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Empire Rose: Cozy Home in the Heart of Empire on Front St.

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Last updated: 07/05/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy living in the heart of Empire, a cozy town with a great public beach. Empire Rose is a clean, comfortable home owned by Bruce and Cindy Taggart. It has a modern kitchen and bath, living room, family room, fenced in yard, and two large bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, the large upstairs bedroom has two double beds. Wireless internet and cable TV are provided. Linens are available.

Rates: Weekly rental only for $1250, Sat-Sat. For an extra $100, we will provide linens. Rate includes 6% use tax. Off-season: $900/wk. We do not rent through VRBO, so there are no surprise add-on fees. Contact us directly.

Load up the wagon and take the short walk to the beach for the day, enjoy nearby galleries and shops, grocery shop and eat out across the street. Empire is in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted by Good Morning America as 'The Most Beautiful Place in the Country'! Drive the scenic drive. Hike the trails. bike on miles of beautiful roads, visit the many endless beaches. After dinner, stroll back to the beach for some of the most beautiful sunsets in the country.

Keywords: Downtown, sleeps six, modern kitchen, near beach, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Traverse City, Sand dunes, Lake Michigan, West Michigan, Leelanau Peninsula, Crystal Lake, Glen Lake

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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: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Wagon for going to the beach, beach chairs

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of fiction in the bookshelves available for borrowing. Feel free to leave or take a book! ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Lines are available for an extra $100....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Non-Summer
Sep 3 - May 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$900
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

Weekly: $1200 (includes 6% use tax)

Linens provided for $100 extra.

Second-week discounts are possible.

50% in advance (non-refundable). 50% on arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

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Location

In the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Weekly rental ($1200 without linens, $1300 with linens; includes 6% use tax).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Bruce and Cindy Taggart teach in the College of Music at Michigan State University. Cindy also owns and runs The Secret Garden, a gallery of handcrafts in Empire, three doors down from Empire Rose. Bruce and Cindy spend summers in Empire; their home is nearby.

Why the Owner Chose Empire, MI, USA:
We have been summer residents of Empire since 1988. It really is 'The Most Beautiful Place in America.' We love the town, the beach, the National Lakeshore. Empire Rose is a house we have admired for many years; we purchased it in 2011. We are thrilled to own it and be able to offer it for others to enjoy.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Empire Rose is in an ideal location: easy walk to the beach (five minutes), groceries (one minute), restaurants, bank (with ATM), ice cream store, quirky shops, library, National Lakeshore visitor's center.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Family room with cable TV, VCR, DVD, wireless internet.

    Family room with cable TV, VCR, DVD, wireless internet.

  • Living room looking out on Front St.

    Living room looking out on Front St.

  • Empire beach is an easy walk.

    Empire beach is an easy walk.

  • Pyramid Point in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

    Pyramid Point in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Upstairs bedroom.

    Upstairs bedroom.

  • Modern, fully equipped kitchen.

    Modern, fully equipped kitchen.

  • Deck, grill, fenced in yard, rose garden, and a wagon for going to the beach.

    Deck, grill, fenced in yard, rose garden, and a wagon for going to the beach.

  • Empire bluffs. Just up the hill from town.

    Empire bluffs. Just up the hill from town.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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  • Calendar last updated 07/05/2016

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Empire, MI, USA #387795

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