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REAL ESTATE LISTINGS FOR


BEVERLY HILLS, BINGHAM FARMS, BIRMINGHAM, BLOOMFIELD, BLOOMFIELD HILLS,
FARMINGTON HILLS, FRANKLIN, ROCHESTER, ROYAL OAK, TROY, WEST BLOOMFIELD
FEBRUARY/09 Publication ot the SCN Communications Group FREE
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FEBRUARY 2009

ADVERTISER INDEX
Century 21 Town & Country - Birmingham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24-25
Nancy Robinson/Caren Goldstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Jay Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Century 21 Town & Country - Troy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Pat Bischof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Coldwell Banker Schweitzer - Bloomfield Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-5
Gateway Mortgage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Michael G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Great Lakes GMAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22-23
Hall and Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28-32
Deby Gannes/Lynn Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28-32
Max Broock - Birmingham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-12
Kathy Broock Ballard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-9
Chris Pero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11
Michael DeForrest/Kristi McAuliffe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Prudential Cranbrook - Franklin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-20
Mitch Wolf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-19
Melanie Bishop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Prudential Cranbrook - Troy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16-17
Real Estate One -Novi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
RE/MAX in the Hills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Mark Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
RE/MAX Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-15
Robert Coburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-15

OAKLAND HOMES
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4 OAKLAND HOMES: THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE BOOK™ FEBRUARY/09

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$2,999,999 $2,950,000 $3,400,000


IT’S CUSTOM AND STUNNING. Discover the fine EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY. New construction. PRIME LOCATION. Build a spacious dream home with
appointments, workmanship and magnificent grounds. Dramatic exteriors; exquisite interiors; 4 bedrooms, 4 full outstanding amenities. Four bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half
Spacious finished walkout. Over an acre in a gated and 2 half baths, elegant master suite and gourmet baths, and a walkout lower level. MLS#28126718. 248-
community. MLS#28066008. 248-646-1800 kitchen. MLS#28172135. 248-646-1800 646-1800

$2,185,000 $1,199,000 $760,000


IT’S A MARVEL. Sitting on 4.3 acres, it’s custom built PRIVATE SETTING in a convenient location. Pool, spa CUSTOM AND ELEGANT. Top notch kitchen, great room
with gourmet kitchen, granite, maple floors, 10 foot and spacious deck compliment the ample living space and library built-ins await you. Walkout features exercise
ceilings and a two-story atrium. Extra buildable lot. and finished walkout. Island kitchen, lots of windows. and media rooms and bath. Indoor pool for all year fun.
MLS#28188829. 248-646-1800 MLS#28072713. 248-646-1800 MLS#29002783. 248-646-1800

$645,000 $575,000 $274,999


LUXURY LAKE LIVING. Charlevoix amenities on MEET THE BUILDER! Custom details and fine amenities WHATEVER THE SEASON. You’ll enjoy this 2 story with
Elizabeth Lake. This end unit condo offers 4,000 sq. ft. in the plans are waiting for your choices. Blueprints and 4 bedrooms, 3.1 baths, renovated kitchen, fireplace and
with an impressive custom interior. Sandy beach and permits ready. Build or just purchase the one acre lot. finished lower level. Great yard has terrace and patio.
dock. MLS#28199969. 248-646-1800 MLS#29003280. 248-646-1800 MLS#28171689. 248-646-1800

$109,155 $45,000 $1,500


FOUR PREMIUM SITES. Choose a lot and build the CAREFREE LIVING. Bright, immaculate entry, ground MOVE-IN READY. Beautiful condo features 2 master
home of your dreams on a private paved street. Walk the level condo. Two bedrooms, a walk-in closet and all suites, library and full basement. The large eat-in kitchen
sites and you’ll appreciate the picturesque setting. appliances. Fees include heat, water, pool, maintenance. and dining room overlook deck and yard. Two car
MLS#28138105. 248-646-1800 MLS#29002735. 248-646-1800 attached garage. MLS#28156515. 248-646-1800

• ANN ARBOR • BIRMINGHAM • BLOOMFIELD HILLS • CLARKSTON • GROSSE POINTE HILLS • GROSSE POINTE WOODS
• COMMERCE/WEST BLOOMFIELD • MACOMB CENTER • NORTHVILLE • PLYMOUTH • TROY
CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS: 3555 E. 14 MILE ROAD, STERLING HEIGHTS, MI 48310
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$2,350,000 $1,249,000 $999,999


LAKEFRONT OLD WORLD LUXURY. It’s well designed LUXURIOUS RETREAT. All bedrooms have bath access. A STUNNING LOT. This is your opportunity to build on
and energy efficient. Four bedrooms, chef’s kitchen Indoor pool, gym and sauna, finished walkout, and canal leading to Forest Lake. Luxurious gated community
overlooking water, stunning master suite and wood detail serene gardens. MLS#28195077. 248-646-1800 has winding trails and Bloomfield Hills Schools.
throughout. MLS#28088004. 248-646-1800 MLS#28168361. 248-646-1800

$749,900 $369,900 $259,000


STYLE AND AMBIANCE. This 5 bedroom home has CLASSIC COLONIAL offers spacious family room with LOOK NO MORE! See this refreshing colonial; open,
sweeping lawns on a one acre lot. Enjoy a gourmet fireplace, cook’s kitchen with granite, breakfast nook and neutral and updated, 4 bedrooms, 2.1 baths, finished
kitchen, hardwoods, marble and luxurious master suite. bay window, first floor laundry and partially finished lower level. Birmingham schools, Walnut Lake privileges.
Finished lower level. MLS#28154889. 248-646-1800 lower level. MLS#28188973. 248-646-1800 MLS#28178566. 248-646-1800

$249,000 $189,900 $169,900


STUNNING SETTING. Ranch condo on a ravine with WALNUT LAKE PRIVILEGES on nearly one acre, this GREAT VALUE. All-sports Upper Long Lake privileges.
river view offers 2-3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Fireplace, comfortable 4 bedroom offers living room bay window, Newer kitchen. Open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, great room,
spectacular kitchen, private atrium off the dining room. cherry kitchen cabinets, fireplace and a circular drive. first floor laundry, sun porch and patio. Peaceful setting.
MLS#28201238. 248-646-1800 MLS#28150923. 248-646-1800 MLS#28111433. 248-646-1800

$154,900 $105,000 $2,700


MOVE-IN READY. Three bedrooms, neutral decor and IMAGINE OWNING. Three bedrooms with major updates RUN, DON’T WALK. Newer built with hardwoods, granite
kitchen opens to the family room with fireplace. Full including furnace, roof and more. Finished lower level counters, island, nook and appliances. Formal living and
basement has glass block windows. Covered patio and has lav and glass block windows. Neighborhood pool dining rooms plus family room off kitchen. For lease.
fenced yard. MLS#28115855. 248-646-1800 and park. MLS#28144583. 248-646-1800 MLS#28171586. 248-646-1800

• ANN ARBOR • BIRMINGHAM • BLOOMFIELD HILLS • CLARKSTON • GROSSE POINTE HILLS • GROSSE POINTE WOODS
• COMMERCE/WEST BLOOMFIELD • MACOMB CENTER • NORTHVILLE • PLYMOUTH • TROY
CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS: 3555 E. 14 MILE ROAD, STERLING HEIGHTS, MI 48310
6 OAKLAND HOMES: THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE BOOK™ FEBRUARY/09

Bloomfield Hills All-Sports Lakefront City of Bloomfield New Construction City of Bloomfield Hills
Grandeur exists in this almost 17,000 sq. ft. estate Situated on over one acre. All bedrooms are suites. Tudor style new construction. First floor owners’ suite.
home. Over 2 acres of privacy. Guest house. Exquisite Four car garage. Gated community with country club Almost 5,500 sq. ft. All bedrooms are suites. Optional
walkout. Five car garage. $7,900,000 affiliation. $2,495,000 fifth guest suite. $2,495,000

Newer Construction on Lakefront Setting Newer Construction, City of Bloomfield Hills City of Bloomfield Estate Home
6,000 sq. ft. on almost one acre in renowned Pine Over 6,000 sq. ft. of custom design. Master suite with With a classic 6,200 sq. ft. Five bedroom suites. Large
Creek Ridge. First floor master suite. Finished walkout separate lounge area. Four car garage. Bloomfield Hills formal rooms. Walk to Cranbrook Educational
lower level. Extensive amenities. $1,999,999 schools. Free Hunt Club membership. $1,995,000 community. $1,899,000

Newer Construction in Bloomfield Hills Pine Lake Lakefront Site


Walking distance to Andover High School. Over 9,000 Natural walkout site with sandy beach, long views of
sq. ft. of living with walkout. Seven bedrooms. Four car lake and fabulous sunset setting. Bloomfield Hills
garage. $1,500,000 K A T H Y schools. Quiet street. $1,199,000

BROOCK
BALLARD
248.318.4504
Newer Construction in Birmingham KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM Bloomfield Village Renovation
With quality appointments and sophisticated details. Elegant redesign with function in mind. New Euro
Exceptional master suite. Finished lower level. kitchen opens to family and breakfast nook. Formal
$1,299,000 MAX BROOCK REALTORS library. Large master suite. $1,149,000
275 S. Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009

New Construction on All-Sports Lake Bloomfield Hills Gated Community


Over 4,500 sq. ft. Large dual island kitchen opens to Over 5,200 sq. ft. with updated master suite. Finished
great room. Finished walkout lower level. Second lower level with bar. Three car garage. Bloomfield Hills
buildable lot. $1,139,000 schools. $999,000

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New Construction on Coventry Lake Updated Bloomfield Village Colonial Bloomfield Hills California Contemporary
French ranch style designed by Windmill Homes. Situated on large 168 ft. deep lot. Kitchen opens to On private, rolling grounds. Open spaces. Updated
Master suite with private office. Walkout lower level. family room. Second floor laundry. Finished lower kitchen and master suite. Finished walkout lower level.
Three car garage. $996,900 level. Sophisticated details. $899,000 $879,000

Birmingham Custom Remodel City of Bloomfield 3.29 Acres Setting Franklin Park Like 1.2 Acre Setting
Located on cul-de-sac setting and large private Surrounded by nature. Walkout elevation. Move in or Completely remodeled with designer kitchen opening to
grounds. Euro kitchen. Library. Master suite with custom build. Bloomfield Hills schools. living areas. Finished lower level. Three car garage.
walk-in closet. $789,000 $785,000 $749,000

Stony Pointe Executive Home Lake Sherwood Lakefront


With almost 8,000 sq. ft. of living. Large private lot Contemporary style situated on rolling lot with sandy
with creek frontage. Full wing master suite. Theater beach and mature trees. Updated granite kitchen.
room. Walkout lower level. $744,000 K A T H Y Finished walkout lower level. $729,000

BROOCK
BALLARD
248.318.4504
West Bloomfield Waterfront Home KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM Bloomfield Hills Golf Course Setting
Estate size lot with almost 3,700 sq. ft. of living. Open Quiet cul-de-sac setting. Walkout ranch with incredible
floor plan. Three car garage. West Bloomfield schools. views. Three car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools.
$724,500 MAX BROOCK REALTORS $699,000
275 S. Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009

City of Bloomfield Hills 6.73 Acre Lakefront Site


With first floor master suite. Kitchen with eat-in, All-sports lakefront with western exposure. Walkout
workstation and access to patio. Library. Walk to setting. Barn and separate oversized garage. Could be
Bloomfield Hills Country Club. $649,000 divided or built your own compound. $619,000

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Birmingham New Construction West Bloomfield California Style Beverly Hills Large Custom Home
Adjacent to park and walking distance to town. Euro Contemporary with custom details throughout. Formal With updated kitchen and large master bedroom suite.
style design and open floor plan. Exquisite master library. Family room with bar. Master with dual closets. Finished walkout lower level. Birmingham schools.
suite. $549,000 $549,000 $449,000

Oakhurst Golf Course Frontage Custom Built Rochester Home City of Bloomfield Waterfront
On park like lot. Gourmet kitchen. Granite On large corner lot. Possible 5 bedroom home. Kitchen With walkout elevation and sunset exposure. First
appointments in bathrooms. Formal dining room. Three opens to family room. Library. Finished lower level. owner home. View of water from every room.
car garage. $449,000 $449,000 Bloomfield Hills schools. $419,000

Coventry Lake Buildable Lots Updated Huntington Woods Two-Story


In the Village of Franklin. Walking distance to Franklin Adjacent to golf course. Ideal open floor plan. Master
Cider Mill. Almost one acre parcels with walkout suite with dual closets and Euro bath. Also for lease for
elevation and sunset views. $400,000 K A T H Y $2,000/month. $299,000

BROOCK
BALLARD
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Bloomfield Hills End Unit KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM Newer Build in Pleasant Ridge
Renovated townhouse. Euro granite kitchen. Family Sophisticated interior with granite kitchen, high
room. Living room. Formal dining room. Two car ceilings, open floor plan. New roof. Fenced yard.
attached garage. $199,900 MAX BROOCK REALTORS Turn key. $194,500
275 S. Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Upper Straits Lake Access Oak Park’s Finest Subdivision


Beach association and boat dock. Ideal starter home or Living room opens to dining room. Three bedrooms
building site. Close proximity to water facilities. West with one and a half baths. Family room. All appliances
Bloomfield schools. $122,000 stay. New roof and furnace. $69,000

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Southwest Rochester Gated Community


Custom designed newer construction. Gourmet granite kitchen. Master suite wing.
Finished lower level with second kitchen. Three car garage. $850,000
10 OAKLAND HOMES: THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE BOOK™ FEBRUARY/09

Chris Pero
(248) 797-0784
50 Closed Transactions in 2008
275 S. Old Woodward
cgpero@yahoo.com www.chrispero.com Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL OAK TROY


Over $75k in updates during the last 4 years. Great space in this large brick ranch in a wonderful Move in condition brick ranch on a nice lot in Beaver Trail
Beautiful new kitchen with custom cabinets, granite neighborhood west of Woodward. Updated kitchen sub. Beautifully remodeled kitchen with maple cabinets
counters and stainless appliances. Opens to family with breakfast bar, nook and newer appliances - opens and large center island opens to family room with
room with gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling and new to huge family room. Formal dining room and living fireplace. Updated main bath has dual sinks and ceramic
hardwood floors. Four bedrooms up. Mostly new room with hardwood floors and fireplace. Two full tiled floor. Great finished basement includes huge rec
windows, new roof, furnace, hot water heater, air baths on main floor. Finished basement. Two and a half room area, kitchen space with wet bar, library and half
conditioning and humidifier. New garage door and car garage and newer deck. Roof, furnace and central bath. Troy Schools. Two car garage. $159,900
driveway. New landscaping with Bluestone front air new within the last 5 years. Newer windows.
porch and walk. $399,900 $184,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS TROY BLOOMFIELD HILLS


Dourdan Place - a development of 18 estate-sized Beautifully maintained and decorated 2001 built home! Exquisite 1995 built home on over 2 acres in the City of
homes. The finest designs, technical expertise, Gorgeous kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters, Bloomfield Hills. Wonderfully appointed throughout.
state-of-the-art craftsmanship and personal center island and tiled floors. Breakfast nook opens to Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, large center island
attention to detail await on these magnificent homes. great room with fireplace. First floor laundry, library and and nook opens to a 2-story family room. Both lead to a
Only 5 sites remain, all 1/2 acre plus lots. Bloomfield formal dining room. Great master suite with large walk-in spacious deck overlooking beautiful grounds. First floor
Hills Schools. Lot prices start at $385,000 closet, luxurious bath with dual sinks and jetted tub. master suite, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths up (2 suites and a
Fantastic finished basement includes wet bar with granite Jack-n-Jill). Finished multi-room walkout lower level, 3 car
centers, rec room/play area. Brick paver patio. $399,900 side entry garage, 3-zone heating/cooling. $1,999,000

ROYAL OAK BLOOMFIELD HILLS BERKLEY


Great bungalow near downtown. Remodeled kitchen Classic Bloomfield Village colonial, well appointed Classic Berkley bungalow just a few blocks from
with new cabinets and granite counters, open to throughout. Updated kitchen with granite opens to nook Woodward. Hardwood floors and natural fireplace in
dining space. Living room with hardwood floors and and family room with hardwood floors. Living room with living room. Separate dining space from kitchen. Grey
gas fireplace. Updated white tiled bath with new tub natural fireplace. Great master suite includes remodeled tiled full bath. Great master bedroom upstairs with
and sink. Two car garage with opener. Partially luxury bath in ’07. First floor mud room/laundry. Finished hardwood floors and spacious alcove. Updated
finished waterproofed basement. New windows, rec room in basement with kitchenette. New roof in ’06. electrical. Newer roof and siding. $120,000 or $900/mo.
copper plumbing, central air, circuit breakers. Priced Newer windows, mix of Pella and Andersen. Inground
well below original purchase price in ‘06. $159,900 sprinklers. Brick paver patio on nice lot. Birmingham
or $1,200/month. Schools. $574,900

BIRMINGHAM HUNTINGTON WOODS FERNDALE


Hard-to-find colonial in Sheffield Estates. Large Well cared for home on a dead-end street just blocks Well maintained bungalow close to town. Remodeled white
living room with hardwood floors and natural from the community center. Spacious living room with kitchen with newer appliances, including dishwasher, new
fireplace. Spacious dining room and white kitchen, fireplace, formal dining room and eat-in kitchen, nice cabinets, counter, sink and floor. Updated full bath with
all appliances included. Three bedrooms upstairs 3-season room, 3 full baths. Finished multi-room new sink, floor, toilet, cabinet and shower door. Living
include master with double closets. Updated full basement. Large 2 1/2 car detached garage. Updated room, dining room and first floor bedrooms with hardwood
bath. Finished rec room in basement, 2 car garage, electrical, copper plumbing, newer windows, newer floors. Newer carpet upstairs. Front and back enclosed
stamped concrete patio on a nice lot. Inground dimensional shingle roof with Gutter Guards, furnace porches. Two car garage, 1 car door plus workshop. Some
sprinklers. New driveway ‘03, furnace ‘06, newer and central air and more. $224,900 or $1,300/mo. new windows. Tear-off roof ’01, new furnace and central
roof and windows, central air. $179,900 air ’01, copper plumbing. $114,900
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Chris Pero
(248) 797-0784
50 Closed Transactions in 2008
275 S. Old Woodward
Birmingham cgpero@yahoo.com www.chrispero.com

CLAWSON BIRMINGHAM FERNDALE


Move-in condition ranch! Well decorated and Riverside Place - Fantastic opportunity in an exclusive Absolutely exquisite personal residence of award wining
maintained throughout. Spacious living room and both development of 8 detached condos. Secluded, private interior design. 2000 built home has been masterfully
bedrooms with hardwood floors. Updated eat-in community yet in the heart of downtown Birmingham. upgraded and decorated. Comfortable floor plan takes
kitchen has granite counter peninsula. Bath remodeled Design your dream home. $240 monthly association advantage of all usable space. Incredible master suite with
with tiled floor and pedestal sink. Large deck and 2 car fee covers all exterior maintenance. Starting at dressing room. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters and
garage on nicely manicured lot. Newer windows. New $599,000. stainless steel appliances. Natural fireplace in spacious
tear off dimensional shingle roof - ‘06. Central air. living room. A stunning home. Many of the furnishings are
Newer front porch with great landscaping. $119,900 included. $300,000

BEVERLY HILLS BLOOMFIELD HILLS BIRMINGHAM


Extensively renovated brick ranch on over an acre of Golf course frontage in the Heathers. Great unit overlooks Townhouse condo on the West Side of Adams. Set well
property. Remodeled kitchen with Corian counters, tiled the first green. Large white eat-in kitchen with new granite back off the road and bordering Poppleton Park.
backsplash and hardwood floors. Vaulted ceiling in counters. Formal dining room with 2-way fireplace to Hardwood floors throughout most of the condo. Nicely
living room and dining room with shared fireplace. Main living room with lots of windows. Family room with wet updated kitchen. Large living room and dining area. Two
bath updated with jetted tub and tiled floor. Well thought bar. Master bedroom suite with gas fireplace. large bedrooms up, double closets in master. Partially
out full finished basement. Connect to city water in ‘02. Professionally finished theater room in basement – sale finished basement. Brick patio out back overlooking
New furnace, central air and hardwood floors ‘03, new includes equipment. Two car attached garage, front patio, common area. Carport included - not all units have one.
windows ‘00, roof ‘97. Newer circular drive and deck. back deck, 2nd floor balcony. Sharp home! $350,000 or Central air, newer windows. Low association fee including
Two car attached garage. Great house! $333,777 $2,800/month. water. $139,900 or $1,200/month.

HUNTINGTON WOODS BERKLEY FARMINGTON HILLS


Fantastic renovation to this center entrance colonial Three bedroom bungalow on a great street. Large living Move right into this renovated 4 bedroom colonial.
in the front of the Woods. Beautifully remodeled room with hardwood floors. Spacious master upstairs. Numerous updates over the last 2 years including a new
kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters and Separate dining room. Newer windows and central air. kitchen with granite counters. Beautiful lot backing to a
stainless steel appliances. Natural fireplace in living One car detached garage. $139,900 stream. Finished basement. Farmington schools.
room. Great master suite includes large walk-in $284,900 or $1,800/month.
closet and luxury bath with slate tile. Finished rec
room in basement, 2 car garage, 2-zone heating/
cooling. $425,000

BLOOMFIELD HILLS TROY BLOOMFIELD HILLS


Village colonial with great space in the Indian Mound Fantastic 1996 built brick colonial. Beautiful gourmet Well maintained and neutral ranch on a great lot! Newer
area. Large room sizes and nice layout. Clean and kitchen with granite counters, large island and tiled kitchen cabinets and appliances opens to nook and
neutral throughout. Spacious eat-in kitchen. Huge backsplash, opens to large family room with vaulted family room. Family room has a 2-way fireplace shared
master bedroom with sitting room. Beautiful inground ceilings and fireplace. Breakfast nook, formal dining room with the living room. Spacious dining room. Hardwood
pool and hot tub. Rare 3-car garage. Finished recreation and living room, study and first floor laundry. Four good floors in the bedrooms including the master with a walk-
room in basement with wet bar and half bath. $10k size bedrooms up, master with custom walk-in closets in closet and white tiled bath. Newer windows, hot water
credit to buyers at close. $624,900 organizers. Incredible finished basement has granite top heater and roof. Two zone heating/cooling. Two car
wet bar, full bath and 2 rec room areas. Three car side attached garage. Driveway resealed. Bloomfield Hills
entry garage. Nice patio on spacious lot. $474,900 Schools. A wonderful home. $219,900
lifestyle collection BY MAX BROOCK

Michael DeForrest (248) 901-4267 & Kristi McAuliffe (248) 901-4281

AMAZING “IN-TOWN” HOME for the price! Great LOOKING FOR A GREAT “MOVE-IN” HOUSE? You’ve ELEGANT CUSTOM BUILT HOME in Oak River!
entertaining and living space, sun-lit oversized rooms, found it! Updated oak kitchen opens to the light and Stunning 2-story great room overlooks private setting
vaulted master suite with fireplace, library with vaulted bright living room, redone bath and newer roof, and beautiful decking, spacious cherry kitchen with
ceiling and built-ins, kitchen with butler’s pantry, first windows, hot water heater, freshly painted. Master with top of the line appliances, wood paneled library,
floor laundry, French doors to private garden patio, doorwall to deck for enjoying the beautifully finished lower level with au paire suite or 5th bedroom
hardwood floor throughout first floor, exterior freshly landscaped yard oversized 2 car garage. and 3rd full bath. Master with sitting area and
painted. All within walking distance of downtown oversized walk-in closet. Maintenance record speak
Birmingham! for the owner’s love of this home!
$650,000 CALL 248-644-6700 ALL FOR $104,900 CALL 248-644-6700 $599,000 CALL 248-644-6700

WALK TO DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM from this OPEN DESIGN TO IMPROVE FLOW AND USE OF GREAT HOME AND FLOOR PLAN FOR TODAY’S
unique condo! Sleek clean lines, cool kitchen with SPACE! Updated white kitchen with custom painted LIFESTYLE! Beautiful maple kitchen with granite
stainless appliances, chocolate glazed cabinets, walls, hardwood floors in kitchen, family room, foyer counters, tumbled marble backsplash and stainless
granite counters, new bath, freshly painted, new and hall, library with French doors, finished lower steel appliances. Open family room and kitchen,
carpet and windows, basement storage with washer level, master suite with great sitting area, newer vaulted master suite, finished lower level, amazing
and dryer, one assigned spot, Birmingham Schools. carpet, blinds, lighting and plumbing fixtures, freshly yard backing to common area for the neighborhood.
painted, oversized interior lot in Oak River! Newer roof, furnace, hot water heater, and freshly
painted.
ALL FOR $94,900 CALL 248-644-6700 $550,000 CALL 248-644-6700 $319,900 / $2,200 MO. LEASE! CALL 248-644-6700
©Max Broock Realtors, 2008

STUNNING REDO IN DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM. OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE IN A QUARTON LAKE MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION! Must see, one step
Sophisticated home with open floor plan, Deguilio ESTATES ENGLISH COTTAGE! From the moment you above...Beautiful brick home with extensive use of
kitchen and master bath, Sub-Zero and Dacor pull up and walk through the stone entry, you’ll be granite and marble, dramatic cherry kitchen with
appliances. Family room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace wowed! Beautifully maintained with all the architectural stainless steel appliances opens to great room,
in living and master, waterworks accents in second elements intact, updated kitchen and baths, cherry master suite with luxurious bath, finished lower level
full bath, beautifully landscaped with brick paver walk library. Master with built-ins, spiral staircase to third with full bath and granite wet bar, usable space above
and porch, first floor laundry, finished lower level. floor loft/office. Gorgeous English gardens. the garage for home office or workout space.
Birmingham schools.
$689,000 CALL 248-644-6700 $589,000 CALL 248-644-6700 $499,900 CALL 248-644-6700

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MARK BROWN
RE/MAX in the Hills
Direct: (248) 890-3405
36700 Woodward Ave.,
Suite 100, Bloomfield Hills Search the MLS direct at MarkBrownHomes.com

VACATION AT HOME
Four bedroom, 2 bath home features a heated built-in pool,
patio, deck, sun porch and private fenced yard. Updates
include updated kitchen with new ceramic tiled floor,
remodeled baths, vinyl windows, refinished hardwood floors,
fresh decorator-perfect paint, partially finished basement,
new entry doors and more. A value at $159,900.
ASK FOR MARK BROWN AT 248-890-3405

READY FOR YOU IN ROYAL OAK


Updated 3 bedroom bungalow features a completely
remodeled kitchen, completely remodeled bath, refinished
hardwood floors, finished recreation room in basement and
many mechanical updates. A solid value at $134,900.
CALL MARK AT 248-890-3405
FOR MORE INFORMATION

COUNTRY LIVING IN THE CITY


Fantastic wooded setting on over 1/2 acre lot with views of
the Clinton River and backing to park. Large living room with
panoramic views. Master bedroom with fireplace and views
of the river. Three bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, 3 fireplaces, formal
dining room, and oversized 2 car garage. Asking $129,900.
ASK FOR MARK AT 248-890-3405

PRIVATE REFUGE
Three bedroom, 2 bath updated home located on a huge
Royal Oak lot. Updates include new kitchen, updated baths,
roof, windows, electric panel, furnace, central air. Oversized
2-car garage. Walking distance to Beaumont Hospital. Asking
$184,900.
ASK FOR MARK AT 248-890-3405
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ROBERT
PARTNERS COBURN
4000 Crooks Road, Suite 100 CELL:
Royal Oak, MI 48073 Enjoy the Success
(248) 435-1100 Your Neighbors Have Had (586) 662-4444

BERKLEY FERNDALE CLAWSON


Renovated Berkley bungalow with custom Character-filled 3 bedroom bungalow with all Great starter home offering formal dining
kitchen featuring new cabinets, granite the right accents. Large living room with room, basement and garage. Hardwood floors,
counters and stainless steel appliances. Dining natural fireplace. Formal dining room and spacious kitchen, 2 bedrooms and fenced
room with wainscoting, refinished hardwood refinished hardwood floors on the first floor. yard. Available for $59,900.
floors and professional interior paint. Master Updated kitchen with maple cabinets and
suite with ‘09 addition offering walk-in closet newer appliances. Cute ceramic tile bath,
and fully ceramic tile bath. Three bedrooms, 2 basement, garage, great fenced corner lot and
baths and basement. New furnace, doors and deck. Available for $99,900.
more. Loads of updates. Available for
$134,900.

FERNDALE WARREN WEST BLOOMFIELD


Two bedroom brick ranch in Ferndale with Three bedroom brick ranch with lots of Three bedroom ranch with attached garage
Hazel Park schools, large living room and open potential. Basement, 2 car garage, and and full basement. Vinyl windows, hardwood
floor plan. Available for $35,000. possession at close. Available for $64,900. floors and possession at close. Huge lot with
lots of possibilities. Central air, large porch,
and all appliances stay. Needs a little TLC, but
a great home. Available for $109,900.

OAK PARK FERNDALE FERNDALE


Brick ranch offering 3 bedrooms, basement, New construction colonial with basement and Well built 2 bedroom brick ranch with
and Ferndale schools. Ready for a new owner. 2 car garage. Hardwood throughout first floor, basement and 2 car garage. Open floor plan,
Available for $49,900. second floor laundry and upgraded features. neutral decor and more. Available for $49,900.
Master suite with private bath and walk-in
closet, large front porch and much more.
Available for $199,900.
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ROBERT
PARTNERS COBURN
4000 Crooks Road, Suite 100 CELL:
Royal Oak, MI 48073 Enjoy the Success
(248) 435-1100 Your Neighbors Have Had (586) 662-4444
ROYAL OAK BLOOMFIELD
Sharp brick bungalow HILLS
with lots of updates. Exquisite Herman Frankel
Refinished hardwood colonial with all the right
floors, formal dining upgrades and features.
room and large master Four bedrooms, 2 1/2
bedroom upstairs. baths, partly fnished
Three bedrooms, basement and 2 car
basement and garage. attached garage. Custom
Newer roof, furnace, interior paint, renovated
central air and vinyl cherry kitchen, upgraded
windows. Fresh lav and laundry room.
interior paint, ceramic Refinished hardwood
tile bath and quick floors, fresh exterior paint
occupancy. Available and custom blinds. Windows ‘02, roof ‘04, central air ‘05, electrical ‘05, and
for $104,900. more! Amazing yard with great landscaping. Available for $259,900.

FERNDALE MADISON HEIGHTS


Cute 2 bedroom 1920’s ranch with basement and 2 car garage. Home is vinyl Sharp 2 bedroom ranch with updated oak kitchen with all appliances, fresh interior
sided, fenced yard, and north of 9 Mile. Available for $59,900. paint and new carpet throughout. Ceramic tile bath, newer roof, furnace and vinyl
windows. Large living room, separate utility room and so much more! Available for
$59,900 or lease for $800.

FERNDALE SOUTHFIELD
Two bedroom home with basement, north of 9 Mile. Large front porch, fenced Sharp 2 bedroom condo with lots of great features. Fresh paint, new carpet+
yard and 2 car garage. Available for $49,900. ceramic tile bathroom. All appliances included, immediate possession and more!
Pool, carport and reasonable association fee including maintenance, water +
insurance. Available for $39,900.
OAK PARK ROYAL OAK
Charming Cape Cod Completely renovated
with newer roof, 2 car three bedroom bungalow
garage and basement. offering new maple
Home sits on a nice kitchen with granite and
corner lot. Three stainless steel appliances.
bedrooms and Refinished hardwood
spacious living room. floors, custom interior
Available for $59,900. paint, vinyl siding and
windows. Finished
basement with new
carpet, updated ceramic
tile bath and so much
more! Available for
$109,900.
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ROYAL OAK AMAZING SOUTHERN EXPOSURE FABULOUS HOME ~ GREAT BUY!


Charm, character and the finest luxury amenities in On all-sports Carroll and Clark Lakes in Commerce Five bedroom, 4.5 bath Commerce home with 2 master
popular Woodward sub! Custom ’05 expansion with Township. Totally remodeled in ’07. Three bedrooms, 2 suites on first floor, hardwood floors, finished walkout
premium materials. Kitchen with stainless, maple and baths, gourmet granite kitchen with custom cabinets and with exercise and theatre rooms, handicap access with
granite opens to family room with fireplace. Hardwood high end bath with custom cabinets. elevator, huge jetted tub, generator, 3.5 car garage.
floors. Expansive master suite. Subject to bank approval.
$419,900 (28173491TRA) 248-647-6400 $350,000 (28178127ANN) 248-626-8700 $399,000 (28204096PAR) 248-626-8700

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COPPER CREEK CONTEMPORARY HUNTINGTON WOODS FARMINGTON HILLS


Three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, gracious first floor master with The quiet elegance of a grand home. Beautifully decorated Stately brick colonial on gorgeous wooded lot.
dressing area, walk-in closet and luxurious bath. Kitchen and maintained, no expense spared. Renovations include Completely remodeled and decorator perfect. Almost
and breakfast room with skylights, large library off foyer, kitchen and breakfast nook ’04, Pella windows ’03, roof brand new kitchen with cherry cabinets. Refinished
finished lower level with wet bar, refrigerator, fifth bedroom ’05, air condition ’06, furnace ’08 and much more. hardwood floors. Beautifully updated baths. Huge first
or exercise room. Beautiful gardens, yard with pergola. A real showplace. floor laundry.
$355,000 (29001869GOL) 248-626-8700 $329,900 (29004340LUD) 248-647-6400 $264,900 (28137772BRI) 248-305-1500

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WEST BLOOMFIELD WIXOM SOUTHFIELD


Best location in complex! Newer contemporary end unit, Beautiful views of private protected woodlands from Move right in. Updated island kitchen with GE Profile
backs to quiet woods, walk to shopping. Vaulted great front and rear of home, cul-de-sac site, large master appliances. First floor bedroom suite. Library with
room with marble fireplace and doorwalls to spacious suite with garden tub and separate shower, walk-in mahogany built-ins. Hardwood floors. Great room with
deck. Maple kitchen with hardwood floor. First floor closet, recessed lights, finished lower level with drywall, fireplace. Lower level with 3 additional bedrooms (total 8)
master suite with walk-in closet. Finished basement. Berber carpet and half bath, extensive decking. and full bath. Play structure and sport court.
$259,800 (29001265GAT) 248-626-8700 $239,900 (28203780MIL) 248-305-1500 $225,000 (28194475BRO) 248-626-8700

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ORION TOWNSHIP CLAWSON FARMINGTON HILLS


Vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, some new carpet. Lovely, move-in condition quad with many updates! Remodeled maple and granite kitchen with nickel
Island kitchen. Master with walk-in closet and gorgeous Windows, interior paint, siding, furnace, air, Pergo floor hardware, Travertine tile and new appliances. Two-way
bath with granite. Newly finished walkout lower level with in kitchen, carpet in living room. Full wall brick fireplace fireplace to living room and dining room, 2 full updated
fireplace, fourth bedroom and third full bath! Huge deck in family room, finished basement with wet bar, privacy baths, newer furnace and windows. Professionally
overlooks half acre lot and wooded commons. fenced yard, huge garage with workbench. finished lower level with wet bar. Subject to short sale.
$219,900 (28174454EAG) 248-651-8850 $184,900 (29001853SHE) 248-305-1500 $159,900 (28175637LOC) 248-305-1500
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OAK PARK THE HILLS OF WATERFORD FARMINGTON HILLS


Park like setting - fabulous brick ranch on double lot - Great ranch home with open floor plan. Three bedrooms, 2 A real deal!! Three bedroom, 1 bath brick ranch with 2 car
beautifully decorated - meticulously maintained. In mint baths, Pergo floors in foyer and kitchen, living room with garage. Terrific curb appeal! Family room with fireplace.
condition. Two car attached garage. fireplace, partially finished basement and attached 2 car Stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer included. Seller is
garage. Backs to the commons. very motivated. Bring your best offer!
$158,000 (28148472BAL) 248-647-6400 $154,900 (28184253LOC) 248-626-8700 $139,900 (28145304AST) 248-305-1500

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LATHRUP VILLAGE ROYAL OAK FARMINGTON HILLS


Large brick ranch with family room, fabulous sunroom and Bank owned, 2 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow. Unfinished Really sharp! Unpack your bags, practically furnished for
large backyard. Hardwood floors under carpet. Two basement. Being sold as-is. Seller will make no repairs. you! Two bedrooms, 2 baths, desirable location! Beautiful
fireplaces, 3 full baths and finished basement. Great fireplace. Laundry room in unit. First floor unit above
location. Home warranty. NOT a short sale or foreclosure. covered parking and elevator! pool and tennis courts. So
Needs some updating but a great home. motivated - make an offer.
$139,900 (28168395SUN) 248-647-6400 $115,000 (29001774CLI) 248-647-6400 $112,000 (28187428ORC) 248-547-2000

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SPOTLESS CAPE COD ROYAL OAK OAK PARK


Four bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths, family room with Great price for this wonderful handyman special. Walk Nice sized bungalow with lots of updates! Remodeled
fireplace, library, partially finished lower level and 2 car to downtown. Tons of parks in this lovely neighborhood. kitchen with eating area. Hardwood under living room
attached garage. All appliances included. Fabulous Great rental or quick flip. Newer roof. Hardwood floors, carpet. Windows replaced or re-glazed. Basement with full
layout. 1.5 car garage and full basement ready to be finished. bath and lots of storage; newer plumbing/electrical.
Fenced yard with patio. Estate sale, sold as-is. Approved for short sale - quick closing.
$99,900 (28181060COL) 248-626-8700 $89,900 (29005114ALT) 248-647-6400 $79,900 (28192751LAB) 248-547-2000

FARMINGTON HILLS SOUTHFIELD PONTIAC


This condo is perfect! Remodeled kitchen with quality Bank owned. Being sold as is. Seller will make no Three bedroom, 2 bath home currently in process of
cabinets. Large bathroom completely redone with earth- repairs. Price reflects condition. Two bedrooms, 1 bath, renovation. To be sold as is. Good open floor plan, one
tone floor and shower and surround tile. The condo has 2 car garage. fully updated bath, hardwood floors throughout. Large
been painted, newer carpet, hardware, light fixtures, walk-up attic, 2 car garage with attic. Great pontiac, but
blinds and switch plates. Windows in 2000. needs work. Subject to third party approval - short sale.
$79,000 (28178753TWE) 248-305-1500 $22,000 (28141620JEA) 248-647-6400 $15,400 (28197256DWI) 248-647-6400
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MITCH WOLF Prudential


Owner/Broker
Cranbrook REALTORS
One Name, One Team, One Focus…You! 32440 Franklin Road
mwolf@prucran.com Franklin, MI 438025
www.prudentialcranbrookrealtors.com
Office
248-229-0036 Cell 248-626-8700, ext. 202

RANCH CONDO WEST BLOOMFIELD BINGHAM FARMS


An amazing ranch condo on the lake in prestigious Clean ranch in Deerfield Village. Hardwood floors A cook’s dream kitchen, separate refrigerator/
Colony Club. This home has unlimited potential. throughout with carpet over them in living room and freezer, 2 dishwashers, 3 sinks, grill built-in fryer,
Marble foyer, fabulous glass rail, tremendous master master, white kitchen, formal dining room, living room, grill, built in blender, plus! On top of all this freshly
suite with his and hers baths and closets and a fireplaced family room off kitchen with doorwall to the carpeted, painted inside and out. 42’ x 21’ great
wonderful sitting room, hardwood floors, library, deck. Fourth bedroom made into a huge closet off the room, 17’ x 16’ exercise room and a generator.
lower level walkout with huge storage room., master suite, can be converted back. Lower level This one is great. Great curb appeal, 3 car garage,
oversized family room, 2 bedrooms and bath. Three 1/2 finished, other side with storage, walk to shopping wooded rear yard, 2” x 12” construction, plus,
decks, plus much more. A must see!! $260,000 SUN and places of worship. $249,900 Lease $1,700 POS plus. $749,000 Lease $3,400 FRO

REDFORD BUILDER’S OWN HOME RANCH WITH A WALKOUT


Move right into this super clean ranch. New carpet Spectacular residence. Fine amenities throughout Fabulous ranch with finished lower level walkout
and paint throughout. New roof and driveway in ’07. including gourmet kitchen with breakfast area, light in ever popular Chambord sub. Bloomfield Hills
Basement totally redone in ’08 with new full bath. One bright great room off kitchen. Hardwood floors, first Schools. Enjoy views of Simpson Lake from the eat-
car garage with huge workshop. **Seller offers up to floor master suite with jetted tub, separate shower in kitchen. Over 5,400 sq. ft. of living space. Master
3% sellers concessions for buyers closing costs or and walk-in closet. Lower offers full bar, billiard area, bath boasts jetted tub and separate shower. Huge
new furnace, central air conditioner and electrical office, extra bedroom, sauna and walkout to paver patio, walk-in closet. Lower level has 2 bedrooms, 1 full and
upgrade. ** Great curb appeal!! $109,900 WOR fabulous landscape and pond views. $634,900 LOC 1 half bath, full kitchen, plus, plus!! $494,000 MON

GORGEOUS CUSTOM COLONIAL SPECTACULAR FRANKLIN COLONIAL SOUTHFIELD COLONIAL


This has it all! Hardwood floors, plantation shutters, Meander up this tree lined drive to a fabulous Franklin Move right in. Updated kitchen with walls of cabinets,
granite kitchen counters, Viking cooktop, Sub-Zero, Tudor on 1.24 acres. Over 6,000 sq. ft. inclusive of island, GE Profile appliances. First floor Au
family room with wet bar, leading to brick patio with walkout. Marble floors, white kitchen, granite tops, Pair/Nanny suite. Living room converted to study
gardens. First floor master suite with amazing bath sofa/TV area. First floor master with walk-in closet with mahogany built-ins with dentil molding.
including, large 2 person jetted tub with bubbles, and luxurious bath. Additional 3 to 4 bedrooms up (4th Hardwood floors. Great room with fireplace and
2 person steam shower, detailed tile and heated plumbed for bath) Lower with exercise room, guest walkout to patio. Rec room, 3 additional bedrooms,
floors, plus generator. Elegant! Lease $4,350 IND suite and bath, prepped for sauna. $749,000 INK daylight windows and bath in lower. $225,000 BRO

BIRMINGHAM WEST BLOOMFIELD UPPER LONG LAKE


Four bedroom brick ranch. Large corner lot, newer Gorgeous, immaculate, pristine and wow! Look no Fabulous home on the canal to all-sports Upper
2 car garage, fresh paint, all appliances stay. further, from the hardwood floors to the plantation Long Lake. This home has charm throughout!
Rooms are large, floor plan is open. Price reflects shutters, to the sunroom, newer high end stainless Beautiful view of wooded property. Bloomfield
need for updating. Great investment opportunity appliances and granite kitchen, 2 walk-in closets in Hills Schools. All offers will be considered!
$199,900 - Lease $1,200 MEL master, the fireplaced great room with stunning wet $499,000 CEN
bar, library, a newer roof and windows throughout.
Finished lower level, a must see! $399,900 PIC
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Prudential MITCH WOLF Owner/Broker


Cranbrook REALTORS
32440 Franklin Road
One Name, One Team, One Focus…You!
Franklin, MI 438025 mwolf@prucran.com
www.prudentialcranbrookrealtors.com
Office
248-626-8700, ext. 202 248-229-0036 Cell

BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOLS ORCHARD LAKE CHARLEVOIX


Beautiful home situated on one of the prettiest lots Total redo in 1996 with addition. Charming lakefront This gorgeous home on Lake Charlevoix is yours
in the sub. Extremely impressive great room with home boasts the finest location on private all-sports at a bargain price. From the first floor master with
a gorgeous limestone fireplace, extra large upstairs lake which is the 7th cleanest in the state. 238 ft. jacuzzi to the oversized bedrooms on second floor
with 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, office or computer situated on a peninsula, views of water from every to the outstanding great room with stone fireplace,
room, gorgeous walkout lower level with 5th room, family room with hand-picked stone fireplace. the amazing kitchen with granite top-of-the-line
bedroom, new granite bath, mini kitchen, Sitting room with screens. Just a few feet away from appliances and a fabulous loft. Add landscaping,
outstanding play area. At the end of a cul-de-sac sandy beach and dock. Huge master suite. Island beach area, boat dock, 150 ft. of lakefront. Lease
with Bloomfield Hills Schools! $549,900 STR kitchen with top-of-the line appliances. $1,199,000 SHO or co-ownership available. $1,649,000 CAN

FRANKLIN ISLAND LAKE CITY OF BLOOMFIELD HILLS


Welcome to the “Hamptons” in Franklin Village on Lakefront, straight on perfect view of Kirk In The Hills, Beautiful home on approx. 5 acres. Almost impossible
2.38 acres. Home features fine finishes including absolutely gorgeous, remodeled, spectacular home. to find, this 6-8 bedroom, 8 full/2 half bath home has
hardwood and stone floors, custom white kitchen, Beautiful landscaping, 4 car garage, high enough for been reduced millions of $ and ready to sell.
top-of-the-line appliances, central vac, generator, hoist, walkout lower level with kitchen and door to Endowed with a home theatre, exercise room with
heated bath floors, 2 laundry rooms, front and brick paver patio, first floor master suite with huge sauna and shower, wine and humidor cellar, English
back stairs, Bluestone patio, 2 garages for 6 cars. dressing room, family room off gourmet/designer gardens by Andrew Pfeiffer of Australia and baths
Landscape, pond, waterfall. $2,650,000 FRA kitchen, 3 fireplace, terrific floor plan. $2,750,000 KIR designer Andre Putman of Paris. $4,999,000 VAU

SOUTHFIELD WEST BLOOMFIELD CONDO NEW ON THE MARKET


Fabulous unit in ever popular Wildbrook First floor master suite looking to majestic wooded lot Fabulous colonial located on an oversize lot. Many
condominiums. Done in a lovely neutral decor. makes this condo a must see. Immaculate, island updates throughout including a granite kitchen with
Second bedroom is being used as a den. Closet kitchen with Sub-Zero, granite built-ins and fireplaced walls of cabinets, hardwood floors. New carpet in
doors available to convert back. Light bright and living room, den, 2 additional bedrooms up, steps living room, dining room, stairs and bedrooms. Large
spacious. Shower in master bath with oversized away from the West Bloomfield Nature Trail. deck off master suite. Lower level fireplace, huge
walk-in closet. Tub in second bath. This is a treasure Beautiful deck and at the end of a private cul-de-sac. game room and second family room area. Circular
to show and priced right. $79,900 WIL A must see and a pleasure to show. $349,000 MIR drive and private yard. Move right in!! $539,000 WAL

VACANT LAND BIRMINGHAM FRANKLIN VACANT LAND


.8 acres, seller says “Make me an offer!” Very This lot is beyond gorgeous!! View the park, the 2.15 acres, majestic wooded lot “over 2 acres”
motivated. Great opportunity to build your dream Birmingham waterfalls and listen to the Rouge River located in fabulous Franklin Village. Surrounded
home in Franklin. Almost 1 acre with gorgeous in your own backyard. Build your dream home with by multi-million dollar homes, this site has views
views of the waterfront, pond and river. Great our builder or your own. Don’t miss this to take your breathe away. Capable of
piece of property for a walkout home. $350,000 opportunity!!! $760,000 BAL encompassing two driveways, a yard for the
PON children to play and still maintain privacy with the
woods, this lot has it all!!! $895,000 CRE
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MELANIE S. BISHOP Prudential


“SOLD” is my Middle Name Cranbrook REALTORS
Visit me at www.melaniesold.com Franklin
“DON’T JUST BE FOR SALE… BE SOLD!” 32440 Franklin Road
GREAT BUYS & CHECK OUT MY SHORT SALES TOO! Franklin, MI 48025

FIND OUT HOW I CAN HELP YOU GET OUT FROM UNDER! (248) 867-7800
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Bloomfield Hills Orchard Lake West Bloomfield


SPECTACULAR PANORAMIC VIEWS THE PERFECT BLEND OF OLD AND NEW BEAUTIFUL CONDITION AND CUSTOM FEATURES
Drive over the bridge to this gorgeous lakefront building Redone home with elegance, character and charm. 2000 built with 2-story foyer, newer carpet, maple floors,
site. Ready to go on exclusive and private Lochridge Hardwoods, granite, custom trim and hardware. Two gorgeous maple, granite and stainless kitchen. All baths
Road with access to 2 picturesque, serene lakes and fireplaces, 3 staircases, and wonderful kitchen. Enjoy with granite and glass bowl sinks. High ceilings. Master
your own island. Build your dream home with walkout your own dock and boating on Orchard Lake. 4,748 sq. suite with huge walk-in closets, Euro steam shower and
amongst multi-million dollar homes and Forest Lake ft. with 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths. $639,900 ORC whirlpool. Private wooded yard. Five bedrooms, 4 full and
Country Club. Truly a rare find. $790,000 LOC 2 half baths. 4,278 sq. ft. plus 1,900 sq. ft. in dreamy
finished lower level. $550,000 AUT
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Waterford West Bloomfield West Bloomfield


BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME HERE GREAT PRICE! VIEW NATURE FROM EVERY ROOM
Spectacular p anoramic lake views. Among many multi- Beautiful 2-story floating staircase. Many updates in ‘08 Unique, exceptionally maintained home with newer roof,
million dollar homes. Walkout site with 84 feet of Cass including tile floors, crown moldings, designer powder windows, siding, deck and furnaces. Two-story foyer,
Lake frontage. City water and sewer available. Plans room, fixtures and paint. Views of pond and nature. updated kitchen with granite and stainless. Hardwood
available for a 5,500 sq. ft. home. Wonderful location and Dramatic great room with marble fireplace and 2-story floors, spectacular great room. Large master with granite
value. $435,000 COT dining room. Newer wood kitchen with stainless bath. Great condition and value with 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2
appliances and Sub-Zero. Master with fireplace, dressing baths, plus finished walkout and Bloomfield Hills Schools.
area. Four bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half baths, finished $385,000 BLO
walkout. $395,000 ELI
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West Bloomfield Commerce Franklin


THIS ONE HAS IT ALL! WHAT A WINNER! CHARMING HOME
2001 built with over 3,000 sq. ft. plus additional 1,000 sq. Priced way below purchase price and almost new. Two- One acre lot in Franklin. Impressive with character and old
ft. in the recently finished lower level. Two-story foyer, high story foyer, 9 ft. ceilings, hardwood floors and designer world elegance. Updated with hardwood floors, newer
ceilings, huge open maple kitchen with island. Open family powder room. Cherry kitchen with granite counters, roof, windows, carpet and paint. Expand or build on this
room with fireplace, hardwood floors and beautiful master stainless appliances, and doorwall to deck. Open family picturesque property with mature trees and fabulous
suite. Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, with fifth bedroom in room with fireplace. Custom light fixtures, gorgeous oak private cabana style hot tub house. Great value. $250,000
basement. Large yard, great location with sub park, staircase. Master with walk-in closet and fabulous bath. FRA
sidewalks and shopping. $359,900 LIL Custom ceiling treatments, large bedrooms, upstairs
laundry. $275,000 ALO
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West Bloomfield West Bloomfield Farmington Hills


COMFY BRIGHT HOME WHAT A BUY! UPDATED IN FABULOUS LOCATION
At a great price. Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and 2,100 Largest condo in the complex. Updated end unit in great On quiet cul-de-sac with newer oak kitchen, windows,
sq. ft. Hardwood floors, open light kitchen, family room condition with tons of light and space. White island carpet, paint, doors, vinyl siding, air conditioning, furnace
with fireplace and neutral carpet throughout. Huge master kitchen with built-in appliances, Pergo floor and ceramic and roof. Open and light with finished lower level with mini
with walk-in closet and fireplace. Large bedrooms. Partly counters. Marble foyer and powder room. Huge great kitchen, huge family room and additional bedroom and
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washer/dryer, refrigerator, oven/range. (S39CAN) $54,900 opens to the deck overlooking woods. (S15CLU) $189,900
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call home. (S18BIR) $155,000 with storage and updated windows. This home is clean appliances, breakfast room, laundry with storage, central air
and ready to move into. (S22AVA) $95,000 and alarm. One year home warranty (S26FRA) $124,900
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bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Open floor plan with natural bedrooms and 1.5 baths. New kitchen, baths, windows, bedrooms, 1 bath, a living and dining room, newer
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family and dining rooms with a brick fireplace. It boasts a 20’ part finished basement, hardwood and ceramic floors the beautiful kitchen which has new cabinets and ceramic
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side turn garage. (S27SAR) $194,900 $128,900, lease for $1,100/month. maintained complex. (S32HAR) $74,900
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kitchen with hardwood flooring, countertops, cabinets conditioning, newer windows, stainless steel appliances. with hardwood floors, newer roof and all kitchen
and appliances. Private finished basement with a drop Finished basement with bar. Warm contemporary color appliances. Call for your private showing. (S42ROB)
ceiling and cabinets. Living and dining rooms and a palette. Hardwood floors. Oversized 2 car garage and a $159,500
library/study. Live in elegance in the heart of town. fenced yard. (S25ROY) $124,900
(S17HUN) $163,900
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NANCY CAREN
ROBINSON GOLDSTONE
(248) 901-0271 294 E. Brown, Birmingham, MI 48009
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STUNNING 5 BEDROOM, 3,100 SQ. FT. CUSTOM BUILD with magnificent TRUE CONTEMPORARY WORK OF ART, built by owner/architect in
appointments throughout. Outstanding kitchen with huge granite island, Yamasaki’s firm. This 2,300+ sq. ft. home has 5 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half
cherry cabinets, stainless Jenn-Air appliances, opens to family room, living baths. Fabulous layout, pristinely cared for. Master suite. Two natural
and dining rooms. Cathedral ceiling lets in lots of natural light. Walk-in fireplaces, 2 balconies and deck. Hardwood under wool carpet. Great
closets in all bedrooms. Large master suite. Second floor laundry room. storage, all bedrooms have 2 closets up to vaulted ceilings. All mechanicals
Zoned heating/cooling. Custom Andersen windows. Two car attached updated. Lovely landscaped backyard has great deck for entertaining. Great
garage. Fully fenced yard with gorgeous paver and stone patio. Offered at location in Beverly Hills sub. Special home. Offered at $289,900.
$535,000.

SPRAWLING 3 BEDROOM RANCH on large 100’ x 130’ lot in desirable LOVELY 3 BEDROOM HOME in desirable Beverly Hills sub location. Newer
Vinsetta Park location. Two car attached garage with 200 sq. ft. breezeway. roof, updated kitchen with granite countertops. Dining room. Garage.
Large updated kitchen. New Kohler fixtures in bathroom. Refinished Hardwood floors. Extra insulation, newer electrical, newer windows. Large
hardwood floors. Two natural fireplaces, one in living room and one in cozy rooms. Florida room adds another 100 sq. ft. Natural fireplace in living
bricked family room. Newer roof, bay window in living room. Upgraded room. Central air. All appliances stay. Coved ceilings. Great curb appeal.
landscaping. Great backyard with paver patio. New basement flooring. Offered at $225,000.
Fantastic location. Offered at $245,000.

GORGEOUS TURN-KEY 3 BEDROOM BRICK RANCH with 2 full baths. Great AFFORDABLE ARTS AND CRAFTS 3 bedroom, 2 full bath bungalow in walk-
open layout. Updated kitchen with high-end appliances. Kohler fixtures in to-downtown location. Great finished lower level with wet bar, family room,
both baths. New flooring, fresh paint, newer windows, driveway, garage den and full bath. Large formal dining room. Two car garage. Updates
door all since 2006. Two car garage has extra high opening. Professionally include doors, paint, baths, kitchen, central air, alarm system, in-ground
finished basement adds to overall living space, including media or family sprinklers, newer electrical, GFA furnace. Great layout, super clean. All
room plus fourth bedroom, office or library. Just around the corner from appliances stay. Offered at $159,500. Ferndale
Clawson Park. This is a beauty! Offered at $159,900.
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Unique 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath converted 1901 barn with two 2-car garages. Check Four bedroom, 2.5 bath large brick quad-level on stunning 1+ acre lot. Premium
out the three tiers of deck and the 24’ x 23’ great room with exposed wood beams. cul-de-sac location with lush perennials and river running through the backyard.
Acre lot backs to the Paint Creek Trail. Asking $279,900. Generous room sizes, wood flooring and updated mechanicals. Asking $275,000.

BIRMINGHAM CONTEMPORARY NEW CENTER HIGHRISE


Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Fantastic open floor plan with all the great features You’ll flip for this fantastically renovated eighth floor condo with deeded parking,
you would expect in a beautiful Birmingham home. Granite, ceramic, wood floors, work-out facility, rooftop observation patio and 24-hour concierge. Less than a
master bath, attached garage, and professional landscaping. Asking $274,900. block from the DIA, Wayne State University and Detroit Public Library. Asking
$114,000.

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Three bedroom, 1.5 bath brick bungalow in great Four bedroom, 2 bath Dutch Colonial with many updated this summer with new granite tile in the
shape. Only a few blocks to 9 Mile and Woodward. updates. Covered porches, 2 car garage, large room kitchen, wood flooring in dining room/living room,
Open floor plan, wood floors and a nice private sizes, full basement. You’ll love the private fenced and plush carpet throughout the rest of the home. An
backyard perfect for summer fun. Truly move-in backyard with paver patio and Koi pond. Asking incredible deal offered at only $99,900. CALL
condition. Asking $124,900. $124,900. TODAY!

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PAT BISCHOF
Town & Country
248-342-7800
4820 ROCHESTER RD.
TROY, MI 48085
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New 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, one car garage, large Two bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, finished basement, living Finished basement, 2 car detached garage, large
kitchen, family room, living room. $177,900 room, dining room, covered carport. Location, 50’ x 200’ lot, fenced yard, deck, hardwood
location! Stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer. $69,900 flooring. Home warranty. $135,000
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basement, 2 car family room with
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room, family room park-like yard. Updated
with fireplace, kitchen with granite,
fenced yard, Troy beautiful hardwood
s c h o o l s . floors. Deck, fenced,
$199,000 circular drive.
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ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! GREAT CONDITION! PRIVATE LOCATION! WONDERFUL CUSTOM 2006 HOME PRICED TO SELL
This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has a dramatic A superb design and excellent construction. Living room with fireplace. Dining area overlooks large
30 ft. great room, a gorgeous granite and maple Workshop in garage. Lots of stone, granite and backyard. Outstanding master and bath with Jacuzzi,
island kitchen, fieldstone fireplace and sits on a hardwood. $499,900 separate shower and walk-in closet. First floor lav and
premium common lot. The stamped patio, fenced laundry, 2+ car garage. Extras include flat screen
yard and huge carpeted rec room are only a few of the living room TV, DVD and speakers + appliances and
special features. $178,000 window treatments. MLS#29004547 $172,900
Shown by appointment only: Shown by appointment only:
J.A. Delaney 248-921-7492 J.A. Delaney 248-921-7492 Call Annie Nichols @ 248-408-5695

BUILDER’S OWN CUSTOM HOME! MANY AMENITIES OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!! BARGAIN PRICED! NOVI SCHOOLS
Overlooks pond with fountain and nature preserve on Retail, office or commercial unit for lease in 4 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS
serene court. Exceptional home, master suite, living downtown Milford. Sunny, windowed space with Sharp updated kitchen with granite and stainless steel
room, family room and great room. Finished walkout parking. Great location. MLS#28183655 $700 lease. appliances. New carpet, main updated bath, Andersen
basement, Trex deck, gas budget $117/month. windows, fieldstone fireplace, patio with large scenic
MLS#28129890 $499,900 yard! Common pool and clubhouse. You’ll love it!
MLS#28154102 $174,900
Call Annie Nichols @ 248-408-5695 Call Annie Nichols @ 248-408-5695 Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105

UPDATED END UNIT TOWNHOUSE UPSCALE CONDO FOR LEASE OR SALE MOVE-IN CONDITION!
BARGAIN PRICED! Designer kitchen with granite, maple cabinets with Immaculate and well maintained 2-story colonial with
Just listed Walled Lake condo with brand new cherry finished hardwood floors, huge master on 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and finished basement
hardwood floors, updated kitchen and baths, finished main floor with bath, and large bedroom in lower level (Owens-Corning panels). Open floor plan, first floor
basement and attached garage. Newer windows and with bath. Walk to shops, dining, and Novi night life. laundry, newer sub. A great buy! MLS#28181252
all appliances. Ready to move in! WOW! MLS#29005700 $1,600/month. SALE $188,000 $90,000
MLS#28174084 $89,000
Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105 Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105 Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105

WONDERFUL NEIGHBORHOOD! TOTALLY RENOVATED AND EXPANDED COLONIAL! HOME SWEET HOME!
Four bedroom colonial has updates galore including Spacious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Livonia home. Neat and clean Livonia home offers 3 bedrooms, 2
vinyl siding, roof, furnace and air conditioning, Expansion includes 2 upper bedrooms, ful bath and full baths. Nicely updated kitchen with spacious nook
windows, carpeting, driveway, garage floor + computer area. Updated kitchen with Corian counters and built-in china cabinet. Finished lower level with
remodeled kitchen. Swim club in sub (membership and oak cabinets, finished basement and more. large family room and computer area. Hardwood
required). MLS#28176578 $199,900 MLS#28176578 $229,900 floors, detached garage. MLS#29001396 $145,600
Call Carolyn Bailey @ 313-910-8162 Call Carolyn Bailey @ 313-910-8162 Call Carolyn Bailey @ 313-910-8162

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4-5 bedroom suites, 6 baths and 2 hickory cabinets and Jenn-Air
lavs. The best of everything: appliances. Library with French
mahogany doors, limestone and doors and spacious first floor
hardwood floors, volume ceilings, all- master. Walkout and bonus room
season sunroom, oversized mud ready for your finishing touches.
room. Walkout (2,965 sq. ft.) has Adjoining 7.71 acre parcel
theatre, kitchen, exercise room, bath available to expand for equestrian.
+++. WIN28206258 $1,699,000 Rose Township. COY29006612
$399,900

WALK TO DOWNTOWN ROYAL OAK BUILT IN 2006 ON 5.1 ACRES


from this charming 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 backing to the Paint Creek with a
bath bungalow. Finished lower level covered bridge on a heavily
with family room, bar, lav and large wooded site. First floor master
laundry. Hardwood floors, fenced suite plus 4 bedrooms up (fifth
yard, large front porch, new could be workout room/family
windows, furnace, air conditioning, room). Hardwood, granite,
water heater and maintenance-free Andersen windows plus upgrades
exterior. ALE29011757 $164,900 galore! Six car garage perfect for
car buff. 3,000 sq. ft. walkout
ready to finish. SHA28205240
$949,900

FIRST FLOOR MASTER WITH ALL BETTER THAN RENTING. Ground


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THE EUROPEAN ELEGANCE OF A TIN floor 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo
TUSCAN VILLA. 4,028 sq. ft. with LIS close to Seymour Lake Park.
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4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. NE Lovely carpet, freshly painted, light
Hardwood, limestone, exceptional and bright. Newer kitchen, laundry,
molding and trim, incredible doorwall to private deck and
cabinets, custom lighting fixtures covered parking. Association fee of
and draperies. Could not duplicate $240/month includes water,
for list price. Walkout ready to finish gas, insurance and exterior
with 18 ft. ceilings. Backs to 2 of 3 maintenance. Seller can offer
lakes in a golf club community in special mortgage rates.
Oakland Township. PEB28198391 SEY29003196 $67,900
$999,000

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TIN GOLF CLUB COMMUNITY. Build a TIN downtown Oxford. Enjoy the sunset
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your builder or use one of ours. City 2,309 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms,
water and sewers. Great area for all 2 1/2 baths and finished walkout.
stages of life: golfer, walker, jogger All appliances included, 2 laundry
or even nature lover. Lots from rooms, plenty of storage, neutral
$39,000 to $44,900. Close to decor, new roof. Lower level with
expressways, airport and shopping. cherry bar, bath, family room,
Association fees are $168/year. library and exercise room. Area of
Romulus. Available lots: 131, 145, more expensive homes.
146, 160, 186, 200. MAN29006081 $289,900

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builder or use one of ours. City
water and sewer. Build now, costs
are lowest in many years.
Association dues are $362/year.
PHI29006659 $74,900
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TIMELESS CUSTOM BUILT 6 FABULOUS FIRST FLOOR MASTER


bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home on with award-winning 2-story kitchen.
1.71 acres. Private rolling, treed Home is picture perfect with every
lot with a stream. First floor upgrade. Oversized lot with great
bedroom suite, 2-story foyer with privacy. Exceptional brick paver
sweeping stairs. All-season walkway and front porch. Total of
sunroom with barbeque, finished 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, 4,319
walkout with bar/kitchen, game sq. ft. with finished lower level
area, family room, bath and patio (1,800 sq. ft.). Shows like a
to in-ground pool. Quality model. Whole house generator and
features too numerous to list. 4 car garage. Oakland Township.
Three car garage. Farmington CRE29006614 $835,900
Hills. MIL29007766 $574,900
WELL LOCATED RANCH on the BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED
corner of Southlawn and across COLONIAL in a mature
the street from park and tennis development with lots of trees and
courts. Close walk to Birmingham. perennial gardens. Updated kitchen
1,218 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, with granite overlooks family room
1 1/2 baths, hardwood floors, and 4-season sunroom. Four
3-season sunroom, finished bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, finished
basement, private fenced yard lower level with kitchen, exercise
(75’ x 130’) and 2 car garage. room, game room and bath with
SHI28145606 $269,900, or Jacuzzi and steam shower.
lease for $1,500/month. Rochester Hills. GRE28195283
$364,900

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floor plan on a .78 acre site. 1,533 sq. ft. condo. Located deep
4,680 sq. ft. colonial, 4 in the development and backing
bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs. to woods for privacy. Maple
Two-story foyer, dining room and cabinets, neutral decor. Living
family room with volume ceilings room with fireplace and vaulted
and large windows. Magnificent ceilings. Lots of storage. One car
attached garage. All appliances
kitchen, oversized bedrooms and
included. Immediate occupancy.
elegant details. Finished walkout Oakland Township. TRE29008392
(1,500 sq. ft.) with real theatre $143,900
room. +++ Oakland Township.
CRE28106484 $934,900

MAINTENANCE-FREE BRICK BEST PRICED FIRST FLOOR


RANCH on tree-lined street with MASTER located on quiet cul-de-
sidewalks and close walk to sac. Year ‘round sunroom off
downtown Birmingham. Updated kitchen. Gourmet kitchen and
kitchen cabinets with all designer appliances. Four bedrooms,
appliances, Pergo floors and 3 1/2 baths, 3,361 sq. ft. with
plantation shutters. Living room extensive hardwood, marble and
with Pella bay window, updated crown molding. Finished lower
baths, closet organizers, finished level (2,352 sq. ft.) includes fifth
basement and neutral decor. bedroom. Better than a condo with
2+ car garage. BOW28198350 all the bells and whistles of a
$184,900 larger home. Oakland Township.
GOO29006613 $559,900

STONE PARAPETS, IRON PRESTIGIOUS “LAKE IN THE


BALCONIES, and a 4 car porte WOODS” SUB. Well priced home
coche in most exclusive gated in an area of $1,000,000+.
community of Orchard Ridge. Spacious kitchen with hearth
7,200 sq. ft. of custom living room, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2
space plus 1,500 sq. ft. of office lavs, total of 7,219 sq. ft. Finished
space with separate entry. walkout with second kitchen,
Master suite with separate sitting resort style in-ground pool, 1.03
room, kitchen with fireplace and acre lot and a 3 car garage. Shelby
lower level to be finished. Township. TIV28195531 $749,000
In-ground pool with spa and
waterfall. Oakland Township.
BAR29006609 LEASE AT
$9,750/MONTH
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LOTS OF LOTS
VACANT TIENKEN ROAD
ORCHARD RIDGE Best vacant site on Tienken Road. 1.5
One of the last prestigious gated acres are wooded and can build a daylight
communities on Oakland Township’s or walkout. Space for home to sit far back
“Billion $ Mile.” Total of 100 rolling acres with a circular drive. Great rear yard for
with 32 wooded sites. There are 12 pool or tennis court. Average price of
remaining building sites from 1.32 acres surrounding homes are $550,000+. Lot
to 2.49 acres and prices starting at is located west of 3660 Tienken on the
$349,000. Call for building restrictions north side of the street. TIE28082335.
and a private tour. Rochester Schools. $179,900

HARMONY HILLS
Looking for serenity
in this busy world?
Come to Harmony
Hills Collection in
Oxford. 13 wooded
2.5 acre rolling sites,
most are walkouts.
Priced from $65,000
to $85,000. Build
your dream home in
FRANKLIN VILLAGE the country near the
31271 SUNSET DRIVE city.
Excellent opportunity to build your dream
home in the estate section of Franklin
(north of 13 Mile Road). Best priced
building site in the area. Over 1 half acre.
Surrounding homes are million dollar
plus. Franklin Village is the town that
time forgot! Birmingham Schools.
SUN27131684 $345,900

62596 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE 4580 HIDDEN GLEN CIRCLE


Best site in Crystal Creek North. .62 Best priced walkout site on the “Billion $
acres, backs to pond with sunrise views Mile.” 1+ acre private wooded lot
from the rear. Build your best custom backing to Wyngate Golf and Country
home in an area of $700,000 plus. City Club. Small enclave of 4 sites with homes
water and sewer. Call for deed valued at over $1,000,000. Last one
restrictions. Washington Township, available. Award-winning Rochester
Romeo Schools. MOR29008083 Schools. HID28098758 $284,900
$195,000

Have a lot or development 4577 FAWN HILL


INCREDIBLE MAJESTIC WOODED
to sell in the Greater .81 ACRE BUILDING SITE
On a private cul-de-sac with homes
Detroit Metropolitan area? million $$ plus. Walkout lot backs to
Wyngate Golf and Country Club.
Call us! We work with builders, Goodison Place Sub. Subject to
architectural control, and building and use
developers and single lot owners. restrictions. Call for details. Oakland
Township. FAW28028210 $299,900
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BUILDER’S
SPEC HOME
ON
1.7 ACRES
In the gated community of Orchard Ridge. 5,450 sq. ft., first floor
master with 3 bedroom suites up, plus 26’ x 15’ bonus room with lav or
full bath (could be fifth bedroom). Home is ready for your selections.
Custom finishes including first and second floor. Sprinklers, lawn and
landscaping. Homes in development start at 2 million. This is a
tremendous price and opportunity in a very upscale neighborhood.
ORC28106620 $1,499,900
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Buying or selling, call the team with 45 years of combined experience.

DEBY GANNES 442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009


LYNN BAKER
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ORIGINAL 1927 CARRIAGE HOUSE INCREDIBLE BACKYARD with


(7,611 sq. ft.) for the Chalmers complete wooded privacy. Floor-
Estate. Rich in history and renovated to-ceiling windows across
in 2007 with all the details, charm complete rear of home, just like an
and elegance to reflect the era. First “up-north get-away.” 5,465 sq. ft.
floor master suite, 5 bedrooms and 3 with 5 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths.
baths (heated floors) up, second Soaring ceilings, open floor plan,
family/game area on third floor. third floor exercise room, amazing
Private wooded 1.25 acre lot with home for entertaining. Finished
perennial gardens, and lake privileges walkout (1,971 sq. ft.). Walk to
on Chalmers Lake. Bloomfield Hills. downtown Birmingham.
CLA29008964 $1,300,000 GRE29006610 $1,399,900

REMINISCENT OF NEW ENGLAND LANDMARK STONE EUROPEAN


with a white frame shuttered facade. MANOR HOME with slate roof,
This 1849 home was completely sitting on 1.18 acres of exquisite,
renovated in 2000 with all of the Old manicured gardens with perennials,
World charm. One acre private pond and fountain. Renovated to
wooded sanctuary with perennial perfection in 2007 maintaining the
gardens, inground pool, cabana, Old World charm. Four full floors of
gated with brick paver drive and 3+ magnificent living space with
car garage. 4,809 sq. ft., first floor 4,033 sq. ft., plus finished lower
master suite, 2 bedrooms/ bath/ level. Beverly Hills. STO29008403
sitting room up, separate in-law/au $1,095,000
pair apartment, spacious rooms,
European kitchen, conservatory and
more. NOR28153999 $849,900

INCREDIBLE 5 ACRE SITE ENTER THE 550 FT. WINDING


completely fenced (no deer) and DRIVEWAY leading to private 3.2
gated for utmost privacy. First floor acre estate designed by Tringali.
master suite with 3 walk-in closets, 5,719 sq. ft. with superior trim,
2 baths, fireplace and private deck. hardwood, stone, granite and
Three bedrooms and 2 baths up. custom ceramic. First floor master
Finished walkout with bar, exercise suite, 2 private suites, Jack and Jill
room, game area, theatre room, and family room up. Kitchen with
1 1/2 baths and patio to in-ground hearth room, finished walkout,
pool. Six + car garage. Amazing heated 8 car garage, in-ground
home! Oakland Township. pool and magnificent private yard.
GRE28106633 $1,699,000 Rochester Hills. WT29008409
$1,499,900

MAGNIFICENT ESTATE in the PRIVATE PARADISE on 3.86 acres


prestigious gated Orchard Ridge with inground pool, horse barn or
community. Hilltop setting with additional car storage plus 4 car
private wooded 1.44 acre lot. attached garage. Sits far from road
First floor master bedroom suite, for utmost privacy. 6,511 sq. ft. with
7,870 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, new
7 baths and 2 lavs. Extensive kitchen and garden room overlooking
extravagant features, Brazilian pool. Master has private stairway
cherry floors, library with Judge’s and attached media room/library.
paneling. Separate in-law or au pair Renovated in 2000 and 2007.
apartment. 4,800 sq. ft. walkout, Finished walkout (2,750 sq. ft.)
oversized 6 car garage and Oakland Township. GAL290006615
multiple decks. Oakland Township. $839,500
ORC27115366 $2,999,900

ST. GEORGE MODEL in the MAGNIFICENT “ALEXIS” FLOOR


Kingsridge Subdivision. 4,515 sq. PLAN by Dominic Tringali with
ft. with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and 6,000 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 4 baths
2 lavs. First floor master suite, and 2 lavs. Circular drive, extensive
2-story kitchen with hearth room. landscaping backing to large
Breathtaking views of 2 ponds and pond. Chef’s dream kitchen. Four
backs to a conservation area for fireplaces, multiple carefree decks,
added privacy. Finished walkout, is finished walkout (2,700 sq. ft.),
an entertainer’s dream. (1,750 sq. 3 car garage. A must see,
ft.) Customized closets, sound could not duplicate for this price.
system +++. Oakland Township. Shelby Township. PON29008085
WHI29008417 $1,175,000 $1,199,000