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Beautiful Leelanau Peninsula Waterfront Cottage

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Roadside view. On State of Michigan designated 'Scenic Winding Road'

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Last updated: 09/30/2014
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Little Traverse Lake cottage description

Welcome to Sleeping Bear Cottage! Our cottage is located directly on Little Traverse Lake in the heart of Sleeping Bear National Shoreline.....VOTED MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN AMERICA in 2011 by Good Morning America!!
Just across our scenic road you can hike or cross- country ski the trails to Good Harbor Bay on beautiful Lake Michigan. Built in 2005, the cottage is perfect for large family gatherings, or two-family vacations. It is a well appointed cottage located on Little Traverse Lake with private 110' shallow sandy waterfront with dock. There are 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms!

There are two master suites each with their own private bathroom. One is located on the main floor and has a king-size bed and private balcony overlooking the lake. The other master suite is located on the second floor and has a queen-size bed. This bedroom also faces the lake and has an adorable window seat where you can curl up and read a good book.

Other bedrooms on the second floor: bunk room with two bunk beds (4 twins in total); bunk room with lake views: 1 twin bed and 1 bunk bed (3 twins in total); and one other bedroom with a full-size bed and window seat overlooking the lake. These three bedrooms just mentioned share a hallway bathroom. We also provide a crib if you are traveling with an infant.

The lower level walkout has a private bedroom with a king-sized bed. Also in the lower level: full bathroom, game room, and the media room is furnished with a 65 inch TV! Kids love the lower level with the ping-pong table, pool table, air hockey, giant TV,and foosball table. The wall of windows and sliding glass door gives a great view of the lake.

In the summer, take your morning coffee out to the screened porch to enjoy the sunrise over the lake. Or relax in the hot tub. Bring your inland lake motor boat, fishing boat, kayak, canoe, sailboat, mountain bike, road bike, X-C skis, for a vacation you will remember forever.

Your rental will include use of our two kayaks. Please remember to wear a life jacket. You may also use our Sunfish Sailboats if you are an experienced sailor. New for 2013: A Stand Up Paddle Board! Rental also includes Michigan sales tax, linens, towels, and end-of-stay cleaning*.

Day trip to scenic locations, climb the famous Dune Climb, experience world-class golfing, resort town shopping, delicious restaurants, the sites of Traverse City, the sounds of Interlochen, casinos, or wine-taste at many local wineries. Downhill skiing available at the Homestead Resort (6 miles) or Crystal Mountain (40 miles) --rated #1 ski resort in the Midwest 2008!

*end-of-stay cleaning included in 3 night (or more) rental.

Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

          • Bedroom 2 Lower Level: 1 king

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          • Master Bedroom 2nd floor: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Bunk bed with double on bottom and twin on top...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 bunk bed

            2 bunk beds with 4 twins total...moreless

          • Master Bedroom First Floor: 1 king

            Lakeside balcony...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (3)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • 65' Cable TV, Washer and Dryer in separate laundry room, 2 car attached Garage, game room in lower walk-out level with pool table, air-hockey, foosball, and pingpong table, board games, books, waterfront dock, 2 kayaks, 2 sunfish sailboats and life jackets, bon-fire area, 4-5 person hot-tub, All-sports lake, Bring your own jet ski or motorboat, No pets, Sorry no telephone service at this time: Bring your cellphone and charger. Cleaning fee included in rental charge with 3 night (or more) stay. Taxes included. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Air Hockey
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View
              • Lakefront
              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                No air conditioning but we do have ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms (except the one on the lower level) and various floor fans. There is also a ceiling fan in the screen-porch. All of our Pella windows have screens and open fully. Northern Michigan can get very warm in the summer but usually does not require a/c....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

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

                Seats 6-8 at bar...moreless

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

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                   

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                  2014  Rates:    $4900/week + $89 rental insurance*
                  Off Season Nightly Rate:  $700/night--3 night minimum  Maid Service Charge $250
                  $1000 refundable security deposit required
                   Includes linens, towels, sales-tax, 2 kayaks, 2 sunfish sailboats, hot tub, WIFI
                  *rental insurance is NON-REFUNDABLE
                  

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/30/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  swimming on site, Nearby community tennis courts are located in Glen Arbor, canoeing, river tubing on the Platt or Crystal River, concerts (Interlochen), wine tasting, boat/jet ski rentals, dune climb nearby, Located in the heart of Sleeping Bear National Shoreline

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: Scott has been traveling to Leelanau Peninsula since he was a boy. He has always felt that the area has magical qualities. Both Scott and Kerry enjoy hiking the trails and biking the roads. They are constantly in awe of the scenery and views. They enjoy the secluded lakes, beaches, and dunes. They are inspired by the endless possibilities for fun and enjoyment in this area. When their children were small, they purchased vacant land on Little Traverse Lake hoping to someday build their dream cottage. This became a reality in 2005. They hope you also find the magic.....

                  Why the Owner Chose Little Traverse Lake:
                  Little Traverse Lake is right in the middle of the Sleeping Bear National Shoreline. Our cottage is located on the north side of the lake with the National Shoreline of Lake Michigan across the street...a short hike away. Our cottage is located halfway between the resort towns of Leland and Glen Arbor. We ride our bikes into either town to the coffee shop or bakery. Across the lake (on M22) there is a small store which stocks basic grocery needs and a local farm market. We hope someday that Sugar Loaf Mountain ski resort will open again. It is located right across the lake from us. Right now, it makes a great hike with unbelievable views of the majestic Lake Michigan, Lime Lake, and Little Traverse Lake. For downhill skiing, we travel to Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville (40 miles) or The Homestead Resort (7 miles).


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                  Photos

                  • Roadside view.  On State of Michigan designated 'Scenic Winding Road'

                    Roadside view. On State of Michigan designated 'Scenic Winding Road'

                  • Little Traverse Lake: Fish, sail, waterski, tube, canoe, kayak, swim, relax.....

                    Little Traverse Lake: Fish, sail, waterski, tube, canoe, kayak, swim, relax.....

                  • Dining room with screened-in porch in background

                    Dining room with screened-in porch in background

                  • One of two master bedrooms with private bathroom.

                    One of two master bedrooms with private bathroom.

                  • Little Traverse Lake view from balcony.

                    Little Traverse Lake view from balcony.

                  • Lakeside view.  Lighted boardwalk leads to 110' waterfront with hardpacked sand.

                    Lakeside view. Lighted boardwalk leads to 110' waterfront with hardpacked sand.

                  • Living room with wood burning fireplace

                    Living room with wood burning fireplace

                  • Fully equipped kitchen with 6-8 stools for countertop dining.

                    Fully equipped kitchen with 6-8 stools for countertop dining.

                  • Sleeping Bear Cottage (2nd from right) shown with Lake Michigan in distance.

                    Sleeping Bear Cottage (2nd from right) shown with Lake Michigan in distance.

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                  6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 15

                  View calendar: Updated 09/30/14
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                  Member since: 2005
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 09/30/2014
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