About
Thornton Farms is a charming community that is conveniently tucked away just minutes from major freeways and downtown areas such as Dexter, Chelsea, and Ann Arbor. Thornton Farms offers family-friendly living at its best with superb value in a great location. More than just a place to live, family fun awaits you at the community pool, park, and clubhouse, while unsurpassed cultural and educational amenities are just around the corner. The downtown areas of Dexter, Chelsea, and Ann Arbor are filled with arts and culture, dining, shopping, outdoor recreation, festivals, events, and more. Check out all the great things to do at Visit Ann Arbor! If you somehow happen to do the impossible and exhaust all of the things to do and see in the surrounding downtown areas, remember that there is a ton to see and experience all over Michigan. Thornton Farms is a place for families who want the best of everything.
 
The school district assigned to Thornton Farms is the highly ranked Dexter Community Schools which also provides Bus Transportation between the community and each of the schools.
 
Thornton Farms has a condominium association, and as such, there is a master deed, by-laws, policies, and other documents that govern what you can and cannot do in the neighborhood and too your home. Please read the following article to help you get a feel for whether or not you could live in a community that has a condominium association: Thornton Farms, a Site Condominium.
 
On the weekends, the Washtenaw Area Value Express (W.A.V.E.) stops at the Thornton Farms Clubhouse.For a few dollars, you can ride it to various spots in Chelsea and Dexter such as the Jackson Rd. Meijer where you can transfer to an Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) bus to take you even further. Please look at the Community Connector Schedule on the W.A.V.E. website for pickup times.
 
Nixle is an excellent service that you can opt-in to receive relevant information from our local public safety departments and schools such as severe weather, criminal activities, etc.
 
Lombardo Homes is the most recent builder operating within the community, building the following home plans:
 

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