The Ann Arbor Metro area is such a great place to live and some areas like Dexter, MI are particularly desirable to many. Dexter is the ultimate in small town living being a picturesque village nestled along the banks of the Huron River. Boasting around 3,000 residents it is located just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Ann Arbor.
Dexter itself boasts a great set of its own amenities with restaurants, shopping and more! It is no wonder that people are looking to relocate to the area – or even, retire here!
Retirees are flocking to communities like The Cedars of Dexter where they can enjoy all of the delights of an Active Adult Community in a convenient, secluded location set in 15 acres. The Cedars of Dexter is a picturesque community for adults 60 and better. Developed by the United Methodist Retirement Communities, The Cedars of Dexter offers residents a refined residential community of Craftsman style luxury cottages. The homes are set in scenic surroundings and feature elegant floor plans with gracious spaces and refined amenities. And this friendly community, which features a clubhouse, fitness center and paved walking paths.
How does it work? The Cedars of Dexter is one of only a handful of senior communities in the area to offer life leases, where residents put down the cost of the unit but ownership is retained by UMRC. Residents of the Cedars of Dexter recover at least 90 percent of the entry fee when they leave. Entry fess will run between $279,000 and $319,000.
If you are looking for a retirement home in Dexter – this could be it! Children ( maybe grandchildren) attend Dexter Schools: click here to view a video on Dexter Schools. Spend some time learning more about Dexter at the Dexter Museum or catching the latest production at the Encore Musical Theatre. A quick restaurant is the former A &W which is a favorite to grab a hot dog and take it to Warrior Park behind the fire department to picnic by the Huron River. Of course you can bike into Dexter for shopping at 2 major grocery stores. Grab a coffee by the clock tower and stop in to one of the boutiques, visit the Dexter Library – see our video. Be sure to take advantage of the many events in Dexter including Dexter Daze – see videos.
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. For some specialty items be sure to visit nearby Morgan and York with video. Ann Arboris 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. Click here to search Dexter Real Estate using our complimentary Ann Arbor Real Estate MLS Search service. Alternatively please contact Kathy Toth and Team if you need more specific assistance in your Ann Arbor Real Estate needs.
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