Combining rolling hills, farmland and suburban areas, Commerce Township, Michigan is a beautiful place to call home. Filled with inland lakes and golf courses, the area offers spectacular natural beauty and was once the prime getaway for Detroit residents. Today, Commerce Township has a population of just over 40,000 residents and still growing.
Real estate in Commerce Township can actually lie within a number of neighborhoods and incorporated areas. You’ll find Wolverine Lake, a small village within the larger township, while Commerce, Oakley Park and Glengary are identifiable areas with their own character, but are not incorporated villages.
For those interested in Commerce Township real estate within close proximity to natural recreation options, the area offers numerous parks. Bicentennial Park offers almost 10 acres of amenities right across the street from the Township Hall, while Dodge Park #5 provides over 100 acres of beautiful woodlands and hills to explore. Mill Race Park is just 8 acres in size, but can be found in the heart of Historical Commerce Village (a great place to do some shopping and dining). Other area parks of note include Hickory Glen Park, Robert H. Long Nature Park and Byer’s Homestead.
Those interested in Commerce Township real estate will certainly be curious about area schools. There are two school districts that serve the township – Walled Lake Consolidated Schools and Huron Valley School District. Walled Lake has received numerous accolades, particularly for its science and robotics programs, while Huron Valley has received honors for their arts and athletics programs.
If you’re more interested in shopping than in education, hit the downtown area. It’s undergone significant revitalization over the past few years and is a thriving area filled with independent shops, eateries and much more to enjoy. Of course, downtown is also home to a number of parades, festivals and celebrations throughout the year. Commerce Township is an excellent place to call home.