The beautiful city of Chelsea is the ideal place to locate if you?re looking for a quiet atmosphere with accessibility to the bustling city of Ann Arbor. Located just 20 minutes west of Ann Arbor, Chelsea residents enjoy convenient access to major highways for easy commuting to major cities, including Ann Arbor, Jackson and Detroit.
Chelsea has a lovely Downtown area, well known for its historical Clock Tower, as well as numerous fun shops, casual and formal dining, and many social events, including festivals and gatherings year-round. Chelsea is home to the popular Purple Rose Theatre, founded by actor Jeff Daniels, and famous for Broadway quality plays at a home-town price. Jeff Daniels is frequently present at the theatre and serves as master of ceremonies for many of the presentations.
Chelsea?s schools are recognized for excellence. There are 3 elementary schools, Dwight E. Beach Middle School and Chelsea High School. Chelsea prides itself in offering opportunities for continuing education and extracurricular activities for children and adults.
Recreational attributes include Pierce Park, Chelsea Treehouse, which has an indoor playground, Timbertown Trails, and close access to Waterloo Recreation area, which is the largest state park in the lower peninsula.
If you like the ambience of the old blended with the new, you?ll love living in Chelsea.