Glen Lake Direct Beachfront, 3 Bedrm. 1.5 BA. from $2400 to $3600 Weekly

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located on Glen Lake's north shore, beach facing south, surrounded by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 3 miles to Glen Arbor, 6 miles to Empire park headquarters. Sun sets over dunes to your west.

3 bedroom beachfront cottage, master with king bed, 2 with queen beds, accepting maximum of six persons. NEW bathroom with shower over tub, NEW half bath plus a full size front load washer and dryer. Bath towels and sheets available for a fee.

Absolutely PET free and SMOKE free for comfort of future guests. No exceptions!

BASE weekly RATE begins at $2400 early and late season up to $3600 in high season, depending on week. Summer check-in Saturday after 3 pm to Saturday before 11 am departure.

Payment policy: $1000 deposit with return of rental agreement. Balance due 90 days prior to check in date. Returnable security deposit $350.

Prior to 90 days of check in date, deposit refunded less cancellation fee. Within 90 days of check in date, payment deposit and balance refunded only if the period is re-rented less cancellation fee.

A separate $350 deposit is returnable according to rental agreement terms.

Deep DISCOUNTS early June and after Labor Day, will accept less than one week.

Cottage details: Shoreline is shallow and ideal for families with small children. A mooring buoy for your boat is provided. Marina and boat launch is 1 mile east.

A large lakefront deck sits 40 feet back from a private 100 foot wide sandy beach, with a four person wooden swing and fire ring. A wide three sided deck includes a gas grill and dining for six. Deck front can be closed off for child containment with gates.

You will find our one acre 400 feet deep, private direct beachfront property to be clean, uncluttered and well maintained.

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    40 x 10 ft lakefront deck can be closed off to limit small children from wandering....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    ramped deck and entry if requested...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking is permitted....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    pedestal sink, full size washer and dryer, built 2013...moreless

  • Main Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Both baths new in 2013, shower wand...moreless

  • Each bathroom has new ceramic tile and bath fixtures

Other Amenities

  • Every room has a CEILING FAN. Beach FIRE PIT, large swing, seating on beach. Additional dining on deck. Boat MOORING provided in lake...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Cable with extended channels...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Immediate 100 feet wide private beach is 40 feet lakeside of cottage...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Property faces south on Glen Lake's north shore with secluded 100 ft. direct beach frontage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Internet:

    30Mbps speed Internet with Wi-Fi wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Additional fee per bed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Television, cable, radio, WIFI...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking next to house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    300 feet private drive set back from road...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Good cell coverage...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    See manager for availability...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full Size Front load...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    802.11bgn base station...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee with filters supplied...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless steel pots and pans-no teflon coated pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Most soaps and cleaners included...moreless

  • Freezer:

    bottom freezer/ice trays...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with soaps, fresh sponge, dishcloth, trash bags...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table with six chairs, additional lounge chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas Grill on deck...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Lakeside wrap around deck with gates for child safety...moreless



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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Taxes Not included


Rates BASED on specific week requested---beginning at $2,500.00 per week UP TO $3,500.00 per week.

This is not a commercial venture and not all weeks are available.

SEE LISTING for terms

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
W. Day Forest Road at M-22
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Empire, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
In front of home

Surrounded by Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, sand dunes to our west, Alligator Hill hiking trails to our north and swimming/boating directly to our south makes us the perfect central but quiet location to stay.


Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Empire, MI, USA:
Four generations of our family have enjoyed all seasons in this Glen Lake, Leelanau County area. Some of our best memories are of sharing time with family, such as listening to the waves and children's delight while sitting on the swing or watching the sun set over the sand dunes at the camp fire.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Cottage is very clean, uncluttered and comfortable. Peacefully quiet among private homes.

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Speaks: english


  • Glen Lake looking south from the deck.

    Glen Lake looking south from the deck.

  • Dune climb view to our west

    Dune climb view to our west

  • afternoon deck dining

    afternoon deck dining

  • living room area

    living room area

  • kitchen with dish washer, and dining looks over deck to lake

    kitchen with dish washer, and dining looks over deck to lake

  • late afternoon July

    late afternoon July

  • October our Driveway

    October our Driveway

  • Laundry-Detergent/Supplies included

    Laundry-Detergent/Supplies included

  • Why we call it Crystal Glen Cottage

    Why we call it Crystal Glen Cottage

  • October evening-colors beginning to change

    October evening-colors beginning to change

  • Sunset shoreline stroll

    Sunset shoreline stroll

  • overview of rooms lakeside

    overview of rooms lakeside

  • full size refrigerator and well equipped kitchen

    full size refrigerator and well equipped kitchen

  • National Park across our road in autumn

    National Park across our road in autumn

  • August from deck-VA guest photo

    August from deck-VA guest photo

  • Sand Castle Village-Milford MI guest photo

    Sand Castle Village-Milford MI guest photo

VRBO #243893

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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