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Sandy

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

2 Bedroom Homestead Beach & River Condo: Great Location-A/C. WiFi, Gated Parking

15 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Glen Arbor Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Great Location: Air Conditioned two bedroom Condo on miles of sandy Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Lake Michigan Beach AND the pristine, shallow Crystal River.

Beautiful sunsets and incredible sweeping semi-panoramic views including Lake Michigan, Crystal River, Sand Dunes and offshore Manitou Islands.

NOTE: WEEKLY ONLY IN PEAK SUMMER SEASON (june end to Labor Day)

All this in the Heart of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore Park!

Private gated parking and easy condo ingress/egress.

Condominium is well-maintained and clean. Ralph Lauren bedding, lithographs--including botanical lithos from Madiera--a comfortable queen sofa bed in the living room, and two bedrooms: one with a queen bed and one with extra-long twin beds. C

All and all, an excellent location at The Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor on the Beautiful Lake Michigan Beach of Sleeping Bear Sand Dune Bay! Truly, A Best Location ... A Best View.

A Swimming pool not included unless you use a fee service from the Homestead's Amira Spa. Call Homestead for details.

NOTE: THIS OWNER HAS FIVE LISTINGS ON VRBO. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR AVAILABILITY AND/OR SPECIAL RATES IN THIS OR ANOTHER CONDO.

Keywords: LAKE MICHIGAN BEACH AND RIVER FRONT CONDO, GLEN ARBOR. HOMESTEAD RESORT, ON SLEEPING BEAR SAND BEACH.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Sandy (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Sandy

Retired Marketing/Advertising Lady who loves the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan, Crystal River, Glen Arbor and the entire Leelanau County. No place quite like it anywhere and my travels have taken near and far distances. Am a member of the Glen Lake/Glen Arbor Chamber of Commerce. Have been a condo owner for decades.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was perfect ... the four of us had a great time ... the information packet you sent was very helpful .... the view was incredible ...
Apr 2010
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Reviews

4.7
based on 15 traveler reviews

2 Bedroom Homestead Beach & River Condo: Great Location-A/C. WiFi, Gated Parking
average rating of 4.733333 based on 16 reviews
Kalamazoo, Michigan
5

Lovely Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sandy's Tall Timbers condo for a week in July and found it to be a truly

nice vacation spot. It is all as described in VRBO. The deck directly overlooks the

Crystal River, and just beyond it, a dune and Lake Michigan, so you have a terrific

view. It's a very pleasant condo, the kitchen well-supplied and plenty of towels in

the bathroom/bedrooms! For us the view, the closeness to the river and lake (so

we could take dips every day), the bright, pleasant appearance of the condo,

and the location--right near Sleeping Bear Dunes and some excellent hikes--

were exactly what we wanted for a quiet, peaceful stay. We would certainly come

here again, and I very much hope we can do this!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clinton Township Mi.
5

Perfeck Weekend !

  • 5 of 5

Tall Timbers is incredible, Great views of Lake Michigan, the dunes & the Manitou Islands. The sound and the view of the river right below the deck was very relaxing and was perfect for flyfishing. Just a short walk to the beach to relax and have a picnic lunch. Sandy went out of her way to make our stay perfect

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northfield, Il
5

THE VERY BEST

  • 5 of 5

It took 10 years of vacations before we rented this Condo: the very best for our family. Excellent Location, Very Clean Condo, Comfortable Beds/Sleeping and Quality Linens, Easy to use Kitchen, Easy ingress/egress from condo and building, Safe and secure feeling, and we admired the condo's decor that blended so befittingly with the building's unique architecture. But, it was the sweeping views from the deck, awesome sunsets, long sandy beach, kayaking and canoeing, hiking and biking, Lake Michigan, Crystal River and beauty of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dune Lakeshore and environs that melted our hearts even though we had A/C to keep us cool that very hot Summer Week. It was the best vacation our family had in years. Recommend the local Tuesday Morning Farmer's Market and the hot Cherry-Nut Muffins at the Cherry Republic for Breakfast. The Heritage Trail is such a special bike trail. The BlueBird in Leland has the best whitefish eve we had the Whitefish ala Bluebird)r. Loved the Manitou Ferry to South Manitou Island and hiking the island beauty and ship wrecks of ago.. And, we met a wonderful group of "tennis buffs" at the courts in Glen Arbor. We had a very active, healthy vacation. The very best. (we reserved for next year). Actually, too, the condo was better than described and the owner was very helpful and informative.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Royal Oak MI
5

Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week stay at this wonderful condo! We had a great vacation. The condo was very clean and comfortable with everything we needed and more. The pictures and descriptions accurately represented it--no, it was actually even nicer than we expected! The owner was on property during our stay and was very friendly and helpful--thank you for all the great tips, Sandy! Her two adorable little dogs were so sweet, friendly and well-behaved. We enjoyed using the kayaks and there is just so much to see and do in the area. Just beautiful! We will definitely stay at this lovely 'home away from home', again--miss it already!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edwardsville, IL
5

Tom and Sally

  • 5 of 5

We could not believe our good fortune in finding this property to rent. I meant to write a review as soon as I returned home, but life got in the way. Imagine my surprise when I went to the page and read the most recent review. My husband and I are completely flummoxed by that review. When we walked into the condo, we were ecstatic! The view was more amazing than imagined and the Crystal River was literally right outside the unit. The condo itself is very tastfully decorated and very, very comfortable and clean. I can assure you, there is no odor in D4. I remarked to my husband while there that I hoped Sandy never changes a thing about the condo. I love the woodwook! The furniture was comfortable. I've been meaning to ask Sandy what kind of mattress is in the master bedroom because I LOVED it.

The rate on this condo is unbelievably good. I looked and looked at properties to rent in the Leelanau penisula and became discouraged at the cost. Somehow, I found this unit and I am so thankful. Plus--the fact that kayaks and a canoe are provided is amazing. We all enjoyed kayaking the beautiful lakeshore. We had a very hard time leaving. My husband called Sandy to see if we could stay an extra day. She was willing to accomodate us, but unfortunately, our childrens' schedule wouldn't permit it.

I found the kitchen to be well stocked. I was surprised to find every utensil imaginable. I have rented from VRBO as well and never had a kitchen so well stocked. (In one condo, we had to purchase glasses because there were only two provided.) At first glance, I thought we had only one small refrigerator, but quickly found the larger one in the pantry. Together, they were more than adequate for our needs.

We are a family of four. We were fortunate to have our adult children, ages 21 and 23, come along. We were very comfortable in the condo. The kids remarked they hope they can someday bring their families there. WiFi was listed as available--and it is. It is a short, pretty walk to the reception area or a quick drive. The Homestead community is beautifully landscaped and is something to see.

I don't know what other amenities the previous reviewer was hoping for. There are as listed. A quick call or email to Sandy prior to booking the unit would have cleared up any questions. I found Sandy to be extremely helpful. She clearly wanted us to enjoy our stay.

I highly recommend this property to anyone. You will have a hard time leaving.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delton, Michigan
4

Nice Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed here two years and enjoyed both times. We found everything we needed and enjoyed the great view and the quiet charm.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

12 Wineries-Vineyards, Off-Shore Island Boat Trips, Fishing Charters, Concerts, Festivals, Bird Watching, Festivals, Local Produce Markets, Observatory on Beach, Cheese-Making, Art Galleries, Boutiques, Dune Climbing, Plenty of Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails, Antique Shops, Concerts, Movies, Build Sand Castles, Float the Pristine Crystal River almost to condo.

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Rates & Availability

Glen Arbor Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 10 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,765
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Kayaks, canoes, tubes, paddle boards, bikes are available for rent in Glen Arbor (within walking distance along the beach or road).

Pay in Full prior to occupancy. No credit cards at this time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Glen Arbor Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Three Kayaks, One Canoe, and Babysitting Services Available.

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