Acreage in bird hunting area

5 ACRES northeast of Thompsonville in Benzie County and along the Benzie-Manistee snowmobile trail which runs north to the Leelanau County line and south to Brethren in Manistee County. Recreational parcel has been used for deer hunting and is in a designated bird hunting area. Put your getaway cabin in this awesome spot. Acreage includes mixed hardwoods and cedars, and owner says there’s an artesian well in the NW corner. Fix up the rustic older small cabin needing your TLC.  This acreage parcel is next to STATE LAND and near Benzie  County’s wild and scenic BETSIE RIVER for kayaking and fishing and Little Betsie River for trout fishing. Close to Crystal Mountain resort’s ski hill, golf course, restaurants and award-winning spa. Thompsonville village amenities include a restaurant/bar with a great burger and the BEST RIBS around, a party store, a library, a post office and the town hall. Meet at the Betsie Valley trailhead in the village for hiking and bicycling to Benzie County’s quaint waterfront towns of Beulah, Elberta and Frankfort. $39,900. HERE

PRICE REDUCED! Glen Arbor, Lake Michigan access

This year-round rustic cottage is adjacent to 137 ft. of sandy Lake Michigan public access. Located a half mile west of Glen Arbor, this getaway has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath for a total of 1,700 sq. ft. Bright interior has a tiled kitchen with appliances and a washer/dryer in the laundry area. Updates include a newer roof and forced-air furnace and a new enclosed porch for rainy days. Outdoor shed & a lean-to for your gear. On a half-acre wooded lot. Build anew!  Follow the sandy path to the beach. Just a half mile to Glen Arbor. Enjoy nearby Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Heritage Trail for bicycling and hiking or wind around Alligator Hill on more National Lakeshore trails. Glen Arbor offers an array of shopping and dining choices. From t-shirts to designer-quality threads. Hot dogs to haute cuisine. There’s also a vibrant community of artists, musicians and writers. Outdoor lovers can kayak the Crystal River, play tennis on village courts or go boating on Glen Lake. This property is NOW offered at $650,000. More photos HERE

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