Villa Monte 278
800 square foot
Queen bed in master
2 Bunk beds in second bedroom
Private association pool
Washer and dryer
Outdoor storage locker
Fully furnished and stocked with supplies
Villa Monte 278
"The property was very clean and quiet, very relaxing. A short drive to Traverse City, Charlevoix or Petoskey. Short walk to the pool/hot tub. Definitely recommend to friends."
"The condo is great and has everything you need. The unit is clean, updated and has a great location. Connie the property manager is great to work with. Thank you for a great stay! We’ll be back."
"This property suited our five-member family perfectly. Much roomier than appears in photos. Layout is nice as the main bedroom is at end of hall from living space, allowing kids to stay up playing games or watching TV while parents get some quiet time. One of our sons choose to use the pullout couch bed instead of climbing to the top bunk (he is 6'5" so can't blame him) and the couch has the nicest mattress we've ever used on a pull out. Property has a nice trail steps from the door and the pool on site is literally steps away. You can also use the pass left at the condo to access the pool etc at the other Shanty Creek properties, which we did."
About This Unit:
This 800 square-foot, lower-level, two-bedroom, two-bath unit sleeps 6+. Master bedroom includes a queen bed. Second bedroom has two sets of full-size bunks. There is a sofa sleeper in the living area as well.
Villa Monte 278 sits on the first hole of the Schuss Golf course with a nice view of the mountain.
The back deck area offers a grill and patio seating.
Living room and kitchen are open concept. There is a small, yet functional kitchen with a large refrigerator, four-burner stove, oven, and dishwasher. Kitchen is well-equipped with all the kitchen gadgets of home including a coffee pot, silverware, dishes, pots and pans, crockpot and more.
Included with your stay is a pool pass that allows guests to use the indoor pool and hot tub in Schuss Village. Your pool pass will also access Summit Village’s indoor pool/spa or beautiful outdoor pool that overlooks Lake Bellaire. The Villa Monte association also offers a private association pool (outdoor) only available for Villa Monte residents and guests. *Pool access may be limited or unavailable outside of ski season.
Parking for your vehicle is just outside the unit. Additional parking for trailers and boats is available in the village within walking distance of the unit.
Other amenities include:
Washer and dryer with laundry supplies
TV’s and Wi-Fi; Large TV in living room area, smart TV in master bedroom, and television in second bedroom. Dish TV or Spectrum cable included.
Wood-burning fireplace with wood provided
Jacuzzi tub in master bedroom
Outdoor storage locker
The Greater Shanty Creek Resort:
Shanty Creek Resorts offers three villages for guests to enjoy. In addition to your home village of Schuss, you can access Summit Village and Cedar River village with a three-minute drive.
Summit Village has a small downhill skiing area, perfect for beginners, but is more of a summer-themed destination with premium golf courses. There is a modern lodge/hotel including the Lakeview Bar and Grill, a spectacular view of Lake Bellaire, and a host of small shops.
Cedar River is the newest addition to Shanty Creek resort and boasts a modern hotel/lodge which includes a bar/grill, ski shop, and golf clubhouse. You can access the Schuss Mountain slopes from the Cedar River chair lift, making it possible to ski back and forth to the villages of Schuss and Cedar River throughout the day. There are also some nice hiking trails in the summer that will take you from Schuss Village to Cedar Village.
There is a shuttle that runs from 7am until midnight, 7 days a week. Shuttle between ski hills or golf courses or over to the Summit Village spa and pools. The shuttle also runs to and from Bellaire. There is nominal resort fee for using the shuttle.
The resort’s 4500 acres offer downhill skiing with 53 runs on its 2 mountains with 4 terrain parks, a 300' halfpipe, and a 450-foot vertical drop. From beginner to advanced, there is something for every skier or snow boarder here. Shanty Creek offers 30K of groomed cross-country trails.
The Cedar River tubing park is a speedy downhill thrill for your whole crew on Schuss Mountain's north face. SCR's eight lane tubing park is fun for kids, families or groups.
Blue Sky offers 4-, 8- or 24-hour rentals. They also offer a 48-hour weekend rental.
Schuss Mountain is the most serene of the three villages in the Shanty Creek resort. Golf spring Summer and Fall at Shanty Creek. The resort offers 72 holes on 4 championship courses. Schuss Mountain golf course is right out your front door. We sit on the 18th hole within walking distance to the clubhouse. The shuttle can take you back and forth from Summit to Schuss village throughout the day and evening.
Our prime fall color time is the first two weeks in October. Include us on your fall color tour.
Bellaire & Mancelona:
The town of Bellaire, just 7 miles northwest, is a wonderful town to visit for tourists and locals alike. You can find dining options, Shorts microbrewery with their delicious unique sandwiches, soup and pizza, Bee Well Meadery, antique shops, a movie theater, coffee shop and restaurants. Bellaire Bar has a full menu ranging from dinners to burgers at reasonable prices.
Mancelona, 6 miles southeast, is a bit more convenient and offers merchants including McDonalds, a couple bar/grills, party stores, hardware, dollar stores, and other local businesses for your needs.
This is a great location to use as a hub and take day trips to Traverse City (50 minutes), Petoskey (50 minutes), Torch Lake (20 minutes), Boyne City (40 minutes) or Charlevoix (45 minutes). There are also numerous quaint small towns along the Chain-O-Lakes water trail. Riverside marina rents boats which would be a great way to explore the Chain-O-Lakes. There is also a public boat launch at Lake Bellaire, and Paddles and Pedals shop in Bellaire will deliver bikes, canoes, or kayaks to you at the condo or wherever you would like to use them. Turtle Creek Casino only 26 miles away!