North Bay Colony – Willoughby, OH
North Bay Colony, Ohio
On the southern and eastern edges of Lost Nation Country Club in Willoughby, OH, just 10 miles drive from downtown Cleveland, there’s a strip of homes sitting on North Bay Drive that make up the fantastic North Bay Colony subdivision.
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Not far away from Route 2 or Interstate 90, this area has easy access to everything Cleveland can offer, without feeling like you’re near a big city.
Living in North Bay Colony
The houses in this neighborhood are about 15 years old and range in price from $300-350,000. Sitting right next to a golf course means that this is a friendly, quiet, and above all, safe neighborhood. Kids in this neighborhood go to schools in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District, and the Cleveland area is full of great universities for those looking at higher education.
If you’re looking for work, Lake West Medical Center is the town’s largest employer, though manufacturing is still one of the area’s largest sectors. There’s also plenty of work to be found throughout the Cleveland area. Water and Sewer are provided by the Lake County Department of Utilities, and private companies are responsible for other services.
There are also many great parks in the area, including Chagrin River Park, which is just a mile south of the subdivision, and further north is Willoughby Municipal Park on the shores of Lake Erie.
Entertainment options around Willoughby
The Cleveland area is full of fun things for you and your family to enjoy. Close to North Bay Colony is the Fairport Harbor Maritime Museum, one of the first lighthouses on Lake Erie. This great museum is full of artifacts that tell the story of life in this region during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
If you’re looking for other great family attractions, Geauga Lake’s Wildwater Kingdom is close by, and is full of fantastic water rides and attractions to enjoy in the hot summer months. The Lake Metroparks Farmpark, one part of the extensive Cleveland Metroparks network, offers an opportunity to see many great farm animals and see how they work on a farm.
Cleveland itself has plenty of entertainment options with the best-known attraction being the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This wonderful museum displays everything from the guitar of the greatest rock legends that ever lived to their wardrobes, concert posters, and even their lunchboxes.
If you love sports, major league stadiums like the Indians’ Progressive Field, and the Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium are excellent major league venues for their respective sports. If you prefer art & culture, this city has many great theaters, museums, and art galleries for you to enjoy.
In addition, if you ever want to take a vacation away from the area, Cleveland Hopkins Airport offers flights to many great destinations.