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2205 Melrose Avenue

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • Status:Sold
  • Type: Residential
  • Beds:4
  • Baths: 2 full, 2 half
  • Style:2 Story
  • Sq Ft: 3,190
  • Lot Size:0.9 acres
  • Year Built:1938
  • MLS#:3259709
Listing Price: $1,200,000 Sold For: $1,065,000 Date Sold: Dec. 11, 2018

This gracious Georgian Colonial stands on a hill overlooking a neighborhood of distinctive homes in the heart of Ann Arbor Hills. Built in 1938, it has been meticulously maintained with all the charm of the era intact. The wide front door opens to a home of classic center-hall proportions. The entry is flanked by a paneled library with original built-ins and a large living room with fireplace. The formal dining room has a wall of sliding glass doors that open to the deck. The inviting kitchen and family room combination is the heart of the home. The room is lined with windows and private views of the landscaped yard. Pull-down screens open the entire room to evening breezes. The second floor features four bedrooms, including the master suite with a dressing room and private bath. A finished basement has a family room with fireplace and built-in bar, a craft room, laundry, and access from the garage. The one-of-a-kind setting is on 0.9 acres with sweeping front lawn, mature trees, and beautiful plantings. The redwood deck enjoys lovely privacy and is a perfect spot for outside entertaining. Inspired by travels to Asia, the property features a private tea house for quiet enjoyment of the lush grounds.
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Ann Arbor, the hub of Washtenaw County, is the sixth largest city in Michigan.  A lively downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods make Ann Arbor an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.

Known for academic excellence, Ann Arbor Public Schools District is consistently ranked one of the best in the country.  Ann Arbor is also home to the University of Michigan, Cleary University, Concordia University and Washtenaw Community College.

You will find a wonderful mix of city advantages and scenic beauty in Ann Arbor.  Nicknamed “Tree Town”, Ann Arbor has more than 2,000 acres of tree lined city parks.  Ann Arbor provides endless recreation opportunities including trails, golf courses, canoeing, tennis courts, athletic fields and more.  One of the most walkable communities in the country, Ann Arbor prides itself on being environmentally friendly with a progressive recycling program and conscious effort to preserve the city’s green space.


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While surrounded by all of this natural beauty, you'll also find that Ann Arbor is less than an hour from the big city advantages Detroit, Michigan has to offer.  Detroit is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, several museums, extraordinary shopping and professional sports team including the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers.

Within a four-hour drive of Ann Arbor are Chicago and Toronto, or take a 25-minute trip to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the world is at your feet.  Amtrak makes several stops daily in Ann Arbor, connecting passengers to over 450 locations across the country.

There is a very broad range of major employers countywide, many of them located in and near Ann Arbor.  The University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Health System, and the St. Joseph Mercy Health System are among the area's leading employers.  These opportunities allow many of the county's residents to work quite close to home; other residents commute less than an hour to greater Detroit or Lansing.

Whether it's life in a college town that you prefer, or the appeal of a small town conveniently located to a larger urban area, Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County has it all.  Come see why our home is well loved by so many!


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