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Merriman Forest: Livonia, MI
- Approx Price Range: $175,000 to $430,000
- Square Ft Range: 1900 to 2600
- Year Built: 2001 to 2002
- School District: Livonia
Merriman Forest homes for sale in Livonia, MI are located off Merriman Rd and south of 7 Mile Rd. The subdivision is in 48150 zip code. There are 17 homes in the subdivision and they are cape cod, colonial and ranch in style. Homes have brick and wood exterior settled on average sized lots and well maintained lawns. Interiors feature open floor plan with great room with soaring ceilings, fireplace and large windows. Large kitchens have granite counters, hardwood floors and breakfast nook with doorwall to deck. Homes offer 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2+ baths. Large master bedrooms are located on first floor featuring a private bath and walk-in closet. Homes also have basement finished according to homeowners’ entertainment needs. Garages are attached and can accommodate at least 2 cars. Merriman Forest is close to several parks, schools and dining. It is also minutes to major freeways. Nearby subdivisions are Bainbridge Courts and Hidden Pines.
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Merriman Forest Subdivision Location
Homes in Merriman Forest, Livonia, MI are located south of 7 Mile Rd and east of Merriman Rd.
Livonia Marketplace is 1 miles east. It is a shopping mall in the Detroit suburb of Livonia, Michigan. Opened in 2010, the center is anchored by Sears and Wal-Mart. It occupies the site of the former Livonia Mall, which was an enclosed mall built in 1964. Livonia Mall lost the majority of its tenants in the 2000s, including its previous anchor stores of Crowley's (later Value City), Mervyns and Children's Palace. The mall was closed in May 2008, with only the Sears remaining from the original property.
Kmart is also a mile west. McDonalds, Bigg Burger and Just Baked are also in the area. Joe’s Produce is a grocery short walk east of Kmart.
Secretary of State Office is 2 miles southwest. Baskin Robbins, Pan Pan and Papa Johns are within the same property. Walgreens is across.
2 miles south is Livonia Plaza Shopping Center. It is anchored by Kroger an T. J. Maxx. Red Wing, Starbucks, Red Wing and Wild Bill's Tobacco is also in the area.
Rotary Park is 2 miles south. It's a big park with tennis courts, 5 pavillons, volley ball courts, a 1/2 mile paved walking path, baseball diamond, and a play structure. A great green space.
Bicentennial Park is 2.5 miles west. The park offers great things for everyone. 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.
Founders Sport Park is 3.5 miles northwest. 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 accommodate 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.
Livonia also boasts a state-of-the-art Community Recreation Center located 3 miles south. It features a giant pool slide, leisure pool with water sprays, competitive pool, two gymnasiums, two multi-activity courts, fitness hub with training equipment, indoor track, climbing wall, aerobics room, party rooms, giant play structure and gymnastics area. Outside, the “Rec Center” offers four soccer fields, in-line skate rink, skateboard park, walking path, two sand volleyball courts and a water spray ground.
Merriman Forest Subdivision Freeway Access
Merriman Forest is 3 miles south of M-5 and 3.5 miles east of I-96 & I-275.
Livonia enjoys a strategic location second-to-none in the region, with easy east-west access via the Jeffries Expressway (I-96) and north-south along the I-275 expressway.
There are some 4,000 businesses in Livonia. Major local employers include Ford Motor Company (7 miles south), United Parcel Services (UPS) (4 miles south), Roush Enterprises (5.5 miles southeast), NYX Inc., Phillips Service Industries, Inc., McLaren Performance Technologies, and St. Mary Mercy Hospital.
Livonia's industrial and manufacturing heart is largely concentrated in a 6-square-mile corridor combining major railroad and highway access to all sections of the metropolitan region.
Merriman Forest Subdivision School District
Merriman Forest students attend Livonia Public Schools. The school district serves most of the city of Livonia and the northernmost portions of Westland.
Webster Elementary School is a mile from the subdivision. The school houses 2 very special programs: Alternative Classrooms for the Academically Talented (ACAT) Program and the Northwest Wayne County program (MoCI) for students who have cognitive impairments. Webster Elementary School is located within a quiet, residential neighborhood between 7 Mile Rd. and 8 Mile Rd., and bounded by Farmington and Merriman.
Coolidge Elementary School is 1 mile from the subdivision. 484 children attend Coolidge Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 22% of the 484 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Coolidge Elementary School is 19:1. Coolidge has an Autistically Impaired center program with 4 classrooms ranging from grades one through four, organized by student grade level, servicing students with autism certifications.
Riley Upper Elementary School is 2.5 miles south. The school is a safe environment in which students will learn. Collaboratively, the Riley staff, parents, and community works to create a positive and productive learning climate for all. Students are encouraged and taught to problem solve and make decisions that benefit themselves and others. Student achievements are assessed continually to monitor progress and drive instruction. Teachers and students are held accountable to high standards, not only academically, but in conduct as well.
Holmes Middle School is 4.5 miles southwest. It was founded in 1967. It was named after Oliver Wendell Holmes, a famous physician, poet, & writer. This is also a North Central Association school.
Adlai E. Stevenson High School is 2.5 miles southwest. Adlai E. Stevenson High School was built in 1965 to accommodate the rising population of Livonia during the turbulent 1960s. Since 1977, Stevenson has featured a unique school-within-school program called Global education. The program is the only national and internationally recognized curriculum in Livonia. The program, accredited by the North Central Association, mixes English and Social Studies courses for all four years of High School. The goal of the program is to help students understand what is going on in their world from Livonia to China, and to prepare students for the challenges of living in an age of globalization.
There are also private schools near the subdivision:
St Paul's Lutheran School is 1.5 miles west. It was opened in 1947 by the WELS Christians of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The school has received accreditation for K-8 grade-school through the National Counsel for Private School Accreditation.
St Edith Catholic School is 5 miles southwest. It provides a Catholic Christian environment nurturing children in mind, spirit and body, providing faith-filled worship experiences and high-quality education allowing students to grow and develop as a whole person.
Ladywood High School is 5.5 miles southwest. It's a Catholic college-preparatory school for young women, committed to providing an outstanding educational environment within the Felician-Franciscan tradition and the mission of Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska, foundress of the Felician Sisters.
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university that was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School. Located 5 miles southwest, it offers degrees and programs at the bachelor's, master's, specialist's and doctoral levels. There are more than 200 majors and minors at the undergraduate level, and more than 170 graduate programs. EMU has six Academic Divisions and eight University Sites which include satellite campuses. Just like many other large universities EMU does offer online courses and degrees. Currently, EMU comprises seven colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences, College of business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Services, College of Technology, an Honors College, and a Graduate School. The university's site is composed of an academic and athletic campus spread across 800 acres with over 120 buildings. EMU has a total enrollment of more than 23,000 students. The school is a culturally diverse learning and teaching community set in a small city environment, amid a major metropolitan area. Students, attracted by the school's atmosphere and location, come not only from the Metro Detroit area but from the entire state of Michigan; EMU is well known both nationally and internationally.
Madonna University is located 6 miles southwest. Founded by the Felician Sisters in 1937, Madonna University is an independent, Catholic liberal arts university located in suburban Livonia. Madonna University offers a comprehensive liberal arts education integrated with career preparation. This means that graduates acquire the critical skills and abilities that employers say they want in new employees: communication skills, problem solving, analytical thinking, and the ability to work in collaborative groups. A Madonna University education is also an education for the whole person, focusing on the intellectual, spiritual, and personal development to prepare students to live as successful and productive citizens of American society. The University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), competing in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and soccer; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball and volleyball.
Art Institute of Michigan is 10.5 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 11 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 5.5 miles north. 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.
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