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Peaceful Wine Country Getaway at Clear Lake

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Charming Cottage with Cedar Shakes, Big Screen Porch, Steps from Clear Lake!

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Peaceful 1/2 Acre Property Nestled in the Michigan Wine Country, Steps from Beautiful Clear Lake.
Cozy for Couples, Room for Families.
Dogs Welcome. Year Round Availability!
Sleeps 6 in Main Cottage (year round)
Kids love the studio log cabin in the large back yard.
Small fenced area for dogs, small to medium dog door from cottage to yard.

Only 90 Minutes from Chicago!
Relaxing, Romantic and Fun

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Bikes, toys, games, studio play house, bunk beds, canoe....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the cottage or studio. Smoking should be limited to firepit and outdoor areas only. Any indication of smoking inside will result in forfeit of full $500 security deposit for cleaning fee....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs welcome with no additional fee. Fenced area for dogs and small dog door with entrance to cottage....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Queen Room: 1 queen

    Bright Sunny Front Bedroom with 32' Plasma TV...moreless

  • Bunk Room: 1 bunk bed

    Upper and Lower Bunks (sleeps 2) with closet full of toys!...moreless

  • Double Room: 1 double

    Comfy memory foam double bed with private 1/2 bath...moreless

  • Detached Unit: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Log Cabin Studio (Play House) - Extra Loft Mattress & Futon...moreless

  • 1 Queen size Beds (sleeps 2), 1 Double Bed (sleeps 2), 1 Bunk Bed (sleeps 2)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 3-Season Log Cabin Studio on property. Fun for kids! Extra sleeping space for larger families and guests....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Eclectic collection of books for adults and children....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blue-ray player and selection of DVD's...moreless

  • Games:

    Many board games, card games and puzzles....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Pandora music streaming...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV service available in livingroom only...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD, Radio, iPod Jack Stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    3 LCD/TV's with DVD and unlimited streaming Netflix access. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Closet full of kids toys and games for rainy days or just for fun!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Blu-Ray DVD Players with streaming Netflix, Vudu movies, Hulu TV, Pandora music and more. Large, Eclectic DVD Collection!...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen with breakfast bar and expandable table with extra chairs. Outdoor dining table on enclosed 3-season porch seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Individually adjustable units in each room...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast Broadband...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer/Dryer for guest use...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful propane fireplace with remote control...moreless

  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Beautiful propane fireplace with remote control...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    VOIP Phone for clear signal calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/Dryer for guest use...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure Wireless Internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and filters, tea, sugar, creamer always available...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen, refrigerator, stove with oven, stainless appliances, water cooler, pots/pans, coffeemaker, microwave, toaster oven, dishes, glasses, utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry is stocked with condiments, staples, paper towels, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 adult and 2 kids bicycles...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large screened-in deck for lounging and dining....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public and Private golf-courses nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    1-person inflatable kayak in garage, 3-Person Canoe for use at lakeside....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large grassy backyard with open firepit for gatherings and fun!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Weber Grill with worktable....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season: Full Weeks Only
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200

Changeover Day: Saturday

Off Season: 3 Night Minimum
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$155
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Signed Agreement and Security Deposit is Required.

Saturday-Saturday.

Full week reservations only June 1 - October 1.

Base Daily Rate available off-season only (minimum 2 nights off-season).


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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Location

Wine Country Information

http://www.lakemichiganshorewinetrail.com/wineries

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: In New England, many families own what they refer to as a 'camp'. A retreat from whatever east coast drudgery is foisted upon them during the work week. Having grown up in Maine, the tradition was deeply rooted in my understanding of adulthood. After years of longing, I finally found a spot less than 2 hours from my transplant home in Chicago. The place we all now call 'the camp!'.

Why the Owner Chose Buchanan:
We chose the Buchanan cottage for it's quaint New England feel. Cedar shakes, a big screen porch and short skip to the warm swimming lake. The big back yard for games, green lawn and dirt roads, make it feel like a true New England lake camp. We added the little studio cottage in back, to give my boy and family kiddos a 'camp' to call their own. Something I always wanted as a child.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Peace and quiet. Nature walks. Long bike trails. Large open fire pit. Warm lake swimming. Association beach. Canoeing. Nearby we have Horseback Riding. Golfing. Wine Tastings, Breweries Tours. Year-round sports including Cross Country and Downhill Skiing, Ice skating within easy travel distance. The cozy fireplace makes the camp a perfect place for a summer or winter getaway.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Charming Cottage with Cedar Shakes, Big Screen Porch, Steps from Clear Lake!

    Charming Cottage with Cedar Shakes, Big Screen Porch, Steps from Clear Lake!

  • Screen porch with skylights, sleep couch, wicker rockers, outdoor dining for 6.

    Screen porch with skylights, sleep couch, wicker rockers, outdoor dining for 6.

  • Open livingroom with doors to porch, gas fireplace, bamboo floors, LCD/TV/DVD.

    Open livingroom with doors to porch, gas fireplace, bamboo floors, LCD/TV/DVD.

  • Queen front bedroom with large bay window overlooking woodsy yard. LCD-TV/DVD.

    Queen front bedroom with large bay window overlooking woodsy yard. LCD-TV/DVD.

  • Fun bunk bed room for the kids. Closet full of toys, games and books.

    Fun bunk bed room for the kids. Closet full of toys, games and books.

  • 80 Acre Spring-Fed Clear Lake a short walk to beach or docked pedal boat & canoe

    80 Acre Spring-Fed Clear Lake a short walk to beach or docked pedal boat & canoe

  • Dock within quick walk, to launch canoe for guest use.

    Dock within quick walk, to launch canoe for guest use.

  • Large, Private Grassy Yard Surrounded by Trees. Stone FirePit with Adirondacks.

    Large, Private Grassy Yard Surrounded by Trees. Stone FirePit with Adirondacks.

  • Open floor plan kitchen, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, water cooler.

    Open floor plan kitchen, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, water cooler.

  • Cozy second bedroom with double bed, 1/2 bath attached.

    Cozy second bedroom with double bed, 1/2 bath attached.

  • Cute 3-season log cabin studio in back yard. Extra sleep space. Fun for kids!

    Cute 3-season log cabin studio in back yard. Extra sleep space. Fun for kids!

  • Fun association beach with covered picnic area just a short walk from cottage!

    Fun association beach with covered picnic area just a short walk from cottage!

  • 3-Person Yellow Canoe and inflatable single person kayak for guest use!

    3-Person Yellow Canoe and inflatable single person kayak for guest use!

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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Peaceful Wine Country Getaway at Clear Lake

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