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Walk Everywhere - NOW BOOKING SEPT/OCT 2017 - Suttons Bay in town

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights

Overview

About the property

Three (3) baths, 4 sleeping rooms (3 bedrooms + Loft), Gorgeous Kitchen

This is a large, recently remodeled home. It is 1 block from the business district in Suttons Bay. You will love the updated and fully provisioned kitchen - if you’re a foodie and like to cook for your family, then this is definitely for you. This is not your typical rental with only the basic minimums.

All hardwood floors have been restored and they are beautiful. The house has an open floor plan with a large dining area. The huge living room/family form is great for relaxing, reading or watching TV. There is a sun room in front with a table for and puzzles and just enjoying the sunlight.

The private backyard has a fire pit (firewood is provided). Enjoy evenings watching the stars, and don’t forget the s’mores. We have large marshmallow roasting skewers right by the fire pit for you to use. We have tried to think of everything you may need.

This house is located only a block and a half from the Village Playground and Public Beach. No need to get in the car on a beach day. The business district of Suttons Bay is just a block down the street. You can walk to restaurants, shops, restaurants, Movie Theater, hiking trails and the beautiful Suttons Bay Marina.

Leelanau County is the perfect vacation destination with its clear blue water, Lake Michigan beaches, dozens of wineries and several golf courses. Our Suttons Bay house is perfectly situated right in the middle of the Leelanau Peninsula. 15 miles Downtown Traverse City, 12 miles to Northport and a just over 30 minutes to the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Glen Arbor.

There are always things to do right here in Suttons Bay:

• Shop in all the boutiques and stores

• Numerous restaurants from fine dining to sandwich shops

• Bike ride on the bike path all the way to Traverse City, or maybe just stop at some wineries.

• Public Playground and Beach just 2 blocks away

……AND, most important – This house is only a block and a half from the Ice Cream Shop.

More Details

Owner
Jim & Ann Muennich
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Jim & Ann Muennich

We're Ann and Jim Muennich and we want to share our home with you.

We discovered Leelanau County 25 years ago and have been both summer and winter visitors ever since. After becoming empty nesters, we knew it was time to move permanently from our hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio to this 'Land of Delight'. We purchased this home in Suttons Bay in January 2014. It immediately underwent extensive remodeling and updating. When we're renting our house in Suttons Bay, we are staying nearby in our cottage.

Jim & Ann Muennich purchased this house in 2014

Why Jim & Ann Muennich chose Northwest

We have used VRBO for many years to rent condos and houses for vacations and for visiting our children. We know what guests need in a vacation home. We know the difference between a lightly furnished home equipped for renters and a fully furnished owner lived in home. This is certainly the latter.

This is an owner managed property. We are attentive to the needs of our guests.

What makes this house unique

You will enjoy the convenience of going to the beach, restaurants and village shops without the need of getting in your car.

This is a perfect home for 2 families to share or for multi-generational family vacations. The fully provisioned large kitchen is a great place to cook up the family feasts.

Amenities

Suttons Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Garbage Pickup is early Monday morning. On SUNDAY EVENING please place the blue receptacle out by the alley in the rear.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main Floor Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level - bonus bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs, second floor bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First floor rear bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First floor front bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Master bedroom - 2nd floor, Queen futon will sleep 2.
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , This is an upstairs loft area open bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Walk Everywhere - NOW BOOKING SEPT/OCT 2017 - Suttons Bay in town
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

As the title implies - we had an awesome family vacation in this beautiful home! It is so nicely done starting with the big kitchen which had everything you could possibly need for preparing our fun meals together. And there is all kinds of dining and sitting room so you are never on top of one another. Having three bathrooms with showers was divine for the ten of us! The bedrooms were great and having AC up and down was a must to survive this hot , sticky summer! Outside we had many pleasurable moments just sitting by the firepit or on the patio. And the really outstanding point - it was spotlessly clean!

Beautiful Suttons Bay is just steps away for fun shopping, the beach, great restaurants. You can walk anywhere - the candy store, ice-cream - yes! - it meets all the kid requirements! And the drive to Traverse City, the Sand Dunes, Fishtown are practically on your doorstep.

This is a beautiful home in an absolutely perfect location!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth MI
5

Great family home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house as a multigenerational family with 3 kids under 6. It was perfect for us. We loved being able to walk to town and the beach, having SMORES on the firepit, easy drive to TC, Leland, Glen arbor and sleeping bear. The layout was perfect for our family. We ate most dinners at home and the open kitchen and large dining table was great. The kids loved playing in the basement. We also made use of the bikes and took a couple family bike rides. We would definitely stay in your home again

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN
4

A great vacation home!

  • 4 of 5

This home is truly a vacation home. It is well equipped just like your own home. It is clean and plenty of room for children and adults.

The home has plenty of towels and linens and the bedrooms are nicely furnished. I would recommend this vacation home to anyone and especially for multi-generational families. The fire pit for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows is a great hit with children. This nice walk to the village and restaurants is very convenient. Short walk to water and beach is great for children. I highly recommend this property for a break from the routine.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great house in a perfect location... very clean and well equipped with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great week! All the sleeping accommodations were perfect and so comfortable for us. We have a family of five plus we had one of our daughter's friends along. Plenty of room for us and my brother and his wife came to stay for a few nights too- plus we hosted dinner for extended family in the area a few nights and it was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bridgette, w are so glad that you had a great vacation AND thank you for deciding to bring your family back again next year in 2017.
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5

Fantastic home with a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Suttons Bay. The home is beautiful inside and out and is in the perfect location whether you want to spend time in town, at the beach, or exploring the greater area. The owners were a pleasure to work with and answered all of our questions before we booked and during our stay. The home is right in town so you can walk to restaurants, ice cream, shopping, etc. AND, it is only a 5 minutes walk (with small kids!) to the public beach which is a perfect beach for all ages- sandy, shallow, and even a playground right on the beach. The A/C in this house was much appreciated due to the 90 degree heat all week, which is very unusual for Northern Michigan. The house was clean and well stocked. We did a lot of cooking and found everything we needed in the beautiful kitchen. The bedrooms were perfect for our multi generational group of 6 adults and 5 kids. All of the extras are totally what make this house feel like a real vacation home- the kids used some of the toys from the basement, did the puzzles that were provided and played some of the house's board games.

Suttons Bay is a wonderful town and a perfect base for your stay Up North. We liked that is is quieter then Traverse City and that it has its own quaint northern Michigan feel to it. We went to Sleeping Bear Dunes one day (about 45 minutes away), spent time in Traverse City, toured wineries and breweries, visited Leland, went to Old Mission Peninsula. Nothing is so far! We can't wait to come back next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We absolutely love this place.

  • 5 of 5

Just a few minor things. More toilet paper, paper towels, dish rags, and a laundry basket.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad that you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the input. The cleaning crew will make sure there is toilet paper and paper towels in abundance. Thanks.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City, MI
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
VI Grill
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
The Leelanau Club at Bahle's Farm
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
North Country Grill and Pub
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Suttons Bay Public Beach and Playground
Car: not necessary

This is the perfect central location to enjoy all of the beauty of Leelanau County. Spend a day touring the dozens of wineries in the county. Swim in Lake Leelanau or Suttons Bay.

Don't forget to visit the Lake Michigan beaches at Good Harbor Bay. The water is turquoise blue. You'll think you're in the Caribbean.

Take the scenic drive through Sleeping Bear National Lake Shore, hike up the dune climb - be sure to take some water. We're sure you going to love Leelanau County just as we have for so many years. You'll never want to leave.

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Rates & Availability

Suttons Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 25 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
$2,500
 
 
FALL 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Winter 2017/18
Nov 1 2017 - May 31 2018
180 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
Pre-Season 2018
Jun 7 2018 - Jun 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer - 2018
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 23 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer - 2018
Jun 24 2018 - Aug 11 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Fourth of July Week
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer/FALL - 2018
Aug 12 2018 - Oct 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

A Deposit of 50% of the rental fee is required with reservation.
Balance of rental fee, cleaning fee and refundable damage deposit due 45 days before rental date.
Sunday to Sunday rental during Summer Season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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