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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We greatly enjoyed our stay here with 9 adults and a small dog. The place could sleep at least 16 if 4 or 5 are kids. In the 70's we had our first family cottage vacation in Ontario where we learned to play a game called "aggravation" using cards instead of dice. We have played as a family ever since. My dad chose this cottage to leave his hand made 6 player board with marbles and cards. That's how special he felt the place to be. We did have some rain, but we made it out on the lake every day, and we had great bonfires most nights. Wonderful furnishings in the great-room, and a large screen T.V. just like we have at home. We suggest you choose this one."
Guest: Donald T.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 22, 2015
"This condo has everything you need to enjoy Northern Michigan. Lots of space, beds are great and it is very private and peaceful. The appliances are new, the furnishings are wonderful. We had a great time and will return."
Guest: Patrick G.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 17, 2015
"We have rented Tattrie's cottage a number of times over the years. We have never had anything close to a bad experience on any of our vacations. I think this was our 4th time renting and we plan to return every year. Opal lake is northern Michigan's best kept secret and Tattries cottage is the perfect place to enjoy the area. The cottage is always clean, sleeps plenty and has everything you could want. Some people enjoy the out of state escape vacation. I personally love driving a couple hours and having my vacation start when I walk in the door. If you are expecting a 5 star resort with pool attendants and maids, room service etc, this is not the place for you. It is a cottage, a cute perfect cottage in an great location. I have been coming to Opal lake since I was a child, I dreamed of retiring or living on this lake when I grew up. Tattries gives me the opportunity to live that dream every year I visit. My wife and kids have fallen in love as I did. See you next year."
Guest: JayDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 19, 2015
"Leaning Birch Lodge was our choice for our family's only get-away this year. We only had 5 days and we really wanted to make them count. What a perfect choice this cottage was! Our children are 4, 2, and 6 months, and this place was just the right size: not too big, not too cramped. The living area was spacious enough to spread out on furniture and the floor for games. Both bedrooms were large, giving the kids another area to go play. And our kids LOVED the really special log bunks with log ladder - this was major highlight for them! The sunporch was my favorite place, especially after dinner until bed time . . . peaceful and bright and wonderful. One of my very favorite things about the cottage was all of the artifacts from my youth, or even my parents' youth! Life Magazines back to the early 60s, beautiful furniture serving its purpose for decades, perfectly functional kitchen utensils from the 70s. The whole place was old and cottage-y enough to feel really special and relaxed, but the amenities were modern enough to make it all comfortable. Very clean, too. The sunsets were breathtaking. It felt like Leaning Birch Lodge was the most perfectly situated property in the entire world to see a great sunset. And due to our dates and the up north locale, I stayed outside reading a book until after 10:00 one evening . . . with no other light. The days were looooong on Otsego Lake! For the price, the comfort, the location, and the ambiance, Leaning Birch Lodge was IT. We will go back!"
Guest: Kristin P.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: August 22, 2015