Michigan’s 22 Acre Le Rêve Estate to be Auctioned with Starting Bid of $2.5 Million
Built 2005 | 7 Beds | 10.5+ Baths | 22 Acres
1558 Dutton Rd, Rochester, MI 48306
Seller offering property via online auction. Bid online beginning Monday, October 16th with a starting bid of $2.5 million – previously listed for $11.5 million. Previews begin Friday, October 13th. Nestled within the charming community of Oakland Township, Michigan, the Le Rêve Estate effortlessly marries classical elegance with modern sophistication, creating a harmonious blend of architectural styles. Boasting the finest finishes, this sprawling country estate on 22± acres is the epitome of old-world European craftsmanship. Custom built in 2005 under the masterful direction of Vito Anthony Homes with the guidance of award-winning architect Dominick Tringali, the Le Rêve Estate is adorned with palatial features, impressive architectural intricacies, and breathtaking living spaces. Upon entering the estate, notice the interior’s artisanship showcased through meticulously hand-carved wooden archways, hand-painted ceiling frescos, hand-cut stone and gold-leafed accents, and stunning inlay hardwood floors seamlessly weaved throughout the residence.
The formal living room features a sculpted fireplace, high ceilings, French doors opening onto the large terrace with views of topiaries, and a built-in wet bar. Adjacent to the formal living room, the formal dining room awaits with a chandelier and built-in cabinetry for easy dinner party hosting. The family room features soaring cathedral ceilings, stained glass artwork, rich wood finishes, a dedicated gaming nook, inlayed wood flooring, and French doors connecting to the front terrace, a shared vantage point by the primary kitchen and breakfast nook. Generous accommodations for family and guests with 6 guest bedrooms each featuring its own private ensuite bathroom. 5 of the guest bedrooms are located on the second floor, with 3 featuring private walkout terraces. The additional guest suite is located on the first floor for added privacy & accessibility. The home boasts a heated indoor pool with an abundance of natural light, elegant stone fountain water feature, steam room, sauna, 2 full bathrooms, and spa for year-round enjoyment.
Separate 3 level guest house on the estate grounds. The house is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and a three-quarter bathroom that provide added versatile and flexible living space. The home is equipped with a gated entry, back-up generator, elevator for easy accessibility, 3 laundry rooms, abundant storage, 2 separate garages to provide space for up to 5 vehicles, and an attached carriage house with a full kitchen and bathroom. The primary gourmet kitchen features gourmet Wolf appliances, expansive granite countertops, a breakfast nook accessing the terrace overlooking the estate, and a large hearth accompanied by a stone fireplace surrounded by built-in shelves. Private owner’s wing is a sanctuary boasting an intricately designed fireplace made from imported marble, beautiful finishes, private terrace, a sunlit sitting room beckoning afternoon reading, 2 primary suite bathrooms, and separate walk-in closets. Both beautifully tiled bathrooms offer relaxation with jetted tubs and walk-in showers.
One-of-a-kind rooms grace the entire residence. A Renaissance-style library adorned with wood finishes, opulent gold accents, and a ceiling with exquisite hand-painted artistry, lavish home theater fit for 10± movie viewers, and an entertainment parlor complete with a full bar, kitchen, and billiards room. Beyond the interior of the home, the estate is equipped with a tennis court, heated conservatory, gazebo, and a walled Parterre garden and fountain. Completing this outdoor oasis is a manicured bowling lawn encircled by an elliptical formal boxwood garden. The Le Rêve Estate is located in esteemed Oakland Township, MI. Voted the safest city in Michigan and second safest in the U.S., the Rochester community offers year-round community events, trails, green spaces, parks, fitness clubs, golf courses, and Jimmy John’s Field, home of the United Shore Professional Baseball League.
Bidding Opens: October 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM EDT