Secluded home with large yard surrounded by woods on hill top with a beautiful view looking out over Portage Lake and a sleeping capacity of 18 people. No neighbors in site or hearing range. Home's main floor has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. Living room has a sectional couch with a sofabed.
Finished walkout basement has 3 sets of bunk beds and 2 futons along with a shower and sink.
Kitchen has dishwasher and 2 refrigerators. Home is air conditioned, heated, and has a washer and dryer. Glassed in porch off living room to large outdoor deck with two patio umbrella tables and a gas fire pit and gas heat lamp. Dining room has a large table capable of seating 10 people and room for 4 more at kitchen table. Home is along a beautiful winding road that is great for walking, jogging, biking, and skating. You can drive, bike, or jog less than 2 miles down Portage Point Road to the Lake Michigan and Portage Lake fine sand beaches. If bringing a boat, you can rent a slip at the Portage Point Inn & Marina, found on Portage Point Road on your way to the beach. They also have bar, sandwich & ice cream shop, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and charter fishing. The Inn offers beach club memberships to allow access to outdoor pool, hot tub, Portage Lake beach, and other resort amenities. If you would like to rent a boat, let me know and I will give you the contact information. Several championship golf courses 6 to 20 miles away, including Arcadia Bluffs, Crystal Mountain, The Heathlands, Bear Lake County Highlands, Manistee National, Manistee Golf & Country Club, and Pinecroft. World class fishing for salmon and trout on Lake Michigan and area rivers. Portage Lake offers great fishing for Bass, Pike, Walleye, and Perch. Ask about guides and charters. Other area activities include wine tours, lighthouses, shopping opportunities in unique, upnorth towns like Frankfort, Glen Arbor, and Manistee, along M22, one the most scenic drives in America. Sleeping Bear Dunes and Traverse City are an hour away. Horseback riding is just 15 minutes away at Rock 'n' R Stables. Winter sports include skiing at Crystal Mountain Resort, snowmobiling with hundreds of miles of trails on the Benzie/Manistee system, and ice fishing on Portage Lake.
From July 1 to August 19 this home requires a weeklong, Sunday to Sunday rotation. Dogs are allowed with pet fee.