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Bright, Cheery Home Near Slopes and Town.

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In town vacation home with porch. Near shops, beaches, and ski slopes.

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harbor Springs house description

Cheery cottage (vacation home) with 2 master suites with attached baths, one on each level, and additional guest room and bath on main level. (Great opportunity for reunions with additional rental next door under same owner - see vrbo.com 3495242).

Sip beverages and enjoy alfresco dining on the covered porch or catch the last of the sunset on the patio with a cool drink while grilling dinner on the gas grill. Or take the night off and go out for a great meal at one of the local restaurants.

Nap in the backyard in a shaded garden hammock or relax with a good book. Open living space describes the kitchen, dining and living space on upper level. Lower level provides an additional living space and master suite with bar refrigerator and coffee maker for the sleepy guests.

Televisions (3), DVD, VHS, stereo unit with CD and IPod player are included. Electric fireplace on lower level can warm up a chilly evening for skiers to relax and lounge with hot chocolate and a good movie and leave you rejuvenated for another day on the slopes. Nubs Nob and Boyne Highlands are less than 10 minutes away and Boyne Mountain is a 25 minute ride away in Boyne Falls.

In the warm months, go to the beach, get in a boat, take a walk along the Bluff with beautiful views of the Bay or along the water past beaches and marinas. Ride a bike, play golf or tennis, sightsee or shop 'til you drop in the unique stores you will find in Harbor Springs and Petoskey (across the Bay). Take the ferry (30 minutes away) to Mackinac Island for the day and see the Fort and Arch Rock, among other sights. Rent a horse or take a carriage ride while on the Island.

This house is a short walk to town. Skiing slopes (2) are within 10 minutes of the house. You can reach northern Mi by Lakeshore Express Airlines from Chicago in one hour. Pellston Airport is closest airport and 25 min away.

This home is cozy and comfy and lends itself to gatherings of all sorts. A great getaway for families, or couples/friends, a respite for one or a romantic retreat for two. There's always plenty to do 'up north' and the opportunity to do nothing if the mood strikes.




Keywords: Newly renovated, nicely appointed, casual, all seasons vacation home (cottage) with all the amenities and yard. A restful getaway located on Little Traverse Bay near beaches, golf, shops, skiing, playground, boating, art shows, festivals and activities for all seasons. Perfect for families and friends. Sleeps 7. Two master suites each with attached bath, (1) guest suite and additional bath and laundry space. Open kitchen with all conveniences, dining and living space. Additional living space on lower level. Large outdoor front porch (24'x12') and backyard patio with gas grill. TVs, cable and wifi included. Relax in hammock in large backyard in summer or warm up in front of electric fireplace in winter.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Responsible Renter should be 25 yrs of age or older...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • King size beds (2) one king bed in each (2) master suite (blue room and green room), Double Beds (2) 2 double beds in yellow room, Twin or Single Beds (1) one additional twin bed in master suite (blue room)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Two master suites with king beds (additional twin bed in one suite) and master baths, 3rd bedroom with 2 double beds and additional bath. Large covered porch, (2) living spaces - electric fireplace, bar refrigerator and coffee maker for lower level, beach towels, beach chairs and 2 adult bicycles provided....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                cable...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm System
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Ducted Cooling
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Fireplace
                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Electric fireplace with heat....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    all necessary linens are available, including beach towels....moreless

                  • Living Area
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    driveway available for parking...moreless

                  • Rumpus Room
                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    New dishwasher 2011...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large front porch (24'x12') and backyard patio...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Shed
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Wood Deck
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 16 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak Winter II
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,550
                  Summer Season I
                  May 22 - Jun 25, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $195
                  $1,360
                  Peak Summer
                  Jun 26 - Jul 12, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,575
                  Summer Season II
                  Jul 13 - Sep 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,360
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $180
                  $1,250 $4,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • cleaning $150
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Refundable damage deposit of $200 is required.

                  Deposit will be returned within 10 days of post rental inspection.

                  FYI - In 3 yrs of renting there has only been one occasion where a portion of the deposit was withheld.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  • Stafford's Pier Restaurant

                    "Dine in one of the four venues provided at this restaurant. Dress up or down to eat on the p..."

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                  • Nubs Nob Ski Resort

                    "Great Midwest skiing just 10 minutes away."

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                  • BC Pizza

                    "Great take-out or eat-in just a few blocks away."

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                  • Fish Restaurant

                    "Order the fish...any kind."

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                  • Out to Lunch

                    "Treat yourself to breakfast out."

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                  • Island Bean Coffee Company

                    "Good coffee and outdoor patio to sip it. Wi-Fi available here too."

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                  • Chang Cuisine

                    "Best chinese and thai food around only a few blocks away. Plan to take back to the cottage a..."

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                  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Club

                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Pellston
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Bar Harbor
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Boyne Highland and True North
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Chang's and B.C. Pizza
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Nub's Nob and Boyne Highlands
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Harbor Springs

                  Art shows, outdoor musical entertainment/festivals, food festivals, boat parades, indoor waterpark, canoeing, color tours in fall, carriage rides in summer.

                  Walking distance to beach, shopping, restaurants, grocery and coffee shops.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: I grew up spending all my summers in this area since I was 10 yrs. old. I brought my children here for their summers and I hope someday they will do the same when they have children. I love the area in any and all seasons as there is something to be had for everyone regardless of talents, hobbies or interests.

                  Why the Owner Chose Harbor Springs:
                  I chose this area because of my fond memories but also because of its' universal appeal to others, and the opportunity for year round activities. Skiing, boating, golfing and tennis are all nearby and the slopes are less than 10 minutes away.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I love enjoying the company of friends for beverages and dinner grilled on the patio. I appreciate napping in the shaded garden hammock in the backyard or just relaxing in an adirondack chair late in the day. Relaxing in front of the fireplace after a day on the nearby slopes of Nubs Nob or Boyne Highlands is warm and restful. Heading downtown to watch the sailboat races or the yachts arriving on the waterfront or sit by the Bay is a pleasure of mine. Walking the boardwalk down to the beach and sitting and swimming in the afternoon is the best. Rainy days do not deter me - with book in hand I head to the covered porch and relax. Sometimes the games will emerge when others also congregate on the spacious porch. I enjoy walking or riding my bike along the Bluff looking at the spectacular views of the Bay and boating on the Bay is even better. Jumping into the clear clean waters of Lake Michigan is a joy. I always find myself rested and renewed as I head home from this oasis.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, german

                   

                  Photos

                  • In town vacation home with porch. Near shops, beaches, and ski slopes.

                    In town vacation home with porch. Near shops, beaches, and ski slopes.

                  • Porch dining - seats up to 8.

                    Porch dining - seats up to 8.

                  • Kitchen overhead microwave (new 2014).

                    Kitchen overhead microwave (new 2014).

                  • View of Harbor Springs from the bluff

                    View of Harbor Springs from the bluff

                  • Master suite on main level.

                    Master suite on main level.

                  • Yellow Room - Bedroom w/ 2 full beds

                    Yellow Room - Bedroom w/ 2 full beds

                  • Guest bath next to yellow bedroom.

                    Guest bath next to yellow bedroom.

                  • Master bedroom LL (twin bed in addition to K bed)

                    Master bedroom LL (twin bed in addition to K bed)

                  • Family room-TV, roku, DVDs, books, games. Elec. fireplace, refrig & coffee maker

                    Family room-TV, roku, DVDs, books, games. Elec. fireplace, refrig & coffee maker

                  • Backyard patio with grill and seats 6 under the umbrella. Lounges for naps/sun

                    Backyard patio with grill and seats 6 under the umbrella. Lounges for naps/sun

                  • Christmas in Harbor Springs. Shops are decorated and offer special events.

                    Christmas in Harbor Springs. Shops are decorated and offer special events.

                  • Front porch - great for reading, relaxing, conversing, and laughing.

                    Front porch - great for reading, relaxing, conversing, and laughing.

                  • Comfy living room on main floor with TV.

                    Comfy living room on main floor with TV.

                  • Kitchen counters (new 2014) with extended seating, and new sink (2014)

                    Kitchen counters (new 2014) with extended seating, and new sink (2014)

                  • kitchen dining - seats 6-8 comfortably

                    kitchen dining - seats 6-8 comfortably

                  • Green Room - Master suite - king bed, attached bath; walkout to patio/backyard.

                    Green Room - Master suite - king bed, attached bath; walkout to patio/backyard.

                  • Master Bath (with laundry)

                    Master Bath (with laundry)

                  • Yellow bedroom with closet

                    Yellow bedroom with closet

                  • King bed in master suite - lower level

                    King bed in master suite - lower level

                  • Master bath lower level (double sinks, shower and commode)

                    Master bath lower level (double sinks, shower and commode)

                  • Backyard hammock is relaxing.

                    Backyard hammock is relaxing.

                  • Nearby skiing - 10 minutes away at Boyne Highlands or Nubs Nob.Lessons available

                    Nearby skiing - 10 minutes away at Boyne Highlands or Nubs Nob.Lessons available

                  • Additional rental next door. Together houses sleep 13. See vrbo.com 3495242

                    Additional rental next door. Together houses sleep 13. See vrbo.com 3495242

                  VRBO #350797

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $180 - $225 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english, german
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                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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