Booking for Summer of 2017!(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7-57 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 bedroom 2.5 bath, 3000 square ft with 100 feet of beachfront
The living room is very large, looking onto the lake and land trampoline. The living room has oversized comfy furniture and a flat screen television. The kitchen is well equipped, pancake grill, Vita-mix for smoothies and juicing and an ice cream maker when not going into Bellaire for a sundae! There is also Weber gas grill for outdoor cooking. New dishwasher and stove have been added to the cottage.
You will enjoy watching the deer, eagles and loons on the 2 acre property along with badminton, volleyball net set-up. The adirondack chairs and outdoor seating are ample for large parties around the fire pit.
We will provide only bed lines, please bring bath and beach towels for your stay. Can be provided per request. Hair dryer, iron, small apartment size washer and dryer also provided.
We want you to love, enjoy and explore the area as much as we do. You are quite secluded at the cottage yet can access the cinema, mini golf,, Up North Furniture, consignment shops, awesome coffee shops and ecclectic dining at Moca, The Lunch Box, fine dining at Siren Hall. Sunday mornings during the summer season must be enjoyed at Brownwood Acres @ Torch Lake for flea market finds and doughtnuts. Also, live entertainment at Famous Short's Microbrewery Bar, open deck dining at The Blue Pelican and Dockside in a 15 minute drive to the Villages of Bellaire/Central Lake/Torch Lake. Casinos are within 20 miles.
Beautiful Lake Michigan shores are a 9 mile drive to (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Eastport. Grass River Nature Preserve in Bellaire is also a must see (www.grassriver.org) Torch Lake is next door to Intermediate Lake @ 13 miles. The beachy town of Charlevoix/Petosky is 25 miles away. The National Park of Sleeping Bear Dunes is a must see if there is time. If you can fit Mackinaw Island into your stay it would be well worth it.
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Member since: 2013
- 2890 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
- Four bedrooms, sleeping accommodations for 14
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 14 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 3 - Jun 17, 2017
15 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2017
8 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 4, 2017
57 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning $200 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Tax Rate 6%
There is no cancellation policy once you have made your first deposit. Please make sure these are the dates agreeable to your party. We cannot refund stay due to inclement weather.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Ballinagh cottage is secluded yet, minutes from Grocery Store, live band entertainment at Short's Microbrewery, Grass Lake Nature area, beautiful ski resort and championship golf @ Schuss Mountain. Lake Michigan in Eastport is perfect for Petoskey Stone collecting. Intermediate Lake is known for championship fishing and excellent for waterskiing. Mackinaw Island and Sleeping Bear Dunes within an hour/hour and a half. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa @ 35 min travel. Beautiful Charlevoix for dining and beach town @ 20 min
Year Purchased: 2013
About: Our family has loved Northern Michigan for many years. It is where my Irish parents taught us to be part of the outdoors. We learned to water ski on the lakes of Michigan, as kids, as well as snow ski as adults. We learned to quiet the mind here in Northern Michigan and respect the beauty. We were taught the art of conversation around crackling fires, screened in porches and warm wooden docks. Thank you parents.
Why Central Lake, MI, USA:
The private lake setting, the white birches and the short distance drive to the big Lake Michigan. The quaint 1920's cottage reminds us of where we came from and to enjoy the simple things in life like sunrises, listening to the sound of rain on the back porch, hearing laughter of the lake while sitting around a fire. There are so many things to do in the area or just sit back in the adirondack chair and enjoy the veiw.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private beach setting, availability of Grocery Store/Market, beautiful restaurants, or simple dining, a beachy town, cute cinema, water parks, golf, tennis. Brownwood Acres at Torch Lake let's you step back in history, from penny candies to flea market to the history of the area.
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Front view of Ballinagh Cottage
Barnes Park in Eastport, Mi
Welcome to Ballinagh!
Large table for screened in dining and view of land trampoline and lake.
Low traffic beautiful Intermediate Lake, close to dock.
Front entry includes pamphlets of area activities and maps.
Water toys included, the kayaks were on the lake.
Living room overlooking lake.
Trampoline for guest use! View from living room
View going to screened porch overlooking the lake
Large screened eat in porch, outdoor bar for extra seating.
Many fish have been caught off the dock. Trampoline for guest use.
View of the lake from many windows.
Path to the lake.
Large master suite, gas fire place, flatscreen tv, view of lake.
Two sets of trundle beds, for 4 twin beds in all in this room.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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