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.