Estimate Finished Square Feet 2,562 Sq Ft Above Ground
PRICE IMPROVED! MOTIVATED SELLERS! This beautifully preserved 1890s Queen Anne with its iconic wrap-around porch sits proud on a gorgeous landscaped 1/2 ac lot. Common concerns with historic homes are not at issue here! From basement to roof, this home has been expertly brought up to modern standards with updated electric (NO KNOB & TUBE); replaced low-E vinyl windows; remodeled kitchen with Pennville cabinetry and Quartz counters; lovely updated baths; low main. siding; & quality roof while leaving in place the original grand floorpan; old growth oak & pine hardwood floors thru-out 1st/2nd floors; all original oak trim and 6-panel oak doors; and even the original dining room gas/ electric lighting fixture (now all electric). What is now used as a spacious study on the 1st floor could serve as a bedroom with 4 more upstairsone with its own private balcony! The huge attic with 12 of insulation under flooring offers great storage. The basement is open, clean, and bright. The detached extra deep garage allows for two cars plus tremendous workshop and storage space. Landscaping features mature trees, apple, pear & cherry trees, & myriad perennials. Downtown Saline is a quick walk; I94 is 10 mins & downtown Ann Arbor is 20 mins away
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.