Restful Cottage for 4 on Lake George Near Traverse City(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom On Lake George
While Lake George is a non-wake, trolling motor only lake with no public access, both Spider and Arbutus Lakes offer public boat launches for anyone with a boat and trailer. Also, it is just 8 miles to a boat launch on East Bay part of beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. For those who like hiking, several trails are nearby as well as being located near the Vasa Trail used in both winter and summer for biking and skiing. And kayaking, canoeing and tubing are possible on the Boardman River only 3 miles away. If you visit in the winter, snow mobile trails are within two miles as well as wonderful cross country or snowshoeing trails.
The cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is a queen size bed in one room and a double bed in the second bedroom. Enjoy a meal on the deck overlooking the lake. At night use the fire pit for roasting marshmallows or cooking hot dogs. The cottage is furnished with linens, blankets, dishes, coffee pot, toaster and cookware. There is a stove, refrigerator and it is air conditioned. Bring your camera as you may enjoy deer, raccoon's, squirrels and birds.
Located with permanent residences nearby, there are quiet hours after 10:00 pm. There is a hill down to the cottage and steps down to the lake where there is a dock. No fireworks are allowed.
Member since: 2015
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 16 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
May 18 - Sep 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 19 - Oct 23, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning $25 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
There are no pets allowed on property. No smoking inside.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Located in beautiful Grand Traverse Area where there are many activities. Drive out the Old Mission Peninsula or Leelanau Peninsula and enjoy wineries and scenic views. The Sleeping Bear Sand dunes, a National Park, is located about 45 minutes away. For golfers there are a number of great courses including Elwood and The Bear, an Arnold Palmer course. There is an indoor water park located at Wolf Lodge. Downtown Traverse City offers several shops for browsing as well as many excellent fine dining restaurants. The Open Space offers great views of Grand Traverse West Bay and also has volleyball courts. This cottage is 4 miles from the Vasa Trail. In the summer it has great mountain biking trails. In the winter use it for cross country skiing or there is a fat bike trail. In addition, the cottage is 4 miles from Timber Ridge a recreational area with ski rental. There is also Muncie Lake trails and Sand Lake trails. The Boardman Lake trails are 2 miles and provide walking trails with beautiful views of the river valley. And if you are a beer lover, there are a number of micro breweries in the area offering a fine selection of local beers.
Year Purchased: 2013
Why the Owner Chose Forest Lakes, East Bay Township, MI, USA:
This was our family cottage for years. It was remodeled completely in 2006 by my father. And more remodeling was done in 2014 after I purchased the cottage.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I have always loved the setting of Lake George. It is a quiet lake, no motor boats or jet skis. The fishing has been good for bass and blue gill with some perch. This is the type of lake to kick back and relax.
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Cottage by George viewed from parking area.
Deck toward lake
Living room looking toward kitchen.
Second bedroom with queen
View from deck of the lake.
A large deck is on the lakeside of the cottage reached by sliding glass door.
Deer sleeping outside cottage
Springtime Lake George from bank.
Dining area and main entrance
Kitchen has a breakfast bar that seats two.
Living room with access to deck and lake.
Bedroom overlooking lake with double bed and dresser
Deck view of lake
Late afternoon on Lake George
Fire pit area with charcoal grill. This is away from lakeside.
Deer walking by cottage
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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