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  • MLS® #: 1857859
  • 8229 W Day Forest Road

  • Empire, Michigan 49630
  • $1,950,000
  • 4 Beds, 3½ Bath, 3592 SQ. Feet, 3.03 Acres
  • Single Family

One of the last remaining LARGE waterfront parcels available on Glen Lake is being offered 3 ways: 300' with existing home and garage; or as two 150' waterfront parcels for $975,000 each. (MLS 1848468 & 1848469) The third option is selling the western 100' lot (closest to the Dunes -lot #71) separately for $675,000 (see MLS #1846079,) BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE DRONE VIDEO AT THE VIRTUAL TOUR LINK Spectacular 3 acre Glen Lake property has 300 feet of waterfront, within minutes of the Dune Climb. This gorgeous location has huge hardwoods and a slightly elevated lake perspective overlooking Sleeping Bear Dunes, providing the perfect site for creating family memories. The National Park is across the road and the Heritage Bike Trail is a short ride away. This unique property offers the future owner the opportunity to use or rent the more than 3500 square foot 4 BR 3 ½ bath Mid-Century Modern home, while planning the future of this property. Perhaps to be replaced with one large family estate or to build 3 custom homes on each of the 100 ft. lots. Special Features include: 3.03 acres (300 x 440ft) ,4 BR/3.5 BA , 3592 approx. finished sq/ft Lots 69, 70, 71 (splittable), deck, patio, covered porch Beautiful wooded property, private and room to grow, 2 fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, built in bookcases, pantry, breakfast nook, separate dining room. Spacious master bedroom on main level w/walk-in closet and fireplace Large 67'x 25' outbuilding has office, guest space, 3/4 bath, 3 car garage, fish cleaning room, and storage space for lawn equipment, toys, and workshop All this close to National Lake Shore, Dune Climb, Village of Glen Arbor, Lake Michigan

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1857859
  • Price$1,950,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Master Bedroom LevelMain Floor
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage3,592
  • Above Grade Footage3,592
  • Acres3.03
  • Year Built1959
  • TypeSingle Family
  • StatusActive U/C Taking Backups


2 Story, Ranch, 1 Story, Private Water Frontage

Community Information

  • Address8229 W Day Forest Road
  • SubdivisionForest Glen
  • CityEmpire
  • TownshipGlen Arbor
  • CountyLeelanau
  • StateMichigan
  • Zip Code49630


  • TV and InternetCable TV, WiFi
  • Garage Capacity3


WATER: Private Well SEWER: Private Septic


Attached, Door Opener, Concrete Floors, Drive Under/Built-In

Additional Buildings

Garden/Storage Shed, Secondary Garage(s), Workshop


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Body of WaterGlen Lake
  • Frontage TypePrivate
  • Footage300


Priv Frontage (Wtr Side), Inland Lake, All Sports, Sandy Bottom, Public Lake


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

Interior Features

Built-In Bookcase, Foyer Entrance, Walk-In Closet(s), Breakfast Nook, Island Kitchen, Formal Dining Room, Great Room


Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Microwave, Washer, Dryer, Ceiling Fan


Hot Water, Baseboard, Zoned/Dual, Electric, Oil, Space Heater


Partial, Crawl Space, Block, Daylight Windows, Unfinished


  • ExteriorWood
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio, Covered Porch
  • RoofAsphalt, Membrane
  • ConstructionFrame

Lot Description

300x400, Wooded-Hardwoods, Wooded, Evergreens, Level

School Information

  • DistrictGlen Lake Community Schools

Additional Information

  • Days on Market10
  • ZoningResidential
  • Ownership TypePrivate Owner
  • OfficeSerbin Real Estate
  • Office Address6675 W. Western Avenue

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