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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
"If your idea of paradise includes all of the comforts of home (Wi-Fi, music, t.v.) combined with comfortable Adirondack style chairs on a deck overlooking a lake view so pretty you won't need those "comforts" after all...then this is your kind of place too! We spent the week in Lake Leelanau celebrating a family reunion of sorts, so my only regret is that we didn't have more time to just relax at the cottage. It was lovelier than the photos and more spacious than expected. We appreciated all the (modern/updated) amenities and it is thoughtfully appointed with everything you will need (and probably forgot to pack). We used the kayaks and paddled along the shoreline. I loved the outdoor shower post workouts, it was very refreshing. The location is ideal, very convenient to the town of Lake Leelanau (3 miles), Traverse City and Sutton's Bay. We can't wait to go back!"
Guest: SCDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 29, 2015
"This clean, modern cottage was perfect for our stay. The adults stayed on the first floor, leaving the downstairs bedroom for the kids. The kitchen is large and is well stocked for our cooking needs and is supplemented by a gas grill in the backyard. The cottage is in close walking proximity to downtown Empire and the lake, making it easy for beach visits."
Guest: WillDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
"We recently stayed at Green Woods (party of 7 - two families) and had a great experience! The house is very comfortable - very clean, very organized, and had everything we needed. The beds were also very comfortable, which is key to enjoying a stay anywhere. The house is air conditioned with dual controls (separate temperature controls for downstairs and upstairs), which turned out to be a huge plus one of the days of our stay as it was hot and humid. We were able to cool off the upstairs to a good sleeping temperature and everyone was very happy. We cooked all our meals at the house except for one lunch and one dinner; they even had a nice charcoal grill that we used a few nights for dinner. We went shopping for local produce at the Farmer's Market in Empire on Saturday morning and made grilled corn on the cob - yum!
This is the second year we've spent a week in Empire and we really love the area - the public beach park in town has a terrific playground for kids of all ages (ours were 5 to 15) and it's easy driving to Sleeping Bear, Glen Arbor, Frankfort, and Traverse City (all the places we visited this trip). Renting a place like Green Woods is the best way to enjoy a family vacation at your own pace without breaking the bank. We will likely be back for future stays!!"
Guest: Tammy S.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 5, 2014