Why I Love Living in Brighton, Michigan

Please note:  This also includes Genoa Twp.

Brighton, Michigan is conveniently located to I-96 and US-23. 

There are many healthy organic privately-owned markets.  My favorites are “Simply Fresh” and “Livingston County Organic Food Co-op”.  Both are located on Grand River Ave near Old-23.  You will find organic produce, meats, dairy, non-GMO and gluten-free items and more.  They have competitive values compared to your large grocery store and a great selection of items at each store.  Both stores have very friendly personnel to assist you.

There are numerous lakes in the Brighton Twp area.  There is public access for East Crooked Lake.  Swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking and more are enjoyable pursuits on these lakes. There are neighborhoods that have deeded lake access or you can buy a lakefront home.

I love living near Island Lake State Park, Brighton Rec State Park and Kensington Metro Park which are all located in the Brighton, Michigan area.  You will find wonderful outdoor opportunities all year round.  Activities you can participate in include hiking, walking, running, bicycling, mountain bike riding, cross-country skiing, sledding, swimming, boating, kayaking, bird watching, horseback riding and more.  At Kensington you can play golf or disc golf and/or visit the Farm to see baby animals and go on a hayride.  At Brighton Rec State Park you can go camping.  There is something for every interest at these parks even if you just want to relax on the beach or have a picnic. 

There is a sledding hill at Genoa Twp Hall off Dorr Road.  There are also walking trails, athletic fields and a playground at Genoa Twp Hall.

Mt. Brighton, a Vail Resorts property, is located in Genoa Twp and is always busy.  They have the ability to make snow here.  They offer many snowboarding and downhill skiing opportunities for all ages and abilities from beginner to intermediate to advanced levels.  They provide skiing and snowboarding lessons which are popular with children and you will see adults participating in lessons too.  They have chair lifts plus a tow rope for newer users. They have a casual café for hot chocolate, snacks and light fare and the Ore Creek Mountain Grill which offers adult drinks and sit-down dining overlooking the mountain.  There is a golf course located at Mt. Brighton and offers great versatility when Mt. Brighton is not in use during the spring, summer and fall. 

Brighton Michigan real estate is varied.  You can find a luxury home for sale in Pine Creek Ridge, the Dominion, Oak Pointe or a luxury home that is not located in a subdivision.  As previously mentioned there are homes for sale on the lake or you can find homes for sale with acreage.  There are numerous neighborhoods and subdivisions in the Brighton, Michigan area.  Search Brighton, Michigan Real Estate.  I would love to assist you make Brighton, Michigan your new home.

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