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Beautiful Glen Lake Vacation Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Baths, 4000 Square Ft., Glen Lake Lakefront

Beautiful recently built custom home. Spacious 35 ft. 2-story great room with a wall of windows which provide views of Glen Lake, Alligator Hill and Sleeping Bear Dunes. Gourmet kitchen with island. Beautifully furnished. 5 bedrooms; 2 master bedrooms with king beds and bathroom on the main floor and 2nd floor, 2nd bedroom upstairs with a queen bed. Bonus room sleeps 6. Loft area with pull out sofa. A/C in all bedrooms. Sleeps 12 people comfortably. Also- we only allow 12 people total on the property at anytime. Walk out finished basement with full bathroom and bedroom, Washer and Dryer, Barbeque Grill, Attached Garage.

John Nastasi
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018


Empire House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    1st Floor - toilet
    2nd Floor Master Bedroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Jack & Jill - toilet , shower
    lower level - toilet , shower , washer and dryer in bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 1st Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king
    2nd Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king
    2nd floor bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd floor bedroom bonus room - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5- lower level - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Glen Lake Vacation Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

The property is very nice! It is a quality built home. The beds were wonderful and the lake beautifu

  • 5 of 5

Our week was so nice! It was cool in the beginning of our week but when the heat set in the house warmed up with no air as windows did not open. The kitchen is wonderful with room for every one.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: there is air condition in the bedrooms.
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  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic home! There was room to spare for 11 of us with lots of living spaces and bathrooms. The house was immaculate when we arrived and we loved the extra touches and the warmth and charm of the home. The beach area was perfect for the kids and the water shallow and warm enough for the 2-year old who does not yet swim. He, in fact, cried when he got home because he didn't want to leave "The Lindy House". And the view from the great room is breathtaking! Thank you Nastasi family for making us feel so welcome. We would love to repeat this experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable for a large family

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic spot for our family! Just perfect and we loved it in so many ways. Building more memories on Glen Lake- can't beat it.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property that we would rent again!

  • 5 of 5

Terrific house! We were first time “Home Away” users, and a little wary of renting someone else’s home. Nonetheless, we were delighted and completely comfortable from the moment we entered this house. The kitchen and all bathrooms were pristine and the house was immaculate. The linens and towels were plentiful and felt brand new. There were even a dozen beach towels in a cabinet in the basement. The furniture was comfortable. No clutter whatsoever. All dressers and closets (except for a few that the owner keeps locked for their things) were empty. It was so easy to unpack and feel right at home. The house is gorgeous with high ceilings, lots of windows overlooking the water, and lots of space. The master bathroom is beautiful and luxurious. Great laundry room with front load washer and dryer. The kitchen was stocked with everything we could possibly need.

The setting on the beach is perfect. Our 3 and 4 year old grandchildren played in the sand and waded in the water for hours. It was wonderful to have use of the owner’s paddleboat, which provided many hours of entertainment. We also rented a motor boat one day, and it was so convenient to be able to dock it at the house for the afternoon. The location was very convenient. It took just a few minutes to drive to downtown Glen Arbor, and was very convenient to many Lake Michigan beaches.

The owner was always available for questions, and very pleasant to work with. He was always responsive to any needs (which were few).

We hope to return to this house. We highly recommend it. We had a perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Michigan at its' finest!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home! Had myself, wife, sister from Owosso & her 2 grandkids (6 & 13), brother & his 16 year old daughter from AZ. We had many lunches & dinners on deck off dining room with a gorgeous view. The kitchen has everything imaginable, even a wine cooler cabinet for bottles of wine. There are tons of serving dishes, cookie sheets, mixer, colander, measuring utensils, corkscrew & pot holders. Gas range was state of the art. Used the huge dining room table (set for 6) for dinners & also the 4 bar stools at the kitchen island.

Main floor king bedroom & attached private bath are huge. Main floor also has a half bath. Huge main floor laundry room has front loading washer & dryer. Bring your own soaps. Living room is very relaxing with floor to ceiling windows & a full window seat overlooking Alligator Hill, Little Glen Lake & the dunes. A stereo for CD/cassettes is on a separate table by the dining room. We worked 2 of the jigsaw puzzles, played backgammon & used the colors & coloring books included. The upstairs worked out great for sleeping & bathrooms. The king bedroom has its own private bath. The queen bedroom has a bathroom that was shared with kid’s room. The kids bonus bedroom was huge. Each kid had their own bed, plus a full bed & couch that never was used. The loft was a nice place to sit. The basement is partially finished with its own bathroom & stackable washer/dryer.

Made a trip to Mackinaw City to see another brother, went over the Mackinaw Bridge, which the kids had never seen before. Hiked the sand dunes & Pierce Stocking drive is a must. Rented 4 kayaks for 24 hours from Crystal River in Glen Arbor. They drop off & pick up at house along with paddles & life vests. Went swimming & took the paddle boat out (that was included with the house rental). The 6 year old played all day in the sandy beach right outside the house. The outside shower hosed off those sandy feet. Campfires every night with s’mores & ghost stories, shopping in Glen Arbor, garden tour in TC peninsula, caught “Music on the Mountain” concert at the Homestead Resort Wednesday nights was awesome.

Bought groceries at Tom’s food market at M-72 in TC, but Glen Arbor has a fine grocery store. Had a great time! The owner was very receptive to our questions, very good to work with. Northern Michigan cell phone service is sketchy at best, found texting worked best. We hope to return & would definitely recommend this home to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, private beach, gorgeous views, gracious owner. We had 4 children under 7 and the water was perfect. We could walk out quite a distance. The kids loved both the beach and the water. The house was perfect for 6 adults and 4 children. Big Glen Lake is a few minutes away and we were able to rent sailboats for 2 hours. We had a fantastic time!

The Sand Dunes are minutes away (by car) and you view the Dune Climb from the Dock.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport - Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Arts Tavern - Glen Arbor
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Homestead
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Boone Docks
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
The Homestead
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Empire Beach on Lake Michigan

Good Morning America named this area the most beautiful place in America. Situated between two beautiful Lake Michigan coastal towns of Glen Arbor and Empire, Michigan. This area is part of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and provides miles of biking/hiking trails, as well as many opportunities to view beautiful sunsets and views from the Pierce Stocking Drive. Just 22 miles from Traverse City, Michigan.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.