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Michigan Memories

Michigan Memories is a fantastic home located one block from the Lake Michigan beach.  The 2800+ sq. ft., two-story home includes 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.  The house sleeps a maximum of 14 guests in the 8 beds (1-King, 4-Queen, 1-Full, 2-Twin). The newly remodeled home includes all new appliances, furnishings, and mechanicals.

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 14

404 Michigan Avenue, Frankfort MI 49635

You will find the location to be perfect, only four blocks to Main street, and one blocks to the Lake Michigan beach. VIEW MORE DETAILS

Leelanau Landing

Leelanau Landing is a fantastic home located in the heart of Frankfort.  The 2400+ sq. ft., two-story home includes 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.  The house sleeps a maximum of 14 guests in the 9 beds (1-King, 3-Queen, 1-Full, 4-Twin). The newly remodeled home includes all new appliances, furnishings, and mechanicals. 

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 14

314 Leelanau Avenue, Frankfort, MI 49635

You will find the location to be perfect, only two blocks to Main street, and three blocks to the Lake Michigan beach.  VIEW MORE DETAILS

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Amenities

Kitchen/Dining
  • All New Appliances:  Microwave, Oven, Stove, Dishwasher, Refrigerator with Ice Maker
  • Cuisinart Coffee Maker (14 Cup) with Coffee Filters (Bring your Preferred Coffee Grind Blend)
  • Blender, Toaster, Electric Hot Water Kettle
  • Dishes, Glassware, Silverware, Serving Bowls, and Serving Utensils
  • Cookware: Pots and Pans, Baking Pans, Casserole Dishes, and Cooking Utensils
  • Basic Cooking Spices, Salt and Pepper
  • Outdoor Grill Tools
  • Paper Napkins, Aluminum Foil, Saran Wrap
  • Kitchen Linens – Towels, Hot Pads, Oven Mitts, Placemats, and Tablecloths
  • Paper Towel (One Full Roll to Start Your Stay)
  • Dish Soap, Dishwasher Detergent, and Basic Cleaning Supplies
  • Trash Bags
  • Leelanau Landing Only: 2nd Refrigerator (Full Size with Freezer) Accessible on the Lower Level
  • Michigan Memories Only: Beverage Refrigerator
Bedrooms
  • Bedroom Linens include One Set of Sheets per Bed, a Cotton Blanket, Comforter, and Pillows for each Bed
  • All New Mattresses, and Furnishings (Dresser, Mirror, and Nightstand in each Bedroom)
  • Large Closets with Clothes Hangers
  • USB/Power charging stations
  • Ceiling fans (Leelanau Landing Only: Except the Bunk Bedroom due to Height of Bunk Bed and Safety of Younger Guests)
  • Room Darkening Privacy Blinds on all Windows
Bathrooms
  • Full Bathrooms include Walk-in Showers
  • Full Length Mirror
  • Bath Linens include Bath Towels, Hand Towels, and Washcloths (One Set per Guest) and Bath Rugs (Please Bring Your Own Beach Towels and Do Not Use Bath Linens at the Beach)
  • Hair Dryer (One per Bathroom)
  • Hand Soap (Please Bring Your Own Preferred Shower Soap and Shampoo Products)
  • Toilet paper (Two Rolls per Bathroom to Start Your Stay)
  • Kleenex (One Box per Bathroom)
  • First Aid Kit (1st Floor Bathroom)
  • Leelanau Landing Only: 2nd floor Bathroom includes a Shower/Bathtub Combo; Lower Level (Half Bathroom) is a Toilet Only with Privacy Curtain
Laundry/Cleaning
  • Leelanau Landing: Washer and Dryer (Full size), Washtub
  • Michigan Memories: Washer and Dryer (Stackable)
  • Iron, Ironing Board
  • Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets
  • Vacuum, Broom, Dustpan
  • Basic Cleaning Supplies
Office/Workspace
  • Full Size Computer Desk and Chair
  • Power Charging Station with Multiple USB Ports
  • Desk Lamp
Electronics
  • Leelanau Landing: Large Screen Television (2 – Living Room, Great Room)
  • Michigan Memories: Large Screen Television (Great Room)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV Service Provided
  • USB/Power Charging Stations (One Per Bedroom, Plus One in the Office Workspace)
Mechanicals
  • Central Air Conditioning/Heating
  • Hot Water Heater (New, Large Capacity)
Safety
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Carbon Monoxide Alarms
  • Fire Extinguishers (One Located on Each Floor)
  • First Aid Kit (Located in the First Floor Bathroom)
  • Private Guest Access
  • Smart Locks (Keyless Entry)
Outdoors
  • Auto Parking On-site with Additional Street Parking Accessible (Seasonal Limits)
  • RV/Trailer and/or Boat Trailer Parking is Provided Remotely (Only in Designated Areas in Frankfort)
  • Front Porch with Adirondack Chairs, Tables and Bench
  • Picnic Table (Seating for up to 8 Adults)
  • Gas Grill (Propane and Grilling Tools Provided)
  • Landscaped for Your Favorite Outdoor Games and Enjoyment
  • Custom Cornhole/Bag Toss Game
  • Garage (Storage of Outdoor Equipment – Bikes, Kayaks, Beach Chairs, etc.)
  • Landscaping Service
  • Insect and Pest Control Service
  • Leelanau Landing Only: Patio at the Rear of the House
  • Michigan Memories Only: Large Deck at the Rear of the House; Large Firepit with Brick Patio Area with 8 Adirondack Chairs and Tables
Additional
  • Pack-N-Play (Available upon Request Only)
  • Highchair: Limited to 3 years of age and/or 30 lbs. maximum (Available Upon Request Only)
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Rules & Information

Policies & Procedures

Illegal Activity.  Guest shall not use Premises for any immoral, offensive, or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, association rules or local ordinances, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the property.  Use of illegal drugs by Guest(s) or drinking of alcoholic beverages by anyone under the age of 21 in or on Premise or any activity that results in the Police being called to the Premise may be grounds for immediate eviction without refund.

Maximum Number of Guests policy.  No more than fourteen (14) persons (maximum number of guests) shall be permitted on the Premise at any time during the rental term.   City ordinance permits 2 guests per bedroom, plus up to 4 additional guests.  Over occupancy may be grounds for immediate eviction without refund.

Smoking policy.  There is no smoking/electronic vaping permitted on Premise.  Unauthorized smoking may be grounds for eviction without refund.

Pet policy. There are no pets permitted on Premise (even for visits).  Unauthorized pets may be grounds for eviction without refund.

Parking policy.  Guests shall only use designated areas for parking and may not park on any lawn area. Note seasonal overnight on street parking restrictions may be in effect (November 1 – March 31).

Open Wood Burning (Fire) policy

  • Leelanau Landing: Open wood burning is not permitted on Premise.  Any violation will incur a $500.00 penalty fee and may be grounds for eviction without refund.
  • Michigan Memories: Open wood-burning is only permitted in the outside firepit provided. Any violation will incur a $500.00 penalty fee and may be grounds for eviction without refund.

Party/Special Event policy.  Use of Premise to host any private party or special event including weddings, rehearsal events, bachelor/bachelorette, graduation, birthday parties, etc. is not permitted at any time.  Any violation of this policy may be grounds for eviction without refund.

Minimum Age.  Primary Guest must be at least 25 years of age and must be present at the premise during the entire rental term.

Proof of Identification.  Primary Guest must provide personal identification documentation (Driver’s License, State ID Card) upon request for verification purposes only.

Frankfort Good Neighbor Guide:  All guests must comply with the guidelines established by the City of Frankfort.  The Frankfort Good Neighbor Guide will be provided in the home.

House Rules
  • Parties/Special Events: Parties/Special Events are not permitted and may not be hosted on premise.
  • Pets: Pets are not permitted.
  • Fires:
  • Leelanau Landing: Open wood burning is not permitted inside (fireplace) or outside home due to health restrictions of a local neighbor.
  • Michigan Memories: Open wood-burning is only permitted in the outside firepit provided.  
  • Minimum Age: 25 years of age.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 14 guests.
  • Smoking: Smoking/Vaping is not permitted on property (inside or outside). 
  • Frankfort Good Neighbor Guide: We require that all guests comply with the neighborhood guidelines established by the City of Frankfort as published in the Frankfort Good Neighbor Guide. A copy will be provided in the home.
  • Violations: Any violation of one or more of these regulations will incur a $500 penalty per occurrence and may result in termination of rental agreement with immediate eviction from property without refund.

All Guests will apply due diligence and good faith efforts to comply with the following house rules.

  • Please keep entry doors locked when not present on Premise.
  • Please notify owner of any damages, any issues related to the occupancy of the Premise. Owner must be notified to resolve any known issue or damage.
  • Please do not sit on furnishings or bed linens with wet bathing suits, sandy bodies, or sunscreen. We want to keep the furnishings beautiful for your next visit.
  • Please do not move furniture or furnishings from one room to another.
  • Please do not remove any furnishings provided (including bed/bath linens, cookware, dishware, utensils, glassware, etc.) from the Premise.
  • Please comply with check out procedures prior to departure.
Calendar/Reservations

Effective May 1, 2020:

  • From May 1 thru Memorial Day: 2-night minimum stay required
  • Memorial Day thru Labor Day: 7-night minimum stay required, with Sunday check in/out
  • Labor Day thru November 1: 2-night minimum stay required
  • Check In: 4:00p (EST)
  • Check Out: 9:00a (EST)
Reservation Fees

Accommodation Fee:  Varies

The accommodation fee is based on the nightly rate and the number of nights of accommodation.  Fees and minimum night stays vary based on seasonal demands and dates requested.  Fees are not discounted for length of stay or early/last minute bookings.

  • Leelanau Landing: $300/night

May 1 – Memorial Day:  $300/night (Sun–Thurs); $450/night (Fri-Sat); 2 night minimum

Memorial Day – Labor Day:  $500/night; 7 night minimum

Labor Day – November 1:  $300/night (Sun–Thurs); $450/night (Fri-Sat); 2 night minimum

  • Michigan Memories: $350/night

May 1 – Memorial Day:  $350/night (Sun–Thurs); $525/night (Fri-Sat); 2 night minimum

Memorial Day – Labor Day:  $600/night; 7 night minimum

Labor Day – November 1:  $350/night (Sun–Thurs); $525/night (Fri-Sat); 2 night minimum

Security Deposit:  $1,000.00

A security deposit is collected with the reservation.    If all terms of Rental Agreement are met and the property is vacated in the same condition as arrival, the Security Deposit will be refunded within (14) days of your departure.  If damage is noted or fees incurred to be assessed against the security deposit, you will be contacted immediately.

Cleaning/Linen Fee:  $350.00

We take pride in providing a quality clean rental.   We want to keep the home beautiful for future guests and for your next visit! The property will be inspected before and after each stay to ensure that our standards are upheld.    The cleaning fee is a non-taxable fee.

The standard cleaning fee provides for up to four (4) hours of housekeeping and linen services by our team of cleaning professionals.  An additional cleaning fee may be assessed if:

  • Guest fails to comply with the check-out procedures that require additional cleaning services more than the designated standard cleaning hours.  (i.e.  removal and disposal of all trash, dish washing, cleaning kitchen appliances, excessive laundry, excessive sand, furniture movement, etc.).  An hourly fee of $60.00 per hour will be charged.
  • Cleaning fees that result from smoke.
  • Cleaning fees that result from the removal of pet hair.
  • If you anticipate bed wetting could be a problem for any member of your group, please plan for pull-ups or plastic bedding. Bed wetting requires mattresses to be sanitized that will result in a $150.00 fee assessed against the security deposit per occurrence.
  • Please do not permit guests to sit on our fabrics or bed linens with wet bathing suits, sandy bodies, or sunscreen.  Cleaning of furniture and/or bend linens may result in additional cleaning fees.
  • Additional cleaning fees, if incurred, will be deducted from the security deposit.

Occupancy Tax:  8% State of Michigan Lodging Tax Rate

Taxes will be collected on all rental fees less the security deposit.

Reservation Service Fee:  $200.00

The reservation service fee is a non-taxable and non-refundable fee.

 

Cancellation Policy

Life happens.  We understand plans need to be changed sometimes.  If you need to cancel your reservation, we will be happy to work with you to rebook an alternate date or to provide a refund.  Cancellation terms vary depending on the amount of time from the confirmed reservation and the number of days prior to arrival.

A few things to know:

  • Cleaning fees are always refunded if you cancel prior to arrival.
  • Security Deposits are always refunded if you cancel prior to arrival.
  • Reservation Services fees are non-refundable.
  • If you need to cancel because of an emergency, we may be able to issue a credit for a future stay.
  • Guests must cancel by 11:59pm on the cut-off day prior to check in to receive a refund. All times are specific to the property’s time zone (Eastern Standard Time).

Cancellation Terms:

  • Guests who cancel within 14 days of confirmed reservation – full refund (100%), less reservation service fee ($200.00).
  • Guests who cancel at least 90 days prior to arrival – 50% refund, less reservation service fee ($200.00).
  • Guests who cancel within 90 days prior to arrival will not receive a refund. You are eligible to rebook for a future date assuming availability and payment of a $500.00 Rebooking fee.  Cleaning fees and Security Deposits will be credited toward future stay if rebooking occurs.
Other Key Info
  • Guest access: The entire home is yours to enjoy during your stay.  Guests will be provided a 4-digit code prior to arrival which will be programmed for access during their stay; providing keyless entry in/out.
  • Phone: No land line phone is provided on premise.
  • Parking:
    • Michigan Memories: The long, driveway is accessible on the North side of the house, providing the primary parking location (up to 4 cars), with easy access to both the front and back of the house. Additional street parking is available on Michigan Avenue (with front access to house).
    • Leelanau Landing: Primary parking (up to 4 cars) is accessible from Harbor Street (with rear access to house).  Designated parking is located immediately west of the garage. Additional street parking is available on Leelanau Avenue (with front access to house)
  • Garbage/Recycling: Weekly garbage service is provided curbside. Recycling is available through a central recycle station located near the Frankfort City Boat Launch.
  • Linens: Kitchen, Bath and Bed linens are provided and will be laundered upon departure.
  • Paper & Cleaning Products: Initial supply of toilet paper, paper towel and Kleenex will be provided; basic cleaning, laundry products and trash bags are also available.
  • Personal Care Products: please note bath and hair products are not provided, please bring your preferred personal products.
  • Beach Accessories: Beach towels and beach amenities are not provided, please bring your own coolers, chairs, towels, beach toys, and umbrellas.
  • Equipment Rental: Local vendors do provide weekly rental of boats, bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, beach umbrellas, etc.  that may be delivered and picked up directly from our rental home. Please inquire for further details and rates.
  • Guest Guide: Our M22 Rentals Guest Guide will provide additional information for your stay.
Reservation Inquiry/Confirmation
  • Reservation Request:  Upon receipt of your reservation request, we will verify the information and the availability of the property.  Once your request is “approved”, we will send you the Rental Agreements to be completed online.
  • Confirmation:  To confirm your reservation, within 48 hours of the time of the “approved” reservation request, the Rental Agreements must be completed, signed, and the reservation fees must be paid in full.  Any failure to comply with the established timelines, will result in cancellation of reservation request.