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THE BASS LAKE LODGE - SUMMER 2015 AVAILABLE NOW!

Jennifer

Advertiser since 2002
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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THE BASS LAKE LODGE - SUMMER 2015 AVAILABLE NOW!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Traverse City House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Welcome to the Bass Lake Lodge! Where you will find the beauty of a quiet lake and amenities to make you feel like you are at home. Pets are NOT allowed and No Smoking inside the rental.

The Bass Lake Lodge is located on Bass Lake six miles outside of Traverse City. Bass Lake is a small, spring-fed lake that is nestled between Silver Lake and Long Lake. It is a 343 acre all sports lake which offers a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. It also offers beautiful fall colors!

There are four islands on the lake, each one making it more unique. There is a small public beach and boat launch which is located one mile away from the house. The south end of the lake is surrounded by State Lands and a girl scout camp, which offers a nice spot for fishing.

The Bass Lake Lodge is centrally located; six miles to Traverse City and seven miles to Interlochen. (Interlochen is home to the Interlochen Center for the Arts National Music Camp.)

The Bass Lake Lodge is 1350 square feet and is filled with knotty pine paneling and tongue and groove boards throughout the home, which gives it a beautiful 'cabin' feeling.

Remodeled in winter of 2009 - new carpeting, light fixtures, drywall/paint, porcelain and limestone tile.

The bathroom was remodeled in winter of 2010 - new tub, porcelain tile and commode. A new couch, reclining chairs and dining room table set were added as well.

A custom kitchen was added in the fall of 2011; offering hickory cabinets (filled with everything imaginable to make cooking meals a breeze). A new 'larger' refridgerator (with an icemaker and water dispenser) and a dishwasher were added. The porcelain floor tile accentuates the coordinating countertoop and backsplash - which give you lots of room for preparing food.

The landscape of the home has soft grass (summertime) and lots of flowers. A bonfire pit is located near the water and is surrounded by a large concrete patio. (Firewood is provided for your convenience.) There is a large deck on the back of the home which overlooks the lake and a beautiful sunrise. There is a 4' x 40' dock with a 8' x 16' patio on the water. The rental includes the use of a row boat and a 5 person paddle boat (summertime only). Life jackets are provided.

There is also (private) WIFI at the rental.

Come to The Bass Lake Lodge to relax and enjoy beautiful Northern Michigan.

Keywords: House, waterfront, private, secluded, beautiful, custom kitchen, ammenities

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jennifer (Owner)
Advertiser since 2002
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About Jennifer

Originally built by my Father and Grandfather, the rental has been part of my family for many years. Throughout the years it has been remodeled, with the most recent updates being done in winter of 2009 and winter 2010. I grew up down the street from the rental, then resided in it for several years until a job transfer moved me out of town. At which time I turned it into a vacation rental. Since then, I have moved back and now live across the street from the rental.

The neighborhood is definately the place to be! I refer to it as my own little piece of Heaven. Most of the residents in the area have been there for quite some time. It is located off of the 'beaten path' but is still close to everything!

I have put a lot of thought into the rental with the intention of making your vacation as easy and enjoyable for you as possible. From linens to everything you might need in the kitchen as well as firewood and life vests are just a few of the no charge extras that I provide. It is exactly as it is advertised, no surprises! Previous guests have thanked me and provided me several nice comments on the rental, check out my comments from previous guests to learn more!

I hope you will be as excited to vacation at The Bass Lake Lodge as I am to live in this wonderful area!

Jennifer purchased this house in 2000

Why Jennifer chose Traverse City

This home was built by my Father and Grandfather. After purchasing it and living in it for several years, I turned it into a vacation rental as my job took me out of town for several years. I enjoy the rental business and decided to keep it going after I returned to the area.

What makes this house unique

The Bass Lake Lodge is in a quiet, friendly neighborhood that is conveniently located to Traverse City, Interlochen and many other area attractions. It is set on a 343 acre, all sports lake which offers great fishing, beautiful views and lots of wildlife. The rental is filled with lots of extra amenities that will make your vacation that much better! The rental has a fantastic view of the sunrise as well. And, the owner lives nearby in case you need anything special.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 82 traveler reviews

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-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Vancouver, British Columbia
5

A true Northern Michigan experience

  • 5 of 5
Far enough away from the busy-ness of Traverse City & close to quiet, solitude, nature and relaxation. Fishing is great--bass & bluegill. Fantastic sunrises. Bring your camera & binoculars. Our autumn stay was ideally timed and I look forward to spending time on Bass Lake in the summer & winter as well. Can you imagine the lake frozen...ice skating, ice fishing and staying cozy & warm by the wood burning fireplace. And in the summer! What a great place for swimming & playing in the sun. Stay here and you'll experience the best Northern Michigan has to offer at an affordable price in a clean, comfortable home.
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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The Bass Lake Lodge - Summer 2015 available now!
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-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
4

Great Location and amenities for our family of 4

  • 4 of 5
Thank you Jennifer, we really felt like welcome guests, not just another rental customer! I enjoyed speaking with you and we hope to return again.
The description of your house was very accurate. The location is great, on a quiet street on beautiful Bass Lake, minutes from Moomers Ice Cream & Boones Long Lake Inn and only a short drive to Meijer and the hustle and bustle of downtown Traverse. We could even (sorta) see the air show on GT Bay from the deck on the 4th of July.
Kitchen is well equipped and we enjoyed all the board games. Wi-fi was great and our kids loved the paddle boat, but a motor boat would definitely be the way to go next time to really explore the lake and go fishing. The water is nice and warms up quickly because the lake is shallow, but the bottom is kinda mucky, so we wore swim shoes whenever we went swimming at the dock. The deck is huge and we enjoyed sitting out there often.
Beds were comfortable and bedding was nice. I didn't care for the somewhat shaggy carpet in the bedrooms and living rooms. But that's just me.
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Bass Lake Lodge - Summer 2015 available now!
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-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Kalamazoo, MI
5

Wonderful vacation destination

  • 5 of 5
My family of four (kids 7 and 9) had a wonderful time at the Bass Lake Lodge. We have vacationed in Traverse City many times but the first time on Bass Lake. The location is great! We found the cottage exceptionally clean and comfortable and stocked with everything you would need to feel at home, and then some! My son (9) caught 7 fish in the lake. The lake was very quiet. Not really a sandy bottom for swimming but throw some water shoes on and the kids did okay. Great value for what you get!! We hope to return some day.
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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The Bass Lake Lodge - Summer 2015 available now!
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-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
5

Relaxing and Peaceful Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Our family of five enjoyed our stay at Bass Lake Lodge. We arrived to a very clean home which is always my first concern. There was a welcome basket of items for making s'mores, which my kids thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you! Jennifer keeps the house equipped with what you need to enjoy your stay. We cooked many meals in the kitchen and it was stocked with what we needed to do that. The little extras that Jennifer provides is so nice. We brought our own beach towels but it was so nice to have hers as extras and the firewood for the campfires are just two examples.

We brought our speed boat and enjoyed using the lake for swimming and boating. The dock for putting the boat in is very close to the house which was very convenient. The lake was not busy which was amazing with 3 kids who love to be out in the water. The pier at Bass Lake Lodge is very nice!

The area is nice and feels safe even for a morning/evening run which I did multiple times enjoying the different scenery. You are close enough to town but far enough way to enjoy the peacefulness of the lake and area. While here, we went into Traverse City a couple of times and visited Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Our only complaint for the week was the weather. Who would have thought mid July would be to cool to do much boating?! As for the house, lake, and area we couldn't have been more pleased. We hope to come back and if we do we will be staying at Bass Lake Lodge.

Thank you again Jennifer for the use of your home. It was a great place for us to spend time as a family:)
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
The Bass Lake Lodge - Summer 2015 available now!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p13034vb
-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Chicago, IL
5

Great Place Near Traverse City

  • 5 of 5
We used this great cottage as our base to explore the Traverse City, Northern Michigan area. The cottage was clean, comfortable and well equipped. If we vacation in the area again, we would love to stay here!

Thanks!
  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
The Bass Lake Lodge - Summer 2015 available now!
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-(231) 943-0568 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
5

Fantastic Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
This place was amazing! My family of four, including two young boys, had an awesome time!. Everything was perfect, from the basket of s'more fixin's to the games and books for the boys to the fishing it was just perfect. The neighbors were really friendly and helpful. The facilities were perfect for us and the new finishes on the house were great. If you want to catch some bass then I would definitely recommend this lake. I was practically throwing the lure into their mouths. I caught a bunch from the dock! I would definitely recommend this place and would like to go back in the future.
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The Crown Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Boones Long Lake Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Boone's Long Lake Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Crown Golf Course and Mulligans Grille
Nearest Point of Interest
Fishing Site Public Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Meijers Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Grand Traverse Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Lil Reds Ice Cream Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Moomers Ice Cream
Car: recommended

Ice Fishing, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City Film Festival, Beach Bums Baseball Stadium, Wine Tours, An Abundance of Golf Courses, Leelanau Sands Casino, Turtle Creek Casino, Interlochen Center for the Arts, *Mackinaw Island is 1 1/2 hours away, *National Cherry Festival* Excellent area to view the fall color changes!

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Traverse City House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $250/nt or $750-$1550/wk
  • US Dollars
  • May 3, 2014 - May 31, 2014...............$750.00 week
  • May 24, 2014 - May 31, 2014...$1,000.00 week **Memorial Wknd 3 nt stay - $700.00
  • May 31, 2014 - June 28, 2014.............$950.00 week
  • June 28, 2014 - August 30, 2014.........$1,550 week
  • August 30, 2014 - October 25, 2014.. $750.00 week **Labor day Wknd only - $700.00
  • Weekend & Nightly rates available off season. Call/email for details.
  • $200 Refundable Security Deposit required. Checks accepted.
  • Weekend & Nightly rates available off season. Call/email for details.
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Amenities

Amenities

Traverse City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Two of the three bedrooms have queen size beds., Double Beds (1) One of the three bedrooms has a double bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Phone (local calls only), Patio furniture, 4' x 40' Cedar Dock, Aluminum Row Boat, 5 person paddle boat (includes life vests), Bonfire Pit near the lake, Firewood is provided for your convenience (at no additional cost), No Smoking inside the rental.

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