Vernon Downs Neighborhood, Ann Arbor, 48103
If convenient access to Interstate 94 is high on your list of priorities, then the Vernon Downs Neighborhood is perfect for you as it is virtually next door to I-94!
Vernon Downs is a cozy, quaint neighborhood on the west/southwest side of Ann Arbor and west of Pioneer High School on the north side of Scio Church Road. Living in Vernon Downs means that you have easy access to I-94 as well as a short drive to downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan central campus within a few minutes. Don’t forget that this easy access to I-94 means that surrounding areas of Ann Arbor are easily accessible as is the metro airport.
Vernon Downs is just a few minutes drive to shopping , restaurants and more downtown or at the mall! Living here means you can take advantage of all that the metro Ann Arbor has on offer. If you don’t feel like driving and enjoy sports, then a 20 minute walk will take you to the Football Stadium where you can enjoy a game!
This neighborhood contains 411 homes which are mostly designed in the ranch style but with the occasional property being a two story or tri-level home. Houses in Vernon Downs range in size from around 1,000 square feet to over 2,000 square feet. Most of the homes here were constructed by Airey in the mid 1950’s through to the early 1960’s. Homes were built mostly in brick and offered quality construction with many upgrades including hardwood floors, fireplaces and in the case of many homes, a detached garage. Prices in this neighborhood range from around $100,000 to over $250,000.
Parents will be delighted that their children attend acclaimed Ann Arbor schools including Dicken elementary, which is located within the neighborhood and Slausen middle school (located close to downtown Ann Arbor), as well as the popular Pioneer High School which is situated just east of the community. After school there is always Mushroom and Dicken park to play in too!
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Ann Arbor offers fun and entertainment like Zingerman’s Deli, in Kerrytown, and the Kerrytown Farmers Market. Purchase fresh produce at Plum Market. Shop the Mall just off State Street near I-94 at Briarwood. Purchase a unique gift or get year-round gardening tips at Downtown Home and Garden? For other specialty items visit nearby Morgan and York and watch the video. Visit the Cupcake Station and Grand Traverse Pie Company for delicious sweets.
Have a memorable day at a University of Michigan football game or Basketball game at Crysler Arena. Drive to Veteran’s Park for figure or hockey skating and outdoors for baseball, sledding, swimming. During July, visit the world famous Ann Arbor Arts Fairs.
For education or the arts check in at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum for some great family fun! Tour the U of M campus, Medical Center. Take your picture and push the interactive art by artist Tony Rosenthals “Endover” the Cube off State Street in the courtyard north of the Michigan Union. Be sure to Visit Hill Auditorium! Take in a show at the beautiful Michigan Theatre or Power Center on central campus in Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor is a great place to live – convenient to Detroit Metro Airport, which is approximately a 30 minute drive from Ann Arbor. If you prefer a trip on the train use the Amtrak Station off Depot Street.
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