Unique, one-of-a-kind home on enchanting park-like property. You will love living at this fabulous west side location just a couple minutes from downtown Traverse City. Perfect for the artist, nature lover, or someone w/ an appreciation for design, the home is situated on over 5 acres w/ an abundance of privacy & peek-a-boo West Grand Traverse Bay views. The grounds are beautifully maintained w/ established perennial gardens, towering spruce trees, and to the NE, a stand of mature hardwoods. 26×32 outbuilding will serve as an excellent art studio, work shop, or boat parking. Enter the interior where you will be greeted by a full bank of skylights flooding the space w/ natural light. Interesting design features follow throughout the rest of the home including sunken living area w/ brick F/P, master suite w/ large walk-in closet connected to a possible study or nursery, pantry next to efficient kitchen, and formal dining area w/ sliders connecting to wrap around deck. The lower level feels like an entire home unto itself. Two large living areas, kitchenette/bar, two bedrooms, full bath, and walkout to backyard would make an ideal set-up for a live-in relative or guest quarters. And just in case, there is also a spacious & fully functioning underground shelter that could also serve as a wine cellar or extra storage space. A very special property in a super convenient location. Click on virtual tour link for incredibly realistic view of the interior!