Homes for Sale in Sylvania, OH

Looking for a great place to live that’s close to nature, but also has modern education, industry, arts and entertainment? You might find what you’re looking for or just want to visit Sylvania, Ohio, a suburb of Toledo, Ohio.

Sylvania was founded in July 1836 and has a current population of approximately 19,100 people. Local industries include educational, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, scientific, management, administrative services.

If you want to know more about Sylvania’s rich history, visit the Historical Village at 5717 North Main Street. People of all ages can educate themselves about Sylvania’s history and enjoy the museum, shops, exhibits, gardens and special programs/classes. You can also visit a log home, one room school house and blacksmiths shops.

Teachers/educators can even take history with them so others can learn about Sylvania’s history through unique historical “Traveling Suitcase”, available for weekly rental and includes original and reproducible items, activities and related resources.

You can also learn about Sylvania’s rich history at the Lathrop House, built in 1835 with an 1850 addition that will be refurbished and eventually open to the public for tours. This home was recorded as a "stop" on the Underground Railroad.

On February 23, 1835, the Ohio Legislature passed an Act to create the Township of Sylvania, still part of Wood County at this time. On April 6, 1835, the first meeting to establish Sylvania Township.

On June 13, 1836, William Wilson and other gentlemen platted the Town of Sylvania and recorded in Lucas County, Ohio. ( Lucas County was established in 1836). In 1960, the Village of Sylvania became a city. 

The name of the city of Sylvania comes from Sylvan, the Latin word for “woods or trees.”

The park system has several great recreational areas including Veterans Memorial Park , located at the end of Garden Park road. This park features the Memorial Grove of trees and Veterans Memorial to honor the memory of Sylvanians who have served the city and country in the military.

The 148 acre Olander Park System, located at 6930 Sylvania Avenue, features water sports on its 30 acre lake, plus the premiere archeological attraction, Fossil Park. It’s one of the three places in the nation where people can go in and dig fossils. It’s one of only two prime Devonian Era fossil sites in the world! Call 419-882-8313 for more information or visit www.olanderpk.com/xfer/info_fossil.html.

For more information, you can access www.olanderpk.com.

Sylvania also has several playing fields, tennis courts, two indoor ice arenas, four private tennis clubs, an indoor swimming pool and several outdoor swimming facilities.

For more information on these attractions and other Sylvania hot spots, visit www.sylvaniarecreation.orgor contact the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District (SAJRD) at 419-885-7644.

Since the first school was built in 1834, Sylvania has provided the community with an excellent school system including St. Francis Education Center, St. Joseph Elementary School, Hebrew Academy of Toledo and the First Apostolic Christian Academy.

Primary schools include Stranahan Elementary, Whiteford Elementary, Central Elementary, Highland Elementary, Maplewood Elementary, Hill View Elementary and Sylvan Elementary.

Middle schools include Arbor Hills Junior High, McCord Junior High, and Timberstone Junior High while Northview and Southview are the area public high schools.

Sylvania has excellent advanced educational institutions including Lourdes College, located on 6832 Convent Boulevard.

The Sylvania Senior Center is a growing resource and state-of-the-art, ADA accessible facility open to all adults age 55 and older.

The Center is an information resource, offering great programs and services including computer classes, tai chi, yoga, body recall, jazzercise, woodshop, indoor walking, pool tables, weight training equipment, legal services, podiatrist, chore services, tax services and transportation. Stop by for a visit or call 419-885-3913 for additional information.


196 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$238,500 New For Sale
7078 Applecreek Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,741 sq ft, 0.31 acre lot
6
$117,500 New For Sale
5941 Acres Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,128 sq ft, 0.71 acre lot
31
$369,900 New For Sale
8751 Cedar Bend Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,352 sq ft, 0.19 acre lot
1
$134,900 New For Sale
6035 Wakefield Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,851 sq ft, 0.25 acre lot
35
$379,000 New For Sale
5047 Brenden Way
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 3.5 baths | Single Family Home
4,337 sq ft, 0.63 acre lot
25
$549,900 New For Sale
5305 Westcroft Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,126 sq ft, 0.25 acre lot
24
$175,000 New For Sale
5909 Sunrise Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,628 sq ft, 0.32 acre lot
21
$259,900 New For Sale
2253 Castlebrooke Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,402 sq ft
35
$270,000 New For Sale
7403 Whispering Oak Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,249 sq ft, 0.35 acre lot
8
$374,900 New For Sale
8730 Oak Hollow Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,078 sq ft, 0.29 acre lot
36
$945,000 New For Sale
14 Riverhills Lane
Sylvania, OH 43623
4 beds, 3 full, 3 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,062 sq ft, 0.93 acre lot
31
$196,900 New For Sale
4563 Gettysburg Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,054 sq ft
20
$165,000 New For Sale
5831 Monroe Street #204
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,669 sq ft
30
$299,900 New For Sale
5555 Clear Creek Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,395 sq ft, 0.22 acre lot
20
$189,900 New For Sale
6021 Stewart Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,892 sq ft, 1 acre lot
21
$89,500 New Contingent
4058 Newcastle Drive #4
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,209 sq ft
7
$169,900 New For Sale
8336 Fossil Avenue
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,324 sq ft
35
$314,900 New For Sale
8911 White Eagle East
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,226 sq ft, 0.29 acre lot
36
$749,500 For Sale
4611 Fairway Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,760 sq ft, 0.34 acre lot
21
$158,900 Contingent
5852 Brainard Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,860 sq ft, 0.28 acre lot
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