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MLS 1112828
W504 County Road 426 Alfred, MI 49819-0000  

CUSTOM LOG HOME ON THE NORTH BRANCH OF THE FORD RIVER, NEAR THE VILLAGE OF ALFRED, IN WEST BRANCH TOWNSHIP OF DICKINSON COUNTY - IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN! Dickinson County is located on the Michigan-Wisconsin border in the central portion of the Upper Peninsula. It is separated from the State of Wisconsin by the Menominee River, which forms the County's southern border. Dickinson County is bordered on the west by Iron County, on the north by Marquette County, and on the east by Menominee County. Dickinson County has 645 miles of Rivers - The 21.7 Acre parcel being offered for sale has 1,300 +/- feet of frontage on the northern shore of the cold, clear waters of the North Branch of the Ford River. This branch flows through a pristine forested watershed, and is great for canoeing and kayaking as well as fishing. The Ford River is a Blue Ribbon Trout river that is a 108-mile-long tributary of Lake Michigan, and is known for Brook trout. An Intermediate; Class I-III River, it is an ideal destination for whitewater paddling. Spring runoff from late April to early June swells the Ford’s volume to levels that make it a swift and spirited river. Dickinson County has 220,000 acres of land available for Public Use - The home is located 1/8 mile from thousands of acres of the Copper Country State Forest - these forests are heavy with Birch, Maple, Red and White pine. There are great opportunities for exploring, and hiking. Sightings of Bald Eagle, Beaver, Fox, Grouse, Loons, Mink, Snowshoe Hare, Turkey, Whitetail Deer, and Woodcock are common. In the Spring wild turkeys abound. Fall bird hunting for Grouse and woodcock. Bear and deer are always prevalent. Dickinson County area also offers many opportunities for ORV/ATV riders. ATV's may be used on the sides of paved and unpaved COUNTY ROADS... and you may cross State or US highways. Snowmobiling is a way of life in the Upper Peninsula. In this county there is a network of 118 miles of well-groomed trails which connect with the trails in the rest of the Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin! The Tri-County Snowmobile Club does a tremendous job of keeping the trails open, cleaned up and groomed. They keep the trails well marked and also have road identification signs at many of the intersections. Trails 32 and 33 are not far away. The custom built Log Home was built in 1998, and features Cedar Mill Truss Frame Construction. It features a Lower Level Open Floor Plan, with a 14x17 Front Room warmed by a LP Gas Stove, with access to an L-Shaped (12x16 and 8x14) recently added Sun Room that overlooks the river. The country style Kitchen is complete with granite counter tops and a center island for casual dining, and a more formal seating area with a beautiful view of outside. Two Bed Rooms, a Full Bath with an antique claw foot tub complete this floor. A large open stairway system leads to the Upper Level. Here is another large, private Bedroom, 1/2 Bath, and Office/Sitting... Continued In Addendum
Price $358,000 Ttl Baths: 3 Frontage:  River
Style: 2 Story Full Baths: 1 School: North Dickinson County
Trailside: No Partial Baths: 2 Lot Size:
Bedrooms: 3 Waterview: River Acres: 21.70

Ttl Sqft: 2990 Garage:

Room Sizes

Fireplace:  Two,Wood Burning,Gas Garage Size:  Four or More,Detached Living Room Size: 14x17
Year Built: 1998 County: Dickinson Dining Area Size: 10x10
Lake/River:  North Branch Ford River Deeded Water Access: Kitchen Size: 16x19
Waterfront: River Foundation: Poured Family Room Size:  11x28
Exterior: Log Basement Size:    Walk Out Bedroom 1 Size: 14x15
Construction: Log   Bedroom 2 Size: 10x11
    Bedroom 3 Size:10x10

Addendum: Remarks Continued: Area overlooking the Living Area below. The finished Lower Level includes a Recreation Room with a pellet stove and game area, Bedroom, 6x6 Indoor Sauna with steam shower, 3/4 Bath, 8x16 Wine Room, and Utility Room. A walk-out doorway leads to a brick patio with a hot tub. The exterior of the home is all set up for outdoor entertainment on the octagon Trex deck, which has a wheelchair access ramp. A partial paved driveway provides ample parking. There are several Out Buildings that provide storage and support outdoor activities. A 24 x 33 Garage, a 23 x 32 Garage, a 24 x 33 Garage with an exterior stairway to an upstairs Guest Loft, and a 6 x 9 Green House are set around the home. The park-like 22.7 acres feature gardens, flower beds, ornamental trees, food plots, and hunting blinds. A windmill is located beside a large pond, and the winding river banks provide access to waterfowl and wildlife viewing. To view this beautiful property contact us today!

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