$1,700,000 :: 930 MEAD Road, Rochester Hills MI, 48306

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,031,936 sq ft
Added: 02/16/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 217011853
Community: Rochester Hills
Status: Pending

Approx. 24 acre property, with city water. Zoned Residential Estate. Approx. 3000 s/f Recreational Building with 2 half baths, kitchenette and parking located at the back of the property. Roads in with curbs. Buyer’s agent to verify ALL Information including the ability to split and further develop. Property is gated. Must schedule an appointment to view. All interested parties MUST be accompanied by a licensed agent.

Listed with RE/MAX Encore


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$300,000 :: 0 E GUNN RD, Rochester MI, 48306-1812

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 227,383 sq ft
Added: 07/21/17, Last Updated: 07/23/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 21345379
Community: Oakland Twp (63101)
Status: Active

Peaceful and tranquil 5.22 acres in Oakland Township, minutes to Rochester. This property is partially cleared for you to be able to vision where your dream home can be placed. Plenty of room to build and roam, plus enjoying all the amenities Oakland Township offers. Listing agent or co operating agent must accompany to walk property.

Listed with Real Living Kee Realty


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$389,999 :: 3280 SUMMIT RIDGE Drive, Rochester Hills MI, 48306

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4 beds, 0 baths
Home size: 3,270 sq ft
Lot Size: 16,117 sq ft
Added: 03/28/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 217023427
Community: Rochester Hills
Tract: HAWTHORN HILLS
The price of this listing was last increased on 7/24/2017 by 0%
Status: Active

Stately colonial in popular sub near schools. Large tile foyer opening to Formal dining room, living room, family room and den with French doors. Newer kitchen with granite counters, ceramic flooring and sub-zero refrigerator. Butlers pantry. Large laundry room off garage. 4 generous bedrooms with a master suite including dressing area, large bathroom with a separate tub and shower. Finished lower level with a full bath and plenty of storage. New furnace, C/A and water heater. Paver brick patio off doorwall in nook. Walk to schools.

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$1,700,000 :: 930 MEAD Road, Rochester Hills MI, 48306

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,031,936 sq ft
Added: 02/16/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 217011853
Community: Rochester Hills
Status: Pending

Approx. 24 acre property, with city water. Zoned Residential Estate. Approx. 3000 s/f Recreational Building with 2 half baths, kitchenette and parking located at the back of the property. Roads in with curbs. Buyer’s agent to verify ALL Information including the ability to split and further develop. Property is gated. Must schedule an appointment to view. All interested parties MUST be accompanied by a licensed agent.

Listed with RE/MAX Encore


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$300,000 :: 0 E GUNN RD, Rochester MI, 48306-1812

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 227,383 sq ft
Added: 07/21/17, Last Updated: 07/23/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 21345379
Community: Oakland Twp (63101)
Status: Active

Peaceful and tranquil 5.22 acres in Oakland Township, minutes to Rochester. This property is partially cleared for you to be able to vision where your dream home can be placed. Plenty of room to build and roam, plus enjoying all the amenities Oakland Township offers. Listing agent or co operating agent must accompany to walk property.

Listed with Real Living Kee Realty


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$389,999 :: 3280 SUMMIT RIDGE Drive, Rochester Hills MI, 48306

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4 beds, 0 baths
Home size: 3,270 sq ft
Lot Size: 16,117 sq ft
Added: 03/28/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 217023427
Community: Rochester Hills
Tract: HAWTHORN HILLS
The price of this listing was last increased on 7/24/2017 by 0%
Status: Active

Stately colonial in popular sub near schools. Large tile foyer opening to Formal dining room, living room, family room and den with French doors. Newer kitchen with granite counters, ceramic flooring and sub-zero refrigerator. Butlers pantry. Large laundry room off garage. 4 generous bedrooms with a master suite including dressing area, large bathroom with a separate tub and shower. Finished lower level with a full bath and plenty of storage. New furnace, C/A and water heater. Paver brick patio off doorwall in nook. Walk to schools.

Listed with Real Living Kee Realty


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5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

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The basement doesn’t just have to be a space to throw all of that extra storage. Show it as usable space, and it may even help you increase the value of the home. Basement remodels typically recoup about 70 percent of their costs at time of resale, which can add a tremendous amount of value to your home.

Making it the coolest room in the house may not be too difficult either. After all, basements tend to stay cooler during the summer months, making this an ideal place for the family to hang out when the weather heats up outside.

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1. Create an In-Home Theater

Basements not only are typically cooler than the rest of the home, but they’re also usually darker. For that reason, they’re an excellent place to add a theater to watch movies on those hot summer nights. Best of all, you don’t have to do a complete basement remodel, with costs around $50,000, to gain this space. A TV mount costs around $250, while built in seating costs around $840 – $1,680. (Just be sure for safety to completely waterproof the room before running wires through the basement.)

2. Make a Children’s Play Area

Basements are often neglected areas of the home, used primarily for storage and not much else. So why not turn your unused basement space into a new playroom for your kids?

Start with the staircase. Most basements have only partially finished staircases so installing a new one will help make the space more comfortable as well as safer. Next, ensure that you have egress windows installed, and that the basement is fully waterproofed. From there, you can carpet the floors to make the space more comfortable, and move your children’s toys downstairs to make more space in their rooms.

3. Create an Adult Entertainment Space

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If you love to entertain, consider building a bar into your basement. Basements are already the ideal place to install a wine cellar, so why not take it a step further and put in an entertainment area and bar for parties as well? Basements that walkout onto patios can be the ideal place for summer entertaining, giving guests a way to get in out of the heat or a summer rainstorm. Consider putting in a tile floor to give the room a finished look and keep the floors easy to clean. Match the bar countertop to the color of the floors for a fresh, stylish appearance.

4. Create a Garden Utility Room

If you spend any time out in the garden, you probably know about the dirt, tools, and pots that accompany this hobby. Basements are a great place to install a utility sink and counter, and to store all of your garden paraphernalia. Installing a french drain and a hose will make cleanup a snap, while shelving placed just beneath the windows will give your plants a place to sprout before you take them outside for the summer.

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5. Create a New Family Room

Family rooms often get even more use than the more formal living room, so family rooms in a cooler basement can get a lot of use during the summer months. Basements finished as family rooms may be coveted by homebuyers too, giving you the maximum return on investment. This includes not only tiling or carpeting the floors, but also putting up drywall to complete the walls as well. Consider adding a suspended acoustic ceiling to help insulate the basement from the sounds above, while making the rooms more attractive at the same time.

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$1,119,000 :: 5801 BREWSTER, Rochester MI, 48306

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6 beds, 8 baths
Home size: 6,692 sq ft
Lot Size: 435,600 sq ft
Added: 03/18/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 21273790
Community: Oakland Twp (63101)
The price of this listing was last reduced on 6/5/2017 by 3%
Status: Active

Private drive leads to 10 rolling acres adjoining several large parcels creating expansive views and the perfect peaceful setting yet mere minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment. Contemporary flair with renovated transitional interior for ease of living and entertaining. Stunning foyer features a dramatic floating staircase, perfect for photo opportunities! Soaring ceiling & 2 story expanses of glass fill the great rm with abundance of natural light. Huge gourmet kitchen, walk-in pantry and butler?s pantry (butler not included). 5 bdrms all with priv baths and WICs. Owner’s retreat with dual walk-in closets, star gaze out the palladian window from the jetted tub in the lux bath. Multi-generational home with entry & lower level bdrms with full baths. Huge upper bonus rm, art studio, 2nd office or play rm. Add’l 6+ car garage for boat, toys, horse tack or cars! Long summer days and nights by the sparkling blue pool. Too many outstanding features to list. Subject to court apprvl.

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$300,000 :: 0 E GUNN RD, Rochester MI, 48306-1812

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 227,383 sq ft
Added: 07/21/17, Last Updated: 07/23/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 21345379
Community: Oakland Twp (63101)
Status: Active

Peaceful and tranquil 5.22 acres in Oakland Township, minutes to Rochester. This property is partially cleared for you to be able to vision where your dream home can be placed. Plenty of room to build and roam, plus enjoying all the amenities Oakland Township offers. Listing agent or co operating agent must accompany to walk property.

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$748,900 :: 5475 JENDEAN Lane, Oakland Township MI, 48306

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4 beds, 0 baths
Home size: 4,218 sq ft
Lot Size: 436,035 sq ft
Added: 07/24/17, Last Updated: 07/24/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 217064072
Community: Oakland Twp
Status: Active

Up north feeling on rare 10 acre lot w/private spring fed pond located just 5 minutes from Downtown Rochester. Enter circular drive to this custom designed & built 4,218 sq.ft. home w/first floor Master suite overlooking serene landscape. Volume ceilings, skylights, bay windows, bright & airy kitchen w/FP & breakfast room W/octagonal vaulted ceiling & cove lighting. GR has floor to ceiling windows, 2 story ceiling & FP. Library has judges paneling & coffered ceiling, Dining rm w/wainscoting & bay window w/storage & Butler’s pantry. 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths & large loft area. Finished W/O is an entertainer’s dream W/heated floors, Tiki Bar, dance floor has stainless steel ceiling & neon lighting, full kitchen w/amazing decorative tile, billiard area, FR w/stone fireplace & full bath. The indoor pool completes this dream home & also has hot tub + lots of windows to let the light in. 3 car garage with an oversized truck bay, composite decks with glass railing panels and gazebo.

Listed with Hall & Hunter-Birmingham


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