Glen Arbor - Bearberry House - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)
This beautifully furnished vacation home is located in the middle of the charming village of Glen Arbor, which is surrounded by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Most of the park's main attractions are less than a three mile drive from our location, and most of the town's shops and galleries are a short walk from our home. We offer five bedrooms with five full bathrooms: four are private suites; each with either a king or queen bed, full bath, TV with cable, phone, and high-speed internet access. Fifth bedroom is a bunkroom featuring a twin over full bunk and a twin-sized fold-out oversized chair and TV with cable. There is an adjoining full bath in the hall. Air conditioned. Finished 3 car attached garage for easy loading and unloading.
Large, fully equipped kitchen (Jenn-Air stove/oven, overhead microwave, dishwasher). Fridge has wine cooler and icemaker + reverse osmosis water tap. Service for 12 is provided. Kitchen overlooks the great room and a floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace. There is also a 70-inch flat-screen TV (with Netflix), Apple TV and Blue Ray player. USB charging plugs on kitchen counter. French doors open to a 10x20 screened porch facing the woods which leads to a large 2-tier deck with gas grill for outside entertaining and additional seating for 12. The house has wireless high-speed (30MB download) internet access in all rooms. Linens & towels provided. NO SMOKING/NO PETS.
Walk to shops, galleries, restaurants, groceries, tennis courts, playscape, Lake Michigan beach, kayak rental on Crystal River, charter fishing, cross-country ski/hiking trails. Enjoy the new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail for biking or cross country sking from Glen Arbor to the Dune Climb. The hiking/biking options now extend South to the Village of Empire and North to Little Traverse Lake! Great base for exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes, fall winery/color tours, spring cherry blossom tours, or winter ski weekends. Down-hill ski nearby at The Homestead...30 minutes South to Crystal Mountain. Walkable to Alligator Hill trailhead (hike in summer - X-country ski in winter).
Bearberry House is a member of the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Leelanau County Chamber of Commerce..
Keywords: Private Home, sleeps 12, 4 bedrooms with private baths, airconditioned, WiFi
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Member since: 2005
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- Air-Conditioning + Ceiling Fans in all Rooms, High-Speed Internet Access, Large Kitchen With Island Workspace, Reverse Osmosis Water Tap in Kitchen, Wall-mounted Hair Dryers, Sheets and Towels Provided, Washer/Dryer, 3-car Attached Garage, No Smoking/No Pets. Back up generator (automatic) for well, furnace, kitchen, living rooms and bathrooms....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 28 - Jun 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 17 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 3 - May 26, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 6%
All rental agreements require a $250.00 refundable cleaning deposit. Deposit is refunded when house is left acccording to checkout list. Checkout list and fees available upon request. 6% State of Michigan Usage tax is additional to the rates.
$1000.00 deposit for weekly rentals with signed rental agreement to book the week. Balance due in two equal payments prior to the rental week. 50% deposit for weekends with signed rental agreement. Balance due prior to weekend. Additional nights in September-May are $430.00 per night. We will consider mid-week rentals.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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In-town Tennis Courts, Color Tour, Wine Tour. Walk to most attractions such as Galleries, Shops, Kayaking, and restaurants. Short drive to Cherry Bowl Drive-in Theater in Honor and Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Located in the charming resort town of Glen Arbor and walkable to everything which is important during the summer when parking is at a premium, from restraunts to art galleries, and all sorts of recreation opportunities.
Why the Owner Chose Glen Arbor, MI, USA:
We have been coming up to Glen Arbor for years and kept looking for that perfect place for our second home. The place we envisioned just didn't seem to exist so we finally built it! Based on the floor plans of great resorts that we have stayed at, Bearberry House allows for all guests to have their own space (and bathroom) as well as ample inside and outside areas for everyone to gather together. We planned for good - and not so good - weather by having a large screened-in porch as well as an even larger two-tiered deck - both with seating for everyone. Our location is quiet enough to see and hear the wildlife, yet close enough to be able to walk to the grocery store ... and pretty much everything else in town!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walkable to everything in Glen Arbor: Shops, Galleries, Cherry Republic, Crystal River Kayaking, Glen Arbor Park and Tennis Courts, Art's Tavern, Western Avenue Grill, Boonedocks, Blu, Lake Michigan Beach, Alligator Hill Hiking/X-country Ski trails, biking, hiking and more!
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Bearberry House - Luxury Vacation Home; Sleeps up to 12.
Great Room - 70" flat screen TV (Apple & Netflix). Gas fireplace.
Great room and kitchen flow into enclosed back porch and outside 2-tiered deck
Cook out on the gas grill. Two-tiered deck has seating for 12 to dine alfresco
Master Suite - King Bed, Cable TV, Ensuite Bathroom w/ Soaking Tub (1st floor)
Cherry Suite - King Bed with Cable TV and ensuite bathroom (1st floor)
Lilac Suite - King Bed, Cable TV, Ensuite Bathroom (2nd floor)
Walk down the block to Crystal River Outfitters for kayak rentals
The Heritage Trail is completely marked.
The trail is groomed for X-Country & Snowshoeing from Glen Arbor to Glen Haven
Sunset at the foot of Lake Street. Prepare to applaud with other vacationers!
Come discover why Glen Arbor was voted America's Most Beautiful Place!
Behind the trees lies a little oasis in Glen Arbor called Bearberry House!
Fully equipped kitchen to prepare, cook, and serve meals. Just bring the food!
Screened Back Porch - enjoy the wildlife and scenery - even if it rains!
Library with books and games/puzzles for rainy days or quiet reading.
Sunshine Suite - Queen Bed, Cable TV, Ensuite Bathroom (1st floor)
Bunk Room sleeps up to 4 w/ twin over full bunk & fold out twin bed (1st floor)
Sit in our Adirondack chairs while watching the birds and chipmunks play!
Bike rentals are across the street from Crystal River Outfitters
Enjoy biking the trail to the dune climb and on into Empire. Or head North!
Sleeping Bear Bay from Miller Hill Overlook
Our colorful chairs invite you to come and enjoy the wildlife!
We look forward to having you as our guests!
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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