You may feel like you are in a northern Michigan cabin, yet you are only 20 minutes from Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan, 25 minutes from downtown Detroit, 15 minutes from Novi's Suburban Showplace. You are also only minutes from the charming towns of South Lyon and Plymouth. Within 10 minutes of this home are two nature areas with jogging, hiking and biking trails. Directly from the property you can access walking trails The property faces 7 Mile Rd, a popular bike route for cycling clubs. A large front yard is home to many types of birds for your viewing, while the huge back yard has room for a variety of outdoor activities. A fire pit and bbq are available year round. The country kitchen/dining area is the focal and gathering point of the home. Everyone loves to sit, chat, eat and drink around the huge round antique pine table (comfortably seats 8) enjoying beautiful fires as the seasons allow. The huge kitchen fireplace is constructed of bricks from the streets of early downtown Detroit . An old wooden mantle - a railroad tie from original Detroit train tracks!! There are beautiful views from all areas of the house, and fabulous bird watching from the kitchen windows!
From the library you step down into the living room featuring a pine trundle bed and antique piano for music lovers. Two spacious bedrooms with queen beds and ample room for an extra twin beds if needed sit in the back of the house also. Beautiful hand made pine pocket doors separate this part of the house from the front if desired. These doors provide the opportunity for individuals to relax or sleep in the back bedrooms, while others entertain in the kitchen/dining area or family room. No sounds pass through the solid pine doors to the back of the house. It can be as quiet and private as you want it!
Our home has two full baths, one fully remodeled with a tub/shower combo, the second is spacious and roomy with a large, walk-in, tiled steam shower. Both bathrooms have security rails in showers if needed.
This a rural setting, convenient to major events , large shopping centers and movie theatres. It is 5 minutes from a local park with hiking, running and biking paths. You are five minutes from Northville and 10 minutes from the town of South Lyon , featuring fun restaurants, grocery and boutique shopping, and art galleries.. There is a small country market a minute or less by car from the house for spur of the moment purchases and great food!! They provide a deli with delicious sandwiches, fresh green and macaroni salads, coleslaw, homemade pizza, chicken, and wonderful Stromboli plus more. They are also a full service liquor store. If you are seeking the peace and quiet of a rural setting, yet need to be near the urban areas for business or pleasure, you would enjoy this property with hiking trails, bird watching and country views. A large parking area will accommodate at least 6-8 cars for family and friends. The field behind the house is also available for guest parking. This home provides beds for 8: two queens, a twin trundle bed for two, and two comfortable twin roll-a-way beds which can be placed conveniently where needed.+ More