The Charter Township of Shelby is a growing and vibrant community across many demographics. As such, Shelby Township has just as many options for housing. Whether you are a young professional starting out on his or her own for the first time, a family looking to establish roots in a community where public safety and quality of life are at the core of all services, or an empty nester looking to enjoy your future in the comforts of one of metro Detroit's premier suburbs, Shelby Township is your perfect fit.
This bedroom community has numerous housing opportunities such as condominium, single-family residential housing, PUDS (Planned Unit Developments) apartments and Senior Housing developments. Some of the most desirable developments include: Lake in the Woods, Pondview Estates, Royal Park Estates, The Enclave, Tuscany Grove, Carrington Manor, Pine Crest Manor, Whispering Hills, Shelby Hills, Westminster Estate, Birchfield, The Preserves at Briarwood, Black Hills Estates, Diegel Farms and Creekside Village of Shelby.
In addition to the numerous single-family residential housing opportunities Shelby Township has an array of condominium developments to choose from including some of the most popular: Briarwood Pointe, Briarwood Park, Shelden Court Estates and Hills of Regency Condominiums.
Adding to the attraction of this Macomb County township is its nearly 1,200 acres of first-class public parks and access to the Clinton River, but the township's greatest Parks and Recreation amenity maybe its 18.11 miles of hiking and biking trails. Among these trails is the western-most portion of the Macomb Orchard Trail which spans from the township's border with Rochester and ends in downtown Richmond. One of the favorite spots in the picturesque Heritage Gardens and lake property where weddings and the fishing derby take place. Here enjoy a stroll around the lake or a visit to the charming Fairy garden.
The township is also home to a key connection of the Macomb County 70-mile trail loop and the Iron Belle bike trail which will ultimately connect the City of Detroit to the western tip of the Upper Peninsula. A major attraction is Stony Creek Metroparks, including two beaches, golf courses, a nature center, a boat launch, picnic areas, basketball courts, a zip-line park and more. From the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and not to be missed is the Packard Proving Grounds, Yates Cider Mill and Yates Park, Shelby Township Art Fair, Senior Center, Dog bark parks, Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, River Bends Park, the Great Blue Heron Rookery and the annual Shelby Fishing Derby. Parks and Recreation host annual events like Mother & Son Dance, Daddy & Daughter Dance, Fairy Princess Fun Night, Breakfast with Santa and Dinner & Dancing with Santa. For local Italian American cuisine try Filippa’s Tap and Barrel, Buddy’s Pizza, or cider and donuts at Yates Cider Mill.