BRAND HOUSE, ELK RAPIDS - FOUR SEASON VACATION RENTAL

John Thomason

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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BRAND HOUSE, ELK RAPIDS - FOUR SEASON VACATION RENTAL

Elk Rapids Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 1-1/2 baths, sleeps 7

Charming four season cottage located on Elk Rapids' quiet East Side. Comfortable walk to downtown area/beaches (approximately 3/4 mile). Three bedrooms, 1-1/2 baths, sleeps 7. Private alcove off MBR. Well-appointed, bright, happy kitchen stocked with dishes, pots/pans, utensils, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, etc; no dishwasher. Central air, washer/dryer, cable/WIFI, fenced-in backyard with gas grill and fire pit, surrounded by trees; an island of serenity. Bed linens and towels provided.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
John Thomason (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About John Thomason

We are entering our 4th season and want to thank all our guests, past, present and future, for the wonderful experience this has afforded us. You are our summer vacation and we love that. Thank you! Sally & John

John Thomason purchased this cottage in 2011

Why John Thomason chose Elk Rapids

Swinging on the porch swing in the backyard of the cottage, John said to me, 'This is really like its own little island,' and it is ~ quiet, peaceful and serene. The backyard abuts a park belonging to the church on the street behind, and we especially love the sound of the church bells, crisp and rich.

What makes this cottage unique

The screened porch in front is wonderful for watching the world go by (though the cottage is on a very quiet street). The house is precious ~ cozy and spacious, and the backyard is large enough for grilling, the fire pit, swinging, and playing several yard games, all at the same time! We provide croquet, ladder ball, and a bocce ball set, as well as several toys/games and beach items for you to use. The yard is surrounded by trees with several perennials and Heavenly Blue morning glories (in season).

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
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

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Brand House, Elk Rapids - Four Season Vacation Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Brand House, Elk Rapids - Four Season Vacation Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p433847vb
231-264-6786
Elk Rapids Northern Michigan
5

Perfect location...all the comforts of home!

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful 2nd time spent at Brand House. Centrally located to Traverse City, Charlevoix/Petosky, Gaylord/Mancelona...our personal points of interest. Not too far to Leland, Mission Pen., or Sleeping Bear. Everything crisp & clean and ready for you. John & Sally go all out with the furnishings and amenities in this little jewel of a vacation home. Kitchen is stocked with every pot/pan, utensil, or spice you could possibly ever need. Quaint little neighborhood. The church bells actually are relaxing, comforting and make you feel very much at home.
  • Submitted: May 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Brand House, Elk Rapids - Four Season Vacation Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p433847vb
231-264-6786
Elk Rapids Northern Michigan
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
5

Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5
This is my second stay at the Brand House and the owners and house are just great! I usually come down to stay because of business and it's so nice to come back to such wonderful accommodations. I have an older dog with special needs that needs to travel with me at times and they have been so accommodating with their pet policy. The house is very clean, it's decorated with taste (while being very homey), the neighborhood is quiet (with a cool church out back with church bells)....one couldn't ask for more. Thanks for another great stay, I'm sure I'll be back!
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Brand House, Elk Rapids - Four Season Vacation Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p433847vb
231-264-6786
Elk Rapids Northern Michigan
5

Just the spot for a relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I had the pleasure of staying at this lovely cottage for a girls' getaway, and found it to be every bit as delightful as pictured. The cottage was very clean, and well equipped for all of our cooking needs. If there is anything you forget (condiments for us), the nearby market has it all.
The cottage is quiet and private, yet conveniently located for day trips to Leelanau or Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City, or head north to Charlevoix, Petosky and Harbor Springs. Opportunities abound to taste the wonderful wines and craft beers which are earning well-deserved recognition for northern Michigan. It was a bit cold for the nearby beach, but enjoyable to walk around Elk Rapids, and peruse the quaint shops downtown. Or, head toward Torch Lake for great shopping in Alden.
It was such a pleasure to meet Sally and John, the owners, who left fresh flowers from their garden, making us feel truly welcome. We enjoyed the beautiful flowers all around the cottage, too, waiting to see what would bloom next. In each detail it was apparent that the owners work hard behind the scenes to make sure that their guests have the best possible vacation experience. We would not only recommend this cottage, but hope to make a return visit in the future.
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Availability & Rates

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Elk Rapids Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September Rates
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 27 2014
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
 
 
June Rates
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
 
 
July and August Rates
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$135
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes If you are planning to stay more than 1 week, we offer a $100 discount off the weekly price for each additional week booked. We ask for 50% of the total fee to reserve your dates (NOTE: security deposit generally waived for return customers), and the balance plus security deposit is due 1 month before your scheduled arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Elk Rapids Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • snorkeling/diving
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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