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Michigan bright blue ‘Smurf’ home goes on sale for $4 million

A Michigan property that has been dubbed the ‘house of the Smurfs’ thanks to its quirky, very bright blue roof has hit the market for $4.199 million.

Built in 1920, the West Bloomfield home sits on nearly three acres of property and 175 feet of lakefront.

But while the property offers plenty of space, beautiful views and a stunning interior, it’s its incredibly unique roof that has helped make it such a success in the real estate market.

Nicknamed the Smurfs' house for its unique blue roof with curved edges, the property has everyone smitten and is listed for more than $4 million.

Nicknamed the Smurfs’ house for its unique blue roof with curved edges, the property has everyone smitten and is listed for more than $4 million.

Smurfs Galore: Owners combine their blue mustang with their fascinating mansion, for a property as close to the cartoon as possible.

Smurfs Galore: Owners combine their blue mustang with their fascinating mansion, for a property as close to the cartoon as possible.

With its impressive ceiling completely covered in electric blue paint, the house looks a lot like the Smurfs' Village and can be seen from anywhere.

The storybook style house certainly stands out from the other houses in its neighborhood.

Do you love the Smurfs?  The unique blue roof makes it the perfect home for a Smurfs super fan.

Do you love the Smurfs? The unique blue roof makes it the perfect home for a Smurfs super fan.

Fit for Papa Smurf?  The fan-favorite cartoon character and his co-stars would no doubt approve of the $4.199 million house.

Fit for Papa Smurf? The fan-favorite cartoon character and his co-stars would no doubt approve of the $4.199 million house.

Built by a renowned architect William Kunithe previous four owners have managed to maintain its charm for the past 102 years.

Kuni, who had the knack of designing storybook-style homes, was known for his “individualistic and unusual features not found in the average home,” ensuring that the homes Kuni built managed to retain their unique charm even 100 years after being built. His construction.

The current owners investigated the house and surprisingly discovered that the unique rounded corner roof has always been blue, except once in the 1940’s when it was green.

“From the moment you walk in, you’ll fall in love with every room, from the grand foyer to the lakefront, this home is magical,” he says. Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel–Birmingham.

The three-level lakefront property comes equipped with seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a 7-car garage, and even includes a 100-foot dock with a tradable boat and chair lift.

The property features living rooms adorned with nine large fireplaces, timeless paintings, and antique furniture dating back to the 1920s.

While the ceiling is nothing short of extraordinary, the interior is far less unusual, but just as charming.

If blue is your color, it's not just the ceiling — the homeowners made sure to keep their cheerful color scheme throughout the house, including the bedroom.

If blue is your color, it’s not just the ceiling — the homeowners made sure to keep their cheerful color scheme throughout the house, including the bedroom.

Most of the rooms adopt the full blue color scheme, with walls and furnishings decorated in aqua tones.

Most of the rooms adopt the full blue color scheme, with walls and furnishings decorated in aqua tones.

Other rooms ditch the cartoon resemblance altogether, with a largely green and white palette in the kitchen.

Other rooms ditch the cartoon resemblance altogether, with a largely green and white palette in the kitchen.

Blue tones are toned down in other areas, including the bathroom, which is filled with mostly green tones.

Blue tones are toned down in other areas, including the bathroom, which is filled with mostly green tones.

Outside, on the cover, the sight and the revival of the cartoon justify the price of four million dollars.

Outside, on the cover, the sight and the revival of the cartoon justify the price of four million dollars.

The owners kept the beauty of the historic house intact with the details in the fireplaces.

The owners kept the beauty of the historic house intact with the details in the fireplaces.

The current owner has spent the last 17 years making it stylish while maintaining its former glory.

The vibrant blue roof along with the unique curved edges of the roof make people fall in love.

Images from the quirky platform were shared on Facebook, where the post racked up 6,500 likes.

There’s even an entire Facebook group with over 92,000 members dedicated to historic Michigan properties like this old house titled Historic architecture of the Detroit area.

In the Facebook group, local users share their favorite stories about the beloved home.

One user even shared a memory of the house saying, “I grew up nearby, we used to sneak into the woods behind the house and pick strawberries from the long time owner,” adding, “When we got caught, she invited us in.” visit and eat the berries inside.

The cartoon-inspired home has received attention and love from more than the local members of the West Bloomfield estate, with people from far and wide commenting on the distinctive blue roof.

Before entering the house, visitors are greeted with different shades of blue on the porch.

Before entering the house, visitors are greeted with different shades of blue on the porch.

The dining room adds shades of blue and green from the floors to the ceiling with antique furniture that shows the age of the property.

The dining room adds shades of blue and green from the floors to the ceiling with antique furniture that shows the age of the property.

Facebook users fell in love with the house, with one user joking:

Facebook users fell in love with the house, with one user joking, “Well now I hate my roof, thanks Zillow.”

One Facebook user said: ‘Papa Smurf, where are you?’

Another said: ‘I want the ceiling to really say ‘Is it cake?’

Another fan of the house added: ‘My first thought was, ‘Wow! That Culver’s is huge!” followed by a laughing emoji.

The Smurfs’ house is currently on the market for $4,199,000 with Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel–Birmingham.

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