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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30-180 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy our beautiful authentic 1950's log home on 65 feet of private lake frontage on the 'quiet side' of Silver Lake. Decorated with treasures from the family farm, the cabin is cozy and quaint with hardwood floors, handcrafted log, hickory and pine furnishings, leather sofa and love seat, maple cabinets, and ceramic tile.

The kitchen is bright and cheery and is well stocked with all the pots and pans you will need, including a coffee pot. The dining area has a beautiful handmade hickory table with leaves to accommodate up to eight. In the living room is a Vermont Castings gas stove with a glass front for those evenings when you want to sit by the fire.

The cabin, with its original logs and chinking throughout, sleeps up to seven people.

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A $40 PER PERSON CHARGE FOR OVER 4.

The sleeping arrangements are: two queen bedrooms, both beds are fitted with luxury mattress covers and bedding.
The bunk room facing the lake features new cedar log bunk beds (the bunk room is not air conditioned).
The living room has a leather couch with a queen sleeper sofa.
All linens and towels are provided. We give you a starter paper supplies kit which includes a few paper towels and toilet paper rolls.

For the angler, enjoy good fishing. Bass, bluegill, perch, pike, sunfish, and walleye. We provide an aluminum boat with oars (no motor allowed), or you can rent the pontoon boat. There is a lakeside deck with patio furniture and a gas grill for outdoor eating where you can enjoy the spectacular sunsets after dinner. There is a sandy beach and fire-pit. Firewood is available at several roadside stands or the nearby campground.

PLEASE NOTE: PONTOON RENTAL IS REQUIRED DURING JULY & AUGUST RENTALS. SORRY NO EXCEPTIONS
Our guests receive the boat at substantial discounts from the regular local rates.
We know you will enjoy your stay in what we like to call 'our little treasure.'
NOTICE: For your protection and security please call my cell # 231-409-9606 to confirm your reservation before sending money to my address. Thanks, Kurt & Emily

Keywords: Cabin, Log Home, Traverse City Rental, Lakefront, summer rental

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please, smoking outdoors only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We will consider small well behaved dogs with a non-refundable $150 pet fee. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk Beds in the Bunk Room...moreless

  • 2 Queen Bedrooms, Twin Bunk Beds in the bunk room, 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • 1 with large handicap shower/tub

Other Amenities

  • Internet, Cable television, DVD, Charcoal Grill, Portable Cooler for the boat. PETS CONSIDERED, NO SMOKING INDOORS- THANK-YOU!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded Cable and Internet...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful beach view from the deck....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    This has a nice sloping yard to the beautiful sandy beach....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Cabin is direct Silver Lake Frontage only 50 feet from the back deck!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    There is a nice grassy backyard with campfire pit and clean sandy beach....moreless

  • Water View:

    Cabin is direct Silver Lake Frontage only 50 feet from the back deck!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Cabin is direct Silver Lake Frontage only 50 feet from the back deck!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining table seats six when you add the bench. There is also a table leaf in the bedroom closet to expand the table even larger....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with dishes, cooking utencils, coffee pot, gas stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    Pontoon boat rental available for $1000/week...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    The Crown Golf Course just 5 minutes from the cabin...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Row boat available at no extra cost...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Grill...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 29 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Sep 15 - May 15, 2017
180 night min stay

$1,400
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$10,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Per person over 4 $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Boat rental of $1000 is required for July and August weeks.There is an additional fee of $40 per person over 4 people.

$500 security deposit due to hold the reservation. 50% of Payment is due 60 days in advance, the balance is due 30 days in advance. No refunds for cancellation from 30 days prior to arrival date.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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Location

7.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport

Car: Recommended

Interlochen Arts Academy (5 min), Grand Traverse Mall (5 min), Downtown Shopping (10 min), Choice of many restaurants (5min), Sleeping Bear Dunes (45 min),Beach Bums Baseball Stadium (2 min), There are also casino's and many wineries in the area.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We love to travel and have done so extensively with our two children. We have logged over 20,000 miles in our RV while taking our children to all fifty states. Traverse City is still considered one of the most beautiful places in the country in our book. We always look forward to spending time at the cabin because it is such a cozy and peaceful place.

Why the Owner Chose Traverse City, MI, USA:
As a native of Traverse City, I grew up enjoying the lakes around the area. I was thrilled when Kurt and I had the chance to buy this log cabin. We worked hard to update it by adding modern amenities without losing the character and charm and that 'up-north' feel. It is just ten minutes to downtown Traverse City, yet you feel like you are away from it all. Traverse City offers such a great quality of life along with many wonderful local shops and restaurants to enjoy.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
A quiet and peaceful setting on the East side of Silver Lake. Our favorite thing to do during our stay at the cabin is pack up a picnic lunch and take a cruise around the lake on the pontoon boat. With the boat conveniently docked at the private sandy beach, there is little effort to enjoying the beauty of Silver Lake. This pristine, all sports lake, is the closest lake to Traverse City with easy access to everything. Our evenings usually consist of cooking delicious steaks from our family market, Burritt's Fresh Market while watching the fabulous sunsets. We always end the evening with a campfire next to the lake listening to the frogs and loons. Life doesn't get any better than that!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Private road with roadside parking

    Private road with roadside parking

  • Kitchen & Living Room

    Kitchen & Living Room

  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

  • Sunset on Silver Lake

    Sunset on Silver Lake

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Linens

    Linens

  • Sunset in the backyard on Silver Lake

    Sunset in the backyard on Silver Lake

  • Dock and campfire pit

    Dock and campfire pit

VRBO #13381

This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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