A historic Detroit estate undergoing a major renovation is on the market for $9 million, the most expensive listing in the Motor City.

The 32,000-square-foot Bishop Mansion at 19366 Lucerne Drive was once part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit and former detroit pistons john sally, Global Tower reports.

Located in the Palmer Woods neighborhood, the 52-room mansion includes 12 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms and sits on 2 acres. The listing shows that the exterior of the home has been restored and cleaned. New landscaping and pool are expected to be completed sometime this year.

The grounds also include a restored carriage house and garage.

Amanda Uhlianuk of RE/MAX Complete There is a list.

“The refurbishment of the home took a lot of time and planning in terms of design, structure, mechanical and architectural planning, all of which are fully furnished for the new owner and will follow the sale of the home,” Uhlianuk told Globe Towers .

“The main house is where most of the work still needs to be done, while the carriage house is fully restored and ready to move in,” she added.

the house is built in the 1920s Designed by Boston architects McGinnis and Walsh for their client, the Catholic Bishops of Detroit, with funds from Detroit horse-drawn carriage and automobile company Fisher Body. The materials of the house are imported from Europe, such as marble from Italy and wood from Germany.

The unidentified buyer bought the home off the market last week after making sure he got the best deal in 2017: “We had a history inspector here and he said you can’t buy $50 million today Build this house,” said Antonio Rodriguez, a buyer’s agent with Re/Max Suburban.

The buyer intends to renovate the home and potentially convert it into a luxury bed and breakfast. Uhlianuk said the new owner could use their own ideas to complete the home.

“It is a huge advantage for the right buyer to bring their own vision,” Uhlianuk told Mansion Global. “I think most people who are interested in a home of this caliber will have certain needs or wants on their list.”

— Ted Glazer

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