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Last updated: 09/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cottage in Shady Shores Resort has old-fashioned charm - all knotty pine interior. Located between Glen Arbor and Empire on the south shore of Little Glen Lake in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the best vacation area in the Midwest! There are so many Fantastic things to do here: Lake Michigan beaches, boating, canoeing, hiking, sand dunes, biking, golf, wineries(14 at last count), art galleries, shopping, fine dining- a wonderful mix of nature and culture. Boaters: leave your boat moored in front of property for your entire stay!
Cottage surrounded by 3 acres of grassy, shaded common area. Over 300 ft of lake frontage just 100 ft from the cottage with a large dock for sunbathing. Little Glen Lake is a safe, shallow, warm lake, and perfect for swimming, boating and fishing.
Fall color season runs extra long here - early a few miles inland , and late near the lakeshore.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 3 twin/ single


  • linens are not provided. Coffee and filters are included.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Towels are not provided.

Other Amenities

  • Year-round housekeeping cottage. 1st bedroom has one queen bed. 2nd bedroom has three twin bunks and one double. Pillows and blankets are provided (but not towels or sheets). Kitchen is fully furnished. Bathroom has shower stall. Electric heat. Sheets and towels available for a charge, requested in advance. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee and filters provide ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Sep 4 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay

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Last updated: 09/19/2016
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City

In the heart of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, between the towns of Glen Arbor (3 miles) and Empire (4 miles). Close to Lake Michigan Beaches, canoeing on the Crystal River or the Platte River. Visit Fishtown in Leland and lunch at the Cove Restaurant. Drive to the tip of the Lelanau Peninsula and tour the historic lighthouse. Go on a wine tasting tour of the Leelanau peninsula - there are more than 14 wineries! Hike at Pyramid Point, Empire Bluffs' or Alligator Hill which all have fantastic views of Lake Michigan. Many more trails in the National park. Visit the art galleries or the Cherry Republic in Glenn Arbor. The first weekend in August is the 'Dune grass' music festival in Empire and the same week is the Traverse City Film Fest, only 35 min away. Best of all, take the Pierce Stocking scenic drive for fabulous views of Lake Michigan and Glen Lake. Fall color has an extended season here. Spring has cherry blossoms. In the winter there is Skiing, both downhill and Cross country


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  • Cottage and deck

    Cottage and deck

  • Electric fireplace

    Electric fireplace

  • Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, view from beach

    Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, view from beach

  • Glen Lake from Pierce Stocking Drive

    Glen Lake from Pierce Stocking Drive

  • fab fall color in Leelanau county

    fab fall color in Leelanau county

  • Fire pit and dock

    Fire pit and dock

  • waterfront - Sleeping Bear Dune Climb in backgroun

    waterfront - Sleeping Bear Dune Climb in backgroun

  • Kitchen and drop leaf table

    Kitchen and drop leaf table

  • View from inside cottage

    View from inside cottage

  • Sunset over Glen Lake

    Sunset over Glen Lake

  • Queen bed in bedroom #1

    Queen bed in bedroom #1

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