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23743 Hoover Rd. Mls#1093294

23743 Hoover Rd. : Alston, MI 49958

Houghton County, Michigan

8.98 Acres
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Price Reduced! Upper Michigan Country Home for Sale! This 3-Bedroom home is located just south of Alston, an unincorporated community in Laird Township along the east-central bordor of Houghton County. Just to the east of this Upper Peninsula county is Baraga County where schools, churches, shopping, and a hospital are found . This rural village was originally named Laird, and had its own post office in 1887. When J.V. Alston became postmaster in April 1902, the community and post office were renamed for him. This location is nestled between Copper Country State Forest Lands to the north, and by Ottawa National Forest Lands to the south. There is access to hunting, trapping, and fishing on these vast land holdings. Black bear, Bobcat, Coyote, Ruffed grouse , Whitetail deer, Rabbits and other woodland animals are available. A tributary of the Sturgeon River flows less than a quarter-mile from this home. The Sturgeon is a cool water fishery, rated a Type 1 Fishing Stream. Atlantic salmon, Brook trout, Brown trout, Coho, Chinook and Pink salmon, Lake trout, Rainbow trout, and Splake are fish species of note. A good sized river, it flows about 100 miles from its source at Wagner Lake to its mouth at Portage Lake. Besides fishing almost at your door step, you can jump on your snowmobile or ATV and access the Winona-Alston Multi-Use State Trail just a few yards down the road! If you would rather relax at home, there is a backyard above-ground swimming pool, and a covered side deck designed to hold a hot tub. You enter the home into a large entry Foyer, that flows into a Breakfast Bar Area, Formal Dining Area and Kitchen, and 3/4 Bath. A few steps to a lower area leads you to a large Living Room, Back Yard Entryway, Wood Fueled Sauna, Dressing Room, and Utility Room. On the upper level you will find a large Landing, three Bedrooms, and Full Bath. The basement level features an "L-Shaped" Recreation Room, 3x10 Wine Cellar or Canning Room, and the Furnace Room. The home is heated with a Hydronic Heating system, with an outside wood burner. Outside entertainment areas include large covered decks and porches, a basket ball court, and a yard enhanced with perennials, bushes, apple and plum trees. An outside hydrant with hot and cold water is a great convenience. An insulated 28x40 garage with a workshop, is also heated by the outdoor woodburner. A service shed/barn provides wood and toy storage. If you are seeking a wonderful country home, check this one out!

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