Estimate Finished Square Feet 6,121 Sq Ft Above Ground
Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a magnificent country estate within 10 minutes of dwntwn Ann Arbor. Drive through an elegant gated front entry into a 37-acre park-like setting with mature trees, lush landscaping, stone tiered garden waterfall & 3 paver patios. A fabulous custom home built in 2001 w/the finest materials & great attention to every detail. Windows were strategically placed to bring the outdoors in and provide gorgeous views from every room. A well designed floor plan with 6 bedrooms & 4 full baths including both 1st & 2nd floor Master suites offers flexibility to accommodate a multitude of family sizes & needs. An enormous Great Room features a massive fireplace w/unique full wall granite surround & raised hearth. A stunning kitchen with two center islands, pizza oven, granite counters, cherry cabinets & hdwd floors will impress the most discriminating gourmet chef. The estate includes a charming 3 BR 2 bath auxiliary ranch home, large spring fed pond, 4000sf pole barn, 10,000sf former riding arena plus 14 stalls plus 20 acres of pasture. Ideal for an equestrian family hobby or gentleman farmer. Business travel is convenient w/close proximity to Ann Arbor City Airport & just 35 min to Detroit Metro airport.
Saline, with a population of about 9,000, is located just 10 minutes southwest of Ann Arbor. Founded in 1832, Saline has an agricultural heritage still visible today, although most current residents are professionals working in Saline or in the Ann Arbor and greater Detroit areas.
Newcomers are attracted to Saline by its proximity to Ann Arbor and Saline Area School District’s tradition of academic excellence. They soon find that Saline is a lively community, offering the charm of small town living combined with easy access to the commerce and cultural offerings of nearby Ann Arbor. Special events are on tap in Saline throughout the year, highlighted by the annual Celtic Festival, drawing thousands of people from southeast Michigan and beyond.
Saline Area Schools has a reputation of excellence, which is a significant reason why people choose to move to Saline. In 2011 five of the six Saline schools were in the 90th percentile of Michigan schools. In addition, Newsweek named Saline High School as one of the best high schools in America. Also putting Saline on the map are the Saline Fiddlers, Saline High School students who have performed all over the U.S. over the last 13 years, including three times at the White House.
Saline’s Parks and Recreation Department includes nine parks and the Recreation Complex, featuring two pools; an indoor track; basketball, tennis and volleyball courts; weight rooms; aerobics studio, and more. A full range of fitness and recreation programs are offered by the Parks and Recreation Department throughout the year.
Saline offers a variety of housing styles, from historic frame homes in city neighborhoods to spacious executive residences on large suburban lots.