About the property
- House2500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
Located Directly On The Leland River.
Here is a beautiful 4 bedroom family house in a peaceful neighborhood in the village of Leland. River's Bend offers easy walks to town, great bike riding on quiet streets, swimming off the dock in crystal clear water with hard sand bottom, and quick access to both Lake Michigan or Lake Leelanau beaches 5 minutes away. This charming updated 2 story Cape Cod house sleeps up to 8 guests with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths (no tub). The living room is spacious and comfortably furnished. The dining room adjoins the living room and the kitchen is off the dining room. All three rooms directly view the river. The kitchen is equipped for gourmet cooking and features new appliances including dishwasher. The washer and dryer are in the basement. The house has a water filtration system. Hardwood floors throughout first floor, carpeting upstairs. Big flat HD Smart TV in the living room which has cable and DVDs. Wifi included. Games and books on hand too. Leland is ideally located on the Leelanau Peninsula, with beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes, Northport, Suttons Bay, wineries, hikes, bike trails, historic sites and beaches all close by. Bike and boat rentals are available nearby. The house and location are perfect for all ages and interests. We are sure you will enjoy it as much as we do!
Outdoors is simply beautiful! Tranquil lounging on the river and backyard fun can be had here. Spacious yard for kid play or restful relaxation for Mom and Dad. There is a dock provided. Easy to rent canoes, kayaks and pontoons. Boat launch is walking distance from the house. Channel down the river to Lake Leelanau for all watersport fun. The river is sandy and shallow at the shore so makes for a perfect play spot for the kids. Outdoor furniture and a grill is provided.
The village of Leland offers plenty of shopping and dining. Rare book store, sweet shops and gifts galore. Lake Michigan is on the west side of town and offers a beautiful marina and 'Fishtown' not to be missed for more shopping and eats. This area is located between Northport and Glen Arbor. Travel the M-22 corridor and visit local beaches, sand dunes, roadside farm stands and so much more. Visit dozens of wineries in the area too. You will not be disappointed when you stay at the Rivers Bend.
Bob and Cathy Noonan
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 04, 2018
About Bob and Cathy Noonan
We have been married for over 30 years and are lucky to have three grown children, who love going to the house as much as we do. We can't go often because of work schedules, so we like to think of other families enjoying the house. Our many repeat guests comment about the cleanliness and suitability for families of River's Bend.
Bob and Cathy Noonan purchased this House in 2014
Why Bob and Cathy Noonan chose Leland Township
We purchased River's Bend because of its quiet family-friendly location in the center of Leland and the quiet serene beauty of the Leelanau Penninsula (Michigan's little finger), its sand bottom river and lakes, and proximity to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and many, many recreational, art galleries and cultural activities. Just walking or biking around the village of Leland is a genuine pleasure with its great restaurants, wine tasting, gift shops, historic Fishtown, access to Manitou ferry, and historic houses.
What makes this House unique
We like to bike, walk, climb the dunes, swim, fish, bird watch and kayak outside. Inside we love watching the river drift by, cooking while enjoying the waterview, playing cards and games. We just enjoy being right on the river in the heart of Leland!
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Check-in: 10:00 AM
Check-out: 4:00 PM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Charming, great location, comfortable & immaculate.
We had a fabulous week at Leland River Cottage enjoying the house in easy walking distance of downtown Leland, Fishtown & restaurants. Loved being right on the river to swim, kayak & watch boats pass by. Bed & furniture were so comfortable & house was super clean. We will certainly be back!
Great Riverside Retreat
Lovely home in a great location, with a beautiful view of the river. My daughter really enjoyed the ducks in the back yard, even in January.
Enjoyed our Stay!
The house was very clean with plenty of room and in a great location. We enjoyed the Leelanau peninsula with short drives to many shops and a lot of wine tasting! My wife and I will definitely be visiting again.
Beautiful property,well maintained home,excellent location! Highly recommend
Perfect vacation cottage!
This lovely house is just right for enjoying the delightful village of Leland. Everything in town is within walking distance, the Sleeping Bear, Northport and Suttons Bay are short drives away, there are 2 beaches to enjoy at both N. Lake Leelanau and the big lake. Great restaurants nearby. Best of all the house is perfectly comfortable, nicely furnished and immaculate. It was fun to watch the boats go by and the river is great to swim in for children. Five Stars! We will be back!
Another Great Stay!
We had a wonderful two weeks at our second visit to the Leland River Cottage. Wonderful setting, wonderful owners and virtually everything you need at this cottage on the Carp River. Thanks for another great summer!
The gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula has something for everyone, beautiful beaches, charming villages, wineries, festivals, hiking and biking trails, Sleeping Bear Dunes, historic sites and art galleries. Truly, something for every member of the family.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
The balance of the rental amount, the Michigan Use Tax of 6% and a refundable damage deposit of $750.00 are due 120 days prior to check-in.