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Very Private, Personal Hot Tub, WiFi, AC and Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Abbey Rose

Griff and I live in the main house at Abbeys and take pride in our properties. Because we live there also, we can be more responsive to any of our guest's 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 Charlevoix

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.


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
  • Children welcome
  • 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
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Walk in 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
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 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 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews

Peaceful and quaint

  • 5 of 5

This was a very lovely place to stay! My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary during our stay and it was the perfect place to stay. The amenities were great and everything we needed. The location is wonderful as there are many places to visit that are within an hour or so of travel time. We went through the tunnel of trees and stopped at Legs Inn for dinner on our anniversary and one day we went to Mackinaw City and another Petoskey and of course we went into Charlevoix and did the Mushroom House tour that I would also highly recommend and ate at East Park Tavern which was also excellent. Thank you for our wonderful stay in your cozy and welcoming rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: How wonderful for us to hear our guests really enjoying the northern Michigan that we love so much. Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at Abbeys. Gods blessings to you and your husband and on your marriage also! Abbey <(((><
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17 loose rock steps down to front door is NOT suitable for elderly or infirmed!

  • 3 of 5

Although the apartment was clean and very comfortable, this property should NOT be considered for the elderly or infirmed as described under the "suitability" category of the description. Yes, the shower is a walk-in shower and the apartment is on one floor and extremely clean and well stocked. However, there are 17 steps down to the front door. These steps are constructed of loose rocks, bordered by railroad ties, with no handrail and have very little grass space on either side. So if you have trouble navigating stairs or use a wheelchair or walker, don't stay here. Luckily my husband could descend the slope with a cane in the narrow grass space next to the steps. If it rained, the grass was slippery. The description needs to be amended to reflect these stairs. Otherwise, very quiet, clean and equal distance to Traverse City and Mackinac Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry that you had to go through this Rita. I was called out of town and was unable to greet you and get you settled in. I take full responsibility for not remembering to tell you via our emails that you could have driven around the back of the property and parked right next to the door of the Executive Suite! NOT ONE STEP INVOLVED!!! I feel horrible that because you were not made aware of this option, that you and your husband experienced some difficulties. I am heartened to hear that the Executive Suite itself did pass muster. At least that part of your holiday was good. Please accept and extend my genuine apologies to your husband for my neglect in informing you of your parking options. Gods blessings. Abbey <(((><
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Northern Michigan vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I picked this unit as a central location for our first-ever trip to Northern Michigan (September 17-23). Charlevoix turned out to be a great spot for day trips throughout the region. We wanted a full kitchen to enable us to do our own food due to my wife's dietary needs, and this unit was perfect for that. The kitchen was fully equipped. We also had our small dog with us, and the unit is pet friendly! Additionally, we enjoyed using the hot tub after a day of hiking or sightseeing, and the bed was very comfortable. The unit was quiet and peaceful, and the owners accommodating.

We took trips to Traverse City/Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinac Island, Sault St. Marie (and the Soo Locks) and also into Ontario along the shore of Lake Superior. We also took a couple days to enjoy the immediate area of Charlevoix and Petoskey. We enjoyed the beautiful waters of three Great Lakes and even went swimming our last day as they hit a record high of 89 degrees! We loved all our day trips . . . and the town of Charlevoix is particularly quaint. We also enjoyed hunting the lake shore for Petoskey stones :) We recommend this unit!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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: July 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: June 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: June 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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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.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable 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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