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Charming, Private 'Hideaway' Close to Arts Center. All Amenities. Full Kitchen.

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Hideaway II's House


Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Interlochen studio description

Hideaway II, lower level family room, is surrounded by woods and a beautiful garden. Situated on a narrow isthmus between two crystal clear lakes, two minutes from the world-famous Interlochen Center for the Arts. One block north is the Interlochen State Park, largest and oldest in Michigan. The Park provides boat launches to both lakes, playgrounds for children and a large sandy beach. Many of our guests walk through this beautiful park to the Interlochen Center. Others swim, fish, water ski, skate on these lakes and canoe the Betsie River.
Hideaway II is smack in the middle of the Grand Traverse, a tourist destination for the Heartland. It is 15 minutes SW of Traverse City and NE of Crystal Mountain (golf/ski). Within a 40 mile radius are over 30 golf courses and 25 vineyards. Also within this radius: majestic Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore Park, rated most beautiful site in U.S. In Interlochen & beyond a wide variety of restaurants and taverns. Over ten festivals. Amazing!
Interlochen Center for the Arts: The Interlochen Center for the Arts welcomes 2,500 campers to the Interlochen Arts Camp each summer from two to six weeks. The ranking World Youth Symphony has played for U.S. Presidents and at the Olympics. They play for up to 4,000 people each Sunday evening beginning in late June. But there are hundreds of performances by junior, intermediate and senior campers. The Summer Festival features a wide-range of professional performers all summer long.
The Interlochen Arts Academy hosts up to 500 high school students from all over the world as well. This nine month program combines specialization in the performing and visual arts with a solid academic curriculum. Your hosts at Hideawy II often attend three performances a week throughout the year. We feel you will enjoy dance, theater, orchestra, band, creative writing, fine arts, cinematography and the lively spirit of the students. Demi Moore/BruceWillis & Robin Williams stayed with us when their daughter & son attended the Academy.
Wine Tasting: The Government of Michigan markets its nearly 40 wineries throughout the nation. Most are in the Grand Traverse region, especially the peninsulas of Grand Traverse County and Leelanau Counties, both just a short drive to the north. These wineries feature wine tasting and our guests have reported visiting up to 20 wineries over a weekend. The vineyard owners are friendly and the wine industry of Michigan is growing rapidly.
Skiing and Golf: Hideaway II is in the middle of some of the finest skiing east of the Mississippi. Crystal Mountain, Schuss Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Nubs Knob, The Homestead and smaller resorts are all accessible from Interlochen. Skiers from Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois join Michiganders on these slopes each winter.
Each of these ski resorts feature golf along with a host of other golf courses. The Interlochen 18 hole golf course is five minutes away, but all are relatively close.

Property Type

  • Studio
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            We welcome children of any age....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renter must be 18....moreless

          • Senior Adults Only Community:

            Interlochen has senior activities....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 2 child bed

            Child's bunk bed...moreless

          • The sleeping area is L shaped. The King is in a large alcove. The bunk bed is across the room. The new bathroom and kitchen are near the living room. The 2013 Norwegian Cottage permits two more adult guests, though the kitchen and full bath would be shared....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Steam shower...moreless

          • This is a new bathroom that was installed for a Hollywood couple who rented our house a few years ago, when their daughter was at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Hence the steam shower. It is fully private, separated from the sleeping area by a corridor....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Hideaway II is a suite of three rooms. The new Norwegian Cottage sleeps two and has a large screened-in dining area. ...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo


              • Romantic
              • Away From It All


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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Village:

                The Village of Interlochen has five restaurants....moreless

              • Lake:

                Interlochen Hideaway II is on the narrow isthmus between Duck Lake, where we swim, and Green Lake....moreless

              • Rural:

                Hideaway II is surrounded by trees and backed by a lovely garden. It is 14 miles from the heart of Traverse City....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hunting
              • Equestrian Events
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing

              Arrival Day

                  • Negotiable

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people


                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Microwave


                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Golf Clubs
                      • Deck / Patio


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      late spring/summer
                      May 1 - Oct 15, 2014
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Tax Rate 6%


                      A new Norwegian Cottage accommodates 2 additional adults. Hideaway II rates for two. Additional charge for more than two in Hideaway or Cottage.

                      See above. Rates for longer than one week negotiable.

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                      Last updated: 07/03/2014
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                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cherry Capital Airport
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      90 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Grand Rapids
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      US 31 and County 137
                      200 Metres
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      Our two lakes were called Wabekaness (water still) and Wabekanetta (water still again) by the Odawa. Now they are Duck and Green, but each is seven square miles in area and simply gorgeous. All summer we swim in Duck, a two minute walk from Hideaway II. The theme of the Interlochen Center for the Arts is 'Art Lives Here,' all year long. Golf courses are everywhere. The nearly 30 vineyards are just to the north. Shopping is just ten minutes away. Lake Michigan is just 15 minutes to the north where we kept our boat. Even Mackinac Island can be visited in a day, along with Charlevoix, Petosky, and Harbor Springs.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Your hosts, Barbara and Gordon Evans, ran the bed and breakfast across the street for 14 years. Gordon was president of International House in NYC for 11 years while Barbara taught in two private schools. In 1982, Gordon retired from the Senior Foreign Service after 25 years, mostly in South Asia and West Africa. Barbara came to Interlochen's then National Music Camp in 1950 from Swarthmore, PA. Gordon grew up in western New York State.

                      Why the Owner Chose Interlochen:
                      Hideaway II is the closest rental place to the Interlochen Center for the Arts. It is two minutes by car or a leisurely 20 minute walk through the Interlochen State Park. Hideaway II features over 300 boats in painted pictures and photos. The Evanses completed a 5,250 mile cruise in their boat returning to Traverse City from Florida in 1994. Hideaway II is in the center of the beautiful Grand Traverse. In 2013 a Norwegian Cottage was added for two additional adults. It celebrates the hosts' marriage in Oslo, Norway in 1955.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
                      Hideaway II will be one of the most unique and quiet places you will ever stay in. You are welcome to sit and eat on the back deck in the center of our beautiful garden. Hideaway II's full kitchen is well supplied, but the Grand Traverse has over 50 restaurants. The Norwegian Cottage permits an additional couple to stay near Hideaway II.

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                      Speaks: norwegian, french, english, Urdu/Hindi



                      • Hideaway II's House

                        Hideaway II's House

                      • Living Room area with TV and couch, and selected nautical art.

                        Living Room area with TV and couch, and selected nautical art.

                      • Entry to the new kitchen with pocket door and our music system.

                        Entry to the new kitchen with pocket door and our music system.

                      • Well-appointed bathroom with tiled floor and more art.

                        Well-appointed bathroom with tiled floor and more art.

                      • View of the living area, including the desk and bunk beds.

                        View of the living area, including the desk and bunk beds.

                      • Fully equipped kitchen, including refrigerator and freezer.

                        Fully equipped kitchen, including refrigerator and freezer.

                      • King bed with extendable dining room table at foot of bed.

                        King bed with extendable dining room table at foot of bed.

                      • Stainless steel steam shower in bathroom

                        Stainless steel steam shower in bathroom

                      $125 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/03/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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