Tall Pines cottage is one of only two private cottages located in the midst of a 22-acre hardwood forest. Pearl, an 800-acre spring-fed lake, is a virtual wildlife preserve, with bald eagles, blue heron, and loons nesting here. The swimming, kayaking, fishing, and hiking are excellent. Boats are available, including a paddleboat and canoe. A pontoon boat is available as a per-day rental. Several sun decks for tanning, and a beautiful private sand beach. Large new air conditioning unit. Comfortable living room with big-screen TV/VCR. Dining area and well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Linens, towels, and other amenities are furnished. A large deck surrounds the cottage, great for catching beautiful sunsets.
The cottage has an open floor plan upstairs. There is one queen-size bed with a screen separating it from the living room. There is a king size trundle bed on the Four Seasons porch. There are two bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed downstairs, and 2 full baths with showers.
Amenities: TV/VCR, dishwasher, washer and dryer, rowboat, bass boat, canoe, paddleboat (pontoon for rent).
Activities: Swimming, boating, fishing, shopping at the renowned specialty stores in Traverse City, golf, horseback riding, fine dining in Traverse City, fun dining in Interlochen, and a fine Interlochen summer program.
Area: Pearl Lake is 20 miles from Traverse City and 16 miles from Interlochen. There is a well-equipped grocery/general store in Lake Ann, 2-1/2 miles away.
Owners were very friendly. Location was beautiful, very private & peaceful. House was clean, kitchen well equipped. It has a quirky layout that lacks a bit of privacy but it worked well for our family of 6. Had access to several different boats which everyone enjoyed.
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