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Large Family Home in Private Setting - Perfect for Winter Enthusiasts

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 12

Beautiful country setting home in a secluded, private neighborhood 5 miles north of Harbor Springs. The spacious Master Bedroom offers a Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower. A tile floored Kitchen with new appliances and lots of extras for cooking!! 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, Wet Bar, Dining Room, Sunroom and Utility Room equipped with washer and dryer. Enjoy Northern Michigan at its best with an over sized deck and an outdoor fire pit on 11 acres. Enjoy your ATV/ORV/Snowmobile with trails leaving from the house. Golf or ski within minutes from this location. Ski resorts or beaches are located approx 10 minutes from this location and golf less than 5 minutes. Roast smores over the campfire or play a game of tether ball as there are activities for the whole family on the property! Enjoy this peaceful setting where the birds sing beautiful songs and the turkeys and whitetail deer roam.

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

About Crystal

My name is Crystal. I was born and raised in Northern Michigan and I truly believe there is no place like home. I enjoy traveling and exploring new things. In my free time, you can find me outdoors; side x side riding, kayaking, snowmobiling and snowmobiling. I hope you enjoy Northern Michigan as much as I do. <3

Crystal purchased this house in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a wonderful time at this beautiful home. Great for families - lots of space, well-equipped kitchen, swing set, and plenty of play room. Tranquil setting that was a lovely compliment to downtown Harbor Springs a short drive away. Crystal was a very attentive, accommodating host and I would definitely recommend her place to anyone looking for a relaxing Northern Michigan escape.
Jul 2016
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Harbor Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom with his and her sinks
    Bathroom 4 - Jack & Jill Style - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located behind bdrm #3/4 with it's own entrance. 2 sep sinks
    Bathroom 3 - In Bedroom #2 - toilet , shower
  • Shampoo and Conditioner is provided, along with body soap. Towels and hair dryer are provided.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Shares Jack and Jill Bathroom with Room 4.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Large Closet. Shares Jack and Jill Bathroom with Room 3.
  • 4 Bedrooms. 2 Pull-out sofas in home.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Concierge services provided, please let me know how I can make your trip more enjoyable.


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Large Family Home in Private Setting - Perfect for Winter Enthusiasts
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 11 reviews

Large, family friendly home in a beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

The home owner, Crystal, was very responsive to questions that I had about the rental and in general super helpful. We rented for a New Years Eve long weekend and family ski trip. The large, clean home worked well for our two families, especially since there were 3 full bathrooms and a half bath. Overall, we had a great experience. The only negatives were that there was no wifi and the fireplace could not be used due to insurance purposes. We would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charlevoix, MI

Amazing Host and Great Home for our Fall Trip

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for our fall color tour. It was so nice with our large group to have multiple rooms to relax in and the kids had plenty of room to run around both inside and out. Crystal was excellent to work with responsive to all our questions about local activities(We LOVED Pond hill farm's fall festival) and where to go to enjoy the best of northern MI. The "homemade treats" were a nice touch that really made us feel welcome. Highly Recommended and we will be back next year!!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 generations of family together for the 4th

  • 5 of 5

The home is clean. There is a deer feeder and plenty of hummingbird feeders to enjoy nature . We hadn't been to MI in 30 years. It was fantastic to have the family under one roof. We enjoyed lake Michigan and Huron, drives to Mackinac island, and touch football in the yard.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great winter vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great winter vacation in this large home. Lots of room for everyone and their belongings. We went to ski and snowmobile. Nubs nob was just a quick 10 min drive. We were able to ride the snowmobiles from the house to the snowmobile trails about a mile down the street. Crystal also allowed us to ride snowmobiles around the yard, which was a lot of fun for the younger kids that did not want to ride for too long. The house was clean and nicely decorated. The basement was a bit chilly to sleep in, but there were a ton of blankets available. Overall, we could not have asked for a better place to stay. We will definitely consider renting this house again. Crystal was very easy to contact and answered all of our questions very quickly. Thanks so much for the awesome location!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Great place for vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Property Manager/Owner was very cooperative & polite. Check in processes was a pleasure, quick, efficient, friendly. Very efficient to get back and follow up. The House itself looks very nice. Parking Garage nice and big for cars or SUV.

Inside the first impression is positive. And once inside each corner, its really much more than just positive. All bedrooms very comfortable. Kitchen floor was well cleaned , All the bathrooms were nice & clean.

The location is great,we were able to enjoy being closer to the nature. Saw some Deers in the backyard.

The Big House is now our next vacation spot in upper Michigan. I would gladly suggest this place to any of my family & friends. All the positive experience.

Thanks a lot Crystal, really appreciate.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Novi, MI

Beautiful home, wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely wonderful for a girls weekend getaway in Harbor Springs. The home is beautiful and had more than enough room for all 8 of us to stay comfortably. The home is decorated beautifully, the beds are very comfortable, and the yard is huge. We couldn't have asked for a better home or homeowner to work with.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
True North
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Boyne Highlands or Nubs Nob
Car: necessary

Golf, ski or enjoy the nature preserve within minutes. Miles of endless trails for ATV/ORVs right from the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Pet Fee $300
Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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