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Open Labor Day !! LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS J -> NOW available. Come Enjoy, Relax!

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Interlochen House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

This unique all season vacation home is nestled on 5 very private acres of land yet located within walking or driving distance to all the local attractions.

We are located just 5 minutes from Interlochen Arts Center & Music Festivals, 20 minutes from Crystal Mountain golf & skiing or Traverse City shopping, dining and summer events. Bring your fishing boat, canoe, kayaks & water toys. We are walking distance to public access (only 2/10th of a mile) to beautiful Green Lake.

Whether watching the sun rise over a cup of coffee on the porch, or roasting marshmallows at night in the fire pit, you will no doubt see curious deer or perhaps turkeys as they graze the surrounding woods.

This bright and airy home has a spacious floor plan (2000 sq ft), is newly remodeled and is tastefully yet comfortably furnished. (Not your typical cottage décor). With 2 complete levels of living space, it is perfect for sharing with another couple, families with grandparents or older children or just for a girl's getaway.

One level boasts a fully furnished, completely outfitted kitchen with dishwasher, formal dining room, 3 bedrooms, full bath, full laundry room and living room with cable TV.

The second level features another living room with cable TV, a kitchenette with sink, fridge & microwave, a full bath, office and a master bedroom en suite (complete with an adjoining lounge area perfect for relaxing with a book and glass of wine).

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Linda Alessio
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Open Labor Day !! LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS J -> NOW available. Come Enjoy, Relax!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Spacious and Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I plan a 3 day weekend get away every year and this year we stayed at Lin's house in Interlochen. The house is beautifully decorated! It is cozy and warm and had that cheery cottage-like feel to it. It is extremely spacious! We loved it for so many reasons. There are 3 bedrooms on the main floor so 3 of my sisters had their own rooms. The downstairs is like having another little apartment. There was another bedroom down there with a king bed where me and my other sister slept with more than enough room for us to spread out. Unfortunately it pretty much rained all weekend otherwise we would have totally utilized the back deck and the fire pit. There are 2 big bathrooms which was a huge plus with 5 woman having to get ready in the morning. Everything in the house was spotless and extremely clean. The pictures that Lin has posted on this site are exactly what you get with the exception that the house is bigger than what it looks like in the pictures. Being the girls that we are...we spent our days in Traverse City and Sutton's Bay shopping till we dropped. We wanted to go to Glen Arbor and Fishtown, but ran out of time. The first night we went to Hofbrau for dinner which was about 10 minutes from the house. Loved it there!! The food and drinks were great! Loved the atmosphere there and we had a fantastic waiter....his name was Ray! We were laughing and being goofy and he was playing right along with us We had a blast! We never made it to Bud's restaurant, but heard that they were really good too!

Lin was a complete joy to work with! She made sure that if there were any problems or if we needed anything that we had her number and knew that we could get ahold of her. She made a point to call me to make sure that we got there and that everything was to our liking. I know now why her house was so cheery and uplifting, that is Lin! Extremely helpful, wants nothing more than for you to have a great time at her place, she is a joy to talk to! She was very helpful with any questions I had and when I asked her about things to do she was more than happy to give me suggestions and ideas.

My sisters and I thank you so much Lin for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home, for being so generous and understanding of our arrival and departure and for being so wonderful with our stay there. We've been renting homes from Homeaway for several years now and this was definitely one of our BEST experiences! We would LOVE to come back and stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You So Much For Your Kind Words !!!! I really do care that each guest has the best possible time on their vacation.. Again--Thank you and hope to see you soon..
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Spacious and Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

My family (8 adults) just stayed at Linda's for a long weekend of skiing and snowshoeing. The house is exactly as pictured, very cheery and welcoming with lots of natural light and plenty of space for all 8 of us. It was the perfect home away from home for the weekend that allowed us to enjoy time together as a group in the evenings, but also provided privacy and space when needed. The location was perfect for us as we spent our days at Crystal Mountain and our evening in Traverse City, everything was within a reasonable drive.

Linda was extremely sweet and very nice to communicate with. There was a small issue that arose right before we were supposed to arrive and Linda called me immediately to fill me in on the situation and help provide alternatives if they weren't able to address the issue before our arrival. Luckily, all went smoothly and we were able to stick with our original plans and had no issues.

I would definitely stay here again should we find ourselves back in the area next winter!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review.. The broken water pipe was not expected ..things like that just seem to happen at the worst time..two days before your visit.. I wanted to make sure that you would be able to enjoy your weekend.. I was able to provide another home if the need arose.. But like you I am glad to say that all was safe and Dry when you got there.. I Thank You for being such Great guests and hope that I can be of service in the future.....Wishing you a really good rest of the winter.. Thanks again , Lin
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Great Family Weekend Escape

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! There was plenty of room and privacy for everyone (2 adults, 4 kids). Would definatly recommend this home and hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a joy to have you visit.. Glad that you found things just like you would like them.. Hope to see you again.
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Great place to have good family week!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin or house as it really is was a perfect place for our family week. We had 3 to 6 people coming and going. It is very spacious house. Downstairs is almost another living space. Lin is very gracious and wants to please and take care of you. We wouldn't hesitate to rent again if in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words... I always want to provide a pretty, clean, and happy place for people to enjoy.. It helps make a vacation you remember with a smile !!
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Lovely Surprise!

  • 5 of 5

My family and our neighbor's family, 8 ppl in total (4 adults and 4 kids) booked this house/cottage for a getaway! We could not have been more pleased to find that we had plenty of room and privacy. 2 full baths - 2 master suites (1 up and one down), 2 bedrooms (we did one for boys and 1 for girls) and kitchen, dining room plus 2 family rooms. We ended up spending most of our time out front playing kickball, our back on the deck or by the fire pit. We did play games in the living room and dining room during the evening hours and storm. We were minutes from the lakes and had easy access to boating and swimming. Only 15 ish minutes from Traverse City - this was the perfect cozy get away for us! Lin - the owner was super easy to work with, too. She followed up, follow through and made sure we were happy.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Just what I like to hear...A Happy Vacation !!!!!! Thank you so much for your stay...I really care that you have everything that you need. It would be a delight to have you back.. Take care, and thank you again.. Lin
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  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful, Lin is great, quiet neighborhood. Would love to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Concerts at Interlochen Arts Academy Summer Music Festival.

* Canoe & Kayak Rental at Alvina's.

* Golf at Interlochen or Mistwood Golf Courses.

* Sunday Farmer's Market.

* Visit 2 State Parks within 2 miles.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hoffbrau Restaurant Nightly Specials.

* Climbing & Hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes.

* Lake Michigan Beach - Frankfort.

* Charter a boat salmon fishing.

* Tour Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Cherrybowl Drive-In in Beulah.

* Visit the Fish Hatchery.

* Swim, Fish or Boat Green Lake or Duck Lake.

* Traverse City Film Festival 7/29 to 8/3.

* Great Wolf Lodge Water Park.

Last minute summer rentals available! And next, Beautiful Autumn Season is upon us - come see the color, relax and enjoy this paradise you will call home during your stay!

The Interlochen Arts Center has music, concerts and incredible theater and dance, performances. There are wineries and breweries with award winning libations. Attend tastings in shops and pubs downtown Traverse City or enjoy carefree special tours to many of the wineries and breweries throughout the year. Recognized as a real 'foodie town' - Traverse City is nearby offering great restaurants, cafes and interesting bars and brew pubs. Great films are offered at the newly refurbished State Theater downtown as well as a multi-plex in the mall.

Take home the bounty of Northern Michigan - U-Pick fruits in season....FRESH pears - apples and pumpkins in the fall.

For a month-to-month look at what's going on in and around Northern Michigan, google traverse magazine, then plan your next getaway to our great town of Interlochen.


Rates & Availability

Interlochen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall and winter
Sep 5 2016 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350

!!!!! OUR RATES INCLUDE CLEANING FEES - and no taxes !!!!!

Fall and Winter rates are negotiable from basic $125/night rate. An example:$125 for up to four people, 5-8 people $149 Check with owner for price for extended visits or additional guests. Home holds up to 8 people.
Holiday Rates and Interlochen Center for the Arts Events are different. Please contact owner for these events

..Please contact me for more information. Some Holidays and Events have Min. Stays
Please feel free to drop me a note on your needs..

Connect with us for longer stay discounts, we are happy to negotiate when available.

Summer 2016 Rates = $1,200.00 per week

Please write me for lease and payment terms. I will work with you to lock in your dates.

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Interlochen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
We provide internet, cable TV and long distance phone calls. In addition to a separate office area for computer access, the entire house is equipped with WIFI internet. We also provide all bed & bath linens, paper products and soaps. We do not charge extra for cleaning. That’s right - NO CLEANING FEES. 2 AIR CONDITIONED BEDROOMS, FREE WiFi, Cable TV, VCR, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Washer, Dryer, Garage, Gas Grill (BBQ), and Fire pit. Thank you for understanding that in consideration of guests with allergies NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed.

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