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Newer Home - Lake Leelanau 4 Bedroom - 45 5 Star Reviews - Pontoon

51 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Cedar House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This family owned vacation home has many premium features providing that luxurious vacation or get away on beautiful 20+ mile long Lake Leelanau. The home is available year-round and has air conditioning. The shoreline on this part of Lake Leelanau has a nice sandy bottom. The house is suited and equipped for all ages of the family - for the seniors that don't like a lot of steps; the get-away for couples that include some nice luxury features; and amenities for the kids such as the sand box, sand toys and shallow water with a nice firm sandy lake bottom.

Lake Leelanau is an all sports lake for swimming, boating, water skiing, and great fishing for walleye and bass. The lake depth at shore is shallow about 15 inches deep with great swimming for kids - the lake depth gets about waist deep at the end of our 190 foot private dock. You can take your boat right across the lake or to the towns of Lake Leelanau, Leland, or Cedar for excellent dining, sight-seeing or shopping. Gas service for your boat is available at several locations on the lake. During the summer, a pontoon boat is available for rent and available at the dock. If you bring your own boat it can be tied to the dock. There is a public boat launch within a couple blocks from the cottage

The cottage is perpendicular to the lake providing lake views from half of the home including the kitchen and island, family room area and master bedroom. There is a large glass slider off the kitchen that leads onto the large deck on the lake side. Patio furniture and table along with the gas grill are on the deck. The cottage is less than 100 feet from the water's edge. There is a fire pit just a few yards from the lake. The cottage is located on a private road away from traffic and a nice environment for the kids away from traffic

The cottage has four bedrooms and sleeps eight. The master bedroom has a king size bed, private bathroom with slider onto deck. One bedroom has a queen bed. One bedroom has twin beds which can be made up into a king if preferred. One smaller bedroom has bunk beds.

The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a separate laundry room.

No Smoking. No Pets, local kennel is only 20 minutes away.

The waterfront cottage is just a short drive from Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, Shopping at Glen Arbor, Leland, Lake Leelanau, Suttons Bay, Traverse City. Golf is nearby at Leelanau Club, Sugar Loaf Golf or Manitou Passage Golf Course. Two Casinos - Leelanau Sands Casino in Suttons Bay and Turtle Creek Casino in Williamsburg. Many sightseeing opportunities throughout the entire county. The nationally recognized Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes is about 15 miles award, more than 25 local wineries and restaurants available.

Laptop computer provided with high speed internet access and wireless available. Great get-away for family vacation, color tour, skiers, hunting, snowmobilers, fishermen, golf, shoppers, and gamblers.

Keywords: cottage, house, vacation home, lake front, tourist area, luxury, kid friendly

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Larry Fleis
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2016
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About Larry Fleis

My wife and I purchased this home in 2008.

we have two homes on Lake Leelanau and get out as often as we can and rent the vacation homes at the other times. See our other vacation home listing on the vrbo site property number 356160.

Larry Fleis purchased this house in 2008

Why Larry Fleis chose Sleeping Bear Dunes

We love the area, the lake and amenities in the area. The 20+ mile long lake has so many things you can do or places to visit on the lake.

What makes this house unique

All the things we like to do for our recreation are in the area, close by, or available on the water.


based on 51 traveler reviews

Newer Home - Lake Leelanau 4 Bedroom - 45 5 Star Reviews - Pontoon
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews

Beautiful South Lake Leelanau

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the cottage was fantastic! The cottage is adorable and so comfortable! We felt right at home from the moment we walked inside! It was spotless and had every single accommodation you would ever need and more! The outside sandbox and firepit were great! The deck overlooking the lake was perfect! Lots of comfortable seating and lots of places to enjoy our outdoor meals! We enjoyed the sleep number mattress in the master bedroom.......that luxury was an unexpected surprise......and the private bathroom was really nice. We had a really memorable week in a beautiful location!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our two week-long stay at the lovely Fleis rental home was a wonderful family summer vacation for all of us. It is nicely furnished, well-maintained, clean and comfortable, and perfect for our large family.

Our weather was very warm and sunny every day so we spent a lot of time “at home” – swimming, fishing, kayaking, throwing the Frisbee, and kids playing in the sandbox. We were glad we decided to rent their pontoon for a week which was the highlight of our visit. We spent hours on the pontoon exploring beautiful Lake Leelanau and some of us went tubing. It was fun to anchor at the sandbar for swimming and socializing with other boaters.

The outdoor area was ideal for our family. We loved the large deck, big yard and the beautiful flower garden. The nice gas grill worked out great for cooking meals outside. Evenings weren’t complete until we sat by the fire pit and then we each made our own s’more.

The owners do an excellent job of providing for everything you need. If anything comes up, they are very responsive.

We have been to Northern Michigan many times and we just love it. We especially enjoyed two restaurants in the area -- Knot Just a Bar in Omena and Blu in Glen Arbor. Our favorite golf courses were Manitou Passage in Cedar and Northport Creek in Northport.

It was really very nice and everything we hoped for in a vacation rental for our family. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home is in a great location- a short drive to all of the main attractions of Leelanau! The other reviews are correct: this house comes well equipped kitchen, and plenty of space. The sand box is great, and the lake is knee-deep to the end of the dock... perfect for families with small kids! Larry provided kayaks, which was a nice way to enjoy the lake. Trust me, you won't be disappointed with this rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th year staying at this great place. the house lacks nothing. Everything you can think of has been supplied. I'm pretty picky but have never been disappointed. The lake is wonderful & we love the area. So many places to eat & shop! Larry is always so helpful. This year when we arrived the Direct tv was out due to a storm the night before. Larry spent over an hour on then-hone with us & Direct tv taking time on a Saturday night. The problem was resolved & Larry made sure all was taken care of. We already have our week reserved for next year!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you need, and more

  • 5 of 5

My family spent a week here in 2014 and 2015 and highly recommend it. It's the best rental property we ever found, and it is exactly as shown in the photos. There are so many extras that make your vacation easy, like an extensive collection of spices and plastic bags and aluminum foil in the kitchen, and all the pots and pans you'd need to make Thanksgiving dinner if you chose to. The property is kept very clean and it's well maintained. If you run into any issues just call the owner immediately and they'll send someone out to address your concerns. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend and would like to return in the future. The house was wonderful and the kitchen was amazing outfitted with every possible utensil you would need. The beds were comfortable and the setting was idyllic. We would highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Cedar Sol Hydro Farm
Cedar Rustic Inn
"great restaurant"
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Cedar Tavern, Cedar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Sugar Loaf Golf, Cedar
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Traverse City, MI
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Cedar Rustic, Cedar
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Holiday Ski Resort, Traverse City

Turtle Creek and Leelanau Sands Casinos nearby, over 30 local wineries, Voted The Most Beautiful Place in America by viewers of Good Morning America, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is within 15 miles, Leland Fishtown, Northport Point, many local towns and villages for shopping, take the pontoon boat to various restaurants close to the lake, bar/restaurant across the lake, gas available in two locations on the lake, beach sand volleyball court and basketball hoop on-site, Frisbee golf within 10 miles


Rates & Availability

Cedar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season
Oct 2 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Prime season - early summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Prime Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Six Night Only Aug
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

For 2 night rentals add $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Optional Linens $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rate are subject to change until the reservation is made. There is a partial cleaning charge of $125 if the vacation home is rented for only two nights. Call on pricing of the pontoon boat.

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Cedar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Large bedroom - twin beds can be made into king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 master - 1 king , Large room, with HD TV and private bathroom
  • linens and towels can be provided for a fee
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
25 wineries in the county, two Casinos within 30 minutes, three towns on lake can be reached by boat for shopping and restaurants, bar/restaurant across the lake, boat gas available on the lake at two locations, fire pit, beach, sand volleyball court on site near lake, basketball hoop, frisbee golf within 10 miles

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