Bloomfield Hills Community Information

Bloomfield Hills is located in Oakland County, one of the most affluent in the country. Bloomfield Hills sits just 18 miles northwest of Detroit and 29 miles from Detroit Metro Airport. Oakland County enjoys rich natural resources, a thriving real estate market, a balance of urban and rural environments, great diversity, history, culture and state-of-the-art programs and services that join government with citizens, businesses and educational communities. As a result, the Bloomfield area has become an ideal place to call home.

This area is recognized as second in per capita income for counties with over one million people, putting Oakland County in the top one percent of all counties. Thanks to its attractive business environment, excellent school system, incredible landscapes, affordable real estate and myriad of recreational, fitness and park facilities, Oakland County continues to prosper.

Bloomfield Township is known for its fine homes, excellent schools and beautiful landscapes. This predominantly residential community is home to many examples of notable architecture and landmarks, including the grand Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church. Home to seventeen lakes, Bloomfield Township offers the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of nature from beach access points or while aboard small boats. Try your swing at several golf clubs, most notably Oakland Hills, a nationally recognized club that has hosted both the PGA Tour and the U.S. Open.

Bloomfield Hills real estate is diverse, with a variety of property types available. Though some condominiums and townhouses can be found, most real estate options consist of single-family homes for sale. Real estate prices vary depending on such factors as lot size, amenities and views. Land and lots are also available for custom real estate development.

There are several fine shopping and dining areas in and around the township. Birmingham, a charming and sophisticated community, features a pleasant downtown perfect for afternoon or Sunday strolls. Enjoy two hours of free parking in any of the municipal parking structures and amble around the downtown shopping district. Birmingham offers small boutiques, jewelry stores, childrenís shops, furniture stores, antique shops, coffee houses and restaurants. Donít miss the stylish art galleries selling and displaying eclectic and innovative art. The City of Birmingham organizes cultural activities and special events year round. Parades, concerts in the park, fashion shows and shopping events are just the beginning. The famous Woodward Dream Cruise takes place yearly on historic Woodward Avenue, with antique and classic cars cruising through seven communities.

Both the private and public schools in Bloomfield Township have been recognized for their academic excellence while providing the community with baseball fields, running tracks, tennis courts and playgrounds. Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills Schools provide the community with a fine education system. Bloomfield Hills also supports the Cranbrook Institute of Science and Art and many well-known private schools and boasts one of the best public school systems in the nation with two high schools, two middle schools and six elementary schools. District schools consistently rank in the 90th percentile in state testing. The arts are well supported in the area with the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center offering year-round exhibits and workshops and a popular annual juried art fair. The community is home to many artists who work and teach in the area. For classes appealing to a wide variety of interests from cooking to yoga to kid-centered workshops, the Birmingham Community House features an impressive program for curious and active people of all ages.

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