West Bloomfield, Michigan is home to almost 65,000 residents and is part of Oakland County. The township lies among rolling hills, and is known for large, stately homes. It also includes the unincorporated area known as Westacres, though there are also several other less formal neighborhoods anyone interested in West Bloomfield homes for sale can consider.
In addition to lush, rolling hills and beautiful woods, West Bloomfield is also home to numerous lakes, earning it the nickname of “Lake Township” from residents. Cass lake, Pine Lake and Orchard Lake are three of the largest (and most important) lakes in the city, though numerous smaller ones can also be accessed through the parks and recreation department. Orchard Lake and Pine Lake both have private country clubs along their pristine shores, offering some of the most beautiful golfing in Michigan.
In addition to lakes, those interested in West Bloomfield homes for sale will find a number of excellent parks on offer. The Family Aquatic Center offers swimming and swimming classes throughout the year, and the city offers a summer day camp program as well. The Pathways program offered by the parks and recreation department offers activities, classes and events for kids, adults and seniors in the community as well.
In terms of schools, home buying in West Bloomfield gives residents access to the West Bloomfield School District. However, the township is also served by the Farmington Hills School District, and the Walled Lake School District, depending on where a student lives within the town. Three high schools are located within the borders of the township – West Bloomfield High School, St. Mary’s Preparatory and the Jewish Academy of Metropolitan Detroit.
In all, West Bloomfield offers a beautiful place to call home, access to some of the best schools in the state, and lots of recreation opportunities.