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The Bluestone Cottage is named for the unique stones, Leland blues, found only on our pristine Lake Michigan beaches. The in-town location provides easy access to Historic Fishtown, Lake Michigan beaches, boating on Lake Leelanau and restaurants in town. Just a short drive to many wineries and The Sleeping Bear Dunes.
The Bluestone Cottage is a quick 3 minute walk to the secluded North Beach on Lake Michigan, and just 3 blocks from Fishtown and the heart of Leland. Guests love that they can walk everywhere from The Bluestone Cottage on quiet back streets.
Recent reviews: 'Very nice accommodations for our group of eight. We loved the location. The kitchen was well-equipped. Everything gave a clean, well-maintained impression. I would highly recommend it to others.'
'The house is fantastic' Guest, July 2013 'The house was perfect for us' From Chicago,Feb 2014
This stylish cottage, with all fresh interiors, has plenty of room for 8-12 people, and would work well for multiple families as the huge upstairs Master suite with gas fireplace and pull-out sofa has its own kitchenette, private bath and two twins in an adjacent room. The main floor offers open space living, views of the private back yard and gardens, 3 bedrooms (2 Queens, 2 Twins) and 2 full baths. Guests love our well-designed interiors and luxury linens!
Leland is the perfect place to enjoy your free time, whether you love to walk on endless Lake Michigan beaches, boat on Lake Leelanau, shop in the quaint town of Leland, go wine tasting or explore farther and see all of gorgeous Leelanau County.
'The white-sand beaches feel as sweeping and sublime as oceanfront' Martha Stewart Living July/August 2013
We are a Sunday to Sunday rental to easily accommodate wedding parties and their families and guests.
Spring is one of the most beautiful times to visit Leelanau. Visit our local wineries, check out our unique boutiques, walk on the beach, go for a hike, or kayak on Lake Leelanau. Visit our award-winning gourmet restaurants. Ask for a list of our favorites!
Enjoy evenings sipping local wines on the front porch admiring the perennial garden or grilling on the private back deck. Take the kids for ice cream at The Harbor House or build a bonfire on Van's beach!
Our Sunday to Sunday rental is ideal for wedding parties in the Fall, Winter and Spring.
Internet, Laundry, central A/C, parking for 3 cars
The Leelanau Peninsula has a wide variety of special events throughout the year. Visit our website www.lelandcottage.com for links to our favorites; the Old Art Building Art Shows, the Sip & Savor Wine Tasting Event , Leland Heritage Festival with Wooden Boats and Antique Cars, the Harvest Stompede Wine Tasting Event and much more!
We take checks (no fee) and credit cards and PayPal (3.5% transaction fee).
Plan now for Fall Wine Tasting Weekends, as Leland is gorgeous in September and October.
If this house is booked when you want to go on vacation, feel free to check out our nearby rental VRBO#491672. The Schoolhouse Cottage in Suttons Bay, on a quiet street in the Village, has lots of charm. Built as a schoolhouse for the Lutheran church, now it's a gracious home with 4 bedrooms (Sleeps 8-10), 2 bathrooms, large living and dining rooms and updated kitchen. Enjoy evenings on the outdoor patio with grill, or walk to town for an Italian ice or catch a movie at the Bay Theatre. All within a 3 minute walk!
Looking to bring your boat on vacation? Consider the White Birch Cottage on the Narrows of Lake Leelanau. Enjoy a luxurious vacation in this well-designed waterfront home which sleeps 10-12. Relax on the porch overlooking the picturesque Narrows, lounge on the spacious dock enjoying the view, kayak through the adjacent Leelanau Conservancy property, or walk to town for tastings at Northern Latitudes and The Boathouse Vineyard. VRBO #610555
The upstairs Master suite has a pull-out sofa, a cozy breakfast nook and an attached room with two twins. On the main floor you'll find a queen bedroom with en-suite bath, a queen bedroom which leads to a screen porch, and a bedroom with twin beds....moreless
Early Summer May 11 - Jun 21, 2015 3 night min stay
Aug 23-Sept 3 Aug 23 - Sep 3, 2015 2 night min stay
Prime Fall Sep 20 - Oct 4, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Get-Away Oct 5 - Nov 22, 2015 2 night min stay
Holiday Nov 23 - Jan 3, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Bluestone Cottage is a Sunday to Sunday rental, please keep this in mind when selecting your vacation dates.
$300 security deposit
50% due upon booking
50% due 90 days before arrival
$25/day extra for pets
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North Beach, L.Michigan and Nedows Bay, L.Leelanau
The Bluestone Cottage is in the heart of one of 'America's Best 8 Lake Towns' with EASY ACCESS to both Lake Michigan beaches and boating on Lake Leelanau. Nearby hiking at Whaleback or Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 'The Most Beautiful Place in America'. Taste wines & cherries, swim & bike, enjoy the good life in Leland, Michigan!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Our family of four lives in Grand Rapids and we escape to Leelanau County every chance we get! We love walking the beaches with our Golden Retriever, hiking and geocaching throughout the county, waterskiing and tubing on pristine Lake Leelanau, and exploring new restaurants and wineries!
Why the Owner Chose Leland: The Bluestone Cottage gives us a chance to be just one block from the most hidden and desirable beach in Leelanau and just a short walk along the lakefront back streets to Leland, the most charming town up north and one of 'America's Best 8 Lake Towns.'
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We love the generous size of all the 4 bedrooms, the classic front porch, private back deck and 3-season screen porch for early mornings and we love being in-town Leland.