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Riverfront on 40 acres in Michigan! Circa 1930. $219,000

December 29, 2018

Love this one! Log cabin built in 1930. Located on 40 riverfront acres in Skanee, Michigan. 1,800 feet of river frontage along the West Branch of the Huron River. Located within a few miles of waterfalls. Lots of wildlife can be spotted on the property, including moose. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,593 square feet. $239,000 New price: $219,000

From the Zillow listing:


MICHIGAN RIVERFRONT LOG LODGE! This Cabin-Home is located on a 40 Acre Parcel in Arvon Township, in north-eastern Baraga County of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! It has 1,800 feet of frontage on both sides of the West Branch of the Huron River. It is just south of where the West meets the East Branch, to form the Main Huron River. The Huron is a well known Type 4 Fishing River where Brown and Brook Trout and Atlantic salmon are in season from the last Saturday in April until the end of September. The West Branch, on which the property being offered for sale, is gentler and supports fish year round, especially Brook trout. The Main Branch of the river, which flows into Lake Superior – it is a top Steelhead destination! There are Huron River waterfalls within a few miles drive of the property – Big Eric Falls located just below the Bridge, Big Eric Falls No. 2 a 100 feet further down river, and No. 3 75-yards further down river. Seven waterfalls are on the East Branch: the East Branch Falls, East Branch Falls No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, and No. 7. Two more are further up this Branch. There is a Historic Fish Stocking Site at the Big Eric Bridge. The old growth forests, mixed terrain of high rocky peaks, rivers, creeks, and ponds in the area provide a home to wildlife. Sightings of Bald eagle, Beaver, Black bear, Bobcat, Coyotes, Grouse, Pine martens, Wolves, and an occasional moose, are a given on this property. Whitetail deer migrate through this area from the Huron Mountains to browse in the old homestead fields and orchards in the Skanee area. The parcel is adjacent to State of Michigan Land on the north, and has access to thousands of acres of Corporate CFA Land on its west. for walk-in access for hunting, trapping, and fishing! The region has lake-effect snow from Lake Superior, with annual averages exceeding 200 inches for exceptional snowmobiling and trekking with tracked ATVs. There are woods trails in the area that connect to the main Snowmobile Trail Number 14, which is the northern most east-west corridor between Baraga and Marquette Counties. Snowmobilers regularly travel this route between Baraga and Marquette County. The original log home was built in the 1930s, and has been completely renovated and enlarged through 2002. The Main Level of the home includes a 14×26 Living Room, 11×14 Kitchen, an 11×15 Bedroom, 5×6 Entryway, and an 8×8 3/4-Bath. Upstairs is a 15×15 Sleeping Area. Outside is an 8×12 Deck at one entrance, and an 8×34 Deck across the front of the Cabin. An 8×16 Upstairs Deck can be reached from the second floor Sleeping Area, or by an access stairway. The cabin is heated with a wall Space heater and a free-standing Woodstove. Overlooking the river is a 10×20 Deck. Additional buildings on the well groomed property include an 8×12 Generator Building, and 12×16 Wood Shed. If you are seeking a secluded recreational parcel in north-eastern Baraga County near the western foothills of the.. Continued In The Addendum

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