Walloon Luxury Lakefront Home Fabulous Views
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Walloon Lake house description
Your classic family memories start here! Sunny 3-level lakefront home with level lot to sandy beach on the best section of Walloon Lake for waterskiing - warm and calm. Sleeps 8-10. ***Immediately adjacent VRBO 418269 for larger groups*** 5 Bedroom+office, 4 1/2 Bath, large family kitchen opens to great room and dining area, all with floor to high ceiling views of the lake. New lake view deck and dining outdoor dining table off of dining room. 100 feet of lakefront with dock including 4 steamer chairs. Room to tie up a ski boat or pontoon (not included). Large grassy lawn with outdoor chess set and seating area on the water and large firepit. Sandy shallow beach with large grass lawn from the house to the beach. Firepit with 8 chairs at the lake. Two 10' kayaks, and paddleboat that is great for little kids.
House is only 11 years old, with new bathrooms and major renovations and upgrades recently completed. All Anderson dual glazed, low-E windows and new construction for snug winter enjoyment also. All custom furniture, linens, and details. Fully outfitted kitchen with dishes and cookware sufficient to entertain. Kitchen island bar seats 6 plus 8-10 more at the new dining table (not pictured). Large fieldstone wood burning fireplace in the great room. New pool table downstairs.
Main level Master Bedroom has king bed, full lake view from sliding door, separate sitting area, TV. Large slider to deck with outdoor sofa and chairs and BBQ. Private master bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.
Second level has 2 bedrooms: 1 Queen bedroom suite with en-suite full bath; 1 Bedroom with Two Full Size beds, and full bath in the hall. Upstairs also has a dedicated office room with desk and chair and half and ottoman with full view of the lawn and lake, plus TV, fax/printer, Wi-Fi. Upstairs landing has chairs and poker/backgammon/game books, etc. with view of the lake.
1500 sq foot Lower walkout level has second Master Bedroom with walkout slider to the lower bluestone patio and the lake, king size bed, and fabulous new bathroom adjacent, with large walk-in shower and heated floor. Fifth bedroom downstairs has full lake views with twin sized daybed and trundle that can be combined to make a king sized bed. There are also 2 sofas and a large corner sectional in the lower level walkout “family room”, a large HDTV with surround sound and Wii system and tabletop shuffleboard, and a selection of kids’ and family movies and games. Walkout opens to bluestone patio with 180 degree lake view and outdoor table with seating for 6-8.
Property has miles of conservancy hiking trails behind. Quiet and private. Sunny location with fabulous lake views throughout the house and clear shoreline. Directly across from Walloon Lake Country Club on the North Arm. Walloon Lake is midway between Charlevoix and Harbor Springs, minutes from Petoskey shopping, Bay Harbor, golf all over, and the indoor water park at Boyne Mountain.
The cottage is also wonderful for fall colors and winter fun and is just 30 minutes from skiing/boarding at Boyne Mountain, Nub's Nob, and Boyne Highlands. Skate on the lake in winter, snowshoe on conservancy trails behind the house. Sled down the front lawn.
Keywords: Cottage, Lakefront, Cabin, House, Waterfront
- 4000 sq. ft.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- King size beds (2) Or 3 King Beds if you use the trundle bed and foam converter., Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) There is a twin daybed in one of the downstairs rooms with a twin trundle underneath. This pops up to regular height and can be used as 2 twins or put together with a foam converter to make an Eastern King sized bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Twin sized fold out bed folds out of a chair and a half in the office upstairs. Linens in the ottoman....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Cooking Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Coffee Maker
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Air Conditioning:
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- Linens Provided
- Wood Fireplace
- Towels Provided
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Living Room seats 9
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Pool Table:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Game Room
- Video Game Console
- Video Games
- Ping Pong Table
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Deck / Patio:
Downstairs bluestone patio with dining table for 6-8. Upstairs covered deck with patio table for 2 and full sized outdoor sofa and chairs. Dock with 4 steamer chairs for sunning, plus adirondack chairs and umbrella on the lawn by the chess....moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo
Location & View
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Miniature Golf
- Winery Tours
- Water Parks
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
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Walloon Lake Vacation
Walloon Lake Vacation
Our family had a great time. The house is newer and in excellent condition. All amenites were included.
- Guest Dan (Alexandria, VA)
- Date of stay 08/12/12
- Review Submitted 02/09/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children.
Monthly rental only September 15 through June 1 Discounts for less than 6 people Weekly rental minimum in the summer. $3000/MONTH off season Sept 15 - June 1; $5000-6000/WEEK summer Local caretaker on call. References, $2500 security deposit required. $250-$400 cleaning fee. 6% MI use tax for less than 1 month.
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Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My husband grew up coming here, and my great grandparents had a home in nearby Bayview. We have 2 boys, 13 and 14, and tons of cousins and friends on the lake. We enjoy the great shopping, food, theatre - even wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula when flying into Traverse City. We came for the summers, and keep discovering more winter and fall fun! Last fall we did a full day private cooking class for my husband and I at the Walloon Lake Inn, and at least once a year we like to boat over there for dinner with guests.
Why the Owner Chose Walloon Lake:
This is the classic family lake experience! We bought our house in 2005 because we know we will be coming here every year for our lifetimes and our children's lifetimes!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Last Christmas a neighbor showed me the start of the blue trail directly behind our house - we had a great snowshoe trek through the woods, and took the kids snowmobiling later that day. In the summer the kids pick blackberries and wild apples, and hunt salamanders on these same trails. There are a few geocaches hidden too! Fourth of July is fabulous with the kids with sparklers looking like fireflies on the shore, and fireworks all over the lake. We like Boyne City's small town 4th of July parade, the weekly farmer's markets and smoked whitefish spread, big fishing charters or Sunset Sailing Cruises on Lake Michigan out of nearby Charlevoix. We play tennis everyday, the kids sail in the 'Walloon Sailors' Organization every day and race weekly. The Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain has a great selection of treatments, and an unbeatable relaxation room. Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs all have chic shopping, restaurants and art. Last summer I trained and hiked Mt. Whitney, so I have hiked, walked, or run most of trails and paths in the area!
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Road approaching Walloon Lake October 2009. We are LAKEFRONT, 1 mile south.
View from the Great room
Chess on the lawn on a summer evening. Walloon Lake Country Club is behind.
View from the deck spring
Downstairs master with king bed, slider to bluestone patio and lake panorama
Lakeview Christmastime. Sled, skate, ski - free Petoskey Winter Sportspark too!
Upstairs bedroom with 2 full size beds
Main level master bedroom with king bed, slider to deck and lake view.
Modern kitchen opens to new dining table for 8-10 & family room & lake view
Great room in early spring
Upstairs office with printer, desk, tv, twin sleeper chair and full lake view.
View from house to lake in early summer.
The peaceful shoreline in fall - perfect for kayaking, stargazing.
Sailing for home from the sandbar - house is second from the right in picture
House from the lawn in fall
Family Room at Christmastime
View of the patio and lake from the downstairs master bedroom slider
Downstairs bedroom with twin daybed and trundle, full lake view reflected
Upstairs queen sized bedroom, ensuite bathroom though door on the right
Upstairs game table opens for backgammon/chess/cards, full view of the lake.
Downstairs 60' 3D HDTV with surround sound, walkout, and pool table (to left)
Dock and sun area in spring. Power boat not avail. Paddle boat and kayaks incl.
New expanded main level deck with glass railing.
Marked trails behind the house through woods and meadows.
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