The sale of this house at 848 Chicago Blvd. in Detroit's Boston-Edison neighborhood is a reminder that beautiful homes are available in the city. It's also a reminder that property in appealing neighborhoods is increasingly expensive.
The restored five-bedroom home was listed for $639,000 and sold on Friday for $630,000, according to Robin Runyan of Curbed Detroit.
The real estate site Redfin describes it:
Excellent Restored Historic Residence in Boston Edison Historic District. Built in 1915 this home was formerly 204 Chicago Boulevard and the home of Harry S. Grant of the Grant Iron and Metal Company.
This home has old world crafted architecture fused with 21st century enhancements. Merging the old with the new 848 Chicago is a handsome solid brick home with an elegant center staircase. The updated kitchen includes quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and wine refrigerator.
The beautiful master bedroom suite has a fireplace, full bath and walk-in closet. The third floor has been fully renovated to include bedroom, full bath with claw-foot tub and loft-style sitting area perfect for an office, work studio, etc. Original features such as hardware has been preserved and hand-restored.
Exterior enhancements include new driveway, restored porch, underground sprinkler system, updated landscaping, restored solid brick three-car garage, two patio areas and designer cedar fence.
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