Oakland Township is located in Oakland County just east of Lake Orion and north of Rochester. This rural community is being developed with new homes sprouting up while maintaining its natural settings and amazing golf courses. For those who love hitting the links on a weekend morning then Oakland Township is the place for you. There are some great courses including the Wyndgate Country Club, Blackheath Golf Club and the Twin Lakes Golf and Swim Club just to name a few.
Privacy surrounds this spectacular shingle-style home on almost 18 acres of natural beauty. Designed by Alexander Bogaerts, this incredible homes boasts a 2-story great room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and expansive windows with gorgeous views. Built with exceptional quality and attention to detail, it has high-end finishes throughout including Limestone floors throughout most of the main floor and Hickory hardwood flooring in the formal dining room. A chef’s kitchen has 2 sub zero refrigerators, Wolf oven, a large granite island, Butler's pantry and spacious informal eating area. The first floor master suite has large organized walk-ins, a luxurious bath with limestone floors, and walks out to the terrace. Adjacent to the master suite is a pine paneled library with fireplace. Three additional upper bedrooms are all suites and there is a bonus space with ½ bath. The daylight lower level has 10’ ceilings. Just minutes to Paint Creek and downtown Rochester. Generator incl.
Stunning updated 1st floor master home in desirable Goodison Place. Beautifully entry w/curved staircase, dramatic 2 story family room w/bridge overlooking. Amazing kitchen (2015) with latest in design and decor - attached wet bar/stone backsplash/pot filler/quality cabinetry/new appliances/dry bar in butler panrty/exotic granite (added through baths also). Sapcious 1st floor master suite w/volume ceil/oversized bath/2 large walk-in closets w/Calif Closet blt ins/jetted tub/shower/double sinks. Upstairs offer jack & Jill, guest bedroom w/attached bath, all walk in closets. Fabulous finished walk-out lower level great for entertaining w/full kitchen, tile floor, full bath, separate work out room, marble fireplace. Exterior raised brick paver patio 3 yrs, all brand new prof landscaping 2015, brand new dimen shingle roof 2015, new driveway 2016. Seller is building and prefers to occupy till June/July.
Custom built home situated upon a one acre wooded hill top lot. First floor master suite and high quality finishes throughout. 2 story great room with custom brick fireplace, open to the breakfast area, perfect for entertaining. Study with gas fireplace, French doors and custom built ins! Kitchen with tons of cabinets, large center island with new stove, built in refrigerator and built in desk in the breakfast area with sliding door to the brick paver patio. Huge master suite with his/her walk-in closets and master bath with dual vanities, jetted tub and separate shower. Upstairs has 3 large bedrooms, two full baths and a spectacular bonus room with gas fireplace. Private lot, 3 car side entry garage, daylight basement with tall ceilings, waterproofed with transferrable warranty, prepped for bath and custom wine cellar. Rochester Schools; Delta Kelley/VanHoosen/Adams
BEAUTIFUL CRAFTSMANSHIP IS EVIDENT THROUGHOUT THIS ENTIRE 5 BEDROOM HOME SITUATED ON .76 ACRES BACKING TO BALD MOUNTAIN STATE PARK. FEATURES INCLUDE CUSTOM SPACIOUS KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTERS, TASTEFUL CERAMIC BACK SPLASH & BUILT IN CONVECTION/MICROWAVE OVEN & WARMING TRAY. MASTER SUITE WITH PAN CEILING, HIS AND HERS W.I.C. AND PRIVATE BATH! SOLID 8' INTERIOR DOORS. DUAL STAIRCASE TO UPPER LEVEL WITH HUGE LOFT AREA. EACH BEDROOM COMPLETE WITH PRIVATE BATH. BEAUTIFUL FOYER WITH CURVED STAIRCASE. LIBRARY WITH BUILT IN CABINETS AND BOOKSHELVES. BUTLER'S PANTRY TO FORMAL DINING ROOM. LARGE FIRST FLOOR LAUNDRY AND ADDITIONAL LAUNDRY ROOM ON SECOND LEVEL. FANTASTIC FINISHED WALK-OUT LOWER LEVEL WITH BEDROOM, FULL BATH, FAMILY ROOM, FIREPLACE, KITCHEN AND BAR AREA. ALSO SEPARATE POTENTIAL THEATER ROOM AND ABUNDANT STORAGE AREAS. 3 SEPARATE FURNACES AND CENTRAL AIR UNITS AND BACK UP GENERATOR PROVIDE COMFORT AND CONFIDENCE. LOW MAINTENANCE COMPOSITE DECKING TO EXTRAORDINARY VIEWS.
A warm and inviting home in desirable Oakland Valley ! Traditional floor plan features kitchen with tea-stained cabinets, granite, newer stainless appliances . Custom wet bar and hardwood floors. Cozy family room offers gas fireplace and custom mantel, newer Pella Doorwall Leading to delightful 3 -season sunroom. Library with built-ins. Updated half-bath with vessel sink, granite and newer fixtures. Spacious first-floor laundry with upper and lower cabinets and folding counter. Master suite has dressing area, large walk-in closet, linen closet and remodeled bath with cherry vanity, granite and fully-tiled shower. Second floor bath updated with granite and newer fixtures. Andersen windows and generous closet space throughout the house. Recent improvements include: Vinyl siding, roof, driveway, stamped concrete walk, furnace, central air, generator, garage door and opener. A quick walk to the beautiful Stony Creek Metropark, and minutes from downtown Rochester ! Welcome home!
If you like country living this is a beauty situated on 22 acres of private land surrounded with mature trees. It is pleasure the view of front and back of this home. It is about 6 miles from beautiful Downtown Rochester. Features 4 bedrooms, good size kitchen w/granite counter tops and nice cabinets, good size family room w/natural FP, master bedroom w/full bath and walk in closet, formal dining room, living room and library, full w/out bsmt
BEST BUY IN LOVELY OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, 4 LARGE BEDROOMS W/ HARDWOOD FLOORS,MASTERSUITE WITH PRIVATE SHOWER,CUSTOM VANITY,DRESSING AREA, WALK-IN CLOSET,2ND FULL BATH W/TILE FLOOR,HEAT LAMPS,TUB/SHOWER, 2 COZY FIREPLACES, ONE WARMED BY NATURAL WOOD, ONE SERVICED BY GAS. QUALITY UPGRADES THROUGHOUT, KITCHEN W/GRANITE,CUSTOM BACKSPLASH,SS APPLIANCES,WOOD FLOOR, BREAKFAST ROOM W/DOORWALL TO PATIO. KITCHEN OPEN TO OVERSIZED FAMILY ROOM COMPLETE WITH SKYLIGHTS,GRANITE SNACKBAR, DOUBLE DOORWALLS TO TREED BACK YARD. NEW CARPET IN LIVING ROOM,FORMAL DINING ROOM W/BAY WINDOW, NEW WOOD FLOOR, , MARBLE FOYER,1ST FLOOR STUDY W/HARDWOOD FLOOR,BLT. IN BOOK CASES,& DOUBLE GLASS DOORS, FULL BASEMENT W/NEW CARPET ,NEW FURNACE, NEW CENTRAL AIR, NEW HOT WATER TANK, WOW! BEST OF ALL, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, PARK LIKE SETTING! TOWERING TREES, FLORAL GARDENS, PAVED DRIVEWAY, ENJOY BIKING TO STONY CREEK METRO PARK JUST MINUTES AWAY. ROCHESTER SCHOOLS. THIS CLASSIC HOME IS READY FOR FAMILY FUN!
Beautiful, wooded and serene location situated upon 2 acres. Unique and well maintained custom home with 4 bedroom, 3 full bath and a two car attached side turn garage with epoxy flooring. Living and dining rooms overlook the scenic yard with vaulted ceiling, skylights and floor to ceiling gas brick fireplace. Kitchen includes the stainless appliances, granite countertop with large eating bar, wood flooring, tiled backsplash, recessed lighting, bar area and sliding door to the covered deck with ceiling fan. Additional family room/den, library with French doors and laundry room with cabinets. Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, skylight and master bath with skylights and tiled shower. Upstairs balcony overlooks the living room and kitchen. Finished walk out lower level with rec room and craft area. One of a kind home with 2 wooded acres within the Rochester School district; Baldwin Elementary, Hart Middle and Stoney Creek High. Partially heated driveway.
Enchanting estate boasting over 11,000 sqft of fine craftmanship showcased in 6 beds, 7 baths, gourmet kitchen, and expansive living spaces. Architecturally, the striking facade combines traditional brick and modern aesthetic suited to the upscale Oakland landscape. Ascending past lush landscaping, the front entry reveals open interior of soaring ceilings and wide-plank hardwood floors which compliment coffered ceilings and oversized crown and base mouldings. Entertain with ease in high volume rooms each smartly flowing into the next. Classy resort-like amenities boost the appeal among the extensive understated details that capture the feeling of home. Privately situated on idyllic 4.5+ acres, this residence's use of large windows and commodious doorways are designed to capture luxurious exterior featuring fairytale-esque pond, stone patio, and stunning lit fountains. Ultimate retreat for those seeking privacy, serenity, and scenic beauty-unmatched in its setting and accommodations.
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Oakland Township Real Estate Market
Oakland Township is also home to parts, and close to many, of many great and beautiful public parks. Being within minutes of Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Orion Oaks County Park and Stoney Creek Metropark as well as smaller parks within the township, residents will have plenty of opportunity to explore the wonders of nature from picturesque walks along trails to spending a night with family at one of the campgrounds.
Oakland Township is situated minutes from M-24 and I-75. Oakland Township has a population of nearly 17,000 residents, up considerably from a decade ago, spread across its near 37 square miles making it a growing rural community.
Oakland Township Geographical Location
You’ll be within 10 miles of:
• The Palace of Auburn Hills – Home to the Detroit Pistons, the Palace of Auburn Hills is a great place to catch a basketball game or even a major musical act when they come through town. • Downtown Rochester – The downtown Rochester area is filled with hundreds of businesses, shops and restaurants. For those looking for a night out or to catch some family-friendly activity then downtown Rochester is worth exploring. • Bald Mountain State Recreation Area – Filled with 4,600 acres of wilderness, this park is known for having some of the most rugged terrain in the state as well as campgrounds, swimming, fishing and miles of trails for hiking, biking or walking.
When you live in Oakland Township, Michigan, you’ll find that you’re close many great features that the northern metro Detroit suburbs have to offer.
• Detroit Metropolitan Airport (Approx. 1 hour) • Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis or Detroit Lions at Ford Field (Approx. 45 minutes) • Detroit Zoo (Approx. 35 minutes) • Great Lakes Crossing Out Mall (Approx. 20 minutes) • Flint, MI (Approx. 50 minutes) • Lake St. Clair (Approx. 40 minutes)
Oakland Township Historical Facts
Oakland Township has the distinction of being one of Michigan’s oldest townships dating back to 1785 although it wasn’t until 1818 when a post office was established and the first settlers started calling the area home. As the community grew, a grist mill and mill race was established as well as a railroad line. Paint Creek Trail was one of Michigan’s first rail trails established after the rail line ceased operation and runs through Lake Orion and down through Rochester.
Oakland Township Demographics
• Population: 16,779 • 28.6% of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree or higher • Median age is 38 • Median Household Income is $102,694
Oakland Township Schools
When living in Oakland Township, you can expect that they’ll love and appreciate the outdoors. While mostly rural, Oakland Township has many great features like cider mills and public parks. Within a couple minutes of Oakland Township is Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Addison Oaks County Park and Stoney Creek Metropark. It’s also minutes away from Rochester and Auburn Hills where kids can enjoy small downtown events, movie theaters and even an aquarium.
There are three districts in the nearby communities which serve Oakland Township. These districts are highly-ranked and offer a challenging and excellent curriculum.
The following districts educate the students living in Oakland Township:
• Romeo Community Schools • Lake Orion Community Schools • Rochester Community Schools
Oakland Township Amenities
• Golfing – Oakland Township is home to 5 golf courses ranging in various difficulties and lay-outs. For those who love golfing and spending an evening on the links or sunny weekend afternoon with friends or family, Oakland Township has many sprawling and beautiful courses to choose from.
• Parks –Acres of beautiful parks are located within Oakland Township, extend into the community from other cities and townships or rest right outside its borders. Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Charles Ilsey Park, Stoney Creek Metropark, Addison Oaks County Park and Marsh View Park are just a sampling of what Oakland Township has to offer in regards to great parks.
Oakland Township – A Growing Rural Community
Oakland Township is a rural metro Detroit township that has a great deal of wooded area, golf courses and new home construction. If you’re looking for a great place to call home where property values and population will rise then Oakland Township is the place to settle down. While it doesn’t have a school district of its own, three great school districts educate its students.
Oakland Township is ideal for those looking for drives along picturesque country roads to homes situated on natural and beautiful plots of land. There are many small lakes throughout the township as well where homes can overlook the water and you can enjoy your weekends boating, fishing or simply watching the sunset. If you’re looking for a place with a little more breathing room while still being close to many of the great Detroit suburbs, check out Oakland Township.
Oakland Township Information:
Oakland Township Hall 4393 Collins Rd. Oakland Township, MI 48306 Phone: (248) 651-4440
Oakland County Sheriff Department 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Bldg. 38E Pontiac, MI 48341 Phone (non-emergency): (248) 858-5000
Oakland Township Fire Department 4393 Collins Rd. Rochester, MI 48306 Phone (non-emergency): (248) 650-8605
Oakland Township Parks and Recreations 4480 Orion Road, Second Floor Rochester, MI 48306 Phone: (248) 651-7810
Lake Orion Community Schools 315 N. Lapeer Street Lake Orion, MI 48362 Phone: 248-693-5400
Rochester Community Schools 501 W. University Rochester, Michigan 48307 Phone: (248) 726-3000
Romeo Community Schools 8401 29 Mile Road Washington, MI 48095 Phone:(586) 336-5068