Burns Park - Coveted Ann Arbor Neighborhood with History

The Burns Park neighborhood is rich collection of architecture, history, community, and culture located in central Ann Arbor. The close proximity to downtown and the Unversity of Michigan's central campus makes this a desirable area for professors, faculty, graduate students, and growing and established families. Burns Park consists of 2 distinctive areas: Lower Burns Park and North Burns Park. Lower Burns park is loosely boundried by Packard, Dewey, State, and Stadium. North Burns Park consists of the area between Hill, Washtenaw, Ferdon, Granger, and Forest.

The lush, tree-lined streets of Burns Park feature a variety of architecturally alluring homes ranging in style and size. You will find a few newer homes scattered throughout the neighborhood, but mainly classic homes built from the 1890's - 1930's. Home styles include: Art Deco, Bungalow, Tudor, Cottage, Queen Anne, Arts and Crafts, and Vernacular to name a few. Many homes retain their original charm and integrity with plaster walls, coved ceilings, arched doorways, crown moldings, built-ins, and hardwood floors.

Located within the neighborhood is Burns Park, which is connected to the Burns Park elementary school. This 15 acre park was originally home to the Washtenaw County Fairgrounds and you can still see the oval outline of trees where the horse track used to be. In the 1920's it was turned into a public park and named after a University of Michigan botany professor named George P. Burns, a founder of the parks commission. Enjoyed in all seasons, it offers a nice sledding hill, huge fountain, tennis courts, ball fields, basketball, sand pit, shelter, restrooms, and play structures.

Due to the popularity of this Ann Arbor neighborhood, home values remain fairly steady and homes sell relatively quick. To learn more about home buying opportunities at Burns Park or to be notified of listings as soon as they hit the market, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or info@bouma.com.

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Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in Burns Park. If you are even considering selling your home, we’d love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today’s competitive market!

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