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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
Perfect place for the family or your office getwaway
"We will keep coming back!
After spending weeks looking for the perfect spot to stay "Up North" we found this property. The house and cabins were clean, well-maintained and ideal for our needs. The rooms were spacious and the linens were spotless. The kitchen had everything we needed...it was almost like being at home, but much better because we weren't at home!
Did I mention that we were only a short distance from the backdoor to the lake? And what a lake it is! The dock allowed us to secure our boat and made for a quick get-away when the kids were ready to ski.
If you ever want a place to watch a summer sunset...just right outside your back door and just feet from the lake...this is your place.
Thank you to the landlord for making this a perfect vacation for our families and once for our entire staff!"
Guest: cougs232002Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 21, 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
"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 husband, myself and our German Shepherd rented the house for a weekend. Had an amazing time. Very relaxing. The house was in wonderful condition. Great little beach area out back along with a pontoon boat. We brought our fishing gear and caught some nice bass and a northern pike. Our dog was crazy over the beach and water and did tons of swimming. He was pooped! There's also some great hiking trails about 20 minutes north of the house in the state park. Would definitely rent again :)"
Guest: Rita S.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 27, 2015