Discover a Classical Lifestyle in the Pointes...
Come, discover Grosse Pointe, Michigan, an elegant area comprised of five distinguished communities – The City of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Woods, and Grosse Pointe Shores.
Set amidst breathtaking views of Lake St. Clair, each of these communities has its own distinct charm with quiet tree-lined streets, pleasant lakefront parks for strolling, picnicking, tennis, boating, as well as quaint neighborhood restaurants, cafes, and boutiques.
Residents of Grosse Pointe enjoy outstanding health care services, quality public and private schools, a rich variety of places of worship, cultural and social programs for all ages, and pristine neighborhoods carefully cultivated with years of tradition. With a close proximity to major metropolitan freeways, Grosse Pointe residents have access to major metropolitan areas in southeast Michigan while maintaining a private lifestyle in The Pointes.
An area of less than 11 square miles, Grosse Pointe lies along the shore of beautiful Lake St. Clair in southeast Michigan. It is comprised of five distinct areas: Grosse Pointe Park, the City of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Shores, and Grosse Pointe Woods. A place of uncompromising beauty and distinction, Grosse Pointe is known throughout the world for its beautiful residential neighborhoods and upscale living.
Many of the estates and mansions of the early 1900s sit alongside brick bungalows, condominiums, ranches, townhouses, English Tudors and Cape Cod style homes, all at varying scales and sizes to fit your lifestyle needs. The community maintains the charm of a fine residential area, suitable for all ages and income brackets with the amenities of fine living with outstanding schools, within walking distance of most homes, waterfront parks, specialty shops, community centers, libraries, hospitals, and churches. All the Grosse Pointe communities are serviced by a single school system, the Grosse Pointe Public School System, which is recognized as one of the best in the nation.
Grosse Pointe Farms is an established upscale community of traditional neighborhoods, featuring gorgeous tree-lined streets and blocks of uniquely styled houses with high-end architectural details. The area contains shopping and restaurants as well as three private clubs (Country Club of Detroit, Crescent Sail Yacht Club and The Grosse Pointe Club (The Little Club). www.grossepointefarms.org
Grosse Pointe Park is a diverse, suburban residential community about 20 minutes from downtown Detroit covering 2.21 square miles. The Park has tree-lined streets, elegant homes with landscaped gardens, and well-maintained parks along the banks of Lake St. Clair. The community has houses in all price ranges and in a variety of styles. You will find the magnificent older Tudor and Georgian style homes along with contemporary styles, condominium, and apartments. Lakefront properties are also available. Grosse Pointe Park also offers two lakefront parks for residents. www.grossepointepark.org
Grosse Pointe Shores the smallest of the communities, extends for three miles along the famous Lake St. Clair. This area is strictly residential except for the exclusive Grosse Pointe Yacht Club and Grosse Pointe Shores Park. The Edsel and Elenor Ford House is a well known Grosse Pointe Shores attraction. www.gpshoresmi.gov
Grosse Pointe Woods is a treasure trove of sophisticated and charming homes and contains many cultural, shopping, and family dining opportunities. This community also boasts the second largest outdoor swimming complex in the Midwest. www.gpwmi.us
Grosse Pointe City is in the heart of Grosse Pointe. The city contains the "Village", a shopping area with a toy store, clothing and shoe store, restaurants, and coffee shops. Homes of a variety of styles and price ranges can be found here. The Neighborhood Club offers classes and activities for everyone from pre-school and senior citizens including tennis courts and baseball fields. www.grossepointecity.org