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Newly Remodeled Coach House on Crooked Lake

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


About the property

The laid-back Coach House Loft is located on 50 feet of Crooked Lake shoreline and has 3 bedrooms and two full baths and sleeps 6 (7 if one or more are children). It has recently been gutted and completely remodeled with quartz and marble countertops, new high-end appliances, all new bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. There is an 8 X 21 deck for dinner, grilling, or relaxation with peeks of Crooked Lake through the trees.

There is a waterfront fire pit for roasting marshmallows, bikes for cruising the newly paved bike trails, and a 48 foot dock for fishing, boating, or enjoying sunsets. Crooked Lake waterfront is shared with one other rental cottage, and there is plenty of room for everyone. New furniture has been installed. Most of the living area is on the second floor, so an ability to climb stairs is necessary. We only rent from Friday to Friday during the summer high season (June 30- August 11).

Need more room? Rent the 1 bedroom, 1½ bath cottage on the same property for a larger family gathering. See property #862682.

This area is a vacation wonderland: bring your boat, or rent one nearby to cruise the inland waterway to Pickerel, Burt, and Mullet Lakes. Or if you’re adventurous, go all the way to Cheboygan and Lake Huron. Golf at some of the finest courses, shop the cute boutiques of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and Bay Harbor. Taste the wines and beers in our rapidly growing vineyard and microbrewery businesses. Spend the day on Mackinac Island. Enjoy the music and cultural events at the Bayview Association. Spend a beach day at Petoskey State Park or Sturgeon Bay. Try your luck at the Odawa Casino or attend one of the numerous summer festivals in area communities. Hop on the recently finished paved bike trail a few blocks away and travel to nearby communities. Petoskey is 5.1 miles away and Harbor Springs is 7.3 miles from our property.

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Carol Still
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Carol Still

We have lived, worked and raised our children in Petoskey for over 40 years. We continue to marvel almost daily at the beauty, quality of life and recreational opportunities in the area. We have traveled extensively (often using VRBO rentals) and have found that there is no match for the wonders of Northern Michigan.

Carol Still purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Carol Still chose Petoskey

We retired in the spring of 2015 and were looking for a project. This property came on the market at the right price and we decided to buy and remodel it. After spending time here, we fell in love with the beauty and serenity of Crooked Lake, so we decided to share it with others.

What makes this cottage unique

It is rare to find a lakefront home this close to Petoskey and Harbor Springs. This property will appeal to those who are looking for proximity to "Up-North" activities combined with a peaceful waterside experience.


Petoskey Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bath - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master has all new bedding, windows, flooring, and closet.
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , All new carpeting, window, and bedding.
    Small bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Small bedroom has a twin over full bunkbed. Max weight 375lb
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Newly Remodeled Coach House on Crooked Lake
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews

Very clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice house with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Super close to Petoskey and Harbor Springs. With the open windows, it gets noisy with road traffic, and there isn't a view of the lake. If those things don't bother you, this is perfect. Very modern and updated. Bonus room in the garage to keep an overflow of luggage or bikes, etc. Laundry is a plus as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice place

  • 4 of 5

the dock worked good except lots of weeds. need to be care not to plug water intakes. The house was great except when really hot. No Air Conditioning. Over all a good place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice and clean house

  • 4 of 5

Great week at cabin! Enjoyed relaxing, fishing and boating on the lake and easy access to bike trails and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We were very impressed with the property.

  • 4 of 5

The home has been beautifully remodeled and was very comfortable. The owners have filled the house with everything needed for a wonderful stay. The owners were very helpful and accommodating. We were able to launch our boat at a public launch which was only a half a mile away and dock the boat right at the property. This was a huge benefit for us. The lakeside fire pit was very relaxing with a nice view of the lake. Our overall experience was awesome.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Coach House

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Coach House on Crooked Lake with my children and we loved it. The house is decorated beautifully and with great taste and style. The owner thought of absolutely everything we would need to stay for a week. They even provided some bikes to ride the trails which were fabulous and great way to start the day. I liked that we had a dishwasher, cooking and laundry facilities. I loved the fire pit by the lake. The owners even brought up an extra bed for us to put in the living room for some extra sleeping space. There was nice landscaping around the property and close access to Petoskey, Alanson and Indian River. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14.1 Miles
Pellston Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.7 Miles
Side Door Saloon
Nearest Golf
6.9 Miles
Boyne Highlands Resort
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Northwood Family Restaurant
Nearest Ski
6.9 Miles
Boyne Highlands Resort
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Petoskey State Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Extra Person Charge $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation policy: 100% refund if canceled 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled 30 days before arrival. If I am able to re-book the reservation, a 20% cancellation fee will apply.

Please ask about our multi-week discount.

10% off if booking both properties for the same week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.