Remodeled School House Near Lake Michigan, 3BR, 2BA, Quiet Paved Road, Sleeps 10

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stylish 1600 sq. ft House 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Two story home within walking distance to Lake Michigan accommodates up to 10 guests. Most of the house is nice hardwood floors; the front fireplace room is carpeted.

Enjoy watching the sun set over Lake Michigan. At end of road near the beach is Old Faceful, the last picture in the listing, a State of Michigan site. Fresh clean water comes out at about 60 gallons per minute. The house is located in Pierport just west of Bear Lake, a quiet community just north of Manistee with campgrounds, antique shops, 18 hole golf course, and a western theme park and riding stable in the area. Casino in nearby Manistee; boat launching at Bear Lake, Onekama and Arcadia 15 minute drive from the house. Traverse City is a 60 minute drive, Sleeping Bear Dunes about a hour north.

The house includes master bedroom with queen size bed, and full size bath, off the kitchen. Large eat in kitchen area, with lots of windows and a skylight. Second and third bedrooms are upstairs with 2 single beds in each room. A full size shower/bathroom is on the second floor. 2 car garage, washer and dryer (laundry soap not provided), spacious living room with fireplace, and an L-shaped couch that has 2 pull out beds, love seat sofa/bed also in the room. Fully equipped kitchen, some pantry items. (see list of amenities), TV with DVD/VCR player and Satellite TV, board games and cards. Enclosed porch with table and chairs for enjoying the early morning late/evening breeze. Nice back yard with large trees for shade.

Outdoor amenities include: Charcoal BBQ grill, and a fire ring for sitting by the bonfire. Utensils for roasting marsh mellows, chairs for around the fire pit, outside games are included. Charcoal and wood not provided.

Adventure - Away From It All Family
Romantic - Sports - Activities - Tourist Attractions

Leisure Activities:
Antiquing - Beach combing-Wine Tours
Boating- Gambling Casinos- Horseback Riding
Miniature Golf- Scenic Drives- Sight Seeing
Walking- Wildlife Viewing- Collecting Petoskey stones

Sports Adventure Activities:
Cross Country Skiing-Cycling-Equestrian Events
Fishing-Fly Fishing- Freshwater Fishing
Golf- Hiking- Hunting
Jet Skiing- Kayaking- Mountain Biking
Pier Fishing- Roller Blading- Sailing
Skiing- Snorkeling- Snowboarding
Snowmobiling- Swimming- Baseball
Water Skiing- Water Tubing- Wind-Surfing

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    there is no smoking inside or outside on the property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • master suite down stairs off kitchen, 2 bedrooms upstairs with 2 single beds in each room, all the bedding, sheets are included, has pillows, but some people want to bring their own...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms



  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    sorry no air conditioning, we have found with the cool breezes off the lake , there has never been a need for a/c in the last 40 years ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    wood burning with heat ports...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    natural gas base board...moreless

  • Internet:

    Sorry Internet is NOT available in this area from ATT or Comcast...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    yes, plus bedding and pillows, most people prefer to bring some of there own pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large room with fireplace, L shaped couch, TV , love seat pull out bed...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 cars on 13 Mile road in driveway, 4 cars in other driveway on Burkitt rd...moreless

  • Telephone:

    basic service...moreless

  • Towels Provided:


  • Washing Machine:

    yes, no laundry detergent soap...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    10 cup...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    plenty of dishes and pots and pans...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    modern Kitchen, center island, has toaster, blender, crock pot, coffee maker, built in micro wave, open to the dinning room, ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    28 cubic foot side by side We have Provided a Portable Ice Maker, Make 4-5 pounds per hour, directions are on the inside cover ...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric , purchase new 2015...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    deck in the front of the house with table and chairs...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large back yard, with fire pit and chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal grill new as of 2015, charcoal not provided...moreless



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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
fall colors
Sep 11 - Nov 11, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,050 $3,400
deer hunters
Nov 12 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,100 $3,500
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
early season
Apr 1 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$950 $3,400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59


check in is on Saturday at 4:00pm and check out is Saturday by 11:00am, There is NO smoking in the house, NO pets

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: 10/18/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We have been vacationing in the Pier Port area since 1967. We have some family in the area.

Why the Owner Chose Bear Lake, MI, USA:
There is very little traffic on the road near the house, very quiet, short walk to Lake Michigan. If you get up early, you will have a chance to see deer, and wild turkeys. You are a short distance from Manistee, Frankfort, Traverse City. with plenty of things to do in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Near Lake Michigan, Quiet, nicely appointed house, feels like home

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  • road side front view

    road side front view

  • south side of house

    south side of house

  • master bed room

    master bed room

  • kitchen to dinning area

    kitchen to dinning area

  • new microwave and self clean stove

    new microwave and self clean stove

  • front room

    front room

  • love seat bed

    love seat bed

  • enclosed porch

    enclosed porch

  • upstairs bedroom

    upstairs bedroom

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • beautiful sunset

    beautiful sunset

  • street view

    street view

  • south side house

    south side house

  • garage, plus outside parking

    garage, plus outside parking

  • master bath

    master bath

  • kitchen area

    kitchen area

  • l shaped couch in the front room

    l shaped couch in the front room

  • queen pull out bed in front room

    queen pull out bed in front room

  • pull out bed in the front room

    pull out bed in the front room

  • upstairs bed room

    upstairs bed room

  • upstairs bed room

    upstairs bed room

  • from the public access

    from the public access

  • old FaceFull down at the beach

    old FaceFull down at the beach

VRBO #670004

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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