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Blue Heron Hideaway! for Sale!!!

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Spacious kitchen and living areas.


Last updated: 07/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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.


Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    on first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Nook: 1 twin/ single

    Privacy screen; cot...moreless

  • each of the three bedrooms has a connected bath

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books:

    Take a book/Leave a book....moreless

  • CD Player


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Table has additional leafs. There is also seating at the kitchen counter....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window units on both upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    plus outside line...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage is generally not available for guest use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed, bath, and dining linens provided....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Large side yard will accommodate large vehicles/boats...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local and emergency calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We do not provide beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine


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


  • Golf:

    2 golf courses within a couple miles. Chestnut Hills and Arcadia Bluffs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Public courts are right next door....moreless



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Peak Season
May 29 - Sep 8, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $185 Nightly

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 6%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Pet fee of $90 is for the week. $20 per day for shorter stays.

No cats.

Discount for 2 week stays.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/13/2015
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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.


Owner info

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.

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  • Spacious kitchen and living areas.

    Spacious kitchen and living areas.

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  • Large side yard.

    Large side yard.

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  • Upstairs looking in to one of the bedrooms...bathroom is on left.

    Upstairs looking in to one of the bedrooms...bathroom is on left.

  • Full kitchen..

    Full kitchen..

  • Original trim throughout the home..

    Original trim throughout the home..

  • Large kitchen and dining room.

    Large kitchen and dining room.

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  • King size bed.

    King size bed.

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  • Book Nook with privacy screen can be used for as another bedroom..

    Book Nook with privacy screen can be used for as another bedroom..

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VRBO #425005

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Arcadia #425005

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