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4+BDR/2 BTH waterfront, sunsets, sandy swimming weekends available !!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, large entertaining areas(Sleeps 11)

DUE to ever changing water levels, the extent of a sandy beach cannot be determined for summer 2017.

Set on the beautiful eastern shore of Suttons Bay, allow Stone Terrace Beach Cottage to be your home 'up north'. Feel the sand and water of Suttons Bay right outside your door or enjoy a crackling fire in the wood burning fireplace. Stone Terrace Beach Cottage is available from Saturday to Saturday during the summer, and on a flexible schedule during the rest of the year. Off season weekend rates are available (see rates below)...please call for details.

Situated on a quiet rural road, two and a half miles from the village of Suttons Bay, Stone Terrace Beach Cottage is the ideal vacation destination with casual elegance in mind. The home which was professionally landscaped in 2002 and remodeled in 2007 has four bedrooms plus a 5th seasonal sleeping room (no central heat) or bonus room off the garage, two all tile baths, living room, dining room, and fully-equipped newly remodeled granite kitchen with upgraded Whirlpool Gold Series appliances and window AIR CONDITIONING on the main level!!!

The cottage accommodates a total of eleven utilizing the full futon in the bonus room. A main level deck located off of the living room, provides a great place to take your morning coffee, and stone steps lead to the lower deck where one can sun bathe or catch up with a good read.

Out the back door is nature’s opportunity to walk, jog, bike, or weather permitting, cross country ski!! Nature abounds everywhere!! The quaint village of Suttons Bay, which plays host to great restaurants, boutique shopping, and art galleries, is just a short drive way.

Nearby attractions include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Leelanau Sands Casino, and the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Sprinkled throughout Leelanau County you will discover charming villages, wineries, antique dealers, and outdoor recreational opportunities, including access to Lake Michigan. Traverse City is just 20 minutes away, offering 'city style' entertainment for those so inclined.

Let the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage be your home away from home for a weekend or a week!!

Features include four bedrooms plus a 5th sleeping room or bonus room with a commanding view of the beach off of the garage; two bedrooms are located on the upper level and two bedrooms (and 5th or bonus room) on the main living level. Three of the bedrooms are furnished with queen beds, one has a full bed with twin bunk above comfortably accommodating nine (or eleven with futon in the seasonal sleeping room). There are 2 baths finished with imported Italian tile.

The Stone Terrace Beach Cottage boasts of 1850 square feet of nicely appointed living space with 2 bathrooms and 100 feet of private sandy beach with a sunset view over the bay. Shallow swimming on Suttons Bay (for the first 200 feet out it is now sandy due to low lake levels). Indoor fireplace and fire pit on the beach. New top of the line Whirlpool appliances with granite kitchen and stackable washer and dryer.

Beautiful landscaping and furnished outdoor deck areas. Weber gas grill. Air conditioning on the main level. Color cable TV with DVD. Wireless High Speed Internet. Pets accepted. Great walking, jogging, hiking out the back door. Village of Suttons Bay is two and a half miles away. All the amenities of home!

NOTE: The water level is rising and the beach area is compromised - I have no idea the size of the beach, if any, after the winter thaw. The firepit will be moved to the front lawn if the water level does not permit this to be beach side. The swimming is still spectacular!

Keywords: Cottage Waterfront Home

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More Details

Owner
Tom Klinefelter
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Tom Klinefelter

I have rented vacation homes in Suttons Bay since 1985 and have always strived to exceed guest expections with quality, modern and updated accommodations.

Tom Klinefelter purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Tom Klinefelter chose Northern Michigan

The Stone Terrace Beach Cottage was purchased in 2004 and completely renovated in 2007 with constant updates to the soft and hard goods.

Amenities

Suttons Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size on the main level in the 5th bedroom or bonus room. This room is located off of the garage and is ideal for summer sleeping!!, Bunk Beds (1) The fourth bedroom has 'pyramid' bunk with a double on the bottom and twin on top
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Wireless High Speed Internet, Smoking Outdoors Only, Please

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

4+BDR/2 BTH waterfront, sunsets, sandy swimming weekends available !!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Amazing property. Nothing to bring but your suitcase.

  • 5 of 5

My stay was in the winter with lots of snow. I would like to return in the summer to enjoy the beach and view of the bay. Several decks to relax and enjoy this waterfront property.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to learn you really enjoyed the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and amenities during your winter visit. That sure was some storm to experience during your stay too! I have to agree there are many living/entertaining areas at this home which take advantage of the unparalleled views and spectacular sunsets. Looking for your return visit to magical Leelanau County next month.
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5

Wine and Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and ready to go. We knew to bring our own toiletries, food and drink. Everything else as described was there. Free Wi-Fi kept us informed. Enjoyed being in the heart of the wine trail and just a mile from downtown Sutton's Bay. Used the fireplace every night for a romantic fire. But the view was the best of all. Incredible sunsets!!! We've already booked a long weekend return trip for our anniversary. Tom our host was always available by text for any questions we may have had. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to learn you enjoyed the magic of Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and Suttons Bay! You sure picked a great weekend with record temperatures (55F) for Mid February with glowing sunsets. Looking forward to your return in the spring when we turn green! See you in May!
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5

Fully equipped with unbeatable location!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this rental for a long weekend with friends. Home feels incredibly spacious and has a very open living room that sits/fits your entire party as you connect together overlooking the beautiful bay with a warm fire crackling. The spare room off the garage is also a very nice bonus, seemed very comfortable for a couple or kids.

Home has everything you need to stay in as well as an unbeatable location just minutes from the village of Suttons Bay as well as local hot spots like Hop Lots Brewery. We stayed during November, but could only imagine the possibilities with premium waterfront access on a calm and sandy bay. Just perfection.

Our group had 4 couples plus a golden retriever and felt very spread out when needed with absolute privacy. Highly recommend for families, friends and groups of all ages looking to enjoy the Leelanau Peninsula.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear you enjoyed the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and area so much. There certainly is much to do in all seasons-wineries, brew pub (I agree Hop Lot is a LOT of fun), scenery. Hope you and the group can return for another extended weekend or perhaps a whole week n the summer! I would love to welcome you back.
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5

Exactly what an upscale cottage should be

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything we hoped for.

Less than 2 minutes from the village of Suttons Bay we were close to the main artery of the Leelenau Peninsula and had easy access. The home is situated right on Suttons Bay with beautiful views of the bay and sunsets every night. We had three different families travel to meet up for a vacation here and the layout of the home was perfect. A couple bedrooms on one side of the home with a bathroom then the other three bedrooms on the other side with another bathroom. The living area was large and spread out. Perfect for a large group.

Something we really enjoyed here was all of the home's decor and history. The linens were high end and there was always a towel when needed. We made use of the washer/dryer for day to day things, very easy to use and in a convenient spot.

The lounging area by the bay was also large with many chairs. We kayaked and swam everyday. While we miss there not being a beach as the water comes right up to the seawall it really didn't hinder our usage. The water is still shallow enough that our toddler grandson was able to play in the shallow water.

The owner was readily available with any questions we had during our stay and left us ample information on the area in the house for our use.

I highly recommend this home especially for a larger family gathering.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and found it suitable to accommodate your entire family. You are right - the home is right on the bay with spectacular views and only 2 miles from the village - it really cannot be beat! Will there be a return in 2017? Tom
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4

Beautiful Water Views, nice location

  • 4 of 5

Home has wonderful lake views and great outdoor space with lots of seating, and fire pit. Nice open floor plan with main bath updated. Bedrooms on 2nd floor are tight and one with two beds is very small with no closet. We had a great time and enjoyed the area very much. Blackstar winery is close and the food and wine are excellent.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to know you enjoyed your time in magical in Leelanau County and the large waterfront Stone Terrace Beach Cottage located on the bay with spectacular sunsets, amenities and views for your wedding weekend at BlackStar Winery, just 5 minutes away.
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5

Beautiful winter retreat

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had stayed in Northport the previous year and said that we would come back. This time we brought friends and had a great time! Cross country skiing on the lake out back, 20 minutes from Traverse City and plenty of wonderful little stores to shop at in Suttons Bay. But the house was fantastic - there were five of us and it didn't feel cramped at all. We were so happy to come back to the house, get a fire going and play cards or watch Netflix (we brought an Apple TV). Everything was clean and you can tell the house has been recently remodeled in very "beachy" tones. We loved it so much, we started planning a trip back in the Summer time!

I would consider this perfect for a large family or multiple small groups - highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed the amenities of this Stone Terrace located on the icy, but beautiful, shores of Suttons Bay. Yes there is a beautiful bay beneath this and it is true: this is a great destination even in the beautiful winter season! Please plan a return trip to either this cottage or the charming private and secluded Whispering Pines in Northport soon!
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Rates & Availability

Suttons Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
value
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Peak
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Low
Sep 8 2017 - May 19 2018
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee/week $200
cleaning fee/weekend $100
extra couple per night $40
linen fee room/per visit $25
Pet Fee $100

1/2 rent is due within 10 days of reservation: final rent and fees are required at least one month prior to arrival. Reservation subject to cancellation is payment is not received on time.

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