Historic House Listings

So unique! Waterfront with a guest house! Circa 1935 in Michigan. $399,500

March 1, 2024

This is such a unique house! Lots of unique details. Part of me thought it looked like a treehouse. Then another angle looks like a church. Then the mirrored ceiling made me think it was a “talk amongst yourselves”. The house was built in 1935. It is located on .35 acre in Holly Michigan. The house is lakefront. There is a small guest house on the property. Love the ceiling in the kitchen. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,148 square feet. $399,500

Contact Ashton Hill with RealTeam Real Estate: 248-918-1518

From the Zillow listing:


Check out this customized lakefront home with tons of unique features! With a private beach overlooking Big School Lot Lake, everyday is like a vacation! In the living room is an artist hand-painted ceiling, a hand painted mural of trees with pinecones, views of the lake from the picture windows, wood blinds, and stone door casings throughout. The kitchen has a spectacular real copper ceiling and sink backsplash, granite sink with copper faucet, sprayer, and pot filler, a range with double ovens, built-in side-by-side refrigerator, and breakfast area. The beautiful stained-glass window over the sink faces the lake for great views. The south bedroom faces the lake with 2 side-by-side double-hung tilt-in windows and an artistic ceiling with oak trim/paneling. The north bedroom also has an artistic ceiling, and a shelf encircling the room. The full bathroom has Venetian plaster walls and a jacuzzi-style tub with a shower. The custom sink sits in an antique cabinet with a round glass mirror. You will also have automatic lighting that includes a heat lamp and vaulted ceilings with skylights. The stairway leading to the second floor has custom cut vertical slabs of pine walls. Upstairs includes a small office, a bedroom with 2 skylights, a beam ceiling, and a built-in wall safe. Down on the lower level is the dining room with a lake view, a wood burning fireplace and a carved oak mantle, a custom oak bar, a stained glass back lit window. French doors will lead you to the lighthouse spiral staircase with antique leaded glass windows. The lighthouse features a library with a vaulted ceiling, a large triangular window, and stunning views from the top through 6 vertical 6 ft high windows! The library in the lighthouse can also be used as a small bedroom. The laundry area has a separate 350-bottle wine cellar, trash compactor, freezer, and pantry. Outside you will find 2 gazebos and steel roofs on all structures, a large deck with ceramic eating area, bar stools, and a built-in stainless grill. Additional features include a guest house with full electrical and water, a two-car detached garage with redwood siding and new garage doors, an extended driveway for extra parking or motorhome with underground wiring for power hookup, and 50ft tower with antennas for Hams or SWL listeners. Excluded items: chandelier in the lighthouse, and the small light left of the master bedroom entrance



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