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The Lakewood Lodge is a Waterfont Log Home on Beautiful Bass Lake

Bedrooms 4
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Four bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and den, sleeps 8

Lakewood Lodge is a year-round luxury log home nestled on beautiful Bass Lake, located in the spectacular woods & waters of Michigan's Grand Traverse region. The large 1.5 acre wooded lot with 185' of private frontage is on sandy bottomed Bass Lake, an all-sports lake, just west of Green Lake and Duck Lake. This home has two levels of living. A den and large loft with cathedral ceilings give warmth and an 'up north' ambiance to this full log home. The great room features a natural stone fireplace and is open to the dining and bar area. Two dining areas w/canopy looking out to large lawn for entertaining and summer fun. Much of the lakes shoreline is dedicated to a state park, which makes it a sanctuary for wildlife. A motored fishing boat, paddle-boat, docks and deck are provided for your use.

Great for family vacations, reunions or could be your private, romantic hide-away...summer, fall, winter or spring! Fall colors are gorgeous and the wine tours any season are spectacular. Only 20 minutes to downtown Traverse City, shopping and dining are superb in Traverse City and in quaint towns along the Leelanau Peninsula. Interlochen Village and the Center for the Arts/Music Camp are 5 miles from the lodge, or Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is 35 minutes from lodge. Canoe the Platte or Betsie River only half mile from lodge. Bass Lake is 100 acres of spring fed, weed free, all-sport lake. Great for canoe, kayak, paddle-boat and sailing. Excellent fishing for bass, pike, perch and bluegill and the wildlife includes loons, herons,white-tailed deer, raccoons, beavers. Small market and tavern in Village of Karlin is only 2 miles away, DNR licenses available there. Northern Lights watching, sitting around firepit and roasting'll never run out of things to do.

Local festivals and activities include: Traverse City National Cherry Festival , Leland Wine & Food Festival, Traverse City Film Festival and a variety of other local festivals. Try touring local wineries such as, Black Star Farms, Chateau Grand Traverse and Leelanau Wine Cellars all offering wine tasting of the local harvest. All within 10 minutes of lodge, there are canoe rentals, , and for indoor fun, there is bowling, mini golf, check out Buds across from minature golf, and 10 minutes to Frog Pond Wedding and Reception.

Dining: From the rustic Karlin Inn or Maddy's in Interlochen, to four-star restaurants in Traverse City and on the Leelanau Peninsula, a wide variety of dining experiences are available within minutes from the Lodge.

More Details

Property Manager
Lynne DeLeeuw
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our week was full of great memories, such as Biscuit the wild cat, swimming in the lake, Kathy and Beth got caught in the middle of the lake during a rainfall, Sleeping Bear National Park, campfires, horseback riding and so much more.We highly suggest going to Karlin Inn for food!Hope we can come back soon.
Aug 2008
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Interlochen Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Four queens and one sleeper sofa in den. Two porta-beds for small children.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Shed
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 3 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Fishing boat with motor and paddle-boat and provided for your use. Pets considered, please inquire. Two private driveways, plenty of parking room for boat trailers. Canopy off back sliding doorwall for dining. Enjoy the firepit surrounded by tiki torches. WIFI internet year round. Large Natural Stone Fireplace/firewood provided. The covered porch in front offers a quiet place to sit and relax. Newly renovated kitchen w/granite countertops, and all new appliances. Beach boxes with life preservers and sand toys provided at beachfront Call Rob at 231-409-6333 for your water rentals. High chair. New large platform deck at waterfront with plenty of deck furniture.


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The Lakewood Lodge is a Waterfont Log Home on Beautiful Bass Lake
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 19 reviews

A wonderful "Up North" Cottage

  • 5 of 5

For many years we have taken our daughters and their families "Up North" for a week of relaxation. By far this has been our favorite get away location. The children love the beach and swing set. Of course the fire pit is a favorite every evening event after a fun packed day at the many local attractions. The spacious yard allowed us to add croquette before winding down at the fire pit. The house is fully stocked and beds are very comfortable. This is truly a great location for your family gatherings!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Madison, WI

Beautiful location and house! Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Lakewood Lodge and hope to return! We were there for an IAA graduation and it was a great house for a mini family reunion. At peak we had 10 people and there was room for all. Everyone loved the place! Very nice house to sit and relax and enjoy the scenery of northern MI. This was at the end of May and unbelievably the lake was "warm" enough to swim in. Great little boat, wonderful sandy beach and a beautiful fire pit to sit around at night. We also thought the kitchen was well-stocked with all the dishes you need to cook for 10 people. The owner keeps a great house and is very responsive to emails - provides all the info you need before, during, and after the visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pinckney, MI

Secluded getaway

  • 4 of 5

The property was very accurately described - and actually, more secluded than I had imagined, especially being on a lake - which was perfect! There were many areas to sit and relax - we spent time in the little "den" with the electric stove (it was cold when we were there and we had snow almost all days, even though it was May), we spent a lot of time in the living room with the wood burning fireplace, and tried to have a fire in the pit outside, but it was too chilly. But the firepit outside is well set up, comfortable. Next time we would love to use the boats (with the flooding this spring it wasn't possible). Very clean and well appointed. Only item I recall looking for were bedroom fans - we use them for white noise and airflow year round. Other than that, well appointed. Definitely looking forward to another stay soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Allen Park, MI, USA

Beautiful home on a great lake

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week there and and although it rained almost everyday we had great time. The house was clean and comfortable and the lake was great. It was a ideal place to explore the all the treasures of Michigan's N/W coast, only minutes from Traverse City and the peninsula's and a great location to launch day trips to Charlevoix, Petoskey or Mackinaw.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great retreat from the hustle & bustle!

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week at Lakewood Lodge in June - two families with 7 kids age 8 and under. It was a fantastic place for our group! Plenty of space inside and tons of space outside. With a playset, lots of sand toys, a paddle boat and canoe, our kids were happy and entertained the entire week. The lake is relatively small, but very nice. The kids caught lots of fish, which was high on the checklist for our vacation. I was concerned we might feel crowded inside with our group, but it really was a perfect fit. The only real downside was the lack of access to a washer and dryer onsite (bummer with 7 kids!) - but we knew ahead of time and just packed more than we otherwise would have. Thank you Lynne and family for sharing your lake home with us. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oglesby IL

Great family vacation spot!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our time here. The outdoor area is great. It has everything we wanted, boat and paddleboats. The lake is really lovely and quite large. Lots of places to sit outside. Bonfire setup was great. The house definitely has a log cabin feel which we loved. The rooms are very nice. We felt very much at home here and will defintely stay here agin.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2009
  • Stayed: September 2009
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport Traverse City 49684
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Interlochen Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 31 and M 137
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Karlin Inn
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Chrystal Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

Only minutes to world-class golf, skiing, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and the world renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts where daily, in the summer, you can find an art venue to enjoy! Only 20 minutes from beautiful Traverse City with its 2 spectacular Grand Traverse Bays of Lake Michigan, and quaint villages such as Leland and Glen Arbor as well as just an hour drive to the beautiful towns of Harbor Springs, Petosky and Charlevoix. Northern Michigan's award winning golf courses and ski slopes at Crystal Mountain only 20 minutes away from the Lakewood Lodge. The Dunes on Lake Michigan make a wonderful day trip.

Other Activities: nearby canoe rentals, water park and bowling

Golf: Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville is 15 minutes away and offers an exceptional northern Michigan golf experience. With two distinctly different golf courses, both of which have received a four-star rating from Golf Digest magazine. (Mountain Ridge and Betsie Valley) Other nearby courses are Mistwood, Interlochen Golf Course (you can always get a tee time) and The Crown. Most destinations are no more than 10 to 30 minutes from the Lodge.

Ski: In the winter, Bass Lake is known for ice skating, ice fishing, skiing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

SKI MAGAZINE rated Crystal Mt. #1 Midwest Resort, #1 in Midwest Dining, and #2 in Midwest Family Programs. Crystal Mountain offers 9 lifts, 45 slopes, 27 lighted for night skiing, halfpipe, 3 terrain parks and miles of cross country.

Discounted All-Day lift tickets are available on their website.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Currently booking 2018
Will rent per night September through May (minimum 3 nights)
100- doggie fee
Owner will email a information/rental contract
Off Season- September -May
Half down at time of booking
Balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival date
$500- Refundable Security Deposit due at that time
Cleaning fee may apply

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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