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North Lake Leelanau Cottage

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Lake Leelanau Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

North Lake Leelanau (approximately 20 minutes northwest of Traverse City, Michigan). Newer upper level carriage house is accessed via private road, in a park-like setting and is within 50’ of hard, sandy bottom North Lake Leelanau. Be our guest on our lake front lot (over 100’). We are hosts who make sure your stay is very enjoyable. Has an open floor plan that is beautifully decorated, with fully equipped kitchen, full bathroom, living room, and full size brand-new very comfortable Murphy bed, air conditioning, and immaculately clean. Bed linens and towels are provided. Perfect accommodations for two people. Great romantic getaway or honeymoon cottage. So many great restaurants, coffee shops, brewery (Hop Lot), hiking/walking, biking. Everything is here!

Linens Provided

Full kitchen with snack-bar

Full size Murphy Bed / Hardwood floors throughout

Air conditioning


Pool table, darts

Wireless (high speed internet access)

Flat Panel TV / DVD Player / Movies / Cable / Phone / Bose Sound System

Two Kayaks Provided

New Baby Q - BBQ

Large Upper Deck

Fire pit for bon fires

Boat Mooring

No Smoking

Not Handicapped Accessible

No Pets

Rental during July and August is weekly from Saturday to Saturday. Arrival 4:00 p.m. with departure at 10:00 am the following Saturday.


From Traverse City go north on M-22 to Suttons Bay. Shortly after going thru Suttons Bay, turn left (west) onto M-204 -- proceed (approx 5 miles) to the corner of Eagle Highway also known as North Lake Leelanau Drive/641. Turn right on Eagle Highway (also known as North Lake Leelanau Drive / 641). In 1/2 mile, turn left (this is still N. Lake Leelanau Drive / 641). Continue 1/2 mile (halfway up hill) to first road (dirt) and turn left, there are posts with names listed. It is marked N. Sunset Shores and N. Twin Pines Drive. Drive down dirt road until you see a curve to the left, turn left at curve. Proceed to 9th driveway on right to 487 N. Twin Pines Drive.

Keywords: Cottage, cabin, vacation rental, honeymoon

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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About Jessie

Had vacationed in this beautiful area (Leelanau County) for years and love it (still do).

Why Jessie chose Northern Michigan

One of the most beautiful areas in the world, especially Sleeping Bear Dunes as it was voted most beautiful in the world by Good Morning America.

What makes this cottage unique

Perfect for two - vacation or honeymoon.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place is awesome! From the pool table to the little things like salt and pepper. Thank you for sharing your piece of heaven with us. It is so much better than a hotel. See you next year.
Jun 2015
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North Lake Leelanau Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Michigan, USA


  • 5 of 5

What a lovely, warm and welcoming place. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous property. We had a wonderful time and look forward to returning one day soon. Happy summer.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Muskegon, MI

Perfectly Perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a perfectly lovely carriage house in an amazing setting for a couples getaway. It was so well-appointed that we wanted for nothing. Having a garage to park our bike in was a huge bonus too! The carriage house is also located in the perfect spot for exploring and adventures in nearby towns or just to sit by the lake & take in the beauty of that itself. We would encourage others to make a point of visiting North Point, Suttons Bay, & Sleeping Bear Dunes . . . . all very beautiful & fun places to visit. Thanks to owners Larry & Jessie who are so welcoming & hospitable and just made our visit perfectly perfect. Now that we've discovered this little haven, we're hoping to make it a yearly destination.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location and accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We were attending a wedding at Crooked Creek Ranch on Lake Leelanau during Labor Day weekend and decided to expand our trip into a week-long vacation. The Peek-a-Boo is centrally located on the Leelanau Peninsula so it was easy to travel to Northport, Glen Arbor, Suttons Bay, Leland, Traverse City, and everywhere in between. The cottage is tastefully appointed and the owners are so gracious--they really went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed and were comfortable. Beautiful rental--I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous place to vacation!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a beautiful view, spotless living space and warm and friendly hosts then this is the place to be! We spent the week exploring the area and enjoying the cottage. There are a ton of things to do including just sitting on the dock and enjoying the views. You will not find two nicer hosts anywhere and if we come back to the area this is where we will stay! Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ann and Bill -thank you so much. We sure enjoyed your stay and will be looking forward to your return as you are great folks. Enjoyed meeting and getting to know you in the short time we had.
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Beverly Hills, MI

Exceeded my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay for a long weekend. The listing description was correct and the place was even better in person. The owners were easy going and were available when questions came up. The property was cute, clean and comfy! It was so enjoyable to make coffee in the morning and drink it down by the lake. We also enjoyed a glass of wine down by the lake and watched the sunset every night. The property is in a great location, close to all that Leelanau has to offer. It was so relaxing and nice. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most amazing getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had the most amazing time at this gorgeous carriage house in Lake Leelanau. The location is perfect - almost as perfect as all of the sweet touches Jessie and Larry made to the place. We felt right at home and can't WAIT to come back!

We live in the busy downtown area of Chicago so getting away to Peek-a-boo provided the relaxing R&R setting we were looking for. Jessie and Larry have thought of everything and have fabulous tips on where to eat and check out.

Thanks again for an amazing week! We couldn't be happier.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Village of Lake Leelanau
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Just minutes from many great restaurants.
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Homestead, Glen Arbor, MI
Car: necessary

Central Air Conditioning, Moreling, wildlife viewing, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Historic 19th Century Fishtown in Leland, 8 Wineries, Charter boat fishing out of Leland, Casinos, Traverse City Film Festival, Ferry to Manitou Islands and Mackinaw Island, Beach Walking, Great Federal and State Parks, Cherry Festival and always lots to do or not to do (smile).


Rates & Availability

Lake Leelanau Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Sep 3 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Deposit of $300 to hold reservation. If cancelled within 45 days of reservation, deposit is returned. Balance is due one week prior to arrival plus $200 security deposit. Security deposit held for one day after departure.

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Lake Leelanau Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Murphy Bed (1) Brand new pillow top Serta mattress and very comfortable.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Air Conditioning, Beautiful Pool Table, Electronic Dart Game, Deck w/automatic Sunset awning if needed, beach towels and chairs, lawn fire pit, life jackets.

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