Private, Family-Friendly, Lakefront Cottage in the Woods on Rennie Lake

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Last updated: 10/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Cozy, comfortable 2 bed room cabin in a beautiful setting near Traverse City, overlooking rennie lake. Two bedrooms feature one double bed and two twin beds in the back bedroom. There is also a queen sleeper sofa on the front porch that overlooks the lake with a wonderful view of the lake. There is a fire pit for an outside fire with plenty of fire wood, a gas grill, picnic table, outside chairs and 2 kayaks are also provided for your use. All cooking utensils, dishes, and comforters and blankets are provided. Linens are available at an additional charge. There is a tv, dvd , vcr and a portable stereo as well as playing cards, a few board games etc. Most view this wonderful place as a chance to get away from it all, with that in mind, there is no cable tv, however, we have recently added Hi-speed internet which is very useful for finding stuff and seems to be the only way to get your kids to come with you. Other then that it is totally retro, with 7 or 8 channels off the air, imagine that ? and I find that I enjoy Netflix from time to time which can be streamed from your Roku, (or similar device) as long as it has an analog option for watching a movie or two late at night or on rainy days. Depending on when you visit you may hear the loons on the semi private 250 acre lake right outside your door.

Keywords : lakefront, cottage, cabin, woods, private, beachfront, lake view,Traverse City

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Please smoke only on the front porch and anywhere outside but remember, you're in the woods, fire is always a danger, put your butts in an ashtray or in the fire pit please....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    This is the Master Bedroom, one double bed only....moreless

  • Bedroom 2 : 2 twin/ single

    These are "trundle" beds. 1 can go under the other ...moreless

  • Front Porch: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The big couch is a queen pull out bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Games:

    There is an easy hook up for one but not supplied...moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful Lake views all day and often front row seating for a spectacular moon rise !...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The Cottage is right on the water only 20 feet away, you can hear the waves wash the beach....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Rarely needed here, there are 3 fans for the week or so that it may not cool off at night....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Supplemental electric heaters provided for all 3 bedrooms especially useful if in early spring or late fall but some times helpful in summer on those very cool nights. Nice to have if needed !...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed with WI-FI Supports Many Devices Bring your Roku Box (must have analog port) ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone:

    Free domestic calls....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Rowboat (with oars) and paddleboat are included at no charge. * Optional Electric Fishing Motor * Optional Pontoon Boat Available...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.5
from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 16 - Nov 27, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pontoon Boat $275
  • Cleaning Deposit $100
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Linens $75
  • Electric Boat Motor $75
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 6%


This cottage is not handicap accessible , A row boat, paddle boat and Kayak are provided for your use. There are a few lifejackets of average size with a couple of smaller ones. Large adults and small children will need life jackets from you. Smoking is permitted on Front porch

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/03/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Peegeo's Restaurant & Tavern
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Macinac Island or Ludington
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elmbrook Public
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Necessary

Lots of trails

adjacent to State Land

Mushroom season soon !


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1956

Contact us

Speaks: english



VRBO #630857

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Private, family-friendly, Lakefront Cottage In The Woods on Rennie Lake

Traverse City #630857

3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 6

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