About South Lyon


Located in the southwest corner of Oakland County, near the intersection of I-96 & US 23, South Lyon is a quaint city of about 17,408 people that is experiencing significant growth. Less than an hour from the state capital in Lansing, 19 miles north of Ann Arbor and about 45 miles west of Detroit South Lyon combines the best of small-town living with the convenience of nearby interstates, large nearby metro areas and an international airport. This 3.73-square-mile community was originally founded in 1832. At that time, it was known as Thompson's Corners. The surrounding township was named Lyon, after Lucious Lyon, who was a member of the state legislature. In time, what was once known as "Thompson's Corners" became known as South Lyon because of its relation to Lyon. Officially incorporated as a village in 1873 it became an incorporated city in 1930.

Zoning for this Area

16% Condominium
1% Multifamily
83% Residential

Real Estate Statistics


Listing Information

Total Listings 96
Average Price $417,416
Highest Price $1,698,000
Lowest Price $57,500

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96 Properties Found. Page 1 of 8.
Photo of Listing #2200062010
$433,940 4 Beds 2 Baths 2,955 Sf
58740 Calabrese Dr, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200062010

Pulte Homes Of Michigan LLC
Photo of Listing #2200061706
$204,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,907 Sf
157 Wellington Dr, South Lyon

MLS® # 2200061706

Metro Detroit Property Management
Photo of Listing #2200059705
$414,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,544 Sf
1367 Drury Ln, South Lyon

MLS® # 2200059705

Berkshire Hathaway HS HWWB, Realtors-Northville
Photo of Listing #2200061065
$209,900 3 Beds 1 Baths 1,410 Sf
61770 Silver Lake Rd, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200061065

KW Professionals Brighton
Photo of Listing #2200060524
$507,500 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,164 Sf
58827 Peters Barn Dr, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200060524

RE/MAX Classic
Photo of Listing #2200060448
$599,750 6 Beds 3 Baths 4,929 Sf
61177 Allen Dr, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200060448

RE/MAX Classic
Photo of Listing #2200059944
$149,900 2 Beds 1 Baths 1,541 Sf
321 Hampton Crt, South Lyon

MLS® # 2200059944

Max Broock, REALTORS®-Birmingham
Photo of Listing #2200059844
$450,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,345 Sf
57901 Russet Ln, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200059844

Century 21 Sakmar & Assoc
Photo of Listing #2200060707
$750,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,497 Sf
51655 Turnburry Dr, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200060707

Pulte Homes Of Michigan LLC
Photo of Listing #2200059261
$129,900 2 Beds 2 Baths 1,280 Sf
25888 Lexington Dr Unit 1, South Lyon

MLS® # 2200059261

Keller Williams First Grand Blanc
Photo of Listing #2200060284
$420,000 4 Beds 2 Baths 3,800 Sf
21090 Greenbriar Ln, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200060284

KW Professionals
Photo of Listing #2200060502
$396,550 4 Beds 2 Baths 2,368 Sf
55871 Worlington Ln, Lyon Twp

MLS® # 2200060502

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South Lyon Homes for Sale

Located in the southwest corner of Oakland County, near the intersection of I-96 & US 23 South Lyon is a quaint city of about 17,408 that is experiencing explosive growth.

Less than an hour from the state capital in Lansing, 19 miles north of Ann Arbor and about 45 miles west of Detroit South Lyon combines the best of small town living with the convenience of nearby interstates, large nearby metro areas and an international airport.

This 3.73-square-mile community was originally founded in 1832. During that time, it was known as Thompson’s Corners. The surrounding township was named Lyon, after Lucious Lyon, who was a member of the state legislature. In time, what was once known as “Thompson’s Corners” became known as South Lyon because of its relation to Lyon. Officially incorporated as a village in 1873 it became an incorporated city in 1930.

South Lyon Community

Known for its annual festivals, top-notch parks, great schools, and one-of-a-kind historically charming downtown, the City of South Lyon is one of SE Michigan's best-kept secrets for those looking for an unparalleled quality of life.

South Lyon Past Client Testimonials

 

South Lyon Schools

With roots that go back to its first one-room, log schoolhouse in 1883 school-aged children living in South Lyon are served by the South Lyon Community Schools system, which covers about 88-square-miles. The district currently consists of two high schools, two middle schools, seven elementary schools and an Early Childhood Center. All schools in the district are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and the district recently rated 1st in the Tri-County area in a Standard & Poors cost performance index. The district consistently ranks above both State and County averages on the annual MEAP assessments

Within this school district are several high performing schools, particularly:

  • Kent Lake Elementary School
  • Sayre Elementary School
  • Salem Elementary School
  • Dolsen Elementary School
  • Bartlett Elementary School
  • Brummer Elementary School
  • Hardy Elementary School
  • Centennial Middle School
  • Millennium Middle School
  • South Lyon High School
  • South Lyon East High School

Click Here To View a Map of the South Lyon School District.

South Lyon Parks & Rec

In addition to being conveniently close to all of the shopping and dining that Detroit and Ann Arbor have to offer, South Lyon has its own attractions right within its borders.

For instance, South Lyon’s McHattie Park is home to the Witch’s Hat Depot Museum and Historic Museum.

This site consists of six buildings:

  • Washburn School (c. 1907)
  • Queen Anne Depot (c 1909)
  • The Caboose (c. 1926)
  • The Little Village Chapel (c 1930)
  • The Freight House (c 1984)
  • The Gazebo (c. 1990).

It’s a great lesson in history for the entire family!

Plus, the McHattie Park and museum host a number of public events throughout the year, including Depot Days as well as Concerts in the Park.

Click Here To View a Map of South Lyon Area Parks.

In addition to the great parks and historic locations, South Lyon is known for their events and festivals including:

  • Lake Street Cruise In
  • Labor Day Bridge Walk
  • Concerts In The Park
  • Movies Under The Stars
  • Ladies Night Out
  • Depot Day
  • Blues Brews & Brats
  • Downtown Trick-or-Treat
  • Cool  Yule
  • Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest, considered one of the largest annual festivals in the area,  takes place during the first weekend in October and features children’s activities, rides, games, concessions, live entertainment, a dog show a Great Pumpkin & Fun Veggies contest, and so much more!

It’s a must-see event for anyone living in and around the South Lyon area!

 

South Lyon Shopping

Open on Saturdays from May 2nd-October 24th the South Lyon Farmers Market is a great opportunity to get fresh, locally grown food that not only supports your family's health but also helps support the local farmers and the community.

South Lyon Employment

Top Employers in the South Lyon area are:

  1. South Lyon Schools
  2. Michigan Seamless Tube
  3. South Lyon Hotel
  4. Sun Steel Treating
  5. Busch's

Median Household Income: $72,716+

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