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A Dining Guide to Petoskey, Michigan

If you’re traveling through the northern side of Michigan, be sure to stop in Petosky. Located on the southern side of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan, it boasts having one of the most treasured downtown areas in all the United States. The shops and residents bring a blend of future innovations while still respectfully showcasing the true beauty of the past.

With several marinas at your disposal and plenty of docking space, you can spend the day enjoying the wild waters of Lake Michigan on your boat or yacht. Or you can strut around the heritage square and see what treasures you may find as you walk the same steps as some famous people of history. But, be sure to save some time to enjoy one of the many…

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SOLD: 401 Winslow Road Edwards, CO 81632 - $2,400,000
MLS: 925964 - Singletree home in Edwards, CO sells

The Crown Jewel of Singletree, this home has been fully remodeled to the nines. Featuring the finest mountain contemporary finishes, jaw-dropping views of the ski slopes, a rooftop hot tub and outdoor spaces throughout. With both a porte-cochre and a 4-car garage, there is plenty of space for mountain toys or a car collection. For help selling your Luxury Estate contact Brook Walsh - brook@aboderealestate.com, www.brookwalsh.com or (231) 459-3179 today!

Brook attributes his professional network and state-of-the-art real estate marketing to be the biggest factor that made the home sell so quickly, in addition to the already high demand…

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When you search for Lake Charlevoix vacation rentals, we at Northern Michigan Escapes suggest you start with our listings. Of the more than 185 distinctive vacation homes we offer, 50 of these houses lie within the Charlevoix town limits. You can enjoy these breathtaking lake view homes year-round.

Lake Charlevoix Vacation Rentals

Our expansive holdings in Northern Michigan provide you with a plethora of vacation options from one-bedroom condos to seven-bedroom estates. Our Lake Charlevoix vacation rentals offer the ideal retreat for time away, breathtaking views, and a multitude of nearby watersports. We know the area rather well and can point you to the resources you need to rent a boat, SeaDoo, water skis, or other water fun equipment. We…

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The Reserve homes and homesites, at Boyne Mountain Resort, are heavily wooded sites offering the ultimate in privacy and seclusion.

Homes and homesites in the Reserve are strategically located next to the Alpine and Monument golf courses, much like the Edelweiss Club home and homesites. 

Unlike the Mountain Club homes and homesites, or the Edelweiss Club home and homesites, the Reserve is technically not a part of Boyne Mountain Resort. That means the shuttle doesn't run to/from the neighborhood. However, one of the more creative things the association has done is to create a private clubhouse on top of Boyne Mountain's ski slopes. They call this private clubhouse Kitz Cabin and it's exclusively designed for owners (not even renters can…

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Edelweiss Club homes and homesites at Boyne Mountain Resort represent one of the most exclusive communities in Boyne Mountain Resort, and truly all of Northern Michigan. From a lifestyle perspective, being at the resort allows one to partake in the following activities: downhill skiing, tubing, zip-line, golf, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, boating, sleigh rides, and so much more. Specifically, these homes and homesites are unique in that they are all considered ski-in/ski-out. (Certainly, some sites are better than others)

The Edelweiss Club map illustrates thirty-six homesites that are available to build your dream home. One has to travel through the Mountain Cabin neighborhood in order to get to Edelweiss Club.

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Creekside Condominiums at Boyne Mountain Resort are the newest and most upscale condos, without a remodel, in the entire resort. The condominiums come in two and four-bedroom models.

Creekside condominiums are located directly on the ski slopes and offer some of the easiest ski-in/ski-out access in all of Boyne Mountain. (Similar to the Disciples Village neighborhood, but with slightly more limited chairlift operational hours.)

Upon entering the Creekside condominiums, the gourmet kitchen with mountain views, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast bar is the first thing you see.

Within close proximity to the kitchen, is the wide-open living and dining rooms with a lot of natural light due to the wonderful wall…

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SOLD: 02787 Zermatt Lane, Boyne City, MI 49712 - $1,200,000 MLS: 457735 - Brook Walsh sells Boyne Mountain Real Estate

Boyne Mountain real estate is a skier`s paradise offering the best skiing and boarding in the lower peninsula. Get on the slopes quickly where you can spend a day on one of the many groomed runs, half-pipe, or tubing park. Expert and beginners are equally delighted as Boyne Mountain can accommodate your needs. Lessons and rentals are available for all ages at the main lodge. Tickets for Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands are interchangeable.

Not tired yet? Boyne features the largest and best indoor water park in Michigan Avalanche Bay will cool off or warm up whichever the case maybe you can slide, splash, surf, or…

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At the time of your arrival, you will instantly notice a serene elegance and beautiful vistas that are all around you. The clubhouse at this golf course is 14,000 square feet, and it can be found residing on a bluff that overlooks Little Traverse Bay.

You will feel enticed to take in the views while you relax at the clubhouse. They have everything that you may want to enjoy, not just golfing. The golfing is a great thing to enjoy though as this course has 18 holes that can be played at any time of day.

If you are at the golf course during lunchtime, you can relax and enjoy the sunshine while you are eating by using the patio area. Once it is evening time, if you are a member of the club, you can enjoy an event that is for members only.

With this golf…

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Mountain Club homes and homesites at Boyne Mountain Resort represent estate-sized parcels characterized by the rolling hills perched high above deer lake. This golf course living lifestyle-focused community allows its owners to enjoy a serene and very private locale inside of the resort.

One of the best things about Boyne Mountain Resort is the plethora of golf. If that fits your lifestyle you will certainly want to consider The Mountain Club as the homesites are located on the Monument golf course. In addition, the neighborhood is close to ski slopes and the Village of Boyne Mountain.

Mountain Club homes encompass many of the great design elements of modern homes. With open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and plenty of entertaining space.

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SOLD: 1 Water Street, Cottage 8, Boyne City, MI 49712 - $890,000 
MLS: 463726 - Brook Walsh sells Boyne City, MI Resort Cottages condo 

Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate

Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home to make lifelong memories that endure for their entire family, leave a profound legacy for generations, and they want a solid financial investment at the same time.  While the area does have many good realtors, there aren’t many with the unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing background. Brook uses his diverse skill set to help clients properly evaluate and determine whether a vacation home makes financial sense.

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