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S. Lake Leelanau Vacation Cottage, Pontoon, 3 Bdrms, 2 Bths, Wifi, Clean

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Accepting reservations for Spring/Summer 2015 beginning December 1, 2014.
Our Cottage is located on the west shore of beautiful South Lake Leelanau, approximately 25 minutes from Traverse City. 100 feet of private frontage nestled next to open farmland provides the ideal get away.
We offer 3 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths, and over 1200 square feet of living space. A breathtaking panoramic view of Lake Leelanau can be enjoyed from several rooms, including everyone's favorite - the sunroom. The property has an expansive lawn that sweeps down to the lake allows for lawn games and a fire pit. A large deck by the water is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the peaceful lake as well as providing access to the dock. The lake is an all sports lake that is 23 miles long, has clear spring fed water, hard sandy bottom (no muck or reeds) and is perfect for swimming, boating, fishing and other water activities. A 5-person paddle boat is provided for your use at no extra charge.
The cottage also has an air conditioner for your comfort.
No extra charge - STAY CONNECTED with Wi Fi, Dish TV and 4G cell phone service.

A pontoon is available to rent all week at a rate most marinas charge for a day or two!
It is safe, reliable, well maintained. See our rates for current price.

Included: towels, linens, kitchen utensils, appliances, 2 TVs (Dish network), DVD player, Grill, Dock, Paddle boat, fire pit, beautiful 12 x 18 deck overlooking water with furniture, air conditioner, water filter, games, outdoor toys and more. We do not charge extra for cleaning fees.

Activities: Swimming, relaxing and boating are the top choices!! Within a short drive there are many things to do including exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Lake Michigan, golf courses, wineries, parks, fishing, public beaches, casinos and trails. There are many quaint resort towns with excellent dining, shopping, art galleries, museums, festivals and music. There are endless winding country roads for biking, hiking or just beautiful sightseeing. If you visit in the Fall, enjoy spectacular fall colors!

Area: Our cottage is 25 minutes from downtown Traverse City, 5 minutes from the towns of Cedar and Lake Leelanau, and less than 30 minutes to many other areas to include: Suttons Bay, Leland, Glen Arbor, Sleeping Bear Dunes, and Lake Michigan.
Be sure to inquire about the many festivals that happen in and around the area.There is everything from concerts at Interlochen to the National Cherry and Film Festivals,


Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    games (both board and yard)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    attached master bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • All linens provided at no extra charge. This includes sheets, blankets pilows and bedspreads for each room. Bath towels, hand towels and washcloths are provided as well as kitchen towels. Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths are provided per person. Delivery of fresh towel pack (same number of towels) and/or sheet pack midweek is available for $30 each....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Other items may be available upon request. Game shelf games, puzzles, cards, dominoes, dice crayons, etc. (number may vary throughout the season). Some outdoor games provided....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    a dozen or more board games....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish network...moreless

  • Stereo:

    basic stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    40 inch flat screen in living room, smaller flat screen in master bedroom. Dish network. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some outdoor toys like swim noodles and frisbees are provided....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Approximately 23 miles long, this all sports lake has plenty of room to play, soak up the sun, fish, and just pontoon around....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    100 ft. private lakefront. Hard sandy bottom, some rocks. Great swimming!!!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Quiet, scenic farmland, rolling hills and wineries abound in Leelanau county and the west shore of South Lake Leelanau....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Eating areas in kitchen, on porch and in dining room. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit. Cottage also has floor fans....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Covered Parking:

    Car Port...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi is provided for our guests...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed Linens and towel pack provided (2 bath, hand and washcloths per person and kitchen towels). Additional towel packs available. Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Coach, leather recliner, 2 wicker chairs, coffee and end tables in living room. There is also plenty of seating in the sunroom...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Carport and space next to carport...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    space in driveway and next to carport....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    2 per person...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi is provided for our guests....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Sharp steak knives, cutting boards. Measuring cups, can opener, spatulas, etc...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, bowls, silverware, mugs, glasses, wine glasses, serving dished, pots & pans, etc....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    refrigerator, oven, stovetop, microwave, utensils, cookware, coffee pot, coffee grinder,blender, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices left in cottage, not specifically supplied. Saran Wrap supplied....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Optional pontoon rental...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large outdoor deck by water (photo), small adjoining deck....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    large sun room, 3 Walls of windows that open with screens. Photo....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal grill. Charcoal not provided, but may be available if left behind by previous guests....moreless

  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%


If you wish to rent the pontoon, there is an additional charge of $750/week (plus tax). You receive two full tanks of fuel and we will come refuel as needed (for cost of fuel) if you need additional tanks.

PLEASE NOTE: Holiday weeks- those overlapping the 4th of July and Labor Day, must rent both the cottage and the pontoon.

Deposit required to book week. $300 deposit for cottage, additional $200 if pontoon is also rented.

50% of payment is due 90 days in advance, and 50% is due 30 days in advance.

Please note, for your safety, we only accept checks or money orders by mail. No e-payments. Call if you have ANY questions. I will NOT ask for credit card numbers or Pay Pal account. Mail to my Traverse City address.

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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24 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport (TVC)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cedar Tavern or Dick's Pour House in Lake Leelanau
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Many golf courses surround cottage area!
0.33 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M-72 is 14 miles and M-22 is 20 miles away
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Either in Cedar, or Lake Leelanau (Resort area)
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Homestead Resort
Lake Leelanau
Nearest Beach
The lake is right out the door!

Car: Necessary

On 100 ft. private frontage of South Lake Leelanau, hard sandy bottom. Spacious area, no neighbors to the north, just private, open land. Other resort towns nearby: Cedar, Lake Leelanau, Leland, Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor. Also, short trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan National Lakeshore. Festivals abound in this part of Michigan: National Cherry Festival (July), Cedar Polka Festival (July), Leland Wine Festival (June), Northport 'Fly In' and other Festivals, Suttons Bay Jazz and Art Festival. Many Runs and Triathlons.

Pontoon on-site and available to our guests - optional rental.

Other Activities: 5 person paddleboat on property for your use - no extra charge!

Golf: We provide a binder with activity and resturant suggestions. There is also a local app for your iphone called Traverse Traveler.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are local to the area, reside nearby, and can supply all kinds of area information! We have owned and operated this rental property since 2003.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Leelanau:
We chose this location because of the large, quiet, beautiful lake. We have visited many areas, but have always gravitated back to Leelanau county and this lake. The property has a peaceful setting, beautiful panoramic view, and the water is vast, clean, clear and great for all sports. We hope you find the surrounding communities as charming and welcoming as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Both the sun-room and deck are equally inviting and provide a calming space to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:



  • Deck overlooking South Lake Leelanau

    Deck overlooking South Lake Leelanau

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Another view of the middle bath

    Another view of the middle bath

  • Lake Leelanau - looking across (not lengthwise, which is 23 miles).

    Lake Leelanau - looking across (not lengthwise, which is 23 miles).

  • sunroom furniture

    sunroom furniture

  • close up of deck

    close up of deck

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Middle Bath (1 of 2 baths)

    Middle Bath (1 of 2 baths)

  • shoreline


  • Relax and enjoy the panoramic view from the large sun room.

    Relax and enjoy the panoramic view from the large sun room.

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