Brook Song is perfect for a family adventure or a romantic weekend retreat with its king bed, four twin beds, and a futon. Central heat and air conditioning, a gas burning fireplace, surrounding decks, two balconies, satellite TV, VCR, DVD, Wifi, washer and dryer, fully equipped GE Profile kitchen including coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, dishes, pots and pans, quality linens and towels. We provide a plate of cookies and a fresh bouquet on the dining table.
Bordering on the beautiful Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore Park (voted the 'Most beautiful National Park' by Good Morning, America), Brook Song is located six miles from Glen Arbor, 20 miles from Traverse City, and 0.7 miles from Big Glen Lake. The home is on the side of a hill overlooking a creek, extensive flower gardens, and a mature forest. Imagine waking up and walking out on one of two balconies to savor the woodland bird songs, waterfall music from the creek, and the peace of northern Michigan. Go for a stroll through the gardens or hike the trails on our 42 plus acres.
Remodeled 3 times since its construction.
Winner of the 'RATED EXCELLENT' Award by FlipKey and Trip Advisor, 2011 and 2012 for Top Vacation Rental
We have abundant wildlife. Certified National Wildlife Federation Habitat, 2011.
Nearby water recreation on Glen Lake or Lake Michigan includes swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, water-skiing, surfing, paddle boarding, and canoeing. Also you can fish for bass, perch, bluegill, whitefish, king salmon and trout. Boat rentals and a launch are available. Charter fishing is available in Glen Arbor, Leland, and Traverse City. Other recreation includes golf, tennis, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, and ATV trails. Bicycle the first segment 5 miles long of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Bike Trail from the Dune Climb to Glen Arbor. June of 2013 the next installment will be completed from the Dune Climb to Empire.
Nearby Glen Arbor and Empire are charming tourist destinations with art galleries and boutiques. Fine dining and great casual restaurants will please anyone's palate.
Spa options are available in Glen Arbor, Empire, and Traverse City.
Concerts, symphonies, and dramas are available in Interlochen, Glen Arbor, and Traverse City. Museums are available in Glen Haven, Empire, and Traverse City
Amenities:: Side by side refrigerator freezer,
central air conditioning and heat,
overhead fans in living area, and bedrooms
continuous decks on four sides,
satellite TV and VCR, DVD, Wifi, and radio
washer and dryer,
handicap friendly shower,
ceramic top stove/conventional/convection oven,
complete kitchen utensils and small appliances,
charming antique furniture,
quality linens and towels,
gas burning fireplace,
books and children's videos,
swing set for children
woodimals to delight all children and those young at heart
gas grill for outdoor cooking,
glass top table on a covered deck with skylight for outdoor dining and an additional glass top table on the west open air deck,
2 lounge chairs for sunning on the south deck,
2 additional lounge chairs for relaxing on the east deck,
2 chairs at the creek overlook
gardens, gardens, gardens, and an organic vegetable garden
fresh herbs for your own cooking,
trimmed hiking trails,
one bathroom has double sinks and a skylight,
hair dryers and other conveniences.
Fax machine available at owner's home
Wireless internet is now available.