|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
I've been told that my old-school cottage ranks pretty high on the charm factor. I've certainly tried to capture the spirit of a 1940's era cottage. The cottage sits on 245 acre all-sports North Lake. Also nearby is the Potawatomi Trail which is popular for both mountain bikers and hikers alike. The cottage will sleep six people comfortably. The upper level features a spacious bathroom with washer and dryer, a proper bedroom, and a sleeping porch which is probably the best place to sleep and enjoy a fresh breeze off the lake. The lower level is essentially one large room equipped with a generous sized kitchen/eating area and a cozy living space for conversation, a book, or possibly a DVD. This lower level has a futon that will sleep two people. Off this lower level is another porch that is often used for dining, playing cards, and gazing at the lake. A metal fire-pit is available in the back yard to provide fire-side warmth on a chilly evening. The rental of this cottage includes the use of a row-boat. I have a pontoon boat that can be leased for an additional fee.
The cottage is about 35 minutes from Ann Arbor and a short drive from Dexter and Chelsea which both offer simple and fine dining. Chelsea has the popular Purple Rose Theater if you enjoy live theater put on by professional actors.
Keywords: cottage, charming, adorable, lake front, boat
My name is Steve and I purchased this cottage as my own personal retreat and never planned to rent it but like any asset, I think it needs to earn it's keep. That said, I will say that I've set the place up according to my somewhat quirky tastes. I like old stuff and the cottage reflects that characteristic. An example of this is the refrigerator and stove which are vintage 1952/53 appliances. They're clean and they work fine but I know some people just want new stuff. If you want a cute old-school cottage, then this is the place for you.
Steve Wild purchased this cottage in 2003
I chose to purchase this cottage because it's only 35 minutes from my home in Ann Arbor. I'm a landlord in the Ann Arbor area and it's difficult for me to leave town. This cottage allows me to 'get away' while still being within easy reach of all the problems that arise from housing college kids.
This cottage provides me and others with the opportunity to relax and unwind.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
When the pontoon boat is included the refundable damage/security deposit increases from $300.00 to $500.00.
If you contact me far enough in advance, payment can be forwarded via mail by writing me a check. If you contact me on relatively short notice, you will have to provide cash upon arrival.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.