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Kim Speicher

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, spanish

Bayview Family Getaway Home on Beautiful Stony Point

12 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Suttons Bay House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

My husband and I bought this property in 2006 because we love the area. Leelanau County is truly the Land of Delight. There is a view of the bay with a low-traffic peaceful setting.

This location lets you enjoy walking your dogs through the nearby cherry orchards and along the bays (both Suttons Bay and Grand Traverse Bay). Biking into town to get a cup of coffee, shop, discover unique art galleries, watch a movie, or dine in one of Suttons Bay's variety of restaurants lets you enjoy the incredibly beautiful views. It is even possible to kayak across Suttons Bay for dinner. Traverse City is only a short 20 minute drive away.

In the master bedroom there is a king-size bed with a hot tub located just outside the French doors. Upstairs there is also a queen-size bedroom across the hall from a spacious bathroom. The 'bunk-house' equipped with four single beds is a great place for kids. Downstairs there is a bedroom with a full-size bed. A baby bed is available upon request. In the den area there is a comfortable futon for additional sleeping.There are several areas to relax in the open floor plan, a spacious living room with a 51” TV, sunroom (my personal favorite spot for reading), and kitchen with breakfast bar. Downstairs provides room for entertainment: a game table, 2 televisions, a video game system (Wii), jukebox and comfy sofas.

The yard provides an area for lawn games. Play a game of “horse” on the basketball goal in the driveway. Enjoy making s’mores or roasting hotdogs over a fire in the fire pit area.

Keywords: tranquil setting, beautifully decorated, comfortable, with well-equipped kitchen, on the corner of Nanagosa and Lovers Lane, across from Vic Steimel Township Park with public access, nearby beaches

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kim Speicher (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Kim Speicher

I am a Spanish teacher at the Leelanau School located in nearby Glen Arbor. In the summer I serve wine part time at Leelanau Cellars tasting room in Omena. My husband, Dave, makes the award-winning raclette cheese at Leelanau Cheese. We enjoy travelling, sailing, biking, hiking, kayaking, walking our dogs,going to the beach, and wine-tasting.

Kim Speicher purchased this house in 2006

Why Kim Speicher chose Northern Michigan

Leelanau county has always felt like 'home' even before we moved to the area. My family has vacationed in this area since 1942. The quaint villages, lakes, sailing, parks, beaches have been the perfect place to vacation with our four sons. There are so many activities for all ages.

What makes this house unique

There are two kayaks available for guests to enjoy the bay across the street. It is fun to kayak around Stony Point to Suttons Bay.

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

Bayview Family Getaway Home on Beautiful Stony Point
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

Beautiful property and excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with a large group including small children, toddlers, and a baby. The high chair and crib were very appreciated.

Many of our group were originally from Traverse City, but we chose to stay here because of the easy access not only to Traverse City but also Sleeping Bear Dunes and the other points of interest all along the coast.

The kayaks available for use were a major hit with everyone. Many mornings getting up to see the sunrise and if out in the evening you could round the point into Suttons Bay and catch the sunset. There is also a great public beach at the base of the "U" of Suttons Bay with a nice beach and a playground.

One of our group brought a rowboat and he enjoyed being able to go directly across the street to the public park and put it right into the lake.

The house was spacious, the variety of bedrooms perfectly suited our group, the bunk room was an "epic" place for our children. The two bathrooms available were very nice and well equipped.

We are already planning our return trip and would absolutely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Beautiful location near wonderful town of Suttons Bay, Michigan

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home for families. Great shopping and dining town.

Neighborhood park across the street from this home with a quiet swimming beach. Wonderful home for families with children.

Dave and Kim have very comfortable furniture in this cottage home. Beds were very comfortable, nice bathrooms, amazing sun room with nice dining table.

Kitchen was a great place to cook with the family. We loved sitting around the large family dining table. We laughed and ate together. Nice large refrigerator.

great serving dishes. Everything we needed for cooking was available.

Bed linens were clean and comfortable. Great sleeping areas. Shaded yard and gardens. Wonderful windows that opened to lake breeze.

We could look out the front windows to a beautiful lake view. A very safe neighborhood.

Outdoor eating space. Plenty of parking space. basketball area.

We appreciated Kim and Dave's hospitality, and sharing their home with us. Living room was large and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We enjoyed having you! You were wonderful guests.
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5

Beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

What a welcoming home for the weary traveler! Our stay consisted of 3 families coming together for a week of vacationing fun with 14 people in all. Not only was there enough room, but still had additional places to sleep. Kim and Dave have all the conveniences of home ready for their guests. From plenty of linens to highchair and crib to necessary kitchen and bath items. We thoroughly enjoyed the comforts of their home with the birds chirping every morning and the sunrise on the water to the kids being able to run and play in the yard. There is even a basketball net for a family friendly round of "H-O-R-S-E". If you are staying at the property, definitely try to visit the local towns nearby and of course Sleeping Bear Dunes. If staying at this house, be prepared to be pleasantly surprised!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week in Suttons Bay for our 9 people of 3 generations! The house is nicely decorated, clean and very comfortable. The downstairs bedrooms great for parents and their kids. Pleasant sitting areas and nice kitchen and dining. We enjoyed grilling out several nights and had a great campfire. So fun to have kayaks available and water close by. Loved the town of Suttons Bay, their parks great for our kids and fun eateries. All surrounding area is lovely. The owners are very attentive. A wonderful time had by all!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The house was well equipped and clean when we arrived. The owners were very nice to work with and accommodated all of our needs. Our weekend was very hectic as we were there for our son's wedding so we didn't get to enjoy the house as much as we would have liked to. Awesome area to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Speicher

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a wonderfully peaceful 6 days and nights here. We love the area and its closeness to town and all things northern as well as the many new farm to table eating places. We appreciated the many amenities including the hot tub and found the large dining area and family room space just right for working a jigsaw puzzle or reading. Owners were very friendly and helpful and dropped off delicious cheese from the Leelanau Cheese Co. All in all a delightful get away place.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Vic Steimel Township Park
Nearest Point of Interest
South Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Suttons Bay

Wine tasting- there are over 20 wineries within 30 minutes!, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline- voted most beautiful place in America by Good Morning America in 2011, Interlochen School for the Arts, Northport Lighthouse and State Park, Leland (Fishtown), Lelanau Sands Casino. There are also 2 sea kayaks available for use!

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Rates & Availability

Suttons Bay House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $100

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Amenities

Suttons Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
working jukebox- Enjoy rockin' to your favorite hits! There are 2 sea kayaks (with life jackets and paddles) available for use.

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