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Little Glen Lake Cottage Between Empire and Glen Arbor

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Located between Glen Arbor and Empire on Little Glen Lake, this charming cottage is part of the nationally renowned Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Lake Michigan beaches, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, dune climbing, biking, golf, wineries, art galleries, shopping and fine dining are minutes away. The cottage is part of the Shady Shores association, which has a common grassy area with children's play equipment, a fire pit and easy access (300 feet of frontage) on Little Glen Lake (across M-22) with a large dock for relaxing in the sun. Little Glen Lake is shallow and warm, great for swimming and boating. The cottage sleeps six (four adults maximum), with a queen bed in one bedroom and a double bunk bed in the second bedroom. Other amenities: fully equipped kitchen, TV with DVD player, microwave, stove, fridge, grill and wraparound deck.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 546 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No Pets Allowed! This includes cats. Owner is very allergic to pet dander of all kinds....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This cottage can sleep six (four adults maximum). The front bedroom has a full-size double bunk bed and the 2nd bedroom has one queen-size bed. You will need to bring your own bedding, bath towels and kitchen linens. The kitchen is fully furnished. The bathroom has a shower stall. Electric heat. $200 refundable damage deposit required....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Dishes, pots and pans, utensils are provided. You must bring your own dish towels....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Commons area ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck


from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak season
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

July 4 week
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

flat fee
Peak season
Jul 8 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

Low Season
Oct 8 - May 24, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Rented by the week during peak season. Weeks run Saturday 3pm to Saturday 10am. $200 refundable damage deposit required.

Minimum of 3 nights on off peak season.

14 day notice to process payments.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City

Lakefront cottage with Lake Michigan, Glen Arbor, Sleeping Bear Dunes and Empire only minutes away! This cottage, under new ownership as of August 2016, is in the heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, across from Little Glen Lake. Close to Lake Michigan beaches and canoeing/kayaking on the Crystal River. Near Leelanau Peninsula wineries, world-class hiking and biking trails, and historic Port Oneida, Leland's Fishtown and so much more. Traverse City, with all its cultural amenities, is a half hour away. Lighthouse buffs, shopping aficionados and foodies have plenty to keep them occupied.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2016

About the owner: I had no intention of buying a cottage in the summer of 2016 but fell in love with this little gem. It was the view from the Shady Shores beachfront that lured me in: As you look west, you see the iconic Sleeping Bear Dunes, and as you look east, you see boaters crossing the narrows from Little Glen to Big Glen Lake. Located within minutes of Glen Arbor's charming boutiques and the spectacular Lake Michigan beach (and Grocer's Daughter Chocolate!) in Empire, I consider it my little piece of paradise!

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Front Bedroom, Full sized beds

    Front Bedroom, Full sized beds

  • Dock and swimming area on Little Glen Lake

    Dock and swimming area on Little Glen Lake

  • The cottage is right to the left of the sign in the picture

    The cottage is right to the left of the sign in the picture

  • Front windows

    Front windows

  • Back Bedroom with queen sized bed

    Back Bedroom with queen sized bed

  • View from front window

    View from front window

  • Sleeping Bear Dune Climb

    Sleeping Bear Dune Climb

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