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BIG PLATTE LAKE VACATION HOME

Judy

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Judy

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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BIG PLATTE LAKE VACATION HOME

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Honor House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 (First Floor): King Bed

Bedroom 2 (First Floor): Queen Bed

Bedroom 3 (Second Floor): Two Double Beds

Bedroom 4 (Second Floor): Two Singles and One Double Bed

2 Full Baths

First Floor: Shower/Bath

Second Floor: Shower

Hardwoods throughout first floor. Cedar paneling throughout second floor and new carpeting.

Platte Lake is an all sports lake great for Fishing, Boating, and Swimming. Bordering Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with access to beautiful Lake Michigan beaches. Platte River canoeing and kayaking with access to river from the lake. Tubing, kayak, and canoe rentals available at Riverside Canoe Rentals. Lake Michigan trout/salmon fishing. The Sleeping Bear Dunes. Empire Bluffs.

The Cherry Bowl Drive-In, one of the few remaining Drive-In Theaters located right here in Honor. Surrounded by world class golf courses ( Crystal Mountain - 19 miles | Pinecroft - 9 miles | Champion Hill - 6 miles | Arcadia Bluffs - 29 miles | And Others).

Shopping, Casinos, and nightlife in Traverse City. Shopping and Dining in Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Leland, and Beulah.

Great area for hiking, biking, and backpacking.

Convenience store less than a mile away.

Boathouse on property with top deck. Great views of lake. Table and chairs for dining on boathouse. Two fire pits, one on top of boathouse and one on shore.

Large dock for swimming and sunbathing. Adirondack chairs on dock. Sandy, shallow bottom off dock.

5 bikes, 2 kayaks, and 1 canoe all available for use.

Parking: The driveway fits two cars comfortable and there is parking along the road for additional vehicles.

Wireless Internet access. Cable TV.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Judy (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Judy

We've spent our summers here every year since we bought it. My three boys have spent countless hours on the lake and enjoying some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. We've rented the place occasionally through the years to several returning visitors. With the kids grown and busy with life we've decided to rent more and expand our guest list. We love the place and have made steady improvements over the years to make it a warm and inviting home for our friends, family, and visitors. We hope you take the opportunity to enjoy our home as we have for many years.

Judy purchased this house in 1994

Why Judy chose Honor

The lake offers great water sports and swimming. With many large windows the house feels connected to the lake and you're never far from a beautiful view. The area was voted by Good Morning America as the most beautiful place in the country and with the many secret beaches and hikes you can access all the areas beauty.

What makes this house unique

The house and property are organized for maximizing exposure to the lake. The house sits on a hill that slopes down to the water. With this placement you get fantastic views. There is a beautiful staircase with fieldstone borders running down to the lake. Solar lights straddle the staircase and provide light for night time commuting between the house and lake.

The property is spotted with different seating areas that offer unique vantages of the lake. The dining room provides great views while family and friends enjoy time together eating and talking. The patio off of the lakeside of the house offers adirondack chairs for enjoying morning coffee or a relaxing break from the day. The boathouse has chairs, a table, and a fire pit while offering great views of the water and sunsets. The dock has a platform on the water with 4 dock pieces placed sideways to offer a large area for sunbathing and sitting.

Breezes from the lake and great tree coverage keep the house cool and fresh smelling. Take advantage of the large windows.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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

Big Platte Lake Vacation Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Big Platte Lake Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427259vb
Honor Sleeping Bear Dunes
Middletown, IN
5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here recently and enjoyed our lake home immensely. It was everything that was advertised and more. How do you aptly describe opening the front door and seeing nothing but beautiful rooms looking out at the glistening water of Platte Lake? We enjoyed evening campfires on top of the boat house, the spacious bedrooms, the well-appointed kitchen, comfy beds and linens, and large living room. The laundry chute was also nice; too bad more homes don't have one. We enjoyed the use of the kyaks, canoe and row boat. Sleeping Bear Dunes is very close. You will love the little town of Empire and the public beach right on Lake Michigan (a short 15 minute drive). The owner was very helpful in accommodating our group and with information about the area. This was a great vacation and a wonderful home ! Well worth the money.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

3 miles to Lake Michigan beaches. 17 miles to Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. 11 miles to Empire Bluffs. 18 miles to Glen Arbor. 14 miles to Frankfort. 8 miles to Beulah. 30 miles to downtown Traverse City. 37 miles to Leland. 15 miles to Pierce Stocking Drive. Borders Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Photos

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $3,000 Per week

Honor House Rental Rates

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May 16 2015 - Sep 12 2015
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$3,000
 
 
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$3,000
 
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Amenities

Amenities

Honor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) 1 King, Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen, Double Beds (1) 3 Doubles, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 Twins
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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