12129 Tower Rd, Pelkie, Michigan 49958

4 Sqft - Vacant Land

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Property Description

Unique opportunity to buy the Otter Lake Fire Lookout! Likely the highest and best privately owned views in the Keweenaw! Views up to 68 miles away on this 100 foot tower. The tower is insulated and has electric heat. The tower would be great for deer hunting or as a one of kind building to relax at. There are heavy established deer trails on the property and as many as 30-50 deer can be seen on a given day. Turkeys, hawks, eagles, sand hills cranes are also seen from property. In the spring there has been flocks of 50-100 sand hill cranes in the field. Vacation rental potential on the top level or if another level was built on the tower. About 20 feet up the tower a 400 +/- sq ft level that could possibly be built out. Vacation rental towers throughout the U.S. command premium rates. The building on top is 8×8 and the platform could likely hold a larger structure. Great views of Lake Superior (Keweenaw Bay), Torch Lake, and landmarks such as Huron Mountains, Mt Brockway, Quincy Mine Hoist, Cliff Drive, Point Abbey, & Limestone Mountain can be seen from the tower. The pictures don’t do justice! The tower was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corp. The building on top of tower has 110 and 220 power outlets. In the 1980’s the tower was reinforced with additional steel. The top of tower can by accessed by a Spider ST-180 construction elevator in an enclosed shaft (with a 990 +/- pound net lifting capacity) or by the ladder. Additional income potential with cell phone companies and the local power company (smart meters). A windmill could possibly also be attached to the tower. A boat launch to Otter Lake is only a few miles away. About a mile away is public access to thousands of acres of State of Michigan land. The property has an RV power hook up and a gravel parking pad.This property sits on a quiet year round dead end road with only 3 year round residences. The tower has a roll down door on the East side of the structure. The soil of the property is sandy and includes a small portion of woods. A survey of property is on file. Video of property: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ISuWFF7PDc-cK_5IYJtC70ZJZxRyr1tz/view?usp=sharing

Basic Details
Property Type : Vacant Land
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : 1124619
Price : $85,000
Year Built : 0
Lot Area : 4 Sqft
City : Pelkie
Zipcode : 49958
County : Baraga
State : MI
Country : US
Type : Vacant Land
Area : Baraga T
Status Category : Active
Geo Subdivision : MI
Road Access : Year Round
Features
Waterfront : None
Water View : Great Lake
Body of Water : Lake Superior, Torch Lake
Shoreline : Not Applicable
Telephone : Available
Electric
Natural Gas : Not Available
Cable : Not Available
Possession : Negotiable
Allow Export : Yes
Amenities : Fenced Yard
Address Map
Street : 12129 Tower Rd
Floor Number : 0
Longitude : W89° 26' 54.2''
Latitude : N46° 54' 29.5''
Directions : From Houghton, Follow US 41 S towards Baraga, R on Arnheim Rd, L on Tower Rd, property is on left.
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Price Per SQFT : $0
Agent : 5420
Update Date : 12.16.2020 11:37:30
Price Per SQFT : $21,250
School District : Baraga Area
Association Fee : None
First Name : ADAM
Last Name : TAIVALKOSKI
Office : EXP REALTY LLC
12129 Tower Rd, Pelkie, Michigan 49958
  • Listing ID : 1124619
  • Lot Area : 4 Sqft
$85,000
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