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Empire-Walk to Lake Michigan-Charming Centennial hom-Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 11

Watch the deer from the screened-in porch at this lovely Centennial home in Empire. Less than a 1/2 mile to the beautiful Lake Michigan beach. 3 bedrooms plus basement and 2 bathrooms welcomes up to 11 guest's. On quiet side street this area is perfect for taking a walk or riding your bike. This is a 3 level house so there is room to spread out.

Master bedroom on main floor has 1 Queen, upstairs bedroom has 1 Queen, second upstairs bedroom has set of bunks (2 Twins). Finished basement family room has trundle (2 Twins). Queen sofa bed in living room. Washer/Dryer, Dish TV/DVD, fire pit, bikes, and deck. WiFi. Beautiful large yard with small decorative pond. Bike to Tiffany's for ice cream or to Joe's Friendly Tavern for a burger. 5 miles to the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb. This area is stunning and offers so much outdoor activities, great places to dine, endless sunsets to watch.

No air conditioning. Linens provided. No pets. No smoking.

This is a Saturday - Saturday 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:
January 2, 2018

Amenities

Empire Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • 2 Queen beds, 3 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed, 1 Bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Empire-Walk to Lake Michigan-Charming Centennial hom-Near Sleeping Bear Dunes
average rating of 4.4883723 based on 43 reviews
Mchenry, IL
5

perfect house for a extended family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

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 loved the house it is perfect for young families and grandparetns or extended families. The home was more then we expected plenty of room had everything you would need to prepare meals or bring food in. We are already talking about renting it again. And bonus it is with in walking distance to beach and town. Seeing the deer was popular as well. lots of room for 3 younger boys to play and not get into trouble. I highly recommend this property- it was super clean and comfortable. the ladies in the office were super friendly as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad your Deer Hill vacation was a good one!
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Oakland, MI
4

Weekend Trip with Friends

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My friends and I came up for the Sleeping Bear Dunes Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5K. Deer Hill was a perfect location because our race start/finish location was within walking distance from the house. Empire was a great town to relax. Joe's Friendly Bar and Grill, also within walking distance from our house, served delicious food and the service was just like their name "friendly". Empire is a quite town so if you're looking for a little bit more to do, you're within a half hour drive from wineries, breweries, and downtown Traverse City. All in all and it was a great trip and I would highly recommend this location to anyone who is looking for a weekend getaway to Northern Michigan.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you loved your time up here in our wonderful area and hope to see you back again soon!
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Portland, IN
5

LOVE Empire, MI

  • 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 loved this house, perfect layout for our grand family getaway. Neighbors were awesome and friendly. We LOVE Empire , MI. Thank you for sharing this wonderful house. Beds very comfortable and big yard for kids to play in.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are glad you loved your time up here Empire is amazing and a special location and hope to see you back again soon!
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Wilmette, IL
5

Great house in great location

  • 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:

Easy to get to many activities such as kayaking on the Platte river, biking on a beautiful trail, many beaches, Dune climb and more.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you loved your time up here in our wonderful area and hope to see you back again soon!
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Milford, MI
3

Nice walk to town and beach

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This house was clean and well-stocked and it is a nice walk to the beach and town of Empire. Though it's on a main street, it's pretty quiet with a nice back porch and yard. The living room carpet is stained/ needs to be cleaned, there is no good lighting for reading and the lockbox needs to be replaced. We had a colder week and wished the fireplace worked. Good follow-up to our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We will attend to these items.
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Auburn Hills, MI
5

Awesome Family Retreat Home

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

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

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a very nice stay and time in this property. Well maintained and close to most of the nearby attractions. Would love to return in future or recommend others.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are always happy to hear guests enjoyed their stay! We will see you again soon.
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