Featuring farms and orchards as well as factories, the Washington Township real estate market offers a lot of scenery. For those who like to spend time outdoors, there are abundant trail systems, lakes, golf courses, parks and more. There are even great shopping opportunities within its downtown neighborhood.
Washington Township is surrounded by lots of beautiful parks with playgrounds and picnic areas and is home to a portion of Stony Creek Metropark. This 4,400+ acre park has disc golf and golf courses as well as miles of scenic trails, a 500 acre lake, various basketball and volleyball courts, baseball diamonds and more. For the wintertime, there are hills for sledding.
Located in Macomb County, Washington Township is situated along M-53 (Van Dyke Freeway) which makes heading north and south easy. There are many neighborhood parks throughout the township that are worth checking out including Stony Creek Metropark, Wolcott Mill Metropark and smaller community parks that are perfect when you want to enjoy some time outdoors with the family.
• Cider Mills – There are three cider mills in the community that are worth checking out. In the fall, you’ll be able to take the family apple picking and enjoy cider and donuts. There are other activities at the cider mills as well like fresh produce for sale and play areas for the kids.
Washington Township still has its agricultural appeal especially with its orchards and mills attracting residents from nearby communities but you’ll find many small businesses that are proud to call this area home. With scenic beauty all around, Washington Township is an ideal place to settle down and raise a family.
Washington Township is close to other Macomb County community amenities including:
When you live in Washington Township, Michigan, you’ll find that you’re close many great features that the northern metro Detroit suburbs have to offer. Even when you want to head into the city, it’s not too far of a drive from the community.
• 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)
• Downtown Birmingham (Approx. 35 minutes)
• Oakland University – Rochester Hills (Approx. 30 minutes)
• Great Lakes Crossing Outlet Mall – Auburn Hills (Approx. 30 minutes)
• The Palace of Auburn Hills (Approx. 25 minutes)
Students in Washington Township will attend one of two school districts depending on their neighborhood location: Utica Community Schools or Romeo Community Schools. Both districts serve many of the surrounding communities as well including Romeo, Utica, Shelby Township and Ray Township.
Washington Township saw its first settlers survey the area in the 1810’s but it wasn’t for another decade until more and more people started calling the community home. In fact, only thirteen families called the township home in 1823. In 1827, at a meeting to organize the township, it was decided that the name of the township should reflect the father of the country. Hence, Washington Township became its name.
Primarily a farming community, the Washington Township real estate market at one time was home to nearly 200 farms but it was in the 1950’s that the land started to be sold off to make room for the construction of subdivisions.
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