Lazy Bass Cottage - Perfect Vacation Cottage on Bass Lake, Minutes to Town

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Your perfect get away retreat! Exceptionally clean cottage with beautiful treed yard and lake front on all-sports Bass Lake. Located just a short walk to the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids, this vacation retreat is perfect for families, a romantic weekend or a girls getaway. Newly decorated, Chalet style cottage is nestled on a private, wooded lot with a gorgeous view of Bass Lake. Enjoy quality time with family or friends swimming, shopping, boating, hiking, antique shopping or relaxing on the hammock or by the open pit fire outside.

Cottage has new furniture throughout and is decorated with a mix of lodge and cottage style charm. An open living room and dining area connect with a large deck via the sliding glass doors for a beautiful view onto Bass Lake. No need to bring anything as all utensils, pots/pans, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, DVD, flat screen TV, Direct TV , games, and even baby supplies like pack-and-play and highchair are included.

Elk Rapids is the perfect vacation area for families, couples or friends. Summer offers an abundance of swimming opportunities, boating, fishing or hiking. Bring your boat and enjoy all sports Bass Lake, Lake Michigan or drop in at any of the nearby chain of lakes including Elk Lake, Clam Lake, Lake Skegemog, Torch River or the third most beautiful lake in the world, Torch Lake-all connected via waterway! Don't have your own boat? Rent one at Elk River Marina Boat Rentals, 231-264-9500. When you're not enjoying the water, visit one of the many great shops or wonderful restaurants. Year round this area of northern Michigan enjoys some of the best festivals, art fairs and concerts in Michigan. Looking for golf? This area boasts some of the best golf northern Michigan has to offer. Centrally located only 20 minutes from Traverse City, the quaint harbor town of Elk Rapids and the chalet style cottage on Bass Lake has it all!

Keywords: Cottage, Elk Rapids, lake, cozy, getaway, wooded, beach

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV Premier Package includes sports and local channels...moreless

  • Television:

    flat screen...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    No need to bring any linens!...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Bring your boat or jet skis!...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace


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


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and 2 paddle boards...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber grills - 1 propane & 1 charcoal...moreless



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from 16 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 6%


Weekly Rentals Saturday to Saturday (contact us for less than a week)

Check in 5pm. Check out 12pm. Cash/Check Accepted. Taxes add'l.

Deposit 50% upon booking (Received within 7 nts of confirmation)

Balance & Security Deposit ($300) Due 3 wks before arrival

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Town Club
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Elk Rapids Day Park

Owner info

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Speaks: english



  • Lakeside deck

    Lakeside deck

  • Kitchen & Dining

    Kitchen & Dining

  • View from loft master bedroom

    View from loft master bedroom

  • Stairs to master loft bedroom

    Stairs to master loft bedroom

  • Main floor bedroom

    Main floor bedroom

  • Washer/Dryer


  • Lakeside deck

    Lakeside deck

  • View from deck

    View from deck

  • Daily visitors

    Daily visitors

  • Fire pit

    Fire pit

  • Time to relax

    Time to relax

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Kitchen


  • Entrance hallway

    Entrance hallway

  • Master loft bedroom

    Master loft bedroom

  • Main floor bunk room

    Main floor bunk room

  • Screened in porch

    Screened in porch

  • View from dock

    View from dock

  • Dock


  • Kayaks, row boat, and paddle boards

    Kayaks, row boat, and paddle boards

  • Daily visitors (swans, loons, and ducks)

    Daily visitors (swans, loons, and ducks)

  • Morning coffee

    Morning coffee

VRBO #153523

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Elk Rapids, MI, USA #153523

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