The city of Eastpointe, Michigan is situated in the Detroit metropolitan area.
Eastpointe offers a calm environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Parks, such as Memorial Park and John F Kennedy Park, are especially well-spread out and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to check out, making it easy to get to them. This part of the Detroit metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to Ford Freeway.
The predominant housing types in Eastpointe are single detached homes and row houses. This city experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This part of the Detroit metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Eastpointe while the rest are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in this city. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to food, house buyers in this part of the Detroit metropolitan area will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in this city.
Eastpointe is well-suited for walking; many daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. The public transit service in this part of the Detroit metropolitan area is not very frequent. Thankfully, house owners have access to a few bus lines. On the other hand, driving is usually the best method to get around in Eastpointe. Parking is generally easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from any location in this city.