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Lake Michigan Earl Young Cottage 'Abide' Walk to Town, Beach

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Last updated: 05/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-5)

Come to Abide, and enjoy our uniquely crafted 'Mushroom House' nestled in the midst of Charlevoix the Beautiful.

Come to Abide and relax in this fairy tale-like setting, conveniently located within walking distance of the downtown drawbridge, Round Lake, East Park, and public beach, with lighthouse.

Come to Abide, where the farmhouse sink, wrought iron bed, and stone fireplace will remind you of a place long, long ago.

Come to Abide, and sit outside with a book in one of our red Adirondac chairs, while breathing in the flower-scented lake air.

Come to Abide.

Keywords: This charming stone cottage with thatched cedar roof is located directly across the street from Lake Michigan, and is just 3 short blocks from down town. Walk to the public beach, with lighthouse, and watch the boats go by. Watch the drawbridge go up, while the sun rises and sets across beautiful Lake Michigan.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Sleeping Porch


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 15 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/20/2017
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Enjoy a Sunday service by the lake, cool off in the musical fountian by the harbor, or visit the fish pond in East Park. Walk downtown and shop for fresh fruits and vegtables at the Farmer's Market, and browse the arts and craft shows. Your children will love our local summer camp at Mt. McSauba.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: I am founder and owner of Children's Keeper, where we hand craft one-of-a-kind collectable porcelian dolls, Each doll is carefully dressed in a costume designed in the tradition of their native country. I am also a poet, and love to write. My husband is a photographer, and Art teacher at a private Christian School in Texas.

Why Charlevoix, MI, USA:
My family has been coming to Charlevoix the Beautiful since the early 1900's. Purchasing Abide was a dream come true. I am happy that I can share my dream with you.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I love the peace of this little village, nesteled between Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan. I love to ride my bike to the lake and go swimming early in the morning when no one else is around. Most evenings, my family and I watch the sunset together, while swimming, flying kites, playing football, building sand castles, or just simply abiding.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/20/2017

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  • Abide


VRBO #370907

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 20, 2017

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