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Spectacular Condo, Sitting Directly On The Harbor With Lake Michigan Views!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Absolutely Incredible And Unbeatable Location Central To All Amazing Amenities!

Spacious and tastefully decorated condo sitting directly on the Harbor and Marina at Harbor Village. Harbor Village sits directly on the beach at Lake Michigan, with an additional private man-made lake for fishing and swimming, lush landscaping with water features.Sleeps 8 comfortably, private association pathway to beautiful sandy Lake Michigan beach is directly across the street. Back deck sits overlooking the spectacular harbor and marina. 2 private bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms. Both bedrooms have queen beds, the master bedroom upstairs has it's own private bath. Additionally there is a loft space with bunk beds (top bunk is a twin, bottom bunk is a queen) and a pull out trundle bed (twin) underneath. Pull out trundle bed also in downstairs bedroom. Completely furnished and stocked with everything you'll need to be comfortable and relaxed, to prepare meals, and to enjoy the beach! Flatscreen TV's, surround sound, gas fireplace, and breakfast bar make for a luxurious and comfortable stay for the whole family.

In addition to beautiful Lake Michigan frontage, Harbor Village offers indoor and outdoor pools AND hot tubs, as well as an exercise facility, volleyball court, playground, deep water marina with boat slips available, and a short walk to the channel, pier, and lighthouse... There is no better place to watch a sunset, and it's right out the front door.

Check out downtown Manistee, a historic victorian port city with quaint boutique shops, restaurants, bars, and the famous Ramsdell and Vogue Theaters! Take the family out for dinner at the wonderful Blue Fish Restaurant, and then grab an ice cream cone at the House of Flavors, simply the best ice cream in the world..

There is so much to do, you might just decide to stay for a second week!

More Details

Property Manager
Aaron May
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Aaron May

Aaron and April May have always dreamed of owning vacation rentals, and that dream has become a reality with "Unsalted Shores" at 281 Lakeshore.. Aaron and April are so thankful that you've shown interest in vacationing at their property!

Aaron May purchased this condo in 2015

Why Aaron May chose Manistee

The location is second to none.. It is truly a dream come true to be right on Lake Michigan, and with all of the amenities that Harbor Village offers, it's the ultimate "happy place". Come stay with us and "Rest, Relax, and Rejuvenate"

What makes this condo unique

Sitting on the back deck as the sun goes down and watching all of the boats head back into the marina is a serene and relaxing experience, the environment around the property is as "Pure Michigan" as it gets!


Manistee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Private Master Bath directly connected to Master Bedroom
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Large full bathroom close to second bedroom and living areas
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Beautiful Lake Michigan views from the master bedroom!
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single , Spacious bedroom with queen bed and pull out trundle
    Loft Area - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds with pull out trundle. Queen bottom bunk, 2 twins
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 pull out couches
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Spectacular Condo, Sitting Directly On The Harbor With Lake Michigan Views!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Location is good. Property needs some uodating.

  • 3 of 5

Nice area, nice liocation. Condo had plenty of towels and supplies which was nice. The condo could stand to be updated.. Also the livingroom furniture is well worn. We enjoyed our stay overall.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to relax and recharge, also offers a lot to do in the area.

  • 5 of 5

Cute décor, very clean, had everything we could possibly need. We were able to relax and recharge. Not the best month (Mar.) for outdoor activities, but the indoor pool/hot tub were helpful, and the downtown shops and casino were fun. Would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty lovely condo in marvelous condition and fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

This two floor apartment was so comfortable, and uncluttered, unpretentious but immaculate, right across from the lake in the quiet half of Manistee-- there was good walking, beautiful lake, quiet neighborhood . the house backs on a little bay. The apartment is not at all cluttered the way some rentals are, but not clttered with a lot of nonsense the way other rentals are--very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great vacation condo

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the very best vacation rentals we've ever enjoyed. Condo is in a fabulous location and beautifully decorated, yet still comfortable and practical. It's clean, well-maintained, and just as the listing describes. Aaron is very easy to deal with and we'd definitely encourage friends to come here. Lake Michigan beach swimming and wonderful sunsets can't be beat!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Pretty

  • 5 of 5

We had such a good time at Harbor Village #281 N Lakeshore Dr. The home was very welcoming and the size fit us very well. The kitchen was well stocked with the right appliances, gadgets, knives, cooking utensils and even the spices were quite complete. The only "concern," for lack of a better word, was the pantry was full of "kitchen extras" that there wasn't a lot of room to keep dry food, snacks and the like. We really don't have any complaints whatsoever! The pools, in/outside, were such a great "go-to" when the weather was windy and/or cool. The workout room was good too. Downtown Manistee is a short, great walk(if you want to) or short drive. The stores are friendly and welcoming too. We ate the Blue Fish and the food was VERY delicious, pricey, but very good. We loved our stay there and would recommend it to anyone willing to listen.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the Manistee area. This condo was very comfortable for our family of five. It's spacious with a large living area, two very nice bedrooms and a great loft area with bunk beds for the kids. We really enjoyed the proximity to the beach, visiting every day. The kids spent a lot of time in both of the swimming pools. We cooked most of our meals in the condo and found it very well supplied with cooking supplies, utensils, condiments, etc. We made frequent use of the gas grill on the deck and spent several evenings out there enjoying the peaceful view of the marina.

We had one complication while we were there and the owner addressed it right away.

There is a lot to do in the area and this condo is a terrific home base. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Manistee Blacker Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ramsdell Inn
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Ludington - SS Badger
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Manistee National
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 31
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
5th Avenue Beach
Car: necessary

Local attractions and sights include Little River Casino, Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course, Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Douglas Valley Winery, Sleeping Bear Dunes, M22 Scenic Drive, Arcadia Overlook, Glen Arbor, North and South Manitou Islands, Portage Lake, Ludington, the SS Badger Ferry, Pentwater, Michigan's Adventures, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Leland Fishtown, North Port, Suttons Bay, Traverse City, and countless wineries, breweries, fresh markets and SO SO much more! Endless possibilities for day trips, or you can stay right in Harbor Village and spend the day at the beautiful Lake Michigan Beach, indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, deep water marina, exercise facility, walk on the pier and out to the lighthouse, go salmon fishing in the big lake, check out the sunset directly across the street from the condo! So much to do, you'll have trouble deciding how to spend your day!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver $85
Cleaning Fee $130
Tax Rate 6.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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