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Living in Saline

July 1, 2021

Located just 20 minutes south of downtown Ann Arbor lies Saline, Michigan—a community that pairs its small-town atmosphere with proximity to Ann Arbor employment, health care and  higher education to create an ideal place for residents of all ages to live in and enjoy. With a population under 10,000 people, residents of Saline appreciate the tight-knit community feel and the opportunity to connect with neighbors and friends. See why the team at Norfolk Homes thinks you’ll love living in Saline. 

Activities and attractions in Saline

A smaller population doesn’t have to mean a shortage of amenities, attractions and activities. Whether you like to spend your free time in the great outdoors, brushing up on history, trying new foods or admiring arts and culture, there’s so much to do in Saline. 

The city of Saline has 12 well-kept parks that make up over 200 acres of preserved natural surroundings. These neighborhood and community parks offer playgrounds, sports fields and picnic areas for the family. There’s also miles of walking and biking trails, parkways and waterways to stay active on. 

Downtown Saline’s preserved, historical buildings attract architecture and history buffs alike. Experience how residents of the area used to live at local museums, including the Saline Depot Museum, Rentschler Farm Museum and the Weber Blaess One-Room Schoolhouse. 

Looking for entertainment? Saline hosts multiple annual events and festivals around town, including the Saline Celtic Festival—drawing thousands of visitors each year. For year round fun, check out locally owned restaurants, a myriad of shops, the weekly Farmers Market, community concerts and art shows. 

Working in Saline  

With plenty of employers in and around town, working professionals have lots of opportunity for career development while living in Saline. Major employers in town include automotive manufacturing, research groups and production facilities. Additionally, the convenient location of Saline makes it a quick commute to other exceptional employers throughout the greater Ann Arbor area. 

Why Saline is great for families

Families flock to Saline—not just for the kid-friendly atmosphere and attractions, but also for the excellent public school system. Saline Area Schools, made up of eight top-rated K-12 schools, is the best school district in Washtenaw County and in the top 10 best school districts in Michigan according to

An ideal community for Saline residents 

Perhaps the biggest draw to Saline is the opportunity to live in Fosdick Glen, an upcoming Norfolk Homes community. We’re excited to return to Saline with another desirable neighborhood, after building sought-after homes throughout Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake and Jackson for years. Fosdick Glen will feature beautiful, distinctive homes that complement the surrounding community—making it the perfect addition to Saline. 

Learn more about living in Saline, stay up-to-date with Fosdick Glen progress and discover the benefits of buying new-construction from Norfolk Homes. Contact us today by filling out an online form

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