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Troy is located in Southeastern Michigan, the largest city in Oakland County. The city features award-winning schools, over 200 international employers, as well as the Somerset Collection luxury Mall. The community is also ranked by US News as one of the safest cities in the United States.

  • Schools
  • Restaurants
  • Family Fun
  • Parks
  • Nightlife
The majority of homes for sale in Troy fall under the Troy School District. Currently there are just over 12,000 students attending four high schools, four middle schools, & twelve elementary schools. Currently there are 53 languages spoken in the school district and Troy has a specific bilingual student program to assist students whose second language is English. In 2004 Troy approved a $119 million dollar bond to build a new international school, replace the aging Baker Middle School & upgrade technologies throughout the district.

Troy Highlights:

    The Troy school district has been consistently named one of the best communities for music education in the United States as per U.S. News.
    Troy is one of four metro Detroit Districts to receive an A+ rating by the Detroit News.
    Two of the Four high schools in Troy have been named in the top 5% of all high schools in the US by Newsweek Mag.
    Every school in Troy is a Michigan Blue Ribbon School.
    Troy is also one of the top feeder school districts for both U of M and Michigan State.
    There are 19 advanced placement courses that can earn college credit.


The Twelve Elementary Schools:

    Barnard Elementary School
    Bemis Elementary School
    Costello Elementary School
    Hamilton Elementary School
    Hill Elementary School
    Leonard Elementary School
    Martell Elementary School
    Morse Elementary School
    Schroeder Elementary School
    Troy Union Elementary School
    Wass Elementary School
    Wattles Elementary School

The Four Troy Middle Schools:

    Baker Middle School
    Boulan Park Middle School
    Larson Middle School
    Smith Middle School

The Troy High Schools:

    Athens High School
    International Academy East
    Niles Community High School
    Troy High School

Purchasers looking for Troy houses for sale. Troy’s corporate sector attracts some of the best franchise and non franchise restaurants in the state. Here are a few of our and our clients favorites!

The Alibi – 6700 Rochester Road
Hands down the best pizza in Troy. A large family owned establishment that’s been a Troy tradition for 60 years. We’ve been told they have great ribs & fish and chips as well, but only having been there 40 times we haven’t made it past the pizza yet.

The Capital Grille – 2800 West Big Beaver Road
With 4.6 out of 5 starts this is one of our go to favorites. It’s both a great lunch spot for longer business lunches as well as a good upscale restaurant to take the fam. The Capital Grille prides itself on service and multiple courses to enjoy.

Ocean Prime – 2915 Coolidge Highway
Another upscale Troy restaurant. Things to try at Ocean Prime? the snapper, lobster bisque, & crab cakes. We’ve found the steak to be spot on and deserts fantastic.

Recipes of Troy – 2919 Crooks Road
One of the top breakfast spots in Troy, Recipes opened in 2003 and have since been recognized by USA Today, the Daily Tribune, Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, and Hour magazine. They’ve been voted best breakfast restaurant twice by readers.

Kona Grill – 30 E Big Beaver Road
4.5 stars out of five make this the best Asian Steakhouse in Troy. Try the Yamata Roll, Chicken Caprese sandwich and King Crab roll. This spot is typically busy and The Kona Gill provides complementary valet parking to assist. This is also a top spot for baby showers and business events and features an on site event planner. Don’t forget the steak!

Kruse and Muer Wilshire – 911 Wilshire Drive
Part of the larger locally owned Kruse and Muer Family of restaurants, does not disappoint, hast the second best pizza in troy, great American/Italian fare, and the best breakfast buffet in the area featuring an omelet station, desert station and more.

Maggiano’s Little Italy – 2089 W Big Beaver
Solid Italian food with large portions, featuring a now and later section of the menu. Buy one dinner for now, get one for later free!

Camp Ticonderoga – 5725 Rochester Road
The same owners of Deadwood Bar and Grill in Northville, this place is not for the vegetarian. Featuring a cozy “Lodge” atmosphere and great meat based food

P.F. Changs – 888 West Big Beaver
Upscale Chinese chain restaurant, a favorite go to spot when feeling otherwise uninspired. The salt and pepper calamari isn’t chewy or greasy, done right. The feature dish “Changs Chicken” is the most popular as well the new Pad Thai is a departure from the typical Pad Thai, but they put a great twist on this dish.

Morton’s The Steakhouse – 888 West Big Beaver
Another great steakhouse great for an upscale business meeting or night out without the kids. The Steaks are out of this world but try also a side of the mushrooms and spinach.
Troy’s central location makes houses for sale uniquely located close to family-friendly fun in Troy and its’ surrounding communities. Neighboring communities have many favorite family spots as well.

Airtime Trampoline & Game Park: Over 30,000 square feet of space filled with Trampolines, food, and fun featuring a separate area for dodge ball, a foam pit and trampoline basketball.
662 East Big Beaver Road Troy MI 48083

American Fun Centers: AFC has over 60 games for entertainment including deal or no deal, dance revolution, guitar hero and more. Over 30 ticket dispensing games for prizes and has party packages for parties and events. Also has the tried and true classics! Skee ball, hoop fever, air hockey, pinball and more!
412 W 14 Mile Road Troy MI 48083

Troy Family Aquatic Center: Four Pools, Four Lap Lanes, Two Waterslides, and Ten Million gallons of Water. Is there a better way to describe this? There are several memberships and one day passes, and discounts for Troy Residents!
3425 Civic Center Drive Troy MI 48084

Build-A-Bear Workshop: More than just bears and Olaf from Frozen just in! Fun for kids of all ages to pick the bear and build it on site.
Located in Somerset Collection

Firefighters Park: The air is the freshest in Firefighters Park! Featuring 9 soccer fields, two playgrounds, disc golf and river bank fishing!
1800 West Square Lake Road Troy MI 48083

Troy Historic Village: A hidden gem in Troy. If your searching for houses for sale in Troy Mi this is the place to learn Troy History. Admission is only three dollars and has on site on original one room school house, turn of the century church, a log cabin and more. It’s like stepping back in time.
60 W Wattles Road Troy MI 48098

Life Time Fitness: A must be mentioned all in one gym with water slides, indoor and out door pools, summer camps for kids and more. Also has a day care so the parents can stay in shape while the kiddos are entertained. Also Lifetime has a kids academy with year round activities for kids in all age ranges.
4700 Investment Drive Troy MI 48098

Troy Gymnastics: A great place for kids to develop both physical and social skills. Known for caring instructors and smaller class sizes. Also reviews have consistently mentioned its cleanliness.
1600 West Maple Road Troy MI 48184

Aqua Tots: Looking for a place for kids to learn to swim? Aqua Tots never has more than four students per class keeping a great individual focus. Great for safety and for learning.
846 East Big Beaver Road Troy MI 48083
Troy homes for sale are almost always within striking distance of area or neighborhood park for outdoor fun. Troy is home to five community parks, one skate park and ten neighborhood parks. The city parks have a mixture of woods, walking trails, open space, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, disc golf, shore fishing, tennis courts, play structures, a skate park, picnic areas and pavilions and more. In addition there are indoor and out door aquatics and recreational programs for kids. The ten neighborhood parks are Beach Road Park, Beaver Trail Park, Brinston Park, Phillip J Huber Park, Milverton Park, North Glen Park, Redwood Park, Robinwood Park, Schroeder Park, & Sylvan Glen Lake Park. Here are the five major Troy Parks and skate park with addresses:

Boulan Park 3671 Crooks Road
One of the five major Troy Parks features three baseball diamonds, eight lighted tennis courts, five soccer fields, two sand volley ball courts and over a mile of paved walking paths. Also there are two play structures, two pavilions families can reserve and a concession stand that operates during the summer season. This park is 63 acres in total.

Firefighters Park 1300 West Square Lake
Our personal favorite park for families, this park has the Rouge River running through the north and east border and on any given day there are shore fishers looking for a great catch. In addition there are nine soccer fields a full eighteen hold disc golf course that is well designed and a challenge, volleyball courts, picnic shelters, and concession stands operated during soccer games. 96 total acres of fun for this park.

Donald Flynn Park 1710 E. South Blvd
The smallest of the Troy parks at 25 acres in the north east corner of Troy has four baseball diamonds and several leagues that play here. A great place to catch a game with the talent of tomorrow. Also there’s a play structure and concession stand. Located directly next to Sanctuary Lake Golf Course

Jaycee Park 1755 East Long Lake Road
Just over 45 acres, Jaycee Park features two baseball diamonds, two full sized and six small soccer fields as well as two play structures. There are restrooms, a pavilion, and walking paths.

Raintree Park 3775 John R Road
Raintree park covers 41 acres and is half wooded and half open. There is a eighteen hole disc golf course, baseball diamond, two play structures and picnic shelter. There are paved walking path through the woods, and according to several who purchased Troy properties, this is the park to see the deer and the critters.

Troy Skate Park
The Troy Skate Park is just north of the Community Center with snacks and restrooms available at the center. It’s a 10,000 square foot site with 26 ramps, wedges and rails designed by HUNA. It’s an all steel construction with a Skatelite Pro surface to provide an exceptionally smooth ride. Skate boards, inline skates (not traditional) and bikes are welcome (mountain and BMX bikes).
Granite City Food and Brewery: A great starting spot (or ending spot) to the night, open to 1am has American comfort food and craft beer brewed on site. This upscale pub food is worth trying.
699 West Big Beaver Road Troy MI 48084

Champps Americana: Mid-upper scale chain with 41 locations nation wide. Features fresh on site made food, large bar and a ton of TV’s. Not a bad seat in the house if you want to watch the game.
301 West Big Beaver Road Troy MI 48084

MJR Digital Cinema 16: a Movie Theater in Troy located with concession stand, 3D movies, & IMAX.
100 East Maple Road Troy MI 48083

Bahama Breeze: Great for drinks and snacks. for dinner it’s alright, but a great hang out place after work. Try the coconut shrimp and chocolate Pineapple upside down cake.
539 East Big Beaver Road Troy MI 48083
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