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$529,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 473866 MLS ACTIVE Status
Breathtaking views of stunning Lake Michigan from this remarkable custom home in the highly sought-after Island View Subdivision! If you've been dreaming of living close to nature but still want the convenience of city living, this is the perfect spot for you, just 5 miles south of Charlevoix. Island View is a vibrant and tight-knit community with only 20 homes, nestled amidst nearly 20 acres of open space. Imagine the joy of exploring the great outdoors with day hikes or morning walks, all within the comfort of your own neighborhood. Step inside this exceptional 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home and be greeted by a design like no other, masterfully crafted to ensure that almost every room offers captivating lake views. Your eyes will instantly be drawn to the beautifully updated kitchen, complete with granite countertops, sleek stainless-steel appliances, and elegant cherry hardwood floors. The attention to detail in this home is unparalleled, showcasing impeccable craftsmanship and the use of top-notch materials throughout. Plush carpeting, carefully chosen quality products, and precisely mitered trim will leave you in awe. As you explore the grounds, you'll discover numerous outdoor havens that transform this property into a true oasis. Picture yourself unwinding in the three seasons room, savoring the lake breeze and stunning views all year round. For car enthusiasts or those seeking ample storage space, the insulated three-car garage is a delightful bonus. It ensures your vehicles stay protected during winter and offers plenty of room for all your storage needs. And if you're an outdoor enthusiast, you're in for a treat! Island View overlooks and is virtually adjacent to Fishermans Island State Park, a vast expanse of wilderness boasting nearly 3,000 acres of untouched beauty and picturesque Lake Michigan shoreline. Your backyard becomes an extension of this incredible natural wonderland! Don't miss the chance to call this extraordinary property your home, call today!

18048 Hilltop, Charlevoix

$2,995,000
4 Beds 6 Baths 473850 MLS ACTIVE Status
Introducing 5124 Lower Shore Drive, a rare gem nestled on Lake Michigan's coveted shoreline. This home has been owned by one family as a second home, and is now offered for the first time! With 140 private waterfront feet of sandy beach on a premier lot, this 4-bed, 4-bath home features 2 half baths and a main floor master suite across 3,333 square feet of luxurious living space. This lakefront home boasts vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows, flooding the living spaces with natural light and highlighting the panoramic water views. Upon entering, you are immediately greeted with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. The open floor plan of this home has a natural flow; with the living room opening into the dining room and custom kitchen. The wet bar and large front deck are perfect additions for the entertainer. The main floor master suite overlooks Lake Michigan’s shoreline, and includes his and her walk-in closets, and a spacious master bathroom with a large soaking tub. Each of the three guest bedrooms is equipped with a private en suite bath, ensuring comfort and privacy for all. A large bonus room provides additional flexibility, perfect for a media room, home office, or play area. Outside, the newly constructed sea wall provides structural security, and the attached 2-car garage offers convenience. The outdoor shower and a half bath off the garage offer added functionality. Sold fully furnished, this property is ready for immediate move-in. Upgrades include: new paint (2024), new water heater (2023), generator installed (2021), seawall (2020) newer roof (2016), and more. Seize this rare opportunity to own your private Lake Michigan retreat.

5124 Lower Shore Drive, Harbor Springs

$925,000
2 Beds 1 Baths 473821 MLS ACTIVE Status
2825 N. Lakeshore Drive affectionately dubbed "The Moose Cabin" is pure Tunnel of Trees magic perched high on a bluff overlooking the grandeur of Lake Michigan with a west-facing exposure towards the setting sun. This original Bliss Cottage was built in the early 1940s and is a shining example of Chauncey P. Bliss's craftsmanship. The Bliss Family is highly regarded as the quintessential log home builder in the Good Hart area starting in the early 1900s and their homes have stood the test of time, especially when they are meticulously refurbished and as well cared for as The Moose Cabin has been. Situated well off the roadway on a flat 1.1-acre site you could not ask for a better setup to get away from it all and take in the peace and tranquility of this property, and with deeded waterfront access to the perfect sandy frontage just below the bluff, "beach days" on the lake are a breeze and campfire nights on a custom hardscape patio overlooking the lake are the norm. This dreamy cottage is currently used as a vacation rental and part of the Blisswood Resort (an adjacent parcel to the north also for sale (MLS#473549 - 2841 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE $2,949,000) and is being sold completely "turnkey", including all furnishings, artwork, flatware, stemware, and contents. Schedule a private tour today and start the next blissful chapter of your life. Visit www.blisswoodmichigan.com for additional photos and property history.

2825 N Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs

$1,289,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 473787 MLS ACTIVE Status
Immerse yourself in the inviting atmosphere of this quality custom designed home situated on 142 feet of sandy shoreline along Lake Michigan. Just North of delightful Cross Village, the scenic path to this home winds past the charming Wycamp Creek, offering a glimpse of the captivating beauty ahead. Upon entering, the foyer reveals a breathtaking view of Lake Michigan through expansive windows, setting the stage for the interior of the home. The main level is designed to maximize natural light and showcase the stunning lake views, featuring an open layout and a majestic cathedral ceiling. The central living area includes a stone fireplace, creating a cozy focal point that seamlessly transitions into the dining area and a well-appointed kitchen with counter seating and upgraded quartz countertops. A screened deck offers an outdoor retreat overlooking the peaceful lake, while a main floor pantry/utility room provides convenience with laundry facilities and direct beach access. The secluded master ensuite, positioned away from the main living areas, offers remarkable views, ample storage, and a private bath. Descending to the lower level, a comfortable space awaits guests and family, including two bedrooms, a full bath, a cozy living area, and a mechanical/utility room with additional storage or potential office space. This level ensures privacy and comfort, perfect for hosting guests. Beyond a home, this property acts as a haven for lakeside living, providing a seamless experience amidst the unparalleled beauty of Lake Michigan and all it has to offer; swimming, strolling, water sports, sunsets and stargazing. Enjoy the peace, stunning sunsets, and serene beaches that characterize the charm of Cross Village. View the freighters, Waugoshance Point and several lighthouses. This sanctuary embodies the natural beauty of Northern Michigan's landscape, offering an ideal backdrop for creating cherished memories. Offered Turnkey.

6983 N Lake Shore Dr., Harbor Springs

$619,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 473733 MLS ACTIVE Status
Captivating waterfront living with up to 130 feet of frontage! Nestled along the serene shores of Cecil Bay, Lake Michigan where adventure meets tranquility, and every day feels like a summer vacation. This property includes 1 additional vacant parcels and a meticulously remodeled 3-bedroom, 2-full bath ranch-style home offers a harmonious blend of modern luxury and natural beauty. From professionally remodeled interiors to new light fixtures and flooring throughout most of the home, every detail has been thoughtfully curated to enhance your living experience. Wake up to the gentle lull of waves and the sight of sun-kissed waters stretching as far as the eye can see from your Primary bedroom. Amazing views continue on from nearly every room with an abundance of natural light! A spacious living room featuring a huge picture window and a dining room, surrounded by Anderson windows and a skylight, provides panoramic views of the tranquil bay, inviting you to savor every moment. Indulge in the comfort of this home, where one of two full bathrooms has been transformed into a sanctuary with a custom pale green glass & tile shower. Two additional bedrooms boast queen-sized beds for restful nights and a cozy family room awaits, perfect for movie nights or friendly video game competitions. Enjoy peace of mind with a new well pump and a Generac generator, ensuring comfort and convenience even during Winter getaways. A Vermont wood burning stove ensures you can have enjoy indoor fires while enjoying a good book or doing a puzzle too. Step outside to your private oasis, complete with a brick paver porch and a fire pit nestled among natural grasses, perfect for cozy gatherings under the starlit sky. Watching the Northern Lights, the freighters passing under the glorious Mackinac Bridge, seeing the Sunrise & Sunset on the same beach, and seeing Bald Eagles fish. If you want to allow short term renters to make memories here too, similar properties nearby rent for $1900/ wk.

3739 Pointe Drive, Carp Lake

$855,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 473723 MLS ACTIVE Status
On the west side of Beaver Island you will find this lovely 2 bed/2 bath home with 285' feet of Lake Michigan shore. Only 11 minutes from the airport, you can easily fly (or "Ride the Boat!) to the island and start your summer vacation, or enjoy year round living in this efficient home with in-floor heat throughout. Natural light abounds in the open concept floor plan with large windows and skylights. The living room features a wood burning stove for cozy gatherings. The dining room offers easy access to the deck for sunsets and a nice view of High Island. With the Onkyo sound system inside and out, this home is designed for entertaining and relaxing. The well appointed galley kitchen features high end appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Thermador stove, and Bosch dishwasher. Also note the 1930's Home Comfort stove which is in excellent working condition. To round out the main floor there is a bedroom, full bath, and convenient laundry room. Upstairs you will find the primary bedroom with walk-in closet, and en suite bathroom featuring a jacuzzi tub, and shower. The upstairs loft area could make a great home office/work area with an excellent view, or can accommodate extra guests. The basement is partially finished with a wine cellar, storage and boiler rooms, and an area for watching TV with a Bose surround sound system. If you or your guests like more space, the "Guest Cottage" offers privacy and additional living space with its own kitchen/dining area, full bath on the main floor, and game room with overhead garage door. The upstairs features a sleeping loft and living area. There is an additional small garage on the back of the cottage for lawn equipment or small watercraft. The grounds surrounding the home feature fruit trees including espaliered pear trees, perennials, sprinkler system and shed. Neighboring this 10 acre property, you will delight in the Michelsen Conservation Area where you can rest on the bench and observe the abundant wildlife!

34075 Western Shores Road, Beaver Island

$125,000
473715 MLS ACTIVE Status
Gorgeous Lot in Birchwood Farms County Club Community Welcome to Birchwood, where tranquil living meets stunning natural beauty. Nestled in the rolling landscapes of Northern Michigan, this .75-acre lot presents an unparalleled opportunity to build your dream home in one of the region's most coveted communities. PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS: SIZE: .75 acres of prime real estate, offering ample space for your vision. SCENIC VIEWS: Enjoy the breathtaking peaks of Lake Michigan and gentle rolling hills right from your doorstep. POND VIEWS: Indulge in the serene ambiance with views of one of Birchwood's most extensive ponds, stocked with fish for your enjoyment. GREENSPACE ABUTMENT: Embrace the tranquility of nature with the lot abutting Birchwood greenspace, ensuring privacy and a peaceful environment. COUNTRY CLUB AMENITIES: Dining, 27 hole golf course, clay tennis courts, pickle ball courts, fitness center, pool and more. UTILITIES: Convenience meets luxury with electricity, cable, and community well access already prepped, making the transition to your new home seamless. ABOUT BIRCHWOOD COMMUNITY: Birchwood isn't just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle. This private, residential community is renowned for its distinctive homes and condominiums, each nestled within the picturesque surroundings of Northern Michigan. Residents here enjoy a sense of exclusivity and belonging, coupled with the beauty of nature at every turn. Don't miss this rare opportunity to join the Birchwood community and craft the life you've always dreamed of. Contact us today to schedule a viewing and envision your future in this idyllic setting.

1080 Timber Pass, Harbor Springs

$469,900
3 Beds 3 Baths 473683 MLS ACTIVE Status
Million dollar view for less than half the price! Stunning views of Grand Traverse Bay and the Leelanau Peninsula from this year-round retreat. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from your 16’ x 24’ deck after a round on the adjacent golf course. This fully updated home sits in the middle of Northern Michigan’s playground, surrounded by lakes, wineries, and hiking trails, with convenient proximity to marinas, Charlevoix, Elk Rapids and Bellaire. You even have access to a private 500', dog-friendly beach! Sitting on almost five acres and encircled by trees, this home is your personal oasis. Extensive upgrades have been done throughout the house, including renovated kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room. The kitchen boasts new appliances, cabinets, countertops, and hardware, with a wifi-enabled dishwasher so you can run cycles from your phone. The spacious master bedroom has large windows for a peaceful lake view and a large sitting area for your home office or reading nook. The completely remodeled en suite gives a modern, chic feel. Window seats in both the living room and dining area create cozy nooks for bird-watching. The large living room also has a wood-burning fireplace, live edge mantle, and built-in shelves. Other improvements include a new smart furnace, washer, and dryer; insulated crawl space; carpeted stairs; two storm doors; hardware on all doors; and flooring in all halls and entrance areas. With an extra large parking area for your recreational vehicles and a 10’ x 20’ shed, you have all the outdoor storage you need. Perennial landscaping surrounding the house makes for carefree beauty in every season. Your dream home awaits!

8975 Us31, Ellsworth

$3,500,000
3 Beds 4 Baths 473647 MLS ACTIVE Status
Embrace the extraordinary! Welcome to Vista Drive, one of the most sought after and private locations in Bay Harbor where legendary Lake Michigan sunsets make the southeastern shore of Little Traverse Bay one of the most prestigious destinations in all of the Great Lakes. Featuring access to the world’s largest supply of crystal clear freshwater, this is an incredible opportunity to enjoy nature at its finest while sampling some of the best shopping, entertainment, and dining the area has to offer just steps away. In an ideal location between the Yacht Club and Downtown Marina District, this unique property spans over 3,350 square feet and offers breathtaking sunset views. Including a GEM car, this home boasts 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and provides everything you need including an elevator to indulge in luxurious lakeside living ready for your use this summer. The beautifully designed interior includes high-end finishes throughout and an open-concept living area that seamlessly flows from the kitchen to the living room, perfect for entertaining guests. But the true diamond of this property is the outdoor space. Step outside to your extensive patio and decking to soak up the rays. What sets this property apart from other homes in the community is the rarity of possessing a double sided 50-foot dock with a jet ski slip directly behind the residence perfect for boating and fishing enthusiasts putting this property in a league of its own. A new roof has recently been installed, offering peace of mind for years to come. Enjoy the best of both worlds with a serene waterfront retreat and easy access to the amenities of the town. This is a rare opportunity to own and experience the Bay Harbor lifestyle. Don't miss out.

900 Vista Drive, Bay Harbor

$9,499,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 473610 MLS ACTIVE Status
Luxury and elegance await you in this stunning Lake Michigan home! Located on the beautiful Old Mission Peninsula and sitting on approximately 178' of sandy frontage, this 10,400 Sq.Ft. home was designed by architects White & Liebler. Inside you are instantly greeted with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from every room. The dark hardwood floors throughout give warmth to the crisp white walls and ceilings that boast custom woodwork. The kitchen is a culinary enthusiast’s dream with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, large island illuminated with pendant lighting, beautiful white cabinetry, subway tile backsplash, and butler’s pantry. The expansive deck boasts custom glass railings and is the perfect spot to watch the waves roll in and the sailboats pass by. Just off the great room is the den with an amazing water view and stone fireplace, perfect for a family movie night or watching the game. The master suite will be your private sanctuary with unobstructed lake views and an absolutely stunning master bath. This relaxing oasis boasts his and her vanities and two custom built walk in closets. Refresh each morning in the gorgeous white subway tile shower with rain shower head and unwind after a long day in the luxurious soaker tub. The laundry/mud room is located just inside the 4 car garage entry and has ample cabinet space and custom-built ins for hanging coats. The walkout lower level is designed for entertaining and hosts a family room with stone fireplace, full kitchen, two additional ensuites, and a bunk room for the kids, and shower room. Pull up to your beautiful dock after a day of boating and enjoy sitting around your fire pit overlooking the water. The grounds are meticulously landscaped and and lined with mature pines providing privacy. Enjoy the world class wineries and farm to table restaurants that Old Mission Peninsula is known for! You just need to bring your water toys, this one of a kind home is ready for you to start making memories!

16768 Wrightwood Terrace Drive, Traverse City

$2,949,000
8 Beds 9 Baths 473549 MLS ACTIVE Status
The Blisswood Estate was originally constructed in 1929 and has been meticulously maintained through the years making it the most magical place among the Tunnel of Trees and along the shores of Lake Michigan. Revered as one of the last bastions of uncommercialized beauty in North America, the M-119 corridor just north of Harbor Springs is where you will find Blisswood perfectly perched on the bluff. The Estate spans roughly 9 acres over two tax ID's and comfortably sleeps up to 23 guests among a captivating main lodge, 3 individual guest cottages, a recreation lodge/game room, a chapel, a three-car garage, a one-car garage and an additional storage barn all being sold "turnkey" for next owner to continue using as a resort, as a private estate, a religious retreat (remember it has its own chapel) or whatever you can dream up. The possibilities are endless, the replication is not possible, and the experience is as unique as you will find in the Midwest and beyond. The coastline of Northern Emmet County is known for incredible sunset views over Lake Michigan with the multiple islands and lighthouses in the foreground and there is no better place for you or your guests to soak that in than the grounds and residences of Blisswood. The details are exquisite, the modern amenities have been added, the mechanicals and systems are up to date and are top of the line.... Basically, any changes that you need to make are not the costly unfun maintenance issues but rather the fun changes to enhance your enjoyment of the property.  However, this place is so well done you could make no changes at all and be the centennial owner in 5 short years. Too many items to cover in real estate remarks so please contact today for detailed information to start your journey away from the stress-filled city life toward a more gratifying existence that is Blisswood on a picturesque bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. For more photos please visit www.blisswoodmichigan.com.

2841 N Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs

$1,170,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 473515 MLS ACTIVE Status
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Upper Peninsula, just minutes from the romantic city of Manistique, the three bedroom ranch home offers a haven of tranquility and breathtaking views. Immerse yourself in the serenity of your private sandy beach, with miles of sugar sand stretching before you. Stroll along the shore, feel the gentle caress of the lake breeze, and witness the magic of sun-kissed waves. Let the rhythm of the water soothe your soul as you bask in the warm embrace of southerly views. Surrounded by majestic pines and nestled among natural dunes adorned with beach grasses, Lakeview Haven provides a true escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Embrace the remote tranquility and revel in the sights and sounds of wildlife, creating an idyllic backdrop for your retreat. The spacious ranch-style layout boasts three bedrooms, offering ample space for you and your loved ones. Enjoy the convenience of an attached garage perfect for storing your beach gear and vehicles. And with a detached garage and a circle drive, you'll have plenty of space for guests to park. As the sun begins to set, gather around the cozy fireplace and witness the colors dance across the horizon, painting the sky with a mesmerizing palette. Savor every moment and create lasting memories in the picturesque retreat. Lakeview Haven is more than just a property; it's an escape to a world of natural wonder, where sandy beaches, lush pines, and the tranquil waters of Lake Michigan come together to create an enchanting sanctuary. Whether you seek a peaceful getaway, a romantic retreat, or a place to reconnect with nature, this property offers it all.

W Top O' The Lake Road Unit 6.5 Acres, Gulliver

$2,450,000
8 Beds 7 Baths 473500 MLS ACTIVE Status
Open House Saturday, May 18th 11am-2pm. Welcome to an exquisite piece of history in the town of Harbor Springs, boasting breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. This charming cottage, with its classic architecture, has been recently renovated to seamlessly blend modern amenities with historic charm. This listing includes the adjacent acre, for a total of almost 3 acres, adorned with mature trees and beautiful landscaping. This property offers tranquility and privacy while being just moments away from Harbor Springs. Also available with only 1.86 acres for $2.3. It could be used as a luxury short-term rental or year-round primary home. Furnishings negotiable. The original carriage house, now a 1500 square foot guest cottage with Lake Michigan views, and two-car garage adds versatility and convenience, perfect for accommodating guests. Full kitchen, high ceilings, three bedrooms and two baths, make this a cozy yet entirely separate guest space. Total property square footage approximately 5,000. The main house has a gourmet kitchen with Thermador range, statement marble, heated limestone floors, a full pantry, three en-suite bedrooms, a total of 5 bedrooms and/or 3 and a room for fitness and office/den. A gas fireplace for chilly evenings, and covered porch to take in sunset Lake Michigan views in warmer weather. The main house has two balconies, one off of the master. Second floor laundry is adjacent to the master suite. Main house square footage is approximately 3500 above ground. One acre is beautifully landscaped and fenced with gardens that include mature oak, maple, dogwood trees, roses, lilac, pear, magnolia, peonies and hydrangea. Lake access is by walking only, two blocks north on Lake Shore to the path down the bluff to the deck and 250 feet of sandy beach. Beach is shared with 26 homes in the Emmet Beach Association.

8151 S Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs

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