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Weekend Get-away, Fisherman paradise / Wonderful Family Adventure
Almost Paradise . . . Your Northern Michigan Vacation Lake House.
Need a break? Gorgeous new construction Upnorth Lake House on peaceful Big Platte Lake in Honor Michigan for weekly or weekend rental. This one or two family vacation rental has it all: 5 bedrooms (1st floor master, two-2nd level lake view bedrooms),1472 sq.ft. of decks and balcony, 3 full baths, vaulted 14 ft ceilings, extensive oak trim, 16' ceramic tiles (1st level), berber carpet (2nd level), 4 slider doors, two oversized decks, a camp style firepit, additional lakeside deck & dock, jacuzzi tub and laundry facilities.
All Sports Lake for boating, fishing and swimming. Nearby amenities include: Honor's Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre, Extraordinary sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, Platte River and Riverside's Canoe Rentals, Crystal Mountain Sky/Golf Resort, Lake Michigan trout/salmon fishing, The Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City/Frankfort/Manistee-shopping nightlife and Casinos all within 20 to 40 minutes away. Golfing can be found everywhere including Arcadia Bluff's world class course located 45 minutes to the South!
Don't forget to pack your recreational travel gear because this site is perfect for biking, hiking, backpacking and trail walking.
Must see vacation setting with a cute family convenience store, The Trading Post, a 100 yard walk away! Additional amenities include a coffeemaker, a toaster, dishes and utensils. No pets.
Additional House Information: There are five bedrooms, four queen beds and one bedroom with two full size beds, linen supplied by guess. On the beach is grass to the waters edge. The water is shallow, 50 yards out the depth is about 2 feet, Ideal for small kids. The bottom of the lake is sandy with small stones, when I swim I don't ware water shoes. There is a new aluminum dock 4' x 60' with a swim latter at the end. On the house deck there will be two picnic table for eating while enjoying the lake view.
Guest comments Walter, I wanted to send you a note and let let you know that the Snow family had a terrific time last week at Platte Lake. You have a beautiful home and it was perfect for what we needed. It was an ideal location for us to get to all the destination spots we were wanting to get to. The deck was a popular place to be all week (when not enjoying kayak trips on the beautiful river. Our boys loved hopping on their bikes for trips to the Trading Post.
All of us left with memories that will be cherished forever. In fact, as we were getting ready to leave, my parents were already talking about 'next year'. So, if you do make the house available next summer, we may be interested in visiting again.
Thanks again for sharing your lake house with us and please feel free to contact me with any questions and also to confirm when you we should expect deposit funds to be returned.
Keywords: Lake House, Honor Mi., Traverse City, Lake Michigan Trout salmon, Crystal Mountain, Fishing, Salmon fishing, Trout fishing, Platte River, Platte Lake, Multi - Family, Golfing, Canoeing.
The water comes to the yard which is grass. From the shore out is mostly sandy with small stones. The water gradually gets deep (five feet) over a distance of seventy yards....moreless
This area of Michigan is just beautiful. The float trips on Platte river, climbing of the sand dunes, hiking on the wilderness trails with all the wildlife, amenities in Traverse City, local parades, Crystal Mountain year round actives, Big lake fishing, goes on and on. What I love is freshness of the air, the natural beauty of the land and water. The quietness, the beauty of the sun and moon light on the water, the ever changing looks on the water as the wind and clouds change the light reflections, producing countless looks. I enjoy looking form the balcony onto the water, the higher elevation results in better moon and sun light reflections...moreless
Night rate, March - June, Sept - Nov., $650 2 nights, $900 3 nights.
March1 - June 6, $2000/week or $650 2 nights, $900 3 nights
June 8-13, $1500/wk, Nightly availability, one week prior to booking.
June 13 - 20, $3000/wk, Nightly availability, one week prior to booking.
June 20-27, $3100/wk, Nightly availability, one week prior to booking.
June 27 - Aug.15, $3900/wk
Aug.15- Aug. 22, $3500/wk
A half Payment is made 3 months prior, and final payment 2 months in advance. A $500 reservation/damage deposit will reserve your reservation date. I will hold your requested reservation for one week until I receive your deposit. When I receive your deposit, I will acknowledge via email: 1.) your payment, 2.) confirm your request dates, 3.) the property address, 4.) the cost of your stay.
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About the owner: I'm a retired Automotive Engineer/builder who loves to travel and visit with my family. I enjoy Zydeco dancing, water actives, snowboarding, hiking, cars, motorcycles, and traveling to dance festivals. I have three children, one daughter and two sons. My daughter lives in Denver and my sons live in Boston, Ma, and Orlando, Fl., four grand sons and one grand daughter. I very much enjoy spending time with my family. I'm living in Denver.
Why the Owner Chose Platte Lake: I've owned this property since 1980, the property has been in the family since the 50's. I use to vacation here as a child, lots of great memories. In 2001 I decided to demolish and rebuild the lake house. As a license residential Michigan builder, my son and I spent three years designing and buildng a special setting with maximum lake views. The 'peninsula lot setting' with the closeness of the dwelling to the water makes for great lake views. The natural beauty with Southern exposure and love for the area is why this Lake House will be in the Miller family for a long long time.
The Unique Benefits at this House: This area of Michigan is just beautiful. The float trips on Platte river, climbing of sand dunes, hiking on the wilderness trails with all the wildlife. The activies/festivals in surrounding cities, local parades, year round activities at Crystal Mountain, Big lake fishing (coho, salmon), the freshness of the air, the peacefull environment, the beauty of the sun and moon light on the water from the balcony with the wind, sun and clouds creating endless views/beauty.