1897 George Mason-Designed Dutch Colonial Mansion

$859,900 | Built 1897 | 5,577 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 0.5 Acres

Step into the enchanting past with this remarkable 1897 George Mason-Designed Dutch Colonial Mansion in Cadillac, Michigan. Priced at $859,900, this timeless residence boasts 5,577 sq. ft. of living space, featuring 5 bedrooms, 5.5+ baths, all nestled on a scenic 0.5-acre parcel. Immerse yourself in historic elegance with this rare opportunity to own a piece of architectural history.

Experience the grandeur of history in this captivating Dutch Neo-Classical residence located in historic Cadillac, MI. Originally constructed in 1897 by prominent lumber Baron Frank J. Cobbs, this Colonial Revival masterpiece is now proudly presented for sale as part of Coldwell Banker’s Global Luxury Collection. Believed to be designed by renowned architect George Mason, the creative mind behind iconic landmarks such as the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and the Mitchell Building in Cadillac, this home exudes timeless elegance.

For the past 29 years, this architectural gem has been lovingly and authentically maintained by the same family, making it a true jewel to behold. Baron Cobbs spared no expense in the construction, using the finest wood selections, including African mahogany, 1/4 sawn oak, rift sawn oak, birds-eye, and other maples. The interior boasts six unique fireplaces, each crafted with meticulous detail using Grueby tiles, bronze, wood, and marble, complemented by era-appropriate lighting to perfectly balance the mood of the home. Step into a world where history meets luxury, where every corner tells a story, and where the spirit of a bygone era is beautifully preserved.

Indulge in the epitome of luxury living with three ensuite bedrooms on the 2nd floor, offering unparalleled privacy and comfort. For added versatility, the 3rd-floor penthouse apartment and studio apartment within the basement provide additional living options. The updated kitchen, adorned with granite countertops and quality William Ohs cabinetry, features Sub Zero and Bosch appliances, with ample storage within the Butlers’ pantry glass door built-ins.

Step into the stately dining room, where an exquisite Jacquard Tapestry, meticulously crafted on the original loom in Europe, sets the tone for elegant gatherings. Positioned on a three-lot corner, the property boasts well-maintained perennial gardens, an impressive circle drive with brick-paved parking, and a large covered porch offering a truly stately impression. The rear of the home features a fenced dog run and an aesthetically fitting three-car garage.

Situated within walking distance to downtown shops, dining, trails, and lake access, this residence seamlessly combines convenience with beauty. Homes of this caliber rarely come to market, especially in such fine condition, making it a unique and unparalleled opportunity that will never be recreated at this price.

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Shannon Beia • shannon.beia@cbgreatlakes.com • (231) 883-9930
Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors
Photography Credit: Knightwing Media

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