Rent to Own Homes near Battle Creek, MI

11 Reasons to Live in Battle Creek, MI

  • Great education! With lots of great schools in the area and easy access to big city attractions, it's no wonder people love living in Battle Creek.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Taylor Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49037

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School: Lamora Park School
Grocery: Senior Oil Themar Convenience
Restaurant: Speedy Chick
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Jericho Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: M & S Food Market
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Lathrop Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: M & S Food Market
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Kingman Ave E
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: M & S Food Market
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Marjorie St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: Logans
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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1 Bed, 1 Bath on Clark St
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1 Bed, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Verona School
Grocery: Stimacs Grocery
Restaurant: Big Green Tomato
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4 Beds, 1 Bath on Lathrop Ave
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4 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: M & S Food Market
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Nelson St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: M & S Food Market
Restaurant: Chicken Coop Inc
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Warren St
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Battle Creek, MI 49014

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School: Franklin School
Grocery: Food Center
Restaurant: J W Barleycorn's
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  • Awesome nightlife. Like to have fun after the sun goes down? Battle Creek, MI is the place to do it. Try drinking great local beers at Griffin Grill, or enjoy dancing at Partners Bar. It's a local favorite!
  • Arts and entertainment. Colleges tend to draw opportunities to explore art and entertainment venues. Museums, libraries, and local organizations are plentiful. If you love film, check out Carmike Lakeview Square Cinemas. If you're a lover of music, there's a great concert venue at Planet Rock.
  • Startup culture. While not as popular as New York or San Francisco, there is a vibrant startup culture in Battle Creek. Lots of highly educated people are eager to help build a company or launch a new product. Want to get great office supplies at your startup office? Zemlick Office Products or ReStore are great places in town to look.
  • Shopping venues. If you draw a three mile radius around Battle Creek, you'll find 35,000 downtown-based employees and lots of shopping venues. Love clothing shopping? Great places in town include Lakeview Square Mall and Shop Save N Earn.
  • 425,000 people within 25 miles. Expanding that radius out to 25 miles will include 425,000 people with a significant combined purchasing power and a range of skills. This gives Battle Creek a vibrant economy. If you want to meet your neighbors, there are great community gathering spots at at the Battle Creek Family YMCA and the Y Tennis Center.
  • Great homes. There are a wide range of homes in Battle Creek to suit any budget. This includes rent to own houses and downtown apartments. If you want to rent your home, expect to pay about about $587 per month for a one bedroom. Look for homes near great parks; awesome options include houses near McCrae Park and Battle Creek Park.
  • Tourism. The 8th largest industry in Battle Creek is tourism. This makes up $203 million in annual spending. Want a great hotel to stay at? McCamley Plaza Hotel is a great one in town, as is Kimball Pines Motel. If you want to live at your own home and get to know your neighbors, you'll be in luck. There is an annual residential turnover of 12%.
  • Binder Park Zoo. People from all over Michigan come to Battle Creek just to visit the zoo. Some of the best attractions in that area include International Depot and Miller's Children's Zoo.
  • Location. Mid-way between Lansing and Grand Rapids, less than two hours outside Detroit, you'll find Battle Creek along Interstate 94. Want to find a home? Look hard, since the vacancy rate is about 13%. Want a home near water? Check out places near Strong Island or Sterling Island.
  • Big city amenities. Hop in your car in Battle Creek and you can be in Grand Rapids or Lansing in under an hour. Take a two hour drive and you're in Detroit. All the amenities these cities offer are available to residents of Battle Creek, without the hassle of congested roads. If you need to deck out your car, check out great auto shops like Columbia Auto and Tire or Henkel Chrysler Jeep Dodge. If you're looking to own, you'll be in good company, since 51% of people own their homes here.
  • FireKeepers Casino. Another big draw for Battle Creek is the FireKeepers Casino. It's an awesome place for fun. If you want more wholesome fun, check out Nottke's Cosmic Bowling.