Looking for a great west Ann Arbor neighborhood? Lansdowne could be the community for you! Situated south of Scio Church road this great Ann Arbor neighborhood comprises of traditional family homes that are positioned in a well-established area that offers convenient access to major trunk roads making it perfect for commuting to Downtown Ann Arbor and beyond! Thanks to Ann Arbor’s excellent road network, Detroit can be reached in about an hour from this community, which is just minutes away from I-94.
While offering a semi-rural feeling, this community is within walking distance to local restaurants, shopping and the ever-popular University of Michigan’s Football Stadium, perfect for game day! This great neighborhood also features a 2.6-acre park (Lansdowne Park) which has numerous sports facilities including a soccer field, basketball court, picnic tables (perfect for lunch in the summertime!) and a playground, all great for a fun afternoon out with the kids. This community is also right next to the Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Constructed on farmland by George Airey back in the early 1960’s, homes in this popular neighborhood broke ground in 1963 and were continually constructed through the 1970’s and into the late 1980’s (even up to 1987!). Home styles are generally well-built properties in various styles including ranch and colonial style properties as well as some great looking contemporaries. The homes in this neighborhood, due to being constructed on a large chunk of farmland have well-sized lots.
Buyers should consider purchasing a home in this neighborhood if they are looking for well-built homes surrounded by mature plants and trees. There are 150 units in the Lansdowne Neighborhood. Homeowners in this neighborhood have, over the years, preserved original features in these homes while updating kitchens and bathrooms to make sure they benefit from the most modern conveniences. Properties in this neighborhood are perfect for families and couples and range in size from 1400 to over 3200 square feet and have 3-5 bedrooms, 1.5-4 bathrooms as well as 2-2.5 car garages.
If you are looking for properties in the western part of Ann Arbor with a budget between the low $200,000’s to the high $300,000’s then look into the Lansdowne neighborhood!
Parents in this neighborhood will be delighted to know that children attend acclaimed Ann Arbor schools: Lawton Elementary and Pioneer High which are within walking distance!
Ann Arbor offers great access to the expressway to get to Detroit or beyond quickly. A hop skip and a jump away is Zingerman’s Deli, Kerrytown, Kerrytown Farmers Market, Briarwood Mall, U of M campus, Medical Center and University of Michigan football games. Drive to Veteran’s Park for figure or hockey skating, baseball, sledding, swimming, or enjoy fresh produce at Plum Market or if you are looking for a fun afternoon out in the area, check out the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum for some great family fun! For some specialty items be sure to visit nearby Morgan and York with video.Ann Arbor is a great place to live – convenient for all, including the Detroit metro airport, which is around 30 minutes away! Remember to be sure to visit world-famous Ann Arbor Arts Fairs held every July.