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Cadillac Area Lakefront Cottage with Boat - All Season

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

This lakefront cottage offers an affordable family vacation on a quiet private lake (Stone Ledge Lake) near Cadillac. This all-sports lake is large enough for skiing and jet skis, but small enough (no public access) to limit the number of large boats. The lake offers good fishing for large-mouth bass, northern pike and panfish. A rowboat and paddleboat are included. We're proud to report that our family of Loons has returned this year and offer great viewing and relaxing sounds. We also see the bald eagles regularly. The lake at the cottage has a sandy bottom and is good for swimming. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the lakeside deck and reconnect with your family and friends around the lakeside campfire (wood is provided).

The cottage is clean and comfortable, but not fancy. The kitchen is fully furnished. You just need to bring your own towels, linens and food. Guests are expected to clean the cottage when leaving and leave it in the same condition that they find it. Linens and cleaning services are available at additional costs, but most guests are glad to clean in return for the affordable rates we offer.

The cottage is close to Cadillac with convenient shopping, restaurants and various tourists attractions. There are 10 golf courses within 25 miles and 4 separate casinos within 75 miles of the cottage. Lake Michigan beaches are only 50 miles away (Manistee) and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Leelanau Pennisula, Traverse City and Petoskey areas make convenient day trips.

The Cadillac area also offers a vast network of paved and unpaved trails for biking and hiling. We are located in the Manistee National Forest for hiking and hunting adventures. We are close to world-class trout streams and rivers. Great lakes charter fishing is also a popular choice.

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage with row-boat (motor available) on all-sports lake near Cadillac. Good fishing and swimming. Great place to relax. Affordable family vacation

More Details

Owner
Tom Bihlmeyer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2017

Why Tom Bihlmeyer chose Northern Michigan

We also live on beautiful Stoneledge Lake and purchased this vacation rental to offer a place for friends and relatives to stay when they come to visit. This is our only rental property and we are proud of the long list of repeat renters that have enjoyed the lake over the years, as we have also.

What makes this cottage unique

Since there is no public access, the lake is generally very quiet and peaceful. A great place to relax. You will watch the sun set over the lake from your lakefront deck, or from the fishing boat, and then enjoy the perfect ending to your day around the campfire reconnecting with family and friends.

Amenities

Cadillac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Main floor bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen sized pillow-top mattress, Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa-sleeper in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
The cottage includes a fishing boat and aluminim pontoon-type paddleboat. A small outboard motor is available at additional charge. The lakeside deck and fire pit are very popular. Winter sports include snowmobiling, ice fishing. cross-country and downhill skiing. A public Nature Preserve is located on the lake that offers opportunities for nature walks , bird watching and scenic views if the lake. We see American Bald Eagles and Loons on the lake on a regular basis.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Cadillac Area Lakefront Cottage with Boat - All Season
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
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Respiratory Issues? Beware

  • 1 of 5

This cottage has a beautiful setting and a nice layout. It's a bit tired, and not very clean. Unfortunately there is something else wrong, it has a bad stench. Originally it was explained as cigarette smoke, but it is something more foul than that, perhaps mold? It permeated everything we brought with us. I would not recommend if you have any respiratory sensitivities.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sorry to hear your comments. I agree that the cottage had a mild "smoke" smell and I offered to provide air freshener and to try to air out the cottage. Our policy is that smokers are supposed to only smoke outside, but I expect the previous guests violated that policy. Since this guest had severe asthma, she said that she did not want me to use Fabreze or Lysol or any other type of air freshener. We allowed them to leave after the first night and are sorry for their inconvenience.
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5

Wonderful, peaceful cottage.

  • 5 of 5

A gem of a place on a private lake. I stayed with three friends for a fishing / golfing weekend. Peaceful and relaxing. The nearby golf courses, only minutes away, were fantastic. Fishing on the lake was good (pike). I will most certainly return with friends and family.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well equipped, Comfortable,Clean, Great location,

  • 5 of 5

We was looking for a quite, peaceful, relaxing getaway. I don't think we could have chosen a better location than Tom & Debs cottage on Stone Ridge Lake. It was so nice to just wounder around the peaceful quite lake on the boat provided with the house. enjoyed many great mornings on the deck watching the sun come up and evenings watching the sun go down. And the fishing was fantastic! Tom was very accommodating. and is just right up the road if we would have needed anything.

Stanley & Judy

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dorr mi
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family (including our dog) enjoyed a wonderful stay here. The owners are very polite and helpful. The home is nice clean and comfortable, stocked with pretty much anything you would need. Fishing wasn't the best but several other lakes in the area to try out as well. The lake was clean and not to busy to enjoy water sports. Quite area and friendly neighbors. Will be planning another visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Antigo, WI
5

Out-of-state visitors

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a great week here! In addition to attending a family wedding nearby, we enjoyed day trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes, the Leelaunau Peninsula (and wineries), Traverse City, the Mission Peninsula (and wineries) and, of course, the farmer's market and shopping in Cadillac. Waking each morning at the lake and taking an early-morning swim, catching fish off the dock, hiking the trail near the lake, keeping cool in the water on hot days and grilling outdoors as well as s-mores around the campfire all made for happy memories of our time spent together. To get to the lake, we took the car ferry across L. Michigan on a very beautiful day. (The lake is just 50 miles east of the ferry dock at Lludinbgton!) In fact, every day of our time spent in Michigan was beautiful, even after we left the cottage we enjoyed Charlevoix, Petoskey, Mackinaw City and our "Vesper Cruise" Sunday night under the Big Mac Bridge. Great cottage/great lake!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States
5

GREAT COTTAGE, FOR VACATION

  • 5 of 5

GREAT COTTAGE,PERFECT SIZE, VERY CLEAN, VERY QUIET LAKE, VERY GOOD FISHING, CAUGHT AT LEAST 20 FISH, JUST FROM THE DOCK, SEVERAL BASS, IN THE TWELVE TO FIFTEEN INCH RANGE, AND SEVERAL BLUEGILLS OF EIGHT INCHES AND LESS, COTTAGE HAS ROWBOAT, FOR FISHING, BUT YOU CAN CATCH FISH FROM THE DOCK TOO, SWIMMING WAS GOOD, MUCKY IN SPOTS, BUT OVERALL GOOD SWIMMING, VERY FRIENDLY OWNER, WILL GO OUT OF HIS WAY TO PLEASE YOU, ALSO COTTAGE HAS A BIG DECK, AND WATER IS VERY CLOSE TO THE DECK, ABOUT TEN FEET AWAY, HAD GREAT TIME THERE, IF YOU LIKE SMALL LAKES, VERY QUIET AREA, THIS IS THE COTTAGE FOR YOU, CAN'T WAIT TO GO AGAIN THERE NEXT YEAR.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The lake is good for swimming, kayaking and fishing, or just relaxing. During the winter, the Cadillac Area is great for snowmobiling (from your door)., ice fishing and skiing at Caberfae Peaks.

The Cadillac and North-West Michigan areas offers a wide varity of activities.

This is a good area for biking, hiking and exploring the Manistee national forest and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. A nature preserve is located on the lakeshore that offers scenic hiking and bird watching experiences. We see Bald Eagles and Loons on a regular basis

Lake Michigan beaches are 50 miles away and the Traverse City and Petoskey areas make good day trips. The area offers many golf courses and there are 4 casinos within a 60 mile radius.

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Rates & Availability

Cadillac Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall & Spring
Sep 2 2017 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$750
 

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