The Lake House in Beautiful Leelanau County(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)
Come and enjoy your next family vacation in Northern Michigan. Our cottage is located on Little Traverse Lake in beautiful Leelanau County along the picturesque M22 scenic highway. It is just a short drive to the Sleeping Bear Dunes, voted the #1 vacation destination in America. The house is directly on the lake, with no road or obstruction between the house and the water, with a large deck for outdoor eating and grilling and beautiful sunsets year round. The sandy area is enclosed by a seawall with a dock leading out to the warm, crystal clear lake.
The Lake House has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The first bedroom has a king bed, the second has a queen, the third is a bunkroom with 2 bunks with full beds on the bottom and twins on top and the fourth bedroom has one bunk with full on the bottom and twin on top. Perfect for 2 families to share, or cozy enough for a couple to enjoy on their own.
The entire front of the home is windows directly overlooking the beautiful sunsets over Little Traverse Lake. Inside, there is a large, knotty pine living room with a cathedral ceiling and a massive fieldstone fireplace, a fully-stocked kitchen with a gorgeous lake view, all within steps of the water. For those of you who prefer to do your cooking outdoors, there is a large deck built just outside the sliding glass doors, with a gas grill for the full outdoor experience. There is also a fire pit in front of the home, perfect for a campfire and some s'mores.
Relax and leave your worries behind. Come enjoy the splendor of a fantastic Northern Michigan experience without having to pack the kitchen sink. Our cottage comes fully equipped from the kitchen utensils to bed linens.
Traverse Lake is located in Leelanau County between Leland and Glen Arbor. The Lake is within the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and close to several of Northwest Michigan's many attractions. It is adjacent to the National Lakeshore property which offers miles of heavily forested trails, as well as beautiful, Lake Michigan shoreline to take walks or hunt for Petoskey stones. There is also a bike trail that travels from Little Traverse Lake all the way to the Sleeping Bear Dunes.
This cottage is built very close to the lakeshore. If you want to get any closer to the water, you have to jump in!
Previous Renters Comments:
'We absolutely fell in love with this cottage and the lake. The kids swam all day in the warm water while we sat on the deck and relaxed. We can't wait to come back!'
Grosse Pointe, MI
'Thanks for sharing such a spectacular spot! We never dreamed Northern Michigan could be so enchanting.'
'Thank you so much for a wonderful place to share family time together last week! It was truly what we hoped for and even better! Your cottage is adorable and everyone had great fun in the beautiful lake!'
'One of the best spots on Little Traverse Lake. The NW facing view allows for colorful sunsets after a day of water sports and sight seeing'.
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Member since: 2001
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 9 - May 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Seasonal/Holiday weekend rates
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 17 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- cleaning fee $100
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Great swimming in sandy lake, shallow, warm, and no drop off, this is perfect for families with small kids, & fishing onsite, Numerous golf courses, wineries, breweries, shopping & dining options, charter fishing, Day trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Manitou Islands, many quaint historical lakeside villages, wine tasting, canoeing & river tubing, and biking trails. This cottage is centrally located to all of the family fun that the Leelanau Peninsula has to offer.
Large deck in front of house
Walk out the door and onto the dock.
Large lawn and parking area behind the house
View from gazebo grilling area
Spectacular sunsets right from the deck!
Spacious living space
Knotty pine kitchen/living room
Bedroom #2 Queen size bed with lake view..
Bedroom #4 bunk bed, full on bottom, twin top
Slate shower in bathroom.
The Lake House with sandy frontage and a fire pit.
view of lake from dock
The Lake House is located directly on the lake.
Fire pit overlooking sunset views
Kayaks with life jackets for your use.
Gazebo grilling spot!
Comfortable living area
Bedroom #1 (King bed) with views of lake.
Bedroom #2 Queen bed
Bedroom #3 - 2 sets of bunk beds with full beds on bottom and twins on top.
Sandy lake bottom. Water so clear, you can see the fish.
This listing was first published here in 2001.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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