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Chris Ameel

  • MLS® #: 1856634
  • 6443 Bright Lane 1

  • Lake Ann, Michigan 49650
  • $459,900 REDUCED
  • 4 Beds, 2½ Bath, 2846 SQ. Feet, 5.80 Acres
  • Single Family

One-of-a-kind oasis! Endless business opportunities at this unique property zoned both commercial & residential just west of the quaint Village of Lake Ann. Overflowing with character & charm w/an impressive features list that goes on for days, the interior enjoys a main floor master; 3 fireplaces; cathedral ceilings; sunken living room w/custom field stone f/p; 320 sq/ft sun room-solarium w/clever gardening station, floor-to-ceiling windows, wood stove, & amazing views of the surrounding gardens & wildlife; L/L with walk-out is ideal game area or home office & equipped w/wet bar & tons of storage. Outdoors (which was featured in Traverse the Magazine April 2015!) you will be awe struck by the professional landscaping complete w/Koi Ponds, expansive Japanese style gardens & waterfalls, pergola, & outdoor sound system; large deck for fabulous gatherings; 15' of Lake Ann water access to launch kayak or fishing boat; 7 (yes, seven) outbuildings one of which is a massive 80x32 heated/insulated pole building w/oversized door, loft & large office area; spacious craft house w/woodstove & covered storage area. Unlimited potential for family compound, Up-North retreat, retail space, warehouse/storage facility, community art facility, bed & breakfast, just to name few. Quick drive to downtown Traverse City.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1856634
  • Price$459,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Master Bedroom LevelMain Floor
  • Bathrooms2.50
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,846
  • Above Grade Footage1,712
  • Acres5.80
  • Year Built1973
  • TypeSingle Family
  • Sub-TypeRanch, Private Water Frontage
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address6443 Bright Lane 1
  • Subdivisionmetes & bounds
  • CityLake Ann
  • TownshipAlmira
  • CountyBenzie
  • StateMichigan
  • Zip Code49650


  • Garage Capacity2


WATER: Private Well SEWER: Private Septic

TV and Internet

Dish TV, Cable TV, Cable Internet, WiFi


Attached, Door Opener, Concrete Floors

Additional Buildings

Barn(s), Pole Building(s), Garden/Storage Shed, Guest House, Other, Workshop, Secondary Garage(s), Greenhouse


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Body of WaterLake Ann
  • Frontage TypePrivate
  • Footage15


Priv Frontage (Wtr Side), Inland Lake, All Sports, Pond, Soft Bottom, Vegetation to Water Edge, Deeded Easement, Public Lake


  • Has BasementYes
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesFireplace(s), Gas, Wood, Stove

Interior Features

Cathedral Ceilings, Foyer Entrance, Wet Bar, Pantry, Solarium/Sun Room, Solid Surface Counters, Mud Room, Great Room, Den/Study, Game Room, Drywall


Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Water Softener Owned, Washer, Dryer, Hot Tub, Exhaust Fan, Ceiling Fan, Natural Gas Water Heater


Forced Air, Central Air, Other, Natural Gas, Wood


Full, Walkout, Daylight Windows, Finished Rooms, Egress Windows


  • ExteriorWood
  • RoofAsphalt
  • ConstructionBlock, Frame

Exterior Features

Sprinkler System, Deck, Countryside View, Other, Landscaped, Garden Area, Porch, RV Parking

Lot Description

irregular, Wooded-Hardwoods, Cleared, Wooded, Evergreens, Level, Sloping

School Information

  • DistrictBenzie County Central Schools

Additional Information

  • Days on Market173
  • Ownership TypePrivate Owner
  • OfficeColdwell Banker Schmidt-402
  • Office Address402 E Front Street


Residential, Commercial, Outbuildings Allowed

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