Raising a family in a clean, comfortable, friendly environment should be available to everyone. We live in a country where we enjoy many freedoms, as well as numerous amenities on a daily basis. Maybe you are fortunate enough to have a family friendly lifestyle center within your community, or perhaps a community recreation complex or park system. But, there are also many things that make up a family-friendly community that are not visible to the general public.
When families are contemplating relocating, one of the first questions that many realtors are asked is, “What are your schools like?” This may seem like a trivial topic, but in all reality, our schools are the base of our communities. When students are actively participating and excelling, a community will flourish. Therefore, an influx of children and young families will move to these communities. School structures do not have to be top notch, but most families will relocate to where the buildings provide a safe learning environment. When a community shows strong support for their school, student achievement levels usually soar. Therefore, a healthy school indicates a family-friendly community.
Every family deserves to live in a safe and secure environment. When a community actively supports the local law enforcement agency, families will continue to live within the community. Many family-friendly communities have neighborhood watch programs as well as resident volunteer programs. When these programs are visible within a community, families know that their children will be safe.
Community recreation centers have popped up all over the country the past few years and have been well received by families of all ages. Most of us are looking for family-friendly places to entertain our kids during the heat and humidity of the summer; these community centers have been the answer. A family-friendly community will also offer sporting events for kids and adults of all ages all year around. From softball, basketball, tennis and creative arts programs, there is a recreational activity that will meet the needs of your family. Updated playgrounds, along with hiking and biking trails can keep families entertained for hours on end.
The public library should be welcoming and provide learning opportunities for the whole family. The facility itself should be welcoming, as well as handicap accessible. From storytime sessions to summer educational programs, the public library should be a family-friendly place for everyone. With the arrival of computers and our ever-evolving world, your public library should provide the informational tools necessary during the 21st century. Libraries can keep families informed and provide an awesome setting for education experiences. A community theater for children and adults can provide hours of entertainment for the whole family.
Why Should You Move to a Family-Friendly Community?
Great schools, protective law enforcement, recreation activities, and the creative arts are just a small sampling of what many family-friendly communities have to offer. Ultimately, it is up to you! Only you can decide where you will raise your family. But, when you do a little research and know what the needs of your family are, you will enjoy the family-friendly community that you have chosen to call home.
Homes for You
“Love Farm” located in Strongsville, Ohio is a family-friendly new home community built exclusively by Petros Homes. The community offers 23 Estate size home sites nestled in the North West corner of the outstanding top rated location. A variety of innovative floor plans are offered from $399,000 for home and lot packages. Beautiful and upscale exterior and interior features include hardwood floors, upgraded molding, solid wood cabinetry, granite and upgraded appliances in kitchen. Vaulted ceilings and specialty spindle and rail detail are included per plan. The larger lot size that is unique for new housing product in the area allows for three car garages and the outstanding location is within minutes of easy highway access and the center of town.
Currently, the Love Farm community offers a fully furnished model home along with a move in ready home nearing completion and beautiful to be built on home sites. Call 440-829-4042 for a personal tour.
The city of Strongsville is a vibrant suburb of Cleveland, Ohio that blends a bustling business community with small-town charm. Here you’ll find distinctive neighborhoods, a state of the art community recreation complex, abundant shopping and dining, 2,400 acres of green space, excellent city services, top-notch schools, community theatre and active civic groups. The nearby Metro Park system runs through Strongsville and offers natural hiking and biking trails, sledding and year round recreation activities. Our law enforcement team lives and works in our community, a mix that makes Strongsville an ideal place for families to live, work and thrive.