Year Built: 1934
External Material: Stone||Wood Siding
Substructure: Partial Basement||Walk Out
Exterior Features: Patio||Scrn Porch
Kitchen Features: Center Island||Garden Window||Pantry||Snack Bar
Air Conditioning: Central
Heat Source: Natural Gas
Fireplace: Den/Study||Living||Rec Room
Out Building: Guest House
Additional Items: Ceramic Floor||Garage Door Opener||Guest Quarters||Security System||Whirlpool Tub||Wood Floor
|Square Feet: 4,140
Lot Description: Ravine||Wooded
Lot Size: 151x571x100x462
Street Type: Private||Unpaved
Sewer: Septic System
MLS Number: 17033801
Body of Water: Lake Michigan
Water Frontage: 100
WaterFeatures: All Sports||Private Frontage||View
Full Description: The story of Ravenswood, a timeless vintage English Tudor lakefront, is part of the lore of Harbert. While it is well known that Carl Sandburg made his home a few feet down the beach during the 30's and early 40's, some may not know the story of this property. Built in the early 30's for a football player turned famous professional wrestler, Jumpin Joe Savoldi, by his Italian stone mason family, the workmanship remains flawless. Another owner, Cecil Pond and his wife Betty from South Bend, invented the riding lawnmower and founded Wheelhorse Products. Owned for the past 25 years by Chaz and the late Roger Ebert, their renovation of the estate maintains the timeless elegance. At the beach is a fully equipped guest house overlooking the wide pristine riparian beach.
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