This lovely home on the highly desirable Manistique Lake is large enough to host family and loved ones for long weekends, and is nevertheless cozy and intimate for smaller gatherings or a couple’s retreat. With two bedrooms in the main house plus additional bunking in the outbuilding and 100 ft of beautiful sand beach frontage, this home offers the perfect U.P. turn-key getaway. The cabin features two large bedrooms, three bathrooms, a gorgeous modern kitchen, and a sizable outbuilding with storage for boats, sleeping quarters and a carport. This property is impeccably maintained with a lush back lawn leading to the sandy beach which is shallow for a good distance – making it great for a dock, easy for swimming, and allowing for easy access to boating such as kayaking, canoeing or even sailing (a favorite pastime of the owner). A variety of wildlife such as osprey and eagles frequent the area. With 3 acres, this property plenty of room for everyone.
The cabin is inviting from the minute you step through its specialty carved door into an open floor layout. Upstairs is a roomy lofted bedroom with an attached full bathroom. The main floor features a cathedral ceiling with a windowed front wall offering a view over the lake which bathes the space in natural light. The living room has a beautiful rock hearth fireplace, and the kitchen features a breakfast bar, island, and gorgeous cabinetry. The second bedroom is comfortable with its attached bathroom featuring specialty woodland-themed inlaid tiles that match the front door and a jacuzzi tub. This home also has a third bathroom, conveniently located off of the entranceway, and full laundry.
Aside from the ample living space in the main house, the large outbuilding has sleeping space with room for a couple of sets of twin bunk beds (perfect for a private area for grandkids to play games and giggle all through the night without disturbing the parents). It also contains an additional covered parking spot and an extra, fully enclosed, section as well large enough to store boats, cars and other toys.
The nearby town of Curtis is reminiscent of the resort towns of the U.P., with a great balance of cozy but happening with a wide variety of all-season activities – it’s an undiscovered gem. In the summer it has a bustling downtown offering a variety of spots to eat, drink, and enjoy an ice cream treat. The local Erickson Center for the Arts hosts a wide range of activities and exhibits along with hosting music in the park during the warmer seasons.
For other warm-weather activities – the lake has wonderful fishing featuring muskie, Northern pike, walleye, and bass. Additionally, this spot is only a 20 min drive to the Seney National Wildlife Refuge which offers incredible bird and wildlife watching opportunities. During the cooler seasons – this area offers a show of incredible fall colors and phenomenal snowmobiling once the snow flies. And, being only an hour from Munising, this home offers access to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore along with a variety of restaurants in Munising. If you’re coming from downstate, the Bridge is only a one-hour drive.
$499,000 — get your sailboat ready!