Travelers' Retreat Luxury Home with Huge Deck


Entire residential home hosted by John

8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 5 beds, 2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Summer Retreat behind Teddy Griffin's
Doing special cleaning protocols wiping down all door handles & light switches
Literally a 10 minute drive to area beaches (Harbor Springs & Petoskey State Park)
Premium Sheets
Featuring new hardwood floors
Award winning new gas fireplace
Large Screen TV

The space
Ready to enjoy secluded beaches, cycling trails, woodland hikes, or relax on our huge Azek Cypress deck
Enjoy our new upgrades at the Travelers' Retreat (TR).
Cozy Luxury awaits your adventure Up North.
Our recently renovated themed rooms feature new locally sourced hardwood floors perfect for those preferring comfortably clean rooms or those with allergies.
All rooms feature premium sheets.
High Speed Internet featuring a new tri-band wifi router keeps you connected when you wish to be.

The Banff Mountain Suite features a king bed with locally sourced Maple floors, ensuite private bathroom, sliding glass doors onto a private deck, and it's own 40" Smart TV

The cozy Monet Room includes a king bed, new locally sourced Maple floors, a 32" TV. This French themed room was designed by Tres Belle Interior Design of Harbor Springs.

Those preferring adventure of a more southern variety will enjoy the Outback room. New local Cherry hardwood floors create a warm environment in this queen bedroom. This room highlights authentic Aboriginal art from the Australian Outback.

Ready to kick back?... Relax in the "Great Lakes" Great Room featuring a new award winning sealed gas fireplace. This Michigan themed room invites relaxation with our new genuine leather sectional and large screen TV. For those preferring a more quiet retreat the six windows and 2 sliding glass doors highlight views of the northern woods and wildlife including pileated woodpeckers, raccoons, deer, and wild turkeys.

For foodies and those ready to whip up a meal enjoy using the new gas stainless steel convection oven

Come to the North and enjoy cozy luxury in this wonderful,relaxing woodland home.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable/satellite
Central air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private garden
Security cameras on property


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4.90 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews


Where you’ll be

Harbor Springs, Michigan, United States

Hosted by John

  1. Joined in July 2014
  • 181 Reviews
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A long time owner of Bay Breeze Historic Tours, I offer specialized walking & trolley tours of Bay View, Petoskey, & Harbor Springs. Specializing in Ernest Hemingway tours of the area. If you want a tour for your small group, business, or group let me know. An active middle school teacher & Tour Guide Leader that loves to travel and do both active outdoor activities (kayaking,biking,skijoring, hiking, tennis,etc.) and cultural activities in cities. Another way I enjoy different cultures is cooking using fresh foods and herbs. As an experienced cycling leader for Around Wisconsin Bike Tours, I love cycling and am always looking for new great rides. In addition, I am a trained outdoor education leader and thoroughly enjoy outdoor challenges. I also love to play Euchre (card game) and hear stories of travels. If I am not traveling, I enjoy hearing interesting stories from fellow travels. Motto- All things in moderation including moderation.
A long time owner of Bay Breeze Historic Tours, I offer specialized walking & trolley tours of Bay View, Petoskey, & Harbor Springs. Specializing in Ernest Hemingway tours of the a…


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  • Language: English
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House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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