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OPEN FOR WINTER FUN!! SUNSET BAYFRONT BEACH LARGE MODERN LAKE HOUSE WIFI

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Beach, waterfront, wooded, secluded, sunset views, sleeps 10, 2 full bath

CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE BOOKING! July and August rentals are Saturday-to-Saturday.

Mix and match your skiing and winter fun and avoid the high price of slope side lodging. Now throw in a sunset lake view and a fireplace for Mom and the less avid skiers. You can be right in the middle of the northern Michigan ski resort area. 30 minutes southeast to Shanty Creek and Schuss Mountain, 45 minutes east to Boyne Mountain, an hour north to Nub Knob and Boyne Highlands, 40 minutes south to Traverse City's Holiday Mountain and only 30 minutes from quaint Charlevoix and Mt McSauba.

The house sits on a point that provides panoramic views of Lake Michigan to the north and Grand Traverse Bay to the south. The point seems to draw the birds (for you bird watchers). It is located just north of the village of Eastport which is at the northern tip of Torch Lake. You can walk the beach forever - something you can't do on inland lakes.

Enjoy a fire during the cool nights in the lakeside fire pit or the dramatic two story fireplace.

A private sandy area with fire pit is located near the house. A large deck and covered porch overlook the lake.

The beach has pebbles and sand with a bottom of smooth rocks (aqua shoes are recommended).

There are two tandem kayaks that can be used to enjoy the bay.

The home is 'like new' with 2,500' square feet of living space.

There are three bedrooms and a 'dormitory' plus sleeper sofa. There are two full bathrooms with tub/showers which are both accessible without entering a bedroom.

The kitchen is a chef's dream. There is over 20' of counter space, a high end induction stove and top of the line All Clad and Williams Sonoma cookware. The appliances are stainless steel. A gorgeous quartz countertop island with double bowl sink provides a dramatic lake view. The icemaker allows ice to be moved right to your cooler.

A washer and dryer is provided on the main floor for convenience.

All the modern conveniences are provided including high speed internet and cable TV (cable TV may not be available in the off season).

To keep you cool there are seven ceiling fans and central air conditioning.

The 'double' lot offers 200 feet of private shoreline and access to miles of beach to walk and enjoy.

The bay is shallow which makes it great for young children.

The master bedroom is a large loft area and the only room upstairs. It overlooks the family room and dining area (and the lake). It has a private reading area. The master bath offers a relaxing whirlpool tub. The second bedroom and den/bedroom are on the main floor. Dormitory sleeping is provided on the lower level in the 'rec room'.

There is a small grocery store with a great deli (and delicious summer BBQ) only 5 minutes away.

Fine dining is available at the nearby Rowe Inn - one of Michigan's most acclaimed restaurants.

There is plenty of parking including space for a boat trailer. There is a boat launch 5 minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Bob
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Bob

Michigan born and just love the Great Lakes State

Bob purchased this house in 2012

Why Bob chose USA

This property has a stunning panaromic view, being located on a point that provides almost a 180 degree view.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

OPEN FOR WINTER FUN!! SUNSET BAYFRONT BEACH LARGE MODERN LAKE HOUSE WIFI
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Honeymoon 10/17/16 to 10/21/16

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on your honeymoon in October. The house was amazing had everything we needed. Loved being right on the water. We took our dog with us and he absolutely loved it! I can't wait to get back. It is so close to other cities if you want to explore. The best part is the basement with all of the games! I would recommended this place to anyone who wants to go to Northern Michigan.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Still wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay at Bob's home and I was lucky enough to see Bob again in person. The home is as lovely as ever, modern, clean, and comfortable with fantastic water views. Lake levels are high right now, but there is plenty of sandy beach. This time my family and I took advantage of the little grocery store attached to the nearby gas station. It has more than enough options (including for vegetarians) and the kitchen in the home has everything you could need for cooking. Consider renting this house before or after the high season; there are still plenty of things to do and the absence of crowds makes visits into town even more enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Top notch all the way!

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we walked into the home we were completely amazed. Teenagers loved the basement, the parents (us) enjoyed the privacy of the loft bedroom, 86 year old father loved the fact that he could get in and out of the house with no assistance. I would not hesitate suggesting this home to anyone. Great place and a great owner to work with. Shelly, the caretaker was a gem also.

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

Top Notch Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four ventured to Northern MI for our girls spring break and was looking for a place on the water with all the trappings for a great stay. I can only say that we were not the least bit disappointed. As a fellow VRBO/HA owner of a vacation rental property, I was impressed with everything from my initial communication with Bob through our fantastic three nights at his house. As mentioned time and again throughout his other reviews, the house is well appointed with everything you could ask for during your stay and more. From the two coffee machines, regular and a Keurig, to all the pots and pans and even a food processor…it’s all there. TV’s in every room. Multiple rooms to hang out in including the two areas on the deck and the basement which the kids loved. And one can’t forget the private beach with swing and fire pit area. This house has it all. If you’re headed to Northern Michigan and looking for the perfect place to stay then don’t pass up Bob’s place. It’s a must do!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lansing, Michigan USA
5

Terrific winter vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful home on the Grand Traverse Bay. The views of the bay are fantastic, and the house was perfect for our group. We came up with our grown up children and their partners for some skiing and had plenty of room in the spacious and well-appointed home. Everything worked perfectly, and the owner, Bob, has provided plenty of entertainment options in terms of movies, games, etc. We especially enjoyed sitting in front of the fireplace in the large, but cozy living room, or around the gigantic dining room table. There were nearby options (picturesque Charlevoix) for dining and we lucked out with nearly a foot of fresh snow at the big ski resorts not too far away. The road to the house and the driveway was plowed right away, so the snow was no problem. Overall, it was a very pleasant four days, and I can also imagine how nice the house will be during the summer. It has a private beach and a large deck overlooking the bay. Bob was very prompt with every question and always responded to emails right away. We've used VRBO a number of times, and this was one of the more spectacular homes we stayed in.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lansing, Michigan USA
5

Terrific winter holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful home on the Grand Traverse Bay. The views of the bay are fantastic, and the house was perfect for our group. We came up with our grown up children and their partners for some skiing and had plenty of room in the spacious and well-appointed home. Everything worked perfectly, and the owner, Bob, has provided plenty of entertainment options in terms of movies, games, etc. We especially enjoyed sitting in front of the fireplace in the large, but cozy living room, or around the gigantic dining room table. There were nearby options (picturesque Charlevoix) for dining and we lucked out with nearly a foot of fresh snow at the big ski resorts not too far away. The road to the house and the driveway was plowed right away, so the snow was no problem. Overall, it was a very pleasant four days, and I can also imagine how nice the house will be during the summer. It has a private beach and a large deck overlooking the bay. Bob was very prompt with every question and always responded to emails right away. We've used VRBO a number of times, and this was one of the more spectacular homes we stayed in.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
TVC
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Blue Pelican Inn (or Antrim Dells Thu-Fri-Sat)
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Antrim Dells
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
U.S. 31
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Blue Pelican Inn (or Antrim Dells Thu-Fri-Sat)
Nearest Ski
21 Miles
Shanty Creek

Castle Farms is less than 30 minutes away so the cottage is a great place to stay with family while you attend a wedding.

There is a small private neighborhood park about 250 yards south with a sandy beach and a small creek that is great fun for the kids. The park can be a great place to meet people.

Enjoy Antrim Creek Nature Area just a few miles north, walk the beach for miles, Barnes Park and Torch Bay Preserve and Day Park are a few miles south.

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Rates & Availability

Grand Traverse Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Presidents Day Weekend 2017
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$199
From
$259
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2017
May 10 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$239
From
$259
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
From
$349
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Pre-season 2017
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$329
From
$349
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Late June 2017
Jun 14 2017 - Jun 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$429
From
$495
Fri,Sat
$2,995
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,895
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$549
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$549
 
 
Endless Summer 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$349
From
$395
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
From
$349
Fri,Sat
$1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Color 2017
Sep 28 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$269
From
$329
Fri,Sat
$1,795
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$249
Fri,Sat
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE BOOKING!

Online bookings have a service fee.

For stays longer than a week, please request a quote (online rate will not be accurate).

July and August rentals are typically for full weeks only - Saturday to Saturday.

The minimum rental fee is $450 plus tax.

There is a nightly surcharge per person when there are more than 4 people except during the peak season.

Standard rates do not apply to holiday weeks/weekends.

Check in is typically 4 PM and check out is typically 10AM.

Pets are typically not allowed during the summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Grand Traverse Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Master Loft Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Hot and cold water
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main floor bedroom - 1 king
    Dormitory - 2 twin/ single , Lower level dormitory/recreation room
    Upstairs Master Suite Loft - 1 king , Upstairs loft with private bath
    Sofa Bed and Futon - 2 double , Sofa bed is full size plus a futon
    Den/bedroom - 1 queen , French doors - open into Great Room or close for privacy
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Maximum of 3 vehicles

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