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Historic Farm Home, Quiet Country Setting, near Lake Ann&Traverse City

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 comfortably

White Farms Northern Getaway is part of a family farm. The country setting allows panoramic views of age old maple trees, hills, sunsets, the moon and stars. You may see and hear cattle in the nearby pasture. This spacious home was recently restored to its present beauty. Great care was taken to preserve the 100 year old pine floors and the aged spindle stairwell. The bedrooms are bright and cheery with double beds in two upstairs bedrooms, a queen size bed in one upstairs bedroom and a queen size bed in the downstairs master bedroom. There are 2 full baths, 1 half bath, large living/family room, separate dining room, fully equipped kitchen and oh yes - 'the Kid's Cove' under the stairway for the little ones to discover and play. Both porches are enclosed. Available year round, our 'getaway' is a perfect setting for family vacations, reunions, retreats, hunters, fishermen, golfers, snowmobilers, skiers, or color tours. Enjoy the comforts of modern living where we blend the past with the present.

Outdoor Activities: : Activities available nearby depending on the season include: Horseback Riding, Biking, Hiking, Almira Township Park & Playground, Swimming, Rock Hunting, Golfing, Fishing, Hunting, Skiing, Snowmobiling, Canoeing, Kayaking and Fall Color Tours.

Local Attractions: : White Farms Northern Getaway is conveniently located 3 miles from the Village of Lake Ann, 12 miles west of Traverse City and 15 miles east of Lake Michigan beaches.

Numerous attractions are found within a 20 minute drive of Lake Ann: Interlochen Arts Academy, National Cherry Festival, T.C.Film Festival, T.C. Beach Bums (baseball), Buckley Old Engine Show, Cedar Polka Festival, Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theater, Movie Theaters, Restaurants, Restored Opera House, Old Town Play House, Northwestern Michigan College, Great Lakes Maritime Academy, Traverse City Tall Ships, Wineries, Museums, Antiquing, Shopping, North American Vasa Race, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort & Water Park, Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, Mistwood Championship Golf Course, National Coho Festival, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Lighthouses, Platte & Betsie Rivers, State Park Camping, Lake Ann Snow Pine Festival, Lake Ann Homecoming, Casinos, Leland Fish Town, M-22 Triathlon.

More Details

Property Manager
Jean Johnson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2017

Amenities

Lake Ann Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Toilet and Sink
  • Bathroom 1 is off the Master Bedroom. Bathroom 2 is on the second floor. Half-bath is on the first floor, off the laundry room.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Pack-N-Play on site. Inflatable bed also on site.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 bicycles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Picnic table and outdoor Fire Pit onsite. Catering available.

Reviews

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Historic Farm Home, Quiet Country Setting, near Lake Ann&Traverse City
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
5

Cozy home

  • 5 of 5

This was a very nice warm feeling farmhouse that has allot of history all around it. Jean was very nice to deal with and had lots of info on where to go to eat drink and be happy.

This was a very nice different type of stay and well worth it. We will be back again.

Doug, Mary,& Rainbow.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved staying here! The weather was beautiful and the area was gorgeous.

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! The weather was beautiful and the area was gorgeous. The house was perfect for our family and we loved the history of the house and the farm. I definitely recommend this cute house.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The always enjoyable farm house vacation.

  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth time staying at the Farm and each time is more memorable. We had to skip our annual trip last year because our summer schedule was .extremely busy with weddings and grandchildren being born. When Fall came around, we all realized how much we missed the trip to the Farm and summer wasn't the same.

This year we shared our visit with all five of our grandchildren, Hannah-2 1/2, Bernie-2, Joseph-1, Henry-4 months and Jenna-2 weeks old. They and their parents all had a wonderful time and we are already working on scheduling our return for next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property, gorgeous house

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun here. The house easily fit 6 people and my kids loved the nice big beds. The farm was gorgeous and we just loved everything about it. I couldn't figure out how to work the DVD player and Jean realized it was broken and brought another one over. She also talked me through how to watch TV when I couldn't figure that out!

The only tiny thing I would say is that it is a little annoying to have to deal in cash or money order only. It would be awesome to be able to use paypal or some other electronic means of exchanging money. But don't let it deter you from staying here! So close to Traverse City and anywhere else you want to go up north. It was a fantastic week!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nicely located Historic Farm House.

  • 5 of 5

Charming old farmhouse. It's clean with a fully stocked kitchen and nicely updated bathrooms with lots of towels. The beds were comfortable with good linens. The property is well maintained on a quiet country road. We enjoyed bonfires while witching the sunset and the stars take over the sky. It's located about 20 minutes from everything including the dunes, Platte river kayaking, lake Michigan beaches, traverse city and the Cherry Bowl Drive In. There is horseback riding available within walking distance from the farm. The farm is 5 minute drive from Lake Ann which has a nice convenient store, pizza place, small brewery and a restaurant. There is also a nice park with playground equipment, basketball courts and baseball diamonds about a half mile down the road.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in northern Michigan at this Lake Ann home. What you see in the online photos is what you find. The property owner and manager were very accommodating. There was a lot to do and there was very little competition for trails, beaches, and other resources, because we visited in late May/early June. We would recommend this home to anyone who's looking for a quiet vacation with easy access to nearby cities and towns.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100

$200 refundable deposit required to confirm reservation, payable by check or money order. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.