Reduced $130,000 for Quick Sale. Special Land Use Zoning. Highly desirable Gull Lake Schools. This spectacular very private custom built 10,336 sq. ft. estate on 4 acres is undeniably the most versatile property to ever become available for sale in any market. Built for your future,this life-changing opportunity to purchase the property of your dreams, represents a genius investment when smart just isn't good enough anymore. Built as a residential home, the interior is extremely welcoming and thoughtfully designed. Recreated for business use, the functionality of the space is now designed to a level that reaches far beyond your imagination. In 2006 and again in 2010, this one owner property underwent two building phases. The first created a separated contemporary 780 sqft of living space.It includes a full kitchen and a gorgeous bathroom. Four years later, a very private, separated 3858 sq. ft. multi-purpose wing was added. This improvement allows the property's interior to now function as a residence and a business simultaneously. This design promotes relationship building, and extreme hospitality for up to 100+ people that includes social events, celebrations, dining, entertainment, and live music. The estate can also function upon approval as a business venue for lodging, meetings, conferences, retreats, and office space. As a destination property for a business, positioning for success, image validation, hospitality marketing, branding, and employee engagement can all be well executed here. If your work is mission driven, ministry driven, or philanthropic, it is perfect for foundations and organizations that focus on humanitarian efforts in improving people's lives. Today, the stunning eye-opening interior consists of 5,000 sq. ft. on the main floor, 2 separate walk-out levels at 3844 sq. ft. and 1500 sq. ft. of 2nd story living. There are 8 bedrooms, in 4 locations, a multi-purpose wing, 3 full kitchens, 3 laundry areas, enormous storage, and multiple living and dining areas. The thoughtful interior design allows the property to function as one huge residence or as three separate living areas. It is built for one or more families, multi-generational living, a variety of approved businesses, and people who desire to live together.
This exceptional property has always been lovingly and meticulously improved and maintained. Amenities replaced in 2019 include a new roof and (2) new 75 gal. hot water heaters. Added new amenities within the last 4-10 years include a 13,500 gallon/day drain field, A.C. unit, composite deck, commercial grade soft water system, reverse osmosis water, 1200 sq. ft. garage, a large parking lot, soundproofing, LED lights, and a 48K whole house natural gas generator. Special amenities also include 5 heating and cooling systems, 2 chair lifts, irrigation sprinkler system, natural well, plastered walls, 18 ceiling fans, wide halls and stairways, Anderson windows, 4' estate fireplace, 4 separate sound systems on the main floor, and a patio area. 3400 sq. ft. of wood floors, over-sized custom trim, and solid 6 panel 3.0 doors provide an ambiance of grandeur.
Upon entering through the double front doors, you feel the welcoming atmosphere that exudes the warmth and ambiance of a home designed for family living. Special rooms complimenting main floor living include an immaculate living room, a sunny Florida room, a parlor, 2 master bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 complete kitchens, and a multi-purpose wing. Walls of windows running the entire length of the home, cathedral ceilings, and 7 sun-drenching skylights create a bright and cheerful ambiance to this space. There are 4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms upstairs. When you entertain large groups of people in the soundproofed multi-purpose wing and use the professional lighting and sound system...and include live entertainment and dancing...the atmosphere can become exhilarating! It is a one-of-a-kind entertainment venue that can create exciting, memorable occasions.
Below the main floor are two separate beautiful walk-out areas. One is currently being used as a gaming venue. The other w/o is designed as a 2nd private residence. There is an open living and dining area, a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms/2 baths and a multi-purpose room that offers a laundry area and a tub/shower. French doors lead outside onto a patio area overlooking the manicured yard, gardens, and a natural setting. Both walk-outs have private entrances, lots of windows, and access to the 2nd story composite deck.
Location is key to every great real estate investment. Located in the southeast corner of the beautiful Gull Lake resort area, this property is located only 20 minutes from downtown Kalamazoo which was voted in the top 100 cities in the country and 10 minutes from Battle Creek. Ft. Custer Industrial Park, one of the premier international business parks in the country, is less than 4 miles away. Why drive up north when you can live in one of Michigan's favorite vacation spots? Within 4 miles are 5 championship golf courses, all sports beautiful 2030 acre Gull Lake, Kellogg Forest, a state designated trout stream, cycling, horseback riding, public hunting land, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling. W.K. Kellogg Manor, Kellogg Biological Station-Michigan State University, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Gull Lake Ministries, and Gilmore Car Museum are all less than 10 miles away. Good restaurants are close by in every direction. The setting of this 4 acre property is private, peaceful, and country surrounded with trees on all 3 sides. There is a small artisan stream that supports an abundance of wildlife. A southwesterly breeze helps cool those hot summer days.
This location is a hot spot for developing industries in this part of the state. Gull Lake Resort Area is a utopia for active lifestyles. The interior design of this huge estate is perfect for families, friends, approved businesses, and their customers. Everyone who lives or visits here feels the joy and excitement associated with this property. Don't miss out on a rare opportunity to begin "living your dream." Seeing is believing.
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Listing information last updated on July 10th, 2020 at 5:00am EDT.