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Summer is here.... Book for summer!!! Recent Remodel!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps up to 12)

This wooded and secluded setting on the Betsie River in Northern Michigan is the perfect home base for skiing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, biking, snowmobiling, hiking and relaxation!

Walk down the foot path to the rivers edge or sit in the swing while enjoying the beautiful view from the bluff overlooking the river. 6+ acres with 1200' of private frontage. 30 miles to Traverse City, 20 miles to Frankfort/Lake Michigan, 10 miles to Beulah/Crystal Lake, 4 miles to Crystal Mountain, 1/4 mile to the groomed snowmobile trails, ORV trails and state land. Sleeping Bear dunes 35 minutes away!!

Take pleasure in the numerous activities of the surrounding area or just relax and listen to the river.

Wildlife is abundant and the spring/fall fishing is GREAT! We are surrounded by hundreds of acres of pristine state land.

Walkout basement with bunk overflow sleeping accommodations. Recent remodel.

Keywords: Salmon, SteelHead, Brown Trout, Down Hill Skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, Canoeing, Betsie River, Crystal Mountain Hiking, Biking

More Details

Owner
Rob & Jamie Baker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Rob & Jamie Baker

My family and I have been guests of The Betsie River Lodge as vacationers since 2007. When the opportunity to become owners came to be, we jumped on it! We have 4 children and reside in suburban SE Michigan. Overall our plan is to continue sharing this property with respectful weekend vacationers.

Rob & Jamie Baker purchased this lodge in 2014

Why Rob & Jamie Baker chose Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville

Having family and vacationing in the area prompted our decision to invest into the area. We truly find the mix of rural quiet with close amenities to be right for our family and friends. We love it here!

What makes this lodge unique

We are an active family!! Biking, fishing, hiking, golf, beaches, skiing, snowshoeing and winter activities galore!!

Amenities

Thompsonville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , All linens included
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , All linens included
    Basement Overflow Sleeping - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed , Basement & provides sleeping options (5) - Linens Included
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), (2) Basement Bunk Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
700' + of private frontage on the Betsie River, Fire Pit, ORV and Bicycle Trails, Salmon and Steelhead river fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9180326 based on 61 reviews
5

Secluded Peacefulness

  • 5 of 5

I was invited to Thompsonville for a Summer wedding with two moderately active people over the age of 80--The Betsy River Lodge was exactly what I needed. There were just 3 steps to get into the Lodge and it was sparkly clean. The two bedrooms on the main level were spacious as were the two bathrooms allowing one guest to get around with his walker. The lower level/walkout basement had beds as well. The hosts have clearly thought out how to make their Lodge accommodating to renters and very graciously accommodated my elderly guests’ special request. You certainly couldn’t ask for a more peaceful environment than the bluff over the Betsy River! Given that the Resort wanted almost $600 per night for a room accessible by elevator and $270 for a 3rd floor walk-up, The Betsy River Lodge is a steal.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, FL
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation "up north" was an entirely positive experience. The cabin is beautiful, and the surrounding area is gorgeous. We had everything we could possibly need. Past renters left goodies...a beer in the fridge, sugar, lotion, bug spray...which gave us kind of a fun sense of community. Deposit was refunded before we made it back to Florida. Excellent rental choice! I hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place.

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Convenient access to river and trails. Wish we could have stayed longer. Saw a mink run through the front yard. Outdoor paradise.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oak Lawn, Illinois
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Our second time there, just as nice as the first time. Very clean & well stocked home. Secluded setting over looking the Betsie River. Will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Ledge, MI
5

Very cute place and area!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, hope to return one day soon.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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May 11-14, 2017

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a wonderful and relaxing stay at the Betsie River Lodge! The rental was very clean, beautifully decorated, and came with just about every amenity you can think of. We loved the view of the river, and easy access to numerous lakes in the area. This will be a repeat rental for us for sure!

Thanks again for providing such a great and relaxing place!

Lyle and Sylvia Heaton

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Gino's
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M 115
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Crystal Mountain Resort
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Lake Michigan / Crystal Lake
Car: necessary

Crystal Mountain Resort, Ski, Golf & Spa, Casinos, Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, Crystal Lake, Frankfort, Lake Michigan, Interlochen, Salmon Fishing, Steelhead and Trout Fishing

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Rates & Availability

Thompsonville Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$925
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$900
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
$975
$3,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$850
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.0%

$200 deposit due to confirm reservation. Full payment due 15 days before Stay. A $250, refundable excessive cleaning/damage deposit is required for all new renters and will be refunded provided no damage or excessive cleaning is required.

NOTE** We also will take Payments via PayPal - PayPal ID is betsieriverlodge@gmail.com - Please call Owner if you have any questions

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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