Henry Ford’s former Detroit property is up for sale for $975,000, according to a genuine estate listing from Corridor & Hunter.
Positioned at 140 Edison Avenue near Detroit’s Voigt Park, the property was developed in 1908—the exact same calendar year the Ford Design T launched—and was household to the Ford family from then until eventually 1915, according to the listing. The Fords then moved to the more substantial Truthful Lane estate in the Detroit suburbs. Honest Lane would be Henry Ford’s property right until his death in 1947, and was later on selected a Nationwide Historic Landmark.
The four-bedroom, 4.1-bathtub, home boasts 7,623 sq. feet of room and sits on a four-acre great deal. Highlights incorporate hardwood flooring, a screened terrace, hearth, and a library with constructed-in glass bookcases.
Henry Ford’s Detroit residence (picture by way of Corridor & Hunter)
The home also retains some period options, such as servants’ quarters on the best flooring, and a scullery and butler’s pantry in the key kitchen (a 2nd kitchen area is positioned in the basement).
In addition to the primary house, the residence also involves a carriage household with additional living place, guest space, and garages. Potentially the new operator will come across a Product T to park in these garages.
When this residence was designed, the Ford Motor Enterprise was just five decades outdated. People very first 5 a long time had been turbulent ones for the corporation, but the launch of the Product T would safe Henry Ford’s position as an automotive tycoon. A simplified producing procedure allowed Ford to build the Model T in big portions and market it cheaply, making it more available to the masses. The relaxation, as they say, is background.