening, celebrate an anniversary, settle down, or be close to the lights of the city, the neighborhood has a lot to offer. Spend a day there and you won’t regret the excursion. You may find yourself calling the movers before you pick a place.
This quiet village is full of history and some of the best dining options in Columbus. The cobblestone streets take residents back to a much more peaceful time and the perfect place to call home. In addition to amazing dining options, the beautiful Schiller Park and the Brewery District offer an amazing array of entertainment options. This historic community is just south of downtown and the sense of community in German Village is engaging. Living in the German Village residents have everything they need from dinner and specialty cocktails to amazing desserts and from charming shops of all kinds to bookstores and specialty shops often locally owned and operated—all within walking distance.
Living in German Village
Well, this is a blog about real estate in German Village, so we probably should talk about the different options for living in this beautiful neighborhood. The pricing in the area is on the higher end per square foot for the city of Columbus, but there is a wide range of living options. There are mansions that go up to the $2 million dollar mark along Schiller Park, all the way down to smaller Bungalows you may be able to find closer to $300k. We have set up a home search for German Village you can visit by clicking here. You may also be interested in some of the surrounding neighborhoods we have highlighted on this site:
The surrounding neighborhoods offer a lot of the same appeal and easy access to the downtown area. However, if you are going there for a big discount in pricing these areas are catching up in price very rapidly. If you have any questions or want to explore other areas in the Columbus Metro area please feel free to get in touch.
German Village Market Report
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