$995,000 for Sale

1701 balmoral drive, detroit, MI 48203

Beds 7 Baths 9 8,774 Sqft 0.77 Acres 1 of 86
Property Description
One of Detroit’s prestigious and historical estates originally built for the former owner’s family of the Detroit Tigers in 1925, Walter Owen “Spike” Briggs Jr. & commonly known as the ‘Briggs Mansion.” This handsome Tudor estate was designed by architect Clarence E. Day and shows off 9,000+ Sq. Ft & resides in desirable Palmer Woods on almost an acre of expansive lawns. The grounds feature manicured landscapes, ornate iron light fixtures, trellis covered walkways, limestone brickwork, and marble patios off of the main living rooms. Affluent details & handcrafted beautifiers were preserved to create attractive living quarters w/ incomparable quality & workmanship. Elegant mahogany wood paneled walls & woodworking of the time-period are evident. Wood floors throughout the home carry different patterns such as wide plank hardwood, herringbone, and parquet. Inset stained glass windows cast light from the exteriors of the home. Grand staircase accenting the two-story foyer and iron railings w/ a center focal pointed chandelier. Behind every hand carved woodwork door, your imagination runs wild. Living room w/ limestone roaring fireplace is center to entry. Summer room w/ Flint Faience tile overlooking the south, west, and north landscape. Den in pristine shape w/ fireplace amenities and hidden storage. Oversized dining room w/ butler’s pantry to serve as a secondary prep kitchen. Breakfast room w/ exterior access to the yard allows for morning coffees. Primary suite is situated to have multiple dressing areas, sitting rooms, and private studies. Accommodations include 7 bedrooms 6 full baths and 3 half baths. 3rd floor is fully equipped w/ two beds, 1 bath, cedar closets, and oversized attic space with generous ceiling height large enough for an in-home theater/entertaining room. Three car garage w/ private entry carriage house emphasizing one bed, one bath, living area, and kitchen. Original plaster work restored to its era and 97-year-old original slate roof reconditioned to its youth.
General Information
Sale Price: $995,000
Price/SqFt: $113
Est. Payments: $6,198*
Status: Active
MLS#: 20221057362
City: detroit
Post Office: detroit
Schools: detroit
County: Wayne
Subdivision: palmer woods (plats)
Acres: 0.77
Lot Dimensions: 230.00 x 146.00
Bedrooms:7
Bathrooms:9   (6 full, 3 half)
House Size: 8,774 sq.ft.
Acreage: 0.77 est.
Year Built: 1925
Property Type: Single Family
Style: Historic,Tudor
Features & Room Sizes
Paved Road:  Paved
Garage:  3.5 Car
Garage Description:  Electricity, Heated, Workshop, Detached
Construction:  Brick
Exterior:  Brick
Fireplaces:  1
Basement:  Yes
Basement Description:  Partially Finished
Foundation :  Basement
Heating:  Hot Water
Fuel:  Natural Gas
Waste:  Public Sewer (Sewer-Sanitary)
Watersource:  Public (Municipal)
Tax, Fees & Legal
Home warranty:  No
Est. Summer Taxes:  $28,291
Est. Winter Taxes:  $714
HOA fees:  1
HOA fees Period:  Annually
Legal Description:  E GLOUCESTER DRIVE 164-165 PALMER WOODS SUB L32 P16 PLATS, W C R 2/140 230 IRREG
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This Single-Family Home located at
1701 balmoral drive, detroit MI, 48203
is currently for sale. This property is listed for $995,000.
For Sale | $995,000 | 7 Bed, 9 Bath | 8,774 Sq Ft MLS ID rcomi20221057362
1701 balmoral drive has 7 bedrooms, approximately 8,774 square feet. This home is in the detroit school district and has a lot size of 230.00 x 146.00 with 0.77 acres and was built in 1925. 1701 balmoral drive is in detroit and in ZIP Code 48203 area.
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