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As a longtime resident of the Eastern U.P., it would be my privilege to use my acquired knowledge of the area to help residents and visitors become better informed about the real estate marketplace. Clients will find that my enthusiasm and appreciation of this region, and willingness to listen to their needs, provide the foundation for them to realize their property endeavors.

It would be my distinct pleasure, introducing newcomers to the many people and locations that Yoopers hold dear, when it comes to talking about a place we are proud to call “Home”.

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Ted Ottaway

Real Estate Agent
Coldwell Banker Schmidt, Cedarville

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melanie barnard
16:54 08 Oct 21
Ted is a wonderful and knowledgeable agent. His knowledge of the local area and specifically the local contractors dramatically expedited our transition after purchase as well.We consider... ourselves very lucky to have found him. Ted was always in constant contact with us regarding our purchase, and he was lightning fast to respond whenever we reached out to more
Toby Shaw
18:01 15 Sep 21
Throughout the sale process Ted was extremely professional in every way. If I have any other matters in the upper Peninsula of Michigan I will certainly contact Ted for his assistance and advice,... and would certainly recommend his services to more
Lou Thumser
22:45 25 Aug 21
Ted recently assisted my wife and I with a real estate transaction, and we couldn't be happier with the service we received! Very attentive to detail and excellent communication and follow-up. If... you're looking for an agent to help you with your realty needs, I would highly recommend Ted (and already have, in fact)!read more
Matt Gentry
17:31 25 Aug 21
Ted was so nice to work with. He’s honest and attentive. Friendly and professional, he truly has looked out for my best interests. I would recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell real... estate in the Eastern more
01:05 04 Feb 21
We were fortunate to find Ted to assist us in purchasing our home. He was hard working and always on our side to make purchasing our home as easy as possible. He was always available to answer... questions and assist us with any issues during the process. His knowledge and honesty were well respected. An agent you can truly trust. Not an agent just looking to make a sale!read more

Welcome to Les Cheneaux

The Les Cheneaux Islands area consists of an archipelago of 36 islands. The two mainland harbor towns of Hessel & Cedarville offer marinas and public docking for residents and visitors making trips to summer homes on inhabited islands. This area is beloved for its many channels and protected bays, which are ideal for boating, fishing, sailing, & kayaking.

Attractions on the mainland include all of the quintessential U.P. summer-town amenities: waterfront dining, gift shops, golfing, and a lengthy festival that culminates with the Antique Wooden Boat Show in Hessel, which is held annually on the second weekend of August.

There has never been a better time to escape the city and find your retreat in the crystal-clear waters, and idyllic wilderness setting of Les Cheneaux. Families have established home here that have been enjoyed by multiple generations, and the traditions and customs they’ve forged in this community, are ones that remain the most-anticipated part of every Summer season.