About Michigan


Michigan is in the upper Midwest and the heart of the Great Lakes region. It has many attractions, famous landmarks, and scenic state and national parks and forests. In addition to the “great ones”, it has about 12,000 inland lakes, 38 deep-water ports, more miles of coastline than any state but Alaska, and more lighthouses than any other U.S. state. Its agriculture features tourist-friendly fare such as cherries, blueberries, peaches, apples, and wine. And its cities include a major metropolis, some university towns, and countless rustic villages. The state is geographically unique, being comprised of two major peninsulas, and it can be further divided into five distinct areas. They are the Upper Peninsula, (known to Michiganders as "The U.P."), Northern Michigan (Big Rapids and Northwards), Western Michigan (along the sandy coast of Lake Michigan), Central Michigan or "Mid-Michigan" and the Southeast or "Downstate".

The Lower Peninsula has the majority of the population (primarily in the south), while the Upper Peninsula, separated by Lake Michigan and a bit of Lake Huron, is mostly rural. Until 1957, the only way to drive from one to the other was to go all the way around Lake Michigan, or take your car onto a ferry. Michigan's economy was previously dominated by the auto industry, but has diversified somewhat as that and other traditional manufacturing industries have moved their facilities elsewhere, and it's beginning to attract more information technology, life sciences, and high-tech manufacturing jobs. Tourism is a growing segment of the economy, focusing in winter on activities in the snow, and in summer on the State's extensive beaches, lakes, and rivers. Hunting, fishing, and sailing are also popular outdoor activities

Northern shoreline of Lake Michigamme vacant parcel - 331 Brook St. 1098744

Michigamme Township, Marquette County, Michigan

Upper Michigan Waterfront property for sale! This property is located on the northern shoreline, at the western end of Lake Michigamme, which is found in west-central Marquette County. Lake Michigamme's name is derived from a Native American language word meaning "large lake". One of Michigan's largest lakes, it covers 4,292 Acres, has about 55 miles of shoreline, and it reaches a depth of over 70 feet. The lake has 27 islands, rock walls and beds, and bays of all sorts of shapes and sizes, and is popular for boating, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. A dam separates the Michigamme River from the main body of the lake at the end of the southern arm. The water leaves the lake as the Michigamme River and is joined by other streams until they become the Menominee River, which eventually flows into Lake Michigan. The Spurr River flows into the lake's west end and the Peshekee River flows into the lake in the northeast. The Peshekee offers a thirty mile trip for boaters and kayakers. Van Riper State Park and Van Riper beach are located at the eastern shoreline of the main arm, and there is a public access site to the lake there. Another public access site is available just about a half mile west of the property. It includes a hard surfaced launch site, children's play equipment, beach, and camping area. Known for lots of challenging fishing! Common fish include Bluegill, Brook trout, Crappies, Lake trout, Silver and Tiger Muskies, Northern pike, Perch, Rock bass, Smallmouth bass, Walleye, and even Whitefish in the deeper parts. The Lake Michigamme area has many tourist resorts, and motels. Tourists, seasonal Dwellers, and Shoppers come to the charming Village of Michigamme which is one the north-western shore, for the many events sponsored by the local businesses and township organizations. Local residents and business owners volunteer their time to sponsor Memorial Day and Labor Day activities, parades, fund raisers, children's activities, and the Super 4th of July Celebration! On the main street of town are gift/clothing shops and a fine art galley. The Michigamme Township Park is located at the eastern end of the Village and has a Baseball field, Tennis courts, and Children's play equipment and bathing beach. Sportspeople are attracted to the four seasons of fun here - boating, fishing, swimming, hiking are popular in the summer and snowmobiling and X-Country skiing are available in the winter. This area is well known for Moose and American Bald Eagle and Osprey sightings. Hunters find this a great staring point for their trips into the woods! Wildlife seen in this area include Black bear, Whitetail deer, Beavers, Otter and Small game. Craig Lake State park is nearby for rustic camping, backpacking, and kayaking. The Clowry-Nestoria Multi-use State Trail No. 8 for snowmobile and ATV fun is just across the Highway north of town. The property offered for sale has lake frontage with a waterside deck for entertaining. There is a sandy beach here, and the lake has a sandy bottom area for swimming. There is a grassy area along the lake and a private access road to an upper terrace of land which has been excavated for a building site that will offer a beautiful view! The property has a drilled well, with power and sewer available, and there is easy year-round access on a County maintained road! Contact us today to view this beautiful property!

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

0.84 ACRES
Upper Michigan Homestead! 15659 Shively Rd., Bruce Crossing, MI. 1093757

Bruce Crossing, Ontonagon County, Michigan

Beautiful 46 Acre Upper Michigan Homestead for sale! This property is located south of historic Bruce Crossing in Ontonagon County. The property is located just three miles south of Bruce Crossing. It is gently rolling and has open fields, and acres of Birch, Pine, Hemlock, Oak and Maple forest. A tributary of the East Branch of the Baltimore River runs along the west, and a large pond attracts wildlife to this property. This habitat makes it an excellent hunting area for Whitetail deer and Black bear.

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

46.00 ACRES
1480 SQ FT
Great fishing getaway with off - grid power! 132 Lillian Drive, Amasa, MI. 1064897

Crystal Falls, Iron County, Michigan

Cold/Warm Water Fishing Get-Away. Fribley Ck (trout) transects property; public access for Deer Lk (warm water fish) is minutes away.

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

30.00 ACRES
960 SQ FT
Lake Superior Lakefront home on Keweenaw Bay! 14662 Pequaming Rd., Lanse 1072382

L'Anse, Baraga County, Michigan

This Four-Bedroom Bi-Level Home has 200-Feet of Lake Superior frontage, and is located in north-central Baraga County, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. There are views from the home northward across the Keweenaw Bay to the Pequaming Shores Marina and Village, and there are beautiful views of the setting sunset toward the west. A gently sloping back yard leads to a stairway to a permanent dock by the sandy shoreline. You can swim, wade, or launch your boat from your own property! Great Lake trout fishing, is also available throughout the season.The bay also has a good number of Coho and Chinook salmon, Brown trout, Steelhead, Walleyes, Perch, Pike and Smallmouth bass - Making this area a popular fishing destination.This property is close to the Village of L’Anse, which offers shopping, schools, and a good hospital. Many people find this a great place to live!

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

0.95 ACRES
2016 SQ FT
Hiawatha Log Hideaway on Lake Michigan! 101 Carnegie Trail, Naubinway. 36139

Engadine, Mackinac County, Michigan

Lake Michigan Log Home, Hiawatha Sportsman's Club Membership, and Club Lot for Sale! This beautiful and meticulously cared for 3,200 Square Foot full log home built in 2001, is located on a 15 Acre Parcel with 500 Feet of Lake Michigan frontage! Whitetail deer, Bald eagles, Black bear, Coyote, Fox, Sand Hill Crane are frequent visitors to the area. The gorgeous lakeside home features massive cedar log construction. Exterior finishes also include cedar shake and peeled log timber accents. A rustic Mountain Styled wrap-around porch with roof extension over the main entrance stairway, log pillars and an exposed timber rafter and truss system provide generous outdoor living space. This covered porch system creates a breeze-way that connects to a three-season Outdoor Entertainment Building with a view of the lake.

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

16.33 ACRES
3200 SQ FT
Beautiful Upper Michigan Log Lodge on Lake Michigamme! 1090077

Champion, Marquette County, Michigan

This is a rare opportunity to own a 3-bedroom, 2-bath log home with over 330 feet of frontage on a 12+ acre lot on Lake Michigamme. Lake Michigamme is located in west-central Marquette County! This lake is over seven miles long, and has a water surface area of 4,360 acres. Lake Michigamme is know for its bays, coves, points and several islands, and also for lots of challenging fishing! Brook trout, Lake trout, Northern pike, Muskies, Perch, Rock bass, Smallmouth bass, and Walleyes hide between the islands and in the bays. Boating, Sailing, and Swimming are also popular area sports in the summer, and in the winter snowmobiling is an attraction. There are nice swimming beaches at State-owned Van Riper State Park on the south shore of east tip and at the Township-owned park on the west shore. The 40 acres of mixed forest offers hiking and hunting. Hunters will find large and small game: Beaver, Black bear, Bobcat, Coyote, Fisher, Fox, Marten, Mink, Muskrat, Otter, Raccoon, Red fox, Red squirrel, Skunk, Squirrel, Varying hare, Weasel, White-tailed deer and Woodchuck. Game birds found in this area include: Canada Geese, Crow, Ducks, Ruffed grouse, Waterfowl and Woodcock. Call for your private tour today! *** Buyers must be pre-qualified, and because of security system, listing agent must be present at all showings!

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

12.10 ACRES
2240 SQ FT
Upper Michigan Lake Superior parcel! 21771 Pine Beach Dr., Skanee, MI. 1078663

Skanee, Baraga County, Michigan

This property has 200+/- feet of the some of the finest Lake Superior sand beach frontage in north-eastern Baraga County, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula! You can walk for miles and see views of Pointe Abbaye to the North, and the Huron Islands to the East. Large Red Pine, trees, shrubs, blue berries, and beach grasses cover the property. Owners are Michigan Licensed Real Estate Brokers.

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

1.15 ACRES
732 SQ FT
Beautiful Upper Michigan Fence Lake Parcel! Lot 31 Secluded Point Rd. 1071364

Michigamme, Baraga County, Michigan

PRICE REDUCED! This 6.39 Acre parcel has 346 feet of frontage on beautiful 310-Acre Fence Lake, which is located in south-eastern Baraga County. Teddy Roosevelt was so inspired by the area in and around Fence Lake that he made it a regular destination point; seeking solitude among the towering white pines and angling in its bountiful waters. The spring-fed lake has crystal clear water and depths, over 50-feet in places, that support Rainbow and Brown trout, Yellow perch and trophy sized Smallmouth bass. A river flows into the lake in the north-east, and the water exits the lake into Fence River which is located on the south-west side of the lake. There is over 22,000 feet of shoreline to troll along, and this parcel is located on a wonderful bay which has some of the warmest swimming water on the lake. Four islands are owned in common by the property owners. Studies have shown that this lake is one of the most pristine lakes in Michigan.It has had minimal human impact over the years. There is no public access, and only 46 parcels were created on this lake. Only about ten homes have been built on the lake to date. Wildlife includes moose, wolves, bear, deer, loons, eagles, and numerous woodland birds. The road to the lake is maintained year round and there is a private, electronically controlled gate at the main entrance to the development. (Covenants and Deed Restrictions in place to protect the environment and property values - A copy is available upon request.)

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

6.39 ACRES
Upper Michigan Riverfront Horse Estate! 145 Pond, Iron River, MI. 1070371

Iron River, Iron County, Michigan

Michigan Riverfront Horse Estate For Sale! This 140 Acre property is located in central Iron County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where there are unlimited recreational opportunities. It has 2600-Feet of Paint River frontage. The Paint is one of the cleanest, coolest, fish friendliest trout streams in the Midwest. This river is one of the top producing rivers for Brook and Brown Trout – and is designated by the Michigan DNR as a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream. Besides fishing right off this property, you can swim, and launch your kayak or canoe for some great water fun! The property has a mixture of two large, good quality pastures for horses or cattle, riding-training trails throughout the property, and woodlands. There is power and telephone run to the Eastern property line. A “Trail Riders Dream”, Trail No. 15, a Snowmobiling trail is located about 150-Yards away along the north property line, and less than a mile away by road is access to part of the 988,000 acres of the Ottawa National Forest for additional fishing, large and small game and upland bird hunting, camping and exploring.

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

138.00 ACRES
2281 SQ FT
Sleeping Bay Beauty! Secluded Cabin with 22 acres on Lake Superior! 1093182

Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Michigan

Upper Michigan Lake Superior Fourteen Mile Point Very Secluded Cabin for Sale! Best Access is by boat!! This stunning Fourteen Mile Point property is lying on Lake Superior's south shore, on Sleeping Bay. It is 22+/- Acres in size, and has 440+/- feet of frontage! Beginning at Fourteen Mile Point, a 10-mile shoreline sweeps eastward. This property is on some of the least accessible shoreline on the southern shore of Lake Superior. State highways don't reach this area, and access is by logging roads. Because of the relative inaccessibility of this area very little private development has taken place. There are only three private shoreline properties here, that are surrounded by thousands of acres of State of Michigan Lands. On some maps it is called the Mishwabic State Park. The State manages this forest with an emphasis on improving the forest cover.The logging which has occurred over the extensive area owned by the State leaves a relatively young forest composed of mixed hardwoods and conifers, and is attractive to woodland wildlife. The West Sleeping River and the Holland Creek wind slowly northward through the region until they unite just south of the property's south eastern corner, then they turn eastward to run parallel behind the beaches' barrier dune until they reach their outlet into Lake Superior. The cabin is located on a fine sand beach. Both to the west and east, the beaches vary from 50 to 75 feet in width, and stretch along the bay frontage between rocky sandstone points. Shallow waters cover the bay's sandy offshore bottom, and out a way there are several parallel sand bars. Behind the beach is a low barrier sand dune, rising only a few feet above the beach. Here, forest and beach meet. The terrain that lies behind the beaches in the wooded area is level. The bays are anchored to the more resistant sandstone rocky points that periodically emerge along this shore. Fourteen Mile and Willard (or Wolf) Points are the most prominent points that protect the shoreline from Lake Superior's pounding waves. Just down the beach is a landmark Light House that was built in 1894 - this was once one of Michigan's magnificent lighthouse stations. It has been inactive since 1934, and was abandoned by the Coast Guard in the late 1940s. The square cylindrical brick tower was attached to a 2-story brick keeper's house. Gutted by fire in 1984, the main building was left in ruins. A wood assistant keeper's house survived the fire. The brick oil house and brick fog signal building also survived. In the early 1990s the property was purchased by individuals with hopes of restoring it. The cabin for sale - The 30x30 standard frame Cabin is supported by cedar posts. Beneath the cabin is a cubby for storage. The Cabin has a Main Gathering Area, Two downstairs Sleeping Rooms, and a loft Sleeping Area. (All Room Sizes on the Stat Sheet are estimates, that will be corrected when access is available.) A barrel stove provides heat, and there is a cook stove, and propane lights. (The refrigerator isn't in working condition, and is used for storage.) If you are seeking A Very Private Get-A-Way contact us to arrange a tour!

Tim Keohane , Great Lakes & Land Real Estate

22.16 ACRES
1044 SQ FT

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