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Relaxing Lakefront Cottage -Book Your Summer Vacation Now!

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Gladwin Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 1.5 Baths

Enjoy a stay at our beautiful lakefront cottage; it has the feel of a private cabin in the woods right in the middle of all that is available within the Sugar Springs Resort, including playgrounds, boat launches, tennis & basketball courts, an indoor pool, grass airstrip, as well as the championship golf course and clubhouse with restaurant. Visit the Sugar Springs website to see all that is available.

There is so much to do in any season of the year: fishing, swimming, boating, tubing or water skiing right out the door in the summer, hiking, biking and shopping in the spring and fall, and ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and sledding in the winter.

Lake Lancelot, an all sports lake, provides for many activities, but a 'no wake' time in the morning and evening allows for some quiet time to fish, canoe or simply enjoy the peaceful lake.

The cottage has a large master bedroom on the upper level with a king-size bed, half bath and TV. On the main level, a second bedroom has a queen size bed and a third bedroom has a single bed with a trundle bed that pulls out for another single. There is a partly finished bunk room in the lower level that has two bunk beds to sleep 4 additional. There is also a loft providing additional sleeping space, for two more adventurous guests, that is accessible by ladder.

It is a great place for family vacations, a girls get-a-way, or a guys golf or fishing outing!

Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, Lakefront, All Sports Lake, Boating, Golf, Tennis

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

Margie Bucklin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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Why Margie Bucklin chose Northern Michigan

Sugar Springs is a great location because it has the feel of 'Up North' while being just a two hour drive. The location allows for a Friday night drive up in time to catch the Friday Night Fish Fry at the Clubhouse restaurant.

What makes this cottage unique

My husband's family built the cottage when he was in high school. He loved being up there with friends, boating and water skiing and has been able to instill that love of the water and water sports in our kids as well. They are now the ones out on the water and bringing their friends.


based on 10 traveler reviews

Relaxing Lakefront Cottage -Book Your Summer Vacation Now!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

What a hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 (3 kids--7, 5, 5) stayed for a pre-Christmas get away. We arrived to find a great Northern Michigan cottage-feel in lakeside setting. The cottage is well built and nicely appointed with quality and charm. Everything was clean, fresh and comfortable. There was plenty of room but we still got the cosy feel of a cottage in the woods. The pictures do not do this gem justice!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Lakefront Cottage Gladwin,mi

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for a week and Loved it. Used the Lake everyday,and caught enough fish to have a family fish fry.The No Wake hours were great for fishing and just relaxing at the beach. We would recommend this

cottage to family and friends. We would definitely rent it again.Cindy

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house and scenery was amazing, it felt like home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved it, used the lake to ski and fish everyday. Well equipped cabin, would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada


  • 5 of 5

We loved the "cottage" which is more of a house and the lake! The swimming was wonderful and the lake very clean and warm. We rented a pontoon boat from the local marina for a day and swam all over the lake and fished with our kids. The cottage was fantastic and very clean! We had a fabulous time and will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Michigan

Wonderful vacation at the lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at the house in the middle of July and had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect. The sunsets were beautiful and the lake was so peaceful in the morning. We had a 3 year old girl with us who spent the day playing at the lake and never wanted to leave the water! It had all the amenities you could ask for at a lake house. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The local marina rents pontoon boats by the day or week: Sugar Springs Marine (989)246-0281.


Rates & Availability

Gladwin Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Non summer
Sep 6 2016 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

A 50% deposit is due to reserve the dates. The balance is due two weeks prior to your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Gladwin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , There is one single with a single trundle bed stowed beneath
    Bunk Area - 2 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A Campfire Pit, 2 Bikes, a Canoe and a Sailboat Are Available as Well as Docking for Your Boat

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