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Custom Home on 10 Acres in Ann Arbor

Featured-Listing
This week we are featuring Jean Wedemeyer’s listing – 2126 E. Joy Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105

2126 East Joy RoadQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
This is a 2,905 square foot two story cedar home. It has an open floor plan with a two story stone fireplace as the focal point of the living area.

2126 East Joy Road - Great RoomQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
This custom built home sits in a woods surrounded by nature. An abundance of windows lets light into this house. The house features high end trims with hickory, cherry, walnut, and maple, energy efficient Andersen Windows throughout, and solid six panel doors.

2126 East Joy Road - KitchenQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
This private oasis is located on a 10 acre retreat and is only 10 minutes from Ann Arbor. This home is in Ann Arbor Public Schools (Logan, Clague, Skyline) with low township taxes.

2126 East Joy Road - OfficeQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The home was built in 1999. Since then, the owners have added geothermal heat, and most, recently a patio off of the kitchen.

2126 East Joy Road - BedroomQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
There are wide open spaces and woods so you have the best of both worlds. Sit in the breakfast room in the morning or in the screen porch at night and watch the world go by. The colors in the fall are spectacular.

2126 East Joy Road - PorchQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
The home has a three-car, attached garage with a bonus room over it that could be finished and also has a high ceiling basement that could be added living space.

2126 East Joy Road - YardQ. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
This home shares a Greenbelt Path with the adjoining neighbors that allows everyone to walk a lovely wide path. The kids and dogs love it.

2126 East Joy Road - Tree in Yard For more information about 2126 E. Joy Road, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Jean Wedemeyer at 734-604-2523.

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Ann Arbor is Named Most Educated City in the US

For the second consecutive year, Ann Arbor has been named the most educated city in the United States by WalletHub. In order to determine the most educated city WalletHub compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas across nine key metrics. Those categories were: the number of people between 20-34 years old, level of education, number of cafes per capita and number of yoga studios per capita.

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The company determined where the most educated Americans are choosing to settle. In order to do so, the website compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas across two dimensions, including education level and quality of education and attainment gap.

Their data set ranges from the percentages of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher to the attainment gap between women and men.
Ann Arbor came in first for education and fourth for quality of education and attainment gap.

Sources: WalletHub Mlive.com

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Spacious Ranch in Ann Arbor

Featured-Listing
This week we are featuring Melissa VanDam’s listing – 789 S. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

789 South Zeeb Road Ann ArborQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
This is a spacious over 2500 square foot ranch home.

789 South Zeeb - 3 Season RoomQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
Located on in Polo Fields this home is one level living at its finest.

789 South Zeeb Road - Eat in KitchenQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
The home is located very close to downtown and has freeway access in a peaceful, quiet setting on three acres.

789 South Zeeb - KitchenQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
Upgrades include new carpeting throughout, the inside has been completely repainted, and the mud room is newly tiled. There is also a new three season room, a brand new furnace, and all new gutters.

789 South Zeeb Road - FireplaceQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
Relish in three acres of trees and grass on a sunny large deck that overlooks the property.

789 South Zeeb - bathroomQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
For the location, size of the house, amount of land, and potential to double the size with a fully finishable walk up attic it is a good value.

789 South Zeeb - DeckQ. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
The attic is length of the house and can be finished to double the square footage.

789 South Zeeb - YardQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
Home has only had one owner. This house has an office with a separate entrance which would be ideal for a home based business.

For more information about 789 S. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Melissa VanDam at 734-417-1581.

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Summer Fun is Still Here

We are now into the second week of August. With the end of Top of the Park, the Ann Arbor Art Fair, and Saline’s Summerfest, it can be hard to imagine what events are left to enjoy. Don’t fret or forget all that August has to offer. Now is a time to celebrate the wrapping up of summer with these fun events throughout Washtenaw County.

August 14-15

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What: Dexter Daze
Where: Village of Dexter
Dexter Daze has developed into an event that includes over 100 booths of artisans and crafters, chalk the block, and fireworks. This event provides free entertainment for the whole family.

 

August 18-22

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What: Chelsea Community Fair 
Where: Chelsea Community Fairgrounds
Featuring a little something for everyone, the 78th Annual Chelsea Community Fair has the ever popular demolition derby events and tractor pulls as well as a wide selection of livestock judging, crafts, exhibits and exhibitors, midway games and rides.

 

August 21-23
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What: Ypsilanti Heritage Festival 
Where: Riverside Park and surrounding areas
Best known for the duck race, the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival has various exciting activities. The highlights of the festival include arts and crafts, children’s activities, historic architecture, beer & gaming, music, autos & engines, and a lot of food. The festival spans Riverside and E. Cross Street in Depot Town.

 

August 29
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What: German Park Picnic 
Where: German Park | Ann Arbor
The German Park Recreation Club hosts three picnics the last Saturday in June, July, and August. Admission gate open 4–9 pm; Park closes at 11 pm. The picnics feature live music, authentic German food and beer, and live German dance performances.

 

August 29
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Where: Riverside Park
A gathering of fire trucks, owners and enthusiasts who have fun displaying their fire engines, and sharing their experiences and expertise with others inside beautiful Riverside Park.

August 29-30
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What: Thunder Over Michigan
Where: Willow Run Airport
Thunder over Michigan is one of America’s leading air shows and is considered the best “warbird” show in America. Held every summer at Willow Run Airport, the show features world-class entertainment, unique static displays, and fun for the whole family.

Click here for more information about upcoming Washtenaw County events

Source: Visit Ypsi Now

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Gorgeous Mid Century House on the Northside of Ann Arbor

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This week we are featuring Thomas Bradshaw’s featured listing – 1490 Pear Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

1490 Pear Street, Ann ArborQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Charming mid-century meets 1.5 story cottage.

1490 Pear Street - DenQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
With old world charm and beautiful original wood details, this home is sure to delight you.1490 Pear Street - KitchenQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
Located in the Northside School area of Ann Arbor, this home is a quick walk to Argo Park, as well as within biking distance of Kerrytown and the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. It is also close to the U of M Medical Center, Kellogg Eye Center, and the new STEAM program.1490 Pear Street - BedroomQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The original details of the home have been meticulously maintained.

1490 Pear Street - Backyard

Q. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
This home is on a large almost 1/3 acre lot which is very unique for this neighborhood. You will enjoy the privacy and the serenity of nature.1490 Pear Street - YardQ. What makes the price of this home so great?
It’s a fabulous price for the condition and location of the home.

Come see the property in person at the open house this Sunday, August 9th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

For more information about 1490 Pear Street Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Thomas Bradshaw  at 734-272-6419.

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Updated Ranch in Briar Hill Neighborhood

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This week we are featuring Tracey Roy’s listing — 1654 Briar Ridge Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
1654 Briar Ridge DriveQ.  Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Ranch with finished walkout lower level.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - EntryQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
This home has a large, beautiful wood deck that overlooks a pond and all nature has to offer. The huge, fully finished, walkout basement has an extra bedroom, full bathroom, and large recreational area.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - FormalQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
The neighborhood is close to shopping, the expressway and a short drive to downtown Ann Arbor.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - KitchenQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The house has undergone some recent renovations, including windows and landscaping. The deck has been repainted as well.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - BedroomQ. Does the community have any amenities we should know about?
The neighborhood has a playground and plenty of walking trails.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - BackyardQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
The house will soothe and relax you with its beautiful pond and updated landscaping.

1654 Briar Ridge Drive - PoundQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
This home is pristine and ready for you to move in.

For more information about 1654 Briar Ridge Drive, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Tracey Roy at 734-669-5877.

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Expansive Countryside Colonial

Featured-Listing
This week we are featuring Jean and Jim Wedemeyer’s listing – 6640 Earhart Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

6640 Earhart Road Ann ArborQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
This 3,426 sq. ft. home is located on 5 acres is only 10 minutes from Ann Arbor. The cove plaster living room ceilings, updated private study with beveled glass French doors, and a sun filled kitchen add charm and utility to the main floor of the house. The huge sun porch adds year-round living space with an expansive view of the yard, lovely landscaping, and surrounding countryside.

6640 Earhart Road - EntryQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
This home is a spacious center entrance colonial with 4 large bedrooms, 2.5 baths including a second floor master suite with huge closets. Features include solid 6 panel doors, updated windows, 5-zone heat system, newer roof, 1st floor laundry, and house generator.

6640 Earhart Road - FireplaceQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
Low township taxes and a city of Ann Arbor address make this home appealing. It is also located close to many other school districts and you can choose from Ann Arbor, Dexter, or South Lyon schools with the “Schools of Choice” program.

6640 Earhart Road - KitchenQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
These owners have continually upgraded and improved this home. One of the latest updates is the family room with the impressive stone fireplace.

6640 Earhart Road - MasterQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
Lounge on the back deck, soak in the hot tub, or sit in the sun room and enjoy a private backyard and wooded area. From the side yard you will see a historic barn that is undergoing a restoration.

6640 Earhart Road -  4 season sun porch Q. What makes the price of this home so great?
This high quality home is only $124 a sq. ft. and sits on 5 beautiful acres.

6640 Earhart Road - Lower Level BarQ. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
The finished basement has a fun retro red bar area and matching bar stools that the seller will leave for the new buyer.

6640 Earhart Road - Backyard

For more information about 6640 Earhart Road, Ann Arbor, MI 4 or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Jean Wedemeyer or Jim Wedemeyer.

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Welcome to the Charles Reinhart Company, Thomas Bradshaw

We are thrilled to welcome Thomas Bradshaw to the Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors.
Thomas BradshawAfter seven years in event sales and marketing, Thomas Bradshaw has joined the sales team at the Charles Reinhart Company. Thomas grew up in a real estate family and found he has the same passion.

Thomas specializes in successful marketing and sales of residential real estate throughout Southeast Michigan. As a native of Ann Arbor, Thomas knows the area inside and out and understands the needs of today’s buyers and sellers. He is fluent in French and Spanish.

He is currently working out of the North Office – 2200 Green Road - and can be reached at 734-272-6419 or by email at tbradshaw@reinhartrealtors.com.

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Time Honored Grandiose Estate

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This week we are featuring Alexa and Tammi Ebenhoeh’s listing – 540 Rock Creek Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
540 Rock Creek Drive Q. What distinctive features set this home apart?
The fabulous gourmet kitchen has executive style cabinetry, apple honed granite and marble counter-tops, and radiant heated stone floors. Island has a second sink. The spacious, open family room features French doors that open to the blue stone patio, salt-water pool, and lush gardens.

540 Rock Creek Drive - Living RoomQ. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
You will love this gorgeous Cape Cod style home with a traditional floor plan and updated finishes.

540 Rock Creek Drive - DenQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
The home is in a fantastic location just North of Geddes. It is just a short walk to the arboretum and Huron River.

540 Rock Creek Drive - KitchenQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
The exquisite master suite overlooks the pool and beautifully landscaped yard. The yard has lush gardens that were featured on the 2015 Garden Walk.

540 Rock Creek Drive -  Master SuiteQ. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
The pool is filled with salt water, which is gentle on the eyes and skin, has a “soft water” feel and is less maintenance.

540 Rock Creek Drive - PatioQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
The house overall is awe-inspiring. The master suite has cathedral wood ceilings, a steam show, and a jetted tub bathroom. The lower level features a second family room, study with a fireplace, and a fifth bathroom with daylight window and full bath. This level also has a wine cellar.

540 Rock Creek Drive - PoolFor more information about 540 Rock Creek Drive, Ann Arbor, MI or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Alexa Ebenhoeh or Tammi Ebenhoeh.

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Welcome to the Charles Reinhart Company, Elke VanDyke

We are excited to welcome Elke VanDyke to the Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors
Elke VanDyke
Originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, Elke VanDyke now calls Saline home. For the past several years she ran a business that specialized in home staging with an emphasis on real estate. She worked with clients and Realtors throughout Wayne and Washtenaw County learning much about the real estate business and neighboring communities.

Her previous home staging experience allows her to assist her clients in preparing their homes for sale.  Elke is fluent in German. She now works out of the Saline Office – 1020 E. Michigan Ave – and can be reached at 734-635-3150 or by email at evandyke@reinhartrealtors.com.

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