Glen Lake is the fifth most beautiful lake in the world according to National Geographic, and this cottage is on that sandy shore. The Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, a Chippawa legend of the mother Bear's devotion to her cubs, is across the street and is located in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, the most beautiful of the National Parks, among private homes and cottages with a wooded lot on one side for privacy. Swim in crystal clear water, climb the sand dunes or ride the bike trail. Relax and enjoy the beauty of the area in a cozy pine-paneled cottage of the '50s with an updated kitchen and new bathroom, attractive living room furniture, new queen and double bed springs and mattresses,new hide-a-bed spring mattress. fireplace.
Enjoy the large artists community,creative shops, wine tasting, championship golf, Art Fair with 96 artists third Wednesday in July, and Cherry Festival in Traverse City first week in July. Canoe the Crystal River. Fireplace, microwave, charcoal grill, rowboat, picnic table, fire pit, newer living room furniture, new queen and double bed, hide-a bed has new spring mattress,newer blankets, updated bath and tile shower, TV/DVD/VCR Linens and towels not furnished. No pets. No smoking. Maximum 6 people.
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27 golf courses nearby (The Dunes - 5 miles); tennis courts in Glen Arbor and across from The Dunes Golf Course;swim in Glen Lake or Lake Michigan (2 miles); sand dune climbing and bike trail across the street; health fitness center, charter fishing, art shops, restaurants in Glen Arbor-4 miles; horseback riding, hiking, restaurants around the lake; walking in the woods on Alligator Hill for majestic views of both Glen Lake and Lake Michigan-1 mile; climb the Empire Bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan - 5 miles; touring the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and the Coast Guard Museum at Glen Haven - 1 mile; browsing the creative shops selling unique and local artisans work all over the Leelanau Peninsula; and an absolute must - drive the Stocking Scenic Drive through the woods to the top of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, wine tasting tours on Leelanau Peninsula.
Located on the magnificent Leelanau peninsula, 2 miles to Lake Michigan at Glen Haven where the Coast Guard Museum is located, 4 miles to Glen Arbor's many activities, 5 miles to Empire's beautiful Lake Michigan beach, 30 miles to Traverse City.
Glen Lake is the fifth most beautiful lake in the world according to National Geographic and this cottage is located on that sandy shore. We are in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore that was voted the most beautiful park in the U.S. last year. The Sleeping Bear sand dunes are across the street and 1/2 mile trail leads to the climbing area. Located on West side of Glen Lake on M109 (S. Dune Hwy) among private homes with woods on one side for privacy. 4 miles to Glen Arbor and 5 miles to Empire for groceries, art/craft stores, unique shops, tennis courts. Old Glen Haven, Coast Guard Museum and Lake Michigan beach are 2 miles. Stocking Scenic Drive to top of sand dunes 2 miles. Dunes Golf course 5 miles. Athletic club 4 miles.
Other Activities: We have a large local artist community. Artist studios, art galleries, wine tasting and unique shops all over the Leelanau Peninsula. Glen Arbor Art Fair with 96 artists from all over the country is July 18, 2012. Cherry Festival in Traverse 1st week of July. Crystal River kayaking and tubing in GA, Dunes golf course and 19 other public courses in area. Tennis courts, horse back riding, Glen Arbor Athletic Club, speedboat rentals, water skiing, tubing, charter fishing in Lake Michigan, perch/bass fishing in Glen Lake, hiking the woods. Enjoy the Stocking Scenic drive to the top of the dunes, climb Alligator Hill to view both Glen Lake and Lake Michigan, climb Empire Bluffs, and hike many scenic trails. Tour beautiful Leelanau Peninsula. Relax in the sun and swim in the lake. Look for Petoskey stones on Lake Michigan shore. Enjoy the freshness of spring looking at wildflowers in May/June, sun/sand of July/August, warm September, and outrageous color of October.
Golf: Dunes Golf course 5 miles, Sugar Loaf 10 miles, Mistwood 30 miles, Grand Traverse Resort Championship courses, 35 miles plus many other courses on the Leelanau peninsula.
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