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Traverse City

Welcome To Traverse City
  • Population of 4 County Area 153,448
  • Average Sales Price $572,845
  • Average Days On Market 18 Days
COMMUNITY OVERVIEW

Traverse City, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay, is a vibrant destination in Northern Michigan renowned for its natural beauty, cultural attractions, and thriving food and wine scene. The Traverse City area encompasses not only the city itself but also the surrounding towns, villages, and countryside, offering visitors a diverse array of experiences to enjoy throughout the year.

At the heart of Traverse City lies its charming downtown district, where historic buildings, boutique shops, art galleries, and inviting eateries line the streets. Visitors can wander along Front Street, exploring local treasures like the State Theatre , a beautifully restored Art Deco movie palace, or the Traverse City Commons , a former mental asylum transformed into a vibrant hub of shops and restaurants. During the summer months, the downtown area comes alive with festivals, street performers, and outdoor concerts, creating a lively atmosphere that invites exploration and celebration.

Just outside of downtown, the scenic beauty of the Traverse City area unfolds, with miles of coastline, rolling hills, and lush forests waiting to be discovered. Outdoor enthusiasts will find no shortage of activities to enjoy, from hiking and biking along scenic trails to swimming, boating, and fishing on the crystal-clear waters of Lake Michigan and its surrounding inland lakes. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, located just a short drive west of Traverse City, offers breathtaking views, towering sand dunes, and pristine beaches that are perfect for exploring and picnicking.

In addition to its natural attractions, the Traverse City area is also renowned for its thriving food and wine scene. The region's fertile soil and temperate climate make it an ideal location for growing a wide variety of crops, including cherries, grapes, and hops. Visitors can indulge in farm-to-table cuisine at local restaurants, sample award-winning wines at nearby wineries and vineyards, or embark on a culinary adventure along the Traverse Wine Coast, a scenic trail dotted with tasting rooms and farm markets showcasing the best of the region's culinary offerings.

Whether you're exploring the bustling streets of downtown Traverse City, hiking through the pristine wilderness of the surrounding countryside, or savoring the flavors of local cuisine and wine, the Traverse City area offers a rich tapestry of experiences that are sure to captivate the senses and create lasting memories. With its scenic beauty, cultural attractions, and warm hospitality, this enchanting corner of Northern Michigan invites visitors to discover the true essence of Pure Michigan.

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3619 Tompkins Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
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3619 Tompkins Road
Traverse City, MI 49686

$6,995,000

3 Beds 1 | 1 Baths 1,632 sqft.
743 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
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743 Munson Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

$4,199,900

7 Beds 5 | 1 Baths 5,109 sqft.
(Unit 503) 330 E State Street #503, Traverse City, MI 49684
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(Unit 503) 330 E State Street #503
Traverse City, MI 49684

$3,504,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,895 sqft.
(Unit 505) 330 E State Street #505, Traverse City, MI 49684
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(Unit 505) 330 E State Street #505
Traverse City, MI 49684

$3,504,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,895 sqft.
2697 Forest Lodge Drive, Traverse City, MI 49685
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2697 Forest Lodge Drive
Traverse City, MI 49685

$2,895,000

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,796 sqft.
17850 Smokey Hollow Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
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17850 Smokey Hollow Road
Traverse City, MI 49686

$2,695,000

3 Beds 3 | 1 Baths 3,938 sqft.
109 E Front Street #304, Traverse City, MI 49684
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109 E Front Street #304
Traverse City, MI 49684

$2,590,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,154 sqft.
2175 N US-31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686
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2175 N US-31 N
Traverse City, MI 49686

$2,550,000

6 Beds 4 Baths 3,270 sqft.
133 Uptown Court, Traverse City, MI 49684
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133 Uptown Court
Traverse City, MI 49684

$2,499,000

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,595 sqft.