Empire Blue House w/ Hot Tub

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Entire residential home hosted by Donna

6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 2 bathrooms
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Clean, new home (in 2020) with 6-person hot tub is less than a 4-minute walk to Lake Michigan, and 3-minutes to downtown Empire. In the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and its amazing trails, there is over 1400 square feet of indoor living space, plus 1000 sq feet of covered decks. The location offers easy access to a variety of outdoor recreation, Leelanau Wineries, and is 25 miles to Traverse City shopping and nightlife or 25 miles to Crystal Mountain Skiing!

The space
Central Air conditioning. Fully stocked kitchen.
Outdoor Weber gas grill and picnic table on covered deck.
In the backyard there is a fire pit (and firewood).
If you need to balance work and play, there are 2 foldable desk tops and chairs that can be placed wherever you want to work.
Upstairs: Laundry room, one full bath with tub/shower, two bedrooms, each with Queen bed and private walk-out decks.
Downstairs: One bedroom with full bed, one full bath with low threshold shower.
The WiFi is excellent at Empire Blue House. It is Cable Internet: 100 Mbps download, 10 Mbps upload.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

What this place offers

Public or shared beach access
Kitchen
Wifi – 100 Mbps
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
HDTV with Roku, Chromecast
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Central air conditioning

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 54 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Empire, Michigan, United States

1.5 miles from Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail head - an amazing paved bike trail that stretches from Empire to Port Oneida.
Bike/eBike, Kayak, and Stand Up Paddleboards are available for rental in Empire.
Empire has several quaint, eclectic shops and art galleries.
For snow lovers ... Crystal Mountain is only 25 miles away!
Note: Empire has only small, convenience-style grocery stores. It is best to do the majority of your shopping before you arrive.

Hosted by Donna

  1. Joined in April 2019
  • 54 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
I’m a retired engineer now living in beautiful Empire with my husband and Lily, our high-energy boxer. We love Empire and are honored to provide a safe, clean home so others can enjoy this amazing area, too.

During your stay

Smart lock door code will be provided prior to your arrival, allowing you to check in at your convenience. Guests will typically check in and spend the duration of their stay without seeing us. We live close by and are available 24/7 by text or phone should you have any needs or requests.
Smart lock door code will be provided prior to your arrival, allowing you to check in at your convenience. Guests will typically check in and spend the duration of their stay wit…

Donna is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy