Michigan Midcentury Rossen house
In every room walnut closet doors, stone accent walls, built-ins, original trim and paneling make the heart of a midcentury preservationist leap.

Midcentury house hunters: Are you searching for a retro home in Michigan? This mid mod beauty, built in 1965, has all the appeal of a true midcentury gem.

Located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, this lakefront home was designed by Sanford Rossen and takes full advantage of the views afforded by its beautiful location.  Better yet, this midcentury home has been lovingly preserved. Purists, you’ll love this incredible home.

This incredible 1965 home has been lovingly preserved—making it a midcentury purist's dream home.
This incredible 1965 home has been lovingly preserved—making it a midcentury purist’s dream home.

The Details:
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
3,609 square feet

Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, the home boats an incredible amount of natural finishes—wood and stone accent the home while further connecting it to the indoor/outdoor lifestyle afford by its location and the incredible number of windows.

A focal point of the living room is the floating staircase that turns to carry you up to the second floor—without loosing sight of the lake.

Original features abound—making this home a midcentury purist’s dream home. The study has gorgeous book-matched walnut built-ins that include bookcases, cabinets, shelving and a bar area. In the large, window-lined kitchen, the original cabinets appear to be in beautiful condition. The kitchen also includes a built-in desk area and a breakfast area. If you look closely, a pass-through can be spotted in the dining room.

Even the bathrooms retain much of their original charm. While the pink tile bathroom has an updated countertop, the cabinetry and fixtures in it and the blue tile bathroom appear to be in great shape.

Beyond the two-tire deck and large backyard is a private beach, giving the lucky owner access to Wing Lake. The living room, master bedroom, study, family room, and a second bedroom all have lake views thanks to incredible two-story windows. That same second bedroom also has direct access to the top tier of the deck.

According to the listing, the home’s price has already been reduced by an incredible $100K.

Want to see more pictures, or help preserve this Michigan mid mod beauty by making it your own? Check out the listing here.



Sarah Jane Stone - EditorSarah Jane Stone is the editor of Atomic Ranch, has a deeply held passion for all things vintage, a weak spot for handmade pottery and loves wearing neutrals for their chic simplicity. She is endlessly restyling her coffee table and, along with her husband, is on a lifelong hunt for the next best cup of coffee (preferably in a stylish mug). Catch behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, weekly Etsy finds and more by following her on Instagram @sarahjanestone_editor.