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JP Gerster

Pat O'Brien and Associates Real Estate

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Dream Home in Charlevoix

4994 Sequanota Drive, Charlevoix, MI 49720

$1,995,000

8 Beds | 5.50 Baths | 6600 SqFt

This exceptional custom home on 133' Lake Charlevoix frontage provides comfortable elegance with inspiration derived from southern France. To lend authenticity many pieces in the home are original antiques or imported materials. Craftsman Andre Poineau's touch is evident in many of the home's unique features. Spacious living areas, ample bedrooms and large closets. Statesman library featuring a fireplace with a view of the lake. This is fabulous and must be seen in person to fully appreciate all its beauty.

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Lakeview Home Available in East Jordan

00545 Joan Drive, East Jordan, MI 49727

$1,799,000

4 Beds | 4.50 Baths | 5700 SqFt

Four+ bedroom, 4.5 bath waterfront home for sale on Lake Charlevoix - 235' of frontage and 35 acres! This is a gorgeous estate with beautiful landscaping and lush forest filled with wildlife. The home directs its attention to the lake with outdoor living areas and huge windows that flood each room with light and views. A large, luxurious kitchen, casual and formal dining areas and a magnificent living room. Main floor master suite & 3 guest suites. Comfortable and sumptuous, with incredible, sandy frontage.

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Cedar Log Home in East Jordan

08279 Ferry Road, East Jordan, MI 49727

$1,400,000

6 Beds | 4.50 Baths | 3913 SqFt

Gorgeous custom-built 3-bedroom white cedar log home on 202' of Lake Charlevoix frontage has 10.5 private, wooded acres, a 3-bedroom guest house and a pole barn. Built with local products from field stone to cedar wood, this home was constructed to last through generations, with carved doors and hand-made furniture that are timeless and impervious to trends. This a practical family home, but luxurious and distinctive at the same time. Breath-taking inside and out, it's more than rare - it's one of a kind. Part frontier, part castle, this Swedish-scribe log home is jam-packed with character and artistic architectural details.

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Waterfront Log Cottage in Boyne City

03184 Springwater, Boyne City, MI 49712

$999,000

3 Beds | 3.50 Baths | 0 SqFt

Such an amazing transformation to this traditional waterfront log cottage with 250' on Lake Charlevoix: All the important modernizations are complete, but the classic and timeless features have been left to speak for themselves. Three bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, full log, and a field stone wood-burning fireplace. The kitchen is compact but efficient and open to the combined living and dining room, which overlooks the landscaping and water views. Just three miles outside Boyne City, the best deal is the location.

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About JP!

JP Gerster

JP Gerster's family first moved to Walloon Lake more than 30 years ago.  His father, Jon, fell in love with northern Michigan and passed that passion on to JP at an early age. Over the years his family moved throughout the Midwest but always found their way back to Walloon Lake in the summers.  

After graduating from Western Michigan with a BS in business, JP started an 18-year career in Retained Executive Search, doing business from Chicago to San Francisco, and finally Ann Arbor. His ability to find top executive talent was highly sought after by Fortune 500 companies throughout the country. Corporate clients valued his understanding of the market and ability to deliver the hard-to-find talent.  

JP has since transitioned that hard-charging approach to real estate. Finding the right buyer and the right house is a proactive, outbound process he is dedicated to delivering. Taking the time to really understand his clients needs and then meeting those needs is his number one priority.

JP's wife Mallory is a Boyne City native and was extremely excited to get back to this incredible place. JP and Mallory have three young children – 6 and under! – and are so glad to be raising them here in northern Michigan. Their family enjoys the wonders of this area, especially spending time on Walloon Lake and Lake Charlevoix. JP's great passion, outside his family, is spending time on the trout streams throughout northern Michigan. He says that fly-fishing amongst the great cedar forests revitalizes the mind and body.  In the winter he and Mallory enjoy skiing at Boyne Mountain, and look forward to seeing their children zip by them on the slopes someday.

"It is never too late to be what you might have been"    

George Eliot 

My Service Locations:

  • Boyne City, MI
  • East Jordan, MI
  • Bay Harbor, MI
  • Walloon Lake, MI
  • Charlevoix, MI

Sold Listings

4 beds 3 baths 3,021 2,978
8633 Spinnaker Ln,
East Jordan, MI 49727
$395,000
5 beds 4 baths 2,375 sqft
1112 Myrtle Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
$360,000
5 beds 4 baths 2,390 sqft
02198 Deerview
Boyne Falls, MI 49713
$360,000
2 beds 1 baths 2,390 sqft
01691 Lalonde
East Jordan, MI 49727
$545,000
3 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft
800 - 96 Front St
Boyne City, MI 49712
$650,000
3 beds 2 baths 2,195 sqft
Unit # 49 Pointe St.
Boyne City, MI 49712
$854,900
4 beds 3.5 baths 2,752 sqft
3753 White Goose
Cheboygan, MI 49721
$1,995,000
9 beds 6 baths 5,400 sqft
08299 Ferry Rd.
East Jordan, MI 49727
$1,400,000
4 beds 3 baths 4,300 sqft
01045 Lalonde
East Jordan, MI 49727
$675,000
4 beds 2 baths 2,600 sqft
8695 Spinnaker St.
East Jordan, MI 49727
$659,000
6 beds 4 baths 2,600 sqft
8695 Spinnaker St.
East Jordan, MI 49727
$605,000
5 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft
03828 Hemingway Rd.
East Jordan, MI 49727
$559,000
5 beds 4 baths 2,760 sqft
800-99 Front St.
East Jordan, MI 49727
$499,000
4 beds 3 baths 4,302 sqft
0025 Hunters Dr.
East Jordan, MI 49712
$419,000
4 beds 4 baths 3,441 sqft
02765 Eagle Island
Boyne City, MI 49712
$475,000
3 beds 2 baths 1,990 sqft
5090 James Dilworth Way
Boyne City, MI 49712

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