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MLS# 469478 Turn-key investment property in the Northern Michigan Escapes rental pool! This beautiful 5-bedroom home is perfectly nestled between the championship golf courses and the slopes in the Reserve at Boyne Mountain and accommodates up to 15 guests with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a bonus room! Featuring granite countertops, slate tile floors, floor to ceiling stone fireplace, wet bar, jetted tub, and more! Enjoy 2 large decks, one located on the main level, and the other on the lower level. The paved walk/bike path outside of the front door will take you all the way down to Deer Lake or over to the Boyne Mountain Village.

Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home…

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MLS# 469023 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 ski way that runs under the lift). You can sit in the living room and watch the chairlift pass by! Easy access on and off of Boyne Mountain will make this property a favorite for you and your group, and one that you will want to build traditions in. Private hot tub, ski storage, gas burning outdoor fire-pit, surround sound throughout the home, bumper pool table and 2 larger living rooms will allow everyone in the group to make themselves right at home. Enjoy the spacious kitchen with seating at the dining…

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One of the top winter activities in Michigan is downhill skiing (also known as Alpine skiing).

Here are our recommendations for the greatest Northern Michigan ski resorts for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing this winter (Northwest Michigan - Lower Peninsula).

Michigan ski resorts typically open between the middle of November and the beginning of December. Many ski resorts close their doors at the end of March. Some Michigan ski resorts, however, are able to stay open into April thanks to deep bases of machine-made and natural snow.

Caberfae Peaks

In addition to Michigan's highest lift-serviced peaks, Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort has some of the state's largest vertical drops.

A total of 34 runs are available for skiers and riders of…

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Winter is here, which means it's time to go skiing and riding. The greatest slopes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skiers/snowboarders are listed in this guide to Northern Michigan ski resorts.

Northern Michigan's Best Beginner Ski/Boarding Resorts

The key to picking the best Northern Michigan ski resort for beginners isn't so hidden after all. There are no such things as bad choices. Because being beginner-friendly is a point of pride for Michigan hills, most have specific sections meant to help novices of all ages succeed in the sport.

Caberfae | Cadillac, Michigan
If your group's goal is to start on the bunny hill and soon progress beyond it, look for ski deals that aren't too expensive. Caberfae Peaks in Cadillac, for example, is…

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SOLD: 02161 Deerview Drive Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $330,000
MLS: 453423 - Disciples Village Condo at Boyne Mountain Resort Sold

Brook Walsh's Listing At Boyne Mountain Resort Sells For $330,000!

This was a fantastic transaction for Brook Walsh, NorthernMichiganEscapes.com founder, and Associate Broker for BrookWalsh.com. Brooks's client originally bought at Boyne Mountain to spend time with his son and because of the tremendous timing in the real estate market. With Brooks' advice, he purchased his condo for $180,000. Several years later, after his son graduated from high school and moved to Colorado he decided to sell and invest in other things. Brook listed the condo and shortly thereafter he negotiated the sale. Besides, the new client was…

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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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There are a lot of skis out there, making the task of finding the right pair for you feel like an enormous undertaking. But with a basic understanding of the different types of skis, how camber and rocker work, and how to choose the right length, you’ll be able to narrow down the selection and get out on the snow.

To choose the right skis, these are the key decision points:

  1. Choose the type of ski based on your preferred terrain: Your choices are all-mountain skis, all-mountain wide skis, powder skis, and backcountry skis. The type of skis you choose will be based on the type of skiing you plan to do.

  2. Find your preferred ski length: As a general rule, choose a ski length that comes up to between your chin and the top of your head. Use our size…

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SOLD: 02499 Meadow Lane, Door 314, Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $629,000
MLS: 466623 - 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,…

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SOLD: 02780 Boyne Mountain Rd, Unit 49, Doors 246 & 248, Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $230,000 
MLS: 464293 - 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…

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SOLD: 02662 Disciples Ct, Door 728, Boyne Falls, MI 49713 - $485,000 
MLS: 464468 - 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,…

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