The mansion that sits on Raspberry Lane in Charlevoix is one magnificent home. Referred to as "the most beautiful home on the lake" this Charlevoix lakefront estate was once the most expensive listing in Michigan and now the breathtaking property is up for bids.

After being on and off the market since it was built, the home once on the market for $12.5 million is heading to auction. According to Mansion Global, the home is offered by the online auction platform Interluxe.  The home was built in 2009, and asking prices have been as low as $7.9 million and as high as $12.5 million. Bidding will start at just $2.5 million on May 31, 2022.

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The opening bid may not seem like such a bargain price, but when you look at the home itself, it's actually quite the steal. According to, the mansion took about five years to build, and most of the decor has been imported from all over the world. The beautiful wooden bar in the family room was imported from Malaysia in sections and reassembled. The home also has incredible craftmanship throughout including the home’s grand staircase, which spirals between floors.

Inside the 16,000 square foot mansion on Lake Charlevoix, you'll find seven bedrooms, and eight bathrooms, along with two half-bathrooms. The home was built in such a way that most of the living space, along with the bedrooms, comes complete with breathtaking views of the lake. There is also a total of eight, yes eight, fireplaces.

No detail has been left out in the home from the theatre room to the culinary dream kitchen loaded with high-end appliances and even a pizza oven. There is a large game room, a bar area, and a large wine cellar. To top things off, the mansion is a smart home and can be controlled remotely.

Not to be outdone by the interior, the property itself is something to see. The gated estate sits on 3-acres, has 195' of waterfront, and parallels 600' of a landscaped stream complete with waterfalls and an outdoor fireplace and pavilion.

If you're looking to get in on the auction, you can view full auction details here. Take a look at the incredible home below.

A Look At The Most Expensive Home For Sale in Michigan

Known by many as "the most beautiful home on the lake", this Charlevoix mansion is currently the Most Expensive Home For Sale in Michigan. The home was listed for $12,500,000, but has recently been reduced to $10,900.000, and is still at the top of the list. Built back 2009, the 16,000 square feet mansion on Lake Charlevoix features seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, along with two half-bathrooms and took 5 years to build due to the detailed design and imported touches from around the world. Did we mention the view?

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