Bella Terra Novi Neighborhood

Bella Terra is a new neighborhood boasting unique houses and an open, serene atmosphere you can call home. The neighborhood is located just north of 9 mile road and east of Napier in Novi. Construction started in 2010 and there are several lots still open to be built.

The neighborhood features sidewalks, a no-fence policy (aside from fences around pools) and many of the lots back up to a wooded nature preserve. The neighborhood does have a homeowners association. The houses themselves feature brick and stone exteriors, with 3+ car side entrance garages and full basements. Interiors include 4-5 bedrooms, 3+ bathrooms, as well as a dining room.

The Patti Mullen Group has over 30 years of experience in Northville and Novi real estate. If you’re looking at homes within this area, our Realtors can help you find an ideal fit based on your needs. Learn more about this location or contact one of our licensed real estate agents.

Bella Terra Homes

Most houses in Bella Terra are 3000 to 3800 sq ft and feature the following:

  • Family/Great rooms feature tall, rising ceilings
  • Relaxed, comfortable fireplaces
  • Very attractive 2nd story foyers overlooking their entranceways.
  • Large mud rooms
  • 1st floor laundry
  • Granite countertops in the kitchen
  • Wainscoting throughout
  • Crown moulding throughout
  • Spacious master suites with master bathrooms
  • Walk-in closets
  • Ceramic tile in bathrooms
  • Granite or Corian countertops in bathrooms
  • Walkout basements or daylight basements
  • Large, brick paver patios and decks

Some homes also feature circular staircases, private offices and hardwood floors.

School System

Bella Terra is within the Novi Community School District, which is one of the finest public school districts in the state. NCSD includes six elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

For those interested in private schools, there are numerous private institutions in the immediate vicinity. Some of these include: Catholic Central High School, Our Lady of Victory, St. Paul Lutheran School, Sundai Michigan International Academy, and Northville Montessori Center.

Location and Activities

Bella Terra is located within the City of Novi, specifically, north of 9 mile and east of Napier. Novi encompasses 31.28 sq miles and is centrally located in the Detroit Metropolitan Area, at the convergence of four major expressways which makes travel exceptionally quick and easy.

The neighborhood is also surrounded by multiple state, county and local parks. These parks include Maybury State Park, Island Lake Recreation Area, Kensington Metro Park, Huron Meadows Metropark, Lakeshore Park and many others. These parks are a one-stop recreation spot for bicyclists, cross-country skiers, hikers, dog walkers and boaters.

Directly bordering the north side of the neighborhood is the Links of Novi golf course, with over a dozen other courses within an 8 mile radius – this includes a course located within Kensington Metropark, one of the most expansive courses in the state. Novi and the surrounding areas are a hotspot for golfers – Bella Terra is perfectly situated right in the middle.

Bella Terra is also a 35 mile drive to beautiful downtown Detroit, and a 37 minute drive to Detroit Metro Airport. Metro-Detroit’s largest shopping center, Twelve Oaks Mall, is a quick 15 minute drive down the road and includes over 180 shops spanning 1.5 million sq ft, making it a destination for the entire region. Complimenting this are other premier shopping centers such as Novi Town Center, Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk, and West Oaks Shopping Center.