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Special: Week of June 20-27. Now only $2800 if you reserve before May 30th.
Come and enjoy your next family vacation in Northern Michigan. Our cottage is located on Little Traverse Lake in beautiful Leelanau County along the picturesque M22 scenic highway. It is just a short drive to the Sleeping Bear Dunes, voted the #1 vacation destination in America. The house is directly on the lake, with no road or obstruction between the house and the water, with a large deck for outdoor eating and grilling and beautiful sunsets year round.
The Lake House has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The first bedroom has a king bed, the second has a queen, the third is a bunkroom with 2 bunks with full beds on the bottom and twins on top and the fourth bedroom has one bunk with full on the bottom and twin on top. Perfect for 2 families to share, or cozy enough for a couple to enjoy on their own.
The entire front of the home is windows directly overlooking the beautiful sunsets over Little Traverse Lake. Inside, there is a large, knotty pine living room with a cathedral ceiling and a massive fieldstone fireplace, a fully-stocked kitchen with a gorgeous lake view, all within steps of the water. For those of you who prefer to do your cooking outdoors, there is a large deck built just outside the sliding glass doors, with a gas grill for the full outdoor experience. There is also a fire pit in front of the home, perfect for a campfire and some s'mores.
Relax and leave your worries behind. Come enjoy the splendor of a fantastic Northern Michigan experience without having to pack the kitchen sink. Our cottage comes fully equipped from the kitchen utensils to bed linens.
Traverse Lake is located in Leelanau County between Leland and Glen Arbor. The Lake is within the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and close to several of Northwest Michigan's many attractions. It is adjacent to the National Lakeshore property which offers miles of heavily forested trails, as well as beautiful, Lake Michigan shoreline to take walks or hunt for Petoskey stones.
This cottage is built very close to the lakeshore. If you want to get any closer to the water, you have to jump in!
'We absolutely fell in love with this cottage and the lake. The kids swam all day in the warm water while we sat on the deck and relaxed. We can't wait to come back!' Mike F. Grosse Pointe, MI
'Thanks for sharing such a spectacular spot! We never dreamed Northern Michigan could be so enchanting.' Ruth.S. Columbus, OH
'Thank you so much for a wonderful place to share family time together last week! It was truly what we hoped for and even better! Your cottage is adorable and everyone had great fun in the beautiful lake!' N.F. Northville, MI
'One of the best spots on Little Traverse Lake. The NW facing view allows for colorful sunsets after a day of water sports and sight seeing'. Robin P.
Sandy Lakefront, Dock with spacious platform at the end, Fieldstone Fireplace, Outdoor Firepit, Cooking Utensils & Dishes provided, Washer & Dryer in both homes, Well-stocked general store & restaurant directly across the street, Fine dining restaurant within walking distance...moreless
Satellite / Cable
large flat screen in main room
tv's in 2 bedrooms...moreless
Seasonal/Holiday weekend rates May 1 - Jun 19, 2015 3 night min stay
$450 Fri, Sat
High Season Jun 20 - Aug 31, 2015 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$400 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Great swimming in sandy lake, shallow, warm, and no drop off, this is perfect for families with small kids, & fishing onsite, Nearby many golf courses, Sleeping Bear National Sand Dunes, casinos, numerous shopping & dining options, charter fishing, Manitou Islands, many quaint historical lakeside villages, wine tasting, canoeing & river tubing, biking (road & offroad), casino. This cottage is centrally located to all of the family fun that the Leelanau Peninsula has to offer.