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5 Bedroom + Den 4 Full Bath Beach House On East Traverse Bay In Traverse City

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beach House On East Bay

This spacious two story beach house has Five (5) Bedrooms (plus den), Four (4) full baths, beach, and is located directly on East Traverse Bay in Traverse City, five minutes from downtown. Comfortably sleeps 20. This unique property has two living areas, one upstairs and one downstairs, that includes two kitchens and two laundry rooms. Ideal for families or just one! All new appliances, cabinets, quartz counter tops, tile, and carpet. 100' of private beach just steps from the back door makes this an ideal vacation get-away for families.

Kendra Martin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018

About Kendra Martin

Owners John and Kendra

Kendra Martin purchased this house in 2013

Why Kendra Martin chose Traverse City

We absolutely love Traverse City! This property has everything you need to have a great stay in Traverse City - for any season.

What makes this house unique

House sits directly on East Bay, five minutes from downtown Traverse City. Central location to casino, golf, wineries, and so much more!


Traverse City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 2 bunk bed , 1 bunk bed full/full, 1 bunk bed twin/twin w/trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Daybed w/trundle
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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5 Bedroom + Den 4 Full Bath Beach House On East Traverse Bay In Traverse City
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Ideal location! Beautiful beachfront property. Super spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our vacation. We had room for 18 adults to comfortably sleep and enjoy their vacation. The location was KEY. The beach was beautiful, and we really enjoyed Lake Michigan and having bonfires in front of the water. The sand was nice and clean. We also loved that we were close enough to travel downtown multiple times a day! Definitely recommend! The cleaning checklist is strict, but not overly demanding!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, location, and amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend right on the bay. Hard to ask for more than your own beach, dock, more than enough space, and a great location!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect combination of close to the airport, retail and commercial, and the beauty of the bay.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed themselves immensely. The beach and water were right out our back door and if we needed anything, or had to be anywhere, route 31 was right out the front.

Thank you.

Paul & Cindy Boundy

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Extended Family Vacation

  • 3 of 5

Our family loves to vacation in Michigan near the Sleeping Bear Duns. We have quite a large group making it a challenge to find a rental where we can all stay together.  This house had plenty of room for our group of 14 adults and 3 children.  It has large windows in each living room providing a great view of the Bay.  The beach that is literally the back yard was fun for the children but playing in the sand at the water's edge was not possible due to the water grass, reeds and general natural debris that covered the area.  The private dock was really semi-private because guests of the Hotel (just 5 yards from the house) occasionally ventured over to enjoy it.  A busy main road goes past the front of the house causing quite a lot of road noise that never really lets up except between the hours of 2am and 5am.  This caused some sleepless nights for people in bedrooms at the front of the house. 2 of the 4 bathrooms included a bath tub which was nice for bathing small children, however once filled with water, they took an hour to drain.  Overall this house is a good rental but I would caution future guests to photograph the house and contents upon arrival, then inspect and re-photograph everything when you leave or you may find that your deposit is not returned due to some damage that you may or may not have been responsible for.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House and overall property was actually better than I expected.t

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and well laid out for our group. Our sand beach was nice and the dock was an excellent place for viewing the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. We were comfortable and enjoyed everything Traverse City had to offer!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, Mi

Annual Family Beach Week

  • 5 of 5

We rented the beach house on East Traverse Bay for a family reunion which we have held for the past 20 years. Our children and our grand children all attend, ages ranging from from 13 to 24. Everyone had a good time. The house is as advertised and more roomy than we expected, all the rooms being generously sized. The Traverse City region has a great variety of things to do, from vineyards to good restaurants. We brought wave-runners and a small sailboat and the dock was perfect for that. House is close to the water and convenient to the local activities as well. Very good experience with the owners.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Cherry International Airport
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $700

$250 of the deposit will go towards cleaning. The remaining amount, $450, will be returned within 2 weeks from checkout if there are no damages

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.