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Ken Weaver

  • MLS® #: 1828521
  • 1888 E Arbutus Lake Road

  • Traverse City, Michigan 49696
  • $1,325,000 REDUCED
  • 4 Beds, 3½ Bath, 4786 SQ. Feet, 11.70 Acres
  • Single Family

Welcome Home! Private waterfront retreat. Built in 1991 & extensively renovated in 2016/17. Only 22 minutes to Munson Medical Center. Enjoy sunset views across the lake from one of 5 private decks or from the 25' vaulted massive living room. The grounds, views & size of this nearly 12 acre private peninsula parcel are some of the prettiest in northern MI. This private estate is situated on the deepest & widest section of pristine all sports Arbutus Lake & boasts 633' of private water frontage, crystal clear water, a sand & gravel firm bottom, as well as amazing scenery. The property includes an equestrian barn for up to 5 horses or storage & a nearly 2 acre horse paddock. Gorgeous hiking trails, deer hunting, & 16 orchard trees. Custom width driveway, as it meanders through the mixed wood forest & meadow is magnificent! Shared with 1 other custom home, it was paved 2 yrs ago & is almost 1/2 mile long. Exterior custom features of the home include professional landscaping- show stopping Rosetta stone walls and steps to the dock, outdoor grilling, lit stone columns on the drive, a fantastic flat grass backyard, irrigation, & wireless dog fence-just to name a few. Interior custom features include a full renovation to the luxury walkout lower level - custom grade trim, a real black walnut top wrap around bar modeled after an authentic Irish pub, a digital locking wine and cigar closet, a custom gym, wood burning fireplace, digital locking safe room & a guest suite. The upper 2 floors have nearly 270 degree wrap around water views, a custom study w full custom wood walls, brand new custom double front door, new flooring, new paint, new fixtures, & new insulated garage doors for the massive 3+ heated garage w new epoxy floor. Geothermal heating/cooling & a Kohler 30k whole house generator. Custom high end kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, granite, custom floors, & a breakfast bar. The list goes on and on. A one of a kind gem in N. MI!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1828521
  • Price$1,325,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Master Bedroom LevelUpper Floor
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,786
  • Above Grade Footage3,160
  • Acres11.70
  • Year Built1991
  • TypeSingle Family
  • StatusPrice Change


2 Story, Private Water Frontage

Community Information

  • Address1888 E Arbutus Lake Road
  • SubdivisionMetes and bounds
  • CityTraverse City
  • TownshipEast Bay
  • CountyGrand Traverse
  • StateMichigan
  • Zip Code49696


  • TV and InternetDish TV, WiFi
  • Garage Capacity3
  • Additional BuildingsBarn(s)


WATER: Private Well SEWER: Private Septic


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


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Body of WaterArbutus Lake
  • Frontage TypePrivate
  • Footage633


Priv Frontage (Wtr Side), Inland Lake, Sandy Bottom, All Sports, Private Dock, Gradual Slope to Water


  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementBlock, Walkout, Full Finished
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesFireplace(s), Wood, Gas

Interior Features

Cathedral Ceilings, Foyer Entrance, Pantry, Great Room, Granite Bath Tops, Granite Kitchen Tops, Den/Study, Exercise Room, Jetted Tub, Built-In Bookcase, Walk-In Closet(s)


Refrigerator, Disposal, Dishwasher, Blinds, Ceiling Fan, Wall Oven, Cook Top, Smoke Alarms(s), Microwave, Security System


Forced Air, Central Air, Geothermal, Heat Pump


  • ExteriorWood
  • RoofMetal
  • ConstructionFrame

Exterior Features

Deck, Multi-Level Decking, Patio, Porch, Invisible Pet Fencing, Landscaped, Gutters, Sprinkler System

Lot Description

Irregular, Wooded-Hardwoods, Wooded, Evergreens, Level

Additional Information

  • Days on Market227
  • ZoningHorses Allowed
  • Ownership TypePrivate Owner
  • OfficeCentury 21 Northland
  • Office Address241 E State Street

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