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Waterfront Beauty on East Grand Traverse Bay!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Relaxing, bayside retreat five miles north of charming Elk Rapids on sunset side of Grand Traverse Bay. Located directly across from the tip of Old Mission Peninsula, enjoy the private beach, with custom built fire pit, and bathwater-warm bay water perfect for swimming. Boaters have launch access just down the road as well as a marina nearby. Drink in the nightly sunset on your choice of an expansive enclosed porch or outdoor wraparound deck with BBQ grill. Plenty of space for you and your friends/family with 5 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms. Oversized master bedroom has a queen size bed and overlooks the bay. There is a second bedroom equipped with a queen size bed and a third has a full size bed. Double twin beds occupy the other two bedrooms. Activity room with ping pong table offers a place for fun on rainy days. Large, open kitchen and breakfast bar for morning coffee cake and evening apple pie.

There are also plenty of family friendly activities nearby. A quick trip into downtown Elk Rapids offers old world charm with the best ice cream for miles. A 30 minute drive to Traverse City offers jet skiing, parasailing, miniature golf, shopping and plenty of restaurants. For golfers, you don’t have to search far for championship caliber courses.

Fisherman’s paradise with the bay in your front yard and plenty of nearby lakes.

Close access to wineries along Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas; quick drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Four generations of family members have loved every minute at ‘the cottage,’ and so will you.


More Details

Michael Muma
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2017


Grand Traverse Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Beauty on East Grand Traverse Bay!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great Michigan Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic time at the Muma summer home! Great place for our large group, plenty of room. Wonderful beach. Enjoyed going down to Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Leelanau peninsula, dinner @ Bowers Harbor Inn on Old Mission Peninsula.

Rented a pontoon on nearby Torch Lake for the day (18 minutes away). Did a whole day (9-9) and would do it again in a minute.

Very private location, but with friendly, courteous neighbors nearby.

This is what Pure Michigan means........looking forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kalamazoo, MI

Fun Family place

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here with our children and grandchildren this past July. The house worked well for our large group and the beach area was perfect for young grandkids. The town of Elk Rapids was very close and Traverse City was a short drive. The bikers in our group enjoyed hours of riding, but because the weather was so perfect we were most happy at the beach all day. The photos were a good representation of what the house was like.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Peal's New Orleans Kitchen
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Elk Rapids Golf Club (9 hole)
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Siren Hall
Car: necessary

Our summer home is located approximately one-half hour from Traverse City (and wine tours on Old Mission Peninsula), Charlevoix, and Bellaire (home of Short's Beer).


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