Top Off-Campus Housing Near The Ohio State University

by Megan Johnson on March 29th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

When you decide to live off-campus at The Ohio State University, you want to choose the best student housing Columbus has to offer. OSU students, consider the following off-campus housing communities in Columbus.

Olentangy Village -- Live a mere mile from The Ohio State University in Clintonville, OH, a unique community only five minutes from downtown Columbus. Choose from over 18 different floor plans and between studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments, or townhomes. Enjoy a refreshing swimming pool, a spacious fitness center, direct access to the Olentangy Bike Trail, free off-site parking, serene views of the Olentangy River and Ravine, and resident convenience services. Apartment homes include parquet hardwood floors, an eclectic style with timeless kitchens, oversized floor plans with large bedrooms, and on-site laundry.

Island Club -- A lakeside community with remodeled one and two bedroom apartments and a selection of premium amenities and in-home features, the Island Club is located minutes from downtown Columbus. When you want a place with a view of the water and near The Ohio State University, the Island Club is a great choice. Student residents enjoy a pet park, a coffee bar, a swimming pool, two racquetball courts, a 24-hour fitness center, two lighted tennis courts, and garage and carports available. Apartment features include fireplaces, a breakfast bar, modern fixtures, a patio or balcony, vinyl plank flooring, large walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, additional outside storage, a washer and dryer in every home, and upgraded kitchens and bathrooms.

Fox and Hounds Apartments -- Wish to live a little further from campus? Try Fox and Hounds Apartments, nine miles and 12 minutes from OSU. Undergoing a full-scale contemporary renovation project, Fox and Hounds Apartments offers elite, off-campus student housing with unique interiors. Residents can expect fully equipped and upgraded kitchens, stainless steel appliances, brushed nickel accessories, white quartz countertops, espresso cabinets, custom LED lighting, washer and dryer connections, gray wash plank flooring and custom 4-tone paint. Be the envy of your peers and brag about your community amenities, including a modern clubhouse design, a study and creativity center, an entertainment gallery with PS4 and Xbox One, an outdoor aquatic center with a pool and hot tub, a grilling and picnic center, the largest bark park in Columbus, a multi-media theater, a fitness hub with a yoga studio, a coffee and snack lounge, basketball courts, and a gaming lounge with billiards, shuffleboard, and foosball.

OSU Campus Apartments -- Call the center of central Columbus home and live in OSU Campus Apartments, featuring two and three bedroom student housing apartments near The Ohio State University. Enjoy living minutes from OSU Gateway and its many shops, restaurants, pubs, movies, and local events. Homes include monitored security alarms, well-equipped kitchens, central heating and air conditioning, eat-in kitchens and breakfast bars, dual bathroom sinks, spacious closets, plush carpet, ceiling fans, off-street parking, a courtyard with grilling area, and an on-site laundry facility. Don't forget to bring along your furry friend to this cat-friendly community.

DGB Communities -- DGB Communities is a property management company leasing over 500 apartments located minutes from State Route 315, the Schottenstein Center, Lennox Town Center, downtown Columbus, shopping, dining, entertainment, banking, and the bus line. One and two bedroom carpeted apartment homes include a dishwasher, a garbage disposal, a microwave, walk-in closets, hardwood floors, and a guaranteed utility budget. Community amenities include extra storage, a business center, a clubhouse, a pool with sundeck, a fitness center, a car wash area, and an on-site laundry facility.
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