Welcome to Blacklick
A private and quiet community among the rolling hills of the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio
Blacklick is a small community that falls within the domain of Franklin County. This is the perfect neighborhood for a home buyer who is seeking a small-town environment that is grounded in connecting with nature and tranquil activities. This community is highly private and prides itself on maintaining a quiet atmosphere.
Unlike some of its neighboring communities, despite Blacklick’s small size, the neighborhood’s homes are influenced by a wide variety of designs and influences. No two homes look identical in Blacklick. Since Blacklick is a very affluent community, its residents enjoy living in luxurious circumstances, as evidenced by their grandiose estates. Homes in Blacklick may have traditional elements that are inspired by Colonial and Ranch styles, but they revolutionize these architectural designs through modern means. Beautiful porches with decadent columns and wide windows are quite common in Blacklick.
What to Love
- Endless outdoor recreational activities
- A close drive to inner city Columbus
- The highly-rated education system
- Serene ambiance
The locals of Blacklick choose to live here because of its laid-back atmosphere. There are plenty of other bustling suburbs of Columbus; however, Blacklick is truly defined by its small-town reputation. Neighbors get to know each other through morning walks and enjoy meeting up at local events and farmers’ markets.
Since the homes in Blacklick are so upscale, many residents are comfortable with staying in their homes or simply exploring the nature around them within their community. Nonetheless, there are plenty of opportunities for more urban things to do. The suburbs nearby and downtown Columbus have plenty of restaurants and clubs to visit.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
The place to be in Blacklick is Flanagan’s Pub
. A social fixture for over 60 years, the pub has the convivial atmosphere of a classic Irish pub complete with dark wood furniture and exposed brick walls. You can bet the large bar will be busy during happy hour, sports games, and weekends. Foodwise, the pub offers quintessential Irish dishes including shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, and corned beef and cabbage. The pub is open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and can be reserved for private events.
Things to Do
Residents of Blacklick have all sorts of options when it comes to fun things to do. Golfers have the luxury of being near the lovely Blacklick Woods Golf Course
. This course actually has two courses, one with 18 holes and one with nine holes, as well as a practice area. The clubhouse is a popular spot for hosting banquet events like weddings and graduation parties.
Blacklick is also home to many parks. Blacklick Woods Metro Park
is over 643 acres in total, full of woods, fields, and seasonal swamp ponds. The park has several trails for biking, walking, and running, as well as two exercise stations and an incredible hill for sledding during the winter. Also, Olde Quarry Park
is one of the newest parks in the area. It has a picnic shelter house, a fishing pond, and plenty of walking trails. It is also becoming a go-to spot for bird watchers.
Finally, a premier science museum in Columbus, the Center of Science and Industry
, is a beloved treasure among locals of the greater Columbus region. This museum has a range of exhibits that switch throughout the year as well as a planetarium, motion simulator, dinosaur gallery, and children’s space.