About Berkley, MI.
Berkley, Michigan is located in Oakland County, only 2 miles northwest of Royal Oak, Michigan and 13 miles northwest of Detroit, Michigan. The city is part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Over 15,000 residents live and work in Berkley. Berkley was first settled in the year 1815. At that time, the area was the site of the Ottawa Indian Gardens. It also included a flowing artesian spring that provided the town's water supply until 1926. When the town was formally established, Berkley derived its name from a local farm. The area was incorporated as a village in 1923 and was reincorporated as a city in 1932. Berkley homes for sale put you close to Detroit.
Within the town itself, Berkeley has many attractions which residents enjoy. These attractions include: the Berkley Historical Museum, Ferndale Historical Museum, Troy Museum and Historic Village and the Detroit Zoo. When looking at luxury homes for sale and Berkley lots, keep in mind that the city has 9 parks that including a wide range of recreational facilities perfect for families to enjoy.
While you’re looking at Berkley, take a look at other towns in Oakland County such as Troy, Rochester, and Auburn Hills. If you’re looking to live in a larger area, take a look at Detroit homes for sale, or any of the other towns in the outlying Detroit metropolitan area. Real Estate One connects buyers with top Michigan real estate professionals. When you want to know you’re in good hands, contact Real Estate One and make sure to register for free to gain greater access to our Michigan MLS for the latest property information.