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Halcyon House - 5 BR/3 BA House - Traverse City, Michigan"""

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Halcyon House is a unique property ideally suited for a superb vacation at a fantastic value. The location is wonderful and everything you would like to do is within reach. Swimming is across the street, the boat launch is 1/2-mile down the road, and tennis is 1/2 mile the other way at the Long Lake Township Park. Moomers - voted the nation's best ice cream shop in 2008 by the viewers of ABC's Good Morning America - is just 2 miles away.

Downtown Traverse City with it's excellent restaurants, brew pubs, beaches, and festivals is 6 miles east and the wonderful performances at Interlochen Center for the Arts are just 8 miles south. Within 20 miles of Halcyon House are 19 champion golf courses, 25 wineries, 2 casinos, Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa (Ski Magazine's #1 Resort in the Midwest for 2005), and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

While the location is fantastic, Halcyon House provides everything you need to make your vacation unforgettable. At over 3000 square feet, there's room to relax and play. This 5 bedroom home has one king and two queen beds with pillow-top mattresses for a luxurious night's sleep. In addition, one bedroom has two twin beds and the 5th bedroom/library has a queen futon. The large, full service kitchen has bamboo flooring and all new appliances. There's cable television with HBO, Cinemax, Showtime and OnDemmand programming, a DVD player, stereo system, wireless internet, and free long distance phone calls within the U.S. and Canada. We supply all linens, and a washer/dryer is provided for your convenience. One vehicle may be parked in the attached garage, but there's plenty of parking for additional cars, RV's and boats.

If you have never been to Traverse City, you're in for a real treat, and with the 2,860 acre, all sports Long Lake across the street, Halcyon House is the perfect place to enjoy it all.


More Details

Tony Jacobs
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

Why Tony Jacobs chose Traverse City

Quite frankly, we were a bit disappointed when we first moved to Michigan from Anchorage, AK. Our active lifestyle in Alaska, became difficult to maintain when we no longer had the mountains to climb or the miles of groomed ski trails to traverse. An anniversary trip to Traverse City (without the children) changed our minds about Michigan and we began looking for vacation rental property. It took us about 7 months, but we believe we found the perfect place.


Traverse City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (2) Nice Sleeping Mats (77" X 35", 3-1/2" thick), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Nice Queen Futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Halcyon House - 5 BR/3 BA House - Traverse City, Michigan
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

The first impression of the outside of the house wasn't the best. Curb appeal could use some work!

  • 4 of 5

The house was well set up on the inside with great space to spread out. The kitchen had everything that we needed to prepare our meals throughout the week. We also loved the location! It was close to Traverse City, Moomers, Sleeping Bear dunes and we even took a little trip to Suttons Bay.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Halcyon House is located in a great area of Traverse City, being 2 miles from Moomers Ice Cream, and right across the street from the beach on Long Lake (all sport lake). We had tons of fun kayaking, making sand castles, and using the arcade game and air hockey. Would definitely recommend to others!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

The property met our needs perfectly. Great location, enjoyed the kayaks, great house layout for multiple families. Great game room.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family gets together every other year for a summer vacation and Halcyon House was the perfect place for us. With 6 adults and 3 kids we had plenty of room to spread out relax and play. The beach across the street was great and the little store next door was so convenient. We spent our days there exploring some of the upper peninsula and our evenings relaxing in this wonderful house. We were so happy to find several puzzles which happens to be a family favorite pastime. The guys were happy there was another TV to hook up their gaming systems and the kids loved the air hockey table and the arcade games. The fire pit was a great place to spend the cooler evenings and the next door neighbor gave us plenty of great tips for the area. We would highly recommend this house for anyone visiting the Traverse City Area.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for ladies getaway up north!

  • 5 of 5

This house provided a great location for ladies getaway up north. The kitchen was very well appointed and we loved the fact that we all had our own space! May seem like a small thing but to be provided paper supply and soap products in kitchen and bathrooms was a nice touch!

There is a small grocery store within walking distance and the house was in easy to find location! We would highly recommend and would definitely book again! Thanks, Tony, you were very easy to work with! Thanks for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This place was clean and in an excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home with ample space for our family of 8! The beds are comfortable and the room sizes worked out well. The teens in our group loved the ping pong table and air hockey table. It was wonderful to be able to use the 2 kayaks. All you have to do is walk them across the road to the beach and dock access. The location was awesome since we were approximately 30 mins or less from any area attractions. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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