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Ivy Terrace Condo In The Heart Of Downtown Traverse City, Mi

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 90 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

Attractive, contemporary, new street-level unit with two bedrooms - comfortable queen-sized beds with foam toppers. Completely appointed kitchen with dishwasher and ice maker. Washer and dryer. Easy walk or bike ride to shops, theaters, restaurants, art galleries, bars featuring talented local musicians, outdoor fruit and vegetable market, and beaches. Premier package includes free parking in garage directly behind the unit and includes free parking in all city lots. Sorry, no pets.


Owner
Val and Mark Zimmer
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 July, 2015

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Luxury queen mattresses with foam toppers.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

3/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Ivy Terrace Condo In The Heart Of Downtown Traverse City, Mi
average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews
3

Great location - but few amenities

  • 3 of 5

We loved the location and the condo itself is new and clean. However, in terms of overall amenities, it's lacking.

The window coverings, while attractive, are not especially private. One of the bedrooms looks out directly on the entrance to the parking deck and stairwell. The lights are on all night, and since the shade doesn't block any light, it's essentially daylight all night long, This made it difficult to sleep for the week we were there.

The ad mentions they have local channels on the TV - however it's a small antenna on the table behind the set, and it receives only two channels, part of the time. While we didn't spend much time watching TV, had we wanted to it would have been impossible.

Towels provided were brand new, and shed all over the place. Additionally, they deducted a $70 credit card charge from our security deposit. It should be priced to include it, or, disclosed in the ad.

For the price, while lovely on the surface, comfort of the renters was not a priority.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your input on the shades - we will add darkening shades to the bedrooms next year. Towels have been washed and rewashed and should be shed free now! Cable TV is coming.
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3

Great condo... if you like cats!

  • 3 of 5

This is a very nice new construction condo. The proximity to Downtown and Old Town is perfect for walking everywhere and taking in Traverse City's restaurants and breweries. The owners have furnished it with just about everything you may need during your stay. However, I hope you don’t mind cats -- or rather cat hair.

The condo was covered in cat hair! Unfortunately I’m quite allergic and woke up sneezing and with itchy eyes each morning during our stay. The owners even left cat toys and a litter box in the furnace closet and cat toys in the kitchen silverware drawer. I love cats, but if you are allergic like I am, it would have been nice if the owners had disclosed that information in the listing. I would’ve thought twice about paying $2,030 for a week of allergy problems. The other drawback is that parking is not included in your rental fee. The listing does not include anything about parking fees, so be prepared to pay extra. Note: you are able to park for free in the parking structure on nights and weekends, but be careful of 8:00am. Also be prepared to pay extra for a Mastercard fee if you book online like we did. We were deducted $80 from our security deposit for reserving the condo with our Mastercard. The last big issue with this unit is there is not much privacy in the condo at all. The blinds do not actually block the view from people walking outside or walking in the parking structure. We tested it out at night with the lights on inside the condo and the blinds down. You could see everything!

Overall a nice and comfortable condo, but be prepared to pay extra for parking and credit card fees and have allergy issues if you’re allergic to cats.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This traveler was accurate in mentioning the cat problem -- a previous traveler had "forgotten" the no pet rule and, indeed, a cat lived for a week in the condo. We tried our best to make all evidence of cat hair vanish, including washing the duvet covers, but upon closer inspection found there were hairs imbedded in the custom slipcovers on the couch. We're replaced the covers and shampooed the furniture, and the cat dander problem should be solved now. The outside lights are being replaced by the association management - they are so bright, they shine through the thickest shades and make it hard to darken the rooms. Please note that our premier package does include free parking.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Traverse City, Michigan

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My Standard Rate
90 night minimum stay
£13,114
for 90 nights
£4,371
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £397

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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