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Luxurious 1929 Ann Arbor Hills Home

Today we are featuring Jean Wedemeyer’s listing – 2717 Kenilworth Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Ann Arbor, MI7Q. Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
Architect Michael Klement has used the term French Eclectic to describe this house, tall, two-storied, stucco, with a hipped roof. The large addition maintains the integrity of the original house while adding wonderful family living spaces.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - EntryQ. What distinctive features set this home apart?
2717 Kenilworth Drive, built in 1929, has the best of old and new. Details like the gracious entry hall and stairway, original trim and doors, cozy den and back staircase combine with the newer chef’s kitchen, master suite, family room and great room to create a home that has it all.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - KitchenAdditional features like the huge stone hearth in the family room, radiant heated tile floors, sitting area in the spacious master suite and heated 3 car garage add to the list of what makes is a terrific place to live.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - FireplaceQ. What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
Ann Arbor Hills is known for its quiet streets, large mature trees and variety of architectural styles. Lots are spacious and private, yet situated conveniently close to Washtenaw Avenue, highways and shopping. Just minutes from campus.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - FormalQ. Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
This home had an award-winning addition built in 2002 that includes a large and open kitchen/family room with stone fireplace, a three + car garage, a great room on the second floor and a three room master suite.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Great RoomThree of the baths are recently updated, the deck is new, as is trim paint on the exterior. Lots of fresh paint inside, including in the basement which has lots of kid-friendly play space with high ceilings, storage areas, a workshop and full bath.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Master BedroomQ. What amazing views will the new homeowner be able to enjoy?
The house sits back from the road, near the top of hill. The best views are of its own private, wooded lot. The family room is lined with windows and opens to a large deck and large and numerous windows in the master suite and great room ensure a nice view and plenty of natural light.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Master Bath

Q. Can you tell us a fun fact about the home?
In 1929, Ann Arbor Hills looked quite different from the way it does today. When Ransom and Lois Hawley built their new home at 2717 Kenilworth Drive there were no other houses on the street. By the next year, they had neighbors in a house built across the street and the year after that, some back yard neighbors in a house on Arlington.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Dog ShowerAnother fun fact: there is a dog shower off the back hall, an easy way to clean up your best friend after a run in the yard.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - DeckQ. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
The great room has its own kitchenette, full bath and separate stairway down to the side entrance.

2717 Kenilworth Drive - Backyard Q. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
The great room has its own kitchenette, full bath and separate stairway down to the side entrance.

For more information about 2717 Kenilworth Drive, Ann Arbor, MI or to schedule a showing contact Jean Wedemeyer at 734-604-2523.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Ann Arbor Hills & Geddes Heights

Each week we will be exploring and unveiling a feature neighborhood in Washtenaw County. This week we are highlighting the neighborhoods of Ann Arbor Hills & Geddes Heights in Ann Arbor.

Ideally located just east of town, these are two of Ann Arbor’s most beloved neighborhoods.

Everything the city has to offer is just a short distance away. This neighborhood is special because it is close to downtown while maintaining privacy for its residents.

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