Estimate Finished Square Feet 4,783 Sq Ft Above Ground 300 Sq Ft Below Ground
Elegant, light-filled brick home features of Wright's Prairie Style in desirable Ives Woods on beautiful corner lot. This lovingly maintained 1931 home features gleaming hardwood floors, solid plaster walls & ceilings, original leaded glass bookcases, trim & doors, custom bookshelves throughout. Gracious front entry leads to formal living room with fireplace & French doors that open to surrounding terrace. Large dining room with many windows. Spacious gourmet kitchen with dining area-Viking gas stove, Dacor double ovens, two sinks, elevated dishwasher, granite center island. Airy vaulted family room with built-in breakfront, wood-burning stove in fireplace & French doors to patio. Striking rear entry atrium with incredible skylight, storage cubbies & open stairway to private guest suite with full bath over garage. Second floor has master suite with brand-new bathroom with laundry, two large bedrooms, full bath and sunlit study/nursery. Spacious third floor with peaked ceiling & full bath is a perfect bedroom, playroom, or home office. All tile floors in baths & atrium/family room are heated. Lower level is partly finished, with pantry storage, heated floors, laundry hook up, shower and sauna. Outstanding location.
Ann Arbor, the hub of Washtenaw County, is the sixth largest city in Michigan. A lively downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods make Ann Arbor an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.
Known for academic excellence, Ann Arbor Public Schools District is consistently ranked one of the best in the country. Ann Arbor is also home to the University of Michigan, Cleary University, Concordia University and Washtenaw Community College.
You will find a wonderful mix of city advantages and scenic beauty in Ann Arbor. Nicknamed “Tree Town”, Ann Arbor has more than 2,000 acres of tree lined city parks. Ann Arbor provides endless recreation opportunities including trails, golf courses, canoeing, tennis courts, athletic fields and more. One of the most walkable communities in the country, Ann Arbor prides itself on being environmentally friendly with a progressive recycling program and conscious effort to preserve the city’s green space.
While surrounded by all of this natural beauty, you'll also find that Ann Arbor is less than an hour from the big city advantages Detroit, Michigan has to offer. Detroit is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, several museums, extraordinary shopping and professional sports team including the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers.
Within a four-hour drive of Ann Arbor are Chicago and Toronto, or take a 25-minute trip to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the world is at your feet. Amtrak makes several stops daily in Ann Arbor, connecting passengers to over 450 locations across the country.
There is a very broad range of major employers countywide, many of them located in and near Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Health System, and the St. Joseph Mercy Health System are among the area's leading employers. These opportunities allow many of the county's residents to work quite close to home; other residents commute less than an hour to greater Detroit or Lansing.
Whether it's life in a college town that you prefer, or the appeal of a small town conveniently located to a larger urban area, Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County has it all. Come see why our home is well loved by so many!