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This is the perfect spot to have a Grand Traverse Bay vacation, directly across from Old Mission Peninsula. The Elk Rapids area is an upscale resort offering many wonderful amenities. This is why this location is called 'Bayside Sunsets Residential Rental.'
This home is truly one of a kind with a definite five star rating. The home was built in 2000 with the vision of building a lakefront cottage emphazing the charm of a 1900's gathering place for the owner's family. Her home emphasis is a cozy, intimate, peaceful setting with a classic touch of beauty displayed in each room.
The house is GORGEOUS! It has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. The house welcomes you the minute you pull into the driveway, past its beautiful flower gardens, trimmed lawn and majestic trees. Then, when you walk in the front door, you know you selected the perfect vacation home.
It has expansive views of the bay. You will enjoy the incredible sunsets! Looking towards Old Mission Peninsula the sunset dramatically displays blazing colors of orange, red and pink over the lake's horizon. In all of this glory the sunset disappears leaving a sky full of stars to be enjoyed.
Enjoy the brick patio surrounded by gardens while barbecuing your favorite meal on the grill, as the children play in the sand and water. The sandy beach is magnificient. There are no nasty weeds, only the rich sugar sand to enjoy at this great beach. The water level extends a great distance before depth increases, very safe for children. If you are lucky a sandbar may expose itself for another place to spread out your beach towels.
It is perfect for fishing, boating, tubing, skiing, or just sitting in that comfortable beach chair with your feet at the waters edge, reading your favorite book that you never have time for. Enjoy a beach fire, roasting marshmallows to a perfect golden brown.
Downstairs in master bedroom is a queen bed.
Upstairs are (2) bedrooms with queen beds. Another bedroom has two double beds. There are bunk beds and a 'secret toy room' next to it.
Each bedroom is very private. Most bedrooms have a water view. Watch for the eagles.
Parking is permitted in the driveway, only.
Boats are not allowed in the driveway....moreless
Laundry room complete with everything you will need....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
This kitchen has it all, just bring your appetite....moreless
Deck / Patio:
A brick patio provides your family with outdoor cooking, patio furniture and a view of lush gardens with humming birds
dashing back and forth and the enjoyment of watching the waves roll in....moreless
Lawn / Garden:
On the street side is a nice lawn. Gardens are along the foundation of the house and woods. Flowers and ornamental shrubs
and trees are everywhere....moreless
Summer MI Vacation May 31 - Aug 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Low Season Sep 1 - May 30, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
$4,200 for a weekly seasonal rental includes MI Sales Tax and my House Keeper.
$3,500 for a weekly off seasonal rental includes MI Sales Tax and my House Keeper.
Renters pay $2,100 upon receiving their rental contract. Six weeks prior to their rental date $2,100 will be paid; along, with their security deposit of $500.
Off season weekly rental is $3,500 with the same conditions as mentioned above.
Offshore renters pay in US Dollars Only and incur any banking fees.
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Head north for a two mile walk into the friendly/ quaint village of Elk Rapids. The village has antique shops; the very best in art galleries; in the state of Michigan our marinia was voted #1; fine restaurants to please your palatte; cross the bridge on River Street to check out a book at our island library, visit our newly relocated historical museum at 301 Traverse St. to learn the 1848 history of Elk Rapids and beyond. On your way back stop at the village's kids park. Or take a hike and explore Petobego Pond to the south. This is our local nature preserve where swans, deer, small animals and wild berries thrive. There are many golf courses, Turtle Creek Casino, great shopping and 'find' dining in Traverse City. Check out the many wineries in Leelanau and Old Mission Pennisula. Don't forget to visit historical Mackinaw Island and the famous Sleeping Bear Dunes.