This 6000 square foot gated executive home, built in 2008, sits on over 4 acres and 354 feet of private beautiful Elk Lake frontage. This is our family vacation home and it has become available for a limited number of weeks during the summer and year round. There are 6 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths and a private, heated water, outdoor shower. The home has a large gourmet kitchen with lake views, professional appliances and an attached, screened in porch dining area. The timber frame great room is 24'x32' has an enormous stone fireplace, vaulted wood truss ceiling and lake views. A mahogany coffered ceiling game room features a fire place graced with an antique mantel, ping pong table, board games and restored antique mahogany bookshelves. The first floor master bedroom with a king bed and sweeping lake views features an indoor fireplace and outdoor fireplace through french doors opening to a magnificent rotunda patio. Private master bathroom has a custom stone shower. Upstairs there are 5 second floor bedrooms and 3 second floor full baths including 1 en-suite bathroom and one jack and jill set up bathroom.
The property has a hammock, full sand volleyball court, shuffleboard court and basketball court. On the home's lakeside there is a large covered rotunda porch, a screened in rotunda dining porch, a fieldstone patio with plenty of adirondack chairs for lounging and taking in the view, private dock with swim ladder, fieldstone fire pit installed in 2015, and small storage building, with a patio, that houses, life vests, volleyballs for sand court, baggo/cornhole game, bocce and shuffleboard sticks, all available for your enjoyment. The basketballs are stored in the first bay of the 5 bay garage near the basketball court.
Here you'll find a convenient central location with only 20 minutes to the foodie town, Traverse City, 30 minutes to Charlevoix, 10 minutes to Elk Rapids and Alden, 90 minutes to Mackinac bridge. Explore the Chain of Lakes (including boat access to Torch lake) on a pontoon, winery tours, golf, Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Fest, Venetian festival in Charlevoix, art fairs and pure relaxtion. Pontoon/boat rentals are available at Blue Sky Rentals, Luhr's Landing on Torch River or at Elk Rapids Marina. You can moor in front of our house using our buoy or a buoy provided by the rental company.
This is a privately owned luxury residential property with top of the line modern amenities and appliances juxtaposed with salvaged, restored historic architectural details including wainscoting, leaded glass, stained glass, a master staircase, and doors all from the 1890s. We rent exclusively to families/couples over the age of 35, on a one week minimum basis. We are very selective in our rental process. We request that all guests respect our home and the guidelines of our rental agreement.