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Victorian in Historic Downtown Petoskey - Multi-Family Ready!

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Charming 1920 Victorian in historic downtown with huge front porch

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Petoskey cottage description

North Star is a Victorian home in the gaslight district of Petoskey, Michigan, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

This 2400 square foot home was built in 1920 with a huge front porch and beautiful woodwork. The second floor was used as servants quarters, so makes it ideal for multiple families with an extra full kitchen, dining area and living room. Four bedrooms - two with queen beds, two with full beds and bunk beds. Additionally, the attic has been finished into a kid's area with television, futons, and games. To make your stay even easier you'll have access to laundry facilities in the basement.

Walk along the river, to the waterfront, and throughout the shopping district for unique finds and dining choices. Spend your days enjoying world class skiing, sledding, and ice skating in the winter, or swimming, playing golf, boating, canoeing, biking, fishing, walking, and more, in the summer. There is also a world class casino, Odawa, just a few miles away for gaming, dining, and shopping.

Amenities include: outdoor fire pit and gas grill, balcony and covered front porch, wi-fi, two refrigerators, two stoves, two microwaves, coffee maker, toaster and toaster oven, blender, washer and dryer, ironing board and iron. City water and sewer. Dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans. Board games, cards, three televisions with dvd/vcrs, and Apple tv.

Activities and Attractions: Minutes to Petoskey State Park, Boyne Highlands, Nubs Nob, Boyne Mountain, Odawa Casino, Little Traverse Wheelway bike path, Bear River for kayaking and fishing, Petoskey marina and beach, shopping and dining in historic downtown Petoskey and nearby Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs and Charlevoix.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                In addition to bunk beds, the attic is finished as a children's play area with two futons, tv, dvd player, board games, cards, and more!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Convertible bed(s): 4 sleep sofa /futon

                two queen sleeper sofas and two full futons...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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              • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack n play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (4), twin beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Located in historic downtown Petoskey....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                main floor dining room seats 10, second floor dining room seats 6...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets and kitchen towels provided, please bring your own bath and beach towels....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Towels Provided:

                hand towels only...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio:

                Covered front porch - furnished, covered back porch with grill, back patio...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  off-peak
                  Sep 3 - Jun 15
                  2 night min stay
                  $300
                  summer
                  Jun 16 - Aug 29
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,806
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $300

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Pellston
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Boyne
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  lots in downtown Petoskey
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Boyne Highlands/Nubs Nob
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Petoskey Bay Front Beach

                  Car: Recommended

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: I am a high school English and journalism teacher and my husband is an electrical engineer. I earned my bachelor's degree from CMU, master's from Wayne State. After several years in the advertising business, I stayed home with my girls until they were all in elementary school, then went back to school to get my teaching certificate. I now teach at Lake Orion High School. We have three daughters and live in Lake Orion.

                  Why the Owner Chose Petoskey:
                  I grew up with a cottage in Harbor Springs, owned by my grandparents. I fell in love with the area. My husband and I decided Petoskey was a little more our speed, and spent one weekend looking at houses for sale. We fell in love with the front porch, incredible wood trim, fire place, and potential to make the attic a play space for kids. The charming kitchens - two, making having more than one family here a breeze - were a huge bonus. Add in the carriage house with a second floor, wonderful neighbors, and ability to walk everywhere, and we were sold.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Our family loves to downhill ski all winter and this location offers 3 world class ski hills within 15 minutes. In the summer, we stroll downtown Petoskey trying all of the quaint restaurants and sandwich shops, and of course, ice cream shops. We love walking along Bear River and out to the lighthouse where our children will spend hours jumping from the break wall into the bay. We also enjoy biking along the Wheelway into Charlevoix for lunch, and back again.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Charming 1920 Victorian in historic downtown with huge front porch

                    Charming 1920 Victorian in historic downtown with huge front porch

                  • Carriage house stores beach toys and chairs, sidewalk chalk, and more

                    Carriage house stores beach toys and chairs, sidewalk chalk, and more

                  • Foyer includes many hooks, boot trays, a bench and mirror, and pretty woodwork

                    Foyer includes many hooks, boot trays, a bench and mirror, and pretty woodwork

                  • Dining room features a huge table that seats ten, fireplace, and bay window

                    Dining room features a huge table that seats ten, fireplace, and bay window

                  • First floor kitchen has everything you need, plus space to eat at the island

                    First floor kitchen has everything you need, plus space to eat at the island

                  • First floor bedroom with bunk beds and a full bed, and a huge closet

                    First floor bedroom with bunk beds and a full bed, and a huge closet

                  • Full bathroom on the first floor has modern amenities, Victorian charm.

                    Full bathroom on the first floor has modern amenities, Victorian charm.

                  • Second floor living room with pull out couch, tv, desk

                    Second floor living room with pull out couch, tv, desk

                  • Second floor bedroom with bunk beds, full bed, and prep area with lamp, mirror

                    Second floor bedroom with bunk beds, full bed, and prep area with lamp, mirror

                  • Second floor full bathroom, Victorian charm, modern convenience

                    Second floor full bathroom, Victorian charm, modern convenience

                  • Second floor kitchen, extra fridge and stove, and more prepping space

                    Second floor kitchen, extra fridge and stove, and more prepping space

                  • Finish attic with two full futons, flat screen tv, dvd and vcr, toys and games

                    Finish attic with two full futons, flat screen tv, dvd and vcr, toys and games

                  • Quaint backyard includes a balcony, grill, picnic table, fire pit and hammock

                    Quaint backyard includes a balcony, grill, picnic table, fire pit and hammock

                  • Keep cool on the front porch with plenty of seating and space to eat and drink

                    Keep cool on the front porch with plenty of seating and space to eat and drink

                  • First floor living room with flat screen tv, dvd, comfy couches, and a pull out

                    First floor living room with flat screen tv, dvd, comfy couches, and a pull out

                  • First floor dining room seats ten and has a fireplace with gorgeous tile

                    First floor dining room seats ten and has a fireplace with gorgeous tile

                  • First floor room with queen bed is comfy and spacious

                    First floor room with queen bed is comfy and spacious

                  • First floor bedroom with bunk beds and full bed and huge closet

                    First floor bedroom with bunk beds and full bed and huge closet

                  • Second floor living room has desk, bay window, pull out couch and tv

                    Second floor living room has desk, bay window, pull out couch and tv

                  • Second floor dining room seats six

                    Second floor dining room seats six

                  • Second floor bedroom with bunk bed, full bed, prep area

                    Second floor bedroom with bunk bed, full bed, prep area

                  • Second floor bedroom with queen bed, comfy and secluded

                    Second floor bedroom with queen bed, comfy and secluded

                  • Second floor kitchen also has popcorn maker and toaster oven

                    Second floor kitchen also has popcorn maker and toaster oven

                  • Little Traverse Bay is a short walk away and can be seen from the cottage.

                    Little Traverse Bay is a short walk away and can be seen from the cottage.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                  $258 - $300 per night (USD)
                  10

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 88%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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