Estimate Finished Square Feet 6,121 Sq Ft Above Ground
Once in a lifetime opportunity to own this wonderful country estate within 10 minutes of downtown Ann Arbor. Drive through the gated entry and immediately de-stress & relax in this expansive 37 acre park-like tree-lined setting. The exquisite custom-built 6100sf main home was completely re-built & re-designed in 2001 to create captivating views from any area of the home, including numerous private outdoor patio areas. Other key features include a 1600sf 3-bedroom ranch overlooking the large spring fed stocked pond, a 4000sf pole barn and a 10,000 sf former horse farm set-up with 14 stalls, riding arena & 20 acres of pasture. The main home features 2 stunning master suites (including a 1st floor master) providing great flexibility for large family &/or multi-generational living. The centerpiece is the stunning Great Room with cathedral ceiling, natural fireplace & floor to ceiling windows. The gourmet kitchen with granite counters, cherry cabinets & flooring is a delight. The opportunities are endless including refreshing the horse farm for yourself or as a separate business entity. The land can be split - Township allows minimum 2 acre parcels. All this and easy access to Ann Arbor, Saline & I-94 freeway for east-west travels.
Saline, with a population of about 9,000, is located just 10 minutes southwest of Ann Arbor. Founded in 1832, Saline has an agricultural heritage still visible today, although most current residents are professionals working in Saline or in the Ann Arbor and greater Detroit areas.
Newcomers are attracted to Saline by its proximity to Ann Arbor and Saline Area School District’s tradition of academic excellence. They soon find that Saline is a lively community, offering the charm of small town living combined with easy access to the commerce and cultural offerings of nearby Ann Arbor. Special events are on tap in Saline throughout the year, highlighted by the annual Celtic Festival, drawing thousands of people from southeast Michigan and beyond.
Saline Area Schools has a reputation of excellence, which is a significant reason why people choose to move to Saline. In 2011 five of the six Saline schools were in the 90th percentile of Michigan schools. In addition, Newsweek named Saline High School as one of the best high schools in America. Also putting Saline on the map are the Saline Fiddlers, Saline High School students who have performed all over the U.S. over the last 13 years, including three times at the White House.
Saline’s Parks and Recreation Department includes nine parks and the Recreation Complex, featuring two pools; an indoor track; basketball, tennis and volleyball courts; weight rooms; aerobics studio, and more. A full range of fitness and recreation programs are offered by the Parks and Recreation Department throughout the year.
Saline offers a variety of housing styles, from historic frame homes in city neighborhoods to spacious executive residences on large suburban lots.