Pet Friendly,Acorn Cottage , Our Cottage is Our Home. You Will Feel at Home Too.
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This is a two bedroom cottage on crystal clear, sandy bottom, all sports Paradise Lake. Two separate bedrooms and a futon will accommodate six comfortably. There is a local marina and bait shop on the lake for all of your boating and fishing needs. If you wish you can bring your own boat and launch it down the street at the DNR ramp and park right outside the cottage at your private dock. The fishing is excellent year round. There is also a lakeside restaurant, grocery store, gift and antique shops.We also have a 27 foot pontoon available for rent (weekly)at our cottage.
Our cottage is centrally located at the Tip of the Mitt. Five minutes from Mackinaw City, and Mackinaw Island Ferries, museums, historical Fort Michilmacinac, lighthouses, Mill Creek. Just over the Mackinaw Bridge will take you to Taquaneman falls, picture rocks, Sault Ste. Marie, and the Sault Locks. Casinos are in Petoskey, or in St. Ignace, just over the Mackinaw Bridge.
Member since: 2006
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Stand up shower, massage shower head.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
A private beach and dock. Look out any window in the cottage and view the lake. Listen to the waves and fall asleep to the call of the loons. Set by a campfire at night an see a million stars....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Just minutes to Ferries to Mackinaw Island and the Upper Penninsula.
Year Purchased: 2005
About: You probably wonder why we named our cottage 'Acorn'.Before we purchased our cottage, while we were with the real estate woman, I looked into one of the bedrooms and I was looking at the bed. I noticed something under the mattress. There I found in ten neat little rows a collection of acorns. I opened the dresser drawer, and there were more acorns. The local chipmunks had quite the feast stored for the winter. After we bought the cottage I took those acorns and keep them in an air tight jar on the mantel. So we named our cottage Acorn Cottage. The chipmunks still store the acorns, but they are now outside, not inside.
Why Carp Lake, MI, USA:
Our cottage is in a little town of Carp Lake, Mi. We have enjoyed vacationing in this area for 30 years. We find the peaceful and tranquil area of Mackinaw very rejuvinating. The beautiful area offers great natural peace. We found Acorn Cottage as we were looking for a retirement home in Northern Michigan. The area is rich in history with so much to do. Going to the dunes is like being in Florida. Hike in the woods. Or just sit and watch Paradise Lake.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Acorn Cottage is surrounded by natural beauty.A pair of Bald Eagles make their home in the nature preserve at Stoney Point . In the evening set on the platform on the dock and watch the sunset. Take a boat ride in the pontoon. The fishing is great on the lake, large pike, bass, and perch. If you want to go hiking,Wilderness State Park is just a few miles away. There are plenty of hiking trails to walk or drive along the road and see the woodland and lakeshore beauty. The sand dunes are also just a few miles away. Go to dinner at Legg's Inn and on your way enjoy the sand dunes and beach shoreline of the Straits of Mackinaw. You can walk for miles on open beach.If it's shopping you enjoy, go to Mackinaw City and Mackinaw Island and spend the day. There is plenty to do around our cottage. So go relax, and enjoy.
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Screened porch with pull down shades for privacy
Snuggle by he fire and warm those feet after a day playing in the water
Futon lakeside view where you can wake up to the lake full view .
Lower lakeside deck
Have a fire at night and tell stories. Eat some roasted marshmallows.
Soak up the sun and watch the fish jump
Cruising the lake
A loon swimming in the lake
Off for a ride!
Lakeside bedroom wake up to the lake and listen to the loons calling at night.
Cozy kitchen has all of the conveniences of home
Living room with gas fireplace to snuggle up to.
Screened porch with privacy curtains. Read a book or watch the birds.
Clear sandy bottom lake where the shallow water makes for safe swimming
Take a ride on the lake
Soak up the sun!
Snow on the lakeside
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016
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