Bear Lake, Michigan
In the woods of North Manistee County is this newer 2,500 square-foot chalet-style home on 10 acres with a 60x40 outbuilding with heated workshop and garage to park your boat or RV. Sunlight, dappled shade and country views create a cheerful ambiance, only 6 miles from Lake Michigan. The home features a walkout lower level with an in-law or guest apartment opening to a large patio. Main floor includes a great room, kitchen with island, dining area with a slider to the raised deck, a bedroom and a bath. Living area is enhanced by the wood cathedral ceiling, lots of windows and beautiful hickory flooring. Attractive kitchen is also functional, with hickory cabinets, lots of counter space and an island with seating. Upstairs is a large loft for more sleeping or office space. All wood walls create a modern northern feeling to the lower level apartment, with its full kitchen and bathroom. The 60-ft outbuilding has a 28x40 insulated workshop with in-floor heat and a half bath. The attached 40 ft shop has tall ceilings and (2) 14-ft doors for RV or boats. An outside wood boiler heats the shop and can also heat the house. Rounding out this package are a large storage shed, paved driveway, concrete aprons and natural landscaping for easy care. Close to Crystal Mountain for golfing, skiing, basking in a spa, listening to music on the mountain, or hiking thru the Michigan Legacy Art Park. From this location, its an easy commute to Traverse City, Beulah and Manistee.