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Perfect in-town summer rental- newly remodeled

Petoskey, MI, USA
  • House1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights

We recently updated this home from top to bottom for summer rental purposes. The house comes with all the comforts of your home including: central air conditioning (many homes in Petoskey do not have) cable modem wifi, dish network on all TVs, a smart TV with netflixx/roku/pandora/etc. ready for you, bikes (1 mens mountain, 1 cruiser (uni-sex) and 1 female mountain style, dishes/pots/pans, beach chairs/towels, and walkable (or bikeable) to all that petoskey offers. We also have very clean linens, towels, wash clothes, etc all provided. In addition this year we have added Cafe du Monde coffee in the cupboard! Hit your day running. We would also consider your dog if house-broken and well behaved. In addition to the full and queen pillow top beds there is a rollaway cot and a sectional couch for extra sleepers along with extra blankets in the chest under the family room television.



Member Since 2014
Response rate:
Response time:
within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 02, 2018
About Owner

We currently live in Louisville, Kentucky and are both graduates of the University of Kentucky. Married for six years with one very special Chesapeake Retriever, Henry. Our beloved Belle was with us for 13 wonderful years - she loved Petoskey!

Owner purchased this House in 2013

Why Owner chose Bear Creek

We discovered the Petoskey area a few summers ago and found such great relief in the cooler weather, breathtaking sunsets, quaint restaurants, great beaches and wonderful amenities in this area of Michigan!

What makes this House unique

We love our 'Belle's on Grove' because it is such a quick walk to everything we would need! The beautiful waterfront, marina and bike trail are minutes away! Great restaurants and shopping are simply a 7 minute walk down the hill - location, location, location!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Both bedrooms include large closet space and flat screen televisions. *In the guest bed a rollout cot is available for use.


      • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, Heated ceramic floor tiles

        Location Type

          • Downtown
            A seven minute walk to wonderful restaurants, coffee shops, shopping and downtown life!


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                        Newly installed CAC unit.
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                        High speed wifi available throughout the house along with smart TV downstairs pre-logged into netflixx and HBO go
                      • Linens Provided
                        We have extra pillows/blanket
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        Driveway and street parking
                      • Towels Provided
                        we also have beach towels available for your use
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                            Brand New - sugars and creamers in fridge
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Set of dishes, pots, pans etc for a typical sized family
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Quaint kitchen with all of the necessary tools needed to bake muffins, whip up side items for a grill out and more! Coffee maker/filters/creamers and our favorite: Cafe Du Monde.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            typical cooking items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                            in cabinets


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    DISH standard cable package
                                  • Television
                                    flat screens throughout
                                  • Video Games
                                    snes and old school NES plus tons of games
                                  • Video Library
                                    DVDs stored under TV in family room


                                      • Bicycles
                                        A men's mountain bike as well as a ladies mountain and cruiser bike available. (3 total)
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Front patio is fully enclosed has crank out windows to either let lake breeze in or keep out
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        gas two burner along with tools


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • library
                                              • marina
                                              • playground
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • boating
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • swimming


                                                              • Check in is 5pm at the earliest and checkout is firm 11am.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: Noon

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                27 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Great location

                                                                Joanne H.Michigan,USA

                                                                This property is very conveniently located. It was an easy to walk to downtown for shopping, restaurants and access to walking and bike trails. The house was very clean and comfortable for our short stay. The heating was very efficient and kept it warm and cozy!

                                                                Communication with the owner was quick and easy. We would recommend this property for anyone looking for a place to stay close to downtown Petoskey.

                                                                Location is fantastic!

                                                                We loved the location of this property as it was so convenient and easy to get to things like restaurants, parks, and the activities we like to do. We went to three different areas of Michigan and this was our favorite. The beds were comfy. The owners were great with communication. As another review stated kitchen adequate for smaller easy meal prepping but not for anything really involved. We utilized the grill which was nice and did help. Would definitely stay again if we were to return to the area. The owners also provided good restaurant suggestions and things that were close by which is very helpful when traveling with a limited number of days.

                                                                Loved the location!

                                                                Virginia O.Douglas, MI

                                                                We enjoyed our stay in this remodeled older home, up on the hill in a quiet residential area of Petoskey. Our favorite thing was the location, a few blocks walk to downtown, with easy access to bike trails. The house has lots of room and is very clean and uncluttered. I do suffer from allergies though, and something here got mine going, possibly the older damp foundation (there had been some days of rain) or the air freshener plug-ins. The bathrooms and shower were great, the beds were comfortable. The only seating in the living room is a large sectional couch and it's quite uncomfortable. Internet worked fine. All in all, a good house in a wonderful location.

                                                                Unbeatable location for Petoskey

                                                                JAMES L.

                                                                This little house gave me everything I needed for a four-day stay at the end of the summer. It's on a quiet residential street just three blocks south of Mitchell Street (Petoskey's main street). Good restaurants are within a half-mile walk. The house is clean, quiet and well-appointed. Heat and air conditioning systems work very well - and quietly. The washer and dryer are good-quality GE units. The kitchen is equipped well enough to cook most simple meals - which is what you want on vacation.

                                                                Being able to work while "on vacation" is important to me. As I'm writing this, I measured internet connection speeds of 65/5.75 Mbps, which is fast enough to conduct most business. I had an issue with wi-fi in the house and the owners were very responsive to my request for help.

                                                                The house is old enough to be "quirky." One quirk is that the two bedrooms are on the upper floor, while the full bath is on the ground floor. Upstairs, there's just a powder room. Tall folks will need to take care going down the staircase. I'm just 5'-9" and I bumped my head on part of the structure.

                                                                Exceptionally clean, warm and inviting decor, great location

                                                                Larry & Sandy W.

                                                                Owners very prompt in responding to inquiries. Lovely, well maintained property, with great location in Petoskey-quiet neighborhood within short walking distance to gaslight district and the waterfront. Comfortable beds and lovely decor. Description of rental amenities accurate. Beach accessories and bikes were an added bonus. This was the nicest pet friendly home that we've rented from the Home Away/VRBO site. Would definitely rent again.

                                                                Great Vacation

                                                                Shannon P.

                                                                We really enjoyed our stay in Petoskey. This house was accommodating to our needs, just wish we had it the full week! We really LOVED the downstairs Master Bathroom. It would have been nice to have an extra chair or love seat in the living room. It was Pet friendly and the neighborhood was nice. Loved the extra touch of leaving us a bottle of wine! Thank you :)


                                                                Petoskey, MI, USA

                                                                Our home is located in a very peaceful residential area away from the downtown traffic and parking issues. We are a close walk (or bike) to all of the downtown amenities and the waterfront.

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                Pet Fee

                                                                Please contact me prior to booking if you plan on bringing a four legged friend. We want to speak with you to get an idea of behavior, house-broken, etc. Check in time is 5:00 pm and check out is 11:00 am. Please contact me directly for special circumstances.

                                                                27 Reviews
                                                                Excellent 4.7/5
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