Estimate Finished Square Feet 6,112 Sq Ft Above Ground 960 Sq Ft Below Ground
Designed by renown UM architect Tivadar Balogh, this authentic Spanish hacienda estate sits on 40 beautiful acres (dividable) w/spring-fed pond, rolling hills & woods. With many of the construction materials imported from Spain, as you enter the private courtyard and into the 456 sq.ft foyer w/barrel ceiling & incredible stain glass windows, you will discover custom iron work throughout, hand painted tiles, arched doorways, solid wood doors, & custom lighting. Gourmet kitchen w/Pennville cabinetry and huge walk in pantry, Great Room w/2 story quartz fireplace and vaulted ceiling w/exposed beams, and 1st floor Primary bedroom suite w/southwest inspired Kiva gas fireplace and Primary bath w/Japanese soaking tub and separate shower. 2nd Bed on main level (currently office space) is ideal for in-law suite. Incredible upstairs loft w/gas fireplace, spacious bedrooms, and a secret room behind a wall. Par. Fin. LL w/fireplace, mini wet bar and steam room. Other features include attached 4 car garage, 2400 sq.ft. drive-through pole barn, 3 seasons room w/hot tub, geothermal heating system and whole house generator. Saline schools, Lodi taxes-this truly is a one-of-a-kind estate that is perfect for horses, contractors and car collectors!
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.