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Stirling

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Outstanding home featuring golf course view, WiFi, BBQ, Pool table

1 Review
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Birchwood Farms House Rental Photos and Description

This spectacular custom built home located in the exclusive Golf Park of Birchwood Farms Golf and Country Club sets high above the expansive view of the meticulously maintained Birches Golf Course. The enchanting view of the nearby pond with its sparkling waters completes a breath taking vista.

Upon entering the home, you are welcomed into the main Great Room with its barrel ceiling, handsome fireplace, inviting furniture and floor to ceiling windows overlooks the manicured course and pond. There is a formal dining area seating six to eight overlooking the front yard. The gourmet kitchen with corian counter tops is positioned so the chef may be included in conversations and festivities. Close by the kitchen is a charming nook for casual dining. For those who enjoy a quiet moment, a cozy study awaits you.

Off the French doors of the Great Room is a spacious porch with gas BBQ, table and chairs for Al Fresco dining, additional chairs and side table for enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine at days end.

The finished lower level includes a second large Great Room with fireplace, TV, a separate game room, suede chairs and sofa plus more.

The home includes four large bedrooms each includes a full bath and walk-in closet. The large master bedroom with king bed is located on the main level. The large marble master bath includes a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.

The second bedroom with its poster queen bed and full bath is, also, located on the main level and has a view of the course and water. The third and fourth bedrooms (one queen and twin twins) each with views are located on the lower level. Each of the very large bedrooms includes a full baths and walk-in closets.

As guest of Birchwood Farms Golf and Country Club, you will have full access to the various amenities which includes 27 holes of outstanding golf, ten tennis courts (clay and hard), heated pool, kiddy pool, fitness center and various dining facilities.

Birchwood is less than 3.5 miles from charming Harbor Springs, where you can enjoy quaint shops, exceptional dining and Lake Michigan beaches. Soak in the sun at famous sand dunes and hiking trails at nearby Petoskey State Park. Historic Mackinac Island is only 45 minutes away, and the inviting towns of Petoskey, Charlevoix and Bay Harbor all offer great shopping and dining.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Stirling (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Why Stirling chose Harbor Springs

The location of the house is a key factor. It is a spectacular view of the golf course and pond. It is secluded down a short winding road and in a very quite area of Birchwood Farms

Reviews

1 traveler review

Outstanding home featuring golf course view, WiFi, BBQ, Pool table
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
San Antonio, TX
5

Fabulous Harbor Springs Holiday House

  • 5 of 5

Our family has enjoyed this wonderful house several times over the years. In the Winter, the Christmas Card vistas of the lake out back, surrounded by sparkling snow covered trees contrasts beautifully with the warmth of this charming house. Cross Country and Snow-shoeing trails are available right out the front door. Downhill skiing is only 10-15 minutes away.

Summer provides easy access to Lake Michigan and multiple smaller lakes with most any water sport you can imagine. Additionally, Birchwood offers: Golf, Tennis, Croquet, kid and full sized Pool, as well as great Dining and a Casual Bar are also easily accessible from the house, you can walk to these activities.

Great day trips include visiting Mackinac Island, the Tunnel of Trees (M-119), as well as to the many great restaurants in the area.

The town of Harbor springs is delightful. We have spent many a day exploring the varied shops and art galleries, walking the boat docks, visiting fantastic food venues, and outstanding Ice Cream Stores.

If you just want to stay indoors and relax, this house provides plenty of quiet areas where you can relax with a book, play games, or complete a puzzle.

We definitely recommend this charming house to anyone wanting easy access to all that the Harbor Springs Area has to offer. We will visit again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Pellston (PLN)
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Mackinaw Island
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Nubs Nob & Boyne Highlands
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Harbor Springs
Car: recommended

As guests of Birchwood Farms Golf and Country Club, you will have access to 27 holes of outstanding golf, ten clay tennis courts (clay and hard) heated pool & kiddy pool (during the summer season), new fitness center, various dining facilities.

Birchwood is at the very beginning of the famous 'Tunnel of Trees'. It is 45 minutes to Mackinac Island.

The following are various attraction to enjoy as day trips:

•Pond Hill Farm

•Harbor Springs Area Historical Society

•Little Traverse Conservancy Nature Preserves

•Sturgeon Bay and Wilderness State Park

•Young Americans Dinner Theatre--Boyne Highlands

•The Spa at the Country Club of Boyne

•Historic Mackinac Island

•U.S.C.G.C. Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum

•Oden State Fish Hatchery

•Mackinac State Historic Parks

•Sault Locks Boat Tours

•The Spa at the Inn at Bay Harbor

•Raven Hill Discovery Center

•Little Traverse Historical Society Museum

•SEE-North

•Hidden River Golf & Casting Club

•Avalanche Bay Indoor Water Park

•Tahquamenon Falls

•Castle Farms

•Croff Craft Fishing Guide Service

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Rates & Availability

Birchwood Farms House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Season
Jun 1 2016 - Oct 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,100
$12,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $195
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $800
Tax Rate 6.0%

This is my personal home in the exclusive Golf Park section of Birchwood Golf and Country Club. The amenities of the club are available to the renter of record who must accompany other guests while using the club. Renter must sign up separately at the club for the applicable fee at the time (currently $50). Renters must comply with the restrictions on the Golf Park Association as well as those of Birchwood.

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.
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Amenities

Birchwood Farms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) King bed in the master suite, Queen size Beds (2) Two queens bed. One is in the second main level bedroom suite. The second queen is in the lower level suite., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two twin beds in the lower level suite.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Perched high above the shores of Lake Michigan in picturesque Harbor Springs. This private, 1,600 acre, year-round resort community boasts 27 holes of pristine Northern Michigan golf, surrounded by natural woodlands and unspoiled lake views. From its 10 tennis courts and heated swimming pool, to its world class dining facilities, and state of the art fitness facility and wintertime trails for skiing, hiking and snowshoeing, you'll discover the Northern Michigan way of life of which you’ve always dreamed.

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