Pine Hollow Country House

Pine Hollow Country House is a northern Michigan waterfront estate located on the shore of East Grand Traverse Bay near the village of Elk Rapids, Michigan.


  • Three floors, twenty-seven rooms
  • Seven fireplaces
  • Overnight accommodations for twenty-two: nine bedrooms with private bath; one bedroom with sleeping loft, each with private bath; one dormitory room with shared bath
  • Full kitchen
  • Formal and informal areas
  • Covered outdoor terrace meeting areas
  • Library
  • Media room, enclosed; seats twelve people
  • Indoor pool, with 25-meter lap lane and 9' deep play area
  • Game room and bar, adjacent to pool
  • Computer-controlled Creston sound system
  • Wireless Internet in common areas
  • Ethernet cable, hard-wired throughout
  • Glacier-scraped stone floors, heated from within
  • Air conditioning


  • Seven acres of natural woods, meadows, dunes and water
  • 600 feet of beachfront on East Grand Traverse Bay
  • 15,000 square foot house, with attached three-bay garage
  • Barn, a separate building for gatherings
  • Native Michigan horticulture with demonstration garden
  • Orchard and kitchen garden
  • Natural walkways and pathways
  • Upper and lower ponds, waterfall, ephemeral and flowing streams


  • Twelve outdoor terraces: some covered and some open
  • Bridges and moat
  • Lighted walkways
  • Beach terrace


  • Bike riding into the village of Elk Rapids, bike touring
  • Hiking, beach-walking
  • Lake sports: sailing, kayaking, swimming, fishing
  • River sports: fly fishing, canoeing, rafting, kayaking
  • Winter sports: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow sculpture
  • Local mushroom hunting, in spring and fall
  • Local skiing, touring, wine-tasting, shopping