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Ranch with 134' on West Bay!! Beautiful Waterfront !!!

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Last updated: 08/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We love our cottage and we hope you do as well! We geared our renovations toward relaxation and easy maintenance. We tried to stock everything you'd need to ensure a great time (and to keep you from having to bring up the kitchen sink). We have a large variety of movies (Kid friendly), games and toys (including beach toys) for your enjoyment. The basement is set up with toys, games, cable TV and is a safe and fun environment ... there is also plenty of room to play in the huge backyard, side yard or on the beautiful sandy beach. The entire layout of the home is geared toward outside activities and entertaining on the new 20 x 40 deck. Perfect for eating, laying out, watching the kids play, cooking on the grill, watching wildlife or the boats and my favorite ... sleeping.

We love our fires at night, we have a fire pit overlooking the water. It's an awesome view and you will enjoy hearing the water calmly roll into the rocks as you sit by the fire.

1,800 square feet on 3/4 of an acre with one of the best waterfronts on West Bay! Former beach photos show the awesome view of the waterfront!

We have made many renovations to make it an enjoyable and relaxing environment. To mention a few: gutted the kitchen and bath(s), 8 ft door wall and two French doors that open up to the huge deck (20 x 40), natural stone exterior, knotty pine walls and tile galore, plus hundreds of other items you would never notice!

The house is set off the road and we have plenty of room for additional parking on the side lot, driveway holds 4-6 vehicles.

Our house is your house, make yourself at home!

Keywords: Single Family Ranch

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The person (adult) responsible for signing the contract is responsible for all of the people in the party and must be a minimum of 25 yrs old. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    If you can't find something for everyone here, I'll buy you dinner!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Beautiful view of the bay from this room!...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk bed w/ single / pull out trundle. This room sleeps 5...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Nice room and close to the bathroom!!...moreless

  • King bed in master (1)Queen size Beds (1) (2) Serta Beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Upper bunk capacity should be 125lbs or lighter....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Newly remodeled!...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Across from bedroom #2...moreless

  • One and a half baths!

Other Amenities

  • We reduced the price to help make your vacation more affordable, however, all of the expenses are going up! It's very expensive to operate!!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Located in the basement keeps the upstairs quiet!...moreless

  • Games:

    We have many games available. We try to remove the games w/ missing pieces....moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Great for the kids!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Indoor/Outdoor speakers...moreless

  • Television:

    Living room and master bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    View the beach from several rooms in the house!...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The beach is right out the back door!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The backyard is Lake Michigan...You'll love it!!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    We have a large dining table and a second round oak table used for meals and games (cards). Plenty of room for both!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Internet:

    Wireless available year round. fees ap...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of extra sheets and towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Nice surround couch with coffee table faces the fireplace and TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    Large drive way, plenty of room for a boat or seadoo's...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of room for a boat or motor home....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels and linens....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    new...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed internet. Fees apply....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    All the wood you can burn - oak/maple...moreless

Kitchen

  • Pantry Items:

    large pots and pans, bake ware, etc......moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2 refrigerators, one in the attached garage. Very convenient!...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    for rent / local owner...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    20x40 with plenty of seating and 2 tables for your eating enjoyment....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    for rent / local owner...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Extra lot for games and larger parties....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill and charcoal available...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    some gear available...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
from 45 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 4 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,400
4th of July
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,600
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

After we receive your full payment and prior to your arrival we will deliver instructions as to how to enter the cottage. Feel free to call at any time, even while you're up there! More than 8 people is an additional charge, please call for rates if you have 4 people or less. Also, cleaning is very expensive, I want to come back in my next life as a Traverse City house cleaner, LOL! Average is about $100 every time, this has caused me to raise my rates. Sorry!! Weekend rentals are a full pay only and I do not offer payments through VRBO because it takes forever to receive payments (several months!!). If you want to pay by credit card, please notify me and you can pay through paypal. Personal checks are always welcome.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/17/2016
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capitol Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Grellickville Marina
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Apache Trout Grill
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Holiday
Elmwood charter Township, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
Backyard

We have a large selection of games available including a basketball net, pool table, beach toys, inflatables, horse shoes, volleyball net, soccer ball and some fishing equipment. Of course it is hard to guarantee that all of these things will work when you get there because it is difficult to monitor their condition. As you can imagine, things break and turn up missing but we really try to keep a good selection of items available. I would venture to say that we have way more than most homes you would rent!!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My wife and I have been married for over 14 years and we have a beautiful daughter. We love spending time in our cottage and we share it with our many friends. We feel blessed to be able to share it with all of the wonderful people who have rented from us in the past. We've met so many wonderful people and we really enjoy hearing about your time in TC.

Why the Owner Chose Elmwood charter Township, MI, USA:
My parents have had a cottage in Traverse City for over 25 years and it was always a goal of mine to have a family getaway in that area. We just love the Traverse City area and plan on to retire up there in about 10 years!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We really spend our time relaxing. We often go up there with a long list of activities and find ourselves night after night in front of the fire pit. Just listening to the water crash on the shore and watching out for the Bald Eagles flying across the water, you just can't beat it!!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunrise view from our deck

    Sunrise view from our deck

  • Spare room / Queen bed and lots of closet space

    Spare room / Queen bed and lots of closet space

  • Easy walking down the steps to yard/ firepit and water

    Easy walking down the steps to yard/ firepit and water

  • New Bath/ full tile/ beach theme/ Very clean!!

    New Bath/ full tile/ beach theme/ Very clean!!

  • All new kitchen with beautiful tile and a great view of the water

    All new kitchen with beautiful tile and a great view of the water

  • back porch french doors open up for a great breeze

    back porch french doors open up for a great breeze

  • A look at the back of the house, large trees for those who want shade!

    A look at the back of the house, large trees for those who want shade!

VRBO #226848

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/17/2016

+734 320-4444

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