Historic House Listings

On 23 riverfront acres in Michigan. Circa 1920. $455,000

August 4, 2022

The riverfront is pretty! Looks like a country villa! This home was built in 1920. This home is located on 23.34 acres in Skandia, Michigan. The home features a stone exterior, multiple porches and patios, stone accents inside, wine cellar and built-ins. The property is situated on the West Branch of the Chocolay River. There is a spring fed pond on the property and multiple outbuildings. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 2,988 square feet. $479,900 New price: $455,000

Contact Suzanne Petschke with RE/MAX First Realty: 906-225-1136

From the Zillow listing:


Where am I? I describe this as a hobby farm, country villa, retreat, homestead, tranquil space, Down To Earth Clean Living. That’s how you will feel too. This is a rare 23 acre property, on the West Branch of the Chocolay River, Spring fed pond about 5-6 feet deep, and endless possibilities. Do you want animals, farm, bees, fish, creative art space, gardens? Study nature by your pond. Turtles, minnows and ribbit -frogs. The extra jam session space could be art & craft, taxidermy, studio, kennels etc. It will speak to your vision. This is a country home with a beautiful addition to spend family time together. There is the attached garage, but also the huge pole building, jam session building, storage building. Lots of space. Four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, additional family room in basement too. The owners have completed some big improvements: New mound system in 2021 (not cheap), New installed backup 18 KW Generac generator in 2021, laid underground power lines, electrified outer barn, multiple outlets to woodshed, exterior post near river, numerous interior electric updates (not cheap), replaced huge living room windows (4) and two in the he/she shed space. Replaced wood burning stove in the he/she shed. Yes, it’s heated! FUN. There’s a sauna too. Improved home insulation professionally installed, Tower roof replaced and insulated professionally. Some new appliances-appliances stay with sale of home. This is a desirable location and piece of land! This is hard to find! Not far from town, has the acreage, easy good roads, space and river & pond. Many spaces for potting shed areas or creative space. Maybe you need to park your equipment, house your hunting gear and toys. Schedule your showing and get the update sheet. It’s beautiful. There will always be things to do wherever you lay your hat. But not everyone will be able to lay their hat here! Let’s get you here.



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