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Private Frontage on Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake Getaway, Grande

Bedrooms 6
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage with 6 bedrooms (plus 1000 sq' loft), 4 bathrooms (sleeps up to 16)

Cottage is 5,500 sq. ft., 6+ bedroom (with an additional loft that sleep 6), 4 bath very well maintained home has a spacious 75' private sandy beach frontage on Crystal Lake. Two wave runner hoists are available upon request.

The cottage is clean and very spacious, and sleeps 18 comfortably, has plenty of parking and room to spread out and enjoy your vacation. There are three different levels to this home. The first level includes the main living area, with complete kitchen, living area, dining, laundry room, as well as three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of the these bedrooms is the master suite, which includes its own bathroom with walk in shower.

The second level consists of three additional bedrooms, two of which have a queen bed in each, another with a trundle (two twins) and couch. This level also has a separate kitchen for added capacity and a bathroom with walk in shower.

Finally, the upper level includes a loft above the upper garage which is the perfect hideaway for the kids and includes two bunk beds (queen bottom/twin top), a queen bed, its own bathroom, and large 50' LED TV. The garage also has a ping pong table for the family tournaments.

The beach and amenities - a large sandy beach area offers plenty of room to play and enjoy the water. A boat hoist (2500 lb max capacity) and two wave runner hoists are provided (upon request). Firewood is also provided for fire pit at no cost. Three kayaks are also provided for your enjoyment as are games such as corn hole, basketball hoop, and ping pong.

The cottage is located on the north/northwest side of Crystal Lake and faces almost due south, therefore, when it is hot out, the prevailing winds are generally present to help keep you cool. Our property is less than one mile to the beginning of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. You can spend your entire week seeking out new and isolated beaches, trails, lakes, and dunes, all along the way to the popular dune climb attraction which is about a 20 minute drive from the cottage. Frankfort and Beulah are each about a 10 minute drive from the cottage as well.

This is your vacation and we want to do everything possible so that you will enjoy it, so, please email us or call us with any further questions or interest. This home rents Sunday through Sunday.

More Details

Property Manager
Tim Dyer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2017

About Tim Dyer

Tim and Michele have three daughters, Lyndsey, Elle and Bri, and enjoy heading north as much as possible.

Tim Dyer purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Tim Dyer chose Northern Michigan

We purchased our first cottage at Crystal Lake in 2001 after several years of vacationing in the area and enjoy all the activities and beauty of the area and now with 4 properties, want to share the beauty of the area with you and your family, and make your vacation as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

What makes this cottage unique

Crystal Lake and the Sleeping Bear Dunes area have recently been voted one of Americas best destinations by Good Morning America. With many familites returning year after year, this alone makes it a testament to the beauty of the area. Play our kids favorite game and count license plates from different states during your vacation (their record? 47 states)


Beulah Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Personal Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Queen bottom, twin top
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon turns into two twins
  • King size beds (1) King in Master Suite, Queen size Beds (2) Queens in each of two bedrooms, Double Beds (2) Doubles in each of two bedrooms, Bunk Beds (3) Three double/twin bunkbeds in upper loft
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Private Frontage on Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake Getaway, Grande
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Phil and Barbara

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home worked out great for our family (4 children and spouses and 9 grand children). The amount of bedrooms worked perfectly with having 5 families staying together. The extra large family room was great for gathering together with plenty of room for all the small children and adults to enjoy family time. There are only certain rooms with air conditioning but with the cooler evenings this was not a problem. The large front porch was perfect for relaxing and had great views of the lake. The beach had lots of room, plenty of sand and the added bonus of a fire pit with plenty of wood. The owner made many items available for our use (kayaks, tubes, chairs, etc.). The area also worked out well for golfing, wine tasting and eating out. The near by town of Frankfort was fun to visit. Overall a large and well appointed house with great beach and lake access and in an area with lots to do and see. Would definitely recommend this vacation home.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect house for our family of 14, including young grandchildren. There was plenty of space, very clean. A great kitchen and a large family room with comfortable furniture. There is a nice big deck and a wonderful clean private beach. The photos are accurate. We have absolutely no complaints and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, MI USA

Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (kids aged 9 and 11) enjoyed an INCREDIBLE weeks vacation at this rental in August! The listing description of the rental was accurate, and the photos show how beautiful and spacious this house is. The property was very clean and well maintained. The owners are very friendly and had great information to share about the area/location. We would totally recommend this property to friends and family. We'd LOVE to go back!! The house was very large in accommodating our small group; could easily have had a few more families and still be very comfortable, as it is so spacious. The views are incredible, the beach is very clean, and they provide beach chairs as well as kayaks that the kids used. We took many day trips to Frankfort, Beulah, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Empire, Leelanau, and The Cherry Bowl Drive-In is a short drive away. This property is beautiful and we so appreciate that we were able to rent from such great owners! Thanks for a WONDERFUL vacation!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located on the Northwest Shore of Crystal Lake amongst other very nice homes, and located about 2 miles from Point Betsie, one mile from the start of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore, and about 10 minute drive from either Frankfort or Beulah.


Rates & Availability

Beulah Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Post Summer
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.