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Nestled on a bluff on the South Shore of Crystal Lake, this lakeside home has spectacular views of Crystal Lake with a peak of Sleeping Bear Dunes. Crystal Lake is beautiful with clear water and sandy bottom. Close to the quaint towns of Frankfort, Elberta and Beulah. Located in the midst of many award winning golf courses including the beautiful Arcadia Bluffs. Enjoy a bike ride on the Betsie Valley Trail or for the more adventurous, try kite boarding on Lake Michigan at Point Betsie. Follow M22 for wine tasting and shopping. Visit Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes selected by Good Morning America as the most beautiful place in America for 2011. Nearby Crystal Mountain offers an award winning spa, water park & alpine slide for kids. After a day of sightseeing, relax while enjoying the views from the covered porch. You will stay cool on hot summer days with the northerly lake breezes and the shade from the hemlock trees. The great room is perfect for meals & socializing whereas the family room offers an extra comfy sofa to watch movies on rainy summer days.
Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, House, Waterfront, Beach, Trails, South Shore of Crystal Lake, Frankfort, Benzie County, Near Lake Michigan, Near Boat Launch
June: Weekly Rental $2,000 per week
July-August: Weekly Rental $2,500 per week
SUMMER MONTHLY RENTAL AVAILABLE
Sales Tax: 6% Cleaning Fee: $150
Pets (dogs only): Additional Cleaning Fee of $50 per dog. Maximum 2
Refundable Damage Deposit: $500
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Beautiful historic lighthouse where people walk the beach to collect rocks & wonderful landscape for photography of Lake Michigan rolling waves with lighthouse in the background. Lighthouse tours throughout the summer!
Scenic bike trail that winds through Frankfort into Elberta and then meanders along the Betsie River to Crystal Lake. Ride along Crystal Lake to Beulah for lunch & shopping to re-energize before returning to Frankfort. Absolutely beautiful ride!
On a wildlife sanctuary on the Betsie River is the setting for Gwen Frostic. Her art was inspired by nature. She carved her artwork into linoleum blocks to be printed by letter presses. Shop for greeting cards, prints and many other forms of her craft.
Crystal Mountain offers an award winning spa, a water park, an alpine slide and an art park. Crystal Spa's inaugural year was recognized with three national and international awards, placing it among some of the nation's top spas. The art park meanders through the densely wooded 30-acre preserve on 1.6 miles of hiking trails featuring over 40 sculptures,
About 10 minutes south of Frankfort, this course has beautiful views of Lake Michigan. It also has two 2011 noteworthy items:
04/07/2011 - GolfWeek ranks Arcadia Bluffs #1 in Michigan
04/05/2011 - #10 Golf Digest America's 100 Greatest Public Courses 2011-12
A must for the summer family vacation! Great family movies that will take you back to the era of the1950's although the films are current . They never play any movie stronger than PG 13. This truly will be a memorable experience.
Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Wine Tours, Canoeing, Alpine Slide (Crystal Mountain), Water Park, Paddle Boards, Bike Rentals
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: We have been part of the Frankfort community for over 50 years. We enjoy all the area has to offer including boating, sailing and biking. We have shared many memorable moments with our family and friends and hope that you do too.
Why the Owner Chose Crystal Lake: This property has dual benefits. From the house, the views are spectacular and the setting is private. The nearby beach and park area are wonderful for swimming & relaxing.
The Unique Benefits at this House: We provide a double kayak and canoe for your use. There also are beach chairs for you to enjoy.