The Bish Traverse City

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 The Bish(Traverse City, MI)-  Pet friendly, walking distance to downtown Traverse City!

Pets Welcome








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*Located near downtown Traverse City
*Minutes from West End Beach
*Dog park & pickleball courts just outside the condo building
*30 Minutes from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore  

Bicycle+Fish= The BISH
Next to dog park, pickle ball courts, walking distance to everything Traverse City, wine tours, sand volleyball 



Air Conditioning: Yes-central air 


Clinch Park: 3 min (.8 miles)
Front Street: 5 minutes (1.8 miles)
H2O Sports Rentals 5 min (1.2 miles
Mission Point Lighthouse: 19 minutes (12 miles)
Tall Ship Manitou: 4 minutes (1.4 miles)
Traverse Area Recreational Trail 1 minutes (.4 miles)
Turtle Creek Casino: 22 minutes (12.3  miles)
West End Beach 2 min (.2 Miles)

Bathrooms: One bathroom-Shower, sink, toilet

Beach/Swimming: West End Beach within 2 minutes(.2 miles)

Bedroom Configurations: Queen size Bed

Boat Rentals (In order of distance):
Blue Sky Rentals: 6 minutes (3.3 miles)
Memories Traverse City Rental: 7 minutes (3.3 miles)
H2O Sport Rentals: 16 minutes (7.9 miles)

Boat Launch: There is a public boat launch at Clinch Park( 1.2 Miles) however there is not room at property for a trailer so that would need to be left in nearby city lot( please contact Clinch Marina for more info)

Cable: Not traditional cable. Local channels on Antenna and a Roku Smart TV available for streaming
Cell Phone Service:  All major providers work well 


Coffee Maker:  Drip coffee maker(filters and coffee provided), there is also a French Press available 

Distances (In Order of Distance):
Mackinaw City 2 hour & 10 minutes(105 miles)
Detroit: 4 hours & 10 minutes (254 miles)
Chicago: 5 hours & 7 minutes (346 miles)
Milwaukee: 6 hours & 48 minutes (407 miles)

Drinking Water: City water

Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Traverse City holds many summer events, such as:
National Cherry Festival: First week of July
Northwestern Michigan Fair: Mid August 
Traverse City Horse Show: Last two weekends of June 
Great Lakes Equestrian Festivals: All weekends in July and first two weekends of August

Fireplace: Not available at property

Fire-pit: Not available at property

Fishing: Pier fishing at Clinch Park!


The Bear- 18 min (9.2 miles)
The Wolverine- 18 min (9.2 miles)

Grill: Not at property

Grocery Store: Tom's Food Market 5 min(1.3 miles)

Heat: Forced air furnace

Internet: Yes, capable of streaming for work!

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillowcases, and bath towels.

Parking: 1 reserved spot and street parking(from April 15th through November 15th)

Pets:  1 Dog 25 lbs. or less are allowed. Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $75/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy: There are Neighbors. This is a condominium complex. 


Space: 2nd floor condo

Televisions: 55" Roku Smart TV

Towels: All bath and kitchen towels will be provided during your stay. Please bring beach towels with you!

Washer and Dryer: Yes, laundry detergent provided. 

Wineries & Brewing Companies (In order of distance): 
Grand Traverse Brewing Company: 12 minutes (4.9 miles)
Mari Vineyards: 11 minutes (5.7 miles)
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery: 20 minutes (12.3 miles)
Bowers Harbor Vineyard: 20 minutes (12.6 miles)
Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn: 23 minutes (14.8 miles)



Property/indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Beach Towels
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Central air conditioning
  • Heat - Forced Air Furnace
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Pets allowed
  • Radio
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Smart TV or TV with Roku, Chromecast, Streaming Abilities
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Antibacterial Hand-Sanitizer
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Soaps (Hand & Dish Soap)
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
09/20/2022 - 05/25/2023 2 $249.00
05/26/2023 - 09/18/2023 3 $249.00
09/19/2023 - 12/31/2023 2 $249.00

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