NORTHPORT-HOUSE AT THE BIGHT * CHECK RATE & AVAILABILITY *

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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NORTHPORT-HOUSE AT THE BIGHT * CHECK RATE & AVAILABILITY *

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House, 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

House at the Bight is a unique home in Northport, Michigan, located 2 miles north of town. The home sits on one of the most beautiful spots on Traverse Bay. The beachfront property provides crystal blue water for swimming, boating and sailing. The house has been enjoyed the past 17 years by vacationers year after year.

There are two master bedrooms on the first floor, each having their own private bath. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms; one with a queen bed, a second has two twin beds, the third has a single twin bed and the fourth is an extra large room with two double beds and a twin bed.

A living room to enjoy the views of the bay or watch a beautiful fire in the stone fireplace, is in the center of the home. The family room has a TV with a DVD player, along with cable. If you wish, you can close the family room off for privacy. Enjoy the second floor loft and large library.

The fully equipped kitchen has all the comforts of home.

The large deck in the front of the home is a great place to enjoy the beautiful view of the bay. A large patio in the back of the home provides a quiet wooded surrounding for conversations and barbecuing.

Visitors have access to wireless internet usage.

The home is great for family vacations, family reunions, celebrating birthdays or just a vacation to relax and to enjoy the view.

There is no dock/pier but the Marina is only 2 miles South from the home.

Please check the CALENDAR . . . we update it daily . . . no tents or RV's allowed on the property.

No pets and non-smoking.

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Keywords: Water front home on Traverse Bay Michigan

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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Jim and Caryl have been owners of this home since September of 1996. They currently live in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois. Jim is a Fire Battalion Chief for the Village of Glenview and Caryl is a real estate broker for Hunter's Fairway SOTHEBY's International Realty in North Barrington, Illinois.

The Owner purchased this house in 1996

In 1984, Caryl's family moved to Northport and purchased the Northport Bay Boat Yard. This house sits in an ideal location on the bay. As you will agree, the views are never ending and there are none more spectacular than those from the Bight. Since 1997 we have been renting the home so others can enjoy the home, beach and the area. Until the House at the Bight becomes our fulltime residence, we escape to Northport for a quick weekend to get our 'fix' of the beautiful views of the bay.

Tranquility is the first word that comes to mind. Whether you're sitting on our private beach taking in the constantly changing views of the bay, or partaking in the water sport of your choice, nothing is better than time spent at the Bight. This original home was built in 1856. Numerous additions, renovations and upgrades have occurred since then, but the original two-story house is very visible.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Northport-House at the Bight * Check Rate & Availability *
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Northport Northern Michigan
White Pigeon, Michigan
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House At The Bight

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
My family has been vacationing for one week in the Traverse City area for the past five years. The House At The Bight was by far our most enjoyable rental. It accomodates fourteen people with ease. The large yard makes for great whiffle ball games and grilling out on the back patio makes meals easy. The beach is shallow so attending to children is not a concern. Northport is an easy distance away with plenty of places to shop and eat.

The pictures of the house are very accurate and the owner is very organized and helpful. My family and I enjoyed our stay so much that we decided to return next summer. We had decided to go somewhere different each year but House At The Bight captured us.

Our activities included walking, swimming, wine tasting, shopping, several games of whiffle ball, several cook outs, sunning at the beach. Our only complaint was the week went by so quickly. We are already looking forward to returning next year.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Availability & Rates

Northport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer Season
Jun 14 2014 - Sep 12 2014
$3,500
7 nights
 
 
Sept. - Nov.
Sep 13 2014 - Nov 1 2014
$550
$3,500
2 nights
 
 
Winter
Nov 2 2014 - May 1 2015
$750
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Half the deposit is due by February 1st. The balance, plus usage tax and damage deposit is due two weeks prior to rental. Refund of deposit must be received by e-mail before March 1st.
Tax Rate 6.0%
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Amenities

Northport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , First Floor Rear Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , First Floor Front Master Bathroom (updated in Fall 2013)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs Hall Bath - Updated in Fall 2013
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Powder Room - first floor
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , First floor master (front)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1st Floor Master (rear)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom (yellow room)
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds (can be pushed to king) Nautical Room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , Single Bedroom (Use to be our nursery)
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Room above garage (great for a family) couch and chair
  • King size beds (1) King size bed in Front Master Bedroom overlooking the Bay., Queen size Beds (2) Queen size bed in Rear Master Bedroom overlooking the Bay. Upstairs bedroom with a queen overlooking the Bay, Double Beds (2) Two double beds in large room upstairs (please note there is a single bed too -- see comments below), Twin or Single Beds (4) One room with two twin beds overlooking the Bay. There is also a twin in the large room too. One room with twin bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • winery tours
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • boating
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • snowmobiling
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
  • basketball court
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
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