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Betsie Bay House Four Seasons Lodging--Book Your Fall Weekend!

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Frankfort house description

Located in Frankfort a few blocks from Lake Michigan, Betsie Bay House offers four-season lodging.

Betsie Bay House is located on a beautiful, tree-lined street in downtown Frankfort; a beach town that is known for its restaurants, ice cream shops and colorful surfing culture. Stroll the beach for hours, take a walk on the piers, visit some of our quaint shops; Enter a world that reflects a simpler time, where children chase fireflies and parents remember how good it feels to dig their toes in the sand.

Betsie Bay House is especially well-suited for family reunions, wedding parties, or sharing vacations with friends; and we offer special prices when you book off-season after Labor Day and into early June.

A home with natural surroundings will put every guest at ease. . . We invite you to explore all the activities that Frankfort offers you!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Master Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Master Suite has walk-in closet and also has a twin bed ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            First floor bedroom located off Living Room...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Large Queen bedroom on 2nd floor w walk in closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            2 Twin beds on 2nd Floor with walk-in closet...moreless

          • Queen Sofa Bed: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Sofa Bed in Parlor...moreless

          • Queen Inflatable Mattress: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • AIR CONDITIONED 4 Bedrooms 3 Queen size bedrooms with Ceiling fans and walk in closets 1 Bedroom with 2 Twin beds with walk in closet Room for extra guests: Queen-Sized Sofa Bed Queen -Sized Air Mattress...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathrooms 1: toilet, shower

            no tub on first floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

            Shared bathroom on 2nd Foor...moreless

          • One bathroom on first floor One bathroom on second floor

          Other Amenities

              • We provide a queen sofa bed for 1-2 additional guests @ $50/night each. Rates are based on occupancy of 9 guests are are subject to change without notice. The house provides bed sheets and linens. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV with plenty of sport and movie channels...moreless

              • Stereo:

                you can get music from Direct TV channel...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Antiquing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Betsie Bay House is two blocks from the Boat launch in Betsie Lake that leads into Lake Michigan. We are near three lakes: Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake and Lake Betsie. All have pristine beaches....moreless

              • Downtown:

                You can enjoy dining, shopping, and antiquing in the Victorian business district. A grocery store is walking distance from this home and as a matter of fact it is within walking distance....moreless

              • Mountain:

                If you are into skiing, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is only 15 miles away. Skiing for the whole family whether an expert or someone who is learning to ski. Ski lessons are offered....moreless

              • Town:

                Frankfort Michigan is a small town that is only 1.6 miles long. Everything is within walking distance. This friendly community welcomes you as you enter their Gateway....moreless

              • Lake:

                Betsie Bay house is walking distance to three lakes: Crystal Lake, Lake Betsie and Lake Michigan. Each have crystal clear water and pristine beaches. A vacation you are sure to remember . . ....moreless

              • River:

                The Upper Platt River flows around the town of Honor. The upper portion of the river is better suited for more experienced canoeists; the lower portion is slower-paced for family-style canoeing....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Hiking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Water Tubing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Basketball Court
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Hunting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Dining:

                    Large Dining room with enough seating for up to nine guests...moreless

                  • Seating for 9 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking:

                        You may park either on the street or in the back yard...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Laundromat is just one block down the street...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Landromat is just one block down the street...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Plenty of room for up to 9 guests...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Additional Floor Fans available...moreless

                      • Heating

                      Kitchen

                      • Microwave
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Coffee is provided...moreless

                      • Toaster
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Coffee, sugar, salt and pepper and a few other spices are supplied....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Full kitchen with all utinsils that you need for cooking. Refrigerator, microwave and gas stove and oven....moreless

                      • Oven

                      Outside

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Enjoy breakfast and dinner on the front porch. This house is best described as being a family friendly environment and offers many amenities. ...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Enjoy breakfast and dinner on the back patio. This house is best described as being a family friendly environment and offers many amenities. ...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Two near by canoe rentals. Choice of either the Platt or Betsie Rivers....moreless

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        Crystal Mountain Ski Resort...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Nearby park...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Multiple nearby golf courses. Arcadia Bluffs is close and rated #1 in the state...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Rental shop located downtown....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Nearby marina where you could charter your boat or a boat ramp to launch your boat....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        You will need to bring your own charcoal and charcoal lighter...moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 31 - Aug 28, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,750

                      Changeover Day: Saturday


                      Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                      Labor Day Weekend
                      Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,745
                      Autumn
                      Sep 6 - Nov 25, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $250 $275
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,350

                      Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $250 $275
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,345
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $250 $275
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,345

                      Changeover Day: Saturday


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • House Cleaning $75
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/08/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Frankfort Airport
                      Frankfort
                      Nearest Motorway
                      M-115 and M-22
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lake Michigan
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Several Bars Downtown
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Crystal Mountain Ski Resort
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Champion Hills
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      One Block Away

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Sleeping Bear Dunes is one of the most famous activities of Northwestern Michigan. This is one activity that you won't want to skip.

                      If you are into biking you will want to try out Frankfort-Elberta beach-to-beach trail. 4.2 mile trail connecting the beaches of Elberta and Frankfort. The trail also connects to the Betsie Valley Trail which goes from Frankfort-Elberta through Beulah to Thompsonville (22 miles).

                      If golfing is what you are after you will want to try out Champion Hills--Beulah, Frankfort Public Golf Course, Pinecroft Golf Course--Beualh or Crystal Mountain--Thompsonville. All of them are excellent courses.

                      If you are into the arts you will have to visit Interlochen Center for the Arts a home to the Interlochen Arts Festival, an annual presentation of more than 750 student, faculty and guest artist events. Corsen Auditorium, Interlochen's premier indoor venue, accommodates up to 1,000 people for music, theater and dance productions. Interlochen Center for the Arts is located 16 miles southwest of Traverse City.

                      For a local artist you will want to visit Gwen Frostic's well-known original block prints are featured at this wildlife sanctuary and printing shop. Open May-November, Monday-Saturday. No admission Charge.

                      If canoeing is your scene then you will want to try out the Upper Platt River that flows around the town of Honor. The upper portion of the river is better suited for more experienced canoeists; the lower portion is slower-paced for family-style canoeing and flows through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore to Lake Michigan.

                      Don't forget the wineries. If you travel around the Leelanau Peninsula there are several wineries within the area.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1973

                      Why the Owner Chose Frankfort:
                      Betsie Bay House is a one-of-a-kind house for vacationers who see their accommodations as part of their vacation experience. Situated a couple blocks from Main Street and Lake Michigan and adjacent to Frankfort's downtown district. Our home recalls earlier times when residents would exchange gossip from their front porches. Betsie Bay House has that porch, as well as updated living space, with the amenities for vacationers who enjoy something special.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Betsie Bay House offers many unique attributes. An older home with spacious living room and air conditioning, Direct TV and secured WiFi ; large dining room with table for nine; main floor bedroom with queen size bed, fully furnished kitchen with all your basic cooking supplies; full size bathroom on each floor; upstairs features large master bedroom with queen size bed, ceiling fan and walk-in closet; third bedroom with queen size and twin size bed, ceiling fan and walk in-closet. The fourth bedroom has two twin bed, ceiling fan and walk-in closet. Downtown Frankfort is just a couple blocks away, where you can enjoy dining, and historic sightseeing, a show at The Garden Theater or a beer at the local brewery. Betsie Lake is just down the street and there are two marinas within walking distance for charter fishing. The Betsie River is close by for all your fishing and kayaking desires. The Little River Casino is only a short 25 minute drive from Frankfort!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Welcome to
   Betsie Bay House

                        Welcome to Betsie Bay House

                      • Corner of 8th St. and Leelanau Ave.

                        Corner of 8th St. and Leelanau Ave.

                      • HDTV, BluRay DVD player and WIFI

                        HDTV, BluRay DVD player and WIFI

                      • Spacious Living Room

                        Spacious Living Room

                      • Spacious Dining Room with seating for 9 guests

                        Spacious Dining Room with seating for 9 guests

                      • Fully equipped kitchen

                        Fully equipped kitchen

                      • Another view of Master Bedroom

                        Another view of Master Bedroom

                      • Another angle of Queen Bedroom

                        Another angle of Queen Bedroom

                      • Smaller Bedroom with two twin beds and walk-in closet

                        Smaller Bedroom with two twin beds and walk-in closet

                      • Newly converted Cast Iron Tub with Shower

                        Newly converted Cast Iron Tub with Shower

                      • Newly added Grill Gazebo and Patio umbrella for those sunny days

                        Newly added Grill Gazebo and Patio umbrella for those sunny days

                      • We have a fire pit for in the evening.

                        We have a fire pit for in the evening.

                      • Betsie Bay House facing the south on Leelanau Ave.

                        Betsie Bay House facing the south on Leelanau Ave.

                      • Have your morning coffee out on the front porch.

                        Have your morning coffee out on the front porch.

                      • Another View of same room with queen size sofa bed

                        Another View of same room with queen size sofa bed

                      • Another angle of living room

                        Another angle of living room

                      • Dining room from another angle .

                        Dining room from another angle .

                      • Master Queen Bedroom with Ceiling fan and walk-in closet

                        Master Queen Bedroom with Ceiling fan and walk-in closet

                      • Queen sized bed with ceiling fan and walk-in closet

                        Queen sized bed with ceiling fan and walk-in closet

                      • Queen Bedroom with walk-in closet

                        Queen Bedroom with walk-in closet

                      • Main floor Queen Bedroom

                        Main floor Queen Bedroom

                      • Enjoy the patio.  All arbors light up along with solar light around the house.

                        Enjoy the patio. All arbors light up along with solar light around the house.

                      • This spring we added new dormer and sunporch windows.

                        This spring we added new dormer and sunporch windows.

                      • Never tire of the Breath taking Sunsets by the Frankfort Pier.

                        Never tire of the Breath taking Sunsets by the Frankfort Pier.

                      $250 - $275 per night (USD)
                      4

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

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                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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