Tucked in a woodsy corner of Charlevoix and a stone’s throw from the Lake Michigan lighthouse, this storybook home is one for the ages. From the undulating cedar shingle roof to Onaway stone walls, this enchanting home harmonizes with the landscape—a guiding principle of Charlevoix legendary builder in stone, Earl Young. Known for his meticulous masonry crafted from ice age boulders, frosted chimneys and windswept roof lines, Young designed 21 homes in his hometown, Charlevoix. Designed with an oblong shape and topped with deep eaves, this beloved landmark is known as ‘The Mushroom House’. In the 1950s, Young designed this two-story, three-bedroom home using leaded glass windows sourced from a Polish castle. Inside, the massive Onaway stone fireplace is a masterpiece, and from the rustic patio you can hear Lake Michigan waves rolling into shore. The 2-bedroom, 1,008 square foot guest house with garage adds capacity and great value to the property. This home imprints the heart—a wonderful place to gather and spend time with loved ones. Less than a block away, enjoy Lake Michigan's sandy beach and outstanding library. Protected by the historic district, this home carries on legacy. Home is being sold mostly furnished and is ready for immediate occupany.
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