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Glen Arbor-In town- Huge 4 bedroom-3 bath-Crystal River-Open for short stays

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12

Enjoy Glen Arbor in this one-of-a-kind, very cool 4 bedroom/3 bath historical home that sleeps 12. This home once belonged to the founder of Glen Arbor & is a little piece of Glen Arbor history. "Barefootin" is a great home and is an easy walk to a beautiful Lake Michigan beach down a quiet dirt road. 2 level home faces East, located on River Rd. (M-22). Sleeps up to 12.

3 large bedrooms on main floor each have 1 Queen bed. Spacious, open-style sleeping quarters upstairs has 2 Queens and 2 Twins plus TV. Bathroom on upper level with large walk-in shower. Full kitchen with dishwasher and dining table for 10. Washer/Dryer. Direct TV (limited service in winter/spring months.), DVD, WIFI, whole house stereo with iPod docking. New appliances, new furnishings, new decor! Oh my! >

Outside, enjoy the gorgeous deck and patio area. Just perfect for a get together around the firepit at the end of the day. Frontage on the Crystal River just across the street from the home with 2 Kayaks provided. Gas grill and fire pit.

A great spot to stay when you want to enjoy Leelanau. Just a 5 minute drive to the Sleeping Bear Dunes climb. A 5 minute walk to Sunset Point Beach on Lake Michigan, with great views of North & South Manitou Islands. M22 is a 1/2 mile into the heart of Glen Arbor where you can dine, shop, even play mini-golf! Bocce ball and croquet provided for outdoor fun. Board games are in the house for those rare rainy days. Walk down the street and rent a bike to tour the area. Putt Putt & Paddle is also walking distance for fun on the Crystal River.

Remodeled with a "green," mindset, this house has low-flow bathroom fixtures, CFL's, and recycling bins provided.

Central air conditioning. Linens are provided. Your well-mannered pet is welcome.Perfect fall location too! You will not regret staying at this fine home.

This is a Sunday - Sunday rental for prime summer weeks. Short stays available off peak.

More Details

Property Manager
Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Amenities

Glen Arbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 5 Queen beds, 2 Twin beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Glen Arbor-In town- Huge 4 bedroom-3 bath-Crystal River-Open for short stays
average rating of 4.577778 based on 45 reviews
Grand rapids, MI
4

Even Better than Expected!

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Fantastic beautiful unique home - great for our larger multi family group; large group upper level room where our kids'camped out'. Front of House is too close to the road to use but that mattered not as the back deck and fire pit and side yard were more private and where we hung out. Beach is just down the road out the back - a very quick walk!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place on M-22

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This vacation rental was awesome. It was the best equipped of any rental we have had. There were activities and equipment for all ages. We used kayaks, games, books, puzzles and various kitchen equipment that was very helpful. The furniture in the house was comfortable and well maintained. The only problem we had was with the internet equipment that took numerous calls to repair. I would advise following the recommendation of UP North Rentals and do not depend on reliable internet being available if you need it for business. There is a local coffee shop that is convenient to visit for service.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome that your vacation was so great. Internet can and is challenging in this area. This is something we have to deal with constantly. Wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to work on vacation!
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Fort Wayne, IN
5

About as perfect as it comes

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

For my group of 11 friends and I, this property was just about perfect. The walk up the street to the beach, the included kayaks, built in speaker system, fire pit, corn hole boards and grills were very nice amenities. The property was very clean and pretty much as explained in the description. The three bedrooms downstairs were quiet and the upstairs loft made it nice for an additional 5 friends to sleep comfortably. With the two tables outside on the deck there was enough seating for all eleven of us. Honestly the only two issues we had with the property was that the internet did not ever work correctly (Something the owner said he would look in to) and that the water heater didn't seem to keep up with my groups needs when getting ready for the day. There were a few of us that had to take lukewarm showers, which for some would have been dealbreakers. Overall a very nice property that is close to everything. Will stay at again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great time and hope you will come again. We do sometimes have trouble with the internet in our area when there are so many people and if there is a storm, I am sorry you experienced that and the hot water is via a hot water heater with so many people you do have to stagger showering etc but we do hope you enjoyed yourself enough to come back!
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Oakland, MI
4

Spring weekend

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This is a wonderful property with plenty of room to spread out. I would book this home again, however I feel that it needs a real good spring cleaning! Opening the shades on the windows caused a major dust storm. The kitchen area looks a little worn.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
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Grand Rapids , MI
5

Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We really enjoyed staying here. As an adult weekend, it was nice to have enough queen size beds so nobody had to sleep on twins. The house is very cozy and the kitchen well stocked. Will definitely consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a great time!
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windsor, ON
5

new year celebration

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

we all thank you for our stay in your beautiful historic rental

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at M22. So glad you had a great time.
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Map

Sleeping Bear Dunes Area – Nestled on either side of the the Sleeping Bear Dunes are the small towns of Glen Arbor & Empire. The streets are lined with quaint shops and great restaurants. This beautiful area features the breathtaking Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which is a 72,000-acre national park. The big water beaches are flanked by sand dunes that are 40 stories high. The 500? point of Pyramid Point can be seen from space! The sand is perfect for for sun seekers and hikers. This area will take your breath away.

All of that activity surely makes you thirsty so why not grab a beer or a soda and burger at Art’s Tavern in Glen Arbor or Joe’s Friendly Tavern in Empire. Just west of Glen Arbor is the historic town of Glen Haven that boats historical displays, the Coast Guard museum, and a great sandy beach. In Empire, hike the Empire Bluffs trail for amazing views and have a picnic at the public beach. When the snow arrives, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to enjoy nature. Staying at the Homestead? Downhill skiing is right out your door. All year long, these towns have something to offer!

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