Bloomfield Hills Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Area Description

“The Hills” exemplify luxury living in Michigan. Consistently recognized as one of the wealthiest communities in the United States, more than 30 percent of households in the Bloomfield Hills community are valued at over $1 million. Most of the city has a quiet and rural residential flavor, but a smattering of large office buildings sits at the heart of the city near the intersection of Woodward Avenue and Long Lake Road.

Bloomfield Hills’ rich educational and architectural heritage is exemplified by the Cranbrook Educational Community, a National Historic Landmark that  was founded by newspaperman George Gough Booth about 100 years ago. The 319-acre campus comprises Cranbrook Schools, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook House and Gardens, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Cranbrook Art Museum.

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

Affluent and established families, influential and/or high-profile professionals, sophisticated and exclusive social scene.

Market

Expensive, with some of the highest-priced homes in the region. Architecture includes expansive colonials and ranches, custom built homes with modern amenities and gated estates.

Lifestyle

Quiet and pristine, sophisticated, exclusive, design-forward, professional.

You'll Love

Beauty (natural and architectural), award-winning schools, lakes and ponds, expansive lawns and properties, low crime.

Perfect For

Lifestyle enthusiasts, affluent families and professionals seeking a suburban oasis with close proximity to Detroit.

Around the Area

Arts and Crafts and Art Deco architectural styles are on prominent display at Cranbrook, which was designed in part by famed architect Eliel Saarinen. The Cranbrook Academy of Art is a top-tier graduate school of art, design and architecture. A number of private schools are in Bloomfield Hills, and Bloomfield Hills School District has consistently garnered high rankings.

The Oakland Hills Country Club, one of the preeminent golf courses in the United States, is located in Bloomfield Hills. The club’s first head professional was the legendary Walter Hagen. Throughout the years, Oakland Hills has hosted 16 major championships.

While the heart of Bloomfield Hills is busy and thriving, the town is surrounded by beautiful hills, streams and woods. A master plan initiated by the city in 2009 includes as one of its main goals to preserve this kind of environment. Like other nearby municipalities, Bloomfield Hills is located along the Woodward Corridor.

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