Your dream farm and chance to live the country life are here in Benzonia. This enchanting 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath exquisitely remodeled farmhouse, detached garage and newer Morton pole building sit attractively on 26 pastoral acres. Work the land or lease the tillable acreage currently planted in hay. Launch your kayak and fish at the nearby Betsie River public access or travel a couple minutes east of your paved driveway to village amenities. The house sits on a knoll for long-distance countryside views with a privacy line of trees beside the yard. The home’s main floor includes a bedroom as well as a full bath and laundry separated by a hallway from the large eat-in kitchen area. This space could easily become a family room, with its gas woodstove and charming brick hearth, ceiling fan, and glass doors to the low-maintenance deck. In the kitchen you will find custom cabinetry, a deep famer’s sink, Corian counters, a gas stove/oven and wood flooring. The formal dining room features a built-in hutch and shares a service counter with the kitchen. A main level parlor room with fieldstone surround natural fireplace and marble mantle opens to the living room, providing overflow for guests as you entertain. The second floor features 3 bedrooms, a full bath, and a private half bath off the main bedroom. This bedroom also includes a built-in desk, cupboards and wardrobe, and a window seat. The full-sized bathroom features a pedestal sink and tiled shower with glass doors. Tall ceilings, wainscoting, wide baseboard moldings, the south-facing covered front porch add farmhouse ambiance. A full basement and two attics provide ample storage. Improvements include the electrical system, natural gas forced air furnace with attached woodburner, water softener, Andersen windows, chimney, vinyl siding, pole barn and septic. Live like a fabled country mouse in a scenic setting.
Listing courtesy of Stapleton Realty. Selling Office: Coldwell Banker Schmidt-522.