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Lakefront on Cathead Bay with Wood Fired Hot Tub and Barn

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Last updated: 12/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Northport house description

Near the very tip of Lealanau, surrounded by forest, state parks and conservancy land. The cottage is just on top of the dunes among beech, birch and pine trees. Take in the view of Lake Michigan and the Fox Islands from the wood-burning hot tub at the end of the wrap-around deck. Perfect for quiet days reading, long hikes, bike riding and star gazing. Sunrises and sunsets are wonderfully colorful. Walk to Leelanau State Park for great dunes and perfect sand beaches or north to Grand Traverse Lighthouse.

Additional outdoor shower with hot and cold water. Newer laundry and kitchen appliances. We love to cook, so we make sure the kitchen is fully functional---good quality pots, knives, and each spring we stock the cabinet with fresh flour, oils, sugar, baking supplies, spices, etc.

The barn includes a ping-pong table and dart board on the second floor. Inside the barn you will also find several bikes and a bike trailer, sails for a Sunfish, two kayaks, a sailboard, the charcoal grill, a badminton set, and life jackets in every size.

Three bedrooms--two have Queen beds and one has two sets of bunk beds/ 4 beds. Linens included.

The links below takes you to google maps and more pictures.

Weekly rental from Saturday to Saturday. Check in is 3 p.m. on the first day, and check out is 10 a.m. on the last day when there are people there before or after you.

Note that google maps sometimes puts our house in the wrong place. As you are driving north, you would turn left on Cathead Bay Drive----we are on the Lake Michigan side, not the bay side.

If you have any questions at all, please ask!

Keywords: lakefront, cottage, quiet, hot tub, additional outdoor shower, internet, super clean, kayaking, cabin, fireplace

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

                2 bunk beds= 4 beds...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2, so 4 beds total)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Note that there is no TV reception--bring DVDs or Apple TV to watch if so inclined......moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Stereo

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View
                  • Lakefront
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        new...moreless

                      • Fireplace
                      • Garage
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        High efficiency front load...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Wood is included--no need to purchase...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        we stock spices, oils, vinegars, sugars, flour, etc every spring....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub:

                            Outside, Wood Fired, part of deck with nice views...moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          off season (Spring)
                          Apr 4 - May 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $125
                          $600
                          June
                          Jun 6 - Jun 27, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $250
                          $1,250
                          July/August
                          Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $400
                          $1,850
                          off season (Fall)
                          Sep 6 - Nov 28, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $150
                          $700

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $135
                          • Tax Rate 6%

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/28/2014
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                          Owner info

                          Why the Owner Chose Northport:
                          My wife grew up coming to this part of Michigan with her family. The weather in the summer is perfect, people are nice, and it is not very crowded.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          'The feeling of being secluded. We've spent whole days here and only seen one or two other people. A perfect day begins with a cup of coffee at the kitchen table watching the birds in the bay with a backdrop of the sunrise washing over the spit of land that creates the bay. Depending on the wind, go kayaking or sailing. A hike to the top of the dunes to see Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay at the same time. A good finish to the day is to stoke the hot tub to relax before grilling dinner.'


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Lake Michigan from the deck

                            Lake Michigan from the deck

                          • The barn from the road.  Cottage is between the barn and the lake.

                            The barn from the road. Cottage is between the barn and the lake.

                          • Some neighbors came into the bay...

                            Some neighbors came into the bay...

                          • Outdoor shower with hot and cold water

                            Outdoor shower with hot and cold water

                          • looking out from the fridge...

                            looking out from the fridge...

                          • looking towards road from kitchen table

                            looking towards road from kitchen table

                          • looking south from kitchen table

                            looking south from kitchen table

                          • kid's 'bunk' room

                            kid's 'bunk' room

                          • ultra light from the deck

                            ultra light from the deck

                          • looking south from the north side of our property line

                            looking south from the north side of our property line

                          • 4 bunks outside in the 'bunk house'

                            4 bunks outside in the 'bunk house'

                          • Cottage from the water

                            Cottage from the water

                          • Taking off in a kayak in the fall

                            Taking off in a kayak in the fall

                          • Hot Tub

                            Hot Tub

                          • looking up from the outdoor shower

                            looking up from the outdoor shower

                          • kitchen

                            kitchen

                          • Living Room from Kitchen Table

                            Living Room from Kitchen Table

                          • Fireplace from Kitchen Counter

                            Fireplace from Kitchen Counter

                          • One of 2 bedrooms with a queen bed.  The other has 2 sets of bunk beds.

                            One of 2 bedrooms with a queen bed. The other has 2 sets of bunk beds.

                          • Summer sunset from deck

                            Summer sunset from deck

                          • to the north

                            to the north

                          • looking back to the cottage

                            looking back to the cottage

                          • 2 or 4 bunk house beds

                            2 or 4 bunk house beds

                          VRBO #220228

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                          $125 - $400 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 12/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                          Member since: 2008
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/28/2014
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