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Michigan’s most expensive old house listing! Circa 1925. Two acres. $6,999,000

February 18, 2024

Welcome to Michigan’s most expensive old house listing. This is a huge mansion with 34,000 square feet. The house was built in 1925. It is located on 2.06 acres in Detroit, Michigan. Known as the Bishop Mansion, it has had a lot of the major work completed. There is also a carriage house and a garage. Twelve bedrooms, fourteen bathrooms and 34,134 square feet. $6,999,000

From the Zillow listing:


This magnificent and timeless estate is currently for sale while it is still under construction. Come be a part of the resurgence of Detroit and own an iconic piece of Detroit history. From the moment you enter the Palmer Woods neighborhood you are surrounded by all of the beautiful properties located within its Elm lined streets and park like layout. The Bishop Mansion truly is a landmark property to the neighborhood and its rich history. The Bishop Mansion has had many of the larger construction elements already addressed. All new windows, new tile roof and copper gutters, all new electrical, plumbing and gas underground services prepped to be brought into the home. The exterior of the home has also had restoration work done to the brick and stone as well as throughly cleaned. The new landscaping and pool have plans to be completed Spring 2023. The carraige house and garage have been completely restored and renovated to showcase what can be done with the interior of main house. As for the main house there has been strategic demo throughout to allow for a whole new HVAC system thats been designed for home as well as plumbing and electrical. The home will come with all architectural and engineering plans as well as design plans that have meticulously been created to capture every square inch of the estate and serve the new owner for future completion. New buyers will be able to bring their own vision and unique design selections to the estate.



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