Medina, OH Real Estate
Located northwest of Akron in Northeast Ohio, Medina is a picturesque city serving as the county seat of Medina County. Boasting old town charm, a top-notch school system and upscale residential developments, Medina is an excellent place to visit and call home.
Medina real estate includes a pleasant mix of newer homes and older properties. The rising number of upscale new construction homes and condominium developments beautifully accent the renowned historic Victorian-era homes for sale in Medina. Surrounded by protected open space, the Wild Meadows neighborhood is a successful conservation development nestled alongside the Medina Golf and Country Club.
Lifestyle + Attractions
Situated in Northeast Ohio approximately 23 miles from Akron, Medina is a lively small city. The city serves as the county seat of Medina County. The city has received many accolades, including the #40 spot on Money Magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Live, among Rand McNally’s list of America’s Best Small Towns, and included as one of Ohio Magazine’s Best Hometowns in Ohio. Medina’s crown jewel is its historic Medina Square, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This nine-block district features a blend of unique shops, eateries and other businesses, such as coffee shops, florists and art galleries. There are more than 200 businesses dotting the Main Street area. Medina residents may access a mixture of small local businesses and chain retail shops found at the award-winning Ohio Station Outlets, an expansive outlet shopping center in nearby Burbank with more than 60 renowned retail brands.
Residents and visitors may learn about the city and regional history at the John Smart Home Museum & Research Center, the Medina Toy and Train Museum, the Little Wiz Fire Museum, and the Northern Ohio Railway Museum. During the summer, the community comes together at farmers markets and concerts in the Square. The city manages 800 acres of parkland with 12 different city parks. Features include a public pool with a splash pad, dog parks, skate parks, disc golf courses, athletic fields and courts, pavilions and trails. There are more than 20 golf courses in the Medina area, including Weymouth Country Club, Rustic Hills Country Club, and Bunker Hill Golf Course.
Students in Medina attend schools in the Medina City School District, which operates seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. There are a number of private schools in Medina, including St. Francis Xavier School and Medina Christian Academy. While there are no institutions of higher learning in Medina, residents may access the colleges and universities in nearby Akron.