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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
"The house was perfect for our group of 8, ranging from 5 years old to 65 years old! Everyone had enough space (even the three teenagers) and we didn't see any neighbors unless they were going past on their boats. Everything we needed to cook, clean and enjoy ourselves was available. The screened porch is a perfect place for early morning coffee while listening to and watching the loons. The lake is amazingly clear out to at least 12 feet deep, was warm enough to swim and there was never a problem catching fish! The beach area by the lake is a little small, but we were able to set up a place for a volleyball net in the sand by the house with enough space left for the 5 year old to play with buckets and shovels. We did not have any problems. No one was ready to leave at the end of our vacation. We hope to return next year."
Guest: shelley k.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 13, 2015
"Perfect place for a family summer get away! Very spacious and well maintained rental! Very clean and the amenities were perfect. Very quiet area. Beautiful small lake with not a lot of activity. Quite close to Traverse and Mackinac (about an hour each). We will certainly be back! Thank you so much for sharing your cottage with our family!"
Guest: Shoun W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 3, 2015
"My family was looking to get away for 5 days before the kids went back to school. We searched VRBO and and found the "Golf Cabin". We were looking for a spot to stay the was central northern Michigan sites, while having a quiet place to retreat to at night. The cabin turned out to be better than presented online, and was the perfect place for us to stay at night when visiting Boyne City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinac Island, and its close to Gaylord. The cabin was as accommodating as your house if you wanted, while being nestled in the woods for quiet evenings, and privacy. If you are a golfer, the cabin is on a course, and you can see a couple of holes from the property. Highly recommended for some R&R for an active family or one just wanting to be close to nature!"
Guest: Matt T.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 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