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180' Views of the bluff, Main Street, and the Harbor!!!

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 510 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Contemporary corner loft at State and Main streets in the heart of downtown

Located at the corner of State and Main Streets in downtown Harbor Springs, this 2nd floor corner loft is contemporarily equipped with comfort and convenience for two adults in mind. A commercial grade, California king bed will ensure a good nights rest. The living space has two plush lounge chairs and a circular coffee table positioned so you can surf the HDTV comfortably. Recessed and adjustable LED lighting is wired throughout the space with pendant lighting in the bar area. You set the mood. There is a fully equipped kitchen with bar top for two. Whether you cook your own meals or bring back leftovers from quality restaurants like the Pier and The New York a block away; you'll easily forget about time, in this cozy and tranquil space! ;)


Owner
Dave
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Dave

I remember counting the mile markers from the backseat as we headed north on Interstate 75 with my Uncles Harry and Bert and cousin Pat. Traveling from the flatlands and cornfields of Ohio, over the state line and into the fir and birch trees that soon began dotting the Northern Michigan landscape. We drove over the Mackinac bridge and on into Canada to fish for trout and northern pike in what became the most remote place I'd ever been. That first time north, I recall the temperature contrast, even in August as the humidity in the south gave way to the dryer, more comfortable air to the north. I couldn't believe the climate difference a few hundred miles north by car could make and I knew then I'd be back someday.

I came back in my early 20's and took a job on Mackinac Island. Working as a dock porter, my main responsibility was to "meet and greet" hotel guests at the ferry dock. As dock porters, we were the first point of contact with the guest and we'd often take their luggage by bicycle to the several hotels and bed and breakfasts on the island. In reflection, Dockporting was the most autonomous, joyful, and healthful job I ever had. I was paid to ride a Schwinn bicycle!

On my days off, my Schwinn and I would take the ferry to the Mackinac City. From there, I'd pedal south on M119. Passing through Good Hart, I'd take a break and sit on the old wooden bench outside the general store, head back, leaning into the summer sun. Soon, I'd venture a few miles further south passing historic Legg's Inn before hitting that gradual grade downward through the "canopy of trees" into Harbor Springs. Harbor Springs was my destination then, and I'm so thrilled now to literally have a little corner of this charming village that I can call my own and I'm so happy now be able to share it with you :)

Dave purchased this studio in 2014

Why Dave chose Northern Michigan

LOCATION, COMFORT, and CONVENIENCE. 103 West Main is in the heart of downtown Harbor Springs. You're at the corner of State and Main streets and everything that this great community has to offer is a minute from your doorstep. Leave your car keys on the kitchen countertop as restaurants like the Pier, The New York, and Guerney's sandwich shop are a block away. Boutique clothing shops and coffee houses are at the bottom of your steps. The marina, the beach, and the bluff are also, 1-2 blocks away.

103 has been contemporarily appointed with comfort and couples in mind. Two plush lounge chairs in the living area give you freedom to relax and forget about time. The space comes with a California King Size bed and will ensure a good nights sleep. LED and pendant lighting (dimmer controlled) will set the mood while window treatments can either let the sunshine in, or block it out. There is a 42'' flat-screen HDTV with cable and Wifi in the air if you opt to stay connected, but only if you wish :)

What makes this studio unique

Outside your door to Main street you'll be in the center of town instantly. Awake to the fresh smells of the farmers' market in the Summertime and fall asleep to the glow of the Christmas tree display during the winter.

Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Harbor Springs, Pellston, Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
The New York, Pier, and Bar Harbor
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Mackinac Island Ferries
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Boyne Highlands
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
The New York, Pier, and Bar Harbor
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Boyne Highlands/Nubs Nob
Car: not necessary

To access the unit: Upon receipt of your 2nd payment, you will be given a 4 digit combination to a lockbox that is inside my mailbox (#103). This contains a key to access the Main Street glass doorway. My unit is on the second floor, at the top of the steps, on the right hand side of the landing. Upon receipt of your final payment, I will give you a 4 digit code that you will type into the keypad to enter the unit

Trash: There is a small waste basket underneath the kitchen sink. If this becomes full, re-line the basket with another trash bag there under the sink or in the kitchen closet. There is a trash dumpster behind the unit. Follow the alleyway that is to the right of the unit, (when facing the Main Street entrance)

Air conditioner: There is a window unit in the flat. Feel free to use this when you are in the unit. Please be mindful of the energy when away from the unit by either turning the temperature slightly up, or off. Thank you :)

Additional linen and towel/bathroom service: If you are planning on visiting longer than 7 days, we can arrange for the housekeeper to do a linen/sheet change and "quick clean" for an additional $25.00 for each service..

Summer parking: free public street parking is available throughout downtown Harbor Springs from 7a-7p everyday for up to 3 hours at a time. After 3 hours, you will have to move your car to a different spot. After 7p, you can park your car overnight until 10a the next day beginning the 3 hour time limit once again. There is also free overnight parking at the Depot or Guerney Lot's. Located 1.5 blocks from unit.

Winter parking: You can park free of charge anywhere in downtown Harbor Springs with no time limit. However, you cannot park on the street overnight due to snow plow access in the event of snow. You can park overnight, and free of charge at the Guerney and Depot lots. These lots have two area's within them, (area 1 and 2). On odd days of the week, park in Area 1. On even days of the week, park in Area 2. (i.e. Tuesday, Feb 24th-park in Area 2 when you are in for the evening and then remove or alternate the car to Area 1 sometime on the 25th.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Harbor Springs in Emmet County

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 510 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • shower/bath towels provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • California King bed with commercial grade medium-firm mattress sleeps 2 adults comfortably. linens provided
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
There is a key to the unit within a lockbox adjacent to the unit. A 4 digit combination will be provided once 2nd payment is received. If trash receptacle under sink becomes full, please tie and remove and take to dumpster located behind unit, (down alleyway on left hand side of building) Please remove your shoes while inside the unit and conserve heat and air-conditioning energy while away from unit. Thank you :)

Reviews

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180' Views of the bluff, Main Street, and the Harbor!!!
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 52 reviews
5

Best location in Harbor Springs.

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic stay in Dave's flat in Harbor Springs. Everything was clean & tidy and you will not find a better location in the area.

Thanks once again Dave!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul. I'm glad the weather was cooperative. See you again. Dave
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5

Great place, so convenient to downtown.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Short and to the point, thanks Tim! Hope to see you again. Dave
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location in harbor springs. Place is clean and tidy and I would return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy to hear you enjoyed my spot Jonathan. You know how to find me if your travel plans require a center of town hide-out. Take care. Dave
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Easy walking distance to every attraction in town. Very clean and comfortable. Quiet at night even though you are in the heart of town. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind feedback Jim. I hope to see you again sometime. Take care. Dave
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5

Very nice. There were times when the street noise was a distraction.

  • 5 of 5

Every thing worked well, from the dishwasher to the internet. The premium cable channels were a nice surprise. The property was very clean and charming. Loved the location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Patty, so glad to hear you enjoyed my flat. You are welcome back anytime. Take care. Dave
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5

This is a lovely place for a couple's retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and convient. Steps away from the beach and all that Harbor Springs has to offer. Look forward to many happy returns. Thanks Dave!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I look very forward to having you back Toby, thank you for the review. Take care. Dave
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Harbor Springs, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall leaf color special
6 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£128
£696
£2,870
 
 
ski season 2017
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£128
£696
£2,870
 
 
winter holidays 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£488
for 3 nights
From
£144
£857
£2,870
 
 
ski season 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£128
£696
£2,870
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£657
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,061
£4,236
 
 
summer 2018
31 May 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£370
for 2 nights
From
£157
£1,061
£4,236
 
 
Labor Day weekend 2017
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£657
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,262
£3,673
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£345
for 2 nights
From
£144
£857
£2,870
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £56.87
Refundable Damage Deposit £227.46
Tax Rate 6.0%

Check in: 3p
Check out: 11a

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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