Jun 11, 2024 - Real Estate

Detroit House Hunting: Owner-occupied in East English Village

A brick home surrounded by trees.

5990 Bishop St. Photos: Courtesy of Lambrecht Realty

This three-bedroom home in East English Village is an intriguing alternative to the many flipped houses on the market in this price range.

The big picture: Flipped homes look modern and clean, but it can be hard to tell how well the renovations will hold up against everyday living.

What they're saying: "This house has been cared for," Lambrecht says. It has "the most impressive breakfast nook you've ever been in."

5990 Bishop St., $219,000

The interior with hardwood floors, blue walls, a fireplace and a curved entryway.
The hardwood floors and unique woodwork inside 5990 Bishop St.

State of play: East English Village is known for its historic character, active community groups, proximity to I-94 and east-side shops and restaurants.

The 1,858-square-foot house has three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a detached garage and a new HVAC system and furnace.

  • It features hardwood floors, custom woodwork and a cathedral ceiling over the breakfast nook.

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