The beautiful, four bedroom, vacation home is located six minutes north of Harbor Springs, Michigan. This unique Round House has a semi-circular great room with a large conversation pit in front of the fireplace. The great room, with its cathedral ceiling, and floor-to-ceiling windows provide a scenic view of the surrounding woods and is the focus for leisure activities.
There are two bedrooms on the main floor: a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, vanity area, and full bathroom, and a second bedroom with a king-size bed. There is an additional bathroom in the hallway next to the second bedroom.
A spiral staircase leads to the second level, which overlooks the great room. Upstairs are two bedrooms with a shared full bathroom. One bedroom has a queen-size bed and the other bedroom has two twin beds. A pool table is set up in the finished basement.
Wireless Internet access is available in house.
The Birchwood Farms clubhouse includes a fitness center, an informal dining area, and a formal dining room. Renters are invited to enjoy the use of the facilities there. Special rates are available for long term (one week or longer) renters.
During the Winter, the nearby Clubhouse dining facilities are open on weekends for dinner. Other options include:
* Guest privileges at Birchwood's Fitness Center
* Cross-country skiers can enjoy trails set up on the Birchwood Golf Course or at Boyne Highlands.
* Excellent downhill skiing is available at nearby Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, and Nub's Nob.
Additional facilities for Summer Activities are:
* Three championship golf courses
* Six tennis court
* An outdoor Olympic-size swimming pool
* Kiddie Pool
* An outdoor snack bar
Thornswift, a local nature center, is only a mile away with wooded paths and a boardwalk down to a beautiful, private sandy beach. Petoskey State Park is in nearby Petoskey and has a large beach/picnic area. Many water sports are popular and area businesses rent equipment.
There are also many fine restaurants and unique shops in Harbor Springs and nearby Petoskey and Bay Harbor Marina District, located on Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan. Mackinaw City is just 30 miles north. Ferries leave around the clock for Mackinac Island. There are many things to do for fun year round in beautiful Northern Michigan!
We have been coming to the Round House with our friends since 1983. When it went on the market in 2003, we decided to buy it with another couple who enjoyed the house with us for so many years.