Founded in 1815, the city of Mason, Ohio had modest beginnings primarily as a farming community. Now, the city is one of the Greater Cincinnati area’s most prestigious neighborhoods. In 2013, Mason was ranked the 7th best place to live for families among small towns by Money Magazine. in 2013. The Mason City School District boasts the largest high school in Ohio, as well as an “Excellent” rating.
Mason is the largest city in Warren County and located in southwest Warren County. Mason is a 30-minute drive from downtown Cincinnati. It is served by two major highways: I-71 and I-75, and I-275, State Route 129 and Ronald Reagan Highway are all easily accessed. Mason is neighbored by the communities of West Chester, Fairfield, Sycamore Township, Lebanon, Kings Mills and Maineville.
The city counts Procter and Gamble, Luxottica, Cintas, Mitsubishi Electric, L-3 Communications and Heinz among its top employers.
Mason’s main attraction is Kings Island Theme Park, located on the east side of the city. Open from April to November, the park boasts the world’s longest wooden roller coaster, The Beast, among its 14 roller coasters and over 80 rides. It also hosts Haunt, a Halloween-themed event, and will begin hosting Winterfest for the 2017 holiday season. Mason is the home of The Beach Waterpark , The Golf Center at Kings Island , Great Wolf Lodge and The Linder Family Tennis Center. The Beach Waterpark has over 50 rides and attractions for warm weather family fun. The Golf Center at Kings Island has courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. The Linder Family Tennis Center is a very famous facility that brings top tennis talent to Mason every year with the ATP Western and Southern Open.
Mason offers over 300 acres of developed parks. Pine Hill Lakes Park has 2 miles of nature trails, a stocked lake, and an arboretum. Corwin M. Nixon Park is home to the Lou Eves Municipal Pool, which is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day and has special season pass rates for Mason residents. Heritage Oak Park is the site of many soccer, baseball, tennis and basketball games throughout the year, and features a state-of-the-art lightning prediction system to warn visitors of impending inclement weather.
The Mason Community Center, a 158,300 square foot facility which is connected to the high school, offers endless options for fitness and health: weight and cardio machines, leisure, therapy and competition pools, a rock climbing wall, and an indoor walking track. MCC is also home to Kids Korner, where children can spend time while their parents are using the center and the Mason Senior Center.
While the community center is the hub of physical activity, Mason’s Main Street is the hub of social activity in the city. It offers banking options, a pharmacy, and plenty of shops that have been open for decades, all in historic buildings. Additionally, Main Street is home to Two Cities Pizza, a pizzeria that offers both New York- and Chicago-Style pizzas.
Mason is home to plenty of health care facilities, including the Atrium Health Center and Cincinnati Children’s Mason Campus. The city is also a short drive away from most of Cincinnati’s major hospitals.
Contact Team Burress today to help you with your real estate needs. Bill Burress and Debbie Burress of Team Burress Plum Tree Realty have been Mason, Ohio residents since 2000 and can research any real estate or provide you any information about the community. You may contact Team Burress at 513-335-6212 or email email@example.com
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