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Empire Rose: Cozy Home in the Heart of Empire on Front St.

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Last updated: 04/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Empire house description

Enjoy living in the heart of Empire, a cozy town with a great public beach. Empire Rose is a clean, comfortable home owned by Bruce and Cindy Taggart. It has a modern kitchen and bath, living room, family room, fenced in yard, and two large bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, the large upstairs bedroom has two double beds. Wireless internet and cable TV are provided. Linens are available.

Rates: Weekly rental only for $1200, Sat-Sat. For an extra $100, we will provide linens. Rate includes 6% use tax. Off-season: $900/wk.

Load up the wagon and take the short walk to the beach for the day, enjoy nearby galleries and shops, grocery shop and eat out across the street. Empire is in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted by Good Morning America as 'The Most Beautiful Place in the Country'! Drive the scenic drive. Hike the trails. bike on miles of beautiful roads, visit the many endless beaches. After dinner, stroll back to the beach for some of the most beautiful sunsets in the country.

Keywords: Downtown, sleeps six, modern kitchen, near beach, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Traverse City, Sand dunes, Lake Michigan, West Michigan, Leelanau Peninsula, Crystal Lake, Glen Lake

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Lines are available for an extra $100....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Wagon for going to the beach, beach chairs

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Lots of fiction in the bookshelves available for borrowing. Feel free to leave or take a book! ...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Telephone
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Activities

                  • Library
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Surfing
                  • Hunting
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Base Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,200
                  Non-Summer
                  Sep 1 - May 31
                  7 night min stay

                  $900

                  Discounts: 14 nights or more: $129 Nightly; 21 nights or more: $129 Nightly


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Weekly: $1200 (includes 6% use tax)

                  Linens provided for $100 extra.

                  Second-week discounts are possible.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Location

                  In the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Weekly rental ($1200 without linens, $1300 with linens; includes 6% use tax).

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: Bruce and Cindy Taggart teach in the College of Music at Michigan State University. Cindy also owns and runs The Secret Garden, a gallery of handcrafts in Empire, three doors down from Empire Rose. Bruce and Cindy spend summers in Empire; their home is nearby.

                  Why the Owner Chose Empire:
                  We have been summer residents of Empire since 1988. It really is 'The Most Beautiful Place in America.' We love the town, the beach, the National Lakeshore. Empire Rose is a house we have admired for many years; we just purchased it in 2011. We are thrilled to own it and be able to offer it for others to enjoy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Empire Rose is in an ideal location: easy walk to the beach (five minutes), groceries (one minute), restaurants, bank (with ATM), ice cream store, quirky shops, library, National Lakeshore visitor's center.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Family room with cable TV, VCR, DVD, wireless internet.

                    Family room with cable TV, VCR, DVD, wireless internet.

                  • Living room looking out on Front St.

                    Living room looking out on Front St.

                  • Empire beach is an easy walk.

                    Empire beach is an easy walk.

                  • Pyramid Point in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

                    Pyramid Point in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

                  • Upstairs bedroom.

                    Upstairs bedroom.

                  • Modern, fully equipped kitchen.

                    Modern, fully equipped kitchen.

                  • Deck, grill, fenced in yard, rose garden, and a wagon for going to the beach.

                    Deck, grill, fenced in yard, rose garden, and a wagon for going to the beach.

                  • Empire bluffs. Just up the hill from town.

                    Empire bluffs. Just up the hill from town.

                  • Master bedroom.

                    Master bedroom.

                  VRBO #387795

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Monday, November 25, 2013

                  $900 - $1,200 per week (USD)
                  2

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

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