Relocate to Northern Michigan and stake your claim on one of the following plots of Northern Michigan land for sale. While views of the water or lake frontage pull in premium prices, a happy, healthy, outdoor-oriented Northern Michigan lifestyle doesn’t have to break the bank—but it certainly can. The following listings provide a good barometer for the state Northern Michigan’s real estate, and were first featured in the 2014 April issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.
Old Mission Acreage
- Find your place in the sun on 81 acres and 2,400 feet of East Bay frontage, 12 miles out on Old Mission Peninsula north of Traverse City past cherry orchards, vineyards and watery panoramas. See the above image for the what-could-be view from the property. $3,900,000. Mike Street, Coldwell Banker, 231.645.1723, MLS: 1746803.
Argentina House near Charlevoix
- ← The style of this estancia in the hills around Charlevoix is perfectly South American, but the heart of the property pulses with pure Michigan. Designed and built by famed Detroit-based automobile writer David E. Davis and his wife, Jeannie, the home (including pool house, sauna, wine cellar, gunroom) sits on 200 wildlife-filled acres scattered with ponds, bogs and hunting blinds. Jeannie tells us that the Latin-inspired kitchen is as functional as it is exotically elegant. This property is no longer available, but similar listings can be found at UPWaterFront.com.
- If you’re a fan of Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, you’ll know why this address caught our fancy. Get the backwoods feel without the drama at this Harlan Road property near (but not too near) Crystal Mountain Resort. Five acres surrounded by thousands more acres of state land. Build a cabin, fish nearby Hodenpyl Dam in the warm months, ski and snowmobile in winter, hunt morels and tap your maple trees. This property recently sold, but similar listings can be found at Century 21 Boardwalk.
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