Harbor Sotheby's International Realty RESIDE Magazine: Fall 2023/Winter 2024

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Upcoming Fall & Winter Northern Michigan Events

Local Treasure: Special PlacesTo Explore

Spotlight Trisha Witty
IN THIS ISSUE 2 Meet the Team 6 Petoskey 13 Fabulous Fall & Winter Upcoming Events 15 Bay Harbor 24 Harbor Springs 30 Spotlight Artist: Trisha Witty 32 Charlevoix | Indian River 33 Boyne City 34 Local Treasure: Tunnel of Trees, Castle Farms, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Boyne Valley Vineyards 36 Upper Peninsula 39 Upper Peninsula | Cheboygan 41 Alanson 42 Bloomfield Hills © MM XXlII Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All rights reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty® and RESIDE® are licensed trademarks to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. An equal opportunity company. Equal housing opportunity. Each office is independently owned and operated. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF and ART DIRECTOR: Michelle M. Denise | michelle@harborsir.com MANAGING EDITOR: Linda Parker | linda@harborsir.com 13 30 6 34



Welcome to the Fall/Winter edition of Reside. We had a spectacular summer season here in Northern Michigan and if you’re a boater, you know what I mean. We are looking forward to the transformation into fall and winter which is also a very special time of year.

Many are asking how the real estate market is this year after the frenzy that started in 2020. Coming off two years of fast sales, multiple offers and bidding wars, things seem to have cooled off in some areas of our markets, while others still remain red hot. Two factors that seem to have the biggest impact on our market currently are higher interest rates on mortgages and limited inventories of homes for sale. This has caused a more balanced market between buyers and sellers. The hardest impacted market seems to be primary non-lakefront homes priced between $500,000 and $1million. These higher interest rates have reduced purchasing power for those that are locked in at a much lower rate on their current home that are looking to relocate.

Harbor Sotheby’s International Realty is excited to be a part of two new developments; Sunset Ridge at Bay Harbor and the Carriage Place garages inside Bay Harbor. Sunset Ridge is a new neighborhood launched in September 2023. It consists of 14 estate sized homesites on 35 acres. The sites offer expansive views of Little Traverse Bay offering privacy and green space along with a gated entry. The neighborhood is located off Townsend Road and US 31 near the Bay Harbor Yacht club entrance. Carriage Place was launched earlier this year and consists of 24 garages located near the Preserve at Bay Harbor. These are available to both residents and non-residents of Bay Harbor.

Overall life is great here in Northern Michigan. We embrace the new seasons upon us and look forward to a new ski-season and winter fun. If you’re considering purchasing a home or selling in the future, please reach out to one of us, we love to have that conversation and show you how Harbor Sotheby’s International Realty can market your home to a worldwide audience.

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Upcoming Fall Winter Northern Michigan Events Local Treasure: Special Places We Love Spotlight Artist Trisha Witty ON THE COVER: THE FALL SPLENDOR IN BAY HARBOR
The most colorful season in northern Michigan is Autumn. A very special time to enjoy cooler mornings and evenings, cider and doughnuts, cozy fireplaces, fuzzy blankets and the most beautiful color palette that surrounds us. Photography by Sam Blankenhagen
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A private sanctuary awaits with 14 estate homesites and gated entrance make up the new neighborhood of Sunset Ridge. It is the perfect place to build your dream home. Sunset Ridge is centrally located and just a short drive to Bay Harbor’s Downtown Village, as well as the resort towns of Petoskey and Charlevoix. Each homesite is estate-sized giving you ample room to enjoy a lovely yard, or even an in-ground pool. Learn more on this amazing new development by visiting sunsetridgebh.com.

HOMESITE PRICE RANGE: $199,000 - $349,000

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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in Every Season Where Blue Sky Meets the Blues of Little Traverse Bay
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850 W BEAR RIVER ROAD, PETOSKEY | An absolute stunning newer home on Walloon Lake being offered for the first time. This custom craftsman style post and beam built home is truly a one-of-a-kind. As you enter the home you are amazed by the imported arched reclaimed Douglas fir beams that span over 30 foot ceilings in the great room. The main and upper level finishes include a mixture of wormy maple walls, coffered ceilings, broad and batten, accompanied by Van Tassel granite accents, split stone floors, and hickory stairs. Designer kitchen features knotty alder cabinets, granite countertops and state of the art appliances. Just off the kitchen there is a butler’s pantry and custom built wine cellar. Main level study with custom built-in cabinetry and tin accented ceilings. The upper level features two bedrooms plus large guest suite with a full kitchen and separate access. The loft is a cozy living area great for watching movies or relaxing with a good book. Beautiful master suite has a gas fireplace and sitting nook great for morning coffee, large master bathroom with his and hers closets, and inlaid marble flooring. The lower level has many fun features and is perfect for entertaining. Full size bar, media/bunk room, and fitness room with a steam/sauna shower with adjoining bath. There is also a project area and large storage room and golf simulator which can also be used for larger viewing projections. Open living and gaming areas surround a three sided fireplace. The oversized three car garage is equipped with a car hoist that is capable of storing a fourth car in the lower level and plenty of extra storage space. Other notable features are the iconic boathouse with two boat wells and a waterside gazebo. Western exposure with 387’ of prime lakefront, manicured landscaped grounds and a heated driveway. High-efficiency geothermal HVAC with in-floor heat and forced conditioned air.

$18,000,000 | Property ID:469760

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com | ERIC LOHMAN | 970 331 1320 | elohman@harbosir.com

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3154 & 3180 CHARLEVOIX ROAD, PETOSKEY | Enticing development opportunity located on nearly six acres between East Park and Bay Harbor in Resort Township. The property is PUD-approved for 20 residential condominium units, 10 carriage houses and a commercial building along US 31. With captivating, far-reaching views of Lake Michigan and beyond, this property is prime for new construction to offer a desirable new product in Petoskey.

$1,775,000 | Property ID: 470495

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

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5760 MARTINCHEK ROAD, PETOSKEY | Welcome home to this storybook setting perched atop three acres overlooking 250 acres of meadow and water views of Little Traverse Bay. The home has been tastefully updated throughout including a newly finished upper-level master suite. The home has been well maintained and you’ll find many custom finishes including custom tiled bathrooms throughout. Two large master suites including one on the main level along with two laundry rooms. The home is great for year round entertaining with an open floor plan. Relax and take in all nature’s beauty from the beautiful screened in porch reminiscent of the Grand Hotel which includes a gorgeous Master Spa hot tub. Lots of storage space including a large pantry area, garnering space for pets, outerwear and extra miscellaneous just off the attached garage. Spacious lower level with full bathroom, living area and optional 4th bedroom and 2nd laundry room. Desirable location to all things that make living in Northern Michigan like no other. Only five miles to Petoskey, two miles to Bay Harbor, moments away from Walloon Lake access via Church Road, a short hike to the renowned Lavender Hill Farm and centrally located to Boyne City and Charlevoix.

$799,900 | Property ID: 471331

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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437 STATE STREET |Everything is at your fingertips when you live in this spacious home in the heart of Petoskey. The Gaslight district is around the corner, this home is surrounded by parks, two schools are nearby not to mention the stores, restaurants, arts center and library. The home has had many updates in the kitchen with new appliances, new bathtub and tile, and has wood floors in many of the living areas, and a convenient rear deck just off the kitchen. The back deck leads to the backyard, which is fully fenced, Perfect for your kids or family pet. The nice high ceilings, crown molding, some original woodwork and 3 season front porch add to the cozy ambience. There are 2 staircases accessing the second floor, and a half bath just off of the kitchen.

$449,000 | Property ID: 471911

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

1265 & 1313 ANDERSON ROAD, PETOSKEY |1.5 acre parcel zoned R2 at one of Emmet County’s busiest corners. There are two homes one of which is currently rented. The larger home is in need of remodeling but has beautiful views of the bay.

$499,000 | Property ID: 466299

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com

465 CROOKED TREE DRIVE, PETOSKEY | Appealing water view home site in the desirable Crooked Tree community just a short walk to the club house. Just minutes from downtown Petoskey, this development offers a well maintained golf course community and beautiful, scenic views.

$85,000 | Property ID: 469711

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

200 CROOKED TREE DRIVE, PETOSKEY |Attractive gradual sloping golf course lot overlooking the 9th green of Crooked Tree Golf Club. This property is located on a private cul-de-sac with limited seasonal water views. Enjoy an inviting private development just a short drive from downtown Petoskey and across from Bay Harbor.

$69,500 | Property ID: 470587

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

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Upcoming Events Fabulous Fall and Winter

Balloons Over Bay Harbor | September 22 - 23, 2023

Village at Bay Harbor

4th Annual “high soaring” event bringing 14 hot air balloon pilots for launches and night glows. Family fun activities throughout the weekend. bayharbor.com/events

Highlands Harbor Fest | October 7, 2023

Harbor Springs

Enjoy the fall season with festivities at the bottom and top of the slope, where fun will be waiting at every corner! highlandsharborsprings.com

44th Annual Charlevoix Apple Fest: October 13 - 15, 2023

Downtown Charlevoix

Experience the magic of autumn in northern Michigan and join the festivities to show your support for our local farmers, orchards and nonprofit organizations in scenic downtown Charlevoix. charlevoix.org/events

Hotel Walloon Murder Mystery | November 3 - 5, 2023

Village of Walloon

Join us for a chilling opportunity to test your detective skills and sort through all the red herrings and diabolical clues of a juicy mystery over a three-day, two-night weekend on Walloon Lake. hotelwalloon.com

Downtown Petoskey Holiday Open House

December 1, 2023: 6pm - 9pm


This is the night when the streets close, and the merchants open their doors to offer warm holiday greetings and hospitality. The Petoskey High School Steel Drum Band will be here for its annual appearance. petoskeydowntown.com

Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”

December 16 - 17, 2023

Great Lakes Center for the Arts ~ Bay Harbor

The Nutcracker is the city’s holiday tradition perfect for celebrating the season. Experience the magic and absorb yourself in the beauty and dance performed by Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet. crookedtree.org

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EXPERIENCE exceptional entertainment ON THE SHORES OF LAKE MICHIGAN The Center’s mission is to inspire, entertain, educate, and serve all in Northern Michigan year-round by presenting exceptional experiences across the full spectrum of the performing arts and o ering impactful educational opportunities. Tickets & More Information GreatLakesCFA.org or 231.439.2610 800 BAY HARBOR DRIVE, BAY HARBOR, MI 49770 tickets@greatlakescfa.org greatlakescfa.org 231.439.2610


4200 MAIN STREET, UNIT 19 | Relish in this inviting remodeled third floor Deluxe Maritime Suite in Bay Harbor with two bedrooms and three full bathrooms. This condominium features new flooring, paint and furniture, and is decorated in an appealing comfortable style. Enjoy the private balcony and savor the sights and sounds of the quaint Village at Bay Harbor and Lake Michigan. Convenient to shopping, dining and the Great Lakes Center for the Arts. This property is being sold furnished. On-site rental management program is available.

$525,000 | Property ID: 471320

4200 MAIN STREET, UNIT 34 | Attractively renovated Maritime Suite in the Bay Harbor Marina District with views of Lake Michigan. Offered fully furnished, this spacious condominium includes two bedrooms, a Murphy bed, and two and half baths. Enjoy the comforts of upgraded furnishings and décor, a desirable open floor plan and a sizable balcony. Onsite rental management program available through Village Suites Bay Harbor with strong rental bookings. Start enjoying the downtown vibe and Bay Harbor lifestyle today.

$360,000 | Property ID: 471254

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

4205 MAIN STREET, UNIT 49 | Newly renovated desirable third floor Lodge Suite located on Main Street with views of Bay Harbor Lake and Lake Michigan. The spacious private balcony allows for the enjoyment of renown Lake Michigan sunsets, activities in the Village, fireworks, boating and special events. This attractively furnished condominium includes inviting decor, freshly painted, and a professional rental management program. SOLD AUGUST 2023

$355,000 | Property ID: 470960

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

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3220 VILLAGE HARBOR DRIVE | Double-sided lot in Bay Harbor’s Lakeshore Village now available. One of only a few remaining undeveloped waterfront sites left in Bay Harbor. Located on the east end of Bay Harbor with 88’ frontage on both Lake Michigan and Village Harbor Lake. Park your boat right in your backyard on the well maintained 40’ dock equipped with electrical service. Easy access to Lake Michigan from its protected inlet, this is truly the best waterfront experience for any boater. Site ready for your dream home and located close to the Bay Harbor Village which offers amazing dining, shopping and a world class entertainment venue.

$1,695,000 | Property ID: 470768

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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3290 VILLAGE HARBOR DRIVE | Lakeside living at its finest! Located at Lakeshore Village in Bay Harbor overlooking the waters of Little Traverse Bay, this custom built home has been well maintained and cared for inside and out. Enjoy views of the water from every room in the house or while lounging around your private in-ground heated lakeside swimming pool. A custom glass fence surrounds the pool, insuring unobstructed views of the water. When you enter the home, you’re surrounded by high coffered ceilings and warm accents. Living room fireplace has a marble exterior with built-in cabinets and shelves. Spacious gourmet kitchen with Wolverine cabinetry, Wolf range and high-end appliances, as well as a beverage bar. Kitchen overlooks a comfortable sitting room, great for coffee and watching the sunrise

$2,995,000 | Property ID: 471988

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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Located in Bay Harbor near the Quarry Bluffs and Preserve neighborhoods, 24 individual storage garages that are secure and safe and perfect for storing your Electric Vehicles, Boating Accessories and more. Construction is underway and going strong. Secure your carriage place today!

Each is insulated and finished with drywall. Each unit has 50 amp electric with 4 outlets. A 9 x 8 insulated overhead door with windows and opener as well as a passage door. There is a transom window installed in the back of each of the units for additional light, paved driveways and landscaping included.

There is one shared bathroom off building C (unit 12). Options include installation of a mini split unit for heating and cooling and electric car charger. 14 x 34 Units – $149,500 | 14 x 30 Unit – $129,500

231-439-2000 | info@harborsir.com

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Welcome to Bay Harbor’s newest neighborhood development – Carriage Place. Carriage Place consists of 6 buildings with 4 units each with a total of 24 storage garages. 23 units are 14 x 34 and one unit is 14 x 30.




Featuring home sites offering gorgeous panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Overlooking the Bay Harbor Lake Marina and Village at Bay Harbor and within strolling distance to boutique shops, dining, events, world-class boating, golf, bike trails, access to Sunset Beach, and the Great Lakes Center for the Arts. Ridge homes can be a part of rental management inside Bay Harbor. Sites offer walk-out lower level and accommodate single family homes with an urban feel. Don’t miss out on the chance to build and design your dream home inside Bay Harbor’s distinctive Village.

RIDGE HOMESITE 8 | $249,900 | Property ID: 469690 | SOLD

RIDGE HOMESITE 5 | $239,000 | Property ID: 469688

RIDGE HOMESITE 4 | $239,000 | Property ID: 469687

BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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6440 QUARRY RIDGE DRIVE | Desirable end unit in the Quarry Bluffs neighborhood of Bay Harbor overlooking the Quarry Golf Course with magnificent views of Lake Michigan. This comfortable town home features a first floor master suite, two guest rooms, a first floor den and laundry, roomy kitchen, finished walkout lower level with kitchen, and a billiards room. Other notable elements include two stone fireplaces, sauna, two car attached garage, and a sizeable first floor deck to capture the picturesque views of Lake Michigan and beyond. Most furnishings are available.

$1,199,000 | Property ID: 470885

Represented by: CONNIE LENAU | 231 499 1224 | connie@harborsir.com

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Rare building opportunity. This large sized lot displays quarry views, golf views and water views. Build your private estate at the end of the cul-de-sac.

$645,000 | Property ID: 461576

ERIC YETTER | 231 409 8798 | eric@harborsir.com

Attractively located home site in Village Beach with water views and a short walk to Lake Michigan and Sunset Beach. Rental Management Program in place.

$185,000 | Property ID: 471525

CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

Located on Village Harbor Lake in Bay Harbor with easy access into Little Traverse Bay. Docks are 37’ long and 14’ wide. Membership in the Bay Harbor Yacht Club is required.

$49,900/each | 4 docks currently available

CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

Desirable 60’ dock on Pier C at the Bay Harbor Yacht Club. Easy docking with bow in port side tie. Enjoy the Bay Harbor Yacht Club amenities. One dock box is included.

$215,000 | Property ID: 470173

CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

Building site enveloped by magnificent views of Lake Michigan and Quarry Golf Course. Located on private cul-de-sac.

$119,500 | Property ID: 429382 | $99,500 | Property ID: 429391

$89,500 | Property ID: 429387

ERIC YETTER | 231 409 8798 | eric@harborsir.com

Enjoy all of what the Bay Harbor lifestyle has to offer and be able to build your dream home. This wooded site is located close to the Bay Harbor Yacht Club with all of their amenities.

$59,000 | Property ID: 471976

BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

Homesite in Preserve South neighborhood with views of the golf course. Generous wooded homesite, and a perfect location for golf aficionados. Build your dream home in Bay Harbor.

$65,000 | Property ID: 464187

BARB SHEPHERD | 231 881 5151 | barb@harborsir.com

Be a part of all that Bay Harbor has to offer with the purchase of this nicely wooded building lot across from The Preserve Golf Course. Located between Petoskey and Charlevoix just off US 31.

$19,900 | Property ID: 471068

BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

Nicely wooded lot situated in a quiet association just inside the gate of the community. Offering peaks of the Preserve Golf Course and easy access to everything Bay Harbor has to offer.

$19,900 | Property ID: 470488

CONNIE LENAU | 231 499 1224 | connie@harborsir.com

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587 E. BLUFF DRIVE | This spectacular home is located on the best part of E. Bluff in Harbor Springs overlooking the harbor and Little Traverse Bay. Built in 2020 by the finest craftsmen of the area no expense was spared to create this perfect in-town oasis. Open living spaces and a gourmet kitchen make it a perfect place to entertain and large windows take advantage of the beautiful views from almost every room. Other features include two fireplaces, sauna, large pantry, workout room, massage room, large laundry room, electric shades and reverse osmosis water system. If you are looking for the best, this is it.

$4,500,000 | Property ID: 472121

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com

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382 W. THIRD STREET | Totally remodeled below the bluff home in Harbor Springs, offering immediate occupancy to a new buyer. Just 3 blocks from downtown, in an area of fine homes, this location is prime. Walk to the beach, marina, restaurants and shops, with nature trails just a few blocks to the west. This home features a dreamy front porch on a quiet street, with old growth trees and a large, shaded back yard. The home has been lovingly restored over the years and offers a 2.5 car garage with unfinished guest quarters and bath above. New forced air furnace in 2021, new baths and select flooring was new in 2023. Some new kitchen appliances were added this summer as well. Garage is ample, with a large, heated workshop and 9 foot doors. Paved parking area for 5 cars, underground sprinkler system, and invisible dog fencing round out the exterior amenities.

$1,499,000 | Property ID: 472074

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

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6135 HUGHSTON ROAD | nce you enter through the gated fieldstone entrance and weave your way through the woods to the main house, you’ll be captivated by this gorgeous country estate. Nestled just minutes from beautiful Harbor Springs, this exceptional property perfectly pairs the charm of country living with the elegance of a lovely custom built 5-bedroom home. Overlooking 54 acres of rolling pasture and pristine hardwoods, the property borders 240 acres of Nature Preserve. Features include 3 fireplaces, an elevator, main floor master suite, den/study, 5 full and 1 half baths, gourmet kitchen and 3-car garage. The patio overlooks professionally landscaped surroundings and open rolling pastures which are outlined with premium carefree white fences. Two perfectly maintained barns, set up for horses and other animals are all connected with paved roads.

$3,349,000 | Property ID: 471761

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com

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5630 LOWER SHORE DRIVE, HARBOR SPRINGS | A lovely waterfront home on the beach at Five Mile Creek, featuring a main floor master suite with bath overlooking Lake Michigan; also, 2 fireplaces, high wood ceilings and large windows, 4 bedrooms total, 3.5 baths, 3 season room, gourmet kitchen, log interior construction, on over 200 feet of sandy Lake Michigan beach. SOLD AUGUST 2023

$2,990,000 | Property ID: 471438

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com

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5771 COOK POINTE DRIVE | Stunning Lake Michigan building site, with 200’ of private sugar sand beach. This unique property is not a part of an association which gives a new buyer architectural control. Breathtaking sunsets and Petoskey views all just minutes from downtown Harbor Springs. This property is in the neighborhood of Cook Point in a community of upscale homes.

$750,000 | Property ID: 470563

Represented by: BARB SHEPHERD | 231 881 5151 | barb@harborsir.com

SUMMIT STREET | Build your dream house or a family compound on this stunning, private acreage in Harbor Springs, with access off of Sargent Street through a little known city road access. This property is just under 2 acres, with a two and a half car garage, and is abound with wildflowers and mature trees. This rare offering is a little oasis in the heart of the city. The property could be split into four lots with City of Harbor Springs approval.

$475,000 | Property ID: 469947

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

S LAKE SHORE DRIVE | Build your dream home with Lake Michigan views on this stunning 3.5 acre property just north of Harbor Springs. The 205 feet of private beach offers a new owner endless sunsets and miles of shoreline

443 SUMMIT STREET | Wonderful, in-town building site, just off the bluff, in a neighborhood of beautiful homes. This lot provides some seasonal views of Lake Michigan. Just a short walk to downtown, and offers city water, and natural gas. The property slopes in the back, offering a new homeowner the option of a walk out lower level.

$239,000 | Property ID: 471061

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

$225,000 | Property ID: 471008

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com

ANN & CLARK STREET | Rare opportunity to purchase a building site within the city limits of Harbor Springs. Walking distance to schools, shopping and downtown.

$129,000 | Property ID: 471269

Represented by: BERNIE SCHAFFER | 231 838 4800 | bernie@harborsir.com


3895 TOPSIDE WATCH | Beautiful building site 10 minutes from Harbor Springs with 1000’ of shared Lake Michigan access with a sugar sand beach. All in an association with wonderful owner amenities.

$69,000 | Property ID: 468973

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

5735 WINDRIFT | One of the last lake view lots in Windward. Spectacular view of the bay from this nicely wooded building site. Windward amenities include pool, tennis courts and nature trails. 5695 WEATHERLY | One of the last lake view lots in Windward. Spectacular view of the bay from this nicely wooded building site. Windward amenities include pool, tennis courts and nature trails.
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Spotlight Artist

Trisha Witty

Trisha Witty is an artist from the Great Lakes, growing up on the shores of Lake Michigan in the quaint village of Harbor Springs, nestled on Little Traverse Bay, which is where she has grown and developed her self-taught talent for over twenty years.

Witty began her career at a young age, selling her first oil at age fifteen, and opening her own exclusive gallery at age nineteen, in 1992. Trisha balanced painting, running a business and attending the University of Michigan until graduating with three liberal arts degrees in 1995. After college, Trisha began travelling extensively abroad, and spent three years in Miami Beach, working out of her SoBe studio in the winter, while running another gallery in Naples, Florida. The majority of Witty’s work concentrated on her travels to the Caribbean and Southern Florida landscapes.

After her years spent in Florida, Witty decided to move on to capturing and challenging herself to new landscapes, which led her to the California coastline for painting during the winters. Trisha has painted the mountains, vineyards, deserts, and beaches, which has made California such a desirable place for a growing artist. Through her travels and experiences, Witty has not only been absorbing the beauty and color of her subject matter, but the culture, arts, and essence of each community she resides in and travels to. In 2008, Trisha had the opportunity to go to the Middle East, and paint in Dubai, Jordan, and Damascus, Syria. She found most of her inspiration to be from the old historic areas of Mt. Nebo at the Dead Sea and in the Old City of Damascus. The series of 14 paintings were very different from her traditional landscapes. Three of the paintings now hang in a beautiful Jordanian home in Amman. Sadly, many of the subjects she painted in Syria have now been destroyed. She is thankful that she got to experience such a place and has captured history on canvas.

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Most recently, Trisha has been working with the developer of Bay Harbor in Michigan, Mr. David Johnson. She was the first artist given access to paint his ongoing development, Oil Nut Bay, in the British Virgin Islands. Trisha now has two large installed paintings hanging in Oil Nut Bay, that captures the beauty of the area. She plans on continuing her painting of the 300-acre gem while permanently recording its beauty and development on the island.

Witty’s career has taken her to all parts of the globe, with hundreds of paintings hung across the nation. Her enthusiasts and collectors have consistently grown, while her originals remain in high demand, increasing in value every year. With her continued love for travel, growth and good energy, Witty will turn each canvas into a one of a kind masterpiece. We invite you to share in the experience!

Visit her new gallery location in downtown Harbor Springs. She is open seasonally June through mid-October, and available for appointments. 310-980-4055. For more information on the fabulous art of Trisha Witty, visit her website at wittyart.com {bio and artwork from wittyart.com}

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08225 TRILLIUM COURT, CHARLEVOIX | Beautiful waterfront condo in the premier Nine Mile Pointe association. Open floor plan with three bedrooms plus large loft, updated kitchen appliances and newly updated master bath. Main level master bedroom with water views of Lake Michigan, waterside sunroom and river rock fireplace. Soak up the sun on your favorite beach chair or relax on the waterside deck and capture the glow of the stunning sunsets. Great location between Charlevoix and Petoskey, right next to the Little Traverse wheel-way bike trail.

$695,000 | Property ID: 471210

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

8337 STURGEON VALLEY DRIVE, INDIAN RIVER | Stunning wooded property located on two lots with over 200 feet on the Sturgeon River. This ranch-style home along with a detached garage and carport sits on nearly two acres. Enjoy the meandering wooded pathways and peaceful setting with enjoyable views of the woods and river. Notable features include newly painted exterior, new carpet, water heater and heat exchanger. Paramount to this enticing property are the custom kitchen cabinetry, walk-in pantry, impressive gas stone fireplace, outdoor living space, underground sprinklers, circle drive and expansive deck. Located a short drive to Indian River along with nearby shopping and dining, snowmobile trails, hunting, bicycle trails, Inland Waterway, and just a short drive from I-75. It is indeed a rare find.

$383,000 | Property ID: 472146

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

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169 E SHADOW TRAILS ROAD, BOYNE CITY | Located on the pristine shoreline of Walloon Lake, this cottage captures all the magic and charm of a by-gone era with panoramic views and unforgettable sunrises. This charming turn of the century cottage provides the cozy elegance designers crave with ease and grace. The main floor features a fully remodeled kitchen and walk-in pantry equipped to handle all your house guests with style and functionality. With a deep farmhouse sink, Thermadore range and gorgeous quartz countertops, it has everything you need to entertain family and friends. This 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom cottage is fully remodeled to provide all the modern day appliances and luxury one would expect without sacrificing the nostalgic appeal of an original Walloon cottage. Additional features are the four car garage with work space and a custom designed dock with shore station. SOLD JUNE 2023

$3,499,000 | Represented by: ERIC H. LOHMAN | 970 331 1320 | elohman@harborsir.com

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Local Treasure

Tunnel of Trees ~ Harbor Springs

Don’t miss the chance this fall to drive through the Tunnel of Trees north of Harbor Springs on M-119 towards Cross Village. This iconic drive has been a favorite for hundreds of visitors and northern Michigan residents alike, and continues to be a symbol of the absolute beauty we have surrounding us in every season. Michigan’s Tunnel of Trees is located along a 20-mile stretch of M-119, a state highway north of Harbor Springs that hugs the scenic coast of Lake Michigan. You’ll find quaint shops and art studios tucked in the trees along the highway, as well as spectacular Lake Michigan vistas. Be sure to visit along the way, the sweet little village of Good Hart which includes the Good Hart General Store, Good Hart Glassworks and A Studio Shop which offers unique specialties. The winding roads will lead you to a wonderful destination, Cross Village which offers the famed Legs Inn, known for its home-made Polish cuisine, as well as a general store and museum.

Cross Village is one of the earliest settlements in the Lower Peninsula and is located at the northern point of the Tunnel of Trees is an unincorporated community with a rich, varied history that began in the 1600s. The town has been known by several names throughout its history, beginning with Waganakisi, which is the Ottawa word for crooked tree. The name originated from a large fir tree located on the shore of Lake Michigan which was so large it was used as a landmark by those passing in canoes. It wasn’t until 1830, when a white cross was erected in the village, that the town got its current name. The Native Americans began to refer to the settlement as Anamiewatigoing, which means at the tree of prayer, and by 1875, the area was officially known as Cross Village.

Castle Farms ~ Charlevoix

Built in 1918 by Albert Loeb, the acting President of Sears, Roebuck, and Co. as a model dairy farm, Loeb Farms was modeled after the stone barns and castles found in Normandy, France. At its peak the farm was the largest employer in Charlevoix County, with over 90 people on its payroll. It had more than 200 head of prize-winning Holstein-Friesian and 13 pair of Belgian draft horses.

Arthur and Edwina Reibel purchased the property in 1969. They tried out many businesses, but eventually settled on a concert venue under the name Castle Farms Summer Music Theater. The property hosted many concerts through the 1970s to early 1990s, including headliners like Tina Turner, Aerosmith and The Doobie Brothers, just to name a few.

Linda Mueller purchased Castle Farms in 2001 and began an extensive restoration project. The roofs were replaced, wings were added back according to original blueprints, and extensive gardens were created. The Castle began hosting weddings in 2002. Family activities and events followed, creating a destination for the whole family.

Today Castle Farms is a unique destination and visitors can enjoy Michigan’s largest outdoor model railroad with over 2,500 feet of track (Memorial Day through mid-October, weather permitting), World War I Museum full of photos, documents and toys from the Great War era, private collections including royal, wedding, and other memorabilia and extensive gardens and paths with countless photo opportunities. You can also go to the 1918 Wine Cellars tasting room and public events throughout the year. Visit castlefarms.com for more information.

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park | Paradise, MI

In 1936, the State of Michigan acquired 2,200 acres surrounding and including the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls from the U.S. Forest Service. After acquiring other lands through gifts, tax delinquency and exchanges, the Michigan State Parks Commission officially dedicated 17,000 acres in January 1947 and named it Tahquamenon Falls State Park. It is now one of the most-visited and photographed state parks in Michigan.

Not only is the Upper Tahquamenon Falls Michigan’s largest waterfall, but it is also one of the largest waterfalls in the United States east of the Mississippi River. The Upper Falls are nearly 200 feet across and 50 feet high. Each second you spend at the viewing platform, up to 50,000 gallons of water flow down the falls right before your eyes!

Four miles downstream from the Upper Tahquamenon Falls is the Lower Tahquamenon Falls. It is a series of five small waterfalls cascading around an island. You can reach the falls on a trail or with your vehicle, both from the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.

This is truly one of the most beautiful places in the Upper Peninsula, and seeing this in the fall season is absolutely spectacular! For more information on the park, visit any one of the websites below:

michigan.org/property/tahquamenon-falls-state-park stateparks.com/tahquamenon_falls_state_park_in_michigan.html awesomemitten.com/tahquamenon-falls-state-park/

Boyne Valley Vineyards | Petoskey

Boyne Valley Vineyards is tucked back down a winding path that opens to their spacious, modernday barn complete with a 360 degree tasting bar, high tops, comfy sofas and chairs nestled by a free standing, stone fireplace. The winery also boasts outdoor seating in their lovely acreage that surrounds the barn. There is an outdoor wood fireplace as well, that is perfect to sit next to on a chilly autumn afternoon.

Another addition was made a couple of years ago to Boyne Valley Vineyards, and that is the outdoor treehouse that is just a walk up the stairs from the main tasting room. It is a very unique place to gather among the trees while sipping wonderful wine and enjoying a charcuterie board with friends. This space can also be rented out for a small private event, which would be a unique experience. On Friday and Saturdays through the end of October they have musicians playing as well which makes for a perfect environment to relax while sipping on a wonderful selection of wines.

During the winter months, igloos will dot the landscape, equipped with fuzzy blankets, twinkling lights and the perfect ambience to enjoy a magical winter wonderland evening in northern Michigan. For more information on Boyne Valley Vineyards, visit their website at boynevalleyvineyards.com.

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W. TOP O THE LAKE ROAD, GULLIVER | Discover a hidden gem nestled along the pristine shores of Lake Michigan. Welcome to Paradise Found, a large tract of waterfront heaven boasting an amazing expanse of crystal sugar sand beach and clear, inviting waters. This extraordinary property offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and tranquility for those seeking an unparalleled getaway. Unleash your inner water enthusiast as you dip your toes into the gentle waves of Lake Michigan. Swim in the refreshing waters, kayak along the picturesque shoreline, or paddleboard beneath the endless blue sky. With a staggering seven miles of contiguous sand beach at your doorstep, there’s no shortage of space to explore and enjoy. Embark on endless adventures as you hike along the miles of pristine beach, breathing in the invigorating lake breeze and marveling at the untouched beauty of your surroundings.

$1,176,000 | Property ID: 471129

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com


$565,000 | Property ID: 470805

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com


2625 W. TOP O THE LAKE ROAD, GULLIVER | Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Upper Peninsula, just minutes from the romantic city of Manistique, this 3-bedroom ranch home offers a haven of tranquility and breathtaking views. Immerse yourself in the serenity of your private sandy beach, with miles of sugar sand stretching before you. Stroll along the shore, feel the gentle caress of the lake breeze, and witness the magic of sun-kissed waves. Let the rhythm of the water soothe your soul as you bask in the warm embrace of southerly views. Surrounded by majestic pines and nestled among natural dunes adorned with beach grasses, Lakeview Haven provides a true escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Embrace the remote tranquility and revel in the sights and sounds of wildlife, creating an idyllic backdrop for your retreat. The spacious ranch-style layout boasts three bedrooms, offering ample space for you and your loved ones.

$1,172,000 | Property ID: 471128

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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W. TOP O THE LAKE ROAD, GULLIVER | Looking for a large secluded Great Lakes waterfront property with the ultimate in qualities? Top of the Lake Road offers unparalleled features for you. Located on the north shore of Lake Michigan in the wild and scenic Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This tract is 200 acres of mature forest with the predominant species red oak, maple, red pine and white pine. There are several thousand acres of isolated State of Michigan lands adjacent to this parcel that provide extreme seclusion and excellent wilderness hiking and hunting opportunities. The access is by a private gated trail road that parallels the lake shore for close to two miles and ends inside this property. Underground electric runs approximately 4,000 feet into the property to a camping site with a drilled well in place. This parcel of land has full ownership to 7,000 feet of shoreline that is all wide sugary sand beach with dunes, wild native grasses and quality elevated building sites offering excellent views. Scattered throughout the interior of the property away from the lake there are vernal pools that provide spring and summer flowers and are surrounded by pine and oak ridges. This is unspoiled nature at its finest that is ready for your enjoyment.

$8,500,000 | Property ID: 470807

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com

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1535 ROBBINS POND ROAD, BRUCE CROSSING | Exceptional 280 acre retreat, in the heart of the wilderness, with its own 60 acre private lake with a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired main home, a guest home and caretaker’s home. This is a paradise for the outdoorsman, with bear, bobcat, moose, and wolves, and extensive trails for snowmobiling and ATVs. The lake is great for canoeing, swimming and fishing as it has been stocked with trout and other fish in past years. Special touches are throughout the main home including three fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, Italian marble in the master bath, stained glass windows, custom cabinets and forged stair rails, just to name a few. It is being offered fully furnished, as is the guest house located across the lake from the main house. All three houses are perfectly spaced for the utmost privacy. The exterior offers a helipad, three very large garages for all of the boats and toys, and most notable: two waterfalls and a dam, that in the past provided the electricity for the main house, and the saw mill, that milled all of the timber for the post and beam construction. This property has been host to weddings, family retreats, and offers endless recreation possibilities as well as weekly rental options. Square footage on the main house is 5,500, with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, the guest house is 1,800 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and the caretaker’s home is 2,200 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

$1,999,000 | Property ID: 471157

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W TOP O THE LAKE ROAD, GULLIVER | One of Lake Michigan’s finest waterfront parcels located on the north shore with a southerly view! There is so much to enjoy with the incredible qualities this property has to offer, but our favorite has to be the deep and plentiful sugar sand! The beach goes for miles in either direction and offers some of the best recreation you will find anywhere. This parcel has 402 feet of waterfront with 17.25 acres and has an existing driveway from the road to an ideal, private building site. The building site is elevated and will offer excellent views over the front dune area. The beach is wide and the sand continues well beyond where anyone would venture by swimming or paddling. The predominant trees are red oak, red pine and white pine and the forest is mature and majestic and the upper limbs are often visited by the many eagles in the area. The access is by a private gated road that runs along the shoreline for close to two miles and there is no outlet making this property very quiet, secluded and secure. SOLD JULY 2023

$565,000 | Property ID: 470806

Represented by: BRAD RELLINGER | 231 838 6055 | brad@harborsir.com


CARNEGIE TRAIL, NAUBINWAY | Beautiful Lake Michigan Lakefront, located in Naubinway, only 45 minutes from the Mackinac Bridge. Enjoy the shallows of the beach and ever changing sandbar. 109 feet of frontage, 455 feet deep for a total area of 1.32 acres. Private and secluded with state land bordering Carnegie Trail.

$199,000 | Property ID: 469254

Represented by: GLENN CAMPBELL | 248 873 5243 | glenn@harborsir.com


1294 RIVERS RIDGE COURT, CHEBOYGAN | Located in the Rivers Ridge development, this waterfront home site is nestled on a peaceful cul-de-sac just moments from downtown Cheboygan, shopping, dining and bicycle trails. Enjoy this private, serene neighborhood in natural surroundings and with an abundance of wildlife. This partially wooded site has underground utilities with access to natural gas, cable television, high speed internet and municipal sewer. Ready for your future northern Michigan dream home.

$59,900 | Property ID: 469998

Represented by: CHRIS ETIENNE | 231 838 2031 | chris@harborsir.com

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5391 GRUBAUGH ROAD, ALANSON | Custom built post and beam home on a stunning 15 acres of hardwoods. A three car garage separates the guest quarters that offers an additional two bedrooms, bath and living room space. This location is centrally located and just minutes from Petoskey and Harbor Springs. This home features the works of a master craftsman. Special details abound, with 27 foot ceilings in the great room with a majestic stone fireplace as the focal point. This home has it all, walk-in pantry, work-out space, dog grooming area, plenty of storage, raised garden beds, custom chicken coop, lower level patio, dog run, and additional storage barn. In-floor heating is incorporated with a wood boiler, if a new buyer chooses to utilize the system, or simply use propane for the primary fuel. Guest house has in-floor electric heat with four zones. Truestream fiber optic is the internet provider. This property offers very peaceful surroundings, with walking and ATV trails throughout.

$660,000 | Property ID: 471530

Represented by: KRISTIN MCDONALD | 231 838 4108 | kristin@harborsir.com

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2623 TURTLE SHORES DRIVE | The Boathouse at Turtle Lake is the most unique waterfront property in Oakland County and one of the most unique in the United States. With 1.413 acres of rolling topography, dramatic views and 223 pristine feet of Turtle Lake frontage, The Boathouse is the perfect spot for either a romantic getaway or an intimate beach house. The interior boasts floor-to-ceiling glass windows, pewabic tiled wood burning fireplace, knotty pine walls, exposed wooden beams, wide plank hardwood floors and a blue stone foyer. Outside there is a permanent dock to accommodate multiple boats, a sandy beach and of course Turtle Lake, home to world-class bass fishing. | $4,990,000 | Property ID: 443392

Represented by: DAVID V. JOHNSON | 231 439 2000 | dvj@victorintl.com

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TURTLE LAKE DRIVE #45 | The Stables at Turtle Lake is by far the most prestigious trophy property in Oakland County. This estate once served as a working farm in the late 1800s. Through the years, the integrity of this estate has been maintained through careful planning and watchful maintenance. Within the expansive pastures are a set of original 1920s buildings comprising of an immaculate 9,260 square foot Horse Stable and Cow Pen, a 5,000 square foot Dairy Barn and Silo, and a 648 square foot multi-use building.

6.29 ACRES : $5,950,000 | Property ID: 466222

2670 TURTLE LAKE DRIVE | This spectacular building site is one of the largest vacant lakefront lots in Bloomfield Hills. With over 465 feet of frontage and a building envelope that stretches near the water’s edge, this property could potentially accommodate multiple structures including a boathouse.

5.74 ACRES | $4,950,000 | Property ID: 466221

Represented by: DAVID V. JOHNSON | 231 439 2000 | dvj@victorintl.com

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2629/2633 TURTLE SHORES DRIVE | Set along Turtle Lake’s natural shoreline, these lakefront sites without wetlands, stunning topography and southern exposure are ideal for estate sized homes. Enjoy bass fishing, kayaking, paddle boating and bird watching all within the gated, 24-hour guarded Turtle Lake community.

2629 Turtle Shores Drive | $1,400,000 | Property/Web ID: 443345

2633 Turtle Shores Drive | $1,400,000 | Property/Web ID: 443344

Represented by: DAVID V. JOHNSON | 231 439 2000 | dvj@victorintl.com

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