|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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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.
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
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.
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
•Hidden River Golf & Casting Club
•Avalanche Bay Indoor Water Park
•Croff Craft Fishing Guide Service
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 18 2016 - Apr 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 15 2017 - Oct 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
|Refundable damage deposit||$800|
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.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.