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Leelanau Country Cottage Your 'Home Away from Home' in Leelanau County!

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Suttons Bay chateau / country house description

LEELANAU COUNTRY COTTAGE offers you affordable, clean and comfortable accommodations for your family and good friends. Located in the heart of Leelanau County's Wine Country !

Bring your bikes or rent locally, as we are located adjacent to THE LEELANAU TRAIL, a renowned 'Rails -to-Trails' project that takes you 3.5 miles North to Suttons Bay or 12.5 miles South to Traverse City, where the Trail connects to the TART Trail and extends into the well known VASA Trail. We were ready for an exciting 2012 and beyond when TART Trails completes the paving project heading South to Traverse City... an AMAZING trail ride!

******************* 06/22/2012 LEELANAU TRAIL PAVING COMPLETED *******************

Situated in one of the most magnificent areas, you will find our Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, many fine Restaurants and Bistro's, 'postcard perfect' beaches and lots of clean air & water!

Keywords: Carriage House, Guest House, Vinyard/Winery House, Single Family House.


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Primary responsible occupant must be minimum 21 years of age. Thank You!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Den


          • Queen size Beds (1) High quality bed for a great night's rest. Twin or Single Beds (2) High quality twin beds in skylit loft. (1) Bed-rail, (1) gate, (1) high chair and (1) booster seat on premises. (1) Futon in skylit loft also for that 'unexpected someone'....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Included for our guests are high quality beds for a good night's sleep, all linens & sheets with NO additional laundering fee up to 4 guests, private bath, fully equipped kitchen, decking, firepit / campfire area, BBQ grill and much more. Visit us at for more information and links....moreless


              • Television:

                Living area flat screen SAT HDTV and Upstairs skylit loft with TV/DVD....moreless

              • Video Games:

                NO WAY! Spend the time outdoors!...moreless

              • Video Library:

                We will be providing NetFlix in 2015!...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • 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
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Rural:

                In a region filled with Orchards and Wineries with small Town charm and conveniences....moreless

              • Village:

                Our Cottage is located on and old farmstead, the Village of Suttons Bay offers all the quaint amenities of a small Northern Michigan town that we have come to love....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • 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
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Kitchen area has 4-chair cafe style table and seating....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Gas Fireplace:

                Cozy and functional indoor gas hearth....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                NatGas FA furnace....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All towels and sheets provided. NO laundering fees up to 4 occupants. Bring your beach towels!...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Couch, Loveseat & Chair with flat screen SAT HDTV....moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Good reception area for most Carriers....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Private driveway....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Plenty of space for your toy(s)....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                All towels and sheets provided. NO laundering fees up to 4 occupants. Bring your beach towel!...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi limited access is simple and FREE! (Antenna Dependent)...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Outdoor campfire area. Firewood is FREE!...moreless


              • Coffee Maker:

                Modern drip style coffee maker....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                All utensils for your use, coffee & pot provided....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                We provide all dishes... PLEASE bring your paper plates for outdoors meals....moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Everything you need for breakfast, lunch or dinner!...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Good quality microwave....moreless


              • Bicycles:

                Bring your own or rent locally. A 'MUST DO'....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Semi-private Bistro style seating for 2 on deck....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Local area rentals....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                'Ruins' patio garden project in progress....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Kettle style charcoal grille....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Carteblanche
              • Dinersclub
              • Discover
              • Eurocard
              • Jcb
              • Mastercard
              • Visa


              Write a review 4.8
              from 19 traveler reviews
              $150/Night up to 6-Nights - Deposit Required via PayPal at
              $145/Night 7-13 Nights - Deposit Required via PayPal at
              3 Nights Require 1-Night Deposit / 4-7 Nights Require 2-Night Deposit
              3-Night minimum stay / 2-Night SPECIAL RATE weekends welcome based on availabity
              NO laundering fees / Bring your Beach Towels / Linens & Sheets provided!
              ALL balances due on arrival / refunds paid via re-booking dates - See information.
              Visit us at for much more information and links!

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              Last updated: 12/10/2014
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              Car: Recommended

              Bring your bikes! We are located immediately adjacent to THE LEELANAU TRAIL which extends 3.5 miles North to Suttons Bay or 12.5 miles South to Traverse City! We are located just 5-minutes away from 7+ quality Wineries & Tasting Rooms and 5-minutes away from Suttons Bay Marina and Beach! Our location is PERFECT for the guests that want to explore our areas magnificent attractions. ****** MUST READ: ******


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1994

              About the owner: I relocated from a busy Metro area to beautiful Leelanau County with the dream of providing couples and families with clean and comfortable lodging that was affordable. Being an 'Innkeeper' and seeing smiles on our guests faces year after year is very rewarding to us, especially when you hear a child ask their parents 'can we come back to the Cottage next year?'

              Why the Owner Chose Suttons Bay:
              We are situated in the heart of one of the most magnificent areas. When I found our 'Hobby Farm' included was what once was a 100+ year-old Granary. I visualized a comfy Country Guesthouse for travelers in Spring, Summer & Fall that was centered in our magnificent Leelanau County. After a complete renovation and more than 18-months of hard work, LEELANAU COUNTRY COTTAGE accommodated their first guests receiving many compliments. We have since welcomed Tourists locally and far away, Winery Touring guests, many bicycle enthusiasts and even folks from Europe wishing to see the splendor of our area. Folks from all around bring their bicycles to enjoy riding on The Leelanau Trail which is inter-connected to the many TART Trails that run through our region. You can be a casual rider or an avid cyclist and find the scenery and winding Trail is breathtaking, pleasant and maintained for everyone's use.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
              We are close to 8+ Wineries and Tasting Rooms, immediately adjacent to the fresh pavement of THE LEELANAU TRAIL and just minutes away from 'postcard perfect' freshwater beaches. We WILL re-book with alternative visiting dates upon 'reasonable' notice. While we strive for efficiency, IF we make a mistake in any reservation, we will be liable for amounts that we received as a prepaid deposit only. We will make every effort to re-book your stay with alternative dates at no additional charge.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Fully Equipped Country Kitchen.

                Fully Equipped Country Kitchen.

              • Cozy Gas Fireplace.

                Cozy Gas Fireplace.

              • Comfortable Cottage Master Bedroom.

                Comfortable Cottage Master Bedroom.

              • Winter's Rest.

                Winter's Rest.

              • Snow Trail!!

                Snow Trail!!

              • The LEELANAU TRAIL Map!

                The LEELANAU TRAIL Map!

              • Crimson Fall Sky!

                Crimson Fall Sky!

              • Wine Country!!

                Wine Country!!

              • ...and 12-Miles To Traverse City On Paved Blacktop!!

                ...and 12-Miles To Traverse City On Paved Blacktop!!

              • Our Fascinating Friends!

                Our Fascinating Friends!

              • Open Living Area.

                Open Living Area.

              • Private Bath.

                Private Bath.

              • Skylit Loft Bedroom.

                Skylit Loft Bedroom.

              • Groomed Cross-Country Trails!

                Groomed Cross-Country Trails!

              • Autumn Trail Ride.

                Autumn Trail Ride.

              • Trail Visitors.

                Trail Visitors.

              • Snowshoe Serenity!

                Snowshoe Serenity!

              • TODAY 06/22/2012 The LEELANAU TRAIL Is FULLY PAVED 3.5 MIles To Suttons Bay!!

                TODAY 06/22/2012 The LEELANAU TRAIL Is FULLY PAVED 3.5 MIles To Suttons Bay!!

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Thursday, December 11, 2014


              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 12/10/14
              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within an hour
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/10/2014
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              231-883-8787 / Ph

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