Spacious 4 bed 2.1 bath home on a gorgeous lot in Farmington Hills. Entry opens to foyer with hardwood flooring, crown molding and provides access to convenient powder room. French doors open to grand formal living area and flows into formal dining room. Chef's kitchen provides plenty of granite counter prep space/counter storage, including island, dual oven and breakfast nook with sliding glass door to back deck. Family room features lovely tile fireplace, built in shelving, recessed lighting and large windows to provide natural light. Master bedroom offers His/Hers walk-in closets, plus a 3rd walk in closet, full bath with dual granite sink vanity and neutral colors. 3 additional bedrooms with roomy closet space all share a generous full bath with dual sink vanity. Partially finished lower level provides perfect family recreation space and additional storage area. Exterior offers ample yard with lots of privacy, tiered deck is perfect for entertaining with hot tub and additional patio.
Farmington Public Schools is a public school district headquartered in Farmington, MI. As of the 2014-2015 school year, the district serves 10,436 students. It provides services for students in Farmington, Farmington Hills, and a portion of West Bloomfield. The district has a total staff of 1,380, making it the second largest employer in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area.The Farmington Public Schools serves students ranging in age from newborn to senior citizen. About 100,000 residents live in this suburban area. The community supports cultural activities, religious institutions, service clubs, civic organizations and a community college.
Farmington Public Schools are all accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Alameda and Farmington Community School Early Childhood Centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Farmington Public High Schools ranked among Newsweeks top 1,200 public high schools in the country based on number of advanced placement classes and graduating seniors.
The schools near the property are:
Forest Elementary School (0.7 mile via Heritage Hills Drive and Glouster Circle)
Kenbrook Elementary School (2.4 miles via Farmington Road)
Highmeadow Common Campus (3.7 miles via W 14 Mile Road and M-10 S)
Upper Elementary School:
Warner Upper Elementary School (2.4 miles via W 14 Mile Road)
O.E. Dunckel middle School (2.5 miles via Farmington Road)
North Farmington High School (1.2 miles via Farmington Road)
Harrison High School (3.8 miles via Farmington Road and 12 Mile Road)
The property is located in the tranquil subdivision of Heritage Hills, which is strategically located near grocery stores, shopping centers, and recreational parks.
Busch's Fresh Food Market is located 0.4 mile via Heritage Hills Drive. Busch's products are specifically chosen for exceptional taste and superior ingredients. From local specialty gourmet foods and farm to table produce, to everyday staples, Busch’s delivers only the best. Busch's is the hometown local food market that blends the best of today's freshness and style with the traditional values, personal service and wholesomeness expected from the neighborhood grocer, but seldom find at other supermarkets.
Heartland Marketplace, located 2.2 miles via Farmington Road, is a Detroit based, family owned and operated full service supermarket that features fresh meats, deli, bakery, produce, seafood and more. Try out theTender Ridge Beef, homemade donuts, Boar’s Head Meats, fresh salads, rotisserie chicken, and huge selection of craft beers.
The major events of life, personal and professional, are celebrated in restaurants. Acquaintances become friends around a table in the safe and controlled environment of a restaurant. Individuals become lovers across a restaurant table, sometimes. Located 0.4 mile via Heritage Gills Drive are Sposita Ristorante, Ninja Sushi Japanese Restaurant, and benito's Pizza. While more restaurants and fast food chains are located a mile and a half via W 14 Mile Road such as J. Alexander's, Champps, Allegro, Princess Mediterranean Grill, and Yotsuba Japanese Restaurant and Bar.
Parks are complex elements of a city. They can serve scores of different uses, may be specialized in their function, or can simply provide visual appeal for residents.
Located 3.5 miles via Farmington Road is Heritage Park, a 211-acre park with 4.5 miles of trails for hiking and nature study. In the winter these trails are used for cross-country skiing. A large picnic area is located at the north end of the park. It includes a splash pad, group picnic shelter, youth playground, in-ground grills, two sand volleyball courts, an in-line hockey rink and six horseshoe pits. The picnic shelter is available on a "first-come" basis, but may be reserved in advance for a nominal fee. Also located in Heritage Park are the Spicer House, Stables Art Studio, Day Camp, Nature Center and Amphitheatre buildings.
Woodland Hills, also located 3.5 miles via Farmington Road, is one of the last vestiges of Beech Maple forest left in the area. It is a passive park lending itself to quiet activities only, such as nature walks, bird watching, and nature photography. The 1.7 miles of trails on 74 acres meander across and are adjacent to a creek tributary to the Rouge River. They take you on a journey through areas of tangled brush, open field, young forest, mature forest, and wetlands. The park is home to a diverse variety of animal and plant life. Respect and care of this natural oasis will preserve it into the future for generations to come.
Malls offer free year round entertainment for all ages, including musical/choral groups, dancers and a wide range of other events designed to engage and entertain. No other retail venue can provide the level of entertainment a mall can.
Farmington Plaza Shopping Center is located just west of Orchard Lake. This 75,000 sq ft well established shopping center is anchored by Overstock Outlet (opening soon) and International Mediterranean Market and Bakery (opening soon). Other fine retailers include Liberty Tax, Grand Tailor, Metro PCS, Nia Salon and The Framery. Large pylon signage available. Excellent visibility. Easy access with plenty of parking. Multiple entrances/exits to this shopping center.
Orchard Mall is an intimate high-end shopping destination located 2.5 miles via Farmington Road and W Maple Road. This intimate enclosed neighborhood mall is situated at the heart of what is one of the most populous, affluent and desirable suburbs of Detroit. Orchard Mall offers the comfort of shopping amongst a community that shares values. It is known for great personal service and attention to detail. Most boutiques are entrepreneurial and family-owned, with the unique ingenuity and creativity that comes from proprietors who have turned passions into livelihoods. Orchard Mall has evolved with its customer base. Offering a variety of upscale boutiques, salons and eateries, Orchard Mall caters to a discerning, hip shopper.
Downtown serves as a good incubator for new small businesses – the success of tomorrow. Strips and malls are often too expensive for new entrepreneurs. Lower rents make Downtown a good start up location.
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum is located a mile and a half via W 14 Mile Road. If one likes magic posters, neon, antiques, advertising, ceiling fans, slot machines, memorabilia, robots, airplanes, animation, then this is the place to visit. Coin operated games from the oldest gypsy fortune-telling machines to the early 1900's to the latest in laser hologram video games of the 1990's are. Computer operated animated shows too.
3.2 miles voa W 14 Mile Road and Orchard Lake Road, Holocaust Memorial Center is a unique museum documents the horror of the Holocaust and events leading up to it. It also preserves a wealth of Jewish culture and history, and serves as a comprehensive research and resource center. Docent guided public tours are available Sunday through Thursday at 1pm and last approximately two hours. Group tours are also available by appointment. The Memorial Center is closed on Jewish and most legal holidays.