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VRBO won't issue a refund so we are on the site until 2016. This turn of the century home has been carefully renovated to provide guests all the comforts of home. 3 bedrooms with connected bathrooms, full kitchen, full laundry, large side yard, basic cable. Sleeps 8 though plenty of floor space for sleeping bags, linens included: 1 King, 2 Full, 2 Singles. Just 5 blocks from Lake Michigan, 4 blocks from the marina. This house is currently for sale. Asking $220,000. We are honoring our 2015 reservations but will no longer be taking reservations after August 2015. Beautiful home...updated landscaping. apx. 1800 sq ft plus full open basement. Double Lot. Large garage...fits 2 cars with plenty of room for workshop.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Pet fee of $90 is for the week. $20 per day for shorter stays.
Discount for 2 week stays.
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Arcadia is conveniently located between Manistee and Traverse City. A wide variety of attractions and activities are all within an hour's drive. Enjoy our woods, dunes, rivers, lakes, casinos, wineries, shops, golf courses, high end and causal dining, drive in movie theater, restored theaters, beautiful beaches, breathtaking views...and don't miss Gravity Hill.
Each season offers unique beauty: trillium and morels in the spring; beautiful, clean beaches and Arcadia Daze in the summer; fall colors and hunting in the autumn; skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: John, Amy, Norm, and Sue purchased this historic home with the desire to restore a bit of history. It was taken down to its studs and rebuilt using as much of the existing wood and style as possible. The result is a home with beautiful hardwood floors, wide trim, decorative windows all with modern conveniences. During construction we found in the walls a very old shoe and a few old books.
Why the Owner Chose Arcadia: Norm and Sue have been coming to Arcadia since they were each kids. They met here and married. They had 4 children, one of them Amy. Amy met John in Arcadia whose family also vacationed here for generations. In fact, John's Great Uncle chaperoned Norm's parents' first date right in Arcadia. John and Amy live in Arcadia year round, Norm and Sue plan to retire to Arcadia.
The Unique Benefits at this House: John's vision of this home inspired us all to bring back its original beauty. John tirelessly removed flooring, wallboard, and drop ceilings to uncover its historic wonder while Norm and Sue stripped and stained the original wood trim. From the high ceilings to the hardwood floors, this home is a testament to old fashioned craftmanship.