If you've been to Mackinac Island, you know what a trip it can be. If you've ever wanted to travel back in time to the Colonial era of the United States, this is where you need to be. It's a small community, with old-world appeal, and a charming, slow style of life.

So, if any of that interests you, and you happen to have $4 million, then maybe you should consider moving to Mackinac Island, and buying this incredible home.

It's not often that a home on Mackinac Island comes available to buy, because there aren't many private residences left on the island. But when one does, you'll understand why people hang on to them for so long.

This home, located at 7989 Algonquin Street can be yours for $4.75 million, but in all seriousness, it's worth every dollar if you have it.

The home itself is what you'd expect. it's an old mansion style with big rooms, old charm style, and of course... no garage. But it does have a driveway for the horses.

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"A unique place in these United States that endures to this day. Into the front parlor, bedecked with muraled walls and hand-crafted oak, the environs beckon you to sip tea or a dram of scotch by the warmth of the fire. A short jaunt past the media room, and the formal dining room opens for conversation accounting for the remains of the day."

That's the description the realtor put down for the home, which I'll admit, it is hard to talk about this home without suddenly developing a Civil-War era colonial accent.

Regardless, the home is beautiful, and huge with 9 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and covering more than 9,000 sqft. But the selling point of this home is the view.

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Out the front door, you have a direct light of sight of the Mackinac Bridge and Lake Huron.

If you ask me, that's at LEAST a $4 million view if I've ever seen one before. The rest of the house is incredible, too, which you can see in the gallery below. So if you had the funds to buy this beautiful home, would you stay on Mackinac Island for your permanent residence?

Historic Mackinac Island Home For Sale

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Check Out The Straights of Mackinac...From 40,000 Feet In The Air

I flew from Stockholm, Sweden to Chicago O'Hare. The SAS flight went right over the Straits of Mackinac. Here are photos of Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge from 40,000 feet.

Gallery Credit: Bryan Buzz- buzzinaroundtheworld.com