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Lakeshore Hiking! Pets! Comfort! Loons! Eagles! Internet! Wow!

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Last updated: 09/07/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Charlevoix house description

Just a few steps away, this remodeled 4 season rental home has access to 250' to MILES and MILES of Lake Michigan on gorgeous Grand Traverse Bay. The beach faces west to receive unparalleled sunsets! It is an ideal spot nestled in cedar trees abounding with wildlife, such as 18” high pileated woodpeckers with startling red heads and mature eagles that coast above you, besides all the obvious woodland creatures!

A lovely sand beach at the Norwood Township Park is less than an 1/8th mile down the road adjacent to 16 miles of Fisherman Island State Park. A great dead-end 3 mile long road for runners, bikers and cross-country skiers. To the South is Traverse City, 45 minutes away, furnishing you with both city and rustic activities. To the north is Charlevoix, then Petoskey, then Mackinac Island and the Upper Peninsula crossing the famous 5 mile long Mackinac Bridge, one of the few suspension bridges in the USA.

The Bridge itself is only 1 1/2 hours drive through lovely towns and villages on numerous lakes all having public access, quaint shops and distinctive eateries. The areas overflow with Golf courses, miniature for the kids, indoor and outdoor water parks and ski hills within a 1 hour drive!

Bring your kayaks to launch out onto crystal clear blue water for a morning tour with loons, a daytime adventure to the State Park or an evening paddle as you watch the sun go down wrapping you in a red glow! Or launch your own fishing boat at Norwood Township Park, Lake Charlevoix, or Torch Lake to catch your own dinner to grill at home! A very excellent and wide wine selection from around the world and fine dining awaits you at Esperance a mile north across the drawbridge in Charlevoix.

Enjoy the monthly folk concerts, Wednesday night jazz concerts and a myriad of activities for the whole family at the absolutely stunning Charlevoix Public Library in town!

Or simply snuggle up with a book in the cottage’s lovely sunroom and take time to wind down and release any stress you brought with you!

The home has a queen size bed, 2 twin beds and a full sleeper couch, 2 bathrooms, satellite TV, High Speed Internet, DVD/CD player and kitchen amenities. Enjoy cooking in the full kitchen or on the gas grill outside.

Relax, enjoy or exercise to your heart’s content! You’ll feel refreshed all thanks to Mother Nature surrounding you at every turn!

Air conditioning added on lower level!

Keywords: Charlevoix, lakeshore, home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 21 to rent....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television


              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Lake Michigan is a walk across the street!...moreless

              • Village:

                Historical Lumber town Norwood 150 years old....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Parasailing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Table and chairs inside and table and chairs out on deck....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                new room air conditioner 2013...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                high speed wireless internet...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Also a small Cuisinart grill outside....moreless

              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Small grill out on back porch. Table and 4 chairs on front deck....moreless



              Write a review 4.6
              from 10 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              After Labor Day
              Sep 1 - Oct 17, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay


              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • cleaning $100
              • Taxes Included


              $200 security deposit WITHOUT PETS, $300 security deposit WITH PETS for reservation. You will receive your deposit in full if the lakehome is as you found it, which is easy to do!!

              Security deposit needed to reserve. Two weeks before arrival the full amount is DUE. If it is not paid, the security deposit will be kept if the lakehome cannot be re-rented.

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              12 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Charlevoix City Airport
              12 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Villager Pub
              13 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Beaver Island Ferry
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Antrim Dells
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 31
              13 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              40 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Boyne Highlands

              Car: Recommended

              About 1/8 mile from the lakehome is a wooded road to 16 miles of Fisherman Island State Park. Our beach is rustic and quite private.


              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About: I am the manager of the Lakehouse.

              Why Charlevoix:
              We really love northern Michigan!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Please see description on listing.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the property manager

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              • Kitchen/Living Room

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              • Sunroom


              • Sunset at Lake Access

                Sunset at Lake Access

              VRBO #312226

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Sunday, November 23, 2014

              $800 - $1,000 per week (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 09/07/2014
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