JUST LISTED! Waterfront lot southwest of Lake Ann

BRONSON LAKE – 135 ft. waterfront on this no-wake lake known for swimming and fishing. Half-acre lot is all set up for fun with two docks, a spot for your camper, paths and a firepit. Take your pontoon from here up the Platte River and let your kids play on the sandbar. Just a stone’s throw from thousands of acres of state land. Nice recreational location southwest of Lake Ann. LEARN MORE!

Waterfront lot view of Bronson Lake southwest of Lake Ann. For sale by Stapleton Realty of Honor.
View from this waterfront lot for sale on Bronson Lake, with 135 feet frontage.


Home with Crystal Lake Shared Access & Views

Accepting showings through Monday, 5/30!!  Shared waterfront and multiple views of Crystal Lake from this exceptional 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath ranch home with a garage and large deck – all lovingly maintained on a nicely landscaped, elevated lot by the original owners. An extra lot protects the view Benzie County home for sale with Crytstal Lake shared access and views from an elevated and landscaped lot. This drone photo shows the house, trees, grassy lawn and view of the lake.and privacy and provides space for a future building or guest house.

Well-constructed one-level home offers lots of Pella windows and eyebrows for light and lake views. Highlights also include soaring ceilings, insulated walls for sound reduction between living area and bedrooms, custom shelves in all closets, and quality floor coverings such as solid oak in the living areas, (original) wool carpets in BRs, and tiled kitchen, baths and laundry.

The main bedroom suite features lake views from the sitting area, a walk-in closet, and a private bathroom with shower and jetted soaking tub.

Delightful cook’s kitchen contains everything you desire for entertaining: solid surface counters, extra prep sink, maple cabinets, granite cookstove island and bar counter with seating for 6, plus a walk-in pantry with room for a freezer.

Watch nesting eagles feed their young from the all-glass breakfast nook. Entertain in the formal dining room.

Efficient woodstove in the cozy sitting room could heat the house if needed. Bonus gas fireplace is on the flip side of the custom field stone wall.

Laundry and mudroom area are off the garage, with a conveniently located half bath.

Perks include fresh neutral paint-inside and out, new roof in 2020, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, a built-in grill on the deck and a paved driveway.

Privately shared 500 ft Crystal Lake frontage offers a dock area for private boat lifts, a place to leave your kayak and paddle board, grassy areas for hanging out, sandy beach area for kids, and fire pits for roasting marshmallows.

Short jaunt to Beulah, Frankfort, golf courses, Lake Michigan beaches and Crystal Mountain resort skiing, golfing, dining, trail hiking and spa visits. FIND MORE PHOTOS, ROOM DIMENSIONS AND MORE HERE

JUST LISTED MAY 3! Home & Barn on 20 Acres, South Boardman

Home, barn, and greenhouses on 20 acres for sale in South Boardman, southeast of Traverse City. Quiet location in the country with great stargazing around the campfire. Aspiring farmers take note: $285,000! Featuring 3 bedrooms and a bath on the main floor and 2 more bedrooms, a bath, and a family room with a woodstove on the walkout lower level. The large eat-in kitchen has a fireplace in front of the dining area and lots of cupboards for your dishes, bowls, pans and pantry. Cosmetic updates and finishing touches would make this spacious home, of approximately 2,700 square feet, a winner! The land is ripe for planting with a cleared area for crops or livestock, plus vines, fruit trees and garden areas. Better hurry! For details, click Home on 20 acres in South Boardman has greenhouses, a classic barn, garden areas and a cleared area for livestock or crops. Firepit in foreground is perfect for night-time star gazing at this quiet location.HERE

Updated May 3 – SALE PENDING

For sale. Historic Morgan School, the former grange hall in Platte Township, Benzie County, Michigan. Only $265,000. Listed by Christine Stapleton. Stapleton Realty of Honor, Michigan.Just Listed! Wow! Historic Morgan School (with school bell!) in northern Platte Township, is close to Empire and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, just down Esch Road. Specifically, beautiful Otter Creek Beach on Lake Michigan and the park’s Platte Plains trail system that runs from here all the way to the mouth of the Platte River (near Riverside Canoes and Platte River Campground). 1,250 square feet circa 1880s building (updated in 1970) is on 1.5 country acres. Features include original wood floors and a drop ceiling, a kitchen and two half bathrooms. Most windows are updated. There’s hot water heat and a well and septic. Use your imagination! Zoned RES/AG. Listed at just $265,000. More details HERE

SOLD! Waterfront home on Big Platte Lake, Benzie County

Christine Stapleton of Stapleton Realty of Honor listed and sold this Big Platte Lake waterfront home with 120 feet of sandy beach frontage. This classic home includes four bedrooms, a sunroom, wood floors, cozy fireplace, upstairs sitting room and a deck above the boathouse.
Deadstream Road, Benzie County.

Christine just listed and sold this classic four bedroom home with 120 feet sandy beach frontage on all-sports Big Platte Lake in Benzie County. This desirable location in Lake Township is near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the Platte River. The home’s bright interior, views of the lake, wood floors and four-season sunroom made it a fine weekly rental in summers past. The benefits of lakefront living include panoramic lake views from the deck above the boathouse.

UNDER CONTRACT! Countryside home on 5 acres, Beulah area

Benzie County countryside! Private wooded setting for this spacious ranch home on 5 acres next to thousands of acres of state land. Main level includes 3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, liviFor sale. Ranch home on 5 acres along Northwoods Drive, southeast of Beulah. ng area, mudroom-laundry with a half bath, and a large eat-in kitchen with a wooded view from the breakfast bar. Full walkout lower level has two more bedrooms and a family room, and is plumbed for a third bath. Repurpose a bedroom or two for your library, den, office or workout room. Check out these additional features. You can unwind in the main floor master bedroom suite with a soaking tub and custom tile surround shower. Stay comfortable indoors all year with a 90+ furnace, added economical wood boiler and central AC. Invite friends to join you on the house-length, raised back deck. The insulated, heated garage is perfect for tinkerers. A tool shed and storage sheds make it easy to stash your outdoor gear. Located just a short distance from the Betsie River for blue ribbon fishing. Close to Crystal Mountain for skiing and golf and a quick drive to Beulah for good food and fun shopping. $379,900. Room dimensions and more details HERE

UNDER CONTRACT! Beulah Area Home

Views of Crystal Lake from this ranch-style home on a bluff near lake access, shopping, golf and more. Beautifully landscaped, wooded and private, with an extra lot. Vaulted ceilings and sunroom on the main level, full unfinished walkout basement for additional living space, and a deck and drywalled two-car garage. $499,900  DETAILS HERE

870 Crystal Ridge Drive, Beulah870 Crystal Ridge Dr., Beulah


Wooded 5 acres in Benzie County near Thompsonville Michigan5 acres northeast of Thompsonville along the snowmobile trail which runs north to Empire in Leelanau County and south to Brethren in Manistee County. Mixed hardwoods and cedars, and owner says there’s an artesian well. Fix up the rustic older small cabin needing your TLC.  Near Betsie River for kayaking and fishing and Little Betsie River for trout fishing. Close to Crystal Mountain to ski, golf, dine and relax at the spa. Thompsonville village amenities include a restaurant, bar, library, post office and town hall. Meet at the Betsie Valley trailhead  in the village for hiking and bicycling to Beulah, Elberta and Frankfort. $39,900.  MORE

NEW PRICE – Great Remodeled Space!

Beulah – One mile from downtown on US-31 in Benzie County. Remodeled building with more than 6,500 square feet and 40 parking spaces. Currently set up as administrative offices with offices, cubicles, conference rooms, reception area, restrooms and kitchenette. Could be up to 4 residential units with a redesign. Other uses require zoning approval. Now $424,000. Contact us for a showing. For more details, go HERE

NEWLY LISTED! Commercial Residential Parcel south of Lake Ann

LIVE WHERE YOU WORK!  West of Interlochen and Reynolds Road. Mostly open, level 5 acres. Approx. 3 acres along busy US-31 zoned C-1. Approx. 2 acres of the flag-shaped parcel zoned RR. Shared highway entry, electric service and a level, graveled pad already on site. Cable TV, internet & nat. gas available in the area. Place your home and business here — workshop, artist studio-gallery, retail — or place your business in front and a rental home in back. $85,000 1895655   More details HERE18164 Honor Highway commercial residential parcel

18164 Honor Highway commercial and residential parcel of 5 acres