Going Gaga For Grand Rapids, Two Michigan Estates That Bring The Wow-Factor

Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a place for the cool kids. A home for the folks who want nature at their doorstep but art museums, craft breweries, and live music too. Ranked as one of America’s greatest walking cities, with superior golf courses, pristine lakes and streams, and a reputation for some of the best fishing around, Grand Rapids is a popular spot for anyone looking to live large. So this week we are featuring two of its finest listings. Each offers glorious views and are close to fun things to do, but have price points that are miles apart.

Which is your favorite, the Woodland Oasis Splurge or the Thousand Oaks Steal?

Splurge: A Home Of Distinction With Four Levels Of Entertaining For $1.15M 

Some homes just have it. That undeniable look and feel that screams vacation. And this one in Grand Rapids is exactly that! Offering four levels of newly restored luxury living and entertaining, the five-bedroom, five-full-and-three-half-bathroom home is the epitome of chic. Plus, its grounds are equally impressive. Relax on the patio while listening to the soothing sounds of your own private waterfall. Indulge with a dip in the indoor pool – an amenity that the listing says is on par with “the finest luxury international hotels.” From the brand new kitchen with Gaggenau and Fisher & Paykel appliances to the masterful great room with sky-high walls of windows, this home checks all the boxes.

Robert J. Reid with Elegant Homes And Gardens Inc. has listed 1755 Beard Drive SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan for $1.15 million.

Steal: Cozy And Comfortable On The 10th Green In Thousand Oaks For $849,000

According to the listing, this property is “undeniably one of the best if not the best lots in Thousand Oaks!” And we can see why. Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac sits this four-bedroom, four-full-and-one-half-bathroom custom home with a prime golf course location. Truly a family home, it was custom crafted by Ben Brinks and offers newly installed quartz counters in the bathrooms, a recently updated gourmet kitchen, and plenty of warm and inviting touches to keep you comfortable throughout the seasons. Among these are a stunning barrel ceiling, hardwood floors, cherrywood woodwork throughout, and a lower level finished family room. The billiards room, wet bar, and wine closet are also a plus. As an added bonus, the basement has doors for golf cart storage as well! Golf course living never looked so good. 

Robert Larson with Larson, Robert J. has listed 4350 S. Oak Pointe Court NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan for $849,000.