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Walk to Lake MI + Ice Cream from Charming 3BR House in Perfect Summer Town

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Living Room
Very good
3 reviews
Living Room
Farmhouse style in the village
Breezy front porch
Cozy night spot for warm nights
Entry to open concept dining and kitchen area
Farmhouse style dining area
Open concept dining to living room
Living room with low maintenance wood floor
Large peninsula counter for easy entertaining
House character retained with vintage kitchen cabinets
Lower level queen bedroom with vintage built in closets
Upper level queen bedroom
View from queen bedroom to twin bedroom
Upper level Twin bedroom
Ensuite shower room to Twin Bedroom
Vintage upper level shower room
Upper bathroom
Lower level powder room
Rear lawn with privacy garden around rear deck
Rear deck with privacy garden, build in benches and charcoal BBQ
View to yard and back deck from rear sitting porch
View of front street parking that supplements rear single garage and small driveway
Front porch entry
Frankfort village beach
Frankfort lighthouse and walkable pier
Sidewalk to beach
Charming Frankfort movie theater
Outdoor seating for ice cream at The Cool Spot
Another ice cream place, The Scoop
Marina on Betsie Bay adjacent to downtown Frankfort
Frankfort view from boat
Frankfort beach, lighthouse, piers, harbor to Betsie Bay
Stormcloud Brewing often features live music downtown
Walkable Frankfort pier to lighthouse
Bookstore for rainy days
Nature kayak and canoe areas
Frankfort beach
Betsie Bay Marina
Frankfort piers and lighthouse
Paddleboarding on nearby turquoise waters of Crystal Lake
Legendary Sleeping Bear Dunes are 40 min drive away
Sleeping Bear Dunes are 40 min drive away
4th of July Fireworks over Frankfort beach
Children's playground in Open Space 5 min walk from house
Frankfort beach with sunset swings and volleyball courts
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Frankfort, Benzie County, Michigan
Affordable charm in perfect Frankfort summer town. This historic 3 BR 2-story house flows from breezy front porch to open concept kitchen, island buffet, dining and living rooms for easy family entertaining.

Enjoy summer breezes on the large rear deck and two screened porches with cozy sleeping nooks. Light and airy interior with lace curtains on high windows and elegant Victorian touches.

The house feels like 'home' with original woodwork, chandeliers, vintage kitchen cabinets and wallpaper, outdoor dining area and rear yard. Upstairs bedrooms have brass chandeliers with a Victorian farmhouse feel, while the downstairs bedroom has vintage embossed wallpaper and brass chandelier.

Conveniences include full size stove and fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, BBQ, ceiling fan, laundry room, AC in Master Bedroom, flat scree...
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Listing #FKN8748164
About the Owner
Kim B
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
You are free to enjoy the house in privacy, and arrive when you wish after 3 pm and let yourself in using the key lock box on the door. There is a local property manager in case something needs immediate attention. I am available by phone if the manager cannot meet your needs.
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Easy walk to shopping, the bay and the beach and also the break wall! Accommodations were clean and comfortable, nice flatscreen in the front room. Beds were very comfortable and kitchen was fully equipped. It was awkward to have to go through the single bed...More

Thank karenpointer
Kim B, VR Owner at Walk to Lake MI + Ice Cream from Charming 3BR House in Perfect Summer Town, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. We'll make sure to get those bushes trimmed.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

It was a great place to stay and was very comfortable, it was great and was within easy walking distance of everything in town.

Thank aannebabcock4
Kim B, VR Owner at Walk to Lake MI + Ice Cream from Charming 3BR House in Perfect Summer Town, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks Amanda. It was a delight to host you and I hope you return soon!

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were in Michigan for a week, visiting family and friends and getting some great beach time. This house in downtown Frankfort was a great place to relax, just a few minutes walk from a relaxing beach on Lake Michigan. It was a perfect place...More

Thank Dan G
Kim B, VR Owner at Walk to Lake MI + Ice Cream from Charming 3BR House in Perfect Summer Town, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks Dan. We hope to host you in Frankfort again soon!

Amenities
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Welcome to Frankfort! Please have a great time and keep music and noise within the house and deck and enjoy the perfect summer town.
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
    2 Sofas
    1 Bunk
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
R 2 308
US$158
R 16 153
US$1 106
R 64 263
US$4 400
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: R 730 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 191 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Frankfort is a classic summer small town nestled between Betsie Bay and Lake Michigan, with gorgeous Crystal Lake a 5 min drive away. It gets busy in the height of summer, so being close enough to walk to town, the beach and sunsets is convenient.

Daytrips in the area include Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City Cherry and Film Festivals, Crystal Lake, Leelanau Peninsula wine country, Glen Arbor resorts and the fun shopping and dining of re-purposed fishing shacks, and waterfalls, of 'Fishtown' in Leland.
Getting around
The town is walkable. Betsie Bay and its marina is a two block, 4 min. walk to the south, as is the beautiful Library with great water view, magazine rack, comfortable chairs and free internet access.

Restaurants, ice cream, the cinema, bars and a bookstore are a further 4 min. walk, and gorgeous Lake Michigan beach is a further 4 min stroll. You can walk down the classic leafy Forest Ave. and pass brightly painted Victorian homes on your way to Lake Michigan.

The grocery store is 1.5 blocks to the east. A soft serve ice cream stand is in front of the store.
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