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House Hunting? Here Are 6 Stunning Waterfront Homes Around Central Ohio

I’ll admit, I’m not one of the people who think of Columbus when I hear the words “waterfront home”.

But maybe I should be. There are some amazing waterfront properties near the capital city. From lakes to ponds to rivers, there are a few options if you’re looking for the perfect house with a view overlooking the water.

So grab your favorite floatation device, mix up a yummy drink and check out these stunning homes with waterfront views.

13394 Orchard Is NE, Millersport, OH 43046

Neighborhood/Community: Buckeye Lake
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,100 square feet
Price: $315,000
What we love: How does island living sound? Pretty great right? You can buy this quaint cottage on Orchard Island at Buckeye Lake and spend your whole summer enjoying a nice breeze and endless days on the lake. This home is even being sold furnished, so you don’t have to think about a thing except which swimsuit you’ll be rocking.

251 Lakeview Dr, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

Neighborhood/Community: Buckeye Lake
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,034 square feet
Price: $1,795,000
What we love: This home has quite the price tag, but it is truly exquisite. This little waterfront babe has 226 feet of lakefront as well as a heated, saltwater pool. The interior is beautifully designed and you’ll feel like you’re a million miles from Columbus when you’re soaking up the summer sun out on this property.

1730 E Choctaw Dr, London, OH 43140

Neighborhood/Community: Choctaw Lake
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,703 square feet
Price: $499,999
What we love: Nestled on the shore of Choctaw Lake, this home has all of the waterfront ammenities you’ll want, including a covered boathouse, a dock, and a jet ski lift. It’s impossible to be angry on a jet ski, just try it.

653 Natchez Ln, Hideaway Hills, OH 43107

Neighborhood/Community: Hideaway Hills
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,976 square feet
Price: $599,900
What we love: If log cabin living is calling your name, there’s no reason why you can’t do it lakeside. This home in Hideaway Hills has a beautiful view of Lake of Four Seasons with plenty of space for the whole family. The property is being sold with tons of fun watercraft, like jet skis, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards.

5388 Red Bank Rd, Galena, OH 43021

Neighborhood/Community: Hoover Reservoir
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5+ bathrooms, 3,600 square feet
Price: $749,900
What we love: This home on Hoover Reservoir is an absolute dream. You can go kayaking, fishing, or boating right from your back yard. You can swim in the pool, play basketball on the private court, or just spend the evening taking in the splendid sunset views.

1209 Lake Shore Dr Unit 242C, Columbus, OH 43204

Neighborhood/Community: Marble Cliff
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,680 square feet
Price: $294,500
What we love: Want to live in one of the most fun and in-demand areas in Columbus? You can wake up every day to an incredible view of Hidden Lake in this fantastic condo. You can spend your days paddle boarding or canoeing the 26-acre lake, swimming at the community pool, or playing tennis at the community courts.

Who’s ready for some waterfront living?


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