This $550k metro Detroit home designed by the Palace architects has an indoor koi pond


Let us pull back the custom-designed curtain(s) to reveal one of the most unique properties on the market around here, which is believed to have been designed by Rossetti Architects, the firm behind the Palace of Auburn Hills. (According to the home's current owners.)

This 5,538 square foot open-layout home in Riverview has 5 beds, 4 baths, and a mini-"Stargate" entryway. The 5 bed, 4 bath home built in 1985 (just three years before the Palace) located in the prestigious Golf View Greens subdivision offers panoramic views of the River Highlands Golf Course and creek. But if a water feature is what you're after, you don't have to even step outside to experience one, as the home comes with a sunlit solarium off the living room complete with a koi pond and an itty bitty waterfall — no chasing necessary. This home, destined to entertain, is not intended for shrinking violets as evidenced by the glass-cube balcony hanging over the living room, the 2,200 square foot basement with wet bar, and, if we may be so bold, the super-sized jacuzzi tub in the master bath.

It should be mentioned that the koi fish do not come with the sale, but the custom drapes can be negotiated for an additional cost. What is included, however, is the bucketloads of character and a statement fireplace for burning the aforementioned drapes. We're kidding, they're beautiful and probably cost more than our entire one-bedroom apartment.

This home is listed by Shane Parker of Community Choice Realty Livonia.
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