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Beach access. Close to everything Traverse city has to offer!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 2 bath home in between Traverse city and Suttons bay.

Newly updated 5 bedroom 2 bath home that sleeps 12 people.

Fenced in Private back yard with fire pit. Great for summer time.

At least 10 wineries within 5-10 miles of the home.

The home is 5 minutes from Traverse city and 5 minutes from Suttons bay.

Great beach access 150 yards away at boughey Park. It's a public beach that has 200 ft frontage on Westbay. Great for swimming, fishing or boating. There is a boat launch a couple miles away if you have a boat.

I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. I always try and reply within 15 min.

Thank you, Aaron

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Aaron Colby
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Aaron Colby

My name is Aaron. I'm a builder in the area. I have a beautiful wife and a 18 month old daughter. I live in Traverse city so if you need something I can be there within a few minutes.

Aaron Colby purchased this house in 2014

Why Aaron Colby chose Northern Michigan

5 bedrooms, Newly updated, Waking distance to a great beach. Very private with very few neighbors.


Traverse City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 baths.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • 5 bedrooms. 3 queens and 2 kings.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Let me know if you have any questions. We are more than happy to answer them. Thank you. Aaron.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Beach access. Close to everything Traverse city has to offer!!
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews

Great location for a large family gathering

  • 4 of 5

Upon arrival was very happy to see the house was clean including the bathrooms and kitchen.

Bedrooms were also clean and large enough. Just a few suggestions. Need a mirror in each bedroom and a night stand or small table next to each bed. (some rooms had this but not all) I would also suggest that you put a small dresser, table or luggage rack like they have in hotels in all bedrooms. In some of the rooms we had to put our suitcases on the floor which is a pain for older guests.

I would also suggest adding more towel bars and hooks in both bathrooms and in all bedrooms. A mirror and small waste basket in each bedroom would be nice.

The family room was large and comfortable.

The fenced in yard was great as was the fire pit. There was a fire all laid out when we arrived which was very nice.

Emailed Aaron a couple of times with questions and he immediately responded.

Location was good; There is so much to do in the area that I wish we had stayed a full week.

There was plenty of parking. With 3 of our 4 adult children and spouses coming from three different cities, we had 4 cars and it was no problem. With just a few extra touches this would rate 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centreville, MI

Perfect for us

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with several families for a softball tournament in Traverse City. Nice clean house. Beach was a little walk from property but not bad. Owner was excellent at communicating and made sure our weekend was a hit!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Davisburg, MI

Great location and plenty of space for 12!

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of space to accommodate a large group and the location was perfect for winery touring and even allowed us to come back for lunch in the middle of the day. Driveway was large enough to accommodate several cars and we enjoyed the fire pit in the secluded back yard. Would definitely stay here again if we are in the area in the future.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, great location, and wonderful host

  • 4 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay in this wonderful home. We grilled one night, had two bonfires, and slept comfortably On the beds. Lovely place that we may well come back to.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

Over the weekend, we had 10 girls stay at the house. Everything was great! The owner even left the fireplace on for our arrival. People commented on how clean it was, spacious, and they would definitely come back. We didn't go down to the water at all, but it was very close to the house. I would definitely recommend this property for a group of 10 people! Space for everyone (and beds!) thank you, Aaron, for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sterling Heights, MI

Beautiful house and Location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a girls wine weekend getaway, and slept 12 VERY comfortably. The house was clean and very spacious, was about 20 mins from downtown and about 5-10 mins from multiple wineries. The beds were comfortable and I loved that the rooms upstairs were far enough from the living room for those who wanted to get to bed early. Linens, towels and dishes were provided, though I agree with other reviews that there could be a few more towels & a hairdryer. The fire pit was an added bonus - the sun room off the back of the house would be the perfect space for a hot tub Aaron! We truly enjoyed our stay and the only other recommendation we have is to maybe put a mirror in the bedrooms - 12 women getting ready in the morning was a challenge all huddled in the bathrooms and dining room. Hardwood floors throughout the lower level made clean up a breeze! We would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Traverse city
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Boughey Park.

5 miles from Traverse city and 6 miles to Suttons bay.


Rates & Availability

Traverse City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late June
Jun 19 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late August
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
late Fall
Nov 14 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

There is a rental agreement and 200 dollar refundable damage deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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