LOOK: You Can Own Berry Gordy’s ‘Motown Mansion’ For A Smooth $1.295M

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Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy’s Detroit home, named the ‘Motown Mansion’, just entered the real estate market, and if you have $1,295,000 (or close to it) lying around, you can own it.

The mansion is located at 918 West Boston Boulevard in Detroit and sits on 2.2 acres of prime property in the historic Boston-Edison neighborhood. Gordy’s home lives up to the sophisticated images that the word ‘mansion’ evokes.

Berry Gordy Mansion

 

Nels Michelson built the 10-bedroom, nine bathroom house in 1917.

Berry Gordy Mansion

 

Measuring 10,500 square feet, the house offers unique amenities like a 4,400 square-foot on-site athletic building.

Berry Gordy Mansion

New owners will be able to enjoy the bowling alley, gymnasium, and billiards room, all located in the athletic building.

Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy Mansion

Book lovers will find the mansion’s library a treat, and traditionalists will swoon over the spacious formal dining room.

Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy Mansion

Gordy only lived in the house full-time from 1967-1969, but he continued to own the property until 2002. He sold it to one of his neighbors, Cynthia Reaves. She started restoring the house to its former glory.

Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy Mansion

Berry Gordy Mansion

Aside from impressing friends and throwing posh parties, we all know what houses like this are good for. That’s right, an epic game of hide-and-seek.

Want to buy the house? Check out its listing on Zillow.

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