Every Stone From This Magnificent Michigan Home was Once Hand Washed in the Grand River
Some call it the most beautiful home in Eaton Rapids. It's big, and historic - and perhaps most striking is the story that every field stone on this home was, according to legend, hand washed in the Grand River.
Oh, and this 6400 square foot home is for sale.
The home was built in 1918 and the listing details the story about the field stones being carefully selected and washed in the Grand River.
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
It would not be difficult to see these old stones having been washed in the river. The home sits on the banks of the Grand with 115 feet of river frontage just south of the Hamilton Street pedestrian bridge to Island Park.
In addition to original fixtures like sconces and leaded glass windows,
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.
So if you've got a spare $440,000 burning a hole in your bank account, Eaton Rapids has a home waiting for you.