Secluded Home W/Private Beach & Dock- Portage Lk, Short Walk- Lk Michigan Beach(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Beachfront, sleeps 10
This is a wonderful cottage secluded at the end of a wooded peninsula that seperates Lake Michigan from Portage Lake. You have a private sand beach and dock on Portage Lake and a walk less than a block to beautiful sand beaches on Lake Michigan. Build a campfire on either beach. From your cottage you can watch the sun rise looking 3 miles east across Portage Lake or turn to the west and watch the sun set over Lake Michigan. The main level of the home has the kitchen, dining room table, and living room. The living has a HD TV with cable service, and a gas fireplace. The home has a laundry room with washer & dryer. There is also cable internet with wi-fi. The master bedroom, is also on the main level, and has a king bed, full bath, HD TV, and a window a/c. Upstairs is 3 more bedrooms, two with queen beds, and the third with 3 twin beds. Upstairs also has another full bath and a futon in the hallway.
This location lends itself to all sorts of outdoor activities. Biking, walking, and jogging., boating, water skiing, fishing, jet skiing, and sailing. Canoeing and tubing local rivers. Fishing Portage Lake for all the fresh water game fish. Charter fishing available for Salmon and Trout on the big lake and world class local Trout and Salmon streams. There is kayak and paddleboard rentals, charter fishing guide, and sailboat charters just a block away at the Portage Point Inn & Marina. Take a day trip traveling up the coastline on M22, one of the most scenic drives in America, to the quaint villages along the route offering unique shopping opportunities. This is a great time to visit the many vineyards and wine chateaus, along with orchards and fruit stands. This is also a great time to visit and photograph several lighthouses. Championship golf courses are within a few minutes of your cottage, most notable are Arcadia Bluffs, The Heathlands, Manistee National, Bear Lake County Highlands, and Manistee Golf and Country Club. You can go horseback riding for all levels, adults and children, at the Rock 'n' R stables 20 minutes from the home. Your family might consider a lazy float down the Platte River with transportation and tubes provided by Riverside Rentals. Canoe and kayak rentals and trips are also available on many of the rivers in the area. Ask me for details. The village of Onekama, on the opposite side of Portage Lake from this cottage, has some wonderful shops and restaurants. The beautiful Little River Casino is ten miles away and provides gambling and entertainment.
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Member since: 2013
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
This is a secluded, wooded setting at the end of a private drive at the end of a road on a peninsula that seperates Lake Michigan from Portage Lake. Cottage overlooks channel connecting the two lakes....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
The only room with air conditioning is the 1st floor bedroom with a king bed. Most of the homes on Lake Michigan in northern part of the state do not have air conditioning. Not usually a problem....moreless
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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Early Spring Rates
May 6 - Jun 9, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 10 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Housekeeping $150
- Tax Rate 6%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Deposit if forfeited for reservations cancelled 90 days or less prior to arrival.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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New deck built Spring of 2016.
Front yard looking west toward Lake Michigan.
Kitchen with dishwasher, gas stove.
Dining area across from kitchen and adjacent to living room.
Bdrm #2, Upstairs with queen bed.
Bdrm #4, upstairs with 3 twin beds.
Sitting area outside bedrooms upstairs with futon.
Miles of sandy beaches on Lake Michigan just a short walk from cottage.
Kids enjoying the afternoon by the cottage on Lake Michigan.
Golf at Heathlands, Arcadia Bluffs, Bear Lake, & Manistee National.
Charter fishing right off shore from the cottage.
Front yard and deck.
Your private beach, dock & fire pit. Sand bottom, shallow water, kids to play.
Your path up from the private Portage Lake beach and dock.
Bdrm #1, 1st floor, king bed with private bath.
Bdrm #3, Upstairs with a queen bed.
Master bedrooms bathroom.
Pier jumping is a popular activity with kids and adults alike.
Tubing on Portage Lake.
Roasting marshmellows and hot dogs by the campfire at night.
Betsie River about 25 minutes away
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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