Nicknamed the “Crossroads of the Nation,” Strongsville is an affluent suburb of the Cleveland metropolitan area conveniently located along I-71 and the Ohio Turnpike. Strongsville Real Estate has a small-town charm that is perfectly blended with big-city amenities to produce a winning combination you’ll love to call home.
Strongsville Shopping and Dining
Residents enjoy a number of shopping and dining options. Most noteworthy, the Strongsville SouthPark Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the area. Home to more than 140 specialty stores, including H&M, Express, Bath & Body Works, and New Balance, the mall also features Dillards, JCPenny, Macy’s, Sears, and a large food court. Furthermore, Walmart, Costco, T.J. Maxx, and Kohl’s also have stores in the area.
Popular restaurants in Strongsville include La Kabob Lebanese Grill, Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse, B Spot Burgers, Rosewood Grill, and Bier Haus Euro-American Bistro. Don’s Pomeroy House serves up mouthwatering entrees and appetizers, including Tuna Shashimi, Chilean Sea Bass, and lobster. Great meat selections and a $5 happy hour menu make Trivs one of the city’s most popular steakhouses. Residents also can dine in the delicious restaurants of Berea. Located approximately four miles north of Strongsville, Berea’s popular restaurants include Bucci’s Restaurant, Andrew’s Market, Café Ah Roma, Tony K’s Bar and Grill, Treehugger’s Café, Corned Beef Factory, Maya MEX Restaurant, Zach’s Place, and the newly opened Union Depot Taverne.
Strongsville Parks and Recreation
Strongsville real estate includes some of the best park, land and recreational amenities in the area. The Mill Stream Run Reservation is the perfect place for summer picnics, fall hayrides, and year-round wildlife observation. From late-November through mid-March, residents also can toboggan on one of the reservations two 1,000-foot-long refrigerated ice chutes. Bonnie Park is home to two quarter-acre fishing ponds. It also connects to the city’s all-purpose trail. The Walter F. Ehrnfelt Recreation & Senior Center features an eight-lane competition pool, a zero-depth-entry activity pool with water slide and pirate ship, a 24-person whirlpool, two basketball courts, a cardio exercise room, strength training equipment, an indoor track, aerobics rooms, and also houses a child care center. The center also is home to a game room with billiards and air hockey tables, foosball machines, arcade games, and change machines.
Strongsville real estate offers convenient access to bustling downtown Cleveland combined with all the perks of suburban living. This includes excellent schools, low crime, quiet streets, and outstanding recreational amenities. The city’s 44,750 residents also enjoy picturesque open spaces, community concerts at the Gazebo in Town Square, sports programs, and neighborhood events. Median home price in 2012 was $159,100.
Strongsville Schools, Health, and Transportation
Strongsville City Schools are highly rated for their excellence in arts, academics, and sports. There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, a preschool, and one high school in the district. Strongsville is also home to several private schools, including Strongsville Montessori and Sts. Joseph and John Interparochial School. The ITT Technical Institute in Strongsville offers career-focused degree programs in technology to adult students. In addition, Baldwin-Wallace University is a private liberal arts college located in nearby Berea. Adult students also can attend one of several colleges and universities Cleveland.
Strongsville is also home to two top quality medical health centers. The MetroHealth Strongsville Health Center provides primary and specialty care, express care, rehabilitation services, chronic disease management, and lab and x-ray services to area residents. Strongsville Medical Center & Urgicare also offers primary and specialty care, as well as imaging services, occupational health services, and urgent care services. The closest emergency room and acute care hospital is located approximately 10 miles from Strongsville in Parma. Parma Community General Hospital is known for its heart and vascular, cancer treatments, orthopedics, and women’s health centers.
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority bus system provides regular service from Strongsville to Middleburg Heights, Parma Heights, Parma, and downtown Cleveland. Residents traveling outside of the area can travel by Amtrak or plane. Two Amtrak stations are located within 15 miles of the Strongsville city center: one in Cleveland and one in Elyria. The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is approximately six miles away.
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