Lake Superior Waterfront Home and Historic Henry Ford School For Sale - This property is located in the historic Pequaming Shores Settlement, a Henry Ford Model Village, in north-central Baraga County, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Here a mushroom shaped peninsula, half way up the Point Abbaye Peninsula, juts out into the east side of Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay. Henry Ford had his summer home "The Ford Bungalow" within view of this home, and this area was the center of the Ford Motor Company Upper Peninsula enterprises in the 1940s. The 10.28-Acre property has 228' of Lake Superior frontage. The gently sloping landscaped back yard leads to a low bluff at the shoreline. There is a grassy pathway to the water's edge which is composed of larger, flat sandstone rocks. Here you can launch your boat, canoe, tube or kayak, wade, and swim from your own property. Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes, and has the largest surface area of any freshwater lake in the world. There is good fishing available throughout the year for Lake trout, Walleyes, Pike, Smallmouth bass, and Perch. There are also a good number of Coho and Chinook salmon, Brown trout, and Steelhead - making this area a popular fishing destination. There are views from the property of the Keweenaw Peninsula and the Huron Islands across the Bay, and of sunset views that are incredible. The Main Home is so beautiful - A brick paver drive curves to the home's formal Entrance Way which leads you to a "Gathering Room". This room features a stone veneer fire place, a ceiling high wall of windows facing the lake, and high vaulted ceilings. A railed Upstairs Lounge area over looks this room. Opening from the Gathering Room is a Dining Area with built-in cabinetry, with access to a 10x14 Three Season Room that faces the lake. The kitchen features custom made wood cabinets. In addition to these main rooms, the first floor level has a 11x12 Bedroom, 5x11 3/4 Bath, and 4 x10 Pantry, with access to the 21x22 Attached Garage. The Second Floor of this home has a 11x12 Bedroom, 5x11 3/4 Bath, and 11x18 Main Bedroom with a large Walk-In Closet. The Lower Level has a 14x16 Recreation Room that features a Gas Fireplace, a 7x11 Office/Sitting Nook, 7x11 Work Shop, 11x13
Mechanical Room, and a 5 x11 3/4 Bath with adjoining 6x11 Sauna, with an additional Shower and Electric Sauna Stove. There are 16x18 and 12x14 Open Decks facing the lake, and a beautiful immaculately kept landscaped yard. The Historic School/Guest Home, away from the lake end of the property, was built about 1934. It was one of four school houses built to Henry Ford's specifications, and included electric lights designed by Ford's friend Thomas Edison. One school was for Kindergarten and First Grade. One for Second and Third Grade. One for Fourth and Fifth Grade, and One for Sixth and Seventh Grade. The School being offered for sale has 1,022 Square Feet of completely remodeled living space which includes a large 23x24 open Living Area with a 12x15 Kitchenette/Dining Area, and a 7x12 3/4 Bath. This building has a newer drilled well, and septic. Included near the School is a 15x26 Storage Building. This Home and School is in an area surrounded with year round adventure possibilities in every direction. Waterfalls, Cross-Country Ski Trails, Snowmobiling Trails, Hiking Trails, Hunting Land, and Historic Sightseeing Locations are just a few of the nearby opportunities to explore - a great place to live year round, or to enjoy seasonally!