Spectacular Grand Traverse Bay home with Gorgeous Sandy Beach. This very special home was designed by Cranbrook Institute trained Karen Swanson of Swanson Meade, the home is set into a private parcel north of Elk Rapids. Enter the home and be swept away with the stunning views from the 35 feet living room windows, truly panoramic views. The kitchen is a cooks dream with expansive counter space to bring friends to help with the cooking process, dining room is spacious and allows space for 16 to dine comfortably all while enjoying stunning Bay views. Main floor has a 2nd master for guests who prefer to avoid the stairs with a lovely walk in shower in the on-suite. Office w/attached bath would be a joy to work in with woods and bay view. The walk upstairs gives you an opportunity to really appreciate the architecture, the open stairs, steel beam construction, and walls of glass at the front and rear of the home, with no other homes insight. Upstairs the master has its own wing for privacy and features his & her dressing and bathrooms. Across the skybridge are two additional bedrooms with private baths. The walk out lower level has a media-game room as well as a full gym and laundry room. A special treat is the separate boat house for storage of the toys lakeside on the ground level while upstairs is a spacious sauna imported from Finland. Expansive Epi decking expands the living area outside. This is a truly unique opportunity to own a very special home in a pristine location.