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Speaks: english

Charming Lake Leelanau Cottage

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Northern Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy our charming, newly remodeled cottage on the East shore of South Lake Leelanau. With 100 feet of lake frontage and a pure sand bottom, "Sierra Shores" offers beautiful views, two small sandy beach areas and excellent family swimming.

Tastefully decorated this "country cottage" features three bedrooms, two and one half baths, a fully equipped kitchen and an open floor plan that sleeps up to eight. The spacious master suite includes a king bed and private master bath and sitting area. The other bedrooms are equipped with a queen and two twin beds respectively.

Escape, unwind and explore the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula! This country cottage is conveniently located nine miles from Traverse City, twelve miles from Leland and seven miles from Suttons Bay. The Leelanau Peninsula with its rolling hills and numerous cherry orchards is known for its natural beauty.

Hop the ferry to South Manitou Island, taste Leelanau's wine country, visit Sleeping Bear Dunes, kayak the Crystal River, shop Suttons Bay and Traverse City, attend a world class concert at Interlochen, browse the art fairs in Suttons Bay and Leland, and explore the small towns and villages in beautiful Leelanau County.

Linens and towels are provided along with a 14 foot rowboat with oars and life jackets. NO PETS or SMOKING PLEASE.

Keywords: Cottage

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We,ve been traveling "up north" in Michigan for over 30 years during all seasons. We finally purchased our cottage in 1998 and have been enjoying the Leelanau peninsula and other northern locations ever since. We hope you enjoy the area as much as we have.

Tim and Kathy Doyle

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1998

Why The Owner chose Northern Michigan

The shoreline in this area offers a beautiful sandy beach


based on 9 traveler reviews

Charming Lake Leelanau Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Plymouth, MI

Excellent Rental

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage, lots of room and very quiet. The lake is shallow for quite a ways out making it nice for our six year old.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamston, MI, USA

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year in this lovely home, and we've already booked next year! The cottage itself is so nice, with lots of space for our family. There is a great deck with plenty of seating and a nice table and chairs for meals outside. There is a dock, and two small beaches which were great for our grandchildren. Plus, the master suite is stunning, and separate enough to give tired grandparents a bit of a break. We love coming here, and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Wonderful Lake Leelanau Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been traveling up North to the Traverse City area for as many years as I can remember. Six years ago we rented this lovely cottage from Tim and Kathy and now it feels like we're going home each year. This is the perfect spot for a family to gather as the beach is sandy and has a very gentle slope making it perfect for young children. We rent a pontoon annually from a local vender and have easily moored it on a buoy. The cottage itself is well kept and decorated nicely making it cosy and comfortable. The grill, dishwasher and laundry make it an extra nice place to stay. Tim and Kathy take pride in this property and keep it well kept so vacationers never feel like it is old and run down. I highly recommend this property. It's location is perfect for an up North vacation as it is centrally located to TC, Sutton's Bay, Leland and Glen Arbor and lots of wineries near by. It is quiet and an exceptionally beautiful location. We have stayed here both summer and fall, it's truly a get a way gem!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth Michigan


  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Tim & Kathy's home on the the lake 3 times. Twice in the summer and once in the fall. Already have plans to return next year and hope to continue to come back for many years to come. Our children and grandchildren love the lake and surrounding areas. Everything is well maintained and clean. Tim is easy to reach if you need anything or just have a question.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamston, MI, USA

Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely home! The house itself is great - even better than the pictures. It's decorated beautifully, and there was plenty of room for all of us. The little beach areas were perfect for our granddaughter, and the deck was wonderful. Such a lovely, quiet spot - can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peachtree City, GA

Great Week!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Tim & Kathy, for sharing your delightful cottage with us. We loved the beautiful views of Lake Leelanau from the living areas. The dock made it easy for my sister & brother to pick us up by boat. The cottage was very comfortable, nicely updated and clean. Appreciated the nice linens & towels and well stocked kitchen. Loved taking day trips to Suttons Bay, Leland, Northport and Traverse City. Hope to return again!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Traverse City Cherry Festival and Film Festival, Art and Music festivals,Interlochen summer concerts and performances, wineries, professional baseball (Beach Bums) and great beaches


Rates & Availability

Lake Leelanau Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 4 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 29 2016
5 night minimum stay
off season
Oct 30 2016 - May 6 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750

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Northern Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Picnic table and swing.

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