7897 Barret RdWest Chester - East, OH 45069
West Chester was settled in 1791 by Joseph McMaken. It is located in an oval area that is known geologically as the Cincinnati Arch – and is one of the best areas on the continent for collecting fossils since it was once at the bottom of an ancient ocean.
West Chester is a vibrant, growing area and has made the list of Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in America five times. There is a nice blend of residential, professional and recreational development within its 35 square miles.
The Kenwood Towne Centre is 15 minutes away and features a full array of department stores and small shops including Nordstrom, Dillards and Macys. Tri-County Mall is a 10-minute drive with several department anchor stores. For those who enjoy outlet-style shopping, the Cincinnati Premium Outlet is a 10-minute drive north in Monroe. For sporting and hunting enthusiasts, Cabela’s has a West Chester location.
Keehner Park is a 123-acre park featuring extensive woodland trails as well as playgrounds, athletic fields, mountain bike trail and picnic shelters. The Keehner Park Amphitheater is home to outdoor performances throughout the warmer months. The Upper Mill Creek Conservation Corridor features the 1.55-mile paved Port Union Historic Canal Trail for bicycles, roller blades, walkers, and joggers. Residents enjoy athletic fields, mowed walking paths, a wet meadow, Wiggly Field dog park, and open spaces for leisure activities. Beckett Park is located in the heart of the Union Centre business district and is home to the West Chester Baseball Complex (featuring playing fields, dugouts, concession stand and a press box). People enjoy its walking trails, natural playground, ponds as well as its picnic areas.
The Muhlhauser Center is located in Beckett Park and serves as a gathering place for the community as well as a facility for rent. This barn was once part of the Muhlhauser-Windish Brewing Company. Youth organizations promote soccer, football and baseball.
The Square @ Union Centre is gathering place for concerts and the farmer’s market and other community events.
There is also a membership tennis club in the area as well as a YMCA. There are several membership swim clubs: Hycrest, Beckett Ridge, Lakota Hills and Windwood. A public golf course is located in Beckett Ridge and at the Golf Center at Kings Island in Mason. There are several private clubs located in the area.
The 330-acre Voice of America Park and the Voice of America Museum is a tremendous resource to the community having served the world for more than 50 years delivering news of freedom and democracy to faraway lands.
The West Chester Activity Center is located on Cox Road and offers all kinds of programs and services to residents. People enjoy the fitness room, billiards table and outdoor patio.
For those who enjoy theme parks, Paramount King’s Island and The Beach Waterpark are located just 10 minutes away.
7897 Barret Rd
West Chester - East, OH 45069