Michigan Historic Henry Ford School House/Guest Home 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 building, and this area was the center of the Ford Motor Company Upper Peninsula enterprises in the 1940s. The 8+/- Acre parcel is beautifully mowed and is edged by very large mature trees. Not far away from this property is a Lake Superior Marina, and Township Park where you can launch your boat, canoe, tube or kayak, wade, and swim. 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 has a good number of Coho and Chinook salmon, Brown trout, and Steelhead - making this area a popular fishing destination. This Historic School/Guest Home 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 School/Guest Home 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! If you wish to purchase the School House/Guest Home, with its Main Home, it is listed as MLS#1080813.
Map & Boundaries
From Downtown L'Anse Broad/Front Intersection by the Waterfront Park, take Front, which becomes Bay Shore Drive, then Pequaming Road 6.8 miles to the Welcome To Aura Sign. Continue down the Pequaming Road another mile to the "Four Corners". Take a left onto Ford Drive and go .8 miles to driveway of the School House located immediately to your right, sign number 13789.