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Schuss Mountain Cozy Ski Condo Base of the Hill!

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6

***Come Early - Stay Late NO EXTRA CHARGE! (if available)*** FREE WI-FI! Located on the 2nd tee of the Schuss Mountain Golf Course, a short walk to Ski Lifts at Schuss Mountain, the Main Lodge and Ivan's Mountainside Grill. Condo comfortably sleeps 6, has a nice fireplace and a deck overlooking the 1st tee. Two swimming pools, a jacuzzi pool, and a sauna are located at the Main Lodge. Several beautiful lakes for swimming and boating are an easy drive away. Hiking and biking trails are nearby at the resort.

Activities: Skiing, downhill and x-country, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, golfing, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking and boating to name just a few of the activities available at the resort or nearby. Equipment rentals are available for most.

More Details

Laura and Emery Scheibert
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Mancelona, Michigan

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Master bedroom has an Olympic queen bed second bedroom has bunk beds and two love seats in the living room makes into a single beds.
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Tennis Court
  • wooden decking
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free Wi-Fi is available at the main lodge.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Schuss Mountain Cozy Ski Condo Base of the Hill!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We fully enjoyed our stay! You really can't beat the location, a quick 1 min walk across the parking lot to the link lift. It was also nice at night to walk across the street to Ivan's so listen to the live music. The ski storage locker at the parking lot made it easier to deal with all our ski gear! It was also nice to relax in the hot tub located right across the small street. Everything was clean and well maintained. We were happy to find shampoo, conditioner, and body wash provided in the shower!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Please come again. Sincerely, Emery and Laura
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Clean and comfortable !

  • 5 of 5

The condo is very clean and well maintained , also it is conveniently located to the lodge where you will find swimming,food,drink and ski area. It's only a few miles into the town of Macelona where you will find a friendly, full service grocery store if needed. The condo is also very close is Belliaire and there you will find great food ,cute shops and great people. This is a great condo with everything you will need if you want to cook and eat in as well. A shuttle is available to take you around the resort to Summit Village for more great snow sports, ski rental and great dinning. I highly recommend this rental

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your helpful review. We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your Schuss Mountain escape! Please come again. Sincerely, Emery and Laura
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Very cozy but budget-friendly condo, close to skiing, with super-responsive owners

  • 4 of 5

Pros: Owners very responsive, you're on-mountain at a budget price, access to hotel amenities with more space than a hotel room

Cons: Smaller than expected, mattresses/pillows could use an update, back bedroom TV missing (!)

Overall, considering the price I think this condo is a good value. I would definitely recommend it, but I'd like to add a bit more detail on the property so you know what you are getting.

While many reviewers mentioned it was a bit small I couldn't understand why from the pictures. Here is the layout: Upon entering from the 2nd floor (outside stairs), you immediately enter the master bedroom. There is an accordion-style room divider that can separate the bed from what would then be a hallway; however, if you do so then you will block off the (small) TV. So just be aware that it really is not a separate bedroom with a door, which is what we thought. Next, closets on the left, and the bathroom on the right. Bathroom was clean, perfectly spacious, and included ample towels, a hairdryer and curling iron, as well as shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in the tub/shower combo. Heading back to the hallway we pass through a door (which can be shut for privacy for the master bedroom, but little point to that because other family members will still need access to the bathroom.) You enter the combined living room / kitchen area. The table is small, so it would be very cramped for more than 2 eating a full meal family style if you are expecting to do that. We only cooked breakfast, and weren't really all eating at the same time so it met our needs. (Dishes/cookware, toaster oven, toaster, coffeemaker (filters, sugar, & creamer provided), 2 burner stove (only 1 burner appeared to work), older - yes, 1980's classic! - but still perfectly good microwave, and a not-quite full size refrigerator and freezer.) The living room area has just a loveseat and single armchair, plus the kitchen chairs or possibly the ottoman to sit on. If you were going to sit down as a family and watch TV together you'd be lacking for soft seating. Both the ottoman and loveseat are hideabeds, but the mattresses on both were very uncomfortable - you feel all the springs. The back bedroom has 2 bunks and a vanity but is a tiny room - no floor space.

Other perks: deck, an outside locker for skis, and a hotel key for pool access (heated outdoor pool only open on weekends; indoor pool, hot tub, sauna).

Thanks Laura & Emery!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We love Schuss Mountain and can't imagine staying in a hotel room with more than two kids, after being right there at the hill. The condo is 600 square feet, which is pretty cozy - but much larger than a traditional hotel room. As our family has grown, we have purchased a 1200 square foot unit on the 3rd floor of the same building. We couldn't imagine being at any other location. All of the cons you mentioned in your review are definite pros to our other unit. If your family is larger, and you're looking for all of the amenities - we've got the spot for you. Both of our units are very popular, and book up well in advance. If you know your future vacation dates, let me know and we'll make sure the penthouse is yours, if available. Sincerely, Laura and Emery
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We love staying here. Close to the mountain and it has everything we need.

  • 5 of 5

Well kept condo. We always enjoy staying here. Great location for skiing and the owner is very accomodating.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so happy to have guests like you. We've got your vacation reserved for next year!
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  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at this perfect spot within walking distance of the chair lift! Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location for Skiing

  • 4 of 5

The condo is on the 2nd floor, and within walking distance to the base of Schuss Mountain. There is no need to use your car, as a shuttle is available to take you all over the resort. Wi-FI is free, but did need to be reset twice during our weekend stay. I'm not exactly sure how the place is heated, but it's takes quite a while for the heat to adjust to different thermometer settings. It's not forced air heat, and I couldn't seem to find any radiators, so I'm still trying to determine how the place is heated. The Microwave is one of the first EVER produced, think vintage. The TV in the bedroom is not HD compatible, and the screen size is small. There are no hair dryers, so be sure to bring one... I didn't....

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. The heat is radiant from the ceiling. It is a little delayed to adjustments in the thermostat, but gets really toasty, with a clean, smell and dust free heat. The hair dryer is kept under the main bathroom counter, but I will double check and replace it today if it's missing. The micro is an oldie but goodie! It's built in over the stove fan. Finding a replacement microwave hasn't been easy - without giving up the large size of the original. Yep, it's from the late 80's....but works like a charm. The second TV might need to be replaced as well. Thanks, again for your feedback. Hope you'll come again. Sincerely, Laura and Emery
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Bellaire

6250 Schuss Mountain Lane unit #208 Cortina Complex

At the foot of Schuss Mountain Ski Resort, across from Ivan's Bar and Restaurant. Overlooking the 2nd hole of the Schuss Golf Course.


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Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Mancelona, Michigan

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Taxes and fees A$85

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