Snag This Radiant and Revamped Loft in Detroit for $324K

Snag This Radiant and Revamped Loft in Detroit for $324K

By Kathryn M.
Carved out of a 100-year-old building, this airy pad stylishly blends the past and the present.

A dazzling piece of Detroit history is now up for grabs. Located in what was once an early 1900's schoolhouse, the converted one-bedroom loft is chock-full of timeless charm, such as built-in cabinets that were once part of the original classrooms. A wall of windows also pulls natural light into the open space, which spans 1,360 square feet.  

Conveniently located near downtown Detroit, this apartment is the latest in a series of renovations at the Leland Lofts condo building. Offered for $324,000, the 1,360-square-foot space features a spacious open layout and was recently treated to a top-down renovation.

Originally known as the Nellie Leland School, the 1918 structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, after which time the space was converted into residential apartments. Merging the past and present, the units boast ample modern amenities while maintaining original detailing and turn-of-the-century charm.

Newly restored hardwood floors and wooden trim run throughout the space, adding a warmth to the traditional industrial loft style. Bright upholstered chairs add a colorful touch, complementing the lush greenery throughout the space.

The apartment also comes with a private storage cage and designated garage parking, as well as access to the building's community rooftop deck. Scroll ahead to see inside the latest loft to hit the market, currently listed for $324,000.

While thoughtfully updated for modern-day living, the loft retains a trove of original details, including built-in cabinetry that was part of the original classroom space. One can imagine the units filled with microscopes or specimens during the building's schoolhouse past.

The open layout seamlessly connects the main living spaces, offering an idyllic setting for entertaining. The kitchen is outfitted with a Dacor gas range and Sub-Zero wine fridge, along with custom cherry cabinets to match those in the living room.

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Another look at the large dining space. High ceilings and windows create a bright and airy atmosphere.

A peek at the spacious bedroom. The unit's bathroom offers a jetted tub and separate shower.

1395 Antietam Avenue Apt. 39 is currently listed for $324,000 by Austin Black II with City Living Detroit. 

Project Credits

Interior Staging: Candace Mary Interiors

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