Owners General Description:
Own your own piece of history! This fabulous historic Michigan general store/home circa 1870s was previously used as the town lookout for ships bringing goods to the area. The building supplied dry goods, the village post office and several other ventures. This must-see building is a unique opportunity for the right individual - both a great place to own and operate a business as well as to raise a family.
Forestville is located along the west shore of Lake Huron in the northeast corner of Sanilac County. It is a quiet town with a population of 153 residents. Nearby communities include Harbor Beach (13 miles), Bad Axe (24 miles), Port Sanilac (16 miles), and Port Huron (45 miles). Clean air, great people, a wonderful place to be.
The expansive (14 room) living quarters include 8 bedrooms.
The living room and some bedrooms have hardwood floors while the family room and other bedrooms are carpeted.
High ceilings throughout the building
New gas fireplace installed in 2002
Living Room: 20’ x 14’
Eat-In Kitchen with Laundry: 14’ x 14’
Family Room: 20’ x 14’
Dining Room: 10’ x 15’
Bedrooms range in size from 14’ x 12’ - 9’ x 10’
Main retail space 30’ x 35’
The building is strategically situated on M-25 (Lakeshore Road) and Cedar Street, two blocks from the village park at the beach and boat ramp.. This is the main intersection in town. Parking for the business is along Cedar Street. Other businesses on the main corner include a convenience store and the village Post Office. There is new construction in the village and city water is expected to be completed within one year.
Several of the bedrooms upstairs provide more space that could be expanded into additional retail, living space, or rental.
Large open yard with patio and apple tree
All appliances are included
1.5 car detached garage
Owners Sales Notes:
Home built: 1877
Home square footage: 8,400 with store
Living square footage: 3000 +/ -
Lot: 180’ x 160’ (28,800 sq.’)
City sewers installed with city water within one year.