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Last updated: 06/02/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Two cottages still open for the week of Aug 20 - 27. (Cottage #1 and the Log Cabin) Log cabin also has a week open in June, otherwise we are full for the summer of 2016.

We offer four-season family fun! Come and enjoy the tranquility of the pre/post season and take advantage of our special off-season rates. Call Rick at 231-325-2305 for reservations. After Labor Day through Memorial Day, it's always better to call for reservations; our calendar isn't always up-to-date.

Our resort features 3 affordable family vacation cabins on an acre of land with 180’ of frontage on the north shore of beautiful Big Platte Lake. We also have a classic log cabin nestled in the woods just across the road on Little Platte Lake. Each cabin has two double beds and a bunk bed, a kitchen with all cooking utensils and modern bathroom. Each cabin also has a charcoal grill and picnic table. Bring your own linens and towels.

Free wireless Internet.

Please note: No smoking and no pets in our lakefront cottages!

Big Platte Lake, a 2500 acre all-sports lake, is ideal for swimming boating and fishing. Our private, sandy beach is an ideal water-playground for children because of an extensive shallow area, perfect for frolicking, wading, and floating. In the deeper water farther out there is a raft for swimming. Use any of our 4 kayaks, 5 canoes or the rowboat that comes with your cottage and go kayaking, canoeing, or fishing for walleye, bass, northern pike and pan fish. Bring your own equipment and go sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing or jet-skiing.

Play a game of horseshoes at the shoreline. Shoot some hoops on our basketball court. Relax in the lawn swings. Toast s'mores around the fire circle as you enjoy breath-taking sunset views over the lake.

Little Platte Lake is a scenic 805-acre lake with quiet, natural beauty, eagles, loons, beaver and great fishing for bass and pan fish. The lakes are connected by the Dead Stream and Platte River, which offer excellent canoeing/kayaking and fishing.

Our resort is in a wooded area, adjacent to the awesome Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with its world-famous 'Dune Climb' and Pierce-Stocking Scenic Drive. The white sand beaches of Lake Michigan, where you can swim, walk the shoreline or hunt Petoskey stones, are just 10 minutes away. We are open year-round for summer vacations, fall hunting and fishing, winter skiing and snowmobiling and morel mushroom hunting in the spring.

The area boasts many quaint lakeside towns with wineries, shopping, arts & antiquing, dining, etc. The area offers arts and music at Interlochen Arts Academy, winery tours, golfing, casinos and sightseeing. You can take the family to a drive-in movie theater for family oriented movies at the Cherry Bowl. Tour the lighthouse at Point Betsie. The nearby village of Honor features restaurants, a grocery store, bank, post office, gas station, and video rentals. the Trading Post, which has a deli, pizza & ice cream, as well as bait & tackle, is a short walk from our cottages.

We are only 15 miles from Empire (antiques, beaches, hiking trails) 15 miles to Frankfort (charter fishing, glider rides, shops and restaurants, and 4th of July fireworks) 20 miles to Glen Arbor (galleries, cute shops, restaurants) 15 miles to Crystal Mountain Resort (golf, Michigan Legacy Art Park, #1-rated ski resort in the Midwest) 18 miles to Interlochen (concerts, theater, exhibits, arts camp, arts academy) 25 miles to Traverse City (airport, more restaurants, casinos and shopping at outlet and other malls and of course the National Cherry Festival) 30 miles to Arcadia Bluffs (#1-rated Golf Course in Michigan according to Golf Magazine). Many cross-country ski and snowmobile trails are only minutes away.

Our resort is truly a great family vacation spot with so much to do! To map the location of this property go to mapquest and type in 8413 Deadstream Road., Honor, MI, 49640. Come, be our guest, make new friends, and build memories for your family.

Keywords: Three Lakefront Cottages & Log Cabin in the woods Year Round Four Seasons

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Canoes, Kayaks, 14' Row Boats, Boat Mooring, Swim Raft, Basketball Court, Fire Circle, Fishing Dock & Boat on Little Platte Lake, Paddle Boat, Horse Shoes...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Heating
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$900

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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lumberjack
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Champion Hill
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pappa J's
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain

Platte and Betsie River Canoeing, Drive-In Theatre, Glider Rides, Moral Mushroom Hunting, Deer Duck and Turkey Hunting, Bass and Walleye Fishing, Coho and King Salmon Fishing, Salmon Hatchery Tours, Fall Color Tours, Winery Tours, Malls and Outlet Shopping, Casinos, Light Houses, Dune Climbing, World Class Sunsets, Come and Make a Family Memory

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, portuguese, arabic

 

Photos

  • Cottage 1 on Big Platte

    Cottage 1 on Big Platte

  • Cottage 3

    Cottage 3

  • Big Platte lakeside view--cottage 1 in background.

    Big Platte lakeside view--cottage 1 in background.

  • Shoreline from dock.

    Shoreline from dock.

  • Cottage 2

    Cottage 2

  • Relaxing in yard swing between cottage 3 and horseshoe pit.

    Relaxing in yard swing between cottage 3 and horseshoe pit.

  • Horseshoes

    Horseshoes

  • Buck Pole 2010

    Buck Pole 2010

  • Little Platte Shoreline

    Little Platte Shoreline

  • Log Cabin Living Room

    Log Cabin Living Room

  • Log Cabin Bedroom

    Log Cabin Bedroom

  • Log Cabin Queen Bedroom

    Log Cabin Queen Bedroom

  • Cottage 2

    Cottage 2

  • Log Cabin

    Log Cabin

  • Shoreline from dock--early spring.

    Shoreline from dock--early spring.

  • Cottage 1

    Cottage 1

  • Cottage 3

    Cottage 3

  • Fish Cleaning Table

    Fish Cleaning Table

  • Kayaking from Little Platte

    Kayaking from Little Platte

  • Big Platte Dock

    Big Platte Dock

  • Log Cabin Living Room

    Log Cabin Living Room

  • Log Cabin Living Room

    Log Cabin Living Room

  • Log Cabin Bunkbeds

    Log Cabin Bunkbeds

  • Log Cabin Kitchen

    Log Cabin Kitchen

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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