South Lyon

South Lyon, Michigan is a charming small town exuding warmth and community spirit. Bask in a peaceful, family-oriented lifestyle complemented by top-tier schools, expansive parks, and spirited annual festivals. The historic downtown, scenic rail-trails, and eclectic mix of dining and shopping options add to its appeal. Just moments away from major cities, South Lyon is the perfect blend of small-town living and convenient accessibility. Welcome to a place where memories are made and community thrives.

South Lyon Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $350K
Lowest Price $1.2K
Highest Price $1.1M
Total Listings 39
Avg. Price/SQFT $172

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Welcome to South Lyon, Michigan

South Lyon, Michigan is a tranquil yet thriving small town characterized by its strong community spirit and beautiful natural surroundings. Located in Oakland County, South Lyon offers an appealing blend of small-town charm and easy access to metropolitan amenities in nearby Detroit and Ann Arbor. The town is home to several parks, such as McHattie Park, offering its own Witch's Hat Museum and historic village. The Huron Valley Rail Trail presents a scenic path for biking, jogging, or leisurely walks. South Lyon's charming downtown area is a hub for local businesses, from local-owned boutiques to inviting restaurants. Not to forget, the annual Pumpkinfest brings community together for fun-filled activities - more on that below. With excellent schools and a safe, friendly environment, South Lyon is a perfect place to call home.

South Lyon, Michigan Homes for Sale

The town features a mix of historic homes imbued with timeless charm, modern single-family houses with spacious yards, and contemporary condominiums for those seeking a maintenance-free lifestyle. From charming Victorian-style homes located near the heart of the town to expansive properties in quieter suburban areas, South Lyon offers state-of-the-art design and amenities. Whether you're a first-time home buyer, a growing family, or a retiree seeking a peaceful community, South Lyon presents a market teeming with potential homes to suit your needs.

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South Lyon Schools

South Lyon prides itself on an exceptional education system that fosters academic excellence and well-rounded growth. Its schools, both public and private, offer comprehensive curriculum and diverse extracurricular activities in nurturing environments. Committed educators, state-of-the-art facilities, and strong community involvement define South Lyon's schools, setting the foundation for life-long learning.

The following is a list of schools within the area:

  • 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 Amenities, and Restaurants

South Lyon is a town rich in amenities, providing residents with everything from recreation to gastronomic delights. The town boasts several parks - more on that below. For dining, South Lyon doesn't disappoint. It's home to a range of restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. You can savor a hearty breakfast at the Lyon Grill, indulge in Italian delicacies at Tuscan Cafe, or enjoy Polish cuisine at Alexander's Polish American Restaurant. Additionally, South Lyon's proximity to larger cities brings further amenities within reach, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable living experience.

South Lyon Parks & Recreation

This is a true haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering an abundant offering of recreational opportunities. A standout is McHattie Park, a green oasis in the hear of town, housing a playground, sports field, and a quiet pond. Adding historical charm, the park is home to the Witch's Hat Depot Museum, one of the oldest existing train depot buildings in Michigan, reminiscent of South Lyon's railroading history. The museum, shaped like a witch's hat, stands as an iconic symbol of the town and hosts several community events, bringing history to life for everyone in the family.

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

Every year, the spirit of South Lyon is perfectly showcased in Pumpkinfest, a much-awaited annual festival. The end-of-summer celebration is a highlight for locals and tourists, filling the streets with joyous energy. It features a variety of family-friendly activities, including a parade, live entertainment, a food court brimming with seasonal delights, and, of course, a plethora of pumpkin-themed events. It's not just a festival; it's a cherished tradition that adds a special charm to South Lyon, encapsulating the sense of community and celebration that makes this town a wonderful place to call home.

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