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Tranquil, Natural Setting Cottage On The Narrows Of Leelanau; A Peaceful Setting

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps up to 6

This 3 BR, 1 BA, fully equipped, knotty-pine Lakeside getaway is uniquely situated on the Narrows of 2 inland lakes (North and South Lake Leelanau) , on a peninsula, 4 miles west of Gorgeous Grand Traverse Bay, and 4 miles east of the Beautiful Lake Michigan sandy shoreline.

The cottage overlooks a wide spot in the Narrows which is filled with reeds and a small lake. It has become a Major Habitat for water creatures and birds of all sorts. Its lakeside location and small dock is PERFECT for easy access Kayaking and Canoeing ! Whether to investigate the nests in the reeds, the occupants of the cold water spring or the lilly pads; or to cruise the shoreline real estate gawking all the way into town; a short 15 minute paddle.

The quaint town of Lake Leelanau is a Leelanau County summer-or-bust little town offerring all the necessities of proper civilization. Churches, grocery, 3 cost tiers of restaurants, the famous Dick's Pour House, a winery (maybe 2), a distillery (all in Easy walking distance to Cottage !), a marina, a USPO, a beauty salon, yoga institute... and that's about it !

Fishing in the Narrows remains good year round, all varieties of fish pass through the area.

There are all kinds of nearby hiking and biking trails throughout the County, around 10-12 maintained trail heads within 10 minutes of the cottage. Beautiful, secluded Lk Michigan and inland beaches are just 7 minutes away.

Lake Leelanau is 5 miles from the historic little fishing village of Leland on the Lake Michigan side of the peninsula,

5 miles from the Beautiful bayside town of Suttons Bay (Shopping!),

20 minutes from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and its famous Dunes and Scenic Drive; as well as the bustling little town of Glen Arbor,

15 minutes to the fun little polish town of Cedar,

20 minutes from the end-of-the-world town of Nautically historical Northport,

15 minutes from the Casino,

and 25-30 minutes from downtown Traverse City.

The serene, restful setting of our cottage, coupled with its prime central Leelanau County location allow for a peaceful stay, or a busy Wine Tour, Sight Seeing, or Visit-to-See-Friends trip. Nowhere in Leelanau County is more than 25 minutes away; all sights and sounds, smells, adventures and Smiles are closer than that !

About the cottage: 1 BR w a Queen, 1 BR w a Full size, 1 BR w Twin Beds; sleeps 6; rate based on up to 4; babies (<4yr) free

A full kitchen with Refrigerator, Stove, Oven, Microwave, double sinks, and dining table.

An attached garage for weather-proof Grill-outs

a Gas Grill

a Comfortable Living Room featuring HD Broadcast TV + house-wide WiFi

a card / game table with chairs

The Highlight of the home is the View Room with its 110 degree view of the Narrows. The View Room is a large, comfortable room that is windows on 3 sides. The views of the pristine Conservancy shoreline on the far shore, Wildlife Habitat in the foreground, and along the far shoreline is the boat channel connecting the massive South Lake Leelanau to the deep, North Lake Leelanau. Its a great place to share a morning beverage or crack open a new book to read, or to be outside, only Inside.

From the North Lake you have access to the Carp River, heading right into the heart of historic Leland, with its riverside, Fine Dining. The South Lake will eventually lead you to the Victoria Creek which when traversed, leads into the raucus, delightfully fun little town of Cedar, on the south end of the Lake.

Nature's encroachment has caused our Cottage's boat dock to offer poor lake access for bigger boats, but is perfect to launch personal watercraft like kayaks, canoes, etc.

Our Cottage is a wonderful little home we'd like to share with you either for several days, a week, or a Month at a Time ! Please review my pictures and share our beauty !

MINIMUM Stays: 2-4 nights, depending on timeframe

Spring & September: 2 nights

*In-Season: 4 nights

*October: 3 nights

* - nook-n-cranny stays are however available. These are stays of less than the minimums that fall between existing reservations. Just review our calendar for these timeslots, and make mention of it with your reservation request.

Thank you for reviewing our offering !

More Details

Property Manager
John Tremblay
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lake Leelanau in Leland Township

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Full size (brand new mattress)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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Tranquil, Natural Setting Cottage On The Narrows Of Leelanau; A Peaceful Setting
average rating of 4.44 based on 25 reviews
5

GREAT STAY!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

John,

We had another GREAT STAY at Cottage. For the second year your Cottage was just perfect for us. Clean,Roomy, and very homey. WE had a great time fishing!! Hope to see you next year.

Thank You,

Rich

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quaint weekend cottage

  • 4 of 5

It was clean, everything you need is there, great for a weekend getaway, great view of the narrows.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Hudson, MI
4

Cottage was clean, beds nicely made

  • 4 of 5

Cottage very up north like nice back yard spacious. Close to all the attractions near by.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vermilion ohio
5

Wonderful property on a spacious yard overlooking the lake, beautiful beautiful beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Terrific three bedroom spaces property large living room and very large screened-in additional family room area so there's plenty of room for everybody whether you're inside or out the back yard is huge with a dock right on the lake so you have a great place to fish for Bluegill. Location is outstanding. You have a grocery store and several restaurants within a mile. Leland is 5 miles away Suttons Bay is 5 miles away. I loved it we are looking forward to coming back next year the owner John, checked on us twice during our Six-Day store to make sure everything was okay it was. It was nice at the owner was so concerned and attentive to her needs although everything was done in advance and all we had to do was enjoy your we are looking forward to coming back to the same property next year. I don't think anyone would be disappointed staying at this house. Dan Anderson West Florida

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Almost completely satisfied

  • 4 of 5

John was a joy to communicate with and very very helpful in every way we asked. The cottage was the perfect size for our family and loved the room off the back to play boardgames and even exercise in the evening. Big spacious yard and located close enough to many different places and activities to make it the perfect setting to venture out ... and return at night. The only complaint would be the inlet that is in the picture looks navigable by kayak but was nearly impossible on our side due to weeds etc. which is no fault of the owner, and just could use a teeny bit of a fresher aroma. Would give it 4 1/2 stars but that is not an option.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't have asked for a better getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The lakeside location was so peaceful yet we were never more than a few miles away from a number of restaurants, stores and anything we truly needed. With three bedrooms, we had all the sleeping space we were looking for, all without having to use the futon available in the great room that looks out over Lake Leelanau. John was wonderful to work with and was quick to respond to any questions we had beforehand, as well as during our stay. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lake Leelanau, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£318
for 3 nights
From
£106
£628
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £148.16

No Pets are allowed on premises; Violators will be required to remove the animal immediately.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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