About This 1897 Historic House In Cadillac Michigan
HISTORIC Cadillac, MI Dutch Neo Classical residence built by prominent lumber Baron Frank J. Cobbs in 1897 is presented for sale as part of Coldwell Banker’s Global Luxury Collection. This Colonial revival home is believed to have been designed by famed architect George Mason (Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island & Mitchell Building in Cadillac) & has been lovingly & authentically maintained by the same family for 29 years….truly a jewel to behold.
With the best of wood selections at his disposal Cobbs spared no expense creating the home with African mahogany, 1/4 sawn oak, rift sawn oak, birdseye and other maples. 6 unique fireplaces are crafted with Grueby tiles, bronze, wood & marble & enhanced by era appropriate lighting to balance the mood of the home. 3 ensuite bedrooms on the 2nd floor offer the ultimate in privacy & comfort with the added option of the 3rd floor penthouse apartment and studio apartment within the basement. The updated granite countered kitchen has quality William Ohs cabinetry complimented by Sub Zero & Bosch appliances with extensive storage within the Butlers’ pantry glass door built-ins.
The stately dining room is adorned with exquisite Jacquard Tapestry crafted on the original loom in Europe and is an exact duplicate of the original and sure to elevate any dinner discussion. Located on a 3 lot corner the well maintained perennial gardens, impressive circle drive with brick paved parking is overlooked by a large covered porch. Truly a stately impression.
Back of home offers fenced dog run and aesthetically appropriate 3 car garage. Walking distance to downtown shops, dining, trails and lake access the options are convenient and beautiful. A home of this caliber rarely comes to market and in such fine condition and never to be recreated at this price.