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Nestled on a tree-lined street in the quiet and desirable neighborhood of Southgate, this two-story house boasts an extensive remodel of the original 1937 structure. Located at 2230 Dryden Road, the home just recently came on the market with an asking price of $899,500.
The house opens to a large living room with dry bar and is anchored by a fireplace. Grey-finished hardwoods continue into the adjacent formal dining room. The nearby den offers a place for casual entertaining or family time. Windows throughout the home have been improved to double panes to more efficiently bring the outside in.
The manicured gardens here are filled with more than 500 flower bulbs ready to bloom.
The updated gourmet kitchen includes a professional Wolf range, Bosch dishwasher, built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator and breakfast counter for bar stool sitting.
All three bedrooms are located on the second floor. The master suite enjoys tree views and features a luxuriously refurbished master bath with Carrara marble, a double-vessel vanity and a walk-in shower with frameless glass door and bench. The secondary bedroom also has access to a full bath, while the third bedroom is now used as an office.
Double French doors in the family room lead to an expansive deck outside and fully fenced open backyard. The manicured gardens here are filled with more than 500 flower bulbs ready to bloom.
The two-car garage is detached and is accessible via an auto driveway gate. LED landscape lighting, lawn irrigation and custom gas lantern fixtures are just a few more of the upgrades to the property.
Square footage: 2,238
Asking price: $899,500