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Spend fall in Glen Arbor

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2nd Story Studio Apartment separate entrance cozy, cute Just Like Home!



Many of the trees are gone revealing incredible views of Alligator hill and a bit of Glen lake! Especially in the off season.

We have cleared most of the downed trees, the yard is on the mend and it is already starting to green up. There will be evidence from the incredible storm for years to come.

The Fire pit, picnic table survived the storm and will be available as well as an ample supply of firewood.

Centrally located in Glen Arbor Township. Base your vacation plans whatever they are. Weddings, Business (yuck) Romantic getaway, Family time. Close to the Glen Lakes, Lake Michigan, Leland, Traverse City. Go run up the Dunes or the Pierce Stocking Overlook and at the end of the day sit back relax and enjoy the amenities on the quiet

lot with a nice yard to sit around the fire, and cook on the BBQ.

This rental is NOT shared, NOT a condo, NOR motel or in an apartment building. What I have tried to create is a comfortable, quiet, safe, affordable rental experience for my guests. What I expect from my guests is to to care for the property, respect the neighbors as if it was there own. This is how I keep the rental costs down.

This 2nd floor 1 bedroom walk in closet/laundry 1 bath has all the modern features I feel a vacation home should have but also lets you 'unplug' if you like. Its your vacation, enjoy it the way you want to!!

If you like Hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, boating, eating, drinking, sleeping (my favorite) or just plain relaxing with loved ones, this is the place.

1 bedroom 1 bath open floor plan

soaking tub walk in closet with washer dryer, KING size bed and 1 twin. Living room has a Hide-a-Bed Sleeps 4 comfortably. Great for couples, close friends or small families.

Cable/High speed internet. Most movie channels BIG 10 NETWORK.

Central A/C for those warm days and open the windows at night for those cool, quiet Northern Michigan nights!

Tastefully furnished, Kitchen ready to cook in, Coffee Maker BBQ, Fire pit,

The living Room has a 55 in. HDTV Full Cable with movie channels with surround sound, WIFI on whole property and has a twin Hide-a Bed, dining for 4 people.

The Bedroom has a 40 in HDTV.

Feel free to turn off the TVs to enjoy family time with the board games, cards poker chips ect. provided for you to use.

If your not in the mood to cook There are plenty of places to eat in the area or take a stroll across the street to the Foothills Café and don't worry about sleeping in, they serve breakfast till 3pm.

This place will hopefully make you feel right at home from the moment you drive up the driveway, till you leave.....We hope you leave saying 'yup....Just Like Home'.

We have hosted friends, family, work retreats, family reunions, newly weds, young families, retirees, foreign travelers from many countries, and hopefully you someday!!

Thank you

No Smoking

No Fireworks

No Candles in the house.

No Pets

No Smoking

No Sublets

No Smoking

No Pets

**Seasonal rates subject to change at any time.



More Details

Peter Stern
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Peter Stern

I moved up from the Detroit area in 1995

I visited Glen Arbor one time and three months later I dropped everything and moved.

I always said I bought my retirement home first. Usually its the other way around. I have been lucky to live and work in one of the most beautiful places on earth and now I would like to share the experience with travelers.


Peter Stern purchased this apartment in 1997

Why Peter Stern chose Northern Michigan

This property is an exceptional value, very comfortable, quiet, available most of the year for those who don't like the big crowds the peak seasons bring.

If you like Glen Arbor/Leelanau in the off season and for those that are like me and don't have a work schedule that is a 9-5 Mon-Fri or revolve around holidays we have great weekday rates for year round vacation getaways.

In the summer it is centrally located to Downtown Glen Arbor, Empire, Traverse City, Leland, and Frankfort. All these places are 5 to 35 minutes away. At the end of the day when you get back to the place you will have a comfortable, clean, safe, place to kick back relax and enjoy the amenities.

What makes this apartment unique

Owner is close enough to ensure your stay is to your liking,

and far enough not to bother. For around the cost of a motel room you get the whole place to yourself.


Art's Tavern
Glen Lake, Michigan
Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau
Boone Dock's
Glen Arbor
Trattoria Funistrada
La Becasse Restaurant
Western Avenue Bar and Grill
Leelanau Coffee Roasting Company
La Becasse Restaurant
Crystal River Outfitters
Good Harbor Grill
Riverfront Pizza & Deli
Foothills Restaurant & Motel
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Arts Tavern, Boones, Western Ave.Grill, Funistrata
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Manitou Passage, Dunes, Mistwood
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Foothills Cafe
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
The Homestead,
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Glen Lake, Lake Michigan
Car: recommended

Surrounded by the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore Glen Arbor is the choice of many for their summer vacation getaway, year after year. This residential garage apartment on its own lot in Glen Arbor Township 3 miles from downtown Glen Arbor

If you don't want to cook the Foothills Café is across the street and don't worry about sleeping in they serve breakfast all day from 7 am till 3


Maple City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No candles in unit or fireworks anywhere on the property.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bath with ample space and soaking tub that you can either enter from living area or bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Sleeper sofa in the living room
  • 1 Bedroom with KING Size and one Twin. Living room has a sofa sleeper. 42 in flat screen with HDTV Cable. Walk in closet with laundry and leads to bathroom
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
For around the cost of a Motel room you can have an entire home to yourself. We have tried to make your stay as 'turnkey' as possible. Just drive up and enjoy your stay!! Any questions just ask.


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Spend fall in Glen Arbor
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Good place to stay

  • 5 of 5

It was a comfortable and quiet place with a good location. The diner across the street was very good as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect get away!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent a week here. We loved everything about the space; it was clean, had everything we needed and was the perfect location to venture out from. We enjoyed watching the deer in the evening grazing the perimeter of the yard, having breakfast across the street, driving a couple of miles to the Old Settlers park to enjoy the lake, and just being able to get anywhere in such a short time even though it felt like we were out in the woods.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and so close to all Glen Arbor and Leland have to offer

  • 5 of 5

I came here as a single mom with my 3 children ages 5, 8, and 11. The place was even better than the pictures showed. It was so clean and up to date. My children felt so comfortable here and loved that all the rooms were not he same floor. We went to Glen Arbor and Leland and just hung at the beaches on Lake Michigan. It was all so close. I am already wanting to book my trip there next year. Pete's rate is very reasonable. If you are a small group and love to be cozy on vacation this place is perfect. Thank you Pete for keeping me up to date on my rental dates and for quick response when I had a question.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Katie!! I hope you make it up next year1
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Cleveland, ohio

Great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

My mom and I rented this property for our annual National Park trip. This property was a perfect location to the park and the town of Glen Arbor. The property was just perfect for us and had very comfy beds! If I was to come back to the area I would certainly use Pete's place again and recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee and I rented this property for the weekend while we in town for a wedding in Glen Arbor. We loved it, and it is certainly big enough for a family. Pete has thought of most everything, and if you forgot something for your trip, he most likely has it there in case you need it. The location was extremely convenient to go into town, the beach, ride the bike trails, rent a canoe trip, or hike the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Pete was a wonderful host who sets everything up and keeps to himself unless you have an issue (which we did not). I would high recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking care of my place! I hope you make it back up someday
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Chicago, Illinois

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This place is the perfect space for those looking for a cute, simple place to stay. Everything was clean, organized, and new! Located only a couple minutes away from M22 Highway & Glen Arbor which is nice! There's even a cute cafe located right across the street! The owner checks in to make sure everything is to your liking and respects your space. A wonderful stay in a beautiful area!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45
Damage Deposit $100

Itinerary also serves as the rental agreement please read carefully.

Except for cleaning and washing linen unit must be returned in the condition it was given upon check in. Trash in the cans, no personal items left behind.

Check in after 3 pm Check out 11 am

Cancellation policy: If cancellation is 30 or more days from check in shall be a full refund. Any cancellations within 30 days of check in shall incur a 25% reduction of refund every week. In short, the less notice you give if you cancel the less refund. In either case the deposit shall be fully refunded if you do not stay

Summer is Weekly only unless available

Saturday/Saturday check in check out.

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.