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Private Beach on Grand Traverse Bay & Lake Mich 3 BR/2 BA

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Capture the sunrise overlooking the 85' private beach while sipping your coffee

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Northport cottage description

Spend a week relaxing on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay while watching the waves roll in from Lake Michigan. Our fully furnished home is located at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, One mile from Grand Traverse Lighthouse and Museum. We are one of the few cottage rentals with a view of both bodies of majestic waters. Enjoy the calmer waters of GTB while watching freighters make their away around the Tip of the Leelanau Penninsula to/from Chicago to the Straits of Mackinaw.

This 1250 square foot three bedroom with oak flooring; two full bath cottage has ceramic floors in the kitchen, laundry, halls and bathrooms with granite counter tops in kitchen and baths.

Settle down in the oak floored dining room and living room while watching the flames dance in the gas log fireplace. Or enjoy the HD TV and Blu-Ray player when it rains. You can grill on the deck while listening to the waves as they gently slap against the beach.

The front of the house has two sets of patio doors so you can sit inside and watch passing boaters on the Bay and freighters on the Great Lakes while sipping your AM coffee and viewing spectacular sunrises over the Bay. There is 85 feet of private beach. Beach is sand with a few small rocks and shells,but enough space to enjoy the sun in a chaise lounge. The Great Lakes make the beach variable daily. We suggest watershoes for swimming in Northern Michigan as the lake bottom is rocky. Beach and bottom varies as the sands shift daily.

The master bedroom is furnished with a queen size bed, dresser, futon and HD TV on all oak floors. The attached master bath has new granite and double sinks and ceramic flooring to accomodate the tub/shower. The second and third bedrooms have queen size beds with dressers with oak flooring.

The smoke-free house is located on a paved road in a private association which has a tennis and basketball courts, three parks, excellent walking beaches and hiking trails.

Bikes and a canoe with paddles are provided to let you experience your serene surroundings, or sit shoreside and enjoy the fire pit while watching the moonbeams glisten across the Bay.

You are within 17 miles of the Leelanau Sands Casino, 36 miles from plenty of shopping in Traverse City. Local towns of Suttons Bay and Leland are a short 20 minute drive from your retreat.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and Shoreline are just a 45 minute drive to view the 'MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN AMERICA' per Good Morning America's 2011 viewers poll. National Geographic Magazine named our area as one of the TEN BEST SUMMER TRIPS 2012. Enjoy the quaint little bayside Village of Glen Arbor which is located just a few miles from the Dunes. Schedule a day at the Spas or golf at the Homestead before you journey back to the Sunrise Side of the Leelanau Penninsula.

There are 20+ wineries located on the peninsula which have daily wine tasting for your pleasure. There is a FANTASTIC marina in Northport to launch your boat for all water activities. The Inland Seas Educational Sailing Boat is located in Suttons Bay Marina area.

You can golf at the Leelanau Club of Bahl Farms. Go bird watching at the newly created bird santuary. Enjoy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park on a day trip to the sunset shore of the peninsula. Take a hot air balloon ride out of Traverse City! Visit the Manitou Islands, sale the Tall Ship Manitou sailing ship which also is a B&B and located in Traverse City.

No reservation is confirmed until 50% downpayment and lease is received.
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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

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

                at owner discretion , non-aggressive type dogs...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                have steps to house and not accessible by wheelchair...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Gas log fireplace, 2 HD TV's, Cooking Utensils, Bed Linens, bikes, canoe, patio furniture, hammock, shore side fire pit on your own personal beach, Casino 17 miles away, Lighthouse 2 miles away, Traverse City 36 miles away, Sleeping Bear Dunes 35 miles away, Beauty - ALL AROUND YOU!!!!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Patricia Cornwell, 'Kay Scarpetta' series...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Toys:

                    board games...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    we have a Blu-Ray player, and VHS player with close to 200 movies...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    We site direct on the beach and are at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula....moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    on Lake Michigan/Grand Traverse Bay, where the mouth of the Great Lakes meets the Bay....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    gas log...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    check with owner for size availability...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    The cottage has Wi-Fi for your use....moreless

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck faces Grand Traverse Bay - Lake Michigan....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    canoe, lifejackets...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall
                      Sep 7 - Dec 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,250
                      Spring
                      Jan 1 - May 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,250
                      June 2015
                      May 31 - Jun 13, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,400
                      Summer 2015
                      Jun 14 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,350
                      Fall
                      Sep 13 - Nov 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,400

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Additional non-refundable fee of $100 per pet IF it is a breed and size we accept. NO large or aggressive type dogs.

                      There is a minimum 3 night stay in the off season, and we only rent by full weeks in the summer months.

                      1/2 down and signed lease to hold property. Balance due 45 days before start of lease.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Traverse City Cherry Capital
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      in Village of Northport
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Northport Creek
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      in Village of Northport
                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Homestead

                      Car: Necessary

                      Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and Shoreline, voted 'Most Beautiful Place in America' 2011 by Good Morning America, and listed as one of the Ten Best Summer Trips 2012 by National Geographic Magazine. Leelanau Sands Casino, Wine Tasting at over 25 wineries, Bird Watching in State Parks and Land Conservancy, and just plain RELAXING!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About the owner: Just two people who love the Great Lakes and beaches! The loons, swans and seagulls float by as we sit on the deck and enjoy the blue waters of the Great Lakes. This is our little bit of Heaven and we would like you to witness the endless beauty that we enjoy.

                      Why the Owner Chose Northport:
                      There is no place like the Great Lakes along with wineries and marinas.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Finding Petoskey Stones on the beach. Fishing off the Manitou Islands. Wine tasting. Freightor watching. Loon listening. Peace & quiet. A great place to lose all of your worries and stress and get in touch with Mother Nature and your inner being.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Capture the sunrise overlooking the 85' private beach while sipping your coffee

                        Capture the sunrise overlooking the 85' private beach while sipping your coffee

                      • Sit on the beach and watch the water fowl drift by or walk the nature trails.

                        Sit on the beach and watch the water fowl drift by or walk the nature trails.

                      • Lake Michigan and the Tip of the Leelanau Peninsula

                        Lake Michigan and the Tip of the Leelanau Peninsula

                      • Lakeside deck with glider chairs.

                        Lakeside deck with glider chairs.

                      • Living room, gas fireplace facing water with double glass doors.

                        Living room, gas fireplace facing water with double glass doors.

                      • Dining area, table seats 8, has views of Grand Traverse Ba.

                        Dining area, table seats 8, has views of Grand Traverse Ba.

                      • Kitchen has granite countertops, ceramic floors.

                        Kitchen has granite countertops, ceramic floors.

                      • Master bdrm on oak floors/pillowtop queen bed, TV + private tiled bathroom.

                        Master bdrm on oak floors/pillowtop queen bed, TV + private tiled bathroom.

                      • Futon in master bedroom.

                        Futon in master bedroom.

                      • Master bath has tub/shower combo, granite counter with double sinks, tile floor.

                        Master bath has tub/shower combo, granite counter with double sinks, tile floor.

                      • 2nd bedroom with queen bed, oak floors

                        2nd bedroom with queen bed, oak floors

                      • 2nd bathroom, tub & shower combo; granite countertop, ceramic flooring.

                        2nd bathroom, tub & shower combo; granite countertop, ceramic flooring.

                      • Beach area, with firepit and canoe for your use.

                        Beach area, with firepit and canoe for your use.

                      • Private beach front, looking a house from water front.

                        Private beach front, looking a house from water front.

                      • Lakeside deck, gas grill, glider, table and chairs.

                        Lakeside deck, gas grill, glider, table and chairs.

                      • Deck furniture on deck facing water.

                        Deck furniture on deck facing water.

                      • Living room area.

                        Living room area.

                      • Snackbar, great spot for your Wi-Fi set-up.

                        Snackbar, great spot for your Wi-Fi set-up.

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Master bedroom.

                        Master bedroom.

                      • Master bath with tub and shower overhead.

                        Master bath with tub and shower overhead.

                      • 3rd bedroom with queen bed, oak floors

                        3rd bedroom with queen bed, oak floors

                      • Laundry area.

                        Laundry area.

                      VRBO #38768

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $179 - $336 per night (USD)
                      10

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 90%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/21/2014
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                      Gloria (810) 820-0488

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