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Rita Rathburn

  • MLS® #: 1852154
  • 8555 Brown Bridge Road

  • Traverse City, Michigan 49696
  • $179,900
  • 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 936 SQ. Feet, 2.20 Acres
  • Single Family

Dream property for the outdoor enthusiast or hunter! An impressive 311' of private frontage along the beautiful Boardman River forms the northern boundary of this wonderfully secluded 2.2 acre parcel directly adjacent to 80 acres of state land! 1985-built rustic cabin features 650 sq/ft attached garage w/woodstove heat & 936 sq/ft finished living area w/kitchen, bedroom, 3/4 bath & screened porch. All utilities including forced-air propane furnace, electric, private well/holding tanks, cable & phone/cell service. Additional 312 sq/ft building could be finished into guest house or studio. Gorgeous views in every direction of private pond, wildflower meadow & pine/hardwood woodlands. A short walk to your private river frontage for excellent canoeing/kayaking & fishing (Trout, Salmon). Custom elevated hunting blind overlooks meadow area for turn-key Deer, Turkey & other small game hunting. A private paradise yet just 10 miles to downtown Traverse City shopping/dining/entertainment & beaches.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1852154
  • Price$179,900
  • Bedrooms1
  • Master Bedroom LevelMain Floor
  • Bathrooms1.00
  • Square Footage936
  • Above Grade Footage936
  • Acres2.20
  • Year Built1985
  • TypeSingle Family
  • StatusActive U/C Taking Backups


1 Story, Ranch, Cottage, Private Water Frontage

Community Information

  • Address8555 Brown Bridge Road
  • Subdivisionmetes & bounds
  • CityTraverse City
  • TownshipUnion
  • CountyGrand Traverse
  • StateMichigan
  • Zip Code49696


  • Garage Capacity2
  • Additional BuildingsGuest House


WATER: Private Well SEWER: Holding Tank/Pump & Haul

TV and Internet

Cable Internet, DSL, Dish TV, Cable TV


Heated, Finished Rooms, Concrete Floors, Attached


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Body of WaterBoardman River
  • Frontage TypePrivate
  • Footage311


River, Priv Frontage (Wtr Side), Pond, Sandy Bottom, Gradual Slope to Water


  • Interior FeaturesDrywall
  • HeatingPropane, Wood, Forced Air
  • BasementCrawl Space, Slab
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesStove, Wood


Blinds, Drapes, Ceiling Fan, Propane Water Heater, Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Washer, Dryer


  • ExteriorPress Board
  • RoofAsphalt
  • ConstructionFrame

Exterior Features

Screened Porch, Countryside View

Lot Description

irregular, Wooded, Evergreens, Some Lowland Areas, Level, Wooded-Hardwoods

Additional Information

  • Days on Market383
  • Ownership TypePrivate Owner
  • OfficeColdwell Banker Schmidt-402
  • Office Address402 E Front Street


Outbuildings Allowed, Residential, Forest/Recreational

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