Rose Auction Group Set Auction of Luxury Estate in Franklin, Michigan, Featured on MTV Teen Cribs

Dec 03, 2010, 15:40 ET from Rose Auction Group

FRANKLIN, Mich., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Auction Group ( announces the auction of a luxury estate in Franklin, Mich., on December 12, 2010, at 1pm, according to Beth Rose, auctioneer.

"This home was featured on MTV Teen Cribs," noted Rose. "Franklin's Best Kept Secret!"

Located at 32845 Whatley Road, the 9,961 square-foot estate is situated on 2.9+/- meticulously maintained acres with six en suite bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. Outdoor amenities include a custom in-ground pool, pool house with outdoor kitchen and grill, tennis court, private golf course and Koi pond.

"Entertaining is effortless in the state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen," said Rose. The kitchen features granite counter tops, dual Subzero refrigerators, Viking cook top, two dishwasher drawers, glass china shelves, two Viking bread warmers, three sinks, full-size dishwasher, under cabinet lighting and over-the-stove pot-filling spigot. Aside from the loaded kitchen rests a 9x9 hidden pantry with built-ins.

The master suite is equipped with limestone dual-sided fireplace as well as a private balcony overlooking the Koi pond. The master bath has heated limestone floors, dressing area, three walk-in closets with 14-foot ceilings, custom built-ins, surround sound, Jacuzzi tub, and full-body spray shower.

The basement features a 1950's-style diner with juke box and retro-style bar, indoor hockey and basketball court, private arts and crafts room equipped with painting counters and built-in cabinets, and a home gym and dance studio. A private movie theatre equipped with wet bar and electric screen which descends from the ceiling.

"There are two separate two-car heated garages with direct access to each wing of the house," said Rose. "One side has a private in-law suite above, while the other is perfect for collector cars and all of Dad's toys that leads to the mudroom full of storage."

Rose explained, "An increasing number of luxury homeowners are choosing to forgo the traditional route to selling with months of unqualified showings and waiting for the market to come to them, instead letting an auction company do all the work."

"Many clients of Rose Auction Group are looking to make a lifestyle change, not necessarily in a distress situation," Rose said. "In this real estate market you have to promote the property aggressively and do something different to stand out."

Broker participation is offered and encouraged. The property may be previewed on Dec. 5, from 12pm to 3pm or by appointment. For more details on how to receive property information packages, visit or call (877) 696-7653.

SOURCE Rose Auction Group