France is calling your name, but it's just a short drive away. At least that's the ambiance you'll experience inside the historical Book Mansion in Detroit currently on the market.

Built in 1911 for James Burgess Book Jr., and designed by renowned architect, Louis Kamper, the mansion is modeled after Marie Antoinette’s Palace, The Petit Trianon, in Versailles. Filled with incredible detail to design, the almost 15,000 square-foot pièce de résistance is looking for a new owner to bring back the majestic standard it once had.

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The mansion was listed for $3.5 million not long ago but is now back on the market for $1.9 million. Located on E. Jefferson Avenue in the city, the home has 7 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms. Walk through the Great Hall with a Greek Pentelikon marble floor & grand Thassos Marble staircase with an Italian walnut baluster rail. French Caen stone walls extend all the way o the 3rd floor with 12′ ceilings.

There is Italian limestone columns & ornate plaster medallions and 3 large reception rooms for entertaining and more. Of course, being the duplicate of an actual palace of the last Queen of France before the French Revolution, the mansion has a Boudoir, regal library, and a third-floor ballroom.

The grounds surrounding the uniquely Parisian estate inside the city are just as special with a beautiful Italian courtyard, gardens, exotic trees & plants, and a striking limestone exterior.

Ready to live like royalty in the city? Or maybe looking to turn the mansion into a hot new venue for parties and soirees? Take a look inside and make an offer!

$1.9 Book Mansion in Detroit is Duplicate of Marie Antoinette’s Palace

It's not Paris, it's Detroit, but when you're inside you may not be sure. Designed by architect Louis Kamper and built in 1911 for James Burgess Book Jr., the historic Book Mansion is on the market for $1.9 million in Detroit, Michigan. It was designed by renowned architect, Louis Kamper, and is modeled after Marie Antoinette’s Palace, The Petit Trianon, in Versailles so you know it is pure elegance. Inside you will find 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and Parisian flair with a Boudoir, a Sitting room with a balcony, and even a ballroom. Take a look inside a true piece of history.

 

 

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