Empire Accommodations

Accommodations in Empire

Bedroom
Excellent
66 reviews
Bedroom
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The SpaceQuiet, great hiking and jogging, No traffic noise. Build a bonfire if conditions permit. Watch the sky and learn about the constellation from your astronomer host. Simple but comfortable room in light-filled house. Our home is best for two people or a couple with a child. We can accommodate a family with 2 younger children and we do have a pack n play. We have toys for very young children, being grandparents of three little ones. Guest AccessOur sauna, bonfire pit (when weather allows) We are not able to book our guest room for July and the first week of August due to children visiting from out of state. Interaction with GuestsWe like people! we will respect your privacy. Norm is a musician/poet and will perform around the area. Mimi is a chocolatier and blogger and will likely try feed you chocolate. She is the founder of Empire's Grocer's Daughter Chocolate (well worth a visit) she sold the business 2 years ago. The NeighborhoodIts quiet. You cannot see neighbors except the (website hidden) renters July/August in our next door rental house. We have no animals on premises but might have an occasional visit by the 1/4 mile away neighbor's very friendly old dogs. We will most likely not be able to accommodate your pets. Getting AroundYou will need a car to stay here. We are 8-10 minutes from Glen Arbor or Empire. You will find a lovely beach and playground in Empire. You can rent bikes and kayaks in both these small towns. We have a steep driveway that requires 4 WD or very good tires in the snow. Your GPS might not give you accurate directions- please call us before arrival. Other Things to NoteWe live in one of the most beautiful places in the US. We are a Danish-American couple in our early 60's with a lot of travel experience. We speak English, Danish, German and Spanish. We are gone part of the winter, traveling to either Guatemala or Ecuador.
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3br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceBeautiful 3 bedroom, two full baths , with wrap around deck in a natural setting , adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Kitchen is large and open to the dining/living space with cathedral ceiling. House is decorated with art and sculpture . Guest AccessAccess to weber grill, fire pit , beautiful perrenial gardens . Interaction with GuestsYou have the entire house, though I live in an apartment above the garage and am available to provide recommendations through out the area The NeighborhoodAdjacent to the Sleeping Bear Lakeshore , far enough off the road for pets and very peaceful and quiet. Great location between Glen Arbor and Empire and close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan and Glen Lake Getting AroundCar is a must , great biking and hiking trails. Other Things to NoteWasher, dryer. Linens provided. Cable TV, DVD, well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. WIFI
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2br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceBuilt with Green in mind, the Lucky Pig is a quiet retreat in the middle of everything the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore has to offer. Wake up in a bright and cheery bedroom, come downstairs for coffee and relax on the front porch or back patio. The downstairs basement offers a space for children to hangout. Upstairs: Queen in master; 3 twins in bunk room Main floor: Comfy pull out sleeper sofa, living room, bath and kitchen Walk out basement: TV room, Sectional couch, Washer and Dryer Guest AccessBeach chairs, outdoor shower, grill, internet access, fully equipped kitchen, new appliances, fire ring, gardens. In National Park: Hiking, kayaking, dune climbing, geocaching, swimming, boating/sailing. Winter activities include snow shoeing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, skating, sledding, and more. Two ski resorts within 30 minutes. 90 minutes to Boyne Mtn. NO CABLE TELEVISION: WIFI AND BLU RAY DVD ONLY Interaction with GuestsWe will meet our guests upon arrival and check in occasionally. Sandy and I live and work in Empire and are available to share with you our love and knowledge of the area. We know where the good restaurants and beaches are. The NeighborhoodThe New Neighborhood was designed with "neighbors" in mind. Sidewalk, front porches, rear alleys for parking, and common area make this unique neighborhood home to about 30 families. Directly across from the National Park Service headquarters. Getting AroundBike and walk to beach and town. No public transportation. Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (bike, blade, hike, run) from Empire to Glen Arbor and on to Pt Oneida spring, 2015. Other Things to NoteIf you've never been to SBNL, you are in for a treat. The Lucky Pig is located in the New Neighborhood, a developing neighborhood with unique homes. Kayaking, wineries, hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, antiquing, camping, Manitou Island, climb the dunes, picnics. Summer rent by the week only from Saturday 3:00 p.m. to Saturday at 10:00 a.m. June 15 to September 15. Cable TV is not available. BluRay available with NetFlix. Reliable Wifi is available.
Farmhouse
2br Farmhouse
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The SpaceCHARMING (REMOTE &TRANQUIL) HOUSE SITUATED ON A CENTURY OLD FARM IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN PLEASE (ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE A FIRST TIME AIRBNB'R) MESSAGE ME PRIOR TO MAKING YOUR RESERVATION TO ENSURE THE REQUESTED DATES ARE AVAILABLE. Located two miles outside of Empire, MI on nine private acres this Two Bed/ One Bath offers all you need for your up-north vacation located. Read below... it doesn't get much easier or affordable than this! HOUSE DETAILS: - 900 sq ft - large yard, ready for entertaining - Master bedroom - queen bed - 2nd bedroom - two twin beds - Rustic hardwood floors and newer carpet - Fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, etc (all cooking appliances, silverware, etc available) - Local TV channels / wireless internet - Each bedroom has freshly washed linen, towels, hand towels, etc - Ironing board & iron FROM TRAVERSE CITY: - The approximate commuting time from Traverse City depends purely on traffic but generally takes between 18 and 25 minutes. When making reservation request, please 1. Have a clear face pic in your profile. 2. Describe yourself in 2-3 lines- where you're from, what brings you to northern Michigan and your occupation. 3. Anything additional worth noting along with any special requests. 4. If you're a first time AirBnB'r or don't have any reviews from previous stays please click the "Contact Me" button and select the option allowing me to call you prior to placing a reservation request. 5. Our home can be setup to be pet friendly - if you plan on bringing a pet, please include this information with your initial inquiry prior to booking. Thanks! The NeighborhoodOut in the wilderness - on a clear night you can see all trillion stars. Oh, and it's very, very quiet.
apt. / condo
2br apt. / condo
    Walk to village, Lake Michigan beach, close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, bike trail and parks. I furnish the linens, basics in kitchen, grill, row boat, picnic table and fire ring. Fish from our front yard. Beds: 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds Tax I.D.: 38-2952907 Deposits: 1/2 down secures the rental Payment Options: Discover, Mastercard, Visa Other Fees: 100.00 maximum cleaning fee. If maid charges less, part will be returned to renter Walk to village, Lake Michigan beach, close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, bike trail and parks. I furnish the linens, basics in kitchen, grill, row boat, picnic table and fire ring. Fish from our front yard. Beds: 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds
    Home/Apartment
    Excellent
    3 reviews
    Home/Apartment
    • Wifi
    • Pets Allowed
    Clean and Comfortable vacation home. Sleeps 6. Three bedrooms. Two Baths. Near the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan Beaches and Beautiful Glen Lake. A quiet country setting. Easy access to shopping and great restaurants . Its the best place ever! Pets welcome
    Home/Apartment
    Excellent
    14 reviews
    2br Home/Apartment
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    The SpaceThe Granary is a charming two story simple, rustic structure with many windows on three of its sides. The first floor consists of a kitchen, dining area and living room in an open design. The kitchen has all the basics for food preparation. One full bath downstairs. Upstairs there are two small bedrooms. One with a queen size bed. The other with two twin beds. Guest AccessThe entire house is available for guests. Granary driveway and parking is separate from the main house. Bed linens, kitchen towels provided. Please bring bath towels. Interaction with GuestsOwner is available for questions or concerns that might arise. The NeighborhoodCountry setting with a few neighbors nearby. Property is on the edge of the Pere Marquette State forest. Hiking and horse back riding trails, beaches, and wineries and a brewery are near by.
    hotel
    Nice
    45 reviews
    12br hotel
    • Breakfast
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    • Pets Allowed
    • Swimming Pool
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    Situated near the beach, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center and Empire Bluff Trail. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Sleeping Bear Dunes are also within 6 mi (10 km).
    Home/Apartment
    3br Home/Apartment
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    25 miles to Traverse City. 2 miles from Sleeping bear Sand Dunes and Beautiful Empire Beach. Sits on 7 acres of wooded property. Plenty of wildlife. Sits on Scenic M-22. Across the street from Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. Winter and Summer fun
    Home/Apartment
    4br Home/Apartment
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    The SpaceThe house is ideal for families, with two good-sized living areas, four bedrooms, two baths, and a large kitchen/dining area. Outside is a spacious back yard with fire pit, two picnic tables, lots of adirondack chairs, a deck, and a grill. Basic necessities are supplied, including linens, towels, paper goods, soap, and laundry detergent. Guest AccessGuests have exclusive use of the large yard and access to the garage and use of beach toys and bicycles--of course at your own risk. The only area of the house off-limits is the basement--for safety reasons, as the stairs are very steep, and the heating system is installed there. Interaction with GuestsAlthough I'm only in town rarely when the house is rented, my long-time handyman Jack is right there, ready to solve any problem that may arise. You will have his contact information on the guest sheet, as well as my cell number. Locals love the area, are very friendly, and enjoy recommending hikes, scenic drives, etc. The NeighborhoodThe house is located right on Front Street, so guests enjoy sitting on the porch and watching the world go by--horseback riders, groups of cyclists, tourists leisurely walking down the main street of our small village. Privacy is available too--on the back deck or the spacious back yard ringed with trees. More active pursuits are within blocks: a nice hike up the village overlook, swimming and fishing in the inland lake, and of course all kinds of water activities on Lake Michigan at Empire Beach. Right on Front Street guests enjoy Tiffany's, an ice cream, coffee, and sandwich shop (excellent sandwiches) and Joe's Friendly Tavern (burgers and great whitefish). Two other cafes offer good pizza and fresh home made soups, among other items. Getting AroundParking is convenient, with room for two cars in the driveway--and of course street parking in front of the house as well. Car rentals can be arranged in Traverse City, only 25 miles away. There is a regional bus service that is relaxing but slow. Within the village, guests walk or ride bikes. Other Things to NoteIf it rains, as it may well do once in a week-long stay, you'll have lots to do, even with children. The TV has cable and all the entertainment channels, and the local library, actually quite good, is just across the street and down half a block. Interesting shops right on Front Street offer antiques, decorative items, fine art, etc. The National Park office, which includes a museum, is a block east of the house, and the Empire Village Historic Museum is within walking distance as well. Of course, if you venture 25 miles to Traverse City, you'll find theaters, museums, and many other options for indoor entertainment.
    house
    4br house
      Large cottage on 5 acres nestled in the middle of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. The property is located in the Village of Empire on South Bar Lake, an easy walk (or kayak) to Empire Beach, restaurants and other businesses. Great for biking, since it is on the new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. Enjoy watching sunsets on two beaches! The property provides plenty of privacy, with the the house tucked far from the road. Expect to see lots of wildlife on the property, especially deer. Owners are avid gardeners, which you are welcome to enjoy as long as you remember to close the gates to keep the deer out! Large fully-equipped eat-in kitchen and charcoal grill for outdoor cooking. You can find out more about the Village of Empire, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, and Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail by googling them.
      Home/Apartment
      4br Home/Apartment
        Large cottage on 5 acres nestled in the middle of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. The property is located in the Village of Empire on South Bar Lake, an easy walk (or kayak) to Empire Beach, restaurants and other businesses. Great for biking, since it is on the new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. Enjoy watching sunsets on two beaches! The property provides plenty of privacy, with the the house tucked far from the road. Expect to see lots of wildlife on the property, especially deer. Owners are avid gardeners, which you are welcome to enjoy as long as you remember to close the gates to keep the deer out! Large fully-equipped eat-in kitchen and charcoal grill for outdoor cooking. You can find out more about the Village of Empire, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, and Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail by googling them.
        Other
        1br Other
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        The SpaceJoin in on the fun of the outdoor lifestyle with family and friends. Combine the comforts of home with an authentic camping setting. Towering hardwood trees make up your exterior. Located just a few minutes from the famous dune climb and fabulous views. The paved Heritage trail for bike riding is just a few miles away. Guest AccessHeated swimming pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Other Things to NoteThe cabins are open from Mid-May to Mid-October.
        Other
        1br Other
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        The SpaceJoin in on the fun of the outdoor lifestyle with family and friends. Combine the comforts of home with an authentic camping setting. Towering hardwood trees make up your exterior. Located just a few minutes from the famous dune climb and fabulous views. The paved Heritage trail for bike riding is just a few miles away. Guest AccessHeated swimming pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
        Other
        1br Other
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        My place is close to We are located just 3 miles from the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan Beaches. Our cozy cabin is located inside the Indigo Bluffs RV Park, in a very unique setting. Each cabin has a large covered porch and private camp fire ring area. You can see everything about Indigo Bluffs on our website. We are only open until Mid-October....please do not book anything past the night of Octob(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)..
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        2br Home/Apartment
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        This is a beautiful old farm house built in 1890 about 1/4 mile north of the historic Village of Empire. The building has been updated, but still has the old feel of comfort and tranquility. There's a glassed in wrap-around porch that is just perfect for lounging on a rainy day with a large dining room table for 'almost-outdoors' meals. The house is at the end of a short, private road (no traffic) in a grove of very old locust trees in the southwest corner of a 40-acre parcel. The property has a very pretty little stream flowing across part of it a few hundred feet away and below the house. Adjacent to the 40 acres of wooded private land is a nature area protected by the Leelanau Conservancy with comfortable walking trails. There's a very nice public beach in the Village of Empire with a large playground and access to both Lake Michigan and South Bar Lake (warmer water). If you're feeling fit, you can also walk about one mile north and west from the house, through the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore forest to emerge on a very secluded sugar-sand beach on Lake Michigan. Keywords: House
        Home/Apartment
        3br Home/Apartment
          Historical home located in Empire, three blocks from Lake Michigan beach. Three bedrooms/Two baths. Accommodates 8. Queen bed in master bedroom; Two twin beds in second bedroom; Two twin beds in third bedroom; Full sofa bed in living room. Fireplace; Two window air conditioning units; Wireless and high speed internet; TV/DVD; Stereo; Washer/Dryer. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Patio; Gas grill; Fire pit. Walking distance to downtown Empire, restaurants, shops and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Visitors Center. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.
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          3br Home/Apartment
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          This Non-Smoking house is nestled into the edge of the woods. It has a large wrap-around deck that overlooks the perennial gardens and a Goldfish pond. The two upstairs bedrooms have balconies overlooking the gardens and are clean and comfortable. The living space is cozy and has double doors that lead out to the deck and two skylights in the cathedral ceiling. The third bedroom is on the main level. The kitchen is large and open to the living space. The house is decorated with paintings and sculptures to warm up the atmosphere even more. The deck is equipped with a picnic table and plenty of seating. There is a firepit and wood available for evening campfires. Keywords: House with a quite country setting close to the dunes, Glen Arbor, and Empire.
          Cottage
          3br Cottage
            Watch the deer from the screened-in porch at this lovely Centennial home in Empire. Less than a 1/2 mile to the beautiful Lake Michigan beach. 3 bedrooms plus basement and 2 bathrooms welcomes up to 11 guest's. On quiet side street this area is perfect for taking a walk or riding your bike. This is a 3 level house so there is room to spread out. Master bedroom on main floor has 1 Queen, upstairs bedroom has 1 Queen, second upstairs bedroom has set of bunks (2 Twins). Finished basement family room has trundle (2 Twins). Queen sofa bed in living room. Washer/Dryer, Dish TV/DVD, fire pit, bikes, and deck. WiFi. Beautiful large yard with pond. Bike to Tiffany's for ice cream or to Joe's Friendly Tavern for a burger. 5 miles to the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb. This area is stunning and offers so much outdoor activities, great places to dine, endless sunsets to watch. No air conditioning. Linens provided. No pets. No smoking. This is a Saturday - Saturday rental for prime summer weeks. Short stays available off peak.
            Cottage
            2br Cottage
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            Located two miles outside of Empire, MI on nine private acres this Two Bed/ One Bath offers all you need for your up-north vacation located. Read below... it doesn't get much easier or affordable than this! HOUSE DETAILS: - 900 sq ft - large yard, ready for entertaining - Master bedroom - queen bed - 2nd bedroom - two twin beds - Rustic hardwood floors and newer carpet - Fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, etc (all cooking appliances, silverware, etc available) - Wireless internet - Each bedroom has freshly washed linen, towels, hand towels, etc - Ironing board & iron
            Home/Apartment
            2br Home/Apartment
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            Located approximately five miles from downtown Glen Arbor and five miles from downtown Empire. Two bedrooms/One bathroom. Accommodates 5. Queen bed in first bedroom; One set of twin bunks plus one twin bed in second bedroom. Wireless and high speed internet; TV/DVD; Washer/Dryer; Ceiling Fans; A/C Window Unit. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Deck; Deck Furniture. Gas grill. Fire pit. This is a guest home to a lovely, well kept private residence. Located over a large garage. Very wooded, rolling land.
            Cottage
            3br Cottage
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            A beach cottage perched on a dune facing Lake Michigan. Located on a beautiful private beach considered one of Michigan's nicest sugar sand beaches which is within walking distance to the National Lakeshore Park. House also has over 120 feet of frontage on South Bar Lake to the back of the home. The cottage has 3 bedrooms and can sleep a maximum of 6 people. The Perch is clean and fresh with newly laundered duvets on beds for each newly arriving guest. Basic amenities such as linens, beach towels and paper products are provided. Home has Cable TV and broadband internet with excellent reception and range. There are two 10 foot kayaks and a 5 person petal boat To enjoy on South Bar Lake. The Perch also has a new dock with great fishing only 8 steps and a sandy path behind the house. The village of Empire is a short walk away. A basketball court, beach volley ball, and public playground park is a two minute walk down the beach. Area is perfect for hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, kayaking or just lying on the beach. There are boat launches nearby for both lakes. Empire provides direct access to the Heritage Trail, a 27 mile bike and walking path which winds through the national park. The area enjoys some of the best golf courses in northern Michigan just a 15- 20 minute drive away. The daily sunrise and sunset views are superb. House is accessed on a private road and area is extremely well maintained. Perfect for couples, or a family with children.
            Home/Apartment
            2br Home/Apartment
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            Property is located within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakshore, close to hiking trails and beaches. The Village of Empire is just a couple of miles up M-22 for restaurants, coffee and shopping. Empire beach was voted the best sunset beach in 2015. Enjoy all that Leelanau County has to offer, fruit stands, rivers for kayaking and amazing dune bluffs for views of Lake Michigan. Sit on the front porch or by the campfire (firewood provided) and enjoy open views of nature and historic Leelanau County. The house has one master bedroom with king size water bed and an open loft upstairs with three beds (2 twin and 1 full size). There is a full size kitchen with cookware, living room, and one full bathroom. A laundry room includes a washer and dryer for you to use. We provide satellite TV and Wi-Fi at no additional cost. For 2016, a there are larger TVs, and a smart TV in the living room. If you do need to unwind and watch a movie we do provide a TV and DVD player in living room and master bedroom, with numerous DVDs for you to enjoy. We provide towels but do not provide bed linens nor pillows, please bring bed linens and pillows with you. Outdoor seating and a charcoal grill are available.
            Cottage
            2br Cottage
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            Charming historic home nestled on 2 shaded lots in the village of empire. It's just a short walk or bike ride (we've stored a few bikes in the garage for you!) to Empire's quaint main street and to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Our cottage has two bedrooms, each with a queen bed. Additional sleeping spaces for up to 4 people are provided by a futon and a sleeper sofa in the living room. Both the dining room (seats up to 10) and the living room (seats up to 11) are light-filled, spacious and sport newly refinished pine floors. Fully furnished, with WiFi (in summer season), a flat screen television, dishes, cookware, bed linens and bath towels (please provide your own beach towels). Enjoy climbing the dunes, paddling the shoreline, biking the Heritage Trail or simply walking to Empire's tavern, art galleries, ice cream shop and library. Venture out or get cozy at the cottage where you can use the outdoor charcoal grill, piece together a puzzle at the game table in the living room or stroll to the beach to watch a sunset overlooking Lake Michigan. Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore park was voted 'most beautiful place in America' by ABC Good Morning America. Come see why!
            Home/Apartment
            3br Home/Apartment
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            • Pets Allowed
            • Wifi
            Located in The New Neighborhood in the Village of Empire. Less than a mile from beautiful Lake Michigan beaches. This home is surrounded by the beautiful Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, named The most beautiful place in America by ABCs Good Morning America. Beaches, hiking trails, biking, wineries, golfing, unique shopping and delicious restaurants are some of the great attractions available. You won't want to miss the Sleeping Bear Dune climb, Glen Arbor, and all of the Leelanau Peninsula. The home has 2 bathrooms and accommodates 6. Queen bed in master, double bed in second bedroom, double futon in third bedroom. Wireless and high speed internet, TV/DVD, washer/dryer, linens, bath towels and beach towels provided. Non-smoking. Gas grill. Summer rentals are Saturday to Saturday. Check out The Empire Hilton's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theempirehilton/
            Cottage
            5br Cottage
            • Pets Allowed
            Charming and cozy! This 1891 Centennial Home is located in the heart of old Empire on a calm side street. Only a five-minute walk away from the Empire beach (Lake Michigan), with miles of sugar sand in each direction to enjoy. 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. 2 level house, backyard faces north plus a 2 bedroom 1 bath guest house that combined will sleep up to 10 guests. Main level bedroom has 1 Queen. Upstairs, 1 Full and 2 Twins. Smart TV in each cottage (no cable). WIFI, DVD player in main house. Original interiors with modern conveniences. Washer/Dryer. Nicely updated bathroom. The guest house (called the Bluejay) features a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 1 Queen, 1 Twin and a cot plus 1 bath. Relax outside in the spacious backyard with deck, chiminea for outdoor fires and grill. Beautiful peach tree if you are lucky enough to be there in the late summer when peaches are ripe for picking. You will have to transport them in your own vehicle. Stroll down the street to Tiffany's for ice cream or Joe's Friendly Tavern for a burger. The Empire beach boasts a beautiful beach with sand for miles and a large playground. Come in May for the Asparagus Festival! Only a 5 minute drive to the Sleeping Bear Dunes climb. 25 miles to Traverse City. No air conditioning. 1 pet will be considered in the guest house only. Linens are provided. Open May - October. Prime Summer 3 night minimum or weekly Saturday-Saturday.
            Estate
            Estate
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            Scandinavian Style Scribed Log Home . ..truly one of a kind. Extremely private natural park like setting .. 4 bedroom 3 bath modern log home with main floor and lower level open spaces for entertaining , extra guests or stretching out . Inground pool and hot tub alongside incredible hand crafted sauna. RV pad next to garage allows for more guests. Surrounding acreage is being transformed with lavender
            Home/Apartment
            3br Home/Apartment
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            From the porch/deck of this exceptional 2200sq.ft. home, enjoy the spectacular Lake Michigan sunsets. Walk 600 ft. to the Lake Michigan shore and play on the magnificent sugar sand beach that connects 35 miles of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The back yard adjoins a nature preserve where deer, wild turkeys, fox and other wildlife are frequently seen. The side yard rolls gently down to a mowed grass park and the edge of South Bar Lake, a 1 mile long lake just 200 ft. from the Michigan shoreline. Within walking distance of one block to the east are the post office, grocery store, bank, Friendly's Tavern and Tiffany's Ice Cream Parlor. Two blocks to the east is the Public Library. This is truly a unique location. Because our Lake Michigan home is special to us, we request great care and consideration from our renters.
            Home/Apartment
            3br Home/Apartment
              Located in Empire, approximately two miles from Lake Michigan beach and downtown Empire. Three bedrooms/Three baths/Family room. Accommodates 8. Queen bed in master bedroom; Two twin beds in second bedroom; Queen bed in third bedroom; Full futon in family room. TV/DVD; Washer/Dryer; WiFi coming the summer of 2017; Fireplace not available for renters. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Deck; Charcoal grill. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.
              Home/Apartment
              3br Home/Apartment
              • Pets Allowed
              • Wifi
              Located on South Bar Lake, two miles from downtown Empire. Three bedrooms/Two baths. Accommodates 8. King bed in master bedroom; Queen bed in second bedroom; Two twin beds in third bedroom; Queen sofa bed in living room. Wireless and high speed internet; TV/DVD; Washer/Dryer. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Deck; Deck furniture; Charcoal grill; Dock with seating area; Fire pit. Two kayaks (one is a double, one is a single). Close to the bike trail. Pet friendly with a fee. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.
              Farmhouse
              4br Farmhouse
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              Perfect for a relaxing or action packed vacation. Located in heart of Empire 200 yards from Empire Beach rated "best beach" and "best sunsets". Beach fronts both Lake Michigan and South Bar Lake. Children friendly beach park, play and swimming area on South Bar Lake. Swim, Wind/kitesurf, paddleboard, kayak, boat launch on Lake Michigan. Facing west, Empire is the beach for evening BBQ/campfires and sunsets. Walk/bike to village shops, dining, heritage trail, Empire Bluffs, Park Visitors center and Dunes climb. Ideal fully outfitted tastefully decorated renovated farmhouse. 4 BR (3 queen, 1 full beds)+sofa bed. 2 Baths (1tub/shower,1shower). Large Great room cable/WiFi. Heart pine floors. Gourmet eat in kitchen, stnless appl(Gas stove/ov, microwave, DW, Ref), Washer/Dryer. Linens towels. Front sitting porch, Back deck/patio,BBQ, large private fenced yard, lots of off street parking.
              Home/Apartment
              4br Home/Apartment
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              Great place for big family or two small families--2 living areas, downstairs bedroom with queen bed, 3 upstairs bedrooms with 4 twin beds (2 in each bedroom) and 1 king. Bathrooms updated, downstairs bath has walk-in shower, and upstairs bath has tub and shower. Fully equipped kitchen with new refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher. Wireless internet and cable available. Open kitchen/dining area. Spacious yard with lots of trees, campfire ring, two picnic tables and lawn furniture, nice deck and grill in back, covered front porch. Walking distance to National Lakeshore Park center, shops, grocery, post office, library, restaurants, and beautiful Empire Beach with its playground and basketball hoops as well as pristine shoreline. You are a short drive to many other attractions: Sleeping Bear Dunes, North Bar Lake, Pyramid Point, Glen Lake, wine-tasting, antique-shopping, hiking, biking, and casinos. Traverse City is less than 25 miles way if you want to catch a film or enjoy live music. You won't want to miss our local chocolate store and the evening sunsets at the beach, where you might catch a glimpse of the Green Flash. If you are looking for a low-key family vacation with lots of outdoor fun and accessible activities, this house is perfect for you.
              Home/Apartment
              4br Home/Apartment
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              Welcome to our comfortable and spacious, single family home located on South Bar Lake in the village of Empire. Sleeps 8 -- 6 adults (max) and two children. This lovely small town is in the center of beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. South Bar Lake is excellent for fishing, swimming and kayaking and is separated from the eastern shore of Lake Michigan by a sand bar. The Empire Beach is a 10 minute kayak ride across South Bar Lake, less than a mile walk or a 5 minute car ride from our home. Empire Beach boasts a beautiful shoreline with stunning views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and Empire Bluffs as well spectacular sunsets. A village park is located nearby offering tennis courts, baseball diamonds and basketball courts. Downtown Empire offers dining, shopping, antiquing, a museum and an ice cream parlor. Our home is located 1/4 mile from the new Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail--a paved multi-use trail that connects the villages of Empire and Glen Arbor. Other area attractions include six golf courses, 15 lakeshore hiking trails, 17 miles of unspoiled beach, 3 canoeing rivers, fishing, swimming, boating, wineries and more. Our home offers a perfect setting for creating family memories to last a lifetime. Our single level home has four bedrooms, two and one half baths, living room, separate dining area, washer and dryer, ceiling fans in sleeping areas, a deck facing beautiful, large yard and South Bar Lake and a gas grill. No smoking and no pets. Linens provided.
              Farmhouse
              3br Farmhouse
              • Wifi
              Located in Empire, approximately one mile from Lake Michigan beach. Three bedrooms/Two and one half baths. Accommodates 6. Queen bed in master bedroom; Full bed in second bedroom; Two twin beds in third bedroom. Air conditioning; Wireless and high speed internet; TV/ DVD; Washer/Dryer. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Charcoal grill. Walking distance to downtown Empire, restaurants, shops and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Visitors Center. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.
              Cottage
              3br Cottage
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              Our cottage offers a historical charmer with a modern twist. Updated with new bathroom, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer, and refinished original hardwood floors. 3 bedrooms/1 full bath. Sleeps 9 comfortably not including futon on porch. One bedroom downstairs/queen bed on main floor. Two bedrooms upstairs, one with two full beds, the other with 3 twin beds. Eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room, den, enclosed front porch, mudroom/laundry room. The cottage offers flat screen tv with vcr/dvd, and ps2. No cable or internet but wifi free at local library. Puzzles, books, and games provided. Canoe and two kayaks available for renter's use. Gas grill, patio, fire pit (bon fire pits also on beach-snag early they go fast) Linens and towels provided. No pets/ no smoking.
              Cottage
              3br Cottage
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              • Wifi
              A Northern Escape is a quiet retreat in the village of Empire, surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. Enjoy this well equipped home (full kitchen, seating for 6 people) and the two decks for some quality time. You will find two beaches, each with boat launch- one on Lake Michigan and one on South Bar Lake which is ideal for small children. The public beach area offers a playground with climbing structure, basketball court, rest rooms as well as a picnic area, fire pits and swimming dock and offers fun for everyone! There also is a park with baseball diamond and public tennis courts nearby. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park offers hiking and wildlife viewing and nearby Pierce Stocking Drive allows for breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, the Manitou Islands and the surrounding area. The house is in walking distance to Empire's restaurants, unique shops and ice cream parlors. A grocery store, library and a gas station are conveniently located in the village. The house is available year round - enjoy spring and the blooming orchards, summer and all it has to offer, the spectacular fall colors and excellent winter sport opportunities. Keywords: Single Home
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              This recently renovated three bedroom gem is located just two blocks from Lake Michigan. The warm inviting cottage has an open floor plan, with a large dining area, spacious living room and first floor bedroom. Relax in the pleasant sitting area on the covered front porch, or enjoy a sunny backyard barbeque. Situated in the charming little town of Empire, you will enjoy an easy walk to the beach park where you will discover ample picnic areas, two playgrounds, a basketball court, sand volleyball, a warm in-land lake with a jumping/diving dock. The lovely Empire beach also boasts some of the most spectacular views of The Sleeping Bear Dunes and surrounding lakeshore. Also within an easy stroll you will find; the grocery, the ice cream parlor, the town library, several restaurants, the surf shop and a variety of shops with local treasures. If you choose to get into your car and drive, Traverse City offers unlimited amusement just 25 minutes east. Renters supply their own linens. No smoking and no pets. Keywords: House
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              Three bedrooms, one bathroom. Full living room. Full kitchen, dining room table and stove; scrambled eggs in the morning, and game night with the kids in the evening. Ceiling fans. Sunny, bright, water views through new French doors. Two grills and outdoor eating--one grill and picnic table just outside the kitchen, another grill and seating at the shoreline. Sunning near the house or at the water. Fire pit seating area for book reading, heron and swan watching, and night time campfires. Fish off the dock. Sunrise walks around the lake, evening walks to Empire's sunset beach and ice cream. The new, multi-million dollar Sleeping Bear Bike Path and a secluded hiking path start just outside the entrance to the quarter mile private road that leads to the cottage. Fresh linens and kitchen equipment all included. Come for all the reasons that make you want to be in Leelanau County--close to the Empire Museum, the National Park Headquarters, the public beaches, the Library, tennis, softball, and Empire shops (including kayak, paddleboard, and other rentals); Glen Arbor only a few minutes farther away, with Big Glen and Little Glen lakes, marina boat rentals, boat launches, Giant Sand Dunes, and restaurants like Cherry Republic, Art's, Boondocks, Funistrada, and more. North Bar Lake, Esch Beach, the best National Park trailheads are only minutes away. Inside, brand new hardwood floors, recently purchased mattresses on all beds. Queen size master bed. Fresh appliances and clean shower. Bright sunny views. Cool shaded afternoons, pleasant evenings. No air conditioning needed. Churches are all in walking distance, closest to St. Philip Catholic. Deep water fishing charters available in Empire, Glen Arbor, or Frankfort, and golf all around the county, closest only 7 minutes away.
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              • Wifi
              3 bedrooms, one with a king, one with a queen, and one with two twin beds. Also includes a sleeper bed that pulls out from the couch. There are two dining rooms and two living rooms, both fully furnished. Two bathrooms, one with a tub and a shower, and one with just a full shower. All the amenities of home, including a washer and dryer, full kitchen with appliances. Includes internet and cable TV. Two car garage available. Located on a quiet serene road, surrounded by woods.
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              3br Home/Apartment
              • Pets Allowed
              • Wifi
              Looking for a private northern get-away for the summer? Consider renting a new, custom-built, luxury home located in Storm Hill, an exclusive development on the coast of Lake Michigan. This Non-Smoking house features 3500 square feet on a two-acre lot, specially designed to allow you maximum access to the natural beauties of the region. The property is partially wooded and surrounded by acres of undeveloped terrain, making it feel secluded even though you have the advantages of being in a luxury neighborhood and near the town of Empire. Keywords: Elegant custom made home overlooking lake michigan
              Cottage
              2br Cottage
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              This place is a winter and summer wonderland. We’re surrounded by a 70,000 acre national park (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore), named by ABC's Good Morning America's 'Most Beautiful Place in America.' There’s plenty of skiing, canoeing, hiking and fishing and more. We’re close to Traverse City and Leelanau County, the best of wine regions this side of the Mississippi. Honor Michigan is 7 miles to the south and was rated in Field and Stream Magazine as the best all around recreation spot in the country. In 2012 Mario Batali listed his 9 favorite restaurants in the world. Two of them are here in Traverse City (25 miles away). On the adjoining 5 acres there's a home I built where we run a small organic jam making company . While a tour is always popular with adults, children usually get a big kick out of seeing jam, salsa or salad dressing being made. If we are around we are happy to give tours. Lake Michigan is a three mile drive, ski or hike away and the beach is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, meaning there’s few people and no homes for miles in either direction. It’s breathtaking summer or winter. This place is perfect for a winter reading and writing hideaway or family get-a-way. It was stated earlier, but bears repeating. This place was recently remodeled to green building standards. Our NO PETS/NO SMOKING policies are not negotiable. Don't take it personally. We are trying to keep the place habitable for people with allergy or chemical sensitivities. We also clean with non-toxic cleaning products. We also request respect for peace and quiet. It is a rural area, but our home in nearby and sound travels far in quiet rural settings. No amplified loud music, fireworks etc. Singing, 'unplugged music' and children playing are music to our ears and acceptable. Thank you for your understanding. Amenities:: TV w/DVD player (no cable) and fire pit. There is no phone. You may get cell service depending on your service provider. Verizon and AT&T usually have good signal. Surrounding area: This location is ideal for it's rural setting, near beaches and central to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. However, you are not far from civilization in that our area boasts award winning restaurants, wineries and other food artisan establishments. It is truly an area of breathtaking natural beauty and a culinary paradise. Traverse City is the closet large town (about 25 miles). Here are just a few of it's recognitions: - one of American's Five Top Foodie Towns, Bon Appetit - one of the Top 10 Places to Enjoy Local Wines, USA Today - one of America's Top Ten Wine Destinations - #8 in list of America's Top Ten Beach Towns and a Top 10 'Coolest Towns in the States, AOL Travel News - second place in Our Top 10 Charming Small Towns - on the Top Ten list of Surprising Foodie Towns, - one of Midwest's Five Top Food Towns, Midwest Living - one of America's Top Adventure Towns,
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              Beautifully decorated 3 BR, 2 BA, two-story, year-round home, walking distance to Lake Michigan, Empire Beach and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Headquarters. The EmpireHouse, built in 1985 and located west of M-22, offers guests a feeling of cottage living combined with modern amenities sought after for a relaxing get-away. If you are looking for the quaintness of a bed and breakfast, but the privacy of your own home, the EmpireHouse is for you. It includes a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, screened porch, bedroom balconies, skylights, and fireplace. Private setting. Rent SATURDAY to SATURDAY only. Enjoy year round activities in the place voted THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN AMERICA, as announced in August 2011 by Good Morning America! AMENITIES: Fireplace, Cable TVs, DVD player, and Wireless Internet. Kitchen is equipped with Ceramic Range and Oven, cookware and utensils provided. Outdoor gas grill. Small portable charcoal grill. Outdoor portable fire pit. Linens and towels included. ACTIVITIES: Half-mile to beach, Half-mile to Empire Bluff Trail; Half-mile to Sleeping Bear Heritage Bike Trail! M22 Scenic Drive from Empire to Northport; Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive; Glen Lake; Glen Arbor Manitou Underwater Diving Preserve; Coast Guard Station and Maritime Museum; Fishing Village of Leland; Traverse City - 25 miles; Sugarloaf Golf; Manitou Passage Golf Course, Dunes Golf Club - four miles; Cross Country Skiing in National Park, Downhill Skiing Skiing less than 30 miles (Crystal Mountain, The Homestead); Charter Boat Fishing; Jet Ski and Boat rental; Canoeing, Kayaking. Wine tasting, touring and local farm markets. AREA: 25 minutes to Traverse City and shopping, dining and shows. Adjacent to scenic Empire Bluff where hang gliding is popular. 10 minutes to Glen Arbor, 20 minutes to famous 'Fishtown' in Leland. Beautiful public beaches nearby with children’s playgrounds.
              Cottage
              4br Cottage
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              • Pets Allowed
              • Wifi
              This Comfortable cottage is located in the safe and cozy village of Empire, just over 3 blocks from the best Lake Michigan beach around. Empire is nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, surrounded by the Sleeping Bear National Park. It’s just a short walk to Joe's Friendly Tavern, Deerings Market and Tiffany's Ice Cream. Bring your bikes and enjoy a family bike ride through the village or to the beach. This clean home is located on 2 1/2 spacious lots, with plenty of room for backyard grilling, a bonfire, or a tent for the kids. The house features a screened front porch perfect for reading a good book. Amenities: There are 4 bedrooms, 1 Queen , 2 full and 1 twin bed. There are 2 futons for extra sleeping. 1 Full Bath and full kitchen facilities with a microwave, cooking utensils and linens provided. A color TV with satellite, VCR,free wi-fi and a charcoal grill. If you’re looking for glass top tables you’re in the wrong place. This cottage is laid-back comfort with a great beach 3 blocks away. The public beach has boat launch. Plenty of parking. Room for snowmobiles. Activities: Beach walking, Sunset watching, Swimming, Beach Volleyball, Biking, Hiking, Boating, Kayak rentals available in the village, and Fishing.Winter time snowmobling and both downhill and cross-country skiing close by. Area: 20 minutes from The Homestead Resort and Crystal mountain resort. Snowmobile trails close.
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              1br Home/Apartment
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              • Pets Allowed
              • Swimming Pool
              • Wifi
              • Smoking Allowed
              NOW TAKING SUMMER 2017 & 2018 RESERVATIONS. July 2017 and July 2018 almost completely booked ! Welcome to our Tree House in the Sleeping Bear National Park. The Tree House is 3 miles from the Village of Empire and 3 miles from Glen Arbor. NOTE: To inquire or book this property, please click EMAIL OWNER. Do not click Instant Quote or Book it Now, as I will decline if we have not communicated via message about the property. You may rely on the accuracy of the calendar that appears on VRBO. >Minimum stay during peak season (May - September 6) is 7 nights. (Saturday-Saturday) >Check in on Saturday, and check out on Saturday. Sorry, we do not break up weeks. >Maximum occupancy is 4 people. Example 2 adults and 2 children. >We are pet friendly, within reason. There is a pet fee to consider. >We do not provide a babysitting service, however, we can help find a sitter if necessary. >All guests are required to purchase VRBO rental insurance and we do not participate in the refundable deposit program. National Geographic 2012 TOP 10 BEST SUMMER VACATION PLACES. The Tree House is located in the heart of Good Morning America's Most Beautiful Place in America...Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. This completely furnished carriage apartment was built by the owners. The house is situated on 30 acres, on a secluded road with minimal traffic, directly across from the Sleeping Bear National Forest. Comfortably sleeps 2 adults and up to 2 children. The apartment is upstairs, essentially a tree house in the woods and separate from the main house. Exactly half way between Glen Arbor and Empire. Less than a mile from the beautiful Glen Lakes; swimming, jet ski rental, boat rental and fishing. Empire and Glen Arbor restaurants, shopping, art galleries and more within a 10 minute drive. Golf, horseback riding, hiking, less than a mile and only 20-25 minutes from Traverse City. We have an Endless pool on the property, which may be used by our guests. There is also an art studio on the property and a large garden. Down the hill from the apartment is a large natural pond and from the apartment balcony deck you can observe the wildlife at the pond. Anytime you might see cranes, deer, foxes and even an occasional coyote. There is also a small pond off the garden, near the main house. Please check the calendar for available dates during your intended stay. During Peak Season (May - September ) check in day is ONLY on Saturday and check out the following Saturday. In the upper right side of the main page there is a link to the reservation calendar. You can view the available dates there. Check in Saturday, after 6:00 pm - Check out Saturday noon. Peak Season rates apply for Thanksgiving. The property is closed to rentals from the Sunday after Thanksgiving until April 30. PLEASE: when you inquire about reservations, please email me back and let me know your decision ! Thank you. Keywords: Sleeping Bear, house, apartment, upstairs, gay friendly, pets, Empire, Glen Arbor, Traverse City.
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              2br Home/Apartment
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              • Wifi
              Park Place Guest House at Empire Beach Vacation at the beach in this newly constructed two bedroom, two bathroom 1900 sq. ft. house / cottage that partially overlooks Lake Michigan and South Bar Lake. Walk the tree lined sidewalk 600 ft to the Lake Michigan shore and play on the magnificent sugar sand beach pictured here. There is extensive playground equipment at the beach. The Village of Empire which is seven miles south of Glen Arbor is home to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park Visitor Center. The Sleeping Bear Heritage Bike Trail winds through the woods and is paved from Empire to the 'Dune Climb' and continues into Glen Arbor. From the rear bedroom window of Park Place Guest House view deer feeding in the nature preserve. Within walking distance of one block to the east are the post office, grocery store, bank, Friendly's Tavern, the bicycle and surf shop and Tiffany's Ice Cream Parlor. Two blocks to the east is the Public Library. This is truly a unique location. Park Place Guest House has the appearance of being one structure with Park Place Empire, but each is totally separate and has complete privacy from the other. Because our Lake Michigan home is special to us, we request great care and consideration from our renters.
              Chalet
              3br Chalet
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              • Pets Allowed
              • Wifi
              Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath chalet-style home just 1 block from the most beautiful beach in northern Michigan--Empire Beach on Lake Michigan. Located in quaint, historical Empire, the home is in the middle of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which recently was voted the No. 1 most beautiful place in America in a poll taken by Good Morning America. The home is 1/2 block from the heart of the village which includes a grocery store, restaurants, bank, post office, galleries, and public library. The interior of the home features an open floor plan with living room, dining area, kitchen, full bath, and master bedroom with queen size bed on the main level. The second level contains two large bedrooms, one with a queen size bed, and the other with queen size bed and two twin beds, and a full bath. The home has free wireless Internet access. Empire is located in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. In addition to swimming, hiking, and other outdoor activities, the National Park contains the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, the Manitou Island Underwater Diving Preserve; North and South Manitou Islands, and the Empire Bluffs hiking trail.
              Cottage
              2br Cottage
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              • Pets Allowed
              This home is located in the Village of Empire. The home provides families with a perfect base for your "up north" exploration. Great for all ages! * Winery Tours * Walking distance to Lake Michigan and South Bar Lake * Large, open yard for relaxing with friends and family * Approximately 25 miles from Traverse City, MI with more Winery tours and shopping * Outdoor grilling and a 12 x 16 rear deck FALL 2016 SPECIALS Color Tour Getaway Included with your stay for the internet special of $500.00: *3 nights/4 days *2 bottles of Leelanau wine *4 complimentary wine glasses *Golf discount specials *Color Tour map/Wine tasting map of entire county NOTE: To inquire or book this property, please click SEND EMAIL. Do not click Request an Instant Quote or Request to Book, as I will decline if we have not communicated via message about the property. All guests are required to purchase VRBO rental insurance and we do not participate in the refundable deposit program.
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              • Wifi
              'GreenWoods' House is a wonderful three/four bedroom, two bath retreat located in the in the Village of Empire, Michigan. This comfy beach town, situated in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, offers shops and restaurants. Easy walking distance to Lake Michigan beach. Area attractions: Six area golf courses, 15 National Lakeshore hiking trails, 17 miles of unspoiled beach, three canoeing rivers, fishing, swimming, boating, skiing, shore-to-shore trail, wineries, Lake Michigan sunsets. Perfect setting for multi-generation family reunions, creating family and friend memories to last a life-time. New family home constructed in 2006 in the village, walk to beach. Accommodates six to eight: queen bed in master bedroom; two twin beds in second bedroom/den; queen bed in third bedroom; full size futon in fourth bedroom; twin day bed in upstairs open space. Complete amenities include washer, dryer, dishwasher, wrap-around covered porch, ceiling fans in upstairs sleeping areas, patio/deck area, and charcoal grill. Linens and towels provided. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday. NO smoking and NO pets. Our family has been visiting this area for over 38 years. Here is a short list of some memorable experiences we have enjoyed: 1. Hiking the Sleeping Bear Dunes 2. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive (and 450-foot dune climb) 3. Boating on Little and Big Glen Lake 4. Visit the historic Glen Haven Coast Guard Station 5. Canoeing and tubing on Platte River 6. Golf, Golf, Golf, Golf (Four) 7. Sunsets and campfires on Empire Beach on Lake Michigan 8. Visiting historic Leland Fishtown 9. Touring area lighthouses (4+) 10. Ice cream every night at local sweet shops 11. Charter fishing trips....catching & eatting salmon! 12. Exploring shipwrecks 13. Taking the Ferry to Uninhabited Manitou Islands 14. Hiking Empire Bluff 15. Cross country skiing & Snowshoeing 16. Fishing, fishing, fishing 17. Day trips to Traverse City, Frankfort - SHOPPING! 18. Traverse City Beach Bums Baseball (Minor League) 19. Collecting Petosky stones 20. Mountain biking 21. Hosting family reunions, weddings, get togethers involving apple picking, wine country tours, and much more! Keywords: House
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              3br Home/Apartment
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              • Wifi
              This historic house in the heart of beautiful Empire was built in 1884. The kitchen, bathrooms, and living room addition was added in 2007. It is bright and sunny with vaulted ceilings, skylights, and many windows. The kitchen is fully equipped and has granite counter tops. Each bedroom has a queen bed. The house is located within one block of the grocery, post office, library (computers and high speed internet), the Friendly Tavern restaurant, an ice cream shop, gift and antique shops, and the Empire beach, where people gather each evening for the sunset. The nearby Sleeping Bear sand dune is accessible by foot or car. Keywords: House