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RANCH WITH 134 FEET OF SANDY BEACH ON WEST BAY - 20 X 40 DECK

Mike Thomas owner

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Mike Thomas owner

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2014
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RANCH WITH 134 FEET OF SANDY BEACH ON WEST BAY - 20 X 40 DECK

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

Cedar Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9-12)

We love our cottage and we hope you do as well! We geared our renovations toward relaxation and easy maintenance. We tried to stock everything you'd need to ensure a great time (and to keep you from having to bring up the kitchen sink). We have a large variety of movies (Kid friendly), games and toys (including beach toys) for your enjoyment. The basement is set up with toys, games, cable TV and is a safe and fun environment ... there is also plenty of room to play in the huge backyard, side yard or on the beautiful sandy beach. The entire layout of the home is geared toward outside activities and entertaining on the new 20 x 40 deck. Perfect for eating, laying out, watching the kids play, cooking on the grill, watching wildlife or the boats and my favorite ... sleeping.

We love our fires at night, and we have two fire pits. One up on top overlooking the beach and water and the other on the beach. Feel free to pitch a tent on the beach, that is an experience you won't forget.

1,800 square feet on 3/4 of an acre with one of the best beaches on West Bay!

We have made many renovations to make it an enjoyable and relaxing environment. To mention a few: gutted the kitchen and bath(s), 8 ft door wall and two French doors that open up to the huge deck (20 x 40), natural stone exterior, knotty pine walls and tile galore, plus hundreds of other items you would never notice!

The house is set off the road and we have plenty of room for additional parking on the side lot, driveway holds 4-6 vehicles.

Our house is your house, make yourself at home!

Keywords: Single Family Ranch

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Mike Thomas owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2014

About Mike Thomas owner

My wife and I have been married for over 14 years and we have a beautiful daughter. We love spending time in our cottage and we share it with our many friends. We feel blessed to be able to share it with all of the wonderful people who have rented from us in the past. We've met so many wonderful people and we really enjoy hearing about your time in TC.

Mike Thomas owner purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Mike Thomas owner chose Cedar

My parents have had a cottage in Traverse City for over 25 years and it was always a goal of mine to have a family getaway in that area. We just love the Traverse City area and plan on to retire up there in about 10 years!

What makes this cottage unique

We really spend our time relaxing. We often go up there with a long list of activities and find ourselves night after night in front of the fire pit. Just listening to the water crash on the shore and watching out for the Bald Eagles flying across the water, you just can't beat it!!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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.

Reviews

4.7
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
average rating of 4.681818 based on 22 reviews
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Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
Southeastern Michigan
4

Great weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5
Great place for a family or group of friends to stay to enjoy what Northwestern Michigan has to offer. Gorgeous views of West Bay right from the spacious patio, entertainment area in the basement with a pool table and playroom for little ones, clean, well-stocked supplies, lots of space for everyone to sit and do their own thing. Only disadvantages are that the property is next to a busy road so you hear cars passing at night time and there is only one shower and two toilets, so it can be kind of difficult if there are 5+ people in the home.

The location is perfect as of distance from local attractions. Lots of wooded areas so we got to experience the beautiful colors of Fall all around us as we drove to our destinations. Few minutes away from downtown Traverse City(lots of restaurants and shops along Front St.) , The Village, and Sutton Bay, 30-40 minutes from great sites such as The Sleeping Bear Dunes, Old Mission Peninsula where there are beautiful orchards and vineyards (tons of wine tasting options).

Thank you Mike! Our family had a great time!
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
4

Relaxing Huge Deck!!

  • 4 of 5
We were just there in Traverse City at your place for a week. Very relaxing vacation in Northern Michigan. Great deck for hanging out and spectacular views of the bay with clear water! The home was well stocked! Our daughter's wedding was nearby at a winery, so we had 8 of our family members there with us & had plenty of room. Close to town but away so you really could feel the escape of vacation. Close to bike trail and Suttons Bay and beautiful Ciccone and Black Star as well! Great house!
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
Holt, MI
4

Beautiful View!

  • 4 of 5
The view from all of the back windows, deck and shore was beautiful! Lovely large deck with plenty of chairs, and space for everyone to relax and enjoy. We used both fire pits, the one on the beach the night of the 4th and we could see the fireworks from Traverse City and all the surrounding areas. Nice amenities and so much room to cook in the kitchen! The location is perfect for every activity in the area! Wine tours, Fishtown, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lighthouse, and of course all the excitement during the summer in Traverse City; all are close by and convenient. This would be a 5 star, but apparently there was a change of cleaning staff before our arrival and we had a few issues with fans being locked out of our reach etc., and we had to go out and purchase fans for the bedrooms to be comfortable. (an unexpected expense). The owner was able to resolve this by the second evening - thank you!
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: My father died in early June and I spent the last 2 weeks with him and I was unable to prepare the property the way I like it to be. I always feel bad when my guests are not happy with something and do my best to fix the problem quickly. I found out that one of the past renters must have stolen the fans we provide, they are nowhere to be found. This is rare and has never happened before. We have already replaced them!! We are very happy that the rest of their vacation turned out great, we are a 5 star cottage!!!
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Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
Chicago
4

Wonderful view and location

  • 4 of 5
The view of the west bay from this house is stunning. The location between Sutton's Bay and Traverse City also make it a great starting point for escapades throughout the area. The only downside (and it's not just for this house) is the proximity to M22 in the front yard. There is a lot of traffic on M22, so it does take some getting used to. All in all, this was a great place to stay for a great vacation1
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: The location is perfect, I agree!! The Summer traffic includes almost 150,000 new people every single day trying to get to all of the attractions we live so close to! We are lucky to have the house so far from the road as apposed to many of the homes on West Bay and if you want to vacation on the water, there's only one road to get there!! Summers can be busy with visitors but that's part of the fun and excitement of Traverse City, look at how many people want to be there.......it's an amazing area!!
business
Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
5

Gorgeous setting!

  • 5 of 5
Was a great location with a beautiful view, just 10 minutes from downtown TC. Was a great home base for the Bayshore Marathon. Would certainly do again next year!
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It truly is a great location and an incredible view!! We are so happy to share it with so many wonderful people. Thank you so much for the great reviews, we really work hard to make everyone happy!! We look forward to seeing you again next year!!
business
Ranch with 134 Feet of Sandy Beach on West Bay - 20 X 40 Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p226848vb
-+734 320-4444
Cedar Sleeping Bear Dunes
Toledo, Oh
5

Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Great house right on the water! House was clean and had everything we needed! Great location, 10 minutes from downtown and minutes away from wineries! Already planning our next trip back!
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review, we really appreciate it! We really try to keep everything you would need to enjoy your stay. Trish and I look forward to your next visit to Traverse City and we thank you for taking such good care of our cottage!!

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cherry Capitol Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Grellickville Marina
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Apache Trout Grill
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Mt. Holiday
Nearest Beach
Backyard

We have a large selection of games available including a basketball net, pool table, beach toys, inflatables, horse shoes, volleyball net, soccer ball and some fishing equipment. Of course it is hard to guarantee that all of these things will work when you get there because it is difficult to monitor their condition. As you can imagine, things break and turn up missing but we really try to keep a good selection of items available. I would venture to say that we have way more than most homes you would rent!!

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Rates & Availability

From $183 Per night

Cedar Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June, July and August
May 31 2015 - Sep 13 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$183
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Notes After we receive your full payment and prior to your arrival we will deliver instructions as to how to enter the cottage. Feel free to call at any time, even while you're up there!
We must receive full payment prior to your check-in. For last minute reservations we except paypal payments.
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Amenities

Cedar Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly remodeled!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Across from bedroom #2
  • One and a half baths!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Beautiful view of the bay from this room!
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed w/ single / pull out trundle. This room sleeps 5
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Nice room and close to the bathroom!!
  • King bed in master (1)Queen size Beds (1) (2) Serta Beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Upper bunk capacity should be 125lbs or lighter.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We reduced the price to help make your vacation more affordable and to help with the high gas prices, we hope this helps!!

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