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Splendid Timber Frame Cottage - Sandy Beach Grand Traverse Bay

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Last updated: 02/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 13)

Spectacular timber frame home, completed in 2009. Sugar sand beach located on a beautiful and protected cove of Grand Traverse Bay. Located just 3 miles north of Northport, MI.
Provides excellent access to swimming, boating and all water related activities.

Large great room with two-story fieldstone fireplace. Gourmet kitchen and large eating area, easily seats 10. Main floor master suite with handicap accessible features. Has queen bed and sitting area which includes daybed and rollout twin. Laundry/Mud room connects with enclosed outdoor shower. Also features a handy deckside foot wash.

Three upstairs bedrooms, with two full upstairs bathrooms/tub. Master suite includes king bed with private balcony overlooking bay. Bonus room sleeps six; Queen bed, one bunk set (twin over full) and two additional twin beds, connects with children's TV/media and play alcove, also with one daybed. Final bedroom with queen bed and crib, with direct view to bay.

Designed for outstanding family fun! Please view the owner's private web page (northportparadesiacove) for additional pictures and details. Thanks for looking!

Never available for the month of August. See availability calendar for further details. Maximum occupancy of 13 guests. No pets please. No Air Conditioning

Keywords: Lakeside Cottage/Home
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed inside or outside the cottage. Thanks....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Don't even ask, please. No Pets....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Upstairs Master Bedroom: 1 king

    With full bath...moreless

  • Upstairs Guest Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib


  • Lower Master Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Additional pull out twin bed. Full bath. Handicap shower....moreless

  • Upstairs Bunk Room: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Five beds total, sleeps 6...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Upstairs master bedroom., Queen size Beds (3) Three queen beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two separate twin beds., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One daybed., Bunk Beds (1) One bunk bed, with twin mattress over full....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main level shared bathroom: toilet


  • Outdoor shower: shower


  • Upstairs Master Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs Shared Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Downstairs Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Handicap friendly...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor shower, Handicap friendly first floor bedroom suite. Two mooring balls in protected cove in front of cottage....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    100 feet of spectacular user-friendly beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Not for vehicles....moreless

  • Heating:

    No Air Conditioning...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    And separate wine refrigerator....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Attached to private upper level master bedroom....moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Season
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change. Stays of fewer than 3 days are subject to additional cleaning fees.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 02/25/2017
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1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Woolsey Airport (grass)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lelu Cafe
18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Leland Ferry (To N. & S. Manitou Islands)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Northport Creek Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The North End Eatery
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
The Homestead Ski Resort
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cherry Capital (Traverse City)

Car: Necessary

Excellent location for wine tours and tasting.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My family and I have spent summers in Northport for the past 40 years, and find it to be one of the most treasured areas of Michigan and the Great Lakes.

Why the Owner Chose Northport, MI, USA:
We have vacationed here for years, and appreciate it for all its beauty and natural splendor.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Extremely clean and user-friendly beach. Excellent for all boating and water-related activities. Private and protected cove, yet open access to Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

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  • Beachfront view

    Beachfront view

  • Southern exposure

    Southern exposure

  • Sandy beach

    Sandy beach

  • Master bedroom deck

    Master bedroom deck

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

    Upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Children's Alcove

    Children's Alcove

  • Southern elevation

    Southern elevation

  • Beach view

    Beach view

  • Great room with fireplace

    Great room with fireplace

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

VRBO #229387

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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