Buy Your Own Island Near Mackinac Bridge
If you have always wanted to live on an island with your own house, boat dock, and water gazebo then this island is for you. According to MLive, Dollar Island is for sale, and its going for more than $1 as it is priced at $850,000. According to legend, the island was sold by the state of Michigan for $1, and at the time, it had just a windmill and a small boat house. But after a few decades the island has grown to a 3 bedroom house along with a castle-like turret and its wrap-around balcony giving you amazing views of Lake Huron and Mackinac Bridge. Along with all of that the cottage also has a sauna, hot tub, solarium glass sunporch, covered porch, 3 stall boathouse (one has stained glass windows), large workshop, wrap around docking, waterfront gazebo with dining area and a one of a kind kissing booth.
The island isn't that big and the house takes up all of the land. If you are wondering where Dollar Island is, it is centered in Snows Channel between Cedarville and Marquette Island. It is about 4 miles by boat from downtown Cedarville launch ramp thru a protected waterway. Now even though this island might be used for season use, mostly in the summer, you will be able to get to it in the winter when the lake freezes and the ice thickens you can use a snowmobile to get to the island.
You can check out the listing here, and it has been on the market for a few months so you might still have time to save your money for it.
You can check out more pics here.