Plymouth, Michigan combines the classic American small-town story-book atmosphere of the City of Plymouth within a broader Charter Township of Plymouth. Located near the cross roads of the M-14, I-96, and I-275 expressways, the Plymouth community is ideally located within an easy commute to Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Detroit Metro Airport while maintaining it’s unique small town charm and identity.
City of Plymouth
The City of Plymouth has gradually developed into one of the areas true shopping, dining, entertainment, and event destinations for local residents and visitors alike. You’ll find plenty of parks, restaurants, outdoor cafes, shops, a classic movie theatre, outdoor concerts, and a variety of festivals. There’s Art in the Park, the Ice Festival, and the Fall Festival – events with plenty of attractions for everyone to enjoy. There are many different businesses in the downtown from a grocery store, home décor stops, hair salons, banks, attorneys, accountants and of course Real Estate offices. Walking downtown for an ice-cream and concert in the summer time or enjoying a coffee while shopping at the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning, living in Plymouth is the idyllic small town experience everyone should enjoy at some point in their lives.
The City of Plymouth also has a wide range of homes including beautifully restored and maintained Victorian, Colonial, Tudor, Craftsman, and Cape Cod homes. Homes in the area were built mostly between the 1920s and the 1970s but now there are also many newer built homes or extensively renovated and expanded homes too. If you are searching for a home with charm, character, and curb appeal, there’s something for everyone in Plymouth. For people looking for a home that offers more convenience, Plymouth also has a variety of condominium choices. These homes range from loft style condos with exposed mechanicals and underground garages, to townhouse style homes with attached garages and yards. Whether your choice is a home or condo, everyone can enjoy walking the downtown area’s tree-lined streets, enjoying the many City parks and everything else small-town USA living has to offer. To learn more about the City including it’s rich history, click here.
Plymouth Township is 16.6 square miles in the western part of Wayne County. Outside the City, the Township of Plymouth provides a more rural setting with generous open spaces and a variety of homes from charming farm houses to grand Estates. The homes are generally larger and set on larger lots so you can usually get a little more house for the dollar. There are also many more newer built homes which means modern amenities like walk-in closets, a first floor laundry, or even an attached garage. The Township also has a great Park with an expansive play structure, sprayscape and ball fields. Other local attractions include the USA Hockey Arena (home of the Plymouth Whalers) and the The Inn at St. John’s – home of the Concours d’Elegance of America.