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Spacious Home Near Downtown, Beaches; Just North of the Bridge

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Spacious front porch, 500 sq ft; great gathering place for family & friends.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

CORBIN MANOR: Located on a quiet side street just up the hill from the bridge, 3 blocks from downtown.

Park your car and walk: To beaches, To watch the Bridge go up and down, To see the Beaver islander sail to Beaver Island, to sit in the park with an ice cream cone overlooking Round Lake Marina.

Take a leisurely stroll downtown to shop, eat, visit the state of the art new library, seek out the quilt shop and book store.

Charlevoix: At Corbin Manor you'll be amazed by the miles of Petunias just beyond your doorstep.

The first floor is easily accessible to small children and seniors; a walk-in shower is conveniently located in first floor bathroom adjoining the bedroom.




Keywords: Perfect reunion home. Recent total redecorating throughout. Much gathering space in kitchen, dining room, and on wrap around front porch. Two block walk to beach public access and magnificent sunsets. Perfect for reunions, wedding parties, couples' getaway.

1 Queen Bed on first floor; 1 Queen Bed on 2nd floor; 1 King Bed on 2nd floor; 1 Double/Full Bed on 2nd floor; 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds (trundle bed) which can be reconfigured into a king size bed.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    One bedroom on the main floor with a walk-in shower/bathroom attached. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking bench on property in small garden....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wrap around front porch: a perfect lounging and gathering place; perfect for morning coffee. Clothes washer and dryer....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Summer weekly rental:  $2250.00  June - August
September weekly rental:  $1700
January through March weekly rental: $1500.00

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

WINTER: 25 miles from Boyne Mountain with some of the finest skiing in the Midwest. 25 miles from Nubs Nob Ski area just outside of Petoskey, Great cross county skiing and bunny hill in Charlevoix at Mt McSauba, cross country skiing along Lake Michigan at Fisherman's Island State Park, just south of town.

SUMMER: Mile long 'best kept secret' sand dunes at Fisherman's Island State Park on the south edge of town, Rainbow Shop on southern edge of town offers amazing resale bargains which benefit local charities.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1993

About: Our family visited Gramma Margrethe and Grampa Jim Corbin each summer as our 3 boys were growing up. When I was a child in the 1950s my siblings and I also visited our Grandparents who lived in Charlevoix just up the street from Olson's market. My husband and I have enjoyed redecorating Corbin Manor in a casual, welcoming style/ giving Corbin Manor a bed and breakfast flair. Guests invariably comment on their enjoyment of the large Charlevoix-style front porch...yes, one is able to peek at the Lake between the condos. My husband is a retired teacher of German and I am retired from early childhood teaching.

Why Charlevoix:
Corbin Manor was the home of my parents, Margrethe Baver and Jim Corbin. Our grandchildren are fifth generation of our family to explore and enjoy Charlevoix.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When in Charlevoix I enjoy walking the beach while looking for Petoskey Stones. Our favorite stroll is to the 'foot of Dixon', a two block walk, to watch the Sunset. Just down the hill 2 blocks is the Bridge with boats coming and going from Round Lake Harbor; watching the bridge go up and down is a trademark of Charlevoix. On cooler days the beach at Depot Beach, 7 blocks away, offers protection from off-shore winds and the warmer water of Lake Charlevoix. Finding bargains at the Rainbow Shoppe is a classic Charlevoix experience.


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Speaks: english, german

 

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  • Spacious front porch, 500 sq ft; great gathering place for family & friends.

    Spacious front porch, 500 sq ft; great gathering place for family & friends.

  • First floor bedroom with queen size bed. Attached bath with walk-in shower.

    First floor bedroom with queen size bed. Attached bath with walk-in shower.

  • Old style bathtub in one of the 3 bathrooms.

    Old style bathtub in one of the 3 bathrooms.

  • Channel walkway just down the hill from Corbin Manor.

    Channel walkway just down the hill from Corbin Manor.

  • Living room, dining room and kitchen all  offer areas for groups to gather.

    Living room, dining room and kitchen all offer areas for groups to gather.

  • Bedroom with trundle bed; can be
reconfigured to make 2 twin beds or 1 king size

    Bedroom with trundle bed; can be reconfigured to make 2 twin beds or 1 king size

  • Wicker double bed; just across the hall from vintage bath with clawfoot tub.

    Wicker double bed; just across the hall from vintage bath with clawfoot tub.

  • Lake Michigan Beach

    Lake Michigan Beach

VRBO #355333

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 30, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 03/02/2015
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630-897-0151

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Spacious Home Near Downtown, Beaches; Just North of the Bridge

Charlevoix #355333

5 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 12

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