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The Nicholas


12 W Gay Street Columbus, OH

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Updated 1 hour ago
$1,422 - $2,360
Studio - 2 Bed
1 - 2 Bath

535 - 1,128 Sq. Ft.

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Location ratings
Walk Score®
Very Walkable
Transit Score®
Good Transit
Bike Score®
Very Bikeable
Floor plans
Studio • 1 Bath
535 ft2
1 Available
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In-unit Laundry
Air Conditioning
Fitness Center
Walk In Closets
Public Transportation
Central A / C
Package Receiving
Fire Pit
On-site Maintenance
High / Vaulted Ceiling
Court Yard
Balcony, Deck, Patio
Heat: Forced Air
24-hour Maintenance
Bike Parking
Roof Top Patio
Range / Oven
Bike Repair Station
High-speed Internet
Online Payments
Large Closets
Gated Entry
Roof Top Access
Near Grocery Store
Pool Table
Stainless Steel Appliances
Professional On-site Management
Secured Entry
Business Center
Online Community Portal
Fees & leasing info
Dogs Ok
Cats Ok
Pet Park
Pet Friendly Community
Dog Grooming Area

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Breed Restrictions:

Restrictions: Acceptable animals include domestic cats, dogs (specific breeds are not permitted-see below), turtles, non-poisonous frogs, domestic hamsters, hermit crabs, gerbils, and small domesticated birds and domestic fish. The following breeds of dogs (or any mix of the following breeds) are not permitted: Pit Bulls (this includes American Staffordshire Terriers and Staffordshire Bull Terriers), Rottweilers, Alaskan Malamutes, Doberman Pinschers, Chow Chows, Great Danes, St. Bernards, and Akitas. All other animals are prohibited, including snakes, spiders, ferrets, iguanas, rabbits, pigs, sugar gliders and chinchillas. When and if an approved animal is permitted on a property, additional fees are required. Additional requirements may be imposed. This policy does not apply to disabled persons who require the use of an assistance or support animal.

Size Restrictions:

One dog under 70 pounds or two dogs with a combined weight under 70 pounds.

Number Limit:

There is a 2-pet limit.


Call office for breed restrictions.

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Covered Parking
Off-street Parking
Garage - Attached
Lease & Fees
Lease Length: 12
Property details

Welcome home to The Nicholas, a new Edwards Urban Community, offering luxury apartments in the heart of Downtown Columbus. When you live at The Nicholas, you can expect exceptional community amenities, luxurious apartment finishes, and superior customer service. Make your lifestyle statement without saying a word. Enjoy living in Downtown Columbus, OH at The Nicholas apartments.

Our unique 1, 2 and 3 bedroom floor plans offer high-end style and designer touches. Brag-worthy amenities like a well-appointed clubroom with kitchen and billiards, business center, yoga studio, several lush outdoor plazas, a spectacular glass wall cantilevered pool with dining courtyard overlooking downtown Columbus, and direct access to a 24-hour fitness center make this downtown living destination a place to tell your friends about. Visit The Nicholas luxury apartments in downtown Columbus. Life at the corner of everything.

Office Hours
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Additional Details
Total Unit Count: 230
Last Updated: 1 hour ago
Contact Number: (614) 587-7877
Emergency Services
Name Type Distance
Grant Medical Center Hospital 0.58 miles
Mount Carmel West Hospital 1.18 miles
Select Specialty Hospital Mt. Carmel Hospital 1.18 miles
Uptown District Fire Station 0.08 miles
Downtown Fire Station 0.23 miles
Arena District Fire Station 0.41 miles
Is this property currently leasing units?
Yes. There are 7 available units at this property.
How many units are move-in ready in the next 2 months?
This property has 7 units available for move-in over the next 2 months. 3 units are vacant and ready for immediate occupancy.
What's the square footage of the available units?
The available units range from 535 to 1,128 square feet.
Does this property allow cats or dogs?
This property allows tenants to keep cats and dogs.
How many bedrooms are in the available units?
There are studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units available.
How many bathrooms are in the available units?
There are 1 and 2 bathroom units available.
What's the monthly rent at this property?
Rent on available units ranges from $1,422 to $2,360. The Nicholas has 1 bedroom units available starting at $1,592, 2 bedroom units available starting at $2,360, and studio units available starting at $1,422.
Where is this property located?
This property is at 12 W Gay Street in Columbus, OH. It's 0.2 miles northwest from the center of Columbus.
Rent report

The Nicholas Rent vs. Columbus Average

The Nicholas is asking 47% more than the average 1 bedroom apartment in Columbus.

If you upsized to an average priced Columbus 2 bedroom apartment, you would pay 10% more per month.

If you downsized to an average priced Columbus studio apartment, you would pay 30% less per month.

The Nicholas provides 12% more square footage than the average Columbus 1 bedroom apartment.

Monthly Rent Rent per Sq. Ft. Suggested
Monthly Income
The Nicholas
Studio $1,422 $2.70 $4,266
1BR $1,760 $2.20 $5,279
2BR $2,360 $2.10 $7,080
Columbus Average
Studio $920 $1.90 $2,760
1BR $1,195 $1.70 $3,586
2BR $1,335 $1.30 $4,006
3BR $1,463 $1.20 $4,390
4BR $1,753 $1.20 $5,258

Availability in Columbus

In order to find the best deal, you need to know what types of units are available. Property managers may be willing to give concessions if they have many vacant units.

There are currently 1,642 2BR units on the market in Columbus. If you're looking to negotiate, this may be your best option.

Available Units in Columbus
Studio 267
1BR 1,447
2BR 1,642
3BR 357
4BR 160
To comfortably afford an apartment, we recommend having at least three times your monthy rent in gross household income.
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Property manager information
Drucker & Falk, LLC
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