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Recent Central Lake reviews

  • Great cabins!

    "My family and I were blown away! these cabins were awesome! we had the best time and had great neighbors! We definitely are looking forward to coming back next year! Thanks Sherry!"
    Guest: Sarah B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • A GREAT Place!!!

    "Your place provided the perfect setting for rest & relaxation as well as a lot of fun! We, both humans and dogs, enjoyed every minute. It was serene on the lake and we had a good mix of weather, some wild storms and welcome sunshine. With all the rain, the front yard was a bit slick and tricky to maneuver. However, your cottage is cozy and we felt very comfortable and 'at home'. What a lovely area to explore, we got to many places you recommended and thank you for the thorough tips on interesting destinations! There is something for everyone and then some! Thank you so much for sharing your Hanley Lake Hideaway with us!!!"
    Guest: Totally Refreshed Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • Excellent Escape in Northern Michigan

    "We had a great time at the cottage. The cottage was well maintained and clean upon our arrival. The owner met us there to show us around and make sure we knew how everything worked. We appreciated the updated kitchen and bathroom and found the kitchen suitable stocked the few times we decided to cook. The large patio area was great. It was also really nice to have internet and cable on the one day it just wouldn’t stop raining. The cottage itself is just off a main road tucked away with 4-5 others cabins/houses. All the properties are very close together but we never experienced any issues and all the neighbors were very friendly. The cabin doesn’t have an amazing lake view but it is still very picturesque and there is lake access (including a dock) for fishing and boating. There is also a beach about a five minute drive down the road. Our favorite part of the cabin was that it was central to everywhere we wanted to go. During our stay we managed to visit Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Torch Lake, Lake Michigan, and Mackinaw Island along with stops in the smaller towns in the area. If you’re looking for a “home base” that allows you to explore Northern Michigan this would be a great pick. We really enjoyed our time here and hope to come back in the future."
    Guest: Andrew L Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Great Place for a Big Family!

    "We stayed here with my siblings and all our children and grandchildren and had a great time. The house accommodated all of us fairly well and we appreciated having both the Lake House and the Road House. All you need to bring are your linens and food. Everything else is really there. We did all our cooking together and it was well supplied. Mostly we cooked in the Road House because that kitchen was bigger. The main kitchen is narrow and is where we served the food and all ate together. Having 3 kitchens made the smallness of the main-floor kitchen a non-issue. We loved, loved, loved all the outdoor spaces of this house. The balcony outside the Lake house is great for eating and watching the lake with lots of additional places tucked around for a quiet place to read or converse with others. The lawn by the road was great for bocce and croquet while the lovely grassy lawn by the lake was perfect for sunning and watching the kids. There is plenty of shade out there as well - unusual for a lake - and allowed everyone a comfortable place to be outside.The lake has a sandy bottom in the shallow area and was perfect for the littlest children. We brought our ski boat, sailboat and wind surf and all were enjoyed. The people on either side of us were also great. A neighbor down the road gave us permission to use the basketball court and the paved driveway worked for our skateboarder. On top of that the village of Central Lake is a real gem. The community is welcoming and we loved the grocery store, fudge shop and the red-fronted store where if they don't have it you don't need it. Some of us kayaked down for ice cream it's so close. It was also the perfect week for picking sour cherries and we made 5 cherry pies. The U-pick place was 3 miles up the road and they pitted all the cherries for $1/bucket. Great fun! There are plenty of things to do in the area and TC is only an hour away for those who fly in and out. In summary, I recommend this property very much. Our only real issue was the weather which made us need to remain inside for a few of the days. The living spaces inside were too small for all of us to be together easily. We are a large group! The Irish Twins were very kind and responsive if we needed anything. They made our stay here relaxing and delightful. I do not give 5 star ratings unless a place is beyond fantastic and, to date, I've never stayed in a perfect place. 4-star means you will have a great time with no worries."
    Guest: Marj H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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Central Lake Travel Tips

Central Lake Vacation Rentals: Finding Peace

Antrim County may seem a destination without reason or consequence. It's small and often refused by those bounding past. But inside it waits Central Lake, a hamlet and traveler's ally. Settled in Northwest Michigan, this unassuming town will delight any who visit. This is not the typical retreat. It is instead a simplicity. Discover the relaxation that awaits you at Central Lake and discover the comfort that awaits you with Central Lake vacation rentals.

Central Lake Lodging: Enjoy the Moment

It's far too familiar: you wake to a hazy morning in your hotel, hearing the stir of strangers and the mechanical whirl of the city beyond. Everything is loud and everything is superficial. You hate it. That will never happen with Central Lake vacation rentals. Instead you will relish lazy suns and calming breezes. From the modern ease of your property, take in the magnificent views and close attractions. Your vacation is finally what you want it to be.

Family Fun Near Central Lake Vacation Rentals

Stroll from your Central Lake lodging into town. There you'll be met with an abundance of quaint shops and activities. Explore the Children's Museum, with its unique exhibits of toys and period clothing. The famed Knowles House will provide grand tours and historical insight. Trek into Thurston Park, with its winding trails and wild surroundings. Travel then to nearby Torch Lake; often ranked among the most beautiful bodies of water in the world. Beach access will allow for languid afternoons. And the summer brings an ever-evolving collection of festivals and antique markets. It's all simple and it's all for you.

Northwest Michigan Lake Houses: Small Town Perfection

With a population that can't quite reach 1000, Central Lake may seem too tiny, too insignificant, to experience. But its pristine landscapes and quiet charm will satisfy those seeking an escape. Let Northwest Michigan lake houses keep you cradled at the shores and close to the tranquility. Your holiday will finally be an easy one.

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