Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Waterfront Home on Suttons Bay, 232 ft. Private Secluded Shoreline

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Please inquire as to available discounts and/or exceptions to minimum night stay requirements. Exceptions will be considered when there are gaps in the reservations calendar shorter than the minimum night stay.

Charming 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Suttons Bay with deck and private lakefront with 232 feet of shoreline - no road between the house and the water. Very secluded, sleeps 10. Completely furnished, including grill, patio furniture, washer and dryer, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker and French press, dishwasher, towels and linens. A dock, canoe, kayak, and an offshore swim raft are available for your enjoyment. Also has Wi-Fi internet access at no extra charge. No smoking or pets please.

The three bedrooms are all of good size; two have queen beds, and the third bedroom has two XL twin beds in it. All new bedding sets for 2012, new queen beds for 2013. All new flooring in 2015. Remodeled kitchen and bathrooms in 2017. Two full bath rooms with towels are included for your convenience, as well as a full size washer and dryer. All major appliances are new for 2013. An open kitchen and dining/living room area with large windows overlooking the sparkles on the water will leave you breathless!

A great waterfront home in a great location!

Take a short stroll north along the shoreline to the Raftshol Vineyard's Wine Tasting Room, mention Chris sent you, and the first bottle is on me! While you are there, sample their many flavorful award winning vintages.

Need to stay plugged-in while on vacation? Use our free Wi-Fi internet access.

Have a boat? Tie up to our secure mooring, and use our dock and canoe for access. Of course, the canoe is also available for guests without a boat! We also provide a kayak and an offshore swim raft.

Very secluded and private location - the north side of the property is adjacent to wooded undeveloped farm property. The house is about 150 heavily wooded yards east of M-22 - creating a pleasant and welcome buffer from the road (which is not visible from the house). The property is on the water and has direct access to the waterfront - no roads or other barriers to cross. The lakeshore is 17 stair steps below the house/deck. As you stroll the shoreline, watch for the bald eagle nests in the adjacent treetops.

Lakefront conditions: As with all lakefront property, the size and sandiness/rockiness of the lakefront varies from year to year along our 232 feet of lake frontage, depending on the ever-changing Lake Michigan water level, winter ice, waves and storms, etc. It is typically a mixture of smooth pebbles and sand. We maintenance the lakefront regularly to provide the best possible conditions that these natural variations will allow.

Located next to a vineyard, and just 2.5 miles north of Suttons Bay, this charming home has so much to offer and couldn't have a better location or view. Aside from the 28 vineyards in Leelanau County, this home is only a few miles from the Leelanau Sands Casino, and close to local farm markets, shopping, dining, art galleries and all of the many other attractions of the picturesque Leelanau peninsula.

The area hosts many activities; including the Cherry Festival and other local festivals, arts and crafts shows, concerts in the park, casinos, wineries, the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes (a must), performances at the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Opera House; you're certain to stay as busy or as relaxed as you want to be.

Enjoy charter fishinig boats, catamaran sunset cruises, parasailing (for those who are brave), jet-ski rentals, hot-air balloon rides, our local markets, cherry picking (and other fruits depending upon the season), and hiking trails.

Looking to golf? Perfect area for that! Fantastic golf courses surround Traverse City. Want to go fishing? Look no further. Shopping? How about a large mall, an outlet mall, and amazing local shops to find that special treasure. The dining is also fabulous, and we have amazing local chefs that will prepare scrumptious meals that you`ll want to tell your friends and family about, not to mention the many restaurants with gorgeous waterfront views.

Cancellation Policy: If Renter wishes to cancel his/her reservation, reservation deposits, rents and taxes are non-refundable unless the vacancy can be filled at the same rate. Partial refunds will be made if the vacancy can be filled at a lower rate, to the extent that the total rent collected exceeds the original rate. In addition, all cancellations are subject to a $100 rebooking fee. If you must cancel your reservation, we will do our best to rebook.

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Chris Lange
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Why Chris Lange chose Suttons Bay

The property was part of the Raftshol family cherry orchard when my grandparents and great-grandparents were alive. The cherry orchard has become Raftshol Vineyards, owned and operated by my Uncle Warren.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Chris,

I just wanted to say how much we all enjoyed the 'cabin'. It exceeded my expectations! I was very pleased at the contents provided. I have a week at a time share and your house certainly was as nice.



I know that you are in contact with Doug, but I just wanted to let you know my thoughts as well.



Andrea
Jun 2010
  • 1 of 2

Amenities

Suttons Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • A hair dryer is provided in each bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private master bathroom, water view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Water view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , XL Twin Beds
    Convertible futon beds - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Two leather full size futons in living room - very comfy!
  • Queen size beds (2) in two bedrooms, XL twin beds (2) in third bedroom, full size leather inner-spring futons (2) in living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

94% Complete
2% Complete
2% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Waterfront Home on Suttons Bay, 232 ft. Private Secluded Shoreline
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 38 reviews
5

Wonderful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Super easy check-in / check-out. Well stocked kitchen, great coffee maker! 6 adults were very comfortable here. Owner was easy to contact and thorough in communications. Gorgeous location, beautiful big windows in the main sitting area to look out onto the bay. Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
WEST BLOOMFIELD
5

Beautiful home in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We came here for a fall weekend of bike riding, winery tours and farm markets. The house has been lovingly updated, comfortable living room furniture in front of large picture windows overlooking Suttons Bay. A great kitchen with actual sharp knives! Very comfortable beds in both bedrooms and a beautiful outdoor patio also overlooking the bay. We have been in many VRBO rentals around the country and overseas, this is one of the very few that absolutely nails it, a true 10 out of 10.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Indianapolis
5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Michigan for 5 years now during the fall. This is one of the best places we have stayed. It is right on the water, and the views are beautiful. We enjoyed being so close to the town of Suttons Bay, with its fun shops and restaurants. The kitchen had been redone and it was super nice- loved the granite and the backsplash. The beds were very comfy. We also found a sign on the side of the driveway that read "wine" with an arrow pointing to a (very) rustic trail. This trail led to the Raftshol vineyards just next door. We enjoyed dinner at Martha's, and went to a few of the wineries. Our kids loved seeing the nearby lighthouses and Sleeping Bear Dunes. We also appreciated how clean the cottage was. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A wonderful family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We love our time at Baylake Cottage. The house is clean and well appointed. Thank itchen and bathrooms are recently updated and all the equipment needed to cook or grill a meal is available. The deck and fire pit are great for time outside. We'll be back in the spring.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great Place to stay on the peninsula

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic place to stay. The living room and bedroom windows look out directly on the bay. There is a great deck to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. In addition, the kitchen has been recently updated and is very nice. The beds are also super comfy. The location is great. It is a few miles from downtown Suttons Bay and close to a number of wineries and places to eat. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Luxury living on the lake

  • 5 of 5

This property is a gem of a place with modern amenities and a beautiful kitchen. The windows in the living room and the bedrooms give you a spectacular view of the Bay which is especially impressive at sunrise. Very clean and well kept. The master bed is very similar to beds found in 5 star hotels. I would most certainly stay here again. It's a great central location to stay and still be close to reach any other major point of interest on the peninsula within 30 min. With a Kayak and canoe with private beach access, it's really has everything you would want for a quiet getaway. The owner is passionate about keeping the place well maintained and promptly returns your security deposit at the end of your stay. I have no complaints and plan to stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Traverse City
Car: recommended

Located 2.5 miles north of Suttons Bay, on the east side of M-22.

Looking to golf? Perfect area for that! Fantastic golf courses surround Traverse City. Want to go fishing? Look no further. Shopping? How about a large mall, an outlet mall, and amazing local shops to find that special treasure. The dining is also fabulous, and we have amazing local chefs that will prepare scrumptious meals that you`ll want to tell your friends and family about, not to mention the many restaurants with gorgeous waterfront views.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking/Cleaning Fee $177 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 6.0%

Exceptions to minimum stay requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Check-in time is 4 PM, check-out time is 11 AM. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Payment may be made by eCheck or credit card through HomeAway Payments online. Payments made at least 11 days in advance by eCheck are eligible for a 2% rebate (rebate does not apply to the security deposit). The rebate will be returned along with the security deposit following your departure. For reservations made less than 11 days before the Check-in Date, payment must be made by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: If Renter wishes to cancel his/her reservation, reservation deposits, rents and taxes are non-refundable unless the vacancy can be filled at the same rate. Partial refunds will be made if the vacancy can be filled at a lower rate, to the extent that the total rent collected exceeds the original rate. In addition, all cancellations are subject to a $100 rebooking fee. If you must cancel your reservation, we will do our best to rebook.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

You might like these similar properties