1701 Balmoral Dr

Detroit, MI 48203 View Map $1,095,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds7
Baths6Full31/2
Sq.Ft.8,774
Year1925

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Status: Active
Property Type:Residential
MLS #:20221057362
Sq. Feet:8,774
On Site:17 Days
Lot Size:0.77 Acres
County:Wayne
Monthly HOA:$41
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.

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Community Information

Address:1701 Balmoral Dr Detroit, MI 48203
County:Wayne
City:Detroit
School System:Detroit
Zip Code:48203

Architecture

Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 6 Full / 3 Half
Year Built:1925
Stories:3
Style:Historic,Tudor
Construction Materials: Brick
Architecture Level: 3 Story
Roof: Slate
Foundation: Basement
Foundation Materials: Block
Basement: Partially Finished
Garage Features: Electricity, Heated, Workshop, Detached
Garage Size: 3.5 Car

Features / Amenities

Fireplace(s): Basement, Great Room, Library
Entry Location: Ground Level
Heating: Hot Water
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Total Rooms:35

Rooms

SizeLevelDescription
KitchenFirst/Entry
OtherBasement
OtherBasement
OtherBasement
Laundry Area/RoomBasement
Bath - LavBasement
Bath - LavBasement
OtherBasement
Recreation RoomBasement
Family RoomBasement
Flex RoomBasement
BedroomThird
Bath - FullThird
BedroomThird
BedroomSecond
Bath - Dual Entry FullSecond
BedroomSecond
OtherSecond
Bath - FullSecond
BedroomSecond
Bath - PrimarySecond
Bedroom - PrimarySecond
OtherSecond
Bath - FullSecond
BedroomSecond
Bath - LavFirst/Entry
Three Season RoomFirst/Entry
Four Season RoomFirst/Entry

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.77 Acres
Lot Dimensions:230.00 x 146.00
Road Frontage: Paved
Sewer: Public Sewer (Sewer-Sanitary)
Water: Public (Municipal)
Directions:North of 7 Mile, West Woodward

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Amount Summer: $28,291
Tax Amount Winter: $714
Total Tax: $29,005
Financing: Cash, Conventional
Possession: Negotiable
Association Fee: $495 (paid Annually)

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