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The most expensive homes for sale in Michigan

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Where are the priciest properties around the state? Whether it’s suburban mansions or secluded properties on the west side of the state, they’re almost all near a body of water.

For this update, number one is no longer Granot Loma, a lodge far away on the shores of Lake Superior. Instead, it’s a 16,000-square-foot mansion on Lake Charlevoix.

There’s also no homes in Detroit on this list. Neither the most expensive listing in Detroit’s history nor the S.S. Kresge Mansion—the largest in the city—cracked the top 20.

Here are the 10 most expensive homes for sale in Michigan right now.

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1. Lake Charlevoix Estate

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8425 Raspberry Ln
Charlevoix, MI 49720

$12.5 million

This 16,000-square-foot mansion right on the inland Lake Charlevoix is shockingly lavish. Inside the seven bedroom (six of which are ensuite) home, you’ll find carved wood paneling, columns, a huge spiral staircase, eight fireplaces, a theater, wine car, a bar imported from Malaysia, and much more.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Michigan Real Estate
Via Zillow

2. Bloomfield Hills Villa

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2756 Turtle Bluff Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

$10.5 million

This shockingly large mega-mansion—17,000 square feet, 1.5 acres—has been featured on Curbed Detroit before. The courtyard-like center of the estate has a pool. The eight-car garage features its own car wash. There’s a movie theater, fitness room, sauna, game room, and more.

An aerial view of a large villa house with many windows and multiple arched roofs. The house is surrounded by trees and grass.
Co-listed with Tushar Vakhariya of KW Domain and Meredith Colburn of Hall & Hunter.
Photo by Wayup Media

3. Grosse Pointe Midcentury Modern

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824 Lake Shore Rd
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

$9.5 million

Built in 1948, this 5,490-square-foot ranch on four acres of waterfront property is quite unique. It has soaring, vaulted wood ceilings, plentiful windows for views of the lake, glazed tile floors, and more. There’s also a 1,065-square-foot farm house and a carriage house.

Kay Agney Higbie of Maxon Agney
Via Zillow

4. Bay Harbor Boat House

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3970 W Beach St
Bay Harbor, MI 49770

$9.25 million

This nearly 10,000-square-foot home near Charlevoix is tucked between Bay Harbor and Little Traverse Bay in the gated Peninsula Drive. Each of the five ensuite bedrooms overlooks Lake Michigan. The listing also notes, “And you can dock your 120’ mega yacht at your home.”

A large house on the edge of a cliff. The house is surrounded by trees. In the distance is a large body of water.
Listed through Harbor Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo via Realtor.com

5. Heron Bay Contemporary

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1745 Heron Ridge Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

$8.79 million

Located within the gated Heron Bay community, this 14,293-square-foot contemporary home is astoundingly grand. In addition to 11 bathrooms, an indoor basketball court and pool, and two bars, there’s also floor-to-ceiling windows on all three floors that offer panoramic views of Upper Long Lake.

Kathy Broock of Max Broock Realtors
Via Zillow

6. Walloon Lake Colonial

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6325 Indian Garden Rd
Petoskey, MI 49770

$8.3 million

“The most iconic home on Walloon Lake,” according to the listing, is for sale for the first time ever. The classic-looking colonial has a porch that extends the length of the house, a wood-paneled study, an entertainment center in the basement, and of course 520 feet of waterfrontage with great views from the house.

Patrick Leavy of Kidd & Leavy Real Estate
Via Zillow

7. Bay Harbor Mansion

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4110 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686

$7.9 million

Another Bay Harbor mansion, this Little Traverse Bay mansion offers views of the lake from every bedroom, according to the listing. The living room, with its floor-to-ceiling fireplace and windows, is pretty grand as well.

Patrick Leavy of Kidd & Leavy Real Estate
Via Zillow

8. Northville Estate

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590 Dubuar St
Northville, MI 48167

$7 million

This expansive Northville estate has been on the market for a while—we saw it back in 2015 when it listed for $14.5 million. With five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and curtains for days, this mega mansion (17,000 square feet of elegance according to the listing) has regal decor, a swirling staircase, a bar, home theater, and fitness room.

An aerial view of a large estate with red brick walls and multiple windows. The estate is surrounded by trees and grass.
Listed through Max Broock Realtors - Birmingham
Photo via Estately

9. Elk Rapids Lodge

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10400 S Bay Shore Dr
Elk Rapids, MI 49629

$6.9 million

A grand home made of humble materials—mostly wood and stone. With nearly all the masonry and framing fully exposed, this 15,000-square-foot mansion with its intimate terraces feels like a craftsman home. It’s also located on 600 feet of the Grand Traverse Bay and has 27 rooms.

Carly and Shawn Schmidt Smith of Coldwell Banker Schmidt
Via Zillow

10. Bloomfield Hills Estate

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7420 Inner Cir Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

$6.5 million

Sitting on more than 11 acres of land, this estate was clearly made for elegance. There’s mahogany woodwork, antique fixtures, a huge stained glass atrium, ornate coffered ceilings, and much more. Though it was built in 2005, its wood paneling and stone exterior gives it the look of a historic home.

Courtesy Meredith Colburn, Hall & Hunter Realtors

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1. Lake Charlevoix Estate

8425 Raspberry Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Michigan Real Estate
Via Zillow

$12.5 million

This 16,000-square-foot mansion right on the inland Lake Charlevoix is shockingly lavish. Inside the seven bedroom (six of which are ensuite) home, you’ll find carved wood paneling, columns, a huge spiral staircase, eight fireplaces, a theater, wine car, a bar imported from Malaysia, and much more.

8425 Raspberry Ln
Charlevoix, MI 49720

2. Bloomfield Hills Villa

2756 Turtle Bluff Dr, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
An aerial view of a large villa house with many windows and multiple arched roofs. The house is surrounded by trees and grass.
Co-listed with Tushar Vakhariya of KW Domain and Meredith Colburn of Hall & Hunter.
Photo by Wayup Media

$10.5 million

This shockingly large mega-mansion—17,000 square feet, 1.5 acres—has been featured on Curbed Detroit before. The courtyard-like center of the estate has a pool. The eight-car garage features its own car wash. There’s a movie theater, fitness room, sauna, game room, and more.

2756 Turtle Bluff Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

3. Grosse Pointe Midcentury Modern

824 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
Kay Agney Higbie of Maxon Agney
Via Zillow

$9.5 million

Built in 1948, this 5,490-square-foot ranch on four acres of waterfront property is quite unique. It has soaring, vaulted wood ceilings, plentiful windows for views of the lake, glazed tile floors, and more. There’s also a 1,065-square-foot farm house and a carriage house.

824 Lake Shore Rd
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

4. Bay Harbor Boat House

3970 W Beach St, Bay Harbor, MI 49770
A large house on the edge of a cliff. The house is surrounded by trees. In the distance is a large body of water.
Listed through Harbor Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo via Realtor.com

$9.25 million

This nearly 10,000-square-foot home near Charlevoix is tucked between Bay Harbor and Little Traverse Bay in the gated Peninsula Drive. Each of the five ensuite bedrooms overlooks Lake Michigan. The listing also notes, “And you can dock your 120’ mega yacht at your home.”

3970 W Beach St
Bay Harbor, MI 49770

5. Heron Bay Contemporary

1745 Heron Ridge Dr, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Kathy Broock of Max Broock Realtors
Via Zillow

$8.79 million

Located within the gated Heron Bay community, this 14,293-square-foot contemporary home is astoundingly grand. In addition to 11 bathrooms, an indoor basketball court and pool, and two bars, there’s also floor-to-ceiling windows on all three floors that offer panoramic views of Upper Long Lake.

1745 Heron Ridge Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

6. Walloon Lake Colonial

6325 Indian Garden Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770
Patrick Leavy of Kidd & Leavy Real Estate
Via Zillow

$8.3 million

“The most iconic home on Walloon Lake,” according to the listing, is for sale for the first time ever. The classic-looking colonial has a porch that extends the length of the house, a wood-paneled study, an entertainment center in the basement, and of course 520 feet of waterfrontage with great views from the house.

6325 Indian Garden Rd
Petoskey, MI 49770

7. Bay Harbor Mansion

4110 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
Patrick Leavy of Kidd & Leavy Real Estate
Via Zillow

$7.9 million

Another Bay Harbor mansion, this Little Traverse Bay mansion offers views of the lake from every bedroom, according to the listing. The living room, with its floor-to-ceiling fireplace and windows, is pretty grand as well.

4110 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686

8. Northville Estate

590 Dubuar St, Northville, MI 48167
An aerial view of a large estate with red brick walls and multiple windows. The estate is surrounded by trees and grass.
Listed through Max Broock Realtors - Birmingham
Photo via Estately

$7 million

This expansive Northville estate has been on the market for a while—we saw it back in 2015 when it listed for $14.5 million. With five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and curtains for days, this mega mansion (17,000 square feet of elegance according to the listing) has regal decor, a swirling staircase, a bar, home theater, and fitness room.

590 Dubuar St
Northville, MI 48167

9. Elk Rapids Lodge

10400 S Bay Shore Dr, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Carly and Shawn Schmidt Smith of Coldwell Banker Schmidt
Via Zillow

$6.9 million

A grand home made of humble materials—mostly wood and stone. With nearly all the masonry and framing fully exposed, this 15,000-square-foot mansion with its intimate terraces feels like a craftsman home. It’s also located on 600 feet of the Grand Traverse Bay and has 27 rooms.

10400 S Bay Shore Dr
Elk Rapids, MI 49629

10. Bloomfield Hills Estate

7420 Inner Cir Dr, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Courtesy Meredith Colburn, Hall & Hunter Realtors

$6.5 million

Sitting on more than 11 acres of land, this estate was clearly made for elegance. There’s mahogany woodwork, antique fixtures, a huge stained glass atrium, ornate coffered ceilings, and much more. Though it was built in 2005, its wood paneling and stone exterior gives it the look of a historic home.

7420 Inner Cir Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301