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Okemos is an unincorporated community within Meridian Charter Township, just 20 minutes from Downtown Lansing and home to over 20,000 residents. Residents are within easy reach of the area's best attractions and beautiful homes that make living in Okemos even more of a pleasure.
Looking for a major shopping destination? Want to discover the local history? Eager for some outdoor leisure? You can experience it all and more living in Okemos. Let's discover a few of the major attractions and things to do in the area.
Find everything you want and need here, from sporting goods to delicious food, with the brands you know and love. Meridian Mall, located just off of West Grand River Avenue, includes retail stores and restaurants within its walls and nearby, such as:
Nancy Moore Park is a spacious community park with today's best amenities — picnicking tables and a pavilion, a basketball court, baseball diamonds, playgrounds, athletic fields, a sand volleyball court, and winding trails. It's perfect for enjoying an afternoon or playing a quick game with friends.
Just off of Grand River Avenue in Okemos you'll find the 9-hole Indian Hills Golf Course, a local treasure for its leisure, lush fairways, and scenic landscape, with bunkers and water hazards in the right places to challenge any golfer's skill.
Get a taste of the local history by touring the picture-perfect Meridian Historical Village, located close to Meridian Mall and Nancy Moore Park. Take a step back in time by visiting the Grettenberger Farmhouse and the one-room Randall Schoolhouse, or enjoy the charming historic village alongside modern celebrations at Christmas in the Village, summer concerts, the Heritage Festival, and more.
Looking to buy a home in the Okemos? Here is information about the public school district and about the wide variety of real estate offerings.
Okemos Public Schools serves about 4,000 students with 8 public schools, including a public Montessori school program, K-5 elementary schools, two separate schools serving grades 5-6 and 7-8, and a high school. Here is a list of all of the schools within the Okemos Public Schools district:
Michigan State University borders the community, too, offering higher education close at hand to Okemos residents.
You'll find your dream home living in Okemos. The area offers properties that range anywhere from $100,000 for cozy houses to private estates over $1 million, with square footage starting at 1,200 in most homes. Houses come in a variety of styles, including ranch, contemporary, and Arts & Crafts. There are even new construction homes and custom-built homes available.
Have you discovered your perfect home in Okemos? We can give you a personal tour and let you find your niche in this wonderful community. Contact us today at 517-381-1760 or BandD@tomieraines.com and we can schedule a showing.