Location! Location! Location! Situated at the end of Portage Point this 6 bedroom, 3 bath home offers panoramic views of Lake Michigan from nearly every window and vantage point. Behind you lies Portage Lake with its’ glistening waters dotted with sailboats where you can also observe a SUNRISE!!
Have your meals, read, lie in the sun or take in magnificent Lake Michigan sunsets as you relax on our huge deck with large table and many deck chairs.
Just steps to the spectacular low bluff beach…NO STAIRS…perfect for sunning, swimming, beach walking, sand castle building, kayaking or enjoying a nightly bon fire.
Walk out to the pier that runs along the North Channel from Portage Lake and enjoy the boats coming and going as you take in the exquisite view from this location.
Where Portage Lake channels into Lake Michigan and adjacent to the “turn around”, this area was voted one of Michigan’s best beaches in “Traverse” magazine.
The large open floor plan of this home features a great room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the big lake. There is a stone fireplace, flat screen TV, cable, WiFi and a CD player with many CD’s. The den offers books for all ages, board games, puzzles and a loaded toy box for the little ones. The dining area boasts a farm table that comfortably seats 8 – 10.
Also on this main level is a fully equipped kitchen with electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, granite island with bar stools and every utensil you would possible need. Two bedrooms on this level each have a queen bed, closet, dresser and night stand.
The master suite on the upper level offers a queen bed, a large bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The loft off the master suite provides a cozy place to read, relax or just enjoy another view of Lake Michigan.
Three additional bedrooms, each accommodating 2 people, are on the walk-out lower level. Also on this level is a full bath, living area with TV, DVD and an air hockey game.
The surrounding area offers great fishing, including charters, a variety of distinctive dining locations, golf courses, casino, wineries, shopping, hiking and exploring. Located half-way between Manistee and Frankfort, there are many places to explore. See the welcome book at our home.
In addition to the main house, there is a Bunkhouse located above the garage that includes a queen bed, two twins and a half bath. A deck facing Portage Lake is connected to the rear entrance. Designated parking and an additional charge for this facility is available.
No air conditioning but ceiling fan and several portable fans are available should you need them. We provide all bed linens but NO TOWELS. No smoking and no pets.
Maximum capacity in main house is 12 with an additional capacity of 4 in the bunkhouse.
Keywords: Located between Manistee and Frankfort at the end of Portage Point Drive
Best beach in Michigan for Sports and Relaxation
Other things that you might want to take advantage of while staying with us in Manistee are Leelenau Penisula wine tours, SS Milwaukee Historical Museum, Riverwalk along Manistee River, charter fishing, live theatre at Ramsdell Theater, canoeing, kayaking, Lake Bluff Audubon Society, or take advantage of the local public boat launches. Little River Casino is within a 10 minute drive and is an attraction for many. Interlochen Arts Academy is within driving distance and offers many wonderful concerts throughout the year.
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