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Lake Mich/Bar Lake. Reduced Spring Rates

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View from Lake Shore Drive of cottage


Last updated: 07/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

15% discount for last two weeks in May until June 5! Lake Michigan beach two minutes from the front door, out the back door, large deck over looking Bar Lake with dock, fishing boat and bonfire pit. Quiet three bedroom home is tucked on the corner of a small street and Lake Shore Drive which gives access to both lakes. Water view from every room. Gas grill on deck and seating for 8 overlooks Bar Lake. Bar Lake connects directly to Lake Michigan via small steam under Lake Shore Drive. Full kitchen, dishwasher, stove, microwave. Two queen rooms and a bunk room, futon in living room. Cable and wireless internet access. Laundry room with washer and dryer. 5 minutes to Manistee Riverwalk shops and restaurants. 5 minutes to the casino. 15 to Portage Lake Onekama, 45 to Traverse/Sleeping Bear.

Discount for May and June! Public beach access less than 100 feet across Lake Shore Drive on Lake Michigan with easy access to water and public beach, no steps and no bluff. Bar Lake is a shallow fishing lake, great for finishing, and kayaking! Sleeps 6-8. Fully turn key with linens, cooking supplies and beach towels. Large circle drive and two car garage to park a boat.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Large backyard with bonfire pit and dock. Use of fishing boat available with life jackets. (Use at your own risk) Cottage is just 5 mintues north of Manistee Riverwalk shops and resturants, 5 minutes to Casino, and 15 to Portage Lake, Onekama. 45 minutes to Sleeping Bear, Traverse area. Small pets welcome....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront:

    Located directly on Bar Lake and across from Lake Michigan...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Dishwasher, microwave, stove, oven...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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7 night min stay


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  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 07/16/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Manistee National or Arcadia Bluffs
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Boat House
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain
0.02 Miles
Nearest Beach
Public beach

Portage Lake, Onekama, 15 minutes up M-22. Sleeping Bear/Traverse area 45 minutes. Casino 5 and Manistee Riverwalk 5 minutes drive. Arcadia Bluffs National Golf course, 25 minutes, Manistee National Golf Course 5 minutes


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I am a teacher who rents the cottage as a side business. The cottage is warm, kid friendly and I hope you will enjoy at as much as I do.

Why the Owner Chose Manistee:
I bought this property because it is right across the street from Lake Michigan, where I can view fabulous sunsets, but also sit on the back deck and enjoy a glass of wine looking out at peacefull Bar Lake. The house has easy access to everything, town, casino, dunes. It's location is great for running the beach, or biking and running Lake Shore Drive. It is also located next to a bird sancturary, with a nice hiking trail.

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Speaks: english, french



  • View from Lake Shore Drive of cottage

    View from Lake Shore Drive of cottage

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  • bath with jetted tub

    bath with jetted tub

  • Path to beach

    Path to beach

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bunk bed room

    Bunk bed room

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Sunrise view from deck. Dock area not shown which is weed free.

    Sunrise view from deck. Dock area not shown which is weed free.

  • Sunset Lake Michigan
First street beach

    Sunset Lake Michigan First street beach

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  • View of Bar Lake from deck

    View of Bar Lake from deck

  • Kitchen


  • Back deck over looks Bar Lake

    Back deck over looks Bar Lake

VRBO #353827

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Date last modified - Friday, July 31, 2015

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