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Kendra Martin

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

5 Bedroom + Den 4 Full Bath Beach House On East Traverse Bay In Traverse City

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Beach House On East Bay

This spacious two story beach house has Five (5) Bedrooms (plus den), Four (4) full baths beach, and is located directly on East Traverse Bay in Traverse City, five minutes from downtown. Comfortably sleeps 20. This unique property has two living areas, one upstairs and one downstairs, that includes two kitchens and two laundry rooms. Ideal for families or just one! All new appliances, cabinets, quartz counter tops, tile, and carpet. 100' of private beach just steps from the back door makes this an ideal vacation get-away for families.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kendra Martin (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Kendra Martin

Owners John and Kendra

Kendra Martin purchased this house in 2013

Why Kendra Martin chose Northern Michigan

We absolutely love Traverse City! This property has everything you need to have a great stay in Traverse City.

What makes this house unique

House sits directly on East Bay, five minutes from downtown Traverse City. Central location to casino, golf, wineries, and so much more!


based on 5 traveler reviews

5 Bedroom + Den 4 Full Bath Beach House On East Traverse Bay In Traverse City
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Metro Detroit

Perfect for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a golf weekend and we couldn't have asked for a better rental. Plenty of space to accommodate our group of 18. The layout of the house was perfect which allowed some of our older guests to have their own private living space on the second floor and the rest of us still had more than enough room to enjoy on the main level. Outdoor patio had everything that you need along with a nicely groomed beach and nice dock leading out to the water. The water was about waste high at the end of the dock with a nice sandy bottom. The house is nicely situated about 5 min from downtown traverse and about 10 min from the casino. The owners were more than accommodating in answering any questions we had and were very communicative prior to our arrival and after (returning security deposit). This will be the first rental I check out anytime I have a large group looking to rent in the traverse city area.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Royal Oak, Michigan

Awesome house for large group

  • 5 of 5

I booked this house for a large group for a bachelorette party and could not have been happier. The house is perfect for big groups. We had 14 girls and everyone had their own bed. Tons of space, towels, sheets, kitchen supplies and utensils, and an awesome patio and beach! The house is basically two houses in one. It worked out perfectly for our group because we were able to give the two pregnant girls on the trip their own space upstairs so we wouldn't keep them up late. The house doesn't look like much from the outside, but you will not be disappointed with the inside! It is very clean and has a great open floor plan. The kitchen is all up to date with granite counters, modern appliances and lots of seating. It has 4 bathrooms, two complete kitchens and 2 laundry rooms. We did not give ourselves enough time to do all of our laundry and dishes and felt bad leaving a HUGE pile of towels and sheets upon leaving. The owners were very fair in only charging us an additional $100 to pay the cleaning company to wash for us. The owners were awesome to work with and very prompt at answering questions. The private, sandy beach at the house is gigantic. The water at the end of the dock is crystal clear and Waist deep so it was great for wading and swimming. They also have a paddle board and kayak for guests to use- so fun! The house is a short five minute drive to downtown. If you are looking for a company to take you on a wine tour, we recommend Mike with AParadise tours. Thank you so much for a great stay. We are looking forward to renting this place every year!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southeast Michigan

Traverse City Beach House on the Bay

  • 5 of 5

I was in charge of arranging a group vacation for 5 couples. As you can imagine, that is tough to do when everyone wants their own room, bathroom, and private space. At first glance this property fit the bill, but from the pictures it appeared that it was only a 'cottage like' property with plenty of additions added over the years. Needless to say we knew he location was good relative to everything Traverse City has to offer, but at first didn't think too much of the property other than as a place to sleep. We could not be more wrong.

From the outside the property is a bit unassuming, but as soon as you walk inside you are greeted to a modern, remodeled property - from the first floor kitchen to the second floor kitchen and living room (which has splendid views of the bay).

The second floor acts almost like a seperate property. It has its own kitchen, living room, fireplace, and two large bedrooms, which is perfect if you need a bit of separation from, for example, first floor noise and activities.

The first floor is equally as impressive with multiple large rooms and ample space. In addition, the first floor opens up to a nice patio that overlooks like bay and your very own private beach.

Not only that but you have your own dock, which is perfect if you own watercraft. If you don't own your own watercraft that's fine too. Simple give the several boat rental places a call and you can have a rental at the property for use within no time.

All in all I highly recommend this property to anyone looking to vacation in the Traverse City area. The property is located perfectly, the property has a beach and views of the bay that are some of the best, and it has plenty of room - it could easily sleep 14+ people - for our 5 couple group we all had our own rooms and bathrooms. And to top it all off, it's great for all ages - from infants to teenagers to adults. It really is great for all.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shelby Township, MI

Golf weekend

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Home. The home was large enough to accomodate 15 people comfortably. It was clean and updated. It had everything we needed to make our stay effortless. The view was spectacular. It is close to downtown Traverse City and The Grand Traverse resort making it easy to plan our golf days and time in the city. I highly recommend this home for familes and groups.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Indiana

Traverse City Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Ideal Location! The beach is the best, we enjoyed the idea of having our own "private beach area" and spent a lot of time enjoying the water. Accommodations are nice, clean and comfortable and the owner is very concerned about your comfort. This location is also within a short distance of enjoying cultural as well as local activities, sightseeing, wine tasting as well as about an hour or two from Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinaw Bridge and UP.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Cherry International Airport


Rates & Availability

Traverse City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Weekend
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jun 5 2016 - Jun 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Jun 26 2016 - Jul 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Jul 10 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Northern Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 2 bunk bed , 1 bunk bed full/full, 1 bunk bed twin/twin w/trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Daybed w/trundle
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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