MLS# 1126070 Property Type: Single Family Active
MICHIGAN HOME/HOBBY FARM FOR SALE! This home is located in the Village of Sidnaw, in Duncan Township, in the south-eastern part of Houghton County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - an area that contains thousands of acres of Ottawa National Forest Land. An area rich in history, the Village of Sidnaw was founded in the late 1880s during the logging hay days. The name of the community, Sidnaw is a Native American word for a small hill by a creek. Yet today, a section of the Village is called Addition to Hill Creek, and the property offered for sale is in this subdivision. Lumbermen, Gunlak Bergland and Thomas Nestor subdivided the Village, and harvested the high quality white pine in the area. The D.S.S. and A. Railroad provided transportation of their top-quality lumber to faraway places, and the Village boomed. It was the center of Henry Ford's hardwood empire. A Civilian Conservation Corps camp built in the area, was later used as a work camp for German POWs during World War II. The well known Main East-West Snowmobile Trail 8/15 goes right through Sidnaw, then heads northward toward the Ottawa National Forest. The Sno-Valley Riders is an active club. The Ottawa National Forest - covers 993,010 acres of land in the Upper Peninsula! These lands offer a variety of hunting opportunities ranging from small game to large animals. Black Bear, Canada Goose, Duck and Mergansers, Ruffed Grouse, Whitetail Deer, and Woodcock exist here. You enter the One-Story, Ranch Style Home into a large Mud Room/Utility Room. There is lots of storage space here, and places to hang your outer ware, and dry your boots. There is a gas cook stove here, and lots of shelving which was used by the Current owner as a Summer Kitchen, and for Canning. An Indoor Furnace, and a Water Heater, with water pre-heated by an Exterior Wood Burning Boiler, is located here. A few steps up to the home’s main level takes you to a very spacious Kitchen/Dining Area. A large central Serving Bar, and plentiful counter space makes this a perfect kitchen for preparing meals and gathering with friends. There is a sliding glass door at one end of the room which opens to a large deck at the front of the home, and a large Dining Area window facing the back, provides a view of the large back yard and gardens. The very large Living Room features a freestanding wood stove, and sets of sliding glass doors that also open to the Front Deck. This cozy room has lots of room for seating your family or guests. One Bedroom, located off the living room would be great for sleeping, or for that Office Space you need for working at home, or for children who are schooling at home. The far end of the living room leads you to a Full Bath, and two Bedrooms. Outside, the property has a large Pole Barn, which could house a business operation, another large Pole Barn with drive through capability, an Open-Side storage building high enough to store your... Continued In Addendum
Remarks Continued: Motor Home, Recreation Vehicles, and Boats. An outdoor Wood Burning Boiler is also located here, and provides most of the heating for the home. There are huge fenced in gardens with good soil for growing your vegetables, and lots of yard space for recreation. If you are seeking a place to exchange “City Life” for a Country Home where you can get “Close To The Earth” plan your trip to see this property!
Listing Provided Courtesy of TIM KEOHANE - GREAT LAKES AND LAND REAL ESTATE COMPANY