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The Wheeler Cottage on Beautiful North Lake Leelanau

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Last updated: 10/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Leelanau house description

Now booking for 2015 and 2016.

Excellent weeks still available in 2015

THE WHEELER COTTAGE--A perfect spot for:

A Multi-Generational FAMILY VACATION

An early Summer or Fall outdoor WEDDING/RECEPTION

A FAMILY REUNION

A WEEKEND GETAWAY

Experience the beauty and BEACHES of Lake Michigan and North Lake Leelanau, the challenging GOLF COURSES and the wonderful WINERIES in LEELANAU COUNTY. Located only 10 miles from Sleeping Bear National Park.

Enjoy the SPRING flowers in May and June and the unbelievable, beautiful FALL colors.

We are located within 5-15 minutes of some outstanding wineries and challenging golf courses. Leelanau County is fast becoming 'The Napa Valley' of the Midwest!

THE WHEELER COTTAGE on Warden's Point was built around the beginning of the 1900's (circa 1907) and covers nearly three acres with 360 feet of prime lake frontage. The property has five structures (main house, boat house, carriage house, pump house, and ice house).

All the first floor walls and ceilings are paneled with 'wild cherry' and maple. The walls and ceiling of the second floor are also wood paneling. Much of the furniture came with the cottage and consists of hard rock maple. It would be classified as 'catalog' furniture, but now collector items.

The outside stones are called 'field rocks' which were picked from the fields and formed by the glacier flows millions of years ago. The cottage faces west overlooking beautiful Whaleback. Many nights I just sit and admire the workmanship, especially the fireplace. I literally can go back to the early 1900's.

BOOKING FOR 2015 and 2016

YOU MAY WISH TO READ OUR WONDERFUL REVIEWS!





Keywords: Elegant, warm, beautiful, friendly, well maintained, expansive, turn of the century (1900's) charm

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            Badminton,volley ball court,sandy beach, 2 docks...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Non Smoking...moreless

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 17

          • Bedroom 4: 2 double

            Nice lake view great for teenagers...moreless

          • Sunroom

            180 degree lake view spacious with large dining table...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 double

            Lovely lake view my son's favorite bedroom cozy...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Beautiful lake view, spacious, separate bathroom and shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

            Beautiful panorama lake view, very spacious...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Beautiful lake view separate bathroom and shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 1 double

            Nice lake view....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Lake view separate bathroom and shower...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Custom made-American Black Walnut, Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2) Graco pak n play...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Flower and herb garden for your use.

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Games

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Lakefront:

                360 front feet of lake frontage. Beautiful Westerly SUNSETS. Crystal clear water-lake spring fed....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Large dining room table with pull out leaves. Can sit up to 12 persons...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Living Room:

                Very SPACIOUS Gas fireplace...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Mobile. 231-357-0351...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                (2) GE Profile...moreless

              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              Outside

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber (charcoal) plus propane grill...moreless

               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off peak summer 2015
              May 23 - Jun 19, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $1,300
              $6,900
              Peak summer 2015
              Jun 20 - Aug 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $7,900
              Off peak summer/fall 2015
              Aug 23 - Oct 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,300
              $6,900

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              WEDDING SURCHARGE:

              Up to 100 persons. $1,750. Optimum size 80-100 persons. Can accommodate parking up to 100 persons.

              101-124 persons. $2,250. Busing/car pooling necessary for guests exceeding 100.

              125-150 persons. $2,750

              MAXIMUM ALLOWED. 150

              Porto Jon's required for weddings/reunions

              $1,000 per night for each additional night.

              $250 cleaning fee for bookings less than one week.

              Maximum guests 17: $500 surcharge for each guest exceeding 17, with owners approval.

              50% payable at signing of lease 50% payable 30 days prior to arrival Personal check fine.

              No RV's No PETS No SMOKING. No TENTS except for weddings/reunions.


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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Traverse City, MI
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Dick's Pour House.
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Many
              25 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Grand Rapids (Amtrak 150 miles) and Traverse City
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              M-22
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Our front yard and beautiful Lake Michigan beaches

              Car: Necessary

              Wonderful wild life...deer,bobcats,coyote,bear,

              fox,squirrels,rabbits and a lot of birds.....

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1964

              About: Retired excutive......my family started coming here, visiting their grand parents, since the early 60's......now is the time for the grand kids !!

              Why Lake Leelanau:
              This is THE WHEELER 'family' COTTAGE which we choose to rent out during the summer months. The Cottage has been in our family for 50 years..

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              It is so Beautiful !! Unbelievable sunsets!! Our Paradise !! Charming !! Perfect for kids!! Sandy beach !! Docks available for pleasure boats !! Water Skiing--sailing--fishing !! Very private !!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The Wheeler Cottage

                The Wheeler Cottage

              • A Spacious-Cozy Living Room

                A Spacious-Cozy Living Room

              • For the music lovers....

                For the music lovers....

              • Beautiful Master Bedroom, King Bed and separate bathroom. Wonderful Lake View.

                Beautiful Master Bedroom, King Bed and separate bathroom. Wonderful Lake View.

              • Kids (of all ages) love this Bedroom with Beautiful Lake View-2 Double Beds

                Kids (of all ages) love this Bedroom with Beautiful Lake View-2 Double Beds

              • Great Firepit

                Great Firepit

              • Fun on the Beach

                Fun on the Beach

              • It does't get much better than this...Maynie

                It does't get much better than this...Maynie

              • HAPPINESS !!

                HAPPINESS !!

              • Fun for ALL !!

                Fun for ALL !!

              • Another perfect sunset at The Wheeler Cottage.
The end of a perfect day

                Another perfect sunset at The Wheeler Cottage. The end of a perfect day

              • Back entrance to The Wheeler Cottage and the beautiful stone-work circa 1907

                Back entrance to The Wheeler Cottage and the beautiful stone-work circa 1907

              • Spacious yard for the kids..they love the badmiton court

                Spacious yard for the kids..they love the badmiton court

              • Beautiful  'Wild Cherry'  Paneling....circa 1907

                Beautiful 'Wild Cherry' Paneling....circa 1907

              • A Cook's Delight !  A GE Profile-Bosch Kitchen

                A Cook's Delight ! A GE Profile-Bosch Kitchen

              • One of  7  Beautiful Lake View Bedrooms..Queen Bed

                One of 7 Beautiful Lake View Bedrooms..Queen Bed

              • A beautiful Sun Porch. 
This is were we live in the summer!!

                A beautiful Sun Porch. This is were we live in the summer!!

              • FAMILY dinner.  
Provence has nothing on us!

                FAMILY dinner. Provence has nothing on us!

              • A great day for a sail with your son.

                A great day for a sail with your son.

              • Set up for the wedding ceremony

                Set up for the wedding ceremony

              • The Perfect Wedding.......... a day you will always remember.....

                The Perfect Wedding.......... a day you will always remember.....

              • The Wheeler Cottage Winter 2010

                The Wheeler Cottage Winter 2010

              • The Wheeler Clan 
summer 2014. 
How the kids grow up!

                The Wheeler Clan summer 2014. How the kids grow up!

              VRBO #90060

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              This listing was first published here in 2006.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

              $1,129 - $1,300 per night (USD)
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              7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 17

              View calendar: Updated 10/21/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/21/2014
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