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SOLD – Whimsical Wood-Shingled Vacation Home $525,000

In 1966┬áThe Michigan Society of Architects granted design recognition to this WHIMSICAL WOOD- SHINGLED VACATION HOME ON LAKE MICHIGAN with 106′ low bluff frontage. Designed for a former governor of Michigan to express a harmonious relationship with the natural environment, the 2456 square foot cottage features an interior arranged with four bedrooms and open living, dining and food prep spaces opening directly to the out-of-doors. An impressive stone fireplace, fashioned from stone obtained from every county in the state, reaches toward the angled cathedral ceiling of the Great Room. A droll slanted wall follows the stairway to upper bedrooms and balcony view of Great Room below. Down at the beach (just eight steps below) is a wonderfully private deck offering electric power to enhance the lakeside experience on evenings spent glorying in the magnificence of Lake Michigan. Located at the secluded north end of Lakeland Recreation Association ownership includes access to 135 acres of wooded common lands with hiking and cross-country trails, plus clubhouse, tennis court, private association beach area. Current owners have made significant improvements to the structure inside and out, bringing it in line with 21st century standards. A complete listing of said improvements will be provided to interested parties.
Offered fully furnished this unique home is ready for immediate occupancy. Asking $525,000.

Agent Information

Suzanne Stevens
Associate Broker
  • Office: 231.398.0503