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Erik Peterson

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Plattitudes: Over 200' On The River For Fishing, Playing And Relaxing

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Sleeping Bear Dunes House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom + loft, 3 full baths , Sleeps up to 20

Platte River Side, listen to the flow from the deck, rapids out the grand room sliding doors. Cabin/House for rental, just inside the Village of Honor Michigan, Sleeps up to 18 off the floor, 1 king, 4 doubles, 4 bunks, 1 single, 2 futons, 1 couch. 3 standard bedrooms and with bunk room and extra beds/futons in common areas. 3 full baths one has a Jacuzzi tub. Modern kitchen with dishwasher and ice maker, Weber and Gas Grill, local market is a good butcher.

First class trout stream within 20 ft of the back door, fly fishing is excellent. 5 Kayaks / 1 Canoe and 8 Inner Tubes to float the river, short float to downstream swimming hole (kids love it). Very close to Lake Michigan beaches inside Sleeping Bear Dunes, and Crystal Lake boat ramp 10 minutes away. Crystal Mountain Resort is a short drive south of the property.

Here is a Google map of the area I put together, and update from time to time, it shows beach locations, boat ramps, restaurants and other points of interest along with basic driving directions from lower Michigan.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Erik Peterson (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 11 traveler reviews

Plattitudes: Over 200' On The River For Fishing, Playing And Relaxing
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Very beautiful location close to the beaches, loved listing to the river at night. Owner was helpfully in setting every thing up, my family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shelbyville, Illinois

Plattitudes THE PLACE TO BE

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion with people from Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. EVERYONE LOVED THE PLATTITUDES!!! Erik, the owner, was great answering questions and giving us ideas about things to do. The house had plenty of room for our group of 18. Everything was nice from the bedrooms to the kitchen to the outside ( loved the record player and listening to music). There was a wii set up in the basement for others. BUT MOST OF THE TIME WE WERE OUTSIDE!!! The Platte river is right outside and we had a ball tubing and canoeing (all included- check prices from other rental places- this is a great deal) We went to Sleeping Bear Dunes(10 minutes), Peterson Beach on Lake Michigan(10 minutes), Golf at Arcadia Bluffs (30 minutes- BEST GOLF COURSE I HAVE EVER PLAYED) and Cherry Bowl drive -in ( 1mile) (kids had never been). There is plenty to do in the area and a great home base is the Plattitudes.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fantastic property for all ages

  • 5 of 5

Spacious house for a family reunion of 16. Easy drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes and a great river to play in for the kids and the adults.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, great home

  • 5 of 5

This place is so AWESOME!! This is our second time at this property and I can truly say even though our first stay was a blast, the second was even better. Erik, the owner, is a great guy who answers all and any questions I had in a very timely manner. The house is fully loaded with everthing from the kitchen to the backyard. We've visited Lake Michigan and went canoeing during our stay but the most fun we had was tubing in the backyard. Everyone enjoyed themselves and didn't want to go back home. We are already in the works of planning our next stay at Platitudes. Thank you for allowing us to have such a great experience.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome place!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Platitudes and it was more enjoyable than our first. The owner is awesome -- fast response to any questions and provides just about everything one may need for their stay. Definitely coming back!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and so much to do!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the area surrounding this property (within a 30 min drive) is amazing. Easy access to some of the best beaches in the world, vineyards for wine tasting, great local shopping, and of course, Sleeping Bear Dunes which you have to see in person to appreciate how awesome it is. The kids had so much fun climbing the dunes, fishing in the Platt River (which is right in the back yard) and playing at the local beaches. They all wanted to stay another week!

Additionally, the property and the local community itself offer many options for activities. The Platt River is great for fishing and it runs through the back yard of the property. There are many kayaks and tubes onsite that can also be used in the river. The Big Platt and Little Platt lakes also offer fishing and kayaking opportunities. The town of Honor is small and quaint, so you don't feel like you're a tourist, but large enough to offer the essential amenities like groceries and a hardware store.

Last but not least, the property itself is very clean, modern, and offers everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Everything is very well organized and easy to find. The property is at the end of a secluded driveway, so there's lots of room between you and the neighbor.

I think we'll be making future trips to this area and will be looking forward to staying at Plattitudes again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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"About a 45 minute float to Plattitudes from here."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Lumber Jack
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sleeping Bear Dunes
Car: necessary

On the Platte River with exceptional access to 250' of frontage, listen to the water flow by from the living room. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is just minutes away, with excellent beaches and hiking opportunities. Crystal Mountain Resort down the road a short drive.


Rates & Availability

Honor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Wknd
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fouth Holiday
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Sleeping Bear Dunes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Lower Floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Upper
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Bunk Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Lower
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft
  • Linens provided. Additional 3 can sleep on couches if you have a large group.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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