8469 E JEFFERSON, Detroit, Michigan 48214


Property Description

Prestigious Historic Book Mansion, built by James Burgess Book Jr. in 1911, designed by renowned architect, Louis Kamper, is modeled after Marie Antoinette’s Palace, The Petit Trianon, in Versailles. 1st Floor, Great Hall w/Greek Pentelikon marble floor & grand Thassos Marble staircase w/Italian walnut baluster rail; French Caen stone walls extend to the 3rd floor w/12' ceilings, Italian limestone columns & ornate plaster medallions; 3 large Reception Rooms & magnificent marble fireplace. Marble kitchen Suite w-Butler’s Rm, Breakfast Rm & Pantry, marble mosaic floors, La Cornue range & antique French cabinetry. Loggia w/gold mosaic ceiling & marble floor. 2nd-floor Master Suite w/ensuite bathroom, Boudoir, Sitting rm w/balcony; 3 add’l ensuite Bedrms w/walk-in closets. 3rd-floor features a Ballroom, Library, Linen Rm, add’l bedrms. Full basement. Carriage House w/4car garage & 2nd floor living quarters. Italian courtyard & two lots developed as the Book Gardens w/exotic trees & plants.

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