June Deal Save $200!!**Pontoonboat*Watertramploline**Ski Crystal Mtn**
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
OPEN ALL YEAR!!
JUNE DEAL!! SAVE $200 OFF!! of regular listed weekly rate June 1st - 8th, 2013!!
Near Crystal Mountain!!
For your Fall Color Tour, Cozy Family Thanksgiving, Holiday & Winter Ski Getaways, Spring Break, and Summer Vacations!!
This new in 2006, 4 bedroom, 2 bath re-creation of an authentic farm house is located on all sports, not all crowded Upper Herring Lake with, 140' of private water frontage. The Farm House Cottage sits on 2.5 acres on a quite, peaceful country road surrounded by a perfect blend of rolling hills, woodlands, orchards and vineyards.
Privacy and elbow room awaits you in this beautifully decorated 2200 sq. ft. yet cozy romantic getaway. Just minutes from Lake Michigan beaches, Frankfort and near many of Northern Michigan's premier vacation spots such as The Sleeping Bear Dunes and Traverse City.
Luxurious, with a rustic edge - you'll think you've walked into the pages of a magazine. Custom ceramic tile, 5' plank flooring, custom woodwork, antique claw foot tub, Pottery Barn style decor and a mix of antique and custom furniture, will help make this a vacation to remember. This Home is also designed with family fun in mind, with separate areas for grown-ups and little ones alike.
Also, just down the boardwalk through the protected natural area, await enough waterfront amenities to fill a barn! There is a row boat, 2 kayaks, 1 towable water trampoline w/tow rope, life jackets in various shapes & sizes, full dock w/moorings for extra boats, fire pit w/chairs, rope hammock, chaise lounge, and as an extra bonus we include the use a pontoon boat free of charge ( a $1,000 value, see Amenities for details). Oh, and did we mention 10 gallons of free premixed fuel!
Keywords: Lakefront, Home, Traverse City, Waterfront, Frankfort, Pontoon Boat
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 8-14
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Air Conditioning
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Parking Off Street
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Game Console:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Health/Beauty Spa
ReviewsWrite a review
Beautiful rental home
Beautiful rental home
We rented this home for a short weekend vacation trip to ski at a nearby ski resort, Crystal Mountain. The home is conveniently located near the ski resort. We preferred staying at this beautiful home instead of the more costly alternatives around Crystal. This home is worth every penny. Even though we stayed during the winter months you could tell how lovely and charming it is during the other seasons. My son noticed deer tracks on the dock going down to the lake and suggested that this home must have fallen from the North Pole because the tracks surely belonged to Santa's reindeer. This home is extremely well maintained and we recieved superb costumer service when dealing with the booking of this home. All the rooms in this home were decorated with country charm. My boys stayed in a room with a bunk bed and lots of amenities like a PS2 and a foosball table. Our family would highly recommend this home to anyone. You will not be disappointed.
- Guest Donna W.
- Date of stay 01/14/12
- Review Submitted 05/26/12
Awesome Houses and Amazing staff!
Awesome Houses and Amazing staff!
The lodging is very spacious and fun, themes of barns or schoolhouses or beach houses run through each building. The Pontoon Boat or Farm House is just as cool! The scenery is breathtaking and the house is near lakes and wonderful paths of solitude and nature. If you just want to get away from it all and relax or do some hiking or exploring or just about anything else you should come to The Pontoon Boat or any houses that are part of these vacation homes! they have the most detailed and excellent staff. They are there to make your stay enjoyable and stress free. This will be a vacation that will linger in your mind and bring a sigh of relaxation and fun in your memories for years after. This well maintained and beautiful properties are great for the whole family!
- Guest Marty P.
- Date of stay 11/23/08
- Review Submitted 05/21/12
My husband and I pastor a church, and as you can imagine The month of December is hectic and crazy. My husband and I were exhausted by the end of this and so was our church secretary. We decided to get away for 4 days 3 nights, and found the Farm House. We brought with us our 3 dogs. We found this to be the perfect retreat place. The home was extremely comfortable, the grounds were lovely. My husband was able to sleep late, read books and take nice short walks in the fresh air. Our secretary and I took LONG lovely walks. (We would have liked to ski but not enough snow!) We walked on the country roads and different trails through the forest. It was all lovely and then we could come home to a beautiful and comfortable house. We also found that the people who run this house are great. One of the futons in the living room broke while we were there. Just a phone call away was a very helpful and nice maintenance man who came right out to fix it for us! Thanks for a lovely time.....
- Guest cathy
- Date of stay 01/04/12
- Review Submitted 01/12/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.
Farmhouse Review First Week of August 2011
Farmhouse Review First Week of August 2011
1) House is decorated well, it's very clean, and beds are comfortable. Prep of boat w/ extra gas and wood supplied for fire pit were very nice touches. 200yd boardwalk to lake is serene through the trees. 2) Lake is awesome, water is clean and warm, and nearly private. Not a lot of boat traffic. 3) Pontoon boat, water tramp, and kayaks are excellent and were used often by all. Moors for water tramp in great location offshore for swimming and fun. Great value in rental with these amenities. 4) Fished lake hard w/ artificials and live bait. Fishing is consistent for large rock bass, occasional large largemouths, and few smallmouth bass. Lake should be catch and release, or on slot limit to improve numbers and size. 5) House Upper Herring Lake frontage is heavily wooded with access from dock. Lake has very soft sediment near shore and you will sink into the sediment deeply if you walk in. 6) Although plot is 2.5acres, probably less than quarter acre mowed, and lot is on slant/ slope. Not optimal for tossing football, playing whiffle ball, or catching baseball. Yard is well maintained and nice touches of small garden, raspberry bushes, etc. around the grounds. 7) House rear deck could use additional steps facing rearward to beach boardwalk, and size as a future upgrade. 8) WIFI and gas grill would be appreciated upgrades. 9) Overall the house is good value and description/pictures are accurate. The rental agency is professional. If you are looking for a solid house, enjoy water sports offshore, like a low traffic lake, and good proximity to Frankfort and Elberta beaches this is the place for you. 10) Appreciated the opportunity to rent the property and will seriously look at other properties in addition to the Farmhouse.
- Guest Wisconsin
- Date of stay 07/30/11
- Review Submitted 08/09/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you for your review. Glad you had a good time, and you are welcome back anytime. We will definitely take your suggestions into consideration, and appreciate your input. I would like to comment on a couple of things that may be helpful. Concerning WIFI, there is no cable service in that area, and the phone companies do not offer a dsl plan either. Satellite, it is slow, extremely expensive, and has a band width limit, which makes it almost useless. It would surely produce a high degree of complaints. Cell service however is decent, and with todays smart phones, many can be turned into WIFI hotspots for a small fee (typically $20) from your cell carrier. Also many tethering apps, for most smart phones, are available online. Usually free of charge. With these apps you can connect your phone to your computer for free. Hope this helps. Also for the record the 200 yards to the lake sounded a little far, so we took a wheel to it, and it came in at 130 yards. To anyone counting yards this may be useful info. Thanks again, and hope to see you at one of our homes!
Eight of us enjoyed our stay at the Farmhouse for our annual fall color tour. The listing description was right on, the pictures accurate and the property was well-maintained. We traveled to nearby Traverse City, Glen Arbor and Leland for shopping, and stopped at the scenic lookout on M-22 (only 5 minutes from the Farmhouse) which looks out over Lake Michigan. What a thing of beauty, don't miss it. We took the pontoon out for a drive around the lake. It was quiet and the colors were beautiful. We will surely be back
- Guest Buzz
- Date of stay 10/14/10
- Review Submitted 10/19/10
Recommended for: Pet owners, adventure seekers, age 55+.
September 15th, 2012 - May 25th, 2013 = $1600/week, or $250/night(2 night minimum) May 25th, 2013 - June 1st, 2013 = $1600/week June 1st, 2013 - June 8th, 2013 = $1900/week June 8th, 2013 - June 15th, 2013 = $2300/week June 15th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013 = $2950/week August 24th, 2013 - August 31st, 2013 = $2300/week August 31st, 2013 - September 7th, 2013 = $1900/week Sept 7th, 2013 - Sept 14th 2013 = $1600/wk aft 14th 1600/wk, or 250/nt(2 nt min.)
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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- Primary: (231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
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