A Geometric, Glass-Lined Home by a Local Architect Lists for $1.5M in Northern Michigan

Concrete, wood, and corrugated steel clad the Roger Hummel–designed residence with full-height windows that overlook the expansive woodland lot.
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Location: 416 North School Hill Court, Suttons Bay, Michigan

Price: $1,499,000

Architect: Roger Hummel

Footprint: 2,654 square feet (three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths)

Lot size: 3.6 acres

From the agent: "A very rare opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind property in all of Leelanau County. Take in stunning and unique panoramic views of Suttons Bay, the Village, Stony Point, West Bay, Old Mission Peninsula, and East Bay. Situated on a diverse and private 3.6 acres, just a couple of blocks from downtown Suttons Bay. This architectural gem was timelessly designed by famed local architect Roger Hummel. The massive floor-to-ceiling windows maximize the gorgeous views of all four seasons. The home features multiple spaces to enjoy the outdoors from inside and out. The open concept floor plan gives you the opportunity for multiple furniture configurations and flexibility of living space. The bunk room is perfect for accommodating extra guests with a kitchenette area just outside for additional entertaining needs. The large laundry/mud room/office area offers lots of storage and versatility. A spacious garage with workbench, woodstove, room for two vehicles, and all your outdoor gear. The home has undergone many recent upgrades within the last 18 months, including new WiFi enabled Gree AC/heat units for fully customizable temps on each floor, new WiFi enabled Viessmann high efficiency boiler, and much more!"

Local architect Roger Hummel designed the multistory residence at 416 North School Hill Court in Suttons Bay, Michigan, in the late 1980s. "He put an emphasis on impeccable craftsmanship and taking advantage of the peace and serenity of the property," says the listing agent.

The 2,654-square-foot home was constructed with wood, corrugated steel, and concrete blocks.

In the open living/dining area, hardwood floors complement the exposed ceiling beams.

Floor-to-ceiling windows connect the interior to the surrounding landscape. Motorized shades from J Geiger allow residents to seek privacy within the home.

Hummel—who is best known for designing the nearby Falling Waters Lodge and Pine Hollow, a 27-room home—crafted this one-of-a-kind fireplace from concrete and natural stone. The textured form complements the room’s earthy floor tiles and corrugated-steel wall panels.

A built-in breakfast nook in the kitchen sits near a wall of open and concealed storage.

The three-bathroom residence also includes a den/study, exercise room, and solarium/sunroom.

Glass-lined living spaces open to multiple decks throughout the geometric Suttons Bay home.

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