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Location, Location! Large Home, Beach, Walk to Glen Arbor

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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Glen Arbor house description

Hal-Sea-On House is perfectly located and can accommodate a group; the home is situated on a private road in the village of Glen Arbor and shares a private beach on Lake Michigan.

With its two living rooms, two kitchens, three-season porch and deck the home easily handles an extended family, a wedding group, or families who traditionally vacation together. The main dining area seats 14. New wood flooring has been installed in all main living areas including both living rooms, the main dining area, and hallways. For added convenience when returning from the beach, there is a fully enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold running water and a separate foot wash; the shower is located steps from the back door.

The home is located on a private road that ends at Lake Michigan providing picturesque views of the lake and Manitou islands, stunning sunsets, and a 1 minute direct walk to the private beach. During the summer season the light is visible from the South Manitou lighthouse and large freighters are often seen travelling through the Manitou passage. There are no bluffs or stairs to reach the beach; the beach is fine white sand as is the gently sloping lake bottom. (Lake Michigan is constantly changing; occassionally there may be several feet of small smooth stones at the edge of the lake.) Four kayaks and accompanying life vests are available for your enjoyment. Walk in the opposite direction from the lake and 3 minutes brings you into the heart of quaint Glen Arbor to enjoy locally-owned restaurants that range from casual to fine dining, organic to gourmet pizza. The new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is a 3 minute bike ride from your front door; bicycles can be rented in Glen Arbor.

Galleries featuring local artists, specialty shops, mini golf, kayaking the lazy Crystal River, bicycle rental, tennis courts, fishing charters, a winery, legendary Art’s Tavern, and Cherry Republic - the world’s largest retailer of American cherry products - are all steps from your front door.

Several golf courses are within a 15 minute drive, as is downhill and cross country skiing. There are 20 wineries located throughout the Leelanau Peninsula for tours and tastings, as well as a casino (30 min), 140-year-old Leland Fishtown for fresh and smoked Lake Michigan fish and accompanying fare (20 min), a historic lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula in the Leelanau State Park (45 min), and a restored Coast Guard station and lighthouse in Glen Haven (5 min).

A 10 min. drive will bring you to marinas on Glen Lake where you can rent a boat and tour the beautiful Glen Lakes.

Festivals, celebrations and tours occur throughout the year in Glen Arbor and surrounding communities including the Empire Asparagus Festival, the Glen Arbor 4th of July Parade, the Leland Food and Wine Festival, the Lake Leelanau Blues Festival, the Glen Arbor Chili Cook-off and Perch Fishing Contest, the Empire Polar Dip, bicycle races, running events and numerous art and music events.

Glen Arbor is in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park which provides opportunities for hiking on your own or hikes guided by the National Park Service or the Leelanau Conservancy. The National Park Service provides snow-shoe lessons and free snow-shoe rentals during the winter. Snowshoes and cross country skis and supplies are available in Glen Arbor for winter sports along the new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.

The 400 foot Sleeping Bear Dune is easily accessible and offers magnificent views of the bay. Visit the dune climb and climb the face of a 150 foot dune located 5 minutes from Glen Arbor.

Every season is a wonder in this National Park from the cherry blossoms and fresh produce in the spring, the miles of white sand beaches and outdoor activities in the summer, the majestic colors and festivals in the fall, and the softness and beauty of wintertime.

While all the activities and amenities in Glen Arbor are just around the corner from your front door at Hal-Sea-On House, the home’s location is secluded and away from the hustle and bustle of town. The only sounds are the waves lapping the shore, the breeze in the pines, and the laughter of guests enjoying their vacation “up north”.

And, if you’re wondering, why the funny name? It’s our version of “halcyon” which means happy, peaceful and calm.


Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Master bedroom with private full bath, lake view...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Lake view...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Built in bunks, woods view...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 king

                Custom features, TV, lower level, woods view...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 double

                Woods view, lower level...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

                Very large room, lower level, shuffle boards, TV...moreless

              • King size beds (2) King beds are located in the main floor master bedroom with attached bath, deck access and lake view, and in a lower level bedroom with woods view., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed is located on the main level with lake view., Double Beds (1) Double bed is located on the lower level, woods view., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are built-in bunk beds in the large bedroom on the lower level - these are not stacked., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The couch in the bedroom on the main level with stacked bunks converts to a twin bed., Bunk Beds (4) Bunk beds are located on the main level with woods view, top bunk is a double, lower bunk is a twin; also located on the lower level, top bunk is a twin, lower bunk is a double....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Main floor large bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Second main floor large bathroom off the second lvg room...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                Lower level bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Private bath off the main floor master bedroom...moreless

              • 4 bathrooms, 3 with tub and shower, 4th is shower only

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                (2) The main kitchen includes dishes and flatware, wine glasses, all cooking, baking and serving supplies, refrigerator, electric stove and oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, hand held mixer, coffee maker, 6-qt. crockpot, electric fry pan, variety of spices. 2nd kitchen has service for 8, full size refrigerator, gas stove (no oven in the 2nd kitchen) microwave, and coffee maker....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (2) Refrigerators in both kitchens are full size; main kitchen refrigerator has the freezer on the bottom and the refrigerator in the second kitchen is a side-by-side....moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric stove/oven in the main kitchen, gas stove (no oven) in the second kitchen....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 20 in the main kitchen; service for 8 in the second kitchen....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                The main kitchen includes a full selection of spices....moreless

              • Microwave:

                (2) Microwaves are located in both kitchens....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee makers are located in both kitchens....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Dishwasher is located in the main kitchen....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                14...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 14 people

              Amenities

              • Fireplace:

                Large wood burning fireplace in the main living room; gas fireplace in the second living room....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Large wood burning fireplace is in the main living room; wood is available in Glen Arbor....moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking is available on the property for a maximum of five autos....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                New large capacity dryer July 2011; iron and ironing board also....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Suggest bringing beach towels during the summer season....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Gas fireplace is in the 2nd living room....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                There is parking for 5 autos....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                New in April, 2012....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Four kayaks are located on the property and available for guests' enjoyment; life vests of various sizes as well as paddles accompany the kayaks. There is a basketball hoop in the driveway. The outdoor shower is fully enclosed, has hot and cold running water, and a separate foot wash....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    (3) Television in main living room, second living room, and lower level bedroom with bunks and shuffle board table....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    There are three televisions, a large closet full of games and puzzles, and a well stocked library....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Games

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Four kayaks and paddles are mounted on the side of the garage, as well as an assortment of live vests. NOTE: life vests are required when operating a personal watercraft in the State of Michigan....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    The deck in the front of the home faces the lake; the screened in porch off the dining area is woods view....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Lake View:

                    Except for trees as pictured, the view of Lake Michigan is unobstructed. The shared private beach is at the end of the private drive, a 1-minute walk. The terrain is flat....moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Beach View

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Shopping
                  • Restaurants
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Boating
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Photography
                  • Sledding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Hiking
                   

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                  Summer ....... $900/night Thu-Sat
                  Summer . . . $850/night Sun - Wed
                  Summer . . . $5,250/week Sun - Sun
                  Spring/Fall . . . $525/night
                  Christmas . . . $640/night
                  Winter . . . $575/night
                  

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                  • HalSeaOn House

                    HalSeaOn House

                  • View from the deck

                    View from the deck

                  • Main dining area seats fourteen; sliders to porch

                    Main dining area seats fourteen; sliders to porch

                  • Second living room and kitchen: large french doors to the deck, gas fireplace

                    Second living room and kitchen: large french doors to the deck, gas fireplace

                  • Bedroom with queen bed, large walk-in closet, lake view

                    Bedroom with queen bed, large walk-in closet, lake view

                  • Bedroom with full bed, woods view

                    Bedroom with full bed, woods view

                  • Large bedroom with three twin beds and one double bed, shuffle board table, TV

                    Large bedroom with three twin beds and one double bed, shuffle board table, TV

                  • Outdoor shower includes bench, hot and cold water, separate foot wash

                    Outdoor shower includes bench, hot and cold water, separate foot wash

                  • The Lake Michigan beach

                    The Lake Michigan beach

                  • Living/dining area with sliders to porch, large flat screen TV, wood fireplace

                    Living/dining area with sliders to porch, large flat screen TV, wood fireplace

                  • Fully equipped main kitchen

                    Fully equipped main kitchen

                  • Master bedroom with private full bath, king bed, opens to deck

                    Master bedroom with private full bath, king bed, opens to deck

                  • Bedroom with double bunks, sofa sleeper, large walk-in closet, woods view

                    Bedroom with double bunks, sofa sleeper, large walk-in closet, woods view

                  • Bedroom with king bed, custom features, TV

                    Bedroom with king bed, custom features, TV

                  • Second view of large bedroom

                    Second view of large bedroom

                  VRBO #248428

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 14, 2014

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                  6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 16

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