Columbus, Ohio’s Best Neighborhoods (Country Club Edition)

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Relocating can be daunting, especially to a bustling city like Columbus, Ohio. However, the capital city offers a plethora of country club communities that can ease your transition, offering not just a home, but a lifestyle. Whether you’re an avid golfer, a tennis enthusiast, or someone who just enjoys the social aspects of club life, there’s something for everyone. Dive into our exploration of Columbus’s premier country club communities.

Lakes Club, Westerville Ohio

Located in Westerville, a suburb to the north of Columbus, the Lakes Club offers an exquisite 18-hole golf course designed by Ed Sneed. This challenging course is highlighted by man-made and natural water hazards across 13 of its 18 holes. The community surrounding the club, Highland Lakes, features a diverse array of homes, from designs for empty nesters to multi-million-dollar properties. Beyond the golf, residents are privy to the expansive Polaris Parkway, known for its vast shopping options. The community spans across two school districts: Westerville and Olentangy, providing options for families.

Tartan Fields, Dublin Ohio

Nestled in Dublin on Columbus’s northwest side, Tartan Fields is a testament to luxury and design. This high-end community envelops an Arnold Palmer built 18-hole championship golf course. Beyond the golf, the clubhouse stands out with its extensive pro shop, dining facility, and breathtaking panoramic views. For the tennis enthusiasts, there’s an instructional program, and those looking for a social connection will love the year-round calendar of events.

Muirfield Village, Dublin Ohio

Developed by the legendary pro golfer, Jack Nicklaus, Muirfield Village is an environmentally friendly haven in Dublin. The community is home to two distinct clubs: Muirfield Village Golf Club and the Country Club at Muirfield Village. These clubs give residents access to world-class golf and amenities. The community’s design emphasis on blending with the natural landscape results in a stunning tapestry of woodlands, streams, and homes. The interconnected bike paths and street names inspired by Scottish golf communities accentuate the unique charm of Muirfield Village.

Kinsale Golf Club, Powell Ohio

A newer addition to the Columbus club scene, Kinsale Golf Club in Powell opened in 2004. Designed by renowned architect Arthur Hills, the golf course is as challenging as it is forgiving. Kinsale was created to be both fun for individuals and family-friendly. Families will particularly enjoy Kinsale’s three heated outdoor swimming pools and the club’s focus on being fun for the whole family. The club also has amenities like tennis courts, a pro shop, and a kid’s club, which includes babysitters for patrons. This is great for those looking for a more laidback country club.

New Albany Country Club, New Albany Ohio

The New Albany Country Club embodies the essence of a traditional country club. Situated on the northeast side of Columbus, this club showcases Georgian style architecture with brick exteriors. A masterful 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus awaits members, along with racquet fitness facilities of the highest order. The club boasts the only grass tennis courts in Ohio and has recently added pickleball courts. Housing around the club is in line with the Georgian style, offering estate homes and townhomes in what is arguably one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the city. Additionally, New Albany Country Club hired one of the most renowned chefs in Columbus, giving this club some of the best food of any of the clubs here.


Columbus, Ohio, undeniably has a country club community for everyone. These clubs offer more than just leisure activities; they provide a sense of belonging, making your move to Columbus feel like coming home. If you’re looking for the right community for your family or simply seeking a luxurious lifestyle, these country clubs are worth considering. Reach out to us if you have any additional questions!

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Marc Van Steyn

Marc Van Steyn is a graduate of The Ohio State University and represents the third generation in his family’s real estate business. Their family co-owned company, RE/MAX Premier Choice, has been the #1 ranked RE/MAX Brokerage (based on sales volume) in Central Ohio for 18 of the last 20 years. His business philosophy is centered on what he learned from his mother and grandfather “who put the needs of their clients first and built business on trust, dedication and uncompromised service."

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