Perfect Waterfront Home* (Skegemog/Torch/Elk)(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Beautiful Home On Lake Skegemog (Close To Everything)
Lake Skegemog is an all sports lake and is home to some of the best fishing in Northwest Michigan including an abundance of bass, white fish and perch. The Ravens' Nest is 6 minutes from Turtle Creek Casino, 15 minutes from Traverse City, and 30 minutes from Shanty Creek. The area is known for Michigan’s finest golf courses (The Bear, Elmbrook, Shanty Creek, & Hawk’s Eye), summer water sports, winter snow sports, breweries, wineries, casinos, unique shops, museums, horse shows, and much more!
The Ravens' Nest is a ranch style home with 70’ of waterfront right out the back door. It has a long, paved driveway and is located on a dead-end street. The yard is large and grassy providing plenty of room for relaxation, lawn games, and bonfires. Step down to the water from the small sea wall or jump in from the dock! The water is crystal clear and beautiful. Walk from the shallow, smooth rock shore (bottom becomes sandy a few feet from shore) out to the sand bar. Launch your boat only a mile from the home!
As one of the closest homes to the water, you will have perfect views of the lake from the living room, master suite, or deck when staying at The Ravens' Nest. The home has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a large living space. The living room has a full sleeper sofa and plenty of seating. The kitchen, larger than most on the water, is fully equipped with dishes, small and large appliances, cookware and anything else you may need.
Sleep soundly on a large king bed in the master suite, cozy pillow-top queen mattresses in 2 bedrooms or 2 twin mattresses in the 4th room. Each room has a full size closet and dresser for plenty of storage space. All bathroom and bedroom linens are provided. A washer and dryer are also included. A new grill, outdoor furniture, and a fire pit are available for your enjoyment.
If you grow tired of relaxing by the water, head to downtown Alden, Elk Rapids, or Traverse City for great restaurants, ice cream shops and boutiques. There is so much to do, and everything is so close … you will love staying at The Ravens' Nest!
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Member since: 2014
- 1692 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
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
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 7 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 5 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $750
- Tax Rate 6%
***4th of July (7/1-7/8) - Rate is $4,495.00 plus tax and deposit.
***Elk Rapids Harbor Days (7/29-8/5) - Rate is $3,495.00 plus tax and deposit.
Booking Fee: VRBO charges a 6-10% service fee for booking via credit card. They also charge us 2.5% for you to book via credit card. Unfortunately, we pass this fee onto you. BUT you can save money by paying via check or money order. These 2 methods of payment do not incur any booking fees!
Payment Terms: A $750 refundable deposit plus 50% of the rental rate is due at the time of booking. The balance is due 30 days prior to check-in.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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View of crystal clear water from back yard
View of the gorgeous lake from the deck
Sitting area on deck
Dining & Living area from Kitchen
View of water from living area
Spacious Kitchen - fulled equipped!
Bedroom 2 with queen pillow-top mattress!
Driveway from road
Master w/ king size bed and sliders leading to deck
Large master bath with double sinks and extra large tub/shower
View of the cottage from the water
Living room with plenty of seating... and a large floor cushion for kids!
Kitchen from Living area
Bedroom 1 with queen pillow-top mattress!
Bedroom 3 with two twin beds!
Front of the home from driveway
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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