Terrace Park, Ohio
Terrace Park is one of Cincinnati's oldest communities was built on a terrace overlooking the Little Miami River.
Known for its tree-lined streets where residents ride bikes, jog or even take golf carts around the community, Terrace Park resembles a New England village. Those who live there are a blend of people deeply rooted in the community for two to three generations as well as those who have just moved in. Friendly and community minded, it is easy to feel at home in Terrace Park. The village has a variety of beautiful home styles that offer charm and character. Streets are named for famous colleges.
Highway U.S. 50 (Columbia Parkway) is the main route south to downtown Cincinnati with good roads leading west to Cincinnati's outlying suburbs. Driving time to downtown is 20 minutes. I-275 is 10 minutes away giving easy access to I-71, I-75 and Ronald Reagan Highway. Cincinnati buses furnish regular service between Terrace Park and downtown Cincinnati.
Interstate I-275 provides 10-12 minutes driving time to Bethesda North Hospital (a level III trauma center) in Montgomery and to Mercy Health Clemont Hospital located in Batavia. All other Cincinnati hospitals are about 30 minutes away, including the nationally recognized Childrens Hospital Medical Center. Terrace Park EMS has an all-volunteer organization for emergency medical care.
Terrace Park has a few local shops and restaurants (such as the The Birch restaurant), but most residents head out of the village to meet retail needs. Nearby Mariemont Village features local boutiques and restaurants and is only 5 minutes away. The National Exemplar at the Mariemont Inn is a very popular place for brunch. Charming downtown Milford is also a short drive away and has many local shops and restaurants to enjoy: the Little Miami Brewing Company, 20Brix and Padrinos are popular places for meals. Kenwood Towne Centre is a 15-minute drive and offers over 100 stores along with Nordstrom, Dillards and Macys as anchors. Eastgate Mall is 10-minutes away with more shopping and dining opportunities.
Terrace Park has easy access to the Little Miami River for fishing and boating. A variety of recreation youth sports are available in the community. Drackett Field has three soccer fields and three baseball fields. The Terrace Park Swim and Tennis Club is private and has an Olympic-sized pool (two wading pools) and six tennis courts. The private Terrace Park Country Club has an 18-hole golf course. Public 18-hole courses within 15 minutes driving time are found at Lunken Municipal Golf Course adjacent to Lunken Airport; Indian Valley on Newtown Road off Wooster Pike; and nine holes at the Little Miami Golf Course (Hamilton County Park) also on Newtown Road. The Indian Hill Winter Club is five miles away and has ice hockey, skating and other recreation services. A nature preserve is located at the south end of the village as well as at Red Bird Hollow in nearby Indian Hill. Bikers take advantage of the Loveland Bike Trail that runs through the village. Terrace Park has a variety of groups for residents to take advantage of: bunco club, book club, poker club and dinner groups. The Terrace Park Players sponsors a community band that performs at Memorial Day and Labor Day parades as well as the annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony.