House Hunting? Here’s What A $250,000 Budget Buys You, From Downtown To The Suburbs

Here are 7 of our favorite picks for what a $250,000 budget will get you around the Columbus region.

1385 S 4th St.

“Spectacular Merion Village home ready for a new owner! 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home has character and space with a 3rd floor bonus room. Features include updated double pane windows, newer roof, sump pump, new paint throughout, second floor laundry, beautiful hardwood floors, large backyard, new electric panel etc. This home has been meticulously maintained.” via HER Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Merion Village
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and 1,645 sq ft.
Price: $250,000
Things We Love: This house oozes character. From the hardwood floors to the natural stone features to the gorgeous moulding, it’s a must see.

via HER Realtors
via HER Realtors

2372 E Livingston Ave.

“Vintage home located in Highly Desirable South Bexley. Generous Front Porch welcomes you to this beautifully maintained 1925 home. Original wood windows (all functioning) & floors throughout. Enjoy the convenience of built-ins, a large updated Country Kitchen & spacious Dining Room, Office & Living Room.” via Re/Max Main Street

Neighborhood/Community: Bexley
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and 1,210 sq ft.
Price: $245,000
Things We Love: This home is just under budget and is located in one of the best school districts around. Win-win!

via Re/Max Main Street
via Re/Max Main Street

228 N 21st St

“3BR; 2.5 baths; 2 car gar w/opener; full basemennt; 1st floor laundry. Tax Abatement until End of 2022.” via Columbus Signature Homes

Neighborhood/Community: King-Lincoln Bronzeville
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 1,452 sq ft.
Price: $229,900
Things We Love: There’s a lot of bang for your buck at this King-Lincoln beauty. Nearly 1,500 square feet and 2 and a half bathrooms? I’m sold.

via Columbus Signature Homes
via Columbus Signature Homes

150 E Main St Apt 503

“Rare opportunity to own TAX-ABATED 5th floor corner loft in the historic Hartman Lofts building. This unit boasts 8 massive double insulated windows, exposed brick, soaring 14′ mahogany ceilings, exposed piping/ duct work/ steel beams, track lighting, solar blinds, NEST thermostat and newly updated Brazilian cherry wood floors throughout,” from CapOhio Real Estate via Realtor.com

Neighborhood/Community: Downtown Columbus
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and 813 sq ft.
Price: $217,500
Things We Love: The views are absolutley stunning.

from CapOhio Real Estate via Realtor.com
from CapOhio Real Estate via Realtor.com

548 W 2nd Ave.

“Quaint cottage house with front screened porch, 1 car detached garage and 1 reserved space. Private patio, fenced yard and newly re-built deck. Newly finished original floor. New granite counter tops and back splash. New furnace 2016 gas heat/forced air.” via Keller Williams

Neighborhood/Community: Harrison West
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and 1,004 sq ft.
Price: $249,900
Things We Love: Have you ever seen anything as cute as this screened in porch? Because I haven’t.

via Keller Williams
via Keller Williams

444 Rosslyn Ave.

“Charming Clintonville area cape cod on a double lot offers w/the opportunity to purchase a 3rd lot w/3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, fenced yard, wood floors, sunroom updated to Rosati windows in 15, Pro Via back door in August 17, bathtub refinished in 17 Major renovation in 2013” via Keller Williams

Neighborhood/Community: Sharon Heights
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and 1,572 sq ft.
Price: $220,000
Things We Love: Downtown Columbus may be just a few minutes away, but you’ll feel like you’re in your own little world here. The double lot is huge and leaves plenty of room for your favorite outdoor activities.

via Keller Williams
via Keller Williams

275 S Southampton Ave.

“Not a stone left unturned in this one of a kind Westgate Renovation! Upon Entry you step into the Great Room with wood burning fireplace featuring vaulted ceilings (Bark Texture), can lights, and ceiling fans which are translated throughout the remainder of the home. The Open Concept Kitchen overlooks the Great Room featuring ample storage, pantry, wall oven, granite countertops, and eat-up bar. The Owners Suite steps out onto an oversized screened in porch, perfect for warm summer day relaxing.” via Core Ohio Realty Advisors

Neighborhood/Community: Westgate
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,168 sq ft.
Price: $224,900
Things We Love: Westgate is the best gate, and the vaulted ceilings in here prove it.

via Core Ohio Realty Advisors
via Core Ohio Realty Advisors