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3,200 Sq. Ft. Luxury Log Home Minutes from Lake Michigan

Bedrooms 5
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 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.

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Jessica Wynn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

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 Northern Michigan

We wanted to build our home at Boyne Highland in Harbor springs because it is a four seasons resort. It 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:
  • Max. occupancy 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level master bath.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level common bath.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upper level master bath.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Upper level common bath.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level master with king bed and private full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Main level with two full beds, entrance to common full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upper level master with queen bed and private full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upper level bedroom with queen bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , Upper level bedroom w/double beds, entrance to common bath
    Loft - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 6 cots are available to place through out the home
  • King size bed(1) Queen size beds (2), Double beds (4), Futons (1) and (6) cots that may be placed in the bedrooms or the loft area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

3,200 Sq. Ft. Luxury Log Home Minutes from Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.891892 based on 37 reviews
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: Aug 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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Perfect setting with access to ski hill

  • 5 of 5

Very lovely home with lots of amenities

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot for a group to stay!

  • 4 of 5

Home was very clean and well equipped for large groups. Hot tub was in a great location and very clean. Kitchen had everything we could have needed plus! We have stayed in many homes on ski hills in Michigan and this ranks at the top. Kids had a great time in the basement with the games room. Lots of bathrooms for when we were all getting ready in the morning. Would highly recommend. Only downside is it's not on the night skiing trail but we found the shuttle service from the bottom of the hill very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable ski in / ski out!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time with this super easy access house.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Friendly Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family reunion vacation here! Thank you. The owners were great to work with and the area is second to none. The location was nice and serene, at the top of the mountain. I can only imagine how great this would be in the winter with ski in/out privileges. The air hockey and pool table provided hours of fun and competition for the cousins as well. The owners provided everything we needed. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Great Week at the Victoria!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our family vacation in this lovely home. This was the second time to stay here, and we had a great time. We enjoyed the fire pit, hot tub, basement game room, and the well-appointed kitchen.

The rental experience could not have been easier. The owners have been very thoughtful in equipping this home. We appreciate being able to stay in such a wonderful property!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for taking exceptionally great care of our property. We greatly appreciate it and hope to have you back soon!
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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
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Harbor Springs Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Ski Season
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off Season - Early Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Golf Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Golf Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 3 2017
6 night minimum stay
Fall Golf Season
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off Season - Late Fall
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
Peak Ski Season
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Laundry Fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

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