|Minimum Stay||2 - 5 nights|
Don't let the cold Michigan weather keep you from enjoying a fun family vacation!! Travel up north to this fabulous heated pool home, close to snowmobile trails and skiing resorts.
This large, spectacular home features dramatic windows throughout for panoramic views of the rolling country side and a spectacular indoor heated pool with cedar ceilings, skylights, and stamped concrete patio.
You'll appreciate the care and love that went into this home from the moment you walk in. Huge open kitchen, dining area with extra seating is the perfect place for families to gather. Main and lower level dens are great for kids to have their own space. Each bedroom is carefully decorated, making you feel right at home. Each of the 4 bedrooms has 42 inch HD TV and with 8 beds (and additional futons), you'll comfortably sleep 18. Huge, multi-level deck has ample seating, walking right down to a secluded firepit.
Just minutes away from the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan and Portage Lake which is located in the quant village of Onekama, Tippy Dam, and the Big Manistee River with world class fishing, Little River Casino, Crystal Mountains Ski Resort, Manistee National, and Arcadia Bluffs - world class golf course. For a nice day trip there's the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Wineries in Manistee (Douglas Valley Organic Vineyard), Traverse City and Leelanau peninsula, world famous color tours down M-22 and so much more.
My group of 4 families stayed at this house for 3 nights over NYE. I cannot say enough good things about this place and the great value I feel we received for the quality, cleanliness and space provided in this place. All 4 bedrooms are quite large and there is a very large loft area upstairs as well. Plenty of extra floor space for blow up mattresses. While the pool itself is not large, it is not tiny either and was a big hit with the kids in our group. So nice to have kids swim right there instead of packing everybody up to head to the hotel pool for an allotted period of time. It was pretty cold while we were there so no time was spent outdoors but the forest out the windows was beautiful and we definitely felt away from it all. Lots of deck to enjoy as well. Tim and Dana were prompt to answer all my questions and were very easy to deal with. The only thing this place needs is a hot tub and perhaps a second fridge since lots of people means lots of food and drinks.
This house is absolutely beautiful, had 15 ladies aged 38-74 and everyone enjoyed and can't wait to go back next year. Weather was quite cool so nobody felt like swimming but plan to when we go back. I have rented many properties for my group and this is the absolute best. Tim was very receptive to a couple of questions and then it was smooth sailing. Plenty of room to spread out and yet still be together. I will rent this property every year for as long as I can. We golfed, went to the casino and ate at both Shay's and Rosies Place all within 10 minutes of the house. I have already recommended this house to many of my friends. Thank you so much for letting us enjoy your home.
It was beautiful. Beautiful weather, although there was a storm in the morning, the weather was lovely. The pool was big enough for the family, and we all slept without any disruptions. We took walks and we even played soccer. We had a bonfire and we saw shooting stars. It was as if we entered a fantasy land, a fable.The home-made cake was delicious. And the balcony was marvelous. There was enough chairs for the entire family and we had our privacy. It was absolutely fun. Definitely returning if possible(b/c of too many ppl).