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Private Green Lake Cottage on 3/4 Acre Wooded Lot

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Just after sunset from InterlochenCabinRental's boathouse deck

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Interlochen cottage description

The cottage is built on a 30,000 sq ft lot. A winding unpaved driveway brings you to the garage (not open) and the cottage entrance.

The key feature of the property is the 500 sq ft concrete boathouse deck that runs right to the water and puts you a story above the lake. As the photos show, the westward facing deck offers spectacular sunsets. Over half of the deck is surrounded by tall pines, which shades the deck most of the day during the hot summer months.

The cottage was built in the late 50's and my family added a master bedroom and 2nd bathroom in the early 90's. The cabin is carpeted throughout. Everything about the place is geared toward comfort and relaxation. The furniture is all upholstered and overstuffed. Cottage furniture for a cottage, not a 5 star hotel.

Much of the rustic charm of the original place remains in this 1,500 sq ft cottage. The solid pine-board living area is dominated by a sandstone wood-burning fireplace with a limestone hearth. A wood burning stove sits adjacent to the fireplace and faces the small, open kitchen.

One the best feature of the cottage is the 50 linear feet of floor-to-ceiling windows that face the boathouse deck and then to the lake beyond. One truly feels the outside, inside. Improvements since 2011:

- Resurfaced/rehabilitated boathouse/deck (2012)
- HD TV (2013)
- Internet Connected PS3 Gaming System with Netflix (2012)
- Hypoallergenic Pillows (2013)
- Linens (2013 & 2014)
- King Bed (2013).
- Tankless Water Heaters & Water Filter (2014).

Keywords: Private, Sandy, Beach, Quiet, Peaceful, Beautiful

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Guest assume full responsibility for cleaning up after pets and any damage done by pets....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Allowed on outdoor concrete boathouse deck....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen is very small, so small that the oven is located the utility room. ...moreless

          • Oven:

            Located in utility room....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            New dishes in 2014....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New in 2013...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Pullout sofa located in living room....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Fire pit located on concrete deck....moreless

          • Wood Stove
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking

          Other Amenities

              • Boathouse, boathouse deck, 3/4 acre wooded lot, very private

              Entertainment

              • Piano
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • Video Games
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                20+MB download/ 3MB upload...moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                500 sq ft boathouse deck overlooks Green Lake...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                150' sandy beach in small private cove with western exposure....moreless

              • Lake View

              Activities

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling
              • Water Tubing
              • Rafting
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hiking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hunting
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Miniature Golf
              • Synagogues
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Winery Tours
              • Fishing
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Late Season
              Sep 9 - Oct 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $250
              $1,750
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $300
              $1,950

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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 08/14/2014
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              Location

              2 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Green Lake Airport
              75 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Luddington Car Ferry
              19 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Traverse City
              1.25 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              M137
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Hofffbrau
              16 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Crytal Mountain
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Interlochen Golf Club
              4.8 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Bud's

              Car: Necessary

              The area is smack dab in the middle of Michigan's great golf country. There are well over 50 course within an hour's drive. Crystal Mountain, 20 minutes away by car, offers paintball, Alpine Slide (awesome fun but wear protective clothing), spa and other fun activities. Traverse City is also about 20 minutes away and offers everything from shopping to minor league baseball. Driving to the top of Old Mission Peninsula takes about 40 minutes. Sleeping Bear dunes is not to be missed and is also about 40 minutes away and trips to Lelenau County offer even more things to do.

              Nearest Airport (Green Lake Airport) - 2.2 miles

              Nearest Ferry (Lake Michigan Car Ferry) - 72 miles

              Nearest Train Station (Amtrack Traverse City) - 21 miles

              Nearest Highway (MI 137) - 1.8 miles

              Nearest Bar (Hofbrau) - 5 miles

              Nearest Ski (Crystal Mountain) - 15 miles

              Nearest Golf (Interlochen Golf Club) - 7 miles

              Nearest Restaurant (Bud's) - 4.8 miles

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1978

              About the owner: My family has owned the property for over 30 years. I inherited it in 2009. We live in Chicagoland and decided to rent it because, quite honestly, the place is too special to let it sit empty 50 weeks a year.

              Why the Owner Chose Interlochen:
              My parents, sister and I started vacationing in the Interlochen area in the Mid-60's. When they retired, they bought this place. We also have three cousins that own properties on the peninsula.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              My family has always believed that the 2,000 acre Green Lake was the perfect size...not too big, not too small. Boats of all kinds can safely navigate the waters. Even with Interlochen State Park's access to the lake, Green Lake is never overwhelmed with watercraft. Moreover, with the Interlochen Music Camp 10 minutes away, there is great music and entertainment available all summer long.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Just after sunset from InterlochenCabinRental's boathouse deck

                Just after sunset from InterlochenCabinRental's boathouse deck

              • Property near lake and cottage floor plan

                Property near lake and cottage floor plan

              • Living room facing side exit and kitchen; sofa pictured is convertible queen bed

                Living room facing side exit and kitchen; sofa pictured is convertible queen bed

              • Kitchen looking out to stairs leading down to lake

                Kitchen looking out to stairs leading down to lake

              • Bathroom off of master bedroom

                Bathroom off of master bedroom

              • 3rd bedroom with twin beds and small walk-in closet

                3rd bedroom with twin beds and small walk-in closet

              • Fair photo of resurfaced boathouse deck mid-day

                Fair photo of resurfaced boathouse deck mid-day

              • Front of cottage from boathouse stairs used to get to the lake

                Front of cottage from boathouse stairs used to get to the lake

              • Just after sunset from InterlochenCabinRental's boathouse deck

                Just after sunset from InterlochenCabinRental's boathouse deck

              • Driveway leading to share private road access

                Driveway leading to share private road access

              • Garage and driveway leading from private road to cottage

                Garage and driveway leading from private road to cottage

              • Sun starting to dip below the trees from the boathouse deck

                Sun starting to dip below the trees from the boathouse deck

              • Back of cabin facing the woods and driveway

                Back of cabin facing the woods and driveway

              • Living room facing dining room and master bedroom

                Living room facing dining room and master bedroom

              • Living room facing kitchen and side door that leads to boathouse and lake.

                Living room facing kitchen and side door that leads to boathouse and lake.

              • Master bedroom with king size bed

                Master bedroom with king size bed

              • 2nd bedroom with queen bed and small walk-in closet

                2nd bedroom with queen bed and small walk-in closet

              • 500 sq ft resurfaced deck overlooking lake from stairs leading down to water

                500 sq ft resurfaced deck overlooking lake from stairs leading down to water

              • Stairs to lake...note fire pit for roasting marshmallows and night fires

                Stairs to lake...note fire pit for roasting marshmallows and night fires

              • Beach, rehabbed boathouse 20 feet from shore; boats can be beached on shore

                Beach, rehabbed boathouse 20 feet from shore; boats can be beached on shore

              • Swimmers are 100 feet from shore on sandy bottomed lake in front of cottage

                Swimmers are 100 feet from shore on sandy bottomed lake in front of cottage

              • Wooded half acre lot facing the private access road

                Wooded half acre lot facing the private access road

              • Looking north from the boathouse deck in the morning

                Looking north from the boathouse deck in the morning

              • Every sunset is magical from the boathouse deck

                Every sunset is magical from the boathouse deck

              VRBO #357748

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

              $250 - $300 per night (USD)
              5

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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