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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

Recent Northwest reviews

  • Perfect location, impecabbly maintained, gorgeous views, and comfort with all the amenities.

    "My husband and I visited Glenbear cottage with our 12 and 5 year-old sons and had a wonderful experience. The property is even better in person than the pictures show. The wooded area and gorgeous pine trees provide peace and privacy with the serenity of Glen Lake, yet you are a short drive from shops, restaurants, bicycling, Lake Michigan and, of course, the Dunes. The interior of the home is VERY clean, with newer, comfortable furnishings. It's a perfect mix of a cabin feel with modern furnishings and amenities. We grilled out, roasted marshmallows, cooked breakfast and enjoyed the deck, beach and dock areas. Our five-year-old loved playing in the sand on the beach. The beds were comfortable and the two bathrooms made it very convenient for our family of four. My husband and I loved hanging out in the sunroom while the boys played outside or in the living room. Since we were new to the area, the info and recommendations the owners provided made our stay more enjoyable (especially the tucked-away breakfast joint). We rented a boat a couple of days and enjoyed the Caribbean-like waters of Glen Lake. We also rented bikes and cycled through the beautiful forest to the Dunes and back to Glen Arbor. Our family really looks forward to our summer vacations and we are very picky about the accommodations we choose. Glenbear cottage met all of our expectations and then some. I cannot rave enough about this property and the area itself. The owners are responsive and extremely helpful. Their pride of ownership and attention to detail made our stay delightful. We will most certainly be back. Thank you for a wonderful stay. We have great memories."
    Guest: Jennifer L. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: January 18, 2015
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  • Perfect family getaway

    "We spent a week at this lovely home on the beach of Lake Charlevoix with our children and grandchildren. The home is beautiful and gracious, providing three levels of bedrooms, baths and living space, which allowed both for privacy and togetherness. The sandy beach is perfect for young children and the dock provides access to the lake. The location is close to town, but not walkable. The home is well maintained and equipped - we hope to come again!"
    Guest: ES Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • *AMAZING* 20th Anniversary getaway :)

    "Amazing 20th Anniversary retreat :) It was pretty eventful to start out with.... Our computer went on our van just as they pulled it off of the ferry...Everyone at the dock and Adam (The mechanic) bent over backwards for us and even hooked us up with a rental to use....The weather was just perfect while we were there....NO bugs and sunny the whole time :) We did lots of exploring and there were lots of kodak moments :) Went to the resale shop where we bought a light fixture just like the one in the kitchen in the cabin...I was sooo excited to hang it up in our dining room...It was like bringing a little piece of the cabin home with us :) ..We even made homemade pizza in that retro oven.... It was WONDERFUL for my husband and I to get away from life's worries and stress to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary....I had breast cancer last year and it was a very difficult year, and getting some time with my hubby alone was surely a blessing......The cabin was MORE than we expected it to be and then some :) Thank~you so much Lisa for a much needed LITTLE vacation at your quaint cabin :) God bless !! Ron and Theresa Vredenburg"
    Guest: Ron and Theresa V. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
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  • Beautiful home and location

    "My husband and I, together with our son, daughter in law and their almost two year old twins just returned from a near perfect vacation at Lake Charlevoix. (The only thing that was imperfect was a few days of weather.) The home is more beautifull and spacious than depicted in the photos. The open floor plan was comfortable and worked perfectly for us. The house and yard (including deck) were clean and well-maintained. We (and the kids) were delighted with the assortment of sand toys and the swing/slide set. The kitchen was very well-stocked with utensils, cooking tools, etc. The grill and hot tub were an added plus. (Our only "complaint" is that there could have been more towels--both bath and beach. To make matters worse, we left 3 towels on the boat we rented right before we left. I suspect that we may not the only ones to contribute to a towel shortage, of which the owners may not have been aware. We reported our "loss" to them.) The location was ideal--only a few minutes from downtown Charlevoix and a reasonable drive (maybe 20 minutes) from Petoskey. Highly recommend the house and the owners, who made the whole transaction simple and pleasant."
    Guest: Abric1 Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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