Once in a lifetime, a home becomes available that has a captivating and lasting effect on its owners. Nestled within the breathtaking Leelanau countryside and part of Telford Farm, this 4 bed/3.5 bath home boasts stunning craftsmanship and was designed by acclaimed local architect Ken Richmond, resulting in cheery, open living spaces with 10-foot ceilings, bursting with natural light. As part of the intentional community of Telford Farm, residents enjoy shared ownership and fulfillment of 88-acres, including a gorgeous historic barn, multiple outbuildings (including a soon-to-be pottery studio), organic gardens and vineyard, beehives, and boundless trails for exploring through cedar forests to the open grasslands. Telford Farm exists as a durable model for intention, self-reliance, sustainability, stewardship, and living softly on the land. Over the years, families have enjoyed horses, raising sheep and goats, and many pursuits in between. Numerous elements bring the beauty of nature indoors with functionality and thoughtful design. The living room features a handsome soapstone wood stove, French doors which exit onto a rear deck with pastoral views, and an attached library with enough built-in space for even the most voracious of readers. The stunning kitchen hosts hardwood counters, an expansive butler’s pantry, interior transom windows, and a farmhouse sink. The private primary bedroom features spacious walk-in closets, access to a secluded covered deck, and an ensuite bathroom sanctuary, boasting an ornate dual dresser vanity and a deep jetted soaking tub. Designed in a u-shape, a lovely sitting room and an idyllic exterior courtyard separate the main living spaces and primary bedroom from another private wing which hosts 3 large guest bedrooms, shared hallway bath with water closet, and designated laundry room. The lower level was remodeled in 2022 by the original builder, featuring a mudroom, new bathroom, an additional family room, and sizable bonus room.
Listing courtesy of REMAX Bayshore - W Bay Shore Dr TC. Selling Office: Keller Williams Northern Michigan.