This two-acre property (IT’S SOLD!) is just south of the Glen lakes and is close to both Glen Arbor and Empire, Michigan for dining, shopping, and amenities and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for recreation. The parcel is wooded, offering privacy, and has a beautiful clearing with a countryside view. It’s close to Inspiration Point, Egeler Scenic View, Dunes Golf Club, the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail for hiking and bicycling, and The Homestead for resort skiing and dining.
Centrally located in the heart of a recreational paradise, the property also offers a straightforward commute via M-72 to all the nightlife and city shopping Traverse City offers. Find more details HERE. An appointment is needed to walk the property. If you’re looking for a waterfront parcel, you’ll find a wonderful spot we’ve listed on Crystal Lake HERE.
Southern Leelanau County home for sale! 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.
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
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
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-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 EmpireChamber.com or nps.gov/slbe.
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
Two building sites on Moss Road, southwest of Honor.
Each building site is 3 acres more or less and mostly level and open with some trees. Moss is a paved county road off US-31. Lots B&C are zoned for residential use. Each lot is priced at $45,000. All are close to the Platte River and lakes, the iconic Cherry Bowl Drive-In, area golfing, Lake Michigan, and amenities — restaurants, tavern, pizza, gas station, post office, grocery store, senior center, bank located in Honor and additional village attractions and services in Beulah and Benzonia. MLS 1901629-1901631
Benzie County. Ridge top lake views of multiple lakes, including Loon Lake, Platte lakes, Lake Michigan and Manitou Island from this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Attractive, up north-style year-round residence with detached garage features lake views, deck, patio, 4-season sunroom, craft room/office, family room, vaulted ceiling, updated kitchen, bonus space to finish above the garage and a whole house generator.
Views reminiscent of northern California or Maine will dazzle you from this attractive and well-maintained 3 bedroom home on 2.5 acres. Wind through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park land as you climb the drive through hardwoods to this special, private place. Prepare yourself for breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, Loon Lake, Manitou Island and the Platte lakes from the wonderfully landscaped yard, attractive patio, no-maintenance deck and the many windows of this saltbox-style home.
An Up North or Western vibe prevails inside, with oak walls and vaulted oak ceilings and wainscoting. Features include a catwalk, and living room and family room woodstoves. (One is gas.) The four-season sunroom doubles as a birdwatching, reading or TV room/den. Here’s where you’ll likely spend a lot of your time. That is, when you aren’t on the deck soaking in the sunshine and view. A cook’s kitchen includes a built-in desk for writing recipes, updated stainless appliances, granite counters, and tiled backsplash and floor. All beneath wood beams and recessed lighting. Updated bathrooms include tiled floors and tub/shower surrounds. Additional getaway spaces in the full basement include a finished family room with gas “woodstove” and built-in shelves and cabinets, PLUS a separate craft room or office … and plenty of storage. Natural gas heating and a whole house generator keep your indoor spaces properly maintained. A separate 28×24 garage comes with a bonus room above it for future finished space. Store all your BIG toys in the additional 32×28 pole barn. Roast marshmallows around the firepit. Watch the seasons change in all their spectacular colors, the freighters come and go, and the sun set and night sky unfold above Lake Michigan on every clear evening.
Offer accepted on this building lot available for sale in a country setting on the west side of Traverse City. Level and open 0.68 acre lot along Mapleleaf Drive is ready for your dream home. Located in a neighborhood of nice homes. Off the main road but on a blacktopped neighborhood drive for quiet and privacy. Electric, natural gas, cable TV and internet available. Also a great spot for a spec house. Convenient commute to grocery store, hospital, west side schools, YMCA and all the downtown amenities such as dining, shopping, movie theaters, post office and West Grand Traverse Bay parks and beaches. Great work-from-home location or spot to unwind after a day’s work in the city.