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The Village Of New Albany

Founded in 1837, New Albany began as a small farming village just 20 minutes northeast of Columbus. In the 1980’s, Columbus native and CEO of Limited Brands, Les Wexner, began purchasing parcels of land in and around the village. His vision was to create a thriving community that upheld the elegant style and close-knit feel of a small rural town, while offering all the conveniences of a trendy suburban city. Les achieved this vision by designing inter-connected Ohio neighborhoods of sophisticated Georgian-style homes that reflected high standards of architectural design and quality finishes.

New Albany Ohio's Vast Outdoor Spaces

The careful planning of New Albany neighborhood communities balanced the use of land for residential, commercial, and recreational use. Hundreds of acres of land were preserved for neighborhood green spaces. Lakes, ponds and heavily wooded areas were strategically placed. And, miles of walking paths were constructed to link the neighborhoods to each other, as well as to the New Albany Country Club, the school campus and library, as well as fine dining and shopping venues. Offering a sense of style, yet comfort, mature trees and white fencing outline the walking paths and all that is considered New Albany. Please be sure to view The Raines Group’s featured listings and all Central Ohio real estate listings in New Albany to better understand all that New Albany has to offer.

Things To Do In and Around New Albany & Columbus

The serenity found within New Albany can sometimes make you forget that you are just minutes away from the metropolis of downtown Columbus. In a short 10 minute drive, you can find yourself shopping in a prestigious department store, enjoying a luxurious spa-treatment, taking advantage of a one-of-a-kind fitness facility offering 24-hour access, or enjoying sushi or spirits at one of the many fine dining establishments at the nationally known Easton Town Center. For those who consider New Albany their second home, a 15 minute drive will provide you instant access to the Columbus International Airport. Whether you are considering the sale or purchase of a first, or second, home in New Albany, The Raines Group are specialists in selling luxury homes. And, within 20 minutes, all of the amenities of Columbus are at your fingertips! You can enjoy a concert or cheer on the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, support the Columbus Crew at the nation’s only exclusive Major League Soccer stadium, attend a traveling art exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art, attend a Broadway show at the Palace or Ohio Theatre, explore the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) with your children, attend a Division 1A collegiate sporting event at The Ohio State University, or choose from an endless selection of upscale shopping and fine dining experiences in the downtown districts.

You can also choose to stay close to your New Albany Ohio house and enjoy all of the outstanding recreational facilities and community opportunities within New Albany. On a warm summer morning, you can improve your golf handicap on the New Albany Country Club’s 27-hole golf course, designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus; relax in the privacy of your own backyard with local book or garden club members; or meet a friend at the New Albany Country Club for tennis or at the popular New Albany Community Health and Wellness Center for a yoga or photography class. You will rest at ease knowing your children can safely traverse the extensive walking paths to access the school campus, community pool, library, and friends in close by neighborhoods. Perhaps a weekend stroll along these walking paths will lead you to the door of one of The Raines Group’s Open Houses. If so, it would be our pleasure to show you our listings and discuss the New Albany housing market with you. Your family will also enjoy the 135 acres of New Albany parkland, including lighted baseball and softball diamonds, full and junior-sized soccer fields, tennis courts, and playgrounds. Additionally, you could join a neighborhood group supporting social and civic organizations, as well as charity and volunteer work; then wrap up your evening with a Progressive Neighborhood Dinner, a challenging game of Poker or Bunko, or simply relax outdoors in the company of your family, close friends and neighbors.


School Systems in New Albany

Of course, when summer draws to a close and activities move indoors, you can rest assured that your children will continue to receive the finest in academic and athletic opportunities from the New Albany-Plain Local School District. Being a nationally recognized public school system, New Albany schools offer state-of-the-art technology, an extensive selection of academic and extracurricular activities and esteemed faculty. In 2004, the New Albany-Plain Local School District became the only school district in Ohio to be named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education for all levels of primary (K – 12) education. The district also earned a Magna Award from The American School Board Journal ranking its environmental education program in the top ten percent nationally.

The Georgian style red brick buildings that make up the New Albany-Plain Local School District are located on a beautifully designed 200-acre campus that exhibits the look and feel of an Ivy League college. All of the school’s buildings are built around 34 acres of wetlands that serve as an outdoor science and nature classroom. Educating more than 3,000 students annually, New Albany-Plain Local schools are dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities rivaling those of a small college. Click here to view the latest Public School District Report Card for the New Albany-Plain Local School District. Click here to view Private Schools close to New Albany.

New Albany Ohio: A Great Community

Described as "one of the oldest and one of the newest communities in Central Ohio," and named one of the great communities of our times by Town & Country Magazine in 2005, New Albany continues to grow into the community envisioned by Les Wexner. Pamela Fiori, Editor and Chief of Town & Country magazine described New Albany as providing “the chance to live in an exclusive residential enclave close to the city of Columbus yet far enough away in miles and spirit to feel like a country retreat. The best of both worlds, what more could you ask for?”

If you are considering a relocation to New Albany or the Columbus area, please take advantage of the complimentary Central Ohio real estate resources that The Raines Group has to offer. To request a private tour of the New Albany community or homes for sale in New Albany or the surrounding areas, please contact The Raines Group at (614) 418-7417.

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