Summer Place Two Story

An award winning home near Lake Michigan



by Myles Biggs

Built on a prime piece of Lake Michigan real estate, this custom, two story home received the 2016 Jerry Rouleau Award for Excellence in Home Design: 2,001 - 3,000 square feet.

Designed with the coast in mind, the home boasts 2,532 square feet of indoor living space and another 244 square feet of outdoor, lake-facing deck space. Every inch of this home echoes the relaxed lake-front lifestyle of South Haven, Michigan.

The Summer Place is a raised two story built over a gracious garage. In total the home features:

  • three bedrooms
  • two and one half bathrooms
  • a spacious foyer entrance
  • an open concept kitchen/dining/living area
  • a spacious master suite. 

The home is full of high-end fixtures from a large, stainless steel farm sink, stainless steel appliances and staggered height custom cabinetry in the kitchen, to a sliding barn door in the utility area and a beautiful walk-in tile shower in the master bathroom.

The entire home is designed with bright blue and off white colors to mimic the coastal sand and water views – making it feel as though there is no separation between the outdoors and the home’s interior.

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