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Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck

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Sunrise view from our deck

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Traverse City cottage description

We love our cottage and we hope you do as well! We geared our renovations toward relaxation and easy maintenance. We tried to stock everything you'd need to ensure a great time (and to keep you from having to bring up the kitchen sink). We have a large variety of movies (Kid friendly), games and toys (including beach toys) for your enjoyment. The basement is set up with toys, games, cable TV and is a safe and fun environment ... there is also plenty of room to play in the huge backyard, side yard or on the beautiful sandy beach. The entire layout of the home is geared toward outside activities and entertaining on the new 20 x 40 deck. Perfect for eating, laying out, watching the kids play, cooking on the grill, watching wildlife or the boats and my favorite ... sleeping.

We love our fires at night, and we have two fire pits. One up on top overlooking the beach and water and the other on the beach. Feel free to pitch a tent on the beach, that is an experience you won't forget.

1,800 square feet on 3/4 of an acre with one of the best beaches on West Bay!

We have made many renovations to make it an enjoyable and relaxing environment. To mention a few: gutted the kitchen and bath(s), 8 ft door wall and two French doors that open up to the huge deck (20 x 40), natural stone exterior, knotty pine walls and tile galore, plus hundreds of other items you would never notice!

The house is set off the road and we have plenty of room for additional parking on the side lot, driveway holds 4-6 vehicles.

Our house is your house, make yourself at home!

Keywords: Single Family Ranch

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            The person (adult) responsible for signing the contract is responsible for all of the people in the party and must be a minimum of 25 yrs old. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            If you can't find something for everyone here, I'll buy you dinner!!...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Beautiful view of the bay from this room!...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Bunk bed w/ single / pull out trundle. This room sleeps 5...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Nice room and close to the bathroom!!...moreless

          • King bed in master (1)Queen size Beds (1) (2) Serta Beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Upper bunk capacity should be 125lbs or lighter....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Newly remodeled!...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            Across from bedroom #2...moreless

          • One and a half baths!

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            We have a large dining table and a second round oak table used for meals and games (cards). Plenty of room for both!...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            2 refrigerators, one in the attached garage. Very convenient!...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            large pots and pans, bake ware, etc......moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Must plan ahead prior to arrival!...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Everything you need! New Stove...moreless

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 9:

            Nice surround couch with coffee table faces the fireplace and TV....moreless

          • Parking:

            Large drive way, plenty of room for a boat or seadoo's...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of room for a boat or motor home....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Natural fire place in the living room...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            All the wood you can burn - oak/maple...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We reduced the price to help make your vacation more affordable and to help with the high gas prices, we hope this helps!!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                We have many games available. We try to remove the games w/ missing pieces....moreless

              • Game Room:

                Located in the basement keeps the upstairs quiet!...moreless

              • Video Games:

                can't guarantee they work...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Indoor/Outdoor speakers...moreless

              • Television:

                one in every bedroom...moreless

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                unlimited in Michigan and long distance...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wireless available year round....moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                20x40 with plenty of seating and 2 tables for your eating enjoyment....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Extra lot for games and larger parties....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                The backyard is Lake Michigan...You'll love it!!...moreless

              • Beach View:

                View the beach from several rooms in the house!...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                The beach is right out the back door!...moreless

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Swimming
              • Jet Skiing
              • Basketball Court
              • Snowmobiling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Parasailing
              • Water Skiing
              • Skiing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Surfing
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Hunting
              • Snowboarding
              • Rafting
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Medical Services
              • Laundromat
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Horseshoes
              • Boating
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Shelling
              • Sledding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Water Tubing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 20 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              1 night min stay
              $183 $183
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              Summer June, July and August
              Jul 1 - Aug 31
              7 night min stay

              $2,009
              off season rates
              Jan 1 - Jun 1
              2 night min stay
              $150 $183
              Thu, Fri, Sat

              Additional information about rental rates

              Additional Fees and Taxes:

              7 night minimum in July and August @ $285/night. Rent Sunday to Sunday only. The rest of the year is flexible and the rates are less. Please call for current rates. Most of the year the rates are $183/night and even less depending on the length of your stay! Cleaning fee and taxes are always included!!


              Notes:

              After we receive your full payment and prior to your arrival we will deliver instructions as to how to enter the cottage. Feel free to call at any time, even while you're up there!

              We must receive full payment prior to your check-in. For last minute reservations we except paypal payments.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/21/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Cherry Capitol Airport
              3 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Grellickville Marina
              Traverse City
              Nearest Beach
              Backyard
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mt. Holiday
              3.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Apache Trout Grill

              We have a large selection of games available including a basketball net, pool table, beach toys, inflatables, horse shoes, volleyball net, soccer ball and some fishing equipment. Of course it is hard to guarantee that all of these things will work when you get there because it is difficult to monitor their condition. As you can imagine, things break and turn up missing but we really try to keep a good selection of items available. I would venture to say that we have way more than most homes you would rent!!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: My wife and I have been married for over 14 years and we have a beautiful daughter. We love spending time in our cottage and we share it with our many friends. We feel blessed to be able to share it with all of the wonderful people who have rented from us in the past. We've met so many wonderful people and we really enjoy hearing about your time in TC.

              Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
              My parents have had a cottage in Traverse City for over 25 years and it was always a goal of mine to have a family getaway in that area. We just love the Traverse City area and plan on to retire up there in about 10 years!

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              We really spend our time relaxing. We often go up there with a long list of activities and find ourselves night after night in front of the fire pit. Just listening to the water crash on the shore and watching out for the Bald Eagles flying across the water, you just can't beat it!!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Sunrise view from our deck

                Sunrise view from our deck

              • one of the many dining areas, enough space to feed 20-30 people

                one of the many dining areas, enough space to feed 20-30 people

              • Nice view of the beach looking North toward Suttons Bay!

                Nice view of the beach looking North toward Suttons Bay!

              • Easy walking down the steps to yard/ firepit and water

                Easy walking down the steps to yard/ firepit and water

              • steps to beach - beach is 40-50 feet wide from the rocks to the water!

                steps to beach - beach is 40-50 feet wide from the rocks to the water!

              • View of the water looking toward downtown Traverse City

                View of the water looking toward downtown Traverse City

              • View looking north from the top of the steps going to beach

                View looking north from the top of the steps going to beach

              • New Bath/ full tile/ beach theme/ Very clean!!

                New Bath/ full tile/ beach theme/ Very clean!!

              • All new kitchen with beautiful tile and a great view of the water

                All new kitchen with beautiful tile and a great view of the water

              • Spare room / Queen bed and lots of closet space

                Spare room / Queen bed and lots of closet space

              • back porch french doors open up for a great breeze

                back porch french doors open up for a great breeze

              • view of beach and fire pit

                view of beach and fire pit

              • New back porch knoty pine and great views of the water

                New back porch knoty pine and great views of the water

              • Our beach is the same all the way down, no weeds! this is a small section.

                Our beach is the same all the way down, no weeds! this is a small section.

              • A look at the back of the house, large trees for those who want shade!

                A look at the back of the house, large trees for those who want shade!

              VRBO #226848

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

              $150 - $287 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
              Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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