A circular driveway leads to this stunning tudor home situated on almost 4 acres and nestled on one of Akron’s most prestigious streets.This distinctive estate is surrounded by some of the city’s most elegant and beloved architectural landmarks and is on the market for the first time since it was last sold in 1987. Custom built for Ms. Della Wilcox in 1928,this home was designed by acclaimed local architect Roy Firestone. It later became known as the “Jackson House” because it was once inhabited by Lee Jackson, former President of Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. At 4,835 square feet, this extraordinary property exemplifies gracious living.The home features ornate wood paneling; detailed millwork; cathedral ceilings; spacious rooms; an updated kitchen with high-end appliances, island,and granite counters and a formal dining room overlooking terrace. The Juliet balcony off of the primary suit overlooks the sunroom. Large family room with new ceiling (2023), fireplace and built-in shelving opens to a sun-filled sunroom with walls of windows overlooking backyard. The magnificent grounds are graced with lush front and back landscaped gardens, heritage shrubs and trees. The spacious brick paved patio is great for entertaining your guests. The lower level includes a utility room with a new boiler(2022), workshop, additional laundry area, half bath, and plenty of extra storage. This home is truly one-of-a-kind and continues to be a beautiful landmark in the community.
Listing Provided by:Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty Roberta E Rinehart 330-592-0748 Susan Hodali 440-520-0190 Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty
$875,000, 4 bd, 5 ba, 4,835 sqft
871 Merriman Rd, Akron, OH 44303