Hot Homes: 7 Houses For Sale In Olde Towne East Right Now

Olde Towne East, affectionately known as OTE, is one of Columbus’ oldest neighborhoods.

A variety of architectural styles are represented in this historical district, with some homes dating back to as early as the 1830s. Long before Columbus, this area was important to Native Americans, acting as a waypoint between the Scioto and Muskingum rivers.

OTE has experienced rounds of harsh gentrification in its nearly 200 years of existence. Here’s a look at the housing prices in the neighborhood now, which range from semi-affordable, smaller townhouse style properties to fully renovated mansions with price tags over half a million dollars.

520 S Champion Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Capitol Ohio Sales Team with Keller Williams Excel Realty
Price: $199,000
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,403 square feet
What we love: New builds aren’t exactly common in OTE, but this one blends in so well with the surrounding properties. The home features an open floorplan and a two-car garage. This property is being offered through the Central Ohio Community Land Trust, a buyer income-qualified program.


468 S Ohio Ave, Columbus, OH 43205


Realtor: Deborah Bowens with Serenity Realty
Price: $379,000
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,030 square feet
What we love: From the exposed brick to the spacious bedrooms, there’s a lot to love about this OTE home. This property offers plenty of space to gather with friends or family and it’s modern overhaul still shows off some of the 120-year-old home’s best details.


256 S 20th St, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Kim Barrett with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Big Hill
Price: $350,000
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,542 square feet
What we love: If you thought the previous property was “old school cool”, allow me to introduce you to this incredible OTE home, built in 1894. The charming brick home has been renovated to include a modern kitchen and not one but two owners suites, both with their own private bathrooms.


949 McAllister Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Jim Ross with Red 1 Realty
Price: $174,900
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,074 square feet
What we love: Bigger doesn’t always mean better, and this cozy property at 949 McAllister Ave. proves it. The location is fantastic and the home has been completely renovated. The price is really the best part about the property, coming in decently low compared to other properties in the area.


467 S Champion Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Deborah Bowens with Serenity Realty
Price: $365,000
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,560 square feet
What we love: If modern and open are two words that you search for in the property listing, listen up. This renovated home has a gourmet kitchen, a massive living space, and four spacious bedrooms. The finished attic also offers extra space for the kids to hang out or to set up your dream home office.


111 Latta Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Kathy Petrohilos
Price: $215,000
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,472 square feet
What we love: This 1939 unit is so increidbly charming. Exposed brick is the order of the day and you’ll find brick details throughout. I’m especially a fan of the exposed brick in the master bedroom.


1285 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205

Realtor: Kim Barrett with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Big Hill
Price: $525,000
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,417 square feet
What we love: I know I’m not the only one out there who always wanted a tower in their dream house. This home is absolutely stunning and my favorite part is the home office in the little “tower” section of the home.

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