Empire Holly House


The Holly House is located right on Front street in downtown Empire. Within two blocks of this rental house you will find: Empire beach, a small grocery store, ice cream parlor, Post Office, library with computers, and The Friendly (known far and wide for it's wonderful burgers). This house has all the comforts of home, but still has the relaxed feeling of small town living.

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Empire Dune House


Spacious two story renovated house with iron spiral staircase, hardwood and tile floors downstairs; carpet and hardwood upstairs. Centrally located on the village main street, house is within three blocks of: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Visitors Center, library with computers and internet access, kayak rental shop, antique and gift stores, Tiffany's Ice Cream Parlor, the Friendly restaurant, and more. Also just three blocks away is Empire Beach, where you can roast marshmallows in a fire pit while you enjoy a beautiful sunset, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Green Flash.

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Empire Corner Cottage


Central Air Just Added!

This house has retained its historic charm, with hardwood floors and original wood trim throughout. Centrally located on the village main street, house is within three blocks of: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Visitors Center, library with computers and internet access, kayak rental shop, antique and gift stores, Tiffany's Ice Cream Parlor, the Friendly restaurant, and more. Also just three blocks away is Empire Beach, where you can roast marshmallows in a fire pit while you enjoy a beautiful sunset, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Green Flash.

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Empire Rose

Enjoy a fresh rose everyday from this home's lovely rose garden. Empire Rose is one of Empire's centennial homes nestled in the heart of town on Front Street within one block of the library, antique and gift shops, grocery store, restaurant and ice cream parlor. It's only a few blocks from the wonderful Lake Michigan beach and playground. This warm and cozy home boasts two living areas with comfy furniture well suited to reading a summer novel or lazily escaping with a relaxing movie.


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Peninsula Lake House

Beautiful home on the South Bar peninsula, the creek on one side and lake on the other. Deer, turkeys, otters....and great fishing right on the peninsula. Truly unique setting with a view of the Dunes to the south. Walk to town, the beach, North Bar and parks. Beautiful sunsets.


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Beach House

Beautiful rustic home right on the beach within view of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. One of Michigan's best sugar sand beaches which is right in the protected national lakeshore park. House also has over 100 feet of frontage on South Bar Lake to the back and there are boat launches nearby for both lakes. House has 3 bedrooms and can sleep 6-8, including converter in the living room.


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Storm Hill House

Looking for a private northern get-away for the summer? Consider renting a new, custom-built, luxury home located in Storm Hill, an exclusive development on the coast of Lake Michigan.

This Non-Smoking house features 3500 square feet on a two-acre lot, specially designed to allow you maximum access to the natural beauties of the region. The property is partially wooded and surrounded by acres of undeveloped terrain, making it feel secluded even though you have the advantages of being in a luxury neighborhood and near the town of Empire.

Beach Hideaway

Beautiful Empire beach house located right on a private Lake Michigan beach within view of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes.  This property is on one of Michigan's best sugar sand beaches, set in Empire surrounded by the protected National Lakeshore.  This house is oriented to over 100 feet of frontage on South Bar Lake and Lake Michigan, and there are boat launches nearby for both lakes. The house has 1 bedroom and can sleep 4, including a converter in the living room.  House is clean and neat and provides all basic furnishings, including cable TV and WIFI Internet access. 

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