A preferred destination spot to call home offering all you need to never leave town again. What makes Rochester Hills so desirable is the lifestyle and the proximity to the downtown area of Rochester with its vintage old community ambiance. Ranked as one of the wealthiest cities in the state and among the 50 most-educated cities in the U.S. this bedroom community has numerous developments offering condominium, housing, PUDS (Planned Unit Developments) and Senior Housing developments. The City of Rochester is within the City of Rochester Hills.
This community welcomes the first-time home buyer, single family residents, empty nesters and luxury high end custom buyers. Many people love to call Rochester home and this includes this surrounding area known as Rochester Hills. Public amenities such as the Public Library, Post Office, Public Schools and the highly sought after OPC Senior Center are all shared by the three communities of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township. Rochester proper has its own small police department. Oakland Township and Rochester Hills are serviced by the Oakland County Sheriff. Each community has its own fire department. Millage rates are slightly different, so check that out on the References Tab of this website.
Many single-family neighborhoods are highly desirable in Rochester Hills, including: Walnut Brook Estates, Butler Ridge, Clear Creek, Estate of Pine Creek, Manchester Knolls, North Oaks – A Singh Development, The Sanctuary at River’s Edge, Somerset Pines, Vintage Estates, Cumberland Pointe, Hillside Creek, Cross Creek, Nottingham Woods, Hawthorn Hills, Pheasant Ring, Quail Ridge and Rookery Woods.
In addition to the numerous single-family residential housing opportunities several condominiums are available to consider such as: Maple Creek Village, Cross Creek Village, Condor Lofts on Main, Copper Creek Village and the Mill Race townhouse style condominiums at Mill Street.
Some of the local anchors are Ascension Hospital, Oakland University, Rochester University, Stoney Creek High School, Rochester High School and Rochester Adams High School, the alma mater for Madonna, the entertainer. The Rochester Public Schools are some of the best in the state. The city offers the fabulous Rochester Public Library, Rochester Symphony, Older Persons Commission for the senior population, Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Meadowbrook Theatre, Yates Cider Mill, Bloomer Park, Thelma Spencer Park, Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Meadow Brook Hall and the Villages Mall to name a few of the local attractions. Annually Rochester hosts the Fire and Ice Festival, Farmer’s Markets, Heritage Festival, Music in the Park programs, Rockin’ Rods Car Show, Soap Box Derby, Movies in the Moonlight, Arts and Apples Festival (every Labor Day weekend), the must-attend Lagniappe (the Monday before Thanksgiving), followed by the annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. Downtown Main Street is perfect for strolling and window shopping or stopping in for dinner at Kruse and Muer on Main.