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Villa Monte 280

  • Two-Bedroom Unit

  • Two Bathrooms

  • 1100 square foot

  • Sleeps 6

  • King bed in master

  • 2 twin beds in second bedroom + full bed

  • Sofa sleeper

  • Private association pool

  • Complimentary WiFi

  • Washer and dryer

  • Jacuzzi tub in master bath

  • Outdoor storage locker

  • Fireplace

  • Grill

  • Fully furnished and stocked with supplies

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Villa Monte 280


"Already rebooked! This is the perfect northern Michigan escape and easily one of my top VRBO stays. Less than a 5 minute walk and we were at the lift ready to hit the slopes. And the charming, updated interior with a real fireplace had us feeling like we were in a Swiss chalet. The open concept lent itself perfectly for a dinner party and curated wine tasting. Looking forward to returning for summer season!


About This Unit:

This 1100 square-foot, upper-level, two-bedroom, two-bath unit sleeps 6.  Master bedroom includes a king bed.  Second bedroom has two twins and a full bed.  There is a sofa sleeper with full bed in the living area as well.  There are stunning vaulted ceilings, and you’ll have complete privacy above.

Villa Monte 280 sits on the first hole of the Schuss Golf course with a nice view of the mountain.  This unit is a short walk from the ski lifts, golf clubhouse, 1st and 10th hole of the Schuss Golf Course, Nordic ski trails, and driving range. 


The upper deck area offers a gas grill and patio seating overlooking the golf course.

Living room and kitchen are open concept. There is a functional kitchen with newer appliances: 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:

  • Jacuzzi tub in master bathroom

  • Washer and dryer

  • TV’s and Wi-Fi; Large, Smart TV in living room area with additional Smart TV in bedroom. Dish TV or Spectrum cable included.

  • Wood-burning fireplace with wood provided

  • 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. 


Day Trips:

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 quant 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!

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