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Enjoy This Family Fun Cottage with Sandy Beach Frontage

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-8 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

4Bdm, 2Bath, Large Cottage, Sleeps 16

Located in Traverse City Michigan, this lovely 4 bedroom cottage sits 45 feet from the water on a private 1 acre lot with 90 ft. of sandy beach frontage on beautiful High Lake, a peaceful 50 acre lake with very low water traffic but much natural beauty including the wild life and water fowl. Even the bald eagles nest here. Located only 4 miles from the Cherry Capital Airport and just 7-9 miles from the beautiful East & West Grand Traverse Bays, High Lake is wonderful for any water/ice sport winter or summer.
This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach cottage can easily accommodate 3 families sleeping up to 16, 8 in the upper level Bunk House which has 3 bunk beds and a futon and up to 8 on the main level. There is 1 queen bed in each of the 3 main level bedrooms and 2 couches in the living room that will sleep 2 extra persons. Sheet sets, pillows and comforters for the beds are provided for your use. There are 2 bathrooms each with a shower. Towels (hand and bath) and wash cloths are available for your use. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a pool table and five televisions throughout the house. All soaps are provided for your use and there is a washer and dryer on the main level. There is a large 2 level deck that has built in benches, a fire pit table with chairs and other deck furniture for your comfort as well as a gas grill. Great swimming in the summer with a dock, swim raft and paddle boat for your use. A pontoon and kayaks can be rented. There is a fire pit with chairs and a picnic table on the beach. Firewood is available. In the winter you can Snowmobile, Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe or Ice Fish right from the Cottage, only ¼ mile to groomed trails, maps are available. A list of other activities and interesting places to visit while you are here and the addresses, phone #’s and maps for them will be available at the Cottage. There is a Restaurant/Pizza (with delivery), country store/gas station and Fire and Rescue just ½ mile away on the opposite side of the lake. Sorry, No Pets/No Smoking.

Please call Jim Spadafore (248 701-8937) for reservation and rate information to start planning your relaxing get-a-way!!!

Don’t forget these events!!!

The Red Wings Training Camp September 2016. Call 231-933-7465 for additional information.

The National Cherry Festival is held every July! In 2016 the festival starts July 2nd and ends July 9th. The Blue Angels are scheduled to be here every other year during the Cherry Festival. Traverse City has boasted being titled as the 'Cherry Capital of the World' and this Festival is known worldwide. 1 week of many wonderful activities for young and old, large carnival, parades, and fireworks on July 4th and on the last day of the festival. Another popular event is the Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 26-31 in 2016.
Traverse City is also home to the Beach Bums, a Class A minor league baseball team which plays its home games mid-May to September at Wuerful Park in Traverse City. The Beach Bums won the Frontier League championship in 2015.
Traverse City and the Grand Traverse area are widely known for winter activities and great trails for cross country skiing(Vasa trl.) snowmobiling and snowshoeing.
We hope that once you have vacationed here at “The Family Fun Retreat”, we will see you again next year or even before!!!
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Manager

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2356 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Prefer Families...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 3 bunk bed

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  • 1 queen bed, chest of drawers, fan and TV. in each of three bedrooms. 3 bunk beds, a futon and small drawers and TV in the 4th bedroom and two comfortable couch's in the living room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Other Activities: Attractions are almost too numerous to mention: Beaches: Beautiful East and West Grand Traverse Bays, Wineries, Breweries, Golf Courses, Antiquing, Casinos, Charter Fishing, Skiing: Down Hill, Cross Country, Water, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Snowboarding, Sledding, Hot Air Ballooning, Sports/Ball Courts and Fields, Horseback Riding/Horse Shows, Dirt Bike Trails, Cinemas, Museums,Water Parks, Fitness Centers, Snorkeling/Diving, Cycling/Hiking, Paintball, Target Practice, Hunting, Sailing/Parasailing, Wind Surfing,Bowling, Arcades, Shopping, many Restaurants, Sight Seeing: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinaw Island, Etc! A Guide for these activities and others will be available for you. ~ Many of these activities are just minutes from the Cottage!!! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    6 TV's throughout the cottage...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    90 ft. of sandy beach frontage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in the Living Room and the Upper level Bunk Room...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot water heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis Court 1.5 miles away...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $295
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,490
Memorial Day wkd
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,300
flat fee
Early Summer
May 29 - Jun 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
$1,890
Summer
Jun 16 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,590
Week before Cherry Festival
Jun 24 - Jul 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,990
TC Cherry Festival
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2017
8 night min stay

$3,390
flat fee
summer
Jul 8 - Jul 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,990
TC Film Festival
Jul 22 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,090
flat fee
Summer
Jul 29 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,990
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$400
Fall
Sep 5 - Nov 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$275 $295
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $100

Notes:

If there are more than 14 in a party during your stay it costs an extra $10.00-$25.00 a night for every person over 12. Also available for rental is a 16-foot pontoon for $125.00 day or $490.00 for the week. A paddle boat can be used for free.

FULL WEEK: A 50% initial payment is due when you make the reservation. Your balance payment is due 60 days prior to check in. All payments are fully refunded as long as we are able to rent the property without a loss of income.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Peegeos
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elmbrook
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U S 131
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Peegeos
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Holiday
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
Right on my backyard

Located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan where:

AOL Travel News has named Traverse City as one of the top 10 beach towns in America.

Bon Appetit has awarded Traverse City in one of the top 5 'foodie' towns.

Livability has placed Traverse City as the #4 winter vacation spot in the United States.

Cottage is two miles from where Detroit Red Wings hold their training camp.

 

Manager info


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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