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Denis Frankenberger

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Brand New House Overlooking Beautiful Crystal Lake

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Michigan House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 9 comfortably not including sofa's

Brand new Custom built Executive Home located on one of the highest points in Benzie County, Michigan. And one of the most stunning, incredible, breath taking views in all of Michigan. With the house and deck facing West, one can see almost 100% of 8 1/2 mile long Crystal Lake, noted as one of the most beautiful lakes in the U.S. It is also the newest home for rent in Northern Michigan.


This 3400 sf home AIR CONDITIONED home features a large combination Great room with flat screen HD TV, gas fireplace/Dining area/Living area/Kitchen with granite counter tops/breakfast bar; a heated 4 seasons room; a full length deck with dining tables at each end, and two large bedrooms on the walk-in first level including a huge Master BR, and two bathrooms. Free WIFI is included.

Then on the lower level a large family/rec room including a regulation size billiard table and game table with a gas stand alone fireplace ALSO with large exterior windows with incredible views of Crystal Lake, a built in bar with fridge, and two additional large bedrooms and bathroom. The entire home has just been tastefully furnished for your enjoyment.

Keywords: House, Home, Vacation Home, Upscale Home, Upscale House, Lakeview House, Lakeview Home, Crystal Lake House, Crystal Lake Home

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Denis Frankenberger (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Denis Frankenberger

Owner built the Home in 2008 and is for rent by the week or longer throughout the year.

Denis Frankenberger purchased this house in 2008

Why Denis Frankenberger chose Michigan

Crystal Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the U.S. and the house is located on top of a mountain with an incredible view of almost the entire lake.

What makes this house unique

Unique, breath taking views with total privacy in a relatively secluded area with only one other home within 500 yards.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful home, set up high on the hills of Benzie County, overlooking the beautiful Crystal Lake. We have stayed in a few homes in this area and none compare to Stoneridge. The home was describe very well and accurate, home was clean and well supplied with all our needs. Denis and Anne were both so helpful in answering questions and providing guidance. I would highly recommend this property to others...perfect location for our ski trip to Crystal Mountain only 11 miles to the resort. We will be returning to the Stoneridge home!!! Thank you so much Denis and Anne!
Dec 2010
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based on 21 traveler reviews

Brand New House Overlooking Beautiful Crystal Lake
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews
Trenton, MI.

John and Jean an thee other couples.

  • 5 of 5

The house is one of the best I have ever seen outside an in. We are four couples, all related, who rent a house each year. We take turns finding accommodations, this was our 28th year and my year to find a house. When we all entered the foyer and looked at the kitchen on the side and the great room in front of us we all said WOW.

The home is so clean, neat an inviting I would recommend it to anyone. the beds, always a concern, were exceptional. This home is something special in so many ways. the sunsets, sitting on comfortable chairs on the wrap around deck, are fantastic over the lake, they are simply dramatic.

I would not hesitate to strongly suggest this beautiful home to anyone, believe me this is a great one!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The house was fantastic, well appointed and within easy reach of all North West Michigan has to offer, a real private paradise. The sights and sunsets of Crystal lake were fabulous. The house was extremely well maintained and well equipped with everything needed for a wonderful family holiday. Both Denis and the property manager, Anne, were wonderful to work with, keeping in touch with us regularly and offering advice on things to see and do during our stay. Would highly recommend this property and look forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Southeast Michigan

Family together

  • 5 of 5

The house is spectacular and easy for a handicapped person to manage as well as able bodied. Everything was neat and clean and convenient. Loved having the linens supplied. Great location for day trips to so many locations, and wonderful views of Crystal Lake and beyond including incredible sunsets. Watching approaching storms and those that hit nearby was amazing. The younger set loved the pool table and we saw some pretty neat wildlife very close by. Great to work with Dennis and Anne.

All in all, a great week.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO

Beautiful home, wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation staying at this home. The home is close to a lot of fun things to do and fun places to explore, but it's so beautiful that just relaxing at the home makes for a great vacation in and of itself. The owner and property manager were both great, and the home is set up well so guests don't have to worry about anything and can focus on relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brownstown, MI USA

Awesome Summer Rental

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation home in a great location. Not far from Traverse City and Frankfort. Very spacious and beautifully decorated. Watching the sunset from the deck is just amazing. Having the washer/dryer and linens provided saved us from having to pack extra. We hope to get there again next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful quiet place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful relaxing week here this summer with the entire family. We've lived in Michigan for many years although now most of us are out of state. Crystal Lake is stunning- and we had never seen it before! The vacation home is private, clean, inviting and has amazing views of the lake. We all had privacy and plenty of space. We made home cooked meals and enjoyed each other's company but still had enough privacy when needed. We made day trips to Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Frankfort, Leland, and did some cherry picking and jetskiing as well. Both the owner Dennis and the property manager Ann were so helpful and kind. Highly recommended! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Crystal Lake
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Crystal Lake Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Beulah Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Frankfort Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Elberta Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Point of Interest
Kayaking and Canoeing on the Platt River
Nearest Point of Interest
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park
Nearest Point of Interest
The Manitou Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
East Shore Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Betsie Valley Trailhead
Nearest Point of Interest
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Frankort, MI
Nearest Point of Interest
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Summer Rates
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

SPECIAL $1,950/week ($1,000 Off) for Wk of Saturday, June 13 to 20, AND Sat. June 20 to 27.

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Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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