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Located in Frankfort, Michigan, Lake Bluff Preserve is an intimate and private setting where couples can hold their wedding celebrations. The preserve is host to numerous vacation homes, each offering its own unique charm and privacy. Overlooking Lake Michigan from the bluffs, the houses here provide an ideal perch for watching the sunset over the water. Wraparound decks and dune fire pits present as enjoyable gathering spots, enabling celebrations to extend into the outdoors. Just a mile away from downtown Frankfort, plenty of urban-based amenities are within a short distance.

Facilities and Capacity

Recreational space is pleasantly incorporated in the landscape around these vacation houses. Some of these activities include golfing, fishing, canoeing, or hiking. There are five different rental options on the market at this destination. Maple Cottage is a charming four-bedroom home that sleeps 12 overnight guests. It is pet-friendly and has parking included on site. Interior amenities such as a washing machine, central heating, and broadband internet are included. Spruce Cottage is larger than Maple Cottage, sleeping up to 20 in total. Eight bedrooms are distributed throughout the home and a large kitchen and dining space act as ideal communal locations. Similar to Spruce Cottage, Birch Cottage accommodates 20 overnight guests. This capacity is spaced-out across nine bedrooms in total. Smaller groups may opt for the Poplar Apartment, which sleeps eight individuals within two rooms. Lastly, the secluded family home on the lower bluff, Dune House, offers space for 12 overnight guests amongst its eight bedrooms. It features views of wooded landscapes and an open living concept.

Services Offered

Lake Bluff Preserve is pleased to offer clients recommendations for various nearby vendors. These may include transportations, tents, catering, and many others. Those staying here will have easy access to local attractions such as Point Betsie Lighthouse, Crystal Lake, Platte Lakes, and Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. If couples would like more information on how Lake Bluff Preserve can serve their interests, they may reach out to the available reservation agents.

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Reviews of Lake Bluff Preserve

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Holly B. Sent on 10/19/2022
5 out of 5 rating

So beautiful

Beautiful space to have our wedding weekend, we loved being able to host everything in one space and have the ease of sleeping onsite as well. The whole team was super to work with and very patient and responsive with our questions and concerns
Shelby Sent on 01/05/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Outstanding service

Though my partner and I ended up choosing another venue for location reasons, I've had nothing but a positive experience with Dawn and her team. They are very helpful in the planning process, and were quick to respond to emails. THANK YOU!
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Lake Bluff Preserve frequently asked questions

Lake Bluff Preserve includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Parking
The space offered by Lake Bluff Preserve for wedding events is known for:
  • Waterfront
Lake Bluff Preserve offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Lake Bluff Preserve offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Lake Bluff Preserve offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Liability Insurance
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Lake Bluff Preserve offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Tents
Lake Bluff Preserve is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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