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Greencastle: Farmington Hills, MI
- Approx Price Range:$60,000 to $450,000
- Square Ft Range: 1000 to 4200
- Year Built: 1953 to 2005
- School District: Farmington
Greencastle homes for sale are located south of 12 Mile Rd and east of Middlebelt Rd. The subdivision is in 48334 zip code. There are 88 homes in the subdivision and they are mostly ranch in style. Homes in the subdivision are heavily wooded with yards larger than the average size. Homes have long driveways for additional parking and some have circular drives. Common features of these homes are living room with fireplace, spacious kitchens, large family room and formal dining room. Homes offer 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2+ baths. Not all homes have basement. Garages are attached and can house at least 2 cars. Most homes also have decks and patio to enjoy the views of the woods. Greencastle is minutes from expressways and shopping yet you feel like you are in the country. Nearby subdivisions are Timbercrest and Brook Hill Estates.
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Greencastle Subdivision Location
Homes for sale in Greencastle, Farmington Hills, MI are located south of 12 Mile Rd and east of Middlebelt Rd.
Short walk from the subdivision is Merchants Marketplace Shopping Center. Retailers here are CVS, Asia Grocers, Jungle Java and Taste of China restaurant. Ginopolis is also a restaurant nearby.
Franklin Hills Country Club is 2.5 miles north. It is a private country club dedicated to providing its members, families and guests with extraordinary facilities for golf, socializing, tennis, swimming and entertaining. With a nationally ranked golf course and exceptional service, Franklin Hills maintains a warm and relaxed environment while upholding the tradition and history of its legacy. The 18-hole course at Franklin Hills Country Club features 6,923 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.0 and it has a slope rating of 128. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA,
1 mile west of Greencastle 2 miles west 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.
2 miles east along Northwestern Highway are more restaurants and retailers including Little Daddy’s, DUO Restaurant and Lounge, Beans & Cornbread, Northwest Dermatology Group, Park West Gallery and a lot more.
Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve in Southfield is 3 miles south. 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 4 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 4.5 miles southwest of Greencastle. 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 8.5 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 5.5 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).
Greencastle Subdivision Freeway Access
Greencastle homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located 2 miles east of I-696.
Top 3 employers of Farmington Hills are Botsford Hospital (5.5 miles south), Robert Bosch Corporation (5.5 miles west), and Farmington Public Schools.
Hills Tech Dr is 5.5 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.
Greencastle Subdivision School District
Greencastle 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.
Kenbrook Elementary School is 2 miles west. The school is rated 6/10 by greatschools.org with 430 students enrolled. Warner Upper Elementary School is 3 miles north. It is rated 6/10 by greatschools.org with 838 students. O.E. Dunckel Middle School is 2.5 miles west. It is also rated 7/10 by greatschools.org. There are 782 students enrolled. Harrison High School (also known as "Farmington Harrison" or simply as "Harrison") is 1mile west. 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.
Red Hill Montessori Academy is 2 miles north. 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.
The International School is 1 mile 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 2 miles west. 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.
Maria Montessori Center Inc is 3 miles northwest. 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.
3.5 miles southwest 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.
Stepping Stone School is 4 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.
Mercy High School is 1.5 miles south. 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.
Art Institute of Michigan is 6 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 3 miles 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 9.5 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 10.5 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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