9555 Fairview Avenue, Williamsburg


3 Beds
3 Baths
2,259 Sqft
2 Acres
2 Garages

Welcome to 'The Point', a one-of-a-kind property that will take your breath away. A cherished family retreat for many decades, this unique 2-acre parcel is the very tip of the Skegemog Point peninsula, boasting a generous 1,300 feet of prime, sandy frontage on both Elk Lake and Lake Skegemog, with sunrise and sunset views! Set beneath tall mature hardwoods and pines that tell tales of the rich history of 'The Point', this property is a reflection of everything that is good about waterfront living in the Traverse City area of northern Michigan. The main house offers 180 degrees of water views from it's abundant windows. Additional highlights include a knotty pine interior, beamed cathedral ceilings in the living room graced with a stone fireplace, skylights and a unique loft; and two master suites, each with a private bath, walk-in closet and fireplace. 'The Chapel', once part of a Catholic boys' camp on site, was built from site-grown virgin timber, and features a stone fireplace, knotty pine interior, loft, a charming vintage kitchen, and it will sleep 4-6 people. You'll find additional sleeping space off the over-sized garage, complete with a 3/4 bath. Additional buildings include a boathouse and the 'decoy shed', an important part of the excellent waterfowl hunting on this piece. This property is located about 15 miles from the Cherry Capital Airport, as well as the entertainment, shopping, and dining of Traverse City. Just as the waters meet at the tip of this peninsula property, so will your family long to come together at this special place, year after year.

Essential Information
MLS® #1856576
Full Baths3
Square Footage2,259
Year Built1947
TypeSingle Family

1 Story, Ranch, Private Water Frontage

Community Information
Address9555 Fairview Avenue
SubdivisionMetes and Bounds
CountyGrand Traverse
Zip Code49690
# of Garages2
Is WaterfrontYes

WATER: Private Well SEWER: Private Septic


Detached, Door Opener, Paved Driveway, Finished Rooms


Inland Lake, All Sports, Water View, Sandy Bottom, Sandy Shoreline, Private Dock, Priv Frontage (Wtr Side)

HeatingForced Air, Geothermal, Oil
Has BasementYes
BasementPartial, Unfinished
FireplacesFireplace(s), Gas, Wood
Interior Features

Skylights, Cathedral Ceilings, Bay Window(s), Foyer Entrance, Walk-In Closet(s), Pantry, Solarium/Sun Room, Loft, Beamed Ceilings, Built-In Bookcase, Breakfast Nook


Refrigerator, Disposal, Dishwasher, Microwave, Washer, Dryer, Blinds, Drapes, Ceiling Fan, Wall Oven, Cook Top

Exterior FeaturesDeck, Landscaped, Garden Area
Lot Description

See legal desc., Wooded, Level, Rolling

School Information
DistrictElk Rapids Schools
Additional Information
Date ListedJanuary 21st, 2019
Days on Market240
Listing Details
OfficeColdwell Banker Schmidt-522
Office Address522 E Front St
Property History
Status Changed from Extend to Active
Status Changed from Price Change to Extend
Status Changed from Active to Price ChangePrice Reduced from $1,950,000 to $1,750,000
Status Changed from Price Change to Active
Status Changed from Active to Price ChangePrice Reduced from $2,390,000 to $1,950,000
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