Can't Beat the View or the Beach!

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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The cottage has two bedrooms with queen size beds and another room with three twin beds perfect for kids. There are there 3 full baths with showers; a new kitchen; and a terrific screened in porch for viewing Lake Michigan sunsets and dining. There's a fire pit on the beach for hot dog roasts; kayak and life jackets; WiFi; washer/dryer; and linens are provided. One of the queen sized bedrooms has its own outside entrance so its perfect for grandparents.

The cottage has decks all around for sunbathing, napping, reading or watching the beach and its a quick walk down 15 steps and you are on one of the best sand beaches in the area. Saunter along north or south for great views and beach glass or Petosky stone searching.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This cottage is perfect for two families or three couples....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    This is the largest bathroom in the main part of the cottage...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is attached to the bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is attached to the bedroom...moreless

  • All three bathrooms have showers.

Other Amenities

  • So many wonderful local attractions to enjoy as well. A few of our favorites: -L. Mawby sparkling wines -Tandem ciders -Sleeping Bear Dunes -Fishtown in Leland -Great Northern Michigan wines ...all just a short drive away. ...moreless


  • Stereo:

    Stereo system with iPod/phone/computer connection and FM radio. ...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Plenty of DVDs for children and adults...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy mesmerizing views of Lake Michigan; stunning sunsets; and plenty of shoreline....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Located on sandy Christmas Cove...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Beautiful lake views to the north, west and south. ...moreless

  • Village:

    The village of Northport is a 10 minute drive from the cottage. Barb's Bakery is our favorite spot; The Garage, Soggy Dollar and Tuckers for lunch and dinner; and a new craft beer garden....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    You can't get any closer to the beach and Lake Michigan than this cottage!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    No air conditioning but the two main bedrooms have ceiling fans....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet available....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and pillowcases for the beds are provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Renters incur their own long distance charges. Cell phones do not work at the cottage given its location along the beach....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Brand new kitchen fully stocked with all you need for cooking. Renters are requested to provide their own food, condiments etc.and should remove them when they leave,...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    New oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened in porch plus fully exposed deck space on both sides of the cottage with great views of beautiful lake Michigan. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    New Golf course available in the town of Northport just a short drive away....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are available in Northport, just a short drive in to town. ...moreless



Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 3 - Sep 5, 2017
4 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Check in time at 3:00 PM and check out is at 11:00 AM.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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32 Miles
Nearest Airport
Traverse City, Michigan
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Garage in downtown Northport
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Northport Golf Course

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Our children grew up loving this cottage during the summers and we often enjoyed Thanksgivings with extended family and friends here too. We're beach lovers and so the easy access to the beach and lake was a must. We've come to appreciate all that Leelanau County has to offer-nature; cherry and apple orchards; sunsets; wine country; gourmet eating; hiking; kayaking; and a wonderful quality of life.

Why the Owner Chose Northport, MI, USA:
We rented the cottage for a number of years with good friends and found ourselves introducing more and more people to the area. Eventually we purchased the cottage and added an addition and a new kitchen. We are pleased to be members of the Leelanau Conservancy and love their adage to 'save a little bit of Leelanau.' This cottage is a a very special place to us.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You catch your first amazing glimpse of stunning Lake Michigan as you drive down the hill; you walk to the front door and see nothing but blue green shining lake waters as you look through the foyer; you enter the kitchen with its wall of windows looking out onto the lake and beach; and you continue on the screened in porch facing the water and say this is just amazing! This is one of the few homes built on the dune.

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Speaks: english


  • Looking North from the cottage

    Looking North from the cottage

  • To the beach

    To the beach

  • Brand new kitchen

    Brand new kitchen

  • Queen sized bedroom with attached full bath

    Queen sized bedroom with attached full bath

  • A view from the bedroom

    A view from the bedroom

  • Twin beds great for kids

    Twin beds great for kids

  • Screened porch for dining

    Screened porch for dining

  • How the lake views change!

    How the lake views change!

  • Beautiful Leelanau county.

    Beautiful Leelanau county.

  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Living room with fireplace, bookshelves 
and TV/DVD player

    Living room with fireplace, bookshelves and TV/DVD player

  • A large kitchen for cooking, gathering or games

    A large kitchen for cooking, gathering or games

  • Lakefront views and breezes

    Lakefront views and breezes

  • Third bath

    Third bath

  • A beach view from the deck

    A beach view from the deck

  • Screened porch for reading!

    Screened porch for reading!

  • Fire pit on the beach.

    Fire pit on the beach.

VRBO #672622

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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