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September and October openings. Great for winery and color tours!

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Classic Dutch Colonial in the village. Walk to everything!

Beautiful, completely renovated 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. Village home is 4 blocks from "down town", beach, marina, bakery, grocery store, galleries, shops, restaurants, bowling alley and coffee shops. Easy walk or bike to all village attractions. Popular wedding venue , The Willowbrook, is a 3 block walk. Music in the park every Friday evening(summer months). Beautiful marina with public boat launch on North end of Grand Traverse Bay. Close to State Park and lighthouse with miles of beach and pristine shoreline. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as well as numerous wineries and golf opportunities are just minutes from this prime location. House is 4 bedroom (two queens, one full size bed , two singles) and two full baths. Cable TV, Wi-Fi, washer and dryer are available for use. Kitchen is equipped with microwave, coffee maker, blender, coffee bean grinder, and dishwasher. All stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Basic staples like dish washing soap, paper towels, sugar, etc are provided. Bathtub/shower in lower bath and upper bath has shower only. Hairdryer is provided. Plenty of nice fluffy towels and extra linens for all the beds in each bedroom. Lower bedrooms have ceiling fans, uppers have stand fans, and all have large windows. Home has original wood floors in living and dining room and tile in kitchen and bath. No carpeting in house. Neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. Towels and linens all nice. House has a beautiful large covered and lighted front porch with furniture and nice glider. There is also a picnic table and Adirondack chairs in the back yard. We hope you will love it as much as we do. Northport is a great vacation getaway any time of the year. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ALLOW A DOG UPON PRE-APPROVAL AND FEE IS $100.00. WE ALSO CHARGE AN ADDITIONAL CLEANING FEE OF $1O0.00 ON STAYS LESS THAN 5 DAYS.


Owner
John Lesperance
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About John Lesperance

John and Carol are married, no kids and have a dog and a cat. We have lived in Leelanau county since 1994 and reside in an old farm house from the 1860"s. We are born and raised Michiganders that returned to this area after living 11 years in San Diego. John is self employed and Carol is a therapist at a head injury clinic. We are basically ordinary working class people. We love the outdoors, the beach, cross country skiing, hiking and all the things that lead us to this beautiful place.

John Lesperance purchased this house in 2014

Why John Lesperance chose Northern Michigan

We chose Northport for our rental because the village is old style quaint yet "hip" as well. It reminds one of a New England coast town. It is at the tip of the Leelanau peninsula and is not overrun with tourists and has maintained it's character. We love the entire village as it has everything you may want or need. Being right in the village you can walk or ride bikes to everything. There is every outdoor thing you might want and the marina park is beautiful. People are friendly and it seems no one is ever in a hurry.

What makes this house unique

Pet allowed upon approval (one dog only). Home has large covered front porch for those rainy days that might occur. Within walking distance to beach and park. Great swimming beach for children as it is shallow for a long distance out.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Northport in Leelanau

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
check-in 3:00 p.m., check-out 10:00 a.m.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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September and October openings. Great for winery and color tours!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
5

Its a great!

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect the house spacious and clean. Wonderful experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for family and friends. Quiet. Near town. Beach. House is very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable Northport stay

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this property were always quick to provide complete answers to my questions. The house was clean, organized and had all the supplies we needed (including bicycles). Our family had a wonderful time in Northport and having a house near both downtown Northport and the bay made it convenient to participate in multiple activities.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Northport, MI

  • 5 of 5

The four of us enjoyed our stay at your rental home in Northport. We loved having the four bedrooms which fit our group nicely. The home was well furnished and very comfortable. The location was great. We were able to travel all around the Leelanau Peninsula easily. We would recommend this home for rental to others that might be interested. Staying in the small town of Northport was the best. Thank you John and Carol for a great vacation in the north country of Michigan.

Nel-October 2016

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice House

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this home was very satisfactory. The house was beautiful and had all of our needs covered. Enjoyed a nice barbecue with the gas grill. Walked to town, just a few blocks, and enjoyed the people, shops and convenient grocery store. We would highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Super cute house! Everything is nice and updated but still has the charm. Worked great for our family!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
cherry capitol airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Northport brew pub
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Northport Creek
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M-22
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
crystal mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
northport public beach
Car: not necessary

Just minutes to the beach, local attractions include the light house at Northport Point State Park, numerous vineyards, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, golf, kayaking, swimming,, and more. New 18 hole golf course half block away. State Park has numerous hiking trails. Cathead Bay, Peterson Park, and Christmas Cove all close to drive to and very beautiful. Music in the park every Friday evening throughout the summer. Leelanau Uncaged at the end of September is a weekend street music and art festival. Leland is 15 mins. drive and is worth a trip for shopping, eating and seeing Fishtown. Fresh fish can be purchased at Carlson's fishery. Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore is 30 miles away and the sand dunes are a huge attraction. Suttons Bay is 15 mins. south and is a great place for boutique shopping and has several good restaurants. Traverse City is 30 miles south and has a great downtown and is known as a "foodie" destination. Northport has it's own micro brew pub with great outdoor seating and a good food truck there as well.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Northport, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall
7 Sep 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£157
From
£196
Fri,Sat
£981
 
 
spring
1 Apr 2018 - 20 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£157
£981
 
 
summer
21 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,157
for 5 nights
From
£231
£1,608
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£157
From
£196
Fri,Sat
£981
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £74.01
Damage Deposit £296.04

Reservation deposit will be refunded if cancelled more than 30 days from reservation.
All rates are based on 8 person occupancy. Please no tents or trailers.
Subject to approval, a dog will be considered. There is an additional pet fee of $100.00 per week. Summer is a min. stay of 5 nights. At other times of the year there is an additional cleaning fee of $100.00 on stays of less than 5 nights.
Check in after 3:00 p.m.
Check out by 10:00 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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