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Sue Hubbard

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Unique Lake Michigan Beach Cottage

23 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Arcadia Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4-6

Located approximately 1 mile north of Arcadia, 10 miles south of Frankfort. A true Michigan Log cabin which has been recently updated with a new kitchen and bathroom. This unique cabin is literally steps from crystal blue Lake Michigan and sugar-sand beach. Enjoy unmatched sunsets from either the upper or lower decks and fires on your private beach. This unique section of Lake Michigan shoreline sports surfable waves and unspoiled walks along over 3 miles of preserved, undeveloped beachfront recently purchased from Grand Traverse Land Conservancy. As you relax indoors in the cabin with your full view of the lake, you may also enjoy the cable television and Bose - Wave music system. The lake-view loft has a full-size bed, the lower level bedroom also and there is a full size futon in the great room. The kitchen is equipped with all cooking amenities, all new appliances and coffee maker. Linens are provided as well as gas and charcoal grills. 3 miles from Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course.

Food and Fun: Every little town seems to have a great restaurant or two. A couple of our favorites are: The Blue Slipper in Onekema, and the cafe in Arcadia. The Cabbage Shed in Elberta is our FAVORITE with good food and live bands most nights (Ask for a steak knife for leaving your mark). Frankfort has several great places to eat and see bands plus a bakery you just have to check out. All the little towns have something going on all the time. The Elberta Farmer's Market is great on Thursdays for fresh home grown stuff. Local fruit & vegetable farmers have great produce stands along M-22 and elsewhere. Take the kids to the Sugar Shack outside Benzonia or the Cherry Hut in Beulah and there is an actual drive-in theatre between Beulah and Honor. A fall visit to Old Mission Point's wineries is a great day trip. The area has a lot to offer, check it out!

outdoors: Just plain paradise. Water-sports including unsalted big surf (most days), sugar sand ,squeaky clean beach, nature walks on the preserve lands. Some of the nations most treasured unspoiled locations to seek out. Sunsets to die for.

The Sleeping Bear Dunes are about a half hour north along scenic m-22 if you want a workout and view you will never forget.

other outdoor stuff.: Bring your fly-rod for the Betsie, Platte, Big & Little Manistee, Bear Creek or any of the other nearby trout streams and have a blast. Charter services for the big lake and rivers are available or bring your boat for the inland lakes if you like. Manistee National Forest is open to hunters within a half hour, and May is morel month if you know what to look for.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Sue Hubbard (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

Unique Lake Michigan Beach Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Great unique cottage with breathtaking view

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was just what we wanted. We were there for a family trip for a long weekend. The cottage was really unique and very clean. The master bed room at the upper floor was so cozy and the view out of the window on the lake made every morning special. The whole house was homely and cozy furnished. We had nice weather and could enjoy dinner outside at the deck every evening. We definitely can recommend this cottage to everyone who is searching for a special place.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful location with a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan. We had a terrific stay, completely relaxing in every way. Didn't leave the cabin once - it was such a perfect place to get away from it all. The indoor amenities are exceptional and the cabin was spotless. We will be return visitors!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquility at the Lake

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing week in this little log cabin. This cabin was perfect for the two of us. Well equipped, peaceful and so clean. We enjoyed sitting out on the deck during the day and touring around the little towns. Breakfast at Arcadia Bluffs and dinners at The Glenwood were excellent. We could not have asked for a better week to be at the lake. The tree colors were beautiful. Thanks for having Netflix for our evening enjoyment. We plan to come back again. Great rental! Thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Williamston
5

Michigan Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I couldn't be more pleased with my stay at this enchanted cottage. Rustic and modern at the same time. I kept thinking "the owner should be living here". I know I would. Enjoyed the skylights over the jetted hot tub, the kurig coffee maker spoiled me, the kitchen's marble top counters were to envy, everything (and then some) I needed was at my fingertips, beautiful & private beach, huge deck, flower gardens, shade or sun whenever I chose, quiet neighbors, so private... and those windows!! Wow to the views. Comfy beds - yum - covered in gorgeous quilts. First morning I sat on the deck I watched a bald eagle fly right by me. Oh My. I could go on and on, but you need to experience it for yourself. Have a wonderful time. P.S. The pictures do not do this cottage justice as it is even sweeter than you see on this site.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Place. Perfect for 4 people.

  • 5 of 5

Great view. Clean. Well equipped. We spent a wonderful weekend.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tompkins, Michigan
5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous find...we had 3 generations at various points in the week, and everyone had a wonderful time. My 17 month old grandson enjoyed the beach, decks, and inside, his mom and dad enjoyed all that plus being able to kayak from right in front of the cabin. We all loved the campfires, sunsets, and the totally equipped and lovely cabin. Already planning next year's stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City Regional Airport
Car: recommended

Located along northwest Michigan's 'Third Coast' Arcadia is a small lakeshore community. The cabin is nestled in a small hamlet of cottages and year round homes north of Arcadia. Footsteps south of 3 miles of preserved lakeshore, yours for the enjoyment. Our 50 ft. sugar sand beach is private and will have few passerbys as you enjoy the stunning views from your lower deck. The area within 45 minutes drive boasts some of the best golf in the nation, such as Arcadia Bluffs 3 miles south, and great lesser courses to warm up on. Casinos and antiquing are near as well as blue ribbon trout streams and National Forests. Excellent restaurants invite for those days when you don't feel like grilling out or cooking, in Arcadia and close by quaint small towns. Traverse City is waiting for unlimited activity if a larger city is a desired destination. Morel hunting and fall color getaways are outstanding with winter skiing and trails to top of the off season. Enjoy!

Golf: In Addition to Arcadia Bluffs, the area is full of courses to play. My brother- in-law bought a house here just to play the area courses.

Ski: Crystal Mountain is a 20 min. drive and Caberfae in about 50 minutes. Excellent sledding at Onekma High School just 10 miles down the road.

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Rates & Availability

Arcadia Cottage Rental Rates

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summer
Jun 11 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 

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Amenities

Arcadia Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - loft with queen size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , double size bed
  • The great room has a full size futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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