Estimate Finished Square Feet 5,683 Sq Ft Above Ground 3,088 Sq Ft Below Ground
A 1.2 acre hideaway, at the end of a secluded cul de sac, with a 3-story atrium through which to enjoy all 4 seasons: Backyard is surrounded by evergreens & has a sledding hill. In spring the garden comes to life - hydrangeas, hostas, dogwood, & flowering trees. For summer it's hard to beat the sparkling blue pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, firepit, & basketball half-court. By fall everything turns to a fiery rainbow of color & there is a nightly treat of sunsets over the trees. While this amazing home and property is able to handle entertaining on a large scale, it can also host intimate & peaceful gatherings surrounded by nature. 5 bedrooms, 5.1 baths, spread over three floors and 8771 square feet. Primary ensuite, features heated bath floors, the BEST SHOWER EVER, huge walk-in closet, gas fireplace, wet bar and balcony. Private theater with cushy couches. Central Vac. Two full kitchens. Two laundry rooms. Exercise room. Tons of storage. Heated floors under the entire tiled portion of the 1st floor. Whole house generator. 4-car heated garage. It's a short walk to McCann Park. 5 minutes to schools and downtown Saline. 15-20 minute commute to UM, St. Joes, and downtown Ann Arbor. Easy access to DTW airport.
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.