SOLD! Bear Lake village home

Bear Lake home is along U.S. 31 which is the main street in Bear Lake. You can see Bear Lake across the road.

A beautiful southwest view of all-sports Bear Lake! This convenient location is in the village of Bear Lake. Efficient two bedroom, one bath home is on a corner lot. It’s just a short walk away from the public beach for swimming, paddling or paddleboarding. Formerly rented yearly, this potential gem is ready for your cosmetic updating. Interior features include marble tile flooring in the kitchen and a ceiling fan and track lighting in the living area. System improvements include a new forced air natural gas furnace in 2016 and an updated electrical panel. An additional 400 sq ft basement includes a laundry area, a workbench and room for storage. Nice garden shed with double doors and windows, perfect for storing the tools and toys. From here, it’s a leisurely stroll to downtown shops, the post office and historical museum, a breakfast/lunch café and the refurbished bar. It is an easy drive to all Manistee or Benzonia have to offer.  Head to Crystal Mountain for skiing, golfing, dining and relaxing in a spa. Best of all, you will be within driving minutes of Lake Michigan beaches and trails. Shown by appointment only.  MORE PHOTOS HERE


Bear Lake cozy home image is of the lake across the road.

SOLD! Village of Honor home for sale

Be a part of Village of Honor history. Live close to everything you need and the recreational pursuits you love in northwest Benzie County, Michigan. Pride of ownership shows throughout Village of Honor, Benzie County image. Two story farmhouse on a level lot with a wooded hillside behind it. Shade trees and sunny areas, wooden retaining wall with tall bushes behind it lend privacy from the sidewalkthis well-maintained three-bedroom home, one of the area’s original farmhouses. In move-in-ready condition, the home’s main floor was remodeled in 2011, in some cases down to the studs, and is cable ready. There are new kitchen cabinets, countertops and sink; a remodeled bathroom; and new flooring throughout. All interior walls were texture painted too. The side entry leads to a large mud-and-laundry room with storage. The south-facing covered front porch invites you inside.

For more updates, see Associated Docs for details.  The two-story storage shed was originally a cow stantion barn. East privacy fence and shade trees lend coziness. Rear pergola opens to a wooded hillside. Village amenities: high speed internet, sewer, natural gas. Stroll to restaurants, bank and post office. Near the Platte River for paddling and fishing. Close to many golf courses. Driving minutes to Lake Michigan and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. MORE PHOTOS HERE. Sale pending


SOLD! Leelanau County 10-acre homestead

Photo of Leelanau County 10 Acre homestead is a ranch home with a three car garage and evergreen trees in the sunny front yard with concrete driveway.This southern Leelanau County home is SOLD! Large ranch-style home, 3-car insulated garage and a quality-built Morton pole building in a peaceful country setting. Gardeners and farmers will appreciate the open and level lay of this land.

Located on a private, no-thru road between Traverse City and Empire, this 4 bedroom, 4 bath home is near swimming-fishing-paddling lakes, snowmobile trails and state land. The main level  is accessible and includes 2,300+ square feet which would benefit from some cosmetic updating but offers Tigerwood bamboo flooring in the sitting, dining and living rooms. The home’s centerpiece is the spacious kitchen with a pantry and an island for meal prep. A sitting area with cozy corner gas fireplace lends a country kitchen feeling. Primary bedroom suite includes a private bath and an attached office/library area.

Main floor includes 3 more bedrooms and 2 full baths, a mud-and-laundry room plus a formal dining room with a slider to the spacious deck and fenced backyard beyond. Lower level adds another 2,300+ square feet and is a mostly finished large family room, full bath and 2 finished non-conforming rooms for crafts, bedrooms, private reading room — you name it. Paved concrete driveway leads to the 40×60 Morton pole barn for your workshop or storage. Nice insulated floor, 10-foot door with opener, etc. More photos HERE. Even more details HERE.