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Jen

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2016 STILL AVAILABLE (MONTHLY STAYS ONLY, DISCOUNT AVAILABLE)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 - 31 nights

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Overview

Mackinac Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

****MONTHLY RENTAL ONLY****

PLEASE DO NOT INQUIRE OTHERWISE

The original VRBO listing for Mackinac Island that is actually on Mackinac Island!!!

Smoke Free/Pet free/Queen Beds with pillow-tops

/Internet Access/Flat Screen TV with built in DVD player and ports for gaming, memory cards and USB/Balcony

Available year round!

This deluxe two bedroom 3rd floor unit sleeps 6. It has 2 queen size beds with tempur-pedic toppers and a brand new custom, leather, tempur-pedic sleeper. The living rooms arched windows offers a terrific view of Main Street and Mission Point to the east while it’s deck offers a view of the lake. Have it all with our rental... a full kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, wood floors and washer and dryer in our unit. 2 beach cruisers (one male, one female) with large baskets on the front included with rental. 2 conveniently located bike racks right behind our complex. Very secure location with keyed entry to the building and to our unit. We never want to leave our piece of paradise and either will you. Short walk from the Arnold Line Dock.

All luggage and any other items can be brought down by a horse taxi for hire at a very reasonable rate.

Keywords: 2 Bedroom/ 1 Bathroom, Mackinac Island condo with balcony, top floor, street and water view, walking distance to downtown and ferry docks.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jen (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Jen

We love having our "step back in time" getaway on historical Mackinac Island.

We are a monthly rental only. This is actually due to city code and zoning. Our building is zoned for residential and not commercial. If your busy lives allow for a month long getaway you wont be disappointed with your stay at Heroes Retreat. We are a patriotic family with Michigan roots residing in Virginia. We only get to enjoy the place once a year so we thought we would share the beauty and memory making with you.

Jen purchased this condo in 2008

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy having a top floor view of Main St. We are across from Mission Church and have seen quite a few weddings go by. Mission Point's Bistro on the Green is a great spot that we love to go for tapas, a drink, live music all with a water view. In the summer there is even glow-in-the-dark putt-putt. The park next to us has adirondack chairs and we love to go there and relax.

We are a ten minute walk to bustling Main St where there are countless fudge, souvenir, restaurants, bars and ice cream shops. We love being able to hop on our bikes to do all of those things. The paved loop around the island is 8 miles. Take in some time to enjoy the history of the island at Fort Mackinac.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)
AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2016 STILL AVAILABLE (MONTHLY STAYS ONLY, DISCOUNT AVAILABLE)
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming to the island for many years, and for some time had been looking for a place for an extended stay. I am so glad I found this great condo. I was really sad to leave, because by the end of the month, it felt like home. The location was perfect, and the neighbors were very friendly. The listing is accurate. The owners have really made an effort to make you feel at home. A couple of the things I really appreciated were the internet access and the bikes. I took the girl's bike for several rides, and I really appreciated the big basket for hauling my groceries as well as my backpack.

I had some questions during my stay, and the owner was only a text away - very convenient. I would definitely recommend this condo to anyone. One of my favorite things to do on the island is to hike the trails. Being there in May, I got to see a lot of the spring flowers out in the woods that I had always been missing when I came in June or July. The tulips and daffodils all over town were beautiful as well. The temperature went from cold (winter coats) the first week - to warm (high 60's) by Memorial Day. One big advantage to May is that you avoid the crowds of summer. Sometimes you feel like you have the place to yourself! I'm already looking forward to my next visit, and I will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great property which met our expectations perfectly

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, well-kept condo which really contributed to our fantastic experience on Mackinac Island. The Third floor unit (elevator access) had a balcony which provided a wonderful view. All the amenities of the island, including the island grocery, library, restaurants and pubs were within walking (or bicycling) distance and enabled us to be right in the middle of all the activities of this magical place. I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kerrville, TX USA
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a great unit in an excellent location. If you have the time to spend a month on Mackinac this is an outstanding choice. The unit is well maintained, very secure, has nice furnishings and a good view of the main road on the island. You also have a partial lake view from your small secluded balcony. The condo is directly across the street from Mission Church and only a block or two from St. Anne's, Mission Point, the Butterfly House etc. It's an easy walk/bicycle ride to the many shops, ferry docks and restaurants in the heart of town. It is also just far enough away from all those shops to let you get away from all those tourists. That's one of the nice things about staying for a month, you start feeling like you belong there. You get to know the people and places in a way that you can't do in a one or two day visit. One of our favorite things to do was an early morning bike ride around the island followed by breakfast at the Chuckwagon. We travel a lot and believe that Mackinac is a very special and unique vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, Colorado
5

Nancy

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I spent the month of October on the island and had a terrific time. Perfect time of year to explore the island and avoid all of the tourists. The weather was a little inclimate, but we made the best of it. We ended up entering and completing the Great Turtle Half Marathon, quite an accomplishment for two non-runners. The condo was the perfect location, and just the right size for the two of us. Can't wait to go back in 2015.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perrysburg, Ohio
5

Enchanting Island, Enchanting home, thanks for sharing.

  • 5 of 5

Last year my family and were lucky enough to spend the month of July on the island, this year, the month of August, all in your home. How lucky are we? Thank you so much for sharing your piece of Mackinac Island with us. I love the location, being close to the restaurant at Mission Point is great. I also love the short distance from downtown so when we have those days we want to get away from all those day trippers we can. I absolutely love being street side in your condo ,being able to look out the big window and hearing the klipty klop of the horses are a few of my favorite things. Your home is so clean , which makes it so inviting, cozy, and comfortable. The well laid out granite kitchen is everything one would need. This year we really enjoyed the added TV and wifi, just more comforts of home. I would highly recommend this property to all my friends and family. Thanks again for sharing.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Ledge, MI
5

Machinac Fans

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect for our celebration. We came up for the month of October to celebrate three milestones in our lives. Dick retired in February from a position he held for 37 years. We celebrated our 40 anniversary while on the Island and Dick's better half will "celebrate" a milestone birthday in November. We have always loved the island and decided we would look for a place to spend an extended period there. This condo was our answer. The location is great. Other residents in the building are very friendly and helpful and the condo itself is very comfortable and we LOVED it! Out two children came up one weekend and this made the time there even more special. We recommend this condo and would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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'One of the top 10 islands in the world' - Conde Nast Traveler.

There are no cars or motorcycles allowed on Mackinac Island and that is what makes it so special. You get around by bike, horse drawn carriage or by foot. There is a miniature golf course just a short stroll next door at Mission Point. There are so many things to see and do.

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Rates & Availability

Mackinac Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
August 2016
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
September 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
November 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
December 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
31 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Mackinac Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 890 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , tempur-pedic sleeper
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Pack n' Play, crib mattress, 2 bed rails
  • Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Pack n' Play, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n' Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) American Leather, custom, tempurpedic sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Did you know???? Horses on Mackinac Island eat an average of 46,000 calories/day. Horse are paired up at the beginning of the season and stay with their partner most of the summer. In the peak of summer Mackinac is home to about 500 horses.

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