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.


192 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$339,900 New For Sale
5883 Settlers Ridge Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,963 sq ft; lot: 13125 sq ft lot
31
$199,900 New For Sale
6055 Peppermill Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,188 sq ft; lot: 10102 sq ft lot
3
$354,900 New For Sale
5929 Walnut Springs Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,545 sq ft; lot: 11326 sq ft lot
30
$239,500 New For Sale
5741 Fairhaven Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,172 sq ft; lot: 14301 sq ft lot
11
$230,000 New For Sale
6753 Sparrow Hill Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,454 sq ft; lot: 13778 sq ft lot
28
$219,900 New For Sale
3924 Pepperwood Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,844 sq ft; lot: 9261 sq ft lot
23
$333,333 New For Sale
2 Winding Creek Place
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,755 sq ft
36
$288,500 New For Sale
8028 Claude Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,745 sq ft; lot: 15799 sq ft lot
18
$149,900 New For Sale
6023 Flanders Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 1.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,221 sq ft; lot: 11299 sq ft lot
15
$229,900 New For Sale
6050 Elden Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
5 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,933 sq ft; lot: 11326 sq ft lot
19
$159,900 New For Sale
6952 Clare Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 1.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,452 sq ft; lot: 9583 sq ft lot
36
$248,880 New For Sale
7841 Saltwood Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,037 sq ft; lot: 20800 sq ft lot
26
$299,900 New For Sale
5924 Settlers Ridge Circle
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,743 sq ft; lot: 14850 sq ft lot
21
$89,900 New For Sale
6638 Kingsbridge Drive #3
Sylvania, OH 43560
2 beds, 1.5 baths | Condo/Townhouse
730 sq ft
Open House Sunday Jun 23, 2:30pm–4:30pm
36
$389,900 New For Sale
6051 Needle Rock Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 3.5 baths | Single Family Home
3,710 sq ft; lot: 17398 sq ft lot
33
$189,900 New For Sale
5843 Sugar Hill Court
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,290 sq ft; lot: 7841 sq ft lot
36
$215,000 New Contingent
7806 Shaftesbury Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
1,956 sq ft; lot: 10019 sq ft lot
29
$249,900 New Contingent
2259 Castlebrook Lane
Sylvania, OH 43560
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,254 sq ft
Open House Sunday Jun 23, 2pm–4pm
36
$294,900 For Sale
5842 Summer Place Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,594 sq ft; lot: 12602 sq ft lot
36
$339,900 For Sale
8868 Cedar Bend Road
Sylvania, OH 43560
4 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,884 sq ft; lot: 9723 sq ft lot
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