TRAVERSE CITY AREA; EARTH-BERMED HOME AND 14 ACRES ON WILLIAMSBURG CREEK! Get off the Grid or not in this unique, one-owner home. Built in the 80's with practicality and forethought, by intention this home is inexpensive to run. Maintenance is easy with metal roof and little exposed exterior. 18'' cement block earth-bermed walls enclose 3 sides, utilizing thermal mass to keep the house cool in summer, warm in winter. High ceilings provide natural light and good air flow. Choose the eco-friendly wood stove(harvest your own wood) or the forced air furnace. Barely visible from the road, there is privacy here. This house can absorb a large group, yet be comfortable for 2. The main level open floor plan offers a spacious kitchen and living room, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, a workshop, laundry room, and a bonus room. Upstairs is the loft/family room, 1 bedroom, bridge to office.

The 30 x 40 x 10' pole barn has a metal roof, cement floor, 220, a 7' and an 8' foor, shelving. Plenty of space for the tractor, rider, firewood processing, storage, vehicles, toys. Outside is a large staging area for big projects, heavy equipment, whatever you want to do. There is parking for many cars. The yard around the home is huge, big enough for games, gardens, animals. Grow some beef, chickens, horses.

Surrounded by your own 14 acres of woods, there is PEACE AND QUIET here. Plenty of nature, birds, deer, turkeys. Take the trails to 500' of frontage on Williamsburg Ck. Cross the bridge to hunt. Aother trail leads to a beautiful view and swimming area with 2 islands. Trout love the clean gravel bottom. Here you can live in your own world, surrounded by Nature. You can "unplug". Yet it's only a short commute to the City and its amenities. The local area offers Elk Lake and its Chain of Lakes, a boat launch, and public land is close by. This location is a recreational paradise for those who love swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking and snomobiling.

Survival Features
Barn, Marketable Timber, Pasture
Grid Connected
Cell, Internet, Phone, Satellite
Year Round Road
Large Properties, River/Lake
Home Features
3 bedrooms
2 baths


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