Michaywe' Real Estate Information
Michaywe' is a four-season recreational and residential community nestled in the winding hills and lush woodlands south of Gaylord. Fresh lakes and streams provide a beautiful backdrop for over eight hundred homes.
This community is a blend of many different lifestyles. The natural beauty of the area coupled with the amenities makes this a wonderful place to retire, raise a family or enjoy that vacation home of your dreams.
Michaywe is a special place....
Established in 1970, Michaywe' has grown at a steady, easy pace. This peaceful four-season recreational and residential community is nestled in the winding hills and lush woodlands south of Gaylord. Over 2000 acres of forest, lakes and streams creates the backdrop for over 800 homes.
The community is a blend of many different lifestyles. The natural beauty of the area coupled with the amenities makes this a wonderful place to retire, raise a family or enjoy that vacation home of your dreams.
Amenities / Recreational Facilities
Michaywé property owners have exclusive use of the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa, sauna and tennis courts located at the main clubhouse as well as the Opal Lake Beach House.
Several of the special features of Michaywé are open to the public. Groomed cross country ski trails, nature areas, and our championship golf course all add to the enjoyment of all seasons. Our outstanding restaurant, Inn The Woods is open every day except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
In addition to the amenities, the Michaywé Owners Association sponsors a variety of activities in which members are able to participate:
- Opal Lake Park Picnics
- Mixed League Bowling (October through April)
- Michaywe Childrens Play Group
- Men's and Women's Golf Leagues
- A needlework club, book club, plus weekly bridge, pinochle and euchre clubs.
Michaywe holds many special celebrations which include a Christmas Luncheon, a Christmas Dinner Dance, a Spring Luncheon, themed golf outings and the end of summer chili cook-off.
The Michaywe Pool Hours are 9:00 am - 8:00 pm daily.
Opal Lake Park is Open during the summer months. Park Hours are 11:00 am - 7:00 pm daily.
Michaywe Office Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Send Correspondance to:
Michaywe Owners Association
1535 Opal Lake Road
Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: (989) 939-8919
Fax: (989) 939-8511
Board of Directors firstname.lastname@example.org
Local links and Information
Otsego County Government: www.otsegocountymi.gov
Gaylord Otsego County Chamber of Commerce : www.gaylordchamber.com
Gaylord Area Convention & Tourism Bureau: www.gaylordmichigan.net
Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty: www.cbgreatlakes.com
Gaylord Herald Times : www.gaylordheraldtimes.com
Gaylord Golf Mecca Website: www.gaylordgolfmecca.com
The Association is a non-profit organization which was formed to manage and administer the affairs of an association of property owners in a Planned Unit Development (PUD) known as Michaywe; to promote the welfare of its members by maintaining and beautifying the several developments and subdivisions in which its members own or possess real property interests; to enforce building and use restrictions; to represent members before governmental boards or bodies; to promote social and recreational activities; and to engage in such other activities as are incidental thereto and not forbidden by the laws of the State of Michigan.
Deed Restrictions - Restricted Properties
The Master Deed Restrictions for the Michaywe Planned Unit Development (PUD) is the governing document upon all the property within Michaywe. This document defines what the restricted properties are (i.e. lots, parks and other lands) and how they can be used (building requirements, restrictions, fines, etc.). This document is recorded at the Otsego County Register of Deeds and is a lien and encumbrance upon the land.