About South Lyon
South Lyon is located in Oakland County, southeast Michigan, near the intersection of US Highway 23 and the I-96. Detroit is approximately 45 minutes away by car, while getting to Lansing will take just under an hour. Ann Arbor is only 19 miles to the south. Residents in South Lyon can access the main east-west thoroughfare, the I-96, in roughly 5 minutes by travelling north out of the downtown area. Within South Lyon, Lafayette is the town's main commercial corridor, with a central business district at its intersection with 10 mile road. Browse South Lyon real estate listings below. You can also read a full community guide.
South Lyon Real Estate Listings
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South Lyon Real Estate Listings
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South Lyon Real Estate Information
Homes for sale in South Lyon span a number of 20th century architectural trends. Near the downtown center, potential buyers can find classic early 20th-century homes in small to mid-sized designs. Here, American Craftstman and colonial farmhouse style homes sit on green frontages connecting directly to streets and sidewalks. As you'll see, these neighborhoods are walkable and family-friendly.
Moving out from the city center, homes begin to increase in size as they progress into more mid-20th century styles. The typical vinyl clapboard on redbrick designs which you can find throughout the midwest also feature here in the South Lyon real estate market. These homes tend to be low, and wide, either in bungalow or 2-story layouts.
New construction homes are also appearing in South Lyon due to the desirability of the area. These shingle, Cape Cod, and Craftsman inspired homes come in a variety of new-traditional designs. Built with interior luxury in mind, you can expect to find two-story foyers with great rooms, granite or quartz countertops, soaking tubs and double sinks, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets and pantries, spacious garages, tray ceilings, and many large windows.
Another common design is the Romanesque luxury home, with tall arches, Palladian windows, soaring pediment-style roof lines, pillars, and stone voussoir accents.
South Lyon real estate shows a great variety for any potential buyer, from affordable townhomes to luxury estates, and even empty lots for building your dream home. Combined with the great location, you're bound to find something to perfectly suit your needs.
South Lyon, Michigan - Community Highlights
South Lyon has many community attractions, like its well-preserved, historic downtown area, excellent schools, and small town charm.
McHattie Park near South Lyon's downtown hosts the Witch's Hat Depot Museum and Historic Village. This quaint community area consists of 4 early 20th century buildings and hosts regular events. The park also includes part of the Huron Valley Rail Trail - a system of trails along an old rail line running all the way to to the town of Richmond.
South Lyon residents close out the fall with Pumpkinfest, a large family-friendly event with rides, games, events, and lots to eat. Visitors and residents can also enjoy one of the breweries in South Lyon, like Third Monk and Witch's Hat brewing companies.
South Lyon is also a great city for golf enthusiasts, offering the following top-class courses all within a 5-mile radius:
- Moose Ridge Golf Course
- Cattails Golf Club
- Coyote Golf CLub
- Riverbank Golf Course
- Lyon Oaks Golf Course
Education in South Lyon, Michigan
Students in South Lyon are served by the South Lyon Community Schools administration. Schools under this authority within the immediate area are:
- South Lyon High School
- Centennial Middle School
- Millennium Middle School
- Sayre Elementary School
- Bartlett Elementary
Schools in South Lyon generally rate very well compared to the rest of Michigan. Parents in South Lyon can rest assured that their children are receiving the best available education.
Contact the experts at Jeff Glover & Associates for more info about South Lyon homes for sale.
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