CHARMING, PRIVATE 'HIDEAWAY' CLOSE TO ARTS CENTER. ALL AMENITIES. FULL KITCHEN.

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Barbara or Gordon Evans

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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CHARMING, PRIVATE 'HIDEAWAY' CLOSE TO ARTS CENTER. ALL AMENITIES. FULL KITCHEN.

Interlochen Studio Rental Photos and Description

4 max, in 3 room suite plus other room for 2 on request.

Hideaway II, lower level family room, is surrounded by woods and a beautiful garden. Situated on a narrow isthmus between two crystal clear lakes, two minutes from the world-famous Interlochen Center for the Arts. One block north is the Interlochen State Park, largest and oldest in Michigan. The Park provides boat launches to both lakes, playgrounds for children and a large sandy beach. Many of our guests walk through this beautiful park to the Interlochen Center. Others swim, fish, water ski, skate on these lakes and canoe the Betsie River.

Hideaway II is smack in the middle of the Grand Traverse, a tourist destination for the Heartland. It is 15 minutes SW of Traverse City and NE of Crystal Mountain (golf/ski). Within a 40 mile radius are over 30 golf courses and 25 vineyards. Also within this radius: majestic Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore Park, rated most beautiful site in U.S. In Interlochen & beyond a wide variety of restaurants and taverns. Over ten festivals. Amazing!

Interlochen Center for the Arts: The Interlochen Center for the Arts welcomes 2,500 campers to the Interlochen Arts Camp each summer from two to six weeks. The ranking World Youth Symphony has played for U.S. Presidents and at the Olympics. They play for up to 4,000 people each Sunday evening beginning in late June. But there are hundreds of performances by junior, intermediate and senior campers. The Summer Festival features a wide-range of professional performers all summer long.

The Interlochen Arts Academy hosts up to 500 high school students from all over the world as well. This nine month program combines specialization in the performing and visual arts with a solid academic curriculum. Your hosts at Hideawy II often attend three performances a week throughout the year. We feel you will enjoy dance, theater, orchestra, band, creative writing, fine arts, cinematography and the lively spirit of the students. Demi Moore/BruceWillis & Robin Williams stayed with us when their daughter & son attended the Academy.

Wine Tasting: The Government of Michigan markets its nearly 40 wineries throughout the nation. Most are in the Grand Traverse region, especially the peninsulas of Grand Traverse County and Leelanau Counties, both just a short drive to the north. These wineries feature wine tasting and our guests have reported visiting up to 20 wineries over a weekend. The vineyard owners are friendly and the wine industry of Michigan is growing rapidly.

Skiing and Golf: Hideaway II is in the middle of some of the finest skiing east of the Mississippi. Crystal Mountain, Schuss Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Nubs Knob, The Homestead and smaller resorts are all accessible from Interlochen. Skiers from Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois join Michiganders on these slopes each winter.

Each of these ski resorts feature golf along with a host of other golf courses. The Interlochen 18 hole golf course is five minutes away, but all are relatively close.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Barbara or Gordon Evans

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Your hosts, Barbara and Gordon Evans, ran the bed and breakfast across the street for 14 years. Gordon was president of International House in NYC for 11 years while Barbara taught in two private schools. In 1982, Gordon retired from the Senior Foreign Service after 25 years, mostly in South Asia and West Africa. Barbara came to Interlochen's then National Music Camp in 1950 from Swarthmore, PA. Gordon grew up in western New York State.

Barbara or Gordon Evans purchased this studio in 2000

Hideaway II is the closest rental place to the Interlochen Center for the Arts. It is two minutes by car or a leisurely 20 minute walk through the Interlochen State Park. Hideaway II features over 300 boats in painted pictures and photos. The Evanses completed a 5,250 mile cruise in their boat returning to Traverse City from Florida in 1994. Hideaway II is in the center of the beautiful Grand Traverse. In 2013 a Norwegian Cottage was added for two additional adults. It celebrates the hosts' marriage in Oslo, Norway in 1955.

Hideaway II will be one of the most unique and quiet places you will ever stay in. You are welcome to sit and eat on the back deck in the center of our beautiful garden. Hideaway II's full kitchen is well supplied, but the Grand Traverse has over 50 restaurants. The Norwegian Cottage permits an additional couple to stay near Hideaway II.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 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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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Ludington
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 31 and County 137
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
beach
Car: recommended

Our two lakes were called Wabekaness (water still) and Wabekanetta (water still again) by the Odawa. Now they are Duck and Green, but each is seven square miles in area and simply gorgeous. All summer we swim in Duck, a two minute walk from Hideaway II. The theme of the Interlochen Center for the Arts is 'Art Lives Here,' all year long. Golf courses are everywhere. The nearly 30 vineyards are just to the north. Shopping is just ten minutes away. Lake Michigan is just 15 minutes to the north where we kept our boat. Even Mackinac Island can be visited in a day, along with Charlevoix, Petosky, and Harbor Springs.

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Availability & Rates

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Interlochen Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
fall/winter/spring
Nov 16 2013 - Apr 30 2014
$75
$400
2 nights
 
 
late spring/summer
May 1 2014 - Oct 15 2014
$125
$625
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

See above. Rates for longer than one week negotiable.
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes A new Norwegian Cottage accommodates 2 additional adults. Hideaway II rates for two. Additional charge for more than two in Hideaway or Cottage.
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Amenities

Interlochen Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Lake ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Steam shower
  • This is a new bathroom that was installed for a Hollywood couple who rented our house a few years ago, when their daughter was at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Hence the steam shower. It is fully private, separated from the sleeping area by a corridor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 2 child bed , Child's bunk bed
  • The sleeping area is L shaped. The King is in a large alcove. The bunk bed is across the room. The new bathroom and kitchen are near the living room. The 2013 Norwegian Cottage permits two more adult guests, though the kitchen and full bath would be shared.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf Clubs
  • Deck / Patio
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
Notes:
Hideaway II is a suite of three rooms. The new Norwegian Cottage sleeps two and has a large screened-in dining area.
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