1 Thistle Downs, Charlevoix, MI


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About 1 Thistle Downs

Discover a home with unparalleled character, perched on Round Lake with 153 feet of frontage! Originally crafted in 1958-9 by Earl Young's daughter, Virginia Young Olsen, this residence exudes unique charm and historical significance not found elsewhere on Round Lake (Lake Charlevoix). With a blend of timeless elegance and modern comforts, this waterfront retreat offers a one-of-a-kind living experience. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history combined with contemporary luxury! Be sure to click on property video link to see more! Throughout the years, this masterpiece has been meticulously renovated and enhanced, ensuring a unique living experience unlike any other. Situated at the end of a private lane, enjoy maximum privacy while still being close to downtown. Step inside to discover built-in speakers throughout, two wet bars, three cozy fireplaces, and six bedrooms with five baths. The spacious living areas are perfect for entertaining, while the recently fully remodeled kitchen is a chef's delight. Outside, a permanent concrete pier awaits, featuring slips with full power and water hookups for various watercraft, accommodating yachts up to 80 feet in length. Relax on the patio amidst new landscaping (to be completed spring 2024) and outdoor lighting. Recent updates include a remodeled bathroom above the garage, resurfaced dock, cedar shake roof replacement, new air conditioners, and exterior painting. Don't miss the opportunity to own this exclusive waterfront retreat with historical significance and modern luxury. Marina-like dockage just steps out the front door, completes this exceptional property. Enjoy the convenience of being able to cruise anywhere in the world with your yacht from this location, whether touring Lake Charlevoix and the South Arm or heading out to Lake Michigan, cruising the Great Lakes and beyond! Schedule your tour today and envision the lifestyle awaiting you!

Features of 1 Thistle Downs

MLS® # 473955
Price $5,900,000
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 5.00
Full Baths 5
Square Footage 4,444
Acres 0.58
Type Residential
Sub-Type Residential
Status Active

Community Information

Address 1 Thistle Downs
City Charlevoix
County Charlevoix
State MI
Zip Code 49720


Features Built In Microwave, Cable, Central Air, Dishwasher, Dryer, Garbage Disposal, Gas Fireplace, Patio, Paved Drive, Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Wood Floors, Sprinkler System, Wood Fireplace, Security System, Paved Road, Ceiling Fans, Dock, Mini Blinds
Parking Two
# of Garages 2.0
Garages Garage-Detached
Is Waterfront Yes
Has Pool No


Heating Natural Gas, Hot Water Baseboard
Fireplace Yes
Has Basement Yes
Basement Slab, Partial, Finished


Lot Description 153 x 159
Windows Vinyl, Other
Roof Wood Shake
Construction Wood Frame/Site Built, Two Story +
Lake Name Round/Chx

School Information

District Charlevoix

Additional Information

Zoning R-1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No

Listing Details

OfficeEXP Realty

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