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Lake Michigan Beachfront Home, Also Only 1 Block from Portage Lake

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Last updated: 08/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Location! Location! Location! Situated at the end of Portage Point this 6 bedroom, 3 bath home offers panoramic views of Lake Michigan from nearly every window and vantage point. Behind you lies Portage Lake with its’ glistening waters dotted with sailboats where you can also observe a SUNRISE!!

Have your meals, read, lie in the sun or take in magnificent Lake Michigan sunsets as you relax on our huge deck with large table and many deck chairs.

Just steps to the spectacular low bluff beach…NO STAIRS…perfect for sunning, swimming, beach walking, sand castle building, kayaking or enjoying a nightly bon fire.

Walk out to the pier that runs along the North Channel from Portage Lake and enjoy the boats coming and going as you take in the exquisite view from this location.

Where Portage Lake channels into Lake Michigan and adjacent to the “turn around”, this area was voted one of Michigan’s best beaches in “Traverse” magazine.

The large open floor plan of this home features a great room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the big lake. There is a stone fireplace, flat screen TV, cable, WiFi and a CD player with many CD’s. The den offers books for all ages, board games, puzzles and a loaded toy box for the little ones. The dining area boasts a farm table that comfortably seats 8 – 10.

Also on this main level is a fully equipped kitchen with electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, granite island with bar stools and every utensil you would possible need. Two bedrooms on this level each have a queen bed, closet, dresser and night stand.

The master suite on the upper level offers a queen bed, a large bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The loft off the master suite provides a cozy place to read, relax or just enjoy another view of Lake Michigan.

Three additional bedrooms, each accommodating 2 people, are on the walk-out lower level. Also on this level is a full bath, living area with TV, DVD and an air hockey game.

The surrounding area offers great fishing, including charters, a variety of distinctive dining locations, golf courses, casino, wineries, shopping, hiking and exploring. Located half-way between Manistee and Frankfort, there are many places to explore. See the welcome book at our home.

In addition to the main house, there is a Bunkhouse located above the garage that includes a queen bed, two twins and a half bath. A deck facing Portage Lake is connected to the rear entrance. An additional charge for this facility is available ($475/wk plus tax & $40 cleaning fee). Groups of more than 12 people will be required to rent the bunkhouse. Properties total allowed occupancy with bunkhouse is 16 people. If you do not need or want the bunkhouse, it will be vacant during your visit.

No air conditioning but ceiling fan and several portable fans are available should you need them. We provide all bed linens but NO TOWELS. No smoking and no pets.
Maximum capacity in main house is 12 with an additional capacity of 4 in the bunkhouse.

Keywords: Located between Manistee and Frankfort at the end of Portage Point Drive

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Mid level...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    private bath to master bedroom on upper level (3rd floor)...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    in bunkhouse...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Bunkhouse is over the Garage and sleeps 4 with a half bath, deck and private entrance...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Additional outdoor patio table can seat 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    All of Michigan only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding provided. NO bath and beach towels. Bring your own....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Coffee Maker & Filters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    10 deck chairs and 2 beach chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas. You can use what is in tank, but if out, will have to trade tank in town at gas station if you want more....moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 5 - Aug 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,400

Changeover Day: Sunday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,400

Changeover Day: Sunday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housekeeping $175
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

The additional bedroom (queen plus 2 twins) and half bath, above garage (referred to as bunkhouse) is additional $475 for week plus 6% tax and a $40 cleaning fee. If not rented with main house, room stays vacant.

Maximum capacity in main house is 12 people (including children) and bunkhouse is additional 4 people.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Manistee Blacker
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Shirleys
50 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington Carferry
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Heathlands
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Glenwood
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan

Other things that you might want to take advantage of while staying with us in Manistee are Leelenau Penisula wine tours, SS Milwaukee Historical Museum, Riverwalk along Manistee River, charter fishing, live theatre at Ramsdell Theater, canoeing, kayaking, Lake Bluff Audubon Society, or take advantage of the local public boat launches. Little River Casino is within a 10 minute drive and is an attraction for many. Interlochen Arts Academy is within driving distance and offers many wonderful concerts throughout the year.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

Why the Owner Chose Onekama, MI, USA:
Best beach in Michigan for Sports and Relaxation


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from 3rd floor balcony off master bedroom.

    View from 3rd floor balcony off master bedroom.

  • Outdoor patio off living room/kitchen area.

    Outdoor patio off living room/kitchen area.

  • View from the Deck

    View from the Deck

  • Master Bath  with whirlpool tub.

    Master Bath with whirlpool tub.

  • Main floor bedroom #1

    Main floor bedroom #1

  • Bedroom #2, ground floor

    Bedroom #2, ground floor

  • Best beach with room for everyone

    Best beach with room for everyone

  • Pier jumping is popular activity for kids and adults. Be careful where you jump.

    Pier jumping is popular activity for kids and adults. Be careful where you jump.

  • Floating down the lazy Platte River and ending at Lake Michigan beach.

    Floating down the lazy Platte River and ending at Lake Michigan beach.

  • Many great golf options. Arcadia Bluffs and the Heathlands being the closest.

    Many great golf options. Arcadia Bluffs and the Heathlands being the closest.

  • Charter fishing offshore just offshore from home. Check for great charter boats.

    Charter fishing offshore just offshore from home. Check for great charter boats.

  • View of kitchen and dining room table.

    View of kitchen and dining room table.

  • View from living room, dining table, kitchen.

    View from living room, dining table, kitchen.

  • Additional downstairs hangout.

    Additional downstairs hangout.

  • Master Bedroom, 3rd floor

    Master Bedroom, 3rd floor

  • Main floor bedroom #2

    Main floor bedroom #2

  • Bedroom #1, ground floor

    Bedroom #1, ground floor

  • Ground floor bedroom #3

    Ground floor bedroom #3

  • Another great day at the beach in front of the home

    Another great day at the beach in front of the home

  • After the fabulous sunset, how about a campfire and some roasted marshmellows.

    After the fabulous sunset, how about a campfire and some roasted marshmellows.

  • Portage Lake is great for boating & fishing. Keep your boat a block away.

    Portage Lake is great for boating & fishing. Keep your boat a block away.

  • World class rivers & streams close by. Check for access spots and guides.

    World class rivers & streams close by. Check for access spots and guides.

  • Playing offshore in front of home.

    Playing offshore in front of home.

VRBO #355259

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    7
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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