Lake Front Home in the Pristine Pinckney Recreational Area

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Last updated: 06/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Blind Lake is situated on a chain of six natural lakes located in the beautiful Pinckney Recreational area of Washtenaw and Livingston counties. Glacial-made rolling hills, spring fed lakes, and wildlife in abundance makes it an outdoor lovers paradise. Whether you're into hiking, long distance mountain biking, water sports, fishing, or just hanging out on the beach, watching the sunset - this is an extraordinary place to relax and enjoy life.
Swimming, fishing and all sports boating is fantastic on the chain. The house is on Blind Lake the cleanest on the chain, and is nicknamed Green Lake because of its tropical green color. The property features 100 feet of shoreline, a small private beach with clean sand, and private dock for a boat, casting or sunning. A pontoon rental service is available on a nearby lake in the chain. The shallow water depth for many yards out makes it perfect for families with children, and the large front lawn is fun for games. Two swings, a tree house and lots of and beach and water toys are available too. A kayak and canoe come with an assortment of life jackets. The Potawatomi trail is one of the most popular hiking and mountain biking trails in lower Michigan and has an entrance outside the back door. The trail for hikers is 35 miles long, and bikers have over 24 miles of challenging terrain.
Birders will enjoy purple martins, sandhill cranes, blue herons, kingfishers, a resident eagle, and the occasional pileated woodpecker.
The 1700 sq. ft. house is very clean and comfortable with large windows and unique fine artwork throughout. The lower level has an open area floor plan with a large foyer, kitchen, dining area, living room and full bath. The “cooks” kitchen features a gas stove, dishwasher, large stainless steal refrigerator with ice maker, disposal, and a stained glass mosaic backsplash inspired by the lake and surrounding areas. A counter top with stools overlook the cooking area making it perfect for light meals, appetizers, and conversing during meal preparation. The kitchen flows into the dining room and screened in porch, all with lake views. The living room has bamboo flooring, ceiling fan, large screen TV, Bose stereo system and wi-fi.
The upper level has three bedrooms, a full bath with a separate Jacuzzi room. The master bedroom connects to the bathroom and has a king bed, ceiling fan, private balcony and incredible lake views. The other two bedrooms have queen and full beds, ceiling fans and nice large cross ventilation windows. Washer and dryer unit available on premises as is central air.
The screened in porch was built around a tree and has a custom bench, table with chairs, hammock, and clay chiminea. A wooden deck wraps around the front and side of the house. There is an assortment of outdoor chairs, a granite outdoor table, and gas and charcoal BBQs. The front lawn has a fire pit with built-in benches, and the lawns have ornamental grasses and plants. The flower gardens bring in a variety of butterflies and hummingbirds.
Winter is also a beautiful time to visit. The house has two gas fireplaces; one in the living room, the other in the master bedroom. Winter sports include: snowshoeing, hunting, cross country skiing, ice fishing, mountain biking (with the thick snow tires!), and hiking.
Near by towns include: Chelsea - which hosts the Purple Rose Theater (Jeff Daniels' creation), "Sights and Sounds" on Thursday nights features multiple musical entertainment and street food, craft brewery, bakery, dining and shopping, and the Tree House – is a great play place for kids; Dexter has a lovely river walk, an old fashioned outdoor serviced A & W, bakery, quaint shops and restaurants; Hell (yes there really is a Hell Michigan) has Screams Ice Cream Parlor, miniature golfing, a chapel, and the Dam Site Inn restaurant. Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan, hosts theaters, music venues, outdoor fairs and shopping; Detroit and Windsor are only an hour and 15 minutes away for sports fans, casinos, festivals and more.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Chiminea, firepit...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $250
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 06/14/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Detroit Metro

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Two artists bought a small house on a beautiful lake and have been adding to it and enjoying it ever since.

Why the Owner Chose Gregory, MI, USA:
After searching for over three years finally found our dream spot.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Up north feel 20 minutes from town. Lake and trails outside the front door.

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Speaks: english



  • Early spring sunset.

    Early spring sunset.

  • Front of the house, view of front lawn, tree house, deck and screened in porch.

    Front of the house, view of front lawn, tree house, deck and screened in porch.

  • View of kitchen and custom glass mosaic backsplash.

    View of kitchen and custom glass mosaic backsplash.

  • Counter overlooking entry foyer.

    Counter overlooking entry foyer.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Lower bath.

    Lower bath.

  • Staircase looking down to first floor.

    Staircase looking down to first floor.

  • Bedroom 3.

    Bedroom 3.

  • Jacuzzi bath overlooking private balcony and lake.

    Jacuzzi bath overlooking private balcony and lake.

  • Summer lake view from the front of the house.

    Summer lake view from the front of the house.

  • Side of house, flower garden, and dock.

    Side of house, flower garden, and dock.

  • Mosaic detail.

    Mosaic detail.

  • Dining area.

    Dining area.

  • Screened-in porch.

    Screened-in porch.

  • Staircase and hall from master bedroom.

    Staircase and hall from master bedroom.

  • Bedroom 2.

    Bedroom 2.

  • Upper bath.

    Upper bath.

  • Master bedroom has a private balcony and connects to the jacuzzi room.

    Master bedroom has a private balcony and connects to the jacuzzi room.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Lake Front Home in the Pristine Pinckney Recreational Area

Gregory, MI, USA #693045

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