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Perry Pentiuk

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MLIVE Article- Amazing history of the Northport Point Cottage

Jim Harger | By Jim Harger |

NORTHPORT POINT, MI – This big log cabin on the Leelanau Peninsula is a throwback to 100 years ago, when wealthy families packed up with their servants and headed north for the summer months.

Originally built in 1915, this cabin was once owned by Ellen Dryden, the sister of Kodak Eastman founder George Eastman, and later, Arthur Summerfield, who served as U.S. Postmaster General during the Eisenhower Administration.

This 6-bedroom, 6½-bath cottage on Northport Bay is being listed for $2.275 million by Perry Pentiuk of Venture Properties.

Located in a small peninsula within the Leelanau Peninsula, the property retains much of the rustic charm that made it so popular in the early 1900s, when Grand Rapids resident Orin Ward and his partner, George Winans, of Kalamazoo, developed a resort across the bay from the village of Northport.

In 1927, the cabin was purchased by Ellen Dryden, the sister of George Eastman, the wealthy entrepreneur who created the Eastman Kodak Co., which ruled the photography market for 100 years before the…Read full article on MLIVE


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Perry Pentiuk

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P.O. Box 1140, Leland, MI 49654

231 631-2119231 631-2119 office

Venture Property, Inc.

PO Box 1140, Leland, MI 49654

As Managing Broker of Venture Properties: I have specialized in Leelanau County real estate sales since 1980. I have past and present real estate sales records in both Leelanau and Grand Traverse Counties. My specialty is listing and selling Leland Townships land and homes for which I have been blessed to dominate in both areas.