1701 BALMORAL Drive

Detroit, MI, 48203

$1,095,000

$124 per ft²
$1,095,000
$124 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
7 Beds
baths
6.3 Baths
carpenters-square
8,774 ft²
property_type
Residential
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.
MLS® ID:
20221057362
Listed:
10/31/22
Updated:
12/4/22
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Interior Features

Total Bedrooms
7
Full Bathrooms
6
Half Bathrooms
3
Fireplace
Basement, Great Room, Library, Other
Heating
Hot Water

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
0.77 acres lot
Architectural Style
Historic, Tudor
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Public Sewer (Sewer-Sanitary)

School Information

School District
Detroit

Other Property Details

Area Name
Det 6-8 Grfld-Dequindre
Taxes
$29005.0000
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Association Fee Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
3
Parking
Y
View
N
County
Wayne
Water Source
Public (Municipal)
Pool
No

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
11/16/22
Active
-
-

 

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