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Cozy Cottage Overlooking Fife Lake

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Lake/Cottage view from side yard flower garden.

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Last updated: 10/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Traverse City cottage description

Great cottage overlooking Fife Lake. Two bedrooms, one queen and one double. Sleeper sofa in living room and twin bed on all-season, enclosed front porch. Tongue-in-groove pine ceilings with beautiful kitchen and eating area featuring a bay window. Screened in cedar and pine back porch.

Fully furnished including microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Linens provided. Fireplace, charcoal grill, shared dock one block north. From the cottage location there is a great view of lake. Easy 15 min. walk to downtown where there is a large sandy beach, swimming area, excellent boat launch, and picnic tables on the grass.



Keywords: Cottage, winterized, small home, lake view, renovated, beautiful.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Pack-N-Play available. Carpeted living room, one floor, small backyard w/patio. Clothes Washer/dryer, dishwasher. Shower/no tub....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Sleeping Porch

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          • Queen size Beds (1) In master bedroom., Double Beds (1) Double bed in the second bedroom. Twin or Single Beds (1) On enclosed front porch., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double Sleeper sofa in the living room. Ceiling fans in both bedrooms and livingroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Screened in back porch, with table and chairs for meals outside. The cottage is clean and well kept. We treat it like our home. It is a great get-away spot but only 30 minutes from all the tourist attractions in Traverse City, i.e., movies, a mall, spectacular beaches, shops, great restaurants, and much more. Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes are less than an hour away and Mackinaw Bridge only a two hour drive. The village of Fife Lake is one of the most beautiful in Michigan and the cottage gives a panoamic view of the lake. Come and see the loons that serenade you every night and the high flying eagles that regularly fish the lake. Read a book or ride a horse. Go fishing, walking, site seeing, or just enjoy a pleasant breeze off the lake. Visit a lighthouse or a winery, a marina or a French restaurant. All are only minutes away. Google for information and check out MapQuest for exact distances. Plan early. Looking forward to hearing from you....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Variety of paperbacks, hard backs, and magizines....moreless

              • Games:

                Card games and puzzles....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                We are on a high bank overlooking the lake. Best view on the lake. Can see the cottager's dock a block away and the village sandy beach at the end of the lake....moreless

              • Village:

                Great village with sandy beach, park, boat launch, restaurant, bar, new library with Wi-Fi....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There is a eating 'nook' in the bay window with table that seats for or five comfortably. Off the kitchen on the enclosed screened in porch is another table for 4, if needed....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 5 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                New in 2012...moreless

              • Garage:

                For storing grill, portable fire pit, lawn mower, work bench....moreless

              • Heating:

                Forced air natural gas furnace and fireplace...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Bed linens, bathroom and kitchen towels, etc....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Carpeted, ceiling fan...moreless

              • Parking:

                In driveway and along trees by side yard....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                On the driveway and adjacent grass....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                On the grass next to the garage....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Kitchen and bath towels....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                New clothes washer in 2012. ...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Please provide your own wood, Many opportunities to purchase fire wood along the roads in the area....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Electric Drip Coffee Maker. Bring your own coffee....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pans, knives, spoons forks, etc. for cooking. Bowls....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully furnished with good dishes and plenty of utensils....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                New in 2010....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Completely remodeled in recent years. New dishwasher and refrigerator in 2010. All dishes, pans, silver, microwave, coffe maker, etc. provided....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Over stove. Works fine....moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Brick patio in back yard. Great for grilling or useing portable fire pit, also provided....moreless

              • Golf:

                Golf any of a number of courses in the Fife Lake/Traverse City area. Also south to Cadillac or east toward Gaylord. Many courses....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Small backyard and side yard flower garden....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Portable weber grill stored in garage....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Aug 30 - Nov 15, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $125
              $750
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $990

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 6%

              Notes:

              Holiday rates slightly higher. Contact Owner. Minimum stay is 3 nights except July and August when minimum stay is 7 nights with change over on Saturdays.

              Deposits are usually half at the time of reservation with balance due a week before arrival. Deposits refundable up to six weeks before arrival. For other arrangements contact the owner.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/07/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Traverse City Airport
              15 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kalkaska
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              U.S. 31
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Fife Lake Inn

              Car: Necessary

              For informaiton on canoeing, tubing, kayaking, and horseback riding just minutes from Fife Lake, see www.chippewalanding.com and www.ranchrudolf.com. The village of Fife Lake, on the shore of Fife Lake, offers a great library with computers and Wi-Fi, a great swimming beach and park, the Fife Lake Inn restaurant, local bars, and various summer events.

              We are 50 minutes from Sleeping Bear Dunes, 30 minutes from numerous wineries, and Two hours from the Mackinaw Bridge.

              Traverse City has beautiful beaches, shops and restaurants just 25 minutes away.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: I am recently retired and Sally is an interior designer. We live in Traverse City and love northern Michigan. The Traverse City area has numerous activities, events, and a great mix of people which all adds to the vibrancy of life in the area. Fife Lake, where our cottage is is a quaint village on the shore of Fife Lake. It is a great place to relax and enjoy a small town setting by a beautiful lake just 30 minutes from Traverse City. We love love outdoor activities in all four seasons and want to share our cottage with renters seeking a great vacation spot.

              Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
              We first bought our cottage for our own use as a vacation site when we lived in southern Michigan. When we moved to Traverse City we found we were not using the cottage so much and so we began renting it. we have enjoyed having others use and appreciate the cottage and its setting.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Fife Lake is 25 minutes southeast of Traverse City in Grand Traverse County just off of highway 131. There is great bass, walleye, and panfish fishing on Fife Lake. A public boat ramp is located at the downtown village beach just minutes from the cottage. Fife Lake offers a new library (Wi-Fi equipped), restaurants, museum, grocery store, hardware, etc. Picturesque Mirror Lake is two blocks from the cottage with swimming and fishing available. Many other lakes and streams are nearby for kayaking, boating and other water sports. Traverse City hosts many tourist activities throughout the year. Major attractions include the National Cherry Festivaland the Traverse City Film Festival. Many nearby towns offer additional shopping, antiquing, great restaurants, entertainment. Biking and hiking trails abound. Golf courses are plentiful and the beauty of the great lakes and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes make touring a delight. Add to all this, local winery tours and tastings, concerts at Interlochen Arts Academy, and fall color tours provide you with a fun filled vacation. You might also just want to sit on the front porch enjoying an evening breeze, a good book, and the haunting calls of loons coming across the lake.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Lake/Cottage view from side yard flower garden.

                Lake/Cottage view from side yard flower garden.

              • Living room looking onto the front porch with lake beyond.

                Living room looking onto the front porch with lake beyond.

              • Modern kitchen fully furnished with bay window eating nook with lake view.

                Modern kitchen fully furnished with bay window eating nook with lake view.

              • Fife Lake Village beach/park. Ellinger Cottage is across & above the boat.

                Fife Lake Village beach/park. Ellinger Cottage is across & above the boat.

              • Lake view from side yard flower garden.

                Lake view from side yard flower garden.

              • Screened in back porch with cedar floor, walls, and ceiling.

                Screened in back porch with cedar floor, walls, and ceiling.

              • Bay window eating area in kitchen. Table seats 4-6 people.

                Bay window eating area in kitchen. Table seats 4-6 people.

              • Village of Fife Lake. To the left is the beach/park.

                Village of Fife Lake. To the left is the beach/park.

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Sunday, October 12, 2014

              $125 - $165 per night (USD)
              6

              2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 10/07/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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