Sylvan Township

Countryside Beauty Awaits

With varied terrain that ranges from tranquil woods to active farmlands, rolling glacial hills to sparkling lakes, Sylvan Township, MI is a world of breathtaking rural beauty. This scenic and serene community is located adjacent to the town of Chelsea, just 15 minutes from Ann Arbor, and yet, it feels far removed from the hustle and bustle of city living. If you're looking for a tranquil home base with easy access to town and city amenities, then this might be just the spot you seek. 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 Sylvan Township

Plenty to Do

There’s plenty to do all around Sylvan Township. Spend a day at the scenic Pierce Lake Golf Course. Strap on your skates for a game at the Arctic Coliseum. Stay active in any weather at the Chelsea Wellness Center. And don’t miss any of the fun of Downtown Chelsea—from shopping and dining to fabulous community events and celebrations.

Abundant Outdoor Recreation

Escape to the great outdoors in Sylvan Township! Head to Cavanaugh Lake Park, where you can enjoy a sunset picnic or relax at the lakeside park while the kids play at the playground. Discover Waterloo Recreation Area, home to beaches and swimming, boating and paddling, fishing, camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and even exploring interpretive nature trails or the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center.

Unique Finds

Sylvan Township is also home to a number of unique attractions and amenities, including The Purple Rose, a community theatre company, and the Barn Sanctuary, a rescue specifically for farm animals.

Sylvan Township at a Glance

Getting Around

Downtown Chelsea: 5 miles, about 5 min
Downtown Ann Arbor: 15 miles, about 20 min
Ann Arbor Airport: 20 miles, about 25 min
Major Roads: I-94


Population: 2,907
Size: 34 sq mi
County: Washtenaw
Median Home Value: $231,300

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Living in Sylvan Township

The Homes

Sylvan Township real estate is quite varied and diverse; you'll find everything from charming and affordable suburban homes to large and luxurious estates. There are homes on large acreage properties, waterfront homes, new construction homes, fixer-uppers... and everything in between. You will also find a lot of undeveloped land, if you'd like to build your own home.

The Jobs

Sylvan Township is a largely rural community, but it's just a short drive from some of the largest employers across the Washtenaw County area, including the University of Michigan, Trinity Health, General Motors Milford Proving Grounds, Ann Arbor Public Schools, Faurecia North America, Toyota Technical Center, and more.

The Schools

Students in Sylvan Township are educated by the Chelsea School District, a small district of just over 2,400 students. Sylvan Township residents might attend schools such as South Meadows Elementary, North Creek Elementary, Beach Middle, and Chelsea High School.

The Amenities

Sylvan Township may offer scenic rural living, but it’s just minutes from shopping and dining in Chelsea and nearby Ann Arbor. In bustling Chelsea, you can find everything from major commercial centers filled with big-box retailers and businesses, like Chelsea Shopping Center, to local eateries and boutiques in Downtown Chelsea.

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