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Camp Bellowood Recreational World - 301.5 Acres Offered in 11 Tracts | Shavehead Lake, 289 Acre All Sports Lake Offered in 6 Tracts
Mon, Nov 7, 2011
Union, Michigan - Cass County

Owner: Daniel Galbreth Estate
ADMINISTRATOR: Cordell R. Jones T.O.

SOLD FOR $380,000

• Bellows Lake - approx. 20 acres spring fed private lake • Frontage on 4 roads • Excellent recreation area • Great hunting and fishing • 200+ acres wooded with horse, quad or snowmobile trails throughout property • Prime mature market timber; Black Walnut, Black Cherry, White Oak, Hard Maple, Elm, plus other species

Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Sunday, Oct, 23, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:00 - 11.30 am
Meet a Schrader Representative at the Main Pavilion on Tract 16

14260 E. US 12, Union, MI 49130 - Go east of Union on US 12, 1 mile at Camp Bellowood sign OR West of M40 on US 12, 2 1/2 miles at Camp Bellowood sign.
Go to the west side of Camp Bellowood to Baldwin Prairie Road, go North 2 1/2 miles to Carter Lake Street, go west 1/4 mile to Rainbow Road, go north approx. 1 mile to Dolans Ave. or approx. 1 1/4 miles to Joseph Road.

Auction held at Main Pavillion on Tract 16

NOTE: Watch for advertising of Personal Property Auction on Saturday, December 3, 10 AM

Tract 1: 2.6± ac Lake Front - 66028 Joseph Rd. Vandalia, MI 49095. 102 ft. of frontage on Shavehead Lake, 719+/- ft. frontage on Joseph Rd. 3 BR mobile home, 1 BR cabin 772+/- ft. floor area, approx. 62 ft.x70 ft. pole barn, 14 ft. eves, overhead door, very nice extra large tract.
Tract 2: 0.1± ac Lake Front - 66004 Joseph Rd. 62 ft. on Shavehead Lake, 51 ft. frontage on Joseph Rd. 1 BR cabin, 716+/- ft. floor area.
Tract 3: 1.0± ac Joseph Rd. 148 ft. frontage on Joseph Road, vacant land.
Tract 4: 1.6± ac Dolans Ave., approx. 204 ft. frontage on Dolans Ave., approx. 200 ft. frontage on channel, vacant land.
Tract 5: 1.7± ac Dolans Ave., approx. 204 ft. frontage on Dolans Ave., approx. 200 ft. frontage on channel, vacant land.
Tract 6: 1.8± ac 66255 Dolans Ave., Vandalia, MI 49095. 349+/- ft. frontage on Dolans Ave., 2 story wood frame home, upper level 3 BR, 1 bath - lower level, 1 BR, 1 bath, floor area approx. 1712 ft. with car port. Detached 2 story, 2 stall garage with upper level apartment, 2 BR, 1 bath.
Tract 7: 13.3± ac Lake area, approx. 440 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Road, approx 8.5 acres wooded, 3 primitive camp sites.
Tract 8: 13.3± ac Lake area,approx. 440 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Road, approx. 5 acres wooded and approx. 1/2 of island.
Tract 9: 13.3± ac Lake area, approx. 440 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Road, approx. 5 acres wooded and approx 1/2 of island.
Tract 10: 20± ac Lake area, approx. 19 acres wooded, approx. 660 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Rd.
Tract 11: 20± ac Approx. 660 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Road. All wooded.
Tract 12: 33± ac Approx. 1260 ft. frontage on Birch Lake Road and approx. 1100 ft. frontage on Chapel Hill Street. All wooded.
Tract 13: 40± ac Swing Tract Lake area, approx. 35 acres wooded, must be purchased by adjoining land owner or buyers of Tracts 10, 11, or 17
Tract 14: 45.2± ac Approx. 384 ft. frontage on US 12 and approx. 1840 frontage on Baldwin Prairie Road, approx. 38 acres tillable. Includes Edward Pavilion, approx . 56 ft.x80 ft. open sided, restrooms, walk-in cooler.
Tract 15: 15.5± ac Approx. 192 ft. frontage on Baldwin Prairie Road, approx 10 acres tillable.
Tract 16: 60.5± ac Major working part of Camp Bellowood Recreational World. 2 story care taker home, approx. 2800 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, fireplace, basement, extra large 4 stall garage, large horse arena 94 ft. x 110 ft. +/- w/ 33 ft. x 105 ft. wing approx. 10,340 sq. ft., front stable 24 ft. x 78 ft. +/-, approx. 1850 sq. ft., total of 50 stalls in the 2 buildings. Main Pavilion: 2 story 45 ft. x 70 ft. +/-, large banquet hall upper level, kitchen, bathrooms, lobby, arcade room, office, lower level, attached 33 ft. x 60 ft. +/-, garage for maintenance equip., go carts, golf carts. Union Station Depot: 24 ft. x 60 ft. +/- for miniature train (train and track will sale at later date).Bumper Boat pavilion: 30 ft. x 18 ft. +/- with pool and water falls. Indy Car pavilion: 33 ft. x 30 ft.+/- with go cart track (carts will sale at later date). 2 story rental home, 2 apartments and pizza shop, walk in coolers, large cutting and food preparation area. William Pavilion: approx. 64 ft. x 102 open sided, restrooms, walk-in cooler, BBQ pits. Large swimming pool with 1700 sq. ft., locker and bath house. 3 rental mobile homes, 2- stall pole barns, (3) 192 sq, ft, cabins, and misc. utility buildings.
Tract 17: 30± ac SWING TRACT Lake area, approx. 15 acres wooded. Baseball diamond, 25 camper stations with electric hook ups, (2) 192 sq. ft. camp cabins, misc. utility buildings. Must be purchased by adjoining land owner or buyers of Tracts 7, 13, 15 or 16.
Tract 18: 10± ac 312 ft. frontage on south side of US 12. At the West edge of Union. Mostly wooded. Good timber.



  • Camp Bellowood Tract Map
  • Shavehead Lake Tract Map


PROCEDURE: The property will be offered in 17 individual tracts and as a total 310 acres.

DOWN PAYMENT: Ten percent (10%) down payment on the day of auction with the balance in cash at closing. The down payment may be made in the form of cash, cashiers check, personal check, or corporate check. Your bidding is not conditional upon financing, so be sure you have arranged financing, if needed, and are capable of paying cash at closing.

ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICES: All successful bidders will be required to enter into purchase agreements at the auction site immediately following the close of the auction. All final bid prices are subject to Probate Court Approval.

EVIDENCE OF TITLE: Seller shall provide an owners title insurance policy in the amount of the purchase price.

CLOSING: The balance of the purchase price is due at closing, which shall take place within 15 days of presentation of insurable title. Costs for an insured closing shall be shared 50:50 between Buyer(s) and Seller.

POSSESSION: Possession of land at closing. With Tenants right to 2011 crops.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: Seller shall assume 2011 taxes.

APPROVALS: Sale and closing shall be contingent upon approval by Porter Township and the proposed land division and compliance with Public Act 591, as to all parcels sold. All real estate is being sold subject to any existing easements and right-of-ways of record and without grants of further division rights under Public Act 591.

ACREAGE: All tract acreages, dimensions, and proposed boundaries are approximate and have been estimated based on current legal descriptions and/or aerial photos.

SURVEY: A new survey will be made where there is no existing legal description or where new boundaries are created by the tract divisions in this auction. Buyer(s) and Seller will share the survey expense 50:50.

AGENCY: Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company, Inc. and its representatives are exclusive agents of the Seller.

DISCLAIMER & ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: All information contained in this brochure and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Purchase Agreement. The property is being sold on an AS IS, WHERE IS basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or the Auction Company. All sketches and dimensions in the brochure are approximate. Each potential bidder is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. The information contained in this brochure is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors, or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the Auction Company. Conduct of the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of the Auctioneer. The Seller and Selling Agents reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding, if there is any questions as to the persons credentials, fitness, etc. All decisions of the Auctioneer are final.