Own a piece of Lake Michigan history. The Sunset Lodge complex was originally built in 1904 by the Girls Friendly Society and the Diocese of Chicago. The property sits on 1.3 wooded acres and boasts 252 feet of pristine private Lake Michigan beach. The main lodge sits on the East side of Fabun Rd and features 5 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, large dining room and kitchen, rec rooms & a caretaker suite. On the West side of Fabun Rd & overlooking Lake Michigan, a secondary lake house contains the original Chapel and 2 apartments (main floor 2 bedrooms, upper 1 bedroom). Both apartments feature open concept kitchen, dining & sitting areas and open up to spacious screened porches overlooking the lake. The Lodge is currently being utilized for retreats, meetings, family reunions, & weddings. Continue & evolve the current business model or reimagine the property into a magical private residence. Write the next chapter of this property's history. The only limit is your imagination.
Originally named "Holiday House'' the main lodge was built as a retreat for the Girls Friendly Society. When the girls would visit on "holiday" from Chicago they would travel via one of the many ferries that went from Chicago right to the Glenn Pier located within walking distance from the property. While staying at the lodge the girls would celebrate every holiday of the year during their visit! The Lakehouse was finished in 1914 and housed many classrooms, and the community church. The original Chapel is still in amazing condition and has hosted several wedding ceremonies over the years. After being sold by the Diocese the property then became known as The Sunset Lodge under which it still operates today.
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Listing information last updated on September 18th, 2020 at 1:30pm EDT.