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Glen Arbor: Beachfront Lake Michigan Home, Walk to Town, Private Road

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
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Glen Arbor House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, 3rd Bedroom/Den w/Fold out Queen Bed. sleeps 6

This beachfront home is on Sleeping Bear Bay of Lake Michigan, voted the Most Beautiful Place in America by Good Morning America and is located at the end of a private road with 128' of private beach frontage. The sand and water stretch as far as you can see in either direction with a beautiful view of the two Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear Point from the house, screened porch or the front deck.

Downtown Glen Arbor is a short walk away where you can go for groceries, dining and shopping.

Kitchen is fully equipped and has updated appliances and granite countertops. There is also a outdoor gas grill if you prefer to dine at home and enjoy the spectacular sunsets. Dining table seats 6.

Master king suite has tub/shower with updated granite vanity and flat screen TV. Two twin bedroom and 3rd Bedroom/Den with queen sofabed share full bath with shower and updated granite vanity. Bed and bath linens provided. Laundry room. All bedrooms have flat screen TV's. Living room flat screen internet TV with Netflix. Stereo system includes iPod connectivity. High-speed wireless internet is also included.

This home has been recently been remodeled giving you the luxury of all new windows, granite countertops in both bathrooms and kitchen with new sinks and faucets, all new updated exterior.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Sue Nichols
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016
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based on 3 traveler reviews

Glen Arbor: Beachfront Lake Michigan Home, Walk to Town, Private Road
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
Southeast Michigan

Beautiful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The vacation we took to Glen Arbor to stay at this house was incredible. The location is ideal, and the photos of the house underestimate how beautiful and charming it is! The property managers were so sweet, they welcomed us with baked goods and a smile and they were available on call whenever we needed them. We will definitely be returning!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The place is great, in ideal location. Beautiful views and glen arbor is the perfect "up north" town.

However, the bathrooms have carpet from the 80's/70's and that is a polite estimate. Bathrooms should never have carpet to begin with. The carpet in the bathrooms is shaggy and very unhygenic. The house is clean everywhere else but stepping out of the shower onto 30 year old thick carpet gives me the creeps.

Would love to come back or reccommend if this small change could be made. Had a few guests visit during our week and they all seperatley commented on this fact. Otherwise everyone loves the property.

It is a very small change to make for a beautiful property. I would reccommend to anybody if this sanitary change was made. My friends that came to visit said the same.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the owner of this property, I’m pleased that my home on the beach of Sleeping Bear Bay was recognized to be ideal. I agree that it is the perfect house in the perfect location with the best views. Over the past few years the house has been renovated and upgraded with new granite kitchen and bathroom countertops, new sinks and fixtures, new appliances, new windows and plantation shutters and many other updates. The carpeting is professionally cleaned each year and bath and shower mats are provided in both bathrooms for guests. It is unfortunate that this review reflected a concern, and equally unfortunate that it was posted six months after the visit.
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Idyllic vacation property!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this justice! It is far prettier then average, comfortable, and the ideal location! We had one of the best vacations ever here. We rode our bikes into town for ice cream and shopping. The kayaking was amazingly beautiful! The dunes and Pyramid point were breathtaking. We had campfires on the beach with our cherry wine from Cherry Republic. Amazing sunsets and also very private. Our biggest complaint, having to leave....

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Art's Tavern
La Becasse Restaurant
Trattoria Funistrada
Glen Lake, Michigan
Anderson's Market
Boone Dock's
Wildflower Inc
Western Avenue Bar and Grill
Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum
The Dune Climb
Crystal River Outfitters
Riverfront Pizza & Deli
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Cherry Republic Grand Cafe
Good Harbor Grill
Glen Arbor Art Association
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City

On beautiful Sleeping Bear Bay within minutes of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore and Dune Climb, This is a northern oasis for the person who wants to get away from it all. Walk along the white sand beaches or take a short walk into downtown Glen Arbor to enjoy the many great restaurants, art galleries, activities and shopping.

Other Activities: golf, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, hiking, cycling.


Rates & Availability

Glen Arbor House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Security Deposit $500

Partial week rentals only available off season(before Memorial Day or after Labor Day) and a $100.00 cleaning fee on partial weeks will be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Glen Arbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Granite countertops with new sinks and fixtures in all bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen
  • This room also looks out onto beautiful Lake Michigan with wonderful views of the Manitou Islands from the windows.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
iPod dock on stereo system. Living room flat screen features internet TV including Netflix. Wireless internet included.

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