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Solon Ohio Luxury Homes – The Ultimate Guide

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our ultimate guide on Solon Ohio luxury homes, the only one of its kind.  Whether you are relocating to Solon from out of state or making a move from across town, this guide is a perfect place to start.

Here, we will list and describe all major luxury home subdivisions in Solon and even include videos and maps.

Please note, a luxury home in the Cleveland metropolitan area is defined as anything over $500,000.

 

SIGNATURE OF SOLON

Signature of Solon Entrance

 

Signature of Solon is one of few gated golf course communities in the Cleveland area and a popular destination for those looking to relocate to Cleveland. It offers excellent location, about 25 minutes from both downtown and the airport.

It is one of Solon’s most prestigious developments and consists of two phases, Signature I and Signature II. Homes in Signature range in price from $600,000 – $1,000,000 + and have all been built within the last 15 years.

The primary differences between Signature I and II are lot sizes and proximity to the golf course. Homes in Signature I have smaller lots, and are located within walking distance of the golf course and club house. Many of these homes have golf course views.

Homes in Signature II are located closer to the tennis courts and pool and and have larger wooded lots.

Homes in Signature of Solon are well laid out for today’s life style. The exteriors are breathtaking and complete with lush landscaping and finely manicured lawns. The back yard spaces are also well laid out with over-sized decks and patios.

Many homes in Signature are colonials in style, but are mixed as to whether the master bedroom is on the main level or the second floor.

Homes here typically have finished basements, many with exercise rooms, home theaters, full bathrooms, and plenty of space for recreation and storage. Many lower levels also have an additional bedroom, ideal for a nanny or in-law suite.

In 2014, the average price of a home in Signature of Solon was $656,339 and the average square footage was 4396.

The Signature housing development was designed around prestigious Signature Country Club, which is a major draw in the area for those that enjoy golf. Signature offers a prGolf Course Communityofessionally designed 18 hole golf course, a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a fitness area. Membership to Signature Country Club is a requirement for anyone buying a home in Signature of Solon. Membership is also available to those who live outside of Signature.

The clubhouse is one of the largest in Ohio and offers casual and formal dining as well as a lounge with a pool table, fitness area, and an Atrium. The family room allows members to wear jeans and shorts and provides a great atmosphere for kids as it is surrounded by numerous TV’s. There are also private rooms available for small parties and well as large ballrooms that are used for weddings and Bar Mitzvahs.

Signature is a fairly transient development, which is perfect for families relocating to Solon as many of the residents are transplants as well. People living in Signature are open to meeting new people and the many activities offered throughout the year offers newcomers a built in social life.

There are a ton of kid friendly events as well as functions for just adults. We have a ton of clients who live in Signature, many who relocated from out of state, and they simply love it. Living in Signature is more than just belonging to a golf club, it is a lifestyle.

 

Children who live in Signature attend the following Solon Schools:

Roxbury

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

Please note that one of the four elementary schools in Solon ( Arthur Road ) will be closing within the next few years. While our information is up to date, we recommend contacting the schools directly to get any information that you need.

LOCATION OF SIGNATURE

The main entrance is off Aurora Rd. ( Rt. 43 ) and there is another entrance off Pettibone and Liberty Rd. as well. The following map will give you a good idea of where Signature is located:

View Signature in a larger map

 

VIDEO OF SIGNATURE OF SOLON

 

 

 

 

THORNBURY

Thornbury Home

 

Thornbury is another popular Solon luxury home subdivision. Although nestled inside a fairly large development, it has a small neighborhood feel, complete with its own walking path and playground.

One drive through Thornbury will leave no doubt as to why it is viewed as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in town. The lush well-manicured lawns, attractive exteriors, and large lots make it very picturesque and there is always someone riding a bike, jogging, walking their dog, or just out being friendly.

thornbury lake

 

All homes in Thornbury have been built within the last 15 years and consist mainly of single-family residences. They range in value from $550,000-$1,000,000.

Thornbury of Solon Playground

THORNBURY’S PRIVATE PLAYGROUND

Characteristics of a typical Thornbury home are an open floor plan, impressive 2-story entryway, first floor office, standard living room and dining rooms, gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances,  2-story great room and a luxurious master suite located on either the first or second floor.

High-end finishes and attention to detail help make the housing stock here special. Many homes also have large finished basements with exercise rooms, home theaters, play rooms, and a full bathroom. Some also have additional bedrooms perfect for a nanny or in-law area.

In terms of exterior living space, many residents here have invested a lot of money into decks, stone patios, fire pits and more. It is safe to say that there are some pretty tricked out backyards in Thornbury which are ideal for both family and adult entertaining.

The major difference between Thornbury and Signature is that Thornbury does not have the additional costs that are required by living in Signature. While you can still join Signature as a social or golf member while living in Thornbury, it is not mandatory. Those that either don’t golf and wouldn’t see themselves using the many Signature amenities view Thornbury as a great option.

Children who live in Thornbury attend the following Solon Schools:

Roxbury

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

LOCATION THORNBURY


View Thornbury of Solon in a larger map

 

VIDEO OF THORNBURY

NORTH PARK

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Why do people love North Park of Solon?  Location, location, location.   North Park is the only luxury home development of newer homes in the north part of town.

While Solon in general offers a manageable commute to downtown, the airport, or the local hospitals, North Park is especially sought out because it is the closest luxury neighborhood to the highway.

HOUSING IN NORTH PARK

The North Park development  consists of relatively newer housing, with all homes having been built within the last 15 years.

One distinguishing feature of North Park is that the topography is a bit more hilly than most neighborhoods.

Like Signature and Thornbury, homes in North Park have modern open floor plans and are mainly colonial in style.

The homes here have luxury amenities throughout such as high-ceilings with crown molding, upgraded finishes and top of the line appliances.

The landscaping in North Park is spectacular, which gives the neighborhood a very elegant and impressive feel as you drive through.

The price range for homes in North Park is $550,000-$900,000.

WHY PEOPLE ENJOY NORTH PARK

Our clients who live in North Park love the location, but also enjoy the neighborhood feel. They have been able to meet other families very easily and are happy with their choice of buying here.

The main challenge is actually finding a home in North Park. Homes here rarely turn over, with approximately 1 home selling per year, so supply is very limited to say the least.

On the flip side, home values here are very strong, so if you buy in North Park, you should have a solid investment.

Children who live in North Park attend the following Solon Schools:

Lewis Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

 

VIDEO OF NORTH PARK

 

LOCATION OF NORTH PARK

The following map will give you an good idea of specifically where North Park is situated:


View North Park of Solon in a larger map

 

CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

Chagrin highlands Solon Ohio

 

Chagrin Highlands was THE premiere luxury home development in Solon during the 1990’s, when Solon’s overall popularity was just starting to soar. Chagrin Highlands is a massive development with homes situated on beautiful 1 acre wooded lots.

Chagrin Highlands is located in the center of Solon, in close proximity to the highway. While Signature and Thornbury get a lot of attention, Chagrin Highlands is worth a look.

The lot sizes are big and private and affordability is a little better. Lower end homes sell for in the 400’s but most homes in Chagrin Highlands sell from between $500,000-700,000.

HOMES IN CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

Chagrin Highlands Solon Ohio

The Chagrin Highlands development consists of approximately 175 homes. While most homes here are single-family in nature, there is a street of stand-alone cluster homes that is very popular for those who are downsizing and looking for a home with less maintenance.

Homes here sit back on the lots, making them look estate-like and quite impressive. The landscaping and exterior lighting make Chagrin Highlands a pretty neighborhood to drive through both during the day as well as at night.

The homes themselves are a big mix in style, amenities and pricing. Most homes here are 2 story colonials and typically have  4-5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and finished basements with at least a half bath, and a 3 car garage.

WHY PEOPLE LOVE LIVING IN CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

Although the homes are a little more spread out than most neighborhoods, there is still a sense of community felt by those living here.

Having sidewalks throughout the development brings people together as neighbors are often seen jogging, biking, and walking their dogs. Kids also interact freely with one another here, making Chagrin Highlands very popular for those with school aged children.

Children who live in Chagrin Highlands attend the following Solon Schools:

Parkside Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

 

LOCATION OF CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

View Chagrin Highlands in a larger map

 

VIDEO OF CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

FOREST HILLS OF SOLON

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While not an overly large subdivision, Forest Hills is a fabulous development of luxury homes tucked away in a very pretty setting. Many people don’t even know this subdivision exists but those looking to buy a higher end home in Solon should put it on their list.

Here is everything you need to know about Forest Hills.

HOUSING IN FOREST HILLS

forest hills home Solon OhioThe Forest Hills development offers a great combination of luxury homes on private wooded lots.

The detailed exteriors and well-manicured landscaping gives Forest Hills a stately feel.  A lot of the homes are all brick or stone, yet they all have a different look and feel, making them unique.

Inside, the homes are spacious, averaging just under 4500 square feet.  The floor plans are open and modern. Since the homes here were built in the 1990’s, some may be a little dated at this point. However, an updated home in Forest Hills is hard to come by and will often fly off the market.

The price range for homes in Forest Hills is approximately $600,000-$900,000.

WHY PEOPLE ENJOY LIVING IN FOREST HILLS

One drive through Forest Hills will answer this question.  It is one of Solon’s prettiest neighborhoods.   We have a lot of friends who live here and they love the privacy of the development and the great neighborhood feel.

The location is fairly central as well being in close proximity to so many local hot spots such as the top rated Solon Schools, Solon Community Center, Solon Public Library, and Solon Center for The Arts.

Children who live in Forest Hills attend the following Solon Schools:

Parkside Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

FOREST HILLS VIDEO

As mentioned, Forest Hills is so tucked away that many residents don’t even know it exists. So here is a map to give you an idea of exactly where it is located:

LOCATION OF FOREST HILLS

View Forest Hills Of Solon in a larger map

ROLLINGBROOK

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For those seeking a home on land in Solon, Rollingbrook offers a unique opportunity. All homes here were built on secluded 5 acre wooded lots. In fact, many of the homes here are difficult to see from the road.

Rollingbrook consists of just one street and is located near Signature of Solon. It is so tucked that many people who live in Solon don’t even know it exits.

Rollingbrook of Solon

This one of a kind neighborhood consists of approximately 35 homes that were built primary in the 1980’s and early 90’s.

One drive through Rollingbrook is all it will take to appreciate this picturesque neighborhood.  A handful of homes in Rollingbrook even have ponds in front of the home,  offering a look of elegance and beauty usually seen only on the cover of a magazine.

 

The average home in Rollingbrook is about 4800 square feet, has 4 or 5 bedrooms and 5 baths. Most are colonial in style and offer a mix of exteriors with brick, stone, or cedar being the most prominent.  The interiors are a little more traditional overall then those you will find in newer developments like Signature and Thornbury, a function of the time period in which they were built.

Rollingbrook residents attend the following schools:

Roxbury

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

Overall, Rollingbrook is one of Solon’s most exclusive streets and until recently, homes here rarely came on the market. Now, we are starting to see a lot more turnover, offering buyers a great opportunity to buy in this special neighborhood.

 

BEST OF THE REST

Here is a list of some other luxury home developments in Solon. Most of these are just single streets containing 15-20 homes. Because of their size, inventory in these neighborhoods is often limited but they should still be considered in your search.

 

High Point – Conveniently located just off Cannon Road in the northern part of Solon. Close in proximity to the highway, homes built in the 90’s.

Horseshoe Farms – Small street of homes located off Cannon Road in the western part of Solon.

North Woods – Small development off Cannon Road, in the western part of town featuring some of the most spectacular newer homes in Solon. Built in the early 2000’s.

Stillwater – Luxury home street in the north part of Solon located across from North Park.  Homes sit on pretty wooded lots and were built mainly in the 1990’s.

The Woodlands –  Small development of about 15 homes off Aurora Road. Homes here were built in the 1990’s and early 2000’s.  Homes sit on nice wooded lots and are fairly desirable for those relocating to the area.

 

Here is a map showing the location of all Solon Ohio luxury homes:

View Solon Luxury Home Developments in a larger map

 

 

SOLON LUXURY HOMES – CHEAT SHEET

As a summary, here is a “cheat sheet” to make your search a little easier.

Chagrin Highlands – Large development of luxury homes built in the 1990’s on 1 acre lots.

Forest Hills – A tucked away neighborhood of highly sought out luxury homes built in the1990’s. Pretty neighborhood on private lots.

High Point – Conveniently located just off Cannon Road in the northern part of Solon. Close in proximity to the highway.

Horseshoe Farms – Small street of homes located off Cannon Road in the western part of Solon.

North Park Estates – The only development of newer luxury homes located in north Solon.  Convenient highway access makes this very popular.

North Woods – Small development of newer homes off Cannon Road, in the western part of town. Some of Solon’s nicest homes are located here.

Rollingbrook – One of Solon’s most picturesque and exclusive areas.  All homes here sit on at least 5 acres of land. Homes built in the 80’s and early 90’s.

Signature – One of Northeast Ohio’s only gated golf course communities.  Homes were all built after 2000. Signature I is closer in proximity to the clubhouse and golf course while Signature II is closer to the pool and has larger lot sizes.

Stillwater – Luxury home street located across from North Park.  Homes sit on nice wooded lots and were built mainly in the 90’s.

Thornbury –  One of Solon’s newest and largest developments of luxury homes.  This subdivision is known for it’s neighborhood feel complete with its own playground and walking path.

The Woodlands –  Small development on one street located off Aurora Road.  Homes sit on nice wooded lots.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

The above information is compliments of Solon residents Amy and Dan Schuman of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. They specialize in Solon luxury homes, relocation, and move up buyers. They can be reached at 216-346-3235 or 216-403-9189 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

In addition to Solon, The Schumans also service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Aurora, Bainbridge, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights,  South Euclid, University Heights, Woodmere. We would be happy to refer you to a qualified agent if you are buying in an area that we do not service.

Solon Ohio Luxury Homes The Complete Guide is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent.©Oct., 2015

What Are The Best Streets In Solon Ohio

Recently, a buyer who was relocating from the East coast called me to learn more about Solon. You see, her family was being relocated here and she didn’t have a lot of time.

She asked a lot of basic questions, and then hit me with a bombshell: “so Dan, what is the best street in Solon?”

As an agent, this is where is gets tough because legally we aren’t allowed to give our opinion, or “steer” buyers to one area over another. Even if this wasn’t the case, it would still be a difficult question to answer. After all, there are a ton of great streets in Solon and in the end, it all depends on what a buyer wants.

SO, WHAT IS THE BEST STREET?

If you asked 20 people to name their favorite street in town, you’d probably get 20 different answers. Best is a relative term. Some people like a particular street because it is esthetically pretty, and some like a street because it offers a great location for them. However,  does that mean the homes and neighborhood are a good fit for you? Maybe, maybe not.

The best thing to do as a buyer is to define specifically what you want, regardless of what others say they like or don’t like.

What kind of lot do you want? Do you prefer a specific location, such as north vs. south? What is your preferred price range? The answers to these questions will automatically eliminate certain areas and make your personal search that much easier.

WE WILL FIND THE BEST STREET FOR YOU

After a lengthy conversation with the woman who was relocating, she realized that knowing street names wasn’t all that important anymore. She quickly understood that she simply wanted to find the best street and neighborhood that fits her lifestyle, and budget.

Even though we personally must be unbiased, we still have a lot of knowledge and guidance that we can offer. My wife and I personally relocated to the area and have lived in Solon for over 11 years. Additionally, we have 2 children in the Solon school system, and have clients in every main development in the area.

We can tell you almost everything you want to know about certain areas of the city.

We can also tell you about special places of interest, show you where the schools are located, and even introduce you to other clients of ours who have relocated to the area. Our new clients find this to be extremely helpful.

When all is said and done, we understand what you are going through and will find you the best street in Solon, for you. At the end of the day, that’s really all that matters.

 

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About The Authors

The above information is compliments of The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. The Schumans are proud residents of Solon, Ohio.

They can be reached at 216-346-3235 or 216-403-9189 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

The Schumans service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

What Are The Best Streets In Solon Ohio is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©Nov,2011

Why You Should Use A Local Agent When Buying Or Selling A Home

 

Local agents know their towns better than anyone else. We firmly believe that using a local Realtor® is in your best interests and in this post we will give you reasons why local is the only way to go.

ALL REAL ESTATE IS NOT THE SAME

To begin, real estate and the communities in which it is located is unique.  No one house is the same and neighborhoods are all different as well.  Although you can get basic information on the internet, there are certain things that only a local agent will know.

5 REASONS WHY USING A LOCAL AGENT IS BETTER

1.     Superior Market Knowledge – A good local agent constantly tours the market and knows the inventory.  Photos on line don’t always show the true story of a home. A local “insider” will be able to share vital information that will end up saving you time and money.

2.     They Know The Schools – The strength of a community often starts with the schools.  A local agent will often have kids in the school system and be able to share specific information with you.

3.     Neighborhood Experts – A local agent not only knows all the specific neighborhoods inside and out, but often has friends and clients in each one that can be made available if needed.  While getting information from your agent is nice, hearing directly from people who live in the neighborhoods you are looking to buy is even better.

4.     Strong Relationships With Other Agents – A good local agent will network with other local agents to get the scoop about homes that may be coming on the market in the future or learn about a seller who has suddenly become “highly motivated” and is open to offers.   You’d be shocked about the kind of information that is passed between local agents, things that will never appear on line.

5.     In The Know – Local agents are aware of upcoming changes that may  affect the housing market.  Some may be good, and some could negatively impact values. They are also always hearing the latest community gossip at the local softball field and PTA meetings, information that sellers don’t tell their own agents. Things get discussed in small circles in every community and a good local agent will know about them and be able to share with their clients.

LOCAL IS SAFER

I often get calls from agents asking for directions to one of our listings, or wanting more information on a popular subdivision in town.  It’s obvious they don’t know the area and I wonder why they would do such a disservice to their clients. Referring the business to an agent who knows the local area better seems to make more sense.

If you are ever looking to buy or sell real estate, remember that a real estate transaction is very complicated,  involving a lot of money and risk.  A local agent is always the safest choice.

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About The Authors

The above information is compliments of The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. The Schumans are proud residents of Solon, Ohio.

They can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

The Schumans service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Why You Should Use A Local Agent When Buying Or Selling A Home is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©July,2011

Solon Ohio Luxury Homes – The Complete Guide

Solon Ohio Luxury homes

The following is a complete guide to luxury homes in Solon, Ohio.   We have included videos, maps, links to more detailed information on specific neighborhoods, and even a way to search for Solon luxury homes.

SOLON OHIO LUXURY HOMES

To begin, a home in the Cleveland Metropolitan area is categorized as “luxury” if it over $500,000 in value.  In addition to exceeding this specific price point, a luxury home will have specific qualities such as:  highly desirable location,  quality of construction and finishes, and amenities such as a special view, state of the art appliances, or even energy efficient systems.

Here is a list of subdivisions in Solon, in alphabetical order, that contain luxury homes:

Chagrin Highlands – Large development of luxury homes on 1 acre lots as well as cluster homes.

Forest Hills – A tucked away neighborhood of highly sought out luxury homes on private lots.

High Point – Conveniently located just off Cannon Road in the northern part of Solon. Close in proximity to the highway.

Horseshoe Farms – Small street of homes located off Cannon Road in the western part of Solon.

North Park Estates – One of Solon’s premiere luxury home communities located in the northern part of town.  Convenient highway access makes this very popular for those commuting downtown.

North Woods – Small development off Cannon Road, in the western part of town.

Rollingbrook – One of Solon’s most picturesque and exclusive areas.  All homes here sit on at least 5 acres of land.

Signature – One of Northeast Ohio’s only gated golf course communities.  This upscale development of fine luxury homes is divided into two phases. Signature I is closer in proximity to the clubhouse and golf course while Signature II is closer to the pool and has larger lot sizes.

Stillwater – Luxury home street in the north part of Solon.  Homes sit on nice wooded lots.

Thornbury –  One of Solon’s newest developments of luxury homes.  This subdivision is known for it’s neighborhood feel complete with its own playground and walking path.

The Woodlands –  Small development on one street located off Aurora Road.  Homes sit on nice wooded lots.

Below is a sample video of a Solon Ohio luxury home neighborhood:

Here is a map showing the location of all Solon Ohio luxury homes:

View Solon Luxury Home Developments in a larger map

For more information or to see specific homes in these neighborhoods, call us at 216-346-3235 or email us at danschuman@howardhanna.com
To search Solon luxury homes for sale, or to see what your home is worth, click below.

Homes For Sale in Cleveland OH What's my Cleveland Home Value

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About The Author

The above information pertaining to Solon Ohio luxury  homes was provided by Dan Schuman of The Schuman Team Howard Hanna.  Dan is an Accredited Luxury Home Specialist and has lived in Solon, Ohio for the last 10 years.  He can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email,  danschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Solon Ohio Luxury Homes – The Complete Guide is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©April,2011

The Preserve Of Solon Ohio Including Video

The Preserve Solon Ohio

The Preserve is a large and very popular development in Solon, Ohio.  It offers spacious homes, great location, and a wonderful neighborhood environment.  Here is a video tour of The Preserve that will give you an idea of what it has to offer.

The following information will tell you everything you need to know about The Preserve.

LOCATION OF THE PRESERVE

The Preserve is located in the heart of Solon, Ohio, one of Cleveland’s most popular upscale suburbs.  This is one of Solon’s largest developments of newer homes and is located in close proximity to many popular local destinations such as Solon Center For the Arts, Solon Community Center, Solon Public Library, and Solon Schools.

The Preserve officially has 2 entrances off Liberty Road and another entrance off Pettibone Road.

The following map will show you exactly where The Preserve is located:

View The Preserve in a larger map

HOUSING IN THE PRESERVE

Home in the Preserve of Solon

The Preserve offers a wide variety of housing.  All homes here are single family in nature and mainly two story colonials.   Most were built in the 1990’s and offer a wide array of lot sizes.

Homes in The Preserve have open floor plans and modern amenities.  Many homes here were custom built, so the development does not give you a cookie-cutter feeling.  Most homes have 2 story foyers, high ceilings, at least 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and finished basements.  Additionally, many have home offices, decks, and finished basements.

While lots sizes are typically .5 acres, there are many that are bigger, especially on one of the many cul-de-sacs located here.

Since there are so many homes located here, the price range varies quite a bit.  Homes in the Preserve typically sell for between $300,000-$450,000.

WHY PEOPLE ENJOY LIVING IN THE PRESERVE

The Preserve Solon Ohio entrance

We have sold many homes here and our clients feel that it is has a great neighborhood feeling.  They say it’s like a little community as kids are often playing with each other and neighbors are  extending themselves to one another.

With over 200 homes here The Preserve offers a great inventory of homes to local move-up buyers as well as those relocating to the area.  There are almost always homes for sale here, once again, because of it’s vast size.

It is also a more affordable option than buying in some of the more expensive neighborhoods such as Chagrin Highlands, Signature, and Thornbury.

Children who live in North Park attend the following Solon Schools:

Parkside Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

Below is a video tour of The Preserve that highlights the homes and the neighborhood:

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About The Authors

The above information pertaining to Cleveland Real Estate News was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan. They are Solon residents and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

The Preserve Of Solon Ohio Including Video is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©March,2011

Forest Hills Of Solon Ohio with Video

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Forest Hills is a fabulous development of luxury homes in Solon, Ohio.  One look at this wonderful video tour of Forest Hills will show you why people often fall in love with it.

Here is everything you need to know about Forest Hills.

LOCATION OF FOREST HILLS

Forest Hills is located in Solon, Ohio, one of Cleveland area’s most upscale suburbs.  This particular development is fairly small and tucked away,  so many people not familiar with it don’t even know it’s there.

Forest Hills is officially located off Pettibone Road, between Liberty Road and SOM Center Road ( Route 91 ).  Overall, it is fairly close to downtown and the airport, making it a very popular destination for executives who are relocating to the Cleveland area.

The following map will show you exactly where Forest Hills is located:


View Forest Hills Of Solon in a larger map

HOUSING IN FOREST HILLS

forest hills home Solon Ohio

The Forest Hills development is very private and the homes are quite impressive, both inside and out.  Those looking for a fine luxury home on a nice private wooded lot usually have to sacrifice one or the other, but Forest Hills offers the  best of both worlds. The homes are stately and luxurious and the lots are large and private.

The detailed exteriors and well-manicured landscaping gives Forest Hills a very luxurious feeling.  A lot of the homes are all brick or stone, yet they all have a different look and feel, making them unique. There are even a few Tudor style homes sprinkled in as well.

Inside, the homes are spacious, averaging just under 4500 square feet.  The homes were all built in the 1990’s, so the floor plans are open and modern.  There are a lot of custom details in these homes with upgrades found throughout.  Most have finished basements and a few have extensive backyard areas, complete with in ground swimming pools.

The price range for homes in Forest Hills is $650,000-$1,000,000.

WHY PEOPLE ENJOY LIVING IN FOREST HILLS

One drive through Forest Hills will answer this question.  It is simply one of Solon’s prettiest neighborhoods.   We have many friends who live here and they all just love it.  Most enjoy the privacy of a smaller neighborhood and it is located in close proximity to so many things such as the top rated Solon Schools, Solon Community Center, Solon Public Library, and Solon Center for The Arts.

People love living in Forest Hills so much that they often stay there for a long time.  This means that homes here don’t often come on the market.  When they do though, there is usually very high demand.

Solon is consistently rated among the most popular suburbs in Cleveland and has been featured in many national and local publications. It was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live.

Below is a video tour of Forest Hills that highlights the homes and the neighborhood:


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About The Authors

The above information pertaining to Cleveland Real Estate News was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan. They are Solon residents and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Forest Hills Of Solon Ohio with Video is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©March,2011

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North Park Solon Ohio Luxury Homes

North Park is  one of Solon Ohio’s premiere luxury home developments. The following will describe this wonderful neighborhood and even include a video tour of homes in North Park at the bottom.

LOCATION OF NORTH PARK

North Park is located in the upscale city of Solon, Ohio, one of Cleveland area’s most popular East side suburbs.  This development is especially popular because of it’s easy highway access.

While Solon in general is a manageable drive to both downtown and the airport, North Park is especially sought out because it is closer to the highway than any other comparable Solon luxury home development.

The following map will give you an good idea of specifically where North Park is situated:


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HOUSING IN NORTH PARK

The North Park development  consists of approximately 45 homes.  All homes were built within the last 10 years by local area builders, Dinallo and Wittrup homes, known throughout the area for their quality of construction and attention to detail.

One feature of North Park that stands out is that homes are situated on 1 acre lots.  This is a rarity for Solon as many luxury homes here don’t offer as much land.

Homes here have open floor plans and are colonial in style. Some homes have master bedrooms on the first level, while others have all bedrooms on the second floor.  All have at least a 3 car garage.

Most homes here are about 4500 square feet, have at least 4 bedrooms and typically 5 baths.  The homes have luxury amenities  throughout such as high-ceilings,  upgraded flooring and top of the line appliances.

The landscaping in North Park is spectacular, which gives the neighborhood a very elegant and impressive feeling as you drive through.

The price range for homes in North Park is $500,000-$1,000,000.

WHY PEOPLE ENJOY LIVING IN NORTH PARK

We have clients who live in North Park and really enjoy their homes and the neighborhood.  Obviously, the location is a major bonus to them.  But they have mentioned that they have met many of their neighbors and feel like they are part of a nice close-knit community here.

There are also sidewalks throughout the development, which always seems to bring people together, especially during warm weather months.

Children who live in North Park attend the following Solon Schools:

Lewis Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

Solon is consistently rated among the most popular suburbs in Cleveland and has been featured in many national and local publications. It was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live.

Below is a video tour of North Park that highlights the homes and the neighborhood:

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About The Authors

The above information pertaining to Cleveland Real Estate News was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna. They are Solon residents and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

North Park Solon Ohio Luxury Homes is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©February,2011

Chagrin Highlands Solon Ohio

Chagrin Highlands is located in the upscale city of Solon, Ohio, one of Cleveland area’s most popular East side suburbs.  This fine luxury home development contains beautiful homes built within the last 20 years, all situated on picturesque 1 acre wooded lots. It is a very popular subdivision for those relocating to Cleveland as well as local move-up buyers.  The following will describe this very special area, including a video tour of Chagrin Highlands at the bottom of the page.

LOCATION OF CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

luxury home development, Solon Ohio

Chagrin Highlands Solon, Ohio

Chagrin Highlands is conveniently located in Solon, Ohio, a manageable drive to both downtown Cleveland and the airport.  Solon is home to one of Ohio’s top rated school systems, making it a very popular destination for those looking to relocate to Cleveland.  Solon is consistently rated among the most popular suburbs in Cleveland and has been featured in many national and local publications. It was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live.

Chagrin Highlands is located in the center of Solon, in close proximity to the highway. There is one main entrance to Chagrin Highlands, off Bainbridge Road.  The following map will give you an idea of where Chagrin Highlands is located.

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CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS HOUSING

Chagrin Highlands Solon Ohio

Sample Home in Chagrin Highlands

The Chagrin Highlands development consists of approximately 175 homes. While most homes here are single-family in nature, there is a street of stand-alone cluster homes that is very popular for those who are downsizing and looking for a home with less maintenance.

The development was built in the 1990’s and features luxury homes on 1 acre lots. The wooded lots provide homeowners here quite a bit of privacy, and distinguish Chagrin Highlands from some of the other luxury home developments in Solon such as Signature of Solon, and Thornbury.

Homes here sit back on the lots, making them look estate-like and quite impressive. The landscaping and exterior lighting make Chagrin Highlands a wonderful neighborhood to drive through both during the day as well as night.

The homes themselves are a big mix in style, amenities and pricing. Most homes here are 2 story colonials, although some have the master bedroom on the main level, allowing for a separation for the adults and children.  Homes in Chagrin Highlands typically have  4-5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and finished basements with at least a half bath, and a 3 car garage.

The price range for single-family homes in Chagrin Highlands is $500,000-$1,000,000.

CLUSTER HOMES IN CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

As mentioned, there is one street of approximately 20 stand alone cluster homes in Chagrin Highlands. This part of the development is just to the left as you first enter the subdivision.

These homes are all located on a street named Aberdeen Drive. They are ranch in style, about 2700 square feet on average, and have 3 bedrooms. The smaller lot sizes and one floor living make these homes attractive to those looking to downsize. There is a monthly association fee of $175, which covers landscaping and snow removal. These homes are a little more affordable than the single-family homes, with prices ranging from $350,000-$450,000.

WHY PEOPLE LOVE LIVING IN CHAGRIN HIGHLANDS

Although the homes are a little more spread out than most neighborhoods, there is still a sense of community felt by those living here. Having sidewalks throughout the development helps bring people together as neighbors are often seen jogging, biking, and walking their dogs. Kids also interact freely with one another here, making Chagrin Highlands very popular for those with school aged children.

Children who live in Chagrin Highlands attend the following Solon Schools:

Parkside Elementary

Orchard Middle School

Solon Middle School

Solon High School

Below is a video tour of Chagrin Highlands that highlights the homes and the neighborhood:


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About The Authors

The above information pertaining to Cleveland Real Estate News was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna. They are Solon residents and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Chagrin Highlands Solon Ohio is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©December,2010

Huntington Woods Solon Ohio

 

Solon Ohio subdivision

Huntington Woods Solon Ohio

 

Huntington Woods, a popular subdivision on Cleveland’s east side of town,  is located in the upscale suburb of Solon, Ohio. It offers housing built within the last 20 years, a terrific neighborhood feel, and great location. It is a very popular destination for move-up buyers as well as those relocating to the area.  The following will describe Huntington Woods, including an extensive video of Huntington Woods  at the bottom of the article.

LOCATION OF HUNTINGTON WOODS

Huntington Woods is conveniently located in Solon, Ohio.  For those relocating to Cleveland, it is very popular because it is easily accessible to the highway, and thus a manageable drive to downtown and the airport, about 20-25 minutes.  Being located in Solon is a big draw to many as it is home to one of Ohio’s top rated school systems.  Solon is consistently ranked among the most popular suburbs in Cleveland and has been featured in local and national publications as well. It was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live.

Huntington Woods is located in the heart of Solon, in close proximity to many of the area’s popular attractions such as the Solon Recreation Center, Solon Center For The Arts, and The Solon Schools.

There are two entrances to Huntington Woods, one off Bainbridge Road., just a mile down the road from City Hall,  and another one off Liberty Road.

The following map gives you an idea of where Huntington Woods is located:


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HUNTINGTON WOODS HOUSING

Huntington Woods was built in two phases. The entire development was built by Dinallo and Wittrup Homes, a local builder who has a stellar reputation for quality and craftsmanship. The homes in phase one were built primarily in the early 90’s and typically have 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and a 2 car garage. Homes in phase 2 are a little newer, with the last home being built in 2000,  offer a little more space, and typically have 3 full bathrooms on the second floor. They also have home offices and 3 car garages.

All homes in Huntington Woods are 2 story colonials, sit on between .3-.4 acres,  and have a tremendous pride of ownership.

WHY PEOPLE LOVE LIVING IN HUNTINGTON WOODS

Huntington Woods Solon Ohio a great neighborhood

The Annual Block Party Is One Of Many Events That Bring Everyone Together

Living in Huntington Woods means more than just having a great home, it’s a true neighborhood. There are sidewalks found throughout the development and residents can always be found walking their dogs, jogging, riding bikes, or just being out and about. During warm weather months, the neighborhood children are often seen knocking on doors rounding up kids for a kickball or football game.  There is also an annual block party.

When we talked to some of the folks who live here, they stated that they love the sense of community and that it was a tight-knit group who looks out for each other. Because of this, homes in Huntington Woods are extremely desirable, and in fact, those that do come on the market typically don’t last long, in any market.

Homes in Huntington Woods range in price from $350,000-$500,000. Buyers find this development to be a great alternative to the more expensive homes located in luxury neighborhoods such as Signature of Solon and Thornbury.

Children in Huntington Woods attend the following schools:
 

Below is a unique video of Huntington Woods that showcases the homes and neighborhood:

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About The Authors

The above information pertaining to Cleveland Real Estate News was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna. They are Solon residents and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

We service the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Huntington Woods Solon Ohio is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©December,2010

Thornbury of Solon Ohio

 

Thornbury of Solon, Ohio

Thornbury Of Solon, Ohio

Thornbury is one of Cleveland’s most desirable luxury home neighborhoods and is located in the premiere upscale suburb of Solon, OH. It offers newer homes, all built within the last 10 years, beautiful lots, and a great neighborhood feel, making it popular for move-up buyers as well as those relocating to the area. The following will describe the Thornbury development, including an extensive video of Thornbury  at the bottom of the article.

 

LOCATION OF THORNBURY

Thornbury is conveniently located on the east side of Cleveland.  For those relocating to Cleveland, it is very popular because it is reasonably close to both the airport and downtown, approximately a 25 minute drive to both. The fact that it is located in Solon, home of one of Ohio’s top rated school systems, makes it even better in the minds of home buyers.  Solon is consistently featured in local and national publications and was recently ranked in Money Magazine as one of the best top places to live.

There are two entrances to Thornbury, one off Aurora Rd. ( Rt. 43 ) and another one off Bainbridge Rd.  The following map shows where Thornbury is located:

 


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THORNBURY OF SOLON HOUSING

Homes in Thornbury

Homes in Thornbury are known for beautiful architecture and lush landscaping.

 

If you are considering buying a high-end luxury home in Cleveland, Thornbury should definitely be considered.  Homes here are picturesque on the outside, and elegant, yet warm and inviting on the inside. They are designed for today’s buyer who wants it all, and prefers a newer home.  

Overall, there are approximately 250 home sites located within the Thornbury subdivision.   One drive through the neighborhood will give you a good idea why so many people love it here. Unlike many newer developments, where houses are built close together, the lots in Thornbury are at least .5 acres and provide home owners with some decent privacy.  

The landscaping throughout the area is lush and extensive, adding to the overall beauty of this special neighborhood. In addition, there were many different builders who built in Thornbury, so the homes all have a unique look and feel.  Also, most homes here have extensive exterior lighting systems, making the area especially attractive at night.

Once past the attractive exteriors, the interiors of  homes in Thornbury contain open floor plans, designed for easy and comfortable living. You will be impressed with the dramatic entrances, large room sizes, and interior finishes.  Most homes here have generous upgrades such as granite countertops, and high-end flooring. If you like to cook, you will love the kitchens as most come complete with top-of-the line appliances. Many kitchens open to a great room and outdoor patio or 3 season room, making for grand scale entertaining.

Homes in Thornbury are two stories in structure, but about half allow for one floor living, complete with master bedroom suites on the main level. Most homes here also contain home offices, and finished basements. Many basements contain a full bathroom and extra bedroom, making them a perfect place for a nanny or in-law suite. Some even have exercise and home theater rooms.

One feature that makes Thornbury a little different than other Solon luxury home neighborhoods is the yards. Many homes contain not only spacious backyards, but also extensive patio and grilling areas as well. The thought and money put into the backyard areas of many homes in Thornbury is quite impressive and creates a great play area for both children and adults.

WHY PEOPLE LOVE LIVING IN THORNBURY

playground for Thornbury residents

Thornbury has its very own playground and private walking path.

 

Being part of Thornbury is more than just living in a nice home, it offers a sense of community as well. Our clients who have bought here not only love their homes but also the lifestyle that is offered to them. 

Complete with it’s own walking path and playground, Thornbury is viewed by many as a close-knit neighborhood. People are always out biking, jogging, and walking their dogs, and the neighborhood children are always seen playing with each other.

Since Thornbury is a relatively new development, many of the residents have only lived here for a short period of time. It is a somewhat transient neighborhood. Therefore, it is conducive for easily meeting others within the development. This is ideal for those relocating to Cleveland, or moving here from other area suburbs. 

There is also a small street at the entrance of  Thornbury, set away from the rest of the development, that consists of one story cluster homes. These are ideal for empty-nester’s or those who prefer a lower maintenance living. There is a monthly fee for those who live in the cluster homes and it covers landscaping and snowplow.

We have extensive experience selling homes in Thornbury, so please contact us at 216-346-3235 for more information or a current list of homes for sale in Thornbury.

Below is a unique video of Thorbury of Solon that showcases the homes and neighborhood:

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About The Authors:

The above information pertaining to Cleveland and Solon Real Estate was provided by The Schuman Team, Amy and Dan, of Howard Hanna. They have been Solon residents for over 10 years and can be reached at 216-346-3235 or via email, danschuman@howardhanna.com or amyschuman@howardhanna.com.

The Schuman Team services the following Cleveland area suburbs: Bainbridge, Bay Village, Beachwood, Bentleyville, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, Hunting Valley, Lakewood, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Moreland Hills, Oakwood Village, Orange, Pepper Pike, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, University Heights, Westlake, Woodmere.

Thornbury of Solon Ohio is the property of The Schuman Team and may not be duplicated or used without their written consent. ©December,2010