The Bluestone Cottage in Leland, which which sleeps 10-12, is within a 5 min walk to Lake Michigan and Historic Fishtown, the center of Leland.
You'll love the decor, the bedroom layout (good for multiple families/couples), the back deck for grilling, and the front porch for morning coffee.
We are right on the wine trail, as described in Travel & Leisure, Leelanau, “best known for cherries, sprawling sand dunes, massive blue lakes, and bucolic scenery may just be America’s next great wine touring region”.
We book Sunday to Sunday from June 14-Sept 6, 2020. And we are open all year round for wine tasting, biking, shopping or golf weekends.
The Bluestone Cottage is within walking distance to Lake Michigan beaches and to the picturesque town of Leland with great restaurants, cafes, galleries, shopping and Historic Fishtown! The stylish, comfortable house is ideal for wine tasting weekends and vacations for exploring Leelanau County as we are right on the wine trail. Head to Verterra, Chateau Fontaine, Boathouse, Aurora, 45 North and Black Star Farm all within minutes! Great layout for a big group with 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.
Open for Christmas Holidays (Dec 13-27). Near skiing at the Homestead or Crystal Mountain. Near trails for snowshoeing or xc skiing. Excellent restaurants, bowling, arcade and movie theater are open for holiday entertainment. I’ll send you lists of wineries and cider houses with fireplaces and winter walking trails.
Looking for August Aug 11-Sept 1: Check out The White Birch Cottage in Lake Leelanau (610555). 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, Sleeps 10. Chef's kitchen, gas fireplace, gorgeous interiors. Dock on Lake Leelanau in the Narrows with canoe and kayak, large lawn, firepit, volleyball net and ping pong table. In August we are Sunday to Sunday.
The Bluestone cottage, with all stylish interiors, has plenty of room for 10-12 people, and the layout works well for multiple families. 5 Bedrooms (King, 2 Queen, 4 Twins, pull-out), 3 Full Baths, open Living/Dining room, front porch and back deck for grilling. Guests love our well-designed interiors and luxury linens!
The Bluestone Cottage is a quick 3 minute walk to the secluded North Beach on Lake Michigan, and just 3 blocks from Fishtown and the heart of Leland. Guests love that they can walk everywhere from the Bluestone Cottage on quiet back streets.
We are centrally located near the towns of Leland, Northport and Suttons Bay, and right on the wine trail. It is an ideal location for exploring Leelanau County; within a short scenic drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Suttons Bay, Northport, or Traverse City. You can walk into the town of Leland for coffee, lunch, ice cream and even wine tasting at Verterra, or drinks at Rick's Cafe overlooking the Leland Dam!
Book now for spring. We book up early!
Recent reviews: 'Very nice accommodations for our group of eight. We loved the location. The kitchen was well-equipped. Everything gave a clean, well-maintained impression. I would highly recommend it to others.'
Our amenities include cable, wi-fi, laundry, central A/C, parking for 4 cars, charcoal grill, games, front porch, back deck and screened-in porch.
The house layout is well suited for multiple families: upstairs you will find a King bedroom, a Twins room and Full bathroom with tub and shower. Downstairs features a Queen bedroom with Full bath with shower on one end of the house and on the other side, there is a Queen and a Twins room which share a Full bath with tub and shower.
The Bluestone Cottage is a great location in the spring too. Leelanau County is lively with great restaurants, easy access to Traverse City, stunning Leelanau Conservancy hiking trails, the TART bike trail, superior golf courses, new tennis and basketball courts in nearby Suttons Bay and award-winning wine and microbrewery tours -- hard ciders too! Many openings in April/May.
'The house is fantastic' Guest, July
'The house was perfect for us' From Chicago, February
Enjoy the cool Michigan evenings on the front porch with garden views, the private back deck with charcoal grill, and a screen porch off one of the Queen bedrooms.
Leland is the perfect place to enjoy your free time, whether you love to walk on endless Lake Michigan beaches, boat on Lake Leelanau, shop in the quaint town of Leland, go wine tasting or explore farther and see all of gorgeous Leelanau County.
'The white-sand beaches feel as sweeping and sublime as oceanfront' Martha Stewart Living July/August 2013
In prime summer, we are a Sunday to Sunday rental to easily accommodate wedding parties and their families and guests.
Love the Suttons Bay restaurant scene? Try the Schoolhouse Cottage in Suttons Bay (491672). 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 8-10. Walk to town, beach, Marina, tennis and basketball courts and we’re within a short distance to bike trails.
Visit our local wineries, cider houses and breweries! Check out our unique boutiques, walk on the beach, go for a hike, or kayak on Lake Leelanau. Visit our award-winning gourmet restaurants. I am happy to share my favorites!
Enjoy evenings sipping local wines on the front porch admiring the perennial garden or grilling on the private back deck. Take the kids for ice cream at The Harbor House or build a bonfire on Van's beach!
The Leelanau Peninsula has a wide variety of special events throughout the year. The Old Art Building Art Shows, the Suttons Bay Art and Wine events , Leland Heritage Festival with Wooden Boats and Antique Cars, the Harvest Stompede Wine Tasting Event and much more!
Plan now for Spring Wine Tasting Weekends with friends, we still have April and May weekends available! Coming up North in the winter? We're open for the holidays and winter break! Enjoy our cozy gas fireplace in the Master Bedroom and enjoy the area's many winter sports: skiing at the Homestead or Crystal Mountain, snowshoeing at Houdek Dunes, xc skiing at 45 North, sledding at Bahle Park and ice skating in Suttons Bay, and taking icy walks on the beach! Leland and Suttons Bay are decorated for the Holidays and Traverse City is a short drive. Many wineries are open and the restaurants are serving hearty winter menus.
If this house is booked when you want to go on vacation, feel free to check out our nearby rental VRBO#491672. The Schoolhouse Cottage in Suttons Bay, on a quiet street in the Village, has lots of charm. Built as a schoolhouse for the Lutheran church, now it's a gracious home with 4 bedrooms (Sleeps 8-10), 2 bathrooms, large living and dining rooms and updated kitchen. Enjoy evenings on the outdoor patio with grill, or walk to town for an Italian ice or catch a movie at the Bay Theatre. All within a 3 minute walk!
Want to be on the water, or looking to bring your boat on vacation? Consider the luxurious White Birch Cottage on the Narrows of Lake Leelanau (VRBO 610555). Enjoy a super-comfortable and relaxing vacation in this well-designed waterfront home which sleeps 10-12. Relax on the porch overlooking the picturesque Narrows, lounge on the spacious dock enjoying the view, kayak through the adjacent Leelanau Conservancy property, or walk to town for tastings at Northern Latitudes and The Boathouse Vineyard.
I encourage you to Request to Book as I respond to all inquiries and am always happy to answer any questions about the area and offer ideas for hiking trails, wine tours, and restaurants.