The SpaceHistoric waterfront cottage known as 'Tumble Down' with amazing sunsets. Originally built in 1923 by a well known gentleman who built many field stone cottages in the area, several of which are on West Crooked Lake.
The cottage has two floors: the upper level has 2 bedrooms, family room and access to a private deck with dining area (setting for six) and chaise lounges. the lower level has bathroom, kitchen with breakfast bar, TV family room, dining area (setting for six) and access to patio with grill, porch swing and Adirondack chairs.
Tumble Down is located on low boat traffic, West Crooked Lake with access to East Crooked Lake. Both are all sports lakes. Relax and barbecue on your private deck overlooking the lake, swing on the porch swing, enjoy the hot tub or roast marshmallows over the campfire. Sunbathing on the shore, deck or dock. Paddle around the lake in the paddle boat provided, bring your own boat or rent our 25 foot pontoon boat for an additional fee. Boat launch 1/2 mile away. Great fishing.
Property has extensive gardens and was featured on the LACASA garden tour in 2010. Be sure to explore the secret gnome garden. Courtyard with fountain.
Tumble Down has much to offer year round, enjoy foliage color in the fall, Enjoy cross-county skiing and ice fishing on the lake during the winter. Magnificent fall colors on property as well as several state parks in the area, Kensington Metro Park and Island Lake.
3 mile drive to Mt Brighton for skiing/snowboarding in the winter and golf at the Jackal in the summer. Many additional golf courses, restaurants, shopping, antiquing, etc are very close by. Inquire for recommendations.
Downtown Brighton (4 miles) and Howell (6 miles) offer many events in the summer including concerts, sidewalk sales, holiday parades, farmers markets, Howell Balloon Festival, Ann Arbor Art Fairs, Brighton Art Festival, Howell Melon Festival, Brighton's Smokin' Jazz & Barbecue Blues Festival, etc.
A close drive to U-M (30 minutes), MSU (30 minutes) and Detroit (45 minutes), a great place to stay for all college and professional sporting events.
We look forward to sharing our slice of paradise with you.