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Waterfront Cottage on Lake Michigan in Bay View (Petoskey Area) - 5BR!

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Northern Michigan cottage, 'WillAdele', is located on the quietest, most scenic street in Bay View, which is located right next to Petoskey (one mile away) and near many other great Northern Michigan towns, including Harbor Springs, Charlevoix, etc. And it is truly on the water! There are no bluffs to climb---Little Traverse Bay (Lake Michigan) is right in front of the cottage. Sandy beach area.

The cottage sleeps 10 adults,. There are four bedrooms upstairs (all with two twin beds in each) and one downstairs (queen bed).

The cottage has been in our family for over half-a-century and we have worked to maintain “the old” in ways where it is interesting, but to modernize where it counts. In the past 2 years we have updated most of the common area furniture and have outfitted the cottage with a large flat-screen LCD TV and wireless internet.

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE PRIVATE AND QUIET NATURE OF THE AREA AND OUT OF RESPECT TO OUR NEIGHBORS, WE STRICTLY ENFORCE A 10-GUEST LIMIT. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS LIMIT WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF YOUR RENTAL AND FORFEITURE OF YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT.

Another special feature of WillAdele is parking. There is easy and ample parking for six cars. Parking is at the back door of the cottage, accessed by a paved road known as Wesley’s Alley.

A large grocery store and other shopping is easily accessible using back roads without ever having to enter the busy highway. We commonly walk to do our daily grocery shopping.

The Little Traverse Wheelway (paved biking/hiking trail, which runs from Harbor Springs to Charlevoix and Alanson, passes just a few yards from the rear of the cottage and serves as a non-motorized link to the beach at the Petoskey State Park, to the Bay View Pier, and to shopping and sightseeing in Charlevoix, Petoskey and Harbor Springs. If you are active and enjoy biking, running, rollerblading or anything that is better with no cars, this Trail is a real luxury!

Golfers - there are numerous great courses to choose from within 15 minutes, including the famed Bay Harbor course. Other publicly accessible courses include all of the Boyne Highlands courses, Little Traverse Golf Club, Crooked Tree, Hidden River Casting Club, etc.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Includes view of lake and 1/2 bath...moreless

  • First floor bedroom: 1 queen

    View of lake. Window A/C. Close to bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    View of lake. Window A/C...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    View of lake. Window A/C...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    The 'kids' bedroom.' Close to full bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • On The Water - with private beach area, fully stocked kitchen (all appliances/utensils/pots & pans/dishes/silverware are available for your use), clothes washer/dryer, 46' flat-screen LCD TV (with high-def cable), High-speed Wireless (Cable) Internet Access, linens (including bath towels) provided, centrally located in Bay View between Petoskey and Harbor Springs....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Spectacular views of Little Traverse Bay from most rooms in house, from front porch and on the beach! Sunsets are glorious. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Beautiful sandy area on cobble beach. Safe, shallow swimming, kayaking, canoeing...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Views from the house and porch are fantastic in all weather. ...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    This home is a lakefront home, with easy access to the beach in front. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Bay View Association swimming pier has lifeguards and is within view of the cottage, an easy walk away. Likewise the Petoskey State Park with its wide, sandy beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Main dining table seats 8 with extensions. Gateleg table seats 6-8. Tables on front porch allow for dining there as well. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Some bedrooms have window units. Lake breezes and fans keep things cool. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Space heating includes furnace for two living rooms and space heaters elsewhere....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    There are two living rooms plus a lounge area in the kitchen, complete with couch. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking--at least 6 cars, behind cottage...moreless

  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Modern cottage kitchen, well equipped, well stocked with utensils, cooking supplies, dishes, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge wrap-around front porch fully furnished with rocking chairs, table and chairs for dining and drinks. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    One of the largest lots in Bay View, plus beach, plus former railroad bed grassy/wooded common area right behind cottage--this linear park runs through Bay View...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,200

Changeover Day: Friday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

50% due at time of booking (non-refundable) + $300 damage deposit. Remaining 50% due 60 days prior to arrival (also non-refundable). We strive to rent on a weekly basis (Friday-to-Friday), but will consider exceptions, especially in off-peak months (May, June, and September).


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pellston
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Side Door Saloon
38 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Mackinac Island
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bay View Country Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Stafford's Bay View Inn
Petoskey
Nearest Beach
In front of cottage!

Car: Recommended

The cottage sleeps ten adults. There are four bedrooms upstairs, and each contains two twin beds. In 3 of the 4 bedrooms upstairs, the twins are pushed together. There is one bedroom downstairs, and it has a king bed.

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE PRIVATE AND QUIET NATURE OF THE AREA AND OUT OF RESPECT TO OUR NEIGHBORS, WE STRICTLY ENFORCE A 10-GUEST LIMIT. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS LIMIT WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF YOUR RENTAL AND FORFEITURE OF YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT.

Another special feature of WillAdele is parking. There is easy and ample parking for six cars. Parking is at the back door of the cottage, accessed by a paved road known as Wesley’s Alley.

A large grocery store and other shopping is easily accessible using back roads without ever having to enter the busy highway. We commonly walk to do our daily grocery shopping.

The Little Traverse Wheelway (paved biking/hiking trail, which runs from Harbor Springs to Charlevoix, passes just a few yards from the rear of the cottage and serves as a non-motorized link to the beach at the Petoskey State Park, to the Bay View Pier, and to shopping and sightseeing in Charlevoix, Petoskey and Harbor Springs. If you are active and enjoy biking, running, rollerblading or anything that is better with no cars, this Trail is a real luxury!

Golfers - there are numerous great courses to choose from within 15 minutes, including the famed Bay Harbor course. Other publicly accessible courses include all of the Boyne Highlands courses, Little Traverse Golf Club, Crooked Tree, Hidden River Casting Club, etc.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1954

About the owner: I am the third generation to own the cottage, which is named for my grandparents, Will and Adele. Five generations of our family have enjoyed the cottage every summer.

Why the Owner Chose Petoskey:
Spectacular waterfront access and views, the best front porch anywhere, and easy access to amenities.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Paved biking/hiking trail immediate access.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • From the front porch

    From the front porch

  • Lakefront side of cottage

    Lakefront side of cottage

  • One of 5 bedrooms--this one's for the kids!

    One of 5 bedrooms--this one's for the kids!

  • TV room (opens to front living room) with views of Bay

    TV room (opens to front living room) with views of Bay

  • One of 5 bedrooms. Queen bed, first floor

    One of 5 bedrooms. Queen bed, first floor

  • Pebbles on the beach--the water is clear.  These were 5' under water.

    Pebbles on the beach--the water is clear. These were 5' under water.

  • Double rainbow and double swans in front of cottage

    Double rainbow and double swans in front of cottage

  • Peaceful beach

    Peaceful beach

  • Sunset view from the front porch

    Sunset view from the front porch

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Front living room (panoramic views of water through large windows not shown)

    Front living room (panoramic views of water through large windows not shown)

  • One of 5 bedrooms--lake view

    One of 5 bedrooms--lake view

  • Autumn sunset in front of cottage

    Autumn sunset in front of cottage

  • Peaceful evening

    Peaceful evening

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/20/2015
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