'Little Bay Getaway' Cottage on Beautiful Lake Michigan(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
* Gladstone Beach (Rated one of the Top 5 Beaches in Michigan)
* Kids Kingdom Play Area (see link to Pics)
* New Public Fishing Dock complete with lights for night fishing and a fish cleaning station
* Fitness Course
* Skateboard Park
* Scenic Lagoon, Marina, Boat Launch and Gazebo
It is also just steps away from the trailhead of the brand new Little Bay de Noc Trail, a paved, non-motorized trail that follows the shoreline from Gladstone to Escanaba (opens in mid-summer 2017). A limited number of bikes are available for rent for a nominal fee, please inquire when booking.
Little Bay De Noc is the Walleye fishing capital of the world and is home to many major fishing tournaments. In addition to Walleye you can also fish for Salmon, Bass, Trout, Perch, and several other species. Charters are available locally or you can fish from the newly constructed fishing dock which is just a few minutes walk from the cottage.
In the winter months you will find Gladstone to be an ideal place for your skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, or snowmobiling getaway. Snowmobiles are permitted on Gladstone city streets and local trails connect you to the rest of the Upper Peninsula and beyond. The recently renovated Gladstone Sports Park is perfect for beginner to intermediate downhill skiers and it boasts 3 rope tows, 1 wire, and 1 t-bar. It also has a snowboard run with a regulation half-pipe and an indoor chalet with concessions. The cottage is just 38 miles from the stunning Eben Ice Caves which is becoming one of Michigan's top winter destinations!
There is plenty to do in Gladstone and the surrounding area no matter what the season. Other activities include lighthouse tours, gambling, golf, cross-country skiing, ATV trails, wreck diving, etc. etc. etc. Just let us know what you are interested in and we will try to help you arrange an unforgettable getaway!
The 'Little Bay Getaway' is well-furnished and features both front and back decks to you can chose whether to enjoy the great view of Little Bay de Noc in the front or sit and relax under the trees in the large wooded back yard. Inside you will find a newly-remodeled kitchen and a large master bedroom with a sitting room to enjoy the view. The fold down couch in the living room is very comfortable and is a perfect spot for up to two children to sleep after a long day at the park. The bathroom includes a premium showerhead and full bathtub. There is even an acoustic guitar available for guests to use around the fire at night. Be sure to click the link under the calendar section for additional pictures and information.
Upper Michigan has been named one of the Top 10 Travel Values in the World by Lonely Planet, the only place in the USA to receive this honor. Come up for a visit and discover why!
Keywords: Cottage, Lake Michigan, House, Little Bay de Noc. Lonely Planet's Top 10 Value
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Member since: 2008
- 1 story
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 1 - Jun 3, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 4 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 6%
Initial payment due of $200 is the booking and security deposit, which is refundable after your stay. The rental amount is due 30 days prior to check in.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Skateboard park, Kids Playground, Beach House with Showers and Concessions, fitness course, sand volleyball courts, boardwalk follows the shoreline - great for walking or biking. Bikes for touring Gladstone are available free of charge at the Yacht Harbor in the park across the street. Don't miss Gladstone's charming downtown district with local shops and friendly small-town service.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I am a native 'Yooper' with roots in the Gladstone area. Although I moved away more than two decades ago I still visit several times per year. The cottage is a perfect place to unwind and take a break from my hectic work schedule which has me traveling all over the world through most of the year. I am the father of two young boys who love to spend time at the cottage as the location is perfect for kids. Gladstone is also a very friendly town where you will immediately feel welcome as you explore all that the area has to offer. In my spare time I am a musician and I love to collect guitars and antiques, you will see some evidence of this at the cottage too :)
Why the Owner Chose Gladstone, MI, USA:
My mother and grandparents are from Gladstone so I had the benefit of spending a lot of time here as a child. It's a great place to just hang out and enjoy the friendly local people and small town charm. The lifestyle here is very relaxed and the scenery in the area is truly beautiful. It is the perfect place for a 'Getaway'.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The location is great because Van Cleve Park and Little Bay de Noc (Lake Michigan) are just across the street. The park is beautiful and it offers everything from a public beach (where the water is actually quite warm due to the shallow bay) to a kids playland, to a new public fishing dock. Little Bay de Noc is known as one of the best Walleye fishing areas in the country and there are local charters available. In the winter you can enjoy the Gladstone Ski Hill which also offers tubing, and snowmobiles are allowed on city streets to allow easy access to the extensive trail system. Gladstone is small enough that you can walk to a local restaurant for a meal or visit the charming specialty shops downtown.
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Great view of Lake Michigan from the front deck
Newly remodeled Kitchen
Bedroom With Queen Bed and Plenty of Storage
Guitar for campfire fun!
Sitting Room adjacent to Bedroom
TV with built in DVD player in Bedroom
Sit on our bench between two huge oak trees and enjoy the view of the lake
Comfortable Back Deck with Charcoal Grill
Lighthouse at Van Cleve Park
Beach house at Van Cleve Park, 2 minute walk from cottage
Beach at Van Cleve Park
Living Room With Sleeper Sofa
Living Room Media Center with HDTV, Blu-Ray, GameCube, iPod dock, sound system
Full bath with 2-headed shower
View of park and lake from front windows
New Kamado Style Charcoal Grill, can't beat the taste!
Fishing pier at sunset
Kids Kingdom, across the street from cottage
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (1 hr away)
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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