The village of Kirtland Hills has a wonderful country feel, with its large parcels of land, abundant open spaces, rich natural features, and rolling terrain. The away-from-it-all vibe belies the fact that the village is only around 25 miles away from Cleveland, and traveling to the city takes less than 30 minutes.
Most of Kirtland Hills has been zoned for farming and residential use, with only a limited portion to the south of State Route 84 zoned for retail commercial use. The village has easy access to Interstate 90, making traveling to Cleveland and other nearby villages and cities quick and convenient.
Kirtland Hills boasts its own village council, police department, service department, and village law department, all housed in the charming Village Hall, which was first built in 1952.
In addition to the scenic rural landscape, Kirtland Hills also boasts many historic buildings that enhance its rustic feel. The first European settlers in the village arrived in the 1770s. Down the centuries, locals built churches, schools, farmhouses, and other structures that remain standing today. They are quaint relics of Kirtland Hills’ long and interesting history.
Homes for sale in Kirtland, Ohio
Lots in Kirtland Hills come in large acreages, which are typically 5 acres or more. A good number of the homes here are stunning estates found in subdivisions like The Sanctuary and Little Mountain Farms. These properties come with immaculate landscaping and feature magnificent Colonial or ranch-style homes with the plushest finishes and amenities like entertainment rooms, swimming pools, expansive patios and more. With their large land areas, these homes make excellent horse properties.
If you’re looking for relatively more affordable options, you can consider a customizable home in one of the village’s newest developments. Featuring spacious living areas and charming architecture, these homes boast the latest features, including energy-efficient fixtures and open floor designs.
You can also find homes built in the mid-1900s with park-like surroundings and updated features coming in highly attractive prices.
Kirtland Hills also features plenty of vacant lots with large acreages, giving homebuyers the perfect opportunity to build their dream home from the ground up.
Consider your residential and investment options in Kirtland Hills. Call Cici Riley at 216-410-3114 or send an email to CiciRiley(at)HowardHanna(dotted)com.
Attractions and activities in Kirtland Hills, OH
- Historic Kirtland
This small settlement features some of the earliest structures built by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who came to live in the area in the 1830s. They include Isaac Morley Farm, The Kirtland Ashery, Kirtland Sawmill, Kirtland Schoolhouse, Newel K. Whitney general store, and Kirtland Temple Stone Quarry.
- Holden Arboretum
This 3,600-acre arboretum is one of the largest in the United States and has been named an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society. It features more than 20 miles of walking trails and beautiful, cultivated gardens.
- Little Mountain
The summit of Little Mountain is the highest point above sea level in Ohio, and features a 50-acre plateau. The mountain features caverns, rock formations, springs, and other features. The plateau was the site of a popular resort in the late 1800s, but the area may now be visited only through tours organized by the Holden Arboretum, which owns much of the land it encompasses.