About Michigan

Michigan

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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, and 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 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".

he Lower Peninsula has the majority of the population (primarily in the south), while the Upper Peninsula, separated from it 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.

  Michigan in Numbers:
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img Horse Population : Approximatly 130,000
img Population : 9,883,640
img Land area: 96,716 sq. miles
img Capital: Lansing
img Counties: 83
img Highest Point : Mount Avron 1,979 feet
img Lowest Point : Lake Erie571 ft
img Geographic Center : In Wexford Co., 5 mi. NNW of Cadillac
img 10 largest Cities :
 
  • Detroit: 886,671
  • Grand Rapids: 193,780
  • Warren:135,311
  • Sterling Heights: 128,034
  • Flint: 118,551
  • Lansing: 115,518
  • Ann Arbor: 113,271
  • Livonia: 97,977
  • Dearborn: 94,090
  • Westland: 85,623
 
$375,000
Custom built Milford home with a large 2 story horse barn!

Highland Charter Township, Oakland County, Michigan


Custom built Milford home with a large 2 story horse barn! Gorgeous Chef’s kitchen features hickory cabinets, granite counters, 5 burner gas range, Gunmetal Ge Profile appliances, and a large island with seating and built in microwave. The open floor plan is great for entertaining and offers a spacious great room and dining room. Large Master suite overlooks the great room and includes his and hers master baths and walk in closets. Her bath has marble floors and tile and a WaterTech jet tub. His bath has a large travertine shower and a custom antique vanity. The 2nd bedroom is currently being used as a media room. This stunning home offers many high-end finishes, such as: custom iron door, custom wrought iron railing, handscraped white oak floors, Astria gas fireplace, Andersen windows. Horse enthusiasts will appreciate the 27x34 - 2 story heated barn with hot and cold water, 2 stalls, and huge workshop area with benches. 2nd level in barn has an unfinished 27x34 apartment with full bathroom. Fenced pastures with run-in shed. Great location, 1 mile from M-59, 5 miles from downtown Milford.

Nichole Mccaig, Visible Homes

3.02 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
2670 SQ FT
 
$1,200,000
Country Lake Estate - luxurious family and / or corporate retreat on 15 acres

Hart, Oceana County, Michigan


Country Lake Estate. Luxurious family and/or corporate retreat awaits you on 15 manicured acres with 666 feet on Hart Lake (all sports lake). A custom designed home, guest house, and barn (with loft and living quarters). Home (2800 sq.ft.) has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Barn loft (960 sq.ft.) sleeps 8 with a full bath, recreation room and kitchenette. Guest house with two bedrooms and two full baths. Impeccable luxuries and amenities abound. Must see to fully appreciate. Located near Silver Lake and Pentwater recreational areas.

Andrea Crossman, Andrea Crossman Group/Coldwell Banker

15.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
2800 SQ FT
 
$899,900
Beautiful home on 40 acres with enclosed riding arena

Ira, St Clair County, Michigan


Welcome to your new country dream home. This home is nestled into 40 acres of tranquility along side your very own pond. Sit out on your covered porch and enjoy nature. and the barn has well water. Electricity and water spigots are out in the fields to make life a little easier. The home also features geothermal energy, maintenance free siding and decking. Watch your horses run in the arena from your very own skybox. Ample room in the stables for up to 20 horses. Your horses are also catered to on this property which contains a field drainage system to help keep them dry while grazing.

Jerry Khami, Esoteric Realty

40.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4426 SQ FT
 
$574,900
Equestrian Facility in the Heart of Highland State Recreation Area!!

Highland Charter Township, Oakland County, Michigan


Highland Township Horse Property!! Fully equipped equestrian facility in the heart of Highland State Recreation Area!! Beautiful 60x120 indoor arena, 21-10x10 stalls, wash rack (with hot water) and feed room. Huge 19x19 heated tack room. Spacious upper level with heated 19x19 observation room with countertop seating, lounge area and half bath. 100x200 outdoor arena, 3 large pastures with run ins, 2 small turn outs and outdoor wash rack. Move in ready barn! Small home on the property, great for rental income or caretaker’s quarters.

Nichole Mccaig, Visible Homes

13.17 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
1116 SQ FT
 
$640,700
Luxury Home on 72 acres with heated barn. Additional 91 acres available.

West Branch, Ogemaw County, Michigan


Spacious custom built 5 bedroom, 5 bath home located on beautiful 72 acres. This peaceful setting offers a pond, trails and abundant wildlife. Heated barn with loft, bathroom and fenced corral. Many possibilities with this land. Horse barn, ATV trails, walking trails, hunting or just enjoy nature. Solitude and nature abound yet just miles from I-75. Less than 3 hours from the Detroit Metro Area.

Sandra Ahlers, Coldwell Banker Schmidt

72.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
8521 SQ FT
 
$440,000
5.33 Acre Horse Farm in Superior Township!

Superior Charter Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan


Equestrian Property in Superior Township situated on 5 beautiful acres. The ranch home is in move-in-ready condition and features 3 bedrooms, formal dining room, and a finished basement. The 48x32 horse barn offers 5 matted stalls including 2 large foaling stalls, matted wash rack with hot water, heated laundry/tack room, half bath, hay storage, 2 overhead 11ft doors and large workshop area. The second outbuilding is 16x24 and contains a heated and insulated room with drop ceiling and equipment storage. 10x20 shavings lean-to for easy drop off and storage. 4 pastures, 2 run-in sheds, 3 board oak fencing with railroad tie posts and ¼ mile stone dust track. Outdoor lighting, 70x60 gravel parking area for trailers, RVs or equipment. Great location for commuters and beautiful land for the horses! Schedule your showing today!

Nichole Mccaig, Visible Homes

5.33 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.1 BATHROOMS
1500 SQ FT
 
$4,699,000
Enchanting Estate On Beautiful Torch Lake

Central Lake, Antrim County, Michigan


It’s “Once Upon A Time”, “Happily Ever After” and a little touch of magic! The amenities are over the top; it’s how you feel walking through this much loved Northern Michigan Estate that takes your breath away, not just the panoramic sunsets over beautiful Torch Lake. The fairy tale begins with 300ft. on Torch Lake with the Main Lodge and a Guest House Cottage that sit on a private 3.62 acre wooded setting with gated entry. The owner was mindful picking this spot on the lake, close to quaint villages but also just 45 min’s from Traverse City or Petoskey.

Debra Hall, Real Estate One

3.62 ACRES
7 BEDROOMS
8.5 BATHROOMS
11058 SQ FT
 
$995,000
METAMORA HUNT, MICHIGAN

Metamora, Lapeer County, Michigan


Spacious Indoor Riding Arena is calling all Equestrians who yearn to be in the Heart of the Hunt! Arena is 100ftx200ft & is coupled with an observation room, 26 stalls, Entertainment Area w Fieldstone Fireplace, wet bar & even an Indoor Gunite pool. A beautifully finished Farmhouse, 8 paddocks, 2 horse barns, tennis court & private 2 acre pond complete this country estate. This classic home is tastefully done. Open Floorplan between the updated Kitchen & gathering room. Multiple gathering areas & light-filled 4-season Room offers idyllic views of Mother Natures glory & wildlife year round. 4 fireplaces, 5 Bedrooms & 4.5 Baths make this perfect for gracious entertaining. Automatic generator is a bonus. Ask us about the various income opportunities, such as the 2 apartments, horse boarding and timber value. Professional trainer/manager willing to stay on at no cost to new owner. Note: seller owns acreage across Delano& along this parcel. see website metamoraphoto com 10min to Oxford High

Donna Sanford, BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY MICHIGAN

22.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5000 SQ FT
 
$269,000
Lake Front Ranch 10 Acres

Harrison, Clare County, Michigan


Private,Private, Hunting Hunting ,What a beautiful place to have a home or cottage on the lake with a view of the lake from all the rooms plus a wrap around deck comes complete with a walk out basement to the lake. The house has a automatic Generac generator no worry about power outages plus has central air A great place to retire or a super hunting area place on the lake .Also included a 36x30 pole barn A must see set up the lake photo shows a tart on the roof is being repaired due to the recent high winds in Michigan easy show immediate occupancy call Tony at 1-586-322-1163 also check out my listings at www,tonyd.info

Anthony Drewek, Century21 Market Tech

10.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1560 SQ FT
 
$434,900
10 Acre Horse Property in Williamston

Williamston, Ingham County, Michigan


Fully appointed horse farm on 10 acres, ideally located in Ingham County! The 4,012 sq ft home features 5 bedrooms including 2 master suites, a huge great room, remodeled kitchen, walkout basement and more. 60x120 indoor arena includes a 9 stall attached barn with hot water wash rack, observation area, and feed room. 30x45 detached heated garage with workshop and plenty of storage. A second barn in the back has water, electric and 5 stalls in varying sizes including a large foaling stall. Multiple fenced pastures with run ins. Rare private setting yet on a paved road! Only 8 miles to Ingham County Fairgrounds, 13 Miles to MSUs Pavilion and 23 miles to Capital Airport!

Nichole Mccaig, Visible Homes

10.26 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4012 SQ FT

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