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North Lake Leelenau Retreat! Beautiful Lake Views from Every Room!

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A view from one of the docks of the sandy bottom of North Lake Leelanau!

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Last updated: 09/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Gorgeous views of North Lake Leelanau greet you from every room in this bright and inviting vacation home. 'North Manitou' feels like home with a cozy living room and lake view from every window. Each bedroom has it's own sliding door out to a private balcony or deck area with seating.

Enjoy the sunrise and your morning coffee from the house deck or stroll down the hillside steps and across the street to 200 feet on the lake. Dock your boat - or rent one! - for 18 miles of Lake Leelanau water sport fun! 'North Manitou' has a large lawn for family fun and games. The fire pit area is great for s'mores & sunset watching. Meals are easy in the full kitchen, on the grill - or in the village!

Whether you are up to relaxing, wine tasting on Michigan’s largest wine trail, hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes, down hill skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing or snowmobiling on many of the great trails, boating Lake Leelanau or Lake Michigan, ice fishing, sporting, staring at the water or blazing a mountain bike trail in the summer, Whaleback Retreat has it all!

This retreat is a year around getaway that will always make you feel at home.

Do you have a larger group? Contact us for details on also renting the attached 1000 square foot one king bedroom/full kitchen & living/one bath apartment that is available for rental with the house or separately to accommodate two more people. The apartment - the 'South Manitou' - Listing #508885 can be opened up to the house or locked off for privacy. It has a private entrance, parking, patio, balcony & dock.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The minimum age for renters is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome with the supervision of an adult....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    We have a beautiful view, access, and across the street frontage on North Lake Leelanau....moreless

  • Lake View:

    We have a beautiful view, access, and across the street frontage on North Lake Leelanau....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    We have a beautiful view, access, and across the street frontage on North Lake Leelanau....moreless

  • Water View:

    We have a beautiful view, access, and across the street frontage on North Lake Leelanau....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    We have a beautiful view, access, and across the street frontage on North Lake Leelanau....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Firewood can be purchased on your drive up to the house as well as at the local grocery. Please do not bring wood from outside county lines....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has everything you need to cook. It does not include any food or beverage items, paper towel, or aluminum foil....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Wine Tour
Sep 7 - Oct 2, 2016
2 night min stay
$415
Fall Time Change
Oct 3 - Nov 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$295
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,230
Holiday Escape
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$270
Holiday Family Time
Dec 19 - Jan 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 09/16/2016
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Location

We are located right up the road from historic Fishtown in Leland (make sure you eat at the Village Cheese Shanty). In the area you will find...Wineries, Art Galleries, Fishing, Beautiful Beaches, Bird Watching, Great Food, and Casinos. You will also be a short driving distance to many attractions through out the year like the Manitou Music Festival, Leland Food & Wine Festival, Leelanau Conservancy Natural Area, Day Trips to the Manitou Islands, Traverse City Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Festival, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Interlochen Performing Arts Academy Concert Series, Fall Color Tours, and Skiing.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We fell in love with the Leland area and knew that we wanted to share our interest in the area with others. We enjoy hiking, skiing, and relaxing by the fire.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • A view from one of the docks of the sandy bottom of North Lake Leelanau!

    A view from one of the docks of the sandy bottom of North Lake Leelanau!

  • Yard View

    Yard View

  • Lawn and Fire Pit

    Lawn and Fire Pit

  • View From Deck

    View From Deck

  • View From Living Room

    View From Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • View From Main Floor Bedroom

    View From Main Floor Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bathroom & Stackable Washer and Dryer

    Upstairs Bathroom & Stackable Washer and Dryer

  • 2nd Floor Bedroom #2

    2nd Floor Bedroom #2

  • 2 docks - One for S. Manitou Rental

    2 docks - One for S. Manitou Rental

  • Lower Lakeside Seating Area

    Lower Lakeside Seating Area

  • Facing The House From The Deck

    Facing The House From The Deck

  • Parking

    Parking

  • Lawn and Fire Pit

    Lawn and Fire Pit

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • The Place - Whaleback Retreat

    The Place - Whaleback Retreat

  • 2nd Floor Bedroom

    2nd Floor Bedroom

  • Morning Coffee Balcony

    Morning Coffee Balcony

  • Upper Lakeside Seating Area

    Upper Lakeside Seating Area

  • View From 2nd Dock

    View From 2nd Dock

VRBO #508805

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/16/2016

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