LAKE MICHIGAN FAMILY HOME WITH SPECTACULAR BEACH. 7BR/3.5 BA

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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LAKE MICHIGAN FAMILY HOME WITH SPECTACULAR BEACH. 7BR/3.5 BA

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Lake Michigan Beach Home, 7 bdrm., 3.5 bath

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

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
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Why The Owner chose Manistee

Best beach in Michigan for Sports and Relaxation

Why HomeAway

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
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Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Westland Michigan
4

Yearly Vacation

  • 4 of 5
The house was lovely and the views were spectacular. It was a wonderful week despite the weather.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
business
Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Pinochle women

  • 5 of 5
This was our second year in this great home. It was a VERY hot week- 90 to 95 degree days and very humid. A few newer fans would be welcomed but for the most part it was tolerable with the breeze coming off the lake. This is a wonderful house, comfortable beds, nicely equipped kitchen (beautiful serving pieces!) and comfy sofas. Our only complaint is the grill... for such a nice home a more upscale and clean grill is expected. Truly a great place to stay!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thanks for returning this year. A new Home Depot grill is on the way.
business
Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Petoskey, MI
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
This was a wonderful location and was certainly enjoyed by my three children, their spouses and the 5 grandchildren. The accommodations were as advertised, as well as the evening sunsets and sitting around the nightly fire.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Perfect vacation house

  • 5 of 5
A group of professional women from several states get together to play pinochle, make great meals, talk about books and movies, and mostly enjoy time together in beautiful Michigan. The house was perfect for us. Comfortable, clean, well stocked kitchen and great deck for sunsets- we look forward to next year!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
business
Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Cleveland, Ohio
5

Family vacation 7/2011

  • 5 of 5
What a fantastic place! We had a great time at the beach, pier, deck, dunes and boating. The bonfires on the beach and star lit sky's were incredible.

Thanks for opening up your home to us!! Can't wait to do it again.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Lake Michigan Family Home with Spectacular Beach. 7BR/3.5 BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p355259vb
-231-392-2080
Manistee Northern Michigan
Detroit area
5

Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for a week last summer. Fabulous home! We enjoyed watching the sunsets from the deck every night. The beach is beautiful-the kids loved running up and down the beach and exploring the dunes! Planning on booking another week this summer!!
  • Submitted: May 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Manistee Blacker
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Shirleys
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Ludington Carferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Heathlands
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Glenwood
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Lake Michigan

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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Availability & Rates

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Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes 50% deposit upon booking with balance due one week prior to arrival.
Damage Deposit: $300 due with final payment. Refundable within one week of departure if no damages found. Additional money may be due if damages exceed $300.
Cancellation policy: 120 days or more for full refund of deposit.
Less than 120 days, no refund of deposit.
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Amenities

Amenities

Manistee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - in bunkhouse
    Bathroom 1 - shower , jetted tub , private bath to master bedroom on upper level
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bunk Area - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (5) 5 +1 in the Bunkhouse, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) 2 in the Bunkhouse, 2 pack n plays, Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bunkhouse is over the Garage and sleeps 4 with a half bath, deck and private entrance
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