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3482 Palmer Drive

3482 Palmer Drive, Saugatuck, MI 49453
3482 Palmer Drive

3482 Palmer Drive


WELCOME TO THE RAVINES! - With five bedrooms and three and one-half baths, this home offers gracious living amid timeless design within its over 4,700 square feet of finished space. Located in Saugatuck, Michigan, it makes the most of wooded, golf course views that surround the 10th green of the Ravines Golf Club, a challenging Arnold Palmer designed semi-private, membership optional, golf course that is nestled among the trees and traverses the dune land of the area. Beyond living in this splendidly crafted home, you will enjoy golf at your front door, an Association pool, and be just minutes from boating, dining, and shopping in the charming West Michigan beachside town of Saugatuck. As you approach, you'll remark on the beauty of the landscape that slopes to the woods flanking the home and nearby golf course. Upon entering, you'll understand what a special home this truly is. With warm, cherry hardwood flooring leading you to the living room, sunroom, kitchen, dining room and master suite, the home's welcoming, open design truly stands out.
The kitchen is both practical and beautiful. With a center island anchored under a coffered ceiling and featuring a prep sink, wine cooler and ample counter space for preparing meals, you'll be ready for entertaining. With two disposers, one for each sink, you can make clean-up a snap. Granite countertops provide both high style and practicality. The cabinets are numerous, light and fresh, with soft closing doors and drawers. New 36" Viking six -burner gas cooktop, 30" Fisher & Paykel built-in electric oven, and 36" Thermador French door refrigerator that is concealed behind matching cabinetry, complete the package for the most discriminating of cooks.
If you prefer an uncluttered kitchen, you'll be thankful for the walk-in pantry for food storage and your small kitchen appliances. With a coffee bar counter, plus a desk to organize shopping lists and household paperwork, you'll find all the conveniences nearby. Moreover, with remarkable and hard to find spaciousness, the kitchen features a dining area for everyday meals and boasts see-through views to the adjacent sunroom and the golf course beyond.
The guest bathroom is nearby as is the laundry room with its own sink and storage space. You may close the door and let the appliances quietly go about their work. Leading to the garage is the mud room with storage for seasonal items and hooks to hang coats.
The sunroom looks out to the 10th green, is surrounded with windows and includes a small fireplace to warm you on cool winter nights. It boasts a cathedral ceiling with fan and makes for the perfect space in which to just hang out, read a book, or listen to some tunes.
The dining room provides a level of formality while preserving the open plan of the main floor. It provides a separate space to dine that removes you and your guests from the pots and pans of the kitchen. Think of the holiday dinners you could host! Architectural details such as crown moldings throughout reinforce the specialness of this home.
The living room with its 10' high ceilings is a perfect place to visit with friends and gather around the gas fireplace that centers the room and is surrounded with built in shelving and cabinetry. With the open design, you'll be near to others who have gathered around the kitchen island or outside on the expansive balcony and deck. You'll feel so welcome and comfortable, you might not want to move when it is time for dinner.
The primary bedroom is spacious with wonderful views to the woods and beyond. It features a coffered ceiling and separate access to the balcony and deck, which may be perfect for helping you enjoy your morning coffee amid nature. The bathroom is tiled throughout, and you'll appreciate the separate low-step shower, luxurious soaking/whirlpool tub, two sinks and an enclosed toilet area. It will be just the spot to pamper yourself. The adjacent and spacious primary closet is so convenient for dressing and storing all your clothing, jewelry, and accessories.
A dramatic, open staircase leads to a main hall upstairs and three bedrooms that are welcoming and restful. One full bath is available on this level and one of the bedrooms is used currently as a home office. This room features built-in cabinetry for books and collectibles and ample closet space in addition to its sleeping area. You'll relish the view to the yard and golf course to the west. With work from home now so prevalent, coupled with the fiber cable Internet service available in the community, it's just the spot to conduct your business or provide at-home schooling. The main guest room bedroom is highlighted by a cathedral ceiling and space to sit and read. The adjacent bedroom also features a desk / study area, so you'll find the bedrooms very versatile for use by all generations of the family.
Let's not forget the lower level with a spacious walkout recreation room featuring a pool table and game area. It also offers a powerful home theatre system centered on an over 8' wide screen and built-in audio / visual equipment. With the home being wired for sound, you can stream your favored musical selections throughout. Next to it is a wine cellar room for your collection and a wet bar with sink and refrigerator to keep your favorite beverages chilled and ready for entertaining your friends. The recreation room also features a sitting area that is currently used as additional guest space with a day bed and sitting area. The lower level also offers another bedroom with daylight windows, ample closet space and is flanked by a full bath for guests or family to call their own. Lastly, the lower level provides a large storage room with copious space, access to the home's mechanicals and a separate doorway to the outside.
The outdoor space was designed to take advantage of golf course views. Recently expanded, the main floor balcony and deck covers nearly the width of this wonderful home providing ample space for entertaining. It can be reached from either the primary bedroom or from the sunroom. There is a natural gas connection so you may use your favorite grill without propane tanks for year around barbequing. The grounds are professionally maintained and flow into the surrounding wooded areas. The lower-level walks-out to a stoned patio area that can also be used to enjoy the outdoors. You can look forward to listening for the peepers each spring and watching the birds fly from tree to tree.
The three-car garage provides great convenience to homeowners who like to keep their cars clean all-four seasons. It is set up for a garage heater with gas line and exhaust vent already installed. It has plenty of space for garden tools and equipment or your personal golf cart if that makes it ever so convenient to visit the nearby Ravines community pool or the golf course.
Built with care and attention to detail, the quality of design, features, and setting is outstanding. Well cared for and lightly lived in, it is a home that the quality of which is difficult to find in today's real estate market and near impossible to recreate at current construction costs and material availability. Do not pass this by. Call and make an appointment today for your private tour.
So, let's make your new home in the premier residential community near the dunes of Lake Michigan, in Saugatuck, Michigan. Located two miles from Lake Michigan, The Ravines offers Saugatuck living at its finest, including abundant amenities, recreation, education, and commerce. Only 50 miles north of the Michigan/Indiana border and 45 miles southwest of Grand Rapids. A two-and one-half-hour drive from Chicago. Enjoy playing the Ravines Golf Club, which is an Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course that meanders through the community. Open to members and the public since 1999, this challenging eighteen-hole course is where nature blends with manicured fairways in a beautiful, secluded theater of sport.
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Features & Amenities


Total Bedrooms 5
Total Bathrooms 4
Full Bathrooms 3
Half Bathrooms 1
Fireplace Living
Appliances Dryer, Washer, Built-In Electric Oven, Disposal, Cook Top, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator
Other Interior Features Ceiling Fans, Ceramic Floor, Garage Door Opener, Humidifier, Security System, Wet Bar, Whirlpool Tub, Wood Floor, Kitchen Island, Pantry


Stories 2
Garage Space 3.0
Water Source Public
Utilities Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Telephone Line, Public Water, Cable Connected, Broadband
Lot Features Golf Community, Golf Course Frontage, Wooded
Parking Attached, Asphalt, Driveway, Paved
Heat type Forced Air, Natural Gas
Air Conditioning Central Air
Sewer Septic System
HOA Amenities Pets Allowed, Club House, Golf Membership, Restaurant/Bar, Pool

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LOT SIZE 0.64 Acres
MLS® ID 22017721
Type Residential
Year Built 2003
Architecture Styles Traditional
School District Saugatuck-Douglas


SALES PRICE $890,000
HOA Fees $2,600/yr


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