13753 Unadilla Road, Gregory, MI 48137 Property Highlights and Specs

Property Highlights and Specs

Originally built in 1908, the existing farm house was renovated and renewed in 2001. With a 2000 square foot addition completed in 2008, this now stunning 3000 square foot home merges old and new, traditional and modern. All visitors, and the future homeowner, are certain to fall in love with the home’s character and uniqueness. The beauty of this home is truly in the details. You will find every detail is selected for beauty, comfort, and efficiency. Continue reading this spec sheet which highlights the details and effort made to select materials that merge a historical home with technology and sustainability. Stunning at first glance and more spectacular with every detail, you will treasure the openness in the common areas and the seamless feel between the home and the natural environment. The custom windows throughout the home offer an elegant view, flooding of natural light, and energy efficiency. The tall ceilings with rich wood and warm colors call for a warm cup of coffee curled up by the fireplace. Each selection helps create a lifestyle of relaxation and comfort, as a result of the use of low- maintenance materials selected for long life with minimal up-keep. When you view this home, be prepared to spend extra time absorbing the details and appreciating the time, investment, and consideration each room has received. Also, be prepared to feel as though you have just walked into a home that was custom built specifically for you, your family, and your lifetime of sharing moments and memories with good friends. Everyone who visits you will appreciate your new home and the accommodations this design offers for entertaining or simply watching the snowflakes gather on the windows’ ledges. Perhaps you’ll find the openness of this home most striking, or the 52 windows in the living/kitchen area that emphasize elegance. Maybe the cathedral wood ceilings or stunning fireplace make you fall in love. Regardless, each remarkable character, inside and out, will undoubtedly bring a lifetime of happiness to the family that makes unlimited memories in the years to follow.

The following is a summary for all of the characteristics and specifications for this home. This is in order of appearance as you approach the home and make entry.

  • Yard
    • 5 acres of a Unadilla cattle and corn farm, originally owned by the Otto Family
    • 340’ of road frontage with a 832’ lot depth
      • Frontage is on a two-lane paved road that is tree lined heading north and south
      • The frontage has a row of privet deciduous bushes that are white flower-filled in the spring, lush green in the summer, yellow in the fall, and crisp gray against the white snowy yard in the winter
      • The driveway is a traditional y-shape of 200’ length and 12’ width made of deep crushed limestone
      • The driveway is privet bush lined and landscaped with grass, mulch and perennial plants
      • The driveway invites visitors and the pizza delivery guy to the entry door, a parking spot for guests or a multicar sectional automatic opening door where parking away from the elements may occur
      • Adjacent to the barn door, you can expect to be greeted by the chickens looking for a snack
      • Opposing the barn and house are manicured lawns, wild flowers, grasses, and trees
        • There are hundreds of trees: oak, maple, pine, apple, pear, walnut, elm, hickory, bean, cherry, tri-colored-beach, Russian olive, and many others
      • Stepping stone pathway with landscaping and lighting from drive to entry door
      • Entry door porch with seat and lighting, nestled within the manicured landscaping
      • 73-yard golf pitching green with natural, artificial, and sand surface
      • 10’ diameter rock lined fire pit for larger bonfire events
      • Abundant landscaping throughout the yard with grass, rock-lined mulch, perennial plants and grasses, bushes, large rocks and boulders, and soil berms
      • Typical soil structure is 3 to 10” soil followed by sandy loam
      • Pool for swimming or relaxing
        • 21’ x 50” Wilbar® brand, round and above ground pool
        • Security locking and covered ladder, deck, and foot-pool
        • 20-Year warranty liner
        • Frog® brand mineral water treatment system
        • 150-pound sand filter and 1 hp pump
        • Hayward® brand 100,000 BTU gas heater
        • Foam cove floor and foam lined walls
        • Solar cover and reel style storage system
        • Winter cover
        • Pool maintenance tool kit, vacuum, and storage bin
        • Positioned adjacent to kitchen window and deck for easy parental supervision
      • Garden areas
        • Opened bed for annual vegetable planting on southern sun exposed side of house, for easy access from kitchen
        • Asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, grape vineyard, and wild raspberries
      • Unlimited wildlife including whitetail deer, wild turkeys, sandhill crane, variety or squirrels and birds; occasional fox, hawk, eagle, owl, and of course a few migrating turtles, frogs, snakes, salamanders, and other exciting random guests roaming by as they make their way around the “neighborhood”
    • House Exterior
      • Cellwood® brand, Dimensions Premier make, in Olive color vinyl siding
        • Folded Hemline – 220 mph hurricane resistant rating
        • Oversized locking mechanism
        • 044” thickness
        • Full 5/8” Double Dutch Lap profile with authentic cedar texture
        • Lifetime warranty
        • Installed over Tyvek house wrap
        • Installed with zinc coated lath screws to assure proper gap of install and easy removal at any time for changes, repairs, or updates
        • Cellwood® brand 3 ½” white vinyl lineals (trim) encasing all windows and doors
        • Cellwood® brand traditional 5 ½” outside corner post with foam insert on all outside corners
        • Cream vinyl shake on reverse gable ends of home
      • Azek® brand trim
        • No maintenance white color, wide trim, on all overhanging soffits
        • Electrical outlets in all soffits for holiday lighting along roof line
      • Double 5” vinyl ventilation soffit
      • Ledge stone belt across the front face of the home (facing the entry road)
      • Force air roof ventilation
        • Vinyl soffit
        • Ridge ventilation
      • Roof
        • Decra® brand – stamped steel, black color, stone coated, 22-gauge galvanized roofing
          • 50 Year Manufacturer’s transferable warranty installed in 2009
        • 10/12 pitch for dramatic roof-line and increased efficiency in cooling and snow/rain run-off
        • 30 lb paper, ice shield, and breathable PVC underlayment
        • 24” overhangs with finished returns
        • No penetrations through the roof
        • Hip-style finish for minimal valleys
        • Oversized cricket in pocket valley between porch and dining room reverse gables
      • Well
        • Newly installed in 2005 by Keller Well Company
        • 8 ¾” boar diameter to 68 feet, 4” diameter to 115’
        • 68’ depth 5” PVC welded casing
        • New 4” submersible 230 V ½ hp Flotec® brand pump in 2015
        • Water-Worker® brand holding tank in 2014
        • Pump depth of 48’
        • 115’ drill depth, static water at 13’
        • Well intake of good consistent bedrock during drilling from 80’ onward
        • 100 gpm+ flow, never any depletion issues
        • Great water, clean and clear, no water filter or reverse osmosis on house needed
          • Iron, nitrate, nitrite not detected; natural fluoride level is excellent; Hardness of 149
          • Only filter in the whole house is in the refrigerator
        • Mudroom entrance
          • 9’ ceiling height
          • Spacious closet with lighting, shelving, and coat rack
          • Wood grain tile flooring
          • Recessed lighting
          • Faux plaster finish on walls
          • Immediate access to powder room
        • Master bedroom and bath
          • 9’ ceiling height
          • Double hung JELD-WEN® brand aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass window
          • JELD-WEN® brand aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass French door to deck
          • Spacious walk-in closet
          • Recessed lighting
          • Oversized tiled seated shower with private glass block window
          • Large vanity
          • 12” x 12” tile flooring
          • Makeup lighting over vanity
          • Dual vent fan and heater
          • Entry to powder room
        • Powder room
          • 9’ ceiling height
          • Wood vanity with seamless marble counter and sink top
          • Mirrored wood medicine cabinet
          • Fan and lighting
          • Vanity lighting
          • Access to master bathroom
          • 6” x 6” tile floor
        • Indoor porch
          • 16’ Cathedral ceiling
          • Recessed lighting
          • Six 7’ tall JELD-WEN® brand aluminum clad exterior, natural wood interior, 9-lite prairie mutton, with transom casement windows
          • One JELD-WEN® brand clear pane tempered glass door
            • Opens to future outside porch area
          • Facing west for evening sunset viewing
          • Contains historical roof element from original 1908 farm house
        • Great room
          • Extravagantly marrying kitchen, dining, and indoor porch
          • 21’ Cathedral ceiling
            • Wide plank knotty pine multi-color finished ceiling
          • Zoned recessed lighting with independent dimmer switches
          • Three ceiling fans
          • Wellmand® brand strand-carbonized bamboo flooring
            • 10x harder than hardwood, renewable material with a 7-year growth rate
            • Beautiful finish of hardwood plank flooring
          • 6” Tall, and detailed, poplar natural wood, finished trim
          • Wide fluted natural wood finish casement around windows
          • JELD-WEN® brand aluminum clad exterior, natural wood interior, 9-lite prairie mutton, with transom, casement windows of 7’ height throughout
          • JELD-WEN® brand trapezoid shape, clear pane, fixed glass window, high placement in gable end of room
          • Olympus® brand gas direct vent 50” fireplace
            • 33,000 BTU dual flame setting
            • Forced air heat distribution
            • Ember lighting
            • 24” x 96” wood hearth
            • Ledge stone finish
            • 8’ High mantel made from reclaimed flooring joist (original from this 1908 farm house)
          • Warm glow, Navajo White, and Bellagio-faux accent wall finish
          • Dramatic 4’ wide staircase with inviting carpet finish toward second floor
        • Dining room
          • Light filled and opened space area
          • Opened (pass through) wall to kitchen
          • Eight 7’ tall JELD-WEN® aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite Prairie style glass casement windows
          • Plant shelf with accent lighting
          • Recessed lighting and additional accent lighting
          • Wellmand® brand strand-carbonized bamboo flooring
          • Ceiling preparation for future chandelier
        • Kitchen
          • Dual style and dual color cabinets and counter tops
            • Thomasville® brand cherry finish with crown molding and Deepstar Agate counter
            • Soft close drawers, lazy Susan, wine rack, tall pantry, spice cabinets
            • Crisp white finish and Perla Piazza counter
            • Black accent tall cabinet
          • Large gentlemen’s height island with seating for seven
          • Buffet counter
          • Stainless steel appliances
            • LG Dishwasher, GE Profile gas range and stove, GE microwave with hood, LG side-by-side Titanium finish refrigerator with water and ice dispenser
          • Pendent lighting
          • Recessed lighting
          • Breakfast nook area on east side of home, for sunlight mornings
          • Large JELD-WEN® brand aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite Prairie style glass windows throughout
          • 18” x 18” American made tile floor
          • JELD-WEN® brand aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass French door to deck
          • Large walk-in pantry with wall-to-wall shelving and refrigerator
        • Deck
          • 20’ x 30’ Deck
          • Vinyl wrapped composite maintenance free
            • Grey color for cool-to-touch feel
          • In cove of home between kitchen and master bedroom
          • South-eastern exposure for beautiful sun through late afternoon
          • Tree lined landscape
          • Prepared for extension to pool
          • 16’ Long x 32” wide single step into yard
          • Gas line prepared for barbecue
          • Catwalk to master bedroom
          • Outside shower
          • Life Smart LS100DX four person high efficiency hot tub
          • Pool
          • Upstairs Bedroom 1
            • Largest room upstairs 18’ x 13’ with a walk-in closet
            • Light gray colored carpet and walls
            • White painted ceiling and white painted 5 ½ inch tall trim and doors
            • Masonite® brand solid core composite doors with a square bottom panel with ridges and a rounded square top panel with ridges, hardware is brushed nickel finish
            • Single 45” x 45” JELD-WEN® aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass slider window
            • Ceiling fan
            • Recess lighting
            • Prepared for media style room use (if desired) with low voltage conduit strategically placed for five speakers, subwoofer, and large TV on end wall
          • Upstairs Bedroom 2
            • 5’ x 12’ Room
            • White painted 36” high wainscoting around base of room
            • Brown and pink walls
            • White painted ceiling and white painted trim and doors
            • Cream colored carpet
            • Doors are solid core composite by Masonite with a square bottom panel with ridges and a rounded square top panel with ridges, hardware is brushed nickel finish
            • Single 45” x 45” JELD-WEN® aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass slider window
            • Ceiling fan prepared
            • Recess lighting
            • Deep closet with double clothes hanging bar, and shelving behind clothes hanging area
          • Upstairs Bedroom 3
            • 11’ x 13’ room
            • Cream colored paint, with chair rail and tall 5 ½” floor trim
            • Cream colored carpet
            • Boarder wallpaper above chair rail
            • Light cream painted ceiling, trim, and doors
            • Doors are solid core composite by Masonite with a square bottom panel with ridges and a rounded square top panel with ridges, hardware is brushed nickel finish
            • Single 45” x 45” Slider JELD-WEN® aluminum exterior clad, wood interior, 9-lite prairie style glass window
            • Ceiling fan prepared
            • Recess lighting
            • Deep closet with double clothes hanging bar, and shelving behind clothes hanging area
          • Upstairs office
            • Intermediate to the bedrooms and bathroom
            • Recessed lighting
            • Quiet area for a desk or seating to suit your style
            • Green colored paint with textured accent wall finish
            • Tall white floor trim and door trim
          • Upstairs bathroom
            • Cream color with tall white floor and door trim
            • Entry door is solid core composite by Masonite with a square bottom panel with ridges and a rounded square top panel with ridges, hardware is brushed nickel finish
            • Deep linen closet with shelving and hinged hollow core door
            • Natural travertine tile on floor and shower walls
            • Cast iron tub with white porcelain finish
            • Handheld removable shower head
            • Built in shower shelf, soap shelf, and shampoo shelf
            • Dual fan and heater, plus ceiling light
            • Wood vanity and seamless marble counter and sink top
            • Vanity wall lighting
            • Double towel rack
            • Double clothes hanger behind hinged door
          • Attic
            • Pull down ladder to access 20’ x 6’ storage area
            • Insulated and lighted
            • Provides access to roof space on each end of space
          • Basement
            • Beneath original farm house, this basement was renovated to have 7’ height with fresh concrete and foundation for the existing farm house
              • New concrete shelf for vast storage
              • Laundry room
                • Housing washer, dryer, and utility sink
                • Storage shelving
                • Ample fluorescent lighting
              • Utility room
                • HVAC # 1, water heater, water holding tank, sump pump, primary power panel, and freezer
              • Home Gym
                • Integrated TV and DVD player and sound system
                • Optional treadmill, stationary spinning bike, lateral weight bar, weight bench, leg bench, free weight bars and plates
              • 28” door access to additional 48” crawl space
                • Fully lighted
                • Vapor barrier with pea gravel
                • Completely dry and clean
                • Warmed in the winter with HVAC ducting to maintain nominal temperature annually
              • Pole barn
                • 40’ x 60’ traditional pole framed style
                • Traditional red with white trim color
                • Steel roof with PVC skylights for natural lighting
                • Large 14’ wide x 10’ high Clopay®brand commercial grade aluminum white roll-up sectional door
                • Second opposing end 14’ wide x 10’ high sliding door for drive through access
                • Garage door opener on sectional door
                • 32” steel man door
                • Crushed concrete flooring
                • Automatic lighting inside and out
                • Additional switch lighting for a fully lite work space
                • Separate 240 V, 200-amp service and meter
                • Electrical plugs throughout
                • High shelving storage throughout
                • Workbenches throughout
                • Peg boards for yard tool storage
                • Additional housing materials in high storage
                  • Spare vinyl siding and shake
                  • Spare aluminum coil matching color
                  • Spare trim and soffit
                  • Spare 10 ft^2 of ledge stone (matching front belt)
                • Chickens
                  • 8’ wide x 10’ wide x 8’ high insulated coop
                  • Dual 24” x 36” double hung vinyl windows with critter proof screening
                  • 36” steel entry door and critter proof screen door
                  • Variety of perches and egg boxes
                  • Automatic thermostat controlled heat lamp
                  • Automatic light on annual timer for daily activity control
                  • Automatic timer programmable entry door for pest security
                  • Automatic electric fence for pest security
                  • Fenced in chicken pen 80’ x 30’
                    • With pine trees for coverage and a small pond for automatic watering in the warmer months
                    • Dual gate entry with latch for guests and visitors
                  • 10 Welsummers Dutch breed chickens (two years of age) laying about 200 eggs per year per bird
                • Workshop
                  • 24’ x 14’ insulated wood work shop
                  • Heated and cooled
                  • 9’ ceiling
                  • Pine oriented strand board walls
                  • Power outlets and compressed air outlets throughout
                  • Work bench with storage
                  • Storage closet
                  • High shelving
                  • Fluorescent zone switching lighting
                  • Ceiling fan
                  • 32” man door
                  • 8’ Wall corner opening for larger project entry and exit
                  • 80% carpeted for comfort
                • Spare room
                  • 8’ x 10’ Insulated and drywall finished recreation room
                  • Heated and cooled
                  • 24” x 36” Double hung vinyl window
                  • Ceiling light
                  • Integrated wall-mounted TV with DVD player
                  • Laminate floor
                  • 32” entry door with small entry landing, seat, coat rack, and shoe cubby
                • Adjacent properties
                  • 13-acre property neighboring to the east with small pond adjacent property line
                  • 7-acre property neighboring to the south
                  • 10 and 10-acre neighbor(s) directly across the street to the west
                  • Northern side is next to Pinckney Recreational area with thousands of acres of woods, lakes, ponds, and wildlife for hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, or just relaxing among the great wilderness
                  • Walk directly to Woodburn lake in minutes, skating pond in the winter is just a few hundred yards
                  • Access Joslin, South, North, Bruin lake in minutes; Portage and Silver lake in ten minutes
                  • Waterloo recreation area, Potawatomi biking and hiking trail, Bruin camp grounds, and Silver Lake public beach, all minutes away
                • Amenities
                  • Pinkney, Chelsea, and Stockbridge are a 10-minute drive
                  • Downtown Ann Arbor, Brighton, South Lyon is a 30-minute drive
                  • Lansing in 40 minutes
                  • Detroit in 60 minutes
                  • DTW in 50 minutes
                  • Curbside garbage on Fridays, local recycling daily
                  • Charter cable, Internet, telephone
                  • Consumer electricity from Lansing direction
                  • Digital TV from Lansing direction
                • Building specifications
                  • Power
                    • 240 V AC, 60 Hz, 2 pole, single phase, 200 Amp service primary panel
                    • Underground service from main transformer on street to new meter
                    • Two additional sub panels
                      • 120 V AC, 50 amp, second floor service
                      • 120 V AC, 50 amp, master bedroom, bath and mudroom
                    • Ample outlets carefully located throughout the home for easy power access
                      • Tamper proof outlets
                      • GFI inside and outside home
                    • Low voltage conduit and distribution points for media and speakers
                    • Low voltage distribution panel in mudroom closet
                    • Multiple speaker points through home and deck for even distribution of music
                    • Lighting
                      • 75 Can lights throughout home
                      • 8 Ceiling lights
                      • 5 Ceiling fans
                      • 5 Pendant lights
                      • 8 Wall lights/sconces
                      • 5 Ventilation fans
                      • 2 Ceiling heaters
                      • 6 Outside lights
                    • Safety
                      • Fully integrated 110 V AC (with 9 V DC back-up) fire detection system
                      • Fully integrated 110 V AC (with 9 V DC back-uo) CO detection sensors
                      • 9 Smoke detectors, 2 CO detectors
                      • Fire escape ladder on second floor
                      • Large egress windows on second floor
                      • Six fire extinguishers distributed throughout home
                      • Wireless security system
                        • 1 Freeze senor on hot tub
                        • Exterior door position sensors
                        • Motion sensors first floor
                        • Security control panel
                        • Audible alarm
                      • HVAC
                        • Three-zone heating and cooling
                          • Thermostats in great room, second floor central office, and master bedroom
                        • Dual, single stage, gas fueled, force air furnaces
                          • 80,000 BTU each
                          • Air filtration
                          • Humidifier
                          • Cooling air coil integrated
                        • Honeywell dampener for zone heating and cooling
                        • 3-ton Lennox® brand Merit Series Central air 240 V AC compressor (new in 2015)
                        • Insulation in all interior walls and floors for noise and temperature control
                        • 36” JELD-WEN® 9-lite tempered glass prairie style paned glass door at top of stairs between great room and upstairs
                        • Forced air cooling in roof for improved ridge ventilation air movement
                        • Intermediate dual-wall insulated attic for storage and to offer additional isolation/insulation between living space and roof space
                        • Five ceiling fans for air movement
                        • Three bathroom fans for air expulsion
                        • Two bathroom heaters for spot heating
                        • Hood vent for cooking fume mitigation
                        • East and west side of home are tree lined for added cooling capacity in summer months
                        • Southern exposure of house is opened for warming sunshine during winter months
                        • JELD-WEN® Argon gas filled windows throughout for cooler summer sun and warmer winter sun
                      • Plumbing
                        • All ¾” copper from 1” mainline
                        • Reduced to ½” at fittings for improved flow
                        • Watts® brand hot water recirculating system for instant hot water throughout house
                        • Rheem® brand 50-gallon dual element 240 V AC electric water heater
                        • Insulated plumbing lines
                        • Oversized shock tubes throughout house
                        • Shut-off valve in plumbing lines
                        • 90° Shut-off valves at fittings
                        • Outside water supply in multiple locations
                        • Hot and cold water supply at outside shower
                        • Badger® brand garbage disposal in kitchen on wall mounted switch
                        • PVC sewage lines to septic holding tank
                        • Ventilation of tank outside of house to avoid roof penetrations
                        • Septic field with good drainage in sandy aggregate
                        • Septic tank cleaned out every second year as preventative investment in the life of the septic system
                        • Septic tank easy access with riser tubes under deck with lift-off access doors
                        • Laundry tub with riser pump in basement
                      • Insulation
                        • Primary 1908 structure and roof was insulated with Icynene® closed cell polyethene insulation
                          • Sealed various cavity widths, lengths and depths with a R3 per inch thick of foam assuring no wind penetration and maximum R-value insulating factor
                          • Roof of this area was sprayed to make a “Hot-Roof” so high ceilings were not a high energy loss area
                          • Floor joist rim board and foundation above ground is spray insulated
                        • Other areas of the home are fiberglass baton insulation
                          • Ceilings, floors, and exterior walls
                          • For noise and isolation of zoning temperatures, all interior walls are also insulated

Conclusion

Although this is the best description possible, it does not capture the elegance of this home and the quality of life it will offer the next owner. Please look at the photos provided and schedule a tour to see and feel firsthand the comfort this home will offer you and your family. All further questions will be answered promptly, thoroughly, and honestly. We hope this information and the investment we have made in this home brings a great deal of joy and happiness to the next owner.

 

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