Estimate Finished Square Feet 2,302 Sq Ft Above Ground
OFFERS DUE- 6/14 AT 2PM. See Agent remarks or ShowingTime for more details. One of the original and most elegant homes of Saline, a short walk from downtown. Built in 1880, this stunning Victorian underwent an extensive renovation in 2013-2014 that kept the charm of the home - high ceilings, original doors, floors, millwork and the prominent field stone foundation - while opening it up to adapt to a modern life style. This includes a Chef's kitchen with an island that seats 5, a butler's pantry & mudroom, and expanding the primary en suite to add a gorgeous bath with euro shower and a huge custom walk-in closet. 2302 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.1 baths. The distinctive wrap-around porch is perfectly designed for cocktails and al fresco dining, or just relaxing with a book and watching the world pass by. A large .8 acre lot is full of mature trees and a backyard oasis. The in-ground pool makes every summer day feel like a vacation and has been a gathering place for friends and neighbors. Tons of storage & closet space, including a fun little speakeasy' under the stairs in the dining room. Sellers have architectural plans for tearing down the current garage and building a new garage/carriage house which will convey with the sale.
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.