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Spacious Lakefront Townhouse on Beautiful Lake Charlevoix

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Three Bedroom on Lake Charlevoix - Voted #2 USA Today's Best Lakes in America

3 Bedrooms plus Loft, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 6 - No more than 7 can be accommodated)

Our Northern Michigan lakefront townhome is beautiful and comfortable. Perfect for family getaways and is centrally located to explore Northern Michigan attractions.

Three level townhouse:

The main floor features a large great room with high speed wireless Internet, TVs, satellite channels (Dish Network), DVDs (a wide selection of great movies on site), natural fire place, wet bar, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast cove, separate dining room, balcony/deck with spectacular view of the lake and town.

Lake level (lower level): The master bedroom with king bed, walk-in closet, full bath, with private access to patio, lawn and beach. Also on this level is a 2nd bedroom with queen bed, full bath, and great lake view. Finally, a separate laundry room with washer and dryer is available for your use.

Upper level has a small private bedroom with twin bed, and a large loft with sofas, game table and chairs, and a nice lake view. A great place, out of the way, for the kids to have their own space.

Note: There is no central AC. There is an auxiliary air conditioning on third floor that is used to help maintain a comfortable temp on the hottest days of summer.

Why Boyne City?

Boyne City is a quaint town with shopping, great restaurants, parks, a beautiful marina, and a public boat ramp within walking distance of the townhouse.

Skiing: Our property is only 10 minutes from Boyne Mountain Resort, with its well groomed ski slopes and year-around water park. Also nearby is Boyne Highlands and Nubs Nob ski resorts (25 miles)

Championship Golf: Boyne Mountain Resort, Bay Harbor, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, and Treetops Resort in Gaylord -- All are world-class golf courses.

Dozens of public and private courses are in the area suitable for every skill level.

Nearby destinations...

Charlevoix (16 miles):

Lake Michigan beach, shopping, restaurants, hotels, and a scenic harbor for daily/overnight boat docking.

Petoskey/Bay Harbor (16 miles):

Shopping districts and malls, many restaurants and two marinas. Lakeside parks and beautiful golf courses.

Boyne Mountain (8 miles):

Skiing, championship golf course and water park.

Young State Park (one mile) camping, hiking, beaches, recreation.

***Recommended Day of Sightseeing ***

Mackinaw City (50 miles), Mackinac Island, and Mackinac Bridge to the Upper Peninsula:

Sightseeing, restaurants, hotels, ferries to Mackinac Island, Mackinac Island tours, shopping, restaurants, marina, horse/carriage and bike rentals, historic fort and marina. Ferries to Mackinac Island run daily from Mackinaw City (south side of bridge) and St. Ignace (north side of bridge) in Spring, Summer, and Fall.

*** Recommended Day of Sightseeing ***

Traverse City (60 miles), Old Mission Peninsula, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (85 miles) with huge natural sand dunes on Lake Michigan; Stop by the local wineries and the attend the famous Annual National Cherry Festival in July.

Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore was voted #1 in ABC Good Morning America's Most Beautiful Place in America.

Touring around from the Boyne City:

Boyne City is centrally to some of the most outstanding treasures of Northwest Michigan.

At the west end of the Lake Charlevoix is the town of Charlevoix, with great restaurants, fine shops and a beautiful new marina. The Pine River flows from the marina under the picturesque drawbridge and into Lake Michigan, providing access for big-lake boating and fishing adventures.

To the north, from either Boyne City or Charlevoix, lies the town of Petoskey featuring a large and modern marina, as well as numerous restaurants with a full range of tastes and prices, fun shopping, a casino and beautiful views of Little Traverse Bay.

Across the Little Traverse bay lies Harbor Springs, with fine restaurants and shopping, and a beautiful sheltered marina.

Just a few miles southwest of Petoskey you find the very up-scale resort village of Bay Harbor, with its elegant shopping, championship golf courses, restaurants and a deep-water harbor.

More Details

Owner
David C Krawec
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, dkrawec@sbcglobal.net
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About David C Krawec

Owner: David Krawec. Here we are 'Up North' enjoying a home cooked dinner at the lake. We love this place!

David C Krawec purchased this townhome in 2012

Why David C Krawec chose Lake Charlevoix

Lake Charlevoix voted 2nd Best Lake in America on USA Today Newsapaper poll in 2012!

I vacationed at this location while growing up and find both summer (boating) and winter (skiing) activities provide the best in family fun and vacationing.

What makes this townhome unique

Relax on the porch and enjoy viewing the scenic lakefront. Soak up the sun, swim off the beach, and fish for bass off the dock. Within walking distance to Boyne City with quaint shops, quiet dinners, and leisurely strolls with an ice cream cone from Kilwins.

Amenities

Boyne City Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Private full bathrooms in each of the lower floor guest rooms. Half Bath on main floor off Great Room Full bath on loft level
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , bedroom 1 has full private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom 2 has full private bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft area has third full bath. Sleeps two.
  • Bedroom 1 and 2 have private full baths. Loft has full bath.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Housekeeping service at conclusion of stay is required for $140 separate charge.

Reviews

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Spacious Lakefront Townhouse on Beautiful Lake Charlevoix
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
5

Beautiful townhouse!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time and truly enjoyed this location. Would love to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kelly, I hope the kids were comfortable on the loft. I plan to swap the futon for a Murphy bed during the off season to make it more comfortable. Please do return next season. It would be great to have you back.
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5

Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented Kayaks and the dock provided great access to the lake. Bathrooms remodeled recently and lovely. Master bedroom bed slept great. Great place for two couples and kids.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonnie, Thank you for the kind review. Its great you rented some kayaks to get out on the beautiful lake. Please consider a return with the kids for a ski weekend at Boyne (a short 10 minute drive). We'd love to have you back!
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5

It was wonderful! We plan to return next year.

  • 5 of 5

We have spent many years on Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix and of all the places we've rented this was our favorite. The view was perfect, and the location was great. The proximity to both Charlevoix and Boyne City made it very convenient. We had our family with us including 3 young grandchildren and they loved it as much as we did

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, I'm so glad your grandchildren enjoyed swimming off the dock and playing at the nearby beaches. My wife and I vacationed here with my kids when they were young and they, too, loved the water. They're adults now and have great memories of our annual summer vacations "Up North." Please do consider us again - It would be great to host your family for another stay at our home.
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Saint Louis, MO
5

Spacious with a beautiful view of the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This townhouse was very nice and very spacious. It was close to everything we wanted to do - rent a boat, zip lining, Mackinaw, etc. Sitting on the dock a couple nights was very nice as well. Mr. Krawek was very nice and quick to answer any questions or offer any suggestions for places to eat and things to do. Make sure you do the Avalanche Reserve hike for the sunsets - so beautiful! P.S. I would make the trip to Petoskey for Meijer for groceries - the local grocery store just down the street is good for emergencies but Meijer is much cheaper and a lot more variety. We're back in St. Louis where the temps are stupid hot so we are really missing our spot on the Lake in Michigan!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie, I'm glad you were able to visit the nearby towns and take advantage of the lake, great weather, and local activities (I plan to do the ziplining on my visit at the end of the season). I agree that the sunset view from Avalanche Preserve is beautiful. I do hope you plan a return trip - it's great every time. Thanks again!
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5

Clean, convenient and great views

  • 5 of 5

We thought the house was clean and cozy. The location near the lake, Boyne Mountain, the Village and the grocery store were all incredibly convenient. We especially enjoyed the view of the lake with the hills in the background.

We found the owner to be extremely accommodating and was responsive if we needed anything. Great customer service.

It was a wonderful place to spend a long weekend.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aaron, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and had fun skiing at Boyne. The views are equally incredible during the summer and fall. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you are thinking of another visit. Thanks again.
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5

Beautiful lake front condo!

  • 5 of 5

I would HIGHLY recommend this beautiful Townhouse! It is just a few min from downtown Boyne City. My family of 6 adults stayed in the home for a week and had an amazing time. The open concept with 3 floors really allowed everyone to spread out and have their own space. We enjoyed day trips to Petoskey, Charlevoix, Travers City, and Bellaire. The Townhouse being right on the lake with a beautiful dock allowed endless swimming and fishing. The home was extremely clean and well kept. We did have an issue with the refrigerator but David quickly remedied the issue. He had great communication though out the week with us and was always available.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Elizabeth, I'm certainly glad the property met the expectations for your family. And thanks again for alerting me to the refrigerator issue so I could get a replacement ASAP (your understanding was kind and appreciated). Please come back and visit again. It's a wonderful place for a fall color weekend.
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Red Mesa Grill
"Great family dining experience for Mexican food in downtown Boyne City. Good value."
Wildwood Rush
Cafe Sante
"Best place to eat in Boyne City. Moderate prices, good for families as well."
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pelston
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Boyne Mountain, Bay Harbor, Charlevoix
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy 131
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Boyne City
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Boyne Mountain
Car: necessary

Macinac Island, Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore (sand dunes), Lake Michigan

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Damage Deposit $300

Separate Cleaning fee required: $140.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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