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The Woodlands Campground, Conference and Retreat Center

A great opportunity for recreational or development use. Located in northeast Michigan and consisting of 400 acres of rolling terrain with its own private 48 acre lake. Currently used as a conference and retreat center. Other possible use include hunting/fishing preserve, recreational park or club facility, public or private campground, private estate, corporate or institutional retreat center, church or religious facility or any other private or public use that has a need for a large parcel of undeveloped land.

Asking: $1,495,000.00 Possible Seller Financing Available

General Information

Street Address: 318 S Sage Lake Rd
Logan Township (Hale), Ogemaw County, MI 48739
Cross Streets: Three miles north of M-55 between West Branch and Hale, Michigan

Key Benefits

Parcel Data: This property is slightly irregular in shape. It has 3,960 feet of road frontage on Sage Lake Rd which is also known as F-19. The property is approximately one mile deep. It contains 400 acres of land with a mix of ground cover that includes forest, prairie, wetlands, two ponds and 48 acre East Stylus Lake. The land has rolling terrain with several ridges that offer good elevation. The property has been used as a campground and conference and retreat center. There are a total of 35 campsites, 25 of which are improved with water and electrical hookups. In addition there is a caretakers house and two residential structures for overnight accommodations along with a bath house, recreational sports court and pole barn and other miscellaneous buildings. A service road and hiking trails also service this property.
Land Size: 400 Acres
Legal Description: South 1/2 of North 1/2 and SE 1/4 and NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 and East 40 acres of Government Lot 2, Section 3, Town 22 North, Range 4 East.
Utilities: Electricity, Well Water, Septic System and LP Gas.
Zoning: A/RP Agricultural/Rural Preservation District
Taxes: This property is currently tax exempt
Campground: There are 25 improved campsites (water and electricity) and 10 primitive sites used for tent camping. Adjacent to the camping area is a concrete sports court and playscape facility. In addition there is a 1,000 square foot concrete block bath house which has both restroom facilities and showers for both men and women. Also located near the campground is a well house which services part of the property as well as as a wood pavilion overlooking the wetlands.
Caretakers Residence: This is a one story single family residential structure containing approximately 1,173 square feet. This building has a living room/great room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It is built on a block foundation with aluminum siding and has gas forced air heat. The building also has a wrap around porch and a detached garage.
Pole Building: This building is approximately 40 X 63 in size. It has a concrete floor with a metal roof and exterior siding. The interior has electrical service and is insulated and heated. There are two large Sliding doors and two service doors.
Main Lodge Building This building overlooks East Stylus Lake and can accommodate 45 in the conference area and 29 overnight guests. It contains approximately 2459 square feet. This has a concrete block foundation and has a walkout basement of an additional 1,830 square feet most of which is finished. The original attached garage has been finished and converted into living space. There is a living room with two way fireplace, large kitchen, three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The walkout basement contains a great room with fireplace, two bunk rooms and two more bathrooms. This building is heated with a wood fired boiler.
Log Home: This is a 1520 square foot two story single unit residence. This building has a living room with fireplace, kitchen/dining area, a three season porch, three bedrooms and one bathroom. This unit has a  LP gas fired furnace along with it’s own well and septic system. A small unfinished basement is included. In addition there is a 30 X 40 wood horse shed along with another storage building.
Water Features: There are two ponds on the property, several wetland areas along with 48 acre East Stylus Lake.
Vegetation: The forested areas are a mix of hardwood and conifer species including oak, maple, cedar, aspen, fir, jack pine and tamarack.