60951 Mount Vernon Road
Rochester, MI 48306


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Nestled in the scenic landscape of Rochester, Michigan, 60951 Mount Vernon is more than just a residence – it’s a piece of history. Constructed circa 1849 by the renowned inventor and surveyor William Austin Burt, this charming home exudes the timeless elegance and architectural integrity of its era. Burt, known for inventing the solar compass and the typographer (a precursor to the typewriter), chose this idyllic location for his residence, imbuing the home with historical significance. This home itself stands as a testament to the craftsmanship and attention to detail characteristic of the period boasting classic architectural style, with original hardwood floors, and intricate moldings. Inside, the home offers a seamless blend of historic charm and modern convenience. The spacious living areas are adorned with original woodwork and fixtures that have been meticulously preserved. This historic home features three beautifully appointed bedrooms and two full bathrooms, each showcasing original woodwork and period-specific fixtures that exude timeless charm. Enjoy picturesque views of the stately property through the large, multi-paned windows that flood the home with natural light. Mature trees, flowering shrubs, fruit trees, a creek you can swing above, and large manicured lawn create a serene environment, perfect for outdoor activities and gatherings. This rare gem offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of Rochester’s history. With its beautifully preserved architectural details, modern amenities, and prime location, this historic property provides the perfect blend of past and present. Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply appreciate the timeless beauty of a well-crafted home, this property is sure to captivate and inspire. Embrace the charm and elegance of a bygone era while enjoying the comforts of modern living in this exceptional historic property. Welcome home to 60951 Mount Vernon Rd.
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  • Residential


  • Rochester

Year Built

  • 1849


  • 20240046708

Lot Size

  • 2.27 Acres


  • Detached


  • Historic

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