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Summer Home with Private Beach on Lake Michigan

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View of cottage from side yard

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

NEW 2015 AVAILABILITY! Two weeks, due to last-minute emergency cancellation: JUNE 28 - JULY 5, and JULY 5 - JULY 12, Sunday to Sunday.

This large, turn-of-the-20th-century family summer home offers a quiet getaway with a private beach on Lake Michigan. From the bright, spacious front porch, you can see Lake Michigan and Little Traverse Bay, and stroll down a cleared 100-yard path through the shady woods to the private beach. This 3-acre property also has a large side yard that is perfect for lawn sports. 

MAIN FLOOR: The cottage atmosphere of this home is enhanced by a comfortable living room with many seating areas and an uncut-stone, wood-burning fireplace (also cable TV). The adjoining open dining room can accommodate 10-12 people at its table. The master suite is separated from the main living area, as are the 3/4 bath, 1/2 bath, and laundry room. The family room on this level doubles as a playroom and bedroom, with 2 twin beds and a lakefront picture window. The updated kitchen has 2 refrigerators, dishwasher, range, and the requisite appliances.

UPSTAIRS:  This level has 4 double bedrooms and another bedroom with 2 double beds and room for a crib or cot. Two baths are on this level, and each bedroom has its own separate washstand for privacy. The 2 front bedrooms have lake views.

From this peaceful and quiet getaway, you can drive 3 miles to Harbor Springs, a world class resort town, which offers fine dining, numerous golf courses, a public beach with lifeguard, tennis courts, picnic facilities, sailing, and other boating options. Also a short drive away: Petoskey, Bayview, Bar Harbor, and Charlevoix.



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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Upstairs bath: toilet, tub

    Clawfoot tub with toilet, sink...moreless

  • Upstairs bath: toilet, shower

    toilet, shower, and sink upstairs...moreless

  • Main level bathroom: toilet, shower

    On main level: sink, private toilet area, shower...moreless

  • Private toilet in laundry room: toilet

    Toilet, sink on main floor in laundry room, private door...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private beach for this cottage...moreless

  • Lake View:

    View from front porch and from side and front yards...moreless

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large table can easily seat 10, up to 14. ...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Portable heaters and fans provided....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens changed before each new guest arrives....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Large parking area at entrance to cottage. ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lakefront porch with view of lake...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

No pets allowed. Rental rate for week(s) due immediately with $350 security/damage deposit and 6% taxes.


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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1942

About the owner: This cottage has been in our family for over 70 years. We live in Colorado, but we and the kids love to be on Lake Michigan. Each summer, we time-share this summer home with two siblings and their families, who also live in different states.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
For privacy and quietude, this is the spot--in the middle of the woods, up on the bluff with lake views, and a private beach at the end of the path. For families large or small, this is a terrific getaway.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of cottage from side yard

    View of cottage from side yard

  • View from lakefront porch

    View from lakefront porch

  • Marina at Harbor Springs

    Marina at Harbor Springs

  • Lakefront porch, view of side yard, with rain shades drawn.

    Lakefront porch, view of side yard, with rain shades drawn.

  • Fireplace in living room

    Fireplace in living room

  • Bathroom attached to queen bedroom

    Bathroom attached to queen bedroom

  • Lake Michigan view from private beach

    Lake Michigan view from private beach

  • Path through woods to private beach

    Path through woods to private beach

  • Dining room with view of side yard

    Dining room with view of side yard

  • Book nook in living room

    Book nook in living room

  • Kitchen range area

    Kitchen range area

VRBO #246119

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    3.75
  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 06/24/2015
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Summer Home with Private Beach on Lake Michigan

Harbor Springs #246119

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