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Three Bears Lodge offers the best of both worlds! Traditional Michigan cottage charm with all the bells and whistles you expect from a NEW home. Features include 100 feet of frontage on beautiful Bear Lake, large dock, expansive yard/lawn (great for outdoor games!), firepit, professionally-designed, exposed aggregate patios and covered porches and OUTDOOR HOT TUB.
Bear Lake is a well kept secret: close to everything while offering the seclusion of being in the middle of nowhere! It&apos;s a terrific spot for a family gathering or golf getaway. The lake features 1,800 acres with a sandy bottom and little boat traffic, making it great for fishing, skiing, sailing and swimming. This cottage is extremely clean and well-kept with everything you will need to make your vacation enjoyable. Sorry no pets or smokers please.
We offer the cottage for rent for a limited number of weeks each summer. We enjoy nice properties while we travel and strive to keep our cottage up to the highest standards. This is not your typical rental....it&apos;s more like a high end bed and breakfast, but you provide the breakfast! You&apos;ll find wonderful mattresses, down comforters with duvets, featherbeds on the queen beds, etc. Please read the comments from those who have stayed with us!
The interior features extensive hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, loads of knotty pine, solid surface and granite countertops, new appliances, ceiling fans, luxury linens, multiple TVs, surround sound stereo, and charming decor throughout. The lower level rec room features large screen home theater and sleeping nook. We also provide wireless internet, private desk with executive leather chair (for those who can&apos;t leave the office!), cable TV with free movie channels and cable music through the whole house stereo system.
Please see our calendar below, select weeks are available. Also, see the link to Photobucket for additional pictures.
Expansive with sliders to lakeside hot tub, attached bath ...moreless
Queen guest bedroom -The Cabana: 1 queen
Lovely lake views, amazing mattress with hotel bedding. ...moreless
The bungalow -charm and comfort : 1 queen, 2 twin/ single
Plush bedding with French door to lakeside patio...moreless
Lower level bunkhouse: 4 twin/ single
Loft beds+sectional and big screen tv. Large space 500sf ...moreless
Queen size Beds (3) Custom Built Log Canopy Bed in the Master,
Four Poster Mahogany Bed in Main Floor Guest Room, and third queen located in third main floor bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds located in main floor bedroom (queen bed also in this room), Bunk Beds (2) Lower Level bunkroom features 4 twin beds in loft style layout....moreless
Lodge Bath - cottage charm with all new conveniences : toilet, combination tub/shower, tub
Main bath located off kitchen and close to bungalow ...moreless
Master Bath: toilet, shower
Amazing large glass shower with vaulted ceiling & speakers...moreless
Nautical Bath : toilet, shower
Across from queen guest with heated towel bar...moreless
Whole House Stereo, In Wall Speakers, Large Walk-in Tile Shower with Bench, Heated Towel Bar, Granite Counters, Paddle Boat, Three Kayaks, Boat Rental Available, Wireless Internet...moreless
Almost every imaginable cooks tool is provided (juicer, food processor, steamer, coffee maker, griddle, coffee grinder, crock pot, blender, toaster, etc.)...moreless
Gourmet Kitchen, Solid Surface Countertops, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Beverage Refrigerator, Large Pantry, Large Snack Bar with Seating for 4...moreless
(2) With purified water and ice dispenser in the door....moreless
Paddle boat available. Also, moorings available for personal boats. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
Amazing outdoor spaces!! Large covered front porch, large aggregate patio and covered porch overlooking the lake. Outdoor dining for 12+, & numerous adirondack chairs & chaise lounges for relaxing...moreless
50% of Rental fee required to secure rental. Fully refundable deposit of $400, and remaining 50% due within 30 days of rental Security deposit refunded if no damage and cottage left clean.
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Lake Michigan Beaches 10 Minutes, Beulah, Onekema, Frankfort 20 Minutes Away, Golf Courses (Including Arcadia Bluffs, Crystal Mountain, Bear Lake County Highlands), Rockin R Ranch for Horseback Riding, Carriage Rides, or Group, Hayrides, Canoe or Kayak Down the Betsie, Platte, and Manistee Rivers, Snowmobile Trails, Crystal Mountain for Skiing, Little River Casino 15 Minutes Away, Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Manitou Islands a Short Drive, Great fishing for Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye!
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: This is our second home on Bear Lake. We have been coming to the area for over 15 years. We are an active family and enjoy all the water sports and outdoor activities the area affords. We cherish the special family time and countless memories we have created here with friends and family.
Why the Owner Chose Bear Lake: After spending two years exploring almost every Northern Michigan lake, we kept coming back to Bear Lake. At 1800 acres, Bear Lake is big enough without being too big for our children to safely explore. The lake warms quickly as it is only 30 feet deep at its deepest point and most importantly the bottom is sandy and the water crystal clean. The swimming can't be beat as there are few to no weeds. The bays on the lake provide excellent fishing. Bear Lake remains somewhat undiscovered (shh!) and boat traffic is minimal.
We love our North Shore location, the large expansive lakeside yard for lawn games and the amazing lakefront views.
The Unique Benefits at this House: When we completed construction of the cottage we were transferred out of state. Rather than sell, we decided to rent the cottage. It was a great experience and we loved sharing our special place with other families. Now that we are back in state, we continue to rent the cottage a few weeks a year when we can't be there. We have the cottage equipped the way we like it (very nice!) so you'll find this is not a typical rental!