50 Twin Oaks Rd Akron, OH 44313

Active $8,650,000
Residential - Residential MLS 4073111
50 Twin Oaks Rd Akron, OH 44313
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  • 7 bedrooms
  • 6 full baths
  • 2 partial baths
  • 3.00 stories
  • 4 car garage
  • 10,267 square feet

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Listing Description

Neo-Classical 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’s 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 overmantel 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.
Details
Property Type
Residential
MLS
4073111
County
Summit
Subdivision
City/Akron
Days on Market
49
Year Built
1927
Home Style
Other
Total Rooms
28
Sqft Above Finished
10,267
Taxes
$26,181 /yearly
School District
AKRON CITY SCHOOLS
Interior
Stories
3
Fireplaces
5
Water

Public Water
Public Sewer
Sewer

Public Water
Public Sewer
Cooling

Central Air
Heating

Fireplace-Wood
Forced Air
Hot Water/Steam
Zoned
Fuel Type

Gas
Wood
Exterior
Lot Size (Acres)
3.29
Direction House Faces
North
Garage

4 Car
Detached
Drain
Electric
Heated
Water Available
Roof Type

Slate
Exterior

Stone
Stucco

Listing By Ross A Lauria / 216.407.9251

Listing courtesy of Street Sotheby's International Realty / 419.797.4400

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