A rare opportunity to own this spectacular 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath home along 150 ft. of private river frontage with seawall. This magnificent home is on an exclusive private lane with only 7 homes. The home was the original Arbaugh Estate and has been modernized with an additional 3000 sq. ft. of living space on the first and second floor plus a finished lower level with daylight/egress windows. Zoned heating and air conditioning and newer roof in 2005 with 50 year manufacturer's warranty. This gracious home welcomes you in with light and expansive views of the river. The first floor features a formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room and music area with Brazilian cherry flooring with French doors to the outdoor entertainment area. The cathedral ceiling great room with fireplace opens to the beautiful white kitchen with terra cotta floors, featuring an oversized island with seating for 6-8, prep sink, Jenn Aire range/oven, microwave and dishwasher. There is an additional six burner gas stove with oven, new in May 2018 and French door refrigerator with matching white wood panels. Informal dining with French sliding doors makes for easy entertaining on the expansive multi-level decking. A spacious master suite with luxurious bathroom with radiant heating flooring, oversized shower and spa tub. His and her walk in closets. French doors lead out to the outdoor space with an area for a hot tub. A staircase leads to a loft office above. A guest suite with full bath compliments the first floor of living. The first floor laundry room/mud room has ample space for storage and an additional half bath as well. The staircase to the second level opens to beautiful cherry hardwood floors with two generous window setting areas for relaxing and viewing the river and landscape. Four bedrooms with two full baths make this a wonderful area for family or guests. The finished lower level is the ultimate space for entertaining! A wood burning stove, wet bar with dishwasher, two mini fridges and sink area in the main space feels welcoming and relaxing. Daylight windows capture the river view. Complimenting this great lower level is another recreational space perfect for a pool table or home theatre. A craft room, exercise room, full bath and 1500 bottle, temperature controlled wine cellar. The lower level has new carpet and paint in April 2018. There is ample storage and closets on the lower level and a separate entrance from the garage. The outside landscaping is spectacular with underground sprinklers, numerous perennials and a 200 year old White Swamp Oak tree that is truly majestic and landscaping right to the river's edge! Watch the MSU Rowing team go by, wildlife and the change of seasons. Locust Lane is lined with arching Locust trees and beautiful Spruce trees which provide the ultimate in privacy. This stunning 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath home with approx. 6000 sq ft., has been meticulously updated yet honors its wonderful history dating back to 1938. Don't miss an opportunity to preview this gracious home conveniently located new expressways that make the drive to either Downtown Lansing or the East Lansing area virtually seamless! This is executive living at its finest!
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