11915 Pokagon Street Empire MI 49630

This Village of Empire 3BR, 2.5 BA is in the New Neighborhood, a walk able, “smart” community with views of forested hills in the National Park. Stroll or bicycle a few blocks to village amenities, a public Lake Michigan beach and hiking trails in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore. This delightful, bright, move-in-ready home, two-car garage and irrigated yard are in sunshine and shade. Interior features include a main floor primary suite, full basement with inside/outside access, an instant hot water system in the large kitchen, gas woodstove in the living area, wood floors in the living and dining rooms, vaulted ceilings, numerous Mission-style windows, fresh paint, A/C, a high-efficiency furnace and an EPS security system. Whole home Generac generator. Outside, you’ll find a covered front porch for relaxing with family, guests and neighbors. Or take a quiet evening/morning break inside the screened porch. A whole-house generator and newer roof keep you good-to-go in inclement weather. Enjoy the neighborhood common area and participate in the community garden. Services include city water and a common septic system. This property is in a highly desirable location super close to the National Lake shore. It is within the Glen Lake School District, which includes student sports and music programs. It’s a straight 26-mile commute to Traverse City, with all the amenities of a resort destination and year-’round city, including a vibrant nightlife.

1672 Elberta Resort Road Frankfort MI 49635

Enjoy your summer near Lower Herring Lake. Great fishing and swimming. Walk to lake access and public boat launch. This year round home is in great condition and ready to move into. Many updates include kitchen and bathroom w/ marble floor and new tile counters. Spacious living areas and a fenced front yard and sunny deck. Also a detached 2 car garage with nice side yard. Close to Lake Michigan beaches, Frankfort amenities, many golf courses and skiing at Crystal Mountain. So much to do and see from here!

16326 Milnichol Road Thompsonville MI 49683

Motivated seller offers a quiet and secluded 10 acres with rolling hardwood forest southwest of Traverse City. Find this 3 BR, 3 BA well-maintained, spacious ranch home via a circular drive bordered by a beautiful irrigated lawn & perennial gardens. The residence features a house-length deck, a patio, and an attached 2-car garage. The main floor of the home includes a bright living room with a natural stone fireplace, vaulted ceiling and skylights, and a primary bedroom suite with wood flooring and a custom tiled shower and W/D hookups in the updated bath. The main level has a guest bedroom, kitchen with a vaulted ceiling, bay window dining room with a wood floor, and an office. Walkout lower level includes a finished family room, large bedroom with a walk-in closet, convenient full bath, plus a second laundry and a (large!) storage area. Multiple updates include the roof and economical indirect hot water. An on-demand generator keeps you ready for any weather. The insulated workshop has running water and radiant in-floor heat ready to connect to your choice of heat source (wood burner or gas). A half-mile of winding walking trails lead you up and down and around the hardwoods for sightings of abundant wildlife, wild berries, spring trillium, other wildflowers, and morel mushrooms. Current internet being upgraded to high speed fiber. Thousands of state land acres offer further recreation with the nearby Betsie River is for fishing and paddling. It is an easy commute to Traverse City excitement and nightlife or to Crystal Mountain for resort skiing, dining, golfing and more.

903 Main Street Frankfort MI 49635

Investors, developers and entrepreneurs. Locate your business where you love to vacation. A rare opportunity in the waterfront City of Frankfort in Benzie County. Four lots zoned for mixed-use commercial: Retail, Condo/Hotel, Restaurant/Winery/Brewery, Office & more. Three stories are allowed on the east end of Main Street. Potential view of Betsie Bay. This busy downtown is an extremely popular vacation destination as well as a darling, year-round, growing community adored by all, young professionals, boomers, residents and visitors alike for its beaches & pier, waterside parks & marinas, thriving arts scene, theatre, brewery and wide array of dining and shopping.

903 Main Street Frankfort MI 49635

Investors, developers and entrepreneurs. Locate your business where you love to vacation. A rare opportunity in the waterfront City of Frankfort in Benzie County. Four lots zoned for mixed-use commercial: Retail, Condo/Hotel, Restaurant/Winery/Brewery, Office & more. Three stories are allowed on the east end of Main Street. Potential view of Betsie Bay. This busy downtown is an extremely popular vacation destination as well as a darling, year-round, growing community adored by all, young professionals, boomers, residents and visitors alike for its beaches & pier, waterside parks & marinas, thriving arts scene, theatre, brewery and wide array of dining and shopping.

0 Smith Road Onekama MI 49675

Beautiful gentle sloping partially wooded lot with 1.55 acres located in the Portage Ridge Development. Almost directly across the street from Club House with an in ground pool, playground and picnic area. HOA information available at http://www.portageridge.info. Short drive to the Village of Onekama, Lake Michigan and Portage Lake. Underground natural gas, electric telephone and cable already to the sites. Protective Covenants in place and architectural review committee.

4070 Meadow Lane Thompsonville MI 49683

Like to kayak and fish? Get ready to get away to this fun and spacious barndominium with shared access to the Betsie River within walking distance. The lot is 1.35 acres, enough room to build your dream home in this quiet, country location. The 50 ft. x 40 ft. building is pole construction. The uses for this space are endless. It is fully insulated and has a forced-air furnace. Inside, you’ll find a kitchen, laundry, updated bathroom and shower, lots of built-in storage and a large, cedar-lined, walk-in closet for the hunting clothes. An efficient, on-demand water heater saves energy. Three 12-foot doors with electric openers provide pull-through access for bigger toys and two service doors offer egress for the residents. A new metal roof was installed in 2018. Enjoy warm evenings lounging on the long, covered porch. Invite your camping guests — there’s also a concrete RV pad with power, sewer, gas, water & cable. There’s an additional public access and also state land on Long Road. It’s conveniently close to Crystal Mountain for resort skiing, golfing, dining plus art park hiking, birding and concerts.

15991 Bentley Road Thompsonville MI 49683

5 acre recreational paradise northeast of Thompsonville. Parcel of mixed hardwoods and cedars is next to thousands of state land acres and near two rivers for kayaking and fishing. Property used for outdoor fun including hunting and is right along the snowmobile trail. Ride 100 plus miles of groomed trails from Empire in Leelanau County to Brethren in Manistee County. Older rough wooden cabin needs lots of TLC. Owner says there is an artesian well on the NW corner. The property does not perk for a conventional septic system. Being sold as a recreational property. Thompsonville village services include post office, library, eatery and bar. Catch the Betsie Valley Trail in the village for bicycling and hiking to Beulah, Elberta and Frankfort. Acreage is close to Crystal Mountain for skiing, golfing and dining. Near the Betsie River for kayaking and fishing and the Little Betsie for trout fishing.

9568 Highland Drive Beulah MI 49617

Hilltop views between Honor and Beulah, a private landscaped setting, and a large pole barn are huge perks of owning this three-bedroom home on 5-plus acres, which includes a second lot. A raised deck off the home’s great room offers inspiring seasonal views of distant hills and a peek of the water. Step inside to a spacious mudroom with storage benches and a large cedar closet. The home’s bright interior includes easy-care laminate flooring upstairs and down. The kitchen features a large island with seating, built-ins, plentiful cupboard space, wood counters and updated stainless appliances. Enjoy the convenience of the large primary bedroom with double closets and the attractive and functional laundry area, all on the main floor. More living space can be found in the lower-level family room with a newer woodstove that heats the entire house. Except for ceilings prepped for tongue-and-groove wood paneling, this level is finished and offers a small office area, two more bedrooms, and a bathroom with a large soaking tub and a custom-tiled shower with a trio of showerheads. Cable TV and internet and a whole-house, backup generator keep you plugged in. Step outside through the walkout-level door, past the flower gardens ringed by stone, and head to the fenced-in, irrigated garden area featuring fruit trees and berries. Do your potting in the 8×12 interior space of the garden shed. Store your vehicles and toys in the 40×26 pole barn with an 11-foot ceiling, an electric door opener and a woodstove for heat. The pole building features 2 insulated garage doors. Driveway access on the second lot leads to a spectacular view of Lake MI and the Platte lakes. Hang out in this special place or build your dream studio/workshop or home here. This property is close to Beulah and Honor amenities and and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. Motivated Seller. Shown by appointment only.

4160 Mollineaux Road Frankfort MI 49635

Charming cottage with Crystal Lake access in Benzie County. Turn the key and immediately enjoy this furnished 3 BR year-round getaway, less than 100 strides from the lake. Get ready for splashdown, with 300 feet of shared shoreline access for swimming, with sandy shallows and two sandbars. Or soak in the sun’s rays as you lounge on the sandy beachfront. The quiet street is plowed in winter, a bonus since the cottage is fully insulated and equipped with a high-efficiency boiler for cold-weather use. There is even a generator for backup power. The knotty pine interior with simple, functional lines is exactly what you want in a northern Michigan cottage. Especially when your focus is on playtime. Throw some logs in the brick-surround fireplace for ambiance and to chase the chill. A full basement offers storage for your seasonal gear. A large front yard gives you some setback from the street. The location is convenient too, with Frankfort and Lake Michigan to your west and downtown Beulah to the east. Pick up the Betsie Valley Trail, a half-mile away along Mollineaux Road, to bicycle or hike in either direction. Hop in the car and drive to Crystal Mountain for golfing and skiing, the Sleeping Bear sand dunes for hiking, or Interlochen Center for the Arts for concerts. Why pay high property taxes to be on the water when you can have 24/7 access all year in a hassle-free getaway in a prime location?