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Hot Tub, WiFi, AC and Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom 1 bath. Beautiful up north completely private country suite.

We are located 5 miles from Charlevoix and 7 miles from The Castle.

The Executive Suite SLEEPS 4 and was designed and built to serve as Mothers-in-law quarters. With its own private entrance, it is nestled among 33 year old evergreens that tower 35' above you. This is a beautifully appointed apartment and was decorated with the executive in mind. The 1100 S/F floor plan offers a queen-size bed in both the master bedroom and the guest bedroom. It has central AC and a fully equipped kitchen including a dishwasher. It has satellite TV and Wireless Internet. The Jacuzzi Hot Tub (seasonal) is outside in a screened in porch for your bug free enjoyment. Abbeys also has available, on the opposite side of the property, another 2 bedroom apartment that sleeps 6 in case you are traveling with a bigger party!

Biking and Skiing: Charlevoix has a bike path called Little Traverse Wheelway: It runs 26 miles from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The trail is mostly “dedicated” and mostly asphalt. It is by far one of the nicest bike paths in all of Michigan. The Little Traverse Conservancy owns and manages more than 164 public nature preserves in this area.

Boyne Mountain, one of Michigan’s premier ski locations is only 19 miles away. Downtown “Charlevoix the Beautiful” is only 5 miles away while Petoskey, with its great shopping and casino is only 18 miles away. And if you still need some more skiing, there is Boyne Highlands and Nubs Knob just 27 miles away. Don’t forget about all the groomed snowmobile trails, ice fishing and cross country skiing located in all directions from this location. Between the beauty of the area, the fine appointments of the unit and the savings reflected in our pricing, this is by far the best value to be had compared to any other choices in Boyne Country.

Amenities:: The City of Charlevoix was ranked #2 on Midwest Living's list of 100 Best Small-Town Getaway's. Charlevoix County has a long reputation for being one of the most picturesque getaway's in Michigan and when you come spend some time in this resort town, you'll see why it is called the crown jewel of Northern Michigan. Set in the midst of Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix and Round Lake, its beauty is as engaging in January as in June! The waterfront, galleries, boutiques, and restaurants add to the appeal as is the fact that this casually elegant destination will present vacation memories that will be treasured for years to come! Enjoy Charlevoix AFFORDABLY and stay with us here at ABBEYS. Don't limit yourself to just one beach. Stay at Abbeys and go to different beach everyday and use all the money that you save to treat yourself to

Beaches - Oh the Beaches: There are so many beaches to choose from, too many to list, but let me just start here. Directly west of town is Lake Michigan Beach. The beach is south of the pier that the light house is on. There is a playground, concession building and restrooms.

Adjacent to the old train depot museum on Charlevoix Lake, there is another wonderful beach with play equipment for children. The water in this Lake is considerably warmer than that of Lake Michigan.

Further south on Charlevoix Lake is Ferry Beach with wonderful play grounds and covered picnic areas.

More Details

Property Manager
Abbey Rose
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Abbey Rose

I live in the main house at Abbeys and take pride in my properties. Because I live there also, I can be more responsive to any of my guests needs – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. This is a beautiful Suite and is fully furnished and have all the amenities of home combined with the beauty of that “up north” experience.

Abbey Rose purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Abbey Rose chose Northern Michigan

I used to spend 2 to 3 weeks a year when my children were younger and still living with me up here in Charlevoix the Beautiful. We would rent a cottage in the summer for several weeks and then again in the fall for a week or so. I fell in love with this place so when I retired I decided that I would like to be here full time. Built a great log home in the northern woods and never looked back!

What makes this apartment unique

Being just a few mile outside of the town of Charlevoix, I believe that this gorgeous northern Michigan setting that Abbeys is located at - the look of the open meadows and woods and the smell of evergreens, you too will feel that you have enjoyed the true "up north" experience at its finest.


Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Traverse City
Car: recommended

Perfect vacation spot * in the center of Beaches, Biking trails, Fishing, Golfing, Water sports, Shopping, Snowmobiling, Hiking and the list goes on. All of this within a few minute drive. We are centrally located between Charlevoix, Boyne City and Petoskey. And lets not forget that we are only minutes from the best downhill skiing in the Mid West. This is a beautiful, world class resort area. Come on up!

Golf: There are too many golf courses in this area to mention. So -- bring your clubs and enjoy.

Ski: Boyne Mountain, one of Michigan’s premier ski locations is only 19 miles away. And if you still need some more skiing, there is Boyne Highlands and Nubs Knob just 27 miles away. Don’t forget about all the groomed snowmobile trails, ice fishing and cross country skiing located in all directions from this location.


Charlevoix Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The Executive Suite sleeps 4 in beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Well behaved dogs are allowed and welcomed here at Abbeys with owners written permission. There would be an additional $50 pet security/damage deposit that is fully refundable as long as you leave the unit the way that you found it. We provide a vacuum and extra sheets to act as furniture covers for the use of our 4 legged shedding buddies and of course we expect you to pick up after your dog. Be advised that if housekeeping has to clean or vacuum up pet hair, a portion of your deposit may be withheld. If you plan on leaving your dog while you are out we will require a cell number in which we can contact you if we have concerns about your dog.


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average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews

better than expected

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Executive Suite. I must say, it really is desinged with the Executive in mind. This apartment had the privacy and the up north feel that we were looking for. Very nicely appointed. Super clean. The screened in, enclosed hot tub was wonderful. Looking up through the tall pines with a backdrop of a star studded sky. It doesn't get much better than this. We loved this place and are planning on coming back up in the fall for 3 day romantic get away.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2006
  • Stayed: Jun 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Abbey's. It is an easy drive to Charlevoix and Petoskey. Although the property is underneath the main housing, there is a private entrance and privacy throughout your stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Experience at Abbey Rose Haven

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely experience at this venue. Abbey and Griff were so accommodating to us and making sure we were comfortable and had everythi;ng we needed. Thank you for making our vacation such a great experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As hosts to vacation rental properties, the two of you would make the perfect model of ideal guests. We really enjoyed sharing our little spot in the north woods with you. Thank you for making our job so delightful. :-) <(((><
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Hide-away in the woods! Rustic and private but with a hot tub!!!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment located only a little more than 5 minutes outside of Charlevoix was a perfect get away destination for myself and my husband. The apartment was very comfortable, very clean, very private and just a very nice quiet place to spend a few days. Having the hot tub was an added bonus!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice having both of you staying with us here at Abbeys. You were wonderful guests and we would be delighted to have you come back and stay with us again! Gods blessings.
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Highly Recommend if You're Anywhere in the Area!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be back! Spent three extremely comfortable, peaceful and enjoyable nights at Abbey's retreat this summer and will return the next time we're any where in northern Michigan again. Abbey and her husband are unbelievably accommodating, helpful and generous, but respect your privacy to the extent that you almost feel you're the only ones on this gorgeous property. The setting is peacefully bucolic and simply gorgeous. Apartment provides anything you could possibly need during your stay and is within brief driving distance to Charlevoix, Mackinac, Petoskey, etc.. Abbey kindly mailed an article we inadvertently left behind and immediately refunded our deposit. This place can't be beat, both for comfort and the sincere kindness and friendliness of the owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice having you and Bruce stay with us here at Abbeys. I love this business especially when I meet a wonderful couple as you two! I believe that God works in special ways and your reservation with us is proof in point. I feel that He blessed Griff and me by having you book with us and bringing us your sweet charmful selves! We would be honored to have you stay with us again if you ever get back to our neck of the woods. Gods blessings to your both. Fondly, Abbey <(((><
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July Trip-Venetian Festival Stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved this little apartment! Very clean, neat and it has sky lights in both bedrooms for natural light. Very light and bright inside. Nice and cool with the air conditioning in the summer. Hot tub was relaxing. Only recommendation is to have a wall mirror in smaller bedroom instead of the picture above the dresser so someone could use it to get ready as there is only one mirror in the bathroom and if several are staying would be nice to have a second mirror to dry hair, apply contacts, etc. Also there were no dishwashing pods for the dishwasher only dishwashing liquid so if you plan to use the dishwasher you will need to provide your own. Also, took almost 2 weeks after our departure date to get our deposit back. Owner is very friendly and nice lady!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

Abbeys DOES NOT have a non refundable cleaning charge. In order tp get your deposit back in full, all we ask is that you leave the unit the way you found it! (No dirty dishes - no greasy stove or oven - not dirty refrigerator - etc.) If time is an issue, you can make arrangements with our housekeeping to clean up for you. There would be a charge of $22 an hour for this service and the cost would be deducted from your deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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