Situated on world-class North Lake Leelanau, on the road less traveled side, this year-round charmer, family owned since construction, enjoys a colorful light display from sunrise to sunset, beautifully clear water, a summer breeze and inspiring views from within. The original section (1972) has warm wood finishes and custom features, including a gas fireplace in the living room. In 2000 a new kitchen, dining, family room, primary bedroom and walk-out level additions were completed by Easling Construction. A full length lake side deck offers marvelous views in all directions. On the walk out level is an entertainment room, 3 guest bedrooms, a full bath, laundry room and doors leading to a spacious lake side deck and the dock. Outdoor features include a pirates platform and a sandy gradual slope from the waters' edge to deep water. A pond surrounded by greenery provides a buffer from the road. Ample parking in front of the 2-car garage (1980); above which is flexible unheated space for an office, studio or storage. The adjoining parcels add expansive green space to both sides of this home - a waterfront park to the north, and land with no structure to the south. The north lake is known for its water sports - classic wood boats, ski boats, pontoons, kayaks, wind surfers and ice boats; it has the best inland lake fishing too. This wonderful home is located on the less traveled side of N Lake Leelanau, south of Houdek Creek, and equidistant to Leland, Lake Leelanau and Suttons Bay. Improvements include exterior staining, 4-feet was added to the waterside deck, new carpeting in living room and stairway installed in 2021. New gas logs and a glass fireplace door were installed in 2020. Water resistant flooring installed on the lower level hall, new water heater, wood walkway on roadside and north side in 2019. Steel roof installed on the house in 2015; garage roof was new in 2007. New large capacity washer and dryer installed in 2016. Above the garage awning & windows 2011.