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Historic Platte Lake House near sleeping bear dune

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Deck over lake with amazing views
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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Historic Platte Lake House, nestled in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, for rent this Spring, Summer and Fall! Be one of the few lucky guests to spend your vacation in this amazing home. The house is 2200 sq ft and has 4 Bedrooms, a 1 Bdrm Guest Cabin , 2 Full Bathrooms, Spacious Kitchen, Combined Large Dining Room- Living Room, Additional TV-Lounge Room, Lakefront Entertainment Room(with futon), 3 Tier Oversized Deck, with one tier over the lake, and Beach Bonfire Pit with BBQ and Refrigerator. There is also a 70 foot dock for sunbathing and fishing. The Home is located on 1.3 acres of wooded land, has 205 feet of private lakefront and is only 2 miles away from Lake Michigan and the south end of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. Only a twenty minute drive to the world famous Slee...Historic Platte Lake House, nestled in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, for rent this Spring, Summer and Fall! Be one of the few lucky guests to spend your vacation in this amazing home. The house is 2200 sq ft and has 4 Bedrooms, a 1 Bdrm Guest Cabin , 2 Full Bathrooms, Spacious Kitchen, Combined Large Dining Room- Living Room, Additional TV-Lounge Room, Lakefront Entertainment Room(with futon), 3 Tier Oversized Deck, with one tier over the lake, and Beach Bonfire Pit with BBQ and Refrigerator. There is also a 70 foot dock for sunbathing and fishing. The Home is located on 1.3 acres of wooded land, has 205 feet of private lakefront and is only 2 miles away from Lake Michigan and the south end of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. Only a twenty minute drive to the world famous Sleeping Bear Dune Climb and the stunning Pierce Stocking Bluffs. Also only a 30 minute drive to Traverse City. This home is steeped in History and will charm you from the minute you roll down its private gravel drive. Built in the early 1900's by our Great Grandfather John Peck, a famous Platte Valley logger, the house is around 100 years old. It is built entirely from local lumber and has a personality that cannot be found in many other homes. When it was first built the home was used as a summer camp for boys and girls, and was affectionately named Camp Wasquam-- after the Native American Family that worked for our Great Grandfather. At that time, there were only two other houses on Big Platte Lake. On top of this rich history, the house’s location is exceptional. Its proximity to the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and the Grand Traverse Area is ideal. There are an abundance of activities and attractions at your doorstep: numerous hiking trails and dune climbs along the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, great fishing and canoeing on the Upper/Lower Platte Rivers, the Historic Lighthouse at Point Betsie, unique shops/restaurants of Beulah, Frankfort, and Glen Arbor, the one-of-a-kind Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theater(only 1.5 miles away), several nationally ranked golf courses, art and music events at the internationally renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts, and relaxing Winery tours on both the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas. These are just a few of the many activities in the area, almost all of which are within 30 miles-- many only 10 miles-- and if you book a stay with us you will have access to our large and comprehensive database of all the worthwhile activities and attractions in the area.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests are not permitted to use the fireplace or hot tub.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
geoff g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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