Seller represented by:
Hope Marsh with RE/MAX Real Estate Group

Buyer represented by:
Jim Robinson - Lakefront & Downtown Luxury Homes with RE/MAX Real Estate Group

12981 Lake Ave Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Sold
  • Single Family

12981 Lake Ave Lakewood, OH 44107 Get directions

$551,000 $158/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 3 Baths 2 Partial Baths 3,485 Sq. ft. 8,751 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylecolonial_revival
  • Age 106 Years
  • MLS# 4132169
  • Listed 11 Months 3 Days Ago


Unparalleled beauty & elegance will be yours in this magnificent Arts & Crafts style brick colonial which was custom built by Cleveland architect AC Wolf & features stunning museum quality splendor that truly takes one's breath away upon entering each & every room. Entertain your most valued friends & family in the enchanting living room which is adorned with a coffered ceiling, mahogany trim, vintage ceramic tile fireplace, & gleaming wood floor. The dining room is equally refined & boasts tiger stripe maple trim & is open to the solarium & eat-in kitchen. Backyard gatherings will be enjoyed by all with the recent state of the art outdoor kitchen, fire pit, bocce ball court, temperature-controlled greenhouse, & a private garden oasis. When everyone has gone home, there are five stately bedrooms to make the quiet hours ever so comfortable, including two Master Suites with private baths. The gourmet kitchen is a dream come true featuring Viking & Sub-Zero brand stainless appliances, granite counters, custom cabinetry, pantry, plenty of storage & lots of room to work & visit with the family. The list of upgrades to this architectural masterpiece is lengthy & includes, recent central air conditioning & boiler, recent hot water tank, fully updated 200 amp electric panel, cedar fencing, a 2nd custom-built heated 2-car garage, heated attached 2 car garage, recent roof, & driveway, plus many more items which are too numerous to list.

  • Seller represented by:
  • REALTOR ® Hope Marsh with RE/MAX Real Estate Group



  • Bedrooms: 5

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 12
  • Basement Features: Full


  • Total Bathrooms: 3 / 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms On Main Level: 1
  • Half Bathrooms On Lower Level: 1
  • Full Bathrooms On Upper Level: 3

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air
  • Heating Features: Baseboard, Hot Water/Steam
  • Number of Fireplaces: 3

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Patio
  • Fencing: Full, Privacy, Wood

Garage and Parking

  • Driveway: Paved
  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Garage Description: Attached, Detached, Door Opener, Electric, Heated

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 0.2009
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 70 x 185
  • Lot Size Source: Realist
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 8751

School Information

  • School District: Lakewood CSD

Homeowners Association

  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 15912
  • Source Listing Status: Sold
  • County: Cuyahoga
  • Directions: Lake Avenue, just three houses EAST of Nicholson Avenue
  • Ownership: Resident
  • Source Property Type: Single Family
  • Area: Lakewood
  • Source Neighborhood: Mary S Bradfords
  • Postal Code Plus 4: Post
  • Subdivision: Mary S Bradfords
  • Township: Lakewood
  • Property Subtype: Single Family
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Year Built: 1915
  • Above Grade Finished Area: 3485
  • Building Exterior Type: Brick
  • Direction Faces: North
  • Property Age: 105
  • Roof: Asphalt/Fiberglass
  • Levels or Stories: 3.00
  • Structure Type: Property Type: Residential, List Type: Exclusive Right
  • House Style: Colonial
  • Year Built Details: Actual YBT


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public Water

Home Features

  • Other Equipment: Dishwasher, Dryer, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Security System, Washer

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
5 Emerson Elementary School PK-5 0.2 mi
6 Garfield Middle School 6-8 0.5 mi
6 Lakewood High School 9-12 0.9 mi
NA St Edward High Private School 9-12 0.4 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Property History for 12981 Lake Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2020-06-05 Sold - - MLSNOW
2011-02-01 Sold - - MLSNOW
2010-05-27 Sold - - Public Record
2010-05-27 Price Changed $465,000 $133 MLSNOW
2009-10-18 Sold - - MLSNOW
2009-10-12 Listed $500,000 $143 MLSNOW
2003-08-15 Listed $538,500 $154 MLSNOW
2003-08-13 Sold - - Public Record
2003-04-01 Listed $439,000 $79 MLSNOW
1987-02-03 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.