Northeast Ann Arbor neighborhoods provide a great location for professionals working at the University of Michigan, medical professionals working at St. Joseph Mercy or The University of Michigan Hospital, as well as for those looking for easy access to Metro-Detroit via M-14 or US-23. Residents enjoy privacy on large wooded lots while still being within safe, active communities, all within 10-15 minutes of downtown!
These neighborhoods are also within a short drive (and sometimes walk) to Plymouth Road shopping and dining, as well as The University of Michigan’s North and medical campuses. Golf courses, nature areas, parks, and The Huron River, are among the amenities that make these neighborhoods so appealing to those looking to fuse urban convenience with natural living.
If spacious single-family homes with 3-5 bedrooms, over 2000 sq. ft., surrounded by parks and nature areas sounds intriguing to you, here are six neighborhoods to consider!
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Arbor Hills is a picturesque northeast Ann Arbor neighborhood located north of Green Road near Nixon Road, approximately five miles northeast of downtown Ann Arbor. The neighborhood consists of 189 homes that were built in the late 1990s and feature both contemporary Ranch and Two-Story models. Properties are generally 1146-2156 square feet and range from the mid $300,000 to the low $400,000s.
The Arbor Hills Homeowners Association maintains the community’s beautiful landscaping, play areas, and communal gardens, and also organizes family-friendly picnics, yard sales, parades, and other annual events.
A gem of northeast Ann Arbor, Fleming Creek offers a mix of 189 contemporary and traditional homes in a variety of floor plans and models. Built between 1994 and 2000, Fleming Creek’s homes range from 1597 to 2981 sq ft floor plans with 2-5 bedrooms, 2-3.1 baths, and full or walkout basements. Price points generally range from the low to mid $500,000s.
Homeowners choose from mainly Two-Story properties, but the neighborhood also consists of 1 1.5, and 3 story models. Other amenities include egress/daylight windows, decks and patios, and 2-2.5 car attached garages
Foxfire subdivision has 363 1.5 – 2-story homes with a multitude of floorplans ranging from 1,700-3,500 square feet. Homes generally feature 4-bedrooms and 3-baths and back up to open fields or wooded areas. Resting on up to 2/3rds of an acre, Foxfire is a great community for those looking to fuse urban convenience with enough space to stretch your legs! Prices range from the mid $300,000 – $500,000.
Foxfire was built between 1997 and 2006 by Guenther Building Co, a home builder with a reputation for quality craftsmanship and thoughtful community planning that is evident in Foxfire properties and homes.
Glacier Highlands is a northeast Ann Arbor neighborhood consisting of 51 single-family homes built in the 1960s. Floor plans range from 1,503-2,894 square feet and come in colonial, ranch, two-story, and tri-level models with 4-bedrooms and 2-3 baths. There are a wide range of price points available in Glacier Highlands, ranging from $300,000 through the mid $600,000s
This community is filled with spacious lots and treed yards that provide the perfect fusion of natural living and suburban convenience.
The Woodlands (not to be confused with The Woodlands of Arbor Ridge or The Woodlands of Geddes Glen) is northeast Ann Arbor neighborhood of luxury homes built between the late 1980s through the 1990s. These 3500-6500 square foot homes rest on ½ acre or more private, wooded lots that and have 4-6 bedrooms, 3-6 baths, and 2-3 car garages. Prices are upwards of $1,000,000 but the luxury, natural setting, and convenient location can hardly be beaten!
Homes come in a number of contemporary styles that feature vaulted ceilings, open floor plans, and the best in updated appliances. Manicured landscaping and wooded lots give this community a supremely natural and secluded feel, though residents are still just minutes from Ann Arbor shopping and dining.
The Woodlands of Geddes Glen is an exclusive gated community of 32 custom-built newly constructed luxury homes designed by Toll Brothers Luxury Home Builders. With floorplans between 3,500 and over 6,000 square feet, each home rests on ¾-1 acre lots, has 4-6 bedrooms, 3-6 baths, and a 3 car garage.
The neighborhood also surrounded by UofM’s private Radrick Golf Course which features wooded lots and fairway views! Prices are upwards of $1.2 million but The Toll Brothers truly left no stone unturned when providing luxury and customizable amenities for their homeowners.