Nestled in a valley between Lake Michigan and North Lake Leelanau beneath an old growth forest is this picturesque 14.99-acre farm on Eagles Nest. Here, just 2 minutes north of Leland neighbored by acres of vineyard rows, is a beautiful home, a multi-functional barn, fenced pastures, hidden garden pathways, a trail through the forest, and a view of the lake from a ridge top.
The original house, designed by Bob Lang and built by Biggs Construction, features a dramatic blue stone entry, and a fabulous covered porch. The blue stone fireplace is the focal point of the high ceiling great room. The cook’s kitchen was updated in 2015 with custom maple cabinetry, induction cooktop, Jenn Air double ovens and refrigerator, and a large maple island. The spacious master bedroom suite has newer windows, a walk-in closet with built-ins. An amazing second floor guest bedroom suite was added in 2006; it features a sitting area, a balcony, two bedrooms, and a guest bath.
The 36 x 48 custom center aisle barn has windows that fill the aisle with light and automatic door openers. There’s a hayloft, a tack room, 3 matted stalls; and much more. This is an idyllic hobby farm between the lakes…an amazing Leland location.
Additional home features include custom maple built-in entertainment center, integrated sound system on the front porch and back deck; shelving surrounding a window seat overlooking the land. Spacious main floor laundry/mud room that exits to an all-season dog run with custom iron fencing and winter cover. There’s a 2-car attached garage and a detached one-car in the barn. The 36 x 48 barn has a 12 ft center aisle. Tack room is 12 x 12; of the (4) 12 x 12 matted stalls, one stall opens to a 24 x 30 paddock and has a removable wall creating a 12 x 24 foaling stall; 12 x 24; wash stall 10 x 12, feed room 4×12, and a 10 x12 additional matted stall. There’s about 2.44 acres of vinyl fenced pasture (reinforced with hot wire) that includes the riding area, a 20 x 20 run-in shed and a Nelson All Season automatic waterer. Garden shed for storage or a chicken coop conversion.
A two-minute drive north of Leland, in a quiet location between Lake Michigan and Lake Leelanau. 5300 E Eagles Nest, Leland, MI
There are so many things to love about living at this address. The location is ideal. There is no other property in Leland that offers nearly 15 acres with a beautiful modern home, barn amenities, trails, and view of North Lake Leelanau from a ridge top.