Lakewood Lodge is a year-round luxury log home nestled on beautiful Bass Lake, located in the spectacular woods & waters of Michigan's Grand Traverse region. The large 1.5 acre wooded lot with 185' of private frontage is on sandy bottomed Bass Lake, an all-sports lake, just west of Green Lake and Duck Lake. This home has two levels of living. A den and large loft with cathedral ceilings give warmth and an 'up north' ambiance to this full log home. The great room features a natural stone fireplace and is open to the dining and bar area. Two dining areas w/canopy looking out to large lawn for entertaining and summer fun. Much of the lakes shoreline is dedicated to a state park, which makes it a sanctuary for wildlife. A motored fishing boat, paddle-boat, canoe, docks and deck are provided for your use.
Great for family vacations, reunions or could be your private, romantic hide-away...summer, fall, winter or spring! Fall colors are gorgeous and the wine tours any season are spectacular. Only 20 minutes to downtown Traverse City, shopping and dining are superb in Traverse City and in quaint towns along the Leelanau Peninsula. Interlochen Village and the Center for the Arts/Music Camp are 5 miles from the lodge, or Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is 35 minutes from lodge. Canoe the Platte or Betsie River only half mile from lodge. Bass Lake is 100 acres of spring fed, weed free, all-sport lake. Great for canoe, kayak, paddle-boat and sailing. Excellent fishing for bass, pike, perch and bluegill and the wildlife includes loons, herons,white-tailed deer, raccoons, beavers. Small market and tavern in Village of Karlin is only 2 miles away, DNR licenses available there. Northern Lights watching, sitting around firepit and roasting marshmallows..you'll never run out of things to do.
Local festivals and activities include: Traverse City National Cherry Festival , Leland Wine & Food Festival, Traverse City Film Festival and a variety of other local festivals. Try touring local wineries such as, Black Star Farms, Chateau Grand Traverse and Leelanau Wine Cellars all offering wine tasting of the local harvest. All within 10 minutes of lodge, there are canoe rentals, , and for indoor fun, there is bowling, mini golf, check out Buds across from minature golf, and 10 minutes to Frog Pond Wedding and Reception.
Dining: From the rustic Karlin Inn or Maddy's in Interlochen, to four-star restaurants in Traverse City and on the Leelanau Peninsula, a wide variety of dining experiences are available within minutes from the Lodge.
Our week was full of great memories, such as Biscuit the wild cat, swimming in the lake, Kathy and Beth got caught in the middle of the lake during a rainfall, Sleeping Bear National Park, campfires, horseback riding and so much more.We highly suggest going to Karlin Inn for food!Hope we can come back soon.
Only minutes to world-class golf, skiing, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and the world renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts where daily, in the summer, you can find an art venue to enjoy! Only 20 minutes from beautiful Traverse City with its 2 spectacular Grand Traverse Bays of Lake Michigan, and quaint villages such as Leland and Glen Arbor as well as just an hour drive to the beautiful towns of Harbor Springs, Petosky and Charlevoix. Northern Michigan's award winning golf courses and ski slopes at Crystal Mountain only 20 minutes away from the Lakewood Lodge. The Dunes on Lake Michigan make a wonderful day trip.
Other Activities: nearby canoe rentals, water park and bowling
Golf: Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville is 15 minutes away and offers an exceptional northern Michigan golf experience. With two distinctly different golf courses, both of which have received a four-star rating from Golf Digest magazine. (Mountain Ridge and Betsie Valley) Other nearby courses are Mistwood, Interlochen Golf Course (you can always get a tee time) and The Crown. Most destinations are no more than 10 to 30 minutes from the Lodge.
Ski: In the winter, Bass Lake is known for ice skating, ice fishing, skiing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.
SKI MAGAZINE rated Crystal Mt. #1 Midwest Resort, #1 in Midwest Dining, and #2 in Midwest Family Programs. Crystal Mountain offers 9 lifts, 45 slopes, 27 lighted for night skiing, halfpipe, 3 terrain parks and miles of cross country.
Discounted All-Day lift tickets are available on their website.
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Jun 6 2015 - Sep 5 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Currently booking 2015
Will rent per night September through May
Off season:September 3-May 15
Half down at time of booking
Balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival date
$500- Refundable Security Deposit due at that time
Cleaning fee may apply
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.