Minutes from Scenic M-22 and Popular Atv/Orv Trails!(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-6 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-8)
This vacation rental on Harper Lake is in Irons, Michigan. Irons is a small town located just northwest of Baldwin, about 30 minutes from Ludington and Manistee and just 50 minutes from Traverse City. White Pines cottage is quiet, super-clean, and nestled in a peaceful wooded setting with 129 feet of lake frontage.
Besides dining area and eating bar, there is a large deck with gas grill, sitting benches and picnic table overlooking the lake. Lawn and beach chairs available along with a lakeside fire-pit for nighttime relaxing and/or marshmallow roasting.
Canoeing or tubing on the Little Manistee River is only a few minutes away. Pere Marquette and Pine River nearby also. Just minutes from Tippy Dam as well as the North Country Trail system. Also, Irons has miles of public trails for quad, dirt-biking, and mountain biking as well as hiking. Famous Dublin jerky (plus all your grocery needs) can be bought at the Dublin store - only a few miles away!
Traverse City is located 50 minutes to the north and offers fantastic wineries, dining, and shopping. Bass, perch, and pike can be found in Harper Lake. Little Manistee Casino 35 miles away.
White Pines is located only 1/2 hour from M-22. M-22 is 116 miles of scenic highway winding through the countryside and a reputation for one of the prettiest color tours you will ever experience! M-22 will allow you to explore the Lake Michigan shoreline, climb the Sleeping Bear Dunes, discover art galleries, wineries and dining. The colors are delightful even in other seasons!
Check-in is Saturday after 3:00 p.m. Eastern time and checkout the following Saturday 11:00 a.m.Eastern time.
Keywords: Cottage, vacation home, lakefront getaway near Traverse City and Ludington, bungalow, wooded setting, all sports lake, fall color tour, M-22, located near casino, ORV, ATV,quads, trails, North Country Trail System, hiking, boating, canoeing, kayaking, geocaching, fire pit
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Member since: 2010
- 600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8
- Queen size Beds (2) 1 queen in main floor bedroom and 1 in sleeping loft, Double Beds (1) located in sleeping loft, Twin or Single Beds (2) located in sleeping loft, for additional sleeping - 1 queen-size sleeper sofa in living area- all pillows have pillow covers changed weekly to guard against stains and cross-contamination - need to bring your own linens ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- full bath with shower and tub - need to bring your own towels
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 6 - Jun 9, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 8, 2017
6 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 9 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $80
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Tax Rate 6%
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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Little Manistee, Pere Marquette, and Pine River for canoeing, kayaking or tubing, Tippy Dam, North Country Trail system and other public trails for hiking, dirt-biking, ATVs or quads, Famous Dublin jerky, Boat rentals available in Traverse City, fishing charters on Lake Michigan offered right out of Irons, Big M Mountain Bike trails for biking and hiking, Little River Casino in Manistee, M-22 for the most popular scenic drive in Michigan, Manistee National Forest, Sand Lake swimming and sandy beach, winery tours near Traverse City, Great Wolf Lodge Resort, Lake Michigan public beaches only 30 minutes away, geocaching, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a 1 1/2 hour beautiful scenic drive
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We are working professionals who are extremely busy with work, families, and friends. When the weekends roll around, we head up to our favorite lake 'up-north.' When we are not entertaining, we love to take advantage of the lake as we canoe, kayak, and boat.
Why the Owner Chose Irons, MI, USA:
Our family has been retreating to Harper Lake for the past 30 years. We have found Harper Lake to be one of the most relaxing places to unwind and de-stress after a busy workweek. Nothing beats the soothing nature of being on the water and the tranquility of star-gazing away from city lights. In August, the aurora borealis display is awesome! We bought our cottage because it is an easy drive from home and the perfect getaway from the busyness of our normal lives.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The wooded setting with the private lake frontage creates a beautiful view no matter what window we look out. Our most favorite ritual is going for a walk around the lake each morning sipping our favorite coffee. We love this location because it is surrounded by national forest and recreation areas - all of which are beautiful places to hike and walk.
- Primary: (616) 218-1275 (Michigan, USA)
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Approach to White Pines Cottage from W. Harper Drive
view of kitchen from living room
Balcony deck looking at lake
paddleboat and dock
view of lake from standing on dock
dining area with expandable table
deck view of lake
White Pines Cottage from lake
View as driving into property
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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