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Sandy Cove is a Vintage Cottage on Big Glen Lake, Leelanau County, Michigan

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Main Cottage Also 6 Person Companion Cottage 6-12 Sleeps

Sandy Cove is a lovely vintage cottage on the sandy shore of Big Glen Lake’s North End! Accommodating 7 guests in the main cottage; there is a Companion Cottage that sits behind which can provide for an additional 6 guests in it’s 3 bedrooms and includes a full bath. Renovated in 2013 this 3 bedroom and 2 bath main cottage is complete with traditional stone fireplace, full kitchen, dining room, large sun porch, beach-side decking and a dock extending over the Caribbean-like clear water.

Reservations for 2017 will be accepted starting December 2016.
***NO Reservations are assumed until you have received Direct Confirmation from the Property Manager. Reservations are not Secured until the property manager has received the signed contract and required deposit.***
**Please be aware that VRBO may give the impression that you have time secured. You do NOT until the Property manager has confirmed with you DIRECTLY. Thank you for your patience with this VRBO bungle.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

  • Loft Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Companion Cottage bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Companion Cottage bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


  • Companion Cottage bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    can be converted to King...moreless

  • Master bedroom suite: 1 king

    plus Day Bed for 1...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Companion Cottage - 1 bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1 - Master Suite: toilet, shower


Other Amenities

  • WiFi, Main Cottage sleeps up to 7 people. If Companion Cottage is necessary, for an additional fee, it sleeps an additional 6 people (is not heated; available in warmer months only). ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront:

    Spacious sand beach on the Northern shore of Big Glen Lake....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season Rate
May 1 - Jun 11, 2017
3 night min stay
June Interim Rate
Jun 12 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Peak Season Rate
Jun 24 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

August Interim Rate
Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall Season Rate
Sep 4 - Oct 15, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • IntermWk CompCottge(+6p) $1,050
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • PeakWk CompCottge(+6p) $1,700
  • IntermNtly CompCottge+6p $150


Weekly Rates listed are for the Main Cottage sleeping up to 7 people.

There is a Peak Season $1700.00/ week fee added for use of the additional Companion cottage (provides room for 6 additional guests) for a total of 13 guests maximum on the property. The Companion Cottage fee for the Interim and Spring/Fall Seasons is $1050/week or $150/night. There is no heat in the Companion cottage... it is available May 1st - October 15th only.

Spring/Fall and Interim Season Rates listed include a discounted Nightly rate when leasing 7 Nights.

a 10% non-refundable deposit is required with a signed contract to secure reservations. Contracts are sent out beginning in January of the calendar year of your stay. (January 2017 for Summer of 2017) The balance is due 45 days prior to arrival. a separate $500 fully-refundable security deposit check is due with the balance.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Art's Tavern
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
The Homestead

Car: Recommended

located within 'The Most Beautiful Place in America', Glen Lake has been fondly dubbed by it's fans the Northern Caribbean. The Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore is a nearby National Park providing miles of hiking trails, beaches on the shore of Lake Michigan, wildlife and nature for peaceful enjoyment and the challenge of a Dune Climb. The surrounding Leelanau County has numerous wineries, beautiful natural landscaping that inspires many artists, photographers and plenty of country roads for leisurely meandering. Within 30- 45 minutes in any direction you can find a number of golf courses, art galleries, shopping areas, music venues, food, spirits, beaches, numerous festivities and any amenities that might be necessary.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • living room

    living room

  • Master Bedroom - Main Cottage

    Master Bedroom - Main Cottage

VRBO #465465

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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