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Lake And Trails Lodge

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Beautiful knotty pine interior cottage sits on the north end of sandy bottom, crystal clear all sports Starvation Lake. Full southern view of lake from 3 levels of tiered decking. 1st bedroom has a queen bed, 2nd bedroom has a double bed and two twin loft bed. Natural stone fireplace with wood burner insert. Brand new stainless steel appliances. Wifi, Netflix and a DVD collection available. Pontoon boat rental available summer of 2016. Very private lake. Hilltop views are gorgeous! 2 Kayaks, paddle board, and paddle boat are also included in this rental. Great central location to Traverse City, Gaylord, Petoskey and Charlevoix. ORV trailhead is just across the road from the bottom of the driveway.

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mancelona in Antrim County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Kayaking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Lake And Trails Lodge
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Birch Run

Best family vacation in a long time

  • 5 of 5

Our family visited this beautiful home from 8/27-8/31/16. My parents were supposed to come with us, but had something come up at the last minute and were unable to come along, so it was just our little family of 4. We had an AMAZING vacation & wished it could have been longer! We felt so at home. It was very clean & cozy, also decorated so nice. Our girls especially enjoyed the paddle board & kayaks, and playing with the little minnows on the edge of the sandy bottom crystal clear waterfront. We enjoyed the many rafts and toys provided in the "party house" down by the waterfront, and were especially grateful for the fridge which we could store our beverages in while we enjoyed relaxing down by the water. The peaceful mornings on the beautiful deck overlooking the gorgeous lake, with loons calling in the background was just what we needed. We were also very happy to bring our little...big... fur-baby (2 yr old golden lab) with us on this vacation & she had just as much fun splashing around in the water as we did. My husband was pretty excited to have caught a trout one evening when venturing out in the middle of the lake. We made wonderful memories & had the best family vacation in a long time. Owner was excellent to work with, and accommodations were above & beyond. We would highly recommend this rental for a small family just wanting to get away from it all for a while. We would love to be able to come back again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We love to hear about people relaxing and enjoying our little piece of heaven! We appreciate how clean you left the cottage. We look forward to your return.
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful lake that was crystal clear with a sandy bottom! All the amenities for a fun time at a small lake, including kayaks, paddle boat, floats and more! Cottage was so cute and the multiple decks were well maintained!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again!
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Quaint Cottage on a gem of a lake!

  • 5 of 5

Direction were good to find the place, There was plenty of parking and a fire ring with wood to use in the front. The cottage is one large kitchen/ living room combined, 2 bedrooms and one small bathroom with stand up shower. The place was immaculate. It was furnished pleasantly and comfortably and the kitchen had up to date appliances and was well stocked for cooking. All linens(sheets and towels) were of a nice quality and fresh smelling. There is a very large new deck just out back of the cottage that overlooks the lake and it had a nice grill and large picnic table. There were also 6 captain chairs along the railing that overlooks the pristine gorgeous lake. 50 stairs lead you down to the lake. Midway down is a small deck with 2 nice chaise lounges. At waters edge, there is another small deck and a small pier. They allow you to use their paddle board, paddle boat, kayaks and water toys.We loved staying here. The Lake has a nice sandy bottom and is clean. The washer and dryer were out of order while I was there , but apparently a new part was ordered. We would definitely love to stay again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! The part has finally arrived for the washer! Both are in working order now!
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Swartz Creek, Michigan

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

From the cabin to the lake everything was breathtaking. The cabin was so warm and inviting and clean. The view of the lake was like nothing I have never seen before! Hope to return next summer, my daughters had an experience of a lifetime being here and none of us wanted to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed it! Thank you for the review!
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Amazing Lake Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (plus our dog, Lola) spent 5 amazing nights at Lake and Trails and can't wait to return. The pictures don't do this cottage justice! It is super clean and has a bright beachy feel instead of a dark cabin. The views are spectacular from the deck and both large windows.

All the extras that Tammy provided really made our stay special. Our girls learned to kayak and paddleboard, and having a "mudroom" with a wash/dryer meant we returned home with no dirty clothes to wash. Yay!

Communication with Tammy was great and we can't wait to book for next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful lakefront.

  • 4 of 5

We rented this little cottage to be near my parents.

It's decorated cute and is supplied with everything you can need or want. The only down side was the bathroom was very small. The bedrooms are a little cramped but that didn't bother us as we were outside the whole time. Beds are comfortable and so are couches. The lake is beautiful and there is a ton of outdoor seating. We enjoyed using the kayaks and paddle boat. We would definately rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mancelona, Michigan

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £76.53
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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