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Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Amazing Executive Lake House!

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Lake house in Ellsworth is a beautiful executive home on almost three acres, that boasts 100 feet of private waterfront on all sports 6 Mile Lake.

The wooded setting and beautiful lake will make your vacation wonderfully relaxing and when you are ready for action the lake invites you to boat/water ski, Boyne Mountain invites you to ski, and the nearby snowmobile trails will quench your need for speed.

The home has room for the whole family (2300 square feet) and the log interior, luxurious appointments, and gourmet kitchen will welcome you. It is a great place for a family reunion.

Keywords: Lake House, cottage

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About The Owner

My wife and I are both Midwesterners but the Army has taken us away for 25+ years. The Lake house in Ellsworth is that place that brings our family back together. We love the privacy of the wooded location and the great beach. The gentle slope into the water is great for the kids and the boating is great. We hope you'll love the house as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan is a beautiful area that evokes images of the wonderful times we shared with our friends and family in our youth. The lake is beautiful, uncrowded and still offers all the opportunities for fun expected on an all sports lake.

What makes this house unique

This is a fantastic lake house that offered us amenities that were uncommon in other cottages. We are able to enjoy the beauty of the lake and wide open property without giving up any of the luxury you expect from a fine home.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Amazing Executive Lake House!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Awesome stay at the lake house. A tranquil and relaxing setting with the lake and small stream just outside your door...we couldn't of asked for a better place to stay to have our family gathering. There are a pair of loons on the lake with 3 babies...what a site to see and hear. The fishing was great! The paddle boat and canoe were an added plus to an already fantastic vacation. The house is huge but welcoming! We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fantastic Lake/Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic time with kids and grandparents. Week of relaxation and fun on the water including swimming, canoeing, paddlboating, and fishing. The house itself is amazing and all the comforts of home. Plenty of room between bedrooms and additional loft area and lots of lounging areas so everyone had their own space. Location of home gave it a woodlike feel with a beach and lake 150' away. The golf cart was a big hit to get to/from the beach and to "drive."

Made a day trip to Mackinac Island and visited Charlevoix a few evenings (easy drive). Good location to see a couple of Northern Michigan points of interest.

Only potential improvement (and I hesitate to even add) is that cell service is spotty and there is no wi-fi available. It is vacation and was good to unplug...but made it challenging to do some important vacation related things (check the weather forecast, run directions, etc.). Not critical at all but just helpful to manage expectations...especially of teenagers :)

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Arrived a day late due to some vehicular troubles, but loved every day thereafter at the house. The lake is just right for skiing and tubing, and the dock and beach area offer numerous opportunities to enjoy the water. The house is generously equipped, and there was plenty of room for the six of us. On one rainy day, we visited Boyne City, Petoskey and Charlevoix, all of which are within 30-40 minutes from Ellsworth. Fun fact: there was no cell phone service at the house (okay by me!), but phone and data were available at the dock on the lake. We would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Oasis!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely family vacation at your home away from home. The home is so comfortable and welcoming...we loved the log cabin feel! The kids loved having the golf cart for the short trek to the beach. We called it our taxi! We had a couple of cloudy days so we visited the nearby beautiful Charlevoix and also Alden, Bellaire and Elk Rapids. We had a lunch at the Dockside in Alden on lovely Torch Lake. Lots to see and do within 30 minutes! Thanks for sharing your home with us....we loved it so and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mobile, al

Secluded, with all the comforts of home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house! Nicely decorated in a "cabin in the woods" decor. Well equipped kitchen. First class all the way. The house does not overlook the lake, it is seated in the woods, but it is just a golf cart ride down a path. The lake front is private with a fire pit, chairs and a picnic table. It is a drivable distance from all the great western Michigan attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO

Awesome Experience, Amazing Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

Did a family vacation to this home. The home owners were awesome and in constant contact with us prior to the trip and gladly answered all questions and even sent real time photos before we left! Heard stories of other folks that rented homes and got there is it wasn't like the pictures. This home, the pictures don't do it justice!! It's an amazing home in every acpect, nestled back in the woods so if your looking for true rest and relaxation, you've found it!! This being the first home we've rented we didn't know what to expect as far as bedding, cooking utensils, etc but were pleasantly surprised this house had everything you needed, just bring your cloths, food and have agreat time! Already planning a trip next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Ellsworth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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May 1 - Jun 8
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 - Sep 9
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $250
additional adults (>4) $150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Northern Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
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