GEORGE'S HILLTOP RETREAT - PET-FRIENDLY, SAUNA, FIRE PIT, FULL KITCHEN, LINENS

Dusty Myers

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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GEORGE'S HILLTOP RETREAT - PET-FRIENDLY, SAUNA, FIRE PIT, FULL KITCHEN, LINENS

Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cozy 1 BR 1 BA Cottage

George's Retreat is a one-bedroom, one-bath, pet-friendly cabin situated on 10 acres just five minutes from Crystal Mountain Resort. The cabin is central to Traverse City, Manistee and Cadillac, providing the ideal base from which to explore everything the region has to offer.

Traveling with a bigger group? Visit our sister property, Hilltop house (HomeAway #3486317), right down the lane. Rent both and have space for everyone.

Amenities include sleeping accommodations for six, a full kitchen, sauna and snowmobile parking. In the winter, enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing at Crystal Mountain Resort, snowshoeing, snowmobiling (ride-in, ride-out access) and ice fishing. In the summer, go hiking, biking, golfing, canoeing or spend the day at the beach or the Sleeping Bear Dunes. And you can always head into one of the nearby towns to enjoy the shops and restaurants, go wine-tasting or try your luck at one of the casinos.

If you are seeking a relaxing atmosphere with easy access to some of the best Up North attractions, this is the place. Visit our website to check out what others have said about George's Retreat (link provided below).

Amenities: Sleeping Accommodations for Six (Max. Four Adults; 1 Queen Bed, 1 Full Hide-a-Bed, 2 Rollaways), Bedding and Linens Provided, Full kitchen (Refrigerator, Freezer, Stove, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Utensils), Sauna, Air Conditioning, Telephone, Satellite TV, DVD Player, CD Player/Stereo, Washer/Dryer, Deck & Outdoor Furniture, Fire Pit, Gas Grill, Games (Bumper Pool, Bocce Ball, and Board Games) , Trailer Parking (Boat, Snowmobile, Jet Ski, Etc.)

Attractions: Lake Michigan beaches, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Skiing (Crystal Mountain Resort), Snowmobile trails , Hiking, Fishing (Betsie River), Golf, Mushroom picking, Hunting, Michigan Legacy Art Park, Interlochen Arts Academy, Casinoes, Wine Tasting.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Dusty Myers

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2005
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book 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

Reviews

5
based on 70 traveler reviews

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George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
average rating of 5.0 based on 70 reviews
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George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
Holt, MI
5

Home away from Home in Northern Lower Michigan

  • 5 of 5
This pet friendly cottage in Copemish, MI is absolutely wonderful. It is very clean and has all the comforts of home. The owners and renters clearly take great care of the home and surrounding acreage. The dog run area is great, and the ability to explore around the rest of acreage is fun and relaxing. We will always remember this place, and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. We have stayed in many up north sites, but this is by far, the cleanest. It is nice to be able to get away up North and have fun in the outdoors, but it is also nice to be able to relax in a clean comfortable environment at the end of the day.
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2006
  • Stayed: Jul 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
business
George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
Wyandotte, MI
5

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5
I would highly recommend this cabin to anyone who would just love to get away for relaxation. It is so quiet and peacful, and if you feel like doing some sight seeing or shopping it is just a half hour away from Traverse City and Cadillac. Would definatly stay there again.
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2006
  • Stayed: Jul 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
business
George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
5

Perfect little place to get away!

  • 5 of 5
George's Retreat was absolutley perfect for our family vacation to Michigan. The cottage is exactly as described, well suited for the four of us (2 adults, 2 kids) and our dogs. Everything about the rental process was quick and easy, and the owners provided all the information needed to reach the cottage and get inside well in advance of our date of arrival. We spent our week travelling to Traverse City and/or Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, using the cottage as "home base". Our dogs loved the hiking trails just across the road, and the location felt very private and serene.
The only thing I recommend is to bring bug spray! Our family is from SW Ohio, and while we are no strangers to mosquitoes, the ones we encountered upon arrival seemed much larger and more aggressive than anything we've experienced. Even using our max strength bug spray didn't seem to deter them. Due to the mosquitoes, we didn't really get to enjoy the back deck or the fire pit--it just wasn't worth the annoyance and the itchy bites received. I don't know if some kind of treatment can be done to the property to deplete the mosquito population, but this is really our only complaint from the trip (the kids were excited about having fires and smores upon arrival, so pretty disappointed that we couldn't really do this with them).
Overall, I would recommend George's Retreat to everyone looking to get away from it all for a while. We will definitely be returning for future stays, this has been one of our best experiences from HomeAway.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
5

Very nice. Just as pictured. Great location.

  • 5 of 5
Great location. Some neighbors but still secluded. Nice trail to walk and great view. Loved it!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
5

Always a great choice!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I have stayed at George's Hilltop Retreat I think 4 times now and every time we are inspired to return again! The cabin is very clean and comfortable and is equipped with everything we have ever needed for our stay. The deck out back is great for breakfast on summer mornings and we also made use of the fire pit at night. The location of the property is also very convenient - we spend much of our time out on Frankfort beach and further north wine touring the Leelanau Peninsula. We simply could not ask for a better stay for the price. Thanks Dusty for another wonderful vacation! :)
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
George's Hilltop Retreat - pet-friendly, sauna, fire pit, full kitchen, linens
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p320524
+1 517-485-9124
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Northern Michigan
5

Ski weekend at George's Retreat

Ski weekend at George's Retreat
  • 5 of 5
As always staying at Georges was very relaxing. The house is well maintained with a clean and tidy feel. The sauna is always enjoyable on such cold winter days. Only five minutes from Crystal Mountain it hard to beat for convenience,
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Availability & Rates

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Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Cottage Rental Rates

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Tax Rate 6.0%

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Amenities

Amenities

Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • water parks
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • boating
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • cross country skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • water skiing
  • ski privileges optional

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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