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Traverse City welcomes you to Spider Lake!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 180 nights


About the property

Nestled in Northern Michigan, minutes from Traverse City. Our two bedroom home has direct lake access. Enjoy swimming and fishing, or just relax with a good book. The sandy beach makes the water enjoyable for young and old. We are situated 15 minutes from downtown Traverse City where you can enjoy great restaurants, the Traverse City Film Festival and great shopping. In the area, you may also enjoy the many wineries, breweries and distilleries. The world renown Cherry Festival is held in early July with fun for the whole family.

Bob and Ann DeVries
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 7, 2017


Forest Lakes Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Main floor - Bathroom is a 3 piece, including a tub/shower combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main floor - 1 queen
    Lower level bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Full / single bunk bed.
  • Lower level has a walkout to the lake.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Traverse City welcomes you to Spider Lake!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Garnet Valley, PA

Wonderful, relaxing week on Spider Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Northern Michigan. We decided to join our oldest son who now lives in Michigan - and venture north for a relaxing family vacation. What a great choice we made! Ann and Bob were truly wonderful, even allowing us to get in a day early. The house was immaculate, the deck - both upper and lower, allowed us to spend most of our time outside. Our 3 boys caught some pretty impressive fish right off the dock. We kayaked every day and even rented a jet ski for a day. Spider Lake is the perfect size for water sports, fishing, cruising around and very quiet after 8pm, just when you want to grab a glass of wine and watch the sunset. We will truly cherish this memorable vacation. Thank you Ann and Bob.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Michigan vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful vacation at Spider Lake. Our family greatly enjoyed the lovely lake house and beautiful outdoor space. If you are looking to relax by the lake, in the lake or on the lake, this is definitely the house. My husband and I will treasure watching our young boys swimming off the sandy shore while we lounged and enjoyed the sun and Michigan beauty! I will definitely be recommending this house to anyone heading to Michigan. We are so happy we chose an inland lake rather than something along the Bay or Lake Michigan! Thanks Bob and Ann!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, Ohio

Spider Lake (and these owners) are terrific!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in late July and had a wonderful time. The house is super clean, beautifully decorated and the kitchen is very well appointed. Master BR bed was really comfy and I heard no complaints from my son in the guest room downstairs. The multiple decks give everyone a great spot to sit outdoors, sun or shade lovers alike! Sitting on the top most deck feels like being in a tree house with a great view of the lake and dock below. We loved the swimming platform, the fire pit and the easy water access.

Traverse City was fun to explore and we appreciated all the recommendations and suggestions the owners gave us. This was really a perfect vacation spot and we loved every minute of it! Hopefully, we'll be back next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in July. The house was very nice and clean, and there's a great second story deck that's perfect for hanging out on in the evening. We like to cook, and the kitchen was well stocked with good cookware and knives. And of course, the lake is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Traverse City (TVC)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Forest Lakes Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Season
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
28 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 4 week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Winter/school year
Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2018
180 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rental is for persons listed on the rental agreement. No additional overnight guest allowed. Pets considered for additional $100.00 fee upon owner approval. Check in time is 2:00pm, check out time is 10:00am.

Security Deposit and 50% due upon booking. Remainder due 30 days before rental commences. If reservation is made when there are 30 days or less until arrival, the entire amount is due when reservation is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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