Located within Michigan, United States, the city of Grosse Pointe Woods is located in the Detroit metropolitan area.
Grosse Pointe Woods is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. It is occasionally hard to access public green spaces in the city since they aren't well-located. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in.
The housing stock of Grosse Pointe Woods is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. This city has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 90% of the population of this city own their home while the rest are renters. This city experienced its latest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
In this part of the Detroit metropolitan area, residents will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, some home buyers in this part of the Detroit metropolitan area may be able to do their grocery shopping on foot in one of approximately 10 stores, while others will have to use another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.
Grosse Pointe Woods is an extremely convenient part of the Detroit metropolitan area for moving around by car. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Edsel Ford Freeway. However, this part of the Detroit metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Walking in Grosse Pointe Woods is not very common, even though many daily needs are easy to carry out without having to resort to a car.