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Chandler Lake Cottage: Quiet Lake with 100' of Sandy Frontage

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Last updated: 07/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Remember your childhood memories of wonderful Northern Michigan summers or create new ones with your family! This totally renovated, 1,300sq/ft, 5 bedroom, 1 bath, cottage is full of north woods charm. Your visit to Northern Michigan on Chandler Lake will always be remembered. We rent from Sunday to Sunday in the summer and nightly 'out-of-season'.

The cottage is situated on a small, quiet fishing/swimming lake with 100 feet of sandy beachfront. The hard sand bottom lake has a gradual slope for the first 10' so it is swimmer friendly. Chandler Lake is one of the best fishing lakes in the area, mainly for blue gill, perch and bass . It has many coves for you to explore and right in front of the cottage is a small sandy island you will love to visit by rowboat. Imagine roasting marshmallows on the beach by a crackling fire under the clear star-filled nights. Sit on one of the 2 decks and watch the ducks and loons drift by in the evening while the sun sets.

Amenities: The cottage is fully furnished, decorated in the north woods theme and sleeps 10 in beds. The bedrooms are cozy- In BR 1 we have a Queen size bed, BR 2 has two twin beds, BR 3 & 4 each have a Queen size bed, BR 5, in the lower level, has a full bed. In every bedroom we have new mattresses and quilts, sheets and pillows.

The kitchen is fully equipped with coffee maker, microwave, oven/stove, blender, toaster, pots & pans, cooking utensils and dishes. We have cable TV, VCR, Wi/Fi Internet, CD player, a washer/dryer and iron & board. All towels and linens, soap and paper products are provided.

A small walkout basement has a recreation room with a cable TV, air hockey and board games. Off of the walkout is a covered porch with seating. This cottage has central heating (no airconditioning), was renovated in 2011 w/ new kitchen cupboards, hardwood flooring, carpet, paint, bathroom fixtures, windows and lighting.

On the beach next to the dock is a fire pit, chairs and 2 decks, all of which have wooden patio furniture or Adirondack chairs. We have a rowboat and kayak with life jackets for your use.

Activities: The cottage is only 15 minutes from beautiful downtown Traverse City. Close by you will find great shopping, dining, boating, sailing, golf, tennis, skiing, hiking, fishing, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, many wineries, fully renovated State Movie Theatre, casinos and the VASA Trail. Also within 40 minutes are beautiful lighthouses, Sleeping Bear Dunes State Park and Interlochen Performing Arts Center. Northern Michigan is also known for its many festivals (The National Cherry and Film Festivals, to name just a couple) and many other quaint towns - Suttons Bay, Torch Lake, as well as Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Mackinac Island, about 1 - 2 hours north.

Across the road from the cottage is a state park with miles of wooded walking trails and a playground. Just around the corner is Peegeos, a family restaurant that is the local hangout with the best pizza in town. Also, a small grocery/convenience store is within 1 mile.

Golf: We have many great golf courses nearby, including Arcadia Bluffs, Tree Tops, Boyne Mtn, Harbor Springs and Grand Traverse Resort's Jack Nicklaus' Bear course which is 15 minutes away.

Keywords: 5 bedroom cottage, sleeps 10 on small private lake near Traverse City, MI


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Basic cable...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Good cell coverage for most plans...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony


Write a review 4.7
from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 7 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000 $7,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $100
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 07/24/2015
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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capitol Airport (TVC)
0.7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
9.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grand Traverse Resort
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US -31
0.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
35.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Chandler Lake

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are local 15 minutes from our rental cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
The inland lakes around Traverse City are a beautiful and affordable alternative to local hotels.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Sandy lake, private access with dock and great fishing.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Chandler Lake from our deck

    Chandler Lake from our deck

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom #1

    Bedroom #1

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Lower level

    Lower level

  • View of Chandler Lake from deck

    View of Chandler Lake from deck

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Bedroom #4

    Bedroom #4

  • Chandler Lake from our beach

    Chandler Lake from our beach

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