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.


193 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$314,900 New For Sale
6025 Kinnis Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,645 sq ft; lot: 16784 sq ft
32
$289,900 New For Sale
4805 Whitebirch Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,061 sq ft; lot: 15098 sq ft
32
$305,000 New For Sale
2832 Squirrel Bend
Sylvania, OH 43617
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,906 sq ft; lot: 10454 sq ft
1
$429,850 New For Sale
5559 Wood Trace
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,878 sq ft
36
$264,900 New Contingent
5255 Brookfield Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,792 sq ft; lot: 14401 sq ft
29
$379,000 New For Sale
4816 Fairway Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,956 sq ft; lot: 15002 sq ft
13
$193,900 New For Sale
6040 Winding Way
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 1 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,935 sq ft; lot: 0.59 acres
23
$199,900 New For Sale
7041 Elden Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,778 sq ft; lot: 9544 sq ft
22
$158,900 New Contingent
5935 Granville Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,518 sq ft; lot: 14802 sq ft
31
$269,000 New For Sale
8938 White Eagle East
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,375 sq ft; lot: 15577 sq ft
2
$254,900 Contingent
4439 Candlewood Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
3,231 sq ft; lot: 13499 sq ft
19
$259,900 Contingent
7738 Sandia Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,994 sq ft; lot: 12502 sq ft
20
$199,900 For Sale
4530 Longfellow Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,994 sq ft; lot: 9901 sq ft
19
$179,900 Contingent
4743 Woodland Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,775 sq ft; lot: 13199 sq ft
19
$123,000 For Sale
5831 Tantallon Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,735 sq ft; lot: 10598 sq ft
26
$164,900 For Sale
4604 Wickford Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,762 sq ft; lot: 13499 sq ft
35
$369,000 Contingent
5305 Spring Meadow Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,328 sq ft; lot: 15098 sq ft
30
$299,000 For Sale
5847 Sunbreeze Trail
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,504 sq ft; lot: 19602 sq ft
36
$224,900 For Sale
8129 Timothy Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,735 sq ft; lot: 13599 sq ft
20
$144,900 Contingent
5546 Burgess Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,568 sq ft; lot: 13891 sq ft
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Toledo, OH 43614

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