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Agape Bayside Cottage

Front of the house from the southeast  (Note that all photos were taken on Sept. 29, 2017.)
Very good
9 reviews
Front of the house from the southeast  (Note that all photos were taken on Sept. 29, 2017.)
A slightly larger view of the front of the house showing the small garage at the end of the driveway
Front of the house looking directly from the south
Front Porch:  Great for talking and/or relaxing on a beautiful summer evening!
Back of the house showing the back porch and the large backyard.
Back Deck:  Includes outdoor dining table, chairs, and umbrella.
Back Deck:  Another view of the back deck.
Gas Grill:  We provide a gas grill (including propane) on the back porch.  Perfect for barbequeing!
Backyard:  The large backyard includes the firepit shown in the photo as well as chairs.
Living Room and Dining Area:  Includes sofa (with fold-out bed), two reclining chairs, and tv.
Living Room:  Also includes ceiling fan, pedestal fan, and 3 large and beautiful windows.
Living Room and Dining Area:  Looking from the front entrance.  Photo highlights the ceiling fan.
Living Room and Dining Area:  Another angle highlighting the front entrance and entry to Bedroom #1.
Dining Area:  The dining area has a dining table, 4 chairs, and a bench.  It seats 6 adults.
Kitchen:  Overview highlighting the considerable counterspace and the four bar stools.
Kitchen:  Another view of the kitchen highlighting the gorgeous windows that face the backyard.
Kitchen:  Another view that highlights the stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, and dual sinks.
Kitchen:  Another view highlighting the cabinets, frig, blender, toaster, coffee maker, and crockpot
Bedroom #1 (master, downstairs):  Includes a queen-size bed, dresser, mirror, and private bathroom.
Bedroom #1:  Another view showing the ceiling fan, pedestal fan, and large windows (with blinds).
Bedroom #1:  Another view showing the rocking chair, pedestal fan, and two large windows.
Bedroom #1:  Shows the entry to the private bath, closet, and entry to living room.
Bedroom #2 (upstairs):  Has queen-size bed, desk, chair, two large windows,  and a large closet.
Bedroom #2:  Photo highlights the large closet, pedestal fan, and the window that faces the backyard
Bedroom #3 (upstairs):  This large bedroom has a queen-size bed, crib, large chair, and shelves.
Bedroom #3:  This photo highlights the ceiling fan, large chair, crib, and shelves.
Bedroom #3:  Another angle highlighting the baby crib and one of the sets of shelves.
Bedroom #3:  Another view that shows the queen-size bed, ceiling fan, dresser, and nightlamp.
Bedroom #4 (upstairs):  Has 2 cute matching twin beds.  The small child's bed has now been removed.
Bedroom #4:  Another view showing the pedestal fan and the window that faces east.
Bedroom #4:  This photo highlights the twin single beds, nightstand, nightlamp, and large closet.
Bathroom #1 (master bath, downstairs):  Features tub / shower combo, toilet, and dual sinks.
Bathroom #1:  This photo highlights the dual sinks and the large mirror.
Bathroom #1:  Another view showing one of the sinks and the door to the master bedroom.
Bathroom #2 (upstairs):  Features a jacuzzi tub, toilet, dual sinks, and a large window with blinds.
Bathroom #2:  Another view showing the toilet and the large windows (with blinds) facing backyard.
Bathroom #2:  Another view highlighting the windows, dual sinks, and mirror.
Bathroom #2:  Another view showing the dual sinks, door to linen closet, and door to hallway.
Bathroom #2:  The relaxing and refreshing jacuzzi tub!
Bathroom #3 (downstairs):  This half-bath has a shower, pedestal sink, washer, and dryer.
Bathroom #3:  Showing the pedestal sink, mirror, and door to the back foyer.
Bathroom #3:  The large washer and dryer.  Great for keeping clothes clean while on vacation.
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Frankfort, Benzie County, Michigan
The Agape Bayside Cottage is a very comfortable, cozy, bright, and family-friendly vacation rental cottage to stay at while enjoying a nice family vacation in northern Michigan. The house has been extensively remodeled within the last 10 years and it has a bright, beautiful, and modern design that features a considerable amount of lightly-colored woodwork and a large number of windows that provide exceptional natural lighting and a relaxing, beachy, lake-effect feel to the home.

The cottage has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and is 1750 square feet in size. It can sleep up to 10 adults. The living room has a sofa (that opens up to provide a second bed), two large and comfortable chairs (great for relaxing after a day at Crystal Mountain), and a flat-screen television with cable. The cottage also includes free high-speed WiFi. It has a b...
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About the Owner, Eric H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2014
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
After check-in, we leave guests alone to enjoy their time in the area. We live less than 1 mile from the house though and are available by phone or in person as needed to address any questions or problems if they arise.
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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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Jeremy B
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Great, clean house only a few minute walk from Lake Michigan and the shopping district in Frankfort. Eric was responsive and great to work with. Great getaway location for family or group of friends. Close to beautiful hiking in Sleeping Bear Dunes and along M22. Enjoy!

Management response:

Thank you so very much for the review, Jeremy! It was very nice having you and your family stay at the cottage. Wish you all the best! :-)


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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 23 June 2016 for a stay in July 2014
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Management response:

Thank you so much for the review, Nicole! We look forward to seeing you again soon! - Eric :-)


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Weiqun S
Chicago, Illinois
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016 for a stay in October 2015

Four couples stayed at the Agape Bayside Cottage for seeing Fall Color along the M-22 Michigan. This lovely and clean house has 4 bedrooms (the master bedroom on the 1st floor, and the other 3 rooms on the 2nd floor), 2 washrooms (one is inside the master room, the other is on the 2nd floor). The kitchen is big with...

Management response:

Thank you very much for the detailed review! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best wishes! :-)


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
We allow up to 2 dogs. If there are more than 2 dogs travelling or there are any other kinds of pets, we kindly ask that you discuss the situation with us before making a...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    3 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
2 Jan 2018 -
24 May 2018
Winter 2018
1 night
25 May 2018 -
27 May 2018
Memorial Day Weekend 2018
3 nights
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28 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
June 2018
1 night
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning Fee: $97 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $415 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is located at 719 Forest Avenue (M22) in beautiful and historic Frankfort, Michigan, which provides excellent fishing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking, and sunbathing / relaxing on the shore of Lake Michigan on beautiful Frankfort Beach, which is only 0.6 miles from the cottage. This rental house is easy to find and is located right on the legendary M22. It is only 1 block away from Main Street and downtown Frankfort. Relaxing on the beach and enjoying Lake Michigan and the beautiful sunsets on Lake Michigan is probably the most popular activity in town during the summer months.
Getting around
The cottage is a short walk from downtown Frankfort and Lake Michigan. This includes a number of shops, restaurants, and Frankfort Beach. For travel outside of Frankfort, a car is recommended.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cherry Capital Airport: 63.0 km
The cottage is located on the north side of Forest Avenue (which is M22 as it goes through Frankfort). It is right in the downtown Frankfort residential area and is very easy to find. It is 1 block away from Main Street and downtown Frankfort and is 0.6 miles from Lake Michigan. The address is 719 Forest Avenue.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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