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Beautiful Lakefront Log Home - 150 Feet of Sandy Bottom Lakefront

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Northern Michigan Lodge Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

See the link to a video at the bottom of this listing.

Please visit our other listing # 3915343.

Long Lake. Very private log home. Sandy bottom 150 ft. lakefront on beautiful Long Lake with 5 islands, 4 open to public for hiking. 40 ft. dock and boat house with rowboat. Newer 3100 square foot log home complete with vintage appeal and all modern amenities. Charming great room open to kitchen and dining area with stone fireplace. Lower level walkout with vintage pool table and entertainment area. Two large lakeside decks with Weber gas grill. 10 miles from Traverse City and Interlochen, 30 minutes to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Karen (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english


based on 21 traveler reviews

Beautiful Lakefront Log Home - 150 Feet of Sandy Bottom Lakefront
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews
Noblesville, IN

Wonderful get-away!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, this was the best experience we have had with renting a home. The owner, Dennis was an extremely gracious host, who went above and beyond, making sure everything was just perfect for our week's stay in July. This is a gorgeous home, with everything you could want or need for a perfect lake vacation. From having 3 full bathrooms, to the warm and cozy look and feel of this log home, to the fabulous lake views and private setting, it is truly a place worth experiencing! We would love to get the chance to come back sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Even these spectacular photos don't do justice to

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for the perfect family retreat, this is the place. From the comfort of the rooms to the authentic "Michigan lodge" decor, the owners have paid extraordinary attention to detail. The owner was friendly and accommodating, the property was spotless, the lake was beautiful and everything we needed for a retreat was at hand. I would highly recommend this to friends and family. Hope to return in the future.

I hope to return and would highly recommend

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barrington, IL


  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly Amazing! We spent 10 days in this absolutely beautiful log cabin. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary tucked away in nature, away from the hustle and bustle. Dennis, the host/owner was just the kindest man, paying attention to every detail to make our stay here as comfortable as possible. We rented kayaks from Sunset Watersports (highly recommended), Spent time on the pontoon boat (amazing) and cozied up in front of the fire many nights. The weather was quite a bit rainier,windier and cooler (50's,60's- 5 of 10 days) than predicted which limited some outdoor activities, but there was much to enjoy in the cabin...i.e. pool table, bubble hockey, movies. Everytime I entered a room I noticed some new decoration, antique, picture. A lot of them hanging from the ceiling! Prior to leaving we were already setting dates for return next year. The place was VERY CLEAN, and well kept. The bi-level deck was thoroughly used/enjoyed staring out over the water. I was 100% satisfied with this booking. The memories made here will forever stay in our hearts. If you book here, you just have to visit Sleeping Bear Dunes. Whether you are active (hiking/biking) or just want a scenic drive through the dunes with places for wonderful photo moments, you just have to go. It was $10 for a week-long pass per car. Downtown Traverse City was fun also. The toughest time we had there was figuring out which light switch went with which light or fan, some lights had to be switched on the light device itself. I have severe allergies to pets, and there were no problems. I do have to say that this is a real-life cabin with woodburning fireplaces. The downstairs (not main-level) does smell like campfire all the time, but there are plenty of doors that can remain open to lessen the scent if sensitive (temp. permitting). The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking and baking, the bathrooms were great, no roughing it at all! This cabin is just as it is pictured, plus one more amazing chair in front of the fireplace. The bedrooms were great, drawer and closet space available. Looking back at this listing, I miss it already.

Advice that might be helpful. Pack more layering clothes, it's crisper here than expected, and having a washer and dryer available to use was a blessing.

There are quite a many steps down to the water, you are actually higher up than expected. There is a 24 hr internet feed from the back of this property can be viewed at (Cresent Shores)

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular vaction and luxury cabin

  • 5 of 5

The pictures and descriptions are very accurate. We stayed here for a week and enjoyed endless sunrises over Long Lake eating breakfast and enjoying the wildlife. The cabin is very cozy and is outfitted to make your stay very comfortable. This is a great lake for fishing and to enjoy the outdoors. We saw a wild turkey in the yard, a bald eagle fly over the lake, turtles and countless beautiful woodpeckers while we sat on the front deck. We enjoyed campfires and grilling. TC is a short ride from the cabin where there are great restaurants and shopping. We especially like The Cook's House for dinner, Frenchie's for breakfast and the best coffee in the midwest, 9 bean rows for croissants and lastly Pleasanton Bakery for their amazing breads and amazing baked goods. I would highly recommend this house. It also comes with kayaks , a fishing boat and a pontoon boat, all of which we utilized and enjoyed. Thank you Dennis - a fantastic owner and manager who goes out of his way to make your stay perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from Florida to a spend a beautiful Fall week in Traverse City. The weather was absolutely perfect and so was our stay. The lovely home and Long Lake could not have been more breathtaking. My husband enjoyed fishing with the Pontoon Boat, and the first night Dennis came and made a roaring fire for us. He was a wonderful host and full of great advice on the local area activities and shops. The home was so comfortable and roomy and full of so many captivating items the owners had collected. We truly enjoyed our stay, and plan to return one day soon. We highly recommend this property to everyone!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winona, MN


  • 5 of 5

The home, the furnishings, and the setting were all top-of-the-line beautiful and comfortable, and the owner was an incredibly gracious host. We've rented a number of homes through vrbo over the years, and this may be the perfect home! We enjoyed the kayaks and rowboat, seeing the loons, listening to the birds in the trees, and the pool table and foosball on the lower floor. We only wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Boone's Long Lake Inn
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Car: necessary

$150 Cleaning fee for less than 4 night stay


Rates & Availability

Traverse City Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1/3/16 to 5/25/16
Jan 3 2016 - May 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
5/31/16 to 6/10/16
May 31 2016 - Jun 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
6/11/16 to 6/17/16
Jun 11 2016 - Jun 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
6/18/16 to 6/24/16
Jun 18 2016 - Jun 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
6/25/16 to 7/1/16
Jun 25 2016 - Jul 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
4th of July/Cherry Festival
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
7/9/16 to 8/26/16
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
8/27/16 to 9/2/16
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
9/3/16 to 9/9/16
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
9/10/15 to 9/23/15
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
9/24/16 to 10/28/16
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
10/29/16 to
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
11/12/16 to 11/22/16
Nov 12 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
11/23/16 to 11/26/16
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Renters must be 25 years old or older. Any minors must be accompanied by a parent, grand parent or a legal guardian.

$150.00 cleaning fee on rentals of less than 4 nights.

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Northern Michigan Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom private bathroom. 2 bedrooms share a bathroom. 1 Queen sofa bed with bath.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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