Vacation rentals are the way to go these days with more travelers opting for renting a home over a hotel for their travel needs. VRBO is a rental leader having over 2 million properties worldwide on the rental platform, so when a Michigan rental makes the list of the 2024 Vacation Home Rentals of the Year, you know it's got to be good.

The 2024 Vrbo Vacation Home Rentals of the Year list comprises the best 10 homes with all types of styles and vibes.

"Vrbo is recognizing the most remarkable private vacation rentals across the U.S. as the 2024 Vacation Rentals of the Year. Selected from the more than 2 million properties available worldwide on Vrbo, these spectacular homes boast stellar star ratings, rave guest reviews, feature some of the most standout spaces and amenities for spending time together with family and friends, and are hosted by Premier Hosts who offer exceptional guest experiences", the said. 

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Some criteria had to be met to be considered for the exclusive list. Vrbo noted that the rentals needed to have the following:

  • Positive guest reviews
  • 4.9 or higher star rating
  • Unique standout amenities along with spaces meant for spending time together with family & friends
  • Declared a Premier Host 

What Michigan Rental Was Named Vrbo Vacation Home of the Year?

On a list that included homes in Arizona, Massachusetts, Montana, and Georgia, one Michigan lakeside escape made the mark as one of the 2024 Vrbo Vacation Homes of the Year. 

The picture-perfect home known as "Sandy Lakehouse" easily shows why it's considered the best of the best in America. Situated on 175 ft of the beautiful sandy Baptist Lake beachfront, this  5 bedroom, 7 bathroom home just outside of Grand Rapids offers more than just a place to sleep, but a full-on experience.

"The property is decked out with every amenity imaginable, including a professional-grade gym, custom sports court for basketball and pickleball games, and a fully equipped game room. This is a perfect spot to host family and friends for a summer vacation or for a quick weekend escape, located only half an hour from Grand Rapids", Vrbo wrote. 

Rentals start at around $900 per night depending on season. Look inside this amazing vacation rental below and see why it is one of the 10 Vrbo Vacation Homes of the Year!

Michigan Lakeside Home Is VRBO Vacation Home of the Year

With over 2 million properties worldwide Vrbo has picked once stunning lakeside retreat as a 2024 Vacation Home of the Year...and we can see why. Situated on 175 ft of the beautiful sandy Baptist Lake beachfront, this  5 bedroom, 7 bathroom home just outside of Grand Rapids offers more than just a place to sleep, but a full-on experience. Inside are all the extras including a professional-grade gym, a custom sports court for basketball and pickleball games, and a fully equipped game room. 

Gallery Credit: VRBO

$3.9M Michigan Vineyard: Luxurious Estate For Sale With Stunning Bay View

If you have ever dreamt of owning a picturesque vineyard estate overlooking the breathtaking Grand Traverse Bay, here's your chance to make your dream a reality. This sprawling estate, where rows of grapevines stretch as far as the eye can see, offers the best northern Michigan, including a stunning view of Grand Traverse Bay. On the market for $3,900,000, this little piece of heaven in Suttons Bay is a dream come true.
Situated on 17 pristine acres of cherry orchards and vineyards, the 8,881 square-foot gorgeous modern farmhouse is as beautiful inside as it is outside. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, one with a steam shower, and extras around every corner, this home truly has it all, including an ice skating rink lit for fun under the stars. Take a look!

Gallery Credit: Zillow: Shawn Schmidt Smith at Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors at (231)-499-1990.

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