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Heron Cottage, Spring Short Stays, Great Rates, Air Conditioning, Beaches, Golf!

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Heron Cottage - European Charm, Gothic Revival: our wonderful vacation home.

This fabulous, new, two-bedroom, two-bath cottage was the inspiration of very creative designers and builders and has been lovingly furnished.

Enjoy the gas fireplace; white oak hardwood floors; tiled baths; soaring ceilings; hand-crafted cabinets and cherry countertops in our charming, designer kitchen; and covered porches for entertaining or cocktails.

A great gas fireplace for cool days and evenings. Central Air Conditioning and ceiling fans make this one of the most comfortable cottages for hot, summer days.

In a quaint, lovely village, and just 3 blocks from the shores of Northport Bay and just around the corner from the beautiful NEW golf course!

Our great rates reflect our desire for great guests who appreciate this terrific cottage and it's ENCHANTING spaces!

This European-style cottage with its steeply pitched roof, arched windows, and cedar shake siding, makes an idyllic vacation rental.

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse is just north of the village, next to the Leelanau State Park and Sand Dunes. Walk to beaches, golf course, shops, restaurants and bowling alley!

Live here for a spell and weave dreams of the future! Come to relax, to rejuvenate!

The Heart of the House: Air Conditioning! Comfortable, designer lounges and original paintings enhance the living room with its white oak floors and vaulted ceiling with stained-glass fan high above. The classic, Adams-style gas fireplace is easy to 'light' for a cozy evening if the night is chilly.

The Kitchen: Ahh! I love this kitchen! So soft white, so custom, so wonderful! Cherry countertops, white oak floors, and all the amenities: microwave, gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, Kohler porcelain double sink, and special fixtures. Designer dinnerware and tons of styles of wine glasses. We even have a custom nook for the wonderful Leelanau wines!

The dining room compliments the living room with a white oak, claw-foot dining table and elegant, comfortable Parsons chairs, and Frank Lloyd Wright style stained-glass pendant light.

A delightful bedroom down has a splendid bay window and bench window seat. The tiled bathroom includes a large walk-in shower, pedestal sink, and fun paintings. (It has a loo, too!)

The upstairs comprises the master bedroom suite including a sitting room and large master bath with tile floors, two vessel sinks, large walk-in shower (and loo). The master bedroom opens to the living room below from a charming balcony, closed off with French doors, and also overlooking the fireplace below.

Heron Cottage offers a quiet porch filled with wicker and flooded with sun in the afternoon. Always a cool breeze here. The sunsets are fabulous!

The large, private yard backs onto pines and stunning sunsets, fenced from our own acreage which connects to the cottage property. A doe has twins every year - watch them cavort. A fabulous red fox is often spotted sleeping on the road into the acreage, or cutting thru the back yard. And, watch for the eagles!




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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    Bedroom and bath w/shower on first floor. Lever door handles and faucets. No grab bars. House has three steps for entry from outside. Porch at same level as first floor from living room porch door....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    A well-behaved dog may be allowed. Deposit required....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Master Bedroom Suite: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • First Floor Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Living Room Sofa

    Not a sofabed, but linens provided to sleep 1...moreless

  • Queen size Bed (1) in Master Suite, Queen size Bed (1) in Second Bedroom, Sofa (sleeps 1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Charming, first floor w/ Pedestal Sink, large tiled shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    2nd fl tiled master bath w/ two sinks & large tiled shower...moreless

  • This cottage is custom all the way including custom bathrooms with tiled floors and large, tiled showers. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Just a lovely walk to a number of very quiet beaches and larger village beaches and marina! 10 min drive to Lake Michigan beaches. The new Northport Creek Golf Course is just around the corner: a quick walk to reach the clubhouse! The large covered porch is filled with white wicker, sun & beautiful sunsets! The cottage is in on a large sunny lot, fenced to our private 6 acres which allows wildlife viewing, peaceful, secluded. Wedding venues in the village. Walk to: Barb's Bakery for coffee and fresh-baked breakfast rolls; Lelu Cafe for entertainment and food; The Willowbrook for events; Tucker's for meals, bowling. So many New shops! Two Wineries and a Micro-Brewery in the village. Marina w/availability and launch. Sailing school in village. Many other wineries within an easy drive. Lighthouses! Start with Grand Traverse Lighthouse, north of the village. Visit Manitou Island's Lighthouse, also Biking and hiking: hilly and fabulous views!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    Not actually view, but just around the corner: Beautiful!...moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Separate Dining Room with expandable, pine table with claw feet, Parsons chairs, stained glass large pendant lighting on dimmer....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air: Few Leelanau rentals have this amenity! We do! ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Forced Air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury linens. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Quiet driveway and additional parking on our private road next to property...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of room for Boats/RV/Trailer....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury towels. Extra towels provided for your comfort....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    From a local retailer....moreless

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

    Microwave, toaster, electric coffee maker, blender, dishwasher. Beautiful glassware and dinnerware. Cherry wood counter tops, custom cabinets! Stained glass window....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some staples may exist. Monitored and only fresh items remain each week. Excellent, reasonable priced grocery store in the village....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator/Freezer combo...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Interior balcony from Master Bdrm overlooking fireplace below....moreless

  • Golf:

    Beautiful new Northport Creek Golf Course opened in 2014. Please inquire. Other great golf courses nearby....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Large covered porch/breezeway for meals, cocktails and beautiful sunsets plus sunbathing on side porch, or move wicker seating to shade....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
May 17 - Jun 13, 2015
7 night min stay

$795
Late Spring
Jun 14 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,190
First 2 weeks: July
Jun 28 - Jul 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,275
Summer
Jul 12 - Aug 22, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,190
Early Fall
Aug 23 - Oct 17, 2015
7 night min stay

$995
Late Fall
Oct 18 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$795

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

3 Night Minimum Off Season @ $150/Night.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

NOTE: We do not use the calendar provided. Please contact owners for availability. Thank you.

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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City

Car: Recommended

Great Sandy Beaches on Lake Michigan and Northport Bay, all just minutes away; walk or drive.

Golf the NEW and beautiful Northport Creek Golf Course just around the corner from Heron Cottage. 9-hole (or 3-hole, 6-hole or 18-hole by playing the course twice at reduced rate). Cart or Walk.

Marina w/availability and boat launch. Sailing school in village: please inquire.

Lighthouses! Start with Grand Traverse Lighthouse, north of the village. Climb to the light and tours of living quarters.

Biking and hiking: hilly and fabulous. Lake views from many vantage points. Mission Point Lighthouse and Pt. Betsie within driving distance.

Many Wineries within an easy drive and in village.

Bowling Alley just opened in 2014 season in beautiful building.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Terry and I have been renting our vacation homes on the Leelanau for over 30 years. Because we travel extensively we understand what our guests expect. Our Housekeeper is TOPS! We make every effort to provide attractive, eclectic and comfortable furnishings and linens. Many antiques and original paintings. This new cottage is our own favorite travel location!

Why the Owner Chose Northport:
Although we have had rentals in other villages, we have focused on Northport for 20 years for the following reasons: It is just a short drive to several beaches, now a NEW Golf Course just around the corner, Grand Traverse Lighthouse and Leelanau State Park and Dunes; equal distance to Leland, Suttons Bay, Omena; close to the Casino and many great wineries. Because it is at the northern tip of the peninsula it has less tourist traffic noise. The village is a quaint reminder of how small villages were like a century ago, yet includes a modern health and fitness center and great shops, restaurants, beaches and marina.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage has soaring ceilings and charming spaces. The porch in summer is wonderful: sunning, reading books and sipping Leelanau wine. And, on cool nights the lovely fireplace! On the north-west side of the village, the house is quiet and private.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Charming kitchen with cherry countertops, stained glass window, high ceilings.

    Charming kitchen with cherry countertops, stained glass window, high ceilings.

  • View of our 6 acres behind Heron Cottage. The golf course is adjacent to it.

    View of our 6 acres behind Heron Cottage. The golf course is adjacent to it.

  • Our guest's photos of their or their family weddings in Northport. More to come!

    Our guest's photos of their or their family weddings in Northport. More to come!

  • Our guest, Ann, wedding cake decorating at Heron Cottage.

    Our guest, Ann, wedding cake decorating at Heron Cottage.

  • 2nd Floor Master Bath with huge tiled shower, 2 vessel sinks and vaulted ceiling

    2nd Floor Master Bath with huge tiled shower, 2 vessel sinks and vaulted ceiling

  • Jamie and Angie's Wedding day.

    Jamie and Angie's Wedding day.

  • Our guest, Ann, with her son, Jamie, on his wedding day.

    Our guest, Ann, with her son, Jamie, on his wedding day.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
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  • Calendar last updated 04/01/2015
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