Cabins/Resort Open All Year=9 Cabins to Rent 10 Miles from Traverse City

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Firepit, Sundeck, Spider Lake


Last updated: 07/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We have 9 cabins open all year. Please call for details about website, pictures, availability calendars, 231.492.6654. Windjammer On The Lake Resort and Cabin Rentals (9 CABINS) is located on Spider Lake ten miles southeast of downtown Traverse City, MI.
Prime lake frontage, southern exposure with late afternoon, 2.6 acre wooded grounds is the perfect atmosphere for family reunions, families, couples, business, or just friends. Boaters welcome and Pet friendly. Lodging for ALL SEASONS. Enjoy the atmosphere of beauty, nature, and tranquility. Some say 'Magical', 'Home away from Home', and 'Slice of Heaven'.
VASA PATHWAY- The resort is 4 miles from the VASA SINGLE TRACK HEAD on Supply Rd which attaches to VASA PATHWAY
- 160' of Beach Frontage on Spider Lake
- Sandy beach, Swimming and Floating Platform
- Clean Clear Water, Sandy Bottom, Shallow for Toddlers
- Sundeck Overlooking Spider Lake
- Private Fire Pit for Bon Fires and a common area pit close to the water
- Boat Dock and Nearby Boat Launch, Bring your Boat/Jet Ski's
- Row Boats, Peddle Boat, 5 Kayaks
- Volleyball
Spider Lake is approximately a 450 acre spring fed 'All Sports Lake' with a 40' depth known for its warm water, sand bottom, coves, and islands to explore. The lake has fishing for bass, bluegill, perch, pike, and crappie.

SLEEPS 8-10 (1,200 SQ.FT)
LISTED IS LOG HOME #9: Secluded, Overlooks Resort. 2 Master bedroom suites EACH w/1 queen bed, 1 double bed, 2 person jetted hot tub, tile bathroom w/tile shower and seat, ceiling fan. Great Room w/leather sectional double sofa bed, TV, reading chair, dining table seats 6, 24' cedar sitting bar seats 6, 1/2 bath, celing fan, granite kitchen counter, tiled kitchen floor, hard wood floors, central AC, heat, TV, gas fireplace, gas grill, BBQ, washer/dryer, large wrap around deck, patio table w/chairs, picnic table

All cabins provided with full size refrigerator, gas stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, pots, pans, bakeware, dishes, cups, glasses, silverware, cooking utensils, pillows, bedspreads, TV, fans, cleaning supplies
**You must provide sheets or sleeping bags, pillow cases, blankets, kitchen, bath, and beach towels, paper products, personal items

Peak Season - $2,000.00 Weekly + 6% sales tax/$300 per night
*$75.00 cleaning fee
Non Peak - $225.00/night
2% cc fee
Refundable damage fee $400.00

The 2.6 acre property has 9 cabins that can accommodate 47 guests comfortably. Cabins consist of: LOG HOME built 2009 that overlooks the Resort. The common area, shared by all has 3 Log Cabins built 2001, and 5 Original Cabins. Cabins 1-8

**Contact us for details on renting any of the other 8 cabins. Resort can fit any budget. Prices range from $950.00 - $2,0000.00 weekly (9 Cabins) PEAK SEASON
**On-Site Manager to help make your stay pleasant.
**We do not utilize the calendar, please email for availability or call 231.492.6654

PEAK June - Last week of August; Weekly only unless a cabin is not rented we consider 3 day minimum
Saturday-Saturday (Peak Season)
Possibility to rent less than a week if not rented
Memorial/Labor Day week-end: 3 day minimum
NON PEAK - All cabins discounted, 2 night minimum
Add 6% tax
Cleaning fee
Refundable damage fee
Monthly discounted rates winter, spring, fall
Reserve your cabin for next season

5.6 miles - Closest grocery store; Olesen's
1.9 miles - Closest gas station and convenience store; Courtade's
2.2 miles - Closest restaurant; Peegio's
10 miles - Traverse City


CHECK-IN time is at 4:00 p.m and CHECK-OUT time is promptly at 10:00 a.m. DURING PEAK SEASON
***Please be respectful of these times for our cleaning crew to prepare cabins for the next group of guets's

50% deposits are required at time of reservation
***No reservations are confirmed until deposits are received
***If making a reservation witin 30 days PRIOR to arrival date FULL PAYMENT (100%) is due

NO CASH transactions at the resort

METHOD OF PAYMENT - Visa, MasterCard, AMX, or Discover. 3.1% CHARGE CARD FEE

***If a guest's notice of cancellation is received 30 days OR MORE refunded at 90%
***If a guest's notice of cancellation is received 30 days OR LESS refunded at 80%
***less than 1 week NO REFUND (peak)

PONTOON - Please inquire at time of reservation

ROW BOATS/PEDDLE BOAT/KAYAKS - First come first served.
Use at your own risk and assume all responsibility.

Fire Pit- Provide your own firewood. You assume responsibility. Children MUST be supervised. Teens permitted if mature.

Michigan Attractions
The Traverse City region has a total of 180.8 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 149 deep, aqua-colored lakes that are 10 acres or larger in size.
Founded in 1926, the National Cherry Festival. Sample is held the first weeks of July. Sample every imaginable cherry product.
Sweeping for 64 miles in a golden arc along the clear blue waters of Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a national treasure enjoyed by more than a million visitors each year. The national lakeshore, located 23 miles west of Traverse City. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a living demonstration of the forces that shape our planet.
Located on the 45th parallel, Traverse City is home to vintners who grow grapes and bottle wines on the scenic Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas. The wines are fast becoming among the finest offered nationally and internationally. Because of it's typography, it is known as The Cherry Capitol of the World.
Turtle Creek Casino and Leelanau Sands Casino are owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Enjoy nationally recognized entertainment in the state-of-the-art Sands Showroom.
Detroit News outdoor writer Dave Richey in 1998 rated Grand Traverse Bay and the nearby part of Lake Michigan as the two top fishing spots on all the Great Lakes. Dozens of fishing charters operate out of East and West Grand Traverse Bays, Leland Harbor
Leland Fish Ttown; Alden Mill House- A family owned store(spices and more) built in 1876 in Alden near Torch Lake; Mackinaw Island/City- 2 hour drive; Village Of Interlochen home to the famous Center for the Arts; North and South Manitou Islands a popular backpacking spot accessible by ferry from the City of Leeland; Spirit of the woods Museum.

Keywords: Resort, Cabin, Log Cabin, Cottage, Log Home Rustic, Lakefront, Beachfront, Pet Friendly, Woods, Variable Price, Swimming, Boaters, Spider lake, snow mobile, snow shoe, cross country, ice fish, hunting, hot tub, boating, jet ski, ski

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double


  • Great Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • 2 queen size Beds, 2 double beds. Must bring your own sheets, sleeping bags, pillow cases. Sleep Sofa (1) Leather sectional double pull out in Great room 2 hot tubs gas fire place ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Sandy Beach, Boat Dock, Nearby Boat Launch, Large Fire Pit, Floating Platform, Sun Deck, Row Boats, Pontoon, Peddleboat, Kayaks, Volley Ball...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Log Home overlooks Resort. Close walking to Beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Not for guest use...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Across from log home entrance...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking on premises close to Log Home...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Boat and Trailer only upon approval...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Bring your own detergent...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Bring your favorite electric fry pan, George Foreman... large serving platters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove, coffee maker, toaster, electric can opener, griddle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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DEPOSIT- 50% deposit required at time of reservation 
No reservation is confirmed until deposit is received 
Method of payment: Visa, Master Card, Discover
Make payments out to: Windjammer Resort   (sign Check)
Mail Payments to: P.O BOX 4904   Troy, MI 48099
BALANCE- Due 30 days prior to arrival date, Or pay IN FULL at time of reservation
Cancellation Policy detailed on main page
No cash handled at Resort.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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Lodging for ALL seasons….backpacking, bicycling, bird watching, boating, concerts, cross country skiing, fall colors, fishing, golf, hiking, horseback riding, hot air balloon, hunting, ice fishing, jet skiing, jogging, just because, museums, mushroom hunting, quaint towns, reading, sailing, sand dunes, scuba, shopping, sight-seeing, snow mobiling, snow shoeing, snorkeling, sun bathing, swimming, tennis, theater, water skiing, wind surfing, wineries. All are only a sample of reasons to visit the Grand Traverse area.


Owner info

About the owner: Many updates this year and more to come. We have wonderful managers Keith and Theresa on site.

Why the Owner Chose Forest Lakes, East Bay Township, MI, USA:
Southern exposure, beach, sand, clean clear water, fishing, all sports lake, and just the beauty and peaceful feeling of Northern Michigan!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Sandy Beach, clean clear water, shallow enough for toddlers, boating,kayaking, wildlife, loons

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  • Firepit, Sundeck, Spider Lake

    Firepit, Sundeck, Spider Lake

  • View from log cabin #8. Enjoy our kayaks, row boats, and peddle boat

    View from log cabin #8. Enjoy our kayaks, row boats, and peddle boat

  • Sandy beach, clean clear water, swim, sun bathe

    Sandy beach, clean clear water, swim, sun bathe

  • View of Resort from deck

    View of Resort from deck

  • Kitchen, dining

    Kitchen, dining

  • Master Suite #1, queen, double, 2 person jetted hot tub, tiled shower w/bench

    Master Suite #1, queen, double, 2 person jetted hot tub, tiled shower w/bench

  • Sleeps 8-10, 2 Master Suites, 2 jetted hot tubs, washer/dryer, central A/C

    Sleeps 8-10, 2 Master Suites, 2 jetted hot tubs, washer/dryer, central A/C

  • Shallow enough for toddlers

    Shallow enough for toddlers

  • Living/Dining, leather sectional w/double bed pull out

    Living/Dining, leather sectional w/double bed pull out

  • Dining and Living

    Dining and Living

  • Living w/gas fire place

    Living w/gas fire place

  • Each Master Suite has a 2 person jetted hot tub

    Each Master Suite has a 2 person jetted hot tub

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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