11222 S Lake Michigan Drive, Empire


3 Beds
2 Baths
1,863 Sqft
.3 Acres
2 Garages

This is the perfect Up-North waterfront beach house, with frontage on two Lakes including 100.9 feet of direct frontage on Lake Michigan and 100.7 feet of frontage on South Bar Lake…On the big water enjoy a beautiful sandy beach, sunsets that inspire poetry, and breathtaking views of Sleeping Bear Dunes, the Empire Bluffs, Manitou Island, along with the power, beauty and sound of Lake Michigan...this is the place to be. This well-built, main level living ranch has been in one family since 1962, and was remodeled and enlarged in 1983. The home includes: Two stone fireplaces (one wood burning and the other gas fired); beautiful inlaid wood ceiling in the great room; a wonderful amount of natural light; Lakeside private setting; attractive landscaping; beautiful Lake views from many rooms; a sizable unfinished basement; insulated and heated garage; Generac electric generator, Air-Conditioning, and 200 Amp service; Utilities include Natural Gas, Spectrum high speed cable (Internet, TV and phone), and municipal water; ramp entrance in garage; and a private sandy beach on Lake Michigan. Early risers can enjoy sunrises over South Bar Lake, or end their day with Jawdropping year-around sunsets on Lake Michigan. What a wonderful location...South Bar Lake is ideal for sailing, kayaks, paddle boarding, and fishing; or walk to the Village for an ice cream cone, stop in for dinner at the Friendly Tavern, or meet with a friend for a relaxing visit in this quaint Village.

Essential Information
MLS® #1862427
Full Baths1
Square Footage1,863
Year Built1962
TypeSingle Family
StatusActive U/C Taking Backups

Ranch, 1 Story, Private Water Frontage

Community Information
Address11222 S Lake Michigan Drive
Zip Code49630
# of Garages2
Is WaterfrontYes

WATER: Municipal SEWER: Private Septic


Attached, Door Opener, Paved Driveway, Heated, Finished Rooms, Concrete Floors


Priv Frontage (Wtr Side), Inland Lake, Water View, Sandy Bottom, Great Lake, Priv Frontage (Across Rd), Sandy Shoreline, Bluff (greater than 10ft)

Has BasementYes
Interior Features

Cathedral Ceilings, Mud Room, Great Room, Beamed Ceilings, Bay Window(s)


Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Water Softener Owned, Washer, Dryer, Drapes, Curtain Rods, Ceiling Fan, Natural Gas Water Heater, Other


Forced Air, Baseboard, Central Air, Natural Gas, Electric


Block, Unfinished, Partial, Crawl Space


Fireplace(s), Gas, Wood, Masonry, Insert

ExteriorWood, Brick
Lot DescriptionIrregular, Level, Sloping
ConstructionFrame, Brick
Exterior Features

Deck, Patio, Landscaped, Gutters

School Information
DistrictGlen Lake Community Schools
Additional Information
Date ListedJune 5th, 2019
Days on Market105

Residential, Outbuildings Allowed

Listing Details
Office Address521 Randolph St
Property History
Status Changed from Active to Active U/C Taking Backups
Status Changed from New to Active

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