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Gary

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

New Secluded Chalet Great Skiing,Golfing,Boating,Relaxing

14 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Bellaire Chalet Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms + Loft - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 6-8)

Beautiful and private 1,800 square foot chalet on acres of property that backs up to county land with nature trails, wild life,streams and hiking. We are 5 minutes from Shanty Creek Resort Areas. This Property is part of the Chief Golf Course Resort. The Home is located within 10 minutes of the chain of lakes and the Jordan River.

Lake Michigan is located approximately 15-20 minutes away and within 30 minutes of the Mission Point Wineries. Downtown Bellaire, which is only minutes away, is a great place for a four star dining experience along with a great coffee shop and local bar.

Discounts Available at the Chief Golf Course

Cabin is very private and is located at the very end of the Spring Ridge Condo Association Subdivision.

Minute's from The Chief,Hawks Eye,Legend Golf ,Shuss/Shanty Creek,Ski Resorts,Snowmobiling,Boating on Torch,Bellaire,Chain of Lakes,Much More Minutes away from The Chief Golf Course, Hawke's Eye Golf Course and the Legend Golf Course. Minutes away from Torch, Elk and Lake, as well as Schuss/Shanty Creek Ski Resort.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gary (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Gary

Owner of Oak Electric Service ,Graduate of MSU Currently live in Waterford MI with Wife and 2 Sons

Gary purchased this chalet in 2005

Why Gary chose Northern Michigan

I desingned and built this hosue for my famliy get away.

Very Comfortale and Private Setting

What makes this chalet unique

Secluded and Quiet

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Gary--



Our stay was nothing short of spectacular. You have a beautiful home (we all LOVED the glassed wall and cathedral ceilings). The fire warmed up the main space beautifully and efficiently; we appreciated that although your home felt spacious, it was cozy enough that noone was ever out of earshot; the natural light the home allowed for made mornings easy and inviting; the surround sound was indeed amazing and made our movie viewing feel like a theater experience; and the area around the home is quiet and most definitely beautiful (especially after a fresh fall of snow). And the skiing--wow! What a thrill--but that's the last time I go down a slope titled "Surprise"! Surprise indeed it was and our excursion to Schuss made for some hilarious stories at dinner.
Dec 2009
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Reviews

4.6
based on 14 traveler reviews

New Secluded Chalet Great Skiing,Golfing,Boating,Relaxing
average rating of 4.642857 based on 17 reviews
3

Picturesque but somewhat out-of-the-way location; comfortable condo in need of a few improvements

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice stay at the condo but found some aspects of it to be frustrating. First, the good: the condo is comfortable and quiet, with very nice shared living space, a gorgeous deck with a great view of trees and a horse barn, and was a relaxing place to return to each evening. However, we were disappointed with the lack of a few basic amenities and conveniences that would have made our stay a lot better. First, there is no dishwasher (and, bafflingly, no drying rack!). With four adults and two toddlers, dishes became a dreaded task each day. The kitchen was also poorly appointed. For example, there was only one, huge bowl, and only four small steak knives (no knife for chopping). Since the condo is a bit out of the way, I would imagine most guests would want to do a good amount of cooking there, so it was strange that the kitchen was missing such basics as a knife. There was also no wifi, which was frustrating since half of us were from out of the country and thus had no access to internet for the entire week. Finally, the house had some odd features. The ground floor bathroom door did not shut properly and would swing open at inopportune times (there was no lock). That same bathroom had a toilet that was not properly installed. The bedroom with bunk beds also had a door that did not shut. These seem like little fixes that should have been taken care of before guests showed up. Location wise, the condo is out of the way. It's a short drive to downtown Bellaire, but a good 20-30 minute drive to any public beaches, which is what we were interested in. The location is nice in that it's quiet and pretty, but it's not super convenient. Although we had a good time, I would not book this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Clean, comfortable and affordable

  • 5 of 5

We needed an affordable place to stay while we were visiting for our sons wedding on Torch Lake. This chalet was the perfect option for our family. Big and beautiful and modern and clean. There were many restaurants and a grocery store close by. Small town feel was in the air when I witnessed a woman writing a personal check at the grocery store and was allowed to write it for $20 over for cash back. I don't see that in Phoenix, AZ ever. The walking trails on the property were beautiful and we looked forward to watching the horses pass by. We were delighted one morning when we saw a hen turkey and 11 babies on the property too. We hope to be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great vacation rental property

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay in Bellaire was a great experience. The owner is great to deal with. The property is beautiful, spacious, clean and comfortable! We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful Skiing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A Great house with a fantastic view. A perfect getaway for us to go skiing at Shanty Creek over the weekend.

The twisty turney single wide lane make it a little nerve racking to get back to the house even in moderate snow conditions, but once your there, the secluded relaxation really takes over.

When not on the slopes, it's a quick drive into Bellaire itself. Definitely grab a meal and a beer at Shorts!

A Fantastic weekend of Skiing, Euchre, Craft Brews, and Relaxation.

Thanks again Gary for having us, we hope to rent this property again, either next winter or to check out some of the summer scenery.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

The owner was available to contact personally to help me book this property. The cabin was awesome, well exceeded my expectations. The horse stable next door was really cool. The owner was gracious in my parties noise level and waking up to horses below your deck was a welcomed refresh from city life. The cabin couldn't be better located if you're looking to boat on Torch Lake or the others that are even closer, Clam Lake, etc. and downtown Bellaire is very charming. Bonfire pit, grill, garage, super large deck with awesome views, nice clean bathrooms and kitchen...this place couldn't be better suited for any party - fam, friends, more the merrier.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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WMYA

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for 5 days while we were sailing in a regatta on Torch Lake. Very convenient location both to TLYCC and to Shanty Creek. The house was comfortable and we cooked several meals there rather than having to eat out all the time. I would reiterate what several others have said, you will need 4 wheel drive in the winter. The house had great views from the deck and was furnished comfortability. My only down side would be if you can't deal with hard mattresses, don't choose the back bedroom.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Short's Brewing Company
Dockside-Torch Lake
Lulu's -- CLOSED
Moka Coffee Pastries & Wine
Hawks Eye Golf Resort
Shanty Creek Resort
Swiss Hideaway Canoe Rental
Mrs Pete's Restaurant -- CLOSED
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Boating, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Miniature Golf, Snowboarding, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing,Horseback Riding , Hiking, Canoe,Shopping ,Dining

Golf: chief golf, hawks eye , legend , shanty , shuss

Ski: shuss mountain shanty creek Boyne montain

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Rates & Availability

Bellaire Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bellaire Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Custom Bathroom,European Glass Shower,Custom Tile Work,
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft Area - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 double , Queen and Bunk Beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
There is a minimum age limit for renters, please enquire for details. TV (Dish Network): 42' Flat Screen TV Share our home away from home, in the Spring Ridge Condo Association - in connection with The Chief Golf Course. The cabin has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and sleeps up to 10. Custom decorated with wood floors, tile baths and carpeted bedrooms. Property backs up to county land with nature trails and hiking. Master suite has a queen bed with large, private bathroom with custom tile 5' x 6' shower with large glass door/frame. Master bath also has heated flooring and double vanity with lots of counter space. 1 bedroom queen bed /Bunk Bed and closet. 1 bedroom queen bed, closet, dresser and mirror. Lower full bath has shower and single vanity. All linens/towels are included. There is a washer/dryer on site. Large front deck with southern exposure for sun bathing in private or grilling out.

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