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Gorgeous Private Lakefront Estate-Elk Lake. Traverse City Area.

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Last updated: 01/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

6 Bedroom, 5 bath Executive Waterfront Home

This 6000 square foot gated executive home, built in 2008, sits on over 4 acres and 354 feet of private beautiful Elk Lake frontage. This is our family vacation home and it has become available for a limited number of weeks during the summer and year round. There are 6 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths and a private, heated outdoor shower. The home has a large gourmet kitchen with lake views, professional appliances and an attached, screened in porch dining area. The timber frame great room is 24'x32' has an enormous stone fireplace, vaulted wood truss ceiling and lake views. A mahogany coffered ceiling game room features a fire place graced with an antique mantel, ping pong table, board games and restored antique mahogany bookshelves. The first floor master bedroom with a king bed and sweeping lake views features an indoor fireplace and outdoor fireplace through french doors opening to a magnificent rotunda patio. Private master bathroom has a custom stone shower with steam unit. Upstairs there are 5 second floor bedrooms and 3 second floor full baths including 1 en-suite bathroom and one jack and jill set up bathroom.
The property has a hammock, full sand volleyball court, shuffleboard court and basketball court. On the home's lakeside there is a large covered rotunda porch, a screened in rotunda dining porch, a fieldstone patio with plenty of adirondack chairs for lounging and taking in the view, private dock with swim ladder, fieldstone fire pit installed in 2015, and small storage building, with a patio, that houses kayaks, life vests, volleyballs for sand court, baggo/cornhole game, bocce and shuffleboard sticks, all available for your enjoyment. . The basketballs are stored in the first bay of the 5 bay garage near the basketball court.
Here you'll find a convenient central location with only 20 minutes to the foodie town, Traverse City , 30 minutes to Charlevoix, 10 minutes to Elk Rapids and Alden, 90 minutes to Mackinac bridge. Explore the Chain of Lakes (including boat access to Torch lake) on a pontoon, winery tours, golf, Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Fest, Venetian festival in Charlevoix, art fairs and pure relaxtion. Pontoon/boat rentals are available at Blue Sky Rentals, Luhr's Landing on Torch River or at Elk Rapids Marina. You can moor in front of our house using our buoy or a buoy provided by the rental company. Right Tree Rentals in Elk Rapids 231-668-8220 has bikes, tandems and stand up board rentals, kayaks.
This is a privately owned luxury residential property with top of the line modern amenities and appliances juxtaposed with salvaged, restored historic architectural details including wainscoting, leaded glass, stained glass, a master staircase, and doors all from the 1890s. We rent exclusively to families/couples over the age of 35, on a one week minimum basis. We are very selective in our rental process. We request that all guests respect our home and the guidelines of our rental agreement.
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    35...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Winery tours on nearby Mission and Lelanau peninsulas, Traverse City Film Fest, July Horse Show by the Bay, Cherry Festival, Harbor Days in Elk Rapids, Autumn Foliage, scenic drives, snow skiing...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Available...moreless

  • Game Room:

    ping pong outdoor sand volleyball and shuffleboard court basketball hoop ...moreless

  • Games:

    ping pong board games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    375 private ft. of Elk Lake frontage....moreless

  • Resort:

    Nearby Grand Traverse Resort and Spa (20 min.) offers golf, tennis, spa treatments and fine dining. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Enjoy the charming village of Elk Rapids (10 min.)with its natural water rapids, playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, restaurants, marina and shopping. Don't miss Evenings on River Street....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    360 feet of frontage on beautiful, crystal clear Elk Lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Screen porch off kitchen seats 12-14. Kitchen island seats 6. Dining room seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    First touch- screen control panel in Great Room Second touch-screen in second floor hallway...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 available 1st floor and 2nd floor...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    4 Gas starter fireplaces and 1 outdoor fire pit at lakefront. Plenty of firewood for your use. ...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    No in-home equipment. Elk Rapids Fitness 7401 Cherry Avenue Kewadin is 1 mile North-1-231-264-5033. Available for use by the day for a nominal fee. Call ahead for access code and payment info. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage can be made available to park one car upon request. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Property is available for year-round. Same touch-screen panels as air conditioning. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi code given closer to check-in ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge timber room 24'x32'. Large stone fireplace. Lake views. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Room for several cars in driveway....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Both bath towels and beach towels are provided. No need to pack those cumbersome towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 laundry rooms . 1st floor and 2nd floor...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart steel carafe 12 cup coffee maker. Uses ground coffee. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you will need to take care of your own meals....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2 Miele diswashers...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cooking supplies, spices, oils etc.. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2 Traulsen commercial refrigerators. 1 beverage cooler. 1 freezer with ice maker Extra ice maker available in first bay of garage-no need to purchase bags of ice for cocktails and coolers...moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf 60' professional range. 2 ovens, 6 burners, griddle....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boats may be rented from several area marinas. They will install a buoy to tie up the boat. We do have a dock from which the boat driver may pick up passengers. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Nearby. A-Ga-Ming golf course 20 minute drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and several inflatables. life vests. No canoe...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill with propane provided Grill rack on fire pit also available ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Shanty Creek, Boyne, Crystal Mountain...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Outdoor courts available 2 miles away. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa offers indoor/outdoor courts and lessons, 20 minutes away. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Inflatables, life vests, snorkeling gear ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard
Sep 6 - Jun 17, 2017
7 night min stay

$9,000
Peak 2017
Jun 18 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$10,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$9,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $500
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cancellation: The 50 percent deposit is fully refundable up to 90 days before the first day of your stay. No cancellations or refunds less then 90 days from the first day of your stay.

Our absolute maximum is 14 people.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

19 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Oasis, Pearls
90 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ag-a-ming, Lochenheath, Grand Traverse Resort
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pearls, Siren Hall, Chef Charles
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Shanty Creek, Boyne
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Elk Rapids, East Bay

Car: Necessary

90 minutes to Mackinaw Island Ferry, 75 minutes to Harbor Springs, 30 minutes to Charlevoix, 20 minutes to Traverse City, 60 Minutes to Fishtown in Leland , 10 minutes to town of Elk Rapids and Alden, 60 minutes to must-see Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and neighboring, quaint Glen Arbor

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are a middle age couple with 4 teenage children and a dog. We built the home in 2008.

Why the Owner Chose Rapid City, MI, USA:
This house is unique in the quality and care taken in its construction. The property offers an unusual amount of lake frontage and privacy.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The color and clarity of the water on Elk Lake is awe inspiring. Our homes proximity to outstanding restaurants, shopping, quaint towns and the beloved foodie town of Traverse city make it a perfect location. The 354' of lakefront offers privacy and room to stretch out and unwind. There is low boat traffic on Elk Lake. Sunsets are breathtaking.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/19/2017

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Photos

  • East side of house facing driveway

    East side of house facing driveway

  • Screened in dining porch seats 14 with lake views, from West

    Screened in dining porch seats 14 with lake views, from West

  • Sand volleyball court and shuffelboard

    Sand volleyball court and shuffelboard

  • Fieldstone patio

    Fieldstone patio

  • House with dock, shed activities/games storage shed in foreground

    House with dock, shed activities/games storage shed in foreground

  • Lakeside Gourmet Kitchen with Wolf 2-oven 6 stove gas range

    Lakeside Gourmet Kitchen with Wolf 2-oven 6 stove gas range

  • Dining room seats 8

    Dining room seats 8

  • First Floor Master Bedroom with fireplace, lakeview from french doors

    First Floor Master Bedroom with fireplace, lakeview from french doors

  • Main staircase and stained glass, salvaged & restored form 1890 Chicago home

    Main staircase and stained glass, salvaged & restored form 1890 Chicago home

  • King guest room

    King guest room

  • Twin guest room shares  ensuite bathroom with other twin bedroom

    Twin guest room shares ensuite bathroom with other twin bedroom

  • watersports  and sunsets

    watersports and sunsets

  • Lakeside of house from Southwest

    Lakeside of house from Southwest

  • Lakeside of house with octagonal screened in dining porch & sun patio from Wes

    Lakeside of house with octagonal screened in dining porch & sun patio from Wes

  • Screened-in porch seats14, volleyball court, recreational storage shed

    Screened-in porch seats14, volleyball court, recreational storage shed

  • Great room with 65" screen tv and lake view, fireplace with gas starter

    Great room with 65" screen tv and lake view, fireplace with gas starter

  • Island seats 6 with views of lake and leaded glass french doors- screened porc

    Island seats 6 with views of lake and leaded glass french doors- screened porc

  • Rec room with ping pong, fireplace books, games

    Rec room with ping pong, fireplace books, games

  • steam shower in master bathroom

    steam shower in master bathroom

  • Queen guest room with private all natural stone bathroom

    Queen guest room with private all natural stone bathroom

  • Twin guest room with lake views and shared bathroom

    Twin guest room with lake views and shared bathroom

  • Firepit

    Firepit

  • Sunset from dock

    Sunset from dock

VRBO #569638

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017

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