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Recently Remodeled on Little Glen Lake - Sand Beach, Dune Climb Across Road

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Last updated: 02/18/2017

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Weekly Friday to Friday rental. Four bedroom, 3 bath cottage on the beach

Bricker Cottage description

Exceptional, historic cottage on west shore of Little Glen Lake built by our grandparents in 1918. Completely remodeled and refurbished in 2014.

We're surrounded by the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore which has miles of sand beaches nearby on Lake Michigan. And, right across the road are the Dune Climb and Heritage Bike Trail which allows you to ride from Glen Arbor to Empire on the trail.

Our shallow water, sand beach is ideal for small children. Beach has canoe, kayak, boat mooring, dock, fire pit, grill, picnic tables and beach chairs.
Empire, to the south, has a nice public beach on Lake Michigan with a playground. Glen Arbor, to the North, has great restaurants and shops.

There are four bedrooms: Main floor has large bedroom with queen bed and bunk beds, a loft with two twin beds, another upstairs area has one queen bedroom and one twin bedroom Each area is near one of three bathrooms.
Guests provide their own linens and towels. Blankets and pillows are provided.
Sleeps 10.

Kitchen is well supplied with everything you will need.

Large, comfortable living room with stone fireplace.

Weekly rental. Rents - Friday to Friday.
Check in 4pm - check out 10am.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 30%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    Up the stairs and a lake view....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Large room on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Above garage with Lake view...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    Above garage with Dune view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 has a Queen bed and a bunk bed

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Toilet and Tub/shower in bathroom and Vanity in hall...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Renters to provide own linen and towels.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    Shallow sandy beach on west side of Little Glen Lake across the road from the Dune Climb....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    for bikes...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 1 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 6%


REFUND POLICY Full refund will be given if we can rent cottage for same week you cancel. Otherwise, full deposit can be used for any open week in any year.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City, MI
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington, MI
Glen Arbor, MI, USA
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Glen Arbor, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
Little Glen Lake

Car: Necessary

Cottage on Little Glen Lake across road from the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb and new Heritage Trail bike path which goes through the National Park to Empire, Dune Climb, Glen Haven and Glen Arbor.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1918

About the owner: I am the granddaughter of Frank Dillion who bought the property in 1918 and built a Sears kit home. He and his wife Alice were artists who lived in Chicago.

Why the Owner Chose Glen Arbor, MI, USA:
This is one of the nicest beaches for children on big or little Glen Lake and it is across the road from the Dune Climb.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private sand beach.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 30%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

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  • Lake view

    Lake view

  • Cottage from lake

    Cottage from lake

  • Breakfast nook

    Breakfast nook

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bathroom 1

    Bathroom 1

  • Living room

    Living room

  • kitchen


  • Beach - narrows bridge in background

    Beach - narrows bridge in background

  • Cottage from the lake

    Cottage from the lake

  • Living room  looking to lake

    Living room looking to lake

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bathroom 1

    Bathroom 1

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Kitchen


  • Vanity bathroom 3

    Vanity bathroom 3

VRBO #598651

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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