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Fall Color Tours and Leelanau Loop Starts Here. One or Two Couples or 5 Couples!

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Last updated: 10/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Leelanau cottage description

In the heart of Leelanau county in downtown Lake Leelanau, The Leelanau Boat Club was formed when the Leelanau Lumber company changed hands. The water way, lovingly referred to as the ' Narrows' has been protected with the assistance of the Leelanau Conservancy and the Lake Leelanau Lake Association. That means that the Boat Club is surrounded by natural area and is a unique property for couples, small groups and single families.
Cottages include a boat slip and there are many quiet activities to embrace and room to roam on the 10 acres that encompasses the Club.

This six bedroom 2.5 bath lumberbarron's home has been renovated and is ready for your stay. We have your cottage here 'Up North'! If you are a small party of two- you can reserve the Stateroom Suite which is like a hotel suite-with a Master Bedroom, Bathroom and sitting room off the wrap-around porch! This is our best value at $150 nightly for two people. Add two kids and you can stay there for $200 Nightly for 2 adults and 2 kids.

Privacy and Nature are the key amenities here. Call us or email us to determine the best location here at the Leelanau Boat Club. Private extended memberships available from 2-5 weeks annually with savings from 20-50% off weekly rates.

A Pontoon Boat is here to rent and weekly guests have access to two Kayak's, a paddle boat and a row boat. Bring your own boat for the week or your extended stay and we have your slip!
Many fantastic beaches on Lake Michigan and West Bay are just around the corner. Leelanau County is home to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore, voted as the 2011 Most Beautiful Place In The Country by Good Morning America.

Relax on the dock and watch the boats go by or listen to the birds and relish in the sounds of nature. The Mosier House at the Boat Club will accommodate up to thirteen people. Ten adults/ 5 couples or 8 adults and 6 children. Five Couples will be very comfortable or Six Singles. If you need more space- we have another smaller cottage to compliment this listing. to view the Woods Cabin which is a stroll away from the Larger Mosier Cottage

Food lovers will delight in the organic produce, local fish and cherries this area is known for and are prevalent in the many restaurants and food establishments regionally. Take a day trip to South Manitou Island out of Leland and take a step back in time! There is plenty to do here in Leelanau County and the Leelanau Boat Club sits in the center of fun!

Call today to arrange for your special getaway. We are open all year. Seasonal Discounts are available.

The hot tub is toasty and ready for your special time up north.

If we can assist you in making your time 'UP NORTH' perfect, we are your local concierge!

Please call or email for availability.

Keywords: Private, on the water, Large 5 bedroom home, Central Location, Wine Tasting Mecca, Pristine Beaches, Aqua blue water-In the heart of Leelanau County close to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, 4.5 miles from Leland and 4.5 miles from Suttons Bay, surrounded by beaches in all directions, you'll find a unique property called the Leelanau Boat Club. This ten acre retreat and nature preserve is located within the Village of Lake Leelanau. Walking distance to all the local amenities. This home is perfect for couples traveling together, small groups, and families seeking privacy, nature, fishing, boating, hiking, birding, painting and general relaxation. Our guests find this location to be perfect for accessing all that is Leelanau - in the Land of Delight!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef


      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        21 years...moreless

      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

        First Floor...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

        Also on the first floor- a Trundle bed suitable for youth...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

        Second floor Top left...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

        Second Floor Top right...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 1 king

        King Bedroom second floor...moreless

      • 6th Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


      • King size beds (2) First Floor Bedroom and one on second Floor , Queen size Beds (3) on 2nd floor of Mosier house. One Queen Room has a twin as well. Bedrooms Sleep 5 couples or 10 comfortably. Add the pull out couch and two roll aways and your maximum is 16 in this unit. If you need more beds- the Woods Cabin, a short stroll away can add 4 more. For Maximum Comfort- 5 couples- or 4 couples and 7 youth.... or 6/7 singles. Call for more information on bed breakdown....moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

        Main Floor...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

        second floor with double sinks...moreless

      • Bathroom 1: toilet

        located in Laundry Room off kitchen...moreless

      • 2.5 in total all newly renovated. 1.5 baths on first floor and second floor Bath includes Tub and double sinks...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Biking, Trikking, Birding and Hiking, Wine Tasting, Snowshoeing, Painting, seasonal activities such as the Cherry Blossoms, Leland Wine Festival, Walleye Festival, Harvest Stompede, Winter Wonderland activities, Unigue Shopping, Organic Foods and Farming. Boaters and Fishing Folks will find this location excellent with a slip available for your vessel if desired. This unique new lodging is walking distance to everything in the Village of Lake Leelanau including Trish''s Dishes, Pedaling Beans, Leelanau Pie and Pastry, Dick's Pour House and the newly renovated and opening in summer 2012; Bella Fortuna Italian Restaurant....moreless


          • Games For Kids
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable:


          • Stereo:

            Ipod/I Phone speaker and a CD/Radio unit...moreless

          • Television:

            Flat screen mounted in Living room and second TV in Sitting Room- first floor...moreless


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


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Lake:

            Lake Leelanau is 17 miles long from Leland- where it empties into Lake Michigan, south to Traverse City. Boats may not reach Lake Michigan due to the Leland Dam located in historic FishTown....moreless

          • Lakefront:

            Located on the water/River that intersects North and South Lake Leelanau...moreless

          • River:

            The River is known as the Narrows and intersects the village of Lake Leelanau...moreless

          • Village:

            Walking distance to everything in the Village of Lake Leelanau...moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Lake access on narrows of Lake Leelanau. Boardwalk to the waterfront. Bring your boat, a slip comes with your unit rental...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowboarding
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Communication / Internet

              • Fax


              • Dining:

                Two dining tables one in Kitchen- One in Dining Room and 3 Bar Stools. Seating for 13 inside and 12 outdoors...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 12 people


              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Deluxe Linens...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Pull Out couch may sleep two...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Catering Available:

                Local Catering available...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Three- two small units for Decaf/Regular options and a tall 22 cup for larger groups....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Well equipped...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer:

                ice maker...moreless

              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Well equipped newly renovated...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster:

                6 slice...moreless


              • Balcony:

                couch and chairs on Wrap Around Porch...moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Bicycles:

                Tandem for rent...moreless

              • Boat:

                Pontoon and Fishing Boat for rent. BRING your boat and dock free with weekly rental...moreless

              • Boat Dock
              • Deck / Patio:

                two tables seating for 8 on Patio...moreless

              • Fish Cleaning Table
              • Golf:

                nearby - a plethora of local courses: Manitou Passage, Bahle Club, Sugarloaf, Leland Country Club...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Comp for weekly guests Two Kayak's...moreless

              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                2 Charcoal Weber Grills...moreless

              • Patio
              • Pedal Boat
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Small Cooler
              • Tennis:

                Nearby within walking at Township park one block West -behind Nj's Grocery store....moreless

              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Visit to secure a jet ski or other water toys...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Outdoor Hot Tub
              • Shared Hot Tub:

                5 person hot tub for use by LBC guests ONLY...moreless

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 13 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Small Groups Savings
                      May 1 - Jun 14, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Summer Weekly Savings
                      Jun 15 - Jun 21, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Summer Week#2
                      Jun 22 - Jun 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 6 - Jul 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 13 - Jul 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 20 - Jul 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 3 - Aug 9, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 10 - Aug 16, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 17 - Aug 23, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 24 - Aug 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Aug 31 - Sep 6, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $725 $800
                      Fri, Sat

                      Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Housekeeping $175
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 6%


                      Mosier Cottage rates based on up to 10. $60 per person additional for up to 12

                      Summer 2015 R are weekly Monday- Monday and is quoted for a maximum of 10-

                      Included: Boat Slip/2 kayak's a paddle boat/Row boat.

                      Leelanau Loop Adventure: Stay 3 nights get the fourth night Free. From 2 guests to 12 max

                      Rates published are for 2 guests/ Additional $50 per person per night for additional guests.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 10/31/2014
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                      • Dick's Pour House

                        "Clean and cozy- Great Pizza and cold beer. Burgers and Fish. Walking distance from the Leela..."

                      • Northern Latitudes Distillery

                        "Mark and Mandy will wow you with the local distilled Products such as Deer Camp Vodka and L..."

                      • Pedaling Beans Coffeehouse

                        "Great Latte's and smoothies along with WIFI if you need it! Best Coffee in Town I think!"

                      • Bella Fortuna North

                        "Authentic Northern Italian restaurant serving their own Wines produced in Italy. Interesting..."

                      • Kejara's Bridge

                        "Now called The RedHeads Tasting... GREAT food Lunch and Breakfast- Yummy-Wednesday- Sunday'..."

                      • Fishtown

                        "A Must see Historical area with nice shops and access to the Manitou Islands via Manitou Is..."

                      • Redheads

                        "Tasting room open weekly and Breakfast and Lunch served Wednesday-Sundays in the summer time..."

                      • Cove

                        "Great sunset and Chubby Mary's"

                      26 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Ludington Michigan
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Manitou Passage and the Bahle Club
                      150 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Grand Rapids, Michigan
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      The Homestead Resort
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Vans Beach in Leland

                      Car: Recommended

                      Walking distance to everything in the quaint village of Lake Leelanau, 4 miles to Leland and 4.5 miles to Suttons Bay, In the heart of Wine Country, overlooking the protected watershed of the Lake Leelanau Narrows, walking trails and boardwalk to the water, 3 miles to Sleeping Bear National Park access, Beaches Galore, 23 miles to Lighthouse Point in Northport. Located in the heart of Leelanau County. Visit the Traverse City FilmFest in August or come for the National Cherry Festival in July we are open year round at the Leelanau Boat Club. Deep Discounts off season . Call for your reservation our email us for availability. Bring a boat with you to your own slip which is part of your unit rental. We Look forward to your visit and hope you will take the time to look at our reviews. We pride ourselves in providing top drawer hospitality and privacy to our visitors. We wish you a splendid vacation@LBC. The Boat Club is Two Cottages on 10 acres in the Village of Lake Leelanau


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We LOVE Lake Leelanau and Leelanau County. We enjoy the sites and sounds and lack there- of here in the North Woods. Egan is a Trikke Trainer and spends any free time teaching others and selling Trikkes. She is also active on the boards of Department of Human Services in Leelanau- the Leelanau County Family Coordinating Council and Samaritan's Closet. The Leelanau Laundry Program that serves low income families' is also a focus of Egan's time when she is not tending to boat club activities!

                      Why the Owner Chose Lake Leelanau:
                      We live right next door on six acres. The Leelanau Boat Club was formed because the property initially was to be developed into Condominiums and when the Condo development was in jeopardy, the property came up for sale. We worked with the Conservancy and the Lake Association to protect the waterfront. Docks do however still exist and so we share the boardwalk that we use to the water with our guests at the Leelanau Boat Club. Coming in 2014- the Boat House will be restored along with the addition of 4 slips to the boat house complex. This property is unique because it is within the village of Lake Leelanau but consist of ten acres of wooded splendor. Walk through the enchanted forest and listen to the sound of nature and within minutes you can reach the post office or grocery store on foot. Hot tub out your door and privacy Galore

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      The privacy and spaciousness of this area is what is unique to the Leelanau Boat Club. Activities that we enjoy: The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park was just voted the Most beautiful place in the country. The beaches are fantastic both on Lake Michigan and West Bay as well as on the many small inland lakes. Boating/Relaxing on Lake Leelanau Trips to the Tiki Bar at Perrin's Landing by boat. Riding bikes 16 miles around the north end of Lake Leelanau. Stopping at Pedaling Beans Coffee shop to grab a Latte or an ice cream, Walking the Lake Michigan Shoreline at Good Harbor or Van's Beach. Trikke riding at the Leelanau trail or Biking the trail out of Suttons Bay. Wine tasting and Cider tasting Catching a film at the Traverse City Film Fest Watching the sunset over Lake Michigan are favorites. There is so much to do here and the LBC is located in the heart of all the cool activities! North and South Manitou excursions can be arranged through Manitou Transit in Leland, five miles north of us. We can help you arrange a fishing excursion out of Leland Harbor with any number of expert guides. We're happy to help you make this time special. Please ask if you have any questions or special needs.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english



                      • Sharon Ashley's Painting of the Narrows

                        Sharon Ashley's Painting of the Narrows

                      • Side of Front wrap around porch.  Seating for  more than 8 outdoors

                        Side of Front wrap around porch. Seating for more than 8 outdoors

                      • Your vacation awaits you here at the Leelanau Boat Club.  Have Boat? Travel Here

                        Your vacation awaits you here at the Leelanau Boat Club. Have Boat? Travel Here

                      • Lake Leelanau Pontoon cruising

                        Lake Leelanau Pontoon cruising

                      • Bar seating in Kitchen

                        Bar seating in Kitchen

                      • Master Bedroom 2nd floor

                        Master Bedroom 2nd floor

                      • Queen Bed 2nd floor

                        Queen Bed 2nd floor

                      • Private LBC Hot tub

                        Private LBC Hot tub

                      • A vacationer Kayaking off S Manitou Island.

                        A vacationer Kayaking off S Manitou Island.

                      • The Local Rowing Club moving down the Narrows from Fountain Point

                        The Local Rowing Club moving down the Narrows from Fountain Point

                      • The Mosier Cottage

                        The Mosier Cottage

                      • Private walkway to the water

                        Private walkway to the water

                      • The Narrows of Lake Leelanau. and LBC Docks

                        The Narrows of Lake Leelanau. and LBC Docks

                      • Dining leading into living Room

                        Dining leading into living Room

                      • Youth Room with a double bed/futon and a twin Bed

                        Youth Room with a double bed/futon and a twin Bed

                      • First Floor Master- outside this door is the first floor  Bathroom

                        First Floor Master- outside this door is the first floor Bathroom

                      • Queen Bedroom 2nd floor

                        Queen Bedroom 2nd floor

                      • Hot tub for Leelanau Boat Club Guests

                        Hot tub for Leelanau Boat Club Guests

                      • South Manitou Island, an easy day trip from the Cottage out of Leland

                        South Manitou Island, an easy day trip from the Cottage out of Leland

                      • Grist Mill with steamer Leelanau in foreground with Mosier Cottage ( red roof)

                        Grist Mill with steamer Leelanau in foreground with Mosier Cottage ( red roof)

                      VRBO #352137

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                      Date last modified - Friday, October 31, 2014

                      $450 - $800 per night (USD)

                      6 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

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