Foster Boat Works Waterfront Condo on Lake Charlevoix(23 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Foster Boat Works condo on Lake Charlevoix in beautiful Charlevoix, MI
Newly remodeled, it features a fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances and granite counter tops, a full-sized table that comfortably seats 4, 1 bedroom with a queen sized bed, a living space with a full sized futon and spectacular view, a completely remodeled full bathroom, and new tile flooring throughout.
It is an open concept floor plan with a raised dining area accessible via 4 steps from both the bedroom/parking lot entry and the sitting area/lakeside entry. The main living area has a flat screen TV, DVD player, ROKU box and high-speed WIFI internet.
Located on the first floor of the complex, the property opens to a patio, large manicured lawn area, Northwest Marine Yacht Club and beautiful Lake Charlevoix.
The complex offers a heated outdoor pool, clubhouse with pay laundry facilities and additional showers and baths (Mid-May through Mid-October), grills, picnic tables, and campfire pits. Boaters may be able to rent a transient slip from Northwest Marine Yacht Club or nearby Irish Boat Shop.
It is conveniently located next to Ferry Beach and park with sandy beach frontage, playgrounds, grills, picnic tables, and horseshoe, volleyball, and basketball courts.
Beautiful downtown Charlevoix with shops, restaurants and a park which hosts concerts, art fairs and other special events is only a 20 minute walk away. There, the marina, drawbridge, lighthouse and channel to Lake Michigan provide many fantastic boat watching opportunities.
The condo is located close to surrounding cities and attractions.
• Less than one mile to Downtown Charlevoix
• 10 minutes to Bay Harbor (Shopping, Dining, Events, Golf)
• 15 minutes to Petoskey (Shopping, Dining)
• 30 minutes to Boyne City (Boyne Mountain, Avalanche Bay)
• 45 minutes to Harbor Springs (Tunnel of Trees, Boyne Highlands, Nubs Nob)
• 1 hour to Traverse City (Shopping, Dining, Wine Country, Events)
• 1 hour to Mackinaw City (Mackinac Island, Mackinac Bridge, access to the U.P.)
There are numerous award winning golf courses nearby.
Whether you like spring, summer, fall, or winter, boating, watersports, golfing, hiking, biking, winter sports, or simply relaxing with a fabulous view… Charlevoix has something for you and Foster Boat Works makes it all convenient.
7 night minimum stay Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend and December 20 - January 1st. 3 night minimum stay after Labor Day Weekend until before Memorial Day weekend.
Absolutely no smoking or pets allowed.
Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 460 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
Coin Laundry available in clubhouse Mid-May through Mid-October. Detergent and coins are not available on the property. A coin laundry is available year round 1/2 mile away in the Family Fare plaza....moreless
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
Coin Laundry available in clubhouse Mid-May through Mid-October. Detergent and coins are not available on the property. A coin laundry is available year round 1/2 mile away in the Family Fare plaza...moreless
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Tea, coffee, salt, pepper, sugar, oil, cooking spray, popcorn, basic spices, napkins, paper towels, wash cloths, drying towels, dish soap, bath soap, toilet paper and trash bags are provided....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 2 - May 24, 2017
3 night min stay
May 25 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Dec 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $65 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 6%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
$950/week Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend (Min. 7 night stay)
$115/night After Labor Day Weekend to before Memorial Day weekend (Min. 3 night stay)
$800/week After Labor Day Weekend to before Memorial Day weekend (Min. 7 night stay)
$250 refundable security deposit
$65 cleaning fee
6% use tax collected and paid to the State of Michigan
**Any other fees are charged by VRBO/HomeAway as a traveler service fee. They are not charged by us as the property owner.**
Any payments made to us as property owner are fully refundable if reservation is cancelled 60 days or more prior to check in. VRBO does not refund their service fee.
If reservation is cancelled less than 60 days, but more than 30 days prior to check in, any payments made to us a the property owner, except security deposit will be refunded, if the property can be re-rented for the same time at the same rate.
If reservation is cancelled 30 days or less prior to check in, no refunds will be made unless the property can be re-rented for the same time and at the same rate.
VRBO/HomeAway has their own much more strict policy for the return of their traveler fee.
If you have questions about these rates or fees, please feel free to contact us.
Security deposit will be refunded within 7 days of check out if property is left in the condition it was in at the time of check in.
A 7 day minimum stay is required from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and must run Sunday through Sunday or Saturday through Saturday.
A 3 day minimum stay is required after Labor Day weekend and before Memorial Day Weekend.
Check-in 4pm. Check-out 10am.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Charlevoix and Foster Boat Works are special places for us. We first came here in July 1994, shortly after we met. We immediately fell in love with Charlevoix. When we got married in October 1994, we came here for our honeymoon and for twenty two years we have been spending coming back several times a year. Now that we have our own condo here, we come with our family for the summers and every other chance we get. This place is special to us and holds many memories. It is our paradise. We are glad to be able to share it with you and hope that you can make some fond memories for yourselves.
Why the Owner Chose Charlevoix, MI, USA:
This is our paradise where we can . . . Stroll down a white sandy beach searching for unique Michigan rocks surrounded by the golden sun . . . Travel along on a country road and see the most spectacular fall foliage ever . . . Listen to the mesmerizing sound of sailboat riggings chiming and clear blue waters rolling onto shore . . . Enjoy shopping, dining, an art fair or outdoor concert or just watching the boats float by under the drawbridge . . . Ski down a hill with an unmatched view of Lake Michigan . . . Simply relax and be in a place where our only concern is washing the sand from our toes or planning our next adventure... where the perfect life becomes a reality… where we can find ourselves. . . and realize what life should really be about . . . We always imagined this: paradise. Paradise is a reality for us when we are at Foster Boat Works in Charlevoix, Michigan. It's our Paradise Up North.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Foster Boat Works is a friendly and quiet community located in the midst of all the joys and necessities of a vacation place in any season. We love that we can sit on our patio and enjoy the sunrise, sounds of the boat rigging clanging, and the water lapping up on shore. We enjoy getting out and exploring the nearby beaches and hiking and biking trails. We like to get our city-fix by visiting downtown shopping and dining area. The free arts and entertainment opportunities are endless and we take advantage of as many as we can. We are appreciative that the necessities of a grocery and general store are within walking distance. This place does not disappoint.
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Condo is on the 1st fl. overlooking Lake Charlevoix Northwest Marine Yacht Club
The newly remodeled kitchen offers quality cooking essentials.
The condo has a multi-level arrangement for an open and spacious feeling.
Your front door and patio view is of Northwest Marine and Lake Charlevoix.
A comfortable queen sized bed offers a restful night's sleep.
Day after day you have a view of a beautiful sunrise from your front door.
A heated outdoor pool and sun deck overlook beautiful Lake Charlevoix.
The downtown drawbridge opens on the hour and half hour to let large boats pass.
The blue waters and white sand of Lake Michigan are only 1.5 miles away.
Mt. McSauba offers affordable skiing with a stellar view of Lake Michigan.
The beauty of winter can definitely be appreciated in Charlevoix.
Foster Boat Works and Northwest Marina with Lake Michigan visible in background.
This is the great view from your front door.
The eating area seats 4 comfortably for dining or games.
A full size futon offers comfortable seating and converts into a bed.
The large bath includes a full shower & tub as well as a vanity with storage.
Beautiful sunrises happen in mid-winter, too.
Ferry Beach, merely 300yds away, offers a playground & calm water for play.
The bandshell downtown offers local and touring entertainment all summer long.
A view of Lake Michigan from Mt. McSauba ski hill is inviting in summer.
Fall foliage is stunning over Lake Charlevoix at Avalanche Trail in Boyne City.
The Beaver Island Ferry takes you out for a day or overnite adventure.
Charlevoix and the Foster Boat Works condo is in a stunning part of Michigan.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017
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