LAKE LEELANAU LAKEFRONT, 3 BR+ LOFT, BONUS RM, 3BA, SLEEPS 10-12

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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LAKE LEELANAU LAKEFRONT, 3 BR+ LOFT, BONUS RM, 3BA, SLEEPS 10-12

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Other Sleeping Areas, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Built in 1996, this 2300 square foot Lake Leelanau cottage offers 100 feet of private frontage directly on the lake. Lake Leelanau is a 23 mile long, all-sports lake with crystal clear water, natural sandbars, and excellent walleye and smallmouth fishing.

'Merriweather' is located 30 feet from the water's edge with a greenspace that offers lots of natural privacy and attracts an assortment of birds. The lakefront area features a hard sand bottom with shallow water for wading and swimming.

A 75-foot aluminum dock has two 8-foot by 10-foot platforms - one at each end of the dock - which are great for viewing and participating in lake activities. Use of a 14-foot aluminum rowboat, canoe, kayak, oars and life preservers is included.

Sleeping areas, each with a full bath with a tub and/or shower, are on three levels of living. The master bedroom on the main level has a king bed and an ensuite bathroom. The upstairs level has one bedroom with a queen bed and trundle beds, and a separate loft with a double-sized futon. The upstairs level bedroom and loft share a bathroom with a shower. The basement has a bedroom with a queen bed and twin bunks. A bonus room in the walk-out basement has two twin beds, a sofa, and a kitchen table and chairs. The two rooms share a full bath.

The main floor has a fully equipped kitchen with snack bar. The open great room and dining room have sliding glass doors leading to the wrap-around deck which faces the lake.

Air conditioning was added in 2013.

Nestled across from rolling hills and cherry orchards (prime hiking areas), Merriweather is located within three miles of two public boat launches.

A short drive away are casinos, Lake Michigan, public beaches, the Crystal River, Sleeping Bear National Dunes, golf courses, excellent restaurants, shopping, wineries, art galleries, and Interlochen Arts Academy. Traverse City and Glen Arbor are within 25 miles; Leland and Suttons Bay are within six miles.

No Smoking, No Pets.

Keywords: home, lakefront, cottage, Lake Leelanau Peninsula, waterfront, rental

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
What a great vacation! Grandpa picked an awesome place! I loved everything about it! Had so much fun with the whole family! Would LOVE to come back!
Aug 2009
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We are retired educators who married 33 years ago and combined two households. We stored our extra pots, pans and dishes, hoping to get a cottage 'someday'. That 'someday' came less than one year later, when we bought our first cottage in downstate Michigan. After many wonderful summers with our children there, we started vacationing on Lake Leelanau and bought our property in 1996. Our children are grown now, with children of their own, but they still find time to vacation with us at Merriweather. We hope your family chooses to create Merriweather memories of their own.

Mary purchased this house in 1996

We love the Leelanau Peninsula! Where else are there hills and lakes, towns and farms, art festivals and Walleye contests, all in one location? A favorable climate, crystal clear lakes and streams, and great shopping in quaint harbor towns are what drew us to the peninsula in the first place. The variety of available activities far exceeds any other vacation area of its type. We bought on the Leelanau Peninsula because it's laid-back enough to get away from it all, yet close enough to civilization to enjoy fine restaurants, excellent wines and world-class concerts. The Cherry Capital Airport has daily jet service to many large cities.

Merriweather features sunrise views and shaded midday and evening relaxation. With its manicured lawn areas, as well as wild green spaces, it offers privacy for guests and a haven for a variety of birds. Great hiking opportunities are available across the street in the cherry orchards and the seasonal wooded roads. One of our favorite family activities is driving to Glen Arbor where we spend the afternoon climbing the Sleeping Bear Dunes, driving along the Pierce Stocking Drive, and looking out at Lake Michigan from a 450-foot high dune. We then shop at the Cherry Republic (retail store specializing in cherry-related products), eat dinner at the Boone Docks, and watch the sunset over Lake Michigan.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Sleeping Bear Dunes, Casinos, Festivals, Art Galleries, Wineries, Interlochen Arts Academy, Crystal River Canoeing, National Cherry Festival

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Availability & Rates

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Lake Leelanau House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes A refundable security deposit of $1000 is due upon making the reservation and will be returned after the property property is inventoried, cleaned and checked for damages. The entire rental fee and tax is due 60 days before the beginning of the rental period. The rental fee is refundable if another renter can be found.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
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Amenities

Amenities

Lake Leelanau House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , tub , This bathroom is connected to the 1st floor master bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - combination tub/shower , toilet , This bathroom is in the basement.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This 2nd floor bathroom has a shower and toilet (no tub).
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Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This master bedroom is on the main floor.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , The two single beds in this 2nd floor bedroom are cot size.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , This large bedroom is in the walk-out basement.
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This sleeping loft is on the 2nd floor.
    Bonus Room (Basement) - 2 twin/ single , A bonus sleeping area is in the walk-out basement.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin/Single Beds (Cot-size) (4) Two beds are standard width; two trundle beds are 30' wide, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon converts into a double bed, Bunk Beds (1) Standard twin-size beds.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • jet skiing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
  • cycling
  • water skiing
Notes:
75' Dock with two 8' X 10' Deck Platforms, 14' Rowboat W/Oars, Canoe, Kayak, Life Preservers, Picnic Table, Firepit, WIFI, 42' flat screen TV
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