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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Frankfort House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

OPEN ALL YEAR!!

For your Fall Color Tour, Cozy Family Thanksgiving, Holiday & Winter Ski Getaways, Spring Break, and Summer Vacations!!

Built new in 2004, this cottage-style home features 2,000 sq.ft. of living space with four large bedrooms, and two full bathrooms. Hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, Tongue & groove pine, and 'Cottage' decor adorn the interior. The home has also been designed with 'Family Fun' in mind, with separate spaces for grown-ups, and little ones alike. 

Relax on the back deck, and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Upper Herring Lake, breathtaking sunsets, or maybe catch a glimpse of the eagle that nests nearby. Whatever your enjoyment, this home has it all.

Just a few miles from awesome Lake Michigan beaches. Minutes south of Frankfort, Benzonia, and Beulah for shopping, dining, and sightseeing. You're also close to some of Michigan's best vacation spots, Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and Platte River.

 

The Beach House on all-sports Upper Herring Lake offers 80 feet of private sandy beach frontage just 40 feet off the back deck!  As an extra bonus we will include the use a Pontoon boat free of charge (a $1,000 value, see Amenities for details). Did we mention 10 gallons free premixed fuel?!

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage-Style Home, Sandy Beach, Waterfront, Getaway, Winter, Northern Michigan

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p36662vb
(231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
Frankfort Northern Michigan
Shelby Township, Michigan USA
5

My Herring Lake Vacation

  • 5 of 5
I spent the first week of August 2007 with my two married daughters and son-in-laws along with one grandson and had a fabulous time. All the amenities were it great working order and so was the AC. The beach access was terrific and the water warm to swim.
The pontoon boat that was free of charge could be replaced, but again it was free of charge. I just wish the fishing was much better than we had experienced. Also, the retreat cottage is pet friendly.
  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p36662vb
(231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
Frankfort Northern Michigan
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful family retreat at this BEAUTIFUL home on lovely Upper Herring Lake. The rooms were spacious, clean, and well-appointed. Everything was as advertised – we even enjoyed a trip around the lake in the pontoon boat. The view was spectacular, and we wouldn’t hesitate to come back another time. So happy to have found this vacation rental.
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p36662vb
(231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
Frankfort Northern Michigan
Warsaw, Indiana
5

A Little Slice of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5
The Beach House near Frankfort was absolutely perfect in every way. My husband and I have a very busy, stressful lifestyle and our get-a-way at The Beach House was a little slice of heaven. The photos on the website don't even do it justice. They have given much attention to every little detail to make sure the home, setting, property, etc. are immaculate, inviting and phenominally well decorated and maintained. There is a pleasing blend of sleek and modern meets french country lake house in the decor. The surroundings (even though there are neighbors near-by) are so peaceful and serene. The views of the lake, from the sunrise to sunset were unforgettable. (We were even treated to a double rainbow over the lake right in front of the house!) The beach was beautiful and very well maintained. It was really a "beach", unlike some of the dirty, muddy, lake edges of some northern Michigan vacation spots - it was "clean" and sandy and perfect for little ones as well. I loved that the house sat right at the lake's edge and you didn't have to climb down or up flights of stairs to get to the water. I loved the spacious, well-equipted kitchen and the living room was beautiful! But my favorite, by far, was the master bedroom upstairs. I could begin the morning sitting in one of the two little wicker chaise lounges sipping my coffee and reading a book. And at night the beauty of the stars were mesmerizing with an incredible panoramic view through the huge windows that faced the lake. I highly reccommend The Beach House in every way. Perfect for a couple's romantic get-a-way or for a family vacation - very spacious. It surpassed our expectations!
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p36662vb
(231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
Frankfort Northern Michigan
Fort Wayne, IN
5

Beautiful, Clean and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at The Beach House last summer. The home was immaculate!! I just loved it. We spent the days on the beach and the evenings watching the sun set, then even later enjoying a bon fire in the provided pit. It seemed like the owners thought of everything. We brought 3 kids with us and they loved it too. The kids swam, played on the beach and on the swing set. It's so nice when the whole family can enjoy something together. It was very bonding for us all - really a little life changing. It rained one night and that night we watched the sun set from our little sitting area in the master bedroom. That sitting area had windows on three sides and the breeze that would come off the lake was so wonderful. We took the pontoon boat out twice. We're not really into fishing, but instead used the boat to see the other parts of the lake and to have a picnic from it. The lake is uncrowded and unspoiled. We saw a bald eagle and many large birds (loons?). Anyway, it was a very special, bonding time for our family and we will be back.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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OPEN ALL YEAR*Newer Home*SANDY BEACH*Kayaks*PONTOON BOAT*Gameroom
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p36662vb
(231) 632-0833 (Michigan, USA)
Frankfort Northern Michigan
Detroit, MI
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5
What a great place for a great family vacation. We enjoyed the house, the boats, the lake and the fishing. We had beautiful weather the first five days and the fish were hiding on the bright sunny days. We caught a total of 20-25 fish throughout the week. Our dog loved the boat and loved fishing - a new experience for a city house dog! We also enjoyed the scenic drive through the dunes and a trip shopping in Traverse City.
Thanks for a GREAT WEEK!
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Near Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Crystal Lake, Traverse City, Cherry Bowl Drive In, Platte River

Other Activities: Dune Climbing

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Frankfort House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter/Spring
Sep 27 2014 - May 22 2015
2 night minimum stay
$260
$1,600
 
 
Early Summer I
May 23 2015 - Jun 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Early Summer II
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Early Summer III
Jun 13 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Summer
Jun 20 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 
 
Late Summer I
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Summer II
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Late Summer III
Sep 12 2015 - Sep 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Fall/Winter/Spring
Sep 26 2015 - May 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$260
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Summer: $250 at time of reservation, 50% (less $250) March 1st, and the remaining 50% 30 days prior to arrival.
Fall/Winter/Spring: 50% at time of reservation, 50% no later than 30 days prior to arrival. Reservations made within 30 days of arrival 100% at time of booking.
Payment: Visa, MC, check or money order. 3% fee for all credit card payments, except for last minute rentals, under 2 weeks.
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Amenities

Amenities

Frankfort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Futons, Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Foosball
  • Video Library
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Boat
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Pedal Boat
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Sand Box
  • Motorboat
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • golf
  • surfing
  • racquetball
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • snowboarding
  • hot air ballooning
  • parasailing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
Pontoon boat (Memorial Week thru Mid October), 2 Kayaks (May thru October), Paddle Boat (Mid April thru October), Swing Set.
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