Northfield Township

Surround Yourself in Quiet Countryside

Tucked into lush woods, rolling green fields, and sparkling lakes between Brighton and Ann Arbor, Northfield Township, MI is a world of luxurious, peaceful, and scenic country bliss. Conveniently located off Route 23 for easy access to both larger cities, Northfield offers a serene country escape just minutes from big-city amenities. Come explore the area, search its beautiful homes, and don’t hesitate to contact Missy Caulk and Team with any questions or to request a showing!

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Spotlights of Northfield Township

Whitmore Lake

Downtown Whitmore Lake features a charming array of shops and restaurants along the scenic shores of Whitmore Lake—a favorite destination for boating, fishing, swimming, paddling, water sports, hiking, biking, and even ice fishing.

Special Events

Northfield Township is country living... with a little bit of excitement sprinkled in here and there. Don't miss favorite community events, like the annual Michigan Pond Hockey Classic, and be sure to check out the programming at the Community Center.


Northfield Township is home to two beautiful golf courses—Rolling Meadows Country Club and the Links at Whitmore Lake—as well as the Indian Trail Golf Center, so it's a great place for those to love to spend time out on the fairway.

Northfield Township at a Glance

Getting Around

To Brighton, MI: 12 miles, about 15 min
To Downtown Ann Arbor: 12 miles, about 15 min
To Plymouth: 16 miles, about 25 min
Major Roads: US-23


Population: 8,556
County: Washtenaw
Median Home Value: $183,000
Median Rent: $910

Northfield Township Attractions

Living in Northfield Township

Visiting this charming community, shopping in Downtown Whitmore Lake or boating out on its waters... that's one thing. But what's it really like to live in Northfield Township?

The Homes

Northfield Township offers quite a selection of homes for sale—from cozy and affordable to luxurious lakefront living. Generally, it's more affordable than closer to Ann Arbor, which makes it a popular destination for buyers who want to get more home for their money.

The Jobs

Northfield Township might feel like country living, but it's actually only about 20 minutes from Ann Arbor, so great jobs are only a short drive away. Some of the area's largest employers include the University of Michigan, Trinity Health, General Motors, Faurecia, and Thomson Reuters.

The Schools

Public school students of Northfield Township are served by four unique and diverse school districts, including Whitmore Lake Public Schools, South Lyon Community Schools, Dexter Community Schools, and Ann Arbor Public Schools (which is ranked the #7 Best School District in Michigan). Students have access to some of the top schools in the state, including Huron High School, Skyline High School, Community High School, and many more.

The Amenities

Northfield Township is a largely rural community, which means not a lot of commercial development or businesses. However, Downtown Whitmore Lake does offer a variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and other businesses, and there are some conveniences located along Route 23. Nearby Brighton offers a variety of larger businesses at Green Oak Village Place. And of course, Ann Arbor has just about everything you could possibly want or need.

Ready to Find Home in Northfield Township?

Northfield Township is a fantastic place to live, and if you're interested, we'd love to help you learn more and find the perfect home in just the right location. Contact us or start browsing our resources to learn more about what we can do to make your homebuying dreams a reality.

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Based on information from the MichRIC Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service through 07/23/24 10:01 AM.