Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals: The Beach House

Frankfort, Michigan vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 4
  • Bathrooms - 2.0
  • Sleeps - 8
  • Pets considered
  • On Upper Herring Lake
  • Weekly only 5/24 to 9/27.

Your modern two-story lakefront vacation home is located on 80’ of private white sandy beach on Upper Herring Lake near Traverse City. This cottage-style 2,000 sq ft. home was built in 2004 and has four bedrooms/2 baths complete with beautiful hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, and finishing touches of tongue and groove pine planking. The master bedroom contains its own light-filled relaxation area with panoramic views of the lake.

You’ll never tire of the stunning sunsets on the lake from the dining room, living room, back deck area, the outdoor picnic table, or the comfortable lounge chairs on your own private beach. You may even see an eagle soaring above the water that nests nearby.

The fully equipped modern kitchen contains a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, cooking utensils, and dishes. There is a separate laundry room with a washer/dryer. The dining room table seats six with 2 more seats are the kitchen breakfast island.

Sleeping Arrangements: Bedroom 1 main level has a queen bed; Bedroom 2 upper level has a queen bed; Bedroom 3 upper level has a single bunk bed/full futon; Bedroom 4 upper level has a single bunk bed; living room with 2 full futons for more room (1 pack and play for children).

Unique Features

Your private beachfront. Home includes the use of a free pontoon boat w/10 gal free fuel, (Memorial week til Mid October), kayaks (May 1st til Nov 1st), pedal boat (April 1st til Nov 15th), a full dock with room for your boat (Mid-May til Nov 1st), and life jackets so you can fully explore Upper Herring Lake.

The vacation home’s recreational amenities also include a full dock, fire pit, grill, swing set, sand box, and chaise lounges.

Things To Do

The Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore is a “must see” excursion with over 72,000 acres of pristine protected sand dunes and 65 miles of lakeshore. The dunes are host to many rare and endangered plant species, including the pink lady slipper orchid. Canoe on one of the inland lakes or hike on a trail through a forest for exceptional bird and wildlife viewing. You’ll find plenty of restaurants and shopping along the way in Empire, Glen Arbor and Leland.

Get out on Lake Michigan with a Tall Ship Cruise from Traverse City and step back in time to experience the thrill of schooner sailing. Learn about the area’s unique maritime history and trading on the Great Lakes.

Grand Traverse Balloons offers seasonal packages for that amazing aerial experience of a lifetime. Their balloon baskets hold up to 10 passengers - perfect for a family reunion experience or just an anniversary surprise. Image soaring above a full canopy of brilliant fall colors and watching bird migrations!

Amenities: Rental type

  • Suitable for events
  • Non smoking
  • Pets considered
  • Suitable for children
  • Boat and trailer parking
  • Year-round rental

Amenities: Minimum stay

  • 2 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Amenities: Housekeeping

  • Linens Provided
  • Bath towels
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron & board

Amenities: Utilities/Firewood

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heat/AC
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace (gas/electric)

Amenities: Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Wine glasses
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups

Amenities: Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Paper products

Amenities: Onsite recreation

  • Television
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Video library
  • Board games
  • Game room
  • Gaming system
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor grill
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Garden
  • Yard games
  • On ATV trail

Amenities: Waterfront recreation

  • Fishing boat with oars
  • Pontoon boat rental
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Pedal boat
  • Lifejackets
  • Private dock
  • Private sand beach
  • Beach toys

Amenities: Nearby recreation

  • National Park
  • State Park
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Downhill skiing
  • Golfing
  • Designated scenic highway
  • Vineyards
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Tubing
  • Lakes
  • Great Lakes
  • Water sport rentals
  • Public boat launch

Amenities:

Rental type

  • Suitable for events
  • Non smoking
  • Pets considered
  • Suitable for children
  • Boat and trailer parking
  • Year-round rental

Minimum stay

  • 2 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Housekeeping

  • Linens Provided
  • Bath towels
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron & board

Utilities/Firewood

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heat/AC
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace (gas/electric)

Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Wine glasses
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups

Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Paper products

Onsite recreation

  • Television
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Video library
  • Board games
  • Game room
  • Gaming system
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor grill
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Garden
  • Yard games
  • On ATV trail

Waterfront recreation

  • Fishing boat with oars
  • Pontoon boat rental
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Pedal boat
  • Lifejackets
  • Private dock
  • Private sand beach
  • Beach toys

Nearby recreation

  • National Park
  • State Park
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Downhill skiing
  • Golfing
  • Designated scenic highway
  • Vineyards
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Tubing
  • Lakes
  • Great Lakes
  • Water sport rentals
  • Public boat launch

Property styles

  • Cabin
  • Cottage
  • Vacation home
  • Single rental

Property settings

  • On an all-sports recreation lake
  • Walking distance to water
  • Lakeview
  • Wooded
  • Lake Michigan

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Rates & Specials

BOOK DIRECT
$320 - $320 per night
$1700 - $3900 per week

3rd party booking

$416 - $416 per night
$2210 - $5070 per week

September 16 - September 30, 2022 = $1800/week

September 30 - May 26, 2023 = $1700/week, or $320/night 
(2 night minimum)

May 26 - June 2, 2023= $1900/week

June 2 - June 9, 2023 = $2400/week

June 9 - June 16, 2023 = $2900/week

June 16 - June 30, 2023 = $3700/week

June 30 - July 7, 2023 = $3900/week

July 7 - August 25, 2023 = $3700/week

August 25 - September 1, 2023 = $2800/week

September 1 - September 8, 2023 = $2300/week

Sept 8 - Sept 15, 2023 = $2100/week

September 15 - September 29, 2023 = $1900/week

September 29, 2023 - May 24, 2024 = $1700/week, or $320/night 
(2 night minimum)

We charge 6% MI Sales tax, but no additional pet or cleaning fees. 


Map & Owner/Manager Info.

Property Details

5484 Indian Trail
Frankfort, MI 49635
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231-632-0833
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