About Brighton, MI
Brighton, a charming and picturesque city tucked in the southeastern corner of Livingston County, is a thriving, vibrant city that just under 10,000 people call home. Established in 1832 and teeming with spectacular amenities, residents consider Brighton an exceptional place to live. Because Brighton encompasses the junction of I-96 and U.S. 23, it’s the ideal place for commuters heading to the nearby cities of Ann Arbor, Novi and beyond.
Homes for Sale in Brighton, MI
Whether you’re looking for a cozy condominium near the downtown area or you’d rather live in a spacious estate home outside the city limits, you’ll find the perfect place to live in Brighton. Many of the homes for sale in Brighton feature lake access and views; we also have golf course communities, custom home developments and large properties with gently rolling hills and natural waterways.
About Brighton, MI Real Estate
Brighton offers residents a unique blend of affordability, convenience and amenities. Although the city has been established for quite some time, there are many up-and-coming subdivisions here—and there’s truly something for everyone by way of architectural style, size and price.
Children who live in Brighton are part of Brighton Area Schools. In addition to public education, we have a number of award-winning private schools. The city is also home to satellite campuses of local colleges and universities.
- Maltby Intermediate (5th and 6th grades)
- Scranton Middle
- Brighton High School
- Lansing Community College
- Washtenaw Community College
- Eastern Michigan University
- Cleary University
- Flextech High School
- Charyl Stockwell Academy
- St. Patrick Elementary and Middle School
- Maple Tree Montessori
- Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran (PK through 6th grade)
- Cornerstone Christian
- Holy Spirit Roman Catholic
- The Bridge
Dining and Shopping in Brighton
The Brighton Mall and Green Oak Village Place are the two major shopping centers in Brighton, but there are major retailers located all over town. Trendy shops dot the downtown area, including music stores, jewelry shops and clothing boutiques. You’ll also find a number of restaurants—chains and locally owned—throughout the city. In fact, there are more than 25 unique restaurants and bars in Brighton.
The MJR Digital Cinema 20, the farmers’ market and the community playground downtown (aptly named the Imagination Station) are all great places to gather with friends and neighborhoods.
Parks and Recreation
Mount Brighton, Livingston County’s ski destination, attracts people from neighboring cities and counties during the winter months, while the Island Lake State Recreation Area and the area’s numerous golf and country clubs are popular hotspots when the weather’s warmer.
Commute Times from Brighton
Because of Brighton’s convenient location off I-96, commuting to nearby communities is typically easy. From Brighton to the center of:
- Hartland: 8.6 miles
- Howell: 9.8 miles
- South Lyon: 10.8 miles
- Pinckney: 12.7 miles
- Novi: 17.5 miles
- Fowlerville: 18.4 miles
- Dexter: 18.7 miles
- Ann Arbor: 19 miles
- Chelsea: 26.1 miles
Search Homes for Sale in Brighton, MI Today
When you’re ready to search for homes for sale in Brighton, we’ll be here to help. Call Debby at 734-231-0097 or Danielle at 734-709-0159. If it’s easier, you can also contact us online to let us know what you want from your next home. We’ll begin searching right away.
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