About Dexter, MI
Charming and rich with history, Dexter is one of the fastest-growing communities in Michigan. Settled more than a decade before Michigan became a state, Dexter is now a thriving hub of commerce, culture and more.
Because of Dexter’s convenient location along the Huron River, just minutes from I-94, many people find that it’s the ideal place to live when commuting to Ann Arbor, Whitmore Lake, Pinckney or Chelsea.
Homes for Sale in Dexter, MI
Whether you’re looking for a beautifully maintained historic home in the heart of downtown Dexter or you’d prefer to live in a custom, estate-style home in a golf course community, we’ll help you find the perfect place to live in this beautiful community.
Dexter Real Estate Listings
As you explore Dexter real estate listings, you’ll discover that there are a number of notable neighborhoods in the area. Some are established communities with mature trees and quiet cul-de-sacs; others are relatively new and feature spacious custom homes. Some homes aren’t part of what you’d consider a subdivision; they sit on the outskirts of town and feature ample acreage that’s suitable for farming, equestrian use or hunting land.
Some of the most notable neighborhoods in Dexter include:
- Beacon Hill
- Brass Creek
- Castleton Farms
- Cedar Hills
- Cobblestone Estates
- The Downs
- Fox Ridge
- Glen Devon
- Huron Woods
- Webster Hills
Children who live in Dexter are part of Dexter Community Schools, which include:
- Jenkins Early Childhood Learning Center
- Mill Creek
- Dexter High School
We’re also close to Washtenaw Community College, the University of Michigan, and a number of other esteemed colleges and universities.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
From fabulous, locally owned pizzerias to charming cafés, you’ll find a great place to eat in or near Dexter. While the downtown area does have a number of shops and boutiques, many residents travel to Ann Arbor for more variety.
Things to Do in Dexter
Dexter is located at the southern end of Hudson Mills Metropark, where many residents fish, hike and play. The community has several local farms where visitors can pick blueberries, strawberries and pumpkins, and with its rich local history as the original end of the Central Railroad of Michigan, there are many historic attractions. The city of Dexter maintains parks and playspaces in town, as well.
Commute Times from Dexter
The WAVE Community Connector Bus stops in Dexter at various times throughout the day, connecting residents to nearby Chelsea and Ann Arbor. If you’re a commuter, you’ll be glad to know that this community is conveniently located near several major cities. From Dexter to:
- Pinckney: 10 miles
- Hartland: 26.9 miles
- South Lyon: 21.4 miles
- Brighton: 18.7 miles
- Novi: 36.1 miles
- Fowlerville: 28.8 miles
- Howell: 20.6 miles
- Ann Arbor: 8.8 miles
- Chelsea: 7.4 miles
Find Homes for Sale in Dexter
When you’re ready to find homes for sale in Dexter, we’d love to help. We know the area inside and out, and we’re familiar with each community within the city. 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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