Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Real Estate and Information

Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Real Estate and Information

Brooklyn Heights is a small village of approximately 1,543 people in northeast Ohio. Part of the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metropolitan area, the friendly village is located about five miles south of Cleveland, just north of Seven Hills and Independence.

Shopping and Dining

Brooklyn Heights real estate is near many of the area’s best shopping and dining locales. For name-brand shopping close to home, residents head to the Parmatown Mall in nearby Parma, the Ridge Park Square shopping center in Brooklyn, or the SouthPark Mall in Strongsville. Stores include Dillards, Sears, Macy’s, JcPenny, Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lowe’s, Marc’s, Michaels, Bed Bath & Beyond, and TJ Maxx. For upscale fashions and luxury items, there’s no place like Beachwood Place. Located approximately 15 miles from Brooklyn Heights in Beachwood, the shopping center is home to Cleveland’s only Saks Fifth Avenue. Located just across I-480 from Brooklyn Heights, Seven Hills offers convenient access to numerous restaurants and bars, including Seven Hills Tavern, Nice Place Café, Rocky’s Pizza and Restaurant, Demetrio’s Family Restaurant, Oven Fresh Pizza, and Durty Nelly’s. Independence’s restaurants include Delmonico’s Steakhouse, Mavis Winkle’s Irish Pub, Bonefish Grill, Winking Lizard Tavern, China King, Chipotle, Dairy Queen, Jimmy John’s and McDonald’s.

Parks and Recreation

The Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation lies just north of Brooklyn Heights. Stretching along a section of the historic 309-mile-long Ohio and Erie Canal, the reservation features miles of mountain-bike and all-purpose trails, observation decks for viewing local wildlife, water for fishing and ice fishing, picnic areas, and children’s play areas. A section of the 135-acre Big Creek Reservation lies near the city of Brooklyn, just west of Brooklyn Heights. Home to a 2.4-mile-long, all-purpose trail that connects Lake Abram to Lake Isaac, the reservation is an ideal spot for hiking, biking, and observing wildlife. Big Creek Reservation also provides numerous opportunities for fishing, ice fishing, picnicking, sledding, tobogganing, and playing. The reservation’s all-purpose trail also connects to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Additional activities available nearby include amusement park rides at Brooklyn’s Memphis Kiddie Park, disc golf at the 18-hole Parma Disc Golf Course, ice skating at the Michael A. Ries Park in Parma, and playing golf at the 18-hole Ridgewood Golf Course.For recreation at home, the Brooklyn Heights recreation department offers youth and adult sports leagues throughout the year, including soccer, t-ball, softball, baseball, swimming, and basketball. Community events include fall hayrides and bonfires, holiday parties, and sports banquets.

Living

Brooklyn Heights residents enjoy positive job growth, low unemployment, low crime rates, and affordable housing. Houses available in the village include small to large-sized single-family homes. Median home cost in 2012 was $124,700.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Brooklyn Heights is part of the award-winning Cuyahoga Heights Schools district. The schools are known for their high graduation rates, strong sports teams, and higher than average annual expenditures per student. Several institutions of higher learning are located within 10 miles of the village, including Cuyahoga Community College District, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, and Baldwin-Wallace University. Three acute care hospitals are located within five miles of the village: the Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland, Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, and Parma Community General Hospital in Parma.

Situated along I-480, Brooklyn Heights real estate is centrally located for convenient access to the entire metropolitan area. Residents enjoy short commute times and high quality public transportation. The Amtrak station in Cleveland provides rail service to destinations throughout the continental United States. Domestic and international travelers also can fly out of the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, located just 9 miles west of Brooklyn Heights.

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Michelle Green & Associates
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7470 Broadview Rd
Parma OH 44134
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