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Last updated: 08/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Beulah house description

Make your reservations now for The Beulah Chalet - modeled after a chalet in Zug, Switzerland. The Chalet features wood beamed ceilings, paneled walls on the mail floor, three balconies, and a fireplace as the centerpiece of the family room. The Chalet is the perfect place for your summer or winter Northern Michigan getaway!

The Beulah Chalet has room enough for a multi-family vacation, sleeping 10 in four bedrooms with queen size beds and one set of bunk beds, and as many as six more in the built in bunk beds. One of three full bathrooms with shower or shower/tub is located on each floor.

The fully equipped eat-in kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, as well as ample pots, pans, and cookware gadgets will satisfy any gourmet chef. The dining room table provides seating for an additional 6 - 8. Two full size Weber grills with charcoal, lighter, and tools are ready to prepare the feast that doesn't belong in the oven. The pantry is stocked with spices,seasonings, oils and vinegars as well as all the other things you'll need to make every perfect meal.

A huge raised deck overlooks a beautiful meadow - deer and turkey can often be seen, and the bird feeder (seed provided) invites lots of birds. The family room with fireplace and upstairs sitting area provide a relaxing place to read, watch HD TV, and visit. The kids will love the built in bunk beds in the 'bunk room' as well as the bunk beds built around the chimney on the third floor.

The Beulah Chalet is one block North of Crystal Lake, 2 ½ miles South of the Big Platte Lake, 6 minutes to downtown Beulah, 10 Minutes to Lake Michigan, and 20 minutes to Frankfort. Sleeping Bear Dunes is an easy 20 minute drive North. Several vineyards and wineries are within an easy drive. The Crystal Mountain Ski and Golf resort is 20 minutes away. Two casinos are just 45 minutes away. Traverse City, with all of its attractions, is 45 minutes to the North.

Activities (on site and nearby):

Indoor and outdoor activities abound in and around Beulah. Outdoor activities include several golf courses, fishing (lake and stream), boating, camping, hiking, backpacking, biking, walking trails, snow skiing, cross country skiing, canoeing, putt-putt golf, go-karts, and outdoor water park. Indoor activities include shopping in all the small towns within easy driving distance, shopping at the Traverse City Mall and Outlet Mall, several day spas, vineyards, wineries, and more.

Other Activities:

The Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theater in Honor, MI (10 minutes), several excellent restaurants, and two casinos within 40 minutes.

Keywords: Swiss Chalet

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                Six built in bunk beds make kids love the Chalet. Two are one each side of the chimney on the upper floor and four built in bunk beds in the 'bunk room' make for a perfect hideaway....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Renters must be at least 25 years of age....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master bedroom includes a pedestal sink....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

                Main floor, queen and bunk beds, ceiling fan...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Upstairs bedroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen size inflatable sleeper/sofa in mother-in-law suite...moreless

              • Bunk Area: 2 bunk bed

                Side by side built in bunk beds sleep 4...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (4) Three bedrooms have queen size beds. The lower floor 'suite' has a super comfortable inflatable queen size sofa/sleeper., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two built in 7' 'bunk' beds are in the upstairs main room., Bunk Beds (3) Bunk beds are in the main floor bedroom along with a queen size bed. Two built-in 7' bunk beds (4 beds total) are in a separate upstairs bunk room. Perfect for children!...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                First floor full bathroom connecting to mother-in-law suite....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Main floor bathroom with shower....moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs full bathroom....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                (2) The main floor kitchen has a full size electric stove/oven, refrigerator w/ice maker, toaster, coffee maker, dishwasher, and microwave with a table for 4 - 6 people. ...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything needed for preparing and serving meals is located in the kitchen and pantry. Tableware for 12 + includes glassware....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2) A second refrigerator is located on the first floor in the kitchenette....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                A new dishwasher in the kitchen on the main floor....moreless


              • Linens Provided:

                High count bed linens and plush, plentiful bath, dish, and hand towels included with rental....moreless

              • Garage:

                Single car garage used for grill storage and outdoor equipment....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking for multiple cars in the driveway....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Softner sheets provided....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Laundry soap furnished....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Wood Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Quiet surroundings nestled in trees offer a private retreat. The firepit in the backyard offers a great place for making smores and enjoying the perfect Michigan evenings....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Direct TV on the main floor with 40' HD TV with 150+channels. The upstairs has a TV/DVD/VCR in the sitting area....moreless

                  • Television:

                    TV located on top floor with DVD player and access for video game hookup....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    DVDs and VCRs are in the book case....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    (3) Balconies are on the north side of the house connecting the two bedrooms upstairs and the kitchen/bedroom on the main floor. Another balcony looks south off the upstairs sitting room....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (2) East facing deck overlooks a beautiful meadow, with stairs leading to the lower deck at ground level....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        Crystal Lake is visible in the winter time, hidden by the trees in the summer time....moreless


                      • Restaurants
                      • Swimming
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Rafting
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Cycling
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Zoo
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Shopping
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Fishing
                      • Walking
                      • Antiquing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Freshwater Fishing


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall, Winter, Spring
                      Sep 1 - May 31
                      3 night min stay
                      $275 $275
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,850 $7,550
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,750 $6,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Taxes Not included


                      The Beulah Chalet rents by the week, from Saturday to Saturday, in the summer months of June, July, August. Minimum 3 night rentals are available the balance of the year.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 08/16/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: We started fishing for Steelhead and Salmon over 20 years ago and fell in love with the Northwest corner of Michigan for fishing and for family trips to see the colors in the fall. Our family and friends have come to love the Chalet as the perfect get away for any season. I hope you will, too.

                      Why the Owner Chose Beulah:
                      The Chalet is located in the middle of where you want to be when you travel to Northwest Michigan. It's a block off Crystal Lake, it's 6 minutes to Beulah, 15 minutes to Lake Michigan, 20 minutes to Crystal Mountain, 25 minutes to Sleeping Bear Dunes and the great towns on Leelenau Peninsula, and 40 minutes to Traverse City. Two fishing and canoeing rivers, the Platte and the Betzie, are very close. Frankfort has an A&W, a family favorite, and many other attractions.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The Chalet has lots of room and the comforts of your own home to spread out for a very relaxing vacation. It's well equiped with all the kitchen and grilling supplies you need to craft a gourmet dinner or a casual meal. The large deck overlooks a beautiful meadow - if you're lucky the deer and turkeys will pay you a visit!

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                      Speaks: english


                      • The drive up to the Beulah Chalet

                        The drive up to the Beulah Chalet

                      • Meadow View Off Deck

                        Meadow View Off Deck

                      • Upstairs Master Bedroom with Pedestal Sink

                        Upstairs Master Bedroom with Pedestal Sink

                      • Bunk Bed Room - 4 Bunks, Closet, Window

                        Bunk Bed Room - 4 Bunks, Closet, Window

                      • The back yard of the Chalet.

                        The back yard of the Chalet.

                      • View of Crystal Lake from Champion Hill Golf Course in Beulah.

                        View of Crystal Lake from Champion Hill Golf Course in Beulah.

                      • The beautiful Platte River in the fall.

                        The beautiful Platte River in the fall.

                      • Main Floor Dining and Family Rooms

                        Main Floor Dining and Family Rooms

                      • Kitchen and Breakfast Table

                        Kitchen and Breakfast Table

                      • Bedroom on Lower Level, Next to Kitchenette

                        Bedroom on Lower Level, Next to Kitchenette

                      • Fishing on the Platte River

                        Fishing on the Platte River

                      • Winter fishing on the Platte River.

                        Winter fishing on the Platte River.

                      • View of the vineyards from Grand Traverse Peninsula.

                        View of the vineyards from Grand Traverse Peninsula.

                      • Mouth of the Platte River and Lake Michigan with Sleeping Bear Dunes beyond.

                        Mouth of the Platte River and Lake Michigan with Sleeping Bear Dunes beyond.

                      VRBO #134170

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                      $250 - $275 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

                      View calendar: Updated 08/16/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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