About the property
- Condo1400 sqft
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay0 - 4 nights
Skiers,Golfers,tennis, pickle ball, bikers, hikers, swimming, beaches
HIDEAWAY VALLEY CONDOS ARE IN THE HEART OF NORTHERN SKI/GOLF COUNTRY. We are located on the 11th hole of Little Traverse Bay Golf Course and within driving distance to 30 Northern Michigan courses. Whether you are a couple looking for a romantic weekend away, or a group of 8 family members and/or friends you, will enjoy a quality vacation at our 19th hole destination.
Our lovely condo offers the tranquility of a secluded, woodsy setting with all the creature comforts of home. You will love this area because there is so much to do and see here. Unless, of course, you are looking to catch up on some R & R or spend a relaxing holiday visiting with family and friends.
Our cozy unit is nicely furnished for your comfort. There is a fireplace, cable TV, DVD & WiFi. The comfort of air conditioning, a furnished deck with seating for 8 and a gas grill. You will enjoy a completely equipped kitchen with microwave oven, self-cleaning oven, dishwasher, coffee pot, toaster and plenty of the necessaries in order to prepare a meal. There is a 1/2 bath and bar on the first floor. The master bedroom on the second floor has a king size bed and a deck with chairs to enjoy your morning coffee. The additional two bedrooms have a queen size bed and two twin beds. There is plenty of closet space. There is a full bath/shower and a filled linen closet.
The lower level has a sliding door with a patio and chairs and panoramic view of the commons and golf course. It is furnished with sofa, coffee table, lounge chairs, rocker, TV and a comfortable queen size bed. On this level you will find a full bath, laundry room and dressing room.
The attached garage has a garage door opener and there is additional parking outside of the garage.
'Pure Michigan' is the perfect description of our northern Michigan retreat. Whether you are enjoying the beautiful winter months with fresh powder snow for skiing, sledding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling or the tranquility of the spring/fall season, we have the perfect location for you to relax when you return.
Summer showcases all the natural beauty of Northern Michigan highlighting the sandy beaches along with hiking/biking trails, fishing, golfing, ferry trips to Mackinac Island or sailing on Little Traverse Bay. An exciting trip across the wide span Mackinac Bridge will be memorable; the UP is a destination with many interesting sites to visit. There are so many opportunities to explore the out-of-doors.
However, in the evenings the area take on a new venue with enjoying the many gourmet restaurants, microbreweries, movie theaters, casinos or classic theater.
Both Harbor Springs and Petoskey have exceptionally beautiful 4th of July Fireworks displays and fun local parades. They can also be viewed from the picturesque Little Traverse Bay Golf Course restaurant. You will talk about the view from this location for a long time.
The early spring months offer the opportunity for a trip to Mackinac Island to enjoy the breathtaking view of the beautiful Lilac trees and festival. You may want to experience lunch or dinner on the Grand Hotel's porch and, of course, a little golf on their course and afterward some yummy fudge. Also, renting a bike and having a leisurely ride around the island is a must for first timers.
Morel mushroom hunting in the spring has been a popular activity along with enjoying the delicate trillium that grow abundantly along the North Country Hiking Trails/roads within walking distance. It is a beautiful time of the year to enjoy the drive through the tunnel of trees (M-119) on your way to Cross Village and a stop at Legg's Inn and the Three Pines Art Gallery. Wilderness Park has terrific hiking trails and a lovely view of Lake Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
If time permits on the way north, stop at the Pond Hill Farm for fresh veggies and a glass of their delicious wine and maybe some lunch. There are pigs, and other animals for the children to see and feed.
The fall foliage is worth the trip in itself. It is breathtaking from our deck looking onto the golf course;it is a photo opportunity. This is also a great time to drive the tunnel of trees.
Take a walk back into time visiting Horton Bay, the birthplace of Hemmingway. This little town has their very own unique 'bridge walk' on Labor day in competition to the 'big' Mackinac Bridge walk. Also, Hemingway spent a lot of time at Bayview and left the local people with many legends. Bayview also has a summer music festival featuring many well know stars including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra; don't miss their old-fashioned ice cream social in July .
Explore the extraordinary stores in Petoskey and Harbor Springs. You will love the locally grown vegetables at the farmers markets, the county fair and also Bill's Farm Market on Mitchell St. in Petoskey. He has an abundance of pumpkins and wreaths in the fall.
This explains why we love our 'home away from home.'
We feel confident that you will enjoy our vacation hideaway.
Marilyn and Terry Stocker
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- Apr 12, 2018
About Marilyn and Terry Stocker
We are retired and enjoying life. We bought our 'home away from home' when our children were young. We enjoy skiing, sailing, hiking and out door activities with our family and friends and love northern Michigan. Our sail boat keeps us close to Lake St.Clair in the summer, however, we travel to Harbor Springs often. We would love to share this experience with you and family/friends. We also love to travel out west, south and of course north. We have had many trips across the ocean and renting our condo to others gives brings us joy in meeting new and interesting people. We both grew up in the east side area of greater Detroit and our children have and continue to share their travel and educational experiences/adventures with us. We wish this type of wholesome vacation environment will do the same for you. Family and friends who play together stay together and have memories for a lifetime.
Marilyn and Terry Stocker purchased this Condo in 1979
Why Marilyn and Terry Stocker chose Little Traverse
Over the years we have continued to make improvements and updates to the condo and we ourselves enjoy going up to visit 'Pure Michigan' and visit and entertain our many friends who have transitioned there in their retirement.
What makes this Condo unique
The unique benefit is that it is a corner unit and remains quiet. It is on the commons with a beautiful grassed/treed area and is very close to the pool, club house, tennis courts, play area and hiking trails. You cannot duplicate the beautiful view at sunset. The deck is large enough for a dinner table for 8 and lounge chairs. It is sunny in the morning and shaded in the afternoon. A perfect destination after 18 holes of golf. The talked about '19th hole.' The views are spectacular.
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Great Mini-Vacation Getaway
Our family spent four nights at this condo celebrating a milestone birthday. This home was wonderful; everything from the fully equipped kitchen to grilling on the deck overlooking Little Traverse Bay golf course. We enjoyed golf, swimming and tennis as well as shopping and eating at the exceptional restaurants in Harbor Springs. The owner was extremely accommodating with our arrival and departure dates. We would highly recommend this condo and would definitely return.
We spent two wonderful weeks at this condo. Week one we invited friends up to stay and week two was our kids and grand-kids. A wonderful time was had by all. For the adults, sitting on the deck, grilling, touring was not to be beat.
For the kids and grand-kids, proximity to the pool and playground were perfect.
Would we rent this again? you bet!
Most Relaxing Home/Location Ever - A Hidden Gem!!
Stayed at this home for a week! Everything is as described by the owner!! Nestled in a private location on a golf course. Very clean home!! We are a family of 4, and we were vacationing with friends that's also a family of 4. Eight of us total! The Kids ages ranged from 8 -15 years old, and they were all very entertained and happy! The home was perfect, came stocked with everything needed to prepare meals plus extra!!! There were bicycles available, chairs for the beach, beach towels and plenty more. It's really your home away from home! The pool close a little early, around 8pm.. You will need a car, as you will have to drive wherever you need to go. However, after a long day site seeing, it's so nice to return to a peaceful, scenic, restful location. Petoskey state park/beach is beautiful and lots of fun only about 5 minutes away. If you are interested in going to Mackinac island, you are only a 45 minute drive to the Ferry. I can go on and on about this location and the sweet serenity, comfort, and space it provided my group, but I don't want to write a book. I will be visiting again and plan to make this unit my home away from home.
Multiple activities! Bayview Assn has 1st class entertainment and the 'Young Americans' perform at Boyne Highlands. There are so many things to do in the area such as the Oden Fish Hatchery. It would take you the whole summer to see them all. Best of all, our quite family condo is one where you can enjoy a leisurely relaxing stay when you return from day trips.
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