Office: 231-326-4000
Christine Stapleton
Mobile: 231-499-2698
  • $899,900 |
    6019 Crystal Ave - Virtual Tour
    Crystal Lake waterfront home and garage on almost an acre, with 100 ft. spectacular and private sandy-beach frontage, plus an extra lot for an outbuilding or guest house. Quiet stretch of shoreline on the lake's south side, yet an easy bike or stroll to Beulah, with Frankfort a short drive away. Three levels of lake views from the fully and tastefully remodeled 4+ bedroom, 3-bath home. Upper master suite features soaking tub, walk-in closet and private deck for coffee and sunsets. Light-filled main floor has vaulted ceilings, beautiful cherry-wood floors, multiple lake-view windows and access to raised, outdoor decks--with glass rails for the perfect water view. Make cozy conversation;round the living room's gas fireplace while your cook cooks up a storm in the attractive, smartly-appointed kitchen, with sustainable cork floor, stainless appliances, custom cupboards, full-sized island and convenient pantry. Room to recreate, read and give guests some privacy in the finished, lower-level family room with wet bar, two bedrooms and bath, and a walkout to the patio's serene lake views. A whole-house generator supplies backup power for the unexpected. The grounds are landscaped and irrigated, with two patios and a firepit at the lake for waterside entertaining. The sandy beach awaits your dock, boats and lake toys…and more outdoor fun is waiting for you at area golf courses, ski resorts and nearby bicycle trails.
  • $1,250,000 |
    6629 Edgewater Dr - Virtual Tour
    The setting is picture perfect for this custom Big Platte Lake waterfront home on a deep, wooded 1.38 acres. Much-desired, west-end location near Platte River, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore park and Lake Michigan. Swim, sail, boat & fish from your 100 ft. direct, sandy-bottom frontage. Builder's custom home is move-in ready and guest friendly, so you & yours can immediately enjoy lake life. Total makeover includes incredible LAKE VIEWS, creature comforts & Up North features: heated floor in a welcoming foyer, cultured ledgestone-surround fireplace & wet bar in the LR, island kitchen w/Brazilian cherry wood floors & granite counters, master suite w/tiled shower, heated bathroom floor & walk-in closet; and a large laundry room w/two W&D sets. For company, three more bedrooms with vaulted ceilings plus an adorable apartment over the 3-car heated & insulated garage. Room for large toys in the 56x36 pole building w/3 doors. Paddle from here down the Platte River to Lake Mich. Easy commute via M-22 to Frankfort/Empire for the usual village amenities PLUS a hip brewery & pubs, restored movie theater, galleries & surf shops & public LK MI beaches. Easy drive to golf & Crystal Mtn. resort for skiing/spa/golf.
  • $795,000 | Sold
    3657 Cooper Rd - SOLD - Virtual Tour
    Inspired by the wilderness lake beside it, this 2,488 sq. ft. contemporary home w/two garages is on 3.67 acres and includes 234 ft. Rush Lake private frontage. The homes interior features picture windows, slider & clerestory windows to bring light & nature inside, w/ views of the lake, tree canopy & wildlife. Environment Architects of Traverse City, along with the homeowners, designed this beautiful & functional lake home in 2013, with all living on one level, including 2 bedrooms, den/office, 2.5 baths, living room w/firepl., screened porch, kitchen w/island, pantry w/wine cooler, laundry & mudroom. Beech wood for the cathedral ceiling & maple wood for the island & built-in bench were milled from trees on site. Other interior built-in & trim materials incl.: black walnut, aluminum, stainless, maple (pocket & barn doors), granite, tile, block & concrete. For energy efficiency, theres a living green roof by Inhabitect, geothermal heating & AC system & radiant in-floor heating, preheater for the water heater, heat recovery ventilation system, induction cooktop, and Energy Star Bosch, Samsung & Electrolux appliances. Move outside to relax on the covered portion of the huge patio w/built-in outdoor firepl. & enjoy the view of the lake, dock & native-plant landscaping. Watch for eagles, listen to loons, or grab your fishing pole & catch some dinner before the shorebirds do. Tinker in a heated, 26x21 attached garage and/or put your workshop in the detached 20x22 garage. A winding asphalt driveway leads to all. No public lake access & motors are limited to 3 h.p. A conservation easement across the lake protects 1,500 ft. shoreline from further development. Building requirements protect your investment, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is just across M-22.
  • 256,500 |
    Cedar Rd - Virtual Tour
    Location, diversity & privacy. 32 acres with frontage on Cedar Rd (C-651) A hilltop with beautiful far views. Lots of woods & some lowlands for the deer to hide in. A creek runs through the SE corner. Great spot for that getaway cabin or the private home site of your dreams.
  • $1,575,000 |
    5867 Crystal Dr - Virtual Tour
    Spectacular, sandy, 120 ft. south-facing waterfront on Crystal Lake. Rare, private setting for this beautifully updated 5677 sq.-ft. home. Entertain guests in the large, lake-facing living area w/FP & beamed ceiling or move outside to the long deck with luxurious hot tub. Cook's kitchen includes multiple cupboards, wraparound counter/breakfast bar & pantry. Brick accents lend Old World charm here and in the dining area, with lake view seating next to the FP & wet bar. Private master suite features custom tiled bath w/jetted tub, FP & private balcony. Retreat upstairs to the game room w/wet bar or large office w/lake views & bath, which also lends itself to a future BR. Adorable lakeside guest house has sitting/kitchen area, BR & BA w/large, tiled shower/steam room. Dock & add'l deck offers sun & fun beside the water. Att'd, heated garage & easy-care landscaping complete the package. Call for an appt.
  • $399,900 | Sold
    16698 Acorn Ridge Trail - SOLD - Virtual Tour
    Newer waterfront home with private frontage on Turtle Lake for quiet boating, swimming & fishing. Attention to every detail makes this 3+BR/3BA top-rated Green-Built home delightfully healthy & architecturally pleasing. LEED Platinum Design Certified & a HERS index of 36 for huge energy savings. Great room w/fireplace, vaulted ceilings & glass sliders to the elevated deck. Gourmet kitchen w/granite counters, double oven & breakfast bar. Bay window dining area for beautiful outdoor views. Durable strand-woven bamboo floors thru-out. Master suite w/custom tile shower, walk-in closet & lakeside sunroom. Main flr. laundry rm. & barrier-free access. Full lower walkout level w/finished BA & office. Ready-to-finish BR & family rm. Closed geothermal heat/cool & solar array. Vacant lake lot next door also for sale. Please see assoc. docs for all Green built & Energy Star features. Call for appt.