97 Winder, Estate of the Day
One of the grandest Victorian mansions in Detroit is up for sale. 97 Winder is currently in use as the Inn at 97 Winder, a beautiful bed and breakfast filled with works of art and antiques. The Inn at 97 Winder is located only two blocks from Comerica Park, three blocks from Ford Field, and minutes from other great Detroit attractions. The mansion has 10 bedroom suites, three living room and eight marble fireplaces.
It was 1876 when John Harvey, built the over 11,000 square foot mansion that stands at 97 Winder today. The home was created by architect John V. Smith who combined elements of Queen Anne and Mansard architecture to create the three-story house adorned with gables, bay windows, octagon turret and a mansard roof. The neighborhood was once known as Little Paris and many of Detroit's elite lived in the area, it is now known as Brush Park and some of the area has been redeveloped for luxury condominiums while other mansions have also been restored. This property is listed at $2.5 million.
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