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University District Tudor matching classic exterior with modern interior asks $550K

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Step inside to see a total transformation

A three-story brick home with two floors of bay windows to the left and a stone-accented front entrance to the right. there’s a winding walkway to the front that goes by a large tree. Photos by Stylish Detroit

We’ve seen a lot of Tudor Revivals hit the market in the last few weeks (see the sidebar for some more examples). One that’s now for sale, built in 1928, is unique in what the sellers have done to the interior.

The 3,650-square-foot home on Wildemere Street is listed with Nika Jusufi of Max Broock Realtors for $549,950.

It’s got the classic Tudor features on the exterior: half-timbering, stone accents, two floors of bay windows, leaded-glass windows. There’s also a nice little covered porch and detached two-car garage in the modest backyard.

But step inside the four-bedroom home and you’ll see a total transformation. Aside from the wrought-iron staircase, oak floors, and some crown molding, almost everything has been given a modern touch. Even elements like the built-in shelving and fireplace mantel have been replaced.

Not everyone will like the changes—and we don’t know what the state of the house was prior to renovation—but they’ve undeniably been done with taste and high-end finishes.

The kitchen, for example, now has new cabinets, appliances, countertops, a herringbone backsplash, and a wood-paneled island. The four-bedroom home also comes with three full baths, two half-baths, and a finished third floor.

Check out the photos below to see the renovation for yourself.

Inside the front door, which is made of wood. There’s white shelf space for people to hang their coats.
The living room has bay windows, a white couch, large square ottoman, and a fireplace built into the wall with a single wood beam for a mantel.
An office with a small wood table and chair facing away from windows. Spaces for built-in shelves have been taken out and replaced with standard wood shelves.
A dining room with a circle chandelier with bulbs, a wood table surrounded by black metal chairs, and french doors leading to the back yard.
A kitchen with white cabinets, modern white appliances, white herringbone backsplash, and black countertop. Everything has a copper handle.
A wood-paneled island at the edge of the kitchen and a breakfast nook by bay windows. There’s three blue chairs and a bench set against the wall around a glass table.
The master bedroom has a blue blanket on top white sheets. There’s a white carpet with diamond design.