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Add a 3rd night to a Fri/Sat night stay and pay only $295 for 3rd night

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 5,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Great Family Home at Cedar River Shanty Creek

**Recently named Conde Nast Travelers Top 121 Golf Course in the world, and earned top spot for State of Michigan** Pick from over 50 courses within an hour drive!

Tickets can be purchased for discount at the Cedar River Lodge near the home.

As you enter The Troon House you feel the atmosphere of casual elegance. This Craftsman-style, up North home is located on the first green of the Cedar River Golf course at Shanty Creek. You will have spectacular views of the green and a deck to relax and enjoy the experience.

The home features five beautiful bedrooms, 4.5 baths and can comfortably sleep up to 16. As you enter the large foyer, you will notice the accommodating kitchen to the right. It offers a double oven and glasstop electric range with oven and side-by side refrigerator. The cozy breakfast nook provides the perfect spot for a lazy morning enjoying breakfast or reading the paper. The bar area in the kitchen easily provides the perfect gathering spot for entertaining. A large dining table which graciously seats six has a beautiful view of the two story stone fireplace.

The main floor living room has gorgeous views of the Cedar River Golf Course and provides ample seating for company as well as corner chairs and a sitting area for those quiet times. The main floor bedroom offers a comfortable king bed with a Jacuzzi in the bath. The upper bedroom offers a king bed, twin size rollaway in the closet, and private bath with Jacuzzi. The loft bedroom to the left of the foyer is definitely a ‘bonus’. It offers a queen bed, plus a trundle with two twins, an additional twin bed, and a private bath.

The lower level is a home onto itself. This family room has a TV, stone fireplace, and a patio door which exits out to the golf course. There is also a fire pit for those chilly cozy nights up north.

The full kitchen with bar in the lower level offers just a little bit of extra luxury for that late night snack or cozy dinner. There are two separate sleeping areas in the lower level: one bedroom with a queen bed, and the other with a bunk bed made up of a lower double bed and upper twin bed. There is also a guest bath with a relaxing sauna in the lower level.

There is also a game room in the lower level that has an Air Hockey and Foosball tables. The laundry/mud room as you enter from the two-car garage offers a washer and a dryer.

The house is beautiful but the best part is its location-which was picked over twenty years ago. Located in Cedar River Village, at Shanty Creek, you have access to numerous golf course, ski hills, spas, and walking/hiking trails. The Chain of Lakes featuring Torch Lake is just minutes away. Downtown Bellaire within three miles offers a vast selection of restaurants, and dining options.

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More Details

Property Manager
Gayle Folker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Gayle Folker

VPN Property Management is pleased to offer the Troon House to our guests as part of our Premier Properties. We have the most desirable properties in northern Michigan. We believe in providing our guests a great vacation experience and providing them with exceptional customer service.


Bellaire House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests locked out of property due to lost keys or keys locked in the home, will be charged $100 for staff to come in and assist in gaining reentry.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor Guest Bath - toilet
    Upper Level Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , This bathroom is off of the upper level bedroom.
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower , This bath is located off of the loft bedroom.
    Lower Level Guest Bath - shared - toilet , shower , This bath also has a sauna.
    Main Floor Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Two sinks and large walk-in closet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Lower Level Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed has a upper twin and lower double.
    Main Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Twin size rollaway located in main floor bathroom closet.
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , Twin bed with trundle. Additional twin bed.
    Upper Level Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Twin size rollaway in bedroom closet.
  • Main Floor Master Bedroom offers one king bed, dresser, nightstand, and 21' Samsung flatscreen TV. Additional twin size rollaway in main floor bathroom closet. Upper Level Bedroom offers a king bed, twin size rollaway in closet, chair w/ottoman, ceiling fan, and walk-in closet. Loft Bedroom offers queen bed, twin with/trundle, addition twin bed, rattan chair, 19 inch RCA TV, 21' Vizio flatscreen tV, ceiling fan, and private bathroom with bar & bath sink, and shower. Lower Level Bedroom 1 offers queen bed, and nightstand. Lower Level Bedroom 2 offers a bunk bed with upper twin and lower double, loveseat, and ceiling fan. Patio door opens onto deck.
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Recently named Conde Nast Travelers Top 121 golf courses in the world and earned top spot for State of Michigan. You can pick from over 50 courses within a one hour drive. Voted #1 Ski Resort in the State of Michigan by Tickets can be purchased for discount on or at Cedar River Lodge (less than quarter mile from home).


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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Amazing place, great location!

  • 5 of 5

The Troon house is great! Every family had their own room and bathroom. And It was a perfect location for skiing at Schuss! Very spacious and nice. Would definitely recommend this house and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home for our three family annual vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The eleven of us all agreed that our July family vacation was our best ever! The floor plan and available amenities at the Troon house definitely enhanced our time together! Each couple had our own lovely bedrooms (even two master bedrooms); the teenage boys claimed the room over the garage as their personal space; and girls had their area in the lower level! Besides each person having enough private areas, we all had great spaces to be together on the deck, the kitchen, the great room, and down at the fires in the awesome fire pit area!

Due to my husband's poor health, we ate most of our meals at the house. The kitchen was great for preparing meals & the dining areas were perfect for our group. We brought most of our food with us, but we did shop in Bellaire if we needed things.

The location was perfect...most of the group are not golfers, but within a few miles we were able to boat, kayak, swim, & fish on Lake Bellaire, Elk Lake, and go to the Sandbar on beautiful Torch Lake! The grandchildren also played foot golf & went swimming at the two resort pools.

The owner, Rick, stopped by a couple of times to see how things were going & to also give us some tips on things to do in the area. He was very helpful!

As a family we have rented several houses & we are ranking this place as our best one yet! We would highly reccomend renting the Troon House!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Ohio

Multiple family gathering

  • 4 of 5

We loved this house and the idyllic setting on this beautiful golf course! We were a group of 14 including 4 adult siblings, their spouses and some teen/ young adult children. We all enjoyed seeing local Michigan attractions as well as daily walks around the golf course. We had plenty of comfortable space for family meals, puzzle tables, game nights and an evening around the fire pit. We loved the back deck and the natural beauty and peacefulness of the Shanty Creek setting. Our one significant disappointment was the inability to regulate the temperature in the lower level (really cold due to excess AC) and the large dorm above the garage (too warm with hot weather). The main floor powder room toilet was broken for most of the week also. Nonetheless we all felt we would come back again for the large house with lots of common space and separate areas for each family. The awesome golf course setting was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois

A Truly Exceptional Home

  • 5 of 5

It is hard to believe that this is a rental home! It is an exceptional home in a magnificent setting with all of the necessary amenities. Located on a beautiful golf course and within easy driving distance to most of the great locations in this part of Michigan. This is a large home and laid out in such a way that a large number of guests can easily be accommodated with adequate concern for privacy. The owner is quite responsive. We noted what might be considered a safety hazard and he had it corrected in less than 48 hours. Talk about great customer service. I should add that was at no small commitment of time and resources. We will be back. What a find!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit Troon again in the future. It is our goal for every guest to have a wonderful time while staying. Please let us know how we can help for future visits. We would love to have you back!
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with my 3 kids and their families had a wonderful time at this house. It is large enough that everyone could have privacy if they wanted, but also spaces to all join together and have a great time. The teens of the family enjoyed their own private space in the "loft" bedroom. My son, daughter-in-law and two small boys enjoyed the privacy of the downstairs bedroom and bath along with a separate living space and fully equipped kitchen. During the day we enjoyed golfing, bike riding (sauna was great after these trips), shopping, spa treatments at the close by Shanty Hotel and sightseeing. In the evenings we enjoyed sitting on the deck and enjoying s'mores around the firepit. It was a pleasure to cook in the beautiful huge kitchen, but there were some very good restaurants close by. All in all it was a great family get away. We hope to return in the winter to enjoy the skiing at Schuss and cozy fires by the beautiful stone fireplace. Very comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Short's Brewing Company
Dockside-Torch Lake
Moka Coffee Pastries & Wine
Toonies Fish & Steak House
Bellaire Bar and Restaurant
Traverse City
Torch Lake
Mama's Country Kitchen
Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant
Mackinac Island
Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau
Bellaire Theatre
The Lunch Box
Grass River Natural Area
Glacial Hills
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport - Traverse City, MI
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Short's Brewery - Bellaire, MI
Nearest Ferry
168 Miles
Lake Express Ferry - Muskegon, MI 49441
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Cedar River Golf Course/ Hawk's Eye Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
34 Miles
I-75 in Gaylord, MI
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Bistro at Cedar River
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Barnes Park - Lake Michigan at Eastport
Car: necessary

The Troon House is located within Cedar River at Shanty Creek Resort. There are many amenities such as six golf courses, ski hills, tubing park, health club, and many restaurants at each village. We located here because it is central to beautiful lakes such as Torch Lake, Lake Bellaire, and Lake Michigan. It is also next to the quaint town of Bellaire which has may popular shops and restaurants such as Lulu's, Moka, Bellaire Bar, and the famous Short's Brewery. The Dockside at Torch Lake near Alden is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Our house is approximately thirty miles from Traverse City so you are close to the many festivals and wine tastings out on the peninsula. We are also within forty minutes of Charlevoix and Petoskey which have beautiful views of the water, unique shops, and wonderful restaurants and cafes. We are an equal distance from Odawa Casino in Petoskey, and Turtle Creek Casino in Wiliamsburg. This area has many beautiful things to see and do. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Cleaning Fee $275
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check-in 4:00pm. Check-out 10:00am.
Cleaning fee of $275 for the stay plus rental fee. Security deposit of $750 is required in addition to any other fees. Guests bringing pets must have pet(s) approved, sign the pet agreement and pay a $100 pet cleaning fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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