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Riverside Retreat—Kayaks included!

SuperhostBellaire, Michigan, United States
Entire guest house hosted by Fred
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bathroom
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Lovely peaceful retreat on Intermediate River. Steps to downtown Bellaire: Short’s beer, unique stores, restaurants and movie theatre. This tranquil space is the perfect romantic getaway for 2 In the heart of Michigan’s prime recreation area, minutes away from championship golf courses, ski runs, hiking, biking trails and beautiful Torch Lake. Enjoy wine tasting, craft beer, Mammoth Craft Distillery and Bee Well Cider and Meadery, or just select a book from our library and relax on the dock!

The space
Guests will enjoy a tranquil one room hotel like suite. The Guest House is steps away from the main house and steps away from Intermediate River. Open your window and you’ll hear babbling water and birdsong. The bathroom is small but well appointed with multiple pressure shower head. WiFi and both local and cable TV includes Netflix. The queen bed is extremely comfortable and has a variety of pillow options. The space is both smoke and pet free. There are no cooking facilities in the cottage other than a microwave, tea kettle and coffee maker. There is a large fire pit which can be used for cooking. A small grill, fire starter, matches and firewood are provided The room has both a fan and an air conditioner. Bellaire is home to many great restaurants in all price ranges. Sample menus are available in your room.

Guest access
Besides your guest suite you will enjoy the deck/dock with seating areas, a large fire pit, chiminea and a horseshoe pit. Kayaks are available for your use. There is dock space for your boat or jet ski. There is no kitchen or laundry on site, but there is a mini refrigerator to keep drinks and leftovers cold, microwave oven, Keurig coffee maker and a nice selection of coffees, hot chocolate, and teas. There is a grill setup in the large fire pit that makes outdoor bbq-ing easy and fun. Firewood, utensils and fire starter are provided. Easy swimming from the dock! Just use the ladder for easy in and out river swimming so be sure to bring your swimsuit!

Other things to note
Be sure to ask us about nearby wine tasting opportunities, fine dining, and a myriad of outdoor activities. Seasonal color tour maps, hiking and biking trail information and boat rentals are easily available locally.
Lovely peaceful retreat on Intermediate River. Steps to downtown Bellaire: Short’s beer, unique stores, restaurants and movie theatre. This tranquil space is the perfect romantic getaway for 2 In the heart of Michigan’s prime recreation area, minutes away from championship golf courses, ski runs, hiking, biking trails and beautiful Torch Lake. Enjoy wine tasting, craft beer, Mammoth Craft Distillery and Bee Well Cider and Meadery, or just select a book from our library and relax on the dock!

The space
Guests will enjoy a tranquil one room hotel like suite. The Guest House is steps away from the main…

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1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Breakfast
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Air conditioning
Laptop-friendly workspace
TV
Heating
Hair dryer
Iron

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Bellaire, Michigan, United States

The village of Bellaire is literally a flight of steps away. There you will enjoy the famous Short's Brewing, unique shops, movies, and a variety of restaurants. Hiking, fishing, biking, boating and kayaking are popular local sports and the trails and waterways are right here at your Riverside Retreat. World class golf courses and a myriad of winter sports opportunities are located minutes from your doorstep!
The village of Bellaire is literally a flight of steps away. There you will enjoy the famous Short's Brewing, unique shops, movies, and a variety of restaurants. Hiking, fishing, biking, boating and kaya…

Shanty Creek Resort
3.9km
Dockside Torch Lake
7.1km
Grass River Natural Area
8.5km
Torch Lake
10.3km

Hosted by Fred

Joined in February 2016
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Retired drama/English teachers. World travelers, animal lovers, readers, golfer. Love meeting new people. Interested in supporting local ecosystems by sustainable land management and organic gardening practices. Currently establishing a wildlife garden that encourages birds, bees and butterflies.
Retired drama/English teachers. World travelers, animal lovers, readers, golfer. Love meeting new people. Interested in supporting local ecosystems by sustainable land management a…
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Carol and Fred are onsite in main house and easily available if you need them.
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House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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