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'Up North' cabin' Private and secluded 3BDR/2Bth hot tub, fireplace, charm

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 888 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Those looking for a quiet, secluded place with natural beauty as a main attraction need to look no further! The splendor of fall foliage, the breathtaking beauty of ever-white snow amid acres of cross-country skiing, the awakening forest in the spring, and beach walks with the lap of Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan in the summer, are among the many special treats that have guests returning year after year.

Situated six miles north of Northport and in a private, wooded setting, WHISPERING PINES is your respite from urban culture with seclusion in mind. Let Whispering Pines be your oasis from home affording you all of the amenities of a well-equipped, vacation home. The cedar-sided cottage boasts of vaulted ceilings, wood floors, screened porch, wood-burning (wood provided) stone fireplace, outdoor hot tub, and many other features too numerous to mention and rarely found. There are two bedrooms (a queen and double/twin) on the main level with a loft bedroom (queen) and half bath on the second.

Hiking, rollerblading, and peaceful walks are right our your door.

HOT TUB is only available during the summer by reservation with $100 additional fee for servicing.

Get away from it all, convene with nature on an individual basis and experience the 'up north' lifestyle amid beauty and comfort. Let Whispering Pines sweep you away!

Keywords: cabin, cottage, hot tub, stone fireplace

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Member since: 2004
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Northport in Leelanau

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 888 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) The second main floor has a 'pyramid' bunk bed: twin on top and double on the bottom.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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'Up North' cabin' Private and secluded 3BDR/2Bth hot tub, fireplace, charm
average rating of 4.8139534 based on 43 reviews

Cozy, peaceful, and welcoming cabin for weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin provided a comfy and cozy destination to reconnect with friends. The cabin is turn key ready to unplug and relax--including wood for the indoor fireplace or outdoor fire pit. A small trail system extends from behind the house, and a public access lakeshore is only a block away. It's an easy drive south to north port and the cabin is only minutes from the lighthouse. We felt completely refreshed after our weekend away.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to host your weekend with friends the Whispering PInes Cottage exceeded expectations. It's private setting is an ideal respite to recharge and proximity to the village of Northport (and all the other county towns), site and sandy beach are a plus. Please plan a return trip in the spring/summer/fall when we turn greens!
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Cozy and inviting.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cabin in the woods. Comfortable and well appointed. Will definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great you to meet you and delighted you enjoyed the Whispering Pines again! Please make it you home away from home and visit often.
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Perfect Getaway Spot

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I took a long weekend to explore the area and couldn't have picked a better spot for the trip. We enjoyed the fireplace and hot tub. Also took a hike in the trails directly behind the cabin - it was great. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what I needed!

  • 5 of 5

This property is a gem. It has all the amenities for a nice getaway in the beautiful town of Northport. Clean, warm, friendly, awesome hot tub, had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend. Thank you Tom for making our stay so comfortable

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed the Whispering Pines Cottage. Please make it a yearly destination and make it your home away from home! How to welcome you back.
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Fridley, MN

Perfect getaway to an absolutely gorgeous locale!

  • 5 of 5

Our first vacation to northwestern lower Michigan, but certainly not our last! The cabin was even lovelier than described and could easily accommodate several more than just the three of us (including my husband, and yellow lab!) The kitchen was well equipped - everything we needed was supplied. The master bed was extremely comfortable and the surroundings were super quiet! The hot tub is truly an added bonus and the stars above put an exclamation point on the time spent relaxing in it! Tom was very attentive to our reservation and responded to our messages almost instantaneously! He even had a bottle of local bubbly with a handwritten greeting ready for us upon arrival 🍾�👍� We grilled steaks for my birthday on the gas grill and I couldn't have wished for a better place to celebrate! Lake Michigan is just a very short walk from the cabin and our dog loved swimming in the waves. The town of Northport has everything you need - bakery, market, marina, hiking, lighthouse - and nearby are many hiking trails that we took advantage of. If you're looking for the perfect escape - this is it! Book it!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Delighted you know you enjoyed the Whispering Pines Cottage, it's amenities and the entire Leelanau County area! Please consider a return visit when travel plans call for nature, beauty and Michigan as I would love to host you again! Tom
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Carleton, MI

Clean and quiet

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and quiet, just what we were looking for. The fireplace was great for the couple of cool evenings that we had. I would have given it a 5, but there is no indoor dining table, only the counter in the kitchen with stools. There is a table on the screened porch that worked for us, but would have been uncomfortable had it been colder. Over all it was a good place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Whispering Pines. Plan on making it a yearly destination! Tom
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Numerous wineries abound in the county - be sure to sample some of them!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Northport, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
23 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35.72
Linen/towels -per couple £17.86
cleaning >4 nights £53.57
cleaning <5 nights £35.72

Pets are welcome for a fee. $59 for 2 nights or more $75 for a week stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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