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Lake Charlevoix Waterfront Cottage- Beach & Dock W/ Boat Lift

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View of cottage from driveway. House is about 100' from beach and dock. Trees have been pruned for better lake view since photo was taken.

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Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Charlevoix cottage description

This perfect Lake Charlevoix Rental Cottage is located on the beautiful South Arm and will comfortably accommodate 6 people. It is direct waterfront with a sand beach and dock with boat lift.

This cottage is conveniently located just 10 minutes south of Charlevoix, Michigan on the west shore of Lake Charlevoix's South Arm. This extremely private getaway is nestled on three wooded acres. It is a direct waterfront property, and has a beautiful view of the lake. This property is yours alone to use and does not share the beach or the waterfront with any other homes.

Upon arrival, you will drive down the wooded driveway through the property to the cottage and lake beyond. There is plenty of room to park your car and boat trailer if necessary. Inside, the cottage is stocked with sheets, blankets, towels, kitchen cookware and all utensils. There is also a stacked washer & dryer for your convenience.

The cottage has a huge Family Room with a wood-burning fireplace, satellite TV, and Wi-Fi high speed internet service. There are three bedrooms and one bath. The sleeping configuration consists of one queen bed, one double bed, and two twins that are bunked in the third bedroom. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the family room. The bathroom has one sink and a bathtub with a shower. Our deck is off of the family room and faces the lake. You can sit on the deck and enjoy a peaceful, private view of the lake.

At the lakefront you will find 180 feet of private waterfront with a sand beach area to play in, and a grassy area for throwing a baseball or frisbee. At the waterfront there are beach chairs, a second picnic table, a large fire-pit for campfires, and an aluminum fishing boat with oars. The water is shallow for quite a way out, which is good for small children. We also have a nice supply of sand toys for the kids.

One of the nicest features of our Lake Charlevoix Rental Cottage is the ability to dock your boat of up to 24' during your stay. The heavy duty shore station is yours to use and will hold your boat of up to 24' and keep it safe. The public launch in Ironton is just up the street. Our guests have appreciated all of the boating convenience that our cottage offers.

This is the place on Lake Charlevoix to be for all boating related water sports. This is also the place to be if you like to fish. The local bait shop in East Jordan usually recommends our spot on the lake. You can also fish off of our dock or use the aluminum boat.

At the waterfront, there is plenty of shade or sun, whatever your preference. The lake is shallow here and your children can wade into the water without you having to worry about a steep drop off, which is common in many areas on the lake. We have a sandy waterfront, combined with some wetlands on either side of the sand. This gives us so much privacy with our neighbors on either side, and an opportunity to enjoy nature and the beautiful water lily blooms on either side of the swimming area.

Don't forget about all of the fabulous GOLF COURSES in the area!! They are too numerous to mention, but if you are into GOLF and a golfer, you know how close they are. This would be a great rental cottage for a GOLF Getaway in May or September too.

For rainy days, we have tons of games and puzzles and a ping pong table in the garage. There is also a guest information book with directions to the many attractions in the area.

FUN STUFF nearby...
The Boyne USA Avalanche Waterpark.....
Castle Farms
Raven Hill Discovery Center in East Jordan
Charlevoix's harbor with fountains


NO SMOKING PLEASE!!! Our Lake Charlevoix Rental Cottage is SMOKE FREE!!!

NO PETS!!!

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Guest Comments:

Good Morning Diane,

We had a great time at the cottage. Our son loved the sand and the sand toys were an added bonus. We brought some of our own, but he loved the ones you guys had there. As of right now we are thinking we will come back next year around the same time of year since it was so nice. This is the perfect vacation to get away with a toddler. Next year he will be 4 and will probably be more interested in the water too.

We will pass onto others the information about your place as well. I think alot of people would be interested in a vacation like this. So much nicer than a small hotel room.

Hope you have a great Tuesday.

-Victoria


Hi Diane,

We're back home, and we had a wonderful time in Charlevoix, what a great town! I see what you mean about Venetian Week now, downtown was all a-buzz! And what a gorgeous lake, we went to Swan Marina and rented a pontoon for the day, and were amazed by the beautiful homes! We enjoyed all the great restaurants! Also took road trips to Petoskey and Traverse Bay area. And were were quite amused by the Ironton pulley
ferry!

Your cottage was great - and very clean when we arrived I might add. I trust you'll find we left it in good shape for you, we tried to treat it as our own place.

That's about it - thanks!

Patty & Ed

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                Shallow water for swimming. Sand beach area, with plenty of sand toys for small children....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                No steps in house. Flat, sloping grade to waterfront....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Private Dock with Boat lift for up to 24' boat. Private Waterfront Beach, Aluminum Fishing boat, Campfire Pit, and picnic table at waterfront. Long driveway into property with lots of privacy from neighbors. Yard for playing games. Large living room provides plenty of gathering space inside the home....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Satellite TV....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                      • Lakefront:

                        Property is located directly on the lake. Has complete privacy at the house and at the waterfront. ...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Broadband Access:

                            Cable hi-speed internet ....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Garage
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided:

                            All linens provided. Beach towels are available as well....moreless

                          • Parking
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                            Lots of extra space to bring your boat and park the trailer in the driveway or on the property....moreless

                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            WiFi on site....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully stocked kitchen with dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, and coffee maker....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Table and chairs with umbrella....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Charcoal grill...moreless

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included
                               

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.7
                              from 3 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Spring
                              May 16 - Jun 26, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $200
                              Summer
                              Jun 27 - Aug 21, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $2,100
                              Summer 2
                              Aug 22 - Sep 5, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              $1,850

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning $125
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                              • Tax Rate 8%

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                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1994

                              About the owner: My husband and I have owned this cottage for over 20 years. Our kids grew up loving Lake Charlevoix and have many special memories here. We began to rent it out in 2006 when our work life took us to the Chicago area. We are fortunate to have a wonderful local manager to make our cottage a special place for your vacation, and have many repeat guests.

                              Why the Owner Chose Charlevoix:
                              We really enjoy the calm waters of the South Arm for waterskiing and wakeboarding. The west side of the South Arm enjoys a very calm shoreline since most of the wind comes from the west. This part of the lake is great for fishing too. We also really like the quick 10 minute trip into Charlevoix.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              We really enjoy the privacy that we have here. We have a huge waterfront area to ourselves. It is so relaxing and peaceful. The campfires are great here and so is the stargazing. This is the best place to unwind from the stress of downstate! Fishing is awesome too! If you are into adventure boating, you can get anywhere from here. One of our favorites is to cruise north through the South Arm. Pass the historic Ironton Ferry and head northwest through the lake and into Charlevoix's Round Lake Harbor. From there, take the Pine River channel into Lake Michigan. Head north to explore Little Traverse Bay and the towns of Bay Harbor, Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Click on the link to send an email directly to me. I will get back to you promptly so you can make your decision and get your week booked for your desired vacation week in 2015.


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                              Photos

                              • View of cottage from driveway. House is about 100' from beach and dock.  Trees have been pruned for better lake view since photo was taken.

                                View of cottage from driveway. House is about 100' from beach and dock. Trees have been pruned for better lake view since photo was taken.

                              • Spend your day sitting by the lake!

                                Spend your day sitting by the lake!

                              • Large parking area for boat trailer.

                                Large parking area for boat trailer.

                              • Path through yard to lake.

                                Path through yard to lake.

                              • View from Kitchen

                                View from Kitchen

                              • View of Lake Charlevoix from Living room.  Umbrella table, charcoal bbq grill on deck.

                                View of Lake Charlevoix from Living room. Umbrella table, charcoal bbq grill on deck.

                              • Double size bed.

                                Double size bed.

                              • South Arm of Lake Charlevoix is the best for water sports!

                                South Arm of Lake Charlevoix is the best for water sports!

                              • Charlevoix light house

                                Charlevoix light house

                              • 14' aluminum fishing boat with oars included in rental.  Pulls up on shore.

                                14' aluminum fishing boat with oars included in rental. Pulls up on shore.

                              • Enjoy the day on the beach.  Keep your boat at the dock.

                                Enjoy the day on the beach. Keep your boat at the dock.

                              • Small deck with patio table and charcoal BBQ grill.

                                Small deck with patio table and charcoal BBQ grill.

                              • Large Great Room w/Satellite TV & Wireless Internet.  Sofa Bed. 2 dining tables.

                                Large Great Room w/Satellite TV & Wireless Internet. Sofa Bed. 2 dining tables.

                              • Diishwasher, microwave, gas stove/oven, disposal, refrigerator.
Has everything.

                                Diishwasher, microwave, gas stove/oven, disposal, refrigerator. Has everything.

                              • Queen size bed.

                                Queen size bed.

                              • Twin beds.

                                Twin beds.

                              • Drawbridge in Charlevoix.  Quick 10 minute drive north on M-66.

                                Drawbridge in Charlevoix. Quick 10 minute drive north on M-66.

                              • View of Pine River to Lake Michigan

                                View of Pine River to Lake Michigan

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                              This listing was first published here in 2005.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                              $200 - $300 per night (USD)
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                              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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                              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                              Speaks: english
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
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