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Michigan Land-4 Residential Lots-Idlewild-Yates Township-Lake County
Item 428059  
Final Bid: USD $0
Number of Bids: 0
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Status: Closed
Auction Started: 11-02-09    12:00 AM ET
Auction Closed: 11-14-09    07:45 PM ET
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Seller Information
Seller Name: Asset Island
Rating: Seller Rating - 5 (29)
Location: Idlewild #5
Idlewild, MI    49642
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Bid Increment: $10
Minimum Bid: $990
Auction Type: Regular Auction
Source: Private Auction
Deposit Required: $0
Overtime Period: 5 min
Buyer's Premium: 10.0%
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Item Specifics
Land Properties  
  Address Idlewild #5
Idlewild, MI 49642
United States
  County Lake
  Legal Description LOTS 16 17 18 & 19 BLK 355 IDLEWILD #5
  Parcel Number 43-15-455-016-00
  Lot Size 10000 sq. ft
  HOA Fee $0.00 monthly
  Annual Taxes $68.00
  Zoning Residential
  Water By well
  Sewer By septic tank
  Topography Level

Asset Description


The lots for sale are located in a nice & quiet Idlewild #5 Subdivision, within a short walking distance to Little Idlewild Lake and close to gorgeous all sports Idlewild and Paradise Lakes!
Property ID: 43-15-455-016-00
Legal Description: LOTS 16 17 18 & 19 BLK 355 IDLEWILD #5, Yates Township, Lake County, Michigan
Property Address: Portland Blvd, Idlewild, MI 49642
Size: 10,000 sq ft: 100’ x 100’ four lots; 2,500 sq ft: 25’ x 100’ each lot. Building requirement - 10,000 sq. ft. min.
Zoning: Residential, no time limit to build
School District: Baldwin Schools
Annual Taxes: Approx. $68 per year, and are paid current. Buyer will pay taxes due after the date of sale on Bid4Assets.
Power, Utilities, Roads: Call Yates Township
Conveyance of Deed: Quit Claim Deed. You will own the property 100%. There are no liens and the title is free and clear
Comments: We included all available information in the auction listing. We do not have any additional information. For more information regarding this property and how you can use it, please contact Yates Township and Lake County.
Lake County (231)745-4641
Lake County Treasurer (231)745-4622
Lake County Building and Zoning (231)745-2722
Lake County Equalization Department (231)745-2723
Yates Township (231)745-3940
Yates Township Assessor (231)745-3930 Ext. 3
Yates TownshipZoning Administrator (231)745-2911
Yates Township Treasurer (231)745-3940 Ext. 2
Great Lakes Electricity (888)485-2537
Consumers Power (800)477-5050
Allied Waste (745)968-4143
Plat Map #16968, Page 2
Address on the Street Map is approximate. To obtain the property exact location, please contact Yates Township.
Lake County is truly a county for all seasons. It offers year-round enjoyment to all its residents and guests. State and Federal lands make up over 48% of Lake County and provide outstanding opportunities for all kinds of sports and activities. Lake County has several hundred miles of trails for snowmobile and ORV riding, many lakes, rivers, and streams for year-round fishing and thousands of acres of forest land for a full slate of hunting activities.
Yates Township, located along the near southeastern border of Lake County, contains the community of Idlewild, which surrounds the lake it was named for. The headwaters of Pere Marquette River (or the "PM" as it is often called) run through here, with a couple of public access points adjacent to Broadway Road, where it crosses. About half of the township is contained in the Manistee National Forest.
In 1979 Idlewild was designated as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.
In 2007, Yates Township was selected to participate in the Transformation Initiative established by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm to "create jobs, build a thriving community and ensure a bright future for Idlewild".  Among the many projects of the initiative include the recently completed Lake Idlewild Park and Access Area, a partnership effort between Yates Township and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Today Idlewild remains a tranquil, lovely retreat for its 800 year-round residents, though during the summer months the community swells to about 5,000. The Idlewild Resort area offers incredible recreational opportunities for the outdoorsman, the nature lover, and the whole family, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, camping, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, etc. The area’s three pristine lakes and the best public beach access in Lake County provide the perfect setting for leisurely boating, jet skiing, sunning, swimming, and other warm weather pursuits.
Fishing in Lake County is exceptional. Each year, people from around the world come to fish for salmon, steelhead and trout. Numerous inland-lakes support walleye, pan fish, bass, pike, and a variety of other fresh fish species.
Today, there are about a dozen businesses in Idlewild, four churches, a motel, a couple of restaurants, a store.
Idlewild is a short drive to shops, amenities, services, and schools: 4 miles to Baldwin City, 16 miles to Reed City, 26 miles to Irons, 32 miles to Grand Rapids, 37 miles to Ludington, which is on Lake Michigan.
Idlewild is an active community with a host of activities and recreational events occurring throughout the year, such as National Idlewild Week, huge 4th of July festivities with Community Parade around Lake Idlewild and Fire Works, Arts and Crafts Shows, and many other activities.
Idlewild hosts two annual summer music festivals: the Idlewild Music Fest in July and the Idlewild Jazz Festival in August.
Idlewild Historic & Cultural Center is a wonderful tourist attraction. Inside, the spacious center offers a history exhibition detailing Idlewild’s origins and highlights, and a small gift shop selling, among other trinkets, cuddly bears wearing t-shirts that read “I Idlewild, MI.”
Bid now to own a nice parcel of land close to gorgeous Lake Idlewild with some of the best sandy beaches in Lake County!
SUMMARY: winning bid + 10% buyer's premium + $299 processing fee. Processing fee covers some costs and fees associated with the property sale.
METHODS OF PAYMENT: PayPal, wire transfer, cashier's, personal, or business checks (it takes 10 business days for personal or business checks to clear).
AFTER AUCTION: After the auction end the seller will email the winning bidder with detailed instructions. Buyer must contact Seller within 24 hours of the close of the auction with payment method. Payment must be received within 5 days of the auction end date.
Once payment is received, Seller will notarize the Deed and send it for recording. Buyer will receive the original recorded Deed from the Register of Deeds in approximately 3 to 5 weeks.
We take care of everything: paperwork & selling fees. Buyer will receive the copies of the filed documents for his/her records only. Buyer will be informed about each step of the transaction. 
DISCLAIMER: Asset Island, Inc. is a land investing company. We purchase properties specifically for resale. All information contained in this auction is to the best of our knowledge.  We however make no guarantee expressed or implied as to exact location, present condition, building ability, and accessibility of this property. We have not seen the property. The pictures are of general area, unless it is specified. This property is being sold "as is" and "where is" with any and all faults. Bidder acknowledges that Bidder has completed all due diligence or waived the right to inspect this property before bidding. We are the legal owners of the property and we guarantee free and clear title to the property with no liens or encumbrances. Please research before you buy. All non-performing bidders will be reported to Bid4Assets or pay the amount of Bid4Assets fees for this auction ($150 min.) 


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