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Old Forge: Troy, MI
- Approx Price Range: $80,000 to $400,000
- Square Ft Range: 1200 to 3600
- Year Built: 1971 to 1974
- School District: Troy
Old Forge homes for sale in Troy, MI are located south of E Wattles Rd and east of John Rd. The subdivision is in 48083 zip code. There are 200 homes in the subdivision and they are mostly colonial in style with few contemporaries, ranches and split level homes. The subdivision is a walk to schools and park. Most homes have sprinkler system for ease of lawn care. Exteriors also have walkway, decks and patio; some have Florida room, pool and gazebo. Interior features foyer, family rooms with vaulted ceilings & fireplace, and formal living & dining room. Kitchens have granite counter tops and breakfast nooks. Homes also have door walls in either kitchen or family room leading to patio. Most homes also have basements. Bedrooms available are 3 to 7, 2 to 4 baths and 2-car attached garage. Nearby subdivisions are Beaver Trail and Mt. Vernon Estates.
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Old-Forge Subdivision Location
Old-Forge homes for sale are located south of E Wattles Rd and east of John Rd.
Closest restaurant is East Lake which is across the street of the subdivision. Short walk west are Oaxaca Mexican Food and Gathering Place.
Less than a mile east is Franklin Square Plaza. International Foods grocery is located here. Across Franklin Square Plaza is another grocery, Lagrusa Meat & Fruit Ranch. Beside the grocery are 3 restaurants namely Baghdad, Joe Bologna Trattoria, and Pain D’or Bakery.
1.2 miles south is Kroger. Walgreens, Starbucks, Smashburger, and Buffalo Wild Wings are proximal to Kroger.
1.5 miles west is Wendy’s. 7-Eleven and Ridley’s Bakery Café are across Wendy’s. Hungry Howie’s Pizza, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Ashoka Indian Cuisine, Wow Sushi, El Charro of Troy are located a few steps south of Wendy’s.
2.8 miles southwest of the subdivision is Troy Commons Shopping Center. Restaurants here are Qdoba Mexican Grill, Jimmy John’s, Panera Bread and McDonalds. Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets is also located here. West Marine and Carter’s are the shopping stores inside Troy Commons.
Troy Market Place Shopping Center is across Troy Commons Shopping Center. 2booli, Burger King, and Pei Wei restaurant are proximal to Troy Market Place. Total Hockey, REI, and Golfsmith Xtreme are also located here.
Beaver Trail Park is in the same block with the subdivision. The park offers a paved walking path, picnic tables, Sand Volley Ball and a barrier-free play structure. There is no restroom at this site.
Raintree Park is a short walk west of the subdivision. Amenities include an 18-hole disc golf course, ball diamond, picnic shelters, sand volleyball court and 2 play equipment. There’s also a walking trail through the woods. Parking can accommodate up to 125 vehicles.
Beaumont Hospital-Troy is 4 miles north. This 458-bed hospital offers in-patient and outpatient services as well as private practices. It has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence.
Another Beaumont Hospital, in Royal Oak, is 8.3 miles southwest. It is the largest Beaumont hospital with an academic medical center. It houses 1,070 inpatient beds. Services offered are cancer, renal, vascular, heart, radiology and neuroscience centers as well as a research institute and a medical building with private practices and other Beaumont services. This hospital has been recognized for excellence including University Healthcare Consortium’s (UHC) Quality Leadership Award,] U.S. News and World Report 2015 “Best Hospital” rankings in nine medical specialties and Michigan’s first hospital to receive Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Somerset Collection is 5.3 miles southwest. It is a luxury mall with more than 180 stores and is co-owned by The Forbes Company. Some of the top luxury retailers present in this mall are Cartiers, L.K. Bennett, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co., Girogio Armani, Herve Leger, Anne Fontaine, Hugo Boss, MaxMara, Omega, St. John and Coach. Some of the restaurants here are P.F. Chang's China Bistro, J. Alexander's, Brio Tuscan Grille, McCormick & Schmick's, and California Pizza Kitchen. The third level of the mall features The Peacock Cafes, it's a group of 10 eateries that could serve up to 650 customers.
Another mall located 3 miles south is Oakland Mall Shopping Center. It has about 120 stores that are anchored by Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears. Restaurants and dining at the food court are Charley's Grilled Subs, Cinnabon, Golden Chicken, Panda Express, Qdoba, Sicillia Pizza, Starbucks, Subway and Taco Bell. Some of the shopping stores are Aeropostale, Forever 21, H&M, Victoria's Secret & PINK, Upscale Couture, Chic, Dick's Sporting Goods and a lot more.
Old-Forge Subdivision Freeway Access
Old-Forge is located 2.5 miles northeast of I-75. The subdivision is a 25-minute drive to Downtown Detroit, 5-minute drive to North Troy Corporate Park and 15-minute drive to Pontiac.
Southeast Michigan’s technology cluster is located in Automation Alley. It is 2 miles south. It is home to several companies like Inergy Automotive Systems, Electric Charging Station, and NBS Commercial Interiors.
Top of Troy is the tallest building in Troy that caters corporate offices. It is 4.5 miles southwest. PNC Financial Services is the major tenant that operates regional offices here. As of December 2014, it has assets of approximately $345.2 billion.
Old-Forge Subdivision School District
Old-Forge students attend Troy School District. Troy School District operates 12 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 4 high schools.
Barnard Elementary School is a short walk south. It is rated 10/10 by greatschools.org with 509 students. Larson Middle School is 1.7 miles north. It has a rating of 7/10 with 716 students. Athens High School is also a walking distance from the subdivision. It is rated 10/10 by greatschools.org and students enrolled are 1,554. International Academy East is 2 miles south. It is a public, tuition-free school. Students are required to earn both high school and International Baccalaureate (IB) diplomas. It is rated 10/10 by greatschools.org. The school accepts grades 9-12. There are 101 students enrolled. GreatSchools ratings of schools are based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness.
There are also private schools near the subdivision.
Brookfield Academy is 2 mile west. The school accepts PK-5. Students enrolled are 240 and the school offers before and aftercare.
Schoolhouse Montessori is 3.5 miles west. The school has 147 students enrolled and accepts grades PK-3. Troy Continuing Education is 4 miles northwest. They accept grades 9-12 and there are 70 students enrolled. Bethany Christian School is 3 miles southeast. The school accepts K-12 and has 230 students enrolled. The school also offers before and aftercare.
Academy of the Sacred Heart is 6 miles west. It’s the oldest independent school in Michigan. This Roman Catholic School accepts infancy through grades 12. The Academy is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which includes 21 schools in the U.S. and an affiliation with the Society of the Sacred Heart in 44 countries around the world.
Walsh College is 2 miles west of the subdivision. The school offers upper-division undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and technology. It also offers certificate programs and online courses. There are approximately 4400 students enrolled and the average tuition fee is $335 per credit hour (undergraduate) and $557 per credit hour (graduate).
Oakland University is 10 miles north. This school was established in 1957, and it offers 132 undergraduate and 124 graduate academic programs. It is also a doctoral research university. There are approximately 19000 students enrolled and average tuition fees are $9,280 for freshmen and sophomores; $10,142 for juniors and seniors. Oakland does not charge any fees. Oakland Community College is a few steps south of Oakland University. It is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan and in the US.
Wayne State University is 18.5 miles south. It's a public school that offers 187 program options. Students have the option to get bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorates. Areas of study available at Wayne State include biology, journalism, international business, teacher education, engineering technology, medicine, linguistics, pharmacy, law, psychology and art, among many more.
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