Royal Oak Woman's Club 2012 Home Tour

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The 2012 Royal Oak Woman’s Club Home and Garden Tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 23rd offers a wonderful selection of some of our finest homes in Royal Oak.

This city wide self-guided home tour sponsored by the non-profit Royal Oak Woman’s Club offers a rare opportunity to experience the craftsmanship, architecture and unique features of some of the most impressive residences in this popular community. With six stops, the tour showcases homes with varied themes and passions:  a stunning multi-level Mission-influenced home, a classic Craftsman bungalow, with coffered ceiling, leaded glass windows, lovingly restored to its original beauty, a Dutch Colonial, decorated in traditional décor, a former commercial building converted to a one-of-a-kind, design-oriented 5,000 sq. ft. loft, with a show car displayed in the living space.  The homes featured this year contain a number of award winners including: First Place: Interior Use of Tile from Detroit Home 2011 Design Awards, "Residential Beautification Award" from RO Chamber of Commerce and a Featured home in 2011 National Association of the Remodeling Industry Home Tour.  In addition, one of the home owners was chosen to be the contractor for a project featured on HGTV's “House Crashers”.  Your tour will also include Royal Oak’s Historical Society Museum – housed in a converted vintage firehouse.  Trained docents will direct and educate participants at each site. 

The city-wide tour starts at the , 404 South Pleasant, at the corner of Fourth and Pleasant Sts. Tour hours are 10 AM to 4 PM. Tickets are $20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door on the day of the event.  Advance tickets may be purchased by contacting Laura Hewson at 248-808-1528, online at www.rowc.org or at the following locations:

  • , 705 W Eleven Mile Road, 248-541-7000 
  • , 123 Catalpa Drive, 248-545-3200
Tina Cardamone December 28, 2012 at 03:35 PM
Please, please get this home on the tour again next year! I wasn't able to participate this year and I really wanted to see it.
Emily Petrovski December 29, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Thank you for being so enthusiastic about our tour! Unfortunately, we only have a tour every other year, so our next tour is not until 2014. We wish we could have the house again but we feel that is one of the draws of our tour, to have new homes featured each time. Thank you again for your enthusiasm.


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