The Forest at Orchard Lake Condos for Sale
The Forest at Orchard Lake Condos for Sale: Farmington Hills, MI
The Forest at Orchard Lake Condos for Sale: Farmington Hills, MI
The Forest at Orchard Lake: Farmington Hills, MI
- Approx Price Range: $230,000 to $650,000
- Square Ft Range: 2000 to 3200
- Year Built: 2002 to 2007
- School District: Farmington Hills
The Forest at Orchard Lake condos for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located off Orchard Lake Rd and south of 12 Mile Rd. The subdivision is in 48334 zip code. There are 20 detached condos in the subdivision and they have brick exteriors, cemented driveways and well-maintained lawns. Interiors feature impressive foyer entrance to great room with serene views. Condos offer 3 bedrooms and 2 to 3 baths. Gourmet kitchens feature have granite counter tops and spacious eating area. Master bedrooms have walk-in closet and large private bath. Walkout basements offer family room with fireplace, bedroom, bath and wet bar. Large private decks overlook beautiful woods. Garages are attached and can accommodate 2 to 3 cars. The subdivision is close to freeways and Oakland Community College. Nearby subdivisions are Springland and Forest Hills.
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The Forest at Orchard Lake Subdivision Location
Homes for sale in The Forest at Orchard Lake, Farmington Hills, MI are located east of Orchard Lake Rd and north of 11 Mile Rd.
2 miles east of the subdivision is Kroger. Merchants Marketplace Shopping Center is also 2 miles east. Retailers here are CVS, Asia Grocers, Jungle Java and Taste of China restaurant. Ginopolis is also a restaurant nearby.
Less than a mile north is Orchard 12 Plaza Shopping Center. It sits on Orchard Lake and Twelve Mile Roads intersection. Restaurants here are Hong Hua Fine Dining, Arby’s, Ruby Tuesday, Craft Breww City and a lot of coffee shops including Starbucks.
1.5 miles west is Kendallwood Shopping Center. Heartland Marketplace is within the shopping center. Dining options here are Little Caesar's Pizza, Leo's Coney Island and Jersey Mike Subs. Other retailers in the area are Rite Aid Pharmacy, Lois Gross Cleaners Corporation, Queenbee Nail & Spa and BestBank..
Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve in Southfield is 4 miles southeast. It features 42 acres of woodlands, forested wetlands, native meadows and numerous benches. Once at the lake, take advantage of the easily-accessible fishing and viewing platforms. Various species of largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, sunfish and minnows inhabit the lake and make it a popular spot with fisherman.
Woodland Hills Nature Park is 2.5 miles west. It is a sanctuary for native plants and animals to thrive within their natural habitat. The park is managed primarily for the protection of these species and features. It also provides educational, scientific, recreational and aesthetic benefits for the community of Farmington Hills.
Heritage Park is a mile south of Woodland Hills Nature Park. 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.
Downtown Farmington is 3.5 miles south of The Forest at Orchard Lake. 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.
Twelve Oaks Mall and West Oaks Mall are bigger malls 7.5 miles west. 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.
Botsford Hospital is 5 miles south. It is a 330-bed hospital and a verified trauma center. Patients with traumatic injuries are treated by 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).
The Forest at Orchard Lake Subdivision Freeway Access
The Forest at Orchard Lake homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located less than a mile south of I-696.
Top 3 employers of Farmington Hills are Botsford Hospital (5 miles south), Robert Bosch Corporation (4.5 miles west), and Farmington Public Schools.
Hills Tech Dr is 4.5 miles west. Several companies are settled here including The Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan Trading Corp., Bosch Group, Calsonic Kansei North America and Autoneum North America Inc.
The Forest at Orchard Lake Subdivision School District
The Forest at Orchard Lake students attend Farmington Public Schools. Farmington Public Schools 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.
Beechview Elementary School is a mile from the subdivision. The school is rated 6/10 by greatschools.org with 294 students enrolled. Warner Upper Elementary School is 4 miles north. It is rated 6/10 by greatschools.org with 838 students. East Middle School is 2.5 miles from the subdivision. It is rated 5/10 by greatschools with 922 students enrolled. Harrison High School (also known as "Farmington Harrison" or simply as "Harrison") is 1 mile east. As of the 2015-2016 school year, the school educates a student body of 1,083. Harrison High School’s Mission is "to develop students to be caring and engaged learners who make informed decisions as they become internationally minded in their stewardship of the world and its resources." Harrison's mascot is the Hawk and its colors are green and gold. In March 2016, the Farmington school board announced that the school will be closed following the 2018-19 academic year, citing lower student populations in the city of Farmington Hills.
GreatSchools Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. The ratings are based strictly on test score performance for that state's standardized tests. Based on a scale of 1-10.
There are also private schools near the subdivision.
Mercy High School is 3 miles east of The Forest at Orchard Lake. It's a Catholic college, all-girls preparatory school. 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.
The International School is 2 miles north. 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.
St Fabian Elementary School is 1 mile north. It's a private school that 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.
2.5 miles south 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.
Maria Montessori Center Inc is 2 miles north. The school uses the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test every student in 3rd-6th grades. The ITBS is one of the longest running (since 1936), most respected, standardized tests in the country. It was developed by researchers at the University of Iowa and has been administered for years with little change, providing a consistent comparison of our students against others across the country. In 2016, MMC scored in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. MMC students scored an average of 3.7 grades above their actual grade level.
Red Hill Montessori Academy is 3 miles northeast. The school is an academic “plus” year round school accommodating different types of modern-day family, especially the working parent with children ages 6 weeks through grade 5. With over 20 years of outstanding education experience, Red Hill Montessori Academy has gained recognition for excellence in academics by providing well-rounded education that spans a lifetime of achievement.
Stepping Stone School is 3.5 miles south of the subdivision. 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.
Art Institute of Michigan is 6.5 miles west. This school is a branch of Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago. The school provides education in media arts, design, fashion and culinary arts. It is accredited by the higher commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The school has approximately 596 under graduates and the acceptance rate is 59%.
Oakland Community College is less than a mile west. OCC has 5 campuses and Orchard Ridge Campus in Farmington Hills is the largest. It's an 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.
South University in Novi is 7 miles west. 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.
Walsh College - Novi Campus is 8 miles west. 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.
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