1939 Modernistic – Tecumseh, MI

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706 W Pottawatamie St, Tecumseh, MI 49286

  • $149,900
  • 5 Bed
  • 4 Bath
  • 2524 Sq Ft
  • 1.2 Ac.
Beautiful grand stately home that features many new updates. This is a wonderful and spacious home with features such as Newer Anderson Renewal windows, 3.5 completely updated ceramic baths with heated floors and large rear 3 season room with a heated floor that overlooks the park like yard. Other highlights include hardwood floors throughout, heated garage, large living room with fireplace, formal dining room and large modern kitchen with breakfast nook/dining area. The home has updated mechanicals such as furnace along with being completely rewired. Sitting on over an acre this home allows you to feel like your living in the country while your actually just a few blocks from popular downtown Tecumseh. Bring your decorating touches to make this the home of your dreams
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David Corder, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services,
(517) 424-4444

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19 Comments on 1939 Modernistic – Tecumseh, MI

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  1. JullesJulles says: 530 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Would you go with the whole Miami, streamlined, Deco thing? That fireplace and the banister is too cool. There is so much decorating and colors and furniture you could do to this thing and make it a work of art.

  2. Bethany says: 3322 comments

    Not my cup o’ tea but unusual and cool. Thanks for posting it!

  3. Tommy Q says: 466 comments

    “I would art deco the crap out of this home…”

    -LLL- What a terrific comment. Seems like you are feeling a bit better which is wonderful news. Have a great weekend!

  4. jeklstudio says: 1121 comments

    LOVE IT. The only thing I don’t like particularly is the mirror around the fireplace. But totally love the bathroom —the room over the front door with the octagonal window. Could do so much with this. I notice they painted the exterior fireplace brick to match the siding…only up to the roof?

  5. Sandra says: 324 comments

    Is the exterior concrete? Made to look like blocks with fake joints? I like it, especially from a distance.

  6. JullesJulles says: 530 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Reminds me a little of this building in Miami.
    I wish I knew what the siding was. If it was stucco, I think I would go with the Miami Deco thing.

  7. Ross says: 2524 comments

    A fabulous house, with a very specific aesthetic, which the current decor and all the updates work against.


    I want to give the house a big hug, and tell it that new owners will restore its Moderne brilliance.

  8. Robinjn says: 252 comments

    I’m so with you Kelly. I see this house as old 30s Hollywood style, with Astaire and Rogers dancing through the halls. It could be absolutely spectacular.

  9. MonicaG says: 170 comments

    This is truly a restorer’s dream come true. Hope someone in love with this style finds it.

  10. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 988 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    Party like it’s 1939!

  11. Laurie W. says: 1771 comments

    Yes!! I love Art Deco houses & this one is getting a raw deal — could be such a fun place. I’m with you, Kelly!

  12. John Shiflet says: 5392 comments

    Rare one here as residential construction during the Great Depression years (1929-1940) was slack. Had this not been a national period of economic stagnation and decline I think entire neighborhoods of Art Deco and Streamlined Moderne would have existed but the low number of built homes translates to few examples remaining today. As for tricking out this house to more strongly tie it to its era and style, sounds like an excellent idea to me.

  13. Dave says: 28 comments

    This house makes me want to watch a Fred & Ginger movie!! Its so nice to see a deco home that has not been too overly messed with. Your comment about going over the top with deco is so apropos. I’m surprised that there are no more deco light fixtures present. The mirror behind the fireplace was not all that unusual in those days. I’d take care of that post haste!

  14. Gemma says: 125 comments

    Poirot mystery!

  15. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11723 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Pending sale.

    I went “shopping” on Ross’s light fixture online store, the next owners need to buy and then design a bathroom around this one: link

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