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Come stay in this beautiful Northern Michigan home that is located on beautiful Bass Lake, a hidden gem in the heart of Northern Michigan. You will have one of the most memorable times of your life. This unique home has all of the amenities for your enjoyment and comfortable stay. With an open floor plan, views of the lake and outdoors through every window. You’re on the lake with a large sandy beach, lots of the water toys for the kids and a raft with a slide. Sit at the end of the long dock and dip your feet into the water, enjoy sunrises and sunsets, just relax and take in nature. When the evening comes lay on the end of the dock and look to the sky for an amazing view of never ending stars that will take your breath away. Listen to the loons and observe wildlife in their environment. You will relax and leave your busy life at home. Remember, Summer Memories Last Forever :)
Amenities: You’ll enjoy this Northern Michigan paradise from early morning walks, to playing in the lake, to relaxing in the evening. This northern beauty sleep 8, linens provided washer/dryer, iron and board, outdoor clothes line, air conditioning, TV, DVD, VHS, stereo with indoor/outdoor speakers and wireless Internet. The kitchen is fully equipped, outdoor cooking utensils and outdoor grill. Patio table seats 8 and plenty of extra chairs.
Local festivals include: Traverse City National Cherry Festival July 4– July 11 2015 web site http://visit.cherryfestival.org/ -- Leland Wine & Food Festival June 13 2015, The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival June 20 2015, Traverse City Film Festival July 28 - August 2 2015 web site www.traversecityfilmfest.org/ , Great Lakes Equestrian festival July 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26 2015 web site: www.stadiumjumping.com --as well as a variety of other local festivals. Try touring local award winning wineries such as; St Ambrose Cellars, Black Star Farms, Ciccone Vineyard and Winery, Chateau Grand Traverse and Leelanau Wine Cellars all offering wine tasting of the local harvest. There are also great live top name performers at Interlochen Center of the Arts and in the casinos.
Other outdoor activities: We are 30 beautiful scenic miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore that was voted 'Americas Most Beautiful Place' by ABC Good Morning America. Canoeing or tubing down one of the pristine rivers. Try reeling in a large King Salmon or other game fish while charter fishing at one of the local harbors on the great lakes. Many trails close by to hike or mountain bike. As the season changes come and enjoy the variety of activities available. We're only minutes away to great downhill skiing , or just out the door for miles of cross country skiing. If you would rather relax and sit indoors with a hot cup of cocoa, coffee or tea and watch the changing weather please think of us...You will enjoy the view with any season you're in. Beautiful, Scenic, Peaceful, you can have it all right here.
Upper bedroom loft has a queen bed, 27' TV, air conditioning. Both main floor bedrooms have a combo full bottom bunk and twin top bed, each have a TV. Each room also has individual heat control....moreless
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This all sports lake is located in the heart of Northern Michigan a hidden gem off the beaten path to a quaint remote spot, Interlochen. Also, home to the renowned Interlochen Center of the Arts, where you can enjoy a full variety of entertainment through out the summer. We are only a short drive to small villages such as Beulah, Glen Lake, Glen Arbor, Empire, Leland, Suttons Bay and Lake Leelanau. Each offers a variety of unique shops and local eateries. Also just 15 minutes from Traverse City, a unique city that sits on beautiful Grand Traverse Bay that offers all of the amenities and entertainment of a larger city.
Golf: Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville is 15 minutes away and offers an exceptional northern Michigan golf experience. With two distinctly different golf courses - both of which have received a four-star rating golf course from Golf Digest magazine - you’re sure to find everything you expect from this premier northern Michigan golf course. This is just one of the near by courses. Other near by courses are Mistwood, Interlochen Golf Course, The Crown. There are too many to mention, a list of courses are available. Just ask. ***Most all destinations are no more than 10 to 30 minutes from this vacation home.***
Ski: For Great Skiiing try Crystal Mountain who Have 9 Lifts, 45 Slopes, 27 Lighted For Night Skiing, 3 Terrain Areas And Miles Of Cross Country.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: My husband Michael and myself purchased the property when it had a little rustic cottage on it that we used for a couple of years as a family. We decided to remodel it and start sharing it with other families wanting to visit "up north". We have enjoy meeting families since 2008 and each year since watching families experience togetherness...this has been our goal; bringing families together for memories that will last a lifetime.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: I feel the best part of Bass Lake is the size. It's large enough to enjoy many water activities yet small enough to not have all the loud noise of the larger lakes. You can experience quiet surroundings, amazing stars and the beauty of nature that's all around you. You can use all 5 senses to the fullest...sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. Something that is hard to find unless you're relaxed with family in a peaceful place you can call yours for the week...Hidden Gem Cottage, Relax and leave your busy life at home.