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8797 N Us Highway 31, Free Soil, MI 49411
0 Beds
2 Baths
n/a SqFt


Welcome to tranquility! This new construction, custom log home sits on 42+ acres and over 1700 ft of frontage overlooking the Big Sauble River, and includes a spring fed creek that is great for trout fishing. You also have over 14,000 sq ft of buildable area for anything your heart desires. You are conveniently located just under 2 hours from Grand Rapids, and 4 hours to Chicago. The home is tucked 1/2 miles off the road and not many know this peaceful property exists. The massive hand crafted Red Pine Logs and the huge front entryway make you think you are at Cabela's. Additional information attached Entering the home your eyes will be brought right to the 27' high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows that give you the perfect view of the water. Home has 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, with over 7200 sq ft of living area. Additional information attached. If you desire more bedrooms the basement could easily add 3-4 more bedrooms. Just off the living rooms is a den/library that can hold well over 2,000 books. This room is also ready for the fireplace of your dreams with the stack, chimney cap already in place, and 18 in poured concrete in the basement. Also included is the hand hewn Red Pine mantel. Just off the Den you will enter the gourmet kitchen with slow close Cherry finish cabinets, black walnut trim, top of the line Frigidaire Gallery appliance with induction stove that are still under warranty, 240 v instant water heater, 9 ft island that seats 7-8 people, and huge pantry with removable commercial grade stainless steal shelves. Also off the kitchen is a second bathroom, a mud room, and door to the fulling finished 3.5 stall garage. In the main garage you have a canning kitchen with a sink, propane stove, heated floors, frost free spigot with hose, several GFCI plugs, in floor drains, over 1000 sq ft of attic storage, and finished epoxy floors. The main level has a 2 bedrooms plus the master bedroom with cathedral ceilings, ventless propane furnace for the cooler nights, and French doors that lead out to the deck. Pocket doors lead to the laundry and bathroom. Bathroom has a 2 person hot tub that is indoor outdoor and is easy to move if desired, a swing out flat screen tv, and a large 8ft custom storage closet. The upstairs loft area could be used as a bedroom, office, or exercise room. The basement is over 3,000 sq ft with 2 bedrooms (could easily add 3-4 more) , in floor heat, fully insulated exterior walls, walls can be removed to allow for a collector to bring in a vintage car, or boat. This area also has a hidden swing door to store a 500 lb safe. The basement is also ready for a fireplace if desired. The basement workshop meets all fire codes for building and insurance purpose with steel ceiling, 8ft garage doors, 240 v power, 9000 watt Generac electric start generator that powers the house and the pole barn. We haven't even got to the outside of the home. The outside boast a massive 70 ft deck with cable railing for clear views, storage underneath with a roll up garage door, and hidden steel roof. The property has two barns 40x72' and 18x30'. Large barn has 8th loft storage on 3 sides, 12x12 garage door, fully insulted and finished, 8- 240v outlets, heated, 15'' blown in insulation, and insulated windows. Second barn has electricity and would be ideal for animals, or storage. The gazebo is so peaceful and has outlets all ready to power to be hooked up. There is also a cat walk deck that overlooks the clear river. This is a one of a kind home/lodge has so much to offer and the business possibilities are endless. This dream home could be a family, business, yoga, or equestrian retreat. It would be great for a Airbnb or bed & breakfast. Call listing agent Whitney Harrison for your private showing. 1) Seller will consider participation in bridge gap financing. 2) Seller will participate and allow buyer to do an IRS 1031 Exchange. (See below for more information on 1031 Exchange) ** 1031 Exchange Program: allows the buyer to sell his existing property, business, cottage, or home and allow the proceeds along with capital gains to be applied towards the new purchase of this home without taxation at the time of transaction.
  • Price:
  • $1,890,000
  • Full Baths:
  • 2
  • Acreage:
  • 42.33
  • Year Built:
  • 2020
  • Listing ID #:
  • 23000953
  • Street Address:
  • 8797 N Us Highway 31
  • City:
  • Free Soil
  • State:
  • Michigan
  • Postal Code:
  • 49411
  • County:
  • Mason
  • Community:
  • Masonoceanamanistee - O
  • Subarea:
  • Masonoceanamanistee - O
  • Listing Status:
  • Active
  • Listing Type:
  • Commercial Sale
School District: Mason Cnty Central
  • Features:
  • Multi User Facility, Outdoor Storage
  • Foundation:
  • Concrete Perimeter
  • Number Of Units:
  • 14
  • Total # Of Buildings:
  • 3
  • Type Of Roof:
  • Composition
  • Year Built:
  • 2020
  • Business Type:
  • Professional/Office, Professional Service, Restaurant, Bar/Tavern/Lounge, Recreation, Institutional
  • Lot Square Footage:
  • 1843895
  • Zoning Description:
  • Mixed Use
  • Included In Sale:
  • { Equipment: True, Furniture: True, Real Estate: True }
  • On Market Date:
  • 2023-01-11
  • Originating Mls:
  • Michigan Regional Information Center (michric)
  • Terms:
  • 2nd Mortgage, Conventional, Other, Assumable, Cash
  • Cross Street:
  • Free Soil Rd & Forest Trail R
  • Property Taxes:
  • $6,593
  • Tax Year:
  • 2022
  • Existing Water:
  • Well, Public
  • Heating:
  • Radiant, Propane
  • Sewage Type:
  • Septic System
  • Utilities:
  • Telephone, Propane, Cable Connected
  • Water Name:
  • Big Sable River
  • Waterfront:
  • Yes
  • Waterfront Description:
  • Private Frontage






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  • Listing Provided By Keller Williams Northern Michigan Hometown

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