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This Castle is solid stone - built by Max Helmer. The Castle is on 20 acres of forest in lower Michigan, about 40 minutes from DTW. Originally built in 1927 with three feet plus of stone walls and added on in 1940, the Castle is perched on a high point in lower Michigan, with 25 mile views from the top of the Keep. The Keep has 5 floors and a short dungeon underneath with 66 steps to the top. Each of the five rooms is in various state of repair, all accessed with a metal spiral staircase. The main house has a newly refinished original hardwood floor stone walls and wood beam ceiling. Metal frames original windows look out over a ravine for sunrise. A wood stove completes the look. The kitchen has 1970s wood cabinets with newer stainless appliances and an antique tin ceiling. The upstairs provides a bedroom with exposed beam vaulted ceiling and a bathroom. The finished basement provides space for makeup and hair and well as laundry and another bathroom. The grounds have walking paths through the 20 acres, including a sand pit - can be used as a gun range.

Category and style

Mansion

Castle/Chateau, Rustic, Tudor

Parking

Private parking for 7 cars

Truck / motorhome on site parking: On property

Location details

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
3
Property size (sq ft):
2000 sq ft
Lot size:
871200 sq ft

Location Rules

No smoking

Amenities

Wifi

Features

Cathedral Ceiling
Exposed Beams
High Ceiling
Ornate Doors
Stained Glass
Wood Doors
Gravel/Dirt Driveway
Long Driveway
Front yard
Garage (Detached)
Hills
Large Grounds
Rooftop
Firepit
Fireplace With Mantle
Rustic Fireplace
Stone Fireplace
Carpet Floor
Dark Wood Floor
Light Wood/Whitewash Floor
Large Yard
Basement
Home Library
Home Office
Laundry Room
Dated/50's to 70's Kitchen
Stainless Steel Kitchen
Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Gun Range/Archery
Quarter/Half/Three-Quarter Turn Stairs
Spiral Stairs
Mountain/Vista View
Rooftop View
Stone Walls
Fountain
Hinged/Casement Windows
Stained Glass Windows

Restricted Areas

Interior

Crew access

Stairs
Location
Exact location provided after booking