A History of The Area

Houses for Sale Ada MI

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Ada Township is a general law Township located in Kent County. As with many of Michigan, and Kent County’s townships, Ada has a rich history. It began as a fur trading post in the 18th century, yet as the 20th century came into fruition, so did the retail and residential developments in the area. Today, it operates as one of Grand Rapids’ bedroom communities. Incidentally, it was Kent County’s first official settlement.

Ada County remains rich with history, and a real sense of communal spirit. Perhaps this can be traced back to its pioneer roots as the area’s first settlement, or in its artifacts that still stand today. For instance, locals can marvel at the iconic Ada covered bridge. It was first built in 1867, however, a 1979 fire led it to be refurbished and restored. Today, it is one of the few covered bridges left standing in Michigan.

Today, Ada Township exists in 37 square miles and is home to more than 13,000 residents. While the number of inhabitants might seem relatively low, make no mistake, Ada has 100 businesses, offering plenty of job opportunities to its residents. It comes as no surprise that homes for sale in Ada Michigan are steadily sought after. Ada offers a slice of small-town America, yet only exists 13 minutes east of downtown Grand Rapids. As a result, commuting from locale to locale is a breeze.

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Houses for sale in Ada Michigan

Why Choose Houses for Sale in Ada MI?

A quick search into Ada will quickly showcase a hidden gem within the metro, Ada is home to 1,000 acres of public land, making it an ideal place for community gatherings. If you’re someone who enjoys seeing their investments directly reflected back to them in public initiatives, the township provides that and more. Not to mention, Ada is home to four community parks and miles of trails to explore. Furthermore, Ada is nestled right at the convergence of the Grand and Thornapple Rivers. This idyllic landscape includes over 15 +miles of trails, an impressive number given its size. The residents of Ada are given the opportunity to indulge in the healing nature of the area, as outdoor exercise has proven time and time again to do wonders for mental and physical health.

Ada also fosters a small-town charm through its many community initiatives. When purchasing houses in Ada MI, buyers aren’t just granted access to some of the area’s most beautiful and affordable homes. Prospective buyers are given a fully actualized community with a regular farmers market, library, and plenty of events all throughout the year. Particularly in the spring and summer where events for all ages happen regularly. These events often capitalize on the built-in features of the area such as fishing classes, treasure hunts, and a summer concert series. Whatever your interests may be, Ada has an event, class, or course sure to elicit excitement.

Plenty of Options for

Ada Michigan Homes for Sale

Ada is relatively removed from Grand Rapids, which is considered the area’s urban hub. It is far enough removed to offer plenty of housing options, however, the opportunity to commute easily to downtown Grand Rapids still exists. As far as the housing market in Ada is concerned, here’s what prospective buyers can anticipate from the tight-knit community.

Despite its intimate feel, there are a lot of different options for buyers who live a variety of different lifestyles. Housing options are varied, with a lot of choices for scenic-focused residences, as the natural beauty of the area often makes the perfect backdrop. Residents can choose between sweeping views of meandering river vistas or lush rolling meadows. There are options closer to the core of “downtown” or more secluded country homes that exist on wooded lots with no shortage of natural charm. Singular buyers or those with multiple living in their homes will find plenty of options on gorgeous tree-lined streets beckoning the simplicity of the suburbs.

However, Ada remains a malleable option yet, with plenty of opportunities for those looking to partake in transitional housing or downsizing. Essentially, whatever phase of life you currently find yourself in, Ada has options for you. Ada Michigan realtors like myself are happy to show you the charms of the township, one that maintains a strong sense of community and identity in spite of all the world’s changes.

If you value proximity to nature, impeccable outdoor recreation, and “buy local” approach to your shopping habits, Ada checks the boxes and then some. If the aforementioned appeals to you, you might just be ready to call Ada Township home!

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    $499,900

    • Bed5
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,140
    • Price Per Sq Ft$159.20
    • Year Built1976
    • Lot Size3 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    8735 Glen Nevis Road

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr East

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    $420,000

    • Bed3
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft2,781
    • Price Per Sq Ft$151.02
    • Year Built1969
    • Lot Size0.98 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    288 Deer Run Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr East

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    $494,900

    • Bed4
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft3,038
    • Price Per Sq Ft$162.90
    • Year Built1987
    • Lot Size0.04 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    3209 Buckhaven Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Jh Realty Partners

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    $450,000

    • Bed6
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,375
    • Year Built2000
    • Lot Size0.83 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    663 S Whitman Court

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr East

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    $439,000

    • Bed3
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft1,716
    • Price Per Sq Ft$255.83
    • Year Built1969
    • Lot Size1.88 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    8300 Cascade Road

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Stonebridge Realty Llc

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    $550,000

    • Bed4
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,294
    • Price Per Sq Ft$166.97
    • Year Built2003
    • Lot Size1.59 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    4200 Trail East Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Re/max Of Grand Rapids (fh)

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    $484,900

    • Bed4
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,274
    • Year Built2010
    • Lot Size0.36 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    818 Moorings Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Michigan Real Estate (main)

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    $309,900

    • Bed3
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft1,843
    • Price Per Sq Ft$168.15
    • Year Built1945
    • Lot Size2 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    9239 Vergennes Street

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Riley Dean Properties Llc

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    $385,000

    • Bed4
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft2,335
    • Year Built2000
    • Lot Size0.21 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    5420 Hartfield Court

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Novosad Realty Partners

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    $455,900

    • Bed3
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft2,647
    • Price Per Sq Ft$172.23
    • Year Built1996
    • Lot Size0.35 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    1021 Dogwood Meadows Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Realty Rivertown

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    $415,000

    • Bed5
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,365
    • Year Built2001
    • Lot Size3.67 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    9501 3 Mile Road

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Greenridge Realty (lowell)

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    $429,900

    • Bed5
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,490
    • Price Per Sq Ft$123.18
    • Year Built1998
    • Lot Size0.81 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    5821 Cannon Hills Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Michigan Real Estate (main)

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    $280,000

    • Bed4
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft1,624
    • Price Per Sq Ft$172.41
    • Year Built1978
    • Lot Size0.31 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    6944 Rix Street

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr North

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    $325,000

    • Bed3
    • Bath1
    • Sq Ft2,438
    • Price Per Sq Ft$133.31
    • Year Built1974
    • Lot Size0.31 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    6669 Adaridge Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Five Star Real Estate (casc)

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    $475,000

    • Bed4
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft2,244
    • Price Per Sq Ft$211.68
    • Year Built2021
    • Lot Size0.65 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    8275 Hidden Canyon Drive Unit 3

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Pendulum Real Estate Group Llc

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    $399,900

    • Bed4
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft3,337
    • Year Built1975
    • Lot Size2.37 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    7675 Sudbury Lane

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Baragar Realty

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    $379,000

    • Bed3
    • Bath2
    • Sq Ft2,188
    • Price Per Sq Ft$173.22
    • Year Built1966
    • Lot Size0.34 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    3126 Colchester Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr East

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    $459,900

    • Bed4
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft2,508
    • Price Per Sq Ft$183.37
    • Year Built1985
    • Lot Size0.43 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    • Type Single Family Residence
    6460 Channing Court

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keller Williams Gr East

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    $399,900

    • Bed5
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,271
    • Price Per Sq Ft$122.26
    • Year Built1988
    • Lot Size0.32 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    5256 E Woodmeade Court

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Hello Homes Gr

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    $449,000

    • Bed4
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,762
    • Price Per Sq Ft$119.35
    • Year Built1986
    • Lot Size0.39 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    7603 Candlewood Drive

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Keystone Home Group Realty Llc

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    $530,000

    • Bed5
    • Bath3
    • Sq Ft3,500
    • Price Per Sq Ft$151.43
    • Year Built2001
    • Lot Size0.41 Acres
    • CommunityG41 - Kent County
    234 Grayfield Court

    Ada, MI 49301

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    Greenridge Realty (summit)

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