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Quiet, Private, 2+ BR Log Cottage on Green Lake, Sleeps 6-8

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This luxuriously rustic, quiet, modern, private log cottage overlooks beautiful Green Lake through a stand of 200-year old oak trees and a private park. A breezy twelve-minute walk or half-minute drive (your choice) to Interlochen Center for the Arts further intimates your stay with international arts and entertainment and summer campers from around the world.

Also just minutes away are Crystal Mountain, Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Grand Traverse Bay, Arcadia Bluffs, Lake Michigan Beaches, antique shopping, cherry orchards, canoeing and river-rafting, wineries, and several casinos.

Additional recreational pleasures abound; swim, boat (you can moor your own boat outside our cottage or use our canoe and small kayak between May and October), windsurf (we also provide a windsurfer), fish, ice-fish, run, hike, bike, bird-watch (Green Lake is famous for migratory birds), cross-country ski, grill with our Weber, roast marshmallows on an open fire, or just relax inside with music and a good book or watch a movie by our fireplace (many books and movies provided).

Our fully-furnished, two-story log cottage is finished inside and out in knotty pine, and features a large master bedroom with rustic cedar bedroom set and private bath on the second floor, a loft with two twin beds, a second bedroom and bath on the first floor, and sleeper sofa in the annex and a full-size crib to accommodate larger families.

The cottage also features an LCD TV, gas fireplace, wireless internet service, beautiful rustic living room furniture in the great room and an unusual rustic dining room set. A full-service kitchen and laundry room with washer and dryer are also provided.

ONE SMALL or MEDIUM size dog allowed ONLY with advance approval. We're sorry, but NO SMOKING is allowed.

Keywords: Log Cottage

More Details

Chris Hansen
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Chris Hansen

Since 1995, we have been an 'Interlochen Family'. We looked for a perfect place to buy for years until we finally found our 'dream' cottage on Green Lake, one mile from Interlochen in 2002. We love sharing our home with other Interlochen families, and with folks simply interested in exploring the arts and the lake, all year round!

Chris Hansen purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Chris Hansen chose Interlochen

We LOVE Interlochen and we love sharing it with family, friends and guests!

What makes this cottage unique

For those who love a good reason to jump in the lake, well, you're 80 feet away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Interlochen in Benzie County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Baths on both floors - downstairs offers tub with shower....master bath has shower only.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Stereo w/CD player


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(22 traveller reviews)

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Quiet, Private, 2+ BR Log Cottage on Green Lake, Sleeps 6-8
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews

Comfortable, well-equipped and convenient to lots of what NW Michigan has to offer

  • 5 of 5

We felt comfortable and at home pretty much immediately. This rental home isn't fussed over--it's actually rather dated in some ways--but very much a great place to come inside and relax. The home was very clean and everything was in excellent working order. The home is also abundantly supplied, making groceries about the only thing we needed to provide. Our late September visit coincided with unusually warm 90-degree weather, but the shady location and ceiling and box fans helped keep the home sufficiently cool. Being just a few hundred feet from the shore of Green Lake was a delight; in just a minute we could be at the lake deck or in the lake to cool off--and like all of the waters we saw in that part of Michigan, you could see everything underfoot because the water was sparkling clear. Sunsets were spectacular (though we were on the wrong side of the lake to see the sun itself), and if you want to see the Milky Way after dark, this is a great place for that. The home's owner was a very gracious (if geographically remote) host and provided very useful, detailed information a few days ahead of our visit. This was our first trip to the NW part of Michigan, and due to our experience at the rental home in Interlochen and the wonderful surroundings to explore, we will be returning to the area someday to see more. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Barrington, IL- Illinois

Quiet House in the Semi-woods

  • 5 of 5

Great spot. Enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blissfully situated

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is blissfully situated with an incredibly peaceful view. Even the neighbors were pleasant. Excellent fishing. Cabin was very clean and artfully decorated. Owner very easy to deal with. Town and Traverse City very close by. Highly recommended! Only thing we would improve on was kitchen lighting. But again, our age group was 50s to 70s.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Interlochen bliss

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, with wonderful access to waterfront and local amenities.

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Perfect June 30th - July 8th 2017

  • 5 of 5

Needed a place to stay near Traverse City for a week, where step-daughter had a dance competition. This cabin was perfect for our unique situation. We have two families trying our best to co-parent and support our girl! We actually had a great time! The cabin accommodated 7 people very nicely (4 adults and 3 kids). The front porch had a great view of the lake. The Cabin has two canoes which was really fun! The owners responded very quickly and very helpful. The Cabin has no AC, but fans are provided, screens on all windows and really the cabin kept a nice temperature, but would warm up if you used the oven or dryer. Since we stayed for a week the washer and dryer came in handy. The cabin had plenty of utensils and basic cookware. I would recommend this cabin for anyone looking to relax and enjoy some time away with their family, but still needed to feel like home!

Heather J.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, MI

Beautiful and Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much! The big front porch overlooking the lake was a favorite spot to hang out. There was a community dock for swimming and fishing, and a boat dock/area if you bring your own boat. We had several great day trips to Traverse City (highly recommend North Peak Brewery for great food as well as beer), Fish Town on Leenlenau Peninsula which included some wine tasting along the way (Black Star Winery was our favorite), and lunch at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery out on the deck that has a million dollar view. We also enjoyed tubing and water skiing as well as canoeing. The accommodations were very good, but we did find the twin beds to be a bit lumpy and the pots and pans in great need of replacement. With that said, the cottage was perfect for our needs, the view from the front porch beautiful, and the location terrific.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Traverse City Airport
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
Green Lake
Car: recommended

Interlochen Center for the Arts



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Interlochen, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
3 Sep 2017 - 19 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 May 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £111.85
Pet Fee £55.93
Cleaning £55.93

Through mid-May 2017, the rate is $125/nightly plus a $75 cleaning fee. (plus an additional $75 fee if you have a dog)
Three day minimum required Sept-mid/May. All taxes INCLUDED in these rates. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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