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Luxury Lakefront Lake Michigan Home in Saugatuck

Luxury Lakefront Lake Michigan Home in Saugatuck

Today I’m featuring a luxury retreat lakefront on Lake Michigan in western Michigan. Six minutes from Saugatuck, ten minutes from Douglas, and fifteen minutes from Fennville, this estate offers the best of lakefront property while being minutes from dining, shopping, arts, and schools.


Epitome of a Luxury Home

Whether seeking a luxury getaway home or private lakefront residence, this home is the quintessential definition of Michigan’s finest. This spectacular 46-acre estate with 135 feet of private Lake Michigan water frontage, boasts endless nights of West Michigan sunsets. Luxury and quality abound in this custom built 7 bedroom, 7 full and 2 half bathroom home, which includes two fully self-contained apartments, providing perfect, private guest retreats. Unrivaled construction and craftsmanship defines the home, with reclaimed Jarrah wood from Australia, metal roofing, and high-end materials throughout. An open floor plan combined with traditional spaces makes for an inviting and warm feel. The chef’s kitchen is the heart of the home, with large comfortable gathering space and high end appliances. Windows overlook the patio providing ample natural light and double French doors open to the outside dining area. Beyond the dining patio lies a lawn and the resort style pool, complete with separate hot tub. Trees ring the area providing a seclude oasis of relaxation and enjoyment. On the lake, a screened-in porch with pot belly stove makes for the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing afternoon and evening listening to the waves lap the beach. Or meander your way out to the large slate front porch and take in the lake views.


Beautiful Indoor Living

The main floor primary suite is positioned for optimal privacy, and is finished with a dramatic vaulted ceiling, built-ins, and custom bath with solid surfaces throughout. Upstairs in the main home you will find two of bedrooms with their own private decks. In addition, the second floor includes a primary suite that is nothing short of a luxurious sanctuary. Large bathrooms complete with radiant heat floors, solid surfaces, walk-in closet with custom storage, and views of the water make the suite complete. This suite also features two decks on the lakeside, one of them accessed via the secret door and acts as the owl's nest, providing maximum views from the highest point on the home. While up there, enjoy the private daybed relaxation room, ideal for a moment alone with a good book. The lower level is finished with a rec room, workout space, and unfinished area that could easily be converted to a theater room.


Outdoor Resort Style Amenities

The surrounding property is finished with amazing features. Descend the stone staircase from the patio into an oasis-like, perfectly manicured backyard, rivaling the finest resorts. Inground pool and spa, along with large deck area provide a space that will ensure decades of summertime fun and memories at the lake. The 40 acres to the east may be split for future development possibilities, and still offer privacy for the home and remaining 6 acres. Attached is a three bay heated garage and separate bicycle garage. The home includes a whole house generator, central vacuum, and top-grade mechanicals as just some of the additional fine features you will find in this once in a lifetime opportunity ideally located near Saugatuck, Douglas, and Fennville.

For a video tour of this property at 2975 Lakeshore Drive, Saugatuck, MI 49453, and more photos go here. To find out more about this property or others in the western Michigan area contact the following.


Kersh Ruhl



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