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These 5 Historic Michigan Lighthouses are For Sale- Here’s How You Can Own One

Wanna get away? You could live in solitude in your very own signal tower. See the real estate listings for 5 Michigan lighthouses for sale.

Anthropophobiacs and pharologists rejoice, there are 5 historic lighthouses up for auction in Michigan! The U.S. General Services Administration lists guideposts near Beaver IslandEscanaba, CheboyganNaubinway, and Monroe that are on the block and accepting bids for new ownership.


U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration

 

The Lansing Shoals Lighthouse is the Northernmost of the watchtowers, 11 miles north of Beaver Island, offshore along the Western Straits of Mackinac in Lake Michigan. It has 4 floors, but the first is damaged and unsafe. Asbestos and lead paint likely make this 1928 structure uninhabitable.

 

U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration

 

The waters of Lake Huron hold the Fourteen Foot Shoal Light, near Cheboygan. This one is defintely a fixer-upper.

 

U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration

 

Another guidepost near Cheboygan is the Poe Reef Lighthouse, situated between Bois Blanc Island and the mainland of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. the observatory is a 71-foot tower.

 

U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration

 

The Detroit River Light is in Lake Erie, South of the City of Detroit and Windsor, Canada, in the mouth of the Detroit River and features a 55-foot tall white conical tower with black topping on a hexagonal concrete crib.

 

U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration

 

The most unique lantern is the Minneapolis Shoal Light near Escanaba with its hexagonal form and red stripe around a black-capped white tower.

 

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