Hopewell Valley Neighborhood....
I had hoped I would not have to post a review with my opinion of the neighborhood in which I recently lived, but with multiple houses seemingly popping up for sale on a monthly basis (my opinion and to the best of my knowledge), I need to let folks know.
Please understand this is only my OPINION and my personal experience. I am not stating anything as fact in this review. That said...
"Hopewell Valley", a neighborhood located next to Little Miami high school, is best avoided if you enjoy some control and sanity over your life. Without diving too deep into the weeds, the HOA is, in my opinion, so power hungry that they drive decent people away.
This is not a good neighborhood for a new family starting out. It feels like high school all over again - cliques form, people think and do very petty things towards one another, and the overall atmosphere is one riffled with disgust, deceit, and regret.
I have had neighbors intentionally drive by and honk their horns at all hours of the night. I have had neighbors drive by and throw the middle finger my way. I have made a point of introducing myself to all of the new families that move in and, almost without fail, they are gone within 6 months to a year due to the toxic environment that the upper echelon of folks create here.
I said it feels like high school because, in my opinion, it truly does. The HOA responds drastically, dramatically, and without cause to our neighbors for all sorts of things, saying they have the benefit to have their voices heard when we all seem to know that is a bunch of malarkey.
There is certainly good here. The homes and builders here are fantastic in my experience. The pool is wonderful, and upkeep of public areas are somewhat acceptable. But, at the end of the day, I regret ever choosing to live here.
Hopefully your mileage will vary and by the time you read this some much needed changes will, hopefully, have been implemented. But next time you look around here, keep note of the "For Sale" signs. I also encourage you to dig deeper to see how many homes have been put on the market in the last year or two. What you find may very well surprise you and change your mind.
Morrow is a wonderful rural town. Hopewell Valley, in my opinion, is trying too hard to exert big city BS into a village that will have none of it.
Best of luck to you and God bless.
N | Morrow, OH