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Crystal clear water and a sandy beach - Quiet GT Resort Waterfront Condo

38 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Williamsburg Condo Rental Photos and Description

Located at the Grand Traverse Resort - 1 BR end unit - sleeps up to 4

Make yourself at home and relax at this completely renovated and newly furnished 1 bedroom condo at the Grand Traverse Resort’s beach club “The Shores”. Located on 600 sandy feet of East Grand Traverse Bay, this condo is a water and beach lover’s dream. Jet ski, paddle board and boat rentals are on site. Three world-class championship golf courses are less than ½ mile away at the Grand Traverse Resort. An additional beach area (Acme park) is right next to the condo complex and offers picnic areas, a playground and grills. This wonderful condo is close to everything that the Traverse City area has to offer: amazing beaches, professional golf courses, more than 2 dozen wineries, great restaurants and fantastic shopping.

This second floor, very quiet creek-side condo features vaulted ceilings and a large deck with access from the living room and the bedroom. This condo sleeps 4...1 Queen size bed in the bedroom and 1 Queen size sofa bed in the living room. There are 2 flat screen TV's and a full bath with the sink and mirror separate. The kitchen offers a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and a stove.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Kati

My husband and I moved to the Traverse City area about 10 years ago and fell in love with it immediately. I'm a native of Germany and my husband is from the Western end of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We decided to purchase this condo because of it's perfect location on East Bay. What a perfect place to enjoy everything that Traverse City and the surrounding area has to offer.

Kati purchased this condo in 2013


based on 38 traveler reviews

Crystal clear water and a sandy beach - Quiet GT Resort Waterfront Condo
average rating of 4.868421 based on 38 reviews

Absolutely Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Kati's condo for 3 nights over Memorial weekend and it was perfect. The location was great, just outside of the hustle and bustle of TC, but still just a few minutes drive into town. When we opened the door, we were welcomed with a bottle of wine, some dark chocolates, and a written welcome note on the chalkboard which we thought was a very nice first impression. The condo looked exactly as the pictures did with a very comfortable couch, chair and living area and one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept on. The kitchen was stocked with everything you need, but as previous reviews stated, it is not equipped for preparing a huge meal, but hey, you are on vacation so how much cooking are you really going to do? We also loved the deck which was accessible from both the living room and the bedroom. It was so peaceful and relaxing sitting out there listening to the birds and the stream which was just a few feet away. The condo sat at the end of one of the buildings which was nice because the large windows and the vaulted ceilings added a lot of extra natural light. The beach area had a lot to do for both adults and kids. There were plenty of lounge chairs, a hot tub, a pool and some games. One other thing that set our stay apart from other places that we have rented is the ease of accessibility of Kati whether via text or phone, she even called us a few minutes after check-in to make sure everything was okay with the condo and also called us once we left to make sure that our stay in TC was enjoyable. Our whole experience was perfect, from the condo, the location, the hospitality and we will definitely stay here again. I would recommend staying here next time you plan a trip to TC.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Communicating with Kati was a breeze . . .

  • 4 of 5

The condo was just as described! Sun-filled and airy. Clean, bright and tastefully decorated and comfortable. Kati was very prompt responding to all communications which were minimal because everything was so well organized to begin with. The wine and chocolate she left for us was very thoughtful and much appreciated. Lovely wooded views all around condo complex. Weather did not permit use of beach but beach area looked pleasant. Condo complex was well-maintained.

Only draw back was traffic noise from the two main roadways leading into the condo complex. Since the condo is located near the entrance of the complex traffic sounds are very noticeable when condo windows were open. Perhaps would not be an issue during colder weather when windows are closed.

Recommended restaurants: Red Mesa in TC, Pearl's in Elk Rapids, The Cove in Fishtown, The Cottage in TC

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Autumn time in Traverse!

  • 4 of 5

Kati was very responsive and an excellent host for our weekend stay at the condo. The unit was as described, clean and comfortable. Kati provided good directions and the entire stay was seamless.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

For the past five years we have vacationed in Traverse City each August and this stay was my favourite. The decor was nice and contemporary, the condo was clean and spacious enough for us, the balcony was great for sitting and having a coffee while being surrounded by nature, the grounds were beautiful and well maintained, and the setting was tranquil. Although the condo is not right on the beach, the beach and pool were a very short walk away (one or two minutes). We used the pool every day without a problem, often watching the sun set from the pool. The sink/vanity is separate from the tub and toilet which is great. If I could change one thing it would be the bar fridge. A full size fridge would have been ideal, however, it wasn't a big issue. We just went to the grocery store a few times. We would definitely stay at Kati's condo again.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Basically good

  • 4 of 5

A very nice, well kept rental. It was very comfortable.

A few comments:

The refrigerator was too small.

The bed was too soft.

The kitchen knifes were so dull, they would not cut butter.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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A very relaxing and welcoming atmosphere!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and very clean condo. We enjoyed the deck with views of the woods and stream. Convenient location to Traverse City, as well as other interesting locals. Wonderful weather enhanced our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
GT Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US-31 & M-72
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mexican Restaurant
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Williamsburg Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Color Season
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Color Season 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

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  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Williamsburg Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The sink and mirror are separate outside the bathroom.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Brand new pillow-top mattress in bedroom and brand new Queen size sleeper sofa in living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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