PROSPECTIVE BUYERS / REALTOR INFORMATION
Unlike other neighborhoods, buying and owning a home in the Lakeside Village Association neighborhood is unique! Realtors and Prospective Buyers should familiarize themselves with the governing documents of this Homeowners Association before choosing this neighborhood.
In the 1970s, during Westerville's expansion, the developer Northeast Company realized a unique opportunity within the southern Westerville area known as Woodlake Colony. Through partnership with Woodlake Colony, Northeast Company looked to create a neighborhood whose centerpiece would be a lake commonly owned and cared for by over 80 nearby homes. The entire area was hilly, heavily wooded, and included a bog and swamp area. The emphasis was to retain most existing trees and vegetation, transform the bog and swamp into a 3-acre man-made lake, and to build nearly 30 cluster homes on the 12-acre west side. Later, through additional land purchase and reserve transfers to a separate gated community, Lakeside Forest, 60 cedar homes were planned for the 12-acre east side, with the lake as a shared amenity.
The 1975 BIA Parade of Homes highlighted the west area as it was being developed and included seven homes on Lakeside Drive and E. Schrock Road within Lakeside Village.