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Brys Estate Winery Private Guesthouse Among the Vines!

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Traverse City cottage description

A former barn on the 91-acre winery estate has been transformed into a storybook 2-bedroom,2 bath, 1,100 square foot guest house with fully equipped kitchen and great room. Enjoy vineyard views from every window, as well as breathtaking views of the East Grand Traverse Bay.

This private guesthouse is located on Old Mission Peninsula about 15 minutes from downtown Traverse City. Old Mission Peninsula is surrounded by the East and West Grand Traverse Bays of Lake Michigan and has 8 wineries, 6 restaurants, local market, general store, beaches, playgrounds and lighthouse within minutes of property.

Arise early enough and you can catch the sunrise over the Bay on the porch's wicker chairs. Stroll the estate and relax amidst the vines and all of nature's best as you leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind!

UPSTAIRS: One king bedroom and one bedroom with two queen beds. Full hall bath.

DOWNSTAIRS: Great room with full kitchen, dining area, breakfast bar and bath with shower. Private porch features wicker chairs overlooking the vineyards and East Grand Traverse Bay.

AMENITIES:
- Exclusive private use of the guest house
- Fully equipped kitchen features granite tops and stainless steel appliances
- 42 inch HDTV flat screen in great room with DVD player and cable TV
- Each bedroom includes a full size dresser, clothes closet, flat screen TV, alarm clock, luggage rack and 2 terry cloth robes
- Complimentary wireless internet access
- Complimentary bottle of Brys Estate wine (dry white or semi-sweet)
- Complimentary wine tasting at the Brys Estate tasting room with souvenir wine glass for each adult guest
- After the first night, a complimentary glass of wine in the tasting room is included for each adult guest for each additional paid nights stay (additional $5 charge for premium wine selections)
- Central AC and heat
- Towels & linens
- Coffee, tea & creamer provided
- Ironing board & iron
- Hairdryers
- The following toiletries are provided for your convenience: handmade natural lavender soap, conditioning shampoo, makeup remover wipes and shower cap.
- Gas grill provided upon request
- Outdoor furniture, including picnic table
- Washer & dryer for guests staying 3 or more nights
- Guests who wish to add a Private Tour & Tasting with appetizers in our brick and mahogany cask room will receive a $25 discount off our normal rates.

Please note that because we want this to be a very private experience for our guests, we do not offer housekeeping service. Adequate towels will be supplied for the length of the stay.

Call For More Information Or To Make A Reservation By Phone.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

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          • ach bedroom includes a full size dresser, clothes closet, flat screen TV, alarm clock, luggage rack and 2 terry cloth robes....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • First Floor Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Second Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathrooms include basic toiletries and hairdryer. Upstairs hall bath includes magnifying mirror....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Coffee, decaf coffee bags, half and half flavored creamers, powdered creamers, regular and flavored teas, sugar and sugar substitute....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and granite tops. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, mixing bowls, pots, fry pans, baking sheet, baking dish, cutting board, colander...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer & dryer provided for guests staying 3 or more nights...moreless

          • Parking:

            Designated outdoor parking area....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Flat screen televisions in the living room and both bedrooms....moreless

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Communications

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Private lawn area with Adirondack chairs and picnic table...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill provided upon request...moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All

              Location & View

              • Lake View:

                Views of East Grand Traverse Bay...moreless

              Activities

              • Winery Tours
              • Groceries
              • Kayaking
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Golf
              • Medical Services
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Fishing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Restaurants
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Beachcombing
              • Laundromat
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sight Seeing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
               

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              2 night min stay
              $325

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY REQUIRED. NO CHECK-INS OR CHECK-OUTS ON SATURDAYS.

              If your plans require a one night stay please contact 231-223-9303 for rates and availability.

              Rates are dependent on the number of guests:

              $325 per night - based on single or double occupancy

              +$40 each additional guest, per night - maximum 6 guests

              Discounted rates available for 5 & 7 night stays. Call for details.

              Deposit of one nights stay taken at time of reservation. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

              Cancellations made at least 14 days prior to stay will receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 14 days of stay will receive a refund of the deposit, less a $25 booking fee. Cancellations made within 72 hours of stay will be charged for one full night’s stay.


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              Last updated: 08/26/2014
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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport
              6 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Haserot Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Peninsula Grill
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Boathouse Restaurant

              Located on an 18 mile long peninsula between the West and East Grand Traverse Bays of Lake Michigan. Midway on the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail consisting of eight wineries. Five restaurants within 6 miles. Old Mission Lighthouse located at the end of the peninsula with beach and hiking trails. Walt's Antique Barn within 4 miles of property. Public beaches within minutes. Quaint town of Traverse City with shops and restaurants within 15 minutes. Historical town of Old Mission within 5 miles with general store and beach with playground. Bowers Harbor Park within 2 miles with playground and tennis courts. Bowers Harbor with boat launch access to West Bay and Power Island.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: Step back in time and enjoy a Pure Michigan experience when you visit Brys Estate Vineyard &Winery, an 91-acre estate on Old Mission Peninsula - reborn. Brys Estate produces small batch, estate bottled wines and the 38-acre vineyard produces Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. These estate wines have been awarded over 300 medals in International, national and state competitions. Visitors will delight in winding past the renovated 1890's farm house, a barn transformed into a guest house, lush gardens and rolling vineyards as they make their way to the state of the art winery. Sample award-winning wines in the elegant tasting room, enjoy a glass of wine on the outdoor patio overlooking the vineyard, set up a private tour and tasting in the international barrel room or book a stay in the private guest house. At Brys Estate, you're encouraged to taste the estate difference!

              Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
              After combing the country for property to start a vineyard and winery, the owners returned to their home state of Michigan to check out the availability of vineyard land in the Traverse City area. It was love at first sight when they saw the 91-acre dilapidated former cherry orchard and buildings. The 1890's farm house was completely renovated, the land was cleared and cover cropped to prepare it for planting grapes. During the 4 year process of planting grapes and clearing the old buildings, the owners also moved an old barn into the valley on the property as well as renovate an old tractor barn into a storybook guest cottage. In 2004 construction on the winery and tasting room began and the tasting room was open to the public in May of 2005.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The transformation of the guest cottage is magical. The views of the vineyards and East Grand Traverse Bay are breathtaking and the coziness of the house is unmistakable. Guests can stroll the 91 acres, the vines, the woods and enjoy nature at its best.


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              Photos

              • Brys Estate Winery Guesthouse

                Brys Estate Winery Guesthouse

              • Living Room, Kitchen and Breakfast Bar

                Living Room, Kitchen and Breakfast Bar

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Breakfast Bar

                Breakfast Bar

              • Porch looking out at the vineyard

                Porch looking out at the vineyard

              • Upstairs bath with tub/shower

                Upstairs bath with tub/shower

              • Bedroom 2 with two queen size beds

                Bedroom 2 with two queen size beds

              • Old Mission Peninsula divides the East and West Grand Traverse Bay

                Old Mission Peninsula divides the East and West Grand Traverse Bay

              • Brys Estate Winery

                Brys Estate Winery

              • Enjoy a glass of wine at the winery on our outdoor wine patio

                Enjoy a glass of wine at the winery on our outdoor wine patio

              • Private tasting in the Brys Estate Cask Room

                Private tasting in the Brys Estate Cask Room

              • Estate grown grapes at Brys Estate

                Estate grown grapes at Brys Estate

              • Aerial view of Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

                Aerial view of Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Remodeled Kitchen

                Remodeled Kitchen

              • Aerial view - Guesthouse is on the right

                Aerial view - Guesthouse is on the right

              • Downstairs bath with shower

                Downstairs bath with shower

              • Bedroom 1 with King Bed

                Bedroom 1 with King Bed

              • Aerial view of Guesthouse among the vines

                Aerial view of Guesthouse among the vines

              • Main tasting bar at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

                Main tasting bar at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

              • Barrel Room at Brys Estate

                Barrel Room at Brys Estate

              • Vineyards at Brys Estate

                Vineyards at Brys Estate

              • The tip of Old Mission Peninsula and crystal clear waters of Lake Michigan

                The tip of Old Mission Peninsula and crystal clear waters of Lake Michigan

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Saturday, April 26, 2014

              $325 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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