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Charming Apartment with Loft and Spectacular Views of West Bay in Traverse City

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living room/front window view of West Bay and deck


Last updated: 09/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'Front row center,' is the way one of our tenants described staying in our apartment. From the second floor loft, sweeping views of Grand Traverse Bay and West End Beach demonstrate the good life Traverse City style.
A few minute walk from a bustling and intriguing downtown, the apartment provides ready access to the Traverse Area Recreational Trail for walking, biking and rollerblading down the bay.Only blocks from tennis courts, marinas, playgrounds, Front Street and the Open Space, home of the Cherry Festival and the TC Film Festival. Also walking distance to coffee shops, grocery, pharmacy, churches, hospital, shopping and fabulous restaurants.
Apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, entertainment center, grill and wireless Internet, laundry and parking. Perfect opportunity for a family looking for a week on the water, or for a romantic get-away to sip wine during the sunset. Short car ride to museums, casinos, national parks, wineries, Sand Dunes, Leelanau County and much more.

Enjoy Summer on Beautiful West Bay!: Great for anyone looking for a weekend or week escape. Traverse City and surrounding area has plenty to do for all ages. Enjoy the water, enjoy the wine, enjoy the food, enjoy 817 Bay Street.

Questions? Please feel free to contact Sid: By email or telephone
It's time to plan your get-away this summer!


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Private bedroom with a double bed. Loft bedroom has a Queen-sized Bed. Living room has queen-sized futon and pull-out couch....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Parking available on site. The apartment is located on the TART (Traverse Area Recreational and Transportation Trail) which is great for walking, biking, or rollerblading along the bay and into town. There is a location for bike storage. There are public tennis courts within 3 blocks of the property that are lit and can be used until 10 or 11 pm. Owner available to answer any questions related to the accommodation and amenities as well as help in planning activities. ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 20 - Nov 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,000 $3,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


Apartment is available for long-term renting during the off season.

50% deposit 30 days ahead of scheduled arrival. Typically a Saturday to Saturday rental week with an arrival after 3:00pm and checkout by 11:00am. Contact Sid for availability and pricing for the off season. $250 damage deposit by held credit card number.

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Last updated: 09/30/2015
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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M-22 and M-37
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Metres
Nearest Beach
West Bay

Car: Not Necessary

Traverse City is a beautiful area rich in both natural and cultural wonders. Located in between two gorgeous bays used for swimming, boating, sailing, and wave-watching. Traverse is surrounded by Lake Michigan to the north and west. Day trips into Leelanau County take you to the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan beaches and welcoming towns as you drive along M-22 from Empire to Suttons Bay. Stop along the way for wine tasting at the many local wineries in the area. Downtown TC requires no driving to reach a rich assortment of restaurants, shopping, and activities for all ages. Front Street is home to the historic State Theatre with daily showings. Diverse restaurants appeal to all tastes with choices from sandwiches to sushi. Shop for books, antiques, clothing, art and more in one of the many local boutiques. Traverse is home to the National Cherry Festival, TC Film Festival, Interlochen Arts Academy, Dennos Museum, casinos, Wuerfel Ballpark(home to minor league Beach Bums) and more!

Other Activities: disc golf, boating, sailing, U-pick fruits and vegetables


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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • living room/front window view of West Bay and deck

    living room/front window view of West Bay and deck

  • loft bedroom with Queen-bed and air conditioning

    loft bedroom with Queen-bed and air conditioning

  • kitchen and dining

    kitchen and dining

  • bedroom with double bed and air conditioning

    bedroom with double bed and air conditioning

Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 09/30/2015
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Charming Apartment with Loft and Spectacular Views of West Bay in Traverse City

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