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COME AND STAY WITH US IN BEAUTIFUL NORTH WEST LOWER MICHIGAN

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8)

My little hideaway is in the heart of the Village of Elberta, a four season paradise

Elberta and Frankfort beaches are just minutes away

Betsie Valley Trail, a walking and biking path, follows Betsie Bay to Frankfort, as well as stretching the other direction to Beulah and Thompsonville, 22 miles in all.

Crystal Mountain is a mere 20 minute drive for skiing or golf.

Benzie County is perfect for hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling

Feel like shopping? Browse the unique shops of Frankfort or zip up to Traverse City, about 45 miles away. If you're feeling lucky, hit the casinos in Traverse or Manistee, 1/2 hour south.

This is truly a hideaway with something for everyone and a great place to relax and unwind, no matter the season.

We take credit cards through VRBO/Home Away online booking.

Keywords: private, kids welcome, pet friendly, near Lake Michigan, year around, four season paradise, family friendly, comfortable

More Details

Owner
Patrina Nickson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Patrina Nickson

I grew up in Elberta and inherited this lovely little house from my father. I have had it totally remodeled into the perfect hideaway to get away from it all in beautiful northwestern Michigan. I hope that the people who stay in my Elberta Village Hideaway will love it and the Benzie County area with its lakes and rivers and gorgeous scenery as much as I do.

Patrina Nickson purchased this house in 2009

Why Patrina Nickson chose Betsie Lake

Elberta is a quiet peaceful village that is just a hop and a skip away from lots of fun places.

What makes this house unique

The Elberta Village Hideaway is in the perfect location - it's minutes from the sandy Lake Michigan beaches and within walking distance of the Betsie River. Elberta Lifesaving Station (wedding venue) is 1.1 miles down the road. The Betsie Valley Trail (biking) is accessible approximately 2 blocks from the house and runs to Thompsonville. A quick 20 minute drive takes you to Crystal Mountain for golf or skiing. There are casinos and shopping in Manistee and Traverse City, 30 and 45 minutes away. Frankfort is 1 mile away on the north side of Betsie Bay and has unique shops. There are 135 miles of groomed snowmobile trails in Benzie county. There is also an nice private back yard to relax in.

Amenities

Elberta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a step in corner shower. There is no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Top & bottom bunks
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in living room pulls out into full size bed.
  • There is also a rollaway bed (single size) and a couch.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private, fenced back yard, walking distance to Betsie River Nature Trail, minutes from Lake Michigan, 20 minutes from golf course, 20 minutes from ski lodge, 30 minutes from casino, hunting, fishing, snowmobile trails nearby

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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COME AND STAY WITH US IN BEAUTIFUL NORTH WEST LOWER MICHIGAN
average rating of 4.6944447 based on 36 reviews
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Great deal!

  • 4 of 5

There is no other 2 bedroom place in all of Elberta or Frankfort that is as affordable as this one AND clean. We had some problems with a noisy squeaky bed but Patrina ordered a new box spring immediately to make sure we could be as comfortable as possible. She is the most relaxed hostess we've ever had through VRBO or HomeAway. Our family had a great experience staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent !!!!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second stay at the Elberta Hideaway !!!! Clean, comfortable,quiet nights.

Utility improvements were being made on the street, but very easily escaped during the day.

Patrina is a warm and friendly host, and is very accessible !!!! We will do it again if possible.

Steve and Cindy

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Northern Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home, and it was a comfy and spacious place to stay for 4 days. The quiet street, ample parking, and proximity could not be beat! We hope to come back soon and enjoy the comfort of home on a vacation weekend.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2017 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Still a great place to stay, this was our 4th time staying there. Great location. We would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Adorable

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, cutely decorated and very nice. We could not have been happier with our stay and cannot wait to return!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second time back!

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic vacation! Thank you Patrina for the wonderful accommodations! Family with 2 young adults with plenty of room to spread out. Stocked kitchen used every day and very much appreciated. Always a clean and accommodating home away from home. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.