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Winter Wonderland @ Top of Schuss Mountain

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Byron Chalet is a fully furnished traditional Northern Michigan chalet placed at the top of Schuss Mountain. This quiet getaway gives skiers bikers, hikers access to the ski slopes just steps from the chalet while having all of the comforts of home during all seasons. Perfect for families or groups of couples enjoying a relaxing weekend in Northern Michigan. Don't want to drive when you arrive? No need to as the slopes are right across the street along with access to miles of hiking trails. Parents - there is no need to run around picking up and dropping off the kids; they can come and go as they please. In fact you will see cars parked in the street in the morning because it is closer than parking in the general lots at the base of the hill.

Byron Chalet has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The spacious Master Bedroom has a king bed and a convenient sink for your bedtime routine. Down the hall you will find a second bedroom that contains a queen bed and a crib for families traveling with young children. The third bedroom, found on the first floor, has 2 sets of bunk beds - 1 full-over-full and the other twin-over-twin along with another convenient sink. The living room offers a large couch perfect for gathering after a long day of activities. Sleeps 8 comfortably. Open plan kitchen, dining, living area. Flat screen HD Antenna TV/DVD, Electric Heating, Wood Burning Stove, and Laundry Facilities. All linens and towels included.

Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, tubing, snowshoeing, dog sled rides, and snowmobiling. Shanty Creek has two ski areas offering 51 downhill runs, 5 terrain parks, 7 chair lifts, 30KM of Nordic Trails, and an Alpine Tubing Park. Other activities include using the resorts indoor/outdoor pools and hot tubs, spa, and dining. Night life is active around the resort and in the neighboring village of Bellaire you can enjoy a fresh brewed beer from Shorts Brewery.

Summer activities include golf, hiking, and biking. Shanty Creek offers four championship golf courses including the acclaimed Cedar River and Legend Golf Courses. The nearby Chain of Lakes offers plenty of spots for fishing, kayaking, boating, and other water sports.

Make Byron Chalet your next vacation getaway. The chalet's charm coupled with location will lead to a great experience.

More Details

Cortney John Byron
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Cortney John Byron

Lifelong vacationer at Schuss Mountain. Have both lived and worked on the property. One of the most special places to spend time with family and friends.

Cortney John Byron purchased this chalet in 2015

Why Cortney John Byron chose Bellaire

The access to the ski slopes is one of the best in all of Northern Michigan. This property is perfect for my young family to be able to ski in and out throughout the day. The hiking path is also right out the front door for adventures everyday in the off season.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Bellaire, Michigan

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ski-In
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 double bed , 2 single bed , Two sets of bunk beds - one set w/twin, one set w/double.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Winter Wonderland @ Top of Schuss Mountain
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews

Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place, loved the wood stove! Will be coming back next year

  • Review Submitted: 04/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Ski Trip!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our stay at Chalet Byron and we can’t say enough! The proximity to the house and ice on the drive way to the pumphouse made it as close to ski in-skk out as you can get at Schuss! It made skiing with young kids easy.

The house was perfect with a big open concept Kitchen, dining and living room that we all spent most of our downtime in. We worried that no cable/internet might drive our kids (and in turn us) crazy, but they quickly feel in love with many board games and sardines all around the house. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you would need for food and drink (Spartans Will). And when we needed to get out of the house, it was a short drive to Bellaire to visit the shops and Shorts! Don’t miss the burgers at the Bellaire in Northen Michigan.

We all loved our trip and can’t wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 24/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time hitting the slopes over MLK weekend. The trail across the street from the home leads directly to a green trail that you can ski down to Schuss lodge. We also enjoyed the fully stocked kitchen and wood burning stove. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Chalet, Great Location, and Great Views!

  • 5 of 5

The Byron Chalet is a slice of Northern Michigan heaven! The layout of the chalet, the views they have from the top of Schuss, and their central location to all the Shanty Creek ammeneties made this a great spot for my group. The owners were very flexible and accomoditing to our requests which made our trip that much more enjoyable. We look forward to renting the place next year and also plan on getting another group back up for ski season! Thanks again!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Chalet, Great Location, and Great Views!

  • 5 of 5

The Byron Chalet is a little slice of Northern Michigan heaven! It is exactly as described and more - the location on top of Schuss that has amazing views from the top of the hill along with the central location to the Shanty Creek resort offerings. The owners are also very flexible and accomodating which made the trip even better for our group. We are already looking forward to our return next year and also are working on a plan to rent for the skiing in the winter! Thanks again!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy chalet

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Byron chalet. The owners were nice and accommodating. The place was clean and cozy. It had plenty of room for us and our four teenagers for the weekend. The view into the woods from the family room was very pretty and the wood burning stove was nice to snuggle in front of in the evenings. The kitchen was well stocked and even had a crockpot which was really handy. The pathway to the hill was right across the street and was super convenient for the downhill skiers in our family. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$203.18
Damage Deposit AU$338.63

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.