Wow! Look inside. Lakefront community. Over one acre in IN. $170,000

February 18, 2019

Love the setting! Interior has a lot of unpainted wood and original details. Built in 1934. Located on 1.18 in Syracuse, Indiana. This home is situated on a lot between Lake Syracuse and Lake Wawasee. It is on a channel with access to both lakes. The main house has a small kitchenette and a full bathroom. Hardwood floors, corbels, leaded glass windows, built-ins, a window seat alcove and knotty pine walls and soaring ceilings. There is also a small guest cottage on the property. $170,000

From the Zillow listing:


Nestled on a semi-wooded lot between Syracuse Lake & Lake Wawasee on a channel with access to both lakes. Surrounded by wetlands & wildlife this 1.18 acre lot is ideal for nature loving people. Kayak, canoe or small motorized boat to either lake. Hidden in a quiet neighborhood this property could be your personal retreat where family & friends could stay in the main house, small guest house or camp in the yard. The main house has a nostalgic feeling of a bygone era offering the original open floor plan with a large open concept/studio style living with a small kitchenette & full bath. Loaded with architectural features that combined create an environment of warmth, comfort and charm; details include leaded glass windows, corbels, hardwood flooring, built-ins, a window seat alcove, knotty pine walls & soaring beamed ceiling. The fireplace is showcased by stacked stone, a massive mantle with custom molding, decorative cast iron grates, original light fixtures, substantial andirons & hearth fenders, plus a handy built-in wood box with wrought iron hinges. On either side of the fireplace is a walk-in closet & a utility/storage area. A cherry wood bar & vintage bar foot rail add to the attraction of the kitchenette complete with a swinging cafĂ© door & custom built-in cabinets. The adjacent space has a huge bayed window & window seat. New 4″ well for main house in 2018, roof inspected in 2016, electrical & plumbing in working condition & was inspected in 2018, new weather tight slab/crawl space 2018. Home is livable. Embrace nostalgia & preserve this property as it is now or build something new. Walking distance to Channel Marker, Oakwood Resort & town, plus next to Syracuse Wawasee Trail. Syracuse Lake is a 414 acre natural all sports lake connected to Lake Wawasee the largest natural lake in Indiana; surrounded by 11 miles of Syracuse Wawasee Trail, providing limitless fun in the sun opportunities. An all sports lake is perfect for jet skis, sailboats, kayak, paddle boats, ski boats & pontoons. Lake Wawasee has 25 miles of shoreline, 3000+ acres in size, with a maximum depth of 77 ft. This gorgeous lake is filled with relaxation, fun & recreation as an all sports lake for boaters & skiers, complete with a sandbar, 28 species of fish, boat accessible restaurants, marinas & yacht clubs. This property will be sold ‘As Is’.

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