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Remodeled 1870's Frankfort Farmhouse On 9 Beautiful Acres

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable, 3-bedroom Farmhouse In The Woods, Near Lake Michigan & Crystal Lake

This red farmhouse sits on 9 wooded acres in a small valley half-way between Frankfort and the Congregational Summer Assembly, or CSA. It is about 1 ½ miles from the Frankfort Harbor Beach, the same distance from Crystal Lake, and a ¼ mile “crows flight” from Lake Michigan. It sleeps eight in the three bedrooms; two bedrooms have queen beds and one has two twin beds and a double bed.

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There is a wrap-around porch in front and a covered porch and open deck in the back. Both offer beautiful views. The front lawn is shaded by large maple trees nearly 150 years-old. The back view is dominated by a large willow, a meadow, and the maples, oaks and pines on the hill.

There is lots of room for a woodsy stroll or for throwing a ball around as well as plenty of seating for conversation, reading or just taking in the lake air. We love walking into Frankfort each evening along a small country road to watch the sunset with an ice cream. In the morning, the same trip brings hot, fresh-baked doughnuts and coffee.

This recently remodeled farmhouse was built in the 1870's by one of the first European families to settle in the Frankfort area. It retains the quirky but comfortable character of 150 years of custom building and remodeling. There are hardwood floors throughout the first floor and a painted pine floor upstairs. The kitchen island has bar-top seating and a smooth-top electric range. Enjoy meals in the dinning room or on the covered back porch. We have remodeled the bathroom since last fall. We will post pictures in May.

Popular local activities include boating, fishing, swimming, bicycling, golfing and just hanging out. There are a range of nearby shops for fine or relaxed dining, craft beers, local music, local produce including fruits and smoked fish, local ice cream and fudge, gifts, art and crafts, and more. We are very close to Frankfort and Point Betsie Lighthouses and not too far from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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More Details

Owner
George Moore
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Frankfort, Michigan

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please avoid the area around the out buildings.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • New tile, walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ground floor off living room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs front
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs back
  • One bedroom on the main floor and two bedrooms upstairs. PLEASE NOTE: The stairs to the second floor are steep and not suitable for those with reduced mobility (cane, walker, unsteadiness).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Near: Frankfort Harbor Beach and Lighthouse, Point Betsie Lighthouse, Elberta Dunes, Crystal Lake Betsie Bay and Lake Michigan fishing Betsie & Platte Rivers - canoeing and fishing Frankfort-to-Beulah bike path Three farmers markets and local fruit stands 40 minutes to Sleeping Bear Dune National Lakeshore 50 minutes to Traverse City

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Ludington
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Frankfort
Car: recommended

Near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Congregational Summer Assembly, Crystal Lake, Lake Michigan, Frankfort Beach, Betsie River, Crystal Downs Golf Course, Frankfort, Beulah, Benzonia, Elberta, Platte River, Frankfort Lighthouse, Point Betsie Lighthouse, Glen Lake, Glen Arbor, Honor, Empire

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Frankfort, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$1,401
 
 
Late Season
Aug 27 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$205
C$1,093
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$205
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$170.81
Refundable Damage Deposit C$409.95
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
No smoking is allowed anywhere on the property.
PLEASE NOTE: WE ONLY ACCEPT RESERVATIONS FOR FULL WEEKS DURING THE HIGH SEASON.

Check-in after 3pm on Saturday.
Check-out before 11am on Saturday.

STAIRS TO THE SECOND FLOOR ARE STEEP AND NARROW. THEY ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR ANYONE WHO REQUIRES A CANE, WALKER OR HAS ANY BALANCE DIFFICULTIES.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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