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Recent Elk Lake property reviews

  • Family vacation

    "This home is absolutely wonderful for a week in Traverse. It was more than adequate for my family of 15. We arrived and it was very clean and comfortable. After getting settled, we found everything we needed ( high chair, beach towels, to any type of recreational equipment you could need). The house comfortably slept all 15 of us in beds and we could have had more. We were able to use the fire place and the fire pit during our stay which was great. The men loved that it was minutes away from a beautiful golf course. Location made it a quick drive to Torch Lake for boating, Elk Rapids for dinner and a bevy of wineries. Paul, the owner, went above and beyond giving recommendation for restaurants and answering any questions we had immediately. All in all, it was a wonderful home which helped to provide a central hub for a great vacation."
    Guest: Mary Beth Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • fun family vacation

    "This was overall a great place for our multi-family vacation. We had lots of fun. The beds were comfortable, & the kitchen was well equipped. We enjoyed great views of Elk Lake. The older kids enjoyed the 2 kayaks, paddle boat, pier, bicycles, & fire pit, while the small kids enjoyed the little sand beach. A Lake Michigan beach, which also had tennis & basketball courts, was only 10 minutes away. Everyone enjoyed renting a ski boat - plenty of space for skiing/tubing without traffic from other boats. At night we all enjoyed evening games at the large game table in the lower level. The cottage was advertised as sleeping 8-15 people. However, we were very surprised to find that the cottage sleeps only 9 people in beds & one on a futon. The bed count should be changed to accurately reflect number of places to sleep in beds. It should then mention that there's s large lower level area where 6 more people (brings number of guests up to 15) could sleep on blow-up mattresses that guests need to provide for themselves. Since that lower level is cold, more warm blankets wold be nice. Also, seating for meals was for 8 people indoors & 4 on the outside deck. We had to eat in shifts to make that work when the weather was cool. We had been warned of possible swimmer's itch from swimming in Elk lake, but this did not materialize even though our little ones swam in shallow water in front of the cottage. We did, though, towel off thoroughly after swimming."
    Guest: Anne & Marlan Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 31, 2013
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  • Wonderful Vacation Home

    "What a wonderful home & beautiful location! The house had everything we could have asked for and more! The owners were very accommodating. The location is perfect for a private and peaceful get away! The view of the sunsets from the deck are breath taking! I can still hear the laughter of my children as they played at the beach for hours on end. A truly relaxing vacation. We are already planning our return trip for next year!"
    Guest: The Deon Family Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • gorgeous

    "Was actually here last August 2012 but it doesn't go back that far. Grew up going to the UP since 1962 to family cottage but families had since moved on and away but still have some up there and friends. So now I rent. Last summer my mom and I stayed here and it was just beautiful. There is nothing in the world like Elk Lake. Water as soft as silk and clouds billowy white. Always something in the area to do from festivals to sight seeing, to museums, And not so far away further north for a nice day trip is Mackinaw Island. oh and the best cherries around. Short trip in to go to the Cherry Street Market in Kalkaska which is the best around for fresh veggies and fruits. And dont forget the Murdock's Fudge. Yep Greatest place on earth. And the Cabin here is quiet with lots of room to roam the yard for kids to play or just to walk around. Very nice owners. Cant wait to go back. Elk Rapids is close by with nice shops and restaurants with local fish. Can go out on a fishing expedition, or just walk the docks and look at the boats. Or a short drive into Traverse City for many other options. Beautiful sunsets await you. I hope to continue and go back for many years to come."
    Guest: Seagrove Beach Lover Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: September 6, 2013
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