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Whether you need a vacation house, a permanent residence, or an investment property, purchasing a resort property is a wise investment. Golfers are better suited to resort lifestyle homes, but anybody can enjoy the many advantages of living in one. Resort lifestyle real estate in Northern Michigan provides excellent value for money, with huge golf fields, facilities, and world-class amenities, as well as picturesque countryside and beaches.
Grand Traverse Resort Community Highlights
Guests arrive at the Michigan resort after a day's drive or a commuter flight from most major Midwest cities to enjoy the destination's gifts—time, relaxation, and adventure. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa rises from the midst of Northern Michigan's freshwater richness, winding forested pathways, and sugar-sand beaches.
We've been recognized as one of the best vacation spots in Michigan, with awards from Golf Digest, USA Today, Forbes, TripAdvisor, and other publications.
The crew is focused on providing a spectacular experience from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay to the top of our 17-story glass Tower. Whether you've come for business, vacation, or a longer stay, you'll discover lodgings, services, and activities that fit your needs and lifestyle, as well as service that goes above and beyond.
You'll also discover that their passion for Northern Michigan's distinctive natural features, as well as our devotion to our community, instills a level of environmental responsibility that exceeds national hospitality standards. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is committed to environmental stewardship via the implementation of our Environmental Management System and the tireless efforts of every Resort employee.
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is a top destination for golfers wanting a first-class experience, with exceptional golf courses complemented by the natural beauty of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa feature a vibrant palette of courses, each offering varying levels of challenge, thanks to three excellent designers. The Bear, The Wolverine, and Spruce Run are among the courses available.
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa has been acknowledged as one of the Midwest's top golf experiences by publications such as Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, and Links Magazine over the years. In this recent Michigan Golf Live feature, we give you the inside scoop on golf.
OUR EXPERIENCE ON THE GOLF COURSE IS AWARD-WINNING:
- Choose from three championship courses: Spruce Run, The Bear, and The Wolverine
- A centralized Clubhouse makes it easy to get started on any course.
- A large putting green and driving range are available.
- On-site Dave Pelz Scoring Game School (one of only two Pelz locations in the Midwest)
- The Golf Academy Golf Pro Shop offers private and on-course instruction, as well as the newest in golf clothes and equipment.
- The Grille is a lunch and dinner restaurant with patio seating overlooking hole #18 on The Bear.
- All sizes of golf groups are welcome.
- Corporate golf events and team building
- Memberships in the golf club are available.
GOLF LEAGUES AND GROUPS
We take satisfaction in hosting successful golf groups and golf outings thanks to their three golf facilities and professional personnel. Our staff will handle every element of your stay at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, from tee times to housing. Contact Cara or Joann for additional information about golf group excursions or golf leagues.
Condé Nast Traveler, Bon Appétit, and The Daily Meal have all praised Traverse City for its top-notch restaurants, artisan chefs, and locally grown gourmet fare.
All of this and more can be found at the Resort, which sources the finest foods from both near and far. Seasonal menus change to take advantage of fresh local ingredients.
You'll find some of the greatest eating in the region at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, whether you enjoy American favorites, contemporary fine dining, or fresh bistro dishes inspired by Michigan's Northwoods.
- RELAX, EAT, AND DRINK. THE CULINARY BAR IS BEING RAISED BY 16 FLOORS.
For those who enjoy bold, intriguing flavors, Aerie has become a mecca. Locally grown produce is paired with international-inspired goods and flavors. The culinary staff is committed to delivering the best of everything from wherever they can get it in order to produce an innovative, engaging meal in a setting unlike any other in Traverse City. When it comes to wine pairings for such diverse cuisine, the options are many, including worldwide and national offers, as well as several from their award-winning region.
AMERICAN BISTRO WITH SWEETWATER
The Resort's family-style bistro, located just off the Grand Lobby, is a full-service restaurant that caters to all preferences. Families, couples, and business associates all enjoy the warm, inviting atmosphere. Sweetwater's breakfast is a great way to start the day or choose your favorite thing from the menu. Fresh salads, sandwiches, and delectable appetizers are among the dining options.
DINE AT THE GRILLE
For the time being, the Grille is closed for the season. Delicious lunch and supper options are available at The Grille Restaurant, which is located inside the Resort's golf Clubhouse and overlooks hole #18 on the picturesque Bear golf course.
Conversation can be had at the bar, on the terrace, or in one of the restaurant's plush cushioned chairs. The talented chefs have prepared lunch and dinner menus that include a wide variety of club favorites.
The Grille is a must-visit restaurant in Traverse City, serving everything from homemade soups, crisp salads, and appetizers—including house-made potato chips swirled in melted blue cheese and garden chives—to hearty sandwiches, wraps, pastas, tenderloin, chicken, and famous grilled burgers.
- JACK'S TAPROOM
Jack's Taproom is the place to go if you're looking for artisan beer and sophisticated pub cuisine. For almost 20 years, Jack's, located in the center of the Resort, has been a staple of Resort dining. Jack's has a modern, microbrew atmosphere thanks to a 2019 refurbishment, which includes 12 taps and flat-screen TVs to watch your favorite game.
The Den Bar
Come hang out with us in The Den Bar, which is located inside the game center. There's upscale pub fare like beer-battered truffle fries, handmade pizzas, and Coney sliders on the menu, as well as a full bar.
- THE LOBBY BAR
The casually sophisticated Grand Lobby Bar, which serves a broad range of bottled beers, wines, and spirits nightly in the Resort's inviting entrance lounge, is great for people-watching and conversation while enjoying a cold brew or creative cocktail.
Marketplace, located within the Resort's Gallery of Shops, offers a variety of quick Traverse City dining options as well as quiet bistro tables where you can read a magazine, book, or newspaper. Choose from a variety of fresh deli sandwiches, wraps, and salads, as well as a selection of Pastry Chef's fruit compotes, truffles, and baked goods, all made fresh in-house every day. Order a specialty beverage, such as gourmet coffee, hot or cold.
Spa Grand Traverse has the perfect treatment or package for you, whether you're searching for a midweek pick-me-up, a day of total relaxation, or a spa weekend escape. We provide a variety of services, including massage therapy, skincare, nail care, and hair artistry, to help you relax your mind, body, and spirit. Natural materials are used in therapies to help you regain your vigor and revitalize your senses.
We are happy to serve guests of the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa as well as locals of Northern Michigan, and the professionally educated staff is dedicated to exceeding your expectations on each and every visit.
Spa Grand Traverse has received accolades and recognition from American Spa and Spa Week and is one of the top 100 spas in the United States. They offer the following services:
- Massage and Body Care
- Nail Care
- Hair Artistry
- Novalash Eyelashes
You'll discover absolute relaxation after a day of exploring the region's riches, whether you stay at the Hotel, the Tower, or a spacious Resort condominium. Leave the errands to home. The rest will be taken care of by us.
- The Tower. Check into Traverse City's soaring architectural masterpiece, which offers high style and comfortable luxury. You'll be surrounded on all sides by lush forests and rolling greens, with spectacular panoramas, elegant amenities, and front-row access to outdoor adventures.
- The Hotel. Families adore the perks that come with a stay at the hotel! In the adjoining six-story Hotel, relax in one of our 240 guest rooms. These accommodations are within walking distance of the Resort's restaurants, spa, Health Club, and Indoor Pool, making them an ideal choice for families wishing to have a good time.
- The Shores. The Shores apartments, set along East Bay just minutes from the Resort Tower and Hotel, are ideal for water lovers. These inviting forested getaways are a short walk from the bay and comprise studios or one-bedrooms, as well as a dining area, kitchenette, living room with full-size sleeper sofa, and a private patio or balcony.
- Condominiums. The Traverse City condominiums are located along the Resort's gorgeous fairways and contain one, two, or three bedrooms, as well as access to the private Beach Club through the Resort shuttle. A furnished dining area, kitchenette, living room with queen-size sofa sleeper, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with HD cable service, coffee machine, air conditioning, patio or balcony, and other amenities are included in condos.
- Suites. The suites match the aesthetic and comfortable luxury of the Tower rooms, but with more space and unrivaled views, making them ideal for hosting larger groups. These rooms provide a stunning location for entertaining clients or hosting family gatherings.
- Resort Homes. Larger families and parties staying for a longer period of time may prefer larger accommodations, such as one of the Resort's private residences on The Bear golf course. Each has access to all Resort amenities as well as a full kitchen, living room, fireplace, deck, and other pleasant features.
Schools Near Homes in Traverse City, Michigan
One visit to the Traverse City Area Public School’s (TCAPS) colorful website tells you all you need to know about how invested Traverse City schools are in both scholarly excellence and community involvement. In fact, plenty of families have moved to this area specifically for the schools. Despite restrictions imposed by the pandemic, area schools have played valuable roles in maintaining student interest despite changes in teaching protocols while also keeping them safe.
Home to 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 3 high schools (one elementary school is a Montessori academy), home shoppers meeting with Brook Walsh Real Estate associates are eager to know how their kids will fare when switching schools. Planning for the future is a high priority for the Traverse City school system, which is why capital improvement projects remain ongoing.
Board members prioritize projects on the 2018-thru-2028 master plan, but if your kids are as focused on athletics as they are on academics, they will be most impressed by the new Central High School Athletic Complex. Move to town and perhaps your children will play and compete there!
Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate
Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home to make lifelong memories that endure for their entire family, leave a profound legacy for generations, and they want a solid financial investment at the same time.
While the area does have many good realtors, there aren’t many with the unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing background. Brook uses his diverse skill set to help clients properly evaluate and determine whether a vacation home makes financial sense.
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Who owns the Grand Traverse Resort?
The Grand Traverse Resort is owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, a sovereign nation and federally recognized Native American tribe in Northern Michigan.
Yes, they have a beach area with one-bedroom condos and a pool right on the East Bay. The East Bay is spectacular. The water is perfect for your kids as is the beach.
Detroit developer Paul Nine built and opened Grand Traverse Resort in 1980 after years of fund-raising and construction. The largest resort in a mainly rural area, it drew raves from Mobil (four stars) and AAA (four diamonds).
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