Lake Michigan Retreat at 5907 Lakeshore Drive, West Olive, MI 49460

Nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan, 5907 Lakeshore Drive in West Olive, MI embodies the essence of lakeside living. Steeped in over 70 years of family history, this enchanting property is a testament to enduring memories and timeless charm. Soon to be on the market, this meticulously crafted home offers an unparalleled opportunity to create your own legacy in this idyllic setting. 

In 2016, this remarkable property underwent a transformation as a cherished family cottage was lovingly replaced with a new home, designed by architect Ed Zwyghuizen and built by Neil Rufner. Paying homage to the original cottage, the new home is adorned with red vinyl siding…

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As members of the Andrea Crossman Group, we are thrilled to share some wonderful news with our valued clients and fellow real estate enthusiasts. At this week's Schmidt Real Estate Awards Banquet, our team was honored to receive two prestigious awards, showcasing our dedication to excellence in the real estate industry.

Our team has been honored with the esteemed Chairman's Club Award, recognizing our collective effort and commitment to serving our clients with the utmost professionalism and care. This award represents the top 10% of the Schmidt Real Estate family of companies and serves as a humbling acknowledgment of our unwavering dedication.

Additionally, our team received the Presidential Premier's Award, further solidifying our…

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Lake Macatawa

One of the best parts of summering in Macatawa is that it has one of, if not largest, low bluff and beautiful beach in the area.  This soft sand beach located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan is shared by around 200 cottagers and there is space abound for everyone.  Once a family has vacationed in Macatawa they find it so enchanting that they themselves begin returning yearly, and often purchasing a piece of this treasure to pass on the memories created to their children and grandchildren.

Lake Michigan

Quick Take – Lake Michigan is down 3 feet from the record high water levels of 2020. This is a sigh of relief to those of us who have experienced beach erosion in 1986, and more recently in 2020.  With lower levels comes…

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Douglas, Michigan At A Glance

Nestled on the west side of the state, along the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan, the charming coastal town of Douglas beckons visitors with its idyllic landscapes and a serene atmosphere. Known for its pristine beaches, towering dunes, and the crystal-clear waters of Lake Michigan, Douglas offers a tranquil escape for those seeking a perfect blend of nature and culture. 

Douglas boasts marinas along Kalamazoo Lake, providing direct access to Lake Michigan. These marinas not only offer safe harborage but also serve as gateways to a plethora of water activities. From paddle boarding and fishing to sailing, kayaking, and boating, there's no shortage of aquatic adventures for both residents and visitors alike. 

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Welcome to the dynamic cityscape of West Michigan! From the vibrant streets of Grand Rapids to the quaint coastal towns like Saugatuck, Holland, and South Haven, this region offers a rich blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. Whether you're a local or a curious traveler, there's always something new to discover, check out the happening events this February.

Grand Rapids World of Winter Events

Experience the enchanting transformation of Downtown Grand Rapids into a winter wonderland each winter season. The World of Winter Festival stands as the largest winter celebration in the Midwest and has secured its spot among the "10 Most Epic U.S. Winter Festivals Worth Braving the Cold For," as recognized by TheTravel website. Spanning two…

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