539 S 1st Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Sold Date:
May 4, 2021
539 S 1st Street Ann Arbor, MI 48103




Full Baths


Square Feet
Estimate Finished Square Feet
2,220 Sq Ft Above Ground
Make this beautiful brick Victorian your dream home on the Old West Side, a 1/2 mile and 5 minutes to downtown, a mile to Central Campus & The Big House...and 2 minutes to Washtenaw Dairy. Currently arranged as a rental with entry and 2nd floor apartments, a 2018 large modern sunny kitchen addition with wood floors, cabinets, and cupboards, undercabinet lighting, granite counters, and island with a prep sink, along with new rear entrance, mudroom, and basement stairs, along with new rear entrance & stoop, mudroom, basement entry, exterior HardiPlank siding, whole house 300A electrical service, and new GFA and central AC for each unit. Lower level 2-BR unit is approximately 1470 SF and has two full baths, the new kitchen, mudroom, and rear entrance, family room, dining room, converted porch sunroom, and basement laundry. Upper level 1-BR unit is approximately 750 SF and has a living room, kitchen with range, refrigerator, washer & dryer, a full bath, and finished attic level loft study/flex. A deck off the kitchen overlooks the tranquil English garden style backyard. Ready for new life as a single family home, keep it as a rental, or rent one half the duplex to help pay the bills. Also listed as income property, see MLS #3280069.


  • Residential


  • Ann Arbor

Year Built

  • 1890


  • 3280067

Lot Size

  • Acres


  • Electric
  • Detached
  • Door Opener


  • Historic
  • Victorian
  • 2 Story
  • Condo/Apt 1st Flr
  • Condo/Apt 2nd Flr/Ab

Est. Finished Above Ground

  • 2,220 sq ft

Eating Space

  • Yes

Air Conditioning

  • Central

Special Features

  • Sump Pump
  • Loft/Bonus Room
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Skylight


  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Range/Oven
  • Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Double-Oven
  • Washer
  • Dryer


  • Carpet
  • Wood
  • Vinyl


  • Full
  • Michigan


  • Blinds

Outside Features

  • Fenced
  • Cable Available
  • Deck
  • Porch
  • Enclosed Porch

Lot Dimensions

  • 66X132

Road Type

  • Public


  • Yes


  • Yes

Listed By

  • The Charles Reinhart Company


  • Washtenaw

Cross Street

  • S Main to west on W William to south on S 1st


  • Ann Arbor


  • $9,496

Taxable Value

  • $165,443


Community - Ann Arbor Area

Ann Arbor, the hub of Washtenaw County, is the sixth largest city in Michigan.  A lively downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods make Ann Arbor an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.

Known for academic excellence, Ann Arbor Public Schools District is consistently ranked one of the best in the country.  Ann Arbor is also home to the University of Michigan, Cleary University, Concordia University and Washtenaw Community College.

You will find a wonderful mix of city advantages and scenic beauty in Ann Arbor.  Nicknamed “Tree Town”, Ann Arbor has more than 2,000 acres of tree lined city parks.  Ann Arbor provides endless recreation opportunities including trails, golf courses, canoeing, tennis courts, athletic fields and more.  One of the most walkable communities in the country, Ann Arbor prides itself on being environmentally friendly with a progressive recycling program and conscious effort to preserve the city’s green space.

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While surrounded by all of this natural beauty, you'll also find that Ann Arbor is less than an hour from the big city advantages Detroit, Michigan has to offer.  Detroit is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, several museums, extraordinary shopping and professional sports team including the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers.

Within a four-hour drive of Ann Arbor are Chicago and Toronto, or take a 25-minute trip to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the world is at your feet.  Amtrak makes several stops daily in Ann Arbor, connecting passengers to over 450 locations across the country.

There is a very broad range of major employers countywide, many of them located in and near Ann Arbor.  The University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Health System, and the St. Joseph Mercy Health System are among the area's leading employers.  These opportunities allow many of the county's residents to work quite close to home; other residents commute less than an hour to greater Detroit or Lansing.

Whether it's life in a college town that you prefer, or the appeal of a small town conveniently located to a larger urban area, Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County has it all.  Come see why our home is well loved by so many!

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