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Family & Pet Friendly Private Home

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Lakefront 4 bedroom/3 baths in the woods, sleeps 8

Log home built in 1992. The house on 1.12 acres of wooded property and is all on one floor. The bedrooms are located in 3 'wings' around the living/dining and kitchen areas. This allows for 'together' time while also providing the ability to have some private or quiet time as needed. There's a large stone wood-burning fireplace in the large room and a large back deck with charcoal-burning grill available. The hot tub access is from the deck.
N.B. The hot tub is shut down during the winter.
****NOTE: There is a bank transaction fee for any amount charged (about 3% of the amount charged). I will accept payment by check directly to me if you choose to avoid this additional charge.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1830 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : log home on one floor

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be of legal age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoors only, please....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    There is a $25/stay non-refundable pet fee....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathrooms 1 and 2 are part of the 2 'master' bedrooms. Bathroom 3 is located between and is shared by bedrooms 3 and 4....moreless

Other Amenities

  • No boats or other equipment is provided. Guests may bring their own or take advantage of boat rental businesses in Traverse City. There is a dock at the lakefront and public access launch site just across the lake as well. We have seen people out fishing - what they are catching I don't know, but apparently they do catch something! We've also seen people on waterskis and personal watercraft using the lake....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Sandy beach area with firepit. Lake has sandy bottom and is shallow quite a way out...great for kids and pets! Choice of sun or shade all day. ...moreless

  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is also a folding card table and chairs if they are needed....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Heating:

    Central heat....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sofa, loveseat, 2 large chairs and a rocking chair furnish the living room....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Long distance service is not provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    A stacked washer/dryer is located in the walk-in closet of master bedroom #1....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some very basic items are on site....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table - with umbrella - and chairs for relaxing, reading, dining, supervising kids....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The house sits more or less in the middle of 1.12 acres. The wooded property has been left in its natural state. There is a path through the woods to the lake/beach area....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor hot tub just off the back deck....moreless



Write a review 5
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $30
  • Taxes Not included


Payment may be made directly to me by check to avoid the bank fee of approximately 3% of any amount charged - which is deducted from what I receive and for which I would expect to be made whole. I will provide my mailing address when your reservation is made.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City MI Cherry Capital Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Hofbrau Interlochen
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Interlochen Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. 31/37
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Hofbrau Interlochen
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain Resort Thompsonville

Car: Necessary

The activites are available in the area BUT are not provided on-site or by the Owner, nor is any equipment necessary (i.e. bikes, skis, boats, etc.) to participate in any of the activities. Renters would need either to provide their own or obtain them from businesses that rent such equipment.


Owner info

About the owner: I built the house in 1992 when we got tired of looking for a place near Interlochen Arts Academy/Camp that my nieces attended. I'm an alum myself and attend the Adult Choir Camp each year. The next generation of campers are still too young to attend!

Why the Owner Chose Interlochen, MI, USA:
The house's lay-out affords a great combination of together-ness area and private bedroom spaces. There can be meals, games or TV going on in the big room, and yet a private nap/work/discussion happening in private...and unless it's summer with the windows open, that privacy remains.

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Judy's Place  Interlochen MI

    Judy's Place Interlochen MI

VRBO #560146

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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