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Custom Home on peaceful Bryan Lake

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom, sleeps 6 maximun

Rolling Birch Cottage is a newer custom home with many extras. This upscale retreat greets you with a wrap around porch, complete with porch swing overlooking a perennial garden with arbor. Inside a large open floor plan with Great Room beckons you to come in and relax. 2 stories of windows overlook the lake and this peaceful setting. This well appointed home features hardwood floors, ledgestone gas fireplace, large screen TV with surround sound, spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, Jen-air Range and stainless Refrigerator. Master Bedroom has King size bed, 2nd Bedroom has 1 Queen Bed. Each bedroom has it's own TV and new cottage style furnishings.

Home is located within quaint village of Lake Ann 13 miles west of Traverse City on Bryan Lake. Lake is a small no motors, spring fed lake. Row boat and Paddleboat included.

More Details

Owner
Jeanine Michalski
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

Amenities

Lake Ann House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Great Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Custom Home on peaceful Bryan Lake
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
Bluffton, Ohio
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Dreams do come true! We enjoyed a wonderful week UPNORTH. Such a beautiful place....so relaxing and peaceful. It definately soothes the soul. We thank you for sharing your special home with us and look forward to coming again.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place, quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot-on Bryan Lake. Beautifully appointed home, plenty of space, air conditioning, gas fireplace, comfortable beds, kitchen with everything you could possibly need. A boat and kayaks at your disposal. Close to all: Benzie County, Traverse City, Sleeping Bear, Glen Arbor, Leland, etc., but many times, you'll want to stay right where you are. Thanks so much Jeanine and Dan!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, clean, perfectly located

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, well-kept property with a great location. Clean house with everything you need for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with this house and its location. The house was spacious, immaculate and had everything we needed. My 11 and 13 year old spent HOURS on the dock, kayaks and paddleboat catching Blue Gil, Bass and Pike. The pictures do not show the great patio with a fire pit, landscaping and deck overlooking the water. We took day trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mission Point Peninsula, Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Leland, Empire Bluffs Trail, and Platt River Point. Everything we wanted to do was only 20 mins away and it was so nice to leave the more touristy spots and return to peaceful Lake Bryan. The town had all we needed-a great restaurant, a brewery that had live music out back every night and a thoroughly stocked grocery store, all within walking distance from the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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scottsdale arizona
5

Amazing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are from Scottsdale, Arizona and stayed for three weeks at the end of August at this beautiful cottage. We were greeted by our most gracious hosts Janine and Dan and what a wonderful time we had! It's a perfect location. Less than thirty minutes to everything you want to see "up north": Traverse City, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor, Leland, Suttons Bay, and many more. Unexpectedly, we found many great places quite close to our new home. I'm a hiker and I thought I would be driving to many of those locations to hike but I found myself just a couple of minutes away from the beautiful Lake Ann Trail. I spent most days there hiking. It's so unspoiled and wild and practically right outside the door! My husband and I also enjoyed walking to the village of Lake Ann for dinner at the Stone Oven, coffee at the local coffee shop, or shopping at the general store (their motto: “if we don’t have it, you don’t need it”…so true). It's the kind of town we all want to live in. We loved kayaking (in the provided kayaks) on the calm and peaceful Lake Bryan in the early evening (at dusk which seems to last forever that far north). My husband is a bicyclist. He rode his bike on the many roads around the area (he says there is a really good map available from the local bike club mapping all the bike routes). He says that it’s the best riding he’s had in the US (and he’s been riding for 40 years). The cottage itself is absolutely amazing. It's bright, comfortable, very well designed and decorated with everything you will ever need. It’s cozy and comfortable. The only downside is that we were very sad to leave! All-in-all, a 5 out of 5 stars! We would love to come back every summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ann Arbor
5

Elegantly designed home with beautiful view of the lake through tall trees.

  • 5 of 5

Our thoughtful and personable hosts, Jeanine and Dan, were there when we arrived and gave us a brief tour and general information. The light-filled home is simply beautiful, and it is very comfortably furnished. We've rented a number of vacation homes and none has been better provisioned. From kayaks and linens to soaps and spices, this home has it all. The open and airy kitchen has plenty of food prep stations, plus every pot, pan and gadget we needed. We were pleasantly surprised to find the air conditioner kept us cool when the temperature was over 90 degrees. Other days, the ceiling fan, numerous windows and tall shade trees did the trick. Bryan Lake and the Lake Ann area are a great base for all of our favorite up north activities. We'll be back next summer to kayak the Platte and Crystal Rivers, climb the dunes, play on the beach at Frankfort and search for Petoskey stones.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Car: necessary

Centrally located between Traverse City, Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and picturesque Benzie County, within the village of Lake Ann. Our home is located on a private drive in a wooded, tranquil setting. Just a short 15 minute drive from Traverse City, where you can enjoy fine dining, shopping, nightlife, golf, watersports, theatre, Dennos Museum, the National Cherry Festival and much more. Interlochen Center for the Arts is 10 minutes away. Within 25 minutes from Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, Platte River Canoe and Tubing, the village of Empire and Lake Michigan Beaches and the Cherry-Bowl Drive-In Theatre.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.