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My husband and I bought this property in 2006 because we love the area. Leelanau County is truly the Land of Delight. There is a view of the bay with a low-traffic peaceful setting. This location lets you enjoy walking your dogs through the nearby cherry orchards and along the bays (both Suttons Bay and Grand Traverse Bay). Biking into town to get a cup of coffee, shop, discover unique art galleries, watch a movie, or dine in one of Suttons Bay's variety of restaurants lets you enjoy the incredibly beautiful views. It is even possible to kayak across Suttons Bay for dinner. Traverse City is only a short 20 minute drive away. In the master bedroom there is a king-size bed with a hot tub located just outside the French doors. Upstairs there is also a queen-size bedroom across the hall from a spacious bathroom. The 'bunk-house' equipped with four single beds is a great place for kids. Downstairs there is a bedroom with a full-size bed. A baby bed is available upon request. In the den area there is a comfortable futon for additional sleeping.There are several areas to relax in the open floor plan, a spacious living room with a 51” TV, sunroom (my personal favorite spot for reading), and kitchen with breakfast bar. Downstairs provides room for entertainment: a game table, 2 televisions, a video game system (Wii), jukebox and comfy sofas. The yard provides an area for lawn games. Play a game of “horse” on the basketball goal in the driveway. Enjoy making s’mores or roasting hotdogs over a fire in the fire pit area.
Keywords: tranquil setting, beautifully decorated, comfortable, with well-equipped kitchen, on the corner of Nanagosa and Lovers Lane, across from Vic Steimel Township Park with public access, nearby beaches
Early Season May 2 - Jun 15, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
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Wine tasting- there are over 20 wineries within 30 minutes!, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline- voted most beautiful place in America by Good Morning America in 2011, Interlochen School for the Arts, Northport Lighthouse and State Park, Leland (Fishtown), Lelanau Sands Casino. There are also 2 sea kayaks available for use!
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: I am a Spanish teacher at the Leelanau School located in nearby Glen Arbor. In the summer I serve wine part time at Leelanau Cellars tasting room in Omena. My husband, Dave, makes the award-winning raclette cheese at Leelanau Cheese. We enjoy travelling, sailing, biking, hiking, kayaking, walking our dogs,going to the beach, and wine-tasting.
Why the Owner Chose Suttons Bay: Leelanau county has always felt like 'home' even before we moved to the area. My family has vacationed in this area since 1942. The quaint villages, lakes, sailing, parks, beaches have been the perfect place to vacation with our four sons. There are so many activities for all ages.
The Unique Benefits at this House: There are two kayaks available for guests to enjoy the bay across the street. It is fun to kayak around Stony Point to Suttons Bay.