PRIVACY, LAKE FRONT, ALL MEALS, LOVELY COTTAGE, PERFECT FOR FAMILIES

Carl Geupel & Ava Geupel

Speaks english, french, german
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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PRIVACY, LAKE FRONT, ALL MEALS, LOVELY COTTAGE, PERFECT FOR FAMILIES

Higgins Lake Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4-BR 2.5-Bath, cathedral-ceiling cottage; dock, lido, deck @shore, sleeps 8+

Exquisite old cottage, modern fit-up, no cooking, views! Private dock, deck, and waterfront for this cottage.

Buffet service every meal! note-participation in the dining plan, not included in rent, is required until Aug. 23.

The Cottage:

This beautiful, old, renovated, stick-style cottage is at the end of a long, private driveway off a one-lane, private dirt-road winding through old-growth forest with monarch trees. There's nothing but woods and private paths behind it. It overlooks clear and sandy Higgins Lake, rated 'the Sixth Most Beautiful Lake in the World'.

It's 82 feet of lake-frontage includes a private dock and lido on the lake, down some stairs from an overlooking private deck, steps away from the large front-porch. The cottage's deck, dock, lido, side-yard, and lakefront are not shared with anyone but you and your guests while you're staying here.

Life on the Lake:

The cottage is part of a private Association of twenty cottages, each with its own dock, so waterfront features are NOT shared. The Association provides meals at a private table, reserved for your family, in a common Dining Hall --a five-minute walk through the woods. It's perfect for families, as all cooking [except Weds. dinners] and clean-up is provided from June 20 to Aug. 23, so staying here is a true vacation for EVERYONE in the family. [Note: Association rules require that cottage-residents MUST pay for all meals in the buffet-style Dining Hall between June 20 and Aug. 23. This is a separate bill, paid directly to the Dining Hall after your stay [and not included in the rent]. Rates are $33/day for adults, less for kids under 13, and free under 5.]

During the high-season, there is a 6-night minimum (we encourage Saturday to Sunday!). During the off-season there is only a 4-night minimum.

The lake is clear and, on this side, shallow with great water for swimming, canoeing, sailing and all water sports. Features of Higgins Lake include an island, drop-offs, springs, sunken islands, a swimming raft [owned by the cottage Association], and the mysterious 'square anchor'. Not far around the shore is a marina, where you can rent motorboats, windsurfers, tubes, kayaks, and all sorts of water toys.

With no traffic, kids run free [supervised near the lake, please] and quickly make friends with lake-side neighbors they meet eating in the Dining Hall.

Life in the Cottage:

The cottage features a beautiful, two-story Living Room [the heart of the cottage] with a lakestone-lined fireplace and large Screen Porch, both facing the lake. [See photos.]

The view is even better from a large, two-level Private Deck right over the lake on a bluff, a few steps from the Screen Porch. A stairway down from the deck leads to a private sunbathing area [the Lido] and a private dock, exclusive to this cottage, where you can swim, nap, and attach boats. [Boats should be moored at anchors off the dock, when not in use.]

A private yard next to the cottage has a many Adirondack chairs and a pad for the outdoor ping-pong table.

A renovated Kitchen with granite counters and new dishes, coffee-equipment, kitchen-tools, and appliances including a dishwasher is open to one side of the Living Room. However, you won't cook much, as you'll enjoy the great food in the Dining Hall [from June through August].

Three Bedrooms are on the first floor: [1] a Master Suite with king-size bed and a private Bath with shower and two sinks in granite counters; [2] a back Bedroom with two queen beds and a sink [can sleep four in a pinch]; and [3] a small Bedroom with a queen bed and a separate entrance to the Porch. A second Bathroom with a claw-foot tub, a shower and two sinks in granite is off the first floor hall, as is a laundry closet with a new washer and dryer.

The second floor is reached from an indoor balcony overlooking the Living Room [and the lake]. Its glass door leads to a knotty-pine Bunk Room with four built-in bunks, which appeal to smaller teenagers and kids [but are short for all but the smallest adults]. The Bunk Room has its own half-bath.

This cottage does not have a TV or a land-line phone. [Recent guests have used their cell phones.] A cable connection provides free, password-protected WIFI.

More to do Outside:

In addition to the buffet meals and a swimming raft, the twenty-cottage Association has a tennis court you can use for free and extensive bird-watching and single-track biking/hiking trails, which you can ride through the endless woods, if you bring or rent bikes.

Nearby activities off the lake include fishing, canoeing and tubing on the calm and beautiful Au Sable River [Rentals available at liveries, or bring your own craft.] and spectacular golf at Forest Dunes, Golf Magazine's No. 2 Public-Access Course in Michigan. Guided bird-watching tours leave regularly from Grayling and almost always spot North America's most endangered warbler, rarely seen [except by those in the know, in this part of Michigan], the very rare Kirtland's Warbler.

Google an aerial photograph to see Higgins Lake in its splendor. The cottage is on the north shore, the least developed and most secluded part of the lake. See the photos.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Carl Geupel & Ava Geupel

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english, french, german

My brothers and I grew up in Indiana but return to this cottage almost every summer, and some winters, too. Like my brothers and cousins, I now travel further to come back here every year with my wife and son, from Massachusetts, in our case.

Carl Geupel & Ava Geupel purchased this cottage in 1949

My grandmother began visiting cottages at this part of Higgins Lake in the 1930's; my grandfather bought this cottage in the '40's; and I started coming in the 50's. Everyone who comes wants to come back; it's very special, private and yet part of a community.

My sister-in-law renovated its interior to a very high level a couple of years ago, but retained its backwoods character. It's nothing like a typical suburban house and has almost no artificial surfaces or materials. Please look at the photos; it's very special --not like home.

The Dining Hall, where all meals [except Weds. dinner] are served, makes this spot a great vacation for families: all your time on the beautiful lake; no shopping, cooking or clean up.

The private, single-lane, unpaved road with no traffic means kids run free. They'll meet new friends in the Dining Hall.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Privacy, lake front, all meals, lovely cottage, perfect for families
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Dublin, OH
5

GREAT FAMILY VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
My family of five has vacationed here for several summers. Each year we are eager to return. This well-equipped lakefront cottage is very comfortable and welcoming. Beautiful view with great access to the dock and lake. There is plenty of outdoor activities to keep my tween-teenage children busy - swimming, kayaking, ping pong, and more. The screened in porch with rocking chairs is a great place to spend the evenings. Great communication and response time with the owners.
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're very pleased to have a good review from our longest-repeating guest. We'd like to find more families who come back every year; it's that kind of community on this part of Higgins Lake.

This gives us a record of a five-star review from every guest who's stayed.
Thank you.
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Bloomfield
5

REALLY ENJOYED THE STAY, WOULD GO BACK!

  • 5 of 5
Really enjoyable stay and really great Cabin. We felt very comfortable inside the wood cabin. It was a perfect mix of cabin feel and comfortable accommodations. Good space around the cabin, wonderful access to the lake with a good dock.
  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Dewitt, Michigan
5

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE AND VIEW!

  • 5 of 5
A beautiful house with a beautiful view! Kitchen was well stocked, which was needed since we stayed after the dining hall was closed for the season. Bathrooms were very clean and modern and all bedrooms were tastefully decorated. We especially loved the rockers on the screened in porch. Communication with the owner was very good and our needs that came up while we were there were taken care of. Our family enjoyed our vacation at Higgins Lakes and would definitely stay at this property again.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're very glad the cottage suited your extended family, and we're glad to have guests for the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.
Nonetheless, I'd encourage you to try staying for a week in season, one summer, between late June and late August. You'd enjoy the buffet food in the Dining Hall and you'd love not shopping and cooking, I'll bet.
Thank you for your review.
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Louisville KY
5

68 YR.RENTER

  • 5 of 5
Hello Eric.
We have just concluded our rental period at the Cottage. I will give you the pros and a few cons as helpful suggestions.
Cons: 1. The deck above, and sections of the Dock need attention. A chair leg punctured a board as one of our group sat on the deck. Nothing else happened, but that board and one other visibly need replacing. Suggest a close review of all deck surface boards to be sure they are solid. Supports look strong and in good shape. the middle section of the dock where it widens at the end needs some inspection. There was some "give" in that area. The ladder into the lake needs inspection as the rail is loose and it seems to tilt left to right.
2. The password on to the internet needs to be displayed. Usually folks need to get on to check important messages or to write checks or transfer money as in our case. Our problem turned out to be an unplugged modem and a unknown password. These are easy to fix.
3. While I chose not to watch TV on vacation, some in our party would like to do so particularly around evening news time. A small HD capable set would be inexpensive to provide and the service is already there. This deserves consideration.
4. another more" sit-able" sofa in the living room would be nice particularly if a TV was provided. This may sound "picky", but several folks mentioned it.
Pros:
1. the House is in beautiful shape- the improvements are wonderful and show a lot of thought and dedication to a first class remodeling job. Congratulations !
2. Beds were comfortable and furnishings were very nice.
The Kitchen was wonderful and very well equipped. The bathrooms were the same- we wanted for nothing.
3.Chairs on the cottage porch are fabulous! A friend here has the same ones on an outdoor patio, and I want some for a screened porch we have on our house. We still had a beach chair shortage and the ones we used midweek left when more family showed up at the big cottage.
4.
We were able to use Howie's mooring and beyond that, Jane Hoey's This may be a problem for other renters. An off dock mooring would be nice. I don't trust mooring our boat by anchor -it is not super heavy, but I have no experience in mooring out as it is on a trailer most of the time.
5. In short I know it is easy to spend someone else's money. We were very happy this year and would like to rent again next year. I will be in touch early on.
Thanks for playing a great part in a much enjoyed vacation. Sincerely, Joe Speiden
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Joe - It's good to have a five-star review from a family who has rented the cottage several summers, and we're glad you appreciate the improvements.
We've repaired the deck-board that was punctured and some others that were weak, and made the step more visible.
I will make sure all tenants have the WIFI password before they arrive, but sometimes these systems go down and need rebooting, despite careful use.
We'll probably go the other way on TV. [Most guests seem to want to get away from such entertainment when they come here.] Last summer, we offered to make cable service available to any guests who wanted it and brought a TV set [Every guest last summer drove, all from Michigan and neighboring states, rather than flew, so bringing a TV would not have been difficult.] Not one took us up on the offer. Some watched important [to them] sports events on their laptops.
We've added a large, second sofa to the living room -this one facing the lake through the picture window [but no a TV]. It fits the character of the cottage.

You should find enough beach chairs next year; we've bought some more.

We've decided to continue to ask guests who bring boats to bring their own moorings -anchors and buoys. We don't know how heavy a boat a guest might bring, and if a big boat broke loose from an undersized mooring on a windy day, there could be damage.

We look forward to your return and thank you for the review.

p.s. We disagree with this guest that this cottage is well-suited for people with disabilities. Potential guests need to know that there is a fairly long stair down to the lake from the deck [see photos], and a five-minute walk, on a woodlands path, to the Dining Hall between late June and late August.
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Louisville KY
5

68 YR.RENTER

  • 5 of 5
Hello Eric.
We have just concluded our rental period at the Cottage. I will give you the pros and a few cons as helpful suggestions.
Cons: 1. The deck above, and sections of the Dock need attention. A chair leg punctured a board as one of our group sat on the deck. Nothing else happened, but that board and one other visibly need replacing. Suggest a close review of all deck surface boards to be sure they are solid. Supports look strong and in good shape. the middle section of the dock where it widens at the end needs some inspection. There was some "give" in that area. The ladder into the lake needs inspection as the rail is loose and it seems to tilt left to right.
2. The password on to the internet needs to be displayed. Usually folks need to get on to check important messages or to write checks or transfer money as in our case. Our problem turned out to be an unplugged modem and a unknown password. These are easy to fix.
3. While I chose not to watch TV on vacation, some in our party would like to do so particularly around evening news time. A small HD capable set would be inexpensive to provide and the service is already there. This deserves consideration.
4. another more" sit-able" sofa in the living room would be nice particularly if a TV was provided. This may sound "picky", but several folks mentioned it.
Pros:
1. the House is in beautiful shape- the improvements are wonderful and show a lot of thought and dedication to a first class remodeling job. Congratulations !
2. Beds were comfortable and furnishings were very nice.
The Kitchen was wonderful and very well equipped. The bathrooms were the same- we wanted for nothing.
3.Chairs on the cottage porch are fabulous! A friend here has the same ones on an outdoor patio, and I want some for a screened porch we have on our house. We still had a beach chair shortage and the ones we used midweek left when more family showed up at the big cottage.
4.
We were able to use Howie's mooring and beyond that, Jane Hoey's This may be a problem for other renters. An off dock mooring would be nice. I don't trust mooring our boat by anchor -it is not super heavy, but I have no experience in mooring out as it is on a trailer most of the time.
5. In short I know it is easy to spend someone else's money. We were very happy this year and would like to rent again next year. I will be in touch early on.
Thanks for playing a great part in a much enjoyed vacation. Sincerely, Joe Speiden
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Joe - It's good to have a five-star review from a family who has rented the cottage several summers, and we're glad you appreciate the improvements.
We've repaired the deck-board that was punctured and some others that were weak, and made the step more visible.
I will make sure all tenants have the WIFI password before they arrive, but sometimes these systems go down and need rebooting, despite careful use.
We'll probably go the other way on TV. [Most guests seem to want to get away from such entertainment when they come here.] Last summer, we offered to make cable service available to any guests who wanted it and brought a TV set [Every guest last summer drove, all from Michigan and neighboring states, rather than flew, so bringing a TV would not have been difficult.] Not one took us up on the offer. Some watched important [to them] sports events on their laptops.
We've added a large, second sofa to the living room -this one facing the lake through the picture window [but no a TV]. It fits the character of the cottage.

You should find enough beach chairs next year; we've bought some more.

We've decided to continue to ask guests who bring boats to bring their own moorings -anchors and buoys. We don't know how heavy a boat a guest might bring, and if a big boat broke loose from an undersized mooring on a windy day, there could be damage.

We look forward to your return and thank you for the review.

p.s. We disagree with this guest that this cottage is well-suited for people with disabilities. Potential guests need to know that there is a fairly long stair down to the lake from the deck [see photos], and a five-minute walk, on a woodlands path, to the Dining Hall between late June and late August.
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Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
5

QUIET AND PEACEFUL PLACE FOR FAMILIES TO RELAX

  • 5 of 5
This cottage is a great getaway cottage. It has everything that one could ask for. Very stocked with everyday necessities as far as pots and pans, coffee maker, microwave, silverware, bowls, etc. Extremely clean, very well decorated and kept up. The views of Higgins lake from the cottage are fantastic and the people that are in the camp are wonderful. Not having to cook meals was nice as well. We will for sure be back to this cottage and the owners were amazing to work with. Overall it was a great experience.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our second guest and our second review.
Thanks.
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Traverse City & Tri-city/Saginaw/Midland/Bay City
Nearest Ferry
130 Miles
Luddington, MI
Nearest Train
200 Miles
Detroit?
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-75
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
private, on the property
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Fred's
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Skyline
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Forrest Dunes (No. 2 in MI)
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Private dining hall
Car: necessary

The lake is clear and, on this side, shallow with great water for swimming, canoeing, sailing and all water sports. Features of Higgins Lake include an island, drop-offs, springs, sunken islands, a swimming raft [owned by the cottage Association], and the mysterious 'square anchor'. Not far around the shore is a marina, where you can rent motorboats, windsurfers, tubes, kayaks, and all sorts of water toys.

This beautiful, old, renovated stick-style cottage is at the end of a long, private driveway off a one-lane, private, unpaved road winding through old-growth forest. There's nothing but woods and private trails behind it. It overlooks clear and sandy Higgins Lake, rated 'the Sixth Most Beautiful Lake in the World'. Its 82 feet of lake-frontage includes a private dock and lido on the lake, down from an overlooking deck, steps away from the large front-porch.

The cottage is part of a private Association of twenty cottages, which provides meals at a table reserved for your family in a common Dining Hall -a five-minute walk through the woods. It's perfect for families, as all cooking and clean-up [except Weds. dinners] is provided from June 21 to Aug. 25, so staying here is a true vacation for EVERYONE in the family. [Note: Association rules require that residents MUST pay for all meals in the buffet-style Dining Hall between June 21 and Aug. 25. Rates are $33/day for adults, less for kids under 13 and free under 5.]

Nearby activities off the lake include fishing, canoe and tube trips on the calm and beautiful Au Sable River [Rentals available at liveries, or bring your own craft.] and spectacular golf at Forest Dunes, Golf Magazine's No. 2 Public-Access Course in Michigan.

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Availability & Rates

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Higgins Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
last week of season
Aug 16 2014 - Aug 22 2014
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
shoulder; Dining Hall closed
Aug 23 - Aug 28
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
labor-day weekend 4 nights
Aug 29 - Sep 1
4 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
shoulder; Dining Hall closed
Sep 2 2014 - Sep 15 2014
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
off-season; Dining Hall closed
Sep 16 2014 - Oct 13 2014
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$4,500
 
 
off-season; Dining Hall closed
May 1 2015 - May 21 2015
5 night minimum stay
$215
$1,300
$4,800
 
 
memorial day weekend - 4 night
May 22 2015 - May 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
$340
 
 
shoulder; Dining Hall closed
May 26 2015 - Jun 19 2015
4 night minimum stay
$260
$1,505
 
 
High-season; Dining Hall open
Jun 20 2015 - Aug 22 2015
6 night minimum stay
$350
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$350
$1,925
$9,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

optional sheets &towels $50
cleaning $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Notes DEPOSIT: $500, less cleaning fee [$100 or $50 w/linens] is refunded after departure, if no damage or bills.
DINING HALL CHARGES not included & paid separately.
CANCELLATION: Guests will receive their full $500 deposit plus:
a 50% refund of rent if canceled at least 8 weeks before start of their reservation; or
a 25% refund of rent if canceled up to 4weeks before start of their reservation.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Higgins Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1575 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Stove ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -1st floor - toilet , tub , shower , Two ceramic sinks in a granite counter +shower +bath.
    Bathroom 3 -upstairs - toilet , Half-bath with ceramic sink in granite counter, two windows.
    Bathroom 1 -Master Suite. 1st Floor - toilet , shower , two ceramic sinks in a granite counter, separate toilet room
  • Three renovated bathrooms, all with new fixtures [except for an original claw-foot tub we saved], windows, and mirrors. Both first-floor baths have two enameled cast-iron sinks in granite counters and nice showers. In addition to the three bathrooms, one first-floor bedroom has its own convenient sink. The half-bath off the upstairs bunk room has a single sink in granite opposite the toilet and two bright windows.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 -1st floor - 1 queen , This bedroom has a 2d door onto the Screen Porch.
    Master Suite -1st floor - 1 king , Private, full bath with two sinks and shower.
    Bedroom 4 -upstairs Bunk Room - Bunk Room. 4 built-in bunks appeal to kids; short for adults
    Bedroom 2 - 1st floor - 2 queen , Convenient sink by closet. (4 adults in 2 queens is tight.)
  • The Master Suite features a king-size bed, a closet, and a private Bath with shower, two sinks in granite counters, and a water closet with a separate door. The upstairs Bunk Room is reached from an indoor balcony overlooking the Living Room [and the lake]. Its glass-paned door leads to a knotty-pine bedroom with built-in bunks in all four corners. They appeal to teenagers and smaller kids [They use 'twin'-size sheets, but have low headroom for all but the smallest adults]. A small, bright half-bath serves this bedroom. All bedrooms are paneled with knotty pine dating from the construction of the cottage. note: full capacity requires four people sharing two queen beds in one bedroom: they need to be family or close friends. A couple with one or two small children is the max., in this bedroom. Conveniently, this bedroom has it own sink.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • golf
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • fishing
Notes:
Dining-Hall MEALS REQUIRED of all cottage occupants late June through late August. Please understand, we can't make exceptions. The cottage is part of a private Association of 20 cottages, which provides meals at a table reserved for your family in a common Dining Hall -a 5-minute walk through the woods. It's perfect for families, as all cooking and clean-up [except Weds. dinners] is provided from June 20 to Aug. 23, so staying here is a true vacation for EVERYONE in the family. Note: Association rules require that residents MUST pay for all meals in the buffet-style Dining Hall between June 20 and Aug. 23. Rates: about $33/day for adults, less for kids under 13 and free under 5. The cottage has a SIX-NIGHT minimum rental period when the Dining Hall is open:Too much effort to clean and organize the changeovers between guests to make exceptions. Also note: while the cottage has beds for 12, 4 are kid-sized, & 2 queens sleep four in one room. 10 people is about the max.
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