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Laura & Branden Minuth

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

2013 Custom-built Home overlooking Platte Lake

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

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Sleeping Bear Dunes House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 8 guests

Minimum night stay - 6 nights

Check in at 4:00 p.m.

Check out at 11:00 a.m.

Internet - yes

Wheelchair accessible - no

Pets considered - no

Smoking indoors - no


Beautiful, new 2000 sq. ft ranch located on 40 acres of rolling hills overlooking Platte Lake and Lake Michigan with property adjacent to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park.

Located in the center of Crystal Lake, Frankfort, and Empire. Property is within 1/4 mile of scenic M-22. Enter through a private, wooded canopy driveway. Opens to a home located on a high hill with views of Big Platte Lake.

The home has 3 bedrooms (sleeps 8 comfortably) and 2 full bathrooms. All bedrooms have windows that face the lake.

- Bedroom 1 is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. It includes a full size bed and twin bunk beds with a walk-in closet and a private deck with a bistro table and chair set - perfect for morning coffee or late night star-gazing.

- Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, a large dresser, and two windows for a spacious lake view.

- Bedroom 3 includes twin bunk beds, a closet, and large window for viewing the lake.

- Bathroom 1 offers two sinks and a tub/shower combination.

- Bathroom 2 includes one sink, a large walk-in shower with seat, and a linen closet that holds extra sheets and towels.

The kitchen has espresso cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and large prep counter. The counter is perfect for setting up a buffet or for an extra eating area with the available stools and pendant lighting. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen with a round table and cozy seating for four and a large window facing the lake.

The laundry room has a full-size washer and dryer and laundry tub for easy clean-up.

The great room has a recessed ceiling, wood-burning stove, and a sectional for relaxation and for taking in a movie. There is a flat screen television connected to a DVD/VCR. Movies are available.

From the great room, there are two sets of sliding glass doors with access to two decks. On the North side, there is a small deck which includes a grill and table. On the South side, there is a large deck that accommodates a large patio table and chair set for eating outdoors and four Adirondack chairs for taking in the view.

The property has beautiful, walking trails with a look-out point of Lake Michigan and Empire Dune, the largest dune of Sleeping Bear National Park. Wild-life that roam the area include eagles, deer, fox, pileated woodpeckers, grouse, and turkeys. The property is located close to Sleeping Bear National Park, Peterson Beach (Lake Michigan), Platte River (canoeing, kayaking, tubing), restaurants, shopping, etc. Maps, brochures, and a list of featured attractions are available upon request.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Laura & Branden Minuth (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english


based on 4 traveler reviews

2013 Custom-built Home overlooking Platte Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

August 2015

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay. Beautiful views and excellent location.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grand Haven, MI

Beautiful like new house with view of Platte Lake

  • 5 of 5

Very nice private location. Close to Lake Michigan and Platte River. The house is like new and each room nicely decorated. Everything was provided. The views of the lake were wonderful to wake up to. The owners were nice to do business with and we would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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August 2014

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic location in a beautiful, new full-size home! Very close to many well-known NW Michigan destinations. Everything we needed was provided, and we hope to stay there again in the future. Full kitchen and clothes washer/dryer makes an extended stay a non-issue. You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property with fascinating views

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and new property, well equipped for a comfortable stay. The owner was extremely nice and accommodating. Convenient location, close to major attractions (Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor, Traverse City, Frankfort, etc).

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
4th July week
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 6 2016
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
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5 night minimum stay

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Sleeping Bear Dunes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

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