70 W Boston Blvd Detroit, MI
$ 3,260,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#40058843
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyWAYNE
  • CityDetroit
  • AreaDetroit
  • NeighborhoodMore Than One Subdivision Involved
  • Zip48202
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1914
  • Taxes$ 6785
  • Price$ 3,260,000
  • Bedrooms14
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage15379
  • Lot Size3.75 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
KW Showcase Realty
Data Source:
Michigan Multiple Listing Service
Property Description

Where in America can you find a 4 acre estate within the limits of a major metropolitan city? Park-like fenced grounds feature a private and gated circular drive, fountain, tennis/pickleball court with pavilion, large grape arbor & a playhouse. Perennial gardens provide an ever changing vista of color throughout Summer. 30,000+ flower bulbs make Spring something special. Koi ponds & a waterfall are next to the greenhouse. 2 Carriage Houses each with 2 bedroom apartments & full basements. Garages with car lifts that allow indoor storage for 9 cars. Built in 1914 by Sabastian S. Kresge, one of the wealthiest men in America, the mansion is approx 15,000 SF, 14 Bedrooms, 6 full & 3 half Baths and 10 gas fireplaces. Grand Foyer, formal Living & Dining Rooms, Butler's Pantry, Breakfast Room, updated Kitchen, Music Room, Library, Game Room & Solarium. The Master Suite & In-Law Suite include a Kitchenette. 2nd Floor Laundry Rm, Basement Laundry, Workshops & Walk in Bank Vault.

Price History
5/28/2020 Listed $3,260,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Other-See Remarks, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Association Fee Y/n Yes
Basement Brick
Bathrooms 8
Beds 14
Cooling Attic Fan, Ceiling Fan(s), Window Unit(s)
Exterior Features Exterior Balcony, Fenced Yard, Patio, Porch, Satellite Dish, Spa/Hot Tub, Tennis Court(s)
Fee Amount 100
Financial Terms Cash, Conventional
Fireplaces DinRoom Fireplace, Gas Fireplace, Grt Rm Fireplace, LivRoom Fireplace
Full Baths 6
Garage Additional Garage(s), Basement Garage, Detached Garage, Electric in Garage, Gar Door Opener
Half Baths 2
Heating Baseboard, Forced Air, Steam
Interior Features Cable/Internet Avail., Security System, Sound System, Sump Pump, Wet Bar/Bar
Kitchen Level First
Listing Area Detroit (82001)
Manufactured Y/n No
Municipality Detroit
Originating Mls RealComp
Ownership Private
Pets Allowed Yes
School District Detroit City School District
Source Mls MI Real Source
Status Active
Status Active
Style Colonial
Subj To Short Sale Apprvl No
Type Single Family
Water Public Water
Water Heater Gas
Year Built 1914

Interior Features

Basement Y/n Yes
Bedroom 1 Length 32
Bedroom 1 Level Second
Bedroom 1 Width 19
Bedroom 2 Length 18
Bedroom 2 Width 16
Bedroom 3 Length 14
Bedroom 3 Width 14
Bedroom 4 Length 19
Bedroom 4 Width 14
Bedroom 5 Length 22
Bedroom 5 Width 18
Bedroom 6 Length 15
Bedroom 6 Level Second
Bedroom 6 Width 14
Breakfast Nook Length 19
Breakfast Nook Level First
Breakfast Nook Width 16
Dining Room Length 25
Dining Room Level First
Dining Room Width 18
Fireplace? Yes
Kitchen Length 19
Kitchen Width 16
Laundry Room Length 10
Laundry Room Level Second
Laundry Room Width 10
Library/den Length 21
Library/den Level First
Library/den Width 15
Living Room Length 32
Living Room Level First
Living Room Width 19
Other Room 1 Length 38
Other Room 1 Level Third
Other Room 1 Width 22
Sun/fla Room Length 28
Sun/fla Room Level First
Sun/fla Room Width 13
Total Rooms 37

Exterior Features

Bedroom 2 Level Second
Bedroom 3 Level Second
Bedroom 4 Level Second
Bedroom 5 Level Second
Exterior Brick, Wood
Foundation Type Basement
Frontage 520
Garage # Of Car 6
Lot Dimensions 520X314X520X314
Lot Size Area 3.75
Roads Paved Street
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 48202

AVG $510K
AVG $2,010
AVG 10
Year Built
AVG 1915
AVG 67
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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