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Tuscan Style Home on Mickey Lake with Master Suite Jacuzzi

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, common bedroom area, 2 Baths, 12 Sleeps

You will want to return to this beautiful luxury Tuscan style home on Mickey Lake, which channels off of Long Lake. It will sleep up to 12 people.

The area is beautiful, the water is awesome you don't want to miss an opportunity to stay here!

The spacious home features many amenities such as two-person Jacuzzi bathtub in master suite framed in Italian marble, large stone fireplace, Brazilian hardwood floors, central air, and Award winning Italian style kitchen with Granite countertops. Two full baths, the master bath is finished in Italian marble.

Our cabinetry designers (Woodharbor) were so impressed with the finished results of our Italian style kitchen they featured it on the cover of their annual design portfolio.

You'll find a great bar area in the lower level, with a flat screen TV where you can watch your favorite sport or show our you can play cards on our poker table.

We have 2 superb wood fireplaces one on each level.

The extensive double deck overlooks Mickey Lake where you can relax and watch the beautiful sunset and listen to the loons sing. The family can also enjoy roasting marshmallows in the fire pit. Children love to swim in the shallow lake. The surrounding area of woods provides a safe, secluded and peaceful environment. A boat dock is available for your boat.

Distance to key locations.

Great Wolf Lodge water park 10 minutes.

Downtown Traverse City 15 minutes.

Golf at Grand Traverse Resort 20 minutes.

Cherry Capital Airport 23 minutes.

Chateau Grand Traverse Winery 30 minutes.

Turtle Creek Casino 30 minutes.

Mackinaw City 2 hours 15 minutes.

More Details

Dwayne and Mariana Behrens
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Dwayne and Mariana Behrens

Hello, we are the Behrens family and I am Dwayne, my wife is Mariana and our daughter’s name is Mia.

I was born a raised in Michigan and I have loved Traverse City ever since my family vacations there when I was young. As kids we fished and swam in the lakes, climbed sleeping bear dunes and terrorized the town on our pedal bikes like normal kids. Traverse City has never lost that small town feeling of my childhood, it is a place where childhood memories are made. When we purchased our home in Traverse City, my childhood dreams became an adult reality. My fun list as a family is about the same as when I was young but now as an adult couple, we love to go wine tasting and relax on the deck with friends and a glass of wine or spend a day boating on the lake. Traverse City is a place where childhood memories are made and family and adult fun continues. Start your memories today by booking your vacation with us.

Dwayne and Mariana Behrens purchased this house in 2006

Why Dwayne and Mariana Behrens chose Traverse City

The moment you arrive, you’ll know you’ve found home. This is our promise. From immaculate luxury accommodations, include master suite Jacuzzi and two stone fireplaces. The sounds of loons serenading you as you look out at the lake and the Traverse City area will inspire all who visit each and every time you stay with us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mariana - Our stay at your lovely cabin.

First, we had a wonderful time. It was great seeing our son, cooking together and experiencing snow!

We don't do snow in New Orleans and our little one was able to play in it safely on your deck and that was a real plus.

The fireplace was cozy and we appreciated the firewood that was available.

We LOVED our stay and were so happy to be here.

Thanks again!


Nancy C.
Dec 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Traverse City in Long Lake

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located on main floor off master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located on lower level
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Main living area on the lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Located on main level. Jacuzzi in bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Two Wood burning Fireplaces, Wireless Internet Connection (WiFi), Air Conditioning, Furnace, 5 TV's (3 of them flat screen), Cable TV, DVD player, Stereo, CD Player, Music Collection, Microwave, Dishwasher, 2-Refrigerators, Cooking utensils provided, All Linens provided, Poker table, Popcorn machine, Dry Bar, Washer, Dryer, Jacuzzi in Master Suite for 2 people, Two stall Garage, Gas Grill (BBQ), Brick firepit area, Dock, NO SMOKING, NO PETS.


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Tuscan Style Home on Mickey Lake with Master Suite Jacuzzi
average rating of 4.5277777 based on 49 reviews
franklin, tennessee

christmas 2007 in traverse city, michigan

  • 5 of 5

we spent our 2007 christmas vacation at the house. we had a beautiful white christmas. the house is beautiful. the view of the lake. the snow covered pine trees. the big beautiful windows in the living room allowed us to display our fresh cut 10' blue spruce christmas tree. the trip to downtown traverse city was very convenient and quick. we loved our stay and will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2008
  • Date of Stay: November 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great size for our group!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for a girls weekend. We had 11 girls that fit comfortably in the house. Views were great despite some late season snow. Would have liked a little clearer path to the house as it did get slippery. Was slightly worried about the location as we were doing wine tours and downtown activities but we were able to get taxis and transportation without any issues.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 4 of 5

Very great for our stay

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Exeptional View!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the house for wedding festivities in TC. House is located about 20 min drive from the heart of TC, close to Meijer to get groceries. It was very accommodating for 6 of us with our 14month old grandson and plenty of room for more. We absolutely loved sitting on the porch and enjoying the beautiful view of Mickey lake!! The only thing I would point out, cleaning crew has to do better job cleaning the house; it was quite a bit of dust, especially on knickknacks, lamps etc... and the house could use a little upgrade when it comes to carpets. Sheets were clean, beds were comfortable and kitchen had everything we needed. We had a great time and would definitely recommend the house! The owners were very nice and responsive. I wish we had a little better weather to spend more time outside on the porch :-) Thank you! We loved it! Anna

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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columbus, ohio

Wouldn't go back

  • 3 of 5

I hate writing a bad review, but I feel I should give some balance to the others. Yes, the lake view and deck are spectacular. The lake is quiet and private. However, the home seemed dirty. The drains in the master were extremely slow , so we used the basement shower most of the time. We were left 1 garbage bag, a 1/3 of a role of paper towels. We ended up purchasing supplies that other VRBO's have supplied us in the past. The patio by the fire pit was crumbling in small pieces. It just didn't seem kept up. Lots of large cob webs on deck, grill was dirty. The kitchen and architecture are very nice, but The home needs some attention. We did try to contact owners about a window that wouldn't close, and drainage. Maybe they never got it. The other issues were just too monumental to address. All else went fine. It would be difficult to find a better and more private lake view.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mesmerizing Week on Mickey Lake

  • 5 of 5

All the conveniences and comfort of home nestled in a heavenly location. We appreciated the decor and all the love that was poured into this home. It seemed like every room was a conversation piece. The fire pit was a bonus on the cool evenings and the view was mesmerizing!!!! We took advantage of the grill and made a fantastic dinner and ate sitting on the deck!! I cook a lot at home and certainly appreciated the quality of the food in the local restaurants. We set well!! Anyway, we enjoyed our stay and would certainly consider a return visit!!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13.5 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Hofbrau Interlochen
Nearest Golf
7.9 Miles
The Crown Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
6.1 Miles
Boone's Long Lake Inn
Nearest Ski
25.4 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Gilbert Park
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Visit beautiful downtown Traverse City.

* Wine tasting tours.

* Skii resorts and Golfing.

* Fishing and enjoy the lakes.

* Turtle Creek Casino.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Walk on Grand Traverse Bay Beach.

* Take a walk in the downtown area..

* Enjoy the beauty of Long Lake and Mickey Lake...

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Sleeping Bear Dunes.

* Great Wolf Lodge water park.

* Golfing at Grand Traverse Resort...

(on site or nearby): Hiking, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Basketball,

Fitness Center, Gym, Horseshoes, Miniature golf, Amusement Parks,

Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping,

Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming,

Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Windsurfing, Jet

Skiing, Shelling, Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing,

Snowmobiling, Sledding


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Traverse City, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Cherry Festival 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
Labor day 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
14 Sep 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter Spring 2018-2019
2 Nov 2018 - 23 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2018
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
Memorial weekend 2019
24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
First half in June 2010
31 May 2019 - 13 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2019
14 Jun 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Cherry Festival 2019
28 Jun 2019 - 4 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £188.72
Refundable Damage Deposit £377.45

No parties or events with more than 12 people at a time are allowed.
No pets
No smoking
You will receive the information with access instructions and address 4 days prior arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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