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Cozy Cottage on Duck Lake!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1.5+ bathroom cottage located on Duck Lake Peninsula.

This cozy cottage located on Duck Lake's peninsula is the perfect lakefront getaway. Whether you are looking for some quiet time on the deck overlooking the lake, or the excitement of all the Traverse City area has to offer, there is something for everyone to enjoy here.

Your cottage features a cheery master bedroom with a queen size bed, two large closets, a futon, a dresser, TV, and direct access to a bathroom. The guest room has two twin beds, a dresser and a closet. The main living area takes full advantage of the spectacular lake views with two large sliding glass doors facing the morning sunrises. It features laminate floors, a fireplace, cable TV and Wi-Fi, a DVD player, a pull-out sofabed, books, and board games to enjoy. In additional to a full bathroom, there is also a half bathroom, and an enclosed "refreshing" shower outside with hot/cold running water (perfect for showering after enjoying the lake). The kitchen features all the necessary amenities and a full-sized eating area to enjoy your meals. Linens and towels, are included. (Please provide your own lake towels)

Be sure to take advantage of kayaking on the lake in one of the 2 kayaks available, or take a bike ride, run or walk around the scenic 3-mile peninsula road. Relax with evenings on the large deck overlooking the lake, chilling-out in the hammock, or roasting marshmallows in the lakeside firepit.

Venture into downtown to find amazing shopping, restaurants, wineries, museums and much more. Don't miss the National Cherry Festival, Horse Show By the Bay, or the Traverse City Film Festival. Prepare to be amazed at the world-renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts that is only 6 miles away, where you can enjoy international stars during the Summer Arts Festival concerts and theater productions. If professional baseball is your thing, you can go watch the Traverse City Beach Bums!

Don't miss out. You will fall in love with this place!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

Why Jane chose Duck Lake Peninsula

We looked for many years to find vacation home that was right for us. We wanted a place directly on the waterfront so we could enjoy the water. But we also wanted to have plenty of other things to do while on vacation. The Traverse City area was perfect with its beautiful lakes, exceptional arts and cultural centers, nature activities, wineries and a bustling downtown area for shopping and restaurants. We are sure you will fall in love with the area like we did.


Duck Lake Peninsula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Dual sink basins. Large counter.
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , Sink basin and large counter.
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , Enclosed outdoor shower with hot/cold water.
  • Enclosed outdoor shower is perfect for showering after enjoying the lake. On cooler days, one guest called it the "refreshing shower!"
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 large closets, and a linen closet. Smart TV with DVD playe
  • Please note that while maximum occupancy is 5, it will be cozy with 5 guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cottage on Duck Lake!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Cottage was very nice and clean. Jane was great in communication and was quick to respond to any questions. Lake is quiet, but also close to many of our favorite attractions. I will certainly recommend this property to friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Best Kept Secret on Duck Lake.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay. We were so pleased! The Cottage was just as presented in the listing… cozy, clean, comfortable, and close to town and Interlochen. It had everything we needed and more. Jane is a great host. The lake is beautiful and a lot larger than we thought. We really enjoyed the fishing and kayaking, and the location was close to so many activities. But after enjoying all the activities, quiet time on the deck overlooking the lake was amazing. Even though we stayed a week, it seemed much too short! I would definitely recommend it and plan to return

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean home w/ nice view close to Interlochen and TC activities

  • 4 of 5

The owner, Jane, was very responsive, friendly, and helpful - a great host! The house was clean and comfortable. The only thing that prevented a 5-star Excellent rating was the lake frontage itself as there is a very small area of sand one can walk around in, but it drops-off quickly to weeds. It would certainly be Excellent if there was a true swimming area. We rented a boat while there a couple of days and the lake is huge (2,000+ acres) and shallow in many areas, so there are plenty of opportunities to anchor and swim. We attended a concert at Interlochen and of course went into Traverse City. I recommend and would consider returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Interlochen Center for the Arts
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Ricos Cafe and Pizzaria
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Crowne
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Ricos Cafe and Pizzeria
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

There is so much to do in the Traverse City area, or you can do nothing but relax at the lake. A few favorite attractions are: Interlochen Center of the Arts, climbing the sand dunes at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Golfing or Snowsports at Crystal Mountain Resort, Chateau Chantal winery tours, the National Cherry Festival and Traverse City Film Festival in downtown Traverse City, and hiking/biking/kayaking one of the many trails in the area - all within a short drive from the cottage.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Guests required to sign a lease agreement with homeowner which will be sent after booking is confirmed. Nothing out of the ordinary. :)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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