Our Michigan rustic cabin is located in the Forest Lakes resort area just southeast of Traverse City. While not new or equipped with all thats modern, we try to keep the place comfortable and pleasant for all our patrons. It sits on 200 feet of bay and lake shore of beautiful Spider Lake on two quiet acres of hardwoods, pine trees, and fresh air.
Amenities include an equipped kitchen area including microwave oven, living/dining room (sleeps 4 on two queen sofabeds), l small bedroom (two twin beds), 2 televisions with VCR, 100 square feet of decking, an outdoor stone fireplace and gas grill. The cabin is heated and air-conditioned if the need arises.
An adjacent storage cabin features two bunk beds. All linens except personal towels are furnished. The location offers spectacular views of the lake, bay, and woods. A small fishing boat and dock are furnished for your enjoyment. A paddle boat and 2 kayaks are recent additions. A new sleeper sofa and chair have been added for your comfort. And the cabin now offers a blue ray player with satellite television.
Whether you prefer a lazy or active vacation, you will find it here. On site, you might go for a swim, take a hike, enjoy the great fishing, row the interesting lake shore, read a book, enjoy a casual dinner, or relax on the deck. There are several golf courses and other lakes close at hand. Spider Lake boat launch is nearby. A park with tennis courts, basketball goals, and hiking trails is less than a mile away. Cross country bike trails are nearby as well.
Just 16 minutes from Traverse City and other interesting sites, you might enjoy shopping, a drive on the peninsula, a concert, dinner overlooking beautiful Grand Traverse Bay, and so much more. Casinos are located 30 miles north and 15 miles west. Interlochen Music Camp is nearby.
Our cabin is available for weekly rental, May through September, to a maximum of six persons for $1050 per week. More detailed directions and information will be provided at the time you make your reservation.
SPIDER LAKE CABIN
Traverse City, Michigan
We hope you enjoy your stay in our cabin. Below is information which may be helpful.
The Spider Lake cabin is located at 4050 Celery Bay Drive Traverse City, MI. The door will be open and the keys will be on the table.
Check in is 4:00PM Saturday and check out is 10:00AM Saturday for a weekly stay. Otherwise check in is 4:00PM and check out is 10:00AM. Upon leaving, please check to leave the cabin, as much as possible, the way you found it. Also please strip the beds and leave dirty linen in the laundry basket at the end of your stay.
Note the location of the fire extinguisher on the right side of the bathroom entry hall.
Find linen for the two queen sofa sleepers in the bathroom entry hall closet.
Find table and chairs for deck, boat oars, kayak paddles, life vests, and garbage can, outside, on the deck, or in the storage cabin. Garbage in plastic bags can be disposed of at a dumping station on Rasho Road if necessary.
Find mop, broom, and dustpan in closet. Bucket is under kitchen sink.
Use extreme care with the fireplace, fire pit, and gas grill. Make sure any fire is totally dead before dumping ashes.
Find a general store/filling station and restaurant north on High Lake Road enroute to Traverse City. A supermarket, pizza place, coffee shop, general store etc are located at Hammond Road and 3 mile road. The Christ United Methodist Church at Garfield Road and 3 mile road welcomes you.
The paddle boat, kayaks, row boat, and dock on the bay side are for your use. Be sure to take life cushions or vests when using boats; the sheriff patrols regularly and fines heavily for violations. The swimming raft on the lake side is for your enjoyment.