In the Heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes Nat'l Park and 4 Blocks from Lake Michigan(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 9
Our cottage offers a historical charmer with a modern twist. Updated with new bathroom, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer, and refinished original hardwood floors.
3 bedrooms/1 full bath. Sleeps 9 comfortably not including futon on porch. One bedroom downstairs/queen bed on main floor. Two bedrooms upstairs, one with two full beds, the other with 3 twin beds.
Eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room, den, enclosed front porch, mudroom/laundry room.
The cottage offers flat screen tv with vcr/dvd, and ps2. No cable or internet but wifi free at local library. Puzzles, books, and games provided.
Canoe and two kayaks available for renter's use.
Gas grill, patio, fire pit (bon fire pits also on beach-snag early they go fast)
Linens and towels provided.
No pets/ no smoking.
Member since: 2014
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bathroom
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Security/Damage Deposit $300
$300 refundable Security/Damage deposit due at time of booking. Deposit refunded 5days after departure, less any damages.
50% rent due upon booking reservation date with remaining 50% rent due 14 days before arrival.
If cancellation occurs 60 or more days prior to reservation date, full deposit will be refunded. If cancelled within 60 days the $300 security deposit will be retained and the remaining amount refunded.
Summer season: Weekly rental only
Cleaning fee included in rental rate.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Location, location! The Red House cottage is situated just 4 blocks from Lake Michigan. There are over 100 miles of hiking trails and many can be skied or snowshoed in the winter. Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail provides over 10 miles of paved trail for biking, walking, and skiing which runs from Empire to Dune Climb, Glen Haven, and Glen Arbor. Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak shop located in Empire offers several rental options including paddle boards, kayaks, surfboards, and more.
Lake Michigan beach offers volleyball net, basketball court, playground, pavilion, bonfire pits, charcoal grills, public restrooms, and spectacular sunsets. South Bar Lake across the parking lot offers calmer waters for fishing,
swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, smaller playground, and jumping off the dock.
5 miles from Empire is Glen Arbor, home of the Cherry Republic Winery and gift shop (all things Cherry). Many other shops, boutiques, and restaurants.
30 miles to Traverse City and Leelanau Peninsula with many Wineries to explore.
3/4 mile from Empire Bluff Trail walking right outside the front door.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017
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