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Charming Family Cottage-Steps Away from Downtown Elk Rapids - New Dates Open!*

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The front of the house with new sidewalk and decorative fence --- June, 2014

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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Elk Rapids house description

Enjoy this spacious and tastefully furnished 2200 sq. ft. home minutes away from breathtaking views of Grand Traverse Bay and the charming downtown of Elk Rapids. This 1887 historic home has been totally remodeled and completed for use. Two years of renovations touched mostly every room! This home is decorated in pottery barn style with Martha Stewart colors on the wall that extend your stay from the beach to the beach house. Perfect location in town is ideal with walking distance three streets from the marina boat launch and walking distance to the Lake Michigan beach, with tennis courts, basketball courts and children's jungle gyms. The home features an enclosed porch with screens, a new kitchen with nice appliances including a black gas cooktop, dishwasher, fridge, and microwave. There is a separate dining room with a table to accommodate 6-8 people. There are 2 newly finished bathrooms which include one with full vanity, toilet, tub-shower combination and one with a new shower, vanity and toilet. The family room is spacious with 2 large sofas and a 32” inch LCD flat screen TV with Direct TV satellite. Need more room? There is also a gaming room equipped with an entertainment center with a 27” TV and game cube (just in case you need the break!) The first floor has re-finished hardwood floors in the kitchen and dining room. To add in the comfort of your stay is a first floor laundry room with full capacity washer and dryer. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms-1 with a full bed, 1 with two twins and the loft bedroom with a day bed and ANOTHER full bed! Master bedroom is downstairs and has a queen bed.
Elk Rapids is a wonderful community with lots of activities for kids. There is also a local ice cream shop, toy store, antique stores, movie theater, bar and grille, Siren Hall for fine dining, and a Subway with free WIFI two streets away! The Elk Rapids Library which was once owned by the 'Noble Family' is downtown across the walking bridge and has free internet on computers or WIFI if you bring your own.

The property in the back has fences on both sides for privacy, a paved alley for additional parking, a small BBQ for use and a newly added deck.

Short term rental agreement required. 50% of rental period due at time of reservation. Balance due 21 days before stay. No refunds if cancelled. Rental period is weekly from Saturday to Saturday- although would consider shorter/longer stays. Check in at 3:00, check out at 10:00. Can call for more information.


Keywords: Elk Rapids ,Traverse City, Lake Michigan ,Vacation House, Beach, Grand Traverse Bay, Marina

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Next to Master bedroom, 1st floor bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    1st floor bathroom...moreless

  • Both bathrooms are located on 1st floor only. There are no bathrooms on the 2nd floor....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Beach chairs, boogie boards, beach towels, tetherball and bonfire pit available. Backyard is a great size for kids to play on. We also have a newly constructed deck. Outdoor furniture will be available for those BBQ and bonfire nights. We ask our guest to use the Adirondack chairs and their personal chairs for the bonfire. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    1 additional tv in gaming room...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Game Console:

    Game Cube system with many games to play...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Several to choose from that are kid friendly like Mario Party 4...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village:

    Our home is located a few blocks away from the downtown shops, beaches and restaurants in the Village of Elk Rapids....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window air conditioners 1st and 2nd floor. Fans are available....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer 2015
May 16 - Jun 12, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400
Summer-2015
Jun 13 - Sep 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,700
Cherry Festival
Jul 5 - Jul 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,900
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$225

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Shorts Brewing Company
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Michigan Ferry Service
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elk Rapids Golf Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pearl's
14 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Holiday

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The front of the house with new sidewalk and decorative  fence --- June, 2014

    The front of the house with new sidewalk and decorative fence --- June, 2014

  • Side of house.

    Side of house.

  • Dining room with wood floor, kitchen table & accent pieces. Game room is to left

    Dining room with wood floor, kitchen table & accent pieces. Game room is to left

  • Another kitchen shot

    Another kitchen shot

  • First floor Master bathroom with full shower and tub.

    First floor Master bathroom with full shower and tub.

  • The 2nd bedroom upstairs has two twin beds ... perfect for two kids or adults!

    The 2nd bedroom upstairs has two twin beds ... perfect for two kids or adults!

  • The 4th bedroom ! This is where a separate couple could stay

    The 4th bedroom ! This is where a separate couple could stay

  • Another deck shot!

    Another deck shot!

  • Picture of Torch Lake taken while vacationing last summer - a boat ride away!

    Picture of Torch Lake taken while vacationing last summer - a boat ride away!

  • Downtown Elk Rapids! This is where my wife likes to shop for trinkets!

    Downtown Elk Rapids! This is where my wife likes to shop for trinkets!

  • Another view of marina.

    Another view of marina.

  • Sunset over Grand Traverse Bay!

    Sunset over Grand Traverse Bay!

  • Another picture of front -- May, 2014!

    Another picture of front -- May, 2014!

  • Living room area with two couches and 32" TV set with DirectTV satellite.

    Living room area with two couches and 32" TV set with DirectTV satellite.

  • Large Kitchen

    Large Kitchen

  • Master bedroom with Queen bed on the first floor next to Living Room.

    Master bedroom with Queen bed on the first floor next to Living Room.

  • Large Laundry room with ironing board, washer, dryer and utility tub with closet

    Large Laundry room with ironing board, washer, dryer and utility tub with closet

  • The 3rd bedroom in the 'loft' room  has a day bed and a full bed!

    The 3rd bedroom in the 'loft' room has a day bed and a full bed!

  • Backyard

    Backyard

  • Front porch.

    Front porch.

  • On this side is a restaurant, a pizza place, an ice cream shop & the candy store

    On this side is a restaurant, a pizza place, an ice cream shop & the candy store

  • Summer block party on Wednesdays.

    Summer block party on Wednesdays.

  • Elk Lake from the boat.

    Elk Lake from the boat.

  • Sunset over Elk Lake.

    Sunset over Elk Lake.

VRBO #350038

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/22/2015
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