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Chalet Style Home Near Empire Beach

Empire, MI, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath chalet-style home just 1 block from the most beautiful beach in northern Michigan--Empire Beach on Lake Michigan. Located in quaint, historical Empire, the home is in the middle of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which recently was voted the No. 1 most beautiful place in America in a poll taken by Good Morning America. The home is 1/2 block from the heart of the village which includes a grocery store, restaurants, bank, post office, galleries, and public library.

The interior of the home features an open floor plan with living room, dining area, kitchen, full bath, and master bedroom with queen size bed on the main level. The second level contains two large bedrooms, one with a queen size bed, and the other with queen size bed and two twin beds, and a full bath. The home has free wireless Internet access.

Empire is located in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. In addition to swimming, hiking, and other outdoor activities, the National Park contains the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, the Manitou Island Underwater Diving Preserve; North and South Manitou Islands, and the Empire Bluffs hiking trail.

Owner

Steve and Carol Smith

Member Since 2002
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 2 twin/ single
      • The master bedroom is on the main floor and contains a queen size bed. The other 2 bedrooms are large and are located on the second floor
        One bedroom contains one queen bed and the other bedroom contains two twin beds and a queen bed.

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 1 is located on the main floor. Bathroom 2 is located on the second floor.

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Downtown
        • Village

          Theme

            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking On Street
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • VCR

                                  Outside

                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                    • Walkway to Water
                                    • Wood Deck

                                      Suitability

                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Attractions

                                            • live theater
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • forests
                                            • library
                                            • bay/sound
                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • pond
                                            • restaurants
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • gambling casinos
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • rafting
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • roller blading
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          Notes

                                                            • Newer home with open floor plan. The home has wireless internet access, washer-dryer, and barbeque.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              2 Reviews

                                                              4.5/5

                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Loved Empire!

                                                              Michelle S.

                                                              House was as described, the pictures posted really didn't do it justice. The walk to the beach was very short. Empire and the surrounding areas are beautiful- sunset at Empire beach could not be rivaled! House was very clean- only complaint was all the beds in the twin room upstairs could use updated mattresses - not very comfortable for adults. Street was busy& noisy at times, but the dune climb was happening during our stay, so that added traffic. Overall would stay again!

                                                              Extremely comfortable & spacious

                                                              Suzette S.

                                                              Our first impression was how clean and spacious this home is. The pictures do not do it justice. There was plenty of space for the 6 of us. And there was plenty of everything. Towels, dishes, silverware were in abundance. The kitchen was stocked with the most pots and pans I've seen in a rental. Sometimes you bring a brownie mix and have no pan to bake it in. Not here! Nice assortment of baking pans and dishes.

                                                              There was everything we needed to settle in....dishwasher soap, hand soap, dish soap; laundry detergent; toweling, starter rolls of toilet paper. Steve and Carol definitely don't want you to fret the "small" stuff.

                                                              The close location to Empire beach and "downtown" Empire were very nice. Nothing like having the ice cream place almost out your back door! Empire is very quiet most anytime of day which, to us, is nicer than places crawling with people all the time. And if you desire that, it's proximity to Glen Arbor and Frankfort worked well..

                                                              We'd return to this home with or without our dog.

                                                              Suzette Sand, Lancaster, Ohio

                                                              Location

                                                              Empire, MI, USA

                                                              The Village of Empire is located on Lake Michigan in the middle of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It is a four season area with an abundance of festivals, art shows, and recreational activities. Other Activities: hiking

                                                              Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Tax Rate
                                                              6%

                                                              Summer season: Weekly rental only (June 2 to Sept. 1), Saturday to Saturday. $300 refundable security/damage deposit required at time of booking. Fall/Winter seasons: $150-$200 refundable security/damage deposit required at time of booking. If cancellation occurs 60+ days prior to reservation date, deposit will be refunded. Weeks with major holidays, 3 day minimum required. Bookings are secure and guaranteed. Check in is on or after 4 pm on the day of arrival. Check out is on or before 10 am on the day of departure.

                                                              $233avg/night
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                                                              For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                              Property # 304948

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