Upper Michigan 31 Acre Parcel with McCallum Creek running through it. This 31+/- Acre property is located in Torch Lake Township, in north-eastern Houghton County of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This county lies on the Keweenaw Peninsula, which juts out 75 miles into Lake Superior. The property has a nicely wooded southern border with McCallum Creek running through it. The waters of this creek flow into Torch Lake. This part of the property has year round access of off of a County maintained road, with power and telephone available along the road side. Its eastern side has over 900-Feet of frontage on another County maintained road, and features a gently rolling open grassy area. There are majestic and awe inspiring western sunset views from the property of a beautiful residental development, and of Torch Lake. (This 2,659 Acre lake is connected to Portage Lake, and then to Lake Superior. A deep lake, it is about 100-Feet deep at its northen end, and is known for big Walleyes, and lots of Northern pike and Smallmouth bass. Sometimes trout and salmon from Lake Superior find their way into the depths of Torch Lake.) The property is just a few miles south of the Village of Lake Linden, which was organized in the mid 1850's to support local copper mining activities. The name Lake Linden was derived from the linden trees lining the lake. The shoreline along the lake has year round and seasonal cottages, and is surrounded by larger tracts of forest land where wildlife abounds - sightings of Bald eagle, Beaver, Canadian geese, Duck, Fox, Moose, Owl, Sandhill crane, and Whitetail deer are common. There are thousands of acres of Corporate CFA land nearby for some great hunting and trapping. You can take a circle tour from this property to find some of the most picturesque scenery that Michigan has to offer. In the fall the Keweenaw area is known for brilliant displays of color created by the special mix of sugar maples, birch and oaks of the northern forests. Brockway Mountain scenic drive near Copper Harbor is a popular tourist destination. There are trails to hike and bike. There are beautiful sugar sand beaches, and blueberry and raspberry picking spots to explore in summer. In the winter there is extreme Back Country skiing at Mt. Bohemia Ski Hill. No matter which outdoor recreation you are interested in, and no matter which direction you want to explore, this property will be a great spot to start out from. Restrictive Covenants on file.
From the L'Anse Welcome Sign take US-41 north 32 miles to the Houghton Lift Bridge. Take a right onto M-26, and go 10.5 miles to 9th Street. (At the DeMars Market Corner). Take a right (The road name changes to Bootjack Road) and go 3.4 miles to McCallum Lane. Take a right and go about .1 mile to beginning of property on the right. Continue down Lane - at .2 miles there is a stake with red paint and pink ribbon which marks the end of the property. (This is about 20' before "Slow Children" and "Underground Buried Cable" signs.) Property also has approximately 1,120 feet of frontage on Bootjack Road.