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1,000 sq. ft. 2-bedroom home adjacent to Glacial Hills Trails.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This home is only 3/4 mile from the Bellaire Village limit, but literally next door to almost 800 Acres of woods and 31.5 miles of hiking/biking/cross-country skiing/snowshoeing trails at Glacial Hills Trails. With 2 bedrooms and a sofa bed in the living room, the home easily accommodates 6 adults, or 7 individuals if some are kids.

It's less than 5 minutes to downtown Bellaire and Short's Brewerey, the Bellaire Theatre, Moka, or any number of other local establishments. Less than 10 minutes to Shanty Creek Resorts for golfing, skiing, fitness center, etc. or to Bellaire Lake or Torch Lake.

If you're looking to spend some time in the Bellaire area, this home is ideally located in the center of it all, yet surrounded by hundreds of acres of natural beauty and privacy!

Home has cable tv and smoking-fast wifi.

If you're looking for something bigger, check out Glacier Hills Lodge at

More Details

Bob Felton
Member since: 2016
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2018

About Bob Felton

I'm the pastor of the Bellaire Campus of New Hope Community Church. I grew up in Grand Rapids, but moved to Bellaire in 1993 and started a cottage maintenance company. I maintained cottages for several years before going back to school to be a pastor.

Bob Felton purchased this house in 1999

Why Bob Felton chose Bellaire

We purchased this property with my wife's parents with the intention of building three houses, one for us, one for them, and one for guests. We built this 2-bedroom home first and lived there while we built our permanent home "on top of the hill." My in-laws then moved into this 2-bedroom home, and they decided not to build a "permanent" home for themselves, deciding instead to just stay in what was intended to be the "guest house." They have now retired and moved back to Grand Rapids, so we decided to rent the guest house out between family guests.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Also has utility sink and laundry
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bed is bunks with double on the bottom and single on the top
    Sofa Bed in Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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1,000 sq. ft. 2-bedroom home adjacent to Glacial Hills Trails.
average rating of 4.811321 based on 53 reviews

We loved it. The owner even gave u wood 2 burn in the pit and we didnt have to bring any garbagr ba

  • 5 of 5

A larger home that was very clean. This,was r first experience with vrbo and we loved it. We will definately do this again.

  • Submitted: 5-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here! Everything was clean and tidy and they had everything you could need. And it was neat to find out that we were staying on a small piece of history! We are a family of 6 (4 kids) and we did find that in our small stay up there, there are not many children things to do but we made do. You most definitely need to be able to rent a boat because it is the best way to see the Lakes, especially Torch as there are not very many "beaches" to enjoy.

As for the home though, it was great! We will be back!

  • Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very clean and accommodating...all we had to do was walk in ...everything we needed was right at hand...just sorry we had to cut our stay short....will return at any time..

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fit our needs perfectly.

  • 4 of 5

Great location with plenty of room inside and lots of parking for our truck and boat. Very quiet area. Located in the heart of the region we fish in. The owners met with us and made sure we knew where everything was located and advised us to call if we had any needs.

  • Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, open and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was provided that we needed and the location was excellent for any activities near or around the area.

  • Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this property and both have been so good that I hate to share it. Property is very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. Excellent location close to Bellaire, several lakes, hiking and biking trails. Beautiful area. Owners very easy to work with and really nice. Had a small TV glitch (our stupidity) that was immediately corrected. Have already booked our next stay.

  • Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport (TVC)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Short's Brewery
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
The Chief
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Toonie's Fish and Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Shanty Creek Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Richardi Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Bellaire, Michigan

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Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$65.85
Refundable Damage Deposit C$131.7

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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