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140' Your Own Private Frontage on Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake Getaway

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

This 2,500 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 3 bath well maintained cottage has a spacious 140' PRIVATE FRONTAGE on Crystal Lake. If this cottage is too large for your needs, check out our other cottage two doors down which is a 1600 sq', 3 bed/2 bath cottage vrbo#431996.

The cottage is clean and spacious, sleeps 10, and has plenty of parking and room to spread out and enjoy your vacation.

4 bedrooms (3 on upper level, 1 on lower level), 3 full baths. There is a queen bed in each of the 11'x15' and 14'x14' bedrooms, a double bed in the 9'x15' third upper level bedroom, 2 double beds in the 15'x15' fourth lower level bedroom, as well as a pull out sofa on the lower level rec room, and there is one porta-crib available as needed. Ceiling fans in each bedroom and dining room and fans in every room.

Spacious living areas on the upper level, fully equipped kitchen, dining and living rooms with oak floors, fireplace, TV, excellent views of the lake from nearly every room, upper balcony.

Lower level family room with TV, pullout couch (queen sleeper sofa) and love seat, sun room w/foosball table, additional fridge, deck outside of sun room w/patio furniture and gas and charcoal grills. Washer and dryer also in lower level.

The beach and amenities - a 40’x70’ sandy beach area and stairs to the water, boat hoist (3000 lb) is provided. Firewood is also provided at no cost. Two kayaks are also provided (please bring your own life jackets).

The cottage is located on the north/northwest side of Crystal Lake and faces almost due south, therefore, when it is hot out, the prevailing winds are generally present to help keep you cool. Also because of this location, we have rarely had issues with mosquitoes. There are no steps to the beach, yet, the cottage is across the road from the lake. We actually have come to prefer this, as there is plenty of room to enjoy the beach, fire pit and play games. Plenty of room and privacy from any neighbors. Please note: we call our home a cottage for a reason, and, do not want it mistaken for a luxury home as the home does not have all the amenities of a luxury home (no garage, central air, no city water, etc), but, is very well appointed and maintained, and as Northern Michigan is concerned, the cottage is in excellent condition and has an excellent rental and repeat rental history.

Our property is less than one mile to the beginning of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. You can spend your entire week seeking out new and isolated beaches, trails, lakes, and dunes, all along the way to the popular dune climb attraction which is about a 20 minute drive from the cottage.

This is your vacation and we want you to enjoy it. Please email us or call us with any further questions.
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2) Two TV's in this cottage...moreless

  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Jul 1 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 20 - Sep 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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Located on the Northwest Shore of Crystal Lake amongst other very nice homes, and located about 2 miles from Point Betsie, one mile from the start of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore, and about 10 minute drive from either Frankfort or Beulah.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Tim and Michele have three daughters, Lyndsey, Elle and Bri, and enjoy heading north as much as possible.

Why the Owner Chose Frankfort, MI, USA:
We purchased our cottage in 2001 after several years of vacationing in the area and enjoy all the activities and beauty of the area and now with 3 properties, want to share the beauty of the area with you and your family, and make your vacation as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Crystal Lake and the Sleeping Bear Dunes area have recently been voted one of Americas best destinations by Good Morning America. With many familites returning year after year, this alone makes it a testament to the beauty of the area. Play our kids favorite game and count license plates from different states during your vacation (their record? 47 states).

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • View of property from end of dock

    View of property from end of dock

  • Upper level living and dining room

    Upper level living and dining room

  • Lower level view of sun room with foosball table

    Lower level view of sun room with foosball table

  • Eagle Overhead

    Eagle Overhead

  • View of Crystal Lake and frontage from balcony of cottage

    View of Crystal Lake and frontage from balcony of cottage

  • View of beach

    View of beach

  • Kitchen (remodeled 2016)

    Kitchen (remodeled 2016)

  • Living room view

    Living room view

  • Lower level living room w/big screen tv

    Lower level living room w/big screen tv

VRBO #157460

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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