Lake Leelanau - Cozy Bay Cottage

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming, completely renovated 3 bedroom cottage on South Lake Leelanau. Spacious, modern kitchen, two decks, a sleeping gazebo and an outdoor shower.

Cozy Bay offers private, pastoral views across this beautiful lake. There's a firepit at the lake edge for sunset viewing and marshmallow toasting. Very kid/family friendly with lots of fun activities in nearby Sutton's Bay, Leland, Cedar, Traverse City, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore. Veronica Valley, a newly established county park, is within walking distance.

The cottage is situated on a private road off #641, 4 mi. south of the village of Lake Leelanau. Privately owned and operated.

Keywords: Cottage


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Shallow, sandy bottom along dock....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Sleeping Porch: 2 twin/ single

    Screened in Gazebo off deck...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6) One queen bed room, two twin bed rooms and an outdoor sleeping gazebo with two twin cots...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • New dock with boat lift, two kayaks, sandy bottom waterfront, two car garage, quiet, four miles to Lk. Leelanau village, 12 miles to Traverse City, close to Leland, Glen Arbor and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Nice collection of books including children's books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    large CD collection...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    I-net capability via broadband, wifi...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Sandy bottom, shallow near seawall at property edge. Long dock with stairs. Good swimming.Boat lift....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    No central A/C but bedrooms have ceiling fans...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning stove in FP...moreless

  • Garage:

    Lake toys stored in room for cars unless prior arrangement made....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    NO BATH OR BEACH TOWELS PROVIDED All bed linen and kitchen towels are provided...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for up to 3 cars. No RV's please!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:


  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee and filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    coffee maker, blender, toaster, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Many condiments left behind over time...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Boat Lift on dock...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front and side deck with outdoor table and seating....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Big lawn lakefront...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Weber...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    some life jackets provided; suggest bringing appropriate sizes for children...moreless



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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 7 - Jun 3, 2016
3 night min stay
Jun 4 - Sep 10, 2016
7 night min stay

Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning-less than 1 wk $100
  • Taxes Not included


$200. reservation/damage deposit; full rent due two weeks prior to check-in; reservation/damage deposit refundable if all O.K. after check-out

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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New county park within walking distance


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Lake Leelanau:
I bought Cozy Bay Cottage in May of 2006. I love 'The Leelanau' peninsula! It reminds me a bit of Point Reyes in northern California. I think it has something to do with rolling hills free of development and stunning vistas of distant blue water.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Finding my way along back country roads reminds me of another era. The peace and quiet harks back to a simpler time which is how I think of my childhood in the 1950's. People here are less in a hurry than they are even in Ann Arbor which is not a big city. And I love how everyone who lives here knows or is related to everyone else. Of course the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore is incomparable. One must see it to appreciate it.

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  • Cozy Bay Cottage

    Cozy Bay Cottage

  • Living room

    Living room

  •  Outdoor Shower

    Outdoor Shower

  • View to the north

    View to the north

  • New kitchen

    New kitchen

  • Dining


  • Queen BR

    Queen BR

  • Lakeside


  • Foggy morning on the dock

    Foggy morning on the dock

  • Evening at Cozy Bay

    Evening at Cozy Bay

VRBO #132186

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 19, 2015

Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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Lake Leelanau #132186

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