Rare opportunity to make a treasured piece of Detroit History your own! Indian Villages Historic Book Mansion modeled after Marie Antoinette’s Palace, The Petit Trianon, in Versailles was built in 1911 by James Burgess Book Jr and designed by prominent architect, Louis Kemper. The interior features are astounding. The 1st floor offers a foyer with stone and marble flooring, a Great Hall is filled with Greek Pentelikon marble flooring and limestone columns leading up the grand staircase with an Italian walnut baluster. Step back in time with the French Caen stone walls and classic ornate plaster ceilings throughout the Drawing and Dining Room. The Drawing Room as features an elegant marble fireplace, French Windows and Teak Flooring. The spacious Kitchen provides an Imported French Cornue Stove, Italian Porcelain Tile and Marble Mosaic Floors, Antique French Cabinets and English Farmhouse Sink. There is also a Butlers and Breakfast Room, pantry/Italian Terrazzo Floors. The Book Mansion also offers a Loggia with a gold mosaic ceiling and Mosaic Marble flooring. The Book Mansion accompanies 7 bedrooms, including the primary suite on the 2nd floor with a fireplace, dressing room with walkout terrace, Boudoir and 2 primary bathrooms. The 2nd floor also offers an additional 3 spacious bedrooms, all ensuites with original oak hardwood flooring. The 3rd floor provides the remaining 3 bedrooms, a library, ballroom, and linen room. The exterior features are nothing short of grand including a beautiful Italian Courtyard, gardens and limestone exterior. 2800 sf Carriage house on the grounds with 4 car garage and 2nd floor living space. This is a truly a work of art! HISTORICAL MANSION (14680 sq ft) Carriage house (2,800 sq ft) ZONED B-4 COMMERCIAL, APPROVED MIXED-USE RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL.
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