SOLD! Crystal Lake Northern Michigan Home

Crystal Drive home  Crystal Drive living room with views of Crystal Lake, stone hearth, view windows, deck and wood walls and ceiling beams.Crystal Drive home and garage with bonus room

Offer Accepted on this gorgeous chalet-style home on Crystal Lake in Benzie County brings Aspen or Vail to mind. Beautiful evergreens frame this wood-sided contemporary home with south-facing lake views and 106 feet of sandy beachfront to enjoy exclusively. Light-filled home with main level living plus cathedral and vaulted ceilings and windows in four directions. Throughout the house find combination wood and painted walls, wooden ceiling beams, and white ceilings to please both cabin lovers and those who prefer a modern ambiance. Air circulation inside the home is provided by ceiling fans in the living room and bedrooms. Amenities include cable TV and internet, natural gas and bonus living space above the attached garage with an additional half bath. Close to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park trails and beaches on Lake Michigan and approx. 3 miles to Beulah shops and dining. Best of both worlds! See all the photos and read all the details HERE

SOLD! Updated Farmhouse on 26 Acres in Benzonia

Benzonia Michigan farm for sale with an exquisitely updated farmhouse, garage, Morton pole building on 26 acres. Listed by Stapleton Realty. 231-499-2698.DREAM OPPORTUNITY ON 26 ACRES in Benzonia. Your farm and chance to live the country life are right here. As Chris’s personal assistant Nancy exclaimed as she was measuring rooms, this enchanting 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath exquisitely remodeled farmhouse is “just immaculate. IMMACULATE!” There’s also a wraparound deck in back, (see more photos by clicking on the link at the end of this description), a detached garage and a newer Morton pole building. All sit attractively on the pastoral acreage with long-distance views. Work the land or lease the tillable acreage currently planted in hay. Launch your kayak and fish at the nearby Betsie River public access or travel a couple minutes east from your paved driveway to village amenities. It’s been said many times, but we gotta say it again:  This a must see, with too many features to list. Instead, see all the photos and details in the MLS HERE


SOLD! Renovated Ranch Home in Empire

This home has been sold! Located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The historic waterfront village of Empire is the setting for this uniquely beautiful, completely renovated ranch home with four bedrooms and a three-stall garage. Move-in ready retreat is located just blocks from a Lake Michigan sandy beach and all the recreational opportunities afforded by two nearby inland lakes, Lake Michigan, national park hiking trails, a miles-This is a photo of 11095 South Lacore in the village of Empire. It is a 4 bedroom ranch-style home with an attached three-stall garage. The backyard leads to a village park with conservancy property beyond it.long bicycle trail and more.

Convenient main-floor living includes three bedrooms, living room, dining area, laundry room, and a NEW Kitchen with custom hickory cabinetry, granite counters, and tiled floor. Also find an all-new bathroom with custom cabinetry, granite counters, tiled shower and floor. Enjoy additional living space in the finished lower level, including a large family room and 4th bedroom. Step from the dining room/kitchen to your new 12×12 deck and relax in the backyard adjoining an 11-acre village park — with conservancy property beyond. Park your vehicles and toys in the newly insulated, heated and finished garage with hot and cold running water. A tinkerer’s happy place!

Village amenities include municipal water and natural gas, and the home also has Spectrum high-speed internet. Get peace of mind with the whole house Generac generator.

Seniors especially love the village’s new pickleball court, golf is just 4 miles away and Crystal Mountain skiing is a 35-minute drive. More area info at or