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Log Cabins, Best Beach on Spider Lake: ** Next Opening Aug 15-22**

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View from the stairs going down to the beach

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Reserve this property for your family reunion ( or just one cabin for your family ) and here is what you will get... Your own Private Peninsula - off the highway, in the woods, on the lake.. at the end of the road, quiet, private and secluded. Seven Cabins, Seven Row Boats - 3 with 5hp outboard motors for fishing and an 8 passenger pontoon boat for exploring the 459 acres of Spider Lake with all of it's bays, coves, islands, sandbars and sandy bottom warm swimming holes. Read our 40+ reviews at property # 158840 & look at the RATES section to see what we have open each week. We have all sizes of places around the lake, so let us know what you are looking for. Sorry, no pets on the property please.. not even to visit ..thanks !


Family Quality Time: Bring the family up for some quality time. Bring them to a place that time forgot. Remember going up north to the lake as a child? Well bring your children to the same place. Bring them to a place for some good ole fashion R & R. Bring your favorite board games, books, deck of cards, beach toys and fishing poles. I bet they don't ask for a TV all week... a miracle... After fishing, and swimming and chasing each other around, after dinner and a bonfire with roasted marshmallows and s'mores... they'll hit the hay and never even notice the TV is not there. Rainy day -- that's when the games come out... or a trip to town to the Children's Museum - waves of wonder, or just a wet day outside... even if it wasn't raining, they'd be wet... right?!!! Rainy days are when the fish bite best... so hopefully you'll get at least one while you are here. We love pets, BUT they are not allowed on the property and will be asked to leave.

You don't need the whole family to:: Come up to the North Woods for a Color Tour Weekend - everywhere you go up here is a 'Color Tour' - cruise the lake on a pontoon boat (rentals available here) visit a winery, casino, or fabulous restaurant - we have plenty in the area. Hiking and Mountain Bike Trails nearby for a real color tour thru the Pere Marquette State Forest. This cabin will accommodate one couple, and we have 7 cabins here - and we have other accommodations on Spider Lake for larger groups too, Ask about a Cozy Log Cabin with Fireplace viewable from bed with special linens and comforters and your own private Hot Tub on the Screened in Porch !
Traverse City has never been a better place to visit. And having your own little cabin in the woods is the best way to truly experience the north woods.
Kathy

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 522 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    cabins are set up for 2 adults and 2 chlldren...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets please on the property, not even to visit....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed outside or on the porch, bring your own ashtray, clean up and take it home with you please....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are no paved sidewalks. Lots of hills, stairs, trees and roots. We are in the woods....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    bedroom gets curtained off from the main room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    bedroom gets curtained off from the main room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    each of 7 cabins different - contact us for details...moreless

  • Cabins 1-5 have two 'bedroom areas' that get curtained off from the main room at night giving the cabin a very open feeling. Each cabin has 2 beds - either queen or full- ask. Some have a futon sofa bed also - ask Cabins are set up for 2 adults and 2 children. Not much privacy for 2 couples sharing a cabin. Cabin # 6 - is a Cute and Adorable Little Studio - for 1 or 2 people - no room for a porta crib or baby . Cabin # 7 has 2 bedrooms, full bath, with 1 queen, 1 full and a full size futon sofa bed. Rate is for a family of 4 - $100 extra per person for person # 5/6....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Cabin # 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • All Cabins have a shower stall & their own Hot Water Heater. Cabin # 7 is the only one with a bathtub Bring your own: Sheets, Towels, Paper & Soap Products....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Summer Weekly Guests Bring: Your own Sheets, Towels, Soap & Paper Products, Charcoal, Groceries etc.. Already here: Equipped kitchens, Weber Charcoal Grill, Blankets, Pillows No pets on the property please Smokers are asked to please smoke on the porch or outside Private Hot Tubs on the porches of # 4/#5 are NOT operating in the summer...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Misc books & local papers & magazines...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Sandy, Shallow, Safe and Warm with a Swim Raft out in the deeper water....moreless

  • Beach View:

    Cabins 1,2,3 have a view of the lake from every window. Cabins 4,5,7 have screened in porches overlooking the lake....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Our property is shaped like 'thumb' and sticks out into the lake with the BEST BEACH on the lake right on our point - private for our guests only....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Just 12 miles SE of downtown Traverse City - easy access to town - but out on the lake...moreless

  • Lake:

    Spider Lake is 459 All Sports Lake with 'fast boating' limited to the hours of 11:30 am =- 7:30 pm. Good for Fishing, Swimming, Exploring, Water Skiing and Pontoon Boating....moreless

  • Lake View:

    The property is heavily wooded and views of the lake from most places is thru the trees....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    We have 800 feet of private waterfront on All Sports 'Spider Lake'...moreless

  • Resort:

    Beach, Fishing, Bon Fires & Cook Outs = Good Old Fashion Family Fun here at Harolds Resort...moreless

  • Rural:

    At the end of the road, off the highway, in the woods and on the lake - you will feel like you are in the middle of nowhere !...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table for 4 high chair upon request ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace in cabins #4,5,6,7...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    All Cabins have a heat source...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wif Fi #7 also has Amazon Fire TV...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens provided only in the Fall, Winter, Spring. Weekly Rentals need to bring: sheets, towels, soap & paper products. Unless other arrangements have been made Pillows and Blankets are always here ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Kitchen, Living & Dining all one large room. with sofa or love seat....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    1-2 parking spaces right at your cabin...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    additional parking for trailers & visitors at other locations - ask...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided:

    Linens provided only in the Fall, Winter, Spring. Weekly Rentals need to bring: sheets, towels, soap & paper products. Unless other arrangements have been made...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE #7 also has Amazon Fire TV...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    10-12 cup Mr. Coffee with coffee filters...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    A Nice Variety of eating and cooking utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A Nice Variety of eating and cooking utensils...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Standard Freezer on top/Frig on bottom...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A 1950's Retro Kitchen - Gas Stove, Modern Frig, Mr. Coffee, Toaster, all dishes, pots pans etc.. No Microwave or Dishwasher...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven:

    Gas Stove/Oven with 4 burners...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Bring your own groceries, coffee, charcoal etc.. There will be salt & pepper and coffee filters here....moreless

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat:

    A Row Boat is included with your Cabin Memorial Weekend thru approx. Oct 1 Outboard Motors, Kayaks, Stand up Paddle Boards and Pontoon Boats available to rent during this time also....moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    All Cabins except Cabin # 6 have a Screened in Porch overlooking the lake #3 also has a new cedar deck ...moreless

  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks for rent...moreless

  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Each Cabin has it's own Kettle Style Charcoal Weber Grill and Picnic Table Bring Charcoal...moreless

  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Rentals nearby...moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Outboard Motors, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Pontoon Boats available to rent....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Cabins # 4 and # 5 have their own personal HOT TUBS going in the Fall, Winter and Spring - ASK- Not in the Summer....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
#5) August 8-15
Aug 8 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$825

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest

#5) August 15-22
Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$825

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest

#2) August 22-29
Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$155
$875

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

End of Summer
Aug 29 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$155 $175
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$875

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

September & October
Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$155
$875

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates above are for various cabins - which ever is available for the dates - although there will sometimes be more than one available.

In the Summer we are renting Weekly Saturday to Saturday without room for flexibility, early and late summer we may be able to be a little flexible ASK... I can only list 1 cabin per date segment - so there may be more than 1 cabin open your week, I just can only list one. We have 5 different size/shape of cabins each with their own rates - best to email me with the number of adults/children. Cabins have a 2, 4 or 6 person max- We have a SMALL STUDIO for $80 per night - Nightly: FALL, WINTER & SPRING Rates range from $80-$155 . Summer Weekly Rates range from: $480 - $1400 - for 2-6 people. Fill out the INQUIRY and send me the number of people and your dates and you will get an exact quotes.. Kathy

#6 = $75 and #4/5 w/hot tub=$155

Payment in full required to confirm stays of less than 7 nights.

A 50% deposit is required to confirm stays of 7 nights or more, with the balance and tax due 1 week prior to arrival.

Payment methods include:Check by Mail, CHASE BANK'S Quick Pay by email address or Credit Cards by phone - requires payment in full


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capitol Airport - TVC
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Peego's
75 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elmbrook
150 Miles
Nearest Train
Grand Rapids
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M-131 and M-113 - near Kingsley
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Peego's
7 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Holiday

Car: Recommended

See prop id: 158840 for 49+ reviews ! Harolds Resort is just 12 miles SE of downtown Traverse City with easy access to town.. In 'town' you will find... fabulous restaurants, casinos, wineries, shopping, farm markets, golf - big & miniature, antique stores and more. On Grand Traverse Bay you can.. para-sail, tall ship sail, wind-surf, jet ski, 'deep sea' fish, & other water sports. Sleeping Bear Dune National Lakeshore is a scenic 45 min drive to the west. Or just hang out here on the beach, watching the kids play in the nice sandy, shallow warm water, dig in the sand & catch fish right off shore ! You will receive detailed driving directions right to our Private Peninsula secluded in the woods... with your confirmation. They don't call this 'Tangle Town' for nothin - use my directions !

Other Activities: canoeing, river tubing

Golf: Love to Golf a different place everyday? Would you rather stay 'off the beaten path?' How about a Cabin in the Woods and on the lake ? Would you like to do a little boating or fishing in between rounds? Forget the Hotel on the Miracle Mile! Come stay - in the woods, off the highway and on the lake! You will only feel like you are in the middle of nowhere! There is easy access to town and all the Golf Courses you could possibly want... and they are all a scenic drive away!

Ski: Cross Country Skiing at it's best -- with all the natural snow Grand Traverse County gets, All the State Groomed Trails to use for free! - just grab your skis or snowshoes and come up to the woods-- get a pot of Chili cooking before you start out and it will be waiting when you get back - and so will your Fireplace, your Hot Tub and your Flannel Sheets and Down Comforter -- forget the 'Miracle Mile' of hotels, motels and restaurants.. stay out here, in the woods and close to nature. We have 4 of the 7 Cabins open in the Winter, and...Yes, we have downhill slopes nearby if that's your kind of skiing! There is something for everyone.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: We came to Harolds Resort in the Fall of 1989 and fell in love with it and the whole area - found out it was 'For Sale' - bought it and moved here in April 1990.

Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
At the end of the road, off the highway, in the woods ! When you are here you will feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. But easy access to Traverse City and all the wonderful things it has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
No TV's, No Microwaves - Just good ole fashion family fun ! Swimming, Fishing, Bon Fires - just as you remember from your own childhood !


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from the stairs going down to the beach

    View from the stairs going down to the beach

  • Cabin # 7 Queen Bedroom

    Cabin # 7 Queen Bedroom

  • #7 kitchen - all have an equipped kitchen

    #7 kitchen - all have an equipped kitchen

  • Row Boat comes with your Cabin, Rent a Motor, Catch a Fish !  7/4/11

    Row Boat comes with your Cabin, Rent a Motor, Catch a Fish ! 7/4/11

  • 5/26/15 Rolf's Large Mouth !

    5/26/15 Rolf's Large Mouth !

  • view from beach: Cabin # 1 on left - Cabin # 3 on right

    view from beach: Cabin # 1 on left - Cabin # 3 on right

  • Cabins 1/2 - Open Beam Exposed Log Interior

    Cabins 1/2 - Open Beam Exposed Log Interior

  • Cabins 1/2: 2 bedrooms get curtained off from the main room

    Cabins 1/2: 2 bedrooms get curtained off from the main room

  • #1,2,3: have views of lake from every window-this is # 1

    #1,2,3: have views of lake from every window-this is # 1

  • Each cabin comes with a row boat. AND motors, kayaks, pontoons for rent

    Each cabin comes with a row boat. AND motors, kayaks, pontoons for rent

  • Panoramic of the Beach and Spider Lake 6/4/2014

    Panoramic of the Beach and Spider Lake 6/4/2014

  • at the bottom of the page see YOUTUBE video link of this cabin # 6

    at the bottom of the page see YOUTUBE video link of this cabin # 6

  • Cabin # 7 Living Room - taken by SS 'Ice Man Cometh' !!

    Cabin # 7 Living Room - taken by SS 'Ice Man Cometh' !!

  • Cabin # 7 equipped kitchen, full sz frig & gas stove

    Cabin # 7 equipped kitchen, full sz frig & gas stove

  • #1,2,3,4,5,7 - All Bellaire Pine/Cedar Log Cabins

    #1,2,3,4,5,7 - All Bellaire Pine/Cedar Log Cabins

  • Kids don't remember their best day of television ! 
FISH ! 7/4/2014

    Kids don't remember their best day of television ! FISH ! 7/4/2014

  • The Beach on the Point of our Private Peninsula

    The Beach on the Point of our Private Peninsula

  • # 3 with a view of the lake from every window

    # 3 with a view of the lake from every window

  • Cabins 1/2 - Main Room - Kitchen, Dining, Living

    Cabins 1/2 - Main Room - Kitchen, Dining, Living

  • Cabins 1/2: Main Room, tall open beam knotty pine interior/ceilings

    Cabins 1/2: Main Room, tall open beam knotty pine interior/ceilings

  • Hunter's Hideout - Playground at Waters Edge

    Hunter's Hideout - Playground at Waters Edge

  • Bon Fire Pit at Waters Edge - Fire Wood Provided-

    Bon Fire Pit at Waters Edge - Fire Wood Provided-

  • #6 Small Studio - Love Shack for 1-2 people only

    #6 Small Studio - Love Shack for 1-2 people only

  • Over the River and Thru the Woods - Come on up and play in the Snow !

    Over the River and Thru the Woods - Come on up and play in the Snow !

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