Royal Oak

About Royal Oak

Royal Oak is a suburb of Detroit, located in Oakland County, Michigan. Royal Oak residents enjoy excellent access roads, affordable homes, and a thriving arts and culture scene. Buying a home in Royal Oak is your chance to live near the heart of new Detroit city, with all of the best that its hip, developing suburbs have to offer. Come for the beatiful homes, and stay for the area-renowned retail and entertainment options. View the latest Royal Oak real estate listings below or keep reading about the community.

Royal Oak Real Estate Stats
Total Listings 115
Average Price $359,772
Highest Price $1,199,900
Lowest Price $64,900

Royal Oak Real Estate Listings

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000 - $200,000
$200,000 - $300,000 $300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000
$500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000
115 Properties Found. Page 1 of 10.
Photo of Listing #2210005499

709 Baldwin Ave, Royal Oak

$1,199,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,867 Sf

MLS® # 2210005499

Photo of Listing #2210006710

316 Mary Ave, Royal Oak

$995,000 - 5 Baths, 4,547 Sf

MLS® # 2210006710

Photo of Listing #2210010420

525 Florence Ave, Royal Oak

$899,400 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,786 Sf

MLS® # 2210010420

Photo of Listing #2210011729

4217 Tonawanda Ave, Royal Oak

$819,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,571 Sf

MLS® # 2210011729

Photo of Listing #2210012373

423 Woodlawn Ave, Royal Oak

$799,900 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,904 Sf

MLS® # 2210012373

Photo of Listing #2210010660

1210 N Vermont Ave, Royal Oak

$799,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,142 Sf

MLS® # 2210010660

Photo of Listing #2210008799

628 Walnut Ave, Royal Oak

$699,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,700 Sf

MLS® # 2210008799

Photo of Listing #2200099646

1416 Gardenia Ave, Royal Oak

$670,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,673 Sf

MLS® # 2200099646

Photo of Listing #2200099342

518 S Vermont Ave, Royal Oak

$660,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 3,621 Sf

MLS® # 2200099342

Photo of Listing #2210010985

312 Woodside (lot A), Royal Oak

$629,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,516 Sf

MLS® # 2210010985

Photo of Listing #2210010554

000 Center (lot A), Royal Oak

$629,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,458 Sf

MLS® # 2210010554

Photo of Listing #2210010502

000 Center (lot B), Royal Oak

$629,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,456 Sf

MLS® # 2210010502

Royal Oak Real Estate Information

Following Detroit's mid-century manufacturing boom, the Royal Oak real estate market expanded with small to mid-sized homes to accomodate the employees of surrounding industries.

Many of these homes for sale in Royal Oak are red-brick and clapboard bungalows and garrison houses typical of the American Midwest. Sitting on neatly rowed lots with open front lawns, they create a family-friendly community atmosphere.

Moving towards downtown Royal Oak, homes in more traditional styles can be found within the more leafy, well-established neighborhoods. Cape Cod, Foursquare, and prairie Craftsman styles are all on display here in full splendor. Newer constructions in these areas have largely kept with the colonial new-traditional aesthetic, making extensive use of stone pillars, wide porches, exterior shutters, and clapboard in muted colors.

Royal Oak is also undergoing considerable development around its downtown core and at some of its margins. Keep a look out for sleek and simple detached homes in modern styles, townhomes in cozy designer communities, and fashionable lofts near the heart of this buzzing city.

Discover the Royal Oak Community

It's no surprise that Royal Oak got caught up in Detroit's 20th century boom, given that its only 20 minutes between the two downtown areas.

Royal Oak's downtown area is focused between Washington Avenue and Main Street, and mostly around their intersection with Eleven Mile Road. More commercial properties run up Woodward Avenue on Royal Oak's western side, until they reach Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak. The area around this hospital features many retail options, townhomes, a golf course, and parks.

Royal Oak's northwest corner hosts a small area of light commercial and industrial property. At Royal Oak's north central edge, residents can enjoy a cluster of parks surrounding Royal Oak High School. These parks include a community center, ice arena, and wooded area.

The other golf course in the area is Red Run Golf Club, named after the river that runs underneath Royal Oak. Royal Oak's northeast portion is home to the Mark Twain Dog Park, and just beyond the city's borders lies another major commercial corridor along Stephenson Highway and Chrysler freeway. This area has a Costco, Home Depot, and the Oakland Mall.

Another commercial and services center lies at the intersection of Twelve Mile and Campbell Road in the central-east portion of Royal Oak. Royal Oak's southern and eastern edges are bordered by the I-696 and I-75, meeting at the city's southeastern corner.

Following the economic readjustments of the 90s and 2000s, downtown Royal Oak has become a trendy entertainment destination in the Detroit area. Bars, restaurants, and new condo developments have spring up in recent years, with more improvements on the way.

Notable entertainment and cultural venues include:

  • Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • Main Art Theatre
  • Baldwin Theatre
  • Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle
  • Emagine Theater
  • The Detroit Zoo

Royal Oak has also been given the title of "Tree City USA" every year since 1976 from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Schools in Royal Oak, MI

Most students in Royal Oak are served by Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools, including Royal Oak Middle School, and Royal Oak High School. The area also hosts a branch of Oakland Community College, and Shrine Catholic, a private high school.

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