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Grandma's Cozy Sunset Cottage on Mullett Lake

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-7)

This quaint, cozy lakefront cottage is on a quiet dead-end street and features a fabulous deck to BBQ, eat and entertain on - overlooking 64 feet of shoreline on Mullett Lake. Located at the South end of Mullett Lake in Pigeon Bay. Enjoy fabulous sunsets then roast marshmallows at the fire-pit, watcha glorious sunset and watch the stars at night.

The combination walk-out beach and seawall with dock and mooring ball are excellent for small children and pets. The beautiful sand bottom and shallow water makes for great swimming. Take out the fishing boat (oars included) or the paddle boat to enjoy both the lake or the nearby Pigeon River to watch river otter, turtles, ducks, swans and other birds or, walk one street over to Parrot's Point for morning runs, walks or bike rides.

Relax and make memories to cherish for a life time at this old-fashioned, up-north cottage, away from the hustle and bustle. Perfect for couples or a small family.

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage

More Details

Mike and Sandy Galarno
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Mike and Sandy Galarno

We are the Galarno's, we love everything about 'Up North' Michigan. We enjoy the lake and everything it has to offer. We also enjoy traveling up river to explore the Inland Waterway. We also enjoy Petoskey and Mackinac Island.

Why Mike and Sandy Galarno chose Mullett Lake

The sunsets from the large deck are absolutely breathtaking and never get old!

What makes this cottage unique

This rental property offers you a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle. Quiet street, great neighbors, waterfront, row boat, paddle boat and a washer and dryer.


Mullett Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Will not drive on yard and damage septic system or well, if damage is done it will be paid for by renter
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Grandma's Cozy Sunset Cottage on Mullett Lake
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Takes you back to yesteryear

  • 5 of 5

My wife, dog, and I had a wonderful week in August at this cottage. One reason we picked this spot is because it offered a rowboat that enabled me to take my wife and dog out on the lake. All of the neighbors were very friendly and one even offered us the use of kayaks to explore the wetlands beyond the bridge. We took long walks every day up the highway and into Parrot's Pointe. Weather was generally warm and dry with the exception of two days mid-week. We went to Petoskey one day for shopping and ate lunch at Beard's Brewery (I recommend it). In fact you'll have to go to Petoskey, Harbor Springs, or Charlevoix for good food. We went to Cheboygan on the other poor weather day (don't bother). The water is very shallow for a good 100 yards from the beach and is perfect for small kids. Water was cold, but nice when you got used to it. Be sure to bring water shoes, there are small rocks and crushed shells on the lake bottom. Beautiful sunsets every day and the partial solar eclipse was spectacular. The cottage had all of the kitchen supplies, bedding, etc. you need. There is no Wi-Fi and Dish Satellite TV is provided. The queen bed was comfortable, and it was the best week of sleeping I've had since I was a kid. Several light bulbs were burned out in the cottage including two of the four light bulbs in the bathroom and the front porch. Either replace them as needed or make them available so the renter can do it. The tree in the picture provides ample shade from the late afternoon sun. Both charcoal and propane gas grills were available and we used both.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and slept well! It is always so relaxing for us as well. I love listening to the loons at night. Very sorry about the light bulbs, I will have the cleaning person check those from now on and get them swapped out. Thank you for bringing it to my attention.
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Never knew Heaven was so close

  • 5 of 5

Words can't describe the 11 nights that we spent at this piece of Heaven on Earth! We were greeted by the most lovable Lady (Julie) who is the Mom of the owner and after explaining things, we started to enjoy the peace and quiet. During the first night's campfire a gentleman named Steve came over and introduced himself and was such a "book of knowledge". What a help he was through the entire trip. Believe me, these people that live around Grandma's are only there if you want or need something. They became Friends.

We took our 19' boat and kept it on a mooring ball that was very secure and with a pair of waders I was out fishing every morning by 6am. My wife broke her foot the week before but it did not stop us from doing the Inland Waterway twice and soaking in the nature. We had a severe storm the one day that did bring down some branches but left no visible damage except a few chairs but our new friends came to clean up the few branches that had fallen. The fire pit along the water has firewood supplied for the guests but we went into the woods and kept the supply full. The beautiful supplied paddle boat was out because of my wife's foot, but we took day trips to various Casinos and little restaurants in the area, some by water.

Lucky for us the owners had no guests booked for the following week so instead of leaving on the 17th, we stayed through the 22nd. The extra days gave us more time to watch the wildlife and more fishing time. We have traveled Michigan by motor home, travel trailer and in hotels but the time we got to spend at Grandma's is DEFINITELY the best vacation we have ever had in 33 years of Marriage.

I must state that the cleanliness of Grandmas is like no other. We will be back and Thank you for letting us enjoy your "Part of Heaven"

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice . Beautiful lake and peaceful, quiet surroundings.

  • 4 of 5

We had a really nice time.Loved the area and the walk in swim area was great for kids. Took both boats out a couple of times and enjoyed the sunsets and peaceful atmosphere. The only reasons I have given it a 4 instead of 5 rating i I felt like the sleep situation wasn't quite what we were hoping for(the futon was not adequate for adults to sleep on and was even a little uncomfortable for the kids.).im really not sure how 4 adults and 4 small children could comfortably fit since we had a little trouble with just 2 adults and 4 kids...but we made it work and over all really like the place☺We would definitely stay there again, but probably bring a couple air mattresses. The neighbors are friendly and helpful and we had some pizza from Villios in town that was super good!☺

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I loved our stay at the cottage during our vacation this year! It had everything we needed comfort wise and had spectacular views of the sunset. We had a great time exploring the lake on our boat and making day trips to Petoskey and Mackinac Island. Perfect location for up north getaway. We definitely plan on returning next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wasilla, Alaska

Beautiful property, beautiful stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cozy cottage! On a nice quiet spot on the lake with excellent water play area for kids. A prime spot to watch spectacular sunsets from the campfire. We would definitely stay again! Loved the paddle boat and row boat. House was comfortable and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wolverine Lake Michigan

Awesome location, neighbors were very friendly

  • 4 of 5

The family, including our dog Oreo, loved this cottage! We will be back. The house was clean & perfect size for a family of 5 and the private sandy walk into the lake was the absolute best!! The grounds had a great mix of trees and grassy areas to play soccer and football. The sandy bottom & shallow water for what seemed like 100 yards was perfect for the children to play, swim and fish along the deeper ledge in the row boat provided by the owners. We did bring our bikes and the neighborhood was perfect for the young children to ride in, but next year we will for sure do the local bike path to Mackinaw. The only wish we would have is that the cot that was offered for an additional person be replaced & the living room futon a smidge larger, definitely not a show stopper to come back :-) Thank you Sandy & Michael for sharing your "Grandma's Cottage", it was fantastic. This has already be recommended to other extended family members as well as close friends that are totally interested.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

A cancellation fee of $150 will be charged up until June 1st after that the entire deposit will be kept as most travelers have booked their stays by then and it is very difficult to rebook. If we are able to re-book then we will return all money minus the $150.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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