Wally Kidd Real Estate Blog

  Walloon Lake is known for its beautiful azure waters and fun in the sun.

“The house is kind of tilted along the waterfront to take advantage of the longest view. It’s right up against the sandy shore, lots of porches, lots of deck, great outdoor space,” says realtor Wally Kidd, Kidd & Leavy Real Estate.

In this week’s Amazing Northern Michigan Homes, Veronica Meadows takes us to a resort home on the shores of Walloon.
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Located on the shore of Lake Charlevoix is "Point of View", a magnificent estate, nestled on over 3000 feet of sandy lake frontage and 60 acres of mature maples, aspens, and pines. The hand scribed log home, guest home, and stables are all tastefully appointed and completed to the highest standards available. Whether you need a place to berth your yacht or a stable for your trusty stead, "Point of View" offers a touch of gracious living seldom seen today.

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With beautiful Lake Charlevoix out your front door, this unique opportunity is just as ideal for the culture seeker and foodie as it is for the outdoor enthusiast. Spend your time enjoying Boyne City’s top-ranking restaurants, art galleries, and excellent retail stores. Walk to downtown events such as up north’s best farmers market, Stroll the Streets, gazebo concerts, festivals, and parades. The Resort Cottages at One Water Street in Boyne City, MI, offer rental potential, lock-off units, close proximity to year-round recreation, and a private marina with 45’, 65’, and 80’ slips available. Sunsets over the first class marina are perfect reminders of how incredible it is to live and play in Northern Michigan.
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Sweeping views of Bay Harbor Lake and the channel. Right outside your front door is the private, yacht club beach. This custom home offers many luxurious amenities with a custom kitchen, granite counter tops, and hardwood floors. An elegant two-story foyer leads to an open living area and each of its four bedrooms features a full bath and covered porches. Its lower level family room, fireplace, and covered outdoor patio are perfect for extended family and guests. Close to Bay Harbor Village and Petoskey.
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This beautiful north arm cottage is perched perfectly along 268 feet of sandy Walloon Lake frontage. This cottage features two spacious living areas surrounding a large dining area all overlooking the water. The large porch offers the perfect area for entertaining outdoors, and with four bedrooms and three and a half baths, there is plenty of room for the entire family to relax. Located a short ten-minute drive from Petoskey.
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Nestled on a quiet lot, this cedar shake home has 180 feet of sandy Walloon Lake frontage! An open floor plan and large windows offer amazing views of the lake and plenty of space to entertain. Main floor master suite, high-end kitchen, butler's pantry, fireplace with custom built-ins. The guest house features two bedrooms and a full bath, offering privacy and space for guests. The lakeside porch and patio are just steps from the water's edge! Close to Boyne City, the Village of Walloon, and Petoskey.

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  View the finest properties in Northern Michigan in our 2017 Property Guide. We represent a collection of the North’s most sought after real estate in Bay Harbor, Walloon Lake, Petoskey, Lake Charlevoix, Boyne City, and many more Up North destinations. 
You will also find that we highlight a selection of first-class professionals, retailers, and amenities; the advertisers represent the “best of the best” the north has to offer!

Stop by one of our local offices in Petoskey, Boyne City, or Walloon Lake Village to say hello and pick up your printed copy. We would love to put our experience to work for you!

 
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I was happy to offer my expertise to Traverse Magazine's 2017 Real Estate Issue, as one of the Realtors sharing thoughts on market momentum and forces ahead. I welcome the opportunity to answer your real estate questions and discuss the current Northern Michigan market.
 
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Sharing the Traditions of Walloon Lake.

Many Wallooner’s like to reminisce with me about how the lake has changed over the years. Sure it has a few more homes and a few more people, but has this special place we long to return to really changed that much?

In the pages of this brochure, you will see a collection of beautiful Walloon properties currently being offered for sale. Whether it’s the vintage cottage, the newer home destined to be tomorrow’s classic, or the desirable building site; they all reflect the traditions that make Walloon Lake what it is today.

If you are considering selling your Walloon property, I welcome the opportunity to share with you firsthand, my proven sales record and my unparalleled enthusiasm for this lake. You can rest

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