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Custom 3600sqft Home with 350' Private Arbutus Lake Frontage

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Last updated: 01/17/2011

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 3 fulls baths, sleeps 12-14 people

This truly spectacular home features 4 spacious bedrooms (2 master suites), 3 full baths, custom kitchen, and large great room with soaring cathedral ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows framing beautiful views of the lake, pond and woods. Over 3600 sq. ft. nestled on 20 wooded acres with 350 feet of prime frontage on Arbutus Lake, one of the nicest lakes around. This is a one-of-a-kind rental that offers privacy and serenity but is still only minutes from downtown Traverse City.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms:

Upstairs Master Suite - King bed, private full attached bath and sitting area

Upstairs Bedroom - King bed, full attached bath (has shared access from the second floor hallway)

Downstairs bedroom - Queen bed, twin/twin bunk bed, twin trundle, full attached bath (has shared access with the main downstairs living area)

Downstairs bedroom - Twin extra long/Queen bunk bed

Upstairs Alcove - Queen sleeper sofa

WINTER/SPRING 2015 weekly rental rate is $2300.00 plus $185.00 cleaning fee, 6% MI sales tax and $500.00 security deposit

SUMMER 2015 weekly rental rate is $4500.00 plus $185.00 cleaning fee, 6% MI sales tax and $500.00 security deposit

Clean, clear lake with hard sandy frontage - perfect for swimming
Sandy beach area for building sand castles
Short, gentle slope to beach (no stairs)
Quiet 'no-wake lake'- great for fishing - safe for kids and adults to swim - connects to 3 all-sports lakes for high-speed boating
Dock (bring your own motor boat) - public boat launch
2 kayaks (1 single and 1 double), 4-person paddle boat, and row boat (life jackets provided)
Plenty of nearby outdoor activities including hiking/biking trails, and parks including playgrounds, tennis, baseball fields, etc.
Great fire pit with custom benches (firewood provided)
Pond and 21 wooded acres to explore
Lots of wildlife (bald eagles, loons, deer, great blue herons, wild turkeys, muskrats and tons of birds to name a few)
Multiple decks with fantastic views (large lake-side deck plus private lake-side decks off each bedroom)
Plenty of outdoor seating and dining on deck and beach
Large, high-end gas barbecue grill
Outdoor heated shower
2 flat screen televisions with DVD players (one in each master suite)
Large, flat screen smart TV with Netflix subscription and Blue Ray DVD player in great room
Stereo system
Cable TV
Wireless internet
Large assortment of DVDs, board games, books, and puzzles
Large, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances
Breakfast bar
Large dining table seats 12
Washer and two (2) dryers
Pack-n-play baby bed, crib, highchair, and booster seat
2 person master shower with multiple shower heads
Large spa tub in master suite
Sitting area in master suite with spectacular lake and pond views
Many fun winter activities including fantastic ice fishing on the lake, cross country ski trails nearby (the VASA Trail is known as 'the premier cross-country trail in the state'), and snow mobile trails within 5 minutes,
For downhill skiers, the best Michigan down-hill ski resorts within 45-60 minutes drive
Bed linens and bath towels provided
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/17/2011

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Upstairs Alcove: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Queen bed, twin/twin bunk bed, twin trundle...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Twin xl over queen bunk...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Private frontage on Arbutus Lake...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Private setting on an inland, all-sports lake just south of downtown Traverse City. Located on almost 20 acres, this home is an idyllic home to make memories with friends and family....moreless

  • Lake:

    Arbutus Lake frontage...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace is non-functional...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 2 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Early summer
May 26 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 4 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 27 - Apr 1, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $225
  • Tax Rate 6%

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 75 months. You can contact the manager for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital

Car: Necessary


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/17/2011

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  • Lake facing side of home

    Lake facing side of home

  • Beach


  • Pond on property

    Pond on property

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Main Floor Guest Room 2

    Main Floor Guest Room 2

  • Upstairs Master

    Upstairs Master

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Upstairs Guest Bath

    Upstairs Guest Bath

  • Loft sitting area

    Loft sitting area

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Beach


  • Arbutus Lake view

    Arbutus Lake view

  • Kitchen


  • Main floor Guest Bedroom 1

    Main floor Guest Bedroom 1

  • Main Floor Guest Bath

    Main Floor Guest Bath

  • Master Sitting Area

    Master Sitting Area

  • Upstairs Guest Room 3

    Upstairs Guest Room 3

  • Loft with pull out couch

    Loft with pull out couch

  • Main floor laundry

    Main floor laundry

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