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Little Bear Hideaway Lakefront w/OUTDOOR HOT TUB! Kayaks/Canoe/Paddleboat/Relax!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3BD 2BA Newer Lakefront w/Hot Tub,PingPong,Kayaks,swimming pool,pet friendly

Very nice and recently updated/renovated Lakefront Chalet with OUTDOOR HOT TUB and Woodstove Fireplace overlooking No Wake lake in a private neighborhood! Lake Arrowhead (Known formerly as Buhl Lakes; west of Otsego Lake on map)is a private association, quiet and private!

If calendar is blocked off for your dates and will not let you inquire, please click on the ASK OWNER A QUESTION button which is underneath BOOK NOW button on right side of webpage, please click on MY TRAVEL DATES ARE FLEXIBLE button and send me a message on your desired dates, guest count and if pets would be brought...I have other PRIME homes, 10 lakefronts total!! with outdoor hot tubs in Gaylord, on Mullett Lake & Indian River, all homes are SUPER POPULAR and are fully loaded homes.

Chalet has ping pong table in finished basement and satellite dish TV with two Kayaks, Paddleboat and Canoe to use while you stay.

Three bedrooms total

Master Bedroom has queen size bed , 2nd main floor bedroom has queen bed, third bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds, double on the bottom and double on the top.

2 newly updated bathrooms, one on main floor and one upstairs off master bedroom

Non smoking chalet, please. Thank you!

Private all sports lake access also with outdoor heated in ground community pool (shared, not public) with picnic grounds and pavilion.

Brand New Kitchen!!!! Stove, Refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, washer, dryer, all linens, towels, utensils, propane grill, This chalet is completely furnished; a home away from home! DVD player, board games, endless extra things to do at the chalet are included & OUTDOOR HOT TUB on deck facing lake! Woodstove (gas) Fireplace in living room

Golf cart rental for more adventures for the family.

2 Kayaks, paddleboat and a canoe for your use located on your beach.

Fishing can be done right off dock.

Over 25 golf courses, most within 30 minutes of Chalet.

Snowmobile DNR trails nearby home. Also Ski Hills nearby.

Plenty of trailer parking if needed.

Satellite Dish TV

activities and attractions in Gaylord Michigan

With a unique location on the 45 parallel, the Alpine Village of Gaylord is truly Northern Michigan's heart. Whether planning to travel to Gaylord for the first visit or your 31st, we know that you will be back again and again. Gaylord is unique in its centrality - only minutes from everything you could hope for in the north and things you might not expect either, like top-notch shopping, galleries, arts, music festivals & wireless internet access you can use while relaxing on one of the park benches downtown or in the neighborhood where this chalet is located.

Golf

With 21 golf courses which include world-class resorts and championship golf designed by some of America's top golf course designers, the Gaylord area is your dream golf destination.

Hiking

Experience all that is Northern Michigan along one of the many trails in Otsego County used for hiking, biking, x-country skiing and snowshoeing. The area abounds with pathways for outdoor enthusiasts of every skill and age level, and all are free to use with no trail passes required.

Ski & Snowshoe

In Gaylord you'll find the gently sloping terrain, heavily wooded forests and deep annual snowfall ideal for Nordic skiing. It is also not uncommon to see plentiful wildlife out on the trail. Our facilities range from rustic and scenic at the Pigeon River State Forest, to elegant and expertly groomed.

Snowmobile

Located in the center of Northern Lower Michigan's Snow Belt, the Gaylord area averages over 180 inches of the white stuff annually. Surrounded by rolling hills, thousand of acres of unspoiled forests and numerous winter activities, Gaylord is quickly emerging as a preferred winter destination.

Elk Viewing

The Pigeon River State Forest’s expansive 105,000 acres with the Midwest’s only free ranging elk herd offers a unique wilderness experience that is just a short drive from downtown Gaylord. The Department of Natural Resources maintains this excellent elk habitat through careful forest and wildlife management.

Rain day? Keep the kids happy,

Visit the 24-lane Gaylord Bowling Center

•Otsego County Sportsplex , where kids and grownups can swim in an Olympic-size pool or rent a pair of skates an take to the ice for 'wintertime' fun, even as the sidewalks are sizzling outside.

•Energy Outlet, a quaint park filled with slides, swings and climbing equipment. Throughout the park are structures embedded with information and etchings of the dinosaur age, and surrounding all the fun stuff is a paved walking track.

•Call Of The Wild , where lifelike replicas of Michigan's wildlife will greet you at every turn of the tunnel. At Call of the Wild, fun and learning go hand in hand, and it's almost a sure thing that kids will want to go back again and again.

Bird Watcher's Paradise! See the Bald Eagles which live on the

lake. Also Pileated woodpeckers,

loons, ducks, hummingbirds plentiful.

Come in May for Morel Mushroom Hunting-Just walk in the woods nearby!

Ask about our April & May Madness specials on discounted rental fees.

Traverse City 45 minutes away

Petoskey 35 minutes

Mackinaw City within 1 hour

More Details

Property Manager
Northern Lakeshore
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

What makes this chalet unique

There is so much to do at the home such as kayaking, paddleboating or canoeing as all these boats are located on your own private sandy beach or you can relax on the deck in your outdoor hot tub which is usable all year 'round or you can

take the kids to the pool just down the road which is open from Memorial Weekend to Labor Weekend which is walking distance from this home. You can view the bigger lake also from the deck. Breathtaking sunsets also. Watch the eagles which live on the lake along with loon, woodpeckers, swans, hummingbirds, owls, you name it!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Lake Arrowhead in Gaylord

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A 60 day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date are subject to a $75 cancel fee
  • No refunds will be given for storms or road conditions, roads are curvy and snow covered in winter.we highly recommend you purchase travel insurance
  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance & to purchase or research travel insurance, go to following link www.consumersadvocate.org/travel-insurance
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly updated in Porcelain ceramic tile
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly updated in Porcelain Ceramic tile
  • Newly renovated bathrooms on main floor and upstairs off the master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk beds with double on bottom and double on top
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great fishing lake. Bluegills, perch, bass, sunfish plentiful. Pontoon rental is available for the bigger lake, also Golf cart and more kayak rentals available if needed. Wildlife galore! See turkeys, duck, hummingbirds, eagles, loons, woodpeckers, coyotes,fox, deer, bobcat, you name it! * Plenty of Parking * Linens Provided: All beds are made with clean linens prior to your arrival * Clothes Washer and Dryer in finished basement * Heating: Central heating * Hair Dryer * Iron & Board * Towels Provided * Living Room seats 7 * Entertainment * Satellite / Cable: Direct TV * Video Library: DVD movies to watch * Television: * DVD Player * Ping Pong * Games

Reviews

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Little Bear Hideaway Lakefront w/OUTDOOR HOT TUB! Kayaks/Canoe/Paddleboat/Relax!
average rating of 4.724138 based on 29 reviews
5

Great location and great home!

  • 5 of 5

This house was great and beats any hotel in gaylord

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Relaxing Weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful house we stayed in!! Beautiful views, relaxing accommodations, who could ask for more?!?

We pretty much used everything, from the hot tub in the mornings and evenings to the fire pit on Saturday night to the paddle boat and kayaks. Full service house!! Everything that we needed was there.

Thanks so much for sharing your little piece of heaven!

Definite recommendation here!!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Riley, MI
5

Excellent location, property, and amenities!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I really cannot say enough how much we enjoyed staying here. First off, communication with the property manager was EXCELLENT. She always replied to my questions and requests very quickly, her directions to the cabin were great, and she even worked with me on adding an additional night and a late checkout. We also rented the golf cart which was great, my kids loved it. The lake had great fishing, literally hundreds of bluegills off of the dock for the kids to have fun with. My daughter and I took the paddle boat out and fished every day and caught some keeper size pan fish that we fried in the cabin, that was very cool for her. Also used the kayaks and there was a canoe there as well. Kitchen was very well stocked, had everything imaginable, a lot more than most rental cabins. Kitchen was just remodeled, very clean, new appliances. Lots of games and movies inside to enjoy as well. Basement foosball table was fun, satellite tv was great for night time, and all rooms were clean. Hot tub on deck was awesome and worked great, probably one of out favorite things about the cabin, and one of the main reasons we rented it. Great proximity to Gaylord where there was a lot to do.

Overall I give this place an A+. Great communication with property manager, loved the cabin and amenities it had, loved location, and had a GREAT 5 nights there!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What You See Is REALLY What You Get!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed July 15-22 and had a wonderful and relaxing time at Little Bear Hideaway!

It is well stocked with all you need for cooking/grilling and the house is beautiful. Nice neighbors too! We kayaked and paddle boated around the lake and enjoyed the quiet beauty of God's creation. We would definitely return again!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Little Bear Hideaway definately puts you in RELAX mode. Home is strictly set up as a home away from home with tons of extra amenities so guests don't have to go anywhere, just bring food and drink and plan on having one of your best vacations ever!
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5

Wonderful property, beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Property was everything we were looking for in family vacation getaway! House was clean, updated and had tons of extra amenities. Simple things like coffee filters, tp and cleaning supplies was a nice touch. Plenty of room for family and teens to spread out and get alone time in. Lake was peaceful and warm. Great fishing right from the dock. Two kayaks, a paddle boat and canoe for our use which we used every single day. Pool and park right down the road was extra treat for the little ones. Great location for day trips to Traverse City, Sleeping Bear and even Taq Falls. Shopping and groceries ten minutes away. Neighbors next door full time residents and very friendly. FYI, we had no cell phone service at the property. Could be blessing or curse! Neither Verizon nor ATT worked. We enjoyed the time off but if you needed it, didn't pick it up until we went shopping. There is wifi down at the pool if you needed it. Would love another vacation here!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We chose this house for our family getaway and it did not disappoint. There are golf courses everywhere and Gaylord is very close, so everything you need or want is right there. I wasn't expecting the house to be so beautifully finished inside (the kitchen is spectacular with granite and nice cabinets and flooring. The house is very clean and well kept up, and everything is up to date with nice flooring and tile in the bathrooms. There is plenty of room and the basement is nice too. We found it a perfect place to escape into the quiet and beauty that is up north while being close enough to anything we wanted to do (dinner, golf etc.) when we did go out. We had a wonderful experience here and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Gaylord Regional Airport, Gaylord, MI
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Settings Restaurant and Bar, Lakes of the North
Nearest Ferry
58 Miles
Sheplers Ferry Or Arnold Line, Mackinaw City
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
23 different courses all super close to chalet
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Too many to list as we are only 12 min to LOTS
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Boyne Mountain and/or Treetops
Nearest Beach
in front of cottage
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Golf.

* Skiing.

* Snowmobiling.

* Boating.

* ATVing/Fourwheelin'.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hiking.

* campfires.

* fishing.

* relaxing on the beach.

* Relax in the HOT TUB!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Hiking.

* Campfires.

* fishing.

* relaxing on the beach.

* Rent a golf cart and cruise around the neighborhood.

With a unique location on the 45 parallel, the Alpine Village of Gaylord is truly Northern Michigan's heart. Whether planning to travel to Gaylord for the first visit or your 31st, we know that you will be back again and again. Gaylord is unique in its centrality - only minutes from everything you could hope for in the north and things you might not expect either, like top-notch shopping, galleries, arts, music festivals & wireless internet access you can use while relaxing on one of the park benches downtown or in the neighborhood where this chalet is located

Golf

With 21 golf courses which include world-class resorts and championship golf designed by some of America's top golf course designers, the Gaylord area is your dream golf destination.

Hiking

Experience all that is Northern Michigan along one of the many trails in Otsego County used for hiking, biking, x-country skiing and snowshoeing. The area abounds with pathways for outdoor enthusiasts of every skill and age level, and all are free to use with no trail passes required.

Ski & Snowshoe

In Gaylord you'll find the gently sloping terrain, heavily wooded forests and deep annual snowfall ideal for Nordic skiing. It is also not uncommon to see plentiful wildlife out on the trail. Our facilities range from rustic and scenic at the Pigeon River State Forest, to elegant and expertly groomed.

Snowmobile

Located in the center of Northern Lower Michigan's Snow Belt, the Gaylord area averages over 180 inches of the white stuff annually. Surrounded by rolling hills, thousand of acres of unspoiled forests and numerous winter activities, Gaylord is quickly emerging as a preferred winter destination.

Elk Viewing

The Pigeon River State Forest’s expansive 105,000 acres with the Midwest’s only free ranging elk herd offers a unique wilderness experience that is just a short drive from downtown Gaylord. The Department of Natural Resources maintains this excellent elk habitat through careful forest and wildlife management.

Rain day? Keep the kids happy,

Visit the 24-lane Gaylord Bowling Center

* Otsego County Sportsplex , where kids and grownups can swim in an Olympic-size pool or rent a pair of skates an take to the ice for 'wintertime' fun, even as the sidewalks are sizzling outside.

* Energy Outlet, a quaint park filled with slides, swings and climbing equipment. Throughout the park are structures embedded with information and etchings of the dinosaur age, and surrounding all the fun stuff is a paved walking track.

* Call Of The Wild , where lifelike replicas of Michigan's wildlife will greet you at every turn of the tunnel. At Call of the Wild, fun and learning go hand in hand, and it's almost a sure thing that kids will want to go back again and again.

*

Bird Watcher's Paradise! See the Bald Eagles which live on the

lake. Also Pileated woodpeckers, loons, ducks, hummingbirds plentiful.

Come in May for Morel Mushroom Hunting-Just walk in the woods nearby!

Traverse City 45 minutes away

Petoskey 35 minutes

Mackinaw City within 1 hour

Boyne Mountain nearby with huge indoor waterpark.

* Less than 15 minutes south west of Gaylord (Lowes, Home Depot, Walmart, Meijers, and restaurants, six-screen movie theater, Otsego County Sportplex, Otsego Lake, Alpenfest, and more)

* Plenty of state land nearby to enjoy, hike, bike, hunt, fish

* Less than an hour to Traverse City, Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Mackinaw City Area, Charlevoix, Houghton Lake

* Less than an hour to several ski resorts and about 2 dozen of Michigan’s finest golf courses.

* Less than an hour to some of Michigan’s pristine trout streams and canoeing rivers

* Less than an hour to some of Michigan’s casinos

* Less than an hour to elk viewing

* About an hour to Traverse Bay wineries, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron sandy beaches, UP eh?

* A day trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Sault Ste. Marie, Pictured Rocks, Tahquamenon Falls, Agawa Canyon Train Tour.

* Experience Gaylord’s Alpenfest, Traverse City’s Cherry Festival, Houghton Lake’s Tip Up Town, Charlevoix’s Venetian Days, Mackinaw Bridge Walk, Grayling’s AuSable River Festival, Petoskey’s Festival on the Bay and much, much more

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Lake Arrowhead, Northern Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November 2017
5 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£252
for 2 nights
From
£91
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years 2017/2018
17 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£136
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK Weekend 2018
10 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£528
for 3 nights
From
£153
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Weekend 2018
14 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£528
for 3 nights
From
£153
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Weekend 2018
23 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£528
for 3 nights
From
£153
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
JUNE
2 Jun 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,225
for 7 nights
£1,225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,390
for 7 nights
£1,390
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
From
£144
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£293
for 2 nights
From
£111
From
£132
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £18.92 + Tax
cleaning fee £64.31 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £151.32
Tax Rate 9.0%

***Service Fee is VRBO's fee called Peace of Mind Guarantee, not HOMEOWNER'S fee***
Rates are based on occupancy of 2-4 guests
Extra charges may apply for extra guests. We do not refund any extra guest fees if all your guests do not show up.
Pets are only considered at booking and online price/instant booking option only shows weekend rate (2 nights) of $25 so if more than two nights are booked, pet fees are as follows: two pets maximum, $10 per pet per night or $25 per pet per weekend, maximum $50/week per pet. Please mark the pet box when booking instantly online if bringing a pet, VRBO collects remainder pet fee after booking is set up.
Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund less the cancellation fee of $75 and VRBO service fee. IN order to get VRBO service fee refunded if you cancel, you must contact VRBO direct.

NO LARGE GROUPS and NO PEOPLE ADDED AFTER BOOKING IS SET UP--VERY IMPORTANT. If you have more guests over my guest limit, please do not rent this home, association will intervene and therefore you will lose your stay/rent and I cannot do anything about it. Thank you!!
Holiday weekends are 3 or more nights booked.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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