|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Blue Shore is your perfect vacation home that sleeps up to 12 people. You will enjoy the large and open feel of this home styled in beach cottage chic but with today's modern amenities. Located just 5 miles from downtown Traverse City on Leelanau Peninsula, Blue Shore offers private waterfront, comfortable home with water views from almost every room, and amazing sunrises that you will remember for years to come!
Blue Shore is an expansive home perfect for large families, couples retreats or the girls/guys get away weekend with views of the bay from almost every room.
Right when you walk in, you are immediately greeted by a 2 story open concept with windows everywhere. The open feel extends into the kitchen, dining, and living room area all overlooking large doors that open to let the lake breeze in.
The kitchen has all amenities, including a double oven and granite counter tops. It opens directly to dining area that has a large table that can seat up to 8 people comfortably. Kitchen and dining area open to the living room that has a large couch perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views or watching TV on the 52 inch flat screen above the stone gas fireplace. Step outside on the decks overlooking the beach and water to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or late night glass of wine.
Down the hall off the dining area is a full guest bathroom plus a laundry room with washer/dryer. 1st level also features a master bedroom with private bathroom, king bed and large doors with private deck to take in the water views. 2 additional bedrooms, 1 with queen & 1 with full beds, share a private jack and jill style bathroom.
2nd level has a large master bedroom with king bed, private bathroom and doors that open up to a private deck. Upper level has 2 living areas with stone fireplaces and large doors that open to let more fresh air in. This space is perfect for extra sleeping or kids' play area. It even features a wet bar! 2nd level houses a dormer with 2 twin bunk beds for a total of 4 sleeping spaces.
Basement level has a large sitting area with a TV and another stone fireplace, another full kitchen and another full bathroom with sauna. It is perfect not have to run up and downstairs to main area all day as it has large doors that open right outside to your own private beach. We just opened up the wine cellar with a large table to enjoy intimate dinners and wine tasting.
Beach area is just a few steps down from house. With water levels high there isn't much sand but you can still walk down and wade in the beautiful water. Launch your kayaks or paddle boards from the dock or enjoy the sitting area to watch boats drive by. Dock is removed from mid-September through early/mid May due to winter weather; otherwise it should be ready for your enjoyment.
Blue Shore is the ideal 'Up North' retreat. Not only can you enjoy your own private beach but her location is perfect for day trips....go wine tasting, explore Suttons Bay, check out the Dunes, golf or ski-depending on the time of year, shop downtown Traverse City, drive along the famous M22, and so much, MUCH more!
We look forward to having you stay at Blue Shore for your next vacation.
A special note to all current and future guests: Please be aware of scams, unfortunately it happens. Blue Shore does not use any type of property management company, we will never ask you to wire money, Blue Shore only uses VRBO or Homeway as our places of booking, and we will never email you directly to solicit booking inquiries. If you have any questions please contact via VRBO website. Thank you!
We are full time Northern Michigan residents who love the beach, boat as much as we can, chase around a 6 and 2 year old, and enjoy all Northern Michigan has to offer.
Ben and Jenna purchased this house in 2012
Blue Shore was empty for a few years before we bought her. We pain stankingly updated her and refreshed her with a little DIY to bring her back to all of her glory. She has the most amazing Lake Michigan water views, beautiful beach and gorgeous sunrises in all of the world-believe us, we like to travel. We bought Blue Shore to eventually live in full time but for now, we get to share it with you.
Can we say water views from almost every room? You bet! Blue Shore is unique that you can experience Northern Michigan nature all around you from almost every room in this 4900 square foot house.
Our #squad spent a lovely weekend here celebrating our beautiful friend's 30th birthday! We had such a great time, and didn't break anything! whoo! We love this area and this house was gorgeous. We will be back.
Place was perfect for our groups needs. We all said we wish we could have enjoyed sitting outside with a cup of coffee. The sunrises are beautiful. Beautiful place just needs a little fixing up. Owners were gracious and very helpful. We would definitely stay there again.
Great stay! Responsive owners and fantastic location.
Property was perfect for our group of four couples. Beautiful views and weather. Only disappointment was dock removal. We were looking forward to time on the water
Our ever expanding family of nine (wife, kids, spouses and grandkids) stayed at this wonderful property in mid-September 2016. We had a fantastic time. We only stayed three nights - way too short of a visit! There's much to see and do in Traverse City, and it's a short drive from the house to downtown. It is clear that this house is a labor of love for Ben and Jenna - they are doing an awesome job! I can't even begin to describe how well equipped the house was - I can't think of one appliance, dish, kitchen gadget, towels (the list could go on and on!) that wasn't readily available. And what you have seen of the sunrises is true - the whole family was texting each other in the early hours to make sure we didn't miss it. And I think I can top it - one evening we had the experience of watching the rise of the Harvest Moon over the Lake - it was amazing! The house has TONS of space - we never felt the least bit crowded. It was also fun to "explore" the house for the first hour or so. Everything was very clean. The decks overlooking the Lake are picture perfect - I could have spent most of the day out there!
Thank you for opening your house to us - it will give us years of memories!
Our family of 10, including 5 children, stayed comfortably in this lovely, clean, well-equipped home. Ben and Jenna were quite responsive to all needs. The water is shallow near the home and great for children. The beach is limited, but that was not an issue for us. What a beautiful view from the decks! We would recommend this home to others.
Blue Shore is a beautiful house that was very accurate in the location, layout and amenities. Our family of 8 adults and one child had more than enough room in this 4900 square foot house. The dock was large enough that we could all take chairs out and soak up the sun. The house was equipped with plenty of chairs not only for the outside but also in the dining room. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised at how clean the house was. We have rented from other owners and have at time been very disappointed in the cleanliness. The sunrises are breathtaking and it is wonderful to be within 5 minutes of downtown Traverse City. I would highly recommend this home and we hope to be able to rent it again in the future.
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£400|
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