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Hidden Gem! Lily Pad Lakefront Cabin, Postcard Perfect*Free Boat

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Charming Log Chalet, lovely wood inside/out with spacious decking, seating area

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Lily Pad is CLEAN - CHARMING - PRIVATE - SPACIOUS - UNIQUE - LOVED BY KIDS & ADULTS :) & wheelchair-accessible

Boat Promotion* FREE USE**12' Fishing Boat included during your stay for weekly reservations!
2 person KAYAK is always free

This is a Beautiful Lakefront Split Log Cottage on a peaceful small inland Lake, best for fishing, quiet relaxation-boat friendly!

This is a natural lakeshore cabin!
(If you looking for a sandy lake cabin, then visit www.vrbo.com/425516 --'The Beach Bucket' cottage has openings with sandy lake frontage)

Get away to Nature and family memories. Join the growing list of renters who enthusiastically appreciate this great split log cottage on Lancaster Lake, a 55 acre inland, 'on golden pond' experience, which thrills families and nature enthusiasts. This Non-Smoking vacation home is an awesome place for a peaceful get-away or family retreat. Activities include fishing, boating, mushroom hunting, birding, hiking, frog searching! The outdoor firepit is a perfect site for happy family evening activities & gorgeous sunsets!

CHARM GALORE: Tucked into the sunset shoreline of scenic Lancaster Lake, this charming split log cedar chalet is an idyllic getaway. The Lily Pad is a very 'up-to-date' spacious cottage in a private setting sure to charm adults and kids, available 3 seasons. LOVELY!

OUTDOOR FUN: Watch (& hear) the Loons from your hammock overlooking the lake; or throw in a line off the dock; or launch the(2 person)kayak; or just lounge on the huge cedar deck!

Everyone will enjoy the private 200 FEET of SHORELINE on nearly 2 ACRES. Roast marshmallows over the huge rock & sand fire pit and enjoy outdoor dining on the large deck. Please enjoy the surroundings--great hiking!

INTERIOR COMFORT: The cottage has an open floor plan for socializing and features 2 bedrooms on separate levels with private baths for each. We have premium Satellite TV! game table and dining table...The entire cabin is cedar lined, with maple flooring and comfortable seating. Full stone fireplace has a gas log for coziness! Numerous windows frame a wonderful view of the serene lake.

FISHING: Lancaster Lake is locally known as a year round fishing hotspot. Catch bass, pike, bluegill, croppy, rock bass, and sunfish. The dock is one of the best spots to throw in a line. The kids will get a bite nearly every time, and can watch the little fish in the shallows. Frog catching is also a favorite pastime! For boaters, the boat launch is only 5 minutes away.

BACK TO NATURE: Expect a week of fun in a natural, uninterrupted setting. Private, quiet, and yours to enjoy.... Flora & Fauna.

Lancaster Lake has been compared to 'On Golden Pond'. It has a natural shoreline (no seawalls here) and is 55 acres (petite)in size. The lake offers constant entertainment....whether you are wading, swimming, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, sunning, or stargazing! Enjoy the solitude.

EASY CENTRAL LOCATION: Only 2 miles west of I-75 assures access to all of northern Michigan!Lunch in Petoskey,dinner in Cross Village... or catch a ferry to Mackinac Island! We are close to Mackinaw City, Cheboygan, Indian River or Petoskey for day trips or any meals.
Nearby are video rentals, restaurant, convenience stores,& gas stops---just a few minutes away!

Boat Available: We can provide a 12' aluminum fishing boat with 6hp motor ...FREE with a confirmed reservation!

..Book Now for your TOP choice and BEST summer of 2015 reservations ........(WE often FILL up by mid March) see the calendar for current availability ---- WELCOME!
Weekly Rentals Saturday through Saturday all summer!

Weekly Availability-Saturday/Saturday, check-in 4:00 check-out 10:30 am
See calendar for availability
Summer rates begin Mid June, $998 WEEKLY + clean, tax
Spring May to Mid June $948 WEEKLY, Fall rates begin Sept 13th, $938 WEEKLY
*Pet friendly for well behaved dogs! per-approval, pet fee applies of 75- each, max 2 (add to Total fee)
6% MI tax, $135 cleaning fee applies to weekly rates above...
Refundable 250-security deposit,add 75-Holiday fee July 4 week
3 night weekend rate @ 645- after 9/21, includes all fees!
WELCOME to the Lily Pad !

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    We are wheelchair accessible. both side entrance & front door facing lake----2 options for entry and exit. back door has 1 step....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We offer a pet friendly feature for canine family members, wood floors here for clean friendly factor....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    main floor has master bedroom and bath access, decks surround cottage. easy access on 2 sides...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • WE ARE Wheelchair-Accessible! We have a wonderful fire pit for evening campfires, wood provided Loon nesting! Hear the loons sing nightly. Please stay a respectable distance away from our lovely loons! Lovely sunset views, panoramic lake view, kayak, private dock, DNR launch only 5 minutes away, great fishing lake, excellent fishing off dock, great frog catching, 10 minutes to sandy Douglas Lake beach park, book library, games; smiles are guaranteed!...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    sunny all day in the yard, sunset view, too!...moreless

  • Water View:

    see the lake from inside the cabin!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    nearby option for catering , and local chef is available to offer a prepared menu for each meal desired...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    for foodies, open plan kitchen, gas stove, concrete countertops!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    huge deck with panoramic view of lake and sunsets. accessed by 2 doors for convenience. back deck, side deck, side patio-- surrounded by outdoor options...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring weekly
May 23 - Jun 13, 2015
7 night min stay

$948
Fall
Sep 12 - Oct 24, 2015
7 night min stay

$938
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,098

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $70
  • cleaning $135 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 6%

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Location

We can take you on a tour of your choice of 2 other locally owned properties if interested: a historical Foursquare Colonial Home & Carriage House restored from the early 1900's "Pearlview"- relocated from "Main Street" to a sunset bluff on the shores of Paradise Lake: or visit a Native Indian landing area on a 150 foot high bluff & sandy beach north of Harbor Springs with a romantic "Bliss style" log cabin from the 1950's named "Shorecabin" ---these properties are privately owned &(loved)& available for weekly/monthly rentals! We can recommend many great experiences "up north". . .for kids & adults!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Family of 5 who love northern Michigan!

Why the Owner Chose Indian River:
a perfect setting off the track, but close to anything 'upnorth', large property with a 'buy me, you won't be dissappointed' message.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Nature wonderland; frogs, beavers, eagles, sounds of howling (wolves?) fish. hammock snoozes, completed books, campfires, smores, more fish, flowers, peace, 'on golden pond 'ambiance, cozy comfort of wood on floors and walls is serene


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  • Charming Log Chalet, lovely wood inside/out with spacious decking, seating area

    Charming Log Chalet, lovely wood inside/out with spacious decking, seating area

  • Warm and inviting w/ updated furnishings- clean, cozy, comfortable- -come relax!

    Warm and inviting w/ updated furnishings- clean, cozy, comfortable- -come relax!

  • Sunny open floor plan with great room, large dining area, counter seating

    Sunny open floor plan with great room, large dining area, counter seating

  • Main floor master bedroom w/queen bed "Tempur-pedic " mattress for restful sleep

    Main floor master bedroom w/queen bed "Tempur-pedic " mattress for restful sleep

  • Spacious and cheery 2nd level with 2 twin beds and private half bath

    Spacious and cheery 2nd level with 2 twin beds and private half bath

  • en-suite darling half bath for upstairs bedroom, perfectly sized!

    en-suite darling half bath for upstairs bedroom, perfectly sized!

  • large yard with beautiful lake views, outdoor decking and seating

    large yard with beautiful lake views, outdoor decking and seating

  • pink sunset, serene lake....listen to the loons nightly:)

    pink sunset, serene lake....listen to the loons nightly:)

  • Great fishing here! Bring your fishing poles to catch them right off the dock.

    Great fishing here! Bring your fishing poles to catch them right off the dock.

  • open concept for family time, casual bar seating overlooking kitchen

    open concept for family time, casual bar seating overlooking kitchen

  • Lancaster Lake views are remarkable in fall!

    Lancaster Lake views are remarkable in fall!

  • ..occasionally we offer winter visits!

    ..occasionally we offer winter visits!

  • Panoramic long views of Lancaster Lake, no other cabins in sight! Sunset perfect

    Panoramic long views of Lancaster Lake, no other cabins in sight! Sunset perfect

  • fieldstone fireplace with gas log insert, 
and flat screen with Direct TV

    fieldstone fireplace with gas log insert, and flat screen with Direct TV

  • Cheery open kitchen-gas stove-cool conrete counters-fully equipped for cooking!

    Cheery open kitchen-gas stove-cool conrete counters-fully equipped for cooking!

  • Clean, updated main floor full bath with tub and shower

    Clean, updated main floor full bath with tub and shower

  • Great space for kids-2 walk in closets make extra fun spots for "hide and seek"!

    Great space for kids-2 walk in closets make extra fun spots for "hide and seek"!

  • perrennial garden & vegetable garden on site for your enjoyment;  gas grill too!

    perrennial garden & vegetable garden on site for your enjoyment; gas grill too!

  • Quiet lakefront setting with large deck and hammock for reading & naps

    Quiet lakefront setting with large deck and hammock for reading & naps

  • large campfire area overlooking the lake for evening campfires, wood on site

    large campfire area overlooking the lake for evening campfires, wood on site

  • Wood everywhere, inside and out--high ceilings with fan, spacious chalet

    Wood everywhere, inside and out--high ceilings with fan, spacious chalet

  • Glorious sunsets nightly for your holiday entertainment. Visit the Lily Pad soon

    Glorious sunsets nightly for your holiday entertainment. Visit the Lily Pad soon

  • ..upnorth charm is all around the Lily Pad!

    ..upnorth charm is all around the Lily Pad!

  • Come visit us this year before it snows again!

    Come visit us this year before it snows again!

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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