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Great Apartment Downtown Tc

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR, 1 BA spacious loft apartment. Family friendly, pets welcome.

The Flat is located above the fun French bistro, Foufou, in the heart of Traverse City, making it a fantastic home base for any of the fun festivals that happen throughout the year. A parking spot is provided in the lot across the street (a coup in the city!).

There are two bedrooms. One bedroom has a king sized bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds. There is a living area with a TV (dvd player), a dining area, which we have set for 4, but the table can extend to seat 12. The kitchen has a four burner electric stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. There is a coffee pot and a pantry stocked with the basics. The bathroom has a shower/bath and a full sized washer and dryer.

The apartment is clean, comfortable and an easy place to be. Dogs are welcome. We call this a loft because the bedroom walls to not reach to the (exposed) ceilings, so you can hear everything.

The apartment is accessed via the alley, in a separate entrance from the restaurant. It is private, well lit and secure. Guests find the space to be bigger than they expected. It is well furnished, yet sparse, which I think creates a sense of calm.

More Details

Owner
Brooke Hazael-Massieux
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Brooke Hazael-Massieux

We are Brooke & Guillaume Hazael-Massieux. We moved to Leelanau county in 2006 when we bought La Becasse, a French country restaurant in Burdickville. Like many before us, we fell for the region hard and fast! In 2012 we opened Bistro Foufou in Traverse City and at the same time leased the charming apartment above the restaurant.

Brooke Hazael-Massieux purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Brooke Hazael-Massieux chose Traverse City

The Flat, as we have taken to calling the space, is a fun loft apartment with an urban feel. It provides an excellent home base for Traverse City fun. We stayed here with our kids and puppy for a weekend last winter, and enjoyed being so close to everything. The entry is private, and the apartment is spacious. I can see also using the flat to host a small group if you are in town for a wedding. A parking space is included, which is a huge boon if you are driving. And, of course we are biased, but we think it would be fun to stay so close to a fun French bistro and would take advantage of eating in the restaurant or hanging out at the bar, and some nights simply getting food to go and enjoying the great apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is easy to access, it's got great natural light, has the basics covered and is a fun way to vacation.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Traverse City in Grand Traverse County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • lake ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • We provide linens for four people. The exciting features are the full sized washer and dryer and the spaciousness of the bathroom. Very convenient for longer stays and families.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • First bedroom has a brand new king sized bed, a dresser, chair and plenty of nice closet space. There is also a ceiling fan. Important to note about the apartment: it is a loft space and therefore the walls do not extend to the ceiling, making it possible for all sound to travel. There is not much privacy in that respect. There is a queen sized air mattress with bedding in the closet which can accommodate two more people. The second bedroom has two (very comfortable) twin beds. There is an iron and ironing board in the king bedroom, stored in the closet. Extra linens, blankets, and pillows are in the closets.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
This absolutely fits the bill if your travel plans are of the citified sort. (Dining! Shopping! Festivals! And of, course, the beach!). The apartment is clean, comfortable and stocked with basics of good quality. The out-of-doors is just out the door--there is much to do and to explore.

Reviews

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(54 traveller reviews)

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Great Apartment Downtown Tc
average rating of 4.703704 based on 54 reviews
4

Great downtown location in Traverse City.

  • 4 of 5

The flat was great for our holiday weekend stay. Perfect downtown location. The open concept does provide a bit of lack of privacy but that wasn't really a problem for us. There is some street/alley noise which could be more of a problem with open windows in the summer. We loved having our own space instead of being in a hotel. While it would have been nice to have a fireplace for our winter weekend, we realize most people probably stay here in the summer and wouldn't use one. It was great!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Space in the City!

  • 5 of 5

I took my wife and two daughters to get away for a long weekend and wanted something different where we could walk to everything. This place was absolutely perfect. It's bright and open, well appointed and had everything we need. If you need handheld and walked through everything, you probably should pick a hotel. But we checked in with the restaurant manager below. He gave us the keys and codes and parking location (which is very close and important in Traverse City!). Other than that, we didn't hear from or see him again. Left the keys as we left and were on our way. Just can't say enough how great the place was though. Keep in mind that it's a lot like an urban loft. The bedroom walls don't go all the way to the ceiling, so you can hear each other in the two bedrooms or living room. But it's modern, chic and ideally located. I would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in downtown TC

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, functional two bedroom apartment with full kitchen, bath and laundry steps from all Traverse City has to offer. We loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Right in downtown TC. Just a few steps from the bay, shopping, and dining. Pictures represent apartment very well. I was greeted by the restaurant manager who took me through the restaurant kitchen to the back stairs up to the apartment. Main entrance to apartment is from side alley. First impression a bit concerning until you get to apartment which is quite comfortable and clean. Plenty of towels, linens, etc... You can't beat location but know that if TC is busy, you may hear the party goers late into the evening from side alley as well as garbage dispensing and pick up. Restaurant below itself very quiet. This is a great place that could be made excellent with just a few minor tweaks: a call from owners prior to arrival to see if there are any questions (never actually spoke with owners), a welcome of some sort (i.e. a personal note etc...). Sometimes the little touches make the difference. Still a great place and I would highly recommend if you can handle a bit of noise.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, spacious, beautiful and in a perfect location! Will be booking again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Traverse City and you cannot beat the location of this apartment! Would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
4.4 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Restaurant
Bistro Foufou, The Omelete Shop, The Towne Plaza
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Clinch Park--less than a mile away
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is located in downtown Traverse City, giving travelers the convenience of easy access to restaurants, movies (The State Theater!), shops, churches, banks, and grocery stores. And, this being Traverse City, the beach is a stone's throw away, easily accessed by foot or bike. Winery tours of Old Mission Peninsula and Leelanau County make for amazing day trips. The Traverse City Film Festival is an incredible event, for which this apartment is ideally situated. The Cherry Fest is a super family event that happens right outside the door.

There are nearby parks with playgrounds for kids. A short drive takes you to casinos, golf courses, and Interlochen Center for the Arts. And water! You can enjoy miles of beaches and with that many water-based activities.

Traverse City is delightful year round. It is a fabulous home base for fall color tours, as well as winter skiing. February is fun with the comedy fest and the beer & music festival. The nearby City Opera House has an amazing performance line-up year round, and you may be able to catch one of the National Writer Series conversations. In short, Traverse City has much to offer, and having a downtown home base puts you in the center of it.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £53.77
Damage Insurance £42.3

One parking spot is available at $5/day.

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