Introduction: Introducing the House at 1414 E. Maple Rd. – Oakland County’s Most Expensive Home
As of 2018, the house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. in Troy has been listed for sale at $3.3 million and is currently on the market for the highest real estate price per square foot in Oakland County. The house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. is approximately 5,000 square feet and sits on almost an acre of land in the prestigious Bloomfield Hills/Troy area of Oakland County, Michigan.
The house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. is a two-story brick and stucco four bedroom, six bathroom house with in-ground heated swimming pool, guest house, pet run, and 4-car garage on a quiet cul-de-sac street, nestled among the more popular homes of Bloomfield Hills/Troy.
As of the end of September 2018, this home was the most expensive of all homes for sale in Oakland County. It is also one of the most expensive homes for sale in Michigan, and one of the more expensive homes for sale in all of the United States.
In September 2018, the house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. was listed for sale at $3.3 million and had already had 5 offers placed on it. At that time, there was an active contract with a buyer who promised to close within 30 days of closing. It was expected that a contract would close within 10 days of the listing being made public.
Building Info: Inner Dimensions and More
The house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. has four bedrooms and four full bathrooms, as well as a finished walkout lower level with a guest apartment, another full bathroom and living area with fireplace. The house sits on an acre of land in the upscale Bloomfield Hills/Troy area of Oakland County, Michigan, just minutes away from shopping centers, the 24-screen cinema, restaurants, galleries, banks and the new Oakland County Community College District.
The main level contains the foyer, family room with fireplace, formal dining room and kitchen. The kitchen has been remodeled and boasts granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and an island with breakfast bar. The family room has a separate entry to the deck/patio and offers a built-in bookcase, fireplace and bay window. There is also a half bathroom off the family room.
The second level contains the master bedroom, a full bathroom with shower and granite counter tops, three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The three bedrooms all have crown moldings and wood floors; the master bedroom has a fireplace. The basement has a walkout to the patio and then to an exercise area. There is also an auto room and laundry room.
The Stories Behind the Numbers
The house at 1414 E. Maple Rd. is four bedrooms, three full and one half bath, as well as a finished walkout lower level with a guest apartment, another full bathroom and living area with fireplace.
The house is located in Troy, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The property was built in 1948 and quickly became the status symbol of the rapidly growing city. The “biggest house on Maple” went up for sale not long after its construction at $1 million. It eventually sold to Esther Ford for an astounding price of $1,250,000 and then again on July 9th 1961 for $750,000.
The house is also known as number 6 on the list of the “Houses of Troy”.
It was featured in numerous articles in Michigan, and national magazines, and most notably Newsweek Magazine. The house was featured on I Dream of Jeannie, Bewitched, Hart to Hart, Grace Under Fire and other television movies. Even before the age of TV series’ the house was in pre-production for a movie to be called “Jackpot” which starred Carol Burnett.
Photo Tour of the House in Troy with photos of rooms and every amenity that was used to turn it into a dream home
The home floor plans come with an optional slide-out basement featuring a full bathroom, kitchen and living area. When you purchase the house, you receive it as is and are able to customize it into whatever dream home you want. You can install your own windows, doors, skylights and countertops (with a little help from the designers).
The house also comes with an optional underground garage that is heated and provides automatic door opener automatically. It will hold up to three cars, but if you need more space there are plans for a second garage.
The house also comes with a full, unfinished basement that is ready to be remodeled according to your goals. The basement also features a fireplace, fireplace mantle and built in surround sound system.