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Auburn Hills

Auburn Hills, MI

The ambiance of this and surrounding communities offer residents a dense suburban feel with several small locally owned businesses like coffee shops and cafés. The downtown area is great for strolling and enjoying the local riverfront park and picnic area. This is becoming a great “new home” destination for the first-time homebuyer and the empty nester as well. Many newer age 55+ condominium lifestyle choices are available here.

Villa Montclair (circa 2017) designed by Dominick Tringali and built by Frank Moceri, is a desirable community w/clubhouse, exercise room, pool, hot tub and social activities like walking trails and ponds. This resort-like 55+ Villa Montclair community is in a class all its own, pristine & brimming with luxurious features and appointments.

Reserves of Auburn Hills (circa 2018) This community is for vibrant 55 & over. With proximity to downtown Rochester, this serene neighborhood offers walking trails in a private 4-acre nature preserve, a community pond, sidewalks, game court and a picturesque gazebo. The location offers easy access to every imaginable amenity, Village of Rochester, Meadowbrook Theater, Oakland University, YMCA, Paint Creek Trail. Close to I75 & M59.

Heritage in the Hills (circa 2003) Enjoy a resort lifestyle in the gated community of Heritage in the Hills. These detached condominiums are offered for the active 55+ community. Heritage in the Hills is a gated community with amenities such as 24/7 security, clubhouse, exercise room, social events, pool, spa, tennis, bocce, card games, social events, bus trips and much more.

For those preferring an Auburn Hills address with a no-age restriction on condominium living, perhaps Arbor Cove is the perfect place to call home. Single-family newer construction choices include Shimmons Woodgrove Subdivision, Paramount Estates of Auburn Hills, and Thornhill Subdivision. These subdivisions are located within the Pontiac School district and are located close to Oakland University and downtown Rochester with nearby access to M-59 and I-75. For those preferring an Auburn Hills address within the Rochester School district perhaps Hawthorn Forest would be the perfect place to call home!

The FCA US LLC Headquarters and Technology Center is the North American headquarters and main research and development facility for the automobile manufacturer FCA US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler). Completed in 1996, the complex has 5,300,000 square feet (490,000 m ) on 504 acres (2.04 km) located near Interstate 75.In 1908, automobile pioneer John Dodge bought a farmhouse 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Auburn Heights to use as his country retreat. His oldest child, Winifred Dodge, married real estate baron Wesson Seyburn, who built his own country retreat 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north of Auburn Heights. The estate included hunting land, dog kennels, a swimming pool, horse stables and a 5,000-square-foot (460 m 2 ) Colonial Revival house. Pontiac Township purchased the estate in 1976 and adapted the buildings for government use. Today, it is known as the Auburn Hills Civic Center. Auburn Hills began as Pontiac Township, including the village of Auburn, in 1821, at what is today the corner of Auburn and Squirrel Roads. Situated on the Clinton River, it was named by Aaron Webster, the first settler, from Auburn, New York. His sawmill and grist mill attracted settlers to Auburn. After the streets were laid out in 1826, Auburn rivaled nearby Pontiac until the 1860s, when it lost its own prosperity. The town was renamed Amy in 1880 and it officially became Auburn Heights in 1919, later being renamed Auburn Hills in the 1970s.

Auburn Hills is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Auburn Hills offers residents a dense suburban feel with a peaceful, quiet lifestyle. The Clinton River Trail system runs 2.1 miles through Auburn Hills. Families enjoy gatherings at River Wood Park, Manitoba Park, Riverside Park and nearby Hawk Woods Nature Center. The famous Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Mall calls Auburn Hills home and hosts visitors from all over the world for fabulous shopping opportunities.

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