Estimate Finished Square Feet 3,350 Sq Ft Above Ground
This Mid Century Modern ranch designed by Robert Metcalf, former Dean of the U of M School of Architecture sits atop a 1.2 acre wooded corner lot. The open area design features overhead lighting and beautiful outside views of nature from all rooms. The 24' glassed wall in the living/dining area opens with double sliding doors to a private patio with a hot tub. There is plenty of room for a grill and outside dining. The living room has a gas fireplace off to the side for down time and the lofted ceiling was hand painted by a local mural artist. It is removable, revealing walnut paneling. There are 5 bedrooms, all with outdoor views of the property's woodlands. The galley kitchen features 29 cabinets and drawers with a Sub Zero refrigerator. It could be combined with the open space with the removal of a wall. There is a second Sub Zero refrigerator in the adjoining utility/laundry room. The 20x40' in ground gunite pool has a pool house with 2 dressing rooms and the patio is covered overhead for shade. the floral landscaping provides total privacy. The home is 25 minutes to the airport, and within 3 miles of 3 major hospitals. If you seek complete privacy in a wooded setting within the city limits call for an appointment.
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!