Powell lends a country-like ambiance to its residents. Surrounded by nature yet near some of Central Ohio’s biggest attractions, it’s a fantastic community to call home if you're looking for a lively suburban lifestyle.
– Sandy Raines
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As its name implies, Local Roots showcases bites sourced from Central Ohio farmers and artisan producers. And during the warmer months, you can even jam to live music while you eat on their outdoor patio.
A newer addition to Powell's retail scene, The Barnstead is a locally owned gift shop that specializes in handcrafted furniture, quality home decor, and even more special treasures.
Powell at a Glance
Median Home Value: $465,000
Travel & Commute
Columbus Int'l Airport: 28 min
Columbus: 28 min
Dublin: 14 min
Major Roads: Sawmill Parkway, Route 750, I-270
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Want to live like a Powell local? Gather with neighbors at the iconic Columbus Barrel and Bottle Fest, which takes place at Powell's Swan Lake Event Center. The Powell Festival happens every June at Village Green Park—here, you'll find everything from delicious food to dazzling fireworks. Don't forget to scope out the weekend Farmers Market, too!
Shopping & Dining
Most of Powell's local businesses can be found near the intersection of East Olentangy and Liberty Streets. Liberty Tavern, Finn & Roe, and Beehive Bread Company are just a few hidden gems you'll find in the heart of Downtown Powell. Powell also has a number of larger retail centers, including Liberty Crossing.
Parks & Rec
If you want to stay active, try heading to the Columbus Zoo—it's actually located right here in Powell! Here, you'll find miles of trails surrounded by animal exhibits, as well as a waterpark and golf course. You can also cool off at the Powell Pool in Adventure Park, though a membership is required. Locals also love boating at Alum Creek Lake or exploring the Olentangy Indian Caverns.
Students in the area attend Olentangy Local School District, which enrolls a little under 23,000 students across 15 elementary schools, five middle schools, and four high schools. The district also offers an online school, in addition to a STEM academy. Overall, the district has earned an "A" grade from the Ohio Department of Education. Many graduates go on to attend The Ohio State University in nearby Columbus.
Powell's first subdivision—The Retreat—was built in the early 1970s. Since then, growth has exploded, and many citizens live within these smaller neighborhoods around Powell. Popular options include The Chase, Verona, Golf Village, and Olentangy Ridge. The area is also a hotspot for luxury real estate and new construction.
Ready to make your move to Powell? Nobody knows Central Ohio like the Raines Group, and we'd love to help you track down the perfect home or condo. To learn more about life and real estate in Powell, feel free to contact us at 614-855-8700, or take a look at our featured listings.
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