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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Painesville, OH

  • Painesville, located on the Grand River about 40 minutes east of Cleveland, combines the best of small town living with easy access to big city amenities, including world-class health care at the Cleveland Clinic and art centers like the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Orchestra. The city of around 19,000 residents has a rich history, with a large collection of 19th-century Victorian buildings and historic sites like Rider's Inn, once a stop on the Underground Railroad.

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  • The Historic District! Painesville's 284-acre historic district features a number of excellent examples of late Victorian architecture. Within the district are Lake Erie College and the Steele Mansion, a newly restored bed and breakfast inn and party center. Built in 1867, the Steele Mansion features eight Italian marble fireplaces, windows imported from France, walnut trim on the doorways and stairs, and a third floor ballroom.
  • Reasonably Priced Housing! The median home value in Painesville for 2013 was an attractive $115,700, which is much less than the national average home value of $170,100 and less than the Ohio average of $127,600. A few of the most desirable neighborhoods in Painesville are Heisley Park, Liberty Greens and Painesville Overlook. There are even a few rent to own homes in these neighborhoods.
  • Lake Erie beaches, fishing and boating! Nearby Lake Erie offers abundant recreational opportunities, from walking the beach at Headlands Beach State Park to fishing off of the pier at Fairport Harbor to eating seafood at Pickle Bill's restaurant at the edge of the water. This is a wonderful community for those who cannot get enough of the water.
  • Low property taxes! Property taxes in Painesville are lower than the state average. The average Painesville homeowner pays $2,556 in property taxes annually. A few of the Painesville neighborhoods with single-unit homes for rent include the Painesville Warren Road and E. Erie Street areas.
  • Lots of restaurants! For a small town, Painesville has plenty of restaurants. There are more than three dozen restaurants, cafes and coffee shops in the city, offering everything from Mexican cuisine to Thai food to good old American burgers. Among the local favorites are Rider's Inn for elegant American food and Sunday brunch in an historic setting, Silvestro's Depot Cafe for Italian in a 1940s-style bar atmosphere and Bistro 70 for upscale American bistro food.