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North Lake Leelenau Retreat! Beautiful Lake Views And Frontage

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 10 With Lake Frontage And Private Docks

Whaleback Retreat is a great place for a family getaway or a group of friends looking to enjoy a wine tour and all the beauty Leland and Norther Michigan has to offer! We are located on North Lake Leelanau just south of Leland Village. This spacious house overlooking the lake from Whaleback Hill has 200 feet of lakeshore across the street!

Everything you need for a perfect opportunity to be together has been given careful thought by the owners. The master bedroom in the upstairs is a getaway in itself with its comfy king-sized bed, peaceful woodsy views and roomy bath with walk-in shower. The other four bedrooms are beautifully decorated and each have a queen-sized bed. Three of the bedrooms have balconies with seating and lake views. The house has a full kitchen on both levels that allow for lots of room to cook or allows for guests to enjoy some quiet time separately. Views of the lake are enjoyed from the open living/full kitchen/dining area in both the upstairs and downstairs areas that can be closed off for privacy if needed. Lake gazing is required when savoring morning coffee on any of the balconies or decks and while grilling on the patio. Of course, it's then up to you if you head down the hillside stairs, across the street & jump right in!

Whether you are up to relaxing, wine tasting on Michigan’s largest wine trail, hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes, down hill skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing or snowmobiling on many of the great trails, boating Lake Leelanau or Lake Michigan, ice fishing, sporting, staring at the water or blazing a mountain bike trail in the summer, Whaleback Retreat has it all!

This year around getaway will always make you feel at home.

More Details

Owner
Rebecca
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About Rebecca

We fell in love with the Leland area and knew that we wanted to share our interest in the area with others. We enjoy kayaking, hiking, skiing, fishing and relaxing by the fire.

Rebecca purchased this house in 2013

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved the house and can not wait to come back! It was an amazing weekend and we could not have been happier with the house. We are all wishing we could stay another night!



Thank You!
Feb 2015
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We are located right up the road from historic Fishtown in Leland (make sure you eat at the Village Cheese Shanty). In the area you will find...Wineries, Art Galleries, Fishing, Beautiful Beaches, Bird Watching, Great Food, and Casinos. You will also be a short driving distance to many attractions through out the year like the Manitou Music Festival, Leland Food & Wine Festival, Leelanau Conservancy Natural Area, Day Trips to the Manitou Islands, Traverse City Cherry Festival, Traverse City Film Festival, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Interlochen Performing Arts Academy Concert Series, Fall Color Tours, and Skiing.

Amenities

Leland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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North Lake Leelenau Retreat! Beautiful Lake Views And Frontage
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

The property is beautiful and well kept!! It has a Northern Modern Charm!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at this property with 4 other couples for our ten year anniversary!! It was everything we wanted and more!! The house perfectly houses 10 adults without being in each other's space, but also allows gathering time by the fireplace! Watching the sunset from the dock was simply beautiful as well as laying in bed at night watching the stars from the sky view from one of the bedrooms! This house is fully equipped with two full size kitchens for everyone to cook and not get in each other's was as well as two sets of washers/dryers!! This house has a nice quaint charm!! It is cozy if you want to stay indoors and offers a great deck and fire pit to sit outdoors. Most of the rooms have a balcony if you want to just sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery! This house will not disappoint you! The owner was very friendly and accommodating during the booking! We plan to make this a yearly trip and stay right in this beautiful home!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home & view.. intriguingly large house

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend with 5 couples.. so much room, stocked perfectly for us.. we enjoyed the outside fire pit and indoor fire place.. so much room we joked about staying in the "west wing." This is our 7th year coming to Leelenau for wine weekends and it's our favorite house that we have stayed at so far! Rebecca was quickly responsive throughout the booking and planning process and always available for questions..

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home..

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Great house for an adult group getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place! Highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

This place provided my friends and I with exactly what we needed for our kid-free weekend. We had 5 couples stay here comfortably, each couple had their own room and plenty of space. Excellent patio and fire pit. Great location for Leland and Suttons Bay for food and to the Leelanu wineries. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Very nice ...great location

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

The view from the house is beautiful. The home is able to handle 10 people comfortably. The large deck over looking the lake was a favorite for morning coffee and evening wine and cheese. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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