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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Empire reviews

  • What a gem!

    "This clean, modern cottage was perfect for our stay. The adults stayed on the first floor, leaving the downstairs bedroom for the kids. The kitchen is large and is well stocked for our cooking needs and is supplemented by a gas grill in the backyard. The cottage is in close walking proximity to downtown Empire and the lake, making it easy for beach visits."
    Guest: Will Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Family Reunion

    "We rented the property for our family reunion. The condo was perfect for the 7 of us. The location to Empire Beach was great. With South Bar Lake as a backdrop, the morning view from the deck was superb. It was a short drive to Glen Arbor and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. Hope to stay there again."
    Guest: AJ Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Perfect

    "My wife and I stayed at Grove House in September 2014, at summer's end. As we described the property to friends we could see they didn't quite understand -- a beautiful old farm house on 40 wooded acres, walking distance from Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan, and the sleepy town of Empire. But it's exactly as the owner promised. No surprises; no disappointments; more beautiful than we could have imagined. Walking 40 acres of wooded hills and abandoned orchard with our overjoyed Lab; walking the path to Lake Michigan with the beach to ourselves. If you can live with one bathroom and seek rural lake shore privacy, this property will ruin you. We have no idea where else to go."
    Guest: Jerry Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: December 19, 2014
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  • Wonderful stay at Green Woods!!

    "We recently stayed at Green Woods (party of 7 - two families) and had a great experience! The house is very comfortable - very clean, very organized, and had everything we needed. The beds were also very comfortable, which is key to enjoying a stay anywhere. The house is air conditioned with dual controls (separate temperature controls for downstairs and upstairs), which turned out to be a huge plus one of the days of our stay as it was hot and humid. We were able to cool off the upstairs to a good sleeping temperature and everyone was very happy. We cooked all our meals at the house except for one lunch and one dinner; they even had a nice charcoal grill that we used a few nights for dinner. We went shopping for local produce at the Farmer's Market in Empire on Saturday morning and made grilled corn on the cob - yum! This is the second year we've spent a week in Empire and we really love the area - the public beach park in town has a terrific playground for kids of all ages (ours were 5 to 15) and it's easy driving to Sleeping Bear, Glen Arbor, Frankfort, and Traverse City (all the places we visited this trip). Renting a place like Green Woods is the best way to enjoy a family vacation at your own pace without breaking the bank. We will likely be back for future stays!!"
    Guest: Tammy S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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