2204 Lafayette Road

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • Status:Sold
  • Type: Residential
  • Beds:5
  • Baths: 2 full, 3 half
  • Style:2 Story
  • Sq Ft: 3,274
  • Lot Size:0.58 acres
  • Year Built:1930
  • MLS#:3259700
Listing Price: $1,599,000 Sold For: $1,485,000 Date Sold: Nov. 29, 2018

An exceptional property in the sought after Highlands neighborhood. With an amazing pedigree, this gem was designed in 1916 by architect Rupert W. Koch, who also designed the Hoover Mansion. The home was built for Earl V. Moore, best known as the co-composer of the Michigan Fight song Varsity'' and Director of UM School Music for 37 years. Set on a .579 acre hill, this brick Tudor has commanding views of the neighborhood. Over the years, four owners have retained the exceptional charm and integrity of the home, making thoughtful improvements using top notch materials and workmanship. The open floor plan includes an expansive kitchen w/center island, prep sink, wine fridge, and room for a dining table. The kitchen, dining room w/built-ins, and living room run seamlessly across the back of the house; all overlook the garden. There is a delightful screened porch. 2 studies, big mudroom w/cubbies galore and a powder room complete the 1st floor. The 2nd floor has a grand landing, master suite w/views of the yard, 4 more bedrooms and 1.1 more baths. A walk-out lower level has a large family room, plenty of storage and access to the side yard and neat play structure. Many updates!
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Ann Arbor, the hub of Washtenaw County, is the sixth largest city in Michigan.  A lively downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods make Ann Arbor an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.

Known for academic excellence, Ann Arbor Public Schools District is consistently ranked one of the best in the country.  Ann Arbor is also home to the University of Michigan, Cleary University, Concordia University and Washtenaw Community College.

You will find a wonderful mix of city advantages and scenic beauty in Ann Arbor.  Nicknamed “Tree Town”, Ann Arbor has more than 2,000 acres of tree lined city parks.  Ann Arbor provides endless recreation opportunities including trails, golf courses, canoeing, tennis courts, athletic fields and more.  One of the most walkable communities in the country, Ann Arbor prides itself on being environmentally friendly with a progressive recycling program and conscious effort to preserve the city’s green space.


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While surrounded by all of this natural beauty, you'll also find that Ann Arbor is less than an hour from the big city advantages Detroit, Michigan has to offer.  Detroit is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, several museums, extraordinary shopping and professional sports team including the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers.

Within a four-hour drive of Ann Arbor are Chicago and Toronto, or take a 25-minute trip to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the world is at your feet.  Amtrak makes several stops daily in Ann Arbor, connecting passengers to over 450 locations across the country.

There is a very broad range of major employers countywide, many of them located in and near Ann Arbor.  The University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Health System, and the St. Joseph Mercy Health System are among the area's leading employers.  These opportunities allow many of the county's residents to work quite close to home; other residents commute less than an hour to greater Detroit or Lansing.

Whether it's life in a college town that you prefer, or the appeal of a small town conveniently located to a larger urban area, Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County has it all.  Come see why our home is well loved by so many!


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