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Lake Charlevoix Family Cottage...Walk to Boyne Main Street Fun

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

LOCATION, LOCATION! The best view of Lake Charlevoix from the swing of this charming Cottage's porch on Front Street's 'Golden Mile' OR out the door and across the street to the Marina where you've rented a slip OR 3 blocks walk to this Premier Main Street community's small town festivities, concerts, farmer's market, restaurants OR a 4 mile drive to Boyne Mountain resort and spa OR a few minutes more to many quaint cities or harbor towns all the way up to just a 45 minute drive to catch the Ferry to Mackinac Island for the day!

This family cottage is complete with all the comforts and conveniences you could dream of while still packed with loads of cottage charm. The adults will find the two main floor master suites (queen beds) a nice respite after a full day of activities and the kids or an extra family will beg to return every year when they climb the winding stairway to the 3rd bedroom / sleeping loft- appropriately named the 'orphanage' with it's 1 full bed, SIX twins, and one youth / crib, the whole room painted in Boyne City FUN!

Just kick back and watch the sun sink into the lake night after night from the front porch or grill, have s'mores with the family in the private patio/garden in the fenced back yard, after a big day of anything you choose to do from sports to splash year-round fun in this small town, simple-life atmosphere ...have your cake AND eat it too...in this family memory making cottage on the lake!


Keywords: family cottage, boat slip rental available, Lake Charlevoix,

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    not even small-well-behaved-crate-trained-non-allergenic types ...sorry :( ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Other (See Description)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) both master suites on the main floor have queen sized beds, Double Beds (1) One full size bed in the 'orphanage', Twin or Single Beds (1) SIX twin beds in the 'orphanage' sleeping loft, Child Beds (1) One youth bed that can be turned to use as a crib in the 'orphanage'...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Best view of Lake Charlevoix from the front porch, Harborage Marina across the street for boat slip rentals, private patio in the back yard, two main floor suites each with Queen bed, large 'orphanage' sleeping loft up a spiral stairway with 1 Full, 6 twins, 1 youth bed/crib!!!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    board games and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    closest beach out the front door and across the street; Marina beach, public marina beach, all in walking distance. Several beaches and state Parks in short ( 10mi.) drive. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Michigan's premier mainstreet community of Boyne City is a leisurely 3-4 blocks away :) ...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Million dollar view of beautiful Lake Charlevoix...voted 2nd best fresh-water lake in USA! with the best view on Front Street. Haborage Marina for boat slip rental directly accross the street from this cottage....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    gas...moreless

  • Garage:

    garage, parking in front of garage door & carriage house are not included in the family cottage rental premises...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens, towels & blankets must stay IN the cottage. Please bring your own beach towels & blankets for outside use....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    3 car maximum in driveway for Rental guests ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    no overnight off street parking permitted ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    please bring your own beach towels & blankets for outdoor use. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    high end appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boat and slip rental at Harborage Marina conveniently located directly opposite the cottage...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    fire pit and seating area ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many world class courses in the immediate area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak & Canoe rental within walking distance...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    double patio and terraced garden area with built-in firepit and covered porch in rear private fenced area ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal grill & built-in fire pit for s'mores!...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Boyne Mountain resort & spa 6 miles. Boyne Highlands and Nubs Nob 24 miles....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer-PEAK
Jul 9 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,275
Standard Season 1-2016
Sep 6 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$250 $295
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,750
Holiday Christmas -2016
Dec 17 - Dec 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,600
Holiday New Years-2017
Dec 31 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $295
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee $125

Notes:

**STANDARD RATES 1750/wk - PEAK SEASON RATE (mid June to end of Aug) 2275/wk - HOLIDAY WEEK 2600/wk (July 4th, Christmas, New Year)

Please inquire for special ski weekend pricing or requests for less than a week

Other weeks, long weekends and/or longer term lease may be available, PLEASE INQUIRE.

50% of rent due to hold reservation. Balance due 4 weeks prior to arrival date.

$500 refundable deposit...RENTAL AGREEMENT REQUIRED


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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Location

6.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boyne Mountain Airport
9.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ironton Ferry to Charlevoix
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boyne Mountain Golf Club
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 131
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Sante --short walk
5.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Boyne Mountain
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
City Marina Beach--short walk

Car: Recommended

Boyne Mountain resort and indoor Water Park is a 5 minute drive. Besides the largest indoor Water Park in Michigan the resort has a world class Spa and offers downhill and cross country skiing, zipline, tubing, indoor/outdoor pool yr. round & golf courses.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We have 6 kids, 3 of them adopted, two are former grandsons and one of them is Ugandan. We are missionaries helping orphans and widows (grannies) to survive and thrive in Uganda East Africa. When we're not in Boyne City, we're living in the 'bush' near the Nile River, in Nasuti Uganda!

Why the Owner Chose Boyne City, MI, USA:
We are born and raised Michiganders from Southwest Michigan....when we began our second phase of life in the mission fields of Africa...we sold out of the busy down-state life to own a piece of the UP-NORTH dream...heaven IS a little closer in a house by the LAKE :)

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We are a walk or a short drive away from anything our heart desires YEAR 'round!...who could ask for anything more?


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Lakeside / harbor view

    Lakeside / harbor view

  • The Family gathering room / kitchen overlooking the private garden/ patio

    The Family gathering room / kitchen overlooking the private garden/ patio

  • The "sunrise" suite the second of two main floor master suites

    The "sunrise" suite the second of two main floor master suites

  • a peek at the fun orphanage sleeping loft

    a peek at the fun orphanage sleeping loft

  • Family Dining Room has a great round table that doubles for great card games.

    Family Dining Room has a great round table that doubles for great card games.

  • Garden Terraced fenced back yard-*spring 2015 landscape remodel w/ firepit

    Garden Terraced fenced back yard-*spring 2015 landscape remodel w/ firepit

  • what's a cottage without an arbor covered with climbing clematis

    what's a cottage without an arbor covered with climbing clematis

  • Welcome to beautiful, quaint Main Street Boyne City...curfew still rings @ 10:30

    Welcome to beautiful, quaint Main Street Boyne City...curfew still rings @ 10:30

  • Public beaches are numerous by foot or by car.

    Public beaches are numerous by foot or by car.

  • Life is short ...eat desert first! then walk back to the cottage 4 blocks

    Life is short ...eat desert first! then walk back to the cottage 4 blocks

  • Walking paths at Avalanche Mountain...but the best is at the top...what a view!

    Walking paths at Avalanche Mountain...but the best is at the top...what a view!

  • another sunset from the front porch

    another sunset from the front porch

  • Sitting room looking out over the Harborage Marina with full length view of Lake

    Sitting room looking out over the Harborage Marina with full length view of Lake

  • The "sunset" suite. One of two main floor master bedrooms

    The "sunset" suite. One of two main floor master bedrooms

  • up a winding staircase you will find "the orphanage" enough said :)

    up a winding staircase you will find "the orphanage" enough said :)

  • Family dining for a few or many

    Family dining for a few or many

  • Private fenced patio area *2015 new patio w/ firepit& covered porch not pictured

    Private fenced patio area *2015 new patio w/ firepit& covered porch not pictured

  • cottage window box charm

    cottage window box charm

  • Boating? out the front door..thru the arbor & over to the Marina @ Lk Charlevoix

    Boating? out the front door..thru the arbor & over to the Marina @ Lk Charlevoix

  • The BIG picture of Boyne City on the 2nd best fresh water lake in the USA

    The BIG picture of Boyne City on the 2nd best fresh water lake in the USA

  • view from the front porch swing

    view from the front porch swing

  • The bridge behind Water Street just across the water to concerts in the gazebo

    The bridge behind Water Street just across the water to concerts in the gazebo

  • Avalanche mountain is just a few blocks walk or drive..it's a great workout

    Avalanche mountain is just a few blocks walk or drive..it's a great workout

  • only 45 miles to the Mackinac Bridge and Island Ferry, a fun family day trip

    only 45 miles to the Mackinac Bridge and Island Ferry, a fun family day trip

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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