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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: 00870 Pointe Dr Unit 61, Boyne City, MI 49712 - $840,000
MLS: 465918 - Brook Walsh Sells Boyne City Real Estate

Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate

Brook Walsh 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 Boyne City Real Estate makes financial sense.

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You might be surprised that a midwestern state provides gorgeous lakes, four exhilarating seasons, intense natural beauty, and hidden gems that rival the greatest resorts for amenities. Lake Charlevoix Hotels, The Edgewater Inn in Charlevoix, Michigan and the Water Street Inn, in Boyne City, Michigan offer gorgeous rooms, condominiums, and suites that match your affluent lifestyle itineraries perfectly.

Northern Michigan Escapes strives to curate the ideal holiday event of distinction with our outstanding properties located right in the middle of gorgeous sand dunes and beaches kissed by electric blue lakes and scenic drives framed with sweet cherry trees and vineyards.

Incredible, Exclusive Bookings at Lake Charlevoix Hotels

Understanding…

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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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A Travel Guide to Northern Michigan

Want to make your life fuller and happier? Then traveling is the best answer as it helps to re-discover yourself and makes you healthier. In addition, you get to know about new cultures, people, and places, which boosts your confidence. There are several places to visit for tourism and one of the best and most relaxing places in Northern Michigan.

Northern Michigan is a famous tourist destination as it has a number of national forests, lakes and rivers, several small cities, and much more. It is very easy to find and enjoy the simplest of pleasures in Michigan as it has endless nature for tourists. There are more cities to explore in Michigan that are mentioned below:

Traverse City

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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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The Harborage is a private residential association of 102 condominium homes located in Boyne City, Michigan.  The association is situated on 21 acres of lush green landscaped property.  The Harborage enjoys nearly one-half mile of frontage on beautiful Lake Charlevoix with all homes overlooking either the lake or the marina.  The western-facing site with long lake views offers spectacular sunsets.

The Harborage neighborhood is known for its world-class marina, similar to the Resort Cottages neighborhood, which even has its own gas station. 

The Harborage neighborhood has one of the strongest associations in Northern Michigan. They do a great job of ensuring this older community is well maintained and stays in impeccable shape. Many…

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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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With beautiful Lake Charlevoix out your front door, this unique opportunity is just as ideal for the culture seeker and foodie as it is for the outdoor enthusiast.  Spend your time enjoying Boyne City’s top-ranking restaurants, art galleries, and excellent retail stores.  Walk to downtown events such as up north’s best farmers market, Stroll the Streets, gazebo concerts, festivals, and parades.

The Resort Cottage condos can are all three-bedroom condos, overlook Lake Charlevoix, and many have a 45ft boat slip. There are nine units at The Resort Cottages. 

The Resort Cottages neighborhood is well known for its private marina, similar to the Harborage neighborhood, and each owner has usually has a private boat slip.

These condos are…

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‚ÄčOn a gentle promontory of Lake Charlevoix's south shore, lies Sommerset Pointe Lake Charlevoix, an intimate and exclusive waterfront destination in Northern Michigan.  Sommerset Pointe's spectacular setting blends an authentic maritime atmosphere with all of the contemporary amenities that you have come to expect.  Located just west of Boyne City, its convenient location is ideal for a weekend getaway, with small-town events only minutes away.

Available in two layouts: 2,195 square-foot, 3-bed, 2-bath single-floor lower unit and a 3,700 square-foot, 2-story upper unit with 4-bed, 4-bath. Both include an attached 2-car garage and spacious walkout patio overlooking Lake Charlevoix. The interior features fantastic attention to detail and high-end…

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