Cadillac Cottage Rental Photos and Description
Charming & Upscale 4 Bed/2 Bath, Lakefront, 100 Ft Dock, Hot Tub, Game Room
WELCOME TO THE BOATHOUSE!
A Quintessentially Charming Lakefront Cottage Chocked Full Of Amenities You Won't Find Anywhere Else!
Have a LARGE group? Planning a Family Reunion? Rent both our cottages; each one has the same amenities - hot tub, lakeside fire pit, game room, and sauna. The Cottages are less than one mile apart by land and less by water. See our sister property on Lake Mitchell listing on VRBO #165174 (The Mangy Moose Lodge)
Thank you for taking the time to check out this beautiful property! We welcome your inquiries regarding a possible stay with us! Please note the vrbo calendar located on this website is kept current with both booked and available dates for rental. We ask you please review the calendar located on the upper right portion of this page for your desired dates before contacting us. Although we do accept phone call inquiries, we strongly recommend you contact us via the link provided on our vrbo.com site, as those who do will be given preference in the order their request was received.
Please note: While we do encourage good-times and life-long happy memories to be made at the cottage, we ask you reconsider if your group is focused on alcohol consumption during your stay; we want to keep our property secure and protected for those who will treat it as we treat it. We also value our neighbors and do not want to disturb them with loud parties. Lastly, please, do not inquire if you want to host a Senior Class graduation party, or an after party for prom, as we also have a minimum age limit of 25 years of age for renters. If you want to have family-fun, reunions, or couples' or friends' weekends, then we are the place for, you and your group!
PREPARE TO BE WOWED! THIS IS THE LAKEFRONT GETAWAY YOU HAVE BEEN SEEKING; ONE WEEK SIMPLY WON'T BE LONG ENOUGH!
Thank you for considering our Boathouse Cottage as your Vacation Destination! We welcome your inquiries regarding a possible stay with us! Please note the VRBO calendar located on this website is kept current with both booked and available dates. We ask you please review the calendar located to the right of this paragraph for your desired dates of stay. We also highly encourage you to contact us via email here on VRBO, as we utilize this email inquiry as our guideline to reserve in the order your inquiry was received.
This 1600 square foot, lakefront cottage was completely renovated in April '09. It is lovingly decorated with warm colors and tastefully selected furnishings. The cottage is completely furnished, from high end art on the walls, to quality bedding and bath linens, to a fully stocked kitchen. Every detail has been taken care of just for you!
The large picture window in the living room overlooks beautiful Lake Mitchell. The living room showcases a floor to ceiling, wood-burning, brick fireplace. All new furniture in neutral fabrics featuring a sleek leather club chair and matching couch, as well as gorgeous, handwoven seagrass chairs in the sunroom. Colorful pillow accents and soft blanket throws, exemplify a tasteful and uniquely fresh decor. The living room also hosts a 42' flat screen High Definition television with surround sound, DVD player and premium cable channels. Free Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the cottage.
A separate dining room seats up to 8 people and is directly adjacent to an efficiently stocked kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances. Two beautifully decorated master bedrooms offer queen-sized beds with luxurious bedding. The two remaining bedrooms feature bunk beds for a true cottage feel. The sun room in the front of the cottage displays a full wall of windows with expansive, unobstructed lake views. There is nothing but lawn between you and the lakefront seawall! The sun room also features two full-size day bed futons, each sleeping up to two adults. Catch a Michigan sunrise via the sun room while enjoying your morning coffee. The front hall bathroom offers a gleaming subway tiled tub and shower, and the back bathroom features a standing shower. Each bath is fully stocked with quality linens, including beach towels for your convenience.
Please note: While we do encourage good-times and life-long happy memories to be made at the cottage, we ask you reconsider if your group is only focused on alcohol consumption during your stay; we want to keep our property secure and protected for those who will treat it as we treat it, ourselves. We also value our neighbors and do not want to disturb them with loud parties. Lastly, please, do not inquire if you want to host a Senior Class graduation party, or an after party for prom, as we also have a minimum age limit of 25 years of age for our renters. If you want to have family-fun, reunions, or couples' or friends' weekends, then we are the place for, you and your group!
Savor your meals al fresco via the lakeside deck furnished with tasteful patio furniture and a gas grill. An eight person hot tub is located directly off the front deck. Let the kids bounce away on the water trampoline, or play in the fenced in backyard as you relax the end of another beautiful vacation day away in the hot tub. Bring your boat, kayaks, wave runners and dock them on the 100 foot private dock right in front of the house, or better yet, save yourself the hassle and fuel cost of transporting your boats and rent OUR BOATS!
REC ROOM (Optional Rental $250 per week) The 2 stall garage has been professionally converted into a recreation room with a futon couch, pool table, air hockey, bumper pool, shuffleboard, electronic darts, an additional TV, a foosball table, a three person sauna and a full-size refrigerator to hold your favorite thirst quenching refreshment! Reserve this play land paradise for an additional fee, and your 'kids' will have every waking moment of their vacation filled with both indoor and outdoor activity and excitement!
ASK ABOUT ADDITIONAL ITEMS TO RENT: Note; These items are available on a first come first serve basis; we have more than 1 property and they may not be available even if the cottage is available. Please inquire right away if you are interested!
24' PONTOON BOAT with 90 horse motor, tube included ($250/day or $1295/week).
17' LARSON SPEED BOAT with 3.7 Liter Mercury I/O, tube, life jackets, skis included ($225/day or $950/week).
12' FISHING BOAT with a 9 1/2 horse motor ($125/day or $295/week)
4 single KAYAKS, 1 double KAYAK and a PADDLE BOAT ($100/week for each item).
2 CBC 10 Foot Stand-Up Paddleboards ($125 per week for each item)
4 Adult MOUNTAIN BIKES and 1 childs bike($125 for all per week).
Take the total recreation package (includes all items listed above) for $2750/week - a $765 savings if rented individually for the week!
Lake Mitchell is 2580 acres in size and is connected to Lake Cadillac by a navigable canal, combining over 3700 acres of all-sports water fun! Many casual restaurants and eateries shore up to both lakes, offering docking for dining and/or drinks. Ice cream shops, party stores, and gas docks are also directly available by watercraft.
You will be surrounded by the Manistee National Forest boasting six-hundred thousand acres of pristine wooded wonderland! The Big Manistee, Little Manistee and Pine River (the fastest moving river in Michigan) are only minutes away. Fish the Tippy Dam, providing world class salmon, steelhead and trout opportunities. On a larger scale, the dunes of Lake Michigan located in Manistee are just a short drive away.
Winter activities abound! Snowmobile trails are accessible right from the front yard. Access these trails from Lake Mitchell, and you can sled directly onto the Lake from the front of the cottage. Downhill skiing at Caberfae is 15 minutes away, and Crystal is 35 minutes from the cottage. Cross Country ski in the surrounding woods or directly onto the lake. Excellent ice fishing can be had right in front of the cottage. Or, simply sit back and enjoy the quiet over a cup of hot chocolate and a crackling fire from your cozy abode!
No matter when you choose to visit you will be WOWED! This is truly one of the nicest rentals in the area, offering the widest variety of on-site amenities.
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- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
About John or Laurie
I grew up in the Cadillac area and appreciate it's natural beauty even more, now having moved away. I've always enjoyed the year round activities Cadillac offers! No matter the season you are never at a loss for something to do - hiking, biking, trail riding, swimming, skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, fishing, hunting, shopping and so much more!
John or Laurie purchased this cottage in 2008
Why John or Laurie chose Cadillac
This property was refurbished and decorated with love! We often travel and vacation utilizing vrbo.com rentals, and have experienced both what we like, and don't like in a rental property. The Boathouse is everything WE would want to experience while on vacation; from the location to the decor. Great care was taken to ensure you will create wonderful memories.
What makes this cottage unique
Lakefront and beautiful - The Boathouse is quality through and through! From the rec room filled with electronic games and 3 person sauna, to the water trampoline, to the 8 person hot tub, to the lakefront fire pit, to the upscale boating decor. Although it is quaint, this is not your Grandparent's cottage on the lake!
The Recreation Package is an amenity other properties do not offer. Check out the weekly rental rates on power boats, paddle boats, kayaks and bikes - all meant to help you have a wonderful and exclusive vacation experience.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you so much for the great cabin!! We made a ton of great memories and had so much fun!