Curious as to what $18 million can get you in northern Michigan when it comes to homes? Sit back and let us show you a side of Pure Michigan luxury that answers that very question.

We told you not long ago that the most expensive home for sale in Michigan currently was a rustic lodge in Alpena. Listed for $18 million it shares the top spot with this stunning $18 million estate in Petoskey and trust us, rustic it's not.

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The custom craftsman-style post and beam-built home situated on breathtaking Walloon Lake is truly one-of-a-kind. Throughout the 14,636 square foot home, you will find details that set this home apart. From imported arched reclaimed Douglas fir beams that cover the 30-foot ceilings in the great room, Van Tassell granite accents, split stone floors, and hickory stairs the home is truly incredible.

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The home boasts 4 bedrooms that include a large guest suite with a full kitchen and separate access and a phenomenal master suite with a fireplace and sitting nook. The master also has a massive master bathroom with drool-worthy his and her closets, and inlaid marble flooring.

Living on the lake always goes hand and hand with entertaining. People love to hang out at your place for lots of reasons, and this home is ready to bring on the fun. The lower level screams entertainment with a Full-size bar, media/bunk room, and fitness room with a steam/sauna shower and the gaming room/ family room features 3 fireplaces for cozy nights. There is also a project area, a large storage room, and a golf simulator for playing a few rounds indoors.

Once outside the real magic of the place kicks in. Enjoy 387' of prime lakefront on Walloon Lake, and relax in the waterside gazebo. What's lake living without a boathouse? This one comes with two boat wells. Other extras include a heated driveway and an oversized three-car garage equipped with a car hoist capable of storing the fourth car in the lower level and plenty of extra storage space.

Take a look at this Petoskey dream home below.

Inside the Spectacular $18M Walloon Lake Retreat in Petoskey

Consider it all Pure Michigan is the form of a home. This spectacular home situated on the iconic Walloon Lake is currently on the market for $18M making it the most expensive home for sale in the state. Although it shares those bragging rights with a rustic Alpena lodge, there is nothing rustic about this 14,000+ square foot home.

From the massive master suite with a drool-worthy closet to the lower level entertainment area with indoor golf, gym, gaming area, and bunk room/ theater room, the home has everything you can dream of. There is even a guest suite with its own kitchen area and private entrance. The outside is just as mesmerizing with a lakeside gazebo, manicured grounds, and a boat house for 2 nautical toys. Round it all out with a garage with space for 4 cars with its automatic lift and heated driveway.

Take a look inside!

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From vast expanses to explore in the West to "cozy" beach retreats in the East, get ready to be dazzled by the opulence of the most luxurious real estate across all 50 states. We've ranked them from the least expensive (a bargain at $3,095,000!) to the most expensive. Simply tap or click on the photo to see more of each home, or if you're feeling extravagant, book a viewing.

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