As you take the drive on one of Michigan's natural beauty roads to the estate entrance on Franklin, the experience is quite breathtaking. The lovely Franklin estate coexists effortlessly with surrounding nature indigenous to Michigan. As you enter, the trees that bloom so beautifully in summer, one up themselves during the fall season, turning colors of crimson, orange, and yellow which so beautifully paint our Midwest autumns. Hailing over 20,000 square feet, this mansion has 5 over sized bedrooms and 9.3 baths, ranging over 4 acres. The front entrance opens to a two-story foyer with winding staircases leading to the upper mezzanine. The two-storied living room features floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the estate grounds, including the beautifully landscaped lawn with swimming pool and regulation tennis court. The scene reminds you of a private resort because of the many places to relax. Enjoy summer evenings relaxing on one of the wrap-around terraces. Feel the warmth of the outdoor fireplace, watching television, as you absorb the fragrances under the poolside lanai. Literally smell the roses, perennials and annuals on this tree-lined slice of paradise.The master suite includes separate his and hers walk-in closets, complete with divided dressing rooms and full bathrooms. The cozy double sided fireplace is perfect for escaping winter woes. The master's private veranda overlooks the manicured backyard. The gourmet kitchen is the perfect place for family entertainment: it features the finest cabinetry and appliances, granite counter tops, with an extra-large seating area for game nights with the family. The lower level walk-out offers a large home theater room with the comforts of over sized leather chairs that are enhanced by the beauty of mahogany woodwork throughout. This lower level also includes a state-of-the-art exercise facility complete with dry sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and just for fun the family basketball court which can also be converted into a regulation volleyball court.This home is conveniently located in the Bloomfield Hills school district. Constructed by Casadei Homes.