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3,200 Sq. Ft. Ski-in/Ski-Out Luxury Log Home with Hot Tub

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 14-20)

The Victoria, tucked into nature and surrounded by Boyne Highland's world-class ski and golf resort, is available for year-round vacationing. Our 3,200 square-foot full log chalet boasts breathtaking views of the resort overlooking Lois Lane at the top of Boyne Highlands Andover Club. The Victoria is ski-in, ski-out with our backyard running parallel to Lois Lane trail and just steps away from hiking and bike trails throughout the resort.

This 5 bedroom/4 bathroom home with additional loft space for sleeping, features an open floor plan on the main level with vaulted great room, gas fireplace and huge windows creating the perfect luxury retreat for your friends and family. Catering to large groups, you'll find 2 master suites (one with a king bed and the other with a queen), 2 bedrooms each with 2 full beds and a 5th bedroom that also has a queen bed. The loft features a futon and a chair that pulls out to a child's bed. Finally, we added 6 cots that can be set up in any of the bedrooms or the loft.

The gourmet kitchen includes everything you'll need to prepare and enjoy great meals in a setting that is perfect for entertaining. The huge deck overlooking the slopes features a six-person hot tub, a gas grill and a large patio set. And, you'll love the entertainment room with pool table, air hockey, flat screen TV, second full-size refrigerator washer and dryer. Enjoy all the beauty and activities that Northern Michigan has to offer in accommodations that are second to none.

Boyne Highlands features 54 meticulously groomed slopes for all levels of skiing ability and a terrain park and halfpipe with rails and jumps. They have consistently received top honors for best mountain in the Midwest by Ski Magazine. Miles of state snowmobile trails are easily accessed less than a mile from the main lodge. Snowmobiles and trailers may be stored at the main lodge parking lot and are available for rent at Country Wide Services.

Boyne Highlands offers four world-class golf courses including Heather Course, ranked one of the top 100 courses in America by Golf Magazine. You'll also find hiking and mountain biking trails, horseback riding and tennis courts on site at the resort. Within 5 minutes from the resort you'll find several beaches including Petoskey State Park and Zorn Park and Zoll Street in downtown Harbor Springs.

Petosky State Park, minutes away on the north end of Little Traverse Bay, is situated on 305 scenic acres. The mile-long sandy beach is famed for its 'million-dollar sunsets.' Other amenities include picnic areas, paved bike paths, hiking, fishing and more. Boat launches are available at nearby Harbor Springs and Petoskey.

Harbor Springs and Petoskey are well-known as pristine resort communities. Harbor Springs, the deepest natural harbor in the Great Lakes, is a haven for boaters. Charming is the best way to describe the downtown areas that boasts boutique shopping, varied dining, marinas and beaches. Transient boat slips are available at both the Harbor Springs and Petoskey marinas.

The famed 'Tunnel of Trees' located on M119 on the coast of Lake Michigan is beautiful during any season, but especially spectacular during the fall. Be sure to visit historic Legs Inn as you enter Cross Village for an authentic polish meal and an amazing view.

The Mackinac bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge between ancorages, is only a 30 minute drive from our home. Visit the many waterfalls and lighthouses throughout the UP or take a day trip to historic Mackinac Island.

Keywords: Chalet

More Details

Jessica Wynn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Jessica Wynn

My husband, our friends and I have been taking annual ski trips to Boyne Highlands for the past decade. One year, we decided to try Shanty Creek. We loved the house we stayed in but were not so impressed with the resort. Our solution: build a luxury log home at Boyne Highlands that easily accommodated large groups like ours with the convenience of ski-in/ ski-out access right out our back door. In December of 2007 we completed construction on the Victoria.

Jessica Wynn purchased this chalet in 2007

Why Jessica Wynn chose Harbor Springs

We wanted to build our home at Boyne Highland in Harbor springs because it is a four seasons resort. The resort is perfectly situated between downtown Harbor Springs and downtown Petoskey. We enjoy the great skiing and golf, but we also enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback trail riding, the zip line course, tennis, swimming and dining at the Highlands. The amenities at Boyne Highland are excellent. There is always something to do. And, occasionally we make the drive to nearby Boyne Mountain for disk golf and the indoor water park... Avalanche Bay. We love to visit all of the beaches, shops, eateries and nature preserves in Harbor Springs and Petoskey. And our favorite place to dine al fresco is Leggs Inn. We have also traveled to the UP hunting waterfalls and lighthouses and a favorite place to bring new guests is Mackinac Island.

What makes this chalet unique

The privacy that this home offers is second to none yet you are less than half a mile away from all the resort's amenities.


Harbor Springs Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite main level master bath.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level bath with access from great room and bedroom 2.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite second level master bath.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Second level bath with access from hallway and bedroom 4.
  • There are four full bathrooms. Two are private attached to the two master bedrooms. The two main level baths have tubs and the two upper level baths have large, seated shower stalls.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level master with king bed and private bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Main level with 2 beds and direct access to common bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Second level master with queen bed and private bath.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , Second level w/ 2 double beds, direct access to common bath.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Second level bedroom with queen bed.
    Loft - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft with futon and chair that folds to child's bed.
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Futon in loft folds down to full size bed and chair folds into child's bed. There are also 6 cots available that can be set up in any of the rooms.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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average rating of 4.878049 based on 41 reviews

Fantastic experience with this property!

  • 5 of 5

This property definitely exceeded expectations! My group of friends do a trip every fall and this home was perfect for our large party. Everything was very clean and organized plus the amenities like the hot tub and fire pit made our stay even more enjoyable. The home was pretty modern with a classic 'up north' feel. Jessica was a wonderful host and was very timely in responses and answering questions.

I am happy to recommend this property to others and would return myself in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! So glad to hear you enjoyed the home and the amenities. Fall is such a wonderful time to visit Harbor Springs during the beautiful fall color changes. My favorite time of year!
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Califon, NJ

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 13 (8 adults, 5 children under 9) thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Victoria this summer. The setting was beautiful. The house was spacious, well-appointed and comfortable, allowing for togetherness as well as private space for downtime. The amenities provided really enhanced the experience, whether it was time for a meal, a game, or simply, relaxation. The area activites and attractions offered something for everyone, regardless of age.

Also, the fact that the entire rental process was handled so professionally and smoothly, from beginning to end, was greatly appreciated.

Everyone agreed it was our best family vacation. We hope to be able to do it all over again someday!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are excited to have you back next summer! We love repeat guests that take exceptionally good care of our home.
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with ample space to accommodate our large group. We loved the hot tub on the deck with views of the ski hill and the ski in/ski out feature was perfect! I would definitely recommend to a friend.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Goshen IN

Large, lovely home at Boyne Highlands

  • 5 of 5

Overall, I highly recommend this home. We had an enjoyable stay. It is able to accommodate more people than most (maybe all) of the properties on the Boyne resort (we had a group of 11 adults and 8 children). The property is in a quiet location. The owner was very responsive, friendly and easy to work with. Messages to her received prompt attention, and she always provided clear responses to our questions. The home is well equipped, and the description of the properly and amenities is accurate. Our grandchildren enjoyed playing air hockey in the basement. The hot tub was a popular attraction. Separate temperature settings for the basement/play area and the main floor was appreciated.

Several things to be aware of are (and these are clearly mentioned in the property description):

1. The road to the property, and the driveway, are on fairly steep slopes. We were there in February, and the road and driveway were cleared. However, if there is fresh snow on the ground, you may have difficulty getting to the property or up the driveway without all-wheel drive. You should have at least one all-wheel drive vehicle with you in the winter.

2. The ski slope that goes past the property (Lois Lane) closes at 3:30 pm, so you cannot ski into the property in the evening or at night. However, during the day and early afternoon it is a most awesome convenience. We like skiing on the North Face, and Lois Lane is easily accessible from that area.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house with all of the amenities. Plenty of room for groups and the ski-in/ski-out is great!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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South Bend , Indiana

Frozen retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house - enough room for three families with 10 kids total. Great location right on the slopes. Loved the Guest Services shuttle for those stuck down at the lodge. Kitchen was well stocked, the rooms were comfortable. Kids liked the game room downstairs. Great stay despite the negative temps all weekend.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Petoskey State Park


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning/Laundry $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Payment by check, money order or credit card via PayPal are accepted. Credit card payments are subject to an additional 3% transaction fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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