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Drake Heights: Farmington, MI
- Approx Price Range: $130,000 to $340,000
- Square Ft Range: 1700 to 2800
- Year Built: 1968 to 1971
- School District: Farmington
Drake Heights homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located off Drake Rd and south of Grand River Ave. The subdivision is in 48335 zip code. There are 44 homes in the subdivision and they are colonial and ranch in style. These homes boast tons of natural daylight throughout because of its large windows. Kitchens offer lots of storage and counter space. Separate dining room perfect for entertaining. Living rooms have bay window and French doors just off foyre. Large family rooms have fireplace and skylights and some homes have 3-season room. Homes offer 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2+ baths. Masted bedrooms have private bath and walk-in closet. Exteriors boast brick paver patios, walkway and wrap around decks overlooking backyard with mature trees. Exteriors boast Garages are attached and can fit 2 cars. Nearby subdivisions are Tall Pines and Heritage Village West.
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Drake Heights Subdivision Location
Homes for sale in Drake Heights, Farmington, MI are south of Grand River Ave and west of Drake Rd.
1 mile from the subdivision is Muirwood Square Shopping Center. Restaurants here are La Marsa Farmington Hills, Aahar Indian Cuisine and Grand Tavern. Bank of America and Busch's Fresh Food Market are both short walk from Muirwood. Namaster Plaza grocery and Namaste Flavours are across.
Downtown Farmington is 2 miles east of Drake Heights. It is nestled in the southwest corner of Oakland County and is within easy reach of four major freeways. It has over 160 businesses that include large national retailers and small boutiques. Downtown Farmington's Sundquist Pavilion and Riley Park host the Saturday Farmers Market; Rhythmz in Riley Park, a free Friday summer concert series; and other activities. The landmark Farmington Civic Theater could also be found here. Restaurants in Downtown Farmington offer a wide variety of foods, from casual dining, to formal dining, to international cuisines. Some of the restaurants in Downtown Farmington are Burger King, Cake Luv, Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders, Cold Stone Creamery, Starbucks, RUMI, and a lot more. Other stores in the area are Beyond Salon, Chase Bank, Castle Dental, Oriental Spa, and many more. Downtown Farmington has been actively renovating since 2009. Some of the improvements are new lighting, landscaping, brick-paved sidewalk and a lot more.
3.5 miles east of the subdivision is Farmington Plaza Shopping Center. It's a 75,000 sq ft shopping center anchored by Overstock Outlet. Other retailers are Liberty Tax, Grand Tailor, Metro PCS, Nia Salon and The Framery. Easy access with plenty of parking.
Founders Sports Park is 4 miles south. It's a 101-acre park with a variety of active recreation facilities including 6 soccer fields, 8 baseball/softball fields, 4 sand volleyball courts, 2 half-court basketball courts, 1 bocce ball court, and 1 shuffle board court.
Farmington Hills Ice Arena is beside Founders Sports Park. It's a 70,000 sq ft arena with 2 ice surfaces and can acommodate up to 1200 people. The arena offers concession facilities, locker rooms, lockers, meeting and party rooms as well as, administrative offices. The facility provides both recreational and competitive skating opportunities. It is home to the Farmington Hills Hockey Association.
Bicentennial Park is 5.5 miles north. The Park offers different activities for all ages. There are a total of 8 well-maintained tennis courts in 2 separate places within the park. Around the courts are several pavilions for resting or picnic. There are also soccer fields at Bicentennial Park. There's a paved walking trail of half a mile in this park. Beside Bicentennial Park is Fox Creek Golf Course. It's the newest golf course in Livonia having opened in 1988. The course is in a great shape and challenging enough. Scenery is nice for the area thanks to the creeks running throughout. Rates range from 17 to 28 for 9 holes and $23 to $45 for 18 holes.
Heritage Park is 3.5 miles northeast. It's 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.
Twelve Oaks Mall and West Oaks Mall are 5 miles northwest. The two malls are across each other. Twelve Oaks Mall is an up-scale shopping center with a great variety of stores but at moderate prices. It has a great layout to accommodate many people especially during holidays. Some of the restaurants inside the mall are A&W All American Food, California Pizza Kitchen, Max & Erma's, Mrs. Fields, Cafe Bistro, Lakeshore Grill, Olga's Kitchen, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory and Taco Bell. Ladies can shop at Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Athleta, bebe, Buckle, Gap, Garage, H & M and a lot more. Department stores inside the mall are Macy's, Nordstrom, Sears, Lord & Taylor and jcpenney. Across is West Oaks Mall. Some of retailers here are Art Van Furniture, Marshalls, Brookstone, Michaels, Old Navy, DSW Designer Shoe, Gander Mountain, Kohls, Bed Bath & Beyond, Big Lots and a lot more. Restaurants are Starbucks, Novi Siam Spicy, Cherry Blossom, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Novi Chophouse.
Livonia Marketplace is 5.5 miles southeast. It is close to Little Valley Estates Mobile Home Park, Clarenceville and Flamingo Trailer Court. Retailers here are Walmart, Sears, Kohl's, Petco Animal Supplies and Dollar Tree. Across Livonia Marketplace is Livonia Town Square Shopping Center. Retailers here are Art Van Furniture, Pet Supplies Plus, Planet Fitness, Wendy's and Boston Market.
Botsford Hospital is 5 miles southeast. It is a 330-bed hospital which is a verified trauma center. Patients with traumatic injuries are treated by their doctors who are specialized in emergency medicine, surgery, critical care and other disciplines. Botsford Hospital is also a base teaching hospital for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) and Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM).
Drake Heights Subdivision Freeway Access
Drake Heights homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are less than a mile from M-5.
Top 3 employers of Farmington Hills are Botsford Hospital (5 miles south east), Robert Bosch Corporation (3 miles north), and Farmington Public Schools.
Hills Tech Dr is 3 miles north. Several companies are located here including The Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan Trading Corp., Bosch Group, Calsonic Kansei North America and Autoneum North America Inc.
Drake Heights Subdivision School District
Drake Heights students attend Farmington Public Schools. It provides services for students in Farmington, Farmington Hills and a portion of West Bloomfield. The school district operates 2 early childhood centers, 9 elementary schools, 2 upper elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 4 high schools.
Longacre Elementary School is across the subdivision. There are 408 students enrolled. It is rated 8 out of 10 given by greatschools.org. East Middle School is 6 miles northeast. The school offers after care to its 960 students. Farmington High School is 3 miles east. It is ranked 26th in Michigan by US News. It is rated 9 out of 10 by greatschools.org.
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There are also private schools near the subdivision.
Stepping Stone School is 4 miles east of the sudivision. It is located along Grand River Avenue. The school accepts grades PK-8 and it has 72 students enrolled. The school's Magnetic Resonance Training Center is the recipient of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Students graduate from the 8th grade performing in the 95-99+ percentile for academic achievement.
3.5 miles east is Country Hills Montessori along Orchard Lake Rd. The school was established in 1985. It is privately owned and operated licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Human Services Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing. It is also a member of the American Montessori Society.
Mercy High School is 5.5 miles northeast. It's a Catholic college, all-girls preparatory school at the northeast corner of 11 Mile and Middlebelt Roads. The Mercy tradition began in 1945 when the Sisters of Mercy opened Our Lady of Mercy High School at Outer Drive and Southfield Roads in Detroit. Throughout its 70 years as an exemplary high school, over 14,000 students have graduated from Mercy.
St Fabian Elementary School is 5.5 miles northeast along 12 Mile Rd. The school accepts students from PK-8. Educational excellence is equally matched by their strong commitment to the teachings of the Catholic faith and the spiritual, moral and social developments of all students.
The International School is 7.5 miles northeast. Foreign language learning is a cornerstone of The International School program. Students are accepted on the basis of previous school records, academic aptitude, interest in bilingual ability and an international program. The International School enrolls students from a wide variety of geographical, social and economic backgrounds. Upon acceptance, a non-refundable registration fee of $500.00, and the non-refundable deposit of $2,000.00 are due.
Walsh College - Novi Campus is 3.5 miles northwest. It serves the residents and students of western Oakland and Wayne counties. The Novi Campus is a technology-enriched facility that operates as a full service campus with 35,000 square foot of classrooms, open computer labs, a library, bookstore, student lounge and meeting space. Founded in 1922 and celebrating more than 90 years of business education, Walsh College offers 19 business and related technology degree programs at the bachelor's and master's levels that are responsive to student, employer, and community needs. Walsh is a private, not-for-profit institution offering courses and services at locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, Port Huron, and online.
South University is 4.5 miles northwest. Established in 1899, South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population. The Novi, Michigan campus offers focused and balanced curricula at the bachelor's degree level in the areas of business administration, criminal justice, healthcare management, and psychology. Other degree programs offered include a Master of Arts in professional counseling and a Master of Business Administration. South University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
Oakland Community College is 6.5 miles northeast. OCC has 5 campuses and Orchard Ridge Campus in Farmington Hills is the largest. It's award-winning Culinary Studies Institute is found in Orchard Ridge Campus. The campus is also known as the fine and performing arts campus, and offers visual and performing arts programs as well as several design programs. Throughout the year, the Wallace F. Smith Theatre offers cultural events, including theatre and dance performances open to the community and students.
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