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What Are Homes Like in Novi, MI?

Novi is one of the fastest-growing real estate markets in the state of Michigan. It is a burgeoning town full of continued development. Novi boasts beautiful homes, well-preserved natural features, and safe neighborhoods. It also has affordable public amenities and excellent schools.  If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home, Novi is an excellent choice.

Real estate prices vary, based on amenities, architecture, and area, and there’s a home for every budget. If you’re looking to buy your very first home, $100,000 will get you a cozy three-bedroom home, with both a basement and a garage. Not a bad deal for a first-time buyer!  

If you’re looking for a luxury dream home, on the other hand, Novi also has just what you’re looking for. In its rolling hills, you’ll find 7,000 to 15,000 square foot mansions with multiple bedrooms, tennis courts, and inground swimming pools. For $2,000,000 to $5,000,000, one of them could be yours.

No matter the size, elegance is the rule for homes in Novi.

You can enjoy free-flowing home designs, with open-concept living areas. Exteriors in Novi have multiple elevations with stone accents and lovely masonry. Many luxury homes have oversized walk-in closets and ensuite master bathrooms.

Most homes boast plenty of space for the kids to play and do homework. You’ll find homes with three-car garages and side-entry. Thanks to Novi’s varying elevations, many homes even have walk-out basements with lots of daylight. or have daylight, standard basement with a pond view.  In Novi, there are countless choices for choosing your perfect home.

What is the Community in Novi Like?

Novi truly offers the best of both worlds. It is a peaceful community that takes you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. At the same time, Novi is less than 20 miles from major centers like Detroit and Ann Arbor. Located just five miles away from the expressway 696, I-96, and 275, Novi residents can enjoy a small-town lifestyle and still reach your big-city office in no time. 

The tranquil neighborhoods are lined with sidewalks, curving through the tree-lined streets. the streets with trees. Novi also boasts hiking trails, bike paths, swimming in nearby lakes, and verdant golf courses. Life in Novi means living close to nature.

There’s plenty to do in town, as well. At Lucky Strike, enjoy bowling with your kids. Head for movies with friends and family at Emagine Theatre. Try Twelve Oaks Mall for dining and shopping. You can also have fun at Novi’s four rambling city parks.

Novi is a safe place to live, as well. Regular patrols from its police force keep Novi’s crime rate low. Its firefighters regularly run fire safety clinics and home inspections. Well-planned traffic controls have kept car accidents down. As a resident of Novi, you’ll never worry about the safety of you or your loved ones.

Novi has clearly chosen to put education first. Some of the top-ranked schools in Michigan can be found here. Some of Novi’s best-known schools include St. Paul Lutheran School, Brightmont Academy, Novi Christian Academy, and Novi Northville Montessori Center.

The diversity of the Novi community is reflected in its public schools, as they offer the chance to learn five different languages to students from grades 5 to 12. In Novi, your kids will learn quality skills, gain knowledge, and grow their character.

The History of Novi

Founded in 1832, Novi was born from Farmington Township. The community was initially called Four Corners or The Corners. During its early years, the town had only one road. It stretched through Walled Lake to Northville. There, it intersected the Grand River road, which was then known as Detroit and Howell Plank Road. As a result, the areas around were renowned as Novi Corners.

In 1832, the residents watched the formation of a road between Lake Michigan and Detroit. Throughout the nineteenth century, this road became an essential east-west highway. Later, the Michigan State Highway Department began developing the road into a large highway. Once Novi became easily accessible to Detroit, the village began to grow.  It soon became a bedroom community, leading to its incorporation in 1969.

What Are the Amenities in Novi Like?

The community holds several events. A few include Tune Fest, Ethnic Taste, India Day, and the Japan Festival. The Music and Motor Festival is also held every year at the Novi Expo Center.

Novi has been home to the  Motorsports Hall of Fame of America since 1989. It houses over 40 vehicles from legendary motorsports events across the United States. The Novi Ice Arena has two ice sheets of NHL regulation size, one of which has seating for 7450. The arena also boasts a meeting space, skate rental, pro shop, and heated viewing areas.

You can step outdoors and shop at Fountain Walk, Novi’s fabulous shopping mall that offers entertainment, dining, and outdoor retail. Its most notable tenants include Lucky’s Arcade and Bar and the Modern Skate & Surf Park. If you are hungry, you can dine at great restaurants like Red Robin, Andiamos and BD Mongolian Barbecue.

As Novi is a suburb of Metro Detroit, other key amenities are just a stone’s throw away.  Detroit Metropolitan Airport is less than half an hour away. Michigan State University East Lansing is a short one-hour drive. Kensington Metro Park is about 15 minutes from your front door.

Novi is known as a shopper’s paradise. In addition to Fountain Walk, you can get your retail fix at West Oaks, Twelve Oaks Mall, and Novi Town Center.

Twelve Oaks Mall:

This shopping destination is home to many specialty shops and restaurants. You’ll find some of the top department stores here, including JC Penney, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, and Macy’s.

Suburban Collection Showplace:

Novi’s home for hobby shows, art shows, and several annual craft shows within its 214,000 square feet area. You can arrange small gatherings, weddings, or conferences at the Showplace’s Diamond Center.

Fountain Walk:

Spend your evenings at Fountain Walk. When your shopping is done for the day, you can still enjoy, live music, drinks, and dining, or just a simple walk through the cool night air.

Cheesecake Factory:

The first location of the iconic chain in Michigan, the Cheesecake Factory is a can’t-miss stop for the restaurant’s fans and food lovers alike. 

Do you wish to buy or sell your home in Novi? The Harrell Realty Team can best help you through the purchase. Our expert knowledge helps you with market dynamics and a strong comparative market. 

Novi is evolving while it is growing in every way. Why not get on a call with our team member? Let us help you have a detailed understanding of real estate at Novi.

References:

http://www.cityofnovi.org/Home.aspx

http://www.novichamber.com/

http://www.areavibes.com/novi-mi/livability/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novi,_Michigan

http://www.city-data.com/city/Novi-Michigan.html

https://www.travelmath.com/cities-near/Novi,+MI

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      Novi Schools

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      248-449-1230
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      248-465-2350
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      248-449-1700
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      248-449-1270
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      EE-6
      248-449-1220
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      248-956-2700
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      248-449-1400
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      248-956-2600
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      248-449-1530
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      248-449-1300
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      248-449-1700
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      248-465-2350
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      248-449-1230
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      248-449-1270
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      248-449-1220
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      248-956-2700
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      248-449-1400
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      248-956-2600
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      248-449-1300
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      248-449-1600
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      248-449-1530
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      248-471-6799
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      248-449-1235
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      248-449-1717
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