The building is 136 years old, making it one of the oldest in Corktown (the city's oldest neighborhood). This unit is the upper level of one side plus a large bedroom on the ground-level. The space includes five bedrooms, a medium-sized living/dining room, a kitchenette (with cooktop, microwave, and some other small appliances), and two recently-remodeled full-baths.Guest Access
The entire unit is all yours!Interaction with Guests
My wife and I live around the corner and are generally pretty available should you need anything.
Our tenant, Michael, lives in the apartment below this unit with his friendly and well-behaved dog, Coaty, but they use a separate entrance into the house.The Neighborhood
Corktown is a beautiful architecturally-significant historic neighborhood with lots of great amenities and is one of the safest parts of Detroit. Corktown is home to some of Detroit's best restaurants including Slow's BBQ, Gold Cash Gold, Brooklyn Street Local, Mudgie's, Detroit Institute of Bagels, and Ottava Via.
Want to wet your whistle?
-Two breweries, Brew Detroit and Batch Brewing, are a short walk from the house.
-Detroit's first micro disillery, Two James Spirits, and popular cocktail bar, the Sugar House, are also within walking distance
-Tiger Stadium, the former home of the Detroit Tigers, currently functions as an impromptu neighborhood park as it awaits redevelopment. Comerica Park, the current home of the Tigers (as well as Ford Field, home of the Lions) is also nearby, with lots of shuttles to the stadium leaving from Corktown on gameday.
-Joe Louis Arena, home of the Red Wings, is a 15-minute walk from the house.
Here for work? Auto show traveler?
-The COBO center is a short walk and even shorter bike ride/drive from the house.Getting Around
Corktown is a very walkable and bikeable neighborhood. There is also plenty of free on-street parking near the house.
We are a short walk from both the Greyhound Bus Station and the Rosa Parks Transit Center. The Amtrak train station is a short drive from here.
Uber and Lyft are generally available as well.Other Things to Note
There is a window AC unit in the common area and in one bedroom, and lots of fans throughout the rest of the place.