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Crystal Lake Lodge

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Crystal Lake house description

Delight in this rare opportunity for seclusion on Crystal Lake. Enjoy natural wonders while staying in this unique home. The Lodge is nestled in 3 acres of woods and enjoys lake views out both the front and the rear of the house. The 200 feet of private beachfront on Crystal Lake is directly across from the lodge. Round Lake and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore adjoin the property to the north and a creek meanders through. Deer, fox, sandhill cranes, bald eagles and a bobcat are frequent visitors.

The fully furnished five bedroom/three bath home sleeps 2 - 14. The two story great room features a fieldstone wall and a gas fireplace. The loft has 2 bedrooms with a private deck and spectacular views.

New for 2014 is a 'sleeping' porch. Attached to one of the main floor bedrooms, this porch over looks Round Lake. It is an ideal location for dinner outside on a warm evening or for sleeping for the more adventurous.
The porch offers the comforts of home and the sights, sounds & smells of sleeping outdoors.

While this exquisite home works well for larger groups, it is also ideal for smaller groups seeking comfort and luxury. This up-north lodge is an ideal base for outdoor adventures in Sleeping Bear Dunes. It is well suited for family reunions, romantic getaways, girl friend retreats or a weekend with the guys.

The Lodge is located seven miles from the boat launch in Beulah. Dock is provided. Boat hoist available on the property for an additional $50.00. The sandy private beach on Crystal Lake offers a safe, secluded area perfect for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, water skiing, and sailing. A canoe and paddle board are provided. This home is a treasure and a true sanctuary, providing an escape on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

The setting is so delightful that you likely won't want to leave, but in case you do, the Benzie area has much to offer. Nearby communities of Beulah, Frankfort and Empire are unique, charming, and free of traffic and chain stores. Galleries, boutiques and fine dining restaurants abound. Recently restored Point Betsie lighthouse is a 5 mile drive or bike ride. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Most Beautiful Place in Amercia, according to ABC's Good Morning America is immediately outside your back door at the Lodge. Frankfort is a deep water port on Lake Michigan with public boat access. There are seven outstanding golf courses within 20 minutes, and fantastic boating and fishing. Farmer's markets & fish markets provide fresh local produce, flowers, fish and meats.

This property is truly a treasure. Please contact us if you would like a tour.

Keywords: Crystal Lake Beach, Sleeping Bear Dunes, tranquil

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Wheelchair ramp provides access to the main level of the home. ...moreless

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

              • Master Suite: 1 queen


              • First floor Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                mimimal privacy...moreless

              • First floor, Bedroom 3: 1 double

                This room has the screen 'sleeping' porch attached...moreless

              • Screen 'sleeping' porch: 1 sleep sofa /futon


              • Upstairs Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                Balcony overlooking Round Lake...moreless

              • Upstairs Bedroom 5: 1 queen

                Balcony overlooking Round Lake...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Futon couches (2), Baby Cribs (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Child's Highchair
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Catering Available
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Parking Off Street


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Video Library


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Jetted Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        Views of both Round Lake and Crystal Lake...moreless

                      • Lakefront:

                        200 feet of private beach on Crystal Lake...moreless


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Hunting
                      • Sailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Sledding
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Golf


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring & Fall
                      Aug 23 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      Winter Holiday
                      Nov 1 - Jan 10, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Jun 20 - Aug 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Tax Rate 6%

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                      Last updated: 08/13/2014
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                      Car: Recommended

                      Property is contigious to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted The Most Beautiful Place in America by Goodmorning America, 2012


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: Mary is an outdoor enthusiast, swimming a mile/day in Crystal Lake.

                      Why the Owner Chose Crystal Lake:
                      Crystal Lake and the many opportunities for outdoor adventures

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      This home is a real treasure. The architecture is interesting and the property is beautiful. A stay at the lodge provides an outdoor experience while enjoying the comforts of a beautiful home.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • jacuzzi in the master suite

                        jacuzzi in the master suite

                      • Kayaking on Round Lake behind the Lodge

                        Kayaking on Round Lake behind the Lodge

                      • Beautiful Point Betsie Light Station is 5 miles west of Crystal Lake Lodge

                        Beautiful Point Betsie Light Station is 5 miles west of Crystal Lake Lodge

                      • Updated kitchen is perfect for cooking group meals

                        Updated kitchen is perfect for cooking group meals

                      • Private beach and dock, sandy lake bottom

                        Private beach and dock, sandy lake bottom

                      • Master suite

                        Master suite

                      • Bonfires on the beach!

                        Bonfires on the beach!

                      • Screen Sleeping Porch

                        Screen Sleeping Porch

                      VRBO #281116

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Monday, July 21, 2014

                      $345 - $499 per night (USD)

                      5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

                      View calendar: Updated 08/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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