Family-Pet Friendly Beautiful Beach House with Spectacular Views of the Bay

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Quiet, relaxing and scenic, only 6 miles from Traverse City.


Last updated: 10/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This beachfront, 4 bedroom home located 2 1/2 miles north of the Grand Traverse resort, and 6 miles north of downtown Traverse City, enjoys a spectacular view of the East Bay and its crystal clear waters. On both levels you will find 2 bedrooms along with wood-burning fireplaces. The main floor kitchen is fully equipped, with a kitchenette in the lower level, also TV's on both floors for further convenience. There is also laundry facilities and plenty of space for cards, games and moving around. This cozy home is ideal for families and friends. Easy beach access for boating, skiing, fishing, walking the beach, and a relaxing day in the sun. Enjoy fires on the beach or cocktails on the deck. The property is situated close enough to Traverse City to enjoy local activities and festivals and yet far enough away for quiet privacy and spectacular sunsets.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Prefer 21 and above...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Family friendly!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only, please clean up any residue....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet Addendum is required with reservation contract...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bedroom located on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Bedroom located on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Bedroom is located on the lower level....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double

    Bedroom is located on the lower level....moreless

  • Main level (2 bedrooms) - 1 king in first room and 1 queen in second room. Lower level (2 bedrooms) - 1 queen in first bedroom, and 1 queen and 1 double in the second bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    This bath is on the main floor...moreless

  • Full bath on the main level with tub/shower combination, as well as a half bath Full bath on the lower level with shower only...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Close proximity to health clubs/spas/golf/shopping/groceries


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    There is a television on both levels....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beach front can be seen from the property....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The property has its own spacious, easily accessed beachfront. The crystal clear water begins from the sandy beach and very gradually deepens making it perfect for children and adults alike. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Traverse City is only six miles south of the property along the scenic bay....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Gorgeous, serene views of the East Bay....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Beautiful, spacious sandy lakefront. Fire pit for quiet sunsets....moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Spacious dining area. The tables has additional leaves to increase dining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    One on each level - wood burning (wood not included)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi included....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Towels and linens included. Beach towels not included....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open floor plan includes fireplace, ceiling fan and sliders to deck....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels not provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee makers on both levels....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The main floor kitchen is fully equipped....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen on main level and kitchenette on lower level...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwaves on both levels....moreless

  • Oven


  • Golf:

    Golf courses within a half mile of property....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two person inflatable kayak and two single person kayaks....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Spacious lawn areas both sunny and shady, perfect for lawn games (provided) grilling and relaxing....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    children's floats and toys....moreless



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from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 2 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
May 26 - Oct 1, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Per Pet summer $75
  • Cleaning Fee (winter) $100
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Per Pet fee (winter) $50
  • Cleaning Fee summer $200


Long term rental is available. Contact Owner for further information on rates and availability.

Half of the total amount is required immediately to hold the reservation and the remaining balance is due 30 days prior to check-in.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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9.49 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Grand Traverse Resort
101.06 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Badger Ferry, Ludington, MI
1.28 Miles
Nearest Golf
LochenHeath Golf Club
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Traverse City
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 31
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Grand Traverse Resort
5.84 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Holiday Ski Resort

Car: Recommended

In addition to being in close proximity with 4 championship golf courses, world class fishing, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, swimming, horseback riding, hiking, excellent shopping district, 8 full service restaurants within 5 miles, spa and health club (Grand Traverse Resort), there are numerous festivals, including Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Festival, Brewfest (winter), Winefest (summer/fall), Winterfest (February), Comedyfest (winter), Writer's Series, and winter sports. As well as Art galleries, antiques, symphony and live theater. Or if you are just looking for a quiet cozy place to sit by the fire and read a book or perhaps walk the beach or enjoy the sun set, this place truly provides something for everyone!


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  • Quiet, relaxing and scenic, only 6 miles from Traverse City.

    Quiet, relaxing and scenic, only 6 miles from Traverse City.

VRBO #653025

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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