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QUIET, SPACIOUS, SERENE RETREAT LOCATED IN A PRIVATE WOODED SETTING

Carole Loftis

Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Carole Loftis

Advertiser since 2011
Speaks english
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QUIET, SPACIOUS, SERENE RETREAT LOCATED IN A PRIVATE WOODED SETTING

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Fife Lake Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

A large manicured lawn with beautiful gardens surround this chalet retreat. Tall plank cedar ceilings and large windows reflect the water and sunlight of the day. This retreat has a spacious floor plan with large rooms to move about (approximately 2,000 square feet). A home where you will feel relaxed on the multiple decks, gardens and beautiful lake.

Located on 160 private acres, it has a private gated drive to the home, and sits on a private natural spring lake, with only two other homes on it. Enjoy your own small dock, kayak, row boat for fishing, paddleboat and swimming raft! Terrific pan fishing, swimming, ice skating, hiking and more.

This home rents on a weekly basis from Sunday - Sunday during prime summer weeks. So what are you waiting for? Reserve your week now!

Amenities

Interior:

The main level has a kitchen with everything needed including a dishwasher. The main level bedroom has a queen size bed and full bathroom also located on the main floor (all linens are provided for your convenience), as well as washer and dryer. The living room is openly layed out with high ceilings, a large fieldstone fireplace and amazing views. There is a nice size sun room off of the living room that houses a futon for sleeping as well. This spacious chalet has a loft with 2 full beds, a large full bathroom, and fabulous views of the lake from the large lakeside windows.

Exterior:

This retreat sits on 160 acres of private land with plenty of wild life (so be careful driving). The property sits on a private 25 acre lake called Downs Lake. This is a natural spring lake that is as pure as they come! Great swimming off the swim raft, and fabulous fishing with fishing boat, or use the kayak included with this rental. No motor boats are allowed.

It is a beautiful winter wonderland as well, with cross-country skiing and snowmobile trails right outside the gates!

Other exterior features include a large fire pit for sitting around the fire in the evenings making smores. Extensive decking on the house provides a perfect place for entertaining, along with a gas grill.

Keywords: Our popular Chalet on a private lake, fish and more!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Carole Loftis (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel 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

3.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Quiet, Spacious, Serene Retreat Located in a Private Wooded Setting
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews
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Quiet, Spacious, Serene Retreat Located in a Private Wooded Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387484vb
-616-638-5617
Fife Lake Northern Michigan
5

Perfect for peace and solitude

  • 5 of 5
This was our first time renting, and I must say that everything was perfect. If your looking for peace and solitude, you can't ask for anything better. The owners were very responsive to any questions we had. I hope to make a week of it next year.
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Quiet, Spacious, Serene Retreat Located in a Private Wooded Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387484vb
-616-638-5617
Fife Lake Northern Michigan
Vassar, MI
5

Winter Paradise

  • 5 of 5
This Chalet Retreat was everything we were looking for, plus more. If you enjoy northern Michigan this is the perfect place to stay. Secluded but not rustic by any means. We were able to snowmobile right from the chalet. Not having to trailer to a drop site is so convenient. The homeowners were great to work with - My husband is already planning a return visit for next winter! Thanks again, Carole - we had a wonderful time.
  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Quiet, Spacious, Serene Retreat Located in a Private Wooded Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387484vb
-616-638-5617
Fife Lake Northern Michigan
1

Not a Happy Experience.

  • 1 of 5
Very Inconsiderate - Owners did not have to path to the cabin shoveled (12 inches plus) snow to get to the cabin -My husband did that after driving 13 hours. . . Nor did the road to the cabin get snow plowed everyday as they stated it would, which lead to us getting stuck a couple of times. . . . Very small hot water tank which ran out of hot water daily; Toilets would not flush unless the plunger was used, washing machine is rusted - unusable (well I wasn't putting my cloth in it) and the sheets on the downstairs bed were not clean when we arrived. Cabin and view are beautiful but would not recommend renting due to the poor up keep and owner indifference.
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mendy and Trevor:
I just received your comments on our property. I am so sorry your experience was so challenging and feel bad that we were not able to fulfill your expectations. The winter in Michigan this year, although the snow is beautiful, has been difficult to keep up on.
Thank you for your input. I appreciate your time to help us create a better experience for our guests.
Sincerely,
Carole

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Traverse City Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Fife Lake
Nearest Golf
23 Miles
LochenHeath Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
131
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Fife Lake Inn
Nearest Ski
18.6 Miles
Mt. Holiday Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Fife Lake

Property is located in a beautiful wooded setting on 2 private lakes providing many of its own activities including hiking, fishing, attached snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing.

Photos

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

Fife Lake Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off-season
Oct 30 2014 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Summer
May 22 2015 - Sep 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $25
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Amenities

Amenities

Fife Lake Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
paddle boat, kayak, swim platform

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