1591 S Montmorency Ln, Suttons Bay - SOLD

SOLD SUTTONS BAY VACANT PARCEL

LISTED & SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 12/12/2017
1591 S Montmorency Ln, Suttons Bay, MI – 2.00 Acre Wooded Parcel
Asking Price: $36,750

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac location this 2 acre wooded building site is located within “The Orchards” and offers underground utilities including electric, natural gas, cable, and paved county maintained roads. Reasonable restrictions in place including a minimum of 1,500 sq ft for a single floor home and 1,800 sq ft for a multiple story home, one outbuilding is allowed.

6080 S Lake Leelanau Drive, Traverse City - NEW LISTING

Charming 928 sq ft home and a 320 sq ft guest efficiency apartment with direct Lake Leelanau water frontage!  Enjoy spectacular 180 degree western facing sunset water views from this attractive Northern Michigan cottage and guest apartment featuring knotty pine and wood floor accents, large kitchen with tile accents, 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths.  Ideal boating and swimming directly from your 75’ of private sandy bottom water frontage in a fantastic location on a shared private road with a tree lined buffer allowing for wonderful privacy.  Just 10 minutes to Traverse City in desirable Leelanau County!

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12332 E Lovers Lane, Suttons Bay – SOLD

SOLD SUTTONS BAY HOME

SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-27-17
12332 E Lovers Lane, Suttons Bay, MI - House Close To Water Access
Asking Price: $161,000

Affordable home in a fantastic neighborhood within 500’ of a township waterfront park on West Grand Traverse Bay! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home features 1800+ finished sq ft, 2 car garage, and a private quiet location on a county maintained road on Stony Point Peninsula in Suttons Bay Township!

1497 S Nanagosa Trail, Suttons Bay – NEW LISTING

Located on a quiet low traffic paved private drive this cedar sided home offers 200’ of private West Bay water frontage on an estate sized 1.28 acre parcel! Home features include 2,782+ finished sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an open main floor great room with expansive bay views, two story cathedral ceilings, gas fireplace, main floor master bedroom suite with a walk-in tiled shower and walk-in closet, hardwood and ceramic tile flooring, granite kitchen and bath countertops, finished walkout lower level, and a 2 car attached garage! The exterior enjoys multilevel waterside decks, sandy beach area, fenced 1425 sq ft sport/basketball court, shed, paved driveway, and a Generac generator!

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10011 N Old Farm Road, Northport - SOLD

SOLD NORTHPORT WATER VIEW HOME

LISTING SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-17-17
10011 N Old Farm Road, Northport MI – Lake Michigan Sunset Water Views
Asking Price: $367,000

Beautiful sweeping and elevated water views of Lake Michigan, North & South Manitou, and Fox Islands are enjoyed from throughout this homes open floor plan offering 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,950 sq. ft. of finished living area, a large horse or workshop/toy barn, 2 car oversized garage, and much more!  Enjoy the tranquil setting of this Gentleman’s farm on 5 beautiful acres located within minutes of the charming waterfront Village of Northport and its popular beaches and marina!

Lot 241 N Forest Beach Shores, Northport - SOLD

SOLD NORTHPORT WATERFRONT PARCEL

LISTING SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-17-17
Lot 241 - N Forest Beach Shores, Northport, MI - 60' on Grand Traverse Bay
Asking Price: $122,900

Beautifully treed waterfront building site with direct frontage on Lake Michigan located near the end of a quiet low traffic and paved county maintained road within the Cherry Homes development. Neighborhood amenities include a club house, tennis and basketball courts, playground, and hiking trails. Great neighborhood for a primary or vacation home close to state land! Low bluff retaining wall has been installed to protect the property water frontage. Wonderful sandy frontage!

Parcel E – E Peterson Road, Northport – NEW LISTING

Distant Lake Michigan sunsets and water views to the northwest are enjoyed from this 6.05 acre Leelanau Township vacant parcel featuring gently sloping and rolling open topography in a quiet central location on a paved county maintained road just minutes to Leland, Northport, Omena, and Suttons Bay. Survey on file, property corners have been marked, and reasonable restrictions are in place ready for construction of your year-round home or Leelanau County vacation retreat!

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2017 Lake Michigan Water Levels

Current Lake Michigan Water Levels 

The United States Army Corps of Engineers collects and publishes current / past Lake Michigan water level data which is very important to many property owners in Leelanau County & Grand Traverse County who own real estate on Lake Michigan or Grand Traverse Bay. Their last reading took place on November 13, 2017.

November 13, 2017                   580.13 feet

Difference from November 10, 2016:                             +9 inches
Difference from long term average:                             +19 inches
Difference from highest monthly average (1986) :       -21 inches
Difference from lowest monthly average (1964):        +47 inches
Projected change in levels by December 10, 2017:       -1 inches

Click here to open/download the full report for the current month:
http://lre-wm.usace.army.mil/reports/GreatLakes/GLWL-CurrentMonth-Feet.pdf

For more information on current & past historic records regarding the Great Lakes Water Levels please visit: http://www.lre.usace.army.mil/Missions/Great-Lakes-Information/Great-Lakes-Water-Levels/Water-Level-Forecast/Weekly-Great-Lakes-Water-Levels/

706 N Dockside Circle, Unit D-2, Suttons Bay - SOLD

SOLD SUTTONS BAY WATER VIEW CONDOMINIUM

LISTED & SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-10-17
706 N Dockside Circle, Unit D-2, Suttons Bay, MI - Water View Condominium
Asking Price: $440,000

This beautifully appointed Suttons Bay condominium offers direct panoramic waterfront views and shared water frontage within the maintenance free community featuring an indoor swimming pool, tennis/pickle board court, outdoor hot tub, elevators, and optional marina use.  Features include durable stone and cement board siding, energy efficient construction, quality cherry cabinetry, granite kitchen countertops, wood and ceramic tile flooring, living and dining rooms enjoying a gas two sided fireplace and wonderful water views, large master suite with a private bath enjoying a jet tub and tile walk in shower, three spacious bedrooms, lower level family room/fourth bedroom walks out to the marina and private waterside patio, and a 2 car garage! 

261 Red Fox Ridge, Traverse City – SOLD

SOLD TRAVERSE CITY CONDOMINIUM

SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-10-17
261 Red Fox Ridge, Traverse City, MI - Port of Old Mission Condominium
Asking Price: $429,000

Beautiful Port of Old Mission condominium finished in 2011 featuring 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2700+ sq ft of finished living space, cathedral ceilings, fireplace, high end kitchen, and a 2 car attached garage only minutes from downtown Traverse City! *Photos provided by Traverse North Realty.

.N Jacobson Road, Northport - SOLD

SOLD LEELANAU COUNTY VACANT PARCEL

LISTED & SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11/10/2017
N Jacobson Road, Northport, MI - Elevated 10 Acres with Sweeping Water Views
Asking Price: $175,000

Dramatic parcel offers unparalleled panoramic elevated views of both Grand Traverse Bay and Old Mission Peninsula to the east & Lake Michigan to the west from this 10 acres located just west of Omena! This elevated gently sloping land is the ideal home & vineyard location that you have been searching for!

5544 E Kabat Road, Cedar – SOLD

SOLD CEDAR HOME & ACREAGE

Listing Sold by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-9-17
5544 E Kabat Road, Cedar, MI – House, Morton Building, and 45 Acres
Asking Price: $395,000

Extremely private location featuring a charming year-round cottage, an impressive 48x42 Morton Building, and 45 acres with a mixture of hardwoods and rolling open countryside! The quality constructed home built in 2005 offers 1,325 finished sq ft, open kitchen/dining room layout, hardwood flooring, main floor master bedroom & laundry, 2 bathrooms, covered front porch & rear deck with Trex composite decking, Pella windows, cedar siding, a/c, and zoned in-floor radiant heat. The extraordinary 2,304 sq ft Morton Building features a 10’ tall overhead door, in-floor radiant heat throughout, an air conditioned commercial kitchen with appliances, ¾ bath, and a 12’ wide lean-to for additional storage!

0 N Bay View Avenue, Northport - SOLD

SOLD NORTHPORT WATERFRONT LOT

SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 11-3-17
N Bay View Avenue, Northport, MI - 66' on Grand Traverse Bay + Pole Barn
Asking Price: $105,000

Fantastic value for this direct waterfront parcel located between Omena and Northport down a quiet cottage lined private road. The 0.48 acre parcel features 66' of private direct frontage on Grand Traverse Bay / Northport Bay and offers a high spot approved for a on-site septic system and a newer pole barn!

2016 Leelanau County Home Sales: January to September

The 2017 3rd quarter (January 1 – September 30) home sales data have been posted in the charts above. The home sales statistics compare real estate housing sold in Leelanau County from January 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 to the same time period in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011. This includes the townships of Bingham, Centerville, Cleveland, Elmwood, Empire, Glen Arbor, Kasson, Leelanau, Leland, Solon, Suttons Bay, and the City of Traverse City within the southeast corner of Leelanau County.

2017 Leelanau County Home Sales Volume has increased a +11.29% compared to this time last year and total houses sold has increased +7.04% over last year. Average sales price has increased +3.97% and Median Sales Price has increased +0.16%.

This report is based upon sales information obtained from the Northern Great Lakes Realtors MLS from 2011-2017. Undisclosed sales are not included in the data. This is for basic review purposes only. All attempts for accuracy have been made but cannot be guaranteed.

Jonathan Oltersdorf, Oltersdorf Realty, LLC
Phone: 231-271-7777
E-mail: jonathan@oltersdorf.com

2017 Grand Traverse County Home Sales: January to September

The 2017 3rd quarter (January 1 – September 30) home sales data for Grand Traverse County has been posted in the charts above. The home sales statistics compare real estate housing sold in Grand Traverse County from January 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 to the same time period in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011. This includes the townships of Acme, Blair, East Bay, Fife Lake, Garfield, Grant, Green Lake, Long Lake, Mayfield, Paradise, Peninsula, Union, Whitewater, and the City of Traverse City.

So far in 2017 Grand Traverse County Home Sales Volume has increased +4.80% compared to this time in 2016. Average sales price is up +12.50% while Median Sales price is up +15.00%. Total number of units sold has decreased -6.84%. For the 4th year in a row there remains low home inventory, especially in the downtown Traverse City Area.

This report is based upon sales information obtained from the Northern Great Lakes Realtors MLS from 2011-2017. Undisclosed sales are not included in the data. This is for basic review purposes only. All attempts for accuracy have been made but cannot be guaranteed.

Jonathan Oltersdorf, Oltersdorf Realty, LLC
Phone: 231-271-7777
E-mail: jonathan@oltersdorf.com

8888 N West Bay Shore Drive, Northport - SOLD

SOLD NORTHPORT HOME

LISTING SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 10-16-17
8888 N West Bay Shore Drive, Northport, MI – Home with Water Views & 4.25 Acres
Asking Price: $209,000

Set back nicely from the roadway on a private 4.25 acre parcel this low maintenance home features 3 bedrooms & 1.75 baths including a private master suite, open living room/kitchen layout, gas fireplace, chef’s kitchen, 1300+ finished sq ft, laundry/mud room, attached 2 car garage with 400+ sq ft of finished loft/storage space, and a spacious rear Trek deck, Andersen windows and door walls, all offering elevated eastern facing Bay views! The private parcel offers a mixture of open and wooded topography, pond, paved private driveway, 240 sq ft shed, a 390 sq ft covered carport, and a wonderful location just 1 mile south of the charming Village of Northport! Wonderful year round or vacation get away.

9890 S West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City - SOLD

SOLD TRAVERSE CITY WATERFRONT HOME

 LISTING SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 10-6-17
9890 S West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City , MI – Home with 2.80 Acres & 106’ on West Bay
Asking Price: $325,000

This 1950’s 3 bedroom ranch home is situated in a fantastic location just 5 miles north of downtown Traverse City and features a rare 2.80 acre parcel and 106’ of private deep sandy water frontage on West Bay perfect for boating, swimming, and water sports! Additional features include low maintenance brick exterior, living room with a fireplace, detached 2 car garage, full unfinished basement, Bay views throughout the home & property, natural gas, private well & sewer, and 2+ acres of private woods out the backdoor. Ideal Northern Michigan cottage, vacation rental property, or use as a year-round home in desirable Leelanau County!

Lot 68 - S Bay View Trail, Suttons Bay - SOLD

SOLD SUTTONS BAY WATER VIEW LOT

SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 10-10-17
Lot 68 - S Bay View Trail, Suttons Bay, MI - Elevated Water View Parcel
Asking Price: $129,900

Beautiful Suttons Bay water view parcel offering expansive West Grand Traverse Bay views from this 1.09+ acre building site on desirable Stony Point within a short distance to 182 feet of shared West Bay water frontage in Leelanau County! Trees need to be cleared but what a view! *Photos provided by Northern Great Lakes Realtors MLS.

45 N Eagle Hwy, Lake Leelanau - SOLD

SOLD LAKE LEELANAU HOME

 LISTING SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 10-6-17
45 N Eagle Highway, Lake Leelanau, MI - Home with Commercial Zoning
Asking Price: $197,500

This year-round home is situated in an ideal central Leelanau County location perfect for your primary home, second home, or commercial business within walking distance to the quaint town of Lake Leelanau.  Features include a living room with fireplace, 1880 sq ft of finished living area, 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths, 2 car attached garage, front and side decks, vinyl maintenance free siding, plentiful storage, private well and sewer connection, and a 100’ x 206’ commercially zoned lot backing to woods.  Ideal year-round home with income or commercial use potential within close proximity to restaurants, entertainment, quality schools, and easy access to a public boat launch!

4009 Barnes Road, Traverse City - SOLD

SOLD TRAVERSE CITY RANCH HOME

 SOLD by Oltersdorf Realty LLC on 10-2-17
4009 Barnes Road, Traverse City, MI - Ranch Foreclosure
Asking Price: $139,900

Fantastic investor opportunity! This large ranch foreclosure features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1900+ sq ft, 2 car garage, fireplace, and a larger 0.71 acre corner lot in Garfield Township just minutes to Meijer, Munson Hospital, and downtown Traverse City!