In the center of the Cincinnati-Dayton urban region lies the affluent community of Mason, Ohio. Residences within the city have nearly all been built since 1990, and there is ongoing new home construction in several locations. There is also a smattering of modern condo and townhome groups throughout the municipality. Large wooded lots and stately residences with contemporary, open floorplans make the homes and neighborhoods in Mason very desirable.
For a community of just over 30,000, Mason offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities and other amenities. The popular Kings Island Amusement Park, the biggest amusement and water park in the region, has thrill rides, life sized-dinosaurs, cartoon-themed areas and much more. The municipality is also home to the Linder Family Tennis Center, which hosts the prestigious Western & Southern Open annually. Both tennis and golf are popular among residents and the city boasts a world-class golf facility designed by Jack Nicklaus. Families can feel confident that their children will be well educated at the local schools, which are among the best in the state and have some of the highest test scores.
At the heart of the city lies the Mason Community Center, an impressive facility with equipment, amenities, classes and programs to please every resident. The center boasts modern exercise equipment, pools, a rock wall and even exergaming units for a memorable workout experience. Those wanting to head outdoors can explore the over 300 acres of parkland developed and maintained by the city. With playgrounds, sports facilities, walking paths, and even a fishing pond these common areas make great places to enjoy time with family and friends. The big cities of Dayton and Cincinnati are both about an hour’s drive from Dayton, and offer vast dining, entertainment and cultural event choices. The beautiful homes, amazing facilities and stellar schools led Money Magazine to rank Mason in the top 50 best places to live in their 2013 rankings. Much awaits anyone who decides to call Mason home.