|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
The home is located on M119 Heritage Highway (bring your bicycle) with 165 feet of frontage on Lake Michigan for beach activities. The 3 acre property is half dune and half forest. The boat launch is 1 mile away. There are many hiking trails through area forests and conservancy properties. The village offers a post office, general store-gas station,churches, and restaurants. There are several artists in the neighborhood with opportunities for classes/workshops. Multiple golf courses are a short drive away. Excellent medical care is available in nearby Petoskey. Mackinac City and ferries to Mackinac Island are less than a 1/2 hr. drive. An eclectic variety of activities abounds in the area: watch a polo match, attend a concert at Bay View, go to the casino, climb a dune, shop, eat in one of many area restaurants, or just tuck in with a puzzle or good book.
This is a 2 story home with the main floor upstairs to maximize the great view. Three bedrooms have queen size beds. The 4th bedroom has 2 sets of bunks. In addition there are 2 queen size futons in the all-purpose room.
My husband and I purchased this property in 1975 and then spent many years gathering ideas before we built. We felt the grand-kids should focus on outdoor and creative activities while at the Lello House and therefore made a conscious decision against having a television. The decor and amenities were designed for our taste and comfort. Unfortunately retirement incomes to not allow for ever increasing property taxes which make it necessary for us to rent a portion of every year. Otherwise we would be there ourselves!
Laurelynne Harris purchased this house in 1975
The view! The trillium, morels and wild flowers in the spring; the beach in the summer; the beautiful fall color; the surprising enchantment of winter. Cross Village has a wonderful neighborly small village culture. Did I mention the view?
The Lello House is well suited for multigenerational vacations.
I wanted to tell you how wonderful our stay was and how much we enjoyed your
library of books, very peaceful and serene. Your cottage is charming and we
fell in love with it. I can understand why you would like to live there
Lake Michigan beachfront provides opportunities for: swimming,walking, kite flying,dune climbing, kayaking and watching the freighters. There is no light pollution to the delight of astronomy buffs. Visit the Dark Sky Park http://www.emmetcounty.org/new!-2014-dark-sky-park-program-schedule-754/ Drive the historic Tunnel of Trees Heritage Highway. Hike the North Country Trail. Visit a Little Traverse Conservancy property or attend one of the workshops. Local area offerings include: golfing,dining, art (including many workshops), wildlife,polo,shopping,and music. Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Mackinac City ( ferries to Mackinac Island) and Cheboygan are all less than 1/2 hour drive. Day trips to the upper peninsula are always fun.
Golf: True North;Boyne Highlands;Little Traverse Bay Golf Club; Wilderness Golf Course
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jun 22 2015 - Aug 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$89|
|Notes||Weekly rates are for groups of up to 8 guests. Renters are responsible for purchasing damage protection insurance. Departure time is 10:00AM for weekly rentals.|
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