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The Historic Castle House

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

The Castle house; on the corner of Park and M 22 across from St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Castle house offers four bedrooms upstairs and a first floor bedroom and bathroom. With a bath on each level this home can accommodate up to 12 people. There's queen beds in 4 bedrooms and a king in the master as well as a double bunk in the larger upstairs bedroom. The entire house has been newly refinished and refurbished and is waiting for your family and friends. In addition to the more than one hundred years of history, the house comes with gas grill, plenty of offstreet parking, a nearly an acre of lawn, a back patio and a front porch. The house comes with all appliances, cooking equipment, washer and dryer, two full baths, towels and linen changed at least weekly.

There is an outdoor RV outlet box and a J1772 charger for your electric hybrid car. There are outdoor faucets and hose for your outdoor cleanup.

The Castle House has quiet, safe, hotwater radiator heating, a modern boiler and unlimited Hot Water for showers! It also has a powerful central air conditioning unit to keep you comfortable and dry.

Best of all its just a 10 minute walk to the beach! Choose a leisurely route through town and enjoy all the shopping and amenities Frankfort has to offer or take the shortcut to the steep stairs down directly to the undisturbed beaches which stretch miles to the north of the busy harbor.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018


Frankfort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Big shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Bunks
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large open bedroom with walk-in windowed closet
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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The Historic Castle House
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews

I would stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Frankfort. The Castle House is close enough to downtown shopping or the beach to walk or ride a bike to. There is a park right across the street with a skate park, playground equipment and tennis courts. The town has a nice bike trail that can be picked up near the library and it's beautiful for a walk, run, or bike ride. The Castle House was comfortable and welcoming. There is a nice front porch for relaxing and a fire pit in back for enjoying a fire and s'mores. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Good location near park, downtown and beach. The family had a great time

  • 4 of 5

The castle worked great for our family of 9 adults and 2 grandkids.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well-appointed property walking distance to downtown and beach

  • 5 of 5

We rented the castle house for a week-long family reunion with my parents, brothers and sisters and their families. It was clean and well-kept; 10 min walk into very cute downtown Frankfort and 10-15 min walk to the lovely Frankfort beach (which has beautiful sand and swings right on the beach). The house itself is a corner property on M-22, so there is traffic and a lack of privacy, but it didn't bother us at all. Even with small children running around, the yard is large so we didn't feel it was unsafe. There is a great patio out front that has a railing (like a deck), with plenty of nice outdoor chairs. The smaller patio out back has a great fire pit (with top notch roasting sticks) and a decent grill. Plenty of parking. The house itself is very clean, which is a big deal! It is filled with good quality items like nice sheets/pillows and newer pots/pans/utensils. The shower upstairs is low, but it's a minor nuisance and there is a shower on the first level too. We had a great time and would definitely rent the castle house again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We strive to make our home, yours; during your stay. I'm glad you were able to enjoy the huge back yard as well as the large front yard, the property is nearly ONE ACRE! Thank you for noticing the cleanliness, we work hard to make sure it's spotless for your arrival. Until next year, Best! Charles and Mary
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The house was a good size for our family, good location, very clean. Liked the improvements.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in "the castle" in 2016 and 2017. We like the size to accommodate our family. It is clean and decorated beachy style on the main floor. Needs plugs in the downstairs bathroom, so a blow dryer, shaver, etc. can be used.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments! We are glad you have enjoyed your stays! By the time you return next year we will have an outlet in the downstairs bathroom. Thanks! Charles and Mary
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing and perfect for multiple families. Newly remodeled and very clean. We really enjoyed being able to walk to the shops in Frankfort, the beach, and taking the kids to the park across the street.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your comments! We are always trying to make our home a little better each year. Thank you for staying! Charles and Mary
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Good House for Family Stay

  • 4 of 5

The house was wonderful! Clean! Very easy to walk down town to all the shops and restaurant. The walk to the beach was fairly easy as well. There was a Catholic church right across the street which made our Sunday morning less rushed. We went across the street to the park to play on the playground. We enjoyed our stay. Our son got married at the Crystal Lake Golf Club so it was close to where we needed to be.

The only improvement we would suggest is to have normal pillows available for use. The pillows provided were waterproof and flat and the plastic covering made us sweat profusely. Other than that our stay was great!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for your comments, we have replaced all the pillows with more comfortable type and all pillow cases with high thread count cotton. We hope to see you back in 2018! Best! Charles and Mary
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Michigan Sales Tax: 6%
Benzie County Room Assessment Fee: 2%
Check-in time is 4 p.m.
Check-out time is 10 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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