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202 River Street S $440,000


202 River Street S Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,400 sq.ft.
  • Single-Family
MLS# 233994 | Active


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A one of a kind 1918 story book stone home on 115 ft. of river frontage on the Grand River in Eaton Rapids. There is a pedestrian bridge across the Grand River that is right next to this property, which you can walk across and be in downtown Eaton Rapids, the only Eaton Rapids on Earth. Three floors of stunning quarter sawn white oak beams, trim and crown molding. Oak floors. Crown molding in the rotunda curved in beauty. The field stone exterior impressive. Rumor says the stones were gathered from area farms, hand washed in the river and placed at the guidance of Margaret Bromeling, wife of M.P. Bromeling, who built the home. A world traveler, legend says Margaret imported the five crystal chandeliers from Czechoslovakia, the kitchen wall tile from Italy and the hand painted murals from 2 artist she flew in from Paris. The roof is clay tile and the gutters are copper. There are 21 sconces on the three floors lighting hallways and rooms. Original fixtures throughout. Leaded glass windows cast prisms in the sunlight. Stunning formal dining with two sets of 15-light beveled glass double doors. The kitchen is well placed in the center of the home, open to the family room, a later addition, overlooking the river and beautifully manicured grounds. The butler pantry separates the kitchen from the living/day room. This 18x24 room with six leaded glass windows overlooks the river and boasts oak walls, beams and crown molding. The library has one original matching book cases with beveled glass doors. The parlor with field stone fireplace adjoins the piano/music room with curved bench in the first-floor rotunda. The second floor has four bedrooms: Master with 11x15 sitting room, separated by two sets of 15 light beveled glass doors. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a sitting room. Bedroom 4 in the front of the home encompasses the rotunda with a curved window seat. Several of the large closets are cedar lined. Walk up to the 3rd floor and you have a ballroom with curved seating in rotunda. A window in the ceiling was an opening for smoke to exit while the gentlemen enjoyed their cigars. The grounds consist of a slate and brick drive, two lights restored from Jenison Fieldhouse at MSU. The basement has a one-car garage and four rooms, including the laundry which walks out to the partially covered patio, overlooking the river and Island Park. This incredible home has been lovingly and meticulously maintained by the current owner for over 35 years. Stunning throughout.

  • General Features
    • County Eaton
    • Amenities Riverfront
    • Subdivision None
    • Year Built 1918
    • Zoning Residential
  • Building Features
    • Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Softener - Owned
    • Basement Full, Partially Finished, Walkout
    • Full Bathrooms 2
    • Half Bathrooms 4
    • Exterior Stone
    • Extras Dryer Hookup - Electric, Pantry, Window Air Conditioner(s)
    • Garage 1 Car, Attached, Concrete Floor, Finished, Floor Drain
    • Heating Hot Water - Gas
    • Improvements Bar/Wet Bar, Beamed Ceiling, Formal Dining Room, Porch, Shed
    • Fireplace Two, Wood Burning
    • SqFt Appx Finished Level 1 2300.00
    • SqFt Appx Finished Level 2 2200.00
    • SqFt Appx Finished Level 3 900.00
    • SqFt Appx Finished Level B 1000.00
    • SqFt Appx Total Finished 6,400
    • SqFt Basement 2043.00
  • Room Features
    • Living Room Room Level 1
    • Living Room Room Remarks DAY ROOM OVERLOOKS RIVER
    • Master Bedroom Room Dimensions 16X14
    • Dining Room Room Level 1
    • Dining Room Room Remarks 15 LIGHT BEVELED GLASS DOOORS
    • Kitchen Room Dimensions 18X12
    • Kitchen Room Level 1
    • Kitchen Room Remarks CENTRALLY LOCATED
    • Living Room Room Dimensions 18X24
    • Bedroom 2 Room Dimensions 15X16
    • Bedroom 2 Room Level 2
    • Bedroom 3 Room Dimensions 23X14
    • Bedroom 3 Room Level 2
    • Dining Room Room Dimensions 19X20
    • Master Bedroom Room Level 2
  • Property Features
    • Driveway Concrete
    • Land Acreage 1/4+ thru 1/2 Acre
    • Sewer Public Sewer
    • Water Public
  • Schools
    • School District Eaton Rapids


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48827 (Eaton Rapids) Demographics

43Median Age
143Population Density (per sq. mile)
28%College Educated
$60,495 Estimated Median Income
4,906Estimated Total Home Owners
1,190Estimated Total Renters
80% / 20%Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
3Estimated Average Household Size
15,972Total Population
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