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Traverse City Real Estate

Traverse City is a beautiful place to raise an a family or enjoy retirement, amazing trails and lakes for the outdoor adventurer, a vibrant art and music scene, inclusive community events, fascinating international speakers visiting the local college, delicious and unique restaurants… the reasons for living in Traverse City are many!

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Traverse City At A Glance

The neighborhoods around Traverse City are just as varied as the reasons for residing here. The Downtown neighborhoods have beautiful tree-lined streets and residents enjoy a quick walk to many restaurants, retail shops, and professional offices. Each of the various downtown neighborhoods have a bit of their own character.

At the base of Old Mission Peninsula, residents are within easy walking distance to Northwestern Michigan College, a public high school and elementary school. Further out Old Mission Peninsula, neighborhoods often offer shared waterfront access on East or West Grand Traverse Bay.

About six miles east of downtown along the Traverse Area Recreation Trail is the hilly and wooded Holiday Hills neighborhood. Its residents enjoy easy access to the VASA hiking, biking, and Nordic ski trails, as well as Mt Holiday, a downhill ski area.

Southeast of downtown, the Forest Lakes neighborhoods offer inland lake waterfront, acreage, and wooded subdivisions.

On the west side of Traverse City, waterfront and shared access neighborhoods are found on Silver and Long Lakes with both newly built and mature neighborhoods offering a wide variety of home styles and sizes.

No matter where you live in Traverse City, lakes, rivers, and trails are close as are local and national stores, as well as medical care and professional offices.