Kid-Friendly Subdivisions Worth Living in Metro Detroit

Looking for a subdivision with kid-friendly features? Check out our list of family-centric subdivisions in metro Detroit.

Not all subdivisions are created equal when it comes to raising kids.

Some subdivisions offer amenities like pools and sports facilities, while others focus on outdoor community spaces for residents. Choosing a subdivision that was created with families in mind can make a huge difference.

Many builders have realized the importance of kid-friendly spaces within subdivisions and have adapted properties to better suit growing families. Families now have more choices, but sifting through the options to find the perfect fit can be overwhelming.

If a subdivision is the right fit for your family, check out our list of five kid-friendly subdivisions in metro Detroit for inspiration.

Read more: Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Metro Detroit

Reserve at West Bloomfield

  • Home value: Starting at $539,995

Reserve at West Bloomfield is a subdivision created with families in mind. Amenities include a clubhouse with an outdoor pool and fitness center, and if the kids get bored, the West Bloomfield Trail and nature preserve are steps away.

Maple Ridge, Clinton Township

  • Home value: Starting at $329,990

These homes provide room to grow in an area with tons to do for the whole family. Clinton Township is home to stellar schools, large recreational facilities, family-friendly restaurants, well-liked grocery stores and more.

The Park at Plum Grove, Monroe

  • Home value: Starting at $204,900

These stately homes with room to grow offer residents a clubhouse, pool and workout facilities. Families can choose a move-in ready home or a new build.

Shorepointe Village, Detroit

  • Home value: $725,000

If your family’s idea of a perfect summer day includes lounging beside the water, Shorepointe Village is a perfect match. Kids will love the community pool and cabana and parents will appreciate the waterfront views and room to entertain.

Harbor Place, Saint Clair Shores

  • Home value: $415,000

Harbor Place, a gated community of ranch-style homes on the Nautical Mile in Saint Clair Shores provide families a safe, comfortable place to live. Residents can also purchase a boat well at the nearby Harbor House, a private marina.

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.


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