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1938 Lakeside Cottage - Big Glen Lake Waterfront Historic 30's Modern Cabin

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Panoramic Lake Views from Living, Porch, Deck

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Last updated: 08/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Glen Arbor cottage description

* * Water & Views! * * Our lakeside summer cottage sits on the south shore of Big Glen Lake. A comfortable family retreat with views over turquoise water, a private dock & raft for your water-based activities. 1938 'Modern' cabin was designed by Harry Weese, while in architecture school, for his parents. It has been updated in keeping with its historic character. Down a private drive, a short distance east of the Narrows Bridge, it is Ideally located adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Relax, enjoy your vacation at our bright, comfortable cottage. The large living area with fireplace has a dining table for 8 & a selection of comfortable seating. The adjacent screen porch is filled with teak furniture & a table for snacking, dinner or games. Step out to the ample deck with lounge chairs. All areas overlook the crystal clear, spring fed lake. Four cozy bedrooms will accommodate 5-8.

The Cottage: Enjoy the peace of water lapping at the shore or the breeze passing the birches while reading in the hammock or rocking in a chair on the porch. A crackling fire will welcome you after an early morning or evening dip in the lake. Whatever your inclination, a variety of activities abound and you will have a memorable vacation at our family summer home.

Waterfront: The cottage has a private dock and raft. The water is shallow at the shore with minimal beach. There is ample sandy shallow water swimming between the dock and raft. Kayaks, canoes & windsurfers can be easily accommodated, however we have no facilities for launching or mooring larger or motorized watercraft and the driveway cannot accommodate trailers. Public launch ramps are nearby. Kayaks & bikes may be rented in town.

Availability: Indian Summer dates available beginning 9/7. Enjoy warm water, glorious sun and relaxing at this great time of year.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Please do not inquire if your friendly pet must accompany you. Members of the family have decided that in the best interest & enjoyment of family & guests to have our own pets take a vacation from us. Thank you for your understanding....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Absolutely wonderful place for well behaved children ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Lakeside...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Lakeside...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Woodside...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                Woodside-Bunks...moreless

              • Four cozy bedrooms will accommodate 5-8. Two rooms are waterside, one with a queen bed and the other with a double. Two rooms face the birch and pines with a sunny south exposure, one with a double and the other with twin bunks. These rooms are comfortable but compact and cannot accommodate a pack'n'play or similar. Bedding, Linens and bath towels provided. Please bring your beach towels....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • The KITCHEN is fully furnished and well suited for those who like to cook with modern amenities and appliances. It easily partakes of the activity. A grill is handy just a step outdoors. We have a Lakeview SCREEN PORCH with ample seating, dining table and direct access to DECK and chairs overlooking the lake. Steps to PRIVATE Dock & Raft. If you have specific needs or requests please inquire....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Autumn Foliage

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Bird Watching

                  local services and businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Location Type

                      • Lakefront:

                        Direct access to private dock & raft...moreless

                      • Waterfront

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          General

                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Private drive and turn-around...moreless

                          • Wood Fireplace:

                            Wood provided...moreless

                          • Internet:

                            Wireless...moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            to be used in the bathroom. Please provide your own beach towels....moreless

                          • Parking
                          • Telephone
                          • Firewood
                          • Fireplace
                          • Linens Provided:

                            Please supply beach towels...moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen:

                            Well Provided Kitchen with Microwave, Dishwasher, waffle iron, coffee maker, most things necessary...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker

                          Outside

                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Beautiful deck with benches and lounge chairs overlooking lake...moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer
                          Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,800
                          Late Summer
                          Sep 6 - Sep 12, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $425
                          $2,625
                          Indian Summer
                          Sep 13 - Sep 26, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $400
                          $2,450

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $75
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          $2,100-$2,625/week

                          $2,100-$2,625/week.

                          Saturday 4:00 pm - Saturday 10:00 am

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                          Thank you for understanding the maximum number of guests is 8.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/24/2014
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                          Location

                          27 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Traverse City
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Lake Michigan
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Glen Arbor & Empire, nearby environs

                          Car: Necessary

                          Visit the National Park Headquarters in nearby Empire. Walks in natural areas abound: Alligator Hill in the shade of the trees & glorious views over the lakes, Pyramid Point & a vista over Lake Michigan to the Manitou Islands. Trek the dunes or marked paths through the wetlands, bogs & meadows, an area rich in flora, fauna & migrating birds. Learn about life saving & boats at the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station & Maritime Museum. Follow the Pierce Stocking Drive by bike or car for fabulous sunset views. Kayak, canoe the Crystal River to the Homestead, fish in the lakes or charter a boat from Fishtown in Leland, windsurf, sail. Ride bikes, play tennis or golf, walk in the sand on the Lake MI shoreline, take an art class at the Glen Arbor Art Assoc. Visit the shops & art galleries in Glen Arbor, Empire, Leland & Suttons Bay. Eat at a variety of local establishments. The Narrows Bridge is under construction so enjoy a slight detour around Little Glen to Glen Arbor.

                          Other Activities: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1936

                          About the owner: We are some of the grandchildren (in our youth) who own, manage and vacation at this wonderful cottage built by our grandparents.

                          Why the Owner Chose Glen Arbor:
                          Our grandparents visited this area to fish in the 1910's and made the great decision to build this cottage. Our parents, we, our children & theirs have made a seasonal sojourn ever since because there is so much the area has to offer.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Panoramic Lake Views from Living, Porch, Deck

                            Panoramic Lake Views from Living, Porch, Deck

                          • Private Dock & Raft, Great Swimming

                            Private Dock & Raft, Great Swimming

                          • View of table with kitchen beyond

                            View of table with kitchen beyond

                          • Screened porch

                            Screened porch

                          • BR 1 - Lakeside, queen

                            BR 1 - Lakeside, queen

                          • BR 3 - Woodside, double

                            BR 3 - Woodside, double

                          • Vacation on the lake - living room, screened porch, deck, hammock

                            Vacation on the lake - living room, screened porch, deck, hammock

                          • Bright Living & Dining

                            Bright Living & Dining

                          • Dining table for 8 with view to screen porch

                            Dining table for 8 with view to screen porch

                          • Screen porch with corner for eating and games

                            Screen porch with corner for eating and games

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • BR 2 - Lakeside, double

                            BR 2 - Lakeside, double

                          • BR 4 - Woodside, twin bunks

                            BR 4 - Woodside, twin bunks

                          • Early watercolor by Harry Weese, architect

                            Early watercolor by Harry Weese, architect

                          VRBO #38270

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                          This listing was first published here in 2004.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                          $400 - $425 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 08/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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