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Crystal Lake Retreat

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Last updated: 05/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal Lake house description

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

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only

              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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              • Master Bedroom on Main Level has Queen Bed Large Upstairs Bedroom has One Queen and One Twin Upstairs Bedroom #2 has Double Bed There is a Sofa Sleeper in Family Room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

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              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Gourmet kitchen, 40 acres of wooded trails for walking or mountain biking, nearby beautiful Crystal Lake public beach, boat launch & park. Nearby pristine Lake Michigan beaches....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Television
                  • Books
                  • Stereo
                  • Video Games
                  • VCR

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        Spectacular view of Crystal Lake including a peak of Sleeping Bear Dunes....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Surfing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Rafting
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Shelling
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                       

                      Reviews

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                      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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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 05/13/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

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                        Point Betsie Lighthouse View on map

                        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!

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                        Scenic M-22 View on map

                        M-22 is within walking distance from home. Tour north to Empire, Glen Arbor, Leland & Northport. Follow south to Arcadia & Onekama.

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                        Betsie Valley Trail View on map

                        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!

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                        East Shore Marina - Charter Fishing View on map

                        Lake Michigan Charter Fishing: Charter boat fishing service in Frankfort, Michigan on Lake Michigan. Sport fishing for Salmon and Trout.

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                        Sleeping Bear Dunes Cruises View on map

                        Bring your camera and go on a wonderful 2 1/2 to 3 hour cruise along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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                        Gwen Frostic Prints View on map

                        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.

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                        Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa View on map

                        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,

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                        Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club View on map

                        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

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                        3 Beautiful Beulah Golf Courses View on map

                        Beulah is home to three 18-hole golf courses. All are at affordable rates and have views of Crystal Lake. They are: Crystal Lake Golf Club, Pinecroft Golf Course & Champion Hill Golf Course.

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                        Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre View on map

                        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.

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                      Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Wine Tours, Canoeing, Alpine Slide (Crystal Mountain), Water Park, Paddle Boards, Bike Rentals

                       

                      Owner info

                      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.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Main Entrance

                        Main Entrance

                      • Covered porch overlooking Crystal Lake and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes,

                        Covered porch overlooking Crystal Lake and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes,

                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • Gourmet Kitchen

                        Gourmet Kitchen

                      • Family Room TV/Desk Area & Hallway to Master Bedroom

                        Family Room TV/Desk Area & Hallway to Master Bedroom

                      • Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

                        Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

                      • Upstairs Bedroom with Queen and Twin Bed

                        Upstairs Bedroom with Queen and Twin Bed

                      • Nearby Park with Pavilion, Restrooms, Boat Launch, Swingset & Beach

                        Nearby Park with Pavilion, Restrooms, Boat Launch, Swingset & Beach

                      • Lakeside of Cottage with Covered Porch

                        Lakeside of Cottage with Covered Porch

                      • Lakeview deck adjacent to covered porch

                        Lakeview deck adjacent to covered porch

                      • Kitchen Island, Entry Way

                        Kitchen Island, Entry Way

                      • Dining, Stairway & a peek of Family Room on Lower Level

                        Dining, Stairway & a peek of Family Room on Lower Level

                      • Family Room with Sofa Sleeper

                        Family Room with Sofa Sleeper

                      • Upstairs Bedroom - Full Size Bed in a Lakeview Room

                        Upstairs Bedroom - Full Size Bed in a Lakeview Room

                      • Crystal Lake South Shore Public Beach a mile from the property.

                        Crystal Lake South Shore Public Beach a mile from the property.

                      VRBO #384145

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 05/13/14
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                      Speaks: english
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