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Beautiful Executive Waterfront Home with Breathtaking Views of Lake Charlevoix

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charlevoix house description

Nothing has been overlooked in this beautiful waterfront home! Large custom built, professionally landscaped home featuring hardwood floors, large open floor plan, cental air (main and lower levels), and large bedrooms. Furnished and decorated for the discriminating guest and to accomodate families with small children. Located in the Lakeshore Club development, 1 1/2 miles from beautiful downtown Charlevoix featuring 800 feet of semi private sandy beach with extended sandy shallow area great for kids swimming and mooring your boat. Home overlooks 20 acre nature preserve with breathtaking views of Lake Charlevoix, regarded as the nicest lake in Midwestern U.S., Quiet and scenic with crystal blue water and sugar sand beaches. The home is also located less than one mile from the popular 'Castle Farms' which makes it the perfect place for the families of the bride or groom to stay.


Charlevoix Arts and Culture:: Artistic Expression in Charlevoix County is boundless! From gallery tours and art shows to summer concerts, Charlevoix has something for everyone.
Art fairs, galleries and festivals provide a venue for both the amateur and professional artist and crafts people. A highlight on Charlevoix's cultural calendar is the Waterfront Art Fair, listed among the nation's top art fairs. This event draws thousands of visitors each year.
Free outdoor concerts are presented every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer in downtown's Bridge Park.
During the community's annual Venitian Festival, music and fireworks fill the air almost nightly!

Water Fun!: In the summertime, the area's waters are magnets for sunbathers, swimmers and boaters. Pristine public beaches include Depot Beach, Elm Point, Ferry Beach, Whiting County Park and Young State Park, all on Lake Charlevoix, and Michigan Beach and Fisherman's Island State Park on Lake Michigan. Boaters can easily travel between beaches, or even communities by using shoppers' docks.
Further, the Jordan and Boyne Rivers are ideal for exploration by canoe, inner tube and kayak. Anglers drop their lines from boats along the shores of Lake Charlevoix, while sleek charter boats troll the depths of Lake Michigan. The Charlevoix pier on Lake Michigan is a favorite fishing spot for anglers.
Throughout the summer, the Charlevoix Yacht Club holds Wednesday evening sailboat races on Lake Charlevoix; visible from elevated rear porch!

Nearby Attractions:: Charlevoix is ideally located close to resort towns Traverse City, Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Historic Mackinaw Island, and just a ferry ride away from Beaver Island. For some adult fun, visit the Odawa Casino in Petoskey or visit Traverse City, home of the National Cherry Festival and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes where you can enjoy days of touring and tastings at beautiful wineries located on some of the most breathtaking sites in the area. Visit world famous and historic Mackinaw Island and enjoy the 'preserved' downtown hustle and bustle of the early 1800's or take a ferry to nearby Beaver Island which is the most remote inhabited island in the great lakes.

Property Type

  • House
  • 6350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 6: toilet

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              • Spacious Master Bath features both a large whirlpool tub and lage multiple head shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Our home is set up to accomodate families with small children. Besides the crib we have a high chair, booster chair, Pack N Play and baby monitors available on site. Video game is a 'Play Station 2'. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library
                  • Air Hockey
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Video Library
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Toys
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games
                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Game Room
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Pool Table

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Marina
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Water Parks
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Forests
                      • Playground
                      • Live Theater

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                      • Beach View
                      • Lake View
                      • Beach
                      • Waterfront

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Cycling
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hunting
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Water Skiing

                      Arrival Day

                          • Saturday

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Room
                              • Seating for 12 people

                              forms of payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card

                                  General

                                  • Air Conditioning
                                  • Wireless Internet
                                  • Telescope
                                  • Garage
                                  • Internet
                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Local Maps
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Iron & Board
                                  • Water Cooler
                                  • Activities Guide
                                  • Alarm Clock
                                  • Ceiling Fans
                                  • Filtered Water
                                  • Hair Dryer
                                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                                  • Security System
                                  • Basic Soaps
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Heating
                                  • Linens Provided

                                  house cleaning

                                      • Housekeeper Optional

                                      Kitchen

                                      • Catering Available
                                      • Kitchen
                                      • 4 Ring Stove
                                      • Lobster Pot
                                      • Grill
                                      • Cooking Utensils
                                      • Coffee Maker
                                      • Toaster
                                      • Ice Maker
                                      • Dishwasher
                                      • Refrigerator
                                      • Freezer
                                      • Oven
                                      • Microwave
                                      • Blender
                                      • Coffee Grinder
                                      • Pantry Items
                                      • Stove

                                      Outside

                                      • Small Cooler
                                      • Inflatable Boat
                                      • Boat Dock
                                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                      • Terrace
                                      • Balcony
                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Wood Deck
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Patio
                                      • Walkway To Water
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Binoculars
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo

                                      Payment Type

                                      • Visa
                                      • Mastercard

                                      Pool / Spa

                                      • Jetted Tub
                                      • Jacuzzi
                                       

                                      Reviews

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                                      Rental basis: Per property
                                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                      Summer
                                      Jun 27 - Aug 23, 2014
                                      7 night min stay

                                      $6,245
                                      Late Summer
                                      Aug 24 - Sep 21, 2014
                                      3 night min stay
                                      $898
                                      $5,695

                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                                      • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                                      • Tax Rate 8%

                                      Notes:

                                      Required security deposit of $500 can be in the form of a check held on deposit or credit card #.

                                      House broke pets allowed with a pet fee of $20/day/pet.

                                      $500 is due with reservation. Balance of 1/2 down due six months in advance of stay. Balance of rent plus security deposit due 90 days prior to stay.


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                                      Last updated: 06/30/2014
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                                      Location

                                      50 Miles
                                      Nearest Airport
                                      Cherry Capital Airport
                                      15 Miles
                                      Nearest Ski
                                      Boyne Mountain Resort

                                      Car: Necessary

                                      Ranked #2 on Midwest Living's list of 100 Best Small-Town Getaway's. Charlevoix County has a long reputation for being one of the most picturesque getaway's in Michigan. Whenever you visit this resort town, you'll see why it is called the crown jewel of Northern Michigan. Set in the midst of Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix and Round Lake, its beauty is as engaging in January as in June! Adding to the appeal of the waterfront, galleries, boutiques, and restaurants is the fact that this casually elegant destination will present vacation memories that will be treasured for years to come!

                                      Other Activities: Canoe, inner-tube and kayak tours, Charter Fishing in Lake Michigan, Golf, Downhill, cross country and snowboarding, Snowmobiling

                                      Golf: Michigan is an international destination for premier golfing, and the Charlevoix area's many courses are a major contributor to that reputation. Golf Courses include; Antrium Dells Public Golf Course, Belvedere Golf Club, Boyne Mountain Resort - The Alpine Course and The Monument Course, Charlevoix Golf Club, Charlevoix Country Club, Dunmaglas Golf Course, and Mallard Golf Club & Driving Range.

                                      Ski: The Midwest's finest ski resorts are all within an easy drive. Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Nub's Nob, Shanty Creek and Schuss Mountain. Also the City of Charlevoix offers one of the few municipal ski facilities left in Michigan. Mt. McSauba is designed with families in mind, from the beginner to the intermediate downhill skier. Equipment rental and lessons are available. Snowboarders and cross-country skiers also enjoy this friendly facility.

                                       

                                      Owner info

                                      Year Purchased: 2005

                                      Why the Owner Chose Charlevoix:
                                      We are both from Michigan and have lots of family there. We live in Chicago now and love the 'Windy City' but we like to spend as much time as possible with family in Michigan. We believe the Charlevoix area is uniquely located in the hub of North Western Michigan vacation land. 'Charlevoix The Beautiful' is within an hour drive of the Traverse City Wine Country, Petoskey Casinos, Mackinaw Island, numerous world class ski resorts and golf courses just to name a few.


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                                      Photos

                                      • Street veiw

                                        Street veiw

                                      • View from rear porch

                                        View from rear porch

                                      • Kitchen View

                                        Kitchen View

                                      • Family Room View B

                                        Family Room View B

                                      • Master Bedroom View A

                                        Master Bedroom View A

                                      • Rec Room View A

                                        Rec Room View A

                                      • Rear porch patio

                                        Rear porch patio

                                      • Dining Room

                                        Dining Room

                                      • Family Room View A

                                        Family Room View A

                                      • Upstairs Bedroom #2

                                        Upstairs Bedroom #2

                                      • Upstairs Sitting Area

                                        Upstairs Sitting Area

                                      • Lake Michigan Sunset

                                        Lake Michigan Sunset

                                      VRBO #260938

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                                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                                      Date last modified - Sunday, April 06, 2014

                                      $892 - $898 per night (USD)
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                                      6 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 14

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                                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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