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

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Last updated: 09/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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.


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


  • Master Bedroom - One High quality Queen Size bed for a great night's rest. Upper Level - Two Twin or Single Beds 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

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 full private bath with tub/shower.

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! Please spend the time outdoors!...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
  • 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
  • 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



Write a review 4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Nov 15, 2015
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change prior to reservation confirmation. We accommodate monthly, weekly and 3-5 night guest visitors. Please check for availability of 2-night accommodations if a date on the calendar might suit you during non-peak season.


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Last updated: 09/04/2015
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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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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Fully Equipped Country Kitchen!

    Fully Equipped Country Kitchen!

  • Fully Functional Food Prep & Eating Area.

    Fully Functional Food Prep & Eating Area.

  • Private Entry Access!

    Private Entry Access!

  • Cozy & Clean Master Bedroom!

    Cozy & Clean Master Bedroom!

  • Skylit Loft Bedroom.

    Skylit Loft Bedroom.

  • Winter's Rest.

    Winter's Rest.

  • Snow Trail!!

    Snow Trail!!



  • 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!

  • Private Dinette Seating For Four.

    Private Dinette Seating For Four.

  • Open Living Area.

    Open Living Area.

  • Cozy Gas Hearth For Cool Spring & Fall Evenings!

    Cozy Gas Hearth For Cool Spring & Fall Evenings!

  • Private Master Bedroom!

    Private Master Bedroom!

  • Private Bath.

    Private Bath.

  • 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!!

  • Where Friends Meet...

    Where Friends Meet...

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