219 Acre Estate For Sale in Chelsea

Vacant Land for Sale
Catylist Listing ID: 30663392
Property Subtypes: Agricultural, Residential (Single Family), Other
Gross Land Area: 219.50 Acres
Sale Price: $2,500,000
Unit Price: $11,389 Per Acre
Land Splits Available: Yes
Adjacent Parcels Available: Yes
Sale Terms: Cash to Seller, Owner Financing, Other
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 9/23/2022

Overview / Comments

A must see, outstanding 219.5 acre estate located adjacent to the city limits of Chelsea in Lima Township. The property features a custom built 3,865 sf, four bedroom, 2.5 bath home with a 2,085 sf basement, a stunning wraparound porch and a 984 sf garage connected to the house via a breezeway. Home features beautiful views from all rooms and hardwood floors, trim and doors throughout. There is a formal living room, study, family room, formal dining and 3 fireplaces in the home. A full basement with walkout doorwall and large walkup attic for extra storage. Additional storage in garage with stairway to walkup space also. The property also has a 2,356 sf framed pole building.

This is a tremendous opportunity for long term development property with future zoning planned for 4 residential units per acre. Property had a PUD site plan done but not finalized in 2005 for 452 single family homes.

Mill Creek runs through the property and there is 58 acres north of the stream with 20 acres of mature hardwoods. Excellent recreation property loaded with wildlife and 100 tillable acres of crop land.

Located on the north side of Dexter-Chelsea Road and east of M-52 (Main Street) of downtown Chelsea. Short drive to I-94, downtown Ann Arbor, City of Jackson, US-127.

Seller financing possible for qualified parties.

To schedule a property tour, 24 hour advance notice and scheduling necessary.


Finance Data Year 2021
Assessed Value - Total($) $650,200 (Annual)
Real Estate Taxes - Annual($) $12,220 (Annual)

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Ann Arbor
County: Washtenaw
Submarket/Township: Washtenaw W of 23
Taxing Authority: Lima Township
Tax ID/APN: G -07-06-400-003
Zoning: AG-2
Property Located Between: Located on the north side of Dexter-Chelsea Road and east of M-52 (Main Street)
Property Visibility: Excellent
Legal Description: OWNER REQUEST **FROM 0706100009 02/23/94 **FROM 0706400001 02/23/94 **FROM 0707100001 02/23/94 LI 6-8A BEG AT E 1/4 COR SEC 6, TH S 00-44-30 E 2644.75 FT, TH S 01-23-45 E 933.09 FT, TH N 89-54-50 W 2002.82 FT, TH N 02-01-30 W 894.76 FT, TH S 88-59-10 W 44.35 FT, TH N 00-20-35 W 2652.72 FT, TH N 89-12-20 E 690.66 FT, TH N 00-32-30 W 1716.60 FT, TH N 89-20-20 E 1341.20 FT, TH S 00-44-30 E 1713.47 FT TO POB. PT OF E 1/2 SEC 6 & NE 1/4 SEC 7, T2S-R4E. 219.50 AC
Largest Nearby Street: Freer
Highway Access: M-52, I-94
Airports: DTW, Ann Arbor, Jackson
Area Description: Established in 1832, Lima Township is just east of Chelsea, Michigan. Chelsea, Michigan is a thriving small city in southeastern Michigan with an abundance of shopping, dining, entertainment, and local activities. Over the years, Chelsea has evolved into a diverse community, embracing its agricultural heritage, maintaining an active manufacturing base, and cultivating a vibrant art scene. The unique and lovely architecture that defines Chelsea is a treasure to be experienced. Streets, buildings, parks and businesses serve as reminders of Chelsea’s long history. Recently honored as a National Register of Historic Places designation, the downtown area abounds with history wherever you turn. Whether you are looking to stroll quaint Victorian neighborhoods, view historical Main Street architecture at its best, or delve deeper into the history of small town America, Chelsea has all that and more to offer. Chelsea’s thriving shopping district offers both residents and visitors alike the pleasant ambiance of tree-lined streets and cheerful storefronts. Visitors can stroll down historic Main Street, the home of specialty shops, gift boutiques, markets, restaurants, cafes, and visitor tours at Chelsea Milling, home of Jiffy Mix. The beautiful 25,000-acre Waterloo Recreation Area is literally at Chelsea’s doorstep. You can experience the beauty of Michigan’s unique wilderness, wildlife and geological wonders in this protected area. There nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, or bike miles of trails, spend a sunny afternoon fishing on one of many lakes, or experience the spectacle of the migrating sandhill cranes. Golfers can choose from more than 20 lush golf courses, all within a 20-minute drive. Families can enjoy a picnic and playgrounds and Timbertown, Pierce Park or Veteran’s Park. A commitment to the arts is an essential part of Chelsea’s vitality. Actor Jeff Daniels, an inaugural inductee in the Michigan Walk of Fame, is a founder of The Purple Rose Theater which showcases the work of nationally known playwrights, as well as the talents of equity-card actors. Chelsea Center for the Arts welcomes students of all ages to discover and nourish a love of art and music and features a yearly community art project. Chelsea counts outstanding educational and health care among its many valuable resources. The Chelsea School District’s excellent staff and high level of parental involvement prepare students of all ages for a bright future. The Chelsea Community Hospital, nestled in a beautiful, wooded setting, provides quality healthcare, including a Health and Wellness Center, a Head Pain Program, a Woman’s Health Center and ER services. For more than 100 years, Chelsea has been an ideal place for seniors to enjoy their lives. A diverse range of opportunities exist for seniors to experience art and music, volunteer, and join social groups all within a friendly small town atmosphere. Chelsea proudly offers several residential communities for seniors including the Chelsea Retirement Community and Silver Maples of Chelsea, which both offer beautiful campuses and a range of living options. With many organizations dedicated to providing senior services including the Chelsea Senior Center and the Chelsea Community Hospital, seniors can stay active and feel comfortable knowing that the full spectrum of resources are available within their community.
Lot Frontage: 2133'
Lot Depth: 5350'
Zoning Description: AG-2, AGRICULTURE-2 Land use within this category would include low density rural residential property and agricultural activities. Farming and low density residential uses are considered to be a compatible land use within this land use category. These areas are intended to preserve the rural character of the Township. Uses and buildings that require substantial public or private services, such as major thoroughfares, water supply and waste water treatment facilities, drainage, and other public or private utility type services are discouraged. The minimum lot size is five (5) acres. Residential development in the AG-2 land use category is encouraged to make use of the clustering option available in the Zoning Ordinance.
Topography: Gently Sloping
Soil Type: Mixed
Available Utilities: Electric, Gas, Internet Access
Water Service: Well
Sewer Type: Septic

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 900 6,804 16,752
Median Age: 36.05 44.69 44
Households: 326 2,899 6,448


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