Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore; Perfect for Children and Adults(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Lakefront House with over 100 feet of private frontage
Our home is well-appointed and very family-friendly - room enough for several couples, or two families, or an extended family. There is plenty of room for everyone to cook and eat together, find spaces to nap, read a book, play games, listen to music, or just take in the beautiful surroundings. There are five bedrooms, three full baths, a laundry room, open floor plan, cable TV, high speed broadband wireless, fully equipped kitchen, large deck, and a gas grill.
The Master Suite on the main floor is spacious, with a queen-sized four poster bed, private bath with Jacuzzi tub, walk-in closet, and sitting area. [sleeps 2]
The Mission Room has mission-style furniture, including a queen-sized bed, rocker, dresser, with beautiful views of the lake. [sleeps 2]
The Library has built in shelves loaded with books and games, closet, dresser, and a queen-size bed. [sleeps 2]
The Bunk Room has a single bed, and a bunk bed with a single mattress on top and double on the bottom. The bottom bunk can be used as a sofa or bed. [sleeps 2-4]
The Lookout Room is the perfect place for one. Equipped with a single bed, wardrobe and dressing table…and a lovely view of the lake. [sleeps 1]
The upstairs rooms share a hallway bathroom. There is a third full bathroom downstairs off the lake entryway, laundry room, kitchen area.
South Shore House is a stone's throw (50 yards) from Market 22 (deli, cafe, convenience store, market) and The Ugly Tomato (luscious heirloom tomatoes and local produce from a fifth-generation Leelanau farmer). We are surrounded by over 70,000 acres of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offering some of the most pristine views in the world.
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Member since: 2012
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $200
$350 nonrefundable deposit holds the week requested.
$1700 due 60 days prior to check-in; $1700 due 30 days prior to check-in.
$350 deposit returned within 30 days, assuming no damages.
Owner'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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Enjoy kayaking on Little Traverse Lake or paddling through the quiet waters of Victoria Creek, hiking and cross-country skiing the surrounding trails, swimming (both Little Traverse and Lake Michigan), biking the miles of paved, low-traffic roads, stopping for fresh produce at a roadside farm stand, taking a trip by ferry to the Manitou Islands, tasting wine at the numerous vineyards, playing golf at the Manitou Passage Golf Club (Arnold Palmer signature course) or one of the many beautiful courses Leelanau has to offer.
Leland and Glen Arbor are ten minutes in either direction on scenic M-22 highway. Suttons Bay, Northport, and Traverse City are all nearby. Enjoy the many summer festivals, music concerts, restaurants, shops and galleries these charming villages have to offer. Take day trips to the famous Dune Climb north of Empire, or to the Interlochen Academy of the Arts for a world-class music or theater performance. Downhill skiing is available at the Homestead Resort and Crystal Mountain.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Michael and Laurie both work for the University of Michigan, live in Ann Arbor, and have been coming 'up north' for years. They and their two sons have rented cottages over the decades on many of the inland lakes in the the Sleeping Bear dunes area, and have fallen in love with Little Traverse Lake.
Why the Owner Chose Maple City, MI, USA:
This place has it all! Perched on a beautiful inland lake, with easy access--by foot, bike, or car--to Good Harbor and the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have found in all of our travels that the rolling hills, boundless lake shore, uncrowded sandy beaches, vineyards, orchards, fresh local food and charming villages of the Leelanau Peninsula are unparalleled.
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Beach, lawn and house from the dock
Lake and beach view from lawn--picnic table, hammock, kayaks, dock
Kitchen - Jenn-Air Ceran cooktop, built-in microwave/oven, frigidaire dishwasher
Dining room - china cabinet, seating for eight, four more in adjacent nook
Living room - Leather sofa/chairs, DVD player, 32 inch flat screen TV in cabinet
West sunporch - puzzle/game table, sofa, lots of windows
Mission bedroom - Lake view, wall mural, mission-style furnishings
Bunkroom - stand alone twin, top twin, bottom double
Farm house and lake
Blue view, June 2014
Lake and beach view from lawn--dock, fire pit, hammock, kayaks
Lakeside deck, table, chairs, gas grill
Kitchen - refrigerator, pantries, desk area
Fireplace - leaded glass windows, flanked by wingback chairs
East sunporch - wicker furniture, papasan, lots of windows
Master suite - Queen size four poster bed, sitting area, Jacuzzi tub
Library, with futon made up, built-in shelves with books & board games
Lookout bedroom - Single bed, wardrobe, vanity, view of lake
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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