1933 South Shore Drive, Holland, Michigan 49423

This stunning & stately French Provincial, custom-designed Lake Macatawa home features 210 feet of prime lake frontage. It's located just east of the Macatawa Bay Yacht Club and Eldean’s Marina with deep-water dock and spectacular views of Big Bay, the channel to Lake Michigan, and Big Red Lighthouse.

The owners have well over $8.3 million invested into this quality home by Scott Christopher Homes that was finished in 2002 and designed by Design+ (original land acquisition in late 1990’s was at $1,675,000).  This extensive home includes 6 finished & heated garage stalls, snowmelt brick-paver driveway, plenty of parking in the driveway,  plus 6 roadside parking spots. Enjoy heated floors on all 3 levels with 4 en suites, 3 situated upstairs, and a main-floor master suite and thermostats fitted in each room. Unwind in the warmth of any of the 7 fireplaces, with 6 gas and 1 wood fireplace.  Two of the fireplace surrounds are antiques from France. Finished with oak hardwood flooring on the main, cedar shake shingles with copper flashings, gutters & downspouts, and EIFS (stucco-like siding).  A glass Amdega Conservatory imported from England offers stunning views from the breakfast nook and kitchen. An expansive great room and dining room with wet bar and 2 fireplaces positioned at the eastern and western ends, adjoin the large gourmet kitchen seamlessly for entertaining. This home could easily accommodate gatherings of up to 100 guests, making it an ideal venue for hosting memorable events and celebrations.

With 14,415 square feet of finely crafted and designed living space and high-end finishes, you couldn’t replace this house today for less than $12 million. Boating from Lake Macatawa to Lake Michigan is just a short jaunt, or take a day cruise to Milwaukee, Chicago or beyond for a memorable adventure on the water. Many furnishings throughout the home were meticulously selected French antiques, personally curated and imported from France. Much of the remaining furnishings, rugs & art are negotiable.

The spacious gourmet kitchen features a large center island, an informal dining area with tremendous views in the glass conservatory, imported tile floor, a huge butler's pantry equipped with full-sized refrigerator/freezer, additional center island, ample storage, plus main-floor laundry. Two generously sized offices, along with a sub-office between them, provide ample workspace.

The large main-floor lakeside master suite is complete with a  wood fireplace (never used) and privacy garden o the master whirlpool tub area with seating offering a tranquil retreat perfect for reading or sunning.  Other lux amenities include a multiple-head tiled shower, and an Italian imported tile tulip mosaic adorning the entry floor of the two large master walk-in closets.  The entrance to the master suite is equipped with elegant walnut pocket doors. Additionally, a second laundry could be added within the master closet for added convenience.

Upstairs, discover a very large gym with lots of natural light, along with 3 en suites, and a kitchenette/sitting area. Three stairwells situated to the east, west, and center on the main floor provide convenient access to the upper and lower levels. French balconies grace the lakeside on the upper floor, overlooking the expansive bluestone patios below, and providing great Lake Macatawa views. The guest suite on the east side has a gas fireplace, 2 double and a single closet, attic storage, and a beautiful private bath with hand-painted mural.

The lower level has a half bath, a billiards room, several large storage and mechanical areas, family room, safe room with vault door, a cedar closet, and a large craft room once used for floral arranging.

The lower level includes 4450 square feet of finished areas. Main floor is 6260 square feet and upper is 3705 square feet.

The views of Big Bay and the channel to Lake Michigan are stunning. The huge bluestone patio and lush lawn areas on lakeside are great for summer entertaining. The lake frontage has a steel seawall & newer refurbished 200+ foot long deep-water dock with two slips to dock your boats. The landscaping is spectacular!

Other extras include vintage lighting, large backup generator, and a Flo-Logic system for ensuring no flooding (can set for 45 seconds on vacation mode to shut o if water were to run more than 45 seconds, or more than 2 hours if on at home mode). 2 by 6 construction with stone or concrete exterior, and walls with EIFS siding and hand-troweled interior walls. It has great custom trim and gorgeous woodwork stairwells and spindles. Outdoor grill area also has snow melt. All 3 floors not only have in -floor heat but are concrete for great soundproofing and construction.  There are 3 HVAC systems.

Countless admirers of the home have said “This is my favorite home on the lake.” It's the first time offered for sale since it was built in 2001/2002.  Make this very prestigious estate on Lake Macatawa yours. Sellers are negotiable on possession.

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