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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Wilderness Setting Near Beautiful Lake Michigan

21 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Harbor Springs Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-7)

Enjoy the perfect 'Up North' getaway amidst 80 acres of woods and wild flower fields just one mile outside of charming Cross Village. Relax on the back deck watching finches, nuthatches, phoebes and dozens of other species of birds perch in the surrounding trees. The cabin has modern kitchen and bath, a queen size bed and loft with 2 double beds. as well as a gas grill on the back deck. This is the perfect spot to spend your vacation in total privacy.

Cross Village has a pristine beach on crystal clear Lake Michigan, excellent for swimming, snorkeling and finding Petoskey stones. There's even a small boat ramp. Or enjoy the miles of undeveloped, uncrowded beaches in Wilderness State Park, just 20 minutes away. The park also has miles of trails for hiking and bicycling.

The famous Leggs Inn Restaurant in Cross Village serves lunch and dinners with live music on the weekends.

When you need more activity, shopping and excitement, Harbor Springs and Mackinaw City are each less than 30 minutes away. Hop on the ferry to world-famous Mackinac Island and experience a world without cars or cares.

Your vacation at our cabin will be cozy, quiet and very private. Here there is time for reading, writing and observing wild life.

Contact us is by phone or e-mail.

Keywords: Chalet Cabin

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

Wilderness Setting Near Beautiful Lake Michigan
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Great location with all you need is there

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage and all that you will need if you are looking to relax and have a good time with family and friends. It is small, well maintained with great yard area. Includes a great hammock, lots of sitting places on the deck and in the yard, well equipped kitchen, good lighting and a decent shower. It is about 30 minute from Pitoskey state Park that we loved and also just 5 minutes from a nearby beach where you can view the lovely sunset. The owner is very helpful. She stopped by just to show us how to light the fire at the fireplace in the living area. We would go there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well thought out

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed cabin with everything you'd need, including some nice additions like a hammock, fire pit, great deck, etc. Charming & cozy with a creative use of space. Very comfortable beds & furniture.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself, and our dog stayed at the chalet for a week in mid-October. It was the retreat we were looking for! The chalet was clean and had lots of nice little touches. The wood stove was probably everyone's favorite feature, including the dog! It was so nice and toasty on the cold and rainy day! The chalet was proximal to many of the things we wanted to do. We went to Mackinac Island (probably a 20m drive to the ferry). Leg's Inn was fantastic. We got there the week before they shut down for the season. We also ventured down to Petoskey and Charlevoix (check out the mushroom houses) and Pond Hill Farm. Driving along the coast on the tunnel of trees was so nice too! We'll definitely try to go back in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Sylvia's 'chalet' and are already missing it! When you drive up you're immediately taken by its sheer charm. Then, when you walk in and smell the wood burning fire place and see such a well decorated cabin that is so clean, it just made the trip all the more perfect. It really is hard to find a true 'up north' feeling cottage that is clean and I was super pleased with the state of the cottage. The kitchen has everything you'd need...really pleased with the amenities.

We are a family of four with two young kids and they thought the upstairs was the 'coolest' thing ever. It definitely could've fit another kid or two if you had a larger group. We had a great time exploring the property, relaxing and taking day trips around the various towns. Beaches are very close by and we tried three of them, our favorite was Church Beach off of Lamkin, although the town beach was fun for rock gathering and the state park beach was also a favorite. Pond Hill is always a favorite and their food is really good so go there even if you aren't into feeding the animals or doing squash rockets:) The cabin was so quiet and peaceful and gave us a great family vacation before the busy school season starts. We can't wait to come back and we'd definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights at the chalet. It's very quiet and relaxing. We spent lots of time on the back deck watching hummingbirds at the feeder. The chalet itself had everything we needed, including wifi. We didn't have service with Verizon, so that was nice. It's very clean with a nice shower and plenty of fluffy towels. The kitchen had everything we needed; definitely more than we usually see at rentals. The bed was comfy, as was the living room seating. We spent a day biking near Petoskey on the Wheelway, we went to Mackinac for a day, visited friends at Walloon Lake, beached at Sturgeon Bay. You must have dinner at Legg's Inn. We also very much enjoyed dinner at Moose Jaw Junction and lunch at Pond Hill Farm. My husband is vegetarian and all 3 places had a variety of offerings for him. The owner of the chalet, Sylvia, was very response to any questions we had. Thanks for making the chalet available, Sylvia!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We come every year to "unplug" from the world. It is just perfect for me and my husband. Our dog actually loves it as much as we do. It is his one week of freedom! We take lots of walks and enjoy nature. The location is ideal as it is close to the tunnel of trees, the beach and you can easily to go Mackinaw Island or Harbor Springs for day-trips. Pond Mill Farms is worth the trip as well! The wi-fi was recently added so I am not as unplugged as I used to be, but that is up to me! The convenience of wi-fi is nice. The accommodations are very comfortable. There is no a/c, but not needed, the chalet stays pretty cool. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Pellston
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Legs Inn, Cross Village, Moose Jaw, Larks Lake,
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Mackinaw City and Charlevoix
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
True North
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
US 131 and I75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Legs Inn, Cross Village
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cross Village North and South Beach
Car: necessary

Cross Village is one of the oldest settlements in Michigan. Still captures the essence of Ojibwya and Old Mission histories. Three Pines Art Gallery features local indigenous art in Cross Village. Legs Inn is also an Historical marker. A very pristine environment, Clear Water,Sandy Beaches, Clean Skies and Green Forests. An International Dark Sky Facilities is located in Wilderness State Park just 7 miles north of Cross Village.

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Rates & Availability

Harbor Springs Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$159
$954
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Pet Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Harbor Springs Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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