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Scrilly Cottage is Just A Short Walk To Sandy Grand Traverse Bay Beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Craftsman Built 3 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath, Kitchen, Dining, Living Rooms. Sleep 6

Master craftsman built home with 2 bedrooms and full bathroom up; 1 bedroom, powder room, kitchen, dining and living rooms down. Wonderful kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, dishwasher, room to cook and counter seating for conversation while you're cooking. Sleeps 6 in three bedrooms, 2 rooms with a queen bed each and one room with 2 twins . Gas grill on entry deck, washer/dryer, WiFi. Wood burning fireplace in living room.


Owner
Kevin R Sauvage
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2017

About Kevin R Sauvage

I built this home by myself, pouring the footings on my 50th birthday and spending every available moment for the next 2 years on it. Other then the maple floor and cedar siding, all the lumber for the interior/exterior trims, stairways, cabinetry and doors was purchased as rough boards then milled to shape by myself. Much of the wood was cut 80 yrs ago off a local farm and stored until I bought it.

Though I work as a woodworker my passion is sailing, something I have been doing on Northport Bay for 53 yrs. I like adventure sailing best and have completed the grueling 300 mile Everglades Challenge and have spent 19 days alone at sea on the North Atlantic in a 20' sailboat attempting a trans Atlantic crossing from NYC to Northern Spain. Tropical storm Debbie in 2012 delayed my progress until I ran out of time and was forced to return to NYC. Though New York harbor's Lower Bay and Florida's west coast/ Florida Bay have their beauty, nothing compares to sailing my home waters of Northern Lake Michigan.

Kevin R Sauvage purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Kevin R Sauvage chose Northern Michigan

Scrilly Cottage is inspired by the Bumble Bee word for "friend" in Taylon Thomas's poem "Scrilly".

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Northport in Leelanau

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Full bath with tub/shower and first floor powder room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , Baby crib available

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Scrilly Cottage is Just A Short Walk To Sandy Grand Traverse Bay Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I am a tough critic and Scrilly Cottage met all of my expectations. First of all, it was clean. Second, the photos don't do this cottage justice. It is beautiful and bigger than it appears. It has an open floor plan with comfortable furnishings. The kitchen is well equipped and a grill is available for outdoor cooking. The location is ideal for a short walk to the water or a two mile bike trip to the lighthouse. Our kids loved having access to the owners' association recreational area. We had great weather but be prepared for a chilly dip in Grand Traverse Bay in early July! This was our family's first trip to the Leelanau Peninsula and it has a lot to offer if you prefer nature, beautiful views, great wine and a slower pace. I loved Scrilly Cottage so much, I didn't want to leave! Thanks, Kevin, for sharing your beautiful cottage with us!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love Scrilly Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We were immediately impressed with the quality, construction and perfect touches of the cottage. Everything was clean, comfortable, and welcoming. The cottage is situated in a beautiful, quiet and private setting. We did not take advantage of the fire pit behind the house, but it looked great too. We spent evenings at the cottage playing Euchre next to the fire. It was great to meet the owner Kevin who is a down to earth guy who built the home from the ground up and paid close attention to detail. The four of us adored this place and we will stay here again! I highly recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay. Extremely nice house with a great layout both inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with this house. 1st class construction and layout. Comfortable beds and everything was there for a stay including coffee with amenities, fire wood for the outstanding fire pit in the back yard, and a short walk to a private beach on Traverse bay. I was even able to wheel my kayak there for entry to the water. The owner is extremely nice and Checked in with us to verify if anything additional was needed. The location was also great as a hub for visiting the beautiful area and beaches of both Traverse bay and Lake Michigan.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house is gorgeous, and so comfortable! We'll definitely stay again!

  • 5 of 5

We loved having the fire pit n the back yard and the beach cost by.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Craftsmanship

  • 5 of 5

Scrilly Cottage feels like home. The wood features throughout the cottage add warmth and coziness to this Northern Michigan retreat set in the pines of Northport. Large windows provide ample light to greet guests in the morning and bid farewell to the evening. The kitchen is stocked with plenty of utensils and basic cooking needs. The sitting area in the dining room allows for late night conversation and board game competition. In addition, the living room is anchored by a sturdy oak coffee table surrounded by craftsman chairs for indulging in novels by the fire. Adirondack chairs invite guests for cocktails around the bonfire. The Leelanau Peninsula provides opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, beaching, eating, and shopping. My husband and I always enjoy our stay at Scrilly Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Just a 4 min walk to wonderful sand beach with picnic tables and fire pit. Tennis courts, children's playground, club house. Spectacular Cathead Bay beach, part of Leelanau State Park, is a 5 min drive and short walk through hardwood forests. The village of Northport with shopping, dining and municipal marina is 5 miles south.

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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
 
Off season
1 Oct 2016 - 20 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£297
for 2 nights
From
£117
£805
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£473
for 3 nights
From
£137
£1,001
 
 
High summer
1 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,079
for 7 nights
£1,079
 
 
Late Summer
20 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£883
for 7 nights
£883
£2,252
 
 
Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£297
for 2 nights
From
£117
£805
£2,252
 
 
Standard pricing

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
£375
for 2 nights
From
£156
From
£156
Fri,Sat
£1,079
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £391.17
Property Damage Protection £61.8

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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