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Elk Rapids, MI, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps14
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Parlor/bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 11-14)

One of the very best view seats in town, the Bay of Lake Michigan and the beach is directly in front!! Listen to the waves splashing to shore from your bedroom or sleep on the porch. Coffee on the beach in the morning is a great experience. The front porch is awesome; morning , noon, and night. There is a porch swing and comfy rockers to kick back in while watching the first rays of the morning sun come over the trees or the color show of the evening sunsets, you won’t want to go to bed! If your lucky you'll get to witness the Northern lights. We have actually fell asleep on the beach watching them.

This awsome Family home of five generations is directly across the beach and the beginning of the blacktop path that winds through the village park, past the toys structures, tennis courts, basketball courts and ends at the foot of the library walk bridge that crosses the river and the beginning of downtown Elk Rapids.

In town there is plenty of fun unique shops, an internet cafe, gourmet pizza, party store, cinema,toy store, antique stores, art galleries, ice cream, etc. all there, but still in keeping with the charm of a small village. SIREN HALL, an upscale seafood restaurant opened 2008.

Your walk can continue behind the stores, past the beautiful harbor, along the kids fishing pond, UNDER the road and over to the ELk Lake side of Elk Rapids. Where you can sit on the deck of River Walk Grill on Elk Lake or continue on to Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen. There is also a grocery store, and ice cream , pizza, and more on the ELk Lake side of Elk Rapids.

You can also rent a pontoon boat and take a tour through Elk Lake and Torch River and end at the Giant sandbar on Torch Lake. Call the Marina 264-9500.

Keywords: Family Friendly Victorian. So comfortable!



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Calendar last updated:
Oct 09, 2017
What makes this House unique

Family friendly home of 5 generations. The Secluded/private fire pit is close second to the most Awesome front porch sitting.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
      • Front Living room/Parlor
        1 double, Full size sleeper sofa
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, adjust-a-bed air. Floor space available for other mattresses
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon, full size roll away. can be moved also
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, with foam single under the bed. Can be moved to any room
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed, Queen, Trundle Day bed (2), & extra single mattress. Total i
      • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) A trundle Day bed (2)in a room with a queen bed and one in the same room as the full size bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) single size sofa chair in the front living room/parlor, two single mattresses stored under regular beds and one queen double high air mattress.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Huge Walk in shower , room for hospital chair easy
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Old huge Claw foot tub with shower ring.

        Location Type

          • Beach View
            Beach is DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET! :)
          • Lake View
            The BAY of Lake Michigan and the beach are directly across the street. NO obstructions!!!!!!!


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                        Bring your own beach towels. I do have some though if you forget.
                      • Air Conditioning
                        in bedrooms. Please use them only when you are in the room.
                      • Fireplace
                        Electric 'fake fire' (2)
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        Go for a walk or run. GET OUTSIDE!
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Living Room
                        and Front Living room/extra bed room with sleeper sofa full size. pocket doors on close it off from Main living room and heavy curtains from entry all.
                      • Parking
                        Large cement parking platform by Mud room entrance.
                      • Parking Off Street
                        cement parking platform for six cars
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        IN the side yard for a boat and trailer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Family table in the kitchen and formal dining room also
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                            spices, staples, some canned goods.
                          • Refrigerator
                            Also a little one in the mud room for beverages.
                          • Stove
                            natural gas
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                booster seat
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 15 people


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                    small tv and dvd/vhs in 4th bedroom. Small tv and dvd/vhs in 3rd bedroom too.
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    (2) and a dvd/vhs player
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    nothing fancy
                                  • Toys
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library
                                    various movies on DVD and VHS


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        (3) A Huge wraparound porch overlooking the Bay of Lake Michigan and the beach A good size deck off the kitchen & a secluded brick patio fire pit with twinkle lights hidden in the trees.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Horseshoe pits
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Water Sports Gear
                                        Big 1-4 person floaties. (big foam squares)


                                          • smoking allowed
                                            OUTSIDE ONLY


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • marina
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • miniature golf
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • horseshoes
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • shuffleboard
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • racquetball
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • equestrian events
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hot air ballooning
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • parasailing
                                                          • cross country skiing
                                                          • rafting
                                                          • roller blading
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • snorkeling/diving
                                                          • snowboarding
                                                          • snowmobiling
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • books, puzzles & games, horseshoe pits, beach floaties, beach chairs

                                                                1 Reviews


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                                                                Old Style Family Fun

                                                                LynnSolana Beach CA

                                                                We've rented this home for several years and each year has been better than the year before. The location on the lake is perfect, the nearby town is a comfortable walking distance, the large kitchen and fire pit - and especially the large front porch. We've the envy of everyone!


                                                                Elk Rapids, MI, USA

                                                                The Sandunes are about 45 minutes away, Grand Traverse Resort is 10minutes away, Petoskey 60 minutes .

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