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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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SOLD: 02787 Zermatt Lane Boyne City, MI 49712 - $808,000
MLS: 453930 - Ski In/Ski Out Boyne Mountain Home in Exclusive Gated Community Sells

The Alpine House has it all! This beautiful 4-bedroom private home located in the gated community at Boyne Mountain provides an abundance of gathering space and seating areas for your entire group and is TRULY only STEPS away from the Alpine chairlift (the skiway that runs under the lift). You can sit in the living room and watch the chairlift pass by.

Please contact Brook Walsh for help with your Boyne Mountain real estate at, or call (231) 459-3179 for a showing today!


Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate

Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate…

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SOLD: 02569 Disciples Court Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $485,000
MLS: 463271 - Ski In/Ski Out Boyne Mountain Resort Disciples Village Condominium for Sale

Ski home after a long day on the slopes with this cozy ski-in/ski-out condo located in Disciples Village. Approximately 100 yards from the Disciples Ridge chair lift, this cozy atmosphere is great for families and ski groups.

This unique condo features two kitchens and two living areas, including a great kids area with table and chairs for the younger family members, along with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The unit had all new mattress installed 2020! The master suite has a king bed; the 2nd bedroom has 2 queen beds and a 3rd Bedroom/loft with 2 queen beds. The 4th bedroom in the lower level has a queen…

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The Deer Lake Villas is a two-bedroom condominiums neighborhood located on Deer Lake, a 440-acre all-sports lake on the back side of the Boyne Mountain property.

Once you travel past the Mountain Cabin neighborhood, you will pass the golf driving range and stumble upon one of Boyne Mountains' hidden gems, the Deer Lake Villas.

Benefits of Deer Lake Villa ownership include:

  • Waterfront location next to the Beach House Restaurant
  • Across from the Monument and Alpine golf courses
  • Shuffle board courts
  • Master bedroom with whirlpool tub
  • Tennis Court

The tiki hut is synonymous with the Deer Lake Villas neighborhood. This beachside resting spot is the perfect place for a refreshing beverage while keeping an eye on all…

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The Benefits of Living the Golf Lifestyle

Many have never heard the phrase "Golf Lifestyle". It's a fairly new term, referring to a lifestyle that few ever thought possible. Regardless, hundreds of residents overlooking Michigan's enjoyable golf resort market agree; a life of luxury and beautiful sceneries is ideal. Players consider Northern Michigan a treasure among the most nationally acclaimed golf lifestyle locations for real estate options.

Out of a handful of states in the country, it highlights Scottish-style courses with unique taste and quality. However, many well-off tee-shot connoisseurs have not yet had time to "check out" the astounding beauty of Northern Michigan's on and off-course amenities. That's okay, buying residences in the…

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Bay Harbor: The Community You Dreamed of But Didn’t Think Existed!

Ask historians to describe the state of Michigan’s earliest settlements and you can expect a fanciful look at romantic explorers, Native American encampments and idyllic tales of villages popping up along Lake Michigan. But history didn’t end with the evolution of powerful cities and industries that made the state unique among neighbors: One of the state's most beautiful locations, Bay Harbor, has a unique past.

Once a rough and tumble mining town set up along the lake that also produced some of the Midwest’s constantly-needed cement plants, 1200 acres of pristine land, totaling five miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, were ravaged in the name of progress.

Despite sporadic attempts at…

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01992 Morning Dove Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $435,000

MLS: 457335 - Disciples Village Ski In/Ski Out Condo Sale at Boyne Mountain Resort

“SKI-IN/SKI-OUT” is the best-priced slopeside Disciple’s condo available for sale at Boyne Mountain Resort with the upper unit with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and the lower private owners unit has an additional 1 bedroom suite complete with an additional kitchen and living area. This condo is located on Boyneland Ski Run, your family and friends can enjoy skiing/snowboarding conveniently from your condo while others can watch all the ski activities from the comfort of your living room.

For help selling your Boyne Mountain Real Estate contact Brook Walsh -, or…

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East Jordan With Canadian vibes in the winter and hints of Maine coastal scenes in the spring and summer, East Jordan, Michigan is a small, but highly rated 4-season destination. Located just 15 miles south of Charlevoix, East Jordan is aptly named for the Jordan River, which meets with this lake. East Jordan offers a myriad of things to do, most notably outdoor things, that will keep anyone satisfied no matter their reason or expectations while visiting. Drive up to northern Michigan, and you'll find this little yet exciting town just miles away from Lake Michigan. With plenty of options to eat out, live and vibrant events to attend during the summer and year-round activities truly unique to the area, East Jordan…

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Boyne City is located in Charlevoix Country in the state of Michigan. It is a small city with a big heart. A lot of the activities and businesses in Boyne City are linked to the beautiful Lake Charlevoix, which has 60 miles of shoreline. From the spectacular Fourth of July celebrations to bustling downtown shops, this city has a lot to offer to visitors and residents.

There are activities for all ages and all seasons. The fun never stops in this town. Here is a guide for first-timers to Boyne City, MI:

A Brief History of Boyne City, MI 

Boyne City was established in 1856. It was known as Boyne at the time. In 1904, the name was changed to Boyne City. John and Harriet Miller, considered as the father of Boyne City, were the first permanent…

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FOR SALE: Cortina Court Boyne City, MI 49712
MLS: 461207 - $2,495,000

WOW, your chance to build the nicest ski-in/ski-out property in the Midwest in Boyne Mountain Resorts exclusive gated Edelweiss community located in beautiful Boyne Falls, Michigan. Customize this world-class home with preliminary Architecture work performed by world-renowned Visbeen Architects. This home will be approximately 5,000 sq feet, have a three-car garage, workshop, family room, recreation room, covered patio with dual indoor/outdoor fireplace, main level master, a significant amount of outdoor living space with decks, outdoor fireplace, outdoor kitchen, outdoor hot tub, and even a skier bridge for easy ski-in/ski-out access. There is a not a ski-in/ski-out…

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