Old Farm Colony Homes for Sale
Old Farm Colony Homes for Sale: Farmington Hills, MI
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Old Farm Colony: Farmington Hills, MI
- Approx Price Range: $50,000 to $490,000
- Square Ft Range: 1000 to 4500
- Year Built: 1950 to 1999
- School District: Farmington
Old Farm Colony homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located south of 10 Mile Rd and west of Inkster Rd. The subdivision is in 48336 zip code. There are 81 homes in the subdivision and they are mostly colonial in style. Homes are nestled on large lots leaving plenty of privacy. Large bedrooms and open living area make homes a comfortable place to be. Homes also have spacious family room with natural fireplace. Kitchens have breakfast area overlooking the out doors. Bright and spacious living and dining rooms flow well for entertaining family and friends. Bedrooms available are 3 to 4 and 2+ baths. Homes also have basement for additional storage and living space. Exteriors are beautifully landscaped. Some homes have pool and or Florida room. Old Farm Colony is close to major highways, shopping and entertainment. Nearby subdivisions are Pine Creek and Bridle Hills Estate.
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Old Farm Colony Subdivision Location
Homes for sale in Old Farm Colony, Farmington Hills, MI are located south of 10 Mile Rd and west of Inskted Rd.
2 miles south of the subdivision is a group of retailers including 7-Eleven, CVS and Professional Financial Associates. Dining here are Empire Dynasty, Bates Hamburgers, Dairy Queen Store and Hungry Howie’s Pizza.
3 miles southwest is Farmington Shopping 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. The shopping center has easy access with plenty of parking.
Downtown Farmington is 3.5 miles west. 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.
Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is less than a mile east. It features 42 acres of wetlands and woodlands with several benches to enjoy the views of the lake. There are platforms near the lake to use for fishing. Various species of channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish and minnows inhabit the lake.
Shiawassee Park is 3 miles west. This park has an incredibly large play scape with seating areas and restrooms. Pets are welcome here since there are litter bags in the area. It's the closest thing to a dog park.
Twelve Oaks Mall and West Oaks Mall are bigger malls 11 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.
Botsford Hospital is 3 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).
Old Farm Colony Subdivision Freeway Access
Old Farm Colony homes for sale in Farmington Hills, MI are located 2 miles north of M-5 and 2.5 miles west of M-24 which leads to I-696.
Top 3 employers of Farmington Hills are Botsford Hospital (3 miles south), Robert Bosch Corporation (9 miles northwest), and Farmington Public Schools.
Hills Tech Dr is 9 miles northwest. 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.
Old Farm Colony Subdivision School District
Old Farm Colony 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.
J.A. Lanigan Elementary School is a public school serving 450 students in grades K-4, 1.5 miles west. In 2015, it also ranked 7th among 9 ranked elementary schools in the Farmington Public School District. The average number of students for elementary schools in Michigan is 377, so JA Lanigan Elementary School is large. The student to teacher ratio is 19:1, which is significantly higher than the average for all U.S. elementary schools (15:1) and approximately the average for elementary schools in Michigan (18:1).
Power Upper Elementary School serves 690 students in grades 5 - 6 and provides a safe and caring environment, which allows students and staff to maximize individual growth as they make transitions in a changing world. Located 5.5 miles southwest, Power Upper Elementary School has the smallest middle school student body size in the Farmington Public School District. Student population at Power Upper Elementary School is diverse.
East Middle School is a public school with 922 students in grades 7-8. According to state standards, 57% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. Located 1.5 miles, East Middle School provides a safe and nurturing environment with quality learning experiences empowering all students to be enriched socially and culturally.
Harrison High School (also known as "Farmington Harrison" or simply as "Harrison") is a four-year secondary institution that is located 3.5 miles north. The schools fields students from the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills, and a portion of West Bloomfield Township. 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.
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There are also private schools near the subdivision.
2 miles west is Country Hills Montessori. 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 2.5 miles southwest 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.
The International School is 3.5 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 4 miles northwest. 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 5.5 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.
Mercy High School is 2 miles north. 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.
Red Hill Montessori Academy is 4.5 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.
Oakland Community College is 4 miles northwest. 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.
University of Phoenix is located 6 miles east. The school offers university degree programs in a variety of fields, including business management, nursing, criminal justice, technology, psychology, human services and education. In order to accommodate the needs of busy adults who have work and personal commitments, classes generally meet once a week at the Southfield Learning Center in the evening. However, if it is still difficult for one to find time to dedicate to academic pursuits, one might consider pursuing education through the Online Campus degree programs available through University of Phoenix. With an online college course, one can earn a university degree by logging onto dedicated forums where they can access coursework and communicate with instructors and classmates. Best of all, one can control when to study, whether they prefer to work late at night, at midday or early in the morning.
Davenport University is a private, non-profit, multi-location university located 7.5 miles southwest. It was founded in 1866, and currently offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees, diplomas and post-grad certification programs in business, technology, health professions, and graduate studies (MBA). The campus contains one academic building, a field house/student activities center, two suite style residence halls, and one traditional style residence hall with a full cafeteria. Davenport University offers 50 areas of study and confers degrees from its four colleges. The university has a faculty-student ratio of 20:1 and an acceptance rate of 93%. With a current approximate estimate of 13,500 enrolled students, this university specializes in business majors, with the Business Administration and Management program being the most popular major at the university with close to 20% of enrolled undergraduate students. Other popular majors include: Accounting, Business/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, and Human Resources Management.
Walsh College - Novi Campus is 9.5 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.
Art Institute of Michigan is 10 miles northwest. 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%.
South University in Novi is 10.5 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.
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