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The Family Vacation You're Looking for on Birch Lake

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The cottage from the lake.

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Last updated: 11/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Elk Rapids cottage description

Just 20 miles north of Traverse City, Birch Lake is the family friendly lake. Warm water, sandy shore, gently sloping shallows, great for families, fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming, playing and relaxing.

The water front cottage is on the south side of Birch Lake, just 3 miles north of Elk Rapids. Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, cathedral ceiling, full kitchen, outdoor deck with charcoal grill. It has cable TV, WIFI and CD player. Renter provides sheets & towels. Pillows & blankets provided. Sheets provided with fee.

Amenities include: a sandy beachfront location; gently sloping shallows area for children; dock, boat tie out, full kitchen, comfortable great room, deck, picnic table, charcoal grill, fire place, beach fire pit, close to Grand Traverse Bay and Elk Rapids. Pets welcome.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Pets welcome with $75 cleaning fee....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV, Wifi Internet...moreless

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Enter details on this feature - Optional...moreless

              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Swimming

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    wifi Internet...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    dishes, silverware, pots & pans...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Recently renovated. Electric stove/oven, R/O Purified water, dishwasher, coffee pot, microiwave...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    lakeside deck with great view...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,350

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                  • Cleaning Fee $125
                  • Pet Fee $75
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/29/2014
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                  Location

                  El Rapids is a wonderful tourist town with shops, restaurants, marina, boat rentals, golfing and more. Close to Traverse City. Day trip activities include Mackinaw Island, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, miniature golf, movie theaters, restaurants, shopping, winery tours and more.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1962

                  About the owner: We are from the East Lansing area. This has been our family cottage for 50 years. As the 5 sons travel farther away, we want to let others enjoy the wonderful experiences we had growing up at this lake.

                  Why the Owner Chose Elk Rapids:
                  The warm lake and family access first drew our parents here. Over the years the lake has proven to be a wonderful place for creating family memories. The lake and area are beautiful, and invites you back year after year.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  It was the safe, friendly, family atmosphere that drew us to Birch Lake. The clean, warm water and shallow sandy bottom makes the lake ideal for families and children. Evening campfires, beautiful sunsets, playing splash football and throwing a Frisbee in the shallows, learning to fish and water ski. These are just some of the memories you'll take home, as we did.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The cottage from the lake.

                    The cottage from the lake.

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Lakeside bedroom

                    Lakeside bedroom

                  • Dining area

                    Dining area

                  • You can wade out 200 feet and still be in shallow water

                    You can wade out 200 feet and still be in shallow water

                  • Birch Lake is about happy memories!

                    Birch Lake is about happy memories!

                  • Evening campfires and s'mores

                    Evening campfires and s'mores

                  • Sunsets, stars and Northern lights.

                    Sunsets, stars and Northern lights.

                  • Beautiful morning form the deck

                    Beautiful morning form the deck

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Middle bedroom

                    Middle bedroom

                  • Renovated kitchen

                    Renovated kitchen

                  • Calm waters

                    Calm waters

                  • Dogs love it, too!

                    Dogs love it, too!

                  • Sugar sand beach.

                    Sugar sand beach.

                  VRBO #417233

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $1,350 per week (USD)
                  1

                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 11/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/29/2014
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                  307-413-7781

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