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108 ACRES located on Sutter Road near the North end of Crystal Lake, also near Crystal Downs Country Club, the Point Betsie Lighthouse, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. The huge parcel is mostly wooded with some clearings and gradually sloping to very high elevations. This property has high development potential for beautiful private homesites with one small area in the upper west extremity that has seasonal views of Lake Michigan and Sleeping Bear. It is also ideal for a single private estate with lots of good deer hunting land. There are 2-track roads on the property but the upper reaches are more easily accessed by walking at the present time. There is also a 2 story residence included in the lower East section with space below the living level for off road vehicles. This is a true wilderness experience with lots of recreational and leisure opportunities nearby, like the Platte River Campground and Canoe Area and the Manitou Restaurant just up the road. And all of this only 5 minutes north of Frankfort.

Priced at $1,000,000  

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NEW CONDO AT THE BLUFFS - A three story townhouse style condominium on a high bluff overlooking Lake Michigan above the harbor town of Frankfort in a wooded private complex known as The Bluffs of Frankfort just off upper Michigan Avenue. This is a three bedroom, two and one half bath unit with over two thousand square feet of living space. The lower level has a foyer entrance, a one car garage with storage space and room for a work bench, utility room with a half bath, a laundry area, and a large finished den which could also be a fourth bedroom. The main level above has the living room, dining area and kitchen in an open floor plan with large windows all the way across the lake side which provide panoramic views wherever you are. And then there is the sliding glass door leading out to the large private deck where you can watch the lake freighters go by and see the sailboats passing the lighthouse as they go in and out of the breakwater. A beautiful fireplace highlights the living room and is both natural wood burning and gas. Also on the main level down the hallway is a large bedroom and a full bath. On the upper level is a huge master bedroom with a sitting area and a desk overlooking the lake. There is a large bathroom on this level with a double sink and another lakeside guest bedroom. Lots of closet space on this level and throughout the unit as well. When it comes to interior quality, the current owners have really raised the bar here by totally remodeling every square inch of this unit from top to bottom, with features and amenities and fit and finish that make this so unique among the others. Examples are the tasteful color schemes, the stone and hearth treatment on the fireplace, several new windows, draperies and window shades, new ceramic floors in the bathrooms, lower den and kitchen, high end plumbing fixtures, all interior doors replaced with solid doors, and the kitchen....completely redone with new lighting, extended granite counter tops with bar stools, stainless steel appliances and a Viking 5 burner cook top. And last but not least, central air conditioning. The Bluffs complex is well maintained year round, and there is a common maintenance building with power garden tools to use and space to store an extra bicycle or two. It's quiet up here and you can take walks down Michigan Avenue or walk down the hill to the beaches in town and the restaurants and shopping in just a few minutes. There is nothing quite like this for a condo living experience. And at the end of the day, there's always that beautiful sunset. Priced at $395,000

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NEW POINT BETSIE - A beautiful 3.3 acre beach property just north of Point Betsie Lighthouse and south of Crystal Downs Country Club on 168 feet of private Lake Michigan waterfront The parcel widens out to over 200 feet and is more than 500 feet deep with plenty of room for a perfect building site for a home nestled in the sand dunes. the property is bordered by hundreds of acres of Nature Conservancy dune area to preserve future privacy. There is an all weather year round driveway to the site from Point Betsie Road. The owner has obtained approval from the Michigan D.E.Q. for building a home with attached garage. Here you can enjoy unobstructed views of the big lake from north to south, the Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear, walk for miles on the beach, and see a sunset every day of the year. $1,325,000

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NEW  Overlooking Crystal Lake - Here is a wonderful year-round home on a hill over looking Crystal Lake with beach access and a shared dock. This home was built in 2003 on a nearly half acre lot and has four bedrooms and two & one half baths. Central to the interior is a beautiful Great Room with a Stone Fireplace and Cathedral ceilings. There is a spacious dining area that can easily seat 10 people and a fully equipped island kitchen with a pantry. There is also a screened in porch and a large deck on the lake side offering outstanding views of Crystal Lake. Here you can enjoy a quiet setting with great lake views and also have the benefits of swimming and boating on one of the most beautiful inland lakes in Michigan. This home was recently appraised and is priced BELOW the appraisal at $425,000.

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NEW SHOREWOOD DRIVE - A unique, sprawling multi-level home with 3,875 square feet of living space in a private setting on more than an acre with 75 feet of private waterfront on Crystal Lake. This year-round home was meticulously remodeled just this past June and has 3 bedrooms, 3 & 1/2 baths, including a master suite, great room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, a sun room, two large office areas, and a mud room with laundry just off the over sized two car attached garage. Other features include a cathedral ceiling, pantry, walk in closet, forced air zoned heating with air conditioning, two efficiently clean Quadra Fire wood stoves, and a newer septic system installed in 2012. The driveway was repaved in June of this year and is designed for easy access from Shorewood Drive. Just off the walk out lower level is a patio with firewood storage. You can enjoy views of the woods and Crystal Lake from several vantage points inside the home as well as on the decks. This is truly a perfect all season home or summer getaway, and great for entertaining, with plenty of room for guests and family. $725,000

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NEW Stunning custom built year round home on lake Michigan between Crystal Downs Country Club and the Sleeping Bear National Park. This three bedroom, two and one half bath home is on a three acre plus secluded site with 130 feet of private waterfront and pristine beach with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, the Empire Bluffs, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, and the Manitou islands. Built in 2008, the home features state of the art insulated construction, cement fiber walls, a 30 year roof, cathedral ceiling, beautiful hardwood floors, a great room with two living areas with a stone fireplace and hearth, a den, a dining area which can accommodate a large group, and a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a large 3 door refrigerator, compactor, and a double oven gas range. The main floor master suite has a large dual vanity bathroom with granite counters, ceiling fan, a walk in shower and a spacious walk in closet. The lower level has a living room, two bedrooms, a dual vanity bath, and an office area. At the west end of the lower level is an oversized 30 ft. by 30 ft. 2 car garage with a workshop area. Outside is an additional detached single car garage, a boardwalk leading out to the sand dunes, and a large lakeside covered maintenance free deck on the main living level. Whether you're inside or outside of this luxurious quality built home, the views are spectacular and you can walk for miles along the lakeshore from your own private beach. This is truly a one of a kind property in a place of uncommon beauty.   

Priced at $1,599,000

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NEW CSA - Experience all four seasons in this spacious, fully winterized year round home in the Congregational Summer Assembly, two miles north of Frankfort between Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan. The 2,350 square ft. home was built in 1996 and is located on a large wooded lot in the center of the resort midway between the private CSA beaches on both lakes. There are three bedrooms and two full baths on 2 levels. The main living level has 10 ft. ceilings and a large open floor plan with living room, kitchen and dining area all flowing together. There are lots of windows to let the light in and a fireplace with an antique mantle that came from a Chicago mansion. Adjacent to this area are two bedrooms and a bath. Sliding glass doors lead out to a wrap around deck. The walk out lower level has another spacious family room, a bedroom and a bath, and a laundry area and utility room. There is also lots of space for storage. Along with ownership of this home comes full membership in the CSA, and all the amenities it has to offer. A great value at $375,000.   

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CRYSTAL LAKE - Excellent building site on the North Shore of Crystal Lake with 103 feet of private waterfront. This is a large, deep parcel, 2/3 of an acre, which gradually slopes upward into a wooded area for options to build either high farther back from Crystal Drive, or down lower closer to the water. Either way, there are beautiful water views from any point on the property. You can install up to two docks with boat hoists on the water side for swimming or boating on this incredibly clear lake. Easy driveway access from Crystal Drive, or from Glen Mailer drive which meanders through the woods along the back of the lot, or both. Plenty of room for a large home and an outbuilding. In addition, the owner is a licensed builder and would gladly work with a Buyer at reasonable rates for building a new home. A great location for one of the few remaining sites left on Crystal Lake.
Price at $350,000

 

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NEW Between Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan - A large secluded parcel of land between Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan about 5 miles north of Frankfort. It is on a private road in a small community of fine homes and has an excellent building site. It's adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park and you can walk from your building site through the woods and connect with a network of hiking trails which lead out to the sand dunes and the Lake Michigan beach where you can see spectacular views of the high dunes and the Manitou Islands and walk for miles on the beach until the sun sets. This a perfect recreational location with the Point Betsie Lighthouse nearby, Crystal Lake for swimming and boating, a short drive into Frankfort, and everything the Lakeshore Park has to offer, hiking canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and hunting in the fall. $225,000.

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Beautiful year round house on the North Shore of Crystal Lake - with 100 feet of direct waterside frontage and spectacular panoramic lake views. Every square inch of this home has recently been completely remodeled with the highest quality materials and custom building features. Everything has been upgraded in side and out. The list is too long to present here, but the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, appliances, drywall, siding, decking, dock, and landscaping are just a few. It even has a new septic system, There are 5 bedrooms and 2 baths, an open floor plan with living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen with high end custom cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and sliding glass doors leading out to the new maintenance free multi-level deck which runs the full length of the house and connects with the dock and boat hoist. There is a 2 car attached garage which has a high quality epoxy floor and a laundry area and an entrance out to the deck. The owners use this summer retreat very little so everything is still in like-new condition. This home is absolutely turn-key ready, and to top it off, nearly all the furnishings are included. $729,000

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FRANKFORT CONDO - Stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bath Condominium at the Bluffs of Frankfort high above town overlooking Lake Michigan and the lighthouse at the entrance to the Frankfort harbor. This small condominium complex is very quiet and private. The unit is well maintained with several upgrades in recent years, the latest of which are beautiful sound proof hardwood floors on the main living level. The open floor plan includes a cathedral ceiling with a 3rd bedroom loft, a fully equipped kitchen with newer appliances, a fireplace, and a wall of windows leading out to the lakeside deck with spectacular views from both inside and outside. The walk out lower level has a one car garage, a laundry area and a bonus room which could be a 4th bedroom. There is a large common garage/storage building on the grounds where residents can find power garden tools to use and space to keep a bicycle. This is condo living at it's best, maintenance free, convenient to town and the beach, and a sunset every day of the year. $299,000.

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A perfect location for a homesite is this double lot parcel in Crystalia at the Southwest end of Crystal Lake with public access to the lake just a short walk down the lane. Only 2 miles north of Frankfort and situated between the Congregational Summer Assembly and the Yacht Club, this site is on a quiet lane, nicely wooded and level for easy driveway access. Utilities and cable are available nearby. Great spot for a summer cottage or year round retirement home. $99,000


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Building lot in the Congregational Summer Assembly at Crystal Lake within a short walk to the private association beaches, tennis courts and all activities. Nicely wooded and perfectly level for building and easy access from the road. This lot has been pre-approved for a well and septic system by the County, and there's room for a 1,000 square foot building footprint which is subject to approval by the CSA architectural committee. Purchase of this lot includes instant full membership in the CSA. A great, affordable site for your summer cottage. $75,000.



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land.jpg (22011 bytes)   LAKE MICHIGAN WATERFRONT - Very private 3 acre building site with 124 feet of direct lake frontage between Frankfort and Pt. Betsie. A small, sloping bluff provides easy walking access to the pristine sandy beach, and panoramic views of the Lake. Part of the rear portion of the property can be split and sold, or built on, as well as the lakefront area. This parcel is located on a private road and the front portion has been cleared and landscaped for easy building. Walk for miles on the beach and enjoy the sunsets. $695,000 

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 AIRPORT – Four large building sites next to the Frankfort Airport. Three are 2.5 acres each, and one is 4.7 acres. There are lots of wide open spaces for home design options and room for auxiliary structures. All four parcels have easy access off of Airport Road and it’s only a few minutes to town. Parcel 1 is $42,900, parcel 2 id $38,900 and Parcels 3 and 4 are $29,900 each.


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Wooded building site in Crystal Highlands. This Lot has a view of Crystal Lake and possible views of Lake Michigan to the North. There is deeded Association access to 200 feet of Crystal Lake beach for swimming and boating, plus access to a 300 foot beach for swimming and/or kayaking on Long Lake. There are hiking trails nearby and a tennis court and playground which come with Crystal Highlands Association membership. The annual dues are only $252. This is a great spot to build your retirement home or a seasonal getaway. $59,900

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front.jpg (32184 bytes) Beautiful year-round rustic home in a wooded setting in the CSA Summer Association between Lake Michigan and Crystal Lake's west end. While having a cottage atmosphere, this home is fully equipped and has four bedrooms, two full baths, hardwood floors, large brick fireplace with heat-o-lator, a wrap-around deck off the main level with a smaller deck off the upper floor master bedroom suite, a partially finished walk-out lower level with utilities and washer-dryer hookup and an extra length one car garage. It's a short, scenic walk in the woods along the lane to the private beaches on both Lakes, and ownership of this home means automatic membership in the CSA along with all of it's activities and amenities. A truly great place for the family to enjoy the Summer months. $325,000

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