North Royalton is a southern suburb in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metropolitan area. The city is also home to approximately 30,444 people. North Royalton real estate is known for its friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and great restaurants.
North Royalton Shopping and Dining
Town shopping centers include Royalwood Centre, Wallings Plaza, and Royalton Plaza. Stores and service establishments include Beaconhill Florist & Greenhouse, Giant Eagle, Great Clips, and Rite Aid. North Royalton residents also have easy access to two outlet centers: Aurora Farms Premium Outlets and Lodi Station Outlets. Especially relevant, both shopping centers are less than 30 miles from North Royalton’s town center.
As a result of being established in 1962, Park Tavern is the oldest tavern in North Royalton. Known for its wings and weekday happy hour, the restaurant also serves traditional pub fare, including nachos, salad, soups, wraps, sandwiches, and burgers. Olesia’s Place is a local favorite for authentic Ukrainian food. For Indian cuisine, residents head to Jaipur Junction – widely considered to be one of the best Indian restaurants in the Cleveland area. Furthermore, MugShotz Coffee Shop, Angie’s Pizza, Tony Maloney’s Pub & Pizza, and Cleats Club Seat Grille are other local hot spots.
North Royalton Parks and Recreation
North Royalton real estate features beautiful summers and activity-rich winters. Residents enjoy a variety of activities throughout the year, including swimming, fishing, ice fishing, sports leagues, hiking, camping, boating, snow sledding, and relaxing outdoors. Memorial Park is located adjacent to the library, North Royalton Middle School, and North Royalton High School. The park features sports fields, a walking path, and a sprawling, castle-themed playscape. The North Royalton Family YMCA on State Road features an eight-lane, competitive indoor pool; a dry heat sauna; a whirlpool spa; an open gymnasium; a walking/running track; free weights; cardio equipment; cycling and group exercise studios; locker rooms; and also houses a child care center.
Residents also can take lessons at various martial arts and dance studios around town, including Karate for Kids and Mary Kay Manning Dance Studio. Residents also have convenient access to the Brecksville Metropolitan Reservation. Located just 15 minutes from North Royalton, the reservation features gorgeous forests, seven distinct gorges, rare plants, trails (including a section of the Buckeye Trail), and two golf courses: Sleepy Hollow Golf Course and Seneca Golf Course.
North Royalton Living
Top-rated schools, positive job growth, safe streets, and low unemployment rates are all reasons for moving to North Royalton. Houses for sale in the city vary widely from affordable, single-family starter homes to large houses on big lots. Housing in North Royalton is more affordable than homes in some of its neighboring suburbs, including Strongsville, Broadview Heights, and Brecksville. Furthermore, median home cost in North Royalton in 2012 was $155,800. Zip code is 44133.
North Royalton Schools, Health, and Transportation
The North Royalton City Schools district operates three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school in North Royalton. Especially relevant, all five schools are top-rated schools with student to teacher ratios of 16.8 to 1. Private options include St. Albert The Great School and Royal Redeemer Lutheran School, both of which serve children from kindergarten to eighth grade. In addition, adult students have their choice of several community colleges and state and private universities within 30 miles of North Royalton, including Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, University of Akron, Cleveland State University, and The Cuyahoga Community College District.
There are also three acute care hospitals located within 10 miles of North Royalton: Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, Parma Community General Hospital in Parma, and Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland. In addition, North Royalton Animal Hospital provides veterinary and boarding services for area pets.
North Royalton is centrally located close to three major interstates: I-71, I-77, and I-80. Commuters have the choice of two bus routes into Cleveland. Bus route 135 travels from North Royalton to Cleveland through Broadview while bus route 45-45A travels through Parma Heights. The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, located less than eight miles from the city, provides daily service to domestic and international destinations.
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