Properties for around $325,000

485 Walhalla Rd., Old North Columbus

Asking price: $310,000

Built in 1938

1,780 square feet

Three bedrooms, two bathrooms

Kitchen amenities: Full-size wine cooler, eat-in space, stainless-steel appliances

Recent upgrades: "They recently redid the whole outdoors, including the retaining wall, walkway and patio," says listing agent Becky Sullivan of Keller Williams Classic Properties.

Biggest selling point: "The whole house is about entertaining, in and out," she says. The new patio even includes a built-in fire pit.

642 City Park Ave., German Village

Asking price: $325,000

Built in 1860

1,899 square feet

Two bedrooms, two bathrooms

Kitchen amenities: Exposed brick, hardwood floors, leaded glass windows, updated lighting fixtures

Recent upgrades: The current owners have done a lot of renovations. The third floor has skylights, and the living room has a vaulted ceiling with

exposed beams.

Biggest selling point: The location. It looks like a traditional GermanVillage home, but it's been renovated for modern use.