Northville Arts & Acts Festival This Weekend: June 19th to 21st, 2015

Let your Creativity shine this first weekend of Summer in Downtown Northville! Come and enjoy the imagination that abounds in our charming downtown as The Northville Art House hosts its annual Arts & Acts Festival; featuring art, music, film, plays, food and activities for all ages.

Stroll down Main & Center streets; delight in the juried fine art show, Art in the Sun, featuring over 70 talented artists and the Reel Michigan Film Festival at Northville’s historic Marquis Theatre. Be amazed at the Short on Words Literary Contest and come watch the Children share their artistic aspirations at the Northville Art House Chalk Festival! Appreciate the musical entertainment and festively delicious food and drink! This weekend’s artistic adventure benefits The Northville Art House and is one of the biggest and definitely one of the most diverse summer festivals in the metro area.

The fun begins on Friday, June 19 @ 3 pm to 8 pm and continues Saturday, June 20, 10 am to 8pm and concludes Sunday, June 21, 10 am to 5pm.

Arts & Acts is free; tickets for chalk, film and play festivals require a nominal fee. http://northvillearthouse.org/special-events/

So enjoy living in or visiting Northville as it brings an abundance of spring & summer fun; biking & hiking in Maybury, Thursday Farmer’s Market, May Spring Flower sale, Tunes on Tuesday for the youngsters, and Friday Night Concerts in the Town Square.

If you are interested in buying or selling a home in the Northville area, please visit our Bake Real Estate homepage at www.bobbake.com or simply contact Ann Gage, Realtor, at 248-982-9880 and ann@bobbake.com.

Begin your summer days in Downtown Northville – Pure Michigan!

Video: The City of Plymouth and Plymouth Township

 

First BAKE Open House of Twenty Fifteen: 540 Orchard Drive, Northville – 11am – 2pm Sunday January 11th

Open this Sunday 11am to 2pm, 540 Orchard Drive was seamlessly expanded & renovated in 2011 with design work by Architect George Clemens (clemensarchitecture.com) and custom build work by Amish builders. This home has character AND functionality. 3 bedrooms upstairs and one suite on the main level, a Shaker style gourmet island kitchen with quartz countertops & stainless appliances open to the family room, 3rd floor recreation room, abundant storage, a 2011 2.5 car carriage house with walk-up second story, spacious basement for storage & recreation, 2nd floor laundry closet hookup, covered rear porch, mudroom, James Hardie & brick siding, Jeld-Wen windows, 3 fireplaces, and more. Walking distance to OLV school, parks, & Downtown Northville. Award-winning Amerman Elementary, Hillside Middle & Northville High Schools. Live the charmed life in one of America’s greatest classic small towns!

For more information about this home, please visit our Plymouth and Northville Real Estate homepage at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.

 

 

Minecraft Home for the Minecraft Founder

Here’s a fun real estate video of a different sort.  The founder of Minecraft (‘Notch’) is purchasing a $70 million Beverly Hills home.  The home comes with a very polished video which you can see below but it wasn’t long before someone crafted a replica which you can see above.

 

 

Just Sold: 1463 Sheridan St – 4 Bedroom, 2.1 Bath, 2600 Sqft Colonial – Updated and Expanded

We are pleased to announce the completed sale of 1463 Sheridan: an elegant, downtown Plymouth center-entrance 1920’s Colonial. Contemplate the classic charm of a character home with new house updates including an open concept Kitchen.  Completely remodeled in 2010, the gourmet kitchen is equipped with Shaker style custom cabinets, granite countertops, subway backsplash, breakfast bar, hardwood floors, and high-end stainless stainless appliances. There is a new ½ bath on the main floor & two other full baths – both newer, two fireplaces – gas log in Living Room & natural in Family Room, Arched doorways, beautiful painted trim and crafted details throughout. All bedrooms are upstairs with a newer master suite overlooking rear yard and patio. The Basement includes a cute and spacious finished recreation room, laundry room & unfinished storage/workshop.  Outside, there’s an extra storage shed, 2-car garage with new windows, fenced rear yard and recently re-landscaping front and rear yards. Walk tree-lined streets to Bird Elementary, West Middle School, OLGC & Plymouth events, shops, restaurants & parks!

For more information about this home or about buying/selling a home in Plymouth and Northville, visit us at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.

 

 

BAKE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY DEC. 7th 1-4PM: 540 Orchard Drive

OPEN HOUSE this Sunday 1-4pm: Elegantly appointed, present day living with the vintage charm and appeal of a classic American small town . Meticulously transformed in 2011 by the current owners, the completed home now enjoys 3,472 sq. ft. of finished living space on 3 floors. The features and upgrades are many, including an Open Concept Kitchen and Family Room, Stainless Steel appliances, Quartz Countertops, Shaker Style Cabinetry, Hardwood Floors, Covered Front & Rear Porches, Generous Rear Yard space, custom woodwork, reclaimed pillars & built-ins abound, 2 ½ Car garage with Walk-up Bonus Room, First Floor in-law Suite – this home offers the consummate blend old house warmth and new house comfort. Located on a tree-lined street within easy walking distance to downtown Northville’s parks, shops, entertainment, events, and restaurants.

For more information about this home, please visit our Plymouth and Northville Real Estate homepage at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.

 

Just Sold! 9759 Abi Court, Plymouth: 4 Bed, 3.2 Bath Cape on 1.3 Acres

 

 

VIDEO: Just Listed! 540 Orchard Drive in the City of Northville – 4 Bedroom, 3.2 Bath Colonial Recently Expanded and Renovated Throughout

Just listed: Elegantly appointed, present day living with the vintage charm and appeal of a classic American small town . Meticulously transformed in 2011 by the current owners, the completed home now enjoys 3,472 sq. ft. of finished living space on 3 floors. The features and upgrades are many, including an Open Concept Kitchen and Family Room, Stainless Steel appliances, Quartz Countertops, Shaker Style Cabinetry, Hardwood Floors, Covered Front & Rear Porches, Generous Rear Yard space, custom woodwork, reclaimed pillars & built-ins abound, 2 ½ Car garage with Walk-up Bonus Room, First Floor in-law Suite – this home offers the consummate blend old house warmth and new house comfort. Located on a tree-lined street within easy walking distance to downtown Northville’s parks, shops, entertainment, events, and restaurants.

For more information about this home, please visit our Plymouth and Northville Real Estate homepage at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.

VIDEO: 9759 Abi Court, Plymouth: 4 Bed, 3.2 Bath Cape on 1.3 Wooded and Pastoral Acres!

Just listed: Privacy and natural beauty define life in Abi Estates, a quiet and peaceful community of individualized homes known for large lots and mature trees. Abi Court is a 2002 built Cape Cod set amidst a wooded and award-winning re-landscaped 1.3 acre parcel on a private court. As you approach the home along a rising drive, you’ll be welcomed by a wide covered front porch with prerequisite swing for enjoying summer breezes and the stunning view. Premier amenities, materials, and craftsmanship abound in this 4 bedroom, 3.2 bathroom home: arched doorways and windows, hardwood flooring, kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, butcher block island/breakfast bar, breakfast nook and 2 way gas fireplace, sumptuous library with granite, built-in desk & cabinetry, walkout lower level with stone gas fireplace, wet bar with granite, fitness room, wine cellar, ½ round copper gutters, generator, low Salem Township taxes with Plymouth Canton schools and mailing, a variety of trees, perennials & birds to enjoy along with a classic & luxurious home minutes from M-14 and Downtown Plymouth. Come home to your stay-cation!

For more information about this home, please visit our Plymouth and Northville Real Estate homepage at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.

 

 

Just Sold! Watch the Short Film: “Stonebrook”

Great homes are continuing to sell quickly and for higher and higher prices in Northville Township. Just sold, Stonebrook sits high atop a hill in the highly esteemed “Woods of Edenderry” neighborhood. An exceptional Cambridge Homes-built colonial, this home offers sits on a ½ acre lot backing to 15 acres of protected woodlands. Inside you are met with hardwood floors, front & rear staircases, 3 fireplaces, island kitchen with hearth room and breakfast area overlooking rear yard, large library with cherry, museum quality cabinetry and millwork, 4 full and 2 half baths, walkout finished lower level with wine cellar, workout room, recreation room, & 5th bedroom. Three car garage, beautifully landscaped,and convenient access to Downtown Northville, Plymouth and E/W expressways, all in a quiet, hilly residential neighborhood walking distance to Northville High School.

We’ve recently introduced professionally produced, directed, and edited short films for some of our listings. Stonebrook was the first film in the series followed by Irvin and Amherst.  To see these short films including Stonebrook, click here.

Just Sold! 420 Irvin in Downtown Plymouth – 3 Bed, 3 Bath Brick Cape Cod Home

We are pleased to announce the completed sale of 420 Irvin in downtown Plymouth.  Purchased just over 2 years ago by some local clients of ours, Irvin was updated with new furnace and A/C (there was no A/C before) and completely refreshed with new carpet, paint, and landscaping. This is the “Storybook Home” that exemplifies Downtown Plymouth charm and curb appeal. From the Brick exterior, covered front porch, side door portico, hardwood floors and cove ceilings, to the updated kitchen and baths, and the expanded 2nd floor master suite, this home defines City living. Inside, you’ll find 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, and a finished basement. Granite counters and white cabinetry in the kitchen. Both upper bedrooms are spacious – a Master with vaulted ceiling and Walk-in closet. They share a marvelously updated bath with jetted tub and granite vanity. The finished Lower Level features a large family room, office or play room and full bathroom. The location is ideal with an easy walk to town or schools along tree-lined streets. To see a short movie of Irvin, go to our homepage and click on Irvin.

 

Just Listed! 11945 Amherst Court, Plymouth – Modern Masterpiece on 3.3 Acres

(Updated: this home has been sold) Just listed, architect Tivadar Balogh-designed, contemporary home discretely positioned on 3.3 acres, 300 ft off its primary paved access. An incomparable, bucolic, and private setting placed overlooking a creek-fed pond with sensual sight lines in all directions. This is a home that few have seen, but all who have, will find impossible to forget. A close to town location, arrestingly peaceful and tranquil, with modern utilities. Stunning brick and cedar 1 1/2 story contemporary with a main level master bedroom, 28′ x 26′ great room, 3 fireplaces, Pella windows, 3 1/2 baths, walk-out finished lower level, 1st floor laundry, indoor endless pool, brick paver motor car courtyard, and oversized garages for 3 plus cars. To see a virtual tour of Amherst Ct, go to our homepage and click on Amherst Court.

For more information about this home, please visit our Plymouth and Northville Real Estate homepage at  www.bobbake.com or simply contact Carrie,  Associate Broker, at (734) 788-2398 – carrie@bobbake.com, Patrick,  Associate Broker,at  (734) 272-8375 – patrick@bobbake.com, or Stephanie, REALTOR, at (734) 620-4536 – stephanie@bobbake.com.