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Traverse City area condo on Grand Traverse Bay 40 miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 356 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 bath, with kitchenette near Traverse City on Grand Traverse Bay

* If you need additional space, this suite adjoins with https://www.vrbo.com/615961 *

Make yourself at home and relax at this completely renovated and newly furnished studio condo located at Grand Traverse Resort’s beach club “The Shores."

Located on East Grand Traverse Bay, just minutes from downtown Traverse City, this suite is a water and beach lover’s dream. Jet ski, paddle board and boat rentals are on site and available to rent through Blue Sky Rentals (http://www.bluesky-tvc.com).

Three world-class championship golf courses are less than ½ mile away at the Grand Traverse Resort.

40 miles away from Sleeping Bear Dunes, named by Good Morning America as "The Most Beautiful Place in America" in 2011.

Less than 10 miles from downtown Traverse City, named the #1 thing to do by TripAdvisor.

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons - a Historic 1884 hospital complex now a sprawling shopping & dining spot with arboretum & hiking is located 10 miles from our condo.

Additional beach area (Acme park) is right next to the condo complex offers:

* picnic areas

* playground

* grills

More Details

Owner
Dawn VanVolkinburg
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Dawn VanVolkinburg

Both my husband and I grew up near Grand Rapids, MI where we currently live. If we could we would live in Traverse City now but my husband works at a hospital in Grand Rapids and enjoys what he does so we just visit the area as often as we can!

Dawn VanVolkinburg purchased this studio in 2014

Why Dawn VanVolkinburg chose Northern Michigan

We bought this suite along with the suite right next door because we have a condo in the same complex and just one floor down from these. We love the location, amenities and the view so much we decided to buy another! We both love northern Michigan especially the Traverse City area and have been coming here for years. We plan to retire in the area. In the meantime, we enjoy down time at our beautiful condo on the East Bay. When we can't be at the condo we like to have others enjoy it.

What makes this studio unique

We fell in love with the area because how beautiful the area is. Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Torch Lake, Mission Point and so many other beautiful things to see and enjoy! What kept us coming back is amidst all the beauty are wonderful welcoming people. What is special about our place specifically is being close to everything but once you are at the condo you feel away from all the noise and busyness of the city.

Amenities

Williamsburg Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 356 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are located in the beachfront location for the Grand Traverse Resort. In warm weather, water sports flourish, with Jet Skis, pedal boats, kayaks and pontoon boats available. During winter, the area offers snowmobile rentals, ice skating, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, wineries, Casino, world class restaurants, shopping and more.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Traverse City area condo on Grand Traverse Bay 40 miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes
average rating of 4.757576 based on 33 reviews
5

Excellent Romantic Get Away

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I were looking for a place to vacation during Christmas break from our Masters programs. Our initial plans fell through so I contacted these people and got a response within 24 hours, even though I contacted them on Christmas Eve. The studio is smaller than the pictures imply, it's a small kitchenette, a decent sized bathroom, and a bedroom that is maybe 20ft square. Overall it's perfect for two people and would be pretty snug for three.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for the occasion!!

  • 5 of 5

Smaller than expected, but we didn't do anything in the room except for sleep. Nice, clean, everything worked well. Would definitely go back and recommend for similar use. If your planning on spending time out and about in town or country and use it for sleeping purposes, it's perfect!!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
5

Lovely Condo With Lake View

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place for my husband and I to stay for our Traverse City trip. We like to cook our own food and the nearby Tom's Food Market couldn't be more convenient. The condo was clean and quiet. Would recommend this place to everyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Great escape for a weekend. Peaceful. Will book in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was wonderful!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Good

  • 3 of 5

The room was ok. Clean and well kept, but the pictures are misleading as to the size of the room. It was fine though for what we needed. Would have been nice to know about the extra fridge outside. We kept almost everything in coolers all week. The condo complex as a whole could use some cleaning to remove spider webs. We were also verbally assaulted by the security guard for not having a parking pass. Listing and directions didn't seem to say anything about that.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Grand Traverse Resort
Nearest Motorway
US31 and M72
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Osorio Tacos Y Salsas
Nearest Beach
East Bay of Lake Michigan
Car: recommended

Called the 'Gold Coast' the Traverse City area is a beautiful place to relax, walk, bike, visit wineries and breweries, go shopping, in the winter you can enjoy the lights and cross country and downhill skiing, watching the waves on Lake Michigan, snow shoeing and snowmobiling. There are activities for kids, adults, singles and couples to enjoy. There are 25 wineries on Leelanau Peninsula and many more on Old Mission Peninsula. Traverse City is also close to Elk Rapids, Alden, Leland, and Suttons Bay, these are quaint towns that are a must visit spring through fall. Torch Lake is a must see! It is one of the world's most beautiful lakes and looks like the Caribbean Ocean! Another must see is Good Harbor Beach miles of soft sand and views of the Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear Dunes. Sleeping Bear Dunes was rated the most beautiful place to visit in 2011. Charlevoix, Petoskey and Glenn Arbor are all within a 45 minute drive and are a must visit as well.

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Rates & Availability

Williamsburg Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring II
May 5 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
From
$119
Fri,Sat
 
 
Peak Season
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$1,250
$5,000
 
 
Color Season
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$119
From
$139
Fri,Sat
$850
 
 
Off Season
Oct 31 2017 - Mar 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
$79
From
$89
Fri,Sat
$500
$825
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$79
From
$89
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Tax Rate 6.0%

Discount for renting the two units together (adjoining suites with locking doors in between)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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