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.olanderpark.com/xfer/info_fossil.html.

For more information, you can access www.olanderpark.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.


170 Results Days on Site (new to old)
29
$219,000 New For Sale
3648 Woodspring Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,944 sq ft; lot: 8999 sq ft
34
$252,000 New For Sale
7715 Shadywood Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,640 sq ft; lot: 10102 sq ft
28
$950,000 New For Sale
5664 Anchor Hills Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 5 full, 3 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,757 sq ft; lot: 18731 sq ft
36
$419,900 New For Sale
7425 Kendall Way
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,736 sq ft; lot: 21000 sq ft
33
$697,000 New For Sale
5722 Breeze Bay Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,262 sq ft; lot: 14375 sq ft
27
$229,900 For Sale
9315 Teresa Trail
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
1,808 sq ft; lot: 16117 sq ft
6
For Auction
5123 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,004 sq ft; lot: 0.5303 acres
11
$99,900 For Sale
5754 Stewart
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,254 sq ft; lot: 10019 sq ft
11
$239,860 For Sale
3753 Windward Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,415 sq ft; lot: 6970 sq ft
14
$263,760 For Sale
3757 Windward Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,741 sq ft
8
$319,460 For Sale
3807 Windward Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,763 sq ft; lot: 8712 sq ft
36
$179,000 Contingent
5708 Sandy Creek Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,668 sq ft; lot: 7841 sq ft
30
$279,900 For Sale
5547 Clear Creek Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,421 sq ft; lot: 9583 sq ft
36
$174,900 Contingent
6357 Wedgewood Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,855 sq ft; lot: 9701 sq ft
29
$100,000 For Sale
5428 Altsheler Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,056 sq ft; lot: 11326 sq ft
30
$259,900 For Sale
6366 Oakland Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,125 sq ft; lot: 0.5556 acres
36
$355,000 For Sale
9211 Windy Brook Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,723 sq ft; lot: 16553 sq ft
31
$199,900 Contingent
6068 Sylvan Green Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,240 sq ft; lot: 20199 sq ft
31
$309,000 For Sale
9090 Stonybrook Boulevard
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,841 sq ft; lot: 10603 sq ft
25
$254,900 For Sale
8059 Littlefield Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,612 sq ft; lot: 16431 sq ft
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