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Located in Traverse City Michigan, this lovely 4 bedroom cottage sits on a private 1 acre lot with 90 ft. of sandy beach frontage on beautiful High Lake, a peaceful 50 acre lake with very low water traffic but much natural beauty including the wild life and water fowl. Even the bald eagles nest here. Located only 4 miles from the Cherry Capital Airport and just 7-9 miles from the beautiful East & West Grand Traverse Bays, High Lake is wonderful for any water/ice sport winter or summer. This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach cottage can easily accommodate 3 families sleeping up to 16, 8 in the upper level Bunk House which has 3 bunk beds and a futon and up to 8 on the main level. There is 1 queen bed in each of the 3 main level bedrooms and 2 couches in the living room that will sleep 2 extra persons. Sheet sets, pillows and comforters for the beds are provided for your use. There are 2 bathrooms each with a shower. Towels (hand and bath) and wash cloths are available for your use. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a pool table and five televisions throughout the house. All soaps are provided for your use and there is a washer and dryer on the main level. There is a large 2 level deck that has built in benches, a fire pit table with chairs and other deck furniture for your comfort as well as a gas grill. Great swimming in the summer with a dock, swim raft and paddle boat for your use. A pontoon and kayaks can be rented. There is a fire pit with chairs and a picnic table on the beach. Firewood is available. In the winter you can Snowmobile, Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe or Ice Fish right from the Cottage, only ¼ mile to groomed trails, maps are available. A list of other activities and interesting places to visit while you are here and the addresses, phone #’s and maps for them will be available at the Cottage. There is a Restaurant/Pizza (with delivery), country store/gas station and Fire and Rescue just ½ mile away on the opposite side of the lake. Sorry, No Pets/No Smoking.
Please call Jim Spadafore (248 701-8937) for reservation and rate information to start planning your relaxing get-a-way!!!
Don’t forget these events!!!
The Red Wings Training Camp September 2015. Call 231-933-7465 for additional information.
The National Cherry Festival annually every July! In 2015 the festival starts July 4th and ends July 11th and the Blue Angels are scheduled to be here. They are here for this festival every other year for the air show. They have their 1st practice on July 3rd. Traverse City has boasted being titled as the 'Cherry Capital of the World' and this Festival is known worldwide. 1 week of many wonderful activities for young and old, large carnival, parades, and fireworks the last day! Another popular event is the Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 28-Aug. 2 in 2015. Traverse City is also home to the Beach Bums, a Class A minor league baseball team which plays its home games mid-May to Septemberat Wuerful Park in Traverse City. The Cherry Capital Winter Wow Festival annually in February every President’s Day weekend. Again many activities and fireworks. A list/schedule will be available.
Traverse City and the Grand Traverse area are widely known for winter activities and great trails for cross country skiing(Vasa trl.) snowmobiling and snowshoeing.
We hope that once you have vacationed here at “The Family Fun Retreat”, we will see you again next year or even before!!!
Attractions are almost too numerous to mention: Beaches: Beautiful East and West Grand Traverse Bays, Wineries, Breweries, Golf Courses, Antiquing, Casinos, Charter Fishing, Skiing: Down Hill, Cross Country, Water, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Snowboarding, Sledding, Hot Air Ballooning, Sports/Ball Courts and Fields, Horseback Riding/Horse Shows, Dirt Bike Trails, Cinemas, Museums,Water Parks, Fitness Centers, Snorkeling/Diving, Cycling/Hiking, Paintball, Target Practice, Hunting, Sailing/Parasailing, Wind Surfing,Bowling, Arcades, Shopping, many Restaurants, Sight Seeing: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinaw Island, Etc! A Guide for these activities and others will be available for you. ~ Many of these activities are just minutes from the Cottage!!! ...moreless
Early Spring Apr 1 - May 26, 2016 3 night min stay
$295 Thu, Fri, Sat
Memorial Day wkd May 27 - May 29, 2016 3 night min stay
$1,200 flat fee
Early Summer May 30 - Jun 17, 2016 3 night min stay
Summer Jun 18 - Jul 2, 2016 7 night min stay
TC Cherry Festival Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016 7 night min stay
$3,390 flat fee
summer Jul 9 - Jul 23, 2016 7 night min stay
TC Film Festival Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2016 7 night min stay
$3,390 flat fee
Late Summer Jul 30 - Sep 5, 2016 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
If there are more than 14 in a party during your stay it costs an extra $10.00-$25.00 a night for every person over 12. Also available for rental is a 16-foot pontoon for $125.00 day or $650.00 for the week. A paddle boat can be used for free.
FULL WEEK: A 50% initial payment is due when you make the reservation. Your balance payment is due 60 days prior to check in. All payments are fully refunded as long as we are able to rent the property without a loss of income.
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