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Unique a-Frame Cottage on Quiet East Shore of Big Glen Lake

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Front of house with patio and garden and forest views

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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The property offers a great rustic vacation experience on Big Glen Lake. Designed by Tom Halberg and built by Kieft and Dorsey in 1969, this wooded lakeshore A Frame with a bedroom wing was designed as a cottage in the woods with open vistas to a private sand beach and lake beyond. A large wrap-arround deck provides access from each room. Clear clean water provides shallow areas perfect for children to play close to home. The cottage provides a maximum of 8 persons with 3 bedrooms and a loft. Dining area seats 8. The kitchen has the usual large and small appliances for meal preparation. A complete laundry room with sink comes in handy. The front patio and lake deck offer places to relax and watch and listen to the wildlife. Easterly offshore breezes offer comfortable conditions on cooler days and Westerly breezes cool on hotter days. For panoramic views and magnificent sunsets you just can't beat this spot. It's hard to leave the beach when the dinner bell rings.



Keywords: Rustic, Charming, Private, Beach, Deck, Panoramic views, Wildlife, Sunset, Family friendly, Glen Lake, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Children, Quiet,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

    twin size NO linens or towels provided...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen size NO linens or towels provided...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    NO linens or towels provided...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master NO linens or towels provided - bathroom access ...moreless

  • King size bed on main level with lake side deck access with small TV and bathroom access, walk in closet. Queen size Bed on main level with lake side deck access, bath access via hallway. Bunk beds twin size on main level with lake side deck access, bath across hall. Sofa bed, new 2011, queen size in the up stairs loft TV room. NO linens or towels provided...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    bath arrangement: tub/shower with 1/2 baths on each side. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    NO paper or soap products provided. Hall access...moreless

  • Bathroom arrangement: Tub/shower in middle with 1/2 baths on either side with doors. Half bath access from Master bedroom and hallway....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 3 sided fire place, front and back patio, each bedroom has access to back deck. Private sand beach with fire pit....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    100 feet x 30 feet of nice sand beach and shallow out to 450 feet in the water. Water shoes are helpful....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View:

    beach is on a point with greater than a 180 degree view of the lake expance...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Heating:

    electric each room conrol...moreless

  • Internet
  • Living Room:

    Great room with ceiling fan and 20 foot glass A frame windows, ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils

Outside

  • Boat:

    Marinas have rentals...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck on lake side with views and patio on road side quiet in the woods....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    22 inch Weber Charcoal Grill on road side patio ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    National Park has extensive trails in many locations for xcountry and snowshowing...moreless

  • Tennis:

    4 courts in Glen Arbor...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 3.7
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SUMMER (2nd wk June thru 3rd wk Aug) fri to fri $2,900.00 weekly only
Other times:April thru November 3 day min $1,090.00 and weekly $2,380.00 fri - fri
or as cleaning crew available
Dec Jan Feb and March negotiable (hi energy, snow plowing and wood availabity)
50% deposit with $1000 damage deposit for all rentals.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Calendar

Last updated: 04/06/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

Renters may easily find rentals for bikes, most water sports as well as marinas.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1969

About the owner: The owners have been making Glen Lake their year around vacation playground since 1946.

Why the Owner Chose Glen Arbor:
The property speaks for itself. It is the Most Beautiful Place in America 2011 Good Morning America - Sleeping Bear Lakeshore National Park.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of house with patio and garden and forest views

    Front of house with patio and garden and forest views

  • Patio on back deck.

    Patio on back deck.

  • Main Level - Dinning and Kitchen -views of front patio and garden

    Main Level - Dinning and Kitchen -views of front patio and garden

  • Main Level - Master Bed with kingsized bed and walk-in closet. Views of the lake

    Main Level - Master Bed with kingsized bed and walk-in closet. Views of the lake

  • Main Level - Guest Bedroom with bunk bed and views of the lake.

    Main Level - Guest Bedroom with bunk bed and views of the lake.

  • Back of house. Deck faces lake.

    Back of house. Deck faces lake.

  • main Level - Spacious living room with views to the lake. Access to back deck.

    main Level - Spacious living room with views to the lake. Access to back deck.

  • Main Level - Guest bedroom with queen size bed. Views of the Lake.

    Main Level - Guest bedroom with queen size bed. Views of the Lake.

VRBO #364266

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/06/2015
Email owner

(630)-654-3224

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Unique a-Frame Cottage on Quiet East Shore of Big Glen Lake

Glen Arbor #364266

3 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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