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Nice, Clean, Affordable Cottage with a/c on Otsego Lake, Gaylord, MI

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms (1 Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Super clean and fully remodeled cottage on canal on Otsego Lake in beautiful Gaylord, Michigan. This great 3 bedroom cottage offers a nice family room with TV and electric fireplace, 2 Decks with BBQ Grill for entertaining. NEW Deck by water added Fall of 2013. Dock for boating, fishing or just relaxing. Newer Kitchen including dishwasher! Lake views from family room! Why work when you are on vacation? Includes all linens, washer and dryer. Just bring your clothes!

Direct Lake Access

150’ of frontage on Canal with Fire Pit!

Sleeps 6

3 Bedrooms (Queen Size Bed in Master, Bunk Beds in Guest, Pullout Sofa in Private Den with door

Love Seat in Private Den

New Sofa with chase lounge in Family Room

Remodeled Bathroom

TV and electric Fireplace

iPod Dock

DVD Player

Flat Screen TV with HD Antenna

Kitchen with dishwasher & Laundry machines

Foyer with Mud Room bench

Deck overlooking the Lake

Paved driveway and roads

Air-conditioning, Gas Heat

New Paint, Carpet, Kitchen and Bath Flooring,

New Bathroom, Water Heater, A/C units,

New Doors, Windows, Siding, and Driveway

Fire Pit by lake


Sun Deck by Lake


Rental rates are $125/per night (2 night minimum) + $100/deposit - weekly and monthly rates available check vrbo rates as published

***Note, rates subject to surcharge for holidays. Check with us for details. ****

Payment: Visa, MasterCard via VRBO

Terms: Payment and deposit to be received prior to renting.Check in 4pm - Check out 11am -

*** To Access the property there is a keypad mounted to the side door programmed with the last 4 digits of your phone number you registered on VRBO with. Property address is 1601 Twin Pine Road, Gaylord, MI 49735

*** NOTE: In order to provide you with great value we do not ask up front for a cleaning fee. We ask that you leave it the way you found it to avoid cleaning charge. The cleaning charge would be your $100 deposit. We will happy to clean the property for that fee if you so choose. The choice is your . Washer and dryer provided for linens.

Keywords: Lake Canal Front, 2+ Bedroom, Clean, Great Location Near Gaylord, Golf, Camping, Boating, swimming, dock, sun deck, Snowmobile, All Sports Lake, Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, Hiking, Camping, Shopping, Ice Skating, Swimming, Golfing, Fishing, Hunting, Relaxing, Boating, Canoeing, BBQ Grill, Water Front, Paved Drive and Roads, Fire Pit

More Details

Tom Kassab
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Tom Kassab

Hello - I'm Tom Kassab. Thanks for considering staying at our home on Otsego Lake. I'm sure you will enjoy your stay in our clean and newly remodeled cottage.

Tom Kassab purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Tom Kassab chose Gaylord

When I first found this cottage I knew it was right for us. Great location, lots to do in Gaylord and adjoins two beautiful wooded lots for privacy that we own as well. 150' of waterfront!

What makes this cottage unique

This property offers it all. From Snowmobiling, Boating, fishing right off the dock, to great snow skiing and restaurants/shopping just a few minutes away. SUPER CLEAN COTTAGE!!!


Gaylord Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly updated bath complete with linen cabinet - linens are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Sofa/Chase Lounge in Family Room (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Nice, Clean, Affordable Cottage with a/c on Otsego Lake, Gaylord, MI
average rating of 4.2972975 based on 37 reviews
Zeeland, Michigan, USA

Nice Little Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Everything we needed for the weekend except for food and clothing was in the cottage. The kitchen was fully equipped, including a waffle iron, and coffee maker.

The bedrooms are small but adequate, and we used a fan which came with the cottage to keep the bedrooms cool at night when we slept.

Towels and linens were provided with the cottage, so no need to bring along towels unless you want them for use on the beach.

The property is adjacent to a canal which leads into Otsego Lake. The canal is suitable for boats, but not swimming. For swimming there is the county park with a beach nearby , as well as the state park and a public beach.

Our deposit was returned a week after we vacated the cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small and did the job!

  • 4 of 5

Nice little place for the money. For sure beat having a hotel room with kids.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend place!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying for a long weekend. Area is very quiet, canal was deep enough to get our pontoon right up to the dock on the property. Lots of fish to go fishing right off the dock. Nice beach close by nice area to talk a walk through.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place for a getaway

  • 4 of 5

Overall, the cabin was great.


Nice Surroundings

Nice master bedroom

Had a nice TV

Great air conditioning

Kitchen had all utensils and appliances.


Room with bunk beds was very cramped, I felt like my kids were on a submarine and had to have their head ducked all the time. Would not recommend for claustrophobic people.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA

Simple Litte Cottage

  • 3 of 5

First, let me say we don't regret having rented this cottage - but we were a little surprised by how small the two bedrooms were - the third bedroom, I wouldn't consider it a bedroom, it was a room with two sofa's. The AC are room AC's - one in the room with sofa's to sleep on, the other in the living space - so for us, it was a little warmer then we had expected. Instructions on how to use the DVD would have been helpful - we couldn't get it to work and when we reported it, were told it worked before and they would check it after we left. It was my first VRBO so it was a learning experience for us. It's on the lake - but not at the beach which is what we had thought from the photos.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and comfortable for the right price.

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed our stay at the cabin. It was exactly as I imagined and was a very comfortable and pleasant stay. Thank you! I would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are just a very short walk from the Otsego County Park (5 blocks)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

PROPERTY MUST BE RETURNED IN THE SAME CONDITION AS RENTED (Towels / Linens washed, beds made, dishes washed, etc. etc.) Otherwise, the deposit will be applied to cleaning. Address is 1601 Twin Pine Road, Gaylord, MI 49735 - To access property, enter the last 4 digits of your phone number on the side door. This is the same number listed on your registration of VRBO. Reservations are non-Cancelable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund