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The Platte River House in Sleeping Bear Dunes

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View of house from upstream river bank
View of house from upstream river bank
House from dock on river
view from porch looking up river
view from corner or house to river
view from the side of house toward river with the fire pit
fire pit
view up river from the bank  near the dock
view of the dock from the bank
looking down river from the bank
view from inside the house
main floor bathroom entrance, kitchen and eating area
kitchen and eating area, there are 10 chairs
kitchen, eating area, and living area with natural fireplace
living room area (riverside)
living area showing main floor bedroom entrance
main floor bedroom (river side) 1 queen bed
upper level bedroom (river side) with a queen bed
upper level large bedroom (river side) with 1 queen bed
upper level bunk room
upper level bathroom
upper level laundry
detached game room pool table room in progress
kayak and water toy shed
interior of wood heated suana
parking, house, pool table room, kayak shed, sauna view and basketball hoop (not visible)
view of sauna
not sure what this shows
sunrise over east Platte Bay
sunset over west Platte Bay
Sun rise east bay
storm coming in
sunset on a kayak trip
rough waters looking over west bay
rough water looking over east bay
view of east bay toward river mouth
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Honor, Benzie County, Michigan
The house is located in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. It's the last house on the Platte River before it empties into Lake Michigan. Plenty to do and see, whether enjoying mornings on the dock, canoe or kayak trips down the river, hikes and dune climbs throughout the park or enjoying the sunsets over Platte Bay on Lake Michigan, this is a great location for endless opportunities. Centrally located to visit nearby destination towns of Alberta, Frankfort, Empire, Glen Arbor, Leland or Traverse City. There is a game room with a pool table and a detached wood fired sauna to keep you warmed up. Although it's a great place for summer fun, fall has a lot to offer with the serenity of the changing season, less tourists, the color change and of course the salmon and steelhead run in the river, even if you don't fish it's gr... Read more
Listing #FKN9174946
About the Owner
John O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
We will not be around during your stay but there is a property manager to contact if any issues should arise. My phone is always on for any questions that may arise.
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Amenities
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guests must abide by the rules of the National Park. Although we own the land and house the park has jurisdiction over the area. Basically this means no cutting trees / limbs...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    3 Queens
    2 Bunks
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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
Default 3 nights
R 6 068
US$450
R 37 756
US$2 800
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
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2 nights
R 8 091
US$600
R 51 241
US$3 800
1 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Default
3 nights
R 7 416
US$550
R 45 847
US$3 400
1 Dec 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
Default
3 nights
R 4 045
US$300
R 26 969
US$2 000
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
  • Damage Deposit: R 6 742 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
One of the best places to vacation in northern Michigan. Whether you simply spend your vacation around the house and river or choose to visit some of the nearby towns of Alberta, Frankfort, Empire, Glen Arbor or Leland you should have a great time.
Getting around
No public transportation available, a car is a necessity to see the area. A few bikes are available for use.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Traverse City: 52.0 km
Easy to get to, just off M-22 on Lake Michigan Drive with ample parking for multiple vehicles.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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