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Charming 4-Bedroom Charlevoix Cottage

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Front of house with new landscpaing

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charlevoix house description

Welcome to Our Cottage in Charlevoix the Beautiful in Michigan's Northwest region. This could be your home away from home. Cottage is located on the north side of Charlevoix, one block off historic Michigan Avenue with access to the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan. Five-minute walk to charming downtown Charlevoix where shopping, dining, and entertainment await you. It's just a short stroll to see breathtaking sunsets or an evening concert in the park. A brisk 10-minute walk can take you to a beautiful City library, Depot Beach, and many of Charlevoix's historic, whimsical Earl Young 'mushroom homes'.

Upon your first visit to Charlevoix, you will understand why it is called 'Charlevoix the Beautiful.' For over 100 years, people have traveled to Charlevoix to make this one of the great vacation destinations in Northern Michigan.

The town of Charlevoix is situated around three lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix, and Round Lake, a natural harbor connecting the two lakes to each other.

Charlevoix is known for its beautiful beaches, clear blue waters and stunning sunsets. During the summer months, the average high temperature is 75 degrees with relatively no humidity. This amazing weather lends itself perfectly to the wide variety of outdoor activities that are offered in the area.

The downtown area of Charlevoix is the heart and soul of Charlevoix. It offers art galleries, clothing boutiques, restaurants, and world-famous fudge shops. In the middle of town is the City park and marina. The City park has a band shell that hosts evening concerts all summer long.

Downtown Charlevoix is also the port to the Beaver Islander and Emerald Isle, two boats owned and operated by the Beaver Island Boat Company. Beaver Island is located 32 miles off Charlevoix coast. Surrounded by freshwater and accessible only by boat or plane, Beaver Island is a one-of-a-kind getaway.

Family-friendly property with four bedrooms including master bath and bedroom which to an outdoor patio/deck on the first floor, and three bedrooms and full bath/shower on the second floor, two bedrooms include queen-size pillowtop mattress beds and one bedroom has two twin beds. All bedrooms have many windows allowing the cool breezes in off Lake MIchigan. Home has been completely renovated and newly-furnished and includes a complete kitchen with all the necessary cooking utensils and components to prepare, cook and serve full family meals or wipe up a quick snack. The front porch is a treasure and a get place to relax, have a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and watch the world go by and to enjoy the breezes off Lake Michigan. A warm and inviting feeling greets you in every room.

Centrally located in the heart of Michigan's northwest, Charlevoix is 50 miles from Traverse City, 15 miles from Petoskey, and about 65 miles from Mackinac City and historic Mackinaw Island. Come and enjoy all the beauty that northern Michigan has to offer in all seasons!

Keywords: Summer rental, cottage, bungalow, family-friendly

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            One childrens' bedroom upstairs features two (2) twin beds and custom wall cabinets. Fenced in back yard. Location is close to beaches, parks, library, marina....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            One small, very well behaved dog, under 35 lbs., may be considered. Please contact owner to discuss....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            On second floor....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            On second floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom on 1st floor. ...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1). New carpeting installed on stairs, hallway and three bedrooms upstairs in Spring 2013. New wood flooring installed in Master Bedroom Spring 2013 also....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            On main floor....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            On second floor. New flooring installed Spring 2013....moreless

          • 2 full baths, each with tub and shower. One on first floor, one on second floor....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Full-service kitchen with pantry, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Brand new refrigerator installed March 2013....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Double-wide driveway with room for up to four (4) vehicles...moreless

          • Parking:

            Can park up to 4 vehicles on driveway....moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Hair Dryer
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Cottage is located on north side of Charlevoix, one block off historic Michigan Avenue with access to the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan, five-minute walk to charming downtown Charlevoix where shopping, dining, and entertainment await you, short stroll to see breathtaking sunsets or an evening concert in the park, warm and inviting feeling in every room, four bedrooms (one on first floor, three on second floor) and two full baths (one with shower and one with combination shower/tub), fenced in back yard, patio/deck located off master bedroom with gas grill and patio set, beautiful front porch with two seating areas, completely renovated and newly-furnished, fully stocked kitchen, neighborhood includes many estate-size homes, close to grocery store and golf and tennis....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Two flat-screen t.v.'s, one in living room and one in master bedroom....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Several DVD's are available for guest use as well....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    The Charlevoix Community Pool is approximately 2 miles from my home; it is open 7-days a week and is an Olympic-size heated pool with a sauna and dressing room facilities....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    Charlevoix Golf & Country Club (public course) is within one mile of this home. Several other golf courses are available in the area as well....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Wood deck off master bedroom with new Weber gas grill and table and four chairs overlooking quiet fenced-in backyard....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Various boat rentals and boating excursions are available through the marina in East Park (downtown)....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Bicycles may be available on site; contact owner for details....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    New Weber gas grill purchased Spring 2013....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Large front porch with two seating areas...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Location & View

                  • Lake View:

                    Lake Michigan beach (stairway access) is one short block away. Very secluded area, virtually unknown public access....moreless

                  • Ski-In:

                    Mt. McSauba Recreation area with two ski lifts and sledding hill is less than 2 miles from this property....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Can glimpse Lake Michigan in between homes; Lake is one block over from this property....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Skiing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Sailing
                  • Hunting
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Laundromat
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wind-Surfing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer (High Season)
                  May 31 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800
                  Low Season
                  Sep 1 - May 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $225
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $125
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Low season cleaning fee $90
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Down payment to secure property rental is 50% of rental rate. Final payment, due 30 days prior to check-in date, includes the remaining 50% of the rental rates, $250.00 security deposit, and $125 pet cleaning fee if applicable for an approved pet. Rates subject to change as applicable.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Beaver Island Ferry
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  SR 31
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Lake Michigan
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Downtown Charlevoix
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. McSauba
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Charlevoix Golf & Country Club
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Several in downtown Charlevoix

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: DOWNTOWN: Just a five-minute walk across the bridge leads you to shopping, dining, and nightly entertainment. LAKE MICHIGAN: A short one block walk takes you to a virtually unknown public access stairway to the beach. LAKE CHARLEVOIX: (Depot Beach): This beach is located on Lake Charlevoix, with lifeguards, playground equipment, restrooms, and a pavilion for picnicking. THE CHARLEVOIX GOLF CLUB: This 9-hole public course measures 3,300 yards. Superb conditioning and its unique road crossings make it a fantastic, affordable choice for players of all abilities. PUBLIC TENNIS COURTS. CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC LIBRARY. BOATERS PARADISE. CENTRAL LOCATION IN BEAUTIFUL NORTHWEST MICHIGAN - 15-20 miles to Petoskey/Bay Harbor/Harbor Springs area, 65 miles to Mackinaw City and historic Mackinaw Island, 50 miles to Traverse City and Grand Traverse Bay region. Daily guided/narrated ferry boat tours to Beaver Island - 'America's Emerald Isle'.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: I am a Michigan native, and although life circumstances have resulted in me living in Florida for many years; my heart will always be in northern MIchigan. While growing up in Michigan my best memories are from when we went 'Up North!' Up North is not just a location, to me it is a mindset of relaxation and enjoyment in beautiful surroundings! My dream is to become a true 'snow-bird' and retire in the best of both worlds, spring/summer & fall in Michigan, and winters in Florida!

                  Why the Owner Chose Charlevoix:
                  The Charlevoix-Petoskey-Traverse City-Glen Arbor/Glen Haven were always our vacation destinations while growing up in the metropolitan Detroit area. Charlevoix has not grown as fast as some of the other northern Michigan cities and it retains its quaint charm surrounded by water, water everywhere. The charm of the town and the friendliness of the people are why I wanted to have a vacation home in Charlevoix the Beautiful!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I enjoy walks along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Mt. McSauba Recreation area, or along Park Avenue down to Boulder Park to see the Earl Young 'mushroom' homes, or over to Depot Beach in the early mornings, or into downtown to shop, dine, or enjoy a concert in East Park long the marina!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front of house with new landscpaing

                    Front of house with new landscpaing

                  • Left-side of front porch

                    Left-side of front porch

                  • Side view

                    Side view

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Dining room with view to front porch

                    Dining room with view to front porch

                  • Master bedroom - 1st floor - has sliding doors out to wood deck

                    Master bedroom - 1st floor - has sliding doors out to wood deck

                  • Back yard with deck off master bedroom

                    Back yard with deck off master bedroom

                  • Bedroom #2 upstairs with queen bed and built-in cupboard dresser/storage

                    Bedroom #2 upstairs with queen bed and built-in cupboard dresser/storage

                  • Upstairs bath

                    Upstairs bath

                  • Side view of back deck

                    Side view of back deck

                  • Front porch

                    Front porch

                  • Right side of front porch

                    Right side of front porch

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Kitchen with small office area looking into dining area with large windows

                    Kitchen with small office area looking into dining area with large windows

                  • Dining room; table seats 6 plus two counter chairs

                    Dining room; table seats 6 plus two counter chairs

                  • Back deck with barbecue grill off master bedroom

                    Back deck with barbecue grill off master bedroom

                  • Bedroom #1 upstairs with queen bed

                    Bedroom #1 upstairs with queen bed

                  • 3rd bedroom upstairs includes 2 twin beds, dresser & closet

                    3rd bedroom upstairs includes 2 twin beds, dresser & closet

                  • Upstairs bath - shower area

                    Upstairs bath - shower area

                  • New landscaping side of the house.

                    New landscaping side of the house.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                  $225 - $257 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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