Your Guide to Apartments in Dublin
People who live in Dublin apartments have it all. With 39 excellent parks, great shopping, exciting annual events, awesome golf courses and an overall super community feel, it's hard not to love Dublin. As a suburb of Columbus, the city of around 38,000 residents straddles three counties but remains united.
St. Patty's day is of course a big celebration for residents of Dublin apartments, especially since the city was named after the birthplace of its founder which was of course Dublin, Ireland. There is plenty of emphasis on the "green" roots here, and it makes for a festive town atmosphere. The Saint Patrick's Day parade and Dublin Irish Festival head up the list, but the Fourth of July festival, Halloween Spooktacular and the downtown Christmas Tree Lighting hold their own. The parks of Dublin make it a great place to hold the entertaining events for you and your friends from Dublin apartments.
The 1,000 acre park system, plus nearby Glacier Ridge Metro Park of 1,100 acres, means there is plenty of beautiful recreation here. Cyclists, hikers, runners and walkers alike will delight in the 77 miles of picturesque trails. With parks the size of 1.3 acres at the Woods of Brighton to 151 acre Darree Fields as a multi-diamond baseball and softball park, and Coffman Park and Avery Road Park boasting 70 acres plus, lots of space is dedicated to picnicking and ball playing. Playgrounds, gazebos, skate parks, disc golf fields, swimming pools and recreation centers populate the parks of all sizes. Since the Scioto River flows alongside of Dublin, several parks are riverfront. Several ramps are accessible for small watercraft, while waterskiing and sailing can be done at the two local reservoirs, Griggs and O'Shaughnessy. To make your plans to enjoy outdoor recreation, visit http://www.dublin.oh.us/recreation/. As to the golfing available here, nine public courses and golf clubs are in the area, with five of them in Dublin. In addition, private country clubs with courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer are available to members.
With all this outdoor activity, residents of Dublin apartments are bound to get in an accident. Health care is a priority for city leaders, and in late 2007, a new hospital, Dublin Methodist Hospital was built. It is quite high tech and is promoted as such. In addition, there are over 6,000 hospital beds from a variety of providers in the Greater Columbus area.
The restaurant and shopping scene in Dublin is attractive for those who love to shop and sample. Eclectic shops, from antiques to clothing stores line the streets in downtown, with plenty of restaurants to choose from, from Italian and pizza to great burgers.
When you fall in love with your Dublin apartments, you'll fall in love with your city too.