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Charlevoix Home Away from Home

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Sleeps 16 with private beach access and luxury furnishings

Treat your family to a vacation they will cherish for a lifetime. This recently remodeled Lake Michigan beach house includes period hardware and lighting details and professional décor finished with fine art, oriental rugs and many antique pieces. The landscaped grounds are designed to return the lake side of the property to its indigenous state. This home accommodates 16 people with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths…the perfect location for your extended family. The large formal dining room provides ample room for your gatherings, complimented by gorgeous sunset views. There are four bedrooms on the second floor, three with queen beds. The magnificent master suite has a king bed, private walk in closet/dressing room, lavishly appointed bath and Lake Michigan view from the balcony. Two of the second floor bedrooms have additional sleeping porch access with a twin trundle bed on each porch. The third floor has been converted to a “kids sleeping loft” with five twin trundle beds, several window seat nooks in each of the four alcoves, lots of games and fun kid things and a phenomenal claw foot tub.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    trundle twin on adjoining sleeping porch...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    trundle twin on adjoining sleeping porch...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 5 twin/ single

    all twin beds are trundle beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Sound system available throughout the house...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining room and breakfast room can accommodate 16 renters...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    One convection oven and warmer; one combination microwave/convection oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Street- and lake-side porches...moreless

  • Golf:

    Area golf courses are open to the public...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks can be rented downtown...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski and snowboard resorts available nearby...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water sport gear can be rented downtown...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Community pool accessible for a minor per person charge...moreless



Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99


Smoking is not permitted on the property.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City, Michigan

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We're an extended family hailing from Detroit, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, St. Louis and other far flung parts. We cherish our time together in this home - and hope you find the same magic there that we do.

Why the Owner Chose Charlevoix, MI, USA:
Northern Michigan has been a touch point for our family for years - the summertime biking, golf, and water sports can't be beat and the off season solace and serenity pair well with winter sports. Area restaurateurs rival those we favor in our home town big cities, as do the many antique shops and art galleries - at a fraction of the price. We stumbled on this property in the fall of 2008, and fell in love on the spot.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Spend quality time with family on your private sandy beach or stroll the shoreline of Lake Michigan and enjoy the gorgeous sunsets. From the lakeside porch, watch the sailboats and freighters coming in and out of the Big Lake through the Pine Lake Channel to harbor in downtown Charlevoix. Or, enjoy your morning coffee or a chat with neighborhood strollers from the wrap-around street-side porch. Treat your kids to s'mores roasting in the fire pit on the beach; take a swing on the hammock as you watch the stunning sunsets from a hidden wooded perch; or take the ten minute walk to town for dining or shopping. Be sure to keep an eye out for eagles - they're often spotted on a perch overlooking the lake. This is a magical property - one where lifetime memories are created and cherished.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • Private beach front home

    Private beach front home

  • Foyer


  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Kitchen


  • Second floor

    Second floor

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Kids' loft

    Kids' loft

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Sleeping porch

    Sleeping porch

  • Sunset from porch

    Sunset from porch

  • Waiting for you!

    Waiting for you!

  • Summer blooms, street side

    Summer blooms, street side

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Sunroom


  • Kitchen


  • Junior master bedroom

    Junior master bedroom

  • Sleeping porch

    Sleeping porch

  • Kids' loft

    Kids' loft

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Guest room

    Guest room

  • Eagle on the snag

    Eagle on the snag

VRBO #694088

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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