19310 Berkeley Road, Detroit, MI
Calling all perfectionists. .. to this most impeccably restored & renovated stately sherwood forest colonial. Built in georgian revival style w/ federal influence, this showplace was constructed for robert & gladys grinnell meginnity, daughter of grinnell brothers co-founder ira leonard grinnell. The home's centerpiece--the spectacular elliptical staircase off-centered in the great hall--was designed so that the meginnity's daughter could some day descend it in her wedding gown. The collection of superb original features thruout combined w/ un-matched attention to detail in its meticulous renovation & restoration has rendered a truly superior offering. Updates too numerous to list include the magnificent new kitchen, gutted & re-built sunroom, rec room, restored wet bar, updated bathroom fixtures, lead-abated re-painting, new boiler, furnace and a/c, new tear off roof to house & garage w/ 49 yr shingles and a fabulous re-landscaping of the grounds. Truly one of the cities finest homes!
A historic enclave of century-old architecture with access to major metropolitan areas.