Price Reduction
Address
50 Twin Oaks Road Akron, OH
Price
$ 3,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#4151811
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountySUMMIT
  • CityAkron
  • AreaNorthwest Akron
  • NeighborhoodCity-Akron
  • Zip44313
  • Style
  • Year Built1927
  • Taxes26181
  • Price$ 3,950,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage13997
  • Lot Size3.29 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Ross A Lauria with Street Sotheby's International Realty
Property Description

Neo-Classic French Chateau in the Rubber Capital of the World. In 1926 Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., the son of the founder of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company commissioned nationally known Boston architect Charles R. Greco to build his residence. The interiors of the Firestone estate are studies in chaste refinement and elegance. Mrs. Firestone interest in the traditional French decorative arts brought definition to this space. The generous entrance hall, its dramatic staircase delineated by ornamental wrought iron, leads to the principal first-floor rooms, all in the manner of Louis XVI in the style of Versailles. There are exquisite antique marble fireplaces with delicately detailed gilded over-mantel mirrors, and richly embellished crown mouldings and architraves. In all, the Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. house exemplifies the very best of period-revival thinking. It must be considered one of Akron's great residences of any period significant for its architectural design, the importance of its architect, and its historical association with the Firestone family. The original estate of 1.9 acres has been expanded to 3.29 acres with 933 ft. frontage on Twin Oaks Road. The main house includes a carriage house with squash court and 2nd floor guest quarters. There are 9 separate gardens with 3 fountains and includes a 1-acre private arboretum with large pond and waterfall. The gates, exterior, and interior of the house have been fully restored.

Price History
11/27/2019 Listed $5,000,000
6/12/2020 21% - $3,950,000

General Features

Architectural Style Other
Basement Full, Unfinished
Garage Y/N Yes
High School District Akron CSD
MLS Area Northwest Akron
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Security Features Security System
Stories 3
Subdivision Name City/Akron
Terms Cash, Conventional
Township Akron City

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 10267
Above Grade Finished Area Source Owner
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Below Grade Finished Area 3730
Below Grade Finished Area Source Owner
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heating Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Steam, Wood, Zoned
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 13997
Main Level Bathrooms 1
Total Baths 8
Total Bedrooms 8
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Construction Materials Stone, Stucco
Exterior Features Sprinkler/Irrigation, Out Building(s), Paved Driveway, Patio, Storage
Facing Direction North
Fencing Full, Other
Garage Spaces 4
Lot Features Corner Lot, Other, Pond, Wooded
Lot Size Acres 3.29
Lot Size Area 3.29
Lot Size Units Acres
Other Structures Storage
Parking Features Detached, Electricity, Garage, Heated Garage, Other
Patio/Porch Features Patio, Porch
Roof Slate
Sewer Public Sewer
Water Source Public
Waterfront Features Pond

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 44313

Price
AVG $430K
$3.95M
Taxes
AVG $5,711
$26,181
Visits
AVG 54
1278
Year Built
AVG 1952
1927
Walkscore
AVG 35
27
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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