The building, constructed in 1957, has a classic northern Michigan lodge interior, with log beams and large central gas log fireplace in the main lounge. It has the feel of a summer camp for grown-ups, and will be most enjoyed by those who appreciate the history and natural beauty of the building and property. Owners have made many improvements that guests appreciate, including comfortable beds and high speed Internet, but have retained the original charm. Each guest room has its own bathroom with shower. Key features of the property include our location in the heart of northern Michigan resort country and near Walloon Lake, widely known as the boyhood summer home of Ernest Hemingway. The lodge and 44 acres of grounds are ideal for educational programs, retreats, and groups of friends, families, and colleagues. The privacy and natural beauty of our property, its location in the heart of northern Michigan resort country, and the wide range of experiences that we can provide make Elvyn Lea Lodge an ideal destination for large groups. The guest rooms are designed to be shared and provide lodging for up to 80 guests. The property also offers exceptional storage with a 40x60 pole barn with 20' high walls plus an outbuilding that is 10x35. Also includes a main house that could be great for the owners to live on site or for additional rental income. Endless potential for future growth including a winery, brewery, farm to table business, wedding venue and many more. Measurements believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed, and should be verified by the buyer.
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